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From Kantara's Bhoota Kola to Chhau dance: 5 unique Indian cultural experiences

Check out some of the most extraordinary and incredibly unique cultural experiences that you will only find in India.

From Kantara's Bhoota Kola to Chhau dance: 5 unique Indian cultural experiences (Pinterest)
Published on Dec 16, 2022 01:51 PM IST

List of some major stampedes at temples, other religious congregations in India

The recent Mata Vaishno Devi stampede left 12 people dead, however, this isn't the first time such a stampede has occurred in India. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Devotees tweeted his condolences to the family of the devotees who died in the Vaishno Devi stampede, saying he was “extremely saddened” by the accident. 
Published on Jan 01, 2022 05:21 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

UP diverted 65.87 cr from SDRF to procure equipment for Kumbh, observes CAG

There were instances of execution of work at higher prices and non- adherence to the orders of government, says report

Rather than diverting funds for procurement of equipment for Kumbh mela, the state government should have made provision from its budget, observed the CAG (File Photo)
Updated on Aug 20, 2021 05:42 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, Lucknow

Kumbh fake testing: SIT sends teams to nab lab owners

Noida-based Max Corporate Services outsourced the testing to Delhi-based Lal Chandani Labs and Hisar-based Nalwa Labs, among others.

A health worker collects a nasal swab sample to test for Covid-19 during the Kumbh on April 12.(AFP)
Published on Aug 08, 2021 07:43 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, Haridwar

1 address used for 3,825 Covid tests at Kumbh: Officials

The address entered in the official records is ‘Nepali Farm, on Haridwar-Dehradun-Rishikesh highway’ and lies in Uttarakhand’s Dehradun district, just 11 kms away from Har-Ki-Pauri ghat, one of the principal sites of the Kumbh.

Investigators said the incident underlined the scale of fake testing at the event.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 26, 2021 04:39 AM IST
BySandeep Rawat, Hindustan Times, Haridwar
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