[

shiva temple

]
The move to have a special law for Lingaraj temple came after chief minister Naveen Patnaik’s tour to Puri on Saturday to take stock of the Rs 3,200 crore package for infrastructure development of the temple town. (Photo @Naveen_Odisha)

Odisha to bring special law for managing 11th century Lingaraj temple

By Debabrata Mohanty | Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 09:28 PM IST
A law department official said the draft Act would be discussed on Tuesday before being brought in as a Bill in the winter session of the Assembly next month.
Close
For the first time, Odisha reported five Covid-19 deaths in a single day, taking the toll to 34.(HT Photo)
For the first time, Odisha reported five Covid-19 deaths in a single day, taking the toll to 34.(HT Photo)

No kanwariyas to be allowed in Odisha as local Covid-19 cases spike

By Debabrata Mohanty| Edited by Meenakshi Ray | Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2020 06:56 AM IST
Kanwar Yatra is an annual pilgrimage as Shiva devotees walk to the River Ganga at different places such as Haridwar, Gaumukh and Gangotri. They carry the holy water back to the local Shiva shrines in their areas.
Close
The leopard was shot when he was coming out from the forest terrain.(HT file photo for representation)
The leopard was shot when he was coming out from the forest terrain.(HT file photo for representation)

Leopard that killed three people, shot dead in Haridwar

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Haridwar
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2020 07:51 PM IST
After the leopard was declared “man-eater”, shooters Dr Prashant and Zaheer Bakshi were called from Dehradun to trace the leopard. They arrived on Saturday evening.
Close
The Kanwarias blocked a 2-km stretch of the road from Eidgah demanding arrest of people involved in stone pelting. Image used for representational purpose only.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
The Kanwarias blocked a 2-km stretch of the road from Eidgah demanding arrest of people involved in stone pelting. Image used for representational purpose only.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)

Kanwarias pelted with stones for playing loud music, 2 hurt

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON AUG 12, 2019 07:39 PM IST
DIG (Bareilly range) Rajesh Pandey said the incident occurred when a group 20 Kanwarias from a Badaun village were returning from Haridwar on a tractor-trolley to perform ‘jalabhishek’ (pouring holy water) at a local Shiva temple on the last Monday of Sawan around 11 am.
Close
Kanwad Yatra is in full swing nowadays .Devotees of Shiv from Jhunjhnu (Rajsthan) with Kanwad are passing through Rohtak Photo by Manoj Dhaka/HindustanTimes
Kanwad Yatra is in full swing nowadays .Devotees of Shiv from Jhunjhnu (Rajsthan) with Kanwad are passing through Rohtak Photo by Manoj Dhaka/HindustanTimes

Kanwad Yatra can evolve, blend social, religious duties, says prominent seer

By Manish Chandra Pandey | Lucknow, Lucknow
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 11:25 PM IST
Some Hindu religious leaders want that from next year the Kanwad Yatra should also associate with social causes like ensuring the numerous routes they undertake stay clean, saying no to plastics and giving the message of water conservation.
Close
Ghaziabad, India - July 29, 2019: The district magistrate and SSP of Ghaziabad throws flower petals on Kanwariyas passing from Ghaziabad from a helicopter, at GT Road, in Ghaziabad, India, on Monday, July 29, 2019. (HT Photo)
Ghaziabad, India - July 29, 2019: The district magistrate and SSP of Ghaziabad throws flower petals on Kanwariyas passing from Ghaziabad from a helicopter, at GT Road, in Ghaziabad, India, on Monday, July 29, 2019. (HT Photo)

In UP, top officials take a chopper ride to shower petals on kanwariyas

By HT Correspondent | Ghaziabad
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2019 11:15 AM IST
The district witnessed a heavy rush of kanawariyas, especially dak kanwars, on Monday which is the second last day of the kanwar yatra.
Close
The girls, residents of Rohaniya, reached a Shiva temple on Wednesday and asked the priest to perform their marriage. The priest refused but the girls kept sitting inside the temple till he relented.(Representative Image)
The girls, residents of Rohaniya, reached a Shiva temple on Wednesday and asked the priest to perform their marriage. The priest refused but the girls kept sitting inside the temple till he relented.(Representative Image)

Cousin sisters marry each other against family wishes in Varanasi: Report

By Indo Asian News Service | Varanasi
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 12:07 PM IST
The girls, residents of Rohaniya, reached a Shiva temple on Wednesday and asked the priest to perform their marriage. The priest refused but the girls kept sitting inside the temple till he relented.
Close
Union Minister Anant Kumar Hegde has landed in another controversy after saying that “the hand that touches a Hindu woman must not exist” (File Photo)(HT PHOTO)
Union Minister Anant Kumar Hegde has landed in another controversy after saying that “the hand that touches a Hindu woman must not exist” (File Photo)(HT PHOTO)

Hand that touches Hindu woman should not exist, says Union minister Ananth Kumar Hegde

By Vikram Gopal | Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2019 10:22 PM IST
Addressing a function, organised by the Hindu Jagrana Vedike,in Karnataka’s Kodaugu district, Hegde also claimed that history had been distorted to claim that the Taj Mahal was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, and instead it was a Shiva temple called Tejo Mahalaya.
Close
The Jama Masjid is one of the biggest mosques in the country(Getty Images)
The Jama Masjid is one of the biggest mosques in the country(Getty Images)

Travel: Yoginis, Yamuna and urban legends; Exploring Old Delhi and discovering its untold tales

By Aditya Vikram | Hindustan times
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2019 11:27 AM IST
Whether you live in Delhi or visit often, here’s a gem of a city with treasures waiting to be discovered.
Close
Amritsar: 139 Indian pilgrims leave for Pakistan to visit Shree Katas Raj Temple, in Chakwal district there.(ANI/Twitter)
Amritsar: 139 Indian pilgrims leave for Pakistan to visit Shree Katas Raj Temple, in Chakwal district there.(ANI/Twitter)

Pakistan issues visas to 139 Indian pilgrims to visit Katas Raj dham

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2018 02:52 PM IST
Under the framework of a bilateral protocol on visits to religious shrines, Sikh and Hindu pilgrims from India visit Pakistan every year. Pakistani pilgrims also visit India every year under the protocol.
Close
Though the siblings were washed away on Sunday, their bodies were recovered the next day, police said.(Photo for representation)
Though the siblings were washed away on Sunday, their bodies were recovered the next day, police said.(Photo for representation)

Brother and sister save pet dog from drowning, lose their lives

By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India, Erode (TN)
PUBLISHED ON APR 23, 2018 08:29 PM IST
The two, in their 20s, had gone to a Shiva temple, located in the middle of Cauvery river. They were taking a bath when they noticed the dog being washed away and rushed to rescue it, police said.
Close
SHARE
Story Saved