Culture

A wrap up of the 13th edition of Jaipur Literature Festival

A wrap up of the 13th edition of Jaipur Literature

January 28, 2020

Already a benchmark for literary festivals in Asia, the 13th edition of Jaipur Literature Festival that concluded on Monday in the pink city had a lot on its plate. From climate change and socio-economic challenges to regional literature, the festival also addressed the ongoing a...

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The global consequence of fast fashion

The global consequence of fast fashion

January 8, 2020

As our need to consume more increases every day, the earth pays its price.

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An interview with the Ghalib experts

An interview with the Ghalib experts

December 29, 2019

Mirza Ghalib, one of the greatest poets of all times, is amongst the greatest gifts from the 18th century. Equally well-versed in both Persian as well Urdu, Ghalib was way ahead of his time. Once an important nobelty of Delhi, as well as a royal tutor, Ghalib had been writing sou...

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Delhi’s Christmas celebrations

Delhi’s Christmas celebrations

December 26, 2019

Plum cakes, candles, bells, stars, gifts, and delightfully dressed up Christmas trees and Santa Clauses merrily commanded the streets of Delhi, as the city irresistibly drenched itself in the Christmas vibe. Media India Group captured the cheering festive warmth across Delhi &...

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Christmassy Kolkata

Christmassy Kolkata

December 24, 2019

Christmas in Kolkata is not just a festival that is celebrated out of religious compulsion but because it makes everyone feel good. It is during this time when thousands take to streets wearing Santa hats browsing through the innumerable stalls in and around Park Street that is s...

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Delhi during Christmas

Delhi during Christmas

December 24, 2019

Decorate the corners, illuminate the homes, wrap the gifts, prepare the socks and cookies for the Santa, and most importantly, keep the spirits alive, for Christmas is here! While the preparations are going on in full swing around the globe, New Delhi, is not getting left behind....

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The story of swimming camels

The story of swimming camels

December 23, 2019

The Kharai camels derive their name from their unique diet of saline vegetation, primarily mangroves, Kharai meaning ‘salty’ in the Gujarati language. Found along the coastal region of Kutch in the westernmost state of India, Gujarat, these camels that are native to the regio...

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Indian cultural heritage inscribed in UNESCO list

Indian cultural heritage inscribed in UNESCO list

December 20, 2019

The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage under UNESCO established a list in 2008 to protect and create awareness about intangible cultural practices which define the diversity in heritage of a country and would be lost to the world if n...

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Superstitions that have logic!

Superstitions that have logic!

December 13, 2019

In India technology and superstitions reside side by side. From breaking mirrors to a cat crossing your path to sneezing – anything and everything has a superstition linked to it. However, few of these superstitions do have some logical reasoning and theories behind them.

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A chronicle of Pahari miniature paintings

A chronicle of Pahari miniature paintings

December 10, 2019

An impression of a Pahari miniature painting would ideally encompass a palm leaf drenched in colours, extracted purely from natural vegetation and minerals, with delicate complex detailing unified together in a creation depicting natural surroundings.

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