Makar Sankranti: News

13 Sep 2023

Ram Mandir

South Korea's Ayodhya link resurfaces ahead of Ram Temple's opening 

The upcoming inauguration of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya has caught the attention of Seoul, with South Korean Ambassador Chang Jae-Bok suggesting possible high-level participation from his country, ANI reported.

15 Jan 2023


5 recipes you can try on Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti, the festival that is all about indulging in delicious food, is finally here.

13 Jan 2023


Makar Sankranti 2023: Try these five lip-smacking chikki recipes 

The tradition of eating sweets made from til, peanuts, or groundnuts along with jaggery comes from the very characteristics of these ingredients to provide heat and energy during winter.

13 Jan 2022


Makar Sankranti 2022: All about the festival of Sun god

Makar Sankranti is celebrated on the day the Sun transitions into Capricorn or makar rashi, hence the name Makar Sankranti.

15 Jan 2021

Uttar Pradesh

President Kovind donates Rs. 5L for Ayodhya Ram Mandir construction

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday donated an amount of Rs. 5,00,100 in his personal capacity toward the construction of the grand Ram Temple in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.

14 Jan 2021

Ganga river

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.

14 Jan 2021


Makar Sankranti: Recipes to try at home this festive season

Makar Sankranti marks the end of the long winter months and celebrates the onset of spring.

11 Jan 2020

Health & Wellness

Makar Sankranti 2020: Five delicious recipes you should try

Makar Sankranti is a harvest festival that marks the end of the winter and the onset of the spring season.

24 Jan 2019


How kids in Mumbai are trained to steal mobile phones

When four minors, aged 13-17, were arrested last week in Mumbai for stealing mobile phones, their revelations were rather interesting.

19 Jan 2019


Meet Australian Baba, the atheist-turned-ascetic, who has become Kumbh's attraction

At Kumbh 2019, which is underway in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj, a unique baba has hogged the limelight. He is not like other seers, but has plenty of Kumbh experience.

13 Jan 2019


Telangana waives toll tax on the eve of Makar Sankranti

The Telangana government has waived toll tax for commuters on national highways on January 13 and 16 in view of the Makar Sankranti festival.

01 Jan 2019


Here is the list of all long weekends of 2019

2018 has ended and we can't believe how time went away in a blink.

19 Dec 2018


Here is the list of all long weekends of 2019

2018 is about to end and we couldn't believe how time went away in a blink.

15 Jan 2018

Narendra Modi

Posters of Rahul as Lord Ram, Modi as Raavan sprung-up

Rahul Gandhi is visiting his constituency Amethi for the first time as Congress president.

Lalu's complaint "Being treated like a common prisoner"

Many Indian politicians would be qualified for the "narcissistic" title. From Mayawati's statue obsession and Jayalalithaa's devi-like demeanor to NT Rama Rao's delusional theatrics, masses have witnessed interesting moments. However, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav takes the cake.

13 Jan 2017


David Guetta is a no show in Mumbai

The much awaited concert by French DJ David Guetta in Mumbai has now been officially cancelled.