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Exam festivals aren't the answer

If the prime minister wants the tension of examinations to ease up, he may have to look at some more serious reform of India's education system than holding festivals, says Anjuli Bhargava.Prime......

This 'naked festival' is all about getting lucky!

Wearing nothing but loin clothes, around 9,000 men took part in Hadaka Matsuri, or Naked Festival at Saidaiji Temple in Japan Okayama. They crammed into the temple and battled to grab the sacred......

8th Jaipur Literature Festival kicks off to a grand start

The eighth edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival kicked off on Wednesday to a grand start with a bevy of authors, poets, Nobel Laureates along with some Bollywood celebrities, trooping in to......

Kite runners, this Sankranti

Uday Kuckian/Rediff.com brings you glimpses Of Makar Sankranti, the kite-flying festival. As winter fades and the sun's warmth begins, India celebrates one of its oldest and most important......

Pongalo Pongal! Tamil Nadu's biggest festival is here!

Over four days all of Tamil Nadu is caught up in celebrating Pongal, the state's harvest festival. From a bonfire to worshipping cattle, it is a throwback to a time when society was agrarian, says......

6 events that shook Global Inc in 2014

2014 was a tough year for corporates across  the world. Image: Two elephants fight during a traditional festival in Boko, Assam. Photograph: Utpal Baruah/Reuters What a fateful year! In......

Festive season fails to cheer banks this year

The festival season this year has failed to bring in good news for banks. Bankers believe consumers' reluctance to buy has made this season worse than even the previous two years, when lenders had......

Why festive season failed to cheer bankers

This year’s festival season has failed to cheer banks, thanks to reluctance of the consumer to spend money. Image: Bankers say it was a dull diwali for them this time as loan demand......

Gold imports surge to $4.17 billion in Oct

Gold imports surged by nearly four-fold to $4.17 billion in October to meet the festival season demand. Gold imports stood at $1.09 billion in the same month last year. The high imports have pushed......

With new FDI rules, relief in sight for realtors

The recently-concluded festival season proved a damp squib for real estate developers. In spite of hefty advertising and promotion, sales didn't pick up. Many developers were hoping to offload some......

PIX: Aishwarya, Abhishek celebrate Gudi Padwa

When Bollywood stars get festive...Star couple Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan made a public appearance to celebrate Gudi Padwa with their fans in Mumbai. Organised by the Maharashtra......

Which of these Kannada films will you watch this Ugadi?

Two Kannada films will release on Friday, March 20, ahead of the Ugadi festival weekend. Both films are made by well-known directors. Raate Director: A P Arjun Cast: Dhananjay, Shruthi Hariharan,......

PIX: Farhan, Javed-Shabana, Alia celebrate Holi

Here's how Bollywood celebrated the festival of colours!Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar's annual Holi party is stuff filmi legends are made of.This year was no exception as several Bollywood stars......

Which Kannada film will you watch this weekend?

Three Kannada films will release this Holi festival, on March 6. Which of them are you most excited about? Or would you prefer these Tamil releases instead? Take a look:   Goa Image: A scene......

Holi Special: 10 Different Shades of Emotions

The vibrant Indian festival of Holi finds a place of pride in many of Bollywood’s iconic images and dialogues. Remember when Gabbar Singh famously inquired, “Holi kab hai? Kab hai......

BCCI eyes October-January window for home matches

Aiming to cash in on the festive season in India, the Board of Control for Cricket in India is planning to reserve the October-January slot only for its big-ticket home series from 2015, a plan......

Powerful BCCI demands $42 million for abandoned Windies tour

‘The consequences of cancellation of a committed home Tour during the biggest festival season Diwali in India is a monumental disaster for the BCCI’ WICB confirmed they had received a......
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Delectable chocolate eggs blend Easter tradition with festivities

Easter is round the corner and so are the delicious chocolate eggs. ...

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Bavarian flavours hit B'luru

Food lovers in the City have a rare opportunity to taste authentic Bavarian treats as the Bavarian Food Festival kick off on Tuesday. The festival,... ...

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Dynamite performers at work

Engineering students danced to drive home the need to educate all sections of society, while other students performed to welcome esteemed guests.... ...

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Conspiracy claim in beef fest abortion

Organizers of a ‘meat festival’ that was organized at the Muslim Institute on Tuesday have sniffed a larger conspiracy behind the denial of... ...

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Kutiyattam festival gets under way

GUWAHATI, March 31 The Kutiyattam Festival, organised by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, Delhi got under way today at Srimanta Sankar Kristi Bikash... ...

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