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Threatened to kill victim’s family using his ‘powers’ should she reveal the sexual abuse
Updated on Dec 06, 2020 12:17 AM IST
Last year, more than 3 lakh people had visited the holy lake in Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba district, but this time the number was not more than 100 amid the Covid-19 pandemic
Published on Aug 26, 2020 04:17 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | , DharamshalaHT Correspondent
Twenty-one priests started three-day rituals at 9.30 am which continued for two hours. Eight priests from Ayodhya, five each from Varanasi and Delhi, and three from Kamikochi, Tamil Nadu performed Vedic rituals.
Updated on Aug 03, 2020 09:24 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow |Pawan Dixit | Edited by Sabir Hussain
Hours after seven-year-old Rudra Nayak went missing, he was found in a pool of blood inside the house of his neighbour, a 14-year-old boy. Doctors at Kharagpur State Hospital declared Rudra dead on arrival.
Updated on Sep 22, 2019 04:58 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Midnapore |Koushik Dutta
Most of those arrested are tribals from buffer zones and corridor areas of wildlife sanctuaries, Madhya Pradesh’s wildlife department officials said on Saturday.
Published on May 18, 2019 11:28 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhopal | Shruti Tomar
As part of Thulabharam -- a religious ritual where offering equivalent to one’s weight is made to the deity -- the Congress candidate was sitting on weighing scales at a temple in Thiruvananthapuram when it collapsed injuring his head.
Updated on Apr 15, 2019 03:15 PM IST
Baisakhi is a spring harvest festival celebrated in Punjab. Baisakhi falls on 14 April this year and it commemorates the formation of the Khalsa Panth, under Guru Gobind Singh in the year 1699.
Updated on Apr 13, 2019 01:05 PM IST
A 19-year-old woman was accidentally shot in her leg during a celebratory firing at her wedding in east Delhi’s Shakarpur. The woman was rushed to a government hospital where she underwent treatment for four hours and returned to the venue to continue with the rituals.
Updated on Jan 19, 2019 07:51 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Karn Pratap Singh
The age-old Kicchu Hayisuvudu ritual is believed to bring good fortune and keep cows, which are sacred to Hindus, and other livestock and crops from harm’s way.
Published on Jan 16, 2019 08:20 PM IST
Female genital cutting is widely practised in the West African nation as part of girls’ initiation into secret societies which wield significant political clout. Nine in 10 women have been cut in Sierra Leone which has one of the highest rates of FGM in Africa, according to United Nations data.
Updated on Dec 20, 2018 09:14 AM IST
Ranveer Singh-Deepika Padukone Konkani Wedding: We give you details about the various Konkani traditions and other rituals that will take place today.
Updated on Nov 14, 2018 02:03 PM IST
A man in Delhi’s Sultanpuri killed an owl in a black magic ritual to attain wealth and prosperity , police said.
Updated on Nov 13, 2018 09:55 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent