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UP: Five killed, 66 injured as fire breaks out in Durga Puja pandal

At least 5 people, including 3 children, were killed and 66 others injured in a massive fire at a Durga Puja Pandal. The fire broke out at around 9 p.m. on Oct 2 when aarti was being performed at the puja pandal. Around 150 people were inside the pandal at the time of the incident. A FIR has been registered at Aurai police station.

published on : 3rd October 2022
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Sea of crowd at Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal, experts fear Covid-19 surge post festival season

A large number of people were seen visiting big-ticket pandals in and around Kolkata in the past couple of days Most of the Puja visitors do not even have a mask on their faces. Lately, #WestBengal has been registering more Covid cases than recoveries. As many as 760 Covid cases were registered against 734 recoveries in the state in the last 24 hours.

published on : 13th October 2021
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Rains dampen spirit of Durga Puja in Agartala

Artisans have been facing inconvenience as they are unable to visit their home and they are unable to complete work under the given target. 

published on : 13th October 2018
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Devotees offer prayers on first day of Navratri

Devotees flocked New Delhi’s famous Jhandewalan Temple to offer prayers on the first day of Navratri. They offered prayers to Goddess Durga.

published on : 10th October 2018
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2 Bengali men paid dearly for a harmless Facebook post in West Bengal

The Mamata Banerjee government added another feat to its long list of getting offended at social media posts when the state police arrested 2 people for putting up Facebook posts.

published on : 22nd October 2017
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Navratri festivities: Nation worshipping Goddess Durga on ‘navami’

The nine-day-long festival marks the victory of Goddess Durga over a demon named Mahishasura and epitomises the victory of good over evil. 

published on : 29th September 2017