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  • Shillong hosts India's first Cherry Blossom festival!

    Watch this video to know all about India’s first Cherry Blossom festival in Shillong

    Nov 09, 2017, 19:18 IST

  • All you need to know about the Rann Utsav in Kutch

    Here’s all you need to know about one of the biggest desert festivals in the world- Rann Utsav. Watch this video to know more

    Nov 09, 2017, 11:09 IST

  • Bizarre! Footwear festival celebrated at Lakamma temple in Karnataka

    People in Karnataka celebrated a unique footwear festival and offered slippers to a Hindu goddess to have their wishes come true. Devotees thronged Lakamma Devi temple in Kalaburagi district to mark the festival, 'Chhapal Jatra', and tied strings of footwear to a tree outside the 600-year-old temple

    Oct 27, 2017, 01:09 IST

  • Deepika Padukone's Fashion Disaster At MAMI

    Deepika Padukone’s latest appearance at the closing of MAMI Film festival turned out to be a fashion blunder. Watch video

    Oct 21, 2017, 14:34 IST

  • Why is Bhai Dooj celebrated?

    Watch this video to know why the festival of Bhai Dooj is celebrated and the customs people follow in different parts of the country.

    Oct 21, 2017, 06:30 IST

  • Meet super bull 'Shahenshah', who weighs 1,500 kgs and is worth Rs 25 crore

    A bull in Hyderabad named 'Shahenshah' is getting all the attention with his massive size and sheer strength. Inspired by India's most famous super bull Yuvraj, Shahenshah's owner have brought him up with utmost care with one lakh rupees expenditure per month. Shahenshah will be taking part in the annual buffalo festival 'Sadar', and recently his owner was offered Rs. 25 crore to sell it

    Oct 18, 2017, 12:19 IST

  • Special place for women in the 19th MAMI Film Festival

    NGO Oxfam India in collaboration with the 19th MAMI Mumbai Film Festival takes special initiative for gender equality. Which films make it to the gender equality awards list? Watch this video to find out more on this

    Oct 14, 2017, 10:26 IST

  • Watch video: 2 dead, 20 Injured after wall collapsed during Dussehra festival

    At least two persons were killed and nearly 20 injured after a wall collapsed during dussehra festival celebration in Telangana's Nizamabad. The whole incident was recorded on the camera. However, the injured were rushed to the hospitals.

    Sep 30, 2017, 12:34 IST

  • Watch: Glimpse of maha aarti at Umiyadham Temple

    Hundreds of devotees offered a ‘maha aarti’ to Goddess Durga on the eighth day (ashtami) of Navratri in Gujarat’s Surat on Thursday night. A huge sea of devotees was witnessed at the famous Umiyadham Temple as the premises echoed with chants of holy rhymes

    Sep 29, 2017, 10:42 IST

  • Watch: Garba with dustbins to spread message of 'Clean India'

    A number of people, including children, performed garba carrying dustbins in their hands, to spread the message of cleanliness in Gujarat’s Vadodara on Thursday night. It was the eight day (ashtami) of Navratri Festival.

    Sep 29, 2017, 10:16 IST

  • Watch Video: Aarti of Goddess Durga on 8th day of Navratri

    Keeping their fingers crossed their Ma Durga will fulfill their deeds, devotees in large numbers thronged Mumbai-based famous Mumba Devi Temple and performed aarti on early Thursday morning. It’s the eighth day of nine-day-long Navratri Festival. The religious festival marks the victory of Goddess Durga over a demon named Mahishasura and epitomises the victory of good over evil. The festival is also significant for new beginnings and making investments.

    Sep 28, 2017, 10:51 IST

  • 'Birdshot' is Philippines' official entry to the Best Foreign Language Film category at Oscars

    'Birdshot' will be the Philippines' official entry to the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 2018 Academy Awards. The movie is directed by 24-year-old filmmaker Mikhail Red. No Filipino film has ever been nominated for an Oscar in the best foreign-language film category, reports The Hollywood Reporter. 'Birdshot' is a mystery thriller, featuring a young girl named Maya (Mary Joy Apostol), who accidentally kills an endangered Philippine eagle, and her father (Ku Aquino), who desperately tries to protect her from the authorities. Meanwhile, two police officers struggle to solve the mystery of a bus full of people disappearing. The movie also stars John Arcilla and Arnold Reyes. It won the Best Asian Future Film award at the Tokyo International Film Festival in 2016

    Sep 27, 2017, 20:25 IST

  • 'Navratri' special garba fever runs high in Surat

    'Navratri' fever ran high in parts of Surat as revelers, dressed in traditional finery, danced to the tunes of folk songs and offered prayers to goddess Durga. 'Navratri' is a nine-day-long festival which celebrates the victory of Durga over Mahishasura

    Sep 26, 2017, 08:48 IST

  • Shiv Sena forces meat shops to shut for Navratri

    Activists of Shiv Sena shut down around 50 percent of meat shops in Haryana’s Gurugram during Hindu festival Navratri. While talking to ANI, Spokesperson Rituraj said they had given a memorandum to the District administration demanding shutting down of illegal meat shops but they didn’t pay any heed to their demands. Meat markets in Surat Nagar, Ashok Vihar, Pataudi Chowk and Sadar Bazaar among several other localities in the city were forced to shut down.

    Sep 22, 2017, 18:52 IST

  • PM Modi, bullet train tattoos hit among youngsters during Navratri festival

    Craze for tattoos of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and country’s first bullet train is trending among youngsters in Surat, during the celebrations of Navratri festival. A major religious festival of Hindus, Navratri is celebrated for a period of nine days to worship Goddess Durga. It is believed that during the festival, goddess Durga descends on earth to rid it of demons and bless her devotees with happiness and prosperity

    Sep 22, 2017, 18:46 IST

  • Devotees throng temples on commencement of Navratri

    Parts of the nation are drenched in the frenzy of Durga Puja. Devotees in large numbers thronged temples and offered their prayers on the first day of Navratri on Thursday early morning. The auspicious festival is celebrated for nine consecutive days.

    Sep 21, 2017, 11:51 IST

  • Priyanka Chopra stuns in an all-black at TIFF!

    Priyanka's latest look from Toronto International Film Festival will make you go wow! Watch video

    Sep 09, 2017, 08:26 IST

  • 'Heikru Hidongba' a traditional boat race festival in Manipur pulls large number of crowd

    Several unique and colourful festivals are celebrated in India’s landlocked state of Manipur. Recently, scores of people in India’s northeastern Manipur thronged the moat of Bijoygovinda in Imphal and celebrated ‘Heikru Hidongba’, one of state’s oldest traditional boat racing festivals. Dressed in traditional attires, devotees began the celebrations by offering special prayers to the local deity. The celebrations were followed by a boat race between communities; which is the main highlight of the festival

    Sep 07, 2017, 21:22 IST

  • Eco friendly Lord Ganesha made up of crop grains in 2 acres of land

    The entire nation is blown by the ongoing Ganesh festival and devotes are revering lord Ganesha in their own unique and distinctive style. One such unique Ganesha figure has been created in Khuldabad Taluka of Aurangabad. This Ganesha figure has been formed with crop grains and a drone is used to see the idol. The Ganesha Madali formed this huge Ganesha in two acres field and it took them two months to complete it. The eco-friendly initiative was taken to pay respect to farmers and to highlight the significance of water.

    Sep 05, 2017, 12:35 IST

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