Culture

Serendipity Arts Festival to return to Goa after 2-year break

Serendipity Arts Festival to return to Goa after 2...

September 2, 2022

Goa will again witness the largest multidisciplinary festival of arts in South Asia, which will take place after a two-year intermission due to the Covid-19 pandemic. According to a press release by the organisers, the guardians of arts will conceptualise a series of immersive an...

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Mandore Ganesh Temple: Celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi with a Rajasthani flair

Mandore Ganesh Temple: Celebrating Ganesh Chaturth...

August 31, 2022

For those looking to experience Ganesh Chaturthi with a different flair, Mandore in Rajasthan is an ideal destination. Situated about 350 km west of Rajasthan capital Jaipur, Mandore is best known for its connection with the demon King Ravana who is said to have married a celesti...

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Discovering Indian art through comics and graphic novels

Discovering Indian art through comics and graphic ...

August 22, 2022

Visual storytelling as we know it today stems out of a rich history of vivid storylines and colourful illustrations that were a result of the conscious efforts to induce a comic culture in India. The prime reason being to keep the culture and traditions alive by means of idolisin...

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Exploring Chutney, Bar+Tandoor and its Galauti Kebabs

Exploring Chutney, Bar+Tandoor and its Galauti Keb...

August 2, 2022

 Just by looking at the name of the restaurant, it becomes evident that chutneys are a speciality here and this is perhaps what has made Chutney, Bar+ Tandoor an eatery distinctive from others. Krishna Mohan Sharma, Executive Sous Chef of the Metropolitan ...

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GI tag for India’s red ant chutney to set tables on fire

GI tag for India’s red ant chutney to set tables...

July 31, 2022

For centuries, the Red Ant Chutney, a unique delicacy has remained hidden in the dense forests inhabited by numerous tribal communities in Eastern and Central India. Made of red ants and their eggs, it is a paste that is served as a chutney to go as an accompaniment to any meal. ...

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Celebrations of Eid-ul-Fitr return to Delhi without Covid-19 curbs

Celebrations of Eid-ul-Fitr return to Delhi withou...

May 3, 2022

To celebrate  Eid-ul-Fitr, thousands of devotees gathered early in the morning at 6 am to offer namaz at Delhi’s iconic Jama Masjid, for the first time since it was suspended two years ago due to Covid 19 pandemic. Eid-ul- Fitr is one of the most important festivals of the Mus...

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First Alvidah Jumma without Covid-19 curbs celebrated in Delhi

First Alvidah Jumma without Covid-19 curbs celebra...

April 30, 2022

The last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan, called Jumma Alvidah, is an auspicious day for the Muslims as they bid farewell to the holiest period in the year and await it with the same eagerness and devotion the next year. On the occasion of Alvidah Jumma, thousands of devotees...

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Night Life in Ramadan 2022

Night Life in Ramadan 2022

April 29, 2022

The 9th month of the Islamic calendar, the Ramadan, is the holiest for  Muslims around the world. Muslims around the world observe it with day-long fasting and feasting in the nights, making the nights come alive, as is the case with Jama Masjid and other parts of Delhi.

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Galos of Delhi celebrate Mopin Festival

Galos of Delhi celebrate Mopin Festival

April 13, 2022

With traditional white attires and rice paste smeared on faces, dozens gathered together, singing songs, dancing and forming human chains at the entrance of Arunachal House in the heart of New Delhi. On Saturday, about 500 members of the Galo tribe, along with other tribes of Aru...

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India Art Festival returns after two years

India Art Festival returns after two years

April 10, 2022

Art lovers in the national capital can head to the Constitutional Club of India, just off the Parliament, to savour over 3500 creations that have been brought together as part of the India Art Festival that opened on April 7 and will continue until April 10. Billed as the largest...

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