Dashhara Or Vijayadashami
World  /  Published 13.10.21

32 killed in Nepal bus accident

A passenger bus en route to Gamgadhi in Nepal’s Mugu district skidded off the road and fell 300 metres down into a river, killing at least 32 people and injuring many others, a media report has ...
By PTI in Kathmandu

Heritage  /  Published 15.12.18

The tradition of Dasara dolls is no idle worship

Golu, kolu or Dasara gombe (Dasara dolls) or gombe habba, as it is called in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, is a tradition that rolls from generation to generation.It is basically a display...
By V. Kumara Swamy

India  /  Published 19.10.18

Train crushes crowd as Ravan burns

At least 61 people were killed and 72 injured on Friday evening after a train ploughed through a crowd of Dussehra revellers that had spilled onto the tracks while watching a Ravan effigy being burnt....
By PTI in Amritsar

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.18

Calcutta’s Durga Puja pandals see Dashami surge

By Rith Basu and Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.10.18

Dashami over, Puja begins in north

Dashami has passed and Puja has ended in most parts of Bengal — except in swathes of Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar and Cooch Behar.Bhandani Puja was held on Saturday, a day after Dashami, in pockets of the...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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