Yogi Adityanath

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Gorakhpur: UP CM Yogi Adityanath Performs 'Kanya Poojan' At Gorakhnath Temple

Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, performed Kanya Pujan, on October 23, widely celebrated as Navami, during the ongoing Navratri. The puja was on the occasion of Navmi, the ninth day of Chaitra Navratri, when Yogi Adityanth offered prayers to 'Matri Shakti' by worshipping nine girls, symbolising nine manifestations of the goddess Durga. The CM then served… read-more

Mon, 23 Oct 2023 - 11:18 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Yogi Adityanath, Kanya Pujan, Durga Puja, indian culture, Navratri, UP CM

Courtesy: The Times of India


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Mahalaya Ends On October 14, Marks Beginning Of Navratri

The Hindu calendar welcomes Mahalaya on October 14 which marks the completion of Pitru Paksha and the onset of Devi Paksha. The glorious nights praising the Goddess start with the Mahalaya, the no-moon day (Amavasya) falling in the lunar month of Ashwin. With the end of Mahalaya, people will embark on the festivities mood. Navratri would thus commence on October 15 and extend till Dusshera, October 24.

Fri, 13 Oct 2023 - 04:48 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mahalaya, Navratri, Indian Festival, Pitar paksh, Art and Culture, INDIANS

India V/S Pakistan

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BCCI Received Request To Reconsider ICC India v/s Pakistan Game Date

The much-anticipated clash between Team India and arch-rivals Pakistan, scheduled for October 15 might get a reschedule date due to Navratri. Security concerns have been raised, prompting agencies to advise the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to reconsider the game's date. The security agencies have cautioned against hosting the high-profile India vs. Pakistan match on October 15, as it coincides with Navratri. Final decision by… read-more

Wed, 26 Jul 2023 - 11:04 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Navratri, BCCI, Sports news, Cricket, India V/S Pakistan


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Wish Of Eating Non-Veg Food During Navratri Kills Woman

In a shocking incident, a man killed his wife in rage after she demanded non-vegetarian food during Navratri. Reported in Bantikhera Village in Shamli, the incident shook netizens. Shamli ASP OP Singh confirmed the incident saying, the accused identified as Anshu killed his wife Esha and dumped her body in a well. Anshu confessed his crime and has been sent to jail. Furthermore, an investigation is underway.



Tue, 04 Apr 2023 - 04:07 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Crime, Navratri, Shamli ASP, murder, arrested

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Indians Get Ready For 9 Days Navratri Celebration

Chaitra Navratri is set to begin from March 22, instigating the festivities vibe amongst Indian, across the nation.  The event will continue over the next 9 days, concluding with Ram Navami, the day Lord Rama was born. Chaitra Navratri begins on the first day of the Hindu calendar. The grand nine-day festival is celebrated with and devotees of Maa Durga fast for nine days, seeking her blessing.

Wed, 22 Mar 2023 - 09:03 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: festival, Navratri, Goddess Durga, Celebration, Fast

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Mumbai Locals

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Mumbai Locals Witnesses Fun Karaoke For Commuters Amid Navratri Festival

The festive season of Navratri became more exciting for Mumbai local travellers, with fun karaoke and "Bhajan Mandlis" in trains and metros. After Ae Halo (Garba) footage from inside Mumbai's lifeline transport, videos showing passengers having a karaoke night have surfaced on the internet. The viral video is receiving an "aww" response from netizens, who appreciated the fun by people, which would make lengthy rides easy and… read-more

Fri, 30 Sep 2022 - 06:21 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mumbai Locals, Navratri, Karaoke In Trains, Commuters, Maharashtra

Indian Railways Navratri Special Food

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Indian Railways Serves Special Food Menu For Navratri

The Indian Railways has come up with a special menu for all travellers on the occasion of Navratri, from September 26 to October 5. The Railways Ministry made the announced over a tweet, and the food can be ordered from the ‘Food on Track’ app. The nine-day long festival of Shardiya Navratri has begun on September 26. The festival is dedicated to Maa Durga and her nine avatars.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 06:11 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Navratri, Indian Railways, Train Food, Festival Food, Travel

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Falhari Mixture

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Haldiram’s Namkeen Sparks Controversy For Urdu Textual Content On Packaging

Haldiram's sparked controversy when a video went viral on social media platforms in which a reporter questioned the Arabic packaging on Navratri namkeen. In addition, a news channel shared the clip of the reporter encountering a Halidram's store manager for the Arabic packaging on the product. Notably, the viral video has received about 900k views, 3439 retweets, and 12k likes to date.

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 08:04 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Legal, haldiram, Controversy, Navratri, namkeen

Courtesy: Zee News

Meat Shop

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Meat Shops To Remain Shut During Navratri: Delhi Civic Body

The Delhi Municipal Corporation issued notice, ordering closure of meat shops in view of the ongoing Navratri festival. The Hindu festival started from April 2 and will continue till 11 April, during which no meat shop will remain open, said Mayor Mukesh Suryan. He further urged CM Arvind Kejriwal to issue similar notice, ordering to shut liquor shops in the national capital. The mayor cited religious sentiments of devotees reason. 

Tue, 05 Apr 2022 - 07:49 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Navratri, meat shops, Delhi Municipal Corporation, mayor, cm kejriwal

Courtesy: Zee News

Jhandewalan Temple, Delhi

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Morning Arti Performed At Delhi's Jhandewalan Temple: 2nd Day Navratri

Morning arti was performed at Jhandewalan Temple at Delhi on the second day of Navratri, and it will continue till October 15, as this year "Ashtmi falls" on October 13, while Dashmi on October 15. Delhi Disaster Management Authority has granted permission to open religious places adhering to the Covid-19 protocols. As per the orders, sprinkling holy water and giving Prasad is not permitted inside the temple.

Fri, 08 Oct 2021 - 10:31 AM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Navratri, temple, DDMA, Delhi

Courtesy: ANI News