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  • Dussehra celebrated across country with religious fervour

    Vijayadashmi also known as Dussehra was celebrated across the country on Tuesday. The festival is celebrated to remember Lord Ram’s victory over Ravana, marking the triumph of good over evil. The day also marks the culmination of Navratri and Durga Puja. In West Bengal, Bijoya Dasami, the last day of Durga Puja,was celebrated with immersion […]

    Vijayadashmi, marking triumph of good over evil, being celebrated today

    The festival of Vijaya Dashami and Dussehra is being celebrated today with traditional fervour. This day symbolizes the victory of good over evil, truth over untruth and justice over injustice. Lord Rama killed Ravana on Vijaya Dashami after Shakti Puja in the nine-day Navratri ritual. As a symbol of this, the programme of Ravana Dahan […]

    Maha Navami celebrated with traditional fervour across country

    Maha Navami or Durga Navami was celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety in different parts of the country today. On this day, Goddess Durga is worshipped as Mahishasura mardini, which symbolises the victory of good over evil. In West Bengal, festive spirit was high with Puja pandals on different social themes like Water conservation and […]

    President, Vice President greet people on eve of Dussehra

    President  Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaish Naidu have greeted the people on the eve of Dussehra. In his message, the President wished people success, prosperity and happiness. He said, this festival is a celebration of the triumph of truth over untruth and inspires people to live by the timeless values of honesty […]

    Maha Navami being celebrated in different parts of country

    Maha Navami or Durga Navami is being celebrated in different parts of the country today. On this day, the Goddess Durga is worshipped as Mahisasuramardini, which symbolises the victory of good over evil. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted people on the occasion of Maha Navami. In a tweet, Mr Modi sought the blessings of […]

    PM Modi greets the people on occasion of Navratri

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted the people on the occasion of Navratri. In his message, Mr Modi hoped that the occasion will infuse people with new energy, zeal and enthusiasm. He said that on the first day of Navratri, Goddess Shailputri is worshipped who is a symbol of strength and peace.

    Amarnath Yatra concludes; 3.39 lakh pilgrims offer prayers this year

    The annual pilgrimage to the holy Amarnath cave shrine in South Kashmir concluded today, with about 3.39 lakh pilgrims offering prayers at the naturally-formed ice-shivalingam this year. According to official sources, with the arrival of the ‘Charri Mubarak’, the holy mace of Lord Shiva, at the Himalayan shrine on Shrawan Purnima today, the yatra, which […]

    J&K govt asks Amarnath pilgrims to curtail their stay in Kashmir in view of terrorist threats

    The Jammu & Kashmir Government today issued security advisory for Amarnath Yatris and tourists to curtail their stay in Kashmir valley in view of terrorist threats. An order issued by state Home Department said, the advisory has been issued considering latest intelligence inputs of terror threats with specific targeting of the Amarnath Yatra. Earlier, Lt […]

    Amarnath Yatra progress smoothly; over 3,19300 yatris have darshan so far

    In Jammu & Kashmir, the annual Amarnath Yatra is progressing smoothly. Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board officials said, since the beginning of the yatra on July 1, over 3 lakh 19 thousand 300 yatris had darshan at the Holy cave till yesterday evening. Our correspondent reports that official sources told AIR that a fresh batch of […]

    Amarnath Yatra crosses last year’s mark of 2.85 lakh in 22 days

    In Jammu & Kashmir, the ongoing annual Shri Amarnath Yatra has crossed the last year’s mark of 2 lakh 85 thousand in last 22 days. On the 22nd day of the Yatra yesterday, over 13 thousand 3 hundred devotees paid obeisance at the Holy Cave shrine. Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) officials said that cumulatively […]