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In PHOTOS: The last holy dip as curtains down on Maha Kumbh

Lakhs of devotees thronged the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati on Sunday at Allahabad for a holy dip on the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivaratri, bringing the Maha Kumbh to a......

In PHOTOS: The last holy dip as curtains down on Maha Kumbh

Lakhs of devotees thronged the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati on Sunday at Allahabad for a holy dip on the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivaratri, bringing the Maha Kumbh to a......

Junagadh stampede toll reaches 7; probe ordered

Six pilgrims, including three women and a toddler, were killed on the spot and at least 100 were injured in a stampede in the sacred Maha Shivaratri Mela in Junagadh on Sunday night. The toll......

Shivratri draws thousands to Kumbh Mela for holy dip

Security has been tightened in Haridwar for the first day of the Shahi Snan (Royal Bath) on Friday, as thousands of devotees are expected to take a dip in the River Ganga to mark the festival of......

Bollywood celebrates Maha Shivaratri

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Stars wishes their fans on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri, a celebration observed in honour of Lord Shiva.Priyanka......
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jameel ahmed
Q. How are you enjoying Shivaratri?
Jameel Ahmed:  A.  more

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Lucky
Q. Today is International Polar Bear Day. Any significance of it ?
Lucky:  A. Ji kar rahe hain Jameel bhai, apko bhi Maha Shivratri ki shubhkamnayen aur apke jajbaton ke liye bhi apko bahut bahut dhanyawad more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/today-is-international-polar-bear-day.-any-significance-of-i/27149797/answers/27151455

sudhakar kuruvada
Q. What is meant by mahashivaratri ?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A. but in India it is Maha Shivaratri, the day people stay awake all night!If that has any significance to polarbears you may co-relate it! more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-meant-by-mahashivaratri-/25192078/answers/27149826

anil garg
Q. Maha shivaratri is celebrated on the night of (Maha) Vad 14 as it is believed that this is the day when Lord Shiva transformed and appeared as the Shivalinga. The ritual is traced back to ancient times when a hunter sat atop a Bael tree waiting to hunt a deer. He kept a constant watch and kept dropping the leaves on the ground. They fell on the Shivalinga that was below the tree. When he finally captured a deer, it requested the hunter to let him go to see its family. The deer promised that it would return. The hunter agreed and he kept himself awake by plucking the bael leaves and dropping th
Anil Garg:  A. Maha Shivratri (also called Shivaratri), which means Night of Shiva, is an Hindu festival celebrated every year. The most significant practices on...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/maha-shivaratri-is-celebrated-on-the-night-of-maha-vad-14-as/22087861/answers/25192109

anil garg
Q. How maha siva rathri is celebrated?Please explain,
Anil Garg:  A. Maha Shivaratri is one of Hinduism's most unique festivals. Unlike other festivals, this festival is celebrated at night. This festival is also...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-maha-siva-rathri-is-celebratedplease-explain/22087861/answers/19270405

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Regional festivals turning into windfall season for retailers

KOLKATA/NEW DELHI: Retailers and consumer goods makers are increasingly latching on to regional festivals like Raksha Bandhan and Shivaratri,... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/services/retail/regional-festivals-turning-into-windfall-season-for-retailers/articleshow/38575737.cms
Chhattisgarh Assembly Speaker in land ‘encroachment’ row

Chhattisgarh Assembly Speaker Gouri Shankar Agrawal, who has recently hit headlines for getting 48 air conditioners installed in his official... ...

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BJP slams Akhilesh Yadav for his appeasement policy

y after the violence in Moradabad district over removal of loudspeakers from a temple, local BJP leaders have sent a confidential report to their... ...

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