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Q. In which Indian holy city are the Manikarnika Ghat, Dashashwamedh Ghat and Scindia Ghat situated?
Pravin:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-which-indian-holy-city-are-the-manikarnika-ghat-dashashwa/26107347/answers/

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Q. what are the best places to visit in kashi
Pravin:  A. Vishwanath Mandir, Visalakshi Mandir, various ghats on the banks of Ganga, Old Palace, Museum, Manikarnika Ghat where bodies are burned (Visit only...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-the-best-places-to-visit-in-kashi/26107347/answers/15445481

venucsit
Q. Total how many Ghats at Varanasi (Benaras) ? and which one is oldest one?
Venucsit:  A. 80 ghats, isiliye naam hai Varan-assi. The oldest ghat is Manikarnika Ghat. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/total-how-many-ghats-at-varanasi-benaras--and-which-one-is-o/15445424/answers/11059299

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Q. where is uttar kaashi
Jagdish Solanki:  A. Brief History - Uttarkashi Uttarkashi district was created on February 24, 1960 out of what then constituted the parganas of Rawain and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-is-uttar-kaashi/11057649/answers/7937996

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Human-scapes captured

For Shanavas Ashrof, being in Varanasi's Manikarnika Ghat was surreal. Amidst the lassi shops and thronging tourist crowds was the deep smell of... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/events/humanscapes-captured/article5910230.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Varanasi, a picture of years of neglect

Varanasi: Even as Varanasi is all set to be one of the most hotly contested Lok Sabha seat with BJP's Narendra Modi up against AAP's Arvind... ...

http://ibnlive.in.com/news/modikejriwal-battleground-varanasi-a-picture-of-years-of-neglect/460550-81.html
Sex workers perform bizarre ritual at cremation ground in Varanasi

VARANASI: The bizarre annual ritual of women singing and dancing around burning pyres was held on the cremation ground of Manikarnika Ghat on... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/varanasi/Sex-workers-perform-bizarre-ritual-at-cremation-ground-in-Varanasi/articleshow/33433824.cms
Modi's supporters rake up another row with new slogan

VARANASI: After controversy over Har Har Modi slogan, the local BJP leaders have 'modified' another religious shloka to praise and campaign for... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/varanasi/Modis-supporters-rake-up-another-row-with-new-slogan/articleshow/32834725.cms
No city limits

In Varanasi, each of the Brahmin, Muslim, Patel and Vaishya communities number 2.5 lakh or more. If any two of these communities were to fully back... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/no-city-limits/

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