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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......

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

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Sunil Kumar
Q. How far from the ocean do you live?
Sunil Kumar:  A. YES,ADDITIONAL SECRETARY OF ASSAM GOVT IN GANGASAGAR more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-far-from-the-ocean-do-you-live/24166413/answers/25001701

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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-place-you-may-call-mecca-of-hindus/24166413/answers/16461536

Gunjanand
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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-city-is-famous-for-makarsankranti../16461511/answers/16382954

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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/haiti-mein-more-than-5-million-people-are-dead-due-to-earth-/16382434/answers/16398244

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Cops probe tug found sailing suspiciously towards Karachi

The owner of the tug, which was spotted 90 nautical miles off Mumbai's coast, claimed to be heading for Satpati in Thane, but never went there.... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/mumbai/crime/Cops-probe-tug-found-sailing-suspiciously-towards-Karachi/articleshow/38094540.cms
River Ganga to be developed as major tourist destination and navigation corridor

NEW DELHI: River Ganga will be developed as major tourist destination and navigation corridor where the tourists from across the world will be able... ...

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Mystery call keeps STF on its toes

KOLKATA: A seemingly innocuous bomb-hoax call has caught the attention of the Special Task Force (STF) of Kolkata Police. The call was made around... ...

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Bengal developing 12 mega projects to draw more tourists

Kolkata, June 26 West Bengal, which drew 12 lakh foreign visitors in 2013, is now developing 12 mega tourism projects and upgrading... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a469403.html
Bengal to develop tourism infrastructure in a big way

Press Trust of India | Kolkata June 26, 2014 Last Updated at 17:05 IST The West Bengal government has laid stress on developing tourism... ...

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