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  • Maha Kumbh: Saints express condolences over stampede February 15, 2013

    Allahabad: After the tragic railway station stampede helicopters are being used to monitor the crowd at the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad. The religious akharas have decided that they would not play the drums during the Shahi Snan to express their condolence over the tragedy. Security has been put on high...
  • Bollywood asked not to promote films at Kumbh January 30, 2013

    Allahabad: Bollywood stars have been asked to refrain from visiting the ongoing Maha Kumbh here for promotion of their upcoming films by the administration, which has advised them to schedule private visits, if any, on days other than the main bathing festivals. "Since we do not want any stampedelike situation at...