celebrations

Namdroling Monastery: Golden Temple of Mysuru

Namdroling Monastery: Golden Temple of Mysuru

January 22, 2022

Namdroling Monastery, popularly known as “The Golden Temple”, is situated in the lesser-known Tibetan town of Bylakuppe. It is home to about 16,000 refugees and 600 monks and it is also the centre of Tibetan Buddhism in South India. There are over 37,000 Tibetans living in ex...

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Chhath Puja: an age-old ritual for the Sun god

Chhath Puja: an age-old ritual for the Sun god

November 8, 2019

Chhath Puja, also known as Dala Puja is a Hindu festival which is celebrated with gaiety and religious fervor mainly in northern and eastern states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal.  The word Chhath means sixth in Maithili, Nepali, and Bhojpuri languages. De...

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Fête de la Francophonie à l’Alliance Française de New Delhi

Fête de la Francophonie à l’Alliance Française de New Delhi

March 28, 2017

C’était la fête de la Francophonie, et le réseau des treize Alliances Françaises en Inde a rassemblé le weekend dernier toute la communauté francophone du pays. L’équipe de INDES TV à participer aux célébrations à l’Alliance Française de New Delhi.

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Paris enforces pollution diminution measures

Paris enforces pollution diminution measures

December 15, 2016

Just like New Delhi, Paris has also been witnessing a severe rise in pollution levels lately. The French authorities have effectuated a series of action plans aimed at tackling air pollution in Paris, which can be an inspiring event for the Indian capital.

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New Delhi set to implement action plan to fight pollution

New Delhi set to implement action plan to fight pollution

December 3, 2016

After New Delhi witnessed severe rising pollution levels this year, the Supreme Court of India showed a green signal Friday for taking forward an action plan aimed at establishing measures to tackle air pollution in the capital.

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Schools and construction sites come to a standstill in New Delhi

Schools and construction sites come to a standstill in New Delhi

November 8, 2016

New Delhi is choking in its worst smog in 17 years as the little remaining clean air in the city has also waved a goodbye after the not so eco-friendly festive celebrations and the illegal crop burning in Delhi National Capital Region (NCR), leading to a temporary closure of educ...

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Diwali festivities illuminate India

Diwali festivities illuminate India

October 29, 2016

As India prepares to celebrate Diwali, the biggest and the brightest festival in the country, this Sunday, many people abroad also follow the trend. As the festivities have already begun, here is why the festival is considered auspicious and the most important.

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Dussehra fest in New Delhi

Dussehra fest in New Delhi

October 12, 2016

Dusshera, a major Hindu festival, was celebrated in India on October 11. Festivities begin nine days in advance before the D-day that marks the victory of good over evil. According to the Hindu mythology, Dussehra marks the day when lord Rama beheaded the evil demon Ravana who is...

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India bans some selfies during Independence Day week

India bans some selfies during Independence Day week

August 11, 2016

A selfie ban order was issued by the Tourism Ministry on Wednesday as part of security measures being implemented for the Independence Day celebrations.

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Remembering the Heroes awarded with the Victoria Cross

Remembering the Heroes awarded with the Victoria Cross

June 22, 2016

United Kingdom introduced new digital archives which unfold the stories of six Indian soldiers who were dignified with the Victoria Cross award for their bravery during World War I.

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Climate Agreement

Climate Agreement

April 22, 2016

On the occasion of Earth Day, the Paris Climate agreement was signed by 175 countries. Representatives from more than 170 nations gathered at United Nations headquarters in New York to sign the Paris agreement on climate change on April 22. During the opening for signature, 175 s...

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Puttingal Temple tragedy

Puttingal Temple tragedy

April 11, 2016

India on Sunday woke up to the heartbreaking news of the horrific fire tragedy in at Puttingal Temple, Paravur in Kerala, Gods’ own country in Southern India, that left over a hundred dead and several others injured. A majority of these 100 spectators were blown to bits due to ...

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