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12 pilgrims killed in Bihar's Aurangabad district

At least 12 pilgrims, five of them women, were killed and 22 others injured when a speeding container ran over them on the New Delhi-Kolkata NH 2 in Bihar's Aurangabad district early Friday.

Five kanwarias killed in UP accident

Five kanwarias were killed and over 36 injured Monday when an oil tanker rammed into a tractor trolley carrying them in Uttar Pradesh`s Lakhimpur district, police said.

Three `kanwarias` die in accident in Lucknow

Three `kanwarias` or Shiva devotees were killed Tuesday when a truck in which they were travelling overturned in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

Dead Haryana pilgrims` kin seek remaining compensation

Family members of 20 `kanwarias` from Gurgaon are annoyed with Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda for allegedly not keeping his word on paying Rs.2 lakh each from his funds for the pilgrims` deaths in a road accident in 2010.

1.7 crore kanwarias visit Haridwar

A record 40 lakh kanwarias - devotees of Lord Shiva visited the holy city of Haridwar as part of the ongoing Kanwar Mela.

Kanwar mela begins in Uttarakhand

Kanwarias, the devotees of Lord Shiva, have started descending on holy towns of Haridwar and Rishikesh for the annual Kanwar mela.

Kanwarias clash with police in UP

Hundreds of Kanwarias, the orange-robed devotees of Lord Shiva, on Saturday went berserk after a car mowed down one man and injured four fellow pilgrims here, police said.

Delhi-Haridwar NH to be closed due to kanwarias

The Delhi-Haridwar National Highway will be closed for traffic for 10 days
beginning Tuesday to facilitate smooth movement of `kanwarias`.

Six kanwarias killed in Uttar Pradesh accident

At least six kanwarias were killed and 25 injured when a speeding bus hit their tractor-trolley in Uttar Pradesh`s Bijnor district early Friday.