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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......

Kai po che! Colourful kites take to the skies in Jaipur

Kite flyers from India and abroad showed their skills of flying kites on the first day of kite festival which kicked off here on Tuesday. Kite flyers prep the Chitrakoot Stadium in Jaipur before......

North India drowns in Lohri celebrations

The bonfire festival of Lohri will be observed and celebrated across Northern India on Tuesday. The people of Punjab and Haryna primarily celