One of India's few flamingo habitats, Ameenpur Lake in Hyderabad is on the verge of drying up due to rising temperatures. A very unusual high temperature at the onset of summers is posing a severe threat to one of the few flamingo habitats in the world as the number of species have declined over past few years.
Digital entertainment company, Culture Machine’s channel, Being Indian’s latest video on Arunachal Pradesh is an unfortunate yet important initiative. Unfortunate because the over five-minute video had to explain how people in the state are no different from the rest of us
On the occasion of birth anniversary of Sri Guru Arjan Dev, firecracker celebrations were held in Golden Temple, Amritsar, on Saturday.
Goa's Feni is all set to go places as the state government gets ready to amend the four-decade old Excise Act to give the traditional brew a 'Heritage Spirit' tag. Goa Commissioner of Excise Menino D'Souza said the state government is slated to move an amendment to the Goa Excise Duty Act, 1964, which will save Feni from being tagged as country liquor and instead would be classified as 'Heritage Spirit'.
Minister of State for Tourism, Culture and Civil Avialtion, Mahesh Sharma on Friday released third batch of 25 declassified files relating to the late freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. First lot of 100 files relating to Netaji, who disappeared 70 years ago, was put in the public domain by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 23rd January this year on his 119th birth anniversary.
French danseuses Jennifer and Gregory, who are on 10-months world tour with their project 'cross dancers' performed on the street of Jorhat city in Assam
In a bizarre ritual in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district, women are seen beating men in a 16-day long festival. During the festival, women observe fast and beat bachelor men. According to locals, if a bachelor is beaten up by a fasting woman during these 16 days, he is sure to get married in one year.
A look at the origin of the act of kissing, health effects and other trivia
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan performed 'aarti' at the Shipra river during the ongoing 'Simhastha Kumbh Mela' in Ujjain last night.
Mopin festival is a celebration of the harvesting season held in the Galo months of 'Lumi' and 'Luki'. Mopin festival is celebrated by the inhabitants of Arunachal Pradesh as they believe it brings them relief from negative things in life like diseases, calamities, evil spirits and more.
With a two-day community event that commenced yesterday, the suburb close to Dharavi now has its own locality festival
Underlining the importance of conserving and exhibiting India's ancient culture, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said those who do not know the country's rich history may have a present but certainly no future
Early morning prayers at the sacred Sri Harmandir Sahib in Amritsar mark Baisakhi festival, the beginning of harvest season for farmers.
Thousands of devotees on Friday morning were seen taking holy dip in Shipra river on the occasion of 'Simhasth Kumbh Mahaparv'
Twenty seven Maoist rebels, including three women cadre, have surrendered before police in Chhattisgarh. The surrendered rebels belonged to two cultural outfits of Maoists-Chetna Natya Mandii (CNM) and Sangam.
A two-day 'Shikara' or boat festival on the banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar city is drawing tourists in large numbers.
Sakewa festival, also known Bhoomi Puja or Chandi Puja, is being celebrated in Gangtok. The festival begins on the full moon day of the Hindu month of Baishakh, which coincides with the months of April and May.
Mahatma Gandhi's granddaughter Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee has been decorated with one of France's top honour The Order of Arts and Letters for her contribution in promoting peace, solidarity, culture, education, and development
Radhika Apte speaks on why is it not important to 'fit in' in the latest video of Culture Machine's UnBlushed series
Indian-born filmmaker Rajiv Terwardker has finally managed to get a release date for his dream cross-cultural film "Free State" after a long wait of four years.