Utsav

  • ISL Kolkata franchise to unveil team on July 7 June 22, 2014

    Kolkata: They were the first team to unveil Atletico de Kolkata among the eight ISL franchises, and now the newest city outfit is all set to announce the name of their marquee player and manager on July 7. The team partners -- Atletico Madrid -- are finalising the deal with a...
  • First edition of Banaras Utsav begins October 24, 2013

    Varanasi: Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar on Thursday inaugurated the first edition of the Banaras Utsav - a four-day cultural and art festival. Accompanied by singing exponents Rajan and Sajan Mishra, the inaugural session was followed by one on the mysticism of Lord Shiva in literature by author Amish Tripathi along with...
  • International dance festival in Gwalior from Wednesday October 22, 2013

    An international dance festival featuring teams from various countries, including India, will be held in Gwalior from Wednesday. The festival 'Green Wood Udbhav Utsav', to be held between October 23 and 27, has been jointly organised by the Udbhav Krida Avam Sanskritik Sanstahn and Green Wood Public School. "Through this festival, we...
  • Four electrocuted to death during Ganpati visarjan in Belgaum September 19, 2013

    Bangalore: The Ganpati visarjan marked the end of the Ganesh festival on Wednesday. But amidst the celebrations, some accidents turned fatal during the visarjan procession in some parts of the country. In Karnataka's Belgaum, four people were electrocuted to death and six were injured during the immersions. Meanwhile, in Delhi,...
  • Hyderabad: 15,000 policemen to guard Ganesh immersion festivities September 17, 2013

    Over 15,000 security personnel have been deployed for the smooth conduct of Ganesh idol immersion processions in Hyderabad on Wednesday, a top police official said. "All arrangements have been completed for tomorrow's annual procession of Ganesh idol immersion in the city. Over 15,000 security personnel from state police, including 13 companies...
  • LoC tension: Plays to be performed by Pak artists cancelled January 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The aggression on the Line of Control has taken a toll on performing arts now with curtains being drawn on plays to be performed by Pakistani artists just hours before starting. At least 24 Pakistani nationals from the Ajoka Theatre of Lahore are on their way back. They...
  • We showed how a kite can draw the world to Gujarat: Modi January 13, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said even though the kite festival existed in the state for a long time, it was his government which brought it at an international platform. After inaugurating the 25th International Kite Festival at the Sabarmati River front in Ahmedabad, Modi said: "Patang...
  • Mumbai: Last day of Ganesh utsav, security tightened September 29, 2012

    Security has been tightened and 25,000 policemen have been deployed across Mumbai. The BSF and SRPF have also stepped in. ...
  • AP: Tight security for Ganpati visarjan, Telangana rally September 29, 2012

    Hyderabad: There is extra security in Hyderabad on the occasion of Ganpati visarjan on Saturday. The police is alert given that the procession is happening a day before a massive Telangana rally on Sunday. The DGP has appealed to the Ganesh Pandal organisers to wrap up the immersion by Saturday midnight...
  • Mumbai set for Ganpati visarjan, security tightened September 29, 2012

    Mumbai: It is the last day of Ganesh Utsav on Saturday and people across India, especially Mumbai, are all set for the immersion of Ganesh idols. Several street processions will be taken out in Mumbai on Saturday, with the police saying that over 90,000 idols will be immersed at 84...
  • Bollywood welcomes Ganpati, celebrates Ganesh Utsav September 20, 2012

    Maharasthra's biggest festival is on and like every year, this year too B-town ushered Lord Ganesh in style. ...
  • Ganesh Chaturthi special: How to make 'modak' September 19, 2012

    CNN-IBN visits sweet shops in Mumbai to know how to make the best 'modak' this Ganesh Chaturthi. ...
  • Make your own eco-friendly Ganesha this year September 18, 2012

    Watch how you can make an eco-friendly Ganesha for the Ganesha Utsav that begins on Tuesday. ...
  • Nitish in Mumbai for Bihar centenary celebrations April 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar arrived in Mumbai on Saturday evening to attend centenary celebrations of his state, a day after MNS chief Raj Thackeray withdrew his threat to disrupt the event slated for Sunday. Kumar will be the chief guest at the 'Bihar Shatabdi Samaroh Utsav' being organised at...
  • Amit Saigal of Rock Street Journal drowns in Goa January 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Amit Saigal, founder and editor of music magazine the Rock Street Journal, drowned while swimming off a Goa beach on Thursday, officials said. Saigal was swimming with his friends near their anchored sail boat off Bogmalo beach, 35 km from Panaji in Goa. "Saigal's friends who were present there said...
  • Ranbir performs Ganesh puja at RK Studios September 12, 2011

