28 Aug 2015
Thiruvananthapuram: Keralites across the state today celebrated Onam with traditional fervour and gaiety. People offered prayers in temples early in the morning while the day was marked by feast and festivities, including cultural programmes organised by various institutions.
28 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the people on the occasion of Onam. It is a 10-day harvest festival, celebrated mainly in Kerala.
21 Aug 2015
Mumbai: Choreographer-director Farah Khan yesterday celebrated Rakshabandhan with her brother Sajid Khan and filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala, nine days ahead of the festival as she will be soon leaving for Iceland.
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.
14 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The national capital has turned into a virtual fortress two days ahead of Independence Day with over 6,000 security personnel on duty to pre-empt any terrorist strike in the city. Considering central intelligence inputs that terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba may attempt to attack markets or places of strategic importance, an impregnable ground-to-air security apparatus is being put in place at Red Fort and areas within its five-kilometre radius.
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.
04 Aug 2015
Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's little sister Arpita Khan Sharma celebrated her birthday with husband Aayush Sharma and other family members in Barcelona.
10 Aug 2015
Coimbatore: Students of different schools in Coimbatore city made it to record books by making the longest national flag made with hand prints. They dedicated it to former President APJ Abdul Kalam.
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.
06 Nov 2013
Patna: Millions of devotees, particularly women, took a holy dip in rivers, ponds and other water bodies in Bihar on Wednesday as the four-day Chhath festival began amidst tight security.