24 Aug 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that human pyramids can't go beyond 20 feet during the Dahi Handi festival on Krishna Janmashtami, as it rejected a last ditch attempt by an organisation to get over the restriction.
25 Aug 2016
Mumbai: Dahi Handi celebrations to mark Krishna Janmashtami got off to a colourful start in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra on Thursday, with some 'mandals' allegedly flouting the 20-foot ceiling for human pyramids mandated by the Supreme Court.
20 Aug 2016
Mumbai: Adopting a strident stand towards Supreme Court's curbs on Dahi Handi in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena today said people will foil such attempts to hinder celebration of Hindu festivals.
20 Sep 2016
New Delhi: 'Jamai Raja' fame actress Nia Sharma ringed in her 26th birthday recently in Mumbai in the company of her close friends from the Telly world.
18 Sep 2016
Navsari (Gujarat): Gauri Shardul, a differently abled little girl on Saturday hogged the limelight as she narrated a part of Ramayana in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's lap at the PM's 66th birthday celebration event.
17 Sep 2016
Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a breakfast meeting with Chief Justice of India TS Thakur at Raj Bhavan on Saturday.
17 Sep 2016
Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is celebrating his 66th birthday in Gujarat launched Schemes For Tribal Development in Limkheda on Saturday.
14 Sep 2016
Dhaka: Eid-al-Adha is among the most auspicious occasions for the Muslim community, where animals are being sacrificed to honour the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son Ishmael as an act of submission to God's command. Before Ibrahim could sacrifice his beloved son, God sent his angel Jibra'il (Gabriel) to inform him that his sacrifice has already been accepted.
13 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Eid-ul-Zuha is being celebrated with zeal, gaiety, gesture and full of religious fervour in across the country on Tuesday. President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the nation on Eid-ul-Zuha with a message of peace and harmony.
10 Aug 2012
Janmashtami celebrations in Maharashtra were on Friday marred by the death of two persons, part of the 'dahi handi' troupes called 'Govindas'.