In Varanasi, Kejriwal takes a dip in Ganga
Mar 25, 2014
Opinion | Pallava Bagla | Monday April 7, 2014
Amidst the doomsday scenario presented by the United Nations panel on climate change, there is one silver lining. The glaciers in the Himalayas are not disappearing for at least a couple of centuries. The billion plus people who inhabit the fertile f...
India | Associated Press | Sunday March 23, 2014
The founder of a popular Argentine restaurant in Miami and New York City was found dead in a river in India after he jumped in to help a man struggling in the current, according to a statement released Saturday by his restaurant group.
Election 2014 | Written by Shikha Trivedy | Friday March 21, 2014
BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's supporters claim only he can save the Ganga, and protect the culture of Varanasi, its dharma.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday February 13, 2014
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Wednesday directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and its Uttar Pradesh unit to inspect a sugar mill, a distillery and a dairy plant on whether they were discharging effluents into the Ganga river.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 9, 2014
Alleging that Delhi was emptying its 16 drains into the Yamuna river which was later converging with the Ganga and polluting it, the Uttar Pradesh (UP) government has issued a notice to Arvind Kejriwal government and threatened to cut water supply to...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 4, 2014
Lakhs of devotees took a holy dip at the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and mythical river Saraswati in Allahabad today on the auspicious occasion of 'Basant Panchmi'.
Friday January 31, 2014
The Securities Appellate Tribunal on Friday upheld an order by market regulator Security and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) restraining SMC Global Securities from taking up any new assignments in view of the violations related to reporting of margin ...
Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 29, 2014
The ashes of actress Suchitra Sen were immersed in Ganga river today.
Cities | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday January 29, 2014
The bodies of nine people, killed on Tuesday after the boat they were travelling in capsized, were today recovered from the Ganga River in Bihar's Buxar district. There were 23 people on the boat which capsized while returning from neighbouring Ghazi...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 14, 2014
Braving chilly weather, thousands of people visited the confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati in Allahabad today for a holy dip on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.
India | NDTV.com | Friday December 20, 2013
Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate, addresses rally in Varanasi. Below are the highlights:
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.