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Sara Ali Khan’s inappropriately touching a security guard raises uncomfortable issues
Entertainment

Sara Ali Khan’s inappropriately touching a security guard raises uncomfortable issues

When you are Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh’s daughter when your Choti Ammi is Kareena Kapoor and your Naani is Sharmila Tagore, you can’t be seen having that kind of fun in public.

Kanika Dhillon on OTT shows unapologetically talking about women desires: 'We should have spoken about it 100 years ago'
Entertainment

Kanika Dhillon on OTT shows unapologetically talking about women desires: 'We should have spoken about it 100 years ago'

In an exclusive conversation with Firstpost, Dunki writer Kanika Dhillon opens up about writing strong and real women portrayals, her hit pair with Taapsee Pannu and more.

PM Modi visits Baba Baidyanath temple: Why is it an important Hindu pilgrimage, what are the other 11 jyotirlingas?
India

PM Modi visits Baba Baidyanath temple: Why is it an important Hindu pilgrimage, what are the other 11 jyotirlingas?

Narendra Modi will visit the famous Baba Baidyanath temple in Deoghar, one of the 12 jyotirlingas. It is believed that Lord Shiva appeared as a doctor (vaidya) to heal the demon king Ravana of his wounds after he sacrificed ten heads to the Hindu god

Cloudburst near Amarnath cave: A look back at five worst cloudbursts in India
India

Cloudburst near Amarnath cave: A look back at five worst cloudbursts in India

From Hyderabad in 1908 to Mumbai in 2005, India has suffered many cloudbursts that have resulted in mass casualties

Char Dham Yatra: Pilgrims to Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri to get Rs 1 lakh accident insurance cover
India

Char Dham Yatra: Pilgrims to Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri to get Rs 1 lakh accident insurance cover

The insurance coverage will be provided to pilgrims by United India Insurance Company Ltd on behalf of Manav Utthan Seva Samiti. It will be given to pilgrims if they meet with an accident on the premises

Amid record number of people visiting Char Dham, Uttarakhand registers high death rate among pilgrims
India

Amid record number of people visiting Char Dham, Uttarakhand registers high death rate among pilgrims

In the last 35 days, 62 pilgrims have lost their lives due to heart problems and other sicknesses in Kedarnath, 35 at Yamunotri, 34 at Badrinath, and 11 pilgrims at Gangotri

WATCH: Helicopter bounces, turns 270 degrees while landing at Kedarnath helipad, DGCA begins investigation
India

WATCH: Helicopter bounces, turns 270 degrees while landing at Kedarnath helipad, DGCA begins investigation

After the incident in Kedarnath, aviation regulator DGCA has asked the chopper pilots to exercise caution whenever there are tailwinds when they are heading for landing

Sudden rush of pilgrims in Kedarnath demands better tourism management
India

Sudden rush of pilgrims in Kedarnath demands better tourism management

Char Dham Yatra is on its peak in Uttarakhand this time, while Kedarnath in Rudraprayag district has attracted record footfall

Uttarakhand: Noida man in soup as he takes dog to Kedarnath shrine; temple committee files FIR
India

Uttarakhand: Noida man in soup as he takes dog to Kedarnath shrine; temple committee files FIR

An FIR has bee lodged by the the Badrinath-Kedarnath temple committee's CEO at the behest of its president Ajendra Ajay. The committee said that the viral video has hurt the religious sentiments of people and the pilgrims

Char Dham Yatra: Uttarakhand government increases daily cap on pilgrims
India

Char Dham Yatra: Uttarakhand government increases daily cap on pilgrims

An earlier government order in this regard had been partially modified, increasing the limit to 16,000 for Badrinath, 13,000 for Kedarnath, 80,000 for Gangotri and 5,000 for Yamunotri, officials said on Wednesday

On Mahashivratri, revisiting songs to play on festive occasion, from Bhole oh bhole to Namo Namo
Entertainment

On Mahashivratri, revisiting songs to play on festive occasion, from Bhole oh bhole to Namo Namo

On account of #Mahashivratri, here is a list of Bollywood songs that feature Lord Shiva

Uttarakhand Assembly Elections 2022: Key electoral battles to watch for in hill state
Politics

Uttarakhand Assembly Elections 2022: Key electoral battles to watch for in hill state

The ruling BJP is seeking a consecutive second term in office in the state while the Congress is trying to make a comeback after being routed in the 2017 Assembly polls

On Sushant Singh Rajput birth anniversary, remembering his ability to find perfection in an incurably imperfect world
Entertainment

On Sushant Singh Rajput birth anniversary, remembering his ability to find perfection in an incurably imperfect world

Crazy about music, indifferent to money and a method actor in the true sense, Sushant Singh Rajput always held forth on his ideological commitment to staying true to your beliefs.

Sara Ali Khan remembers Sushant Singh Rajput as Kedarnath completes 3 years: He was most helpful first co-actor
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Sara Ali Khan remembers Sushant Singh Rajput as Kedarnath completes 3 years: He was most helpful first co-actor

Kedarnath, set against the backdrop of the natural tragedy in the temple town of Uttarakhand, is a love story of a Hindu girl (Sara) and a Muslim porter (Sushant).

Off-centre | How Narendra Modi is reversing the 'break India' campaign with his Kedarnath push
India

Off-centre | How Narendra Modi is reversing the 'break India' campaign with his Kedarnath push

As he unveiled the statue of Adi Shankara, the prime minister not only combined vikas (development) with vishwas (faith), but also tried restoring and reviving the broken cultural continuity and greatness of India

Uttarakhand will receive more tourists in next 10 years than it did in 100 years, says Narendra Modi at unveiling of Shankaracharya statue
India

Uttarakhand will receive more tourists in next 10 years than it did in 100 years, says Narendra Modi at unveiling of Shankaracharya statue

The prime minister was speaking after he unveiled a 12-foot statue of Adi Guru Shankaracharya, which has been reconstructed after its destruction in the 2013 Uttarakhand floods

Pushkar Singh Dhami reviews preparations in Kedarnath ahead of Narendra Modi's visit on 5 November
India

Pushkar Singh Dhami reviews preparations in Kedarnath ahead of Narendra Modi's visit on 5 November

The prime minister is scheduled to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of Kedarpuri reconstruction projects worth Rs 400 crore

Three dead, Char Dham Yatra halted temporarily as heavy rains lash Uttarakhand
India

Three dead, Char Dham Yatra halted temporarily as heavy rains lash Uttarakhand

Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has visited the state disaster control room to take stock of things and has urged Kedarnath and Badrinath-bound pilgrims not to proceed on their journey till the weather clears

Prime Minister Modi to visit Kedarnath on November 5; will inaugurate Kedarpuri reconstruction projects
India

Prime Minister Modi to visit Kedarnath on November 5; will inaugurate Kedarpuri reconstruction projects

The prime minister has closely monitored the Kedarpuri reconstruction projects worth Rs 250 crore in Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand government moves high court to remove daily cap on Chardham pilgrims
India

Uttarakhand government moves high court to remove daily cap on Chardham pilgrims

The high court has imposed a daily cap on the number of pilgrims visiting the Himalayan temples as a precautionary measure in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.