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Makar Sankranti Festival

Over 3.5 Lakh Pilgrims Take Holy Dip At Gangasagar Mela On Makar Sankranti

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

A two-member panel formed by the Calcutta High Court to monitor adherence to COVID-19 norms at the fair had inspected the preparations since Wednesday.

Makar Sankranti | Kites Soar High Amid Omicron Scare

Jan 14, 2022 Bhanvi Sharma

Amid Omicron fears and restrictions, people in Jaipur are spotted in their terrace and the sky filled with colourful kites.


Different Festivals Being Celebrated Today Signify India's Vibrant Cultural Diversity: PM Modi

The prime minister also wished people on Makar Sankranti and Uttarayan.

Over 3 Lakh Pilgrims Reach Gangasagar Mela, Subjected To RT-PCR Test

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

RT-PCR tests were conducted on the pilgrims as part of the measures to check the spread of the virus at Gangasagar Mela.


Amit Shah To Visit Gujarat Ahead Of Kite Flying Festival But No Celebrations This Year

Amit Shah celebrates 'Uttarayan' festival by flying kites with family members and party workers every year on January 14. But the minister will stay away from the celebrations on Friday in the wake of the death of a close relative

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13 January, 2022

Omicron, Govt Restrictions Hinder Kite Sales In Jaipur Ahead Of Makar Sankranti

Outlook Web Desk

Though markets are decked up with colourful kites of different shapes and sizes in the Pink City, the sale of kites and strings (manjha), that dot the skyline of Jaipur with multiple hues on the day of the festival, has been a disappointment, traders said.


14 January, 2021

Drop In Gold Prices, Gains In Silver On Makar Sankranti; Check Prices In Your City

Outlook Web Bureau

Gold prices have dropped sharply on the occasion of Makar Sankranti across different states


14 January, 2021

PM Modi Greets Nation On Harvest Festivals, Extends Best Wishes

Outlook Web Bureau

Pongal, Makar Sakranti, Magh Bihu are being celebrated across the nation today to celebrate harvest


14 January, 2021

Makar Sakranti: Pilgrims Take Holy Dip At Gangasagar Amid Covid-19 Scare

Outlook Web Bureau

The Calcutta High Court asked the government to encourage pilgrims to opt for 'e-snan' to avoid crowding


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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