Sangam

  • AAP MLA Dinesh Mohaniya slapped by woman over water supply problem February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party MLA Dinesh Mohaniya was slapped by a woman in Delhi on Sunday over water supply problem. The incident took place when Dinesh, MLA from Sangam Vihar, went to meet the people of the area. The MLA and people got into verbal altercation after which a woman...
  • Devotees take holy dip in Ganga on Mauni Amavasya January 30, 2014

    A large number of devotees on Thursday took a holy dip at the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati on the auspicious occasion of Mauni Amavasya. The bathing festival at the "Sangam" remained incident-free, official sources said claiming that the number of people who took a dip could be...
  • State govt pushes for new industrial township in Allahabad November 7, 2013

    An integrated industrial township may come up on the banks of the Sangam in Allahabad soon, ushering in development for the region. The proposed township would be self-reliant in energy with separate transport networks, easily accessible bus stands and cycle tracks. The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday said it is pushing to...
  • 'Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam' to be remade in Telugu October 7, 2013

    Chennai: Telugu producer Suresh Kondeti has acquired the remake rights of recent Tamil blockbuster 'Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam' (VVS). The remake is set to go on floors soon with a cast yet-to-be finalised. "I have bought the remake rights and I intend to start shooting for the remake soon. We are yet...
  • 'Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam' review: This Tamil film entertains September 7, 2013

    Cast: Sivakarthikeyan, Soori, Sri Divya, Sathyaraj, Sri Ranjini Director: Ponram Rating: 3 out of 5 With four back-to-back hits, Sivakarthikeyan must have realised that his strength lies in comedy and in making films that appeal to masses more than multiplex-goers. He has got it right one more time with his latest film...
  • Tamil actor Anjali now shoots for a song in 'Singam 2' April 29, 2013

    Anjali who had recently left Tamil Nadu is heard to be back for shooting a song sequence for 'Singam 2'. The song sequence was shot earlier but was not completed due to rain. Thereon, the team flew to South Africa for the remaining shoot of the film. With the team...
  • Tamil film industry unites for Sri Lankan Tamils April 1, 2013

    Chennai: For a second time within two weeks, the Tamil film industry will join hands to observe a day long fast on Tuesday against the reported genocide of Tamils in Sri Lanka. The first fast was observed March 19 here. While the Tamil Nadu Film Directors Association (TANTIS) and Film Employees'...
  • Delhi: 3 men allegedly assault 35-year-old woman sexually April 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Another case of sexual assault has been reported from the national capital. A 35-year-old woman has alleged that three men sexually assaulted her in South Delhi. The woman and her sister work at a mall in Gurgaon and took a lift from a cab late on Saturday night....
  • RSS chief calls for 'glorious' Ram Mandir April 1, 2013

    Ahmedabad: On a day when Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was inducted into BJP's Parliamentary Board, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat raked up the issue of Ram Mandir in Ahmedabad, expressing the desire for a "glorious" temple at Ayodhya. "We will have to build good, honest and true Hindus in Bharat,...
  • VHP will declare Gujarat a Hindu state by 2015: Togadia April 1, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The VHP will declare Gujarat a 'Hindu state' by 2015 besides having its presence in all 18,000 villages of the state in the next two years, the outfit's leader Pravin Togadia claimed on Sunday. "In two years, the VHP will have a presence in all 18,000 villages of Gujarat...
  • Ajith postpones his next to support the Lankan Tamils March 29, 2013

    With the Nadigar Sangam coming together to support a noble cause, 'Thala' Ajith has decided to postpone the starting date of his next project, in lieu of the token hunger strike in support of Sri Lankan Tamils, to be held on the 2nd of April. The strike will be held...
  • Kumbh ends with last bathing on Maha Shivratri March 11, 2013

    Allahabad: The curtain came down on Sunday on the Kumbh 2013, the biggest religious congregation on earth, with over 70 lakh people taking a holy dip at Sangam on Maha Shivratri. Lakhs of devotees flocked to Sangam, the confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati rivers. The Kumbh began January...
  • Snapshot: Vivek Oberoi takes a holy dip at Sangam February 27, 2013

    Actor Vivek Oberoi along with Chidanand Muni and others taking holy bath at Sangam on the occasion of Magh Purnima festival in Allahabad on Monday. PTI Photo. ...
  • Over 3 crore take holy dip in Sangam on Mauni Amavasya February 10, 2013

    Allahabad: Over three crore devotees led by ascetics of Hindu sects on Sunday took a holy dip at Sangam on 'Mauni Amavasya', considered the most auspicious day of bathing during the 12-yearly Kumbh congregation in Allahabad. "As per our estimates, three crore people have taken a holy dip till 3 PM....
  • Maha Kumbh: Over 3 crore devotees expected to take a dip on Mauni Amavasya, tight security in place February 10, 2013

