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NDRF constable catches snake, averts stampede during <strong>Chhath</strong>

NDRF constable catches snake, averts stampede during Chhath

30 Oct 2014

Patna: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) averted a major tragedy on the occasion of Chhath at the famous Konhara Ghat near Hajipur in Vaishali district of Bihar, after its personnel caught a snake that ventured into a crowd of thousands of devotees present there, a senior NDRF official said on Thursday.

National Disaster Response Force,   snake in Chhath,   Chhath,   Konhara Ghat,   Hajipur,   Vaishali,   Bihar,   NDRF,   Sandhya Arghya,  
<strong>Chhath</strong> festival ends amid fanfare

Chhath festival ends amid fanfare

30 Oct 2014

Patna: The Chhath festival in Bihar came to an end amid fanfare with the devotees offering Morning Arghya or oblations to the Sun God in rivers, ponds and tanks across the state on Thursday.

Chhath,   Chhath festival,   Chhath in Bihar,   God sun,   Muzaffarpur,   Bhagalpur,   Begusarai,   Darbhanga,   Chhath fasting,   Chhath arghya,  
<strong>Chhath</strong> <strong>Puja</strong> begins in Bihar

Chhath Puja begins in Bihar

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.

Chhath Puja,   Bihar,   Prayers to Sun,   Argya,  
<strong>Chhath</strong> ushers festive fervour, communal harmony in Bihar jails

Chhath ushers festive fervour, communal harmony in Bihar jails

28 Oct 2014

Patna: Prisoners in different correctional homes across Bihar are making arrangements for celebration of the Chhath festival on Wednesday.

Patna,   prisoners,   correctional homes,   Bihar,   celebration,   Chhath festival,  
Bihar celebrates <strong>Chhath</strong> with full fervour

Bihar celebrates Chhath with full fervour

29 Oct 2014

Patna: All roads in the state led to the Ganga, Gandak, Kosi, Kamla, other smaller rivers, lakes and ponds, as lakhs of people travelled to the water bodies to offer Sandhya Arghya (Evening offerings) on the occasion of Chhath, a festival dedicated to the Sun God.

Patna,   Ganga,   Gandak,   Kosi,   Kamla,   Rivers,   Lakes,   Ponds,   Sandhya Arghya,   Chhath,   Sun God,  
Some Muslims too celebrate <strong>Chhath</strong> in Bihar

Some Muslims too celebrate Chhath in Bihar

29 Oct 2014

Patna: Manjoor Mian, Nazma Khatoon, Ladli Begum and Mohd Nazir, all Muslims, have one thing in common -- they all celebrate Chhath, the most popular Hindu festival of Bihar. A large number of Muslims not only help to clean the banks of rivers and ponds where the devout gather, and donate money for the festival, some -- women in particular -- observe fast on account of Chhath.

Muslims,   Chhath,   Bihar,   muslims in chhath,   Hindu festival,   Chhath fasting,   god sun,  
PM Modi greets nation on <strong>Chhath</strong>

PM Modi greets nation on Chhath

29 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday greeted the people on the occasion of Chhath Puja, asking all to take the pledge of 'Swachh Bharat' as they seek the blessings of the Sun God.

Narendra Modi,   Chhath pooja,   Chatth,   Swachh Bharat,   Sun,   Bihar,  
<strong>Chhath</strong> declared public holiday in Delhi

Chhath declared public holiday in Delhi

28 Oct 2014

New Delhi: A public holiday has been declared in the city on Wednesday on account of Chhath Puja, with the Delhi government issuing a notification in this regard.

Chhath,   public holiday,   Indian festival ,   festivity,   Chhat pooja,  
1st phase poll notification in Jharkhand on Tuesday

1st phase poll notification in Jharkhand on Tuesday

28 Oct 2014

Ranchi: The Election Commission has effected a minor reschedule by notifying the November 25 first phase Assembly polls tomorrow instead of October 29, as was decided earlier, said an election officer.

Election Commission,   Assembly polls,   Jharkhand,   Chhath Festival,   ,  
Bollywood celebrities' Diwali <strong>celebration</strong>

Bollywood celebrities' Diwali celebration

25 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Bollywood celebs celebrated Diwali with great zeal and enthusiasm and light the festival with style. While Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan threw star studded Diwali party, Salman Khan celebrated the festival with family and friends.

Diwali party,   Celebs Diwali party,   Amitabh Bachchan,   Salman Khan,   Aamir Khan,   Karan Johar,   Tiger Shroff,  

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