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16 December, 2018 6:08 AM Railways to run 800 additional trains for Kumbh Mela pilgrims

To facilitate pilgrims arriving in large numbers during the Kumbh Mela in 2019, the Railways has proposed running 800 special trains from various stations of Allahabad district, an official has said. These trains would be in addition to the regular trains run by the North Central Railway (NCR). Lucknow: To facilitate pilgrims arriving in large numbers 46

15 December, 2018 6:18 PM Heads of Missions witness Kumbh Mela preparations; Say visit brings confidence to travellers in our country

New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs and Uttar Pradesh government hosted 72 Heads of Mission - Ambassadors and High Commissioners - on Saturday in Prayagraj. This visit was to showcase the preparedness for the next months grand Kumbha Mela. Prayagraj Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 will take place at Triveni Sangam in UP's Prayagraj from January 15 to March 103

5 December, 2018 6:57 AM Lionel Messi's fifth place in Ballon d'Or absurd: Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi finished in fifth place in the Ballon d’Or voting on Monday night. MADRID: Lionel Messi's fifth-place finish in this year`s Ballon d'Or vote was absurd, Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said of the Spanish champions' Argentina forward on Tuesday. Real Madrid's Croatia midfielder Luka Modric took the prize on Monday in Paris 28

2 December, 2018 4:06 PM Donkeys In Sabarimala Have More Grace Than Head Priest: Kerala Minister

G Sudhakaran, known for his sharp tongue, made the comments about the Sabarimala tantri at an inaugural speech at a cultural event in Kerala's Alappuzha. Kerala PWD Minister and CPI-M leader G Sudhakaran on Sunday slammed the Sabarimala temple tantri, or head priest, saying the donkeys in the temple town have more grace. G Sudhakaran, known for his sharp 57

2 December, 2018 3:57 PM Temples, Cows Election Stunt For Congress, Integral To BJP: Rajnath Singh

Rajasthan election 2018: Addressing a press conference in Alwar district's Bansur, Rajnath Singh said temples and cows were not an elections stunt for the BJP. Home Minister Rajnath Singh today claimed Congress leaders start offering prayers at temples when elections are near whereas for the BJP it is an integral part of its culture. Addressing a press 49

2 December, 2018 11:53 AM IAF's Air Devil team, Su-30MKI enthral audience at Hornbill Festival 2018 in Nagaland

The hugely popular Hornbill Festival 2018 showcases the rich ancient culture and civilization of Nagaland. The festival this year coincided with the Formation Day of Nagaland.  KOHIMA: The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Saturday enthralled the audience at the opening ceremony of the 19th edition of the Hornbill Festival 2018 in Nagaland. While five skydivers 152

30 November, 2018 12:39 PM Saudi ready to help India to meet its growing energy demands: Prince Mohammed bin Salman to PM Narendra Modi

Saudi Arabia has offered India to supply oil and petroleum products it needs to meet its growing energy demands during a meeting between Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, official Saudi media reported on Friday. The two leaders met at Salman's residence in the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires on the sidelines 65

26 November, 2018 2:21 AM 10 Years After 26/11, India Remembers How It Won Fight Against Terror

India marks the tenth anniversary today of the Mumbai terror attacks that left 166 people dead and hundreds injured. On November 26, 2008 terrorists from Pakistan unleashed a wave of violence across Mumbai that lasted three days and played out on news channels around the world. They struck several targets in a series of co-ordinated attacks, the Taj Mahal 105

22 November, 2018 8:31 AM President Kovind Unveils Mahatma Gandhi Statue In Sydney

President Kovind said it was an honour for him to unveil Mahatma Gandhi statue as the legend belonged to the entire world. President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday unveiled a bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the Australian city of Sydney and said his powerful message of non-violence and peaceful coexistence is relevant in these times of strife 64

20 November, 2018 8:01 AM And the Word of the Year 2018 is..

And the runners' up were Big Dick Energy, Gaslighting, Techlash, Gammon, Incel, Cakeism, Overtourism and Orbiting.  The Word of the Year 2018, according to Oxford English Dictionary (OED), is toxic. Defined as ‘poisonous', the adjective 'toxic' reflects the ethos, mood, or preoccupations of the year that went by, and have lasting potential as a term of cultural 104