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IndiaNov 6, 2020, 3:38 PM IST
Amit Shah offer prayers at Dakshineswar temple
Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited Dakshineswar temple on the second day of his two-day visit to West Bengal. He was taken to the sanctum sanctorum of the centuries-old temple, where he offered puja to the goddess. During his visit, Amit Shah said that there was a need to restore West Bengal’s “lost glory”.
IndiaOct 29, 2020, 10:53 AM IST
Aid announced for kin of those who drowned during idol immersion in Murshidabad
The state government has announced financial assistance of Rs 2 lakhs to the families of the victims who were drowned in the middle of a water body in Murshidabad during the immersion of Goddess Durga on Monday (October 26) evening.
IndiaOct 26, 2020, 4:38 PM IST
Mysuru Dasara 2020 comes to an end; Abhimanyu carries golden howdah for the first time
The entire state witnessed the much awaited Jamboo Savari sitting right at their homes seeking the blessing of Goddess Chamundeshwari. Abhimanyu who carried the golden howdah for the very first time was accompanied by female tuskers Cauvery and Sarala.
IndiaOct 26, 2020, 2:39 PM IST
West Bengal: Thakurpukur residents pay homage to goddess Durga in PPE suits
Bijoya Dashami marks the day when one bids adieu to Goddess Durga at the end of a five-day stay on Earth. A very integral part of Durga puja is ‘Dhunuchi Naach’. Where people take the floor to dance to the rhythmic beats of dhaak and bells, holding earthen pots billowing a fragrant smoke. This year, residents of Thakurpukur performed ‘Dhunuchi Naach’ by wearing PPE kit
IndiaOct 25, 2020, 7:23 PM IST
Kerala photographer Dia John apologises for insulting Hindu Goddess
On October 22, Aluva-based photographer Dia John had posted a collections of photographs, one of which reportedly showed a model dressed like a goddess smoking cannabis and holding an alcohol bottle.
IndiaOct 20, 2020, 12:36 PM IST
West Bengal: Man makes 3 mm idol of Goddess Durga in Raiganj
Manas Roy, a resident of Raiganj, made a 3 milimeter idol of Goddess Durga. He has an indomitable desire that his name will be included in the Guinness Book of World Records. Last year too, Manas made a 6 milimeter Durga idol with various types of grains. But the work was not accepted by the committee of Guinness Book of World Records because the length of the idol was slightly big. So, to make a name for himself in the Guinness Book of World Records this year, Manas, a spectacle trader by profession, made a 3 milimeter idol of Goddess Durga.
IndiaOct 20, 2020, 10:33 AM IST
Photos of goddess Durga reimagined as doctor killing coronavirus goes viral on social media
After the migrant mother avatar of goddess Durga went viral in Kolkata, another artist's rendition of the goddess is now making a splash. This time, Durga has been depicted as a doctor fighting coronavirus. Durga is depicted as a doctor wearing a doctor's coat and fighting the demon Mahishasur. Instead of her customary trident (trishul), however, Durga has a vaccine in hand which she uses to kill Mahishashur
IndiaOct 17, 2020, 11:25 AM IST
Mysuru Dasara: CM BS Yediyurappa, Dr Manjunath inaugurate much awaited event
Noted doctor and COVID-19 warrior Dr CN Manjunath along with Chief Minister of Karnataka BS Yediyurappa on Saturday, October 17 inaugurated the world-famous Dasara festival. They offered floral tribute to the idol of Goddess Chamundeshwari housed in a silver mantapa atop Chamundi Hills.
EntertainmentSep 30, 2020, 5:49 PM IST
Actor, MP Nusrat Jahan’s pic as goddess Durga leads to death threats on social media
Trinamool Congress MP and film star Nusrat Jahan has received death threats on social media for dressing up as Goddess Durga for advertisements for a clothing line that she posted on Instagram to celebrate the first day of the upcoming Durga Puja festivities. In reply, a number of hardliners have sent her threatening messages.
IndiaSep 22, 2020, 3:41 PM IST
Tollywood actress Ditipriya Roy severely trolled for singing folk song at function
Ditipriya Roy is one of the most popular actresses in the world of Bengali television. Recently, on the day of Mahalaya, she was seen in different incarnations onscreen of Zee Bangla. Mahalaya is a very auspicious day for the Bengalis. This day marks the start of Durga puja. From children to elderly people, everyone loves watching Mahalaya on television screens. Bengalis are slowly beginning to get a glimpse of Durga puja on TV. Zee Bangla had arranged the show of Mahalaya on September 17. Actress Ditipriya was seen in two forms of the goddess Durga.
IndiaSep 21, 2020, 12:10 PM IST
Rains breathe life into 500-year-old lake gifted by Mysuru royals
Heavy rains in Karnataka over the last few days resulted in flooding in many parts of the state. However, for villagers in Nelamangala’s Devarahosahalli, the 169-acre lake in the middle of four hillocks is brimming. The lake that was dry in the last four years has reached a scary level.
Due to heavy rains in south interior Karnataka, the lake is full, and villagers performed Ganga aarti, a ritual to please Goddess Ganga Devi
IndiaSep 19, 2020, 11:14 AM IST
Mamata Banerjee sings iconic song invoking Goddess Durga on Mahalaya
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, known for her inclination to music and art, sang the song Jago Durga Jago.
EntertainmentSep 3, 2020, 1:57 PM IST
Day after his birthday, Kichcha Sudeep visits Mysuru Chamundi temple; fans elated
Fans of Sudeep and Kannada cinema in Mysuru were surprised to see Sandalwood superstar Kichcha Sudeep. The actor was on a two-day visit to Karnataka for his birthday and wanted to be with family as he was away from them for the last four months.
A special puja was held at the hilltop at Chamundi Temple and Sudeep sought the Goddess’ blessings. As he was walking for darshan, fans thronged to get selfies. On September 2, Sudeep visited Siddaganga Mutt and sought the blessings of seers.
IndiaMay 12, 2020, 12:12 PM IST
Asianet News impact: Woman ambulance driver honoured on Mother's Day for protecting people like Goddess Durga
A woman ambulance driver was honoured by Uttar Dinajpur District administration in West Bengal on Mother's Day 2020 for her tireless efforts in attending to patients in need. The district health officials even compared her with Goddess Durga.
EntertainmentMay 10, 2020, 11:23 AM IST
Manju Warrier is considered Goddess Saraswati's true daughter; here's why?
After her split with actor Dileep, there has been a display of many talents that Manju Warrier possesses. From Bharatanatyam skills to playing the veena for her daughter, many of her acts go to show that she is the true daughter of Goddess Saraswati