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PHOTOS: Vrindavan widows celebrate Holi; break 4-centuries-old taboo

A splurge of colours marked Holi for Vrindavan and the widows of Varanasi, as over a thousand of them broke the 400-year-old tradition and celebrated the festival within the precincts of the......

Vrindavan widows shun grief, pick up gulal

Breaking the shackles of tradition, hundreds of widows played Holi with colours and flowers in the land of Lord Krishna on Tuesday. Over a thousand widows from the ashrams in Vrindavan and Varanasi......

Holi, Vrindavan style!

They say if you really need to get a feel of vibrant India, head to Vrindavan during Holi. In Vrindavan -- the seat of the much-revered Krishna Leela and the cradle of the sonorous, secular......

Heavenward bound: ISKCON to construct 700-ft high temple at Vrindavan

In Vrindavan, work is on to build the world's tallest religious structure, a new temple for Krishna by ISKCON-Bangalore. The planned 700-feet tall structure intends to take visitors on a spiritual......

President Pranab won't be safe from Vrindavan's monkeys

To keep monkeys at bay during President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to Banke Behari temple in Vrindavan on November 16, the district administration had decided to deploy langurs but it had to abort......

This Janmashtami, hi-tech flute for Lord Krishna

The lyrical sound of the flute, often associated with Vrindavan, Lord Krishna and his numerous gopis, can also fill up auditoriums and big music halls without distorting its charming musical......

Rs 201 per day? Rs 277? How much welfare do Indians need?

Universal basic income or social security? Economist Nitin Desai feels we need a blueprint for universal health care and pensions to help the vulnerable section. IMAGE: All Indians need access to......

Euro-IV petrol, diesel in 50 more cities by March 2015

The government will extend supply of Euro-IV grade petrol and diesel to 50 more cities by March next year in an attempt to cut vehicular pollution in major towns.    Presently,......

Holi weekend splash for travel companies

An extended weekend is on the cards this week owing to Holi and that has given the leading travel portals and tour operators a lot to cheer about. To make the most of this opportunity, travel......

'Ajit Singh wants airport near his village'

Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has written a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav asking him to send a team of experts to Muthura to set up an international airport there, as......

Scuffle between journos and Oprah's guards at Vrindavan

On her maiden trip to India, American talk show queen Oprah Winfrey's visit to the holy town of Vrindavan in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, on January 19was marred when her bodyguards were involved in a......

'Mark my words, some movie will make Rs 10,000 crores'

'If people make films like Baahubali, which has Indian content, it will always be a hit. But nobody makes it nowadays.' "Ever since Gadar: Ek Prem Katha was released in June 2001 it has been in the......

Meet Preity Zinta's husband Gene Goodenough

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Preity Zinta, who married beau Gene Goodenough on February 29 in Los Angeles, finally turned to Twitter to confirm her......

'Do you want me to sing or stop breathing?'

IMAGE: Mohammed Rafi with his wife Bilquis, and children Yasmin, Shahid and Nasreen. 'Laxmikant-Pyarelal called upon Abba to ask him to sing this ghazal. "Please sing this ghazal for us. The......

Bollywood cinematographer shoots Steve Jobs biopic

In what must rank as a rare honour for Bollywood’s well-known (DOP) Director Of Photography, Aseem Bajaj -- who has worked in movies like Chameli, Gol Maal Fun Unlimited and Son Of......
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Adityanath kicks off campaign from Ayodhya, says Hindutva and development synonymous

The Uttar Pradesh Chief Ministerf Yogi Adityanath said that Lord Ram is the faith of India and no work is possible without paying obeisance to him... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-civic-polls-adityanath-kicks-off-campaign-from-ayodhya-says-hindutva-and-development-synonymous-2559972
Free WiFi, 'Pink' toilets for women & more-BJP's promises in UP civic polls

Free WiFi at prominent public places, "pink toilets" for women and free water connections to all homes are among the key promises made in BJPs... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/642380/free-wifi-pink-toilets-women.html
BJP launches manifesto to woo voters ahead of civic polls

Ahead of urban local body polls in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP today came out with its Sankalp Patra or election manifesto, promising free WiFi at... ...

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Students make human chain in UP against plastic use

Over 10,000 students from various educational institutions formed a human chain in Uttar Pradesh's Vrindavan on Friday to express solidarity with... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/students-make-human-chain-in-up-against-plastic-use-117111000790_1.html
German attacked in UP by Rly contractor

A German national was thrashed by a Railway contractor at a station in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra district on Saturday, the third crime committed... ...

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