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Floating bodies found in Varanasi; more found buried in Unnao

13 May 2021

Floating bodies found in Varanasi; more found buried in Unnao

Days after dozens of decomposing dead bodies were seen floating in Ganga waters of Bihar's Buxar district, at least four corpses turned up in different parts of the river along Varanasi ghats on Wednesday.

Shah promises to put Gangasagar on international tourist map

18 Feb 2021

Shah promises to put Gangasagar on international tourist map

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said that he has full faith that the BJP will form a government in West Bengal after the upcoming assembly polls and when it does, the Gangasagar Mela will be made part of the international tourist circuit.

Pilgrims take holy dip at Gangasagar on Makar Sankranti

14 Jan 2021

Pilgrims take holy dip at Gangasagar on Makar Sankranti

Thousands of pilgrims took the holy dip on Makar Sankranti at the confluence of the Ganga and the Bay of Bengal and offered prayers at the Kapil Muni temple on Thursday.

Nagarjuna to play this role in Ayan Mukerji's 'Brahmastra'

22 Nov 2019

Nagarjuna to play this role in Ayan Mukerji's 'Brahmastra'

Telugu superstar Akkineni Nagarjuna, who is set to make his Bollywood comeback after 17 years, with Ayan Mukerji's ambitious superhero film, Brahmastra, will reportedly be seen essaying the role of an archaeologist in the film.

BJP to use funds from #NaMoMerchandise sale for cleaning Ganga

04 Mar 2019

BJP to use funds from #NaMoMerchandise sale for cleaning Ganga

Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, BJP chief Amit Shah launched a fleet of NaMo Rath -NaMo (Narendra Modi) merchandise stores on wheels- at the party headquarters in Delhi.

Ganga activist Swami Gopal Das' disappearance raises questions on government

25 Dec 2018

Ganga activist Swami Gopal Das' disappearance raises questions on government

For the last six months, Swami Gopal Das has been fasting for Ganga river.

Kartik-Purnima tragedy: 3 dead, 10 injured in Bihar's Begusarai stampede

04 Nov 2017

Kartik-Purnima tragedy: 3 dead, 10 injured in Bihar's Begusarai stampede

At least three women have been killed in a stampede at Simaria Ghat in Bihar's Begusarai as hundreds gathered to participate in Kartik Purnima celebrations today.

Nitish Kumar attends PM's lunch after declining Sonia Gandhi

27 May 2017

Nitish Kumar attends PM's lunch after declining Sonia Gandhi

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has accepted the invite to lunch with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.