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Prabhas shares new posters, Radhe Shyam to release in January 2022. See here

Prabhas and Pooja Hegde's romantic drama Radhe Shyam will release in theatres on January 14, 2022 on the occasion of Makar Sankranti and Pongal. See new posters.
Radhe Shyam has been shot simultaneously in Telugu and Hindi.
Radhe Shyam has been shot simultaneously in Telugu and Hindi.
Published on Jul 30, 2021 11:54 AM IST
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Prabhas gifts watches to the unit of Radhe Shyam on Makar Sankranti

Prabhas gifted watches to the unit members of his upcoming film Radhe Shyam on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.
Prabhas on the sets of Radhe Shyam.
Prabhas on the sets of Radhe Shyam.
Published on Jan 18, 2021 11:15 AM IST
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By Haricharan Pudipeddi

Ankita Lokhande remembers Sushant Singh Rajput's Manjha while flying kites

Ankita Lokhande has shared a Makar Sakranti video, which has Sushant Singh Rajput's song Manjha from Kai Po Che playing in the background.
Ankita Lokhande flew kites on Makar Sankranti.
Ankita Lokhande flew kites on Makar Sankranti.
Updated on Jan 15, 2021 02:19 PM IST
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Boy run over by train while catching kite, youth’s throat slit by sharp string

  • Nearly 140 persons, including 100 in Jaipur alone, are reported to have been injured in kite-flying incidents in the state on the occasion of Makar Sankranti
Several accidents take place during kite flying in the country. (Reuteurs/Representational photo)
Several accidents take place during kite flying in the country. (Reuteurs/Representational photo)
Published on Jan 15, 2021 11:43 AM IST
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By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Kota

Magh Mela begins as lakhs of devotees take holy dip, faith trumps Covid fear

  • Hundreds of pilgrims sang devotional songs to traditional music played on harmonium, cymbals, ‘chimtas’ etc in the camps after midnight while waiting for the holy bath in the morning
Lakhs of devotees braved the winter chill to take a dip at Sangam on Makar Sankranti(HT Photo/Anil Kumar Maurya)
Lakhs of devotees braved the winter chill to take a dip at Sangam on Makar Sankranti(HT Photo/Anil Kumar Maurya)
Updated on Jan 15, 2021 01:41 PM IST
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Yogi Adityanath in Gorakhpur for mahotsav, Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti is the main festival organised on the Gorakhnath temple premises.
CM Yogi Adityanath is on a three-day visit to the city and will also be participating in the closing programme of Gorakhpur Mahotsav.(HT Photo)
CM Yogi Adityanath is on a three-day visit to the city and will also be participating in the closing programme of Gorakhpur Mahotsav.(HT Photo)
Published on Jan 13, 2021 10:33 AM IST
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Makar Sankranti 2021: Here's why kite flying is a major part of the festival

Happy Makar Sankranti 2021: Kite flying is also a major part of Makar Sankranti, although the states of Gujarat and Rajasthan indulge in this with a lot more enthusiasm.
People buy kites at a shop on the eve of the Lohri festival in Amritsar, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021.(PTI )
People buy kites at a shop on the eve of the Lohri festival in Amritsar, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021.(PTI )
Updated on Jan 12, 2021 08:39 PM IST
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Magh Bihu 2021: Date, significance, celebrations of Assam's harvest festival

  • Magh Bihu 2021: Like Lohri and Makar Sankranti, Assam’s Magh Bihu or Bhogali Bihu also marks the end of cold and harsh winter months and here’s all you need to know about the date, significance and celebration of the harvest festival in agriculture-based India
Magh Bihu 2021: Date, significance and celebrations of the harvest festival in Assam, India(Twitter/mi_hilly)
Magh Bihu 2021: Date, significance and celebrations of the harvest festival in Assam, India(Twitter/mi_hilly)
Published on Jan 12, 2021 06:12 PM IST
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Happy Makar Sankranti: 5 lip-smacking recipes to relish on Makar Sankranti 2021

Happy Makar Sankranti 2021: As the winter season peaks the craving for delicious seasonal foods, one can try out these lip-smacking dishes on the festival of Makar Sankranti.
Laddus and sweets(Instagram/ Supriya's Kitchen)
Laddus and sweets(Instagram/ Supriya's Kitchen)
Updated on Jan 12, 2021 02:33 PM IST
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Happy Makar Sankranti: History, significance and date of the festival

Makar Sankranti 2021: The harvest festival is both a religious as well as seasonal observance, and is dedicated to Lord Surya, the Sun God.
Prayagraj: Children pose with kites at a shop in a market, ahead of the Makar Sankranti and Lohri festivals, in Prayagraj, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021.(PTI)
Prayagraj: Children pose with kites at a shop in a market, ahead of the Makar Sankranti and Lohri festivals, in Prayagraj, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 12, 2021 02:34 PM IST
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Happy Makar Sankranti 2021: Wishes to share with your loved ones this Uttarayan

Makar Sankranti is dedicated to the sun god Surya and marks the first day of the sun’s transit into Makara (Capricorn) raashi (zodiac), it also marks the sun's northward journey and is called Uttarayan for this reason.
Happy Makar Sankranti(Hindustan Times)
Happy Makar Sankranti(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jan 12, 2021 01:16 PM IST
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Amid Covid-19, Mahakumbh 2021 to be of shorter format of 48 days

A section of priests, traders, hoteliers, tour operators and vendor associations are unhappy as an abridged Mahakumbh will have a direct impact on their livelihood.
Beautification work going on for next year’s Mahakumbh in Haridwar.(HT PHOTO.)
Beautification work going on for next year’s Mahakumbh in Haridwar.(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Dec 29, 2020 12:26 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By Sandeep Rawat

Rana Daggubati’s multilingual film Haathi Mere Saathi confirmed as Makar Sankranti 2021 release

Rana Daggubati’s much-awaited multilingual Haathi Mere Saathi will release in January next year. Rana plays a character inspired from environmental activist Jadav Payeng.
Rana Daggubati plays a mahout in Haathi Mere Saathi.
Rana Daggubati plays a mahout in Haathi Mere Saathi.
Updated on Oct 21, 2020 03:25 PM IST
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Bengal gears to host Ganga-Sagar Mela amid Covid-19 pandemic

Every year on Makar Sankranti, lakhs of Hindus flock the Sagar Island in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district to take the holy dip and offer prayers at the Kapil Muni temple.
In addition to the existing Covid hospitals, planning is underway for setting up a designated facility in Kakdwip or Sagar Island, the official said.(PTI)
In addition to the existing Covid hospitals, planning is underway for setting up a designated facility in Kakdwip or Sagar Island, the official said.(PTI)
Published on Oct 17, 2020 01:13 PM IST
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Basant Panchami 2020: Traditional dishes associated with the festival

Basant Panchami 2020: Following Makar Sankranti and Pongal, Basant Panchami is now around the corner. It will be celebrated on January 29 this year.
Basant Panchami 2020: Rice and pulses, along with gram and a generous dose of ghee makes up for the appetizing khichri.(Wikimedia Commons)
Basant Panchami 2020: Rice and pulses, along with gram and a generous dose of ghee makes up for the appetizing khichri.(Wikimedia Commons)
Updated on Jan 29, 2020 10:16 AM IST
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Pragya Thakur calls flying kites with pro-CAA slogans ‘slap on face of anti-nationals’

The MP flew kite with slogans emblazoned to support Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), scrapping of Article 370, Ram Temple on it high
Pragya Thakur, MP from Bhopal(Twitter/@Satanyahu)
Pragya Thakur, MP from Bhopal(Twitter/@Satanyahu)
Published on Jan 16, 2020 07:49 AM IST
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Makar Sankranti 2020: Mira Rajput shares pic of daughter Misha flying kite, relaxed selfie too

Shahid Kapoor’s wife Mira Rajput took to Instagram to share pictures of her family time on Makar Sankranti, showing daughter Misha flying a kite.
Mira Rajput shared pictures from their Makar Sankranti celebrations.
Mira Rajput shared pictures from their Makar Sankranti celebrations.
Updated on Jan 15, 2020 10:50 AM IST
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Tanhaji vs Chhapaak box office day 5: Ajay Devgn film heads towards Rs 100 cr club, Deepika Padukone’s movie collects Rs 23.92 cr

Tanhaji vs Chhapaak box office day 5: Ajay Devgn’s film collected around Rs 15.28 crore on Tuesday, showing a further rise. Chhapaak continues to struggle with day 5 collection of around Rs 2.55 crore.
Tanhaji vs Chhapaak box office: Ajay Devgn’s film will soon enter the Rs 100 crore club, Deepika Padukone starrer stands at around Rs 23.92 crore.
Tanhaji vs Chhapaak box office: Ajay Devgn’s film will soon enter the Rs 100 crore club, Deepika Padukone starrer stands at around Rs 23.92 crore.
Updated on Aug 25, 2020 09:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

News updates from Hindustan Times| India will invite Pak PM Imran Khan for SCO meet, say officials and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at this hour. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
India will invite Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to the annual meeting of the council of heads of government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) it will host this year.(AP Photo)
India will invite Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to the annual meeting of the council of heads of government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) it will host this year.(AP Photo)
Updated on Jan 15, 2020 08:49 AM IST
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Pro and anti CAA kites dot Gujarat skies on Makar Sankranti

The skies in the Western state virtually turned into a battleground with kite-flyers competing to knock out each other’s kites bearing messages like ‘We Support CAA’ and ‘I Am Against CAA’.
Kites with messages printed on them were distributed in thousands in the state, where kite-flying is the main takeaway of the Makar Sankranti celebrations. Image used for representational purpose.(Raj K Raj/HT file photo)
Kites with messages printed on them were distributed in thousands in the state, where kite-flying is the main takeaway of the Makar Sankranti celebrations. Image used for representational purpose.(Raj K Raj/HT file photo)
Updated on Jan 14, 2020 06:16 PM IST
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Happy Pongal 2020: Indian traditions, customs, gifts and more

Pongal 2020: Pongal or Thai Pongal is widely celebrated in the southern India, mostly by the Tamils. It spans across four days. This year, it will be celebrated from January 14 to January 17.
Pongal 2020: For an agriculture-based country like India, the end of barren winters calls for a celebration.(PTI)
Pongal 2020: For an agriculture-based country like India, the end of barren winters calls for a celebration.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 16, 2020 09:22 AM IST
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Makar Sankranti 2020: Here’s how Indians celebrate the festival

Happy Makar Sankranti 2020: Praying to the sun and the use of black sesame (til) and jaggery are integral parts of Makar Sankranti.
Hyderabad: Decorative kites at an international kite festival on the occasion of Makar Sankranti festival, in Hyderabad, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020.(PTI)
Hyderabad: Decorative kites at an international kite festival on the occasion of Makar Sankranti festival, in Hyderabad, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 15, 2020 09:23 AM IST
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Happy Lohri 2020: Here are songs that perfectly capture the spirit of the festival

Lohri 2020: Lohri falls on January 13 every year and marks the auspicious period of Uttarayan. It is celebrated the night before Makar Sankranti.
Jammu: Students in traditional attire dance around a bonfire as they celebrate Lohri festival in Jammu, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.(PTI)
Jammu: Students in traditional attire dance around a bonfire as they celebrate Lohri festival in Jammu, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 13, 2020 09:35 AM IST
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Happy Pongal 2020: Here are a few traditional recipes to cook during the festival

Pongal 2020: Traditionally, the festival is named after Pongal, the traditional dish prepared from the new harvest of rice boiled in milk with jaggery.
The festival is marked by preparing the Pongal sweet dish. It is first offered to the gods and then shared among family members. In some communities, it is also offered to a cow.(itcgrandgoa/Instagram)
The festival is marked by preparing the Pongal sweet dish. It is first offered to the gods and then shared among family members. In some communities, it is also offered to a cow.(itcgrandgoa/Instagram)
Updated on Jan 16, 2020 09:25 AM IST
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Makar Sankranti 2020: Wishes, Messages, Quotes, Images for Facebook and Whatsapp status

Happy Makar Sankranti 2020: Makar Sankranti is a festival which marks the end of the month with the winter solstice and the start of longer days. On this occasion, here are a few wishes for your loved ones this year.
Navi Mumbai, India - Jan. 10, 2020: Variety of kites in the market for Makar Sankranti at Seawoods Market in Navi Mumbai, India, on Friday, January 10, 2020.(Bachchan Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Navi Mumbai, India - Jan. 10, 2020: Variety of kites in the market for Makar Sankranti at Seawoods Market in Navi Mumbai, India, on Friday, January 10, 2020.(Bachchan Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jan 15, 2020 09:19 AM IST
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Kumbh Mela ends, 1.10 crore take dip

Officials said with this, 24.05 crore devotees, the highest number ever in the mela, have bathed during the mega religious gathering that began on January 15 on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.
The 49-day Kumbh Mela concluded on Monday with 1.10 crore pilgrims taking a dip in the Sangam on the sixth and last bathing day of Maha Shivratri.(PTI)
The 49-day Kumbh Mela concluded on Monday with 1.10 crore pilgrims taking a dip in the Sangam on the sixth and last bathing day of Maha Shivratri.(PTI)
Published on Mar 05, 2019 03:12 AM IST
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Market watch: Peas cheaper, but chillies costlier in Pune

160 trucks of vegetables arrived in APMC on Sunday, which included 7,000 crates of tomatoes and 100 bags of groundnuts. Also, seven trucks of green chillies and peas arrived from neighbouring districts
Due to low demand, prices of most vegetables saw a declining trend.(HT/PHOTO)
Due to low demand, prices of most vegetables saw a declining trend.(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 28, 2019 02:49 PM IST
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Pimpri-Chinchwad police arrest man involved in 10 cases of chain-snatching

The police have recovered gold weighing 240 grams estimate to be worth Rs 7,38,000 from Chobhe
Pune police make arrests in chain snatching cases in the city.(HT/PHOTO)
Pune police make arrests in chain snatching cases in the city.(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 20, 2019 04:29 PM IST
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Hardik Pandya hasn’t stepped out of the house since return from Australia - Father

Hardik Pandya, who shared the couch with KL Rahul on the latest episode of ’Koffee With Karan’, faced backlash for what netizens termed ‘sexist’ and ‘disrespectful’ remarks on women.
Hardik Pandya during practice session at IS Bindra Cricket Stadium in Mohali .(HT Photo)
Hardik Pandya during practice session at IS Bindra Cricket Stadium in Mohali .(HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 16, 2019 02:11 PM IST
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SP-BSP alliance will promote anarchy, corruption, says UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Pointing towards the political scenario of the early 90s when the Mulayam Singh Yadav had formed the government in the state with the support of the BSP but the alliance could not last
Chief minster Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said that the alliance between the BSP and the SP – two arch rivals – will only promote anarchy and corruption and it will never be accepted by the people of Uttar Pradesh.(ANI)
Chief minster Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said that the alliance between the BSP and the SP – two arch rivals – will only promote anarchy and corruption and it will never be accepted by the people of Uttar Pradesh.(ANI)
Updated on Jan 16, 2019 12:13 PM IST
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