baisakhi

Hariyali Teej – the tree plantation drive with a difference

Hariyali Teej – the tree plantation drive with a difference

July 10, 2019

India observes the celebration of many festivals dedicated to plants, agriculture and environment; Hariyali Teej being one of them. A region in Delhi adopted a unique way of celebrating it by planting saplings, thereby, infusing culture with environment preservation.

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Bollywood’s tribute to the Jallianwala Bagh martyrs

Bollywood’s tribute to the Jallianwala Bagh martyrs

April 20, 2019

This year marks the centenary of one of the darkest day of Indian history, the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Here is a look at how Indian movies have being documenting the event with their artistic portrayal.

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The regional New Year celebrations in India

The regional New Year celebrations in India

April 11, 2019

India is a culturally rich diverse nation and has different traditional celebrations to mark the harvesting season which mostly coincides with the regional New Year celebrations based on the Hindu solar calendar.

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Pilgrims thronging Gurudwaras with gaiety and devotion

Pilgrims thronging Gurudwaras with gaiety and devotion

April 23, 2018

  Baisakhi, celebrated on April 13 or 14 every year in north India, is a harvest festival of the winter ( rabi) crops. For the Sikh community, the day is also as a celebration of the New Year and a day of thanksgiving to the Lord for their fortune and prayers for better crop...

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