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On Makar Sankranti, Independence Day, a sky full of kites becomes a death trap for birds

Every year around festivals like Makar Sankranti, when kites soar in the sky competing with each other, conservation organisations continue to rescue thousands of birds entangled or injured by these..
Firstpost - Published

30 lakh Ganga Sagar pilgrims take holy dip on Makar Sankranti

Over 30 lakh pilgrims from across the country and neighbouring Bangladesh and Nepal took holy dip at the confluence of the River Ganga and the Bay of Bengal on the occasion of Makar Sankranti Tuesday,..
DNA - Published

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Cattle and their owners run through flames in south India for Hindu ritual [Video]Cattle and their owners run through flames in south India for Hindu ritual  06:55

Hindu devotees led ritually decorated cows over burning hay to celebrate Makar Sankranti in south India in a rite seeking good fortune and protection from harm.

Rumble - Published

Flowers, foreigners and sadhus mark the beginning of Kumbh Mela [Video]Flowers, foreigners and sadhus mark the beginning of Kumbh Mela  00:57

The Kumbh Mela is a huge attraction where devotees not only from all over India visit Prayagraj but the grandeur of the mela also attracts foreigners from world over. These are first time visitors who..

Hindustan Times - Published

Shahi Snan kicks off Kumbha Mela in Prayagraj [Video]Shahi Snan kicks off Kumbha Mela in Prayagraj  01:27

The Kumbh Mela began on Tuesday with a Shahi Snan as devotees led by naked, ash-smeared seers took the first holy dip chanting Lord Shiva’s name early in the morning into the cold water of the..

Hindustan Times - Published

12 million Hindu pilgrims begin to pour in for ritual bath in North India [Video]12 million Hindu pilgrims begin to pour in for ritual bath in North India  02:55

Millions of Hindu pilgrims began to pour into Prayagraj in North India to take part in Kumbh Mela on January 15. Indian officials expect over 12 million pilgrims to bathe at the confluence of Ganga..

Newsflare - Published

Makar Sankranti : Yogi Adityanath Offered Khichdi In Gorakhnath Temple, WATCH VIDEO | Oneindia News [Video]Makar Sankranti : Yogi Adityanath Offered Khichdi In Gorakhnath Temple, WATCH VIDEO | Oneindia News  01:08

Yogi Adityanath offered Khichdi in Gorakhnath Temple on Makar Sankranti and wishes all Indians for the same. Yogi Adityanath also assures victory in Upcoming Lok Sabha Election 2019 and Calls SP BSP..

Oneindia - Published

Kumbh Mela 2019 : Prayagraj Gears up for the First Shahi Snan on Makar Sankranti | Oneindia News [Video]Kumbh Mela 2019 : Prayagraj Gears up for the First Shahi Snan on Makar Sankranti | Oneindia News  01:27

Kumbh Mela 2019, Prayagraj gears up the world's largest and cultural congregation with a holy dip in Sangam. The First Shahi Snan was taken by saints and seers of different Akharas. On the occasion of..

Oneindia - Published

Kumbh Mela 2019 commences, devotees head for Shahi Snan [Video]Kumbh Mela 2019 commences, devotees head for Shahi Snan  01:01

Kumbh Mela 2019 commenced today at Prayagraj. Devotees and Hindu seers headed towards the Sangam Ghat for the 1st holy dip. The Shahi Snan also marks the harvest festival of Makar Sankranti. People..

Hindustan Times - Published

Akshay Khanna's flies a kite with daughter as part of Akshay Khanna's flies a kite with daughter as part of "annual ritual"  01:00

Actor Akshay Kumar celebrated Makar Sankranti in the best possible manner, with family and kites. The actor shared an adorable video of himself on Monday as he flew kites with his daughter..

Hindustan Times - Published

Amit Shah flies kites in Gujarat on Makar Sankranti [Video]Amit Shah flies kites in Gujarat on Makar Sankranti  00:53

BJP President Amit Shah joined in the festivities for Makar Sankranti in Gujarat and flew kites in Ahmedabad's Nava Vadaj. The festival is celebrated on the day after Lohri and marks the sun's..

Hindustan Times - Published

 

Maharashtra: 6 drown as boat capsizes in Narmada river

Altogether 36 persons have been rescued so far, and are admitted to a local hospital, an official said.The boat was carrying around 60 people who were on way to perform a river worship ritual on the..
DNA - Published

Watch Exclusive and Live Streaming of Kumbh Mela 2019 from Prayagraj on Zee News

Thousands of devotees and sages took the holy dip - Shahi Snan (Royal Bath) -- on the first day of Kumbh Mela 2019. Devotees took a dip in River Ganga at the site of Triveni Sangam -- the confluence of..
Zee News - Published

On Makar Sankranti, over three million take holy dip in Bengal's Gangasagar Mela

The Gangasagar Mela is rated as the second largest assembly of people after the quadrennial Kumbh Mela. 
Zee News - Published

Pongal 2019: Here's how the festival is celebrated

Makar Sankranti in Tamil Nadu is known as Pongal and it is celebrated on January 15.
Zee News - Published

Larger-than-life feel with life-size kites for Makar Sankranti

Lord Ganapati, Superman, tigers & bears throng the sky as thousands watch in wonder
DNA - Published

It's not only Monday, Makar Sankranti fun to continue in Pink City today as well

For the whole day, kites were seen across Jaipur skies while in the night time, the lanterns were seen
DNA - Published

