Kumbh Mela is generally acknowledged to be the most sacred of all the Hindu festivals. It is a Hindu pilgrimage of faith, in which millions of Hindus, including Nanga Sadhus, or naked Hindu holy men, gather to bathe in a sacred river to cleanse themselves of all sins.
Asia's largest tulip garden, the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden in Srinagar, sees more than two million tulips bloom during spring season every year. The garden is spread over an area of about 12...
The Sundarbans Mangrove Festival was held at Bali island, West Bengal, on 23 January. The aim of the festival - jointly organised by the Sundarbans Tiger Reserve, West Bengal Police and the Wildlife Protection Society of India - was to create awareness and educate the public about the importance of mangrove forests and their sustainability.
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In Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir around 3,615 differently-abled voters along with over 2,000 voters aged 75 years and above were provided assistance to reach the polling stations to vote, and then dropped back home--the oldest voter being 103 with the youngest one just 21.
Millions of people will cast their votes in the five phase assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, even as most pro-independence groups have asked people to boycott the polls starting on November 25 and ending on December 20.