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  • 'Maha Aarti' performed to raise awareness about world peace at Karunadham Ashram

    On the occasion of Navratri, a ‘Maha Aarti’ was performed in Bhopal’s Karunadham Ashram aimed to raise awareness about world peace. People in large number gathered at the ashram and offered prayers. While addressing the gathering, ashram’s priest Sudesh Shandilya Maharaj said that war is not a solution to world’s problems, but peace is

    Sep 29, 2017, 19:54 IST

  • Watch Video: Aarti of Goddess Durga on 8th day of Navratri

    Keeping their fingers crossed their Ma Durga will fulfill their deeds, devotees in large numbers thronged Mumbai-based famous Mumba Devi Temple and performed aarti on early Thursday morning. It’s the eighth day of nine-day-long Navratri Festival. The religious festival marks the victory of Goddess Durga over a demon named Mahishasura and epitomises the victory of good over evil. The festival is also significant for new beginnings and making investments.

    Sep 28, 2017, 10:51 IST

  • This Navratri Feast on this Upvas Thali at Maharaja Bhog!

    This Navratri feast during your fast as the Upvas Thali at Maharaja bhog boasts of a variety of dishes you could devour!

    Sep 26, 2017, 22:33 IST

  • 'Navratri' special garba fever runs high in Surat

    'Navratri' fever ran high in parts of Surat as revelers, dressed in traditional finery, danced to the tunes of folk songs and offered prayers to goddess Durga. 'Navratri' is a nine-day-long festival which celebrates the victory of Durga over Mahishasura

    Sep 26, 2017, 08:48 IST

  • Shiv Sena forces meat shops to shut for Navratri

    Activists of Shiv Sena shut down around 50 percent of meat shops in Haryana’s Gurugram during Hindu festival Navratri. While talking to ANI, Spokesperson Rituraj said they had given a memorandum to the District administration demanding shutting down of illegal meat shops but they didn’t pay any heed to their demands. Meat markets in Surat Nagar, Ashok Vihar, Pataudi Chowk and Sadar Bazaar among several other localities in the city were forced to shut down.

    Sep 22, 2017, 18:52 IST

  • PM Modi, bullet train tattoos hit among youngsters during Navratri festival

    Craze for tattoos of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and country’s first bullet train is trending among youngsters in Surat, during the celebrations of Navratri festival. A major religious festival of Hindus, Navratri is celebrated for a period of nine days to worship Goddess Durga. It is believed that during the festival, goddess Durga descends on earth to rid it of demons and bless her devotees with happiness and prosperity

    Sep 22, 2017, 18:46 IST

  • End your fasting woes with Maharaja Bhog's Navratri special upvas thali

    Mumbai’s premium veg thali restaurant, Maharaja Bhog, has introduced Navratri special upvas thali. Drop in to any Maharaja Bhog outlet in Mumbai to pamper your taste buds with delicious fasting foods. Watch the video and find out what the menu comprises of.

    Sep 22, 2017, 18:30 IST

  • Significance of the 9 colours of Navratri

    The nine colours of Navratri are celebrated by wearing a specific colour on each day of the festival. Watch this video to know the significance of the colours

    Sep 21, 2017, 12:04 IST

  • Devotees throng temples on commencement of Navratri

    Parts of the nation are drenched in the frenzy of Durga Puja. Devotees in large numbers thronged temples and offered their prayers on the first day of Navratri on Thursday early morning. The auspicious festival is celebrated for nine consecutive days.

    Sep 21, 2017, 11:51 IST

  • Tap your feet to Garbha in Mumbai this Navratri

    Join Jigar Soni, the master of Garba at his very famous institute Sonis School of Garba Dance in Mumbai

    Sep 05, 2017, 13:56 IST

  • Mumbai: Violent builders caught after video of them attacking minors goes viral

    A video, that went viral on Friday, showed three minor boys being brutally beaten up by a bunch of builders. The youths had been accused of stealing cash from a Navratri Pandal donation box at Nalasopara.

    Oct 16, 2016, 09:47 IST

  • Why is Navratri a profitable event for Bollywood stars?

    Many Bollywood stars and singers participate in Navratri functions. Stars charge huge amounts to grace such events! Which star makes how much during Navratri? Find out in this special story

    Oct 05, 2016, 13:17 IST

  • Devotees throng temples on occasion of 'Ram Navmi'

    Devotees in various parts of the country thronged temples and marquees of Hindu goddess Durga to offer prayers on the occasion of Ram Navmi during the ongoing Hindu festival of Navratri on Friday.

    Apr 15, 2016, 11:07 IST

  • Goddess' idol adorned with rupees Rs 2.5 crores worth cash, gold

    A temple in Andhra Pradesh decorated an idol of goddess Vasavi Kanyaka Parameswari with Indian and foreign currency notes and gold ornaments worth rupees Rs 2.5 crores during the Navratri festival.

    Oct 22, 2015, 13:44 IST

  • Girls dance on broken glass pieces to appease Goddess Adhya Shakti

    In a bizarre ritual, girls in Junagadh, Gujarat, performed the traditional Garba dance on broken glass pieces to appease the Goddess Adhya Shakti during the ongoing festival of Navratri.

    Oct 22, 2015, 12:07 IST

  • How slum dwellers turned Silence Zone at SGNP into all-night Navratri party

    For nine Navratri nights, core area of Sanjay Gandhi National Park turns into disco zone, with DJ, loud speakers and dhols. Silence Zone rules that protect rare wildlife violated brazenly in the face of toothless Forest Department

    Oct 22, 2015, 08:19 IST

  • Devotees dance to appease Goddess Durga in Ahmedabad

    Hundreds of Hindu devotees, especially women, performed the traditional dance, Garba, with fervor and gaiety in Gujarat to appease Goddess Durga in the ongoing festival of Navratri.

    Oct 14, 2015, 11:45 IST

  • Students from different religions learn Garba dance

    Setting an example of religious amity, a dance group in Surat city of Gujarat imparts training to students from different religion and communities in traditional 'Garba' dance.

    Oct 06, 2015, 10:02 IST

  • BMC water department officials party at work

    CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Water department employees 'destressing' by celebrating Navratri during working hours as BMC leaves other department being unable to function properly Story & Video by: Chetna Yerunkar, mid-day

    Oct 01, 2014, 22:31 IST

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