Tag: Kumbh Mela

Delegates from 185 countries partake in Kumbh festivities

Delegates from 185 countries partake in Kumbh festivities

Prayagraj: Two hundred and twenty delegates from 185 countries across the world landed in Prayagraj on Friday to take part in the ongoing Kumbh Mela, an official said. These visitors are part of a delegation of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) that was invited specially for the religious[Read More…]

False from start to finish: Shashi Tharoor on story about “lack of support in Thiruvananthapuram”

Bihar: Case filed against Shashi Tharoor for hurting religious sentiments

A case has been registered against Congress MP Shashi Tharoor before Patna Chief Magistrate for allegedly hurting religious sentiments. A hearing in the case will take place on Friday. गंगा भी स्वच्छ रखनी है और पाप भी यहीं धोने हैं। इस संगम में सब नंगे हैं! जय गंगा मैया की![Read More…]

Fire at Kumbh destroys tents, none injured

Fire at Kumbh destroys tents, none injured

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), A fire broke out in the Kumbh premises here on Monday, destroying a large part of the tented area, officials said. But no loss of life was reported. The fire erupted in Sector 13 of the sprawling Kumbh complex due to an explosion in a cooking gas[Read More…]

Air India to commence new flights for 'Kumbh Mela'

Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019: Things to see and do

The most auspicious time in the Hindu calendar in six years is around the corner and the Ardh Kumbh is all set to take place between January 15 and March 4 2019. A dip in the holy waters at the confluence of Yamuna, Ganga and the mythical river of Saraswati[Read More…]

Punjabi brother sister marry each other to get Australian visa

UP: Yogi govt bans marriages between January and March; know why

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh had decided to ban all the marriages scheduled between January and March next year. The reason cited behind this decision is mainly Kumbh 2019 where lakhs of devotees will be turning up for various holy ‘snaans’. The district administration has sent copies of the order[Read More…]

Kumbh Mela on UNESCO list is matter of pride: PM Modi

A day after the Kumbh Mela mass Hindu pilgrimage was inscribed on UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday described it as a matter of immense joy and pride for the country. “A matter of immense joy and pride for India,” Modi[Read More…]

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