Chhath Festival


'Chhath Festival' - 20 News Result(s)

  • Chhath Puja 2018: Delhi Schools To Remain Closed Tomorrow

    Chhath Puja 2018: Delhi Schools To Remain Closed Tomorrow

    Chhath Puja, the festival dedicated to the Sun god, is celebrated on the sixth day Kartik month of Hindu calendar.

  • In Bihar, 5 Die As Earth Caves In During Digging Work

    In Bihar, 5 Die As Earth Caves In During Digging Work

    Five people died when an earth cave in Bihar's Samastipur district today on Friday while they were digging it to make earthen ovens for the 'Chhath' festival. The incident happened in the morning at Nazirpur village -- 80 km east of Patna.Local villagers said eleven people were digging the soil to make earthen ovens for preparing prasad during the ...

  • 14 People Drown During Chhath Pooja In Bihar

    14 People Drown During Chhath Pooja In Bihar

    Fourteen people drowned while offering prayers to the rising Sun on the concluding day of the Chhath festival in Bihar today, officials said.

  • Security Stepped Up In Patna For Chhath Festival

    Security Stepped Up In Patna For Chhath Festival

    Security have been stepped up in the city and its adjacent areas in view of the four-day-long Chhath festival which entered its second day today.

  • Chhath 2017: Delhi Government Announces Public Holiday On Chhath Puja

    Chhath 2017: Delhi Government Announces Public Holiday On Chhath Puja

    Lt Governor Anil Baijal has approved the Delhi government's proposal to declare October 26 a public holiday on the occasion of Chhath puja in the city, an official said today.

  • Chhath 2017: Festivity In Air Across Bihar As Chhath Puja For 2017 Begins

    Chhath 2017: Festivity In Air Across Bihar As Chhath Puja For 2017 Begins

    Chhath for 2017 has begun in the state of Bihar, where it is the most popular Hindu festival. Markets across Bihar are flooded with traditional items used in the different days of Chhath Puja, like earthen lamps and clay stoves. A cleanliness drive is on in many villages and towns to celebrate different days of Chhath in Bihar, like Naha Kha, Sand...

  • Chhath Festivities Begin At Lalu Yadav Home, Rabri Devi To Fast For 36 Hours

    Chhath Festivities Begin At Lalu Yadav Home, Rabri Devi To Fast For 36 Hours

    Every year, Chhath Puja is a grand affair at Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Yadav's residence. His wife Rabri Devi has been celebrating the four-day festival for decades now. Even though she isn't keeping well, she is going ahead with the arduous 36-hour fast and participate in the grand festivities at their Patna home.

  • Blog: I Was A Useless Punjabi Boy. Bihar Saved Me - By Patna Police Chief

    Blog: I Was A Useless Punjabi Boy. Bihar Saved Me - By Patna Police Chief

    Biharis have some serious problems - social and economic, that they are grappling with, but what they do possess in abundance and in general is a big heart that beats for India, a humane and compassionate self that still has a special place for the not-so-able and the not-so cutthroat. You can step off the road to success and yet be accepted with r...

  • Traffic Takes A Hit In Delhi

    Traffic Takes A Hit In Delhi

    Chhath festivities, smog-filled air and protest by Jawaharlal Nehru University students over the missing of a student from the varsity led to traffic snarls in the city on Sunday.

  • Chhath Festival Ends With Offering of 'Aragaya' to Rising Sun

    Chhath Festival Ends With Offering of 'Aragaya' to Rising Sun

    The four-day Chhath festival ended today with devotees offering 'Argaya' this morning to the rising sun. Lakhs of devotees thronged the banks of Ganga early in the morning to offer 'argaya' to the rising Sun god.

  • Delhi Hit by Heavy Traffic Amidst Chhath Festival

    Delhi Hit by Heavy Traffic Amidst Chhath Festival

    Traffic snarls were reported in several parts of the national capital amidst Chhath festival on Tuesday even as Delhi Traffic Police used a helicopter to monitor and regulate vehicular flow in and around the ghats in New Delhi that were witness to huge gatherings of people.

  • 'Chhath' Declared as Public Holiday by Uttar Pradesh Government

    'Chhath' Declared as Public Holiday by Uttar Pradesh Government

    The Uttar Pradesh government has declared public holiday tomorrow on the occasion of 'Chhath', a festival popular in eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, taking the number of public holidays to 40 in the state, where assembly elections are due in early 2017.

  • Thousands Throng River Banks as Bihar's Chhath Begins

    Thousands Throng River Banks as Bihar's Chhath Begins

    The four-day Chhath festival, one of the most popular and biggest in Bihar, began early today as hundreds of thousands of devotees thronged the river banks to take bath before preparing traditional food.

  • Nitish Kumar to Take Oath as Bihar Chief Minister After Chhath Festival

    Nitish Kumar to Take Oath as Bihar Chief Minister After Chhath Festival

    Grand Alliance leader Nitish Kumar will again take oath as Bihar chief minister along with a 35-member council of ministers after the Chhath festival to be celebrated in the third week of November, a JD(U) leader said.

  • Why do You Want Celebrities for Chhath Puja: High Court to Bihari Front

    Why do You Want Celebrities for Chhath Puja: High Court to Bihari Front

    The Bombay High Court today asked city-based Bihari Front as to why it wants to invite celebrities for taking part in rituals during Chhath Puja.

