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Makar Sankranti

Dancing back in time

A dance fest that pays homage to Indian and Persian cultures through Kathak.

17 Jan 2020 12:48 AM

Celebrating Makar Sankranti

Makar SankraHere’s how a few cricketers and celebs enjoy the food and fun on the day.

14 Jan 2020 3:39 AM

Festive Binge

Celebrate this Lohri and Makar Sankranti with drool worthy spread from the state of river Ganges.

13 Jan 2020 1:25 AM

Cows made to walk on fire during Makar Sankranti celebrations in Bengaluru

The age-old ritual is believed to bring good fortune and keep cows and other livestock and crops from harm's way.

16 Jan 2019 4:41 PM

'Dahi chura' feasts on Makar Sankranti symbolise NDA leaders’ unity in Bihar

Nitish Kumar, Sushil Kumar Modi and Ram Vilas Paswan moved from one venue to another to join feast hosted by leaders of NDA constituents.

15 Jan 2019 2:36 PM


How Makar Sankranti festival plays significant role in Hindu customs?

The 2019 MahaYog day of Makar Sankranti will give you a chance to please both Lord Shani and Lord Sun.

15 Jan 2019 11:15 AM

Got no bird-related distress calls this Sankranti: Activists

With a day to go for Makar Sankranti, wildlife activists have been raising awareness about the ban on the Chinese manjha for flying kites.

14 Jan 2019 1:24 AM

Delhi BJP will host ‘Dahi-Choora’ feast for Purvanchalis

In Delhi, there are 20 Assembly constituencies or 80 municipal wards which are dominated by Poorvanchalis.

13 Jan 2019 1:15 AM

Indian Navy deploys ‘specialist’ diving team for Ganga Sagar Mela

This action has been taken to provide rescue and relief operations during Ganga Sagar Mela between Jan 13 and 15.

08 Jan 2019 3:54 PM

80 injured in kite-flying related accidents over past 24 hrs in Jaipur

'The patients include those who fell while flying kites and also those who got injured to glass-coated manjha,' Dr Jagdish Modi said.

15 Jan 2018 5:58 PM


Over 20 lakh devotees take holy dip

For the first time, the state government has equipped its officials with satellite phones to ensure uninterrupted connectivity during the Mela.

15 Jan 2018 2:54 AM

Over 20 lakh devotees take holy dip on Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti is the festival of kites.

14 Jan 2018 11:42 AM

Sale of glass-coated cotton manja should be prohibited: Bird lovers

The NGT had banned Chinese manjha in the country in July 2017, omitting glass-coated threads.

12 Jan 2018 6:13 AM

Ahead of 2019 polls, Sule to blog on crucial issues

Till today no political leader from Maharashtra has been able to consistently write a blog on current affairs.

12 Jan 2018 4:23 AM

Festive shades of Benaras

She believes art should be happy and the time around Makar Sankranti is very joyful.

11 Jan 2018 12:39 AM


Congress chief to visit Amethi next week

According to the district Congress president in Amethi, Yogendra Misra, Mr Gandhi will arrive in Amethi after Makar Sankranti on January 14.

10 Jan 2018 2:31 AM

Cops ban use of flying lanterns in Mumbai till January 22

Many residents staying in high-rise buildings and near the seashores Of Mumbai had also raised the similar concerns in past.

31 Dec 2017 3:45 AM

CM Yogi gives big push to Gorakhpur ‘khichdi mela’

This year, the “khichdi mela” is expected to draw bigger crowds since the temple priest is now the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh.

06 Dec 2017 2:12 AM

Seeds of India in the rich soil of Thai magic and folklore

Songkran derives from the Sanskrit word Samkranti, ‘astrological passage’, which denotes transformation.

19 Apr 2017 1:23 AM

6 killed in Sagar stampede

An unidentified number of people were also injured as people rushed to board a vessel.

16 Jan 2017 6:14 AM