With the nine-day-long festival of Navratri knocking on the door, we bring you the inside story on how the northern belt of the country believes in celebrating the festivity with ‘Jagrans’ and ‘Mata Ki Chowki’.
Eleven more people died in Uttar
Pradesh as the intense cold wave sweeping north India
maintained its firm grip over the region Thursday with Kargil town in Jammu and Kashmir freezing at minus 16.4 degrees Celsius.
Three persons have died due to
the cold in Uttar Pradesh as the winter firmed its grip on the
northern region with the mercury dropping by up to six degrees
in Punjab and Haryana and staying below zero in the upper
Heavy rains in northern India, including in the national capital, on Thursday affected normal life in the region as two persons were washed away in flood-hit West Bengal and showers uprooted a portion of railway track in Bihar.