Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 20:08
After a gap of 65 years, the pious Makarsankranti dip at Gangasagar, the second largest after Kumbh Mela, will again take place during the evening hours on Monday.
Last Updated: Monday, January 14, 2013, 12:29
Around 5 lakh pilgrims on Monday took a holy dip at Gangasagar, the confluence of Ganga with Bay of Bengal, on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 13, 2013, 10:36
Around 3.5 lakh devotees took a holy dip in the Ganga Sunday on the eve of Makar Sankranti at the confluence of the river and the Bay of Bengal here.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 12, 2013, 21:37
In the run-up to the festival of Makar Sankranti, around one lakh devotees have taken the holy dip at Gangasagar, the confluence of the Ganga and the Bay of Bengal.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 14, 2012, 21:17
Four pilgrims died and 147 others were taken ill as over two lakh devotees took a holy dip at Ganga ngal on the eve of Makar Sankranti.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 14, 2012, 12:43
Over two lakh devotees have assembled at the Sagar Island in West Bengal to take a dip in the Ganga on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.
Last Updated: Monday, January 02, 2012, 16:09
Gangasagar pilgrim from
Haridwar was run over by a vehicle near Babughat on
Ganga on Monday morning.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 15, 2011, 15:29
Over five lakh pilgrims from across India and even abroad took a holy dip in the river Ganga, braving the icy cold water and a chilly wind at the annual Gangasagar Fair here on Makar Sankranti on Saturday.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 14, 2010, 09:39
Seven people were killed and many pilgrims injured in a stampede while trying to go to Gangasagar.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 21:58
An international expedition team
which sailed from Gomukh, has reached Gangasagar on three
inflatable mechanised boats after a 35-day voyage to assess
the impact of climate change on the river.
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