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People Enjoy Flying Kites On Makar Sankranti

People Enjoy Flying Kites On Makar Sankranti

Kites are flown in many parts of India during the Hindu festival that marks the transition of winter to spring.

16 January 2022
Over 3.5 Lakh Pilgrims Take Holy Dip At Gangasagar Mela On Makar Sankranti

Over 3.5 Lakh Pilgrims Take Holy Dip At Gangasagar Mela On Makar Sankranti

A two-member panel formed by the Calcutta High Court to monitor adherence to COVID-19 norms at the fair had inspected the preparations since Wednesday.

14 January 2022

All About Ghughutiya and Kumaon's Uttarayani Mela

Sankranti has a special name and feel in Uttarakhand—with folklore, celebratory music dedicated to the black bird, and delicacies prepared with oodles of...

Makar Sankranti: India's Universal Festival

Makar Sankranti: India's Universal Festival

This Makar Sankranti, discover the unique ways in which states in India celebrate the beginning of the harvest season

15 January 2022

Makar Sankranti | Kites Soar High Amid Omicron Scare

Amid Omicron fears and restrictions, people in Jaipur are spotted in their terrace and the sky filled with colourful kites.

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14 January 2022
Different Festivals Being Celebrated Today Signify India's Vibrant Cultural Diversity: PM Modi

Different Festivals Being Celebrated Today Signify India's Vibrant Cultural Diversity: PM Modi

The prime minister also wished people on Makar Sankranti and Uttarayan.


14 January 2022
Over 3 Lakh Pilgrims Reach Gangasagar Mela, Subjected To RT-PCR Test

Over 3 Lakh Pilgrims Reach Gangasagar Mela, Subjected To RT-PCR Test

RT-PCR tests were conducted on the pilgrims as part of the measures to check the spread of the virus at Gangasagar Mela.


13 January 2022
Amit Shah To Visit Gujarat Ahead Of Kite Flying Festival But No Celebrations This Year

Amit Shah To Visit Gujarat Ahead Of Kite Flying Festival But No Celebrations This Year

Amit Shah celebrates 'Uttarayan' festival by flying kites with family members and party workers every year on January 14. But the minister will stay away from...


13 January 2022
Omicron, Govt Restrictions Hinder Kite Sales In Jaipur Ahead Of Makar Sankranti

Omicron, Govt Restrictions Hinder Kite Sales In Jaipur Ahead Of Makar Sankranti

Though markets are decked up with colourful kites of different shapes and sizes in the Pink City, the sale of kites and strings (manjha), that dot the skyline...


14 January 2021
Centre, BKU Leader Rakesh Tikait Stress On Talks To Break Deadlock Over Farm Laws

Centre, BKU Leader Rakesh Tikait Stress On Talks To Break Deadlock Over Farm Laws

Farmers continue to protest on the outskirts of Delhi ahead of the ninth round of talks with Centre


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14 January 2021
Drop In Gold Prices, Gains In Silver On Makar Sankranti; Check Prices In Your City

Drop In Gold Prices, Gains In Silver On Makar Sankranti; Check Prices In Your City

Gold prices have dropped sharply on the occasion of Makar Sankranti across different states


15 January 2021
Thousands Take Holy Dip At Gangasagar On Makar Sankranti

Thousands Take Holy Dip At Gangasagar On Makar Sankranti

Thousands of pilgrims took the holy dip on Makar Sankranti at the confluence of the Ganga and the Bay of Bengal, and offered prayers at the Kapil Muni temple...


14 January 2021
PM Modi Greets Nation On Harvest Festivals, Extends Best Wishes

PM Modi Greets Nation On Harvest Festivals, Extends Best Wishes

Pongal, Makar Sakranti, Magh Bihu are being celebrated across the nation today to celebrate harvest


14 January 2021
Makar Sakranti: Pilgrims Take Holy Dip At Gangasagar Amid Covid-19 Scare

Makar Sakranti: Pilgrims Take Holy Dip At Gangasagar Amid Covid-19 Scare

The Calcutta High Court asked the government to encourage pilgrims to opt for 'e-snan' to avoid crowding


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