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Hundreds challenge human pyramid limits at Indian Hindu festival

India`s Supreme Court on Aug. 17 upheld a lower court`s decision banning youths under 18 from participating in the ritual and restricting the height of the human pyramid to 20 feet (6 m).

Janmashtami celebrated with traditional fervour across India

Janmashtami celebrated with traditional fervour across India

'Hare Krishna Hare Rama' reverberated across the country on Thursday.

Temples lit up for Janmashtami celebrations in Madhya Pradesh

Attired in their very best, people thronged the attractively decorated temples to celebrate the festival of Janmashtami across Madhya Pradesh on Thursday.

Temples lit up for Janmashtami celebrations in Madhya Pradesh

Temples lit up for Janmashtami celebrations in Madhya Pradesh

Attired in their very best, people thronged the attractively decorated temples to celebrate the festival of Janmashtami across Madhya Pradesh on Thursday.

All you want to know about Krishna Janmashtami: Muhurat, puja vidhi and timings!

All you want to know about Krishna Janmashtami: Muhurat, puja vidhi and timings!

The festival is celebrated in different manners all over the world. In Maharashtra, the most famous ritual of this day is Dahi Handi. It highlights god's naughty shades. 

Janmashtami 2016: Send these devotional TEXT MESSAGES to your loved ones right away!

Janmashtami 2016: Send these devotional TEXT MESSAGES to your loved ones right away!

Today as the world celebrates Shri Krishna's birthday, famously known as Janmashtami, if you happen to be away from your loved ones, make sure you send them these amazingly devotional text messages to do the least. We have chalked out the best ones for you—so send these text messages to your family and friends, celebrating the festival of Shri Krishna's birth!

Govinda ala re! Bollywood wishes Happy Janmashtami to all—See inside

Govinda ala re! Bollywood wishes Happy Janmashtami to all—See inside

Shri Krishna's birthday which is celebrated across the globe as Janmashtami happens to be today and so all the Bollywood celebrities have taken to their social media handles for wishing everyone the same. Let's find out who said what on Shri Krishna's birthday via Twitter:

Janmashtami special: Watch how to make 'Mathura Ka Pedha' for Thakur Ji by chef Sanjeev Kapoor!

Janmashtami special: Watch how to make 'Mathura Ka Pedha' for Thakur Ji by chef Sanjeev Kapoor!

Today is Shri Krishna's birthday, celebrated across the globe as Janmashtami. Therefore, almost every household in India will definitely either observe a fast else make delicious recipes for Kanha Ji.

Dahi Handi events in Dadar, Thane flout Supreme Court rule; human pyramids go beyond 20 feet

Dahi Handi events in Dadar, Thane flout Supreme Court rule; human pyramids go beyond 20 feet

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that human pyramids can't go beyond 20 feet during the Dahi Handi festival on Krishna Janmashtami.

Is butter healthy? Five reasons to eat Krishna's favourite!

Over the years, the white substance, which is made from churning fresh or fermented cream or milk, has been unfairly blamed for cardiovascular disease, mostly due to the high saturated fat content. 

Janmashtami: Watch Dahi-Handi celebrations from Mumbai

Janmashtami: Watch Dahi-Handi celebrations from Mumbai

On the occasion of Janmashtami, the famous Dahi-Handi festival, is being celebrated with great enthusiasm across Maharashtra on Thursday.

Raj Thackeray defies SC order, MNS ties Dahi-Handi at 49 feet in Thane

Raj Thackeray defies SC order, MNS ties Dahi-Handi at 49 feet in Thane

It's a blatant defiance of Supreme Court's order limiting the height of human pyramid during the Dahi-Handi festival, which is being celebrated across the country on Thursday.

Security beefed up in Mathura for Krishna Janmashtami celebrations

Heavy police force would be deployed at the two main shrines -- Lord Krishna's birth place and Dwarkadhish temple.

Upset over SC curb on Dahi Handi, mandal to return award

Last week, the SC said youth below 18 years of age cannot participate in the popular ritual, part of Janmashtami festival, in Maharashtra and the height of the human pyramid cannot exceed 20 feet, a limit fixed by the Bombay HC.

Divine coincidence! After 5000 years, this 'shubh muhurat' occurs again on Krishna Janmashtami this year—FIND OUT

Divine coincidence! After 5000 years, this 'shubh muhurat' occurs again on Krishna Janmashtami this year—FIND OUT

Shri Krishna Janmashtami is the day of celebration and immense happiness as the lord is welcomed home. It is also known as Krishnashtami, Saatam Aatham, Gokulashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Srikrishna Jayanti, and Sree Jayanti. It is the day when Shri Krishna was born, as the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu.

Celebrate Krishna Janmashtami with Manthan

This year, Janmashtami was a two-day celebration across the country. Manthan takes you all over the country to show you how Janmashtami was celebrated in different parts of India.

Pollution-free Yamuna, a government commitment: Uma Bharti

A "pollution-free Yamuna is a commitment of our government and we will do whatever is required to rejuvenate Ganges and Yamuna", union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti has said.

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Janmashtami a grand festival in Israeli town

Hundreds of devotees, mostly Jews, chanting "Hare Krishna, Hare Rama" descended here from across the country to celebrate Janmashtami, marking the birth of Lord Krishna.

Krishna Janmashtami celebrations: Throngs of people offer prayers at Iskcon Temple in Delhi

Krishna Janmashtami celebrations: Throngs of people offer prayers at Iskcon Temple in Delhi

Thousands thronged ISKCON temple here on Saturday to offer prayers on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami.