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Haridwar gears up for Kumbha Mela - 09 Jan 2010
Haridwar, Jan 9 (ANI): Preparations are in full swing in Haridwar...) and includes 11 bathing dates in between, at Haridwar. Held four times every twelve years and rotating among Allahabad, Nasik, Haridwar, and Ujjain, the Mela

Haridwar gears up for Kumbha Mela - 09 Jan 2010
Haridwar, Jan 9 (ANI): Preparations are in full swing in Haridwar...) and includes 11 bathing dates in between, at Haridwar. Held four times every twelve years and rotating among Allahabad, Nasik, Haridwar, and Ujjain, the Mela

16 killed in Haridwar stampede(Update: Haridwar stampede) - 08 Nov 2011
Haridwar, Nov. 8 (ANI): At least 16 persons were killed and over 30 others wereinjured in a stampede that broke out during a religious procession to commemorate the centennial of a spiritual leader's birth at a ashram in Haridwar's

Over 30 injured in Haridwar stampede - 08 Nov 2011
Haridwar, Nov.8 (ANI): Over 30 people have been reported injured in a stampede that took place at the Har Ki Pauri Ghat in Haridwar during a religious ceremony. Media said there are conflicting reports as to what triggered

President to visit Haridwar - 05 Dec 2012
Haridwar, Dec 5 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will visit this Hindu holy town Sunday to attend the convocation of the Dev Sanskriti university.According... on the occasion, said pro vice chancellor Chinmay Pandya. The Haridwar-based

President to visit Haridwar - 11 Nov 2012
Haridwar, Nov 11 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will be the chief guest at the fourth convocation of Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidalaya next month, the university... is part of "Gayatri Pariwar", a spiritual group based in Haridwar. It is also

Industrial Expo 2011 opens in Haridwar - 04 Mar 2011
Haridwar, Mar. 4 (ANI): The Industrial Expo 2011 today witnessed a major crowd on the opening day, at SIDCUL, Haridwar , providing a key business platform... at Haridwar, Udhamnagar and Panthnagar. With the increase in the manufacturing

Security stepped up for Mahakumbh Mela in Haridwar - 13 Jan 2010
Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Jan 13 (ANI): Security has been tightened in Haridwar for the 'Mahakumbh Mela' that commences formally tomorrow. The paramilitary forces have been deployed along with the state police for security purpose. 

Holy men clean river Ganges in Haridwar - 02 Oct 2009
Haridwar, Oct 2 (ANI): Hundreds of holy men, residents, and pilgrims are cleaning the river Ganges of garbage and silt in Haridwar. The flow..., actively campaigns against the pollution of Ganges in Haridwar. The Ganges

Four dead in Haridwar stampede - 14 Apr 2010
Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Apr 14 (ANI): Four people are reported to have died after a stampede broke out during a procession at the Maha Kumbh's Juna Akhada here on Wednesday morning. It has been reported that the stampede took

Fire breaks out near Manasa Devi Temple in Haridwar - 25 Apr 2010
Haridwar, Apr 25 (ANI): Fire broke out near the Mansa Devi Temple situated on a hilltop in Haridwar.  The incident occurred on Saturday. As per... Station Officer, Haridwar. Cause of the fire could not be ascertained. (ANI

Gadkari expresses grief over Haridwar tragedy - 09 Nov 2011
Haridwar, Nov 9 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari has expressed grief over the loss of lives in Tuesday's stampede in Haridwar. ... at a ashram in Haridwar's Chandidweep area on Tuesday. The stampede broke out when

PM expresses grief at Haridwar tragedy - 08 Nov 2011
New Delhi, Nov. 8 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday expressed grief over the loss of precious lives in the stampede at Haridwar.  ... at a ashram in Haridwar's Chandidweep area today. The stampede broke out

Kanwarias throng Haridwar for annual monsoon festival - 07 Aug 2010
Haridwar, Aug 7 (ANI): Thousands of pilgrims from across India have converged at the banks of River Ganges in Haridwar, Uttarakhand as part of an annual pilgrimage. The pilgrims collect water from the holy river and take it back

Forest fire guts woods near Haridwar - 10 Apr 2010
Haridwar, Apr 10 (ANI): A massive forest fire burnt down expansive... National Park of Haridwar in Uttarakhand. According to police a fast-blowing... kilometres overlapping three districts - Dehradun, Haridwar and Pauri

