Culture

Memes- more than just recreational graphics!

Memes- more than just recreational graphics!

September 12, 2019

Memes, the digitalised version of comic strips are no longer just a recreational tool, but have evolved as a powerful business tool, propaganda instruments, electoral tool, a platform for communication and a space for self-reflection!

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Indian weddings going the sustainable way

Indian weddings going the sustainable way

September 10, 2019

Indian weddings are generally associated with a series of festivities full of glitz, glamour and grandeur. While some couples still want a fairytale wedding like those from a Yash Raj movie, the new generation is moving towards subtler intimate ceremonies and eco-friendly options...

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Parampara Series- a lineage of classical Indian performance arts!

Parampara Series- a lineage of classical Indian pe

August 31, 2019

Parampara series, a cultural festival organised by the Natya Taringini every year is back with its 23rd edition. The festival currently on in New Delhi’ Kamani auditorium, will witness performances by numerous maestros of different genres of classical dances and music inclu...

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Puducherry

Puducherry

August 21, 2019

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Threads of the ancient Hindu festival Raksha Bandhan

Threads of the ancient Hindu festival Raksha Bandh

August 14, 2019

Raksha Bandhan, the traditional Hindu festival that celebrates the bond between brothers and sisters, is celebrated since ancient times. However, the look of rakhi, the thread or amulet that is considered to be an ancient means of protection in Hindu culture, has evolved over the...

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Gurukul: The ancient Vedic education system

Gurukul: The ancient Vedic education system

August 6, 2019

The morning scenes of Varanasi are extremely beautiful. Amidst the shining water of Ganges and the echo of temple bells, you can see students in uniforms going to schools. But here in the narrow bylanes of the city, there are some schools which are different. The subjects taught ...

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Changing narratives in Indian mythology

Changing narratives in Indian mythology

August 3, 2019

The two great Indian epics The Ramayana and The Mahabharata are being re-imagined and retold from the perspectives of the other characters and even those who were overlooked in the earlier editions.

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Glamour is no child’s play

Glamour is no child’s play

August 2, 2019

The glamorous world of fashion has always fascinated millions. With the advent of technology and exposure to the internet, this fascination is growing, particularly amongst kids.

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Bal Gangadhar Tilak: Story of the Indian revolutionist

Bal Gangadhar Tilak: Story of the Indian revolutio

July 23, 2019

Bal Gangadhar Tilak was born (23 July 1856 – 1 August 1920) as Keshav Gangadhar Tilak, An insight into India’s struggle for independence cannot be complete without the mention of the revolutionist Bal Gangadhar Tilak, This was his other name. who was a strong pioneer...

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The French Revolution and its effect on the French colonies in India

The French Revolution and its effect on the French

July 9, 2019

The Alliance Française du Bengale in association with the Consulate General of France in Kolkata, the Institut Française en Inde and Setu Prakashani hosted the book launch for a translated edition of The Revolution and the French Establishments in India (1790-1793), on July 4 t...

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