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Kumbh Mela begins in Nashik, thousands take holy dip

Simhastha Kumbh Mela, the largest congregation of faith in the world, began on Tuesday with the traditional ceremony of hoisting of flags and thousands of people taking a holy dip in Kushawart and......

CAG report blames railways for 2013 Kumbh Mela stampede

The lack of proper coordination and disaster management plan on the part of railways resulted in the stampede at Allahabad station during last year's Maha Kumbh Mela in which 37 persons were......

CAG exposes UP govt's false claims on Kumbh Mela success

The Uttar Pradesh government’s oft-repeated claims about the success of the 2013 Kumbh Mela have fallen flat, with the Comptroller and Auditor General pointing out various failures and......

SHOCKING PHOTOS: The FILTHY Maha Kumbh 'after party'

On the eve of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's lecture on the so-called success of the Maha Kumbh Mela to a gathering at Harvard, Avikal Somvanshi visits the Sangam at Allahabad to......

Akhilesh takes Kumbh success to Harvard, but why them?

The inclusion of those who were reportedly responsible for the stampede that killed 36 people at Allahabad station during the Kumbh Mela, in Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav’s......

Infosys' tryst with Kumbh Mela

Sikka promises to develop tech for event Image: Priests perform evening aarti on the banks of River Ganga during the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Photograph: Jitendra......

Religion meets business at Kumbh

With nearly 120 million devotees expected to visit Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh over next two months for a holy dip at the Sangam, the Maha Kumbh mela is being billed as the largest congregation on......

Airlines tap Kumbh demand

By increasing the number of flights to Varanasi, airlines are trying to cash on travel demand for Mahakumbh.SpiceJet will add three flights this month to fly seven daily services between Delhi and......

Unravelling India's innovative streak

This was the high noon of the shortage economy. Necessity, the old cliche goes, is the mother of invention. That must make scarcity the father of innovation. India had to make do with very little,......

PIX: Ekta Kapoor takes Ek Thi Daayan to Kumbh Mela

Ahead of her new film Ek Thi Daayan's April 18 release, Ekta Kapoor took off for the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, with two of her film's stars: Emraan Hashmi and Huma Qureshi.......

Poonam Pandey takes a dip at the Kumbh Mela

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Starlet Poonam Pandey paid a visit to the ongoing Kumbh Mela, and took a dip in the holy Sangam water and sought......

'Haasil' is not for everybody

There are a few questions you need to ask yourself before watching Tigmanshu Dhulia's Haasil. Are you prepared to watch three hours of dirty politics? Can you stomach a series of what seem like......

'Nobody is a star today'

"I am not worried about Haasil. It has had so many trials, and, at each one, people loved what they saw. I am sure it will do well on word-of-mouth publicity," says Tigmanshu Dhulia, 35, director......
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European, US tourists skip Sangam city

ALLAHABAD: Sangam city is not the favourite destinaton of the tourists coming from European and North American countries, claims tourism... ...
Gujarat CM visits Kumbh Mela, takes holy dip in Godavari

Nashik Union Minister Hansraj Ahir, and Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel today took a holy dip in river Godavari here during the ongoing... ...

Seer demands formation of development authority for Kumbh Mela

01:54 pm Nashik (Maharashta): A Hindu seer has demanded that the Centre should form National Kumbh Mela Development Authority (NKMDA) to ensure... ...
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