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Nashik Kumbh: Thousands take holy dip during first 'shahi snan'

Sadhus take a dip in the Godavari river during the first "Shahi Snan" (grand bath) at the "Kumbh Mela" in Nashik. All photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters The first 'shahi snan' of the ongoing......

Devotees dunk in the holy waters at Kumbh Mela

The Simhastha Kumbh Mela, the largest congregation of any faith in the world held after every 12 years, began on Tuesday with the traditional hoisting of flags as tens of thousands of sadhus and......

Kumbh Mela begins in Nashik, thousands take holy dip

Simhastha Kumbh Mela, the largest congregation of faith in the world, began on Tuesday with the traditional ceremony of hoisting of flags and thousands of people taking a holy dip in Kushawart and......

CAG report blames railways for 2013 Kumbh Mela stampede

The lack of proper coordination and disaster management plan on the part of railways resulted in the stampede at Allahabad station during last year's Maha Kumbh Mela in which 37 persons were......

CAG exposes UP govt's false claims on Kumbh Mela success

The Uttar Pradesh government’s oft-repeated claims about the success of the 2013 Kumbh Mela have fallen flat, with the Comptroller and Auditor General pointing out various failures and......

Infosys' tryst with Kumbh Mela

Sikka promises to develop tech for event Image: Priests perform evening aarti on the banks of River Ganga during the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Photograph: Jitendra......

Airlines tap Kumbh demand

By increasing the number of flights to Varanasi, airlines are trying to cash on travel demand for Mahakumbh.SpiceJet will add three flights this month to fly seven daily services between Delhi and......

Religion meets business at Kumbh

With nearly 120 million devotees expected to visit Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh over next two months for a holy dip at the Sangam, the Maha Kumbh mela is being billed as the largest congregation on......

It's business unusual at Kumbh mela

The 'mahakumbh' is expected to generate a business of Rs 2,000 to Rs 3,000 crore (Rs 20-30 billion) with Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank claiming that at least four crore people had already......

'Maha Kumbh will be a game-changer on television'

Actor Gautam Rode is ready with his upcoming television serial, Maha Kumbh. "I play a man named Rudra. He is mysterious, enigmatic, aggressive and secretive. He lives in......

Kai Po Che actor Raj Kumar Yadav set to marry

After the career-defining success of Kai Po Che, actor Raj Kumar Yadav is on a new high.The actor left for the Kumbh Mela with his girlfriend Anwita, who he is set to marry soon.The actor reveals,......

PIX: Ekta Kapoor takes Ek Thi Daayan to Kumbh Mela

Ahead of her new film Ek Thi Daayan's April 18 release, Ekta Kapoor took off for the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, with two of her film's stars: Emraan Hashmi and Huma Qureshi.......

Poonam Pandey takes a dip at the Kumbh Mela

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Starlet Poonam Pandey paid a visit to the ongoing Kumbh Mela, and took a dip in the holy Sangam water and sought......

Hollywood star feels India's pull

Hollywood actress Radha Mitchell (Silent Hill), who experiences a feeling of home in India, participated in recent Kumbh Mela, according to reports.Mitchell's next film project will reportedly......
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Pilgrim dies on way to royal bath, 3 saved

NASHIK: A 55-year-old pilgrim died on his way to Shahi Snan and three others suffered cardio-respiratory arrest before they were rescued from... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nashik/Pilgrim-dies-on-way-to-royal-bath-3-saved-from-drowning/articleshow/48727695.cms
7 lakh pilgrims take holy dip on first Shahi Snan, less than last Kumbh

NASHIK/TRIMBAKESHWAR: and Trimbakeshwar on Saturday. The numbers were less than the first Shahi Snan of the 2003 Kumbh when 12.5 lakh people had... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nashik/7-lakh-pilgrims-take-holy-dip-on-first-Shahi-Snan-less-than-last-Kumbh/articleshow/48727705.cms
Festivities mark Kumbh's first shahi snan

Religious festivities and offerings marked the first 'shahi-snan' of the ongoing Simhastha Kumbh Mela in Nashik. Common people took dips in the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/498060/festivities-mark-kumbhs-first-shahi.html
31st IATO Convention rakes up taxation and e─Tourist Visa challenges

This year's edition of the IATO Convention, themed Tourism: We will change the Indian Economy, was a good team effort by the office-bearers,... ...

http://www.travelbizmonitor.com/31st-iato-convention-rakes-up-taxation-and-etourist-visa-challenges-28244
Lakhs gather to take holy bath during Kumbh festival in Nashik and Trimbakeshwar

Aug 29, 8:40 am Nashik, Aug. 29 ( ANI ): Lakhs of devotees have thronged the twin pilgrim centres of Nashik and Trimbakeshwar on... ...

http://www.aninews.in/newsdetail2/story230975/lakhs-gather-to-take-holy-bath-during-kumbh-festival-in-nashik-and-trimbakeshwar.html

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