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Telangana debate to resume Friday; AP session may extend

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 18:26

Debate on the draft Telangana Bill will resume in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Thursday when the House reassembles after a week-long Sankranti festival break.

Narendra Modi praises Salman Khan, says he is good at flying kites

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 23:25

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi celebrated the kite festival together.

Makar Sankranti celebrations: Sky lanterns dot the sky

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 16:02

Sky balloon lanterns were the special attraction on Makar Sankranti with colourful kites dotting the skyline of Jaipur.

Prayers, holy dips mark Makar Sankranti in Odisha

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 14:10

People took a holy dip in ponds, tanks and rivers and visited temples across Odisha as they celebrated the harvest festival of Makar Sankranti with religious fervour and enthusiasm.

Bollywood hopes for a good year with Makar Sankranti, Eid, Pongal

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 13:43

Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Madhur Bhandarkar and Vivek Oberoi conveyed their best wishes to their fans.

Thousands take holy dip in Sangam on Makar Sankranti

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 13:07

Braving chilly weather, thousands of people visited the confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati here on Tuesday for a holy dip on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.

UP shivers as Lucknow records season`s coldest day

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 12:51

Uttar Pradesh continued to shiver in the intense cold, as the minimum temperature dropped to 5.6 degrees Celsius on Monday - the coldest day this winter.

Thousands take dip in Himachal Pradesh to mark Makar Sankranti

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 11:44

Thousands of devotees across Himachal Pradesh took a dip in rivers early Tuesday to mark Makar Sankranti, considered a holy day.

Makar Sankranti Special: Til Poli

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 10:32

Happy Makar Sankaranti!

Recipe: Til Burfi

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 10:42

Enjoy the Sankranti with this yummy treat!

President greets nation on Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal

Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 18:21

President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday greeted the nation ahead of the festivals of Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal.

AP CM greets people on eve of Makar Sankranti festival

Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 18:16

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Sunday wished prosperity and happiness to people of the state and Telugus living elsewhere on the eve of Makar Sankranti festival.