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Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 3 (ANI): A Muslim youth who went with his friends to Haridwar in a "Kanwar Yatra" and returned home along with a bottle of holy "Ganga-Jal" was allegedly roughed up by members of his community for "anti-religious" activities.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], Aug 2 (ANI): The recently concluded Kanwar Yatra witnessed unique technological interventions used for the first time by Uttarakhand State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) in rescue operations and to minimise accidents.
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 2 (ANI): One person was killed while six others sustained injuries after a vehicle carrying around 16 Kanwariyas met with an accident here in Shehzadnagar in the wee hours of Friday.
Haridwar (Uttrakhand) [India], July 29 (ANI): State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) rescued a Kanwariya from drowning in Kangra Ghat in Haridwar at around 11:25 am on Monday.
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 29 (ANI): As the saffron-clad 'Kanwariyas' return from the holy city of Haridwar from the annual pilgrimage, the Uttar Pradesh Police used drone cameras to aerially monitor their movement. The arrangements were made to ensure smooth conduct of the Kanwar
Haridwar (Uttarakhand) [India], July 28 (ANI): About 3.30 crore pilgrims have reached Haridwar as part of the ongoing Kanwar Yatra, said an official. Flower petals were showered on the 'Kanwariyas' from the helicopter at a couple of locations in the district on Sunday.
Shamli (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 28 (ANI): Covering almost 130 kilometres on foot, four brothers carrying their parents in two palanquins reached Shamli on Sunday.
Rishikesh (Uttarakhand) [India] July 27 (ANI): As devotees flock for Kanwar Yatra, the movement of two-wheeler vehicles were stopped on the Ram Jhula Bridge here, after the supporting wire of the bridge broke on Saturday.
Shamli (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 27 (ANI): In a special tribute to the soldiers of the country, a group of 'Kanwariyas' was seen sporting a 151-feet long national flag during the annual 'Kanwar Yatra'.
Shamli (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 27 (ANI): For police, serving the people is as important as providing security, said Shamli Superintendent of Police, Ajay Kumar on Saturday after he was seen tending to Kanwar pilgrims at a medical camp.
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 27 (ANI): Popularly known as 'Golden Baba', Sudhir Makkar participated in the 26th Kanwar Yatra this year in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, wearing 16 kg of gold. He has reduced four kgs of gold this year due to his poor health issues.
New Delhi [India], July 27 (ANI): One Kanwar pilgrim was killed and four were injured after a truck rammed into them from behind on Friday night in Hari Nagar area. Police have arrested the truck driver.