India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 25, 2013
The successful hosting of Maha Kumbh 2013 has earned Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav an invite from Harvard University to speak on how the 55-day religious congregation, which attracted tens of millions of people from India and around the...
Sunday January 20, 2013
The Maha Kumbh Mela, considered the largest public gathering in the world, will be the subject of a case study at Harvard University, which will study the logistics and economics behind it and the "pop-up mega-city" that comes to life in Allahabad du...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 13, 2013
Maha Kumbh Mela, often described as the "greatest show on earth" globally, is all set to begin here tomorrow with millions of people from across the country as well as abroad expected to attend the religious gathering.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday December 19, 2012
The countdown for Maha Kumbh 2013, beginning from January 14, has started, as hundreds of religious seers and followers of the Juna Akahada, Agni and Avahan Akahadas entered the Mela premises near the Sangam in Allahabad on Tuesday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday July 16, 2012
Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Javed Usmani today directed the departments concerned to complete all works related to Kumbh within the stipulated time period and ensure quality.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 19, 2012
A massive security arrangement will be in place when the 2013 Maha Kumbh is held at Allahabad.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday May 14, 2012
At a meeting presided over by the Chief Secretary Jawwed Usmani on Sunday, departments overseeing preparations for the religious congregation were directed to nominate the nodal officers and pass on their personal details such as telephone numbers an...