Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday November 8, 2013
People in large numbers congregated on the banks of Ganga River for evening 'arghya' (offering) to the Sun god today on the occasion of Chhath, which is being celebrated in Patna amidst tight security.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 6, 2013
Amid chants of Vedic hymns and blowing of conch shells, Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Parker Bowles today took part in an elaborate "Ganga Arti" for the peace of those who died in Uttarakhand.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 6, 2013
Millions of devotees, particularly women, took a holy dip in rivers, ponds and other water bodies in Bihar today as the four-day Chhath festival began.
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Friday November 1, 2013
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has censured his political rival, the BJP, whose party workers are marching to the Ganga with the ashes of six people who were killed in Sunday's blasts ahead of a rally held by Narendra Modi in Patna.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 30, 2013
A Hardiwar-based spiritual group has said it will clean the entire Ganges river over a period of five years. As a fortnight-long clean-up programme ended in Haridwar, the Gayatri Pariwar announced its decision to spruce up the 2,525-km long river, f...
Written by: Gitanjali Roy | Friday October 18, 2013
This isn't Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes. It's much closer home - Haridwar, in fact, was the setting for a superstar-simian face-off and the superstar in question was no less a person than Amitabh Bachchan.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday October 11, 2013
Thespian Dilip Kumar, who celebrates his 47th wedding anniversary with Saira Banu on Friday (October 11), says their bond is more meaningful and stronger than ever before. He has also thanked his fans for their prayers.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 8, 2013
The Allahabad High Court on Monday put a ban on the immersion of idols of Gods and Goddesses in Ganga and Yamuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh.
Press Trust Of India | Tuesday September 24, 2013
Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who is recuperating at a city hospital here, is likely to be discharged in the next two days, sources said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 24, 2013
Save Ganga activist GD Aggarwal, who has been on indefinite fast since June this year to protest against hydel-projects on the river's tributaries in Uttarakhand, was brought to a city hospital today after his condition worsened.
Press Trust of India | Sunday September 22, 2013
ACA General Secretary Dr G Ganga Raju said Lele's demise was a great loss, not only to the Baroda Cricket Association, from where he represented BCCI, but also for the Indian cricket as a whole.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 20, 2013
Veteran actor Dilip Kumar's health is steadily improving, his close friend Udaya Tara Nayar said Friday.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 19, 2013
Udaya Tara Nayar, Bollyood actor Dilip Kumar's close friend, said today that he is improving and urged people to desist from spreading rumours about him.
Written by Gitanjali Roy | Thursday September 19, 2013
Dilip Kumar, the last surviving actor from Bollywood's Golden Age, is recovering in hospital but needs rest, his wife Saira Banu said today (September 19, 2013).
Press Trust of India | Thursday September 19, 2013
Veteran actor Dilip Kumar is recovering but continues to remain in the intensive care unit at a hospital here as he is still under observation.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 8, 2013
A specially decked-up chariot, carrying the remains of 1,500 people in urns, left Agra on Sunday for Soron on the banks of the Ganga, where the remains will be immersed in the river in accordance with traditional practice, officials said.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 4, 2013
Death toll in Bihar floods has gone up to 166 as the situation has worsened in several parts of the state.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday September 2, 2013
As many as 160 people have died and 5.4 million others affected due to floods in Bihar this year, a Disaster Management official said today.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 2, 2013
Swirling floodwaters of the Ganga have destroyed the banana crop in around 1,500 acres in two districts of Bihar, officials and worried farmers said.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 1, 2013
There was no let up in the fury of floods in over a dozen Bihar districts Sunday with major swollen rivers, including the Ganga, affecting more than five million people, officials said.