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Mar 05, 2019
Three Guinness world records, 24.05 cr devotees, 20,000 cops: 2019 Kumbh Mela was a mammoth feat of numbersThe Sangam, which is the confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati river, was witness to a feat of numbers as the Kumbh Mela broke world records and saw more than 24.05 crore devotees take a dip during the festival.
Mar 04, 2019
Maha Shivaratri 2019: Narendra Modi, other politicians extend greetings to nation on 'auspicious occasion'Devotees observe a fast and throng to Shiva temples to offer fruits and milk to the 'Shivaling', an aniconic representation of the deity. Many temples across the country organise fairs and cultural programmes to mark the occasion. This year’s Maha Shivratri will also mark the closing day of the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj with the last 'shahi snaan' taking place on Monday.
Mar 04, 2019
Maha Shivaratri to mark last day of Kumbh Mela today, one crore devotees expected to take holy dip in SangamThe Sangam is all set to witness the last dip of the Kumbh Mela on Maha shivaratri on Monday, after more than 22 crore devotees took a holy bath over the duration of the festival.
Feb 13, 2018
Lucknow University releases circular barring students' entry on campus for Valentine's Day, faces backlashLucknow University received backlash from its students for releasing a circular ordering students not to roam inside university premises on Valentine's Day.
Feb 26, 2017
Mahashivaratri: Hindu temple in Pakistan truncates three-day festival fearing security threatThe Hindu community in Pakistan's Mansehra district cut short its annual three-day Maha Shivaratri festival by a day mainly due to the prevailing security situation in the restive Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.