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Chhath Puja comes to an end with holy dips, prayers to the sun

 The four-day long Chhath festival ended on Thursday with millions, braving the chill and taking a dip in the river to offer prayers to the rising sun.  In Bihar, where the festival is......

Six kids drown while setting platform for Chhath in Bihar

Six children drowned while trying to create a platform for Chhath festivities in a pond at Pulindabad village in Saharsa district of Bihar on Tuesday. While five boys lost their lives in the pond,......

Tight security as Chhath begins in Bihar

Millions of devotees, particularly married women, took a dip in the rivers, ponds and makeshift water bodies and offered prayers as the four-day-long Chhath began amidst tight security on......

Chhath stampede triggered due to rumours: Bihar govt

Ruling out administrative lapse behind the stampede during Chhath which claimed 18 lives, the Bihar government on Wednesday said it was triggered by rumours and hinted at a conspiracy. Minister......

Devotees ignore warnings, use Ganga water for Chhath

Sticking to an age-old tradition, thousands of people in Bihar drank water from the Ganga, which is unfit for human consumption, during the recently concluded Chhath festivities. Knowing fully......

15 holidays for central govt staff in 2012

The government on Thursday released the list of 17 holidays for its staff in Delhi for 2012.However, three of these holidays fall on Sundays and one on a Saturday and hence the effective number of......
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Q. Which festival is celebrated on the sixth day of the month of Kartika in the Hindu Calendar?
Dimple:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-festival-is-celebrated-on-the-sixth-day-of-the-month-o/26621876/answers/

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Q. In which festival is the Sun God worshipped?
Tanuja:  A. Chhath Puja more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-which-festival-is-the-sun-god-worshipped/24843500/answers/26621883

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Q. When did you last munch a sugarcane?
Ankit Shivam:  A. Makara Sankaranti, Chhath , Samba Dashami, Ratha Saptami , more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/when-did-you-last-munch-a-sugarcane/24710622/answers/24843580

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Q. How many people died in bihar during chhath stampede? it was very tragic but media managed to put the incident on sideline.
Ahmad X:  A. Just last month at the time of Chhath Pooja more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-many-people-died-in-bihar-during-chhath-stampede-it-was-/24500816/answers/24710632

  Web results for Chhath
Missed development bus

For a complete stranger, the first visit to colonies in Kirari constituency in north-west Delhi reminds him of any village in neighbouring Haryana.... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/456603/missed-development-bus.html
Big army of BJP's Bihar leaders to woo Purvanchali voters

The BJP has roped in around 150 of its leaders from Bihar to woo the community in the run-up to the February 7 election File Photo PTI... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-delhi-polls-big-army-of-bjp-s-bihar-leaders-to-woo-purvanchali-voters-2056105
Satish Verma loses out in promotions

The Gujarat government Tuesday promoted IPS officers of the 1986 batch, which was long due, and a couple of officers from the 1987 batch to the... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/satish-verma-loses-out-in-promotions/
'Poorvanchalis no more considered as migrants'

Three-time MLA and former parliamentarian from west Delhi constituency, Mahabal Mishra, a Poorvanchali leader of the Congress, says he has no... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/455932/poorvanchalis-no-more-considered-migrants.html
JD(U) backs AAP to avoid split in votes

NEW DELHI: In a new twist in Delhi's fast-changing political drama, Janata Dal (United) has announced its support for Aam Aadmi Party. JD(U) chief... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/delhi-polls-jdu-backs-aap-to-avoid-split-in-votes/articleshow/46000091.cms

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