Maha Kumbh begins in Haridwar, ushers in Makar Sakranti - 14 Jan 2010
Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Jan 14 (ANI): Devotees have gathered in large numbers for the Maha Kumbh Mela that began in Haridwar on Thursday morning... claimed that around eight lakh people have already reached Haridwar

Haridwar student gets NASA honour - 09 Feb 2013
Haridwar, Feb 9 (IANS) A school here said Saturday that an essay related to Saturn by one of its Class 7 students has won recognition from the US National... satellites.The Haridwar school said participating students were asked to write

Kanwar Yatra not to go beyond Haridwar - 19 Jun 2012
Haridwar to Rishikesh and Gangotri will have to go as tourists... kilometres to Haridwar and beyond to fetch 'Gangajal' and take it back to offer

Security beefed up in Haridwar ahead of monsoon festival - 01 Jan 2008
Haridwar, July 18 (ANI): Security has been beefed up in Haridwar ahead of the 'Monsoon Festival' during which thousands of pilgrims set out to carry water from... be seen at Har Ki Pauri, the main bathing ghat of the Ganges in Haridwar these days

Supreme Court endorses Haridwar's inclusion in Uttarakhand - 08 May 2009
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court has endorsed inclusion of Haridwar... inclusion of Haridwar in Uttarakhand, ruling that parliament, under Article 3... Tuesday, dismissing a lawsuit by a group of Haridwar residents who had challenged

Children of lepers to get education in Haridwar - 01 Jan 2008
taken up the responsibility to educate about 50 children in Uttarakhand's Haridwar... schoolchildren in a new city. "I am going to Haridwar to study and become... is going to Haridwar to study said: "I never studied here but I want to stay

Ramdev resumes fast against corruption in Haridwar - 06 Jun 2011
Haridwar, June 6 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Monday resumed his agitation against corruption in his ashram in Haridwar after he was denied permission... it will happen in Haridwar from Monday," he told a press conference on Sunday.  

Twenty-two specially abled couples enter wedlock in Haridwar - 30 Mar 2010
Haridwar, Mar 30 (ANI): Twenty-two specially-abled couples entered wedlock at a mass marriage ceremony during the ongoing Maha Kumbh mela in Haridwar. A voluntary organisation, Narayan Seva Sansthan of Udaipur

Mahant Bharti's unique penance draws attention in Haridwar - 08 Feb 2010
Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Feb 7 (ANI): Mahant Amar Bharti, a religious leader in Haridwar here has caught everybody's attention for his unique penance at the Maha Kumbha Mela. For the past several decades, Bharti has kept his right hand

'Somvati Amavasya' begins in Haridwar on no moon day - 15 Mar 2010
Haridwar, Mar 15 (ANI): Thousands of devotees and holy men converged in Haridwar on Monday to take a holy dip in the river Ganges on the occasion of "Somvati Amavasya', a no moon day as per the traditional Hindu calendar. 

Security tightened for Maha Shivratri in Haridwar - 12 Feb 2010
Haridwar, Feb 12 (ANI): Security has been tightened here for the first day of the Shahi Snan on Friday, as thousands of devotees are expected to take a dip... Naga sadhus take bath. Haridwar Director General of Police (DIG) Alok

Kanwarias' celebrate miles long journey to Haridwar - 01 Jan 2008
Haridwar, July 27 (ANI): As the huge convergence of Kanwarias turn Haridwar... journey.  Millions of Lord Shiva devotees arrive in Haridwar to worship and take..." and other praises of Lord Shiva on their way to Haridwar, these Kanwarias dance

Devotees take holy deep in Ganges on Basant Panchami in Haridwar - 20 Jan 2010
Haridwar, Jan 20 (ANI): Braving the early morning winter chill, devouts took a holy dip in River Ganges at Haridwar on the occasion of Basant Panchami as part... in Haridwar has been going on since Makar Sakranti and we have come from far just

Ramdev protest against hydropower projects across River Ganga in Haridwar - 10 Aug 2010
Haridwar, Aug 10 (ANI): Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev staged a sit-in protest at Haridwar with a demand to halt the hydropower projects across River Ganga and also... and upcoming projects over the river we will stage a protest in Haridwar," said Baba

