Varanasi

Football revolution in Varanasi

Bhairab Datt, who once washed dishes and grazed cattle, is now training children from poor families to be future football champs in Varanasi, report Namita Bajpai And Anuraag Singh.

published on : 11th October 2020

A trip to blessing and bliss

That’s how in this unlock phase 4 Samanyashastram Art Gallery, Manikondahas organised a photography exhibition titled ‘Kashi’.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Swachhta Survey: Varanasi cleanest among cities on Ganga banks

UP capital Lucknow made considerable progress and remained at number 12th position securing 4728 points and remained the cleanest in the state.

published on : 20th August 2020

PM Modi to interact with NGOs of his Lok Sabha constituency on July 9

Apart from food distribution, these organisations were instrumental in distribution of masks, sanitisers and other items.

published on : 8th July 2020

Lockdown: Varanasi weavers' work has come to a standstill, says Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said the ground realities were far different as 1.5 lakh state residents have left for Mumbai in search of employment.

published on : 1st July 2020

PM Modi connects with his constituency, reviews progress of dev projects

The PM was told during the interaction that over 100 major projects within the financial outflow of around Rs.8000 crore were currently being undertaken in Varanasi.

published on : 19th June 2020

Varanasi Dalit woman alleges misreporting, journalist booked under SC/ST Act 

Complainant Mala Devi, a contractual sanitary worker with Varanasi Municipal Corporation, alleges that the story wrongly portrayed her as somebody living in extreme poverty and hunger.

published on : 18th June 2020

'Corona Mall' in Varanasi a one-stop shop for Covid prevention

This unique 'Corona Mall', in Sigra area of Varanasi, has all the items to guard against Covid-19.

published on : 12th June 2020

Coronavirus impact: Varanasi boatmen face financial hardships

Boatmen on the bank of river Ganga say they are facing financial hardships even as relaxations are extended during unlock 1.

published on : 8th June 2020

Lockdown: Ghats in Varanasi remain deserted on Ganga Dussehra

The festival is celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm and vigour in cities like Prayagraj and Varanasi where people from all across the globe come to seek blessings.

published on : 1st June 2020

Five boys drown while 'making TikTok video' in river Ganga in Varanasi

Initial reports said that the boys were making a TikTok video when one of them slipped into the water while the others drowned while trying to save him.

published on : 29th May 2020

Help pours in for Tamil pilgrims stranded in Varanasi to return home

For 250 Tamilians, mostly pilgrims, stranded in Varanasi district of Uttar Pradesh, help came from an unexpected quarter.

published on : 11th May 2020

Elderly Varanasi pilgrims reach Puducherry after four-day bus journey

On arrival around 4 pm, they were screened and at Gorimedu border and later home quarantined.

published on : 5th May 2020

In a first, fresh vegetables exported from Varanasi to London amid lockdown

Four tonnes of green vegetables including chilli, cucumber and gourd, produced in the farm of Anil Kumar Rai, will be reaching London via Delhi

published on : 23rd April 2020

Delayed by COVID-19 lockdown, harvesting of wheat begins in Varanasi

While a few farmers said that they had panicked because of the COVID-19 threat, others mentioned that they had been facing problems caused by the lack of field labourers.

published on : 20th April 2020
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