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Tag: Kumbh Mela

Kumbh Mela Returnee Dies In Odisha, Dist Admin Takes 12 Hrs To Reach

Boudh: In an unprecedented incident, the district administration of Boudh took more than 12 hours to reach the family of a retired school teacher who died on Saturday night after…

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14 Kumbh Mela Returnees Including Puri Srimandir Servitor Test Positive For Covid

Cuttack: As many as 14 more Kumbh Mela returnees to Odisha including a servitor of Puri Jagannath Temple tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday. 13 returnees who deboarded train at…

13 Kumbh Mela Returnees Test Covid Positive In Cuttack

Cuttack: As many as 13 people returning after participation in the Haridwar Kumbh Mela have tested positive for Covid-19 in Cuttack. Local urban authority, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation informed that…

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Around 400 Attendees From Odisha In Kumbh Mela This Year: Uttarakhand Govt

Bhubaneswar: Amid the resurgence of Covid-19 cases in the country, around 400 people of as many as 150 families from Odisha attended Kumbh Mela at Haridwar in Uttarakhand this year.…

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Odisha Makes 14-Day Quarantine Mandatory For Kumbh Mela Returnees

Bhubaneswar: Concerned over the sudden surge in Covid-19 cases across Odisha, the State government is getting well prepared to deal with the unprecedented situation and has made 14-day quarantine mandatory…

Odisha Govt Asks Kumbh Mela Participants To Undergo RT-PCR Test Before Homecoming
Odisha Govt Asks Kumbh Mela Participants To Undergo RT-PCR Test Before Homecoming

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Saturday directed all those who participated in Uttar Pradesh Kumbh Mela to undergo RT-PCR Covid-19 test before returning to the State. The Special Relief Commissioner…

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PM Modi Appeals For Symbolic 'Kumbh Mela' To Strengthen Fight Against Covid-19

New Delhi: With reports of huge number of Covid positive cases from ‘Kumbh Mela’ area in Haridwar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday appealed to observe the event “symbolic” to…

Kumbh Mela: Lakhs Of Devotees Gather For Shahi Snan In Haridwar To Take Holy Dip
Kumbh Mela: Lakhs Of Devotees Gather For Shahi Snan In Haridwar To Take Holy Dip

Dehradun (Uttarakhand): Throwing caution to the wind amid rising cases of coronavirus, lakhs of people congregated Wednesday on the ghats in Haridwar to take a dip in the Ganga during…

Kumbh Mela: Lakhs Take Dip In Ganga On Shahi Snan Amid Rising COVID19 Cases
Kumbh Mela: Lakhs Take Dip In Ganga On Shahi Snan Amid Rising COVID19 Cases

Haridwar: Amid rising coronavirus cases nationwide, a sea of saffron-clad seers and ash-smeared Nagas converged at Har ki Pairi in Haridwar for a holy dip in the Ganga during the…

COVID-19 Resurgence Impact: Kumbh Mela Duration Curtailed To 1 Month For First Time, Guidelines Set For Pilgrims
COVID-19 Resurgence Impact: Kumbh Mela Duration Curtailed To 1 Month For First Time, Guidelines Set For Pilgrims

Dehradun: The duration of Kumbh Mela in Haridwar has been curtailed to just one month for the first time in its history in view of a recent surge in COVID-19 cases and it has been made mandatory for pilgrims to have a “negative” RT-PCR test report to attend the mega congregation. According to a notification, […]

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Centre's Sops To Be Implemented At Kumbh Mela

New Delhi: Amid the preparations for the Kumbh Mela 2021 starting from April 1, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat said apart from the guidelines issued by the Centre there will be no other restrictions on the tourists coming here to take the holy dip. This year Kumbh Mela will be organised for a shorter […]

TikTok reunites Tamil Nadu woman with missing husband

Chennai: You do not actually need a tattoo on your left hand to match with a missing family member who was lost in Kumbh Mela years ago. In the digital era, even Chinese short video-messaging app TikTok can help you reunite with your lost hubby. In an interesting chain of events, a mother of two […]

