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PHOTOS: Band, baaja and bath @ Kumbh

The last auspicious day of the ongoing Kumbh Mela was full of action Hundreds of thousands of Hindus took part in the religious gathering at the banks of the Godavari river in Nashik, Maharashtra.......

The man who doesn't want precious water wasted at Kumbh Mela

'Releasing dam water for a holy bath is the most unholiest thing to do.' Is releasing dam water for the Shahi Snan at the Kumbh Mela in Nashik illegal, considering that Maharashtra confronts an......

Akhara Council decides to ban use of plastic in Kumbh Mela

To conserve the environment, the Akhara Council has decided to put a ban on the use of plastic items and loudspeakers at the venue of the ongoing Kumbh Mela in Nashik. "The Akhara Council and seven......

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......

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......

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......

Sikka meets Modi; dedicates $250 mn to innovate in India

Infosys chief executive officer Vishal Sikka on Wednesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and disclosed that his company will spend $250 million (over Rs 1,500 crore) to fund innovations in......

IMAGE: Poonam Pandey visits Kumbh mela

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:   Starlet Poonam Pandey recently paid a visit to the ongoing Kumbh Mela, took a dip in the holy Sangam water and sought......

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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Media persons jostle for selfies with PM, again

Modi obliged almost all those who made their way through the crowd around him to click a photographs, have a word with him or shake hands. However,... ...
Selfie time for PM again

01:50 am New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi kept his date with the national media for Diwali Milan on Saturday by meeting a huge gathering of... ...
Festivals strengthen India, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that festivals are a big strength to the Indian society. In an attempt to reach out to... ...
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Modi speaks of non-discrimination and equality at Diwali milan Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday spoke of the message of... ...
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