Magh Mela, Prayagraj.

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'Bhagwaanji' App To Help Devotees Attend, Perform Rituals In Magh Mela

Kishor Fogla, a Mumbai-based entrepreneur, has developed 'Bhagwaanji' app to help devotees witness the ongoing Magh Mela via technology amid the pandemic. The app promises vast information about Hindu religion and various holy sites as well as online booking of puja, bhoj, VIP passes, prasad and priests. Kishor explained that devotees can also attend spiritual activities online besides learning about dharma-karma, puja, vrat katha, bhoj and… read-more

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 11:35 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Prayagraj, Magh Mela, Mumbai, Kishor Fogla, Technology

Courtesy: The Tribune

IFFCO

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Gas Leak At IFFCO Phulpur Plant In Uttar Pradesh Kills Two People

A tragic gas leak accident at the Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) plant in UP's Phulpur area has killed at least two people and injured over dozen. The two deceased were identified as assistant manager BP Singh and his deputy Abhinandan. Evacuating nearly 100 people working at the plant, the district administration has shut the unit. Expressing his grief, UP CM Yogi Adityanath has asked the authorities to provide relief… read-more

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 - 09:26 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, IFFCO, CM Yogi Adityanath, Gas Leak, Prayagraj, Phulpur

Courtesy: Times Now

Cows

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Prayagraj Officials Plans To Cover Cows With Jute Coat To Protect From Cold

Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj district plans to cover the state-run cow shelters with polythene sheets and provide cows with jute-bag jackets during winters. While the district supply department will provide jute bags from ration shops, the coat and other arrangements will be made by gram panchayats. The 113 cow shelters lying in rural areas, which will shelter around 13,000 cows, are supervised by panchayats. The veterinary department will… read-more

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 01:08 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Prayagraj, Cows, Sheds

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Representative Image

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Uttar Pradesh: 4 Die After Consuming Illicit Liquor; 5 Hospitalised

Consumption of illicit liquor has caused at least 4 deaths in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj district, while 5 people are admitted to a hospital. The incident happened at Amilia village of the district on November 20. Police and excise departments are probing the incident. Reportedly, the villagers informed that the victims got the liquor from a local shop, following which the police have taken a man into custody.

Sat, 21 Nov 2020 - 12:40 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Liquor, Death, Prayagraj

World's largest solar tree at CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur, West Bengal

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UP To Have World's Tallest Solar Tree; To Generate 0.5 KW Of Electricity

Under the Smart City Project, two city parks in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj district will get a hi-tech solar tree that will generate about 0.5 KW of electricity. Reportedly, the state's first solar tree will be 8 metre tall and will exceed Canada's solar tree at Ontario by 1 metre, to become the "tallest" in the world. Currently, world’s largest solar tree with 11.5 KW capacity is installed in Durgapur, West Bengal.

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 - 08:29 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Solar Power, Solar Tree, Uttar Pradesh, Prayagraj, Renewable Energy, Smart city mission

Rail Bicycle

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North Central Railway Creates Special Cycle for Better Inspection of Tracks

A team of experts from the North Central Railway has developed an unique 'track-cycle' to help the staff to inspect and repair railway tracks. The cycle that costs around Rs 3,000 can be used by the staff to travel through the tracks. Reportedly, it can conveniently carry two people. According to officials, the cycle will reduce the time taken by the staff to reach a location thereby increasing the efficiency.

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 - 12:56 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Indian Railways, Rail Bicycle, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Nand Gopal Nandi

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FIR against BJP Leader For Forcefully Painting Houses Saffron in Prayagraj

A businessman in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh has filed an FIR claiming houses on his street were painted saffron with Hindu deities on them without the consent of the homeowners. He alleged that they were threatened for trying to stop it. BJP leader and Uttar Pradesh Cabinet minister of Civil Aviation Nand Gopal… read-more

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 08:24 PM / by Masumi Shah

Tags: Prayagraj, UP, Nand Gopal Nandi, saffron houses

Courtesy: NDTV

Prayagraj street

The saffron painted street / PTI

Rows of Houses In Prayagraj Coloured Saffron with Paintings of Hindu Deities

Rows of houses in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj have been painted saffron with images of Hindu deities and religious symbols over them. The pictures of the street started going viral on social media with many people condemning it while others calling it a “good idea”. One user even suggested that instead of these… read-more

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 08:07 PM / by Masumi Shah

Tags: Prayagraj, UP, saffron paint, hindu deities

Courtesy: Brifly Exclusive