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Chhath Puja: Lakhs of people throng ghats in Bihar, offer prayers to Sun God

Chhath Puja: Lakhs of people throng ghats in Bihar, offer prayers to Sun God

Lakhs of devotees today offered prayers to the Sun on the ghats of the Ganga and other rivers and water bodies across Bihar on the occasion of Chhath.

Nov 06, 2016, 19:19 PM IST
Why flood-hit Varanasi doms getting few dead to cremate

Why flood-hit Varanasi doms getting few dead to cremate

The Ganga was in spate and the neighbourhoods on its banks in this soulful but chaotic city deluged. And the doms, who cremate the dead to earn their living, are also submerged in gloom -- and wish for intervention, or a little sympathy, from their local MP: Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Sep 05, 2016, 13:29 PM IST

Patna: Plying of private boats banned, ghats ready for Chhath

Plying of private boats on the Ganga
has been banned and Ghats along rivers and ponds across Bihar
spruced up for Chhath festival Friday.

Nov 11, 2010, 18:43 PM IST