Chhath Puja

Uttarakhand tunnel rescue: Diwali returns to Ginjas village, as rescued worker Deepak returns

MUZAFFARPUR: As news reached of Deepak’s rescue from the collapsed Silkyara Bend-Barkot Tunnel in Uttarakhand after 17 days of agony, his hometown of Ginjas village erupted in joy with celebrations akin to Diwali enveloping it entirely.   Deepak, an employee of Navayuga Limited, found himself among the 41 workers trapped inside the Uttarkashi tunnel since […]

Yamuna’s toxic foam – A looming environmental crisis

The Yamuna River, an ancient watercourse revered by generations, now stands as a grim testament to environmental negligence, with its waters cloaked in a toxic foam reminiscent of a blizzard’s aftermath. Against the backdrop of this ecological calamity, the Chhath festival, a celebration of the sun god Surya, unfolds at the polluted river, highlighting a […]

Silicone Defoamer Can Never Make Yamuna Pollution Free; Bathing Helps: Experts

The New Indian spoke to various experts who agreed with the fact that silicon defoamer does not make Yamuna pollution free. "The Yamuna has now turned into chemical-laden water and people taking baths in the Yamuna should definitely do a soap bath," says leading dermatologist Dr Deepali Bhardwaj.

Aurangabad: Over 30 Injured In Massive Fire During Chhath Puja

Chhath festival celebrities turned into a disaster for a family in Bihar’s Aurangabad. A fire broke out, most likely due to bursting of cylinder when all members of the victim family were busy in making the prasad. The incident happened in the wee hours at 2:30 am. Following the fire, there was commotion  that resulted […]

Tujh Pe Yeh Chemical Dalun: BJP MP To Delhi Jal Board Officer

The drama unfolded at Delhi’s Kalindi Kunj Barrage on Friday when Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma scolded a Delhi Jal Board (DJB) officer.

Chhath Puja: Devotees In Delhi Will Have 1100 Reasons To Be Happy

Chhath Puja in Delhi is going to be bigger and promises to be better as the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government is gearing up to facilitate 1100 locations for the devotees to perform the puja.

Delhi Govt To Organise ‘Chhath Puja’ At 1100 Places

'Chhath Puja' is a festival which is celebrated with fanfare in Northern India.