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Janmashtami celebrations: Prayers, fasts, fervour grips Delhi


August 10th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Queues of devotees outside temples, little children dressed up as Krishna with flutes in hand and a peacock feather stuck on the headbands, elaborate tableaux ... Read more...

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Mahashivaratri celebrated across India


February 20th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Millions of Hindus thronged temples across the country Monday to celebrate Mahashivaratri, with some shrines receiving as many as one hundred thousand devouts.It is the ... Read more...

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Janmashtami celebrated across India with fervour


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Mathura Sep 2 (ANI): The auspicious festival of Janmashtami, the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna is being celebrated across the country with great enthusiasm.Temples in Delhi were decorated with flowers and ... Read more...

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Delhiites throng temples on Janmashtami


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Men, women and children of all ages Thursday thronged temples that were decked up in bright coloured lights, decorations and flowers across Delhi for Janmashtami which ... Read more...

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Delhi braces for 20,000 marriages on Sunday


May 15th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) For Ritika and Vishal, tying the knot on the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya Sunday was a troublesome affair as hunting for a venue, a caterer and ... Read more...

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Temples reopen as solar eclipse ends in India


January 15th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) As the millennium's longest annular solar eclipse ended Friday afternoon, hundreds and thousands of Hindu temples across the country re-opened after being shut during the four hours ... Read more...

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Utmost security at temples on ‘Janmashtami’


August 14th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): Temples here have made elaborate security arrangements on the occasion of Janmashtami on Friday.Devotees are being frisked thoroughly and a strict vigil is being maintained outside and ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to pray for peace in India


March 28th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will visit eight places of prayer and worship in the national capital Tuesday to pray for peace in India. The Dalai Lama ... Read more...

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Janmashtami celebrated with fervour in India and abroad (Lead)


August 24th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Millions of Hindus in India and abroad Sunday celebrated Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, one of the most popular Hindu gods, with visits to ornately decorated ... Read more...

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Prayers, fasts mark Janmashtami celebrations


August 24th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Little children dressed up as Krishna - flute in hand and peacock feather stuck on headband - did the rounds of colonies as Hindus decorated homes with ... Read more...

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