Tag: Prayagraj

Mosambi Juice given to Paient instead of Plasma
UP hospital sealed after patient given fruit juice instead of platelets

The relatives of the 32-year-old patient were allegedly supplied sweet lime juice in a bag marked as 'plasma' at the Global Hospital and Trauma Centre in Prayagraj.

  • Friday, 21 October 2022
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Prayagraj gearing up for Kumbh Mela 2025

The Prayagraj Mela authority have decided that an online booking system would be developed so that pilgrims can make bookings for puja and also hire boats for a ride to Sangam, the confluence point of Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati

  • Friday, 13 May 2022
Ganga Changes Course, Leaves Less Land For Magh Mela In Prayagraj
Ganga Changes Course, Leaves Less Land For Magh Mela In Prayagraj

Mela officer, Shesh Mani Pandey, said: "The current of the river is quite strong and our experts are working tirelessly to minimise the erosion. We are keeping a tight vigil on the currents."

  • Friday, 24 December 2021
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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 […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Allahabad now officially renamed Prayagraj

Lucknow: Allahabad will now on be officially known as Prayagraj. A decision to this effect was ratified by the Uttar Pradesh cabinet at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday. Briefing the media, government spokesman and Health Minister Siddhartha Nath Singh said the decision was taken keeping in mind the rich cultural, […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Boat carrying 11 devotees capsizes near Sangam

Allahabad: A boat carrying 11 devotees capsized near the Sangam Saturday, an official said. No loss of life was reported during the incident. NDRF personnel reached the spot on time and rescued all the pilgrims — three women and eight men, the official said. The boat capsized apparently after losing balance near the Sangam, he […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
AAP fields transgender candidate from Prayagraj

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday fielded a transgender candidate from the Prayagraj Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh. AAP MP Sanjay Singh made the announcement after the Political Affairs Committee (PAC) approved the name of Bhawani Nath Valmiki, better known as Bhawani Maa. Singh welcomed the party’s first transgender candidate, calling […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
4 get life term in 2005 Ayodhya terror attack

Prayagraj: A special court in Prayagraj on Tuesday convicted four accused in the conspiracy behind the 2005 Ayodhya terror attack case that had caused death of two civilians, and sentenced them to life imprisonment. The fifth accused, Mohammad Aziz, was acquitted in the verdict which took 14 years to come by. All the accused are […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
UP ATS arrests Lashkar man from Prayagraj

Prayagraj: The Uttar Pradesh Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Sunday arrested a member of the Lashkar-e-Taiba who had been assisting the Pakistani terror outfit, from Prayagraj. According to information, Saurabh Shukla was helping the terrorist organization operating in Pakistan to raise funds in India for LeT. He is originally a resident of Madhya Pradesh. The […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Mediation in Ayodhya dispute never got going

New Delhi: The Supreme Court appointed mediation committee on the Ayodhya dispute, consisting of eminent persons reckoned as stalwarts in facilitating a consensus, failed to get going in its bid to resolve the temple-mosque row. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on July 18 asked the three-member mediation panel led by […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
This Ram Lila in Prayagraj Glorifies Ravana

Prayagraj: When the whole country glorifies and worships Lord Ram on Diwali, the Katra locality in Prayagraj celebrates the demon king Ravana. Katra is said to be the maternal home of Ravana and the people here give him a befitting prominence. The processions are taken out in his honour and Ram Lila has a specific […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
'Azaan' Sound Off: Prayagraj IG Bans Loudspeakers From 10 P.M. To 6 A.M.

Prayagraj: The Inspector General of Police, Prayagraj, has asked the district magistrate to ensure a ban on the use of loudspeakers between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. This is in response to a complaint filed by Allahabad University Vice Chancellor Sangita Srivastava seeking restrictions on the use of loudspeakers, early morning in mosques. The ban […]

  • Friday, 02 April 2021