Sabarimala continues to witness heavy rush

Devotion unbound:Pilgrims wait in a long queue at the Sabarimala temple for darshan on Tuesday. Temple to open at 3 a.m. for darshan The Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala continued to witness heavy rush f...

2 idols found at Srirangam temple

The unearthed idols of Sri Chandrasekarar and Lord Ganapathy kept at the Srirangam Ranganathaswamy Temple on Tuesday. They were unearthed during renovation work Two idols of Sri Chandrasekarar and Lo...

Dalit widows break a barrier

Lakshmi and Chandravati, widows from an SC community, perform ‘aarti’ at the Sri Gokarnanatha Kshetra in Kudroli, Mangalore, on Monday. Lakshmi and Chandravati become priests in 102-year-old Kudroli ...

Traditional umbrellas arrive

Umbrellas from Chennai undergo thorough checking at the Alipiri security check point in Tirupati on Monday.  As is the practice every year, a group of devotees from Chennai brought a special set of u...

Shilparamam project may still take time

The picturesque Bhavani Island as seen from atop Indrakeeladri in Vijayawada.  Land availability cited as a major reason for the delay in its execution. Setting up of an arts and crafts village in th...