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Eco-friendly Diwali this year

Eco-friendly Diwali this year

October 27, 2016

As Diwali, the festival of lights, is nearing, people in India are enjoying the festive season but this time with an eco-friendly approach

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MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2016 commences

MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2016 commences

October 21, 2016

The MAMI Mumbai Film Festival was inaugurated yesterday and has much to offer in the coming days, in terms of contemporary and classic cinema, both Indian and international.

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Women in India celebrate Karva Chauth

Women in India celebrate Karva Chauth

October 19, 2016

A look into the festival of Karva Chauth, as parts of the country gear up to celebrate it tonight. Changing times means revisiting and scrutinizing the relevance of such customs.

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Until next time – immersion of goddess Durga

Until next time – immersion of goddess Durga

October 15, 2016

The Durga Puja in Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal in the eastern part of India came to an end yesterday with idols of the goddess Durga being immersed in the Hooghly river.

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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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Ziro Festival of Music in Northeast India

Ziro Festival of Music in Northeast India

October 1, 2016

Ziro Festival of Music (ZFM) , an annual music festival held in the Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh in Northeast India, held in September, saw delightful participation from music lovers and travellers from all over.

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First ever SAARC Tourism Summit in India

First ever SAARC Tourism Summit in India

August 22, 2016

External affairs ministry of India is going to host the country’s first SAARC Tourism Summit in Aurangabad, in the second week of October to promote India’s tourism potential to the world.

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Delhi government aims at establishing 42 Eco-forests

Delhi government aims at establishing 42 Eco-forests

August 20, 2016

Aiming to increase green cover area in the Indian capital, the Delhi government is working on the development of 42 city forests in the city.

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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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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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Cœur de Jazz

Cœur de Jazz

March 28, 2016

Depuis plus de dix ans, Emmanuelle de Decker organise en Inde des concerts de jazz, de reggae, de musiques du monde, de blues, de rock. Et compte bien faire un pied de nez à l’hégémonie de Bollywood. « Ladies and Gentlemen, please welcome on stage the Jazz b’stards ! » M...

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Mysore Yoga Festival 2016

Mysore Yoga Festival 2016

March 18, 2016

Organised by Mysuru Yogic Science Trust and Skyway Tourism Education Trust, the Mysore Yoga Festival will be held from September 21-24, 2016, in Karnataka, India. After the World Cultural Festival by The Art of Living and the annual International Yoga Festival in Rishikesh in Mar...

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