18 Apr 2015
Patna: President Pranab Mukherjee arrived here on Friday to attend the Patna High Court centenary celebration on Saturday as the Chief Guest. "Mukherjee arrived at Patna Airport by a special Indian Air Force aircraft," Patna Senior Superintendent of Police Jitendra Rana said.
15 Apr 2015
Thiruvananthapuram: Amid colourful rituals, 'Vishu', the Malayalam new year was celebrated in Kerala with traditional fervour and gaiety on Wednesday.
09 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Glimpses of palaces, forts and dargahs of the Bahmani Sultans of Bijapur, Bidar and Gulbarga through visuals, poetry, music and songs by famed court singer of the Nizam of Hyderabad, Pandit Vithal Rao was the highlight of a musical evening here.
14 Apr 2015
Chandigarh: Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, who is currently in Chandigarh, celebrated Baisakhi to mark the beginning of the new spring year. Akshay even shook a leg anad did bhangra with the locals there.
14 Apr 2015
Chandigarh: Devotees across Punjab and Haryana on Tuesday thronged the Gurdwaras, including Golden Temple at Amritsar, to mark Baisakhi festival which is being celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm.
14 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Google on Tuesday marked the 124th birth anniversary of great social reformer B R Ambedkar with a vintage shade doodle. In the doodle, Dr Ambedkar has been put in a caricature.
19 Nov 2012
At least 18 people, including children and women, mostly devotees, were killed and several others were injured in a stampede during Chhath festival celebrations in Patna on Monday evening, police said.
27 Oct 2014
Patna: Thousands of devotees Monday took a dip in rivers, ponds and makeshift water bodies, offering prayers to the Sun and with this the-four day Chhath Puja started in Bihar.
24 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Shortly after representing the government at the National Day reception at Pakistan High Commission which kicked up a storm, Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh issued a series of intriguing tweets defining "disgust" and "duty" indicating that he may have been unhappy at being deputed to it.
20 Nov 2012
Chhath devotees, who are still under a shock following the stampede at Adalat Ganj ghat on the bank of the Ganges in Patna which caused 17 deaths on Monday evening, blamed the district administration for "poor arrangement" which caused the incident.