Makar Sankranti

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

15 Jan 2021

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.

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.

Makar Sankranti: Recipes to try at home this festive season

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.

Makar Sankranti 2020: Five delicious recipes you should try

11 Jan 2020

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.

How kids in Mumbai are trained to steal mobile phones

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.

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

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.

Telangana waives toll tax on the eve of Makar Sankranti

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.

Everything about #Kumbh2019: Travel options, accommodation, important dates, and more

04 Jan 2019

Everything about #Kumbh2019: Travel options, accommodation, important dates, and more

Kumbh Mela is considered one of the largest religious gatherings not only in India but also the world.

Here is the list of all long weekends of 2019

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.

Here is the list of all long weekends of 2019

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.

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

15 Jan 2018

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"

13 Jan 2018

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.

Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) passes resolution to join BJP's NDA coalition

19 Aug 2017

Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) passes resolution to join BJP's NDA coalition

The Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United) passed a resolution during its National Executive Meeting accepting the BJP's invitation to join the NDA coalition.

Amit Shah formally invites Nitish Kumar to join NDA

12 Aug 2017

Amit Shah formally invites Nitish Kumar to join NDA

It comes as no surprise that after supporting JD(U) to form a new government, now the Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has been invited by BJP president Amit Shah to join the ruling NDA.

Decapitation, electrocution and more: NGT bans glass-coated manjha over dangers

12 Jul 2017

Decapitation, electrocution and more: NGT bans glass-coated manjha over dangers

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned 'manjha' (kite string) made from nylon or other non-biodegradable material considering the risks they pose to humans and animals as well as the environment.

David Guetta is a no show in Mumbai

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.