Kumbh begins: Over 1 crore to be part of first shahi snan on Sankranti

The wait is over. Renamed and reordered, Allahabad is dressed up and decked for Kumbh 2019. Throughout Monday, bare necessities tucked in bundles and perched atop their heads, lakhs of pilgrims walked..
IndiaTimes - Published

Watch: Here's how Akshay Kumar celebrated the festival of kites with daughter Nitara

Akshay Kumar celebrated Makar Sankranti with his family in Mumbai
DNA - Published

Akshay Kumar celebrates Makar Sankranti with daughter Nitara

[India], Jan 14 (ANI): Akshay Kumar on Monday, extended wishes on Makar Sankranti by sharing a video of him flying kite with daughter Nitara.
Sify - Published

'Too polluted': Lucknow devotees refuse to take holy dip in Gomti river on occasion of Makar Sankranti

Disgruntled Lucknow residents say the Gomti river has grown so polluted over the years that the Makar Sankranti ritual of taking a dip in the holy water is now almost dangerous.
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •DNA

Watch: On Makar Sankranti, Amit Shah flies kite in Ahmedabad

While some people are cheering Shah, others are seen capturing the moment.
Zee News - Published

Akshay Kumar gives kite flying lessons to daughter Nitara on Makar Sankranti—Watch

If Makar Sankranti dominates the northern belt then Pongal and Bihu are largely celebrated in South and East India.
Zee News - Published

Akshay and daughter celebrate Makar

On the occasion of Makar Sankranti, Akshay took to Twitter to share a very cute video. In the video, the Akki is accompanied by Nitara as he flies kites, the girl becomes daddy's perfect little helper
IndiaTimes - Published

Makar Sankranti: Celebs wish their fans and friends

Makar Sankranti, Lohri and Pongal are three of the festivals which are widely observed across India which raise a toast to the new harvest, a new start
IndiaTimes - Published

Makar Sankranti Special: Dryfruit ladoo and til chikki

Home chef Siddhi Panchal shares two sugar-free recipes for the festival.
Rediff.com - Published

B-Town wishes 'love', 'happiness' on Lohri, Pongal

As the festive fervour has set in with festivals like Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal and Bihu, Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher and Hema Malini wished love and happiness to..
Sify - Published

Happy Makar Sankranti 2019: Wish friends, relatives with these WhatsApp, Facebook messages and make their day

Here are a few WhatsApp, Facebook messages you can send your friends, colleagues, relatives this Makar Sankranti
DNA - Published

Makar Sankranti 2019: Here's how India celebrates the festival

Makar Sankranti is celebrated across the nation on January 14, 2019
Zee News - Published

Rajasthan police, NGOs press for injury-free Makar Sankranti

Rajasthan cops, on manja watch, conduct raids in kite shops
DNA - Published

10% 'forward quota' in Gujarat from today

Gujarat on Sunday became the first state in the country to announce that it would implement the 10% reservation for economically weaker sections (EWS) of the general category in government jobs and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Modi kites not popular in Mumbai on Makar Sankranti despite election year


IndiaTimes - Published

Happy Makar Sankranti 2019: Wishes & messages

Makar Sankranti, is observed annually to mark the first day of sun's transit into the Makara or Capricorn.
IndiaTimes - Published

B-Town wishes 'love', 'happiness' on Lohri, Pongal

As the festive fervor has set in with festivals like Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal and Bihu, Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher and Hema Malini wished love and happiness to their..
Zee News - Published

Makar Sankranti 2019: From history, food to kite-flying, all you need to know about the festival


Firstpost - Published

President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi pay homage to Guru Gobind Singh, greet nation on `Lohri`, `Makar Sankranti`

Today is the 352nd birth anniversary of tenth Sikh master Guru Gobind Singh.
Zee News - Published

No traditional `Makar Sankranti` feast at Lalu Prasad Yadav`s residence

The traditional `Makar Sankranti` feast will not be held at RJD chief Lalu Prasad`s residence this year as he was not granted bail in the fodder scam case and was undergoing treatment at a Ranchi..
Zee News - Published

Indian Navy deploys diving teams at Gangasagar for SAR operations

The Indian Navy has deployed a specialist team of divers at Gangasagar on the occasion of 'makar sankranti' for search and rescue operations in case of any eventuality.
DNA - Published

Rajasthan: 1,000 Chinese manja spools seized, destroyed

The drive against the banned alloy-coated string is still going on and will continue till Makar Sankranti on January 14.
DNA - Published

BJP woos Delhi's Purvanchal votes

Pulls out all stops for Makar Sankranti rally for community that comprises 35% of city's voter base
DNA - Published

Short of long weekends, 2019 needs more planning

To create three or four-day weekends, employees will have to take more days off in 2019. As per some calculations, employees may have to take as many as 13 leaves during 2019. August and April 2019..
IndiaTimes - Published

Vaishnodevi: Woman pilgrim from Haryana suffers cardiac arrest, dies en route to shrine

A 45-year-old woman pilgrim died of cardiac arrest on her way to to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishnodevi in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district, police said today.  Anju Devi, a resident of Haryana's..
DNA - Published

Yogi Adityanath announces dates for three 'shahi snan' of Kumbh 2019

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday announced the final dates for the three 'shahi snan' of Kumbh 2019. The first 'shahi snan' for the akharas would be held on January 15 on the..
Zee News - Published

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