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  • Cuttack city celebrates silver jublee of its brotherhood

    The silver city of Cuttack is famous for its craftsmanship on the ‘Puja Pandals’ in the form of silver tableaux during Durga Puja celebrations. People from all across India flock Cuttack city to witness these grand silver tableaux and to offer prayers to the goddess. Adorned with gold and silver jwellery, the idol of goddess Durga bedazzled all visitors. More than 250 to 500 kilograms of silver and around 20 kilograms of gold was put to construct the glittery backdrop of the idol. According to the locals, the idol alone adorned jewellery of about 50 kilograms, with the crown weighing about 20 kilograms. The grand and glittery celebration of Durga Puja in Cuttack is not just limited to Hindu religion. In Dargah market of Cuttack, Hindu- Muslims have been celebrating this festival for last 25 years. The people from various faiths donate generously for designing and decorating these mega tableaus on the occasion of Durga Puja. Although the numbers of Hindus in this region are lesser than the Muslims, the people celebrate all festivals with same fervour. The festival of Muharram falls around the same time with the festival of Dussehra. But the Muslim brothers keep sanctity of Hindu festival Dussehra as high as they observe Muharram

    Oct 04, 2017, 19:07 IST

  • Watch: Durga Puja pandal's gateway collapsed due to storm winds

    The gateway of a Durga Puja pandal collapsed due to a storm followed by strong winds in West Bengal’s East Midnapore on Wednesday. The incident which took place in Tamluk area, was captured in a mobile footage

    Sep 28, 2017, 09:56 IST

  • Poonam Pandey, Urvashi Rautela at Andheri Cha Raja

    Poonam Pandey, Urvashi Rautela and Bappi Lahiri visit Mumbai's popular Andheri Cha Raja pandal during Ganesh Chaturthi. Watch the video here...

    Aug 31, 2017, 19:55 IST

  • Devotees offer prayers at Siddhivinayak Temple on Ganesh Chaturthi

    On the auspicious day of Ganesh Chaturthi, people flocked to the Siddhivinayak Temple in Mumbai's Prabhadevi to offer their prayers to Ganpati Bappa

    Aug 26, 2017, 15:14 IST

  • Watch video: Sanjay Dutt and wife Maanayata perform Ganesh Aarti

    Sanjay Dutt and his wife Maanayata Dutt were seen at a Ganesh pandal in Andheri, Mumbai. The couple even performed the Ganesh Aarti. Watch video

    Aug 25, 2017, 22:49 IST

  • Watch video: 3 Richest Ganpati Pandals in Mumbai

    As Mumbai gears up for one of its biggest festivals, Ganesh Chaturthi, mid-day.com brings to you the three richest and most expensive Ganpati Pandals in the city.

    Aug 24, 2017, 19:30 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

  • 7 killed as nature's fury strikes Simahasta Kumbh

    Strong gusts of wind and heavy downpour wrecked havoc at the Simahasta Kumbh Mela in Ujjain on Thursday evening.

    May 06, 2016, 12:23 IST

  • Durga Puja festival celebrated with great enthusiasm in Northeast

    The Northeast region is in the grip of festival season. The markets and temples are alive with the spirit of Durga Puja. In Agartala, the streets bore a festive look with colorful lights, intricately designed marquees and people beating drums.

    Oct 27, 2015, 13:11 IST

  • 'Durga Puja' fever grips India

    Durga Puja, also referred to as 'Durgotsava' or 'Sharadotsav', is an annual Hindu festival that celebrates worship of Hindu goddess Durga.

    Oct 14, 2015, 11:35 IST

  • Mumbai gets ready for Ganesh festival

    Mumbai gets ready for Ganesh festival . Video by: Milind Salvi, MiD DAY

    Sep 06, 2013, 18:39 IST

  • Durga Pujo As Bhopal celebrates it

    Durga puja is being celebrated in many parts of the country, and not only West Bengal. We take a look at celebrations in Bhopal. In all, there are about 500 big and small beautifully decorated and innovatively lit puja pandals around the city. Video courtesy: NDTV

    Oct 22, 2012, 10:22 IST

  • Sridevi bets on Deepika Padukone

    Sridevi bets on Deepika Padukone Video courtesy: NDTV

    Oct 17, 2012, 13:02 IST

  • Bollywood celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi

    'Heroine' Kareena Kapoor offered prayers at a Sarvajanik pandal in Bandra with her director Madhur Bhandarkar whereas her father Randhir Kapoor celebrated it at the RK studios and Salman Khan also brought home Ganpati on the auspicious occasion. Video courtesy: NDTV

    Sep 20, 2012, 11:11 IST

  • Gangster drama in Ganpati pandal

    Chotta Rajan aide D K Rao who at once was the most loyal person to the Rajan gang did not fail to visit the Tilak nagar Ganpati that is known after Chota Rajan. Rao who has been cleared of all charges against him and was out of jail this year made a villain entry to take the blessings of the Tilak nagar Ganpati on Tuesday night. He created a whole drama in his fifteen minutes of visit for the blessing of Lord Ganesha. Video By - Shiva Devnath,MiD-DAY

    Sep 17, 2010, 12:00 IST

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