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Pink city gears up for Makar Sakranti

Last Updated: Sunday, January 13, 2013, 16:20

Despite a rise in prices of kites and glass-laced manjhas this season, the enthusiasm among locals in the Pink city remains high as they gear up to celebrate Makar Sakranti tomorrow.

President greets nation on Lohri, Makar Sakranti

Last Updated: Saturday, January 12, 2013, 19:04

Lohri and Makar Sakranti fall on January 13 and Pongal, on January 14.

Devotees take a holy dip in Arunachal kund

Last Updated: Monday, January 16, 2012, 12:35

Nearly 75,000 devotees,icluding sadhus,took a holy dip in Parshuram Kund in Lohit district of Arunachal Pradesh on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.

250 kite flying accidents mark Makar Sakranti in Rajasthan

Last Updated: Saturday, January 15, 2011, 16:55

Over 250 people, including several children, were injured in separate kite-flying related incidents in the city on the occasion of Makar Sakranti, according to hospital officials.