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Holi in India: Celebrating colours differently

Holi in India: Celebrating colours differently

March 2, 2020

Holi is the most vibrant festivals which signify the victory of good over evil and the arrival of spring. As the earth wakes up from its winter slumber, the people get ready to coat each other in the colours of spring

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Un enriquecedor viaje a Pushkar

Un enriquecedor viaje a Pushkar

January 14, 2019

Pushkar, el colorido y único festival que comenzó con la oportunidad de comprar y vender camellos y otros animales, se ha convertido en un verdadero festín para los ojos, con un gran flujo de invitados internacionales que vienen a presenciar la colorida odisea del lugar. La Pu...

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27th New Delhi World Book Fair-2019

27th New Delhi World Book Fair-2019

January 11, 2019

The annual New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF), the most happening event for book lovers has begun in the capital. In its 27th edition, the NDWBF is the longest book fair after the Kolkata Book Fair and is a major calendar event for bibliophiles.

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Portraits from Pushkar

Portraits from Pushkar

December 1, 2018

We witnessed the charm of the countryside, the people and their lifestyle, and made some portraits providing a complete backdrop of their brightly coloured saris, odhnis (strip of cloth); their everyday ornaments; some aged and painted faces in the crowd; men in equally colourful...

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Vibrant colours of the Pushkar Fair

Vibrant colours of the Pushkar Fair

November 23, 2018

The Pushkar Fair invites tourists from across the globe who flock to this town and soak in the riot of vibrant colours and festivities. The fair is all loaded with cultural programmes, folk music and dance, richly adorned camels and other livestock.

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Let’s dance Garba on Navratri in Gujarat

Let’s dance Garba on Navratri in Gujarat

October 18, 2018

Follow us in Vadodara, Gujarat, a place well known for its garba performance, a colorful and lively dance which is performed in every nook and corner of the state.

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Navratri marks the arrival of festive season in India

Navratri marks the arrival of festive season in India

October 14, 2018

The festival of Navratri ('nav' translates to 'nine' and 'ratri' means 'nights') is dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Durga and lasts for nine nights and ten days. From pujas (worshipping) to traditional Indian dance forms like dandiya and garba, the festival is celebrated in differ...

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While Durga Puja celebrates womanhood, will all women get to be a part of it?

While Durga Puja celebrates womanhood, will all women get to be a part of it?

October 8, 2018

In rural areas, women are often reduced to being an untouchable when they are on their periods - they are given a separate room to stay, dirty cloths to use, and barred from entry into the kitchen and places of worship.

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Kanwar Yatra- Saffron-clad Shiva devotees on a spiritual journey

Kanwar Yatra- Saffron-clad Shiva devotees on a spiritual journey

August 10, 2018

  With the start of the auspicious month of Shravan, the streets in India are filled up with barefoot, saffron clad Kanwar Yatris carrying a pitcher filled with holy water. The Kanwar Yatra takes place during the Hindu month of Shravan, is usually held in the month of July-A...

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Jagannath Rath Yatra: It’s a journey of discovery

Jagannath Rath Yatra: It’s a journey of discovery

July 13, 2018

Odisha, also known as the Golden Triangle destination, offers a plethora of rich historical heritage, sacred pilgrimage, vibrant living temples, golden sand beaches, international sand art festival by the tourism which showcases the cultural depth of the state and the amazing nat...

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The gracious fasting month of Ramadan

The gracious fasting month of Ramadan

June 7, 2018

  India is known for its diversity, unity, and integrity as it holds the value of varied cultures and gives everyone unique and different experiences. Each year blooms with a generous sprinkle of celebrations, which centres around the rituals of blessings, goodwill, excha...

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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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