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Mass cremations in Nepal as quake body count rises

Victims of Saturday's earthquake are cremated along a river in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters The famous Pashupatinath Ghat has become one of the busiest places in Nepal's......

How Modi can change the BJP in Varanasi

Narendra Modi has a once in a lifetime chance to change and take the RSS-BJP-VHP to a new level. Varanasi is the right place to turn the page on saffron history. By surrendering to the spirit of......

Why Hindus need a Narendra Dabholkar

The rationalist has proved to be a greater voice of reason in death than he was during his lifetime. One could have almost entirely agreed with Narendra Dabholkar but for a few observations like......

View: The dead deserve a better sendoff, surely

Despite all views about afterlife and such, it matters little to the dead how he or she is disposed of, says Mahesh Vijapurkar It is not often that one comes across improvements in crematoria. The......

Two cities and an election

Aditi Phadnis travels through Banaras and Lucknow and marvels at the people and the culture, especially the food, in the two cities It isn't easy to find the soul of Banaras: but you can catch a......

'During Masaan, I wasn't affected by burning corpses'

'The standing ovation in Cannes was a rare moment where I felt patriotic. I realised that the audience was not clapping for an individual but for the team that came from India with such a......

'When the applause started, I blanked out. Then I started crying'

'I may sound snobbish but I am genuinely tired of responding and saying thank you on Facebook, on Twitter, on phone calls. People are calling from everywhere.' 'There is all this excitement and......
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River cruise on the Ganga

Do Allahabad to Varanasi by road and you are likely to encounter nothing but bumpy potholes, congested traffic and ill-mannered cows. But leave the... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/river-cruise-on-the-ganga-1008604
Floating human bodies polluting Ganga in UP, NGT told

New Delhi, Jan 27 (PTI) Human and animal corpses are being recklessly dumped in Ganga at various locations across Uttar Pradesh, aggravating... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/7025886_Floating-human-bodies-polluting-Ganga-in-UP--NGT-told.html
You can't create a country on the basis of fear

Diana L Eck is the professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies at Harvard University. Over decades of her travels in India's pilgrimage... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/news/you-cant-create-a-country-on-the-basis-of-fear/article8122858.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
From here to hereafter

That travel often involves a certain degree of travail is disregarded while looking back — one only dwells on the happier moments and tends to... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/features/from-here-to-hereafter/115597.html
Ex-MP and BJP leader Shankar Prasad Jaiswal passes away

VARANASI: The mortal remains of former MP and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shankar Prasad Jaiswal were consigned to flames at Manikarnika Ghat on... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/varanasi/Ex-MP-and-BJP-leader-Shankar-Prasad-Jaiswal-passes-away/articleshow/50440038.cms

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