Culture

Tepantar’s tribal theatre village in West Bengal

Tepantar’s tribal theatre village in West Bengal

July 18, 2016

While the tribal campus theatre Tepantar in the small village Satkahania in West Bengal (East India) have literally turned the world into a stage, there is a lot more to learn from them apart from the exceptional display of rural tradition and folk art.

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Nalanda University in Bihar

Nalanda University in Bihar

July 16, 2016

In the 40th edition of World Heritage Session in Istanbul, from July 10-20, India celebrates its 34th UNESCO world heritage site with the inscription of Archaeological Site of Nalanda Mahavihara (Nalanda University) at Nalanda in Bihar.

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Natural TLC for your skin – from India

Natural TLC for your skin – from India

July 15, 2016

Traditional, tried and tested remedies of various things are passed on to various generations in India.It’s unlikely to go wrong with a time-honoured technique, for they work well in both sickness and health. It’s a treasure to have access to solutions that are not only easy ...

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Hemis Tsechu

Hemis Tsechu

July 14, 2016

With displaying of the sacred bone ornament, ceremonial performances by the monks and an aim to promote tourism and cultural heritage, Hemis Festival will be held on 14th and 15th July, 2016 accompanied by the grand Naropa Festival - from July 1 to 31 - in Ladakh district in Jamm...

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Special Indian style of Eid in Delhi

Special Indian style of Eid in Delhi

July 6, 2016

Eid-ul-fitr is one of the widely celebrated festivals among Muslims across the globe. It marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, a 30-day fasting period. In India the festival will be celebrated on Thursday. Eid-ul-fitr is a special festival among Muslims worldwide. People pr...

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India Couture Week 2016 begins on July 20 in New Delhi

India Couture Week 2016 begins on July 20 in New D...

June 27, 2016

The Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) is back with the annual platform for couture, India Couture Week (ICW), yet again with an edition of glamour and glitz that will begin in New Delhi on July 20, 2016.

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World Music Day in India

World Music Day in India

June 22, 2016

The World Music Day is celebrated in more than 700 cities in 120 countries now. However, the first records of “Fête de la Musique” (Music Festival) go back to France in the year 1981. The idea was to encourage independent creative ideas and inculcate the essence of music in ...

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Kashmiri Hindus Celebrate Kheer Bhawani Festival

Kashmiri Hindus Celebrate Kheer Bhawani Festival

June 15, 2016

Thousands of Kashmiri Brahmans (hindu priest cast in India) come from different parts of India to the Kheer Bhawani shrine in Tulmul Ganderbal area of Kashmir. The festival is celebrated every year in May-June.

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Liberty Cinema in Mumbai

Liberty Cinema in Mumbai

June 9, 2016

In the heart of South Mumbai, Liberty Cinema is a film hub where one can watch some majestic movies for no cost at all. On the other side of the crowded Marine Lines train station, literally across the famed Queen’s Necklace in South Mumbai, on a noisy street full of multiple r...

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Holy Month of Ramadan starts today

Holy Month of Ramadan starts today

June 7, 2016

In India, following the moon sighting reports from different parts, the Imam of Jama Masjid mosque, in Old Delhi, Ahmed Bukhari announced, Tuesday June 7, 2016, the first day of Ramzan, as Ramadan is called in India. In this month, of prayers and supplication, Indian Muslims, as ...

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