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Is Sangam water fit for bathing?
Allahabad, Jan 3 (IANS) Millions of Hindus were Wednesday ready for a holy dip at the confluence of three rivers here as the 42-day Ardh Kumbh festival began, but few were aware that far from being fit for drinking, the water is not even okay for bathing.

Wednesday, January 03, 2007 11:02:42 AM

High alert at Allahabad Kumbh site
Allahabad, Jan 2 (IANS) A high security alert has been sounded in and around the site of the Kumbh Mela as up to 2.5 million devotees are expected to take a holy dip Wednesday, the opening day of the six-yearly, 42-day long Hindu festival.

Tuesday, January 02, 2007 11:05:01 PM

Minister quits after Kumaraswamy doesn't attend Eid prayers
Bangalore, Jan 2 (IANS) Karnataka Minister for Wakf and Haj Affairs Zameer Ahmed Tuesday resigned to protest Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy staying away from the Eid-ul-Zuha prayers at the Idgah Maidan here.

Tuesday, January 02, 2007 4:16:54 PM

Court directs committee to probe Kerala temple body graft
Kochi, Jan 2 (IANS) A division bench of the Kerala High Court Tuesday appointed a three-member high level team to probe corruption charges against the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) that runs many temples in the state, including the famous Sabarimala shrine.

Tuesday, January 02, 2007 1:37:37 PM

Karnataka minister threatens to quit
Bangalore, Jan 1 (IANS) Zameer Ahmed, Karnataka's minister for wakf board and Haj affairs, Monday threatened to resign in protest after Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy stayed away from Eid-ul-Zuha prayers at the Idgah Maidan here.

Monday, January 01, 2007 10:21:04 PM

Devotees throng Orissa temples on day one of 2007
Bhubaneswar, Jan 1 (IANS) Millions of people in Orissa began the New Year Monday on a propitious note by visiting temples across the state.

Monday, January 01, 2007 11:03:25 AM

Eid celebrated in Andhra with fervour
Hyderabad, Jan 1 (IANS) Thousands offered prayers at open grounds and mosques across Andhra Pradesh on Eid-ul-Zuha, the Muslim festival of sacrifice, Monday.

Monday, January 01, 2007 10:01:23 AM

Allahabad Kumbh to attract 70 million people
Allahabad, Jan 1 (IANS) As many as 70 million Hindus and others are expected to converge in this north Indian city for a holy dip in the Ganges over the 42-day long Ardh Kumbh festival commencing Jan 3.

Monday, January 01, 2007 8:52:15 AM

Eid fervour dampened by Saddam hanging
Agra, Dec 31 (IANS) Though entry to the Taj Mahal will be free for three hours Monday morning for Eid, the festive fervour is clearly missing in the city.

Sunday, December 31, 2006 7:25:19 PM

Saddam remembered in Kerala Eid prayers
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 31 (IANS) Muslims in Kerala celebrated Eid-ul-Zuha Sunday with special prayers mourning former Iraqi ruler Saddam Hussein who was executed a day earlier.

Sunday, December 31, 2006 4:02:59 PM

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