Curfew continues in 7 villages in Nashik; 117 arrested

Curfew continued to remain in force in seven villages of Igatpuri and Trimbakeshwar tehsils in the wake of group clashes and incidents of stone pelting following alleged rape attempt of a minor girl by a teenager here, even as police have so far arrested 117 people in connection with rioting, stone-pelting, and arson.

Oct 14, 2016, 23:43 PM IST

Now, men too can't enter core area in Trimbakeshwar

The decision, which takes effect from tomorrow, comes in the wake of the Bombay High Court verdict giving women equal right to men with regard to entry into temples.

Apr 03, 2016, 20:27 PM IST
12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva: Take a look

12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva: Take a look

Worship of shivalinga is considered the prime worship for the devotees of Lord Shiva.

Dec 21, 2015, 15:18 PM IST
Watch: Policeman jumps off 20-feet bridge to save a man at Kumbh

Watch: Policeman jumps off 20-feet bridge to save a man at Kumbh

In an excellent display of valour, a policeman jumped off a 20-feet high bridge to save a man during the ongoing Simhastha Kumbh Mela in Nashik-Trimbakeshwar.

Sep 16, 2015, 10:14 AM IST

Second 'shahi snan' at Kumbh Mela passes off peacefully

Braving sporadic heavy rain, lakhs of pilgrims took a holy dip during the second `shahi snan` (royal bath) at the ongoing Simhastha Kumbh Mela in Nashik-Trimbakeshwar here since Sunday morning, officials said.

Sep 13, 2015, 14:05 PM IST
Nashik Kumbh: Poor turnout at first Shahi Snan

Nashik Kumbh: Poor turnout at first Shahi Snan

The inaugural 'Shahi Snan' (royal bath) at the ongoing Simhastha Kumbh Mela proved to be a damp squib due to poor turnout, organisers said here on Saturday.

Aug 29, 2015, 07:07 AM IST

Vaishnav akhadas hold flag hoisting at Nashik Kumbh mela

Ahead of the first 'Shahi Snan' (royal bath) scheduled for August 29, a conventional flag hoisting ceremony of three Vaishnavite akhadas was held on Wednesday at 'Sadhu Gram' in Nashik, which is hosting the Kumbh Mela along with Trimbakeshwar.

Aug 19, 2015, 16:34 PM IST

Nashik Kumbh Mela: Sadhu dies following heart attack

 A 75-year-old sadhu, who was residing at the 'Sadhu Gram' here for the Kumbh Mela, died after he suffered a heart attack, police said today.

Aug 12, 2015, 17:14 PM IST

Fadnavis reviews preparations for Kumbh Mela

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday reviewed preparations for the upcoming 'Kumbh Mela' here.

Jun 27, 2015, 19:52 PM IST

6 MNS Councillors in Trimbakeshwar town join BJP

 Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) received a jolt when six Councillors of the party from Trimbakeshwar near here, one of them President of the civic body, joined the BJP.

Jun 20, 2015, 23:57 PM IST

Spell out steps to make Godavari clean: HC to Maharashtra

The Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra government to declare within a week what steps it would take to make the Godavari river in Nashik, where Kumbh Mela starts next month, pollution-free and its water fit for drinking.

Jun 13, 2015, 21:52 PM IST

550 CCTVs to be installed for Kumbh Mela in Maharashtra ​

As many as 550 CCTV cameras will be installed for security purpose in Trimbakeshwar and Nashik city for the forthcoming Kumbh mela, where over eight crore devotees are likely to arrive, a Maharashtra Home department official said.

May 15, 2015, 15:08 PM IST

Eight crore devotees likely to attend Kumbh Mela

Maharashtra minister for tribal welfare Vishnu Sawra said here more than eight crore devotees are likely to visit upcoming Kumbh Mela at Trimbakeshwar in Maharashtra's Nashik district.

May 05, 2015, 13:43 PM IST

10 million to gather for 2015 Nashik Kumbh Mela

The Maharashtra government is gearing up to receive over 10 million pilgrims for the 2015 Kumbh Mela, scheduled after 12 years in the small temple towns of Nashik-Trimbakeshwar, around 175 km north of Mumbai.

Oct 18, 2013, 14:06 PM IST

MNS wins Trimbakeshwar Council polls

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has made its entry into Trimbakeshwar Municipal Council by capturing six seats and emerging as the single largest party after the elections held there on November 4.

Nov 06, 2012, 13:06 PM IST

Lakhs take holy-dip in river Godavari

Lakhs of people took a holy-dip in river Godavari here and the pilgrimage town of Trimbakeshwar on the occasion of `maha

Feb 20, 2012, 19:50 PM IST