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PM Modi in Kashi today for a glittering Dev Deepawali | Varanasi News

VARANASI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s arrival on Monday has ensured a grand and glittering celebration on Dev Deepawali this year and ensured festivities won’t be overshadowed by Covid-19 pandemic in any way as the ghats in Varanasi are beautifully decked up and a sizzling laser show will increase the grandeur. The district administration has finalized …

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14th edition of Prerna to be held online | Vadodara News

VADODARA: Prerna — touted to be Asia’s largest festival for the disable — will be held online this year due to prevailing Covid-19 situation. The event organised by engineers of M S University’s Faculty of Technology and Engineering (FTE) every year has received patronage from UNESCO for the fourth consecutive year. This year, for the …

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IIT-BHU, IIT-Guwahati sign MoU for joint doctoral prog | Varanasi News

VARANASI: To start a joint doctoral programme, the Indian Institute of Technology-Banaras Hindu University and IIT-Guwahati signed a memorandum of understanding through virtual meeting on Friday. After signing the MoU, the director IIT-BHU Prof Pramod Kumar Jain and director of IIT-Guwahati Prof TG Sitharam addressed an online meeting and claimed that this was the first …

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French ambassador visits Gorakhnath temple | Varanasi News

GORAKHPUR: French Ambassador Emmanuel Lenin visited Gorakhnath Temple in Gorakhpur on Thursday. He also performed puja amidst Vedic mantras and shankha sound during his one and half hour stay on the temple campus. He also fed jaggery to cows at the temple. He was informed about Nath sect the temple management gifted him religious and …

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Four booked for insulting tricolour | Vadodara News

Vadodara: Anand police registered an offence against four residents of Umreth town for alleged insult to Indian national flag by distorting it. The cops booked one Niloferbanu Farooqhussain Malek and three others under provisions of The Prevention of Insults to the National Honour Act, 1971. “The case has been registered by Umreth police station for …

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MLC graduate constituency polls bring out Cong internal rifts in open again | Varanasi News

Varanasi: Infighting between the two lobbies in Congress, one led by former MP Rajesh Mishra, and the other by former minister Ajay Rai, has resurfaced with both fielding their own candidates in MLC (graduate constituency) election. Rai, who enjoys the backing of late Pt Kamlapati Tripathi’s family, has galvanized party’s district and city units behind …

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Woman’s request for getting back stolen jewellery junked | Vadodara News

Vadodara: A court recently turned down a woman’s request to get her jewellery, stolen in November 2009, back as it did not match with the pieces of gold that cops had recovered during the investigation.Police had found the gold in smaller quantity from a jeweller, who is believed to have purchased the stolen jewellery from …

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PM Modi may light first lamp on Dev Deepawali in Varanasi | Varanasi News

VARANASI: The world-famous Dev Deepawali may witness Prime Minister Narendra Modi lighting the first earthen lamp at Rajghat in Varanasi to start illumination of all 80 ghats with over 10 lakh lamps on November 30. Modi will not only be witness to the beauty of the illuminated ghats of Kashi, but is likely to also …

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Three shot dead in separate incidents in a day in dist | Varanasi News

VARANASI: A man was shot dead in Varanasi, while another was sprayed with bullets in Ballia on Saturday. Earlier, on late Friday night, a former village head who was also the owner of a highway-side dhaba outlet was shot dead in Mirzapur. One Shahid Iqbal while Hiraman Yadav was lia to kill on Saturday. Before …

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Rich heritage to reinvigorate pandemic-stressed Barodians | Vadodara News

caption Vadodara: Check your city gyaan — which temple has Portuguese and Roman sculptures carved on its walls? Yes. Its the Shiva temple standing tall on the banks of Vishwamitri River that sports a fusion of Indian as well as European culture. If that titillated your curiosity then explore the heritage of Gujarat’s cultural capital …

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RSS, VHP worker Balkrishna Naik passes away | Varanasi News

Gorakhpur: Senior RSS Pracharak and VHP National Samanvay Manch coordinator (Palak), Balkrishna Naik passed away in Gorakhpur on Wednesday around 11.30 pm. He was presently residing in Lucknow while his family was in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. “Naik’s body was sent to Maharashtra,” said , VHP worker Durgesh Tripathi. Naik had visited the Mahaparinirvan temple on Wednesday …

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Covid-19: Gujarat records 1,281 new positive cases, 8 deaths in 24 hours | Vadodara News

AHMEDABAD: At 1,281 new positive cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours ending 5pm on Wednesday, it was the highest daily tally for the state in the past 42 days. The state also recorded deaths of eight positive patients, which was the highest daily death toll in 28 days. With the update, the total cases in …

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Covid-19 cases cross 18,000 mark in Varanasi district | Varanasi News

VARANASI: The number of Covid-19 cases crossed the mark of 18,000 in Varanasi district on Wednesday. However, the district also witnessed a decrease in the number of active cases of coronavirus. According to the medical bulletin, 69 persons tested positive for Covid-19 increasing the cumulative number of positive cases to 18,067. While 88 patients in …

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Crackers pierce kids’ eyes, but docs keep vision intact | Vadodara News

The two-year-old boy from Rajasthan’s Dungarpur who regained his vision despite serious injuries in the eye Vadodara: The festival of lights would have permanently caused darkness in the lives of these kids who were merely watching colorful crackers on the road. Amid all the festive fervour, their eyes got so severely injured due to firecrackers …

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Uttar Pradesh: Scribe, wife beaten to death in old enmity in Sonbhadra village | Varanasi News

VARANASI: A farmer, who also worked as a correspondent for a Hindi daily, and his wife were brutally beaten to death in Barwadih village under Kone police station in Sonbhadra district on Monday evening in an old enmity with a former village head. Victim Uday Paswan died on the spot while his wife Sheetla succumbed …

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12-year-old girl killed as hut catches fire in UP’s Ballia | Varanasi News

BALLIA: A 12-year-old girl was killed as her hut caught fire in this Uttar Pradesh district, police said on Sunday. According to Narhi station house officer (SHO) Gyaneshwar Mishra, the incident took place in Kulharhia village on Saturday night. Mishra said on Saturday night, when people were celebrating Diwali, the hut of Avadh Bihari Ram …

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