Uttar Pradesh

Unique wedding rituals practised in India

Unique wedding rituals practised in India

December 5, 2019

Weddings in India is an emotional affair with family and friends coming together for three-four days to have great fun with the various rituals and traditions. Many of these traditions are quite unique and weird which are still in existence till today.

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Air pollution in India

Air pollution in India

November 16, 2019

India’s air pollution continues to worsen each year, inflicting thousands of deaths on a hapless populace while politicians play blame game.

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Bengal leather hub to create 500,000 new jobs

Bengal leather hub to create 500,000 new jobs

July 22, 2019

The new leather complex is going to generate nearly 500,000 job opportunities which will be about 40 pc of employment possibilities for the state.

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Millions suffer floods fury in India

Millions suffer floods fury in India

July 19, 2019

More than three million people have been displaced across the northern and north-eastern India because of monsoon that has not only destroyed homes but cost the lives of many.

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Modi magic wave II

Modi magic wave II

May 24, 2019

Turning the 17th general election into a virtual referendum on himself and his rule, Prime Minister Narendrabhai Damodardas Modi retained his magic to establish majority for the ruling party and completely decimate a divided grand alliance against him.

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Élections générales 2019

Élections générales 2019

April 17, 2019

Du 11 avril au 19 mai, la plus grande démocratie du monde va faire la démonstration de sa force lors des élections législatives nationales, menant à la nomination du Premier ministre et de son gouvernement. Au-delà de son ampleur, ce scrutin fera l’objet d’une âpre bat...

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Netflix’s Indian short film on menstruation bags Academy Award

Netflix’s Indian short film on menstruation bags Academy Award

February 25, 2019

Period. End of Sentence - a film set in rural India based on the theme of menstruation of women, has won the Oscar in the documentary short subject category at the 91st Academy Awards that took place in Los Angeles.

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The holy gathering at the Ardh Kumbh Mela

The holy gathering at the Ardh Kumbh Mela

February 9, 2019

The sea of humanity, saffron flags, millions of pilgrims, the smell of the smoke from the holy fires, people with deep religious and ritualistic belief experiencing the power of devotion which turns the very water into amrit –the holy water of immortality.

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Exploring the unexplored places of Jharkhand

Exploring the unexplored places of Jharkhand

February 2, 2019

Located in the eastern part of India, Jharkhand is not really considered a popular tourist destination by many. However, this place not only abounds in beauty but also has several hidden gems that have not yet been explored.

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Diwali to see a historical cultural bond between India and South Korea

Diwali to see a historical cultural bond between India and South Korea

November 6, 2018

The holy city of Ayodhya, in Uttar Pradesh, plays host to hundreds of South Koreans every year – who come to pay their tributes to the legendary queen Heo Hwang-ok, who travelled from India, from Lord Rama’s city- Ayodhya.

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City of Allahabad restores its name as Prayagraj after 443 years

City of Allahabad restores its name as Prayagraj after 443 years

October 20, 2018

Mughal emperor Akbar, who had named the Indian city of Prayag as Illahabas in 1575 (that later became Allahabad), regained its name as Prayagraj after the Uttar Pradesh government proposed the idea to the cabinet. While on one hand the decision is celebrated by Hindus, on the oth...

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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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