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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Devotees take holy dip at Sangam on Mauni Amavasya

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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.

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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.

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 Purnima.

Celebrating Karthik Purnima

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Devotees take holy dip to celebrate Karthik Purnima

Thousands of devotees across the country thronged at the banks of the Sangam on Thursday morning to take holy dip on the occasion of Kartik Poornima.

JKLF chairman Yasin Malik, 12 supporters detained

JKLF chairman Yasin Malik and his 12 supporters were detained on Tuesday at Sangam on Jammu-Srinagar National highway when they was heading to earthquake-hit Doda region to distribute relief material, police sources said.

Rains, spate in Ganga send Kumbh officials into a tizzy

After incessant rains that turned the Kumbh mela site into a swamp, rising waters of the Ganga and Yaumna rivers here have added to the problems of the mela officials.

Senior IPS officer drives to Sangam in car despite HC order

Deputy Inspector General of Police of Lucknow Navneet Sikera, reached Sangam in his car despite High Court ruling that no vehicles be allowed to ply in the Kumbh Mela area on main bathing days.

Sangam (India) completes Rs 180 cr expansion project

As a part of expansion plan, the company has set up two lines of denim for 8 million each. The first line commenced production in November 2011 while the second was commissioned recently, a company release said here.

Devotees throng to take holy dip in `sangam`

Braving chilly weather, lakhs of devotees thronged the confluence of Ganga,
Yamuna and mythical river Saraswati here on `Mauni Amavasya`.

Thousands take Basant Panchami dip in Sangam

A sea of devotees converged on the Sangam, the confluence of the Ganga, the Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, to take a holy dip and offer prayers in this pilgrim town on the occasion of Basant Panchami on Tuesday.

Sea of pilgrims throng Sangam as Magh Mela begins

A sea of pilgrims and devotees thronged the Sangam here to take a holy dip on the first day of the annual Hindu festival of Magh Mela that started Thursday amid heavy security, officials said.