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12 lakh devotees take holy dip at Gangasagar

Around 12 lakh pilgrims and devotees took the holy dip at Gangasagar with the most auspicious time of Sun's transition to Makar Rashi (Capricon) continuing till 7.04 pm on Tuesday, officials said.......

PIX: Makarsankranti dip at Gangasagar in evening hours after 65 yrs

After a gap of 65 years, the pious Makarsankranti dip at Gangasagar, the second largest after Kumbh Mela, will again take place during the evening hours on Tuesday, the Chief Priest of the......

IN PICS: GANGASAGAR MELA, the Kumbh of the east

The Gangasagar pilgrimage and fair is the second largest congregation of mankind after the holy Kumbha Mela at Prayag. The Gangasagar fair and pilgrimage is held annually on the Sagar Island's......

PHOTOS: Devotees throng Gangasagar on Makar Sankranti

Over eight lakh devotees from all over the country have so far taken the holy dip in the Ganges on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti on Sunday, officials said. The devotees, including......

Seven killed in stampede at Gangasagar mela

At least seven pilgrims were killed and nine injured, four of them seriously, when a stampede broke out at the Gangasagar mela in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal early on Thursday.Around......

When it comes to 'innovative ideas' you can't beat Didi

Mamata woos industry with boat ride to Gangasagar, Sundarbans West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee might not have many policies to attract investors, but she is never short of innovative......

Railways to start Bharat Teerth tourist trains

To promote tourism, Railways will be launching 16 special Bharat Teerth trains connecting popular tourist sites as also pilgrimage centres in different parts of the country. "The running of Bharat......
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Prasoon Sinha
Q. Have you met any celebrities in recent time ???
Prasoon Sinha:  A.  more

Sunil Kumar
Q. How far from the ocean do you live?

Sunil Kumar
Q. which place you may call mecca of hindus
Sunil Kumar:  A. gangasagar. more

Q. Which City is Famous For Makarsankranti..?
Gunjanand:  A. It is Gangasagar,Near Kolkota in west Bengal. It has been said "sab thirtha bar bar Gangasagar ek bar". more

bansari khatri
Q. haiti mein more than 5 million people are dead due to earth quake. what is the symbo of this?
Bansari Khatri:  A. Nothing. This happens in every age. Even today there was a stampede at Gangasagar. Many killed. more

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Trekking the mighty one - Salher fort

One of the highest forts in the Maharashtra is Salher fort, which is not known to many. As per the common lore, Kalsubai boasts to be the highest... ...
Pollution in Ganga must be checked at the source level itself

Nagpur: The National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (Neeri) has been entrusted with the responsibility of monitoring the quality of... ...
After terror alert, Kolkata landmarks under security cover

KOLKATA: Security was suddenly strengthened in at least six government facilities in Kolkata on Wednesday and police were extra watchful about CCTV... ...
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