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'Horror' in Spain: Live animals set on fire in centuries old festival

A cruel age-old tradition in which onlookers taunt a terrified bull whose horns have been sent on fire is still in vogue in Spain.  The Joy of the Bull -- or Toro Jubilo festival -- is one of......

Chhath Puja comes to an end with holy dips, prayers to the sun

 The four-day long Chhath festival ended on Thursday with millions, braving the chill and taking a dip in the river to offer prayers to the rising sun.  In Bihar, where the festival is......

Six kids drown while setting platform for Chhath in Bihar

Six children drowned while trying to create a platform for Chhath festivities in a pond at Pulindabad village in Saharsa district of Bihar on Tuesday. While five boys lost their lives in the pond,......

In Mumbai's poor areas, election time is celebration time

On voting day there is an air of festivity at the Ramabhai Ambedkar colony in Ghatkopar, on the eastern fringes Mumbai. On the highway that leads to Thane, the road is jam packed. On the right are......

Festive recipe: How to make Ras Malai!

The lip-smacking dessert isn’t very difficult to make says Rediff reader Swayampurna Mishra. Here's the recipe!   Ingredients For the 'malai' 500 ml litre milk 2 tsp lemon Juice (add......

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......

Maruti, Hyundai, Honda may hike car price

Image: Hyundai Elite i20.Photograph: Kind Courtesy, Hyundai Post the festive season that failed to meet the sales expectations of the auto industry, car makers like Maruti, Hyundai, Honda and BMW......

Car sales dip 2.55% in Oct as festive purchases remain subdued

Car sales in India fell 2.55 per cent in October as purchases remained subdued during the festival season, marking the second consecutive month of decline. According to the data released by Society......

PIX: Arpita, Malaika and the Khans return to Mumbai

Following three days of festivities, the Khan wedding party returns to Mumbai.Arpita Khan, who got married to Aayush Sharma at Hyderabad's Taj Falaknuma palace on November 18, has returned to......

Happy Ending goes to New York

Indian and Pakistani movies, now in New York theatres!   New York's ongoing South Asian Film Festival has got quite a good taste of India.   It all started with the film X, made by 10......

Controversies abound for Kerala Film Festival

The 19th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) is all set to commence from December 12 in Thiruvananthapuram. Like its previous editions, the fest finds itself surrounded with controversies......

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The best of India and the Middle East, now at the Dharamsala Film Festival. Mountains. Movies. And a possible glimpse of the Dalai Lama. Yes, one can have it all at the Dharamsala International......

Aishwarya can save the Mumbai Film Festival, BUT...

'Sonakshi Sinha, Imran Khan and other stars say MFF is their film festival. In reality, the festival belongs to Mumbaikars who wait in long lines, rushing from theatre to theatre,' says Aseem......

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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Producer seeks apology from IFFI for screening Gulzars Libaas

Vikas Mohan, the producer of Libaas whichwas directed by Gulzar, has demanded an apology from the International Film Festival of India... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/entertainment/chunk-ht-ui-iffi2014-topstories/producer-seeks-apology-from-iffi-for-screening-gulzar-s-libaas/article1-1291311.aspx
Nepal's religious mass animal...

4/9 The festival kicked off at midnight amid tight security, with the ceremonial killing of a goat, rat, chicken, pig and a pigeon. Some 1,200... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141129/world-neighbours/gallery/nepals-religious-mass-animal-slaughter-ignites-controversy
PM Modi to address two election rallies in Jharkhand

New Delhi, Nov. 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address two election rallies in the poll-bound Jamshedpur and Ranchi ahead... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/pm-modi-address-two-election-rallies-jharkhand-034303106.html
Manipur, Nagaland wait for Prime Minister push on peace talks

During his visit to Manipur, Narendra Modi will bring to an end the weeklong Sangai Festival. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming two-day... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/manipur-nagaland-wait-for-pm-push-on-peace-talks/
Six artistes to watch out for at the Weekender in Delhi

If you are headed to the 'happiest music festival' in town this weekend, here's a heads up at some of the artist we'd recommend you to listen at... ...

http://ibnlive.in.com/news/the-vaccines-goldspot-amit-trivedi-six-artistes-to-watch-out-for-at-the-weekender-in-delhi/515504-45-75.html

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