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Idol Immersion
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

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

West Bengal  /  Published 05.11.18

‘We were being treated like ministers’

So though the carnival started at 4.30pm, our turn came not earlier than 6pm. We spent three hours seeing the other puja tableaux parked for the procession. The youngsters got busy in eating jhalmuri,...
By Arnab Ray in Calcutta

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 25.10.18

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

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 20.10.18

Green & peaceful adieu to deities

The civic body has, for the first time, come up with a plan for easy handling and “respectable” immersion of the idols of Goddess Durga and the side deities.As it was found that the age-old practi...
By Sandeep Mishra in Bhubaneshwar

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


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