Idol Immersion
Calcutta  /  Published 06.11.20

Curbs for Kali puja pandals, temples

Kali Puja pandals will be “no-entry zones” like the ones for Durga Puja this year but since they are more in number and smaller than Durga Puja pandals, only up to 5 metres from them will ...
By Tapas Ghosh, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.11.20

Fertiliser plan for immersion leftovers

The Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) has decided on an initiative to use organic items like flowers and leaves, which have been left at the Mahananda river bank during immersion after Durga Puja, ...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 31.10.20

Lakshmi immersion only in some ponds

By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 30.10.20

Munger: anger explodes

By Dev Raj in Patna

Calcutta  /  Published 29.10.20

Immersion accident avertedv

Two men and a woman, members of a Durga Puja organising committee, dived into the Hooghly at Sovabazar Ghat on Wednesday to save a friend who had slipped into the river during immersion. Members of t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Sovabazar


Calcutta  /  Published 29.10.20

How immersion fared at Calcutta ghats

CMC sources said around 12,000 idols were immersed at 16 ghats. More than 80 per cent of them were immersed at the Baje Kadamtala, Gwalior and Nimtala ghats. “The Baje Kadamtala and Nimtala gha...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.20

Two civic bodies plunge into river cleansing after idol immersions

The North 24-Parganas district administration on Tuesday morning started the cleansing of the Ichhamati river following the pollution of water during immersion of idols on Dashami. The authorities of...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Basirhat

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.20

5 drown as boat with huge idol capsizes

In Nadia's Hogolberia, a third-year BA student, Bibhash Das, 20, drowned in a pond when Durga idol apparently fell on him during immersion on Monday evening. The body of Bibhash Das, 20, was recov...
By Alamgir Hossain in Beldanga

Calcutta  /  Published 28.10.20

Tridhara: immersion in pandal

What the fear of pollution could not do, the pandemic has done in Calcutta. A Durga idol was immersed in the pandal following the most environment-friendly “wash and melt” model and in the proces...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.10.20

Clean-up drive for steel city ghats

The directive to clean up ghats and rivers comes in the wake of guidelines issued by the Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board via its Adityapur regional office, sent to the company from the central...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


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