Seers protest against hydropower projects in Haridwar - 23 Mar 2010
Haridwar, Mar 23 (ANI): Hindu seers and sadhus under the banner of All India... indefinite demonstration at Har-Ki-Pauri in Haridwar to press for its demand... on hold, in April after the culmination of Maha Kumbh Mela at Haridwar. (ANI) 

Sadhus take out procession ahead of holy dip in Haridwar - 31 Jan 2010
Haridwar, jan 31 (ANI): Thousands of sadhus on Saturday took part in a procession ahead of the Shahi Snan (holy dip) in River Ganges, on the occasion of 'Magh Purnima' during the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar.  Blowing conch shells

Ashes of Sant Rama Nand Dass taken to Haridwar for immersion - 07 Jun 2009
Haridwar, June 7 (ANI): Followers of the slain preacher of Dera Sachh Khand...;A convoy of vehicles commenced the journey on Sunday from Jalandhar to Haridwar... accompanying the ashes to Haridwar said that thousands of the followers of Dera Sachh

Rajesh Talwar advanced Haridwar visit: Witness - 05 Sep 2012
Rajesh Talwar advanced his post-cremation visit to Haridwar on the advice of his... at Haridwar in Uttarakhand.But Talwar returned the same day to take the ashes... did not go to Haridwar in haste to tamper with the evidence, as claimed

Team Anna election campaign to start from Haridwar - 19 Jan 2012
Dehra Dun, January 19, 2012: Team Anna will begin its campaign in five poll-bound states from northern Indian state of Uttarakhand from January 21. The team will start its campaign from Haridwar. The campaign will be focused on issues like

Haridwar residents unsatisfied with preparations for Maha Kumbh Mela - 04 Dec 2009
Dehradun, Dec 4 (ANI): Residents of Haridwar voiced their concern at the rising level of pollution in the holy River Ganga and also allied arrangements... people are expected to converge at Haridwar, the venue of the Maha Kumbh Mela

Holy men spread awareness about global warming in Haridwar - 05 Mar 2010
Haridwar, Mar 5 (ANI): Holy men participating in the ongoing Kumbh Mela have come forward to create awareness about global warming.  The group of holy men, belonging to different Akharas (sects), have taken on the responsibility

Ajmer blast case: CBI arrests 'mastermind' Swami Asimanand in Haridwar - 19 Nov 2010
Haridwar, Nov 19 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) took into its custody Swami Asimanand, who is believed to be the mastermind of the 2007 Ajmer Dargah blast, here on Friday. It has been reported that Asimanand

Baba Ramdev leaves Delhi's Ambedkar Stadium, heads for Haridwar - 14 Aug 2012
take a holy dip in the River Ganges at Haridwar."We will vacate the stadium, leave for Haridwar and take a dip in the Ganga. We will keep fighting. I thank all

Hermits at Kumbh Mela bemoan lack of facilities for them - 10 Feb 2010
Haridwar, Feb 10 (ANI): Hermits at the ongoing Kumbh Mela at Haridwar, complained over the lack of necessary facilities for them.  The hermits or holy men, presently at the Kumbh Mela with their makeshift ashrams, are the favourite

Security tightened at Kumbh Mela after Pune blast - 15 Feb 2010
Haridwar, Feb 15 (ANI): Security has been tightened at Kumbh Mela following... of the Business Forum of Haridwar, said the heightened safety measures were essential... and the Muslims have Mecca, for Hindus the holy place is Haridwar. I think the three

Devotees take holy dip in river Ganges on Magh Purnima - 30 Jan 2010
Haridwar, Jan 30 (ANI): Around hundreds of devotees took a holy dip in river Ganges at Haridwar today on the occasion of 'Magh Purnima', the full moon...;There is a belief that Haridwar is one of four spots where Garuda, the winged steed

Hanging upside down he prays for world peace at Maha Kumbh - 03 Apr 2010
Haridwar, April 3 (ANI): As millions of religious-minded are visiting the ongoing 'Maha Kumbh Mela' or, the biggest religious bathing fair in Haridwar... a dip along the riverbanks of Haridwar is considered auspicious by Hindus

