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Ganesh Utsav 2012 in Hyderabad: Does size matter?

The Rising Heights Ganesh Mandal in Hasmatpet, last year had the usual clay Ganesh idol but this year it is replaced by a bigger one. Now the regular pooja will be done by a priest, previously pooja was done by any resident of the apartment [...]

Quepem Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav mandal’s Lucky draw 2012 is Luxury cars

The Quepem’s community Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in Margoa have pulled all media attention because of its lucky draw event. This event is a real raining of luxury cars and cash awards. There are seven luxury cars as grabs as prizes [...]

Ganeshotsav celebrations: Tips on tackling disaster given to Ganpati volunteers

The BMC’s disaster management cell conducted day-long session at worli. The cell in the first kind of initiative gave comprehensive training programme to Ganesh mandal volunteers. The cell taught them how to directly and indirectly to [...]

Maharashtra state government allows loudspeakers till midnight for Ganesh Utsav

During the 10-day Ganesh festival starting from September 19, BJP MLA Madhuri Misal has requested state government to allow public to play loud speakers till midnight indicating a Supreme Court ruling in this regard. He also requested for extension [...]

Trees great hurdle for ganpati mandals in Ganeshotsav

Most of the Pandals and Mandals in major and minor cities and towns involve in making or purchasing the Ganesh idols. Those making the Ganesh idols at their installation site don’t have any problems related to bringing the Ganesh idols but [...]

Gunny sacks give Ganpati a smooth ride this Ganesh0tsav

The Brihanmumbai Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Samanvay Samiti has 10,300 mandals on its hold and there are 2,340 potholes on roads across the city. These figures are double troubles.  Most of the bumpy ride for Lord Ganesha will give the immersion [...]

Ganesh utsuv 2012: UAVs to teem Mumbai skies on Ganpati Visarjan day

During the Ganesh festive season, in order to neutralize the terror threat, the Mumbai city police in their first and innovative step are going to use multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in order to full-swing monitor the large number of [...]

Ahilyadevi Girls High School School goes green with paper idols this Ganeshotsav

The Pune-based Ahilyadevi Girls High School is much renowned for their importance and acumen in education. Their students have come up with unique and innovative way through their green Ganeshotsav drive. The students of this school are making [...]

Mumbai welcomes Ganpati for Ganeshutsav 2012

On Wednesday 19th September, the 10-day Ganpati festival began amid very strict and tight security. Mumbai the core center of this particular celebration warmly welcomed Lord Ganesh, its favorite god elephant-headed. The ‘sthapan puja’ [...]

The tall order of this Ganeshutsav is Shorter Ganesh idols

In Lalbaug and Khetwadi, Mumbai most of the big-ticket mandals are rightly located. The record-breaking heights Ganesh idols are located in Khetwadi’s 14 lanes. On the other hand, 13 host big Ganeshas idols. Moreover, competition between the [...]