M P Birla firm bags Rs 388 crore for Haridwar cable contract

Dehradun: Uttarakhand Power Corporation Limited (UPCL), the sole state-run electricity distribution company, has awarded a Rs 388 crore contract for underground cabling at Haridwar to Vindhya Telelinks Ltd, an M. P. Birla group company. With this, Haridwar is all set to become Uttarakhand’s first city where power lines will go underground by 2021. “After finalising […]

Devotees throng Sangam for holy dip on Paush Purnima

Prayagraj: Braving intense chill, scores of devotees took a dip in the River Ganga here on Monday on the occasion of Paush Purnima – the second auspicious bathing day of the Kumbh Mela. From Sunday night itself, the Sangam area was buzzing with activities, as devotees started arriving, while security forces maintained a close watch […]

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Kovind inaugurates Gandhian Resurgence Summit at Kumbh Mela

Prayagraj: President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated a three-day Gandhian Resurgence Summit at Parmarth Niketan camp at the ongoing Kumbh Mela on Thursday. About 300 Gandhians from different parts of the country and organisations are participating in the Summit. Speaking at the event, the President said that Kumbh is the biggest congregation of humanity of the world […]

World's Largest Religious Fest Kumbh Mela Begins

Prayagraj: Thousands of devotees took a holy dip here at the Sangam — the confluence of the Ganga and Yamuna and the mystical Saraswati rivers — on Tuesday morning, on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti and marking the onset of the Kumbh Mela. Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged devotees to participate in the Kumbh […]

Fire at Kumbh destroys tents, none injured

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh): A fire broke out in the Kumbh premises here on Monday, destroying a large part of the tented area, officials said. But no loss of life was reported. The fire erupted in Sector 13 of the sprawling Kumbh complex due to an explosion in a cooking gas cylinder at the ‘Digambar Akhada’ […]

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Indian Railways to run 800 special trains; Know the Detail

Lucknow: To facilitate pilgrims arriving in large numbers during the Kumbh Mela in 2019, the railways has proposed running 800 special trains from various stations of Allahabad district, an officials has said. These trains would be in addition to the regular trains run by the North Central Railway (NCR). PRO NCR Amit Malviya said, “Six […]

Railways to use video analytics, other tech at stations during Kumbh

Allahabad: Indian Railways will use technology, including Artificial Intelligence (AI), in a big way to tackle the massive rush of passengers to this holy city during the upcoming Kumbh Mela — for which it will deploy as many as 800 special trains. IBM Intelligent Video Analytics will be pressed into service, a first for the […]

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Indian Railways plans to run special 'Pravasi Bharti' trains

New Delhi: In yet another initiative, the Indian Railways has firmed up plans to run special ‘Pravasi Bharti’ trains between Allahabad and Delhi to ferry delegates of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas from the Kumbh Mela in time for the Republic Day event in the national capital, sources said. Railways will convert all third AC coaches […]

Kumbh Mela kicks off on bank of Baitarani; hundreds take holy dip

Jajpur: Hundreds of devotees took holy dip at the Dasaswamedha ghat on the bank of river Baitarani in Jajpur as the Kumbh Mela began early Saturday. As per the belief, if someone takes holy dip in Baitarani river and offers oblation to forefathers on the occasion of the ‘Mahabaruni Snana’, the ancestors will achieve ‘Moksha’ […]

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Rajnath, Fadnavis inaugurate Kumbh Mela at Trimbakeshwar

Nashik: The Nashik-Trimbakeshwar Simhastha Kumbh Mela was inaugurated by Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis in Nashik and Union Home minister Rajnath Singh in Trimbakeshwar today morning. The inaugural was marked with poojas, hymns and traditional flag hoisting at both venues amidst tight security. Fadnavis hoisted the flag in Nashik while Singh did the honours in […]