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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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Thousands throng Mathura for Janmashtami


August 10th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 10 (IANS) Thousands poured into Mathura Friday to celebrate Janmashtami in the land of Lord Krishna.After several years, Janmashtami fell on a rain drenched day, with ... Read more...

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100,000 devotees take dip in Himachal lake


September 5th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chamba (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 5 (IANS) Over 100,000 devotees, mainly from the plains of north India, took a dip in the glacier-fed holy Manimahesh Lake in Himachal Pradesh Monday and ... Read more...

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Radhastami celebrations in Mathura


September 5th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 5 (IANS) Chants of 'Radhey Radhey' echoed in the air early Monday as pilgrims and locals here celebrated Radhastami, the birth of Lord Krishna's consort Radha.The ... Read more...

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Anna show at Janmashtami celebrations in Agra


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 22 (IANS) Anna Hazare agitation coloured even Janmashtami celebrations here, keeping them on a lower key this year as support for the anti-corruption crusader increased Monday.The Janmashtami ... Read more...

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Happy Janmashtami, says Bollywood


August 22nd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Bollywood celebs may be busy with their work, but it doesn't stop them from wishing their fans on festivals and Monday film personalities Anupam ... Read more...

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Janmashtami celebrations begin in Delhi with gaiety


August 22nd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) With elaborately decorated cradles to mark the birth of Lord Krishna, Janmashtami celebrations began in Delhi Monday with much gaiety.At the ISKCON temple, the day ... Read more...

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Manimahesh pilgrimage begins in Himachal


August 22nd, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chamba (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 22 (IANS) The 15-day Manimahesh pilgrimage in the interiors of Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district started Monday with authorities expecting 700,000 devotees, an official said.The pilgrimage that ... Read more...

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Anna’s fast enters day 7, crowds throng Ramlila ground (Lead)


August 22nd, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Wearing the now famous "I am Anna" caps and carrying huge flags, thousands of supporters continued to throng the Ramlila ground in the capital as ... Read more...

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Janmashtami celebrations in Lucknow


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Colourful decorations, special prayers and cultural programmes at brightly adorned temples in various parts of this Uttar Pradesh state capital Monday marked the Janmashtami celebrations.With priests ... Read more...

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Worshipers miraculously escape from Leicester Hare Krishna temple after massive explosion


September 4th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 4 (ANI): Just a day after devotees celebrated the birth of Lord Krishna, the Hare Krishna temple in Leicester, about 160 kilometres from London, caught fire after a massive explosion ... Read more...

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Muslims take part in Gokulashtami in Mumbai


September 2nd, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Raziq KhanMumbai, Sep 2 (ANI): Members of Muslim community at Dadar and Thane here, celebrated the festival of Gokulashtami (birth of Hindu God Krishna), joining the Hindu devotees in the ... Read more...

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No traditional Janmashtami festivities for 250,000 Pak Hindus at flood-relief camps


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep 2(ANI): About 250,000 Pakistani Hindus, who have been displaced by the worst floods in the country's history, had at best modest Janmashtami celebrations on Thursday.Fate forced them to celebrate ... 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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PM greets nation on Janmashtami


September 1st, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami that celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna. The prime minister said in a ... Read more...

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Sending Janmashtami greetings, Zed appeals Hindus worldwide for “selfless service”


August 12th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 12 (ANI): Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, sending early Krishna Janmashtami greetings to one billion Hindus of the world, has urged them to keep focus on "selfless service".Zed, who is ... Read more...

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Trinidad Hindus celebrate Janmashtami with fanfare


August 14th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Aug 14 (IANS) Devout Hindus turned out in large numbers at the over 200 temples across Trinidad and Tobago for celebrations to mark Janmashtami, the birth of Lord Krishna, ... Read more...

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West Bengal celebrates Janmashtami


August 14th, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) Thousands of devotees gathered at the ISKCON temple in West Bengal's Nadia district as Janmashtami, the festival that marks the birth of Lord Krishna, was celebrated. On Thursday midnight, ... Read more...

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Hindus in Bangladesh celebrate Janmashtami


August 13th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 13 (IANS) Bangladesh's Hindu community Thursday celebrated Janmashtami, marking the birth of Lord Krishna, with functions organised in the national capital and other parts of the country. It is a public ... Read more...

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Thousands celebrate Janmashtami in Trinidad


August 25th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 25 (IANS) Thousands in Trinidad and Tobago celebrated the Janmashtami festival at temples here, joining their counterparts the world over in marking the occasion of the birth of Lord Krishna, ... Read more...

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Jammu shutdown extended till Aug 31


August 24th, 2008 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 24 (IANS) The 31-day-long Jammu shutdown to mount pressure on the state government for restoration of 40 hectares of land to a temple trust, was Sunday extended till Aug 31."Our ... 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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Curfew imposed in Poonch, relaxed in Jammu


August 23rd, 2008 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 23 (IANS) Curfew was imposed in the border town of Poonch Saturday and the army was alerted after communal clashes even as curfew in Jammu was relaxed on the eve ... Read more...

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President, vice president, PM greet nation on Janmashtami


August 23rd, 2008 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh have greeted the nation on the occasion of Janmashtami, marking the birth of Lord Krishna, ... Read more...

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Food for thought and inner peace on Janmashthami


August 23rd, 2008 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Before Janmashthami, the Hindu festival celebrating the birth of Lord Krishna, this weekend, devotees have been making changes in their diets to accommodate 'satvik' food habits that ... Read more...

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Lucknows Mohammed Shakeel paints his love for Lord Krishna


August 21st, 2008 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Kamna Mathur Lucknow, Aug. 21 (ANI): Lord Krishna, the Hindu God who has endeared himself in various forms, as a child, a lover and a charioteer for Arjuna in the Mahabharta ... Read more...

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Letter threatens terror attack on temples on Janmashtami (Lead)


August 20th, 2008 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Delhi government has received an anonymous letter threatening a terror attack on temples across the city during the Hindu festival of Janmashtami Aug 24, official sources ... Read more...

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