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Haridwar

Haridwar, also spelled Hardwar, is an ancient city and municipality in the Haridwar district of Uttarakhand, India. According to popular legend, it was here that Goddess Ganga when Lord Shiva released the mighty river from the locks of his hair.

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SC to hear plea for action against COVID protocol violation during Assembly polls, Kumbh mela
National

SC to hear plea for action against COVID protocol violation during Assembly polls, Kumbh mela

The Supreme Court will on Monday will hear the Public Interest Litigation filed by Noida-based Advocate-on-Record (AOR), Sanjai Kumar Pathak, seeking directions for strict enforcement of COVID-19 pandemic guidelines and for action against all those who had allegedly violated protocols during Assembly elections in several states and the Kumbh Mela.

PM Modi should apologise for mishandling of COVID-19, says Kapil Sibal
Politics

PM Modi should apologise for mishandling of COVID-19, says Kapil Sibal

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal criticised the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central government over its handling of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, saying the way Centre ignored the warnings and went ahead with political rallies and Kumbh has shown the world how such a pandemic should not be handled.

Yoga practices are helpful for holistic health: Shastri
Nagpur

Yoga practices are helpful for holistic health: Shastri

Sports officer, Department of Physical Education and Sports, University of Patanjali, Haridwar and NIS Patiala coach Dr Kapil ...

Hockey India mourns demise of national umpire's manager Virendra Singh
Hockey

Hockey India mourns demise of national umpire's manager Virendra Singh

Hockey India on Tuesday mourned the sad demise of 47-year-old hockey umpire's manager Virendra Singh. He passed away in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh on Monday, following covid-related complications.

Nepal's former Royals admitted to hospital due to COVID-19
International

Nepal's former Royals admitted to hospital due to COVID-19

Nepal's former King Gyanendra Shah and Queen Komal Shah along with their daughter Prerana Shah have been admitted at a hospital in Kathmandu, days after testing positive for COVID-19.

Shiv Sena slams Centre for advice on avoiding COVID-19 lockdown imposition
National

Shiv Sena slams Centre for advice on avoiding COVID-19 lockdown imposition

Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana on Thursday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's suggestion to state governments regarding lockdown imposition during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Uttarakhand reports 3012 new COVID-19 cases, 27 deaths
National

Uttarakhand reports 3012 new COVID-19 cases, 27 deaths

Uttarakhand on Tuesday reported 3,012 new COVID-19 cases and 27 related deaths.

Nepal: Former royal couple test positive for COVID-19, in home isolation
International

Nepal: Former royal couple test positive for COVID-19, in home isolation

Nepal's former King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah and Queen Komal Devi Shah have been diagnosed with COVID-19, sources from the country's health ministry have confirmed ANI.

NSA Doval has not written any letter lauding Kumbh Mela conduct, say govt officials
National

NSA Doval has not written any letter lauding Kumbh Mela conduct, say govt officials

Government officials on Tuesday said that a letter which is doing rounds on social media suggesting that National Security Advisor Ajit Doval has appreciated the Uttarakhand government officials for successfully organising the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar is "fake".

Prince Pipes brings Holy Ganga closer to all at Maha Kumbh through 'Ab Ghar Ghar Mein Ganga' initiative
Business

Prince Pipes brings Holy Ganga closer to all at Maha Kumbh through 'Ab Ghar Ghar Mein Ganga' initiative

Prince Pipes and Fittings Limited (PPFL), one of India's largest integrated piping solutions & multi polymer processors, has undertaken a novel initiative to celebrate India's largest religious gathering - the Maha Kumbh, in Haridwar.

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