12 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Government is considering Maharashtra's proposal to provide funds for taking up various works for Simhashtha Kumbh Mela to be held from July 2015 to August 2016, Parliament was informed on Friday.
10 Dec 2014
Varanasi: Actor Gautam Rode says shooting his latest TV series 'Mahakumbh' is physically and mentally tasking. The 37-year-old actor, who will be seen playing the protagonist Rudra in the contemporary thriller, said 'Mahakumbh' is the most challenging show of his career.
18 Dec 2014
Chandigarh: The fortnight-long annual Surajkund International Crafts Mela will begin on February 1, with Chattisgarh as its theme state and Lebanon, the partner nation, a senior official said on Thursday.
29 Nov 2014
Nashik: Following the rout faced by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena(MNS) in state Assembly elections and mass resignation of party workers from the local unit recently, MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Saturday said he will start afresh to strengthen party activities in Nashik.
17 Nov 2014
Lucknow: The state Congress on Monday alleged that Sulabh International organisation constructed a "poor quality" toilet on the banks of Ganga during Kumbh Mela at the cost of Rs 9.5 lakh.
13 Feb 2013
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna will visit Allahabad on Wednesday to attend a slew of programmes at the Kumbh fair.
20 Jan 2013
The Maha Kumbh Mela, considered the largest public gathering in the world, will be the subject of a case study at Harvard University, which will study the logistics and economics behind it and the "pop-up mega-city" that comes to life in Allahabad during the religious event.
27 Dec 2012
The government on Wednesday decided to allocate 25,800 tonnes of subsidised foodgrains for pilgrims attending Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad next month.
16 Jan 2013
With lakhs of devotees converging at Allahabad for the Maha Kumbh Mela, Railways have added a new initiative on its train enquiry website to help passengers get updated information on trains going to the city.
14 Jan 2013
Over 750 special trains, increasing the number of ticketing, booking and enquiry counters and additional security including CCTV monitoring are among measures undertaken by the Railways for Kumbh Mela beginning in Allahabad from Monday.