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Kanwar Yatra- Saffron-clad Shiva devotees on a spiritual journey

Kanwar Yatra- Saffron-clad Shiva devotees on a spiritual journey

August 10, 2018

  With the start of the auspicious month of Shravan, the streets in India are filled up with barefoot, saffron clad Kanwar Yatris carrying a pitcher filled with holy water. The Kanwar Yatra takes place during the Hindu month of Shravan, is usually held in the month of July-A...

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Two-horse electoral race to determine Uttarakhand’s fate

Two-horse electoral race to determine Uttarakhand’s fate

January 30, 2017

Uttarakhand will be one of the five states to go to assembly polls in February. Not surprisingly, the state has turned into an electoral battlefield for the principal contenders - the ruling Congress (I) and the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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Indian government plans rail routes for Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Indian government plans rail routes for Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

December 26, 2016

The young Indian diaspora who will take part in Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will have the opportunity to travel by Indian Railways to discover various shades and features of India, its tradition and rich art and culture.

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