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Every year thousands of Siberian birds arrive at Sangam and nearby wetlands in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj in November but this time they are back early. These birds increase the beauty of the ghats and tourism and become the centre of tourist attraction
Updated on Oct 04, 2021 12:50 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Prayagraj (uttar Pradesh) [india]
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra reached the Sangam - a confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Sarswati river - for taking the holy dip on Thursday.
Updated on Feb 11, 2021 04:50 PM IST
hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
The seers plan to get a resolution passed by the Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad in this regard and then send a formal proposal for the memorial pillars to the Centre through the state government.
Updated on Aug 07, 2020 06:41 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Prayagraj |K Sandeep Kumar | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
The people resorted to clanging of utensils and tin cans to bursting firecrackers in a bid to chase locust swarms away.
Updated on Jun 11, 2020 01:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Prayagraj |HT Correspondent | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
There was exchange of fire between security forces and the terrorists at Sangam, Bijbehara.
Published on Feb 22, 2020 04:56 AM IST
As per Singh, the present dispensation cleverly clubbed religious fanaticism to national patriotism, which in itself is a dangerous combination for the country.
Updated on Oct 10, 2019 05:21 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | Kenneth John
BJP lawmaker alleged that Hindus were served biryani containing buffalo meat at a local shrine without informing them.
Updated on Sep 06, 2019 11:54 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Kanpur | HT Correspondent
Credited with saving the life of over 60 people, Manoj, 33, in fact is known as ‘son of Yamuna’ and a savior. “Manoj is a good diver and has saved countless lives.
Updated on Aug 05, 2019 08:18 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | K Sandeep Kumar
The Kumbh 2019 visitors included 10.30 lakh foreign tourists. The Maha Kumbh Mela held in 2013 had seen 7.86 crore pilgrims, including 3.50 lakh foreign tourists, arriving here.
Published on May 21, 2019 10:16 AM IST
In Lucknow, Class 10 student of Karamat Hussain Inter College, Nida Noor said, “As I got to know that the results will be declared on Saturday, my hands turned cold. My parents have vowed to feed a few poor people if I score above 85%.”
Updated on Apr 27, 2019 12:36 PM IST
Hindustan Times, LUCKNOW/PRAYAGRAJ | HT Correspondent
The green court pulled up the UP chief secretary for severe lapses in letting the situation in Prayagraj, formerly known as Allahabad, to come to such a pass and instructed the officer to appear before it on Friday.
Updated on Apr 26, 2019 08:59 AM IST
Prayagraj | Kenneth John
Qadir Bhai, a well-known trader of election campaigning material for many years in Sangam city's Chowk locality said the craze for Gandhi caps being witnessed these days was unprecedented.
Updated on Apr 20, 2019 08:43 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | K Sandeep Kumar, Prayagraj:
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: On boat yatra, Priyanka Gandhi jabs PM Modi’s ‘Main bhi Chowkidar’ campaign
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Priyanka left Swaraj Bhawan for Sangam at around 9.30am as enthusiastic Congress workers and supporters carrying placards in her support waved at her on the way.
Updated on Apr 23, 2020 10:50 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Prayagraj |Kenneth John and K Sandeep Kumar
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.
Published on Mar 05, 2019 03:12 AM IST
Allahabad | Kenneth John
Sixty lakh pilgrims are expected to bathe in Sangam on Monday - Mahashivratri - the last day of the mega religious fair. ; the number of ritual bathers has crossed 22 crore since start of mega religious fair.
Updated on Jun 17, 2020 08:55 PM IST
Prime Minister Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme in Gorakhpur on Sunday and took the dip and offered prayers during his visit to the ongoing Kumbh Mela on the same day.
Updated on Feb 25, 2019 04:40 PM IST
New Delhi | HT Correspondent
Modi also felicitated Swachha Grahis, fire department personnel, security personnel for their dedicated services in Kumbh Mela. Modi washed the feet of the sanitation workers.
Updated on Feb 24, 2019 06:36 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Prayagraj |HT Correspondent
The Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah is expected to meet prominent saints and seers later at Kumbh Mela along with Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya and other leaders.
Updated on Feb 13, 2019 02:16 PM IST
hindustan Times, Prayagraj | HT Correspondent
The fourth official bathing, which commenced as per the ‘Muhurat’ beginning 8.54 am on Saturday, witnessed devotees taking the holy dip all through Saturday also. The auspicious time lasted till 9.54 am on Sunday.
Updated on Feb 11, 2019 10:45 AM IST
The stampede occurred when a large number of devotees started moving towards Sangam even though a heavy crowd was already present near Erawat Dwar.
Updated on Feb 05, 2019 11:28 AM IST
An average of five to seven lakh devotees took the dip into the cold water of the confluence of the Ganges, the Yamuna, and the mythical Saraswati every day between January 21 and 30, the report said. And on January 31, 25 lakh devotees bathed on the occasion of Ekadashi.
Updated on Feb 04, 2019 01:33 PM IST
It is not only seers and pilgrims who are taking the holy dip at the Sangam but many pets have also accompanied their masters to Kumbh and are equally active in bathing in the holy water.
Published on Jan 31, 2019 01:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | , PrayagrajFarhan Ahmed Siddiqui
The meeting in Prayagraj is part of a series of decisions that Adityanath has taken to boost the profile of the Kumbh Mela, one of the world’s largest pilgrimages.
Updated on Jan 29, 2019 01:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Prayagraj |HT Correspondent
The buzz is that the UP cabinet might pass a proposal on the Ram temple. However, the rumoured resolution on Ram temple isn’t part of the formal agenda of the cabinet, a senior leader confirmed.
Updated on Jan 29, 2019 09:12 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow/Prayagraj | Manish Chandra Pandey
State government spokesperson and cabinet minister Sidharth Nath Singh said the Hindi film, ‘Uri-The Surgical Strike’, would be screened for the cabinet in a mobile theatre after the ministers attend the meeting and bathe in the Sangam.
Updated on Jan 28, 2019 08:41 PM IST
Priyanka Gandhi, who will take charge as the general secretary for Uttar Pradesh East on February 4, is also expected to hold a press conference jointly with party chief and brother Rahul Gandhi in Lucknow.
Updated on Jan 26, 2019 05:46 PM IST
Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth visited Kumbh Mela and took a dip in the Ganga on Thursday and wished for stronger ties with India.
Updated on Jan 24, 2019 09:23 PM IST
K Sandeep Kumar, Prayagraj
Health minister and Uttar Pradesh government spokesperson Sidharth Nath Singh said the cabinet meeting was scheduled to be held in the Kumbh Mela area on January 29 on the directives of the chief minister.
Updated on Jan 21, 2019 08:24 AM IST
Prayagraj | HT Correspondent
In a first, members of transgender akhada take part in royal bath on the opening day of the mega fair
Updated on Jan 18, 2019 04:41 PM IST
Mahamandaleshwars, mandaleshwars and members of Ramta Panch reached Sangam on gold and silver chariots while thousands of Naga sadhus arrived in palanquins and on foot to the accompaniment of music by dozens of musical bands from various states.
Published on Jan 16, 2019 11:42 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | , PrayagrajSmriti Malaviya