You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> Top News

Work and worship mark UP CM’s Day 1

DNMUM385279 | 3/21/2017 | Author : Srawan Shukla | WC :635 | India

Purge of bungalow with 11 litres of milk, meetings keep Adityanath busy

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath entered his official residence at 5, Kalidas Marg in Lucknow on Monday, after a purification ceremony -- in true Hindu style. The rudrabhishek and a series of other havans lasted for about three hours.
Seven priests from the Gorakhnath temple, of which the CM is the head priest, purified the residence with 11 litres of cow milk brought from his own gaushala (dairy) in his hometown Gorakhpur. Amidst chanting of mantras, the priests inscribed swastik signs, considered highly auspicious in Hinduism, on the main gate, which bears the nameplate of Aditya Nath Yogi. ‘Mahant’, or head of an order, was dropped from the plaque. An Urdu plaque of the CM’s residence was also removed.
Read full story

Copyright restricted. Under license from   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on Top News

NY diplomacy: Swaraj
DNDEL9778 | 9/25/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : Iftikhar Gilani | WC :296

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s frontal assault on Pakistan at the annual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) plenary session may not change the situation on ground immediately, but experts believe that her week-long schedule
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Mann Ki Baat brought me closer to the people: Modi
DNDEL9779 | 9/25/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :306

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that he kept politics away and only reflected the aspirations of the people in his ‘Mann ki Baat’ aired on radio every month. As the broadcast completed three years, the Prime Minister said he ne
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Darjeeling bizmen try to defy bandh
DNDEL9780 | 9/25/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : Arshad Ali | WC :277

Kolkata: As the indefinite bandh at Darjeeling hills entered the 101st day on Sunday, some businesses decided to defy the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) and opened shops. Several shops at the Chowk Bazar area opened shutters with the help of police pe
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Defective ammunition damaged Howitzer: Probe
DNDEL9781 | 9/25/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :183

New Delhi: Defective ammunition triggered the explosion that damaged the barrel of the new artillery gun Howitzer M-777, procured from the US, during a field trial in Pokhran on September 2, according to initial investigations.
Preliminary inqui
Add To LightboxCalculate Price