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Over 90 lakh take holy dip in Sangam on 'Makar Sankranti'

Over 90 lakh take holy dip in Sangam on 'Makar Sankranti'

It was estimated that by sunset over 1 crore people would have taken a dip in the Sangam at Allahabad.

Jan 15, 2018, 18:18 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind offers prayers at Sangam in Allahabad

President Ram Nath Kovind offers prayers at Sangam in Allahabad

President Ram Nath Kovind spent some time at the Hanuman temple which has the only statue of the monkey god lying on the floor.

Dec 16, 2017, 11:38 AM IST

Flat tyre forced Amarnath Yatra bus to stop: Police officials

The bus with 60 pilgrims had started its journey from Srinagar around 5 PM and was expected to cover a distance of 100 kilometres to reach their destination, Srinagar, before 7 PM, they said.

Jul 11, 2017, 19:23 PM IST
Civilian killed by stray bullet near encounter site in J&K's Anantnag, security forces flush out militants

Civilian killed by stray bullet near encounter site in J&K's Anantnag, security forces flush out militants

A 24-year-old civilian was on Thursday killed by a stray bullet near the site of an encounter between militants and security forces which has been going on since early morning in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Dec 08, 2016, 21:55 PM IST

Mob protesting Burhan Wani's killing beats up cop's wife, daughter in Kashmir

The wife and daughter of a police officer were on Tuesday beaten up by a mob protesting the killing of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani in Awantipora area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Jul 12, 2016, 19:44 PM IST
Mauni Amavasya: Over 50 lakh take holy dip at Sangam in Allahabad

Mauni Amavasya: Over 50 lakh take holy dip at Sangam in Allahabad

Over 50 lakh people took the holy dip at Sangam , the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati, at Sangam in Allahabad on the occasion of Mauni Amavasya on Monday.

Feb 08, 2016, 15:12 PM IST
Makar Sankrati: Thousands brave winter for holy dip

Makar Sankrati: Thousands brave winter for holy dip

On the occasion of Makar Sankranti , devotees were seeing braving the biting cold to take the holy dip that also marked the beginning of the annual month-long religious congregation `Magh Mela`.

Jan 15, 2016, 08:56 AM IST

Braving cold weather thousands take holy dip in Sangam on Makar Sankranti

Thousands of people on Thursday bathed at the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti.

Jan 14, 2016, 20:25 PM IST

Water quality at Sangam gets affected during Kumbh: Govt

Water quality of Ganga and Yamuna rivers gets affected at Sangam in Allahabad due to mass bathing during Kumbh and other religious activities, apart from discharge of sewage, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Aug 07, 2015, 00:56 AM IST

Flood alert in J&K as Jhelum water level crosses danger mark

An initial flood alert has reportedly been sounded in Jammu and Kashmir following the increase in water level in the Jhelum river at two places in south and central Kashmir

Jul 13, 2015, 09:30 AM IST

Water level of river Jhelum receding: J&K govt

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday said that the water level in river Jhelum has been constantly receding since it touched the flood level at Sangam and Ram Munshi Bagh areas.

Apr 01, 2015, 17:03 PM IST

Weather relents in Valley, Jhelum flowing below flood level

The flood threat in Kashmir Valley reduced on Tuesday in view of the weather holding up over the past 24 hours resulting in substantial decrease in water level of River Jhelum, which is now flowing below the flood level.

Mar 31, 2015, 11:43 AM IST

Devotees take holy dip at Sangam on Mauni Amavasya

Thousands of devotees on Tuesday morning took a holy dip at the Sangam, the convergence of three rivers - Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati in Uttar Pradesh, on the occasion of Mauni Amavasya.

Jan 20, 2015, 11:12 AM IST

Devotees take holy dip at Sangam on Mauni Amavasya

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Jan 20, 2015, 11:00 AM IST

Thousands converge at Allahabad sangam on 'Makar Sankranti'

 Thousands of devotees today converged at the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and mythical river Saraswati here for a holy dip on the auspicious occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' - the Hindu festival which marks the Sun god's transition into the Capricorn zodiac sign.

Jan 14, 2015, 22:15 PM IST

Observe Kalpwas to become immortal

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Jan 06, 2015, 10:16 AM IST

Thousands take holy dip in Sangam as Maagh Mela begins

Braving the winter chill, thousands of Hindu devotees Monday took the holy dip at the Sangam (the confluence of the three rivers, Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati) on the first day of the 44-day long Maagh Mela.

Jan 05, 2015, 10:09 AM IST

Magh Mela with Paush Poornima 'holy dip' begins today

Magh Mela is set to begin today with approximately 25 lakh pilgrims are expected to take a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of Yamuna, Ganga and mythological Saraswati, on the occasion of Paush P

Jan 05, 2015, 09:10 AM IST