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After Meerut, Varanasi makes singing Vande Mataram compulsory

The Varanasi mayor has issued orders making it mandatory for every municipal corporation member to sing ‘Vande Mataram’ and ‘Jana Gana Mana’ after a Bharatiya Janata Party......

Varanasi: Clean ghats, unclean rivers

N Sundaresha Subramanian explains the challenges authorities face in cleaning the Ganga and other holy rivers in Varanasi. On an e-rickshaw on the road to Banaras Hindu University, Alka, a......

UP Polls Phase 7: All roads lead to Varanasi

On the eve of the final phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly election, Rediff.com's Aslam Hunani reviews the political landscape in the epicentre and beyond. The 2017 UP election sentiment meter is......

'Modi may have lost confidence in Varanasi'

'After his road shows, the people of Varanasi are debating what forced the prime minister to move around in the narrow lanes of Varanasi.''If he had taken out one road show, no one would have......

PM visits Garhwa Ghat Ashram, Shastri's ancestral house

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited Garhwa Ghat Ashram in Varanasi, which has considerable following among the backward castes, and paid tributes to former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur......

Modi brings Colombo closer to Varanasi, announces direct flights

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced that India's flag carrier Air India would begin direct flights between Colombo and the holy city of Varanasi from August. Modi, who is on a two-day......

Is this the end of the road for Varanasi's handloom weavers?

Powerlooms and a lack of policy have pushed heritage art towards extinction, say Shreya Jai and Subhayan Chakraborty. IMAGE: The weavers from Varanasi say they are struggling to......

27 new cities including Varanasi in Smart City list

Each city will receive Central assistance of Rs 200 crore in the first year and Rs 100 crore over the three subsequent financial years Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha constituency......

Mysuru cleanest; Varanasi among dirtiest Indian cities

Image: People attend the annual Dussehra celebration in Mysore. Photograph: Jagadeesh Nv/Reuters The January 2016 survey looked at only 73 cities. Mysuru continues to be the cleanest city in......

Censor Board bans Sunny Deol's film on Varanasi's dark side

Censor Board member Dr Chandraprakash Diwedi’s Mohalla Assi, which reportedly pokes fun at the commercialisation of the Holy city of Varanasi, has been banned. Interestingly, the film’s......
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ICHR, UK body to formulate heritage protection model

The Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) has joined hands with the UK's Art and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to come up with a viable... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/613112/ichr-uk-body-formulate-heritage.html
Urbanisation or preserving heritage? ICHR to recommend policy

How should cities like Varanasi and Warangal preserve their heritage legacy while facing challenges of rapid urbanisation? ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-urbanisation-or-preserving-heritage-ichr-to-recommend-policy-2447414
Varanasi has the potential to generate 676 MW of power using solar rooftop panel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency Varanasi has the potential to generate 676 MW power from solar rooftop panels alone. The... ...

http://tech.firstpost.com/news-analysis/varanasi-has-the-potential-to-generate-676-mw-of-power-using-solar-rooftop-panel-377356.html
Allahabad, Banda hottest in UP today

Allahabad and Banda were the hottest cities in Uttar Pradesh today recording a maximum temperature of 44.6 degrees Celsius. Several other cities in... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/allahabad-banda-hottest-in-up-today-117052000865_1.html
Kangana Ranaut's Manikarnika producers respond to Ketan Mehta's legal notice!

Ketan Mehta has slapped a legal notice on Kangana Ranaut for stealing his script to make a biopic on Rani Lakshmibai. Mehta has shot off a legal... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/entertainment/report-kangana-ranaut-s-manikarnika-producers-respond-to-ketan-mehta-s-legal-notice-2445118

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