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PHOTOS: India celebrates its winter harvest festivals

The nation on Saturday celebrated the series of winter harvest festivals starting with Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Lohri and Bihu with great zeal and fervour. Here are glimpses of some of the......

HC allows RSS to hold Sankranti event in Kolkata

The court also issued a suo motu contempt notice against police commissioner of Kolkata for not complying with its earlier order on RSS’ application for permission. After police refused......

Day before Makar Sankranti, SC refuses to lift NGT ban on manja for flying kites

The interim ban by National Green Tribunal on the glass-coated thread, manja, used for flying kites will continue, with the Supreme Court on Friday refusing to lift it. A bench of Justices M B......

Makar Sankranti draws lakhs to banks of Ganga

Lakhs of devotees on Thursday thronged the Ganga banks in Haridwar, including Har Ki Pauri, to take a dip in the sacred river on the occasion of Makar Sankranti which also marks the first major......

Kite runners, this Sankranti

Uday Kuckian/Rediff.com brings you glimpses Of Makar Sankranti, the kite-flying festival. As winter fades and the sun's warmth begins, India celebrates one of its oldest and most important......

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......

Welcome to India's biggest junkyard mela

Images from the Bhanga Mela, India's only e-waste market.Text and photographs: Abhiroop Dey Sarkar For centuries Mandir bazaar, a nondescript locality about 80 kilometres south of Kolkata, has been......

Is Xiaomi Mi4 actually better than an iPhone?

The Mi4 is a very good phone but not the only option at Rs 19,999, notes Vipul Vivek.   We don't know if Arvind Kejriwal's political strategy will deliver on February 10. But without......

Rajan's rate-cut message to Modi: Now fix the budget

The central bank is not statutorily independent from the government, but it enjoys broad autonomy in setting monetary policy.  Image: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (L) and RBI Governor......

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......

Which Telugu film will you watch this Sankranti?

The harvest festival of Sankranti brings a bounty of Telugu movie releases. This time, it is the clash of the titans Chiranjeevi and Nandamuri Balakrishna at the box office. Their films -- Khaidi......

Aamir Khan celebrates Makar Sankranti

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities. Celebrities turned to Twitter and wished their fans celebrating the Pongal, Bihu, Makar Sankranti and Uttarayan......

Coming up this Sankranti: Nannakku Prematho, Dictator

Which film are you looking forward to? Telugu cinema has some interesting movies coming up during the Makar Sankranti weekend. Here's a look at what to expect.   Nannakku......

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:......

Watch out for these Kannada Sankranti releases

There were no Kannada film releases on the first Friday in the New Year 2013. Film producers and distributors of big films have postponed their releases, thus leaving small and medium budget films......

Sania-Vesnina win Indian Wells doubles

Sania Mirza and Elena Vesnina of Russia clinched their first title in just their third WTA event as a team, lifting the BNP Paribas Open women's doubles trophy after upstaging Bethanie Mattek-Sands......
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Charge sheet filed in advocate's murder case

Soladevanahalli police have filed a charge sheet into the sensational case where an advocate was shot dead by his lover's husband. The woman rushed... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/609707/charge-sheet-filed-advocates-murder.html
3 iconic Bengali single screens reopen on 'Bangla NaboBarsho'

Three iconic single screens in Bengal, which had been part of its film heritage for decades, reopened on 'Bangla Nababarsho' (Bengali New year)... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/3-iconic-bengali-single-screens-reopen-on-bangla-nabobarsho-117041500355_1.html
Shah reaches Bhubaneswar for BJP meet, celebrates Odia new year

BJP President Amit Shah on Friday celebrated Maha Bishuba Sankranti or Pana Sankranti, which is also the Odia New Year's day, with party leaders at... ...

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OTDC yet to spend Rs 1.15cr for developing temple facilities

The Rs 1.15 crore sanctioned for infrastructure development of Maa Budhi Thakurani temple in Ganjam district two years ago is yet to be spent by... ...

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PM greets people on various festivals

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today extended greetings to people across the country on the various festivals. "May this auspicious day bring joy &... ...

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