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19 April, 2018 10:33 AM ‘Regional literature, a great source of inspiration for artistes’

Usha Rajeswari on her journey as a filmmaker and how she was influenced by the works of the celebrated writers in Tamil Usha Rajeswari is thrilled about her short film Veedu, based on writer Indira Parthasarathy’s short story, touching the one lakh viewership mark. “Writer Sivasankari complimented me. Many others who have watched the film have suggested 29

11 April, 2018 12:43 PM Bihu 2018: Date, Significance, History, Celebration And Feast!

The festival of Bohag Bihu marks the traditional Assamese New Year and is known to be one of the most important among all the three Bihus. It is celebrated on the first day of the Hindu solar calendar. It will observed on 15th April, 2018. Like any other harvest festivals in India, Bihu involves the farmer community thanking the almighty for the successful 57

17 March, 2018 4:36 PM Sordid tale of pain, death

Nine elephants were killed and 172 turned unruly in the last 76 days in the State. Three mahouts lost their lives in attacks by elephants while five were injured grievously during the period. “The rules regarding parading of elephants for festivals are flouted rampantly. The elephants are denied proper food, drinking water and rest. The unruly crowd 35

12 March, 2018 2:30 AM Legendary elephant Thiruvambadi Sivasundar dies

Thiruvambadi Sivasundar, fondly called by his fans as King of Beauty (Azhakinthe Thampuran), died here in the wee hours on Sunday. The elephant had been undergoing treatment for impaction for the last 66 days. Failing to respond to the treatment, it breathed its last around 3 a.m. The 46-year-old Thiruvambadi Sivasundar was an unavoidable presence of Thirssur 38

7 March, 2018 3:22 PM International Women's Day 2018: History, Theme, Celebration And Significance

New Delhi: International Women's Day is a global celebration of the social, cultural, economic and political achievements of women. It is celebrated annually on March 8. The past year saw unprecedented global movement for women's rights, equality and justice. Global marches and campaigns, including #MeToo and #TimesUp were taken up throughout the world 57

3 March, 2018 4:04 PM Akhilesh Yadav Shares Dais With Uncle Shivpal On Holi At Saifai

Etawah: Holi festivities in Saifai, the native village of Samajwadi Party (SP) patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav, witnessed the warring uncle and nephew, Shivpal Singh Yadav and party president Akhilesh Yadav, share the dais after a long time. Both the leaders attended the Holi function yesterday, with Akhilesh also touching the feet of the former and taking 38

27 February, 2018 2:55 PM Holi 2018: How 'Festival Of Colours' Is Celebrated In Mathura And Vrindavan

Travellers come from overseas to witness the special Holi celebrations in Bank-e-Bihari temple of Vrindavan and Mathura's Lath Maar Holi. New Delhi: Holi, the festival of colours, falls on March 1-2 this year. While the entire country immerses in Holi festivities and colours, the festivals has gained huge popularity across the world. Travellers come from overseas 44

24 February, 2018 5:25 AM Holi 2018: Celebrate With These Traditional Holi Dishes From Around The Country

Holi 2018: Just like all Indian festivals, Holi too has some of its own signature delicacies, coming from various regions in the country. Here are some traditional snacks that Holi is incomplete without. Gujiya has become the most celebrated treat of Holi celebrations. Gujiyas are fried dough pockets that are filled with delicious filling of khoya, nuts and jaggery 36

22 February, 2018 5:18 AM Holi 2018 Special: 10 Savoury Dishes You Should Definitely Prepare This Holi!

Different regions celebrate Holi in their own special ways; however, what makes all the regions alike is the love for food during this festival. If it's Holi, it is important to prepare savoury delicacies that are handy and easy-to-grab, considering you are drenched in colours and water and wouldn't want any hurdles in munching on your favourite foods 103

15 February, 2018 6:06 PM Tribesmen celebrate festival sans barriers

Utchal is a harvest festival celebrated by Mulla Kuruma tribesmen in Wayanad district Arousing nostalgia in the older generation, Utchal, a major festival among the Mulla Kuruma tribesmen in Wayanad district concluded on Thursday. They celebrated the harvest festival in front of the Daivappura (a common place of worship), which was constructed by the district 35