Kumbh

  • Harish Rawat assures more funds for tourist circuit at Piran Kaliyar 10-02-2014 08:49 PM

    The Uttarakhand government will give Rs 51 crore in place of Rs 11 crore announced earlier for development of a tourist circuit at Piran Kaliyar, the famed dargah of a 13th century sufi saint, near Roorkee in Haridwar district. Giving an assurance to this effect to a delegation of Islamic...
  • MP govt seeks Rs 2,812 crore from Centre for Ujjain Kumbh mela 14-09-2013 01:16 PM

    Madhya Pradesh government has sought Rs 2,812 crore from the Centre for preparations towards the Kumbh mela to be held in Ujjain in 2016. In a letter to Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia yesterday, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said four to five crore devotees are expected to...
  • Unfazed by Uttarakhand floods, district admin decides not to postpone Nanda Jaat Yatra 26-07-2013 05:07 PM

    The famed Nanda Devi Jaat Yatra, held after every 12 years in Uttarakhand, will not be postponed in wake of the recent tragedy but district authorities have suggested keeping it at a local level this time saying they are not in a position to handle big crowds. The Nanda Raj...
  • Azam Khan detention: UP minister writes to Obama 01-05-2013 05:58 PM

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh minister Shivpal Singh Yadav's letter to US President Barack Obama on cabinet colleague Azam Khan being detained at Boston airport has triggered a controversy with opposition parties and civil society activists terming it objectionable. In a petition sent to Governor BL Joshi, activist Urvashi Sharma termed the...
  • Akhilesh to share Maha Kumbh success story at Harvard 25-04-2013 10:10 AM

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday left for the United States to deliver a lecture at Harvard Business School. Akhilesh will address students on the successful hosting of Maha Kumbh 2013. Akhilesh is expected to talk about the administrative challenges faced in hosting the 55-day long...