Nashik Temple Bars Devotees' Entry Into Core Area To "Maintain Sanctity"
Sunday, December 29, 2019, 12:51 PM
Starting next month, devotees visiting the famous hilltop-temple of Saptashrungi goddess in Nashik-district of Maharashtra will not be allowed to enter the sanctum sanctorum, except during puja and aarti, its trust has said. Shree Saptashrung Nivasini Devi Trust, which manages the popular pilgrimage-site, took this decision "to maintain the sanctity" of the temple. Even VIPs will have to follow the same rules, he added.
Manohar Parrikar's Ashes Kept At Maharashtra BJP Headquarters
Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 7:29 AM
An urn containing the ashes of former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was brought to the Maharashtra BJP headquarters Sunday evening for people to pay tributes. Manohar Parrikar had died on March 17 in Goa after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. The urn will be taken to Nashik for final rites on Tuesday, a party statement informed.