Jammu and Kashmir
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Curfew relaxed in Assam`s Dhubri town
Curfew imposed in Assam`s Dhubri town following clashes was on Friday relaxed for seven hours with a...
Three Dussehra revellers run-over in Odisha
At least eight people, including five Durga Puja revellers, were killed and 14 others injured in thr...
Idols` immersion poses threat to Ganges
With hundreds of idols of goddess Durga immersed in the Ganges here and in other parts of Bihar, mar...
Durga Puja ends in Bengal with idol immersion
Teary eyed devotees bade an emotional farewell as idols of goddess Durga and other Gods were immerse...
Durga puja enters fourth day on Mahanavami
People relished community feasts at pandals and visited friends and relatives on Mahanavami, the fou...
Pak rights activist Ansar Burney performs Kumari Puja
Pakistani rights activist and former minister for human rights Ansar Burney performed the Kumari Puj...
Pvt buses, taxis may go off the roads after Pujas
Private buses and taxis in West Bengal may go off the roads after the Durga Pujas if fares are not i...
Durga Puja joyride turns fatal for girl
A ride on a toy train proved fatal for a young girl when a part of the train came apart at a Durga P...
Durga puja begins in West Bengal
Festivities and long queues at pandals on `Mahasaptami` on Sunday marked the beginning of the four-d...
Paying ode to Durga with theatre and `Patachitra`
A group of artists are presenting a unique theatre production inside many puja pandals of the city.
President worships Durga at ancestral residence
President Pranab Mukherjee worshipped his family deity, Goddess Durga, at his ancestral home in West...
Chopper ride for Durga Puja revellers in Tripura
The Tripura government will launch helicopter rides from Monday for Durga Puja revellers and sightse...
Rhino killings, Anna Hazare themes in Assam puja
The flood situation in Assam, rhino killings in Kaziranga, witch-hunting and Anna Hazare`s campaign ...
Durga Puja themes go beyond West Bengal’s borders
Making a departure, prominent Durga Puja committees this year have modelled their pandals on the fam...
Security strengthened for pujas in Tripura
An alert has been sounded and security strengthened in Tripura ahead of the Durga Puja festival begi...
Bengal to Birmingham - Durga Pujas to vie for global award
In the first effort to honour the best Durga Puja in the world, common people will vote online after...
President arrives at Mirati to worship family deity
President Pranab Mukherjee arrived on Saturday at his ancestral home at Mirati for worshipping the f...
Puja pandal surroundings asked to be kept clean
Puja committees and traders in this city in Odisha`s Ganjam district have been asked by the Berhampu...
President set to offer prayers to Durga at family
Protocol has made way for tradition it seems at Miriti, where President Pranab Mukherjee will worshi...
Air quality parameters within prescribed limits in Bengal
Air quality in cities of West Bengal is reasonably within the prescribed limits, according to the We...
Silver city goes for gold to decorate Durga Puja mandaps
Shooting prices of gold are no deterrent for Durga Puja organizers here to decorate images with orna...
Navratri: Rare event makes celebrations special
This year the Shardiya Navratri has special significance as it starts on a Tuesday (October 16) and ...
Kite festival creates riot of colours in Kolkata sky
Ushering in the Durga Puja festivities on the occasion of Mahalaya, hundreds of kite flyers on Monda...
`Mahalaya` observed across West Bengal
Lakhs of people in the state on Monday paid obeisance to their forefathers on the banks of major riv...
Security stepped for Durga Puja in Guwahati
Security arrangements have been strengthened and operations against anti-social elements intensified...
Kolkata Metro installing X-ray baggage scanners
X-ray baggage scanners are being installed on the Metro Railway in Kolkata on the lines of the Delhi...
Bengal targets foreign tourists this Durga Puja
The West Bengal govt has drawn up plans to attract foreign tourists during the upcoming Durga Puja f...
President Pranab visits Kolkata house
President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday visited his residence in south Kolkata for the first time after...
Eco-tourism resort with adventure sports coming up
The quiet woods of Birbhum district in West Bengal will soon host a new eco-tourism project where to...
Delhi: 4 drowned during idol immersion
Durga Puja celebrations turned tragic for four families in capital as four youths drowned in Yamuna ...
Farewell to Durga, 600 idols immersed in Delhi
Thousands of Bengalis and others in Delhi capital bid an emotional farewell to goddess Durga, with a...
Crowds swell on penultimate day of Durga Puja
Crowds thronged puja pandals and other parts of the state on Mahanavami.
Much enthusiasm for Durga Puja in Bihar
Dressed in their best, large number of men, women and children are turning out before the decorated ...
Addl coaches in ECoR trains to clear puja rush
East Coast Railway (ECoR) has augmented additional coaches in some of the important trains origina...
Much enthusiasm for Durga Puja in Bihar
Dressed in their best, large number of men, women and children are turning out before the decorated...
Harry Potter, Anna Hazare add flavour to Puja
Magical exploits of Harry Potter and a fasting Anna Hazare -- puja revellers in Guwahati have never...
Mamata show: Puja marquees go through `poriborton`
The Puja fervour is turning out to be CM Mamata Banerjee`s show as many of themes at community marqu...
Pranab conducts Durga puja at ancestral village
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday stepped into the role of a priest to conduct tra...
Guard of honour for Goddess Durga in Tripura
The Durga Puja festivities In Tripura got off to a start with a guard of honour to Goddess Durga a...
Pranab off to ancestral home to perform Durga Puja
Pranab Mukherjee, who makes it a point to be at Miriti village every year to take part in the four-...
Durga Puja fervour grips Delhi
The themes this year are rich and diverse with some `pandals` even opting for a healthy `prasad`.
Lucknow gets Tagore`s house replica for Durga Puja
The people of Lucknow will get a chance to perform prayers inside the ancestral Kolkata residence of...
The craftsman and his muse, Durga
As Delhi gears up to welcome Goddess Durga, craftsmen work overtime to meet the deadline.
Hindus in B`desh celebrate Durga puja
Thousands of Hindus in Bangladesh took to the street today, amid beating of drums & chanting mantras...
Pranab Mukherjee takes time out for Durga Puja
Taking time off from his duties as India`s finance minister, Mukherjee was busy overseeing the arran...
Tight security in Tripura for Durga Puja
Security has been stepped up in Tripura on account of Durga Puja.
Mamata devises Durga Puja theme
The cultural inclinations of Railway minister Mamata Banerjee would be manifest in the upcoming Dur...
Eco-friendly Durga Puja in Bengal this year
Bengal`s biggest festival – Durga Puja - will be more environment friendly this year.
Santhal Durga Puja symbolises revolt against British
There is no chanting of mantras or ostentatious decor, but simple prayers to the goddess. A goat sac...
NF Railway to clear extra rush during Durga Puja
North East Frontier Railway has decided to run 120 trips of special trains to different destinatio...
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