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Dak Bams in Prayagraj on way to Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi. The month-long pilgrimage ends on August 15.(HT Photo)

Dak Bams, the express-kanwarias with 24 hours in hand!

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By K Sandeep Kumar
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2019 03:41 PM IST
In their white attire, Dak Bams stand out in stark contrast to the saffron-clothed regular Kanwarias, and are, in fact, different from ordinary kawariyas, say priests.
Neeraj Tamboliya cremates an unclaimed body in Jaipur.
Neeraj Tamboliya cremates an unclaimed body in Jaipur.

Hospital worker ensures ‘respectable last rites’ to unclaimed bodies

jaipur | By Nikita Bishnoi
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2019 05:39 PM IST
The cremation staffers at several crematoriums lag basic facilities such as water.
Deoghar DC Rahul Kumar Sinha launching Shrawani Mela App on Saturday, July 14,2019.(HT Photo)
Deoghar DC Rahul Kumar Sinha launching Shrawani Mela App on Saturday, July 14,2019.(HT Photo)

Jharkhand government launches mobile app for Shravani mela-related details

Hindustan Timers, Ranchi | By Subhash Mishra
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2019 02:05 PM IST
Around 40 lakh devotees from different states as well as from foreign countries visit Deoghar for Shravani Mela. They collect Gangajal at Sultanganj and offer it to Baba Baidyanath Dham Jyotirlingam Deoghar after covering a distance of 105 kilometres on foot
The Trinamool Congress on Saturday cleaned the rally ground with cow dung and Gangajal (water from the Ganges, the most scared river for Hindus) to “purify” the ground in “traditional Hindu” style.(Samir Jana/HT FILE PHOTO)
The Trinamool Congress on Saturday cleaned the rally ground with cow dung and Gangajal (water from the Ganges, the most scared river for Hindus) to “purify” the ground in “traditional Hindu” style.(Samir Jana/HT FILE PHOTO)

With cowdung and Gangajal, Trinamool ‘purifies’ BJP rally ground in Cooch Behar

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Tanmay Chatterjee
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2018 11:01 PM IST
The Trinamool Congress on Saturday cleaned the rally ground with cow dung and Gangajal (water from the Ganges, the most scared river for Hindus) to “purify” the ground in “traditional Hindu” style.
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