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  • 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

  • Feast on Modak and Motichoor ice cream this Ganesh Festival

    Move over traditional sweets and grab a modak pistachio ice cream this Ganesh Festival. Watch this video to know more.

    Sep 04, 2017, 15:59 IST

  • Boat race festival celebrated in Manipur

    Thousands of people thronged the banks of the Bijoy Govinda Thangapat in Imphal to witness a boat race and offer prayers to Lord Vishnu and Bijoy Govinda. The traditional boat race festival ‘Heikru Hidongba’ has a great traditional significance and is observed with a ritualistic approach across the state. Apart from performing religious rites and rituals and paying obeisance to the Gods for bountiful blessing, an exciting race between two boats is the main highlight of the festival. Governor Najma Heptulla congratulated both the teams

    Sep 03, 2017, 13:26 IST

  • Revelers celebrate 'La Tomatina' festival in Spain

    Thousand of people in Spain threw 160 tonnes of over-ripe tomatoes at each other in an epic food fight known as 'La Tomatina' festival. Over 20,000 people across the world gathered for the messy battle in the small town of Bunol, which takes place annually in August. Partygoers from around the world crammed the narrow streets of Bunol to smear each other with squashed tomatoes.

    Aug 31, 2017, 16:08 IST

  • Jeetendra and Tusshar Kapoor celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi

    Veteran Bollywood actor Jeetendra and son Tusshar Kapoor celebrate Ganpati festival at their residence in Mumbai. Take a look

    Aug 29, 2017, 19:38 IST

  • Ganesh Chaturthi: Devotees throng Siddhivinayak Temple to attend morning aarti

    Thousands of devotees thronged Mumbai’s one of the renowned Siddhivinayak Temple to attend the early morning aarti of Lord Ganesha in Mumbai on Tuesday. Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most popular Hindu festivals celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm across the country

    Aug 29, 2017, 18:54 IST

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