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'Aastha' to drive a tenth of India to Maha Kumbh Mela

Maha Kumbh Mela, that began at Sangam in Allahabad on the Makar Sankranti day on Monday, is expected to attract nearly 11 crore people, setting a new record for world's largest gathering. Sharat......

PM, Prez greet nation on Lohri, Makar Sankranti

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, has greeted the nation on the occasion of Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal. In his message, Dr Singh said that these festivals mark the joy and hope that a new......

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......

A festival of thanksgiving

One of the cheerier dates of the long, cold winter months is the Hindu festival of Sankranti -- or Makar Sankranti. Celebrated on January 14, itfalls somewhere between the two very popular......

Paswan all set to align with BJP again

Coming full circle, Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party, which left the National Democratic Alliance in 2002, is all set to align with in Bihar for Lok Sabha polls, giving a jolt to Congress'......

Air Deccan to release Rs 7 tickets

Air Deccan, as part of 'Makar Sankranti' bonanza, has announced the release of300,000 tickets at Rs 7 (plus taxes) available for travel in February and March 2007 across all sectors. The booking......

Nearly 500 US cos keen to participate in Vibrant Gujarat 2015

As many as eight nations are participating in Gujarat government's flagship biennial event With US participating for the first time in Gujarat government's flagship investment event, around 500......

Gujarat is growing fast, and for a good reason

Gujarat has been in the news for three reasons this month. The first is, of course, the Vibrant Gujarat investment festival coinciding with the Makar Sankranti season in the state. With the......

India slashes holidays for central staff

Government employees will have fewer holidays in 2010.Although the government has yet to act upon the Second Administrative Reforms Commission's recommendations to reduce staff holidays, it has......

Expect more lending rate cuts in Feb

Public sector banks are expected to reduce their lending rates further next month."We have not asked banks to lower rates just yet. We are waiting for all of them to complete one round of cuts and......

Bollywood celebrates Pongal and Makar Sankranti!

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Bollywood stars turned to Twitter and tweeted their wishes for Pongal and Makar Sankranti. Here's what they said:......

Why Salman Khan's Muslim fans are angry

Salman Khan’s latest, Jai Ho, didn’t set the cash registers ringing, and one reason could be that his diehard Muslim fans were put off by his support for Narendra Modi, says Syed......

Kalki: My problems with Anurag have nothing to do with Huma

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.If rumours are anything to go by, Huma Qureshi's closeness to Anurag Kashyap was the reason for the director's split from actress Kalki......

Flying high with Bollywood

The Twitter world is quite a busy one, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day.The celebrations don't seem to stop for Bollywood. After the......

If Bollywood remixed Kites

Seeing that Hollywood masalaman Brett Ratner has been drafted in to remix Anurag Basu's Kites, we started wondering what would happen if Bollywood's very own talent was given the opportunity to fly......
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jameel ahmed
Q. Gudi Padwa, Ram Navami, Hanuman Jayanti, Narali Pournima, Mangala Gaur, Janmashtami, Ganeshotsav, Kojagiri, Diwali, Khandoba Festival (Champa Shashthi), Makar Sankranti, Shivaratri and Holi, of these which festivql you like most ?
Jameel Ahmed:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/gudi-padwa-ram-navami-hanuman-jayanti-narali-pournima-mangal/27670347/answers/

online politics
Q. Do you think Namo can win elections by flying kites with Salman Khan and appeasement like this ?
Online Politics:  A. Gatari more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-think-namo-can-win-elections-by-flying-kites-with-sal/26985161/answers/27670358

Ramesh Agarwal
Q. JAI SHRI RAM Wishing THE MAKAR SANKRANTI Fire Destroys All Pain.Worries,Sadness in your life and Brings Forth The Warmth Of Happiness, Joy and Love to all of your Family.
Ramesh Agarwal:  A. .......flying kites on makar sankranti is a custom / tradition associated with the festival......this was not done by him for winning the election. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/jai-shri-ram-wishing-the-makar-sankranti-fire-destroys-all-p/26982957/answers/26985261

AnuJHA
Q. Jan14 th Tuesday this year !5-in-1: Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Bihu, Lohri and Eid make it a festive Tuesday !Mubarak to all fellow Indians !!Wishing them all the best too !!
AnuJHA:  A. thank you. wish you the same sir.May the bonfires destroy all that is evil, and make days longer and brighter! more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/jan14-th-tuesday-this-year-5-in-1-makar-sankranti-pongal-bih/26981379/answers/26982962

  Web results for Makar Sankranti
11 alleged gamblers arrested

Eleven alleged gamblers were arrested on charge of indulging in betting during cock-fight near Bhanjanagar in Odisha's Ganjam district, police said... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/11-alleged-gamblers-arrested
Astrologers see good omen in kharmaas

Ranchi: A section of the state BJP leadership is worried over government formation in the month of Pausha, considered 'kharmaas' (inauspicious) by... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ranchi/Astrologers-see-good-omen-in-kharmaas/articleshow/45643553.cms
'High voltage' warning to kite flyers in Jaipur

JAIPUR: Apart from the usual warnings, do's and don'ts, this year, kite flyers have been told to keep out of areas between Mansarover and Chandpole... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/High-voltage-warning-to-kite-flyers-in-Jaipur/articleshow/45624127.cms
Sellers welcome nylon manja ban

NASHIK: The 'manja' and kite sellers have welcomed the ban on the nylon manja that the district collectorate imposed on Monday. Shop owners said... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nashik/Sellers-welcome-nylon-manja-ban/articleshow/45610923.cms
Sky full of kites in Gujarat

Be in Ahmedabad to witness the blue sky full of colourful kites in every shape and size from dawn until evening. After the sunset, you could also... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/Sky-full-of-kites-in-Gujarat-1006893

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