Idol Immersion
West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.18

Our march down Red Road in Calcutta

We reached the venue by 3.30pm, an hour before the programme was scheduled to start. Thanks to our trolleys reaching the night before, we were queued at number 12 which was quite early given that ther...
By Riddhi Maitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.18

Calcutta's Red Road set for Durga parade

Calcuttans will get a last glimpse of the idols of almost all big-ticket Durga pujas on Tuesday.The organisers of 74 pujas will take part in a parade on Red Road from 4.30pm on Tuesday. Chief ministe...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.10.18

Bisarjan water under heavy metal lens

The Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) has, for the first time, asked its regional offices to conduct heavy metal test of water samples collected from various immersion points in addition...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.10.18

Green adieu to Durga & her children

A social outfit and a bunch of B-school students showed what an ideal immersion could be at Domuhani ghat, Sonari, on Vijaya Dashami Friday.Nine budding managers from XLRI’s Social Initiative Group ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 15.10.19

Decision to award Nobel to Peter Handke is shameful

Sir — The Swedish Academy’s decision to award the Nobel Prize for literature to Peter Handke — an alleged apologist for Serbian war crimes — is shameful. The appeal made by the Mothers of Sreb...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.10.18

Immersion in record time

Immersion at 14 river ghats and over three lakeside spots in the steel city was completed in a record time (before 10pm) on Dashami Friday, thanks to wider approach passageways, better surveillance an...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Odisha  /  Published 23.09.18

Idol immersion worry stays

Creation of three artificial ponds at Kuakhai and Daya for immersion of idols failed to deter people from immersing idols in both the rivers leading to serious water pollution. Bhubaneswar Municipal C...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneshwar

Opinion  /  Published 08.09.19

Ganesha on an assembly line

For Ganesha festivities this year, we decided to take the kids where all the action takes place: the Central Railway Loco Works in Lower Parel, near the Lalbaug flyover in the heart of Mumbai. This is...
By Rajitha Gopinath in

Odisha  /  Published 20.10.18

Cuttack turns fortress for immersion

More than one lakh people took part in the immersion ceremony of Durga Puja in the city as it inched towards completion on Saturday amid tight security.Bright and dry weather conditions brought enthus...
By Lalmohan Patnaik in Cuttack

Odisha  /  Published 18.10.18

Bhubaneswar drive to keep pandal areas clean

The civic body has taken up a slew of measures to keep the city clean during the festive season.Sanitation agencies of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation have been asked to carry out “additional ...
By Sandeep Mishra in Bhubaneshwar


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