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'Agni Kheli' festival: Devotees throw fire at each other at K'tka temple; see video

Two villages near the temple-- Athoor and Kodathoor participated in the ritual.

22 Apr 2019 1:53 PM

Odisha: Two held for sacrificing 9-yr-old boy to appease Goddess Durga

The minor was sacrificed by his uncle, Kunja Rana who is a sorcerer, and his cousin brother Sambhaban Rana, a believer of black magic.

21 Oct 2018 10:22 AM

Durga Puja 2018: 6 tips for diabetics to enjoy autumnal festivities

Here are a few small measures that could ensure diabetes afflicted individuals keep sugar levels in check during the festive days.

15 Oct 2018 12:45 PM

A grand homecoming for Maa Durga

A day before the actual festivities begin we take a look at the preparations that go behind the oldest Durga Puja pandal in the city.

15 Oct 2018 1:23 AM

Durga Puja 2018: Here is the significance of Mahalaya

It is believes that Goddess Durga along with her family of Ganesha, Laxmi, Saraswati and Kartikeya starts Her journey to Earth on this day.

08 Oct 2018 8:54 AM


Princely state of Mysore wears a royal look, decked up for Dasara festival

The biggest highlights of the 10-day celebrations is beautifully illuminated Mysore Palace which is decorated with 100,000 light bulbs.

30 Sep 2017 9:01 AM

Mystic Mantra: This Dussehra, burn your ego

The nine-day Navaratri festival is meant to overcome these obstacles and win over our negative aspects and clear the path for success and prosperity.

30 Sep 2017 4:37 AM

Mystic Mantra: Navaratri — Celebration of feminine power

Durga is the inaccessible, invincible one and omnipotent, the main source of energy for the creation.

27 Sep 2017 3:19 AM

DU professor calls goddess Durga 'sexy prostitute' in Facebook post, booked

The police said Kedar Kumar Mandal was booked late last night under sections 153A and 295A of the Indian Penal Code.

24 Sep 2017 2:14 PM

Navratri, Durga Puja, Dussehra... the festivities begin

Durga idol is incomplete if it doesn’t include the clay from a prostitute’s house.

21 Sep 2017 2:57 AM


Puja pandal upholds women empowerment

With ‘Nari Shakti’ as their theme, the pandal will showcase success stories of strong and powerful contemporary women personalities.

16 Sep 2017 4:21 PM

Mythological tales of Durga, Meera, Krishna come alive through dance

Kathak dancer Molina Singh played Meera, and Odiya dancer Shiburam Mohant played Durga & narrated how the Goddess defeated the demon king.

09 May 2017 12:37 AM