The Friday List: From a lecture-demonstration on kalbeliya to an unrehearsed, spontaneous play, your weekly calendar of virtual events
Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.
You can choose from among many third-party Shivratri-themed WhatsApp stickers from the Play Store.
Mahakaleshwar - Legends of Shiva, follows the life in Ujjain and the temple of Mahakaleshwar leading up to this festival and explores the symbolism, rituals, practices and beliefs followed in this place of worship.
Three Guinness world records, 24.05 cr devotees, 20,000 cops: 2019 Kumbh Mela was a mammoth feat of numbers
The 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.
Kumbh 2019: More than 1 crore devotees take holy dip in Sangam on Mahashivratri as event comes to a close
Till 3 March, the number of devotees who had taken the dip during the Kumbh stood at 22.95 crore, a UP government official said
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.
Bombay Stock Exchange, National Stock Exchange, currency markets closed for trade today on account of Mahashivratri
On Friday, market benchmark Sensex rose over 196 points to end at 36,064 and also posted its second straight weekly gains amid signs of easing tensions between India and Pakistan
Maha Shivaratri to mark last day of Kumbh Mela today, one crore devotees expected to take holy dip in Sangam
The 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.
Daily Bulletin: EC team in Jammu and Kashmir today; Maha Shivaratri 2019 celebrated across India; Pak to act against JeM; day's top stories
Today's top stories: Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora will visit Jammu and Kashmir to review poll preparations, Narendra Modi to visit Gujarat after Amethi trip, and more.
Kishan Ram, 14, is the youngest member of the Bolo Bum Bhole Yatra Samiti that has been making the Kanwar Yatra for the past two years
The Kanwar Yatra: What began as a religious journey has morphed into an exercise in commercialisation
Not every Kanwariya is involved in making a ruckus. In fact, the ones carrying the Kanwar cannot be a party to such a crime because they are not allowed to keep it on the ground
The Kanwar Yatra was traditionally carried out by spiritual and religious leaders who travelled barefoot to Haridwar and other spiritual places to collect water from the Ganges for the Kumbhabhishekam of the Shiva temples in their respective areas
Extolling the ancient Indian discipline of Yoga, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday, called for efforts to protect nature and mould human activities to bring them in sync with ecological surroundings.
Over 120 Hindu pilgrims from India arrived here in this eastern Pakistani city today to participate in the Maha Shivratri festivities.