Culture

Holi Festivities

Holi Festivities

March 23, 2016

While the popular destination to enjoy the colours of holi is Braj, a small town in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh where it is believed that Lord Krishna grew up; the living palace at Udaipur opens its gates to witness a royal celebration. Colours, Krishna-Radha raas (dance)...

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The Art of Living’s World Cultural Festival

The Art of Living’s World Cultural Festival

March 13, 2016

To celebrate 35 years of service to humanity, The Art of Living has organised the World Cultural Festival 2016 from March 11-13, 2016.  Headquartered in Bangaluru and with operations in 155 countries, The Art of Living is a non-profit humanitarian organisation found in 1981 by t...

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French Legion of Honour

French Legion of Honour

March 9, 2016

Indian artist Sakti Burman is awarded the prestigious French Legion of Honor decoration, in recognition of “his extraordinary work, located at the confluence of French, European and Indian cultures, and the enduring relations he has established between France and India”, anno...

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UNESCO

UNESCO

March 4, 2016

The Permanent Delegation of India to UNESCO has organised on Thursday a special conference with a focus on “Sanskrit, A classical Language- Beyond Heritage” with Indologist, economist and member of the prestigious NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog, Dr. ...

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India and its blossoms

India and its blossoms

February 22, 2016

India is a land packed with assorted customs and traditions, and flowers shape a huge part of them. From religious observances to marriages, no celebration is complete without flowers. And, each state has a connection with a different one.

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Unesco

Unesco

February 17, 2016

The Indian delegation to UNESCO is helping to develop yoga in the world and even inside this international organization, which has its own yoga course … A way to reach peace of mind but also peace between nations. And a positive way of influence, the famous “Soft Powe...

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French Honour for Manish Arora

French Honour for Manish Arora

February 16, 2016

Indian fashion designer Manish Arora was made Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor in recognition of his work, his contribution to fashion and his long lasting ties with France. Manish Arora, one of the emblems of India in the international fashion world, is also a Paris lover...

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Urdu in the 21st Century

Urdu in the 21st Century

February 15, 2016

While classic poets such as Mir Taqi Mir and Mirza Ghalib of the 17th and 18th century set a benchmark, even in the modern world, Urdu, one of the principal languages of India, is alive and thriving with rich poetry, theatre, qawwali and mushaira.   Every word that Gulzar, a...

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The Great Indian Food Festival

The Great Indian Food Festival

January 28, 2016

[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”5″ gal_title=”The Great Indian Food Festival”] The Great Indian Food Festival, held at Dilli Haat, Pitampura, New Delhi, from January 23-24, was received with applause from the food lovers. This food festival drew a huge crowd a...

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