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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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Riverbanks & temples buzz with devotees

Devotees around the state offered their evening arghya to the Sun God on Wednesday during Chaiti Chhath. (Clockwise from above) While several... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150326/jsp/bihar/story_10780.jsp
Cops to tame decibel demon

Loudspeakers installed by akharas for Ram Navamicelebrations at Sakchi roundabout in Jamshedpur on Wednesday. Picture by Bhola Prasad East... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150326/jsp/jharkhand/story_10860.jsp
Jayant vows for Hazaribagh beautification

his vow to make Hazaribagh good and beautiful Jayant Sinha said that he had talked to the district administration for the beautification of Matwari... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/ranchi/jayant-vows-for-hazaribagh-beautification.html
Thank God it's Monday!

In sharp contrast to a communal fringe that seeks to polarise, more and more of India 's workplaces are celebrating diversity and are keen to... ...

http://www.speakingtree.in/spiritual-articles/god-and-i/thank-god-it-s-monday
Land for ladies

Breaking the stereotype of rural women, 39-year-old Suresho Saini proudly drives a tractor to plough 1.6 hectares (ha) of agricultural land in... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=97757

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