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Bengaluru: Dressed up cows made to walk on fire as a part of Makar Sankranti celebration

Bengaluru: Dressed up cows made to walk on fire as a part of Makar Sankranti celebration

India’s harvest festival Makar Sakranti highly celebrated among Hindus marks the advent of spring and is celebrated by kite-flying and other regional festivities in the month of January across the country. Among the many regional customs of celebrating the festival, Bengaluru men decorated cows and walked them over hay set ablaze. Cows dressed[Read More…]

20 dead as forest fires rage across Greece

20 dead as forest fires rage across Greece

Forest fires raging across Greece have killed at least 20 people, the government said on Tuesday, as the authorities sought international assistance. Government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos confirmed the death toll and said most of the victims were trapped in the seaside resort of Mati, 40km from here, and died either[Read More…]

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