    Ranbir Kapoor was spotted seeking divine grace ahead of his release 'Rockstar', directed by Imtiaz Ali with music by AR Rahman. ...
  • Ganesh Visarjan: Balcony collapses in Mumbai September 11, 2011

    Mumbai: A tragedy occurred during the Ganesh Visarjan in Mumbai on Sunday. One person died and several others were injured after a balcony collapsed when people were watching the Lalbaugcha Raja procession. There were at least 20 to 30 people on the crowded balcony according to reports. The balcony was the...
  • Security tightened for 'Ganesh Visarjan' September 11, 2011

    New Delhi: The 10-day Ganesh Utsav comes to an end on Sunday with the Ganpati Visarjan. Lakhs are expected to take part in the Ganesh idol immersions, especially across Maharashtra and Gujarat. Coming in the backdrop of the Delhi blast, security has been tightened in major cities with more CCTVs...
  • Man who attacked Talwar lauded on FB, Twitter January 30, 2011

    New Delhi: Utsav Sharma, who had attacked people allegedly linked with high-profile cases, has astoundingly drawn support from netizens who have dubbed him as 'krantikari', 'social activist' and 'boondock saint of India'. The 30-year-old bipolar disorder patient has sparked a debate on social networking site Facebook and microblogging site Twitter after...
  • Rathore's attacker targets Aarushi's father January 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Aarushi Talwar's father Dr Rajesh Talwar was attacked by a 29-year-old student of National Institute of Design Utsav Sharma outside the Ghaziabad court on Tuesday. Former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore was also attacked by Utsav in February last year. Utsav, then said that he wanted to teach Rathore a...
  • Delhi blast victim still waiting for compensation October 29, 2010

    It's been five years since the devastating 2005 serial blasts ripped through Delhi and Sarojini Nagar was the epicentre of the blasts. ...
  • Politics finds its way into Bengal Durga Pujo October 16, 2010

    With elections round the corner, take a look at all the symbolism attached to pujo pandals. ...
  • Watch: Pongala fest starts in Chennai today February 28, 2010

    Its perhaps the largest congrgation of women in the world. The annual pongala at the attukal temple in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday, is expected to attract over 25 lakh women devotees. ...
  • Watch: Celebrate Holi with recipes of colour February 28, 2010

    Holi means many things to many people. ...
  • Won't press charges against attacker: Rathore February 9, 2010

    New Delhi: A day after he was stabbed outside a Chandigarh court, the main accused in the Ruchika's molestation case, former DGP SPS Rathore said he will not press charges against his attacker. Twenty-nine -year old Utsav Sharma from Varanasi had lunged at Rathore and stabbed him in the face...
  • Rathore's attacker angry, depressed February 9, 2010

    Lucknow: S K Sharma, a Banaras Hindu University (BHU) professor and father of the man who Monday attacked former Haryana police chief S P S Rathore, said "abnormal circumstances" must have forced his son to stab Rathore, but "he should have not taken law into his hands." Utsav Sharma has been...
  • Seven pilgrims killed in stampede in Bengal January 14, 2010

    Kolkata: Seven pilgrims were killed and 12 injured on Thursday in a stampede that took place while they were trying to board a boat to go to the annual Ganga Sagar mela in West Bengal's south 24 Parganas district, police said. The mishap occurred when a large number of pilgrims...
  • Mahakumbh Mela begins January 14, 2010

    Haridwar: To the resonating sound of Vedic hymns, conch shells, cymbals and temple bells, the first snan, or holy dip, of the Mahakumbh Mela at Haridwar began in the early hours of January 14, the day when India celebrated the Makara Sankranti. Thousands of pilgrims from India, and across the...
  • Watch: Uttarkhand govt tightens security for Kumbh Mela January 12, 2010

    Following intelligence reports of a possible threat to the Mahakumbh mela this time, the state government has beefed up security in and around Haridwar. Approximately, 16, 000 security personnel have been deployed to secure the 130 sq km wide Kumbh Mela area. ...
  • Watch: Ahmedabad gears up for Kite fest January 12, 2010

    Gujarat: The 20th International Kite festival is on in Ahmedabad. The festival concludes on Makar Sankranti, which sees the participation of hundreds of kite flying enthusiasts. ...