    Security has been beefed up at the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad. CRPF and ATS personnel will be assisted by 9000 policemen. ...
  • Kumbh: Dalits mark the dawn of a new tradition February 10, 2013

    Allahabad: It's the beginning of a new tradition at the ghats of the Ganga. Around 100 manual scavengers from Rajasthan are taking a dip in its holy waters, washing away centuries of discrimination. Among them is 35-year-old Usha Chomar. As she offers her prayers to the mighty river, she says...
  • Maha Kumbh: Devotees take holy dip on 'Paush Poornima' January 27, 2013

    Allahabad: Lakhs of devotees on Sunday took a holy dip at the Sangam on the auspicious occasion of 'Paush Poornima' during the ongoing Maha Kumbh here, even as eight injured in Friday's fire on Kumbh ground were admitted to Safdarjung hospital in Delhi. 'Paush Poornima' also marks the beginning of...
  • Allahabad: Fire breaks out at Kumbh Mela, 4 injured January 25, 2013

    Allahabad: Four people were injured in a fire that broke out at the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad on Friday. The fire has now been brought under control. The fire was reportedly caused by the leak of LPG from a cylinder at one of the camps and some tents in which...
  • Snapshot: The sadhu who loves his cellphone January 16, 2013

    A holy man talks on his mobile outside his camp at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati during the Maha Kumbh Mela, in Allahabad on January 15, 2013. Millions of devout Hindus led by naked ascetics with ash smeared on their bodies plunged into the...
  • Australian tourists make boat for Kumbh pilgrims January 15, 2013

    Allahabad: Foreigners coming for the Maha Kumbh is not new. Now the tourists from foreign countries are trying to make things easier for Indian devotees. A groups of Australian tourists, who are in Allahabad, are making boats specifically for pilgrims, which is replica of the one used in the film...
  • Allahabad: Pilgrims gather to take holy dip at Maha Kumbh January 14, 2013

    The Maha Kumbh Mela started in Allahabad as around one crore people took a dip in the holy Sangam. ...
  • Kumbh Mela will lead to more jobs: Assocham January 11, 2013

    Lucknow: Airlines, hotels, tour operators and Uttar Pradesh in general are likely to reap a windfall during the Maha Kumbh Mela in the state with the government likely to see its coffers swelling by Rs 12,000 crore, according to an industry body. Assocham's paper 'Maha Kumbh Mela 2013 - Possible...
  • Allahabad: Countdown for Sangam Maha Kumbh begins December 19, 2012

    Lucknow: The countdown for Maha Kumbh 2013, beginning on Jan 14, has started, as hundreds of religious seers and followers of the Juna Akahada, Agni and Avahan Akahadas entered the Mela premises near the Sangam in Allahabad on Tuesday. The Sangam, the spot near where the Maha Kumbh occurs, is...
  • Bal Thackeray's ashes immersed in Sangam November 22, 2012

    Allahabad: The ashes of Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray were on Thursday immersed in the holy Sangam in Allahabad. Thackeray's ashes were brought to the city by Shiv Sena leaders from Maharashtra, who were joined by the party's local unit members. However, no immediate family members of the Sena leader were...
  • TN: Caste outfit leader held for assault July 27, 2012

    Tiruchy: The president of Tamil Nadu Mutharaiyar Munnetra Sangam, a caste outfit, was arrested along with his sons and sons-in-law on Thursday for allegedly assaulting a man belonging to a rival outift following a rift. Police said on March 12, the members of the Mutharaiyar Sangam, under the instructions of...
  • Video: FeTNA's Annual Tamil Convention invitation June 18, 2012

    Its time to rejoice for the Tamils of North America! Washington DC / Baltimore, Maryland, prepares to showcase the largest event for the Tamils with various activities of glamour, grandeur and colour, with Tamil language and tradition running a common thread in all the activities and events! Federation of Tamil Sangams...
  • Sangam Vihar: It's political greenhorn vs political upstart November 17, 2008

    New Delhi: New is the constituency and so are the main candidates testing electoral waters there amid shifting political sands. Everything seems to be new about the recently sculpted-out Sangam Vihar constituency of the Delhi Assembly, polls to which are scheduled to take place after 11 days. If the Congress candidate is...
  • Delhi bank looted, manager shot at October 13, 2006

    New Delhi: Armed men, who came in two motorcycles, shot at a manager of the UCO Bank and took away the bag in which he was carrying cash worth Rs 29 lakh in South Delhi on Friday. The daring robbery took place at Sangam Vihar’s H Block when three armed attacked...