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New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): Mahalaya, which marks the beginning of Durga Puja celebrations, is here. It is observed at the end of Shradh or Pitru Paksha, a 16-day period when Hindus pay homage to their ancestors. This year, this special day is falling on September 25.
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Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], September 23 (ANI): The Hazra Park Durgotsab here has come up with a unique thought for preparing a Durga Puja pandal for the people who cannot visit here because of their loss of vision.
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Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], September 23 (ANI): As Durga Puja is about to start, one can almost smell the Kans grass in the meadows, which heralds the goddess Durga's entry to the plains from her heavenly dwelling in Kailash.
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New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Durga Puja is considered to be one of the biggest festivals around the world. This year makes it more special as UNESCO has inscribed Durga Puja in UNESCO's Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity and it is the first Indian festi
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New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): Global hospitality technology platform, OYO has kicked off the festive season with a special discount scheme for travelers on the occasion of Navratri, Durga Puja and Dussehra. Under this scheme, guests can avail up to 50 per cent discount acro
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Darjeeling (West Bengal) [India], September 22 (ANI): At a time when the Aadhaar authority accepts transgender cards as valid documents, but quite a few people discriminate against the transgender community, a Durga puja organiser in Siliguri is setting up a pandal to highlight the struggles
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Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], September 21 (ANI): As the festival of Durga Puja approaches, West Bengal residents are coming up with innovative ideas to celebrate the festival such as creating an idol using a large number of chalk pencils.
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Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], September 19 (ANI): As the festival of Durga Puja is nearing, people are coming ahead with one creative idea after the other. A similar example was seen in North Kolkata's Bidhan Sarani Atlas Club which came up with the first of its kind 'Pet-friendly' Puja Pan
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], September 19 (ANI): Durga Puja is considered the biggest festival in Bengal. As the festival gets nearer, the people thronged the markets for shopping. A huge crowd was seen on Sunday at Kolkata's New Market and Dharmtala for shopping ahead of the festival.<
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New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended greetings to the nation on the occasion of Lord Vishwakarma Jayanti and said that the people with their skills will take the country to new heights in eternity.
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New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI/PNN): Ahead of the Durga Puja season, Baazar Kolkata, India's fashion value retail champion, introduces its exclusive range of Durga Puja collections. As the City of Joy gears up for the 5-day Durga Puja extravaganza, Bazaar Kolkata has launched 5 head-tu