'Chhath Festival' - 5 Video Result(s)

'Chhath Festival' - 20 News Result(s)

  • Chhath Puja 2018: Delhi Schools To Remain Closed Tomorrow

    Chhath Puja 2018: Delhi Schools To Remain Closed Tomorrow

    Chhath Puja, the festival dedicated to the Sun god, is celebrated on the sixth day Kartik month of Hindu calendar.

  • In Bihar, 5 Die As Earth Caves In During Digging Work

    In Bihar, 5 Die As Earth Caves In During Digging Work

    Five people died when an earth cave in Bihar's Samastipur district today on Friday while they were digging it to make earthen ovens for the 'Chhath' festival. The incident happened in the morning at Nazirpur village -- 80 km east of Patna.Local villagers said eleven people were digging the soil to make earthen ovens for preparing prasad during the ...

  • 14 People Drown During Chhath Pooja In Bihar

    14 People Drown During Chhath Pooja In Bihar

    Fourteen people drowned while offering prayers to the rising Sun on the concluding day of the Chhath festival in Bihar today, officials said.

  • Security Stepped Up In Patna For Chhath Festival

    Security Stepped Up In Patna For Chhath Festival

    Security have been stepped up in the city and its adjacent areas in view of the four-day-long Chhath festival which entered its second day today.

  • Chhath 2017: Delhi Government Announces Public Holiday On Chhath Puja

    Chhath 2017: Delhi Government Announces Public Holiday On Chhath Puja

    Lt Governor Anil Baijal has approved the Delhi government's proposal to declare October 26 a public holiday on the occasion of Chhath puja in the city, an official said today.

  • Chhath 2017: Festivity In Air Across Bihar As Chhath Puja For 2017 Begins

    Chhath 2017: Festivity In Air Across Bihar As Chhath Puja For 2017 Begins

    Chhath for 2017 has begun in the state of Bihar, where it is the most popular Hindu festival. Markets across Bihar are flooded with traditional items used in the different days of Chhath Puja, like earthen lamps and clay stoves. A cleanliness drive is on in many villages and towns to celebrate different days of Chhath in Bihar, like Naha Kha, Sand...

  • Chhath Festivities Begin At Lalu Yadav Home, Rabri Devi To Fast For 36 Hours

    Chhath Festivities Begin At Lalu Yadav Home, Rabri Devi To Fast For 36 Hours

    Every year, Chhath Puja is a grand affair at Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Yadav's residence. His wife Rabri Devi has been celebrating the four-day festival for decades now. Even though she isn't keeping well, she is going ahead with the arduous 36-hour fast and participate in the grand festivities at their Patna home.

  • Blog: I Was A Useless Punjabi Boy. Bihar Saved Me - By Patna Police Chief

    Blog: I Was A Useless Punjabi Boy. Bihar Saved Me - By Patna Police Chief

    Biharis have some serious problems - social and economic, that they are grappling with, but what they do possess in abundance and in general is a big heart that beats for India, a humane and compassionate self that still has a special place for the not-so-able and the not-so cutthroat. You can step off the road to success and yet be accepted with r...

  • Traffic Takes A Hit In Delhi

    Traffic Takes A Hit In Delhi

    Chhath festivities, smog-filled air and protest by Jawaharlal Nehru University students over the missing of a student from the varsity led to traffic snarls in the city on Sunday.

  • Chhath Festival Ends With Offering of 'Aragaya' to Rising Sun

    Chhath Festival Ends With Offering of 'Aragaya' to Rising Sun

    The four-day Chhath festival ended today with devotees offering 'Argaya' this morning to the rising sun. Lakhs of devotees thronged the banks of Ganga early in the morning to offer 'argaya' to the rising Sun god.

  • Delhi Hit by Heavy Traffic Amidst Chhath Festival

    Delhi Hit by Heavy Traffic Amidst Chhath Festival

    Traffic snarls were reported in several parts of the national capital amidst Chhath festival on Tuesday even as Delhi Traffic Police used a helicopter to monitor and regulate vehicular flow in and around the ghats in New Delhi that were witness to huge gatherings of people.

  • 'Chhath' Declared as Public Holiday by Uttar Pradesh Government

    'Chhath' Declared as Public Holiday by Uttar Pradesh Government

    The Uttar Pradesh government has declared public holiday tomorrow on the occasion of 'Chhath', a festival popular in eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, taking the number of public holidays to 40 in the state, where assembly elections are due in early 2017.

  • Thousands Throng River Banks as Bihar's Chhath Begins

    Thousands Throng River Banks as Bihar's Chhath Begins

    The four-day Chhath festival, one of the most popular and biggest in Bihar, began early today as hundreds of thousands of devotees thronged the river banks to take bath before preparing traditional food.

  • Nitish Kumar to Take Oath as Bihar Chief Minister After Chhath Festival

    Nitish Kumar to Take Oath as Bihar Chief Minister After Chhath Festival

    Grand Alliance leader Nitish Kumar will again take oath as Bihar chief minister along with a 35-member council of ministers after the Chhath festival to be celebrated in the third week of November, a JD(U) leader said.

  • Why do You Want Celebrities for Chhath Puja: High Court to Bihari Front

    Why do You Want Celebrities for Chhath Puja: High Court to Bihari Front

    The Bombay High Court today asked city-based Bihari Front as to why it wants to invite celebrities for taking part in rituals during Chhath Puja.

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