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TTD ₹3,116 crore budget for 2019-2020

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) that runs the richest hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara presented Tuesday its budget plans for 2019-20,…

Novel ‘coconut’ Shiva idol for Maha Shivarathri

A huge 80-feet high image of Lord Shiva is being prepared with one lakh tons of coconuts to serve as…

Kumbh Mela Special on Maghi Purnima

Chants of ‘Har Har Mahadev’ and ‘Ganga Maiya Ki Jai’ let the air as lakhs of believers took a dip…

Arrangements for ShivaRatri at Keesaragutta

Collector MV Reddy reviewed arrangements of Sri Mahashivaratri Brahmotsavamas programmed from March 2 to 7 with the leaders concerned at…

Sabarimala temple closes after pujas

The Sabarimala temple, after a week-long Kumbamaasa puja, closed on Sunday. The sanctum was closed by 10 pm after regular…

Sabarimala temple reopened for five days

After several violent protests recently, the Sabarimala temple was reopened for five days amid tight security to avoid any unlawful…

Allahabad High Court bans photography at Kumbh bathing area

The Allahabad High Court banned photography within 100m of Kumbh bathing area and publishing of such video footage or photos.…

TDB takes a U-turn, supports entry of women of all age groups

In an unexpected move, the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), which runs the historic Sabarimala temple in Kerala lent its support…

Holy dip at Kumbh on ‘Mauni Amavasya’

  A sea of humankind swamped the Kumbh Nagari here on Monday as lakhs of sojourners led by monks of…

Offer Crabs to Lord Shiva and get rid of Ailments!

Flowers, fruits, milk, sweets or coconuts are amongst popular offerings made by devotees to native deities at Hindu temples. Nevertheless,…