Dalai Lama stresses on Indian traditions and values - 04 Apr 2010
Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Apr 4 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has appealed the youth not to ignore traditions and ethics.  The Dalai Lama... Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani in Haridwar. The 'Encyclopaedia

Mukherjee to visit Uttarakhand on December 9 - 07 Dec 2012
New Delhi, Dec. 7 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a one day visit to Uttarakhand on December 9, where he will address the fourth annual convocation of Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya at Haridwar. The President will return

Pranab Mukherjee to visit Uttarakhand today - 09 Dec 2012
New Delhi, Dec. 9 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a one day visit to Uttarakhand today, where he will address the fourth annual convocation of Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya at Haridwar. The President will return the same

Attracted by Hindu philosophy, foreigners make a beeline for Kumbh Mela - 27 Jan 2010
Haridwar, Jan 27 (ANI): Lured by Hindu philosophy and beliefs, foreigners are visiting Kumbh Mela in order to gain an insight into the religion and its... million people from India and abroad are expected to visit Haridwar over the next

Baba Ramdev says 'I followed King Shivaji in wearing woman's clothes' - 06 Jun 2011
Haridwar, June 6 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Monday justified wearing women's clothes to disguise himself, saying the status of a woman is superior to man... in Haridwar by road. He continues with his fast-unto death. (ANI) 

Ramdev's close aide arrested - 20 Jul 2012
Haridwar, July 20 (IANS) Balkrishna, the close aide of yoga guru Ramdev, was arrested at their ashram here Friday but not before some tense moments.This... at the Patanjali Yog Peeth on Haridwar's outskirts when they sought to arrest

Ganga threatened by increasing pollution - 31 Jul 2009
Haridwar/Dehradun, July 31 (ANI): Revered by hundreds and thousands, the Ganga... nothing to check the pollution level in Ganga. We have been living in Haridwar since..., a resident in Haridwar. Apart from this, big drains opening into Ganga also

Incessant rains wreaks havoc across north India - 27 Aug 2012
Jaipur/ Haridwar, Aug 27 (ANI): Heavy rains across north India have thrown... low-lying areas in Haridwar vulnerable to floods.Local authorities vowed to deal... with reporters here, Haridwar District Magistrate Sachin Kurve said, "Water levels

Cabinet reshuffle: BJP slams it, while Lalu predicts tough days ahead - 28 Oct 2012
Haridwar/Patna, Oct.28 (ANI): The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said that the latest reshuffle of the Union Cabinet wouldn't restore the credibility and confidence of the Congress Party-led the United Progressive

Uttarakhand voters face an uncertain future over domicile status - 14 Apr 2009
Haridwar, Apr 14 (ANI): Despite having voting rights, millions of voters in Uttarakhand are facing an uncertain future over the domicile issue. The Election Commission (EC) has given nearly four million voters voting rights

1,124 couples plant trees in MP - 19 Jul 2012
Haridwar, July 19 (IANS) A total of 1,124 couples have planted 1,124 trees in Madhya Pradesh as part of a green campaign by a spiritual group based here.According to Gayatri Pariwar, 23 hills have already been made green in Burhanpur

Devotees observe Makar Sankranti by taking holy dip River Ganga - 14 Jan 2012
Allahabad/Varansi/Haridwar, Jan 14 (ANI): Thousands of Hindu devotees in took a holy dip in the River Ganges on Saturday to mark the start of the Makar...," said Kaushal, a devotee. In Haridwar, devotees braved chilly conditions

Devotees observe Makar Sankranti by taking holy dip River Ganga - 14 Jan 2012
Allahabad/Varansi/Haridwar, Jan 14 (ANI): Thousands of Hindu devotees in took a holy dip in the River Ganges on Saturday to mark the start of the Makar...," said Kaushal, a devotee. In Haridwar, devotees braved chilly conditions

Millions of Hindus bathe in sacred rivers on occasion of Kartik Purnima - 10 Nov 2011
Varanasi/Haridwar, Nov.10 (ANI): Tens of hundreds of Hindu devotees took a dip...," said Dolly, a devotee from New Delhi. A dip at Haridwar, one... were beefed up for the occasion. Haridwar's Superintendent of Police Y.S.

Devotees across north India take holy dip in sacred rivers on occasion of Kartik Purnima - 28 Nov 2012
Allahabad/Haridwar/Varansi, Nov.28 (ANI): Devout Hindus across north India took... of devotees also thronged the holy city of Haridwar in India's northern Uttarakhand state to take dip in the holy river Ganges.A dip in river Ganges at Haridwar

Security tightened near temples for Mahashivratri after Junagadh temple stampede - 20 Feb 2012
Haridwar/Ajmer/Jodhpur/Varanasi, Feb.20 (ANI): Police have stepped up security at pilgrimage sites in Haridwar,Ajmer, Jodhpur and Varanasi a day after... devotees would have entered the temple," said Station House Officer, Haridwar, M

Dalai Lama lauds principle of non-violence - 02 Apr 2009
Haridwar, Apr 2 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama lauded the principle of non-violence, propagated by Mahatma Gandhi, terming it as essential in today's world. "The concept of non-violence is relevant in today's world

Govt. always suppresses anti-corruption crusaders, says Ramdev - 15 Aug 2011
Haridwar, Aug 15 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Monday accused the Central overnment of trying to suppress anti-corruption movements in the country. Addressing mediapersons here, Ramdev said: "The government maligns the image of hose

Baba Ramdev rubbishes Delhi Police's intelligence inputs claim (update) - 05 Jun 2011
Haridwar, June 5 (ANI): Baba Ramdev today rubbished the Delhi Police statement that there were intelligence inputs about threat to his life, prompting... the media in Haridwar, Baba Ramdev said: "Delhi Police is lying about the terror

Mukherjee calls for spiritual development along with academic excellence to regain lost values and - 09 Dec 2012
Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Dec.9 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said that education adds value to a person; and value-based education equips all... convocation ceremony of the Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya at Haridwar today, Mukherjee

President calls for value-based education - 09 Dec 2012
Haridwar, Dec 9 (IANS) Highlighting that the growth of education in the country is one of the key factors responsible for India's resilience, President Pranab... Convocation Ceremony of Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya at Haridwar, Mukherjee

River Ganga conservation campaign - 16 Nov 2010
Varanasi, Nov 16 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Police have organized a campaign from Haridwar to Varanasi to create awareness among people to save the River Ganga. The campaign was initiated by the personnel of the Uttar Pradesh police

Uttarakhan to stop untreated water flows into Ganga - 10 Jan 2013
Haridwar, Jan 10 (IANS) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna has announced that by 2013 untreated water will stop flowing into the Ganga river in the state."We will ensure that untreated water stops flowing into the Ganga by 2013

Doctors advise ailing Ramdev to end fast - 08 Jun 2011
Haridwar, June 8 (ANI): With yoga guru Baba Ramdev's health deteriorating...," Chief Medical Officer, Haridwar, Dr Yogesh Sharma told mediapersons here. ... mediapersons about his training plan at the Patanjali Yogpeeth in Haridwar. "Twenty

Gayatri Pariwaar begins Ganga cleaning awareness campaign - 18 Mar 2013
Haridwar, March 18 (IANS) Worried at the increasing pollution in the Ganga, the All World Gayatri Pariwar, a religious group with followers in different cities... of Shantikunj Haridwar, Gaurishankar Sharma, asserted that the process

For India's Kumbh Mela, biggest spiritual gathering on earth, Hindus seek world-class arrangemen - 26 Dec 2009
and Uttarakhand to speed-up the preparations for Haridwar Kumbh Mela, termed..., at Haridwar, where fast-flowing Ganga enters the plains from Himalaya. Held four times every twelve years and rotating among Allahabad, Nasik, Haridwar

Baba Ramdev to end his fast on 11 am today - 14 Aug 2012
In a recent development, sources close to Baba Ramdev have said that Baba Ramdev will end his fast on 11 am today. After ending the fast Baba Ramdev is supposed to go to Haridwar. Baba Ramdev and his supporters will also vacate

(After 1) Yoga can tackle psychological disorders - 30 Dec 2012
Haridwar, Dec 30 (IANS) Researchers at the Dev Sanskriti University here say that a holistic way involving yoga and herbal medicines can combat psychological disorders.The researchers subjected 60 patients of obsessive compulsive disorder

Kanwarias damage vehicles after an accident in New Delhi - 19 Jul 2009
New Delhi, July 19(ANI): Scores of Kanwaria pilgrims on their way to the holy city of Haridwar went on the rampage, damaging several vehicles and obstructed... travel hundreds of kilometres on foot to reach the holy town of Haridwar to collect

Hollywood celebs 'to participate in India's Kumbh Mela' - 27 Aug 2009
Nevada (US), Aug 27 (ANI): Rumour has it that some Hollywood celebrities will partake in the Haridwar Kumbh Mela, termed as biggest spiritual gathering... 28 and includes 11 bathing dates in between, at Haridwar. A belief system

Adamant Ramdev continues fast, but asks followers to break it - 07 Jun 2011
Haridwar, June 7 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, who was evicted by the police during his hunger strike from Delhi's Ramlila ground, on Tuesday asked his... in Haridwar by road. (ANI) 

Cold wave and dense fog in North India continue to disrupt normal life - 23 Dec 2011
Haridwar/Jalandhar, Dec 23 (ANI): Cold wave and dense fog continued to disrupted normal life across the various north Indian states due to a dip in mercury... of Haridwar wore a deserted look on Friday due to intense fog and biting cold.he

Naga sadhus join community protest against land sale - 15 Oct 2012
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Around a dozen 'naga sadhus' (naked sadhus) from Haridwar created a flutter by joining a community protest against the proposed sale... by the Goswami community.The naga sadhus from Haridwar, Uttar Pradesh, went

Delhi belongs to Indian citizens, not to government: Ramdev - 06 Jun 2011
Haridwar, June 6 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Monday said the Central... in Haridwar, Ramdev said: "For how long will the government stop me from entering Delhi... to his comply on the outskirts of Haridwar by road. He continues with his fast

Pilot asks BSNL to ensure uninterrupted mobile services in Kumbha Mela - 14 Jan 2010
Haridwar, Jan 14(ANI): Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology Sachin Pilot on Thursday asked the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) to ensure uninterrupted mobile services during the ongoing Kumbha Mela. 

Ramdev denies receiving notice over violation of foreign exchange rules - 02 Sep 2011
Haridwar, Sep 2 (ANI): Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev has denied receiving a notice from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) with regard to violation of country's foreign exchange rules. He told that his trusts-Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust

CBI arrests Ramdev aide Balkrishna in fake passport case - 20 Jul 2012
Haridwar, July 20 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested yoga guru Baba Ramdev's close aide Balkrishna in a case relating to submission of alleged fake documents to obtain Indian passport.A special CBI court

President praised the education model of Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya - 09 Dec 2012
Vishwavidyalaya at Haridwar. Talking about the education and its effect

Students should do social service, says president - 09 Dec 2012
Haridwar, Dec 9 (IANS) Students have a moral duty to do social service after completing education before they take up a career, President Pranab Mukherjee said Sunday.This will develop a sense of duty towards the society among students

Security beefed up in Har Ki Pauri ahead of Maha Kumbh Mela - 20 Nov 2009
Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Nov 20(ANI): Security has been beefed up at Har Ki Pauri, a sacred ghat on the banks of river Ganges, ahead of the Maha Kumbh Mela... in every 12 years and some 10 million people are expected to converge at Haridwar

Ramdev defends statement on arming protesters - 09 Jun 2011
Haridwar, June 9 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, who said yesterday that he would raise an army, clarified that this 'army' would only be for 'self-defence... Ashram in Haridwar by road. He continues with his fast-unto death. (ANI) 

Devotees across India celebrate 'Guru Purnima' - 15 Jul 2011
Haridwar/Allahabad/Ayodhya/Varanasi, July 15 (ANI): Scores of devotees across India thronged various religious places on Friday to celebrate the Hindu festival... in Haridwar. "The holy dip in river Ganges is very auspicious. It washes

Congress lawmakers slam Hazare for setting deadline to pass Jan Lokpal Bill - 21 Aug 2011
Kanpur/Srinagar/Haridwar/Mumbai, Aug 21 (ANI): Political leaders on Saturday criticised social activist Anna Hazare for setting deadline of August 30... in Haridwar said Hazare should not allow opposition leaders to give his movement

Seers boycott 'Shahi Snan' lamenting ignorance by religious body - 30 Mar 2010
Haridwar, March 30 (ANI): Hundreds of seers boycotted the third 'Shahi Snana... heads have converged in Haridwar to take a holy dip, especially on the fixed... along the riverbanks of Haridwar is considered auspicious by Hindus

Ramdev threatens to retaliate with armed protestors - 08 Jun 2011
Haridwar, June 8 (ANI): Fuming over the use of brute force on his supporters... mediapersons about his training plan at the Patanjali Yogpeeth in Haridwar. "Twenty... to Dehradun and from there he was taken to his Patanjali ashram in Haridwar

Saints convention to decide future of Ram temple issue: Togadia - 24 Nov 2009
Kumbha in Haridwar will decide on the future course of Ramjanmbhoomi movement... with the Ramjanmbhoomi Movement to come to Haridwar during Poorna Kumbha Mela

'Politics will puncture Yoga Guru Ramdev,' says holy man - 19 Apr 2010
Haridwar, Apr.19 (ANI): A holy man here has expressed deep skepticism about Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev's proposed plan to launch a political party to cleanse... a growing empire. Here, on the outskirts of Haridwar, he has a hospital

Spiritual group prepares to clean entire Ganges - 17 Jun 2012
Haridwar, June 17 (IANS) A spiritual group here is conducting a survey on how best to clean the entire 2,525-km Ganges, the holiest of all rivers for Hindus... the Ganges at Haridwar. On May 31, more than 2,000 men and women teamed up to clean all

Meet the 2ft 7in Hindu nun who found God after turbulent childhood - 28 Nov 2012
London, Nov 28 (ANI): She may only be 2ft 7in tall, but Hindu nun Anjali Barma is a towering presence at her temple in the Indian holy city of Haridwar.

RSS comes up with cow water alternative to Coca Cola and Pepsi - 12 Feb 2009
London, Feb.12 (ANI): India's right-wing Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has claimed that it has developed Gau Jal or Cow Water at its research centre in Haridwar, and hopes it will be marketed as a 'healthy' alternative to Coke

RSS chief Bhagwat says Advani, Rajnath will decide role in BJP - 31 Aug 2009
Haridwar, Aug 31(ANI): Rashtriya Swayam Sewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday said that BJP leaders LK Advani and Rajnath Singh will decide on their role within the party.  Talking to reporters here, Bhagwat said, "Rajnathji

'Maha Kumbh Mela' to commence in January - 18 Nov 2009
Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Nov 18 (ANI): The 'Maha Kumbh Mela' or the Great pitcher festival, celebrated once in every 12 years, here is expected to attract 10 million people. Satpal Brahmachari, former chairman of the city board

Ramdev thanks SC for issuing notice to Govt. on forceful eviction - 06 Jun 2011
Haridwar, June 6 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Monday thanked the Supreme Court for issuing notice to the government on the forceful eviction of thousands of his supporters from Delhi's Ramlila ground. "The cognisance taken

Baba Ramdev's condition unsatisfactory: Doctors - 09 Jun 2011
Haridwar, June 9 (ANI): Doctors, who examined Baba Ramdev here on Thursday, described his condition to be unsatisfactory and asked the yoga guru to consume food and water before his health deteriorates further. Chief Medical Officer

Sri Sri Ravishankar to meet fasting Ramdev - 10 Jun 2011
Haridwar, June 10 (ANI): Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravishankar is expected to meet yoga guru Baba Ramdev at the Patanjali Yogpeeth here and appeal to him to end his fast, which entered the seventh day on Friday. Despite spiritual

Ramdev health worsens, doctors suggests ICU - 10 Jun 2011
Haridwar, June 10 (ANI): Doctors attending to Baba Ramdev have advised that the yoga guru should be immediately hospitalised and treated in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) as his health continues to deteriorate.  Releasing Ramdev's health

CBI engineered by ruling government: Ramdev - 05 Aug 2011
Haridwar, Aug 5 (ANI): Slamming Congress-led UPA government, yoga guru Baba Ramdev has said Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is a slave, which is engineered by government. Talking to reporters here on Thursday, Ramdev said

Baba Ramdev leads a mammoth rally to bring back stashed away black money - 20 Aug 2011
Haridwar (Uttarkhand), Aug.20 (ANI): Yoga guru, Baba Ramdev led a mammoth rally here on Friday to bring back black money stashed away offshore.undreds of protestors were seen marching on roadside and shouting patriotic slogans. "We

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