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Tirupati: Paper boxes to replace plastic bags for laddus

  Tirupati: Paper boxes to replace plastic bags for laddus   After decades of trial and error, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams  has come up with an alternative to the plastic carry bags which are currently being used for the distribution

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Plastic ban in Lord’s abode from Oct 31

Plastic ban in Lord’s abode from Oct 31   Twenty-two days after plastic ban came into effect in Tirupati, Tirumala-Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) Trust Board has taken a decision to implement a similar ban in the world-renowned Hindu shrine from October

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Lakhs witness Garuda Seva ritual at Tirumala

  Lakhs witness Garuda Seva ritual at Tirumala   A sea of humanity converged at the sacred abode of Lord Venkateswara in Tirumala to take part and witness the auspicious Garuda Seva ritual on Sunday. Lakhs of devotees kept pouring

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Tirumala spruced up for Navaratri Brahmotsavams

Tirumala spruced up for Navaratri Brahmotsavams   The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) is gearing up for the smooth conduct of the Navaratri Brahmotsavams to be held from October 10 to 18. TTD EO Anil Kumar Singhal said elaborate arrangements were

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No darshan tokens for Peratasi month in Tirupati, says TTD

No darshan tokens for Peratasi month in Tirupati, says TTD   In view of huge crowd expected during the Peratasi month every year, the TTD has cancelled all tokens such as Rs 300 Seeghra Darshan, Divya Darshan and Sarva Darshan

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1.8 lakh pilgrims offer hair in Tirumala

  1.8 lakh pilgrims offer hair in Tirumala   “As many as 1,89,826 pilgrims have so far offered hair from September 13 to 19, in the last seven days of Srivari annual Brahmotsavams,” said Ms M. Nagaratna, DyEO, TTD Kalyanakatta.

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All set for Garuda Seva at Tirumala

All set for Garuda Seva at Tirumala   Tirumala, Sep 16 (UNI) Tirumala-Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) has geared up to observe the most important festival, Garuda Seva, on Monday evening, Tirumala Joint Executive Officer (JEO) K S Sreenivasa Raju said. During

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No special, break darshan in Tirumala from September 12 to 21

No special, break darshan in Tirumala from September 12 to 21   In the view of Tirumala Brahmotsavams, the officials of TTD have cancelled the special and break darshan during the period. Beginning from September 12 to 21, all the

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Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams gears up for Astabandhana Balalaya Maha Samprokshanam

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams gears up for Astabandhana Balalaya Maha Samprokshanam   The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams has geared up to observe the Astabandhana Balalaya Maha Samprokshanam from August 11 to 16 in the temple of Sri Venkateswara Swamy atop Tirumala.  The

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Lunar eclipse: Tirumala temple to be closed on Friday from 5pm

Lunar eclipse: Tirumala temple to be closed on Friday from 5pm The temple doors of hill shrine of Sri Venkateswara Swamy will remain closed due to lunar eclipse on july 27. Lunar eclipse takes place between 11.54pm, July 27 and

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