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NDRF constable who saved man from drowning in Kumbh dies in Delhi hospital

On February 19, he jumped into the waters of the Sangam, a confluence of the Ganga Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, to rescue an elderly man.

All sadhu body asks UP govt to keep it informed about Kumbh related decisions

Narendra Giri had last week told The Indian Express, “No one has the right to change the name of this ancient cultural gathering. Who are we to change its name? We will discuss why the Yogi government took this decision and on what basis. The Ardh Kumbh is a legacy of Prayag, how can one change its very name?”

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BJP’s Dalit plan: Kumbh dip with Shah

After the ‘Samarasta Snan’ (dip of harmony), Shah is scheduled to break bread with them, and later address a convention.

Transgenders make debut at Kumbh

The maiden entry of Kinnar Akhara, an institution representing transgenders, at the Kumbh drew maximum attention as devotees scrambled to seek their blessings when they arrived at Gandharv Ghat Friday evening.

The 360-degree darshan: Virtual Reality finds a new use case around the Ujjain Kumbh

A group of people are exploring the virtual world beyond gaming to develop immersive content of temples and other religious places around India.

With largest turnout at last shahi snan, Kumbh Mela comes to an end

Meanwhile, the Bombay High Court had earlier asked the state government whether it would release water from Gangapur dam and use water from lakes and rivers for the shahi snan on September 25.

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Kumbh: Sadhus clash over procession route; normalcy restored

The situation was immediately brought under control soon following intervention by the police, who diverted the procession to another route.

By the Godavari, a southern Kumbh

The Maha Pushkaralu, similar to the Maha Kumbh, occurs once every 144 years. The next Maha Pushkaralu will be in 2159.

Sadhvis fight for equality at Kumbh, want own akhada like sadhus

The sadhvis also want the authorities to allow them a special slot to take a dip during the Shahi Snan (holy dip) scheduled on three different dates between August and September.

Nashik, July 14-September 25: Opening tomorrow, a Kumbh like no other

Mela is held in the heart of the town — where river banks are narrower than at either Allahabad or Ujjain — and always during the monsoon.

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This is how CISF works round-the-clock at Kumbh

The CISF security wing has provided its expertise to more than 150 organisations or institutions which includes IITs, IIMs, RBI and National police Academy among others.

Kumbh Mela starts today, lakhs to take holy dip in Ganga

Holy dip is taken at two places on the Godavari: legacy of a bloody battle between two sects of sadhus 225 years ago.

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Luxury tents for pilgrims attending Kumbh mela from India and abroad

The state government has setup a tent city in Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh where the Kumbh mela is currently underway.

The stunning numbers of the Kumbh Mela

The Kumbh Mela that begins from Tuesday in Prayagraj, will continue till March 4. One of the largest gatherings of mankind, here are some staggering numbers from the event.

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