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Dussehra
Opinion  /  Published 12.10.19

Shastra Pujan: Rajnath's golden opportunity

The large-scale mocking on Twitter notwithstanding, the Union defence minister, Rajnath Singh, is reported to be very happy over the wide publicity that his move to perform “shastra pujan” (weapon...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 09.10.19

BJP leaders absent from Patna Dussehra celebrations

Huge cutouts of Ravana, his brother Kumbhakarna and son Meghnad were burnt on Dussehra in Patna on Tuesday with traditional fanfare, but BJP leaders were conspicuous by their absence at the ceremony p...
By PTI in Patna

India  /  Published 08.10.19

Lynching alien to Bharat: RSS

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday said the concept of lynching was “alien to Bharat” and was being used to defame the “country and the entire Hindu society”.Speaking at the annual Dussehra ce...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.10.19

PM Modi talks women empowerment at Dussehra celebrations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged the people to work towards furthering the empowerment of women and ensuring their dignity by taking forward the spirit of Navratra, as he participated in ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.10.19

CM to burn 65-ft Ravan in Ranchi

Chief minister Raghubar Das will burn a 65-foot effigy of Ravan, a 60-foot effigy of Kumbhakarn and a 55-foot replica of Meghnad at Morabadi ground on Tuesday for Vijaya Dashami. Mukul Taneja, Dusseh...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Business  /  Published 05.10.19

Gold price cheer

A dip in prices earlier this week fuelled an uptick in physical gold demand in Singapore and India, with activity in the Indian market also gathering pace ahead of the key festivals.However, overall a...
By Reuters in Mumbai

Culture  /  Published 16.11.18

The Oslo Durga Puja is now 10 years old

The year was 2013. It was a typical autumn day in Oslo. I could feel the lukewarm strokes of sunlight amidst crisp cold winds. An eclectic mix of yellow, brown and orange leaves adorned the trees all ...
By Sudipa Chakraborty in

India  /  Published 03.11.18

Railways nod to Amritsar tragedy probe

The Chief Commissioner of Railway Safety will probe the Amritsar tragedy in which 60 Dussehra revellers were mowed down by a passing train, the Indian Railways has said.The decision comes nearly two w...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.18

Amritsar echo in track vigil

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) in Asansol has drawn the line on track trespassers — no mild raps and fines but jail.The crackdown comes in the wake of the Amritsar tragedy on Dussehra evening wh...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol(Bengal)

Opinion  /  Published 25.10.18

Hawking's posthumous book wins acclaim

Sir — A new book by Stephen Hawking, Brief Answers to the Big Questions, has been published posthumously. It has quickly garnered much appreciation. The book touches upon some controversial issues, ...
By The Telegraph in


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