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Bollywood wishes fans on Mahashivratri

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 20:56

On the auspicious day of Mahashivratri, Bollywood went on Twitter to wish their fans. Here is what they said...

Over 200 `deities` congregate in Himachal town

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 13:48

The week-long Mahashivratri festivities, unique to this Himachal Pradesh town, began Monday, the day when celebrations ended in other northern states.

Kedarnath portals to reopen on May 14

Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 18:32

The sacred portals of the famous Kedarnath temple in Garhwal Himalayas will reopen on May 14 after its six month annual closure during winters.

Junagadh stampede toll rises to 7

Last Updated: Monday, February 20, 2012, 17:26

Toll in the stampede at Mahashivratri fair at Bhavnath temple in Junagadh district today rose to seven senior police officials said.

Mahashivratri celebrated in ancient Pak temple

Last Updated: Monday, February 20, 2012, 16:14

After a six-year gap, a group of pilgrims from India celebrated Monday Mahashivratri in a Hindu temple said to have been built more than 900 years ago.

High-level probe ordered into Junagadh stampede

Last Updated: Monday, February 20, 2012, 12:26

The Gujarat government has ordered a high-level inquiry into the stampede at the Bhavnath Temple`s annual Mahashivratri fair in Junagadh, which left six pilgrims dead and over 40 injured.

Over 200 deities to join Himachal`s Mahashivratri!

Last Updated: Monday, February 20, 2012, 10:50

The festival of Mahashivratri Monday is marked in a unique way in this town, popularly known as Chhoti Kashi, as it sees a congregation of over 200 deities from hundreds of village temples.

Gujarat: 31-ft Shiva Lingam unveiled in Valsad

Last Updated: Monday, February 20, 2012, 00:29

A 31-feet `Shiva lingam` was on Sunday unveiled at Kharvel village in Valsad district on the eve of Mahashivratri festival.

Gujarat: Six killed in Bhavnath temple stampede

Last Updated: Sunday, February 19, 2012, 23:31

The stampede took place at Bhavnath temple`s annual Mahashivratri fair in the foothills of Mount Girnar in Gujarat`s Junagadh district.

Mahashivratri celebrated with fasting and prayers

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 02, 2011, 20:48

Millions of Hindu devotees across the country and the world celebrated Mahashivratri with ritual bathing, fasting and prayers.

Lucknow celebrates Mahashivratri with fervour

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 02, 2011, 15:35

Amidst ecstatic shouts of "Bam Bam Bhole" and vedic chanting, the Uttar Pradesh capital Wednesday celebrated Mahashivratri, marking the marriage of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, with fervour and prayers.

Fasting, prayers mark Mahashivratri in the city

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 02, 2011, 15:28

It was an early start to the day Wednesday for Shiva devotees in the capital, who celebrated Mahashivratri with ritual bathing and prayers.