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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 55

13 February, 2018 5:07 AM Mahashivratri 2018: What Makes Makhana Kheer A Favourite Shivratari Prasad

Hindus are celebrating Mahashivratri today and the festive spirit is hard to miss. Mahashivratri or the 'Great night of Lord Shiva', is one of the most auspicious and widely celebrated Hindu festivals. According to Hindu belief, there is a Shivaratri in every luni-solar month of the Hindu calendar, but Mahashivratri is celebrated only once a year, in the month 83

12 February, 2018 2:31 PM HATF alleges torture of captive elephants

Concern about parading of severely injured pachyderms in festivals The Heritage Animal Task Force (HATF), a Thrissur-based non-governmental organisation of elephant lovers, has alleged criminal negligence on the part of officials attached to the departments of Forests, Police, and Animal Husbandry towards the parading of severely injured elephants as part of temple 54

8 February, 2018 6:09 PM PM Narendra Modi to hold 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' with students on stress-free exams

PM Modi will connect with lakhs of students and thousands of schools across the country on Feb 16. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be holding a unique "Pariksha Pe Charcha" programme on February 16, to help students appearing for exams relieve the stress. PM Modi will connect with lakhs of students and thousands of schools across the country 78

2 February, 2018 1:31 PM When Sourav Ganguly Became A 'Sardarji' To Attend Durga Puja In Kolkata

Sourav Ganguly's new book gives insights into his life in and outside cricket. Durga Puja is one of the most celebrated festivals in India and for every Bengali it is probably the biggest event of the year. As is the case with former India captain Sourav Ganguly. In the upcoming book 'A Century is not Enough' written by Ganguly, the 45-year-old got candid 61

26 January, 2018 11:00 AM CPWD tableau decked out in flowers, earthen lamps

Adorned with flowers and earthen lamps, the tableau of the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) displayed the theme of Diwali. The CPWD tableau was among the 23 tableaux on display at the ceremonial parade that marked the celebration of India's 69th Republic Day. The CPWD floral tableau depicted one of India's biggest festivals -- Diwali. It displayed 51

25 January, 2018 3:31 PM Republic Day 2018: Patriotic WhatsApp Messages, Wishes, Greetings You Can Share

Here are some Republic Day WhatsApp messages, SMS, wishes, greetings you can send to your family and friends. New Delhi: Republic Day is here and while you celebrate the national holiday with your loved ones at home and watch the grand Republic Day parade, think about a national cause that you would like to work on this year. Also think about the revolutionary 362

17 January, 2018 7:36 PM Hubballi set to host international kite festival

40 kite-flying enthusiasts of national and international repute to participate in it Kite flying enthusiasts from across the country and from 12 other countries will be in Hubballi on Friday to participate in the international kite festival. Pralhad Joshi, MP, has organised the event in association with former MLA for Belagavi Abhay Patil, and Mangal 58

13 January, 2018 6:40 AM Information and broadcasting ministry plans to merge film units

The information and broadcasting (I&B) ministry plans to merge its various film units, a move aimed at realigning its resources to enhance efficiency, an official said. The initiative is seen as part of ongoing restructuring process at the ministry. Last month, the ministry had integrated its three departments -- Directorate of Field Publicity (DFP) 59

12 January, 2018 11:52 AM Pongal 2018: 5 Traditional Pongal Recipes That Are A Must Try This Festive Season

Pongal is right round the corner and almost all of South India is gearing to ring in the festival with much fervour and enthusiasm. Pongal is a harvest festival celebrated to mark sun's transition towards north (Uttarayan). Celebrated in the auspicious month of Thai (10th month of Tamil calendar), Pongal is a three day festival. Thai Pongal which would 352