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The price of our ignorance: Repercurssions of the idol immersions on Mumbai's coast
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The price of our ignorance: Repercurssions of the idol immersions on Mumbai's coast

The Ganpati festival was started by Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak to bring the community together during British raj,

Patralekhaa to play surrogate mother in Zee 5 web feature Badnaam Gali; film will release on 10 May
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Patralekhaa to play surrogate mother in Zee 5 web feature Badnaam Gali; film will release on 10 May

Patralekhaa is also working on a Kannada movie titled Where is my Kannadaka, directed by Raj and Damini Shetty

Arbaaz Khan to make Kannada debut alongside Patralekhaa in Raaj, Damini's Where Is My Kannadaka
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Arbaaz Khan to make Kannada debut alongside Patralekhaa in Raaj, Damini's Where Is My Kannadaka

Arbaaz Khan confirms the news of debuting in the Kannada film industry and says that he intends to explore the regional industries now.

Shekhawati wall paintings and the art of mythological imagination
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Shekhawati wall paintings and the art of mythological imagination

Shekhawati is a region in Rajasthan that is famous for its heavily muraled buildings. The region is made up of several towns with thousands of painted buildings that include havelis, temples, shops and cenotaphs.

Patralekhaa set for Kannada debut opposite Ganesh in Raaj, Damini's directorial venture
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Patralekhaa set for Kannada debut opposite Ganesh in Raaj, Damini's directorial venture

Patralekhaa confirmed the news saying she was very excited to begin the project with Raaj and Damini, the husband-wife duo who are helming the project.

Mythology for the Millennial: The origins of idol worship in India, and the 'miracles' they perform
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Mythology for the Millennial: The origins of idol worship in India, and the 'miracles' they perform

Murtis, Indian statues, came about as a concept millennia ago, where anything physical could technically be a murti— a rock, a stream and so on — as opposed to the abstract.

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Hundreds welcome the elephant god on the festival's first day
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Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Hundreds welcome the elephant god on the festival's first day

Ganesh Utsav traditionally commences on the fourth day of the Hindu month of Bhadrapada and ends ten days later on Anant Chaturdashi

Bigg Boss Telugu 2, week 12 updates: Ganesh, Nutan Naidu evicted; Kaushal, Geetha lock horns
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Bigg Boss Telugu 2, week 12 updates: Ganesh, Nutan Naidu evicted; Kaushal, Geetha lock horns

Post all the happy and emotional Rakhi celebrations, it was a long week of mysterious tasks, failed captaincy tasks and bidding goodbye to not one, but two contestants in Bigg Boss Telugu 2.

Chamak movie review: Specks of comedy and romance can't save this lacklustre drama
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Chamak movie review: Specks of comedy and romance can't save this lacklustre drama

In Chamak, Ganesh and Rashmika Mandanna draw energy from each other and convert a lacklustre film into a watchable one, solely, with their performances.

Mumbai's popular Ganesh pandal Lalbaugcha Raja gets Rs 1 lakh donation in banned currency notes this year
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Mumbai's popular Ganesh pandal Lalbaugcha Raja gets Rs 1 lakh donation in banned currency notes this year

Of the around Rs 6 crore, which the popular Lalbaugcha Raja in Parel received from devotees during the just concluded Ganesh festival, there were 105 notes of the scrapped Rs 1,000 denomination.

Ganesh Visarjan 2017: Thousands throng Mumbai streets to bid adieu to Lord Ganpati
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Ganesh Visarjan 2017: Thousands throng Mumbai streets to bid adieu to Lord Ganpati

Thousands of gigantic, large, medium and small idols of the elephant-headed god, Lord Ganesha, were taken out for immersion to various water bodies on Anant Chaturdashi, marking the end of the 12-day long Ganeshotsav in Mumbai on Tuesday.

Nag Panchami not just about snake worship, but subjecting the object of veneration to needless agony, death
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Nag Panchami not just about snake worship, but subjecting the object of veneration to needless agony, death

Sixty to seventy thousand snakes die each year on Nag Panchami during their trapping, rough handling on the day & because most snakes are allergic to milk.

Priyadarshan's film on AIDS awareness, Sila Samayangel, makes it to final round for Golden Globes
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Priyadarshan's film on AIDS awareness, Sila Samayangel, makes it to final round for Golden Globes

Ace filmmaker Priyadarshan's Tamil film Sila Samayangel on AIDS Awareness has made it to the final round of selection for the Annual Golden Globe Awards.

Devotees help Muslim woman deliver baby in Ganpati temple in Mumbai
Mumbai

Devotees help Muslim woman deliver baby in Ganpati temple in Mumbai

Female devotees seated outside a Ganpati temple in Mumbai helped a Muslim woman give birth after taxi driver left them in lurch.

Drums, dancing, damsels and divine farewells: sights and sounds of Ganesh visarjan
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Drums, dancing, damsels and divine farewells: sights and sounds of Ganesh visarjan

Ganesh visarjan, a great time for people-watching and taking in the sights and sounds, with the masses being present in no uncertain terms.

Thousands gather for Ganpati immersion at Girgaum Chowpatty
Mumbai

Thousands gather for Ganpati immersion at Girgaum Chowpatty

Crowds gathered in large numbers for Ganpati immersion at the Girgam Chawpaty of Mumbai to mark the occasion of 'Anant Chaturdashi'.

Sales of China-made idols of Ganesh and Lakshmi dip this Diwali
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Sales of China-made idols of Ganesh and Lakshmi dip this Diwali

Attractive and pocket-friendly Made-in-China idols, which flew off the shelves during Indian religious festivals, are seeing a dip in sales this time.

Photos: Mumbai bids adieu to Ganpati as huge crowds turn up for visarjan
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Photos: Mumbai bids adieu to Ganpati as huge crowds turn up for visarjan

The ten-day Ganpati celebrations came to an end in Mumbai yesterday. Here are photos from the visarjan that took place in Mumbai yesterday.

Mumbai: Tight security as Ganesh idol immersions to be carried out today
Mumbai

Mumbai: Tight security as Ganesh idol immersions to be carried out today

Extensive security arrangements have been put in place to ensure peaceful conduct of the Ganesh immersion procession today with nearly 47,000 strong Mumbai Police, accompanied by contingents of paramilitary forces, keeping a hawk-eye across the metropolis.

Be alert this Ganesh Chaturthi and you could be rewarded a gold coin
Mumbai

Be alert this Ganesh Chaturthi and you could be rewarded a gold coin

As part of its holistic anti-terror measures, the Mumbai Police has decided to reward alert citizens who spot unattended, suspicious objects in the vicinity of Ganesh pandals across the city.