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Donations turn cashless in Magh Mela

Prayagraj |Tuesday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST

With barely five days left for the Magh Mela to wrap up, devotees are now rushing with donations to various 'akharas' and camps. The unusual thing about giving 'dakshina' (donations), this year, is th

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J'khand youth beats disability, inspires others

Latehar (Jharkhand) |Friday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST

If someone thinks that physical impairment could cause failure in the life then Jharkhand's Deepak is a befitting reply for him. Born to a very poor family, Deepak's feet stopped working within two to

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California gurdwara pays unique tribute to Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles |Thursday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST

Hundreds of Sikh worshippers turned up wearing the Lakers colours -- purple and yellow -- at the Gurdwara Nanaksar in Fresno, California, in a special prayer meet for the late basketball great Kobe Br

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Marine experts want revisiting of protected sharks, rays

Kochi |Saturday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST

Leading marine experts on Saturday demanded that its time for revisiting the list of marine elasmobranchs (sharks and rays) in the Wildlife Protection Act (1972).

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Now a new 'sangam' of Yamuna and Ganga in Agra

Agra |Friday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST

Lakhs of people in Agra are, for the first time in many decades, enjoying the luxury of clean, sparkling Ganges water.

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Kerala Budget's 'green' touch': Ban on CFL, filament bulbs

Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST

Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Issac on Friday presented the state Budget 2020-21 in the Assembly, giving it a 'green' touch by proposing total ban on CFL and filament bulbs, use of solar boats and su

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Maharashtra woos tourists from Tamil Nadu

Chennai |Thursday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST

Home to world's third largest meteoritic impact crater - Lonar lake - about 350 forts, 29 wildlife sanctuaries, hill stations, beaches, religious and heritage centres and others, Maharashtra is target

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Haryana to train inmates in zero-budget natural farming

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST

In a unique social initiative, Haryana Jails Minister Ranjit Singh has decided to train over 20,000 inmates in state's 19 jails in the zero-budget natural farming.

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Over 150 rural bodies come together for holistic development

Chennai |Friday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST

Over 150 rural development organisations from 18 states have gathered here at an event to share their success experiences and exchange ideas on holistic rural development, said the founder of Mission

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Yogi takes holy dip at Sangam on Basant Panchami

Prayagraj |Thursday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, early on Thursday morning, took a holy dip at Sangam -- the confluence of Ganga and Yamuna -- in Prayagraj on the occasion of Basant Panchami.

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Bengal CM hits century -- as author

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has scored a century -- as an author.

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British era women hanging room in Mathura still awaits 1st convict

Mathura |Tuesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST

Have you heard of a female execution room? Yes, there is one and it is not very far from the national capital - just 150 kms away in Mathura, the birth place of Lord Krishna, but hardly anyone knows

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