Nashik Kumbh, Mumbai, Pune on alert after Gurdaspur terror attack

Security has been enhanced across the length and breadth of the country in the wake of the terror attack in Punjab's Gurdaspur, which has so far claimed the lives of six people, including a terrorist.

Thousands take holy dip in Godavari

Tens of thousands thronged the banks of the Godavari in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh to take a holy dip on Saturday, the last day of Godavari maha pushkaralu, a de facto Kumbh mela.

Kumbh Mela: 20 trains to get additional halt at Nashik Road

 In view of the ongoing Kumbh Mela being celebrated at Nashik and Trimbakeshwar, the Central Railways has decided to give additional halt to 20 trains at Nashik Road station.

Kumbh Mela: Railways to run unreserved trains between Nasik Road to Bhusaval, Itarsi

To clear extra rush of passengers for the ongoing Kumbh Mela being celebrated at Nashik, the Central Railway (CR) has decided to run daily unreserved special trains with 18 general second class coaches, between Nasik Road to Bhusaval and Itarsi.

Women seers to perform separate flag hoisting at Nashik Kumbh

Aggrieved at being ignored by the Akhada Parishad during the ongoing Kumbh mela here, Sadhvi Trikal Bhavanta, the Mahant of all-women Pari akhada, has decided to perform a separate flag-hoisting on August 18.

'Akhand Jyot' at Kumbh: 3,617-km long wick to keep India united

 'Maha Kumbh Akhand Jyot', a one-of-its-kind lamp having the longest wick of 3,617-km, the same as the distance from Kashmir to Kanykumari, was illuminated on the opening day of the Simhastha Kumbh here and will continue to burn for all the 108 days.

Kumbh Mela: No VIP movement in Nashik on 'royal bath' days

There will be "no VIP or VVIP movement" in Nashik during the days of 'royal bath' at the ongoing Kumbh Mela to ensure that seers and devotees do not face any inconvenience, Maharashtra Government on Friday said.

'Controversial remarks by religious leaders negate Modi's good work'

National president of Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad on Thursday slammed the controversial 'Ghar Wapsi' campaign besides hitting out at religious leaders who make derogatory comments that divert focus from the government's development agenda.

Railways readies additional arrangements for Kumbh Mela

New platforms, foot over-bridges, drinking water facilities, special trains, medical as well as catering facilities have been set up by the railways to serve the millions of pilgrims descending on the Nasik-Trimbakeshwar Simhastha Kumbh Mela 2015.

Kumbh mela: Seers unhappy with improper water, power supply

Seers attending the Simhastha Kumbh mela, the largest congregation of any faith in the world held after every 12 years, have complained of inconsistent power and water supply and lack of cleanliness at the venue.

Railway makes special arrangements for Nashik Kumbh Mela

Railway has made special arrangements for pilgrims heading to Nashik for the Kumbh Mela and has upgraded and extended facilities at the local train station for smooth journey of devotees.

Nashik Kumbh: A temple that opens once in 12 years

The Shree Ganga Godavari Temple at Ramkund on Tuesday threw open its doors after 12 years to coincide with the Simhastha Kumbh Mela 2015 which has begun in the twin pilgrim centres of Nashik and Trimbakeshwar in Maharashtra.

PM Modi extends wishes to pilgrims at commencement of Kumbh Mela

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended his wishes to all pilgrims on the start of the Kumbh Mela in Nashik.

Kumbh pilgrims expected to visit Shirdi, admin gears up

With nearly 30 percent pilgrims of the Kumbh Mela in Nashik expected to visit Shirdi shrine, the Ahmednagar district administration has geared up to provide basic facilities to them.

Nashik: Maha Kumbh to kick start from Tuesday

Maha Kumb in Nashik to begin from Tuesday, July 14, where it will continue for more than a month.

Kumbh Mela: Railways to run 12 superfast special trains

 Railways have decided to run 12 superfast special trains between Nasik Road and Howrah on account of Kumbh Mela to be celebrated in Nasik.

Temporary housing facility developed for Kumbh in Nashik

The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has here developed a residential area for members of various akhadas, khalsas - religious groups - ahead of the Kumbh Mela which commences this month.

Pune-Nashik seaplane service launched ahead of Kumbh Mela

With the Simhasta Kumbh Mela round the corner, the temple town of Nashik was on Monday connected to Pune by a seaplane service, an official said.

Kumbh Mela: Community radios installed in buses for devotees

In view of the heavy rush of pilgrims expected during the upcoming Kumbh Mela here, the Nashik district administration has arranged for 'community radios' in 3,000 MSRTC buses.

Bombay HC asks Maha govt about plans to tackle river pollution during Kumbh

Expressing serious concern over pollution in Godavari river in view of the forthcoming Kumbh Mela in Nashik, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the Maharashtra government to inform it within a week what contingency plans it had formulated to clean the river water.