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Kashi Vishwanath temple to get facelift, priests get pay hike


June 19th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) Varanasi's famous Kashi Vishwanath temple will be given a major facelift and the salaries of the priests will be increased, the Uttar Pradesh government announced ... Read more...

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RSS chief skirts Ayodhya, talks of corruption


October 10th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur, Oct 10 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat took everyone by surprise when he opened a seven-day national convention of the organisation here with exclusive focus ... Read more...

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Kashi Vishwanath temple security to be beefed up


March 31st, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 31 (IANS) Security in and around the historic Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi would be beefed up.A decision to this effect was taken after an on-the-spot review carried ... Read more...

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Hindus celebrate Maha Shivratri


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.2 (ANI): Thousands of devotees flocked to temples across India today to celebrate the Hindu festival of Maha Shivaratri.The festival celebrates the marriage of Lord Shiva to the Goddess Parvati, ... Read more...

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22 Uttar Pradesh areas under air surveillance


September 30th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) At least 22 places in Uttar Pradesh have been put under air surveillance with effect from Thursday morning, hours ahead of the much awaited Ayodhya verdict by the ... Read more...

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Devotees lament hike in temple fees at Kashi Vishwanath Temple


July 7th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), July 7 (ANI): Devotees in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi city are disappointed with the trustees of the famous Hindu shrine 'Kashi Vishwanath Mandir', for increasing fees to attend prayers and ... Read more...

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President prays at Varanasi’’s Kashi Vishwanath Temple


March 14th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Mar 14 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Saturday worshipped at the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi. President Patil performed special rituals with her husband Devisingh Shekhawat and other family members. She ... Read more...

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Varanasi hails Holi amid revelry


March 8th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish Kumar Dubey Varanasi, Mar 8 (ANI): With the vibrant spring festival of ''Holi'' round the corner, people here offered prayers at the Kashi Vishwanath Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva ... Read more...

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Security beefed up at Taj Mahal, three shrines


December 1st, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 1 (IANS) Alarmed by the Mumbai terror attack, Uttar Pradesh has decided to beef up security not only at the Taj Mahal in Agra but also at three contentious shrines ... Read more...

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Tourists visiting Varanasi least worried by terrorism


September 18th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish Kumar Dubey Varanasi, Sep.18 (ANI): Though there is concern and outrage across the country against terrorism, foreign tourists arriving in Varanasi are not perturbed by terror incidents. A growing number ... Read more...

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Manmohan visits Kashi Vishwanath temple, Dasashwamedh Ghat


March 15th, 2008 - 12:33 am ICT by admin
(Lead)Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), March 14 (IANS) If Prime Minister Manmohan Singh took time off his hectic schedule to reach here Friday, a day ahead of the Benaras Hindu University (BHU) convocation, he ... Read more...

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Varanasi spruced up for PM, security tightened


March 14th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by admin
Varanasi, March 14 (IANS) This ancient holy city has been spruced up and unprecedented security has turned large parts of it into an impregnable fortress as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives here ... Read more...

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Watch Kashi Vishwanath live on television in Varanasi


February 4th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by admin
Varanasi, Feb.4 (ANI): Devotees of Lord Shiva in Varanasi can now have an audience of the Jyotirlinga at the world famous Kashi Vishwanath temple while sitting at home. Thanks to the local ... Read more...

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