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Jagannath Puri yatra starts, 2 killed in stampede, 10 injured
Devotees during Nabakalebara Rathyatra in Puri. Photograph: PTI Around 15 lakh devotees witnessed the century's first Nabakalebar Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath which was marred by stampede......
Bihar suspends erring official engaged in relief work
Cracking the whip on erring officials engaged in earthquake and tropical storm relief work, the government has suspended one official, lodged FIRs against some and stopped salary of nearly......
Angry Shankaracharya skips Puri Rath Yatra
Over ten lakh devotees witnessed the world famous annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath held in Puri on Sunday with fanfare, religious fervour and enthusiasm amid tight security as the practice of......
Thousands watch annual Ratha Yatra festival in Puri
In the backdrop of a terror threat, the world-famous Ratha Yatra festival was celebrated amidst tight security and religious fervour. Thousands of devotees descended on this pilgrim town to look......
Sea of pilgrims at Puri for Jagannath Yatra
Thousands of devotees poured in with religious fervour and enthusiasm to take part in the grand spectacle of the annual Rath Yatra keeping in with centuries old tradition of pulling majestic......
Govt offers 17 coal blocks to PSUs
Initiating the process of allocation of coal mines, the government on Monday invited proposals from PSUs for alloting 17 blocks to them, mostly for captive power plants."It has been decided to......
Markets volatile: Which stocks to buy now
The Indian stock markets are soaring like there is no tomorrow. Starting at 13,000 in the beginning of this year, the Sensex crossed 20,000 intra-day on October 29 and then shot past the magic......
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