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Varanasi court to hear complaint against Kamal Haasan on Saturday

A court in Varanasi will hear on Saturday a complaint against actor Kamal Haasan for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of Hindus with his recent remark that “right-wing groups......

BHU violence: Officials axed; 1,000 students booked

IMAGE: Students and police in a standoff at the main gate of the Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. Photograph: PTI Photo Three additional city magistrates of Varanasi and two police officers......

Development is the solution to all problems: PM in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said development was the solution to all the problems in the country and accused the previous governments of destroying the public exchequer in their bid to......

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......

TCS to shut Lucknow centre; staff to be relocated

TCS is setting up a large BPO operation in Varanasi next year,  some staff could be absorbed there Image: Tata Consultancy Services Chief Executive Officer Rajesh Gopinathan speaks during a......

Allahabad-Varanasi Ganga waterway to start by 2019 Kumbh: Gadkari

The project worth about Rs 5,000 crore is underway with assistance from the World Bank. Come 2019 Kumbh, pilgrims will be able to use Ganga waterway to reach Allahabad from Varanasi, Union......

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......

Jab Shah Rukh, Anushka toured Varanasi, Rajasthan

SRK has totally gotten into his tour guide character! Shah Rukh Khan plays a tourist guide in his new film Jab Harry Met Sejal.  So it's obvious that he should take his heroine Anushka Sharma......

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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Bogged down by weather, Pooja Express upsets plans of many

Pooja Express which takes about 5 hours to reach Delhi from Jaipur was on Thursday running 5 hours late. The train 12413 Ajmer-Jammu Tawi Pooja... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/jaipur/report-bogged-down-by-weather-pooja-express-upsets-plans-of-many-2567810
PM Modi says, why did Manmohan Singh not show courage to order surgical strikes post 26/11

Prime Minister Narendra Modi , addressing a public rally in Vadodara on 10 December, asked his predecessor Manmohan Singh why he did not show the... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/pm-modi-says-why-did-manmohan-singh-not-show-courage-to-order-surgical-strikes-post-26-11-92179.html
Delhi High Court directs CBFC to award ‘A’ certificate to Mohalla Assi within a week

Sunny Deol has done action-packed, intense films but most of his films have been family-friendly and showcased him in a positive light. Hence, the... ...

http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/news/bollywood/delhi-high-court-directs-cbfc-award-certificate-mohalla-assi-within-week/
Gangetic Blunders

Victor Mallet’s recent book River of Life, River of Death begins with a riveting question, ‘How can the Ganges be worshipped by so many Indians... ...

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/openthemagazine/lounge/~3/uYHsN4fPD4A/gangetic-blunders
Japanese tourist drugged, robbed in UP

A Japanese tourist was on Thursday robbed in Sarnath, a Buddhist holy place near Varanasi, police said.Akeero Tanaka (20) hails from Tokyo and is... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a795374.html

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