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Unique performance explores man’s existence in Kaliyug


March 27th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Norwegian black metal, Indian classical dance and classical music came together on one stage to captivate the audience in a performance titled 'Questionings'.The performance, held ... Read more...

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Human head found near Assam’s Kamakhya temple (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 2 (IANS) The discovery of a man's severed head on a road leading to the ancient Kamakhya temple created quite a sensation in this Assam's major city Friday, ... Read more...

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Human head found at famous Kamakhya temple


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 2 (IANS) The discovery of a man's severed head on a road leading to the ancient Kamakhya temple created quite a sensation here Friday, police said adding that ... Read more...

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Gold made ‘Kalash’ atop Kamakhya temple grasps devotees’ attention


December 18th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGuwahati, Dec.18 (ANI): A 2.5 crores gold made 'Kalash' placed atop the dome of famous Kamakhya temple in Guwahati as an offering, has grasped the attention of the devotees."I ... Read more...

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Devotees throng Assam’s Kamakhya temple for Kumari Puja


September 24th, 2009 - 11:40 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Sep 24 (ANI): Hundreds of devotees thronged revered Kamakhya temple in Assam state on Thursday for Kumari Puja organised during Hindu festival of Navratri, in which young girls are worshipped.Kumari Puja ... Read more...

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Assam put on high alert in wake of ULFA’s 12hr bandh call


June 25th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati June 25 (ANI): Security has been beefed up in Assam, in wake of the 12 hour "Asom bandh" called by the United liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) today.The banned ULFA has ... Read more...

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Tight security for ULFA’s 12-hr bandh on Thursday in Assam


June 24th, 2009 - 10:46 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, June 24 (ANI): Security has been tightened in Assam following the 12-hour 'Asom Bandh' called by the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) on Thursday.Guwahati has been put on high ... Read more...

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Mystic fair in Assam draws thousands including foreigners (Lead)


June 23rd, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 23 (IANS) Hundreds of mystics and seers, who claim to possess psychic powers, have gathered at a unique four-day festival at the Kamakhya temple here where thousands of devotees, including ... Read more...

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German, French with Hindu mystics at Kamakhya debate miracles


June 23rd, 2009 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 23 (IANS) A bizarre debate is raging at a revered Hindu temple in India's northeastern state of Assam with a French man and a German woman joining hundreds of mystics ... Read more...

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Mukherjee has miraculous escape, again


March 31st, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 31 (IANS) External Affairs Minister and senior Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee had a proverbial miraculous escape after his helicopter hit an air pocket when he was going from here to ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party legislator threatens immolation outside PM’s house, detained


August 15th, 2008 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Nearly a month after attracting criticism from animal rights activists for sacrificing goats in Assam's Kamakhya temple, Samajwadi Party legislator from Madhya Pradesh Kishore Samrite was again ... Read more...

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PETA protests ‘animal sacrifice’ by Samajwadi Party leader


July 29th, 2008 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Protesting a reported case of animal sacrifice carried out by a Samajwadi Party leader, the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has written to the party's ... Read more...

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Ambubasi Mela at Kamakhya Temple draws a huge turnout of devotees


June 24th, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, June 24 (ANI): Tens of thousands of devotees from different parts of the country thronged the Kamakhya Temple for the three-day traditional fair, 'Ambubasi Mela' held here. As per ritual, during ... Read more...

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Tight security for Ambubashi Fair at Kamakhya Temple


June 23rd, 2008 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, June 23 (ANI): Tight security arrangements have been made at the famous Kamakhya Temple here near Guwahati in Assam for the three-day Ambubashi fair that is to last till Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Of miracles, mysticism and wonders at Kamakhya temple


June 22nd, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, June 22 (IANS) For the last two decades, Bhola Baba, a Hindu seer, has become much sought after at the revered Kamakhya temple in Assam during the ... Read more...

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