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Revisiting Indian folklores

Revisiting Indian folklores

August 7, 2020

Unable to compete with various digital platforms telling stories, traditional folktales are confined to ‘grandparents narrating stories to their grandchildren’ in present time. Though translated into various languages and adapted in numerous films, these folk tales are losing...

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Stories of mixed identity and search for roots

Stories of mixed identity and search for roots

December 30, 2016

The new generation Indian diaspora is a mixed clan. While some are well-versed with Indian traditions and cultures, the others have never even visited India. Some are proud of their mixed identity,while it is awkward for others. However, the Indian government is leaving no stone ...

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River Narmada – a spell work by the nature

River Narmada – a spell work by the nature

December 28, 2016

Emerging from central India in the Amarkantak Plateau, River Narmada is considered the holiest among all other sacred rivers in India. It holds a rich, diverse religious significance and geology and the locals have a book full of stories associated with its formations and existen...

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Top 5 highest-grossing Bollywood blockbusters of 2016

Top 5 highest-grossing Bollywood blockbusters of 2016

December 23, 2016

Over the last couple of years, Indian cinema has witnessed its directors slowly wafting away from the regular conventional rom-coms and leaning in towards a flood of biopics and thrillers, and the diverse Indian audience seems to enjoy it, as the box-office collections of these f...

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Madhya Pradesh hosts second Jal Mahotsav

Madhya Pradesh hosts second Jal Mahotsav

December 20, 2016

To boost the footfall of both inbound and outbound tourists in the state, the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board has yet again organised the Jal Mahotsav (water festival), amidst the gleaming waves of Narmada River in Hanuwantiya; but this time, it is bigger and better.

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Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s ‘Pink’ to be screened at the UN

Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s ‘Pink’ to be screened at the UN

November 28, 2016

As Bollywood is gradually delving in a diverse set of subjects, it is also gaining an international identity. After Rajkumar Hirani’s ‘Lage Raho Munna Bhai’, it is time for filmmaker Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s ‘Pink’ to be screened at the United Nations

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Differently-abled employees in India

Differently-abled employees in India

October 15, 2016

Though many organisations in India are ignorant about the inclusion and rehabilitation of disable persons, various others are recognising the need to tap the differently-abled population; despite the challenges.

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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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Rajasthan Festival 2016

Rajasthan Festival 2016

April 1, 2016

To celebrate 67 years of the state, Rajasthan organised a colourful four-day event from March 27-30, 2016, in the pink city of India, aiming at highlighting Rajasthan’s art, culture, tradition and heritage to attract tourism. Festivities kicked off in Jaipur as numerous people ...

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