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Indians settled abroad get PM Modi‘s invite for Kumbh, R-Day

Indians settled abroad get PM Modi‘s invite for Kumbh, R-Day

ALLAHABAD: Indians living aboard recently got a pleasant surprise — a direct invite from prime minister to be a part of the world‘s biggest religious congregation ? Kumbh at Prayagraj? commencing from January 15. The invite from the Prime Miniser has been sent to the people of Indian origin through […]

Ayodhya litigant: CM Yogi Adityanath assured saints, temple will be reality

Ayodhya litigant: CM Yogi Adityanath assured saints, temple will be reality

ALLAHABAD: One of the main plaintiffs in Janbhoomi temple dispute, Dharm Das Maharaj, on Saturday, said chief minister has assured saints that Ram temple in would become a reality. Das is also the mahant of Akhil Bharatiya Panch Ramanandi Nirmohi Ani Akhara and is camping in area. He was talking […]

Railways to run nearly 800 special trains for Kumbh Mela

Railways to run nearly 800 special trains for Kumbh Mela

ALLAHABAD: In addition to the regular trains, NCR, NR and NER will also operate 600-800 special trains during . The special trains would start operating from January 13 and continue till March 6. Chief public relations officer (CPRO), NCR, Gaurav Krishna Bansal said: ?Special trains would be operated for stations […]

Naga saints : Aloof and wrapped in mystery, but still drawing crowds in Kumbh Mela

Naga saints : Aloof and wrapped in mystery, but still drawing crowds in Kumbh Mela

ALLAHABAD: As formidable as their ash-smeared, unclad bodies and matted hair might look, Naga sadhus are attracting crowds to the Mela ground, where they are camping ahead of Kumbh-2019. Around one lakh naga saints from all 13 akharas are expected to camp during the Mela, which commences from January 15. […]

No construction within 500 metre of high flood level: HC

No construction within 500 metre of high flood level: HC

ALLAHABAD: The has directed the Allahabad Development Authority, district administration and other authorities not to permit any construction within 500 meters of highest flood level (HFL) of river Ganga in Allahabad city. The HC also directed that Authority be made a respondent (opposite party) in this matter. Hearing a writ […]

Kumbh Mela transforms Allahabad into a giant outdoor art gallery…

Kumbh Mela transforms Allahabad into a giant outdoor art gallery…

Allahabad has a new name. The city also has a new look. From the railway station to the , from Arail village to the Sangam area, about 300 murals have brightened the city?s landscape. Even the trees on the Arail road have been painted in bold, barking colours. Kumbh 2019 […]

…While in luxury tents, it?s nirvana at Rs 35,000 per night

…While in luxury tents, it?s nirvana at Rs 35,000 per night

The giant arched gateway looks like a film set under furious construction. About a dozen men hang atop bamboo scaffolds painting peacocks and other decorations. Elsewhere, others hammer nails into stubborn wood. The man in charge here is art director Anant Baburao Shinde, a Bollywood veteran of 40 years. ?The […]

Allahabad: Constable asks for leave, told to take Kumbh quiz

Allahabad: Constable asks for leave, told to take Kumbh quiz

ALLAHABAD: When traffic constable Shyam Veer Singh (35) applied for a two-day leave to visit his hometown for a personal errand he didn‘t expect to be grilled by his seniors about the various arrangements made by the Mela Police for the Kumbh-2019. On Friday, when Singh informed his seniors that […]

No VIP protocol in Kumbh Mela area on bathing days: CM Yogi Adityanath

No VIP protocol in Kumbh Mela area on bathing days: CM Yogi Adityanath

ALLAHABAD: Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday announced that flower petals would be showered from helicopters on devotees taking dip at the confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati on important bathing days during Kumbh Mela-2019. There would be no VIP protocol in the mela area on important bathing […]

‘No VIP protocol in Kumbh Mela on bathing days‘

‘No VIP protocol in Kumbh Mela on bathing days‘

ALLAHABAD: Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday announced that flower petals would be showered from helicopters on devotees taking dip at the confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati on important bathing days during Kumbh Mela-2019. There would be no VIP protocol in the mela area on important bathing […]