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VASANT PANCHAMI CELEBRATED WITH LOTS OF ENTHUSIASM

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The festival of Vasant Panchami was celebrated with enthusiasm in different parts of the State on Monday. Vasant Panchami is associated with youthfulness, energy, love and celebrating nature. In the provisional state capital of state people visited temples and offered prayers and garlands to goddess Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, art and culture. Vasant...

Cabinet minister Prakash Pant speaks at Saksham 2018 programme at IIP

PNS/Haldwani A large number of people thronged National Saras Mela being now held in Haldwani and purchased items of their choice on Friday. Eighteen stalls of self- help groups have been registered on Friday, taking the number of stalls for the fair to 226.  Cultural nights are being arranged too to attract the locals. Kaladhungi MLA Banshidhar Bhagat and Haldwani Mayor  Jogendra...

DEVOTEES THRONG LORD JAGANNATH’S RATH YATRA IN LARGE NUMBER

PNS/ Dehradun- Large number of devotees participated in the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath at provisional state capital on Sunday. The Rath Yatra was organised by the Jagannath Rath Yatra Samiti. The Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat led the devotees in offering prayers at the start of the procession at Parade ground. As per the tradition, the CM,...

LAKHS OF DEVOTEES TAKE HOLY DIP ON MAKAR SANKRANTI

PNS/Haridwar- Since early morning pilgrims started making a beeline towards the Ganga river at Har ki Paidi on Sunday.  The cold weather failed to dampen the spirits of the pilgrims who had started coming to the city a day ago on Saturday. Amidst tight security the snan passed off peacefully. By the end of the day, nearly five lakh pilgrims had...