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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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The Taj: A symbol of love or an abode of divinity?

The Taj: A symbol of love or an abode of divinity?

August 13, 2017

Taj Mahal, the 17th-century architectural marvel, one of the seven wonders of the modern world, visited by millions of tourists, is caught up in a new controversy. Is it actually a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, one of the Hindu trinity?

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Yogi Adityanath waives off farm loans of INR 360 bn

Yogi Adityanath waives off farm loans of INR 360 bn

July 12, 2017

While India's farmer suicide stories don't make headlines too often, the Chief Minister of Indian State of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath's first budget has already grabbed eyeballs of the country and beyond. Keeping his electoral promises in mind, the UP CM announced a farm loan...

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Vrindavan – the land of Lord Krishna

Vrindavan – the land of Lord Krishna

April 4, 2017

Stretched out quaint ghats with staircases leading to water’s edge, embowed gateways and innumerable temples on the bank of River Yamuna in itself explains the sacred nature of Mathura and Vrindavan - the birth place of Lord Krishna, which has turned into an important place of ...

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Ministry of Tourism includes new sites under PRASAD scheme

Ministry of Tourism includes new sites under PRASAD scheme

April 1, 2017

Government of India has launched the PRASAD (Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive) scheme to identify and develop pilgrimage tourist destinations on the principles of high tourist visits, competitiveness and sustainability to enrich the religious tourism exper...

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Une manière originale de protéger les animaux dans le Nord de l’Inde

Une manière originale de protéger les animaux dans le Nord de l’Inde

February 28, 2017

Il n’y a pas qu’en Europe que l’hiver a été rude … Cette année, dans le Nord de l’Inde, les températures sont aussi fortement descendues, passant souvent sous la barre des 0°C, ce qui n’est pas si fréquent ! Conséquence immédiate : les habitants de l’Etat...

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Anti-government sect ‘Netaji’ eviction provokes a huge controversy

Anti-government sect ‘Netaji’ eviction provokes a huge controversy

June 5, 2016

A huge political controversy has erupted in Uttar Pradesh after 26 people were killed and hundreds were arrested in Mathura, where violence broke when the police tried to dismiss the sectarian illegal occupants in a land owned by the government.

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Holi Festivities

Holi Festivities

March 23, 2016

While the popular destination to enjoy the colours of holi is Braj, a small town in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh where it is believed that Lord Krishna grew up; the living palace at Udaipur opens its gates to witness a royal celebration. Colours, Krishna-Radha raas (dance)...

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Holi Festivities

Holi Festivities

March 23, 2016

While the popular destination to enjoy the colours of holi is Braj, a small town in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh where it is believed that Lord Krishna grew up; the living palace at Udaipur opens its gates to witness a royal celebration. Colours, Krishna-Radha raas (dance)...

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