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KUMBH MELA 2019: Devotees take a dip in the Sangam on Makar Sankranti

On the wee hours of Tuesday, thousands of faithful thronged the Kumbh Mela site and took the holy dip at the Sangam -- the confluence of Ganga and Yamuna rivers and the mystical Saraswati rivers. 

published on : 15th January 2019

Original name was Prayag, it was forcibly changed: Swamy on renaming of Allahabad 

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday responded to the criticism his party is receiving for changing Allahabad's name to 'Prayagraj'.

published on : 15th October 2018

Over 1.2 lakh toilets to be installed for Allahabad Kumbh Mela 2019: CM Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that preparations for grand Allahabad Kumbh Mela have been satisfactory so far.

published on : 14th October 2018

Indira marathon organised to mark 100th birth anniversary of former PM Indira Gandhi

The Allahabad city held the 33rd edition of the All-India (prize-money) Indira Marathon on Sunday.

published on : 19th November 2017

Transgenders celebrate 3rd foundation day of ‘Kinnar Akhada’

A large number of members of the Transgender community flocked to Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad and celebrated third foundation day of the ‘Kinnar Akhada’ by offering prayers. 

published on : 15th October 2017

Dawn-to-dusk bankers strike; A branch in Allahabad wears deserted look

Banking operations in Tamil Nadu were affected on Tuesday with around 55,000 bankers striking work pressing for their demands, said a top All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) leader.

published on : 22nd August 2017

Moving car catches fire in Allahabad

A moving car caught fire in Allahabad's G T Road. The vehicle was coming from Ghumanganj area when it caught fire in middle of the road. Fire tender rushed to the spot and doused the fire.

published on : 10th July 2017

Three killed after boat capsizes in Allahabad

The boat capsized in Yamuna River in Allahabad on Sunday evening. The boat which had nearly 20 people on-board lost its control after a storm hit it near Ghoorpur area.

published on : 24th April 2017

SBI cash van's guard shot dead by bike-borne hooligan in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad

A State Bank of India cash van guard was shot dead by a bike-borne hooligan in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad on Wednesday broad daylight.

published on : 20th April 2017