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Maa Durga is here... Let's go pandal-hopping

Durga Puja, the festival that honours goddess Durga and celebrates her victory over the mythological demon named Mahishasura, kickstarts on Tuesday.Durga is interpreted as an embodiment of feminine......

PICS: Durga Puja ends in West Bengal with idol immersion

The five-day Durga Puja festival in West Bengal ended on Wednesday with people celebrating Bijaya Dashami which marked Goddess Durga's return to her husband's home. Click NEXT to read...

IN PICS: Mahashtami celebrated with fervour in Kolkata

'Mahashtami', considered the most auspicious of the four-day pujas, was ushered in on Monday with 'anjali' to Goddess Durga to the beat of drums. Click NEXT to read...

Mamata designs Durga puja card for PM, Sonia

This puja, Goddess Durga has stirred the muse in Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, who has designed a greeting card, which would be sent to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president......

E-mail from Goddess Durga

In the olden days whenever I, Durga, came down to earth to visit my father's home, the astrologers and priests would figure out how I was coming each year.Was it by boat? Oh no, that meant......

100 days of Modi Govt: No major decisions yet, but on right path

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi interacts with students and faculty at Delhi University's Sri Ram College of Commerce. Photograph: Sondeep Shankar/Rediff.com As prime minister, Narendra......

Yash Birla on business, life and spirituality

The arching driveway of Birla House is lined with jackfruit, gulmohar and mango trees. There's a full garage at the bend, but it is dark in there and you can't make out the badges on the grilles......

Mother Dairy tastes success with mishti doi

Mother Dairy's tryst with mishti doi (sweetened yoghurt) began sometime back.Then a novelty, consumers just lapped up the Rs 5 a pack delicacy. The honeymoon, however, didn't last long as the......

This is how Pranab worships Ma Durga

Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is known as a man of all seasons, a man of punctuality and precision. He is also the Congress's troubleshooter. On Thursday, however, the finance minister......

How rural jobs have left Gods in the lurch

Down the narrow lanes of Kumartuli, the ancient potters' district in Kolkata, the government's flagship employment programme is leaving the gods bereft of their makers. The successful......

PIX: Rani Mukerji and cousins at Durga Puja celebrations

Durga Puja celebrations have begun and how!Rani Mukerji and cousins turned up at the North Bombay Sarbojanin Durga Puja this year at hote Tulip Star in Juhu, a western Mumbai suburb, on September......

Classic Revisited: Bimal Roy's satirical gem, Parakh

In Sukanya Verma's special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, we look back at 1960's Parakh, starring Sadhana, Motilal, Nazir Hussain and Durga Khote. In a year of opulent dramas like......

The World Before The Indian Woman

In the documentary The World Before Her, a young girl has to submit to the will of her father for a most gut-wrenching reason: 'He let me live… I am a girl… but he let me live.'......

PIX: When Deepika, Aishwarya, Rekha celebrated Navratri

In Bollywood’s eternally festive frame of mind, celebrations are abundant and extravagant. And whether it’s Holi, Lohri, Diwali or Eid any excuse to go dancing is more than welcome.......

PIX: Bachchans, Kajol celebrate Durga Pooja

The film industry celebrated Durga pooja over the weekand at severals parts of Mumbai. Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan visited the DN Nagar Sarbojanik Durga pandal (in suburban Andheri), which boasts of......

Rain delays IPL match between KKR and DD

A mild thunderstorm coupled with heavy showersdelayed the start of the Indian Premier League match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. The sudden......
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Damodar Biswal
Q. Why women r compared with Goddess Durga?
Damodar Biswal:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-women-r-compared-with-goddess-durga/27385899/answers/

Pramod Pandey
Q. What is the Rudraksha Beads is it work or not ?
Pramod Pandey:  A. devi - Goddess more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-rudraksha-beads-is-it-work-or-not-/27109643/answers/27385927

Tel Master
Q. Has India matured as a nation ?Its Leaders are Immature and shun responsibility.Its Public does not even realise the Gravity of the Situation and the severity of the crisis they are In.Businessmen Make hay while the sun shines.When will this Nation Mature and stand on its own Feet with a head held high and a strong back Bone.
Tel Master:  A. The Rudraksha is one of the most commonly used beads amongst the Hindus. The tree on which it grows belongs to the species of Elaeocarpus Ganitrus...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/has-india-matured-as-a-nation-its-leaders-are-immature-and-s/27005258/answers/27109645

Nauty
Q. Which Indian city derives its name from Mahishashur, the buffalo demon, who was killed by Goddess Durga? Mahabaleshwar Madurai Mysore Mumbai
Nauty:  A. India is a land of festivals. Diwali, the Festival of Lights, is celebrated with fervor and gaiety. The festival is celebrated by young and old,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-indian-city-derives-its-name-from-mahishashur-the-buff/26805981/answers/27005270

Sulekha khuntdar
Q. Which Hindu Goddes is worshiped in 64 forms like Vedagarbha, Naikabahu, Bhadrakali ?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. mysore more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-hindu-goddes-is-worshiped-in-64-forms-like-vedagarbha-/26735339/answers/26805990

  Web results for Goddess Durga
Two and half ft wooden idol of Goddess Durga washed ashore

A police team from Mumbai has seized 20 luxury cars from Khargone district in Madhya Pradesh allegedly sold by an inter-state gang, based ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/two-and-half-ft-wooden-idol-of-goddess-durga-washed-ashore-114100200374_1.html
Durga Puja revellers line up to see diamond-studded idols

Kolkata, Oct 2 The Durga Puja of the city's Sree Bhumi Sporting Club has caught the eye of many and people are queueing up to catch a glimpse of... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a494375.html
The 9 forms of Goddess Durga worshipped during Navratri

The festive season of Navratri is all about devotion and is dedicated to the worship of Hindu goddess Durga. Navratri, which means 'nine nights' in... ...

http://ibnlive.in.com/news/from-bestowing-knowledge-to-overpowering-the-evil-the-9-forms-of-goddess-durga-worshipped-during-navratri/503372-79.html
Diamond Ornaments Worth ₹10 Crore for the Goddess

A man adorns an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga before it is taken to a pandal ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata. Reuters Kolkata has... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/durga-puja-2014-diamond-ornaments-worth-10-crore-goddess-durga-video-610367
Devotees perform Kumari puja across West Bengal

Kolkata, Oct 2: Devotees converged at the Belur Math, the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission for Kumari Puja, the worship... ...

http://news.oneindia.in/india/devotees-perform-kumari-puja-across-bengal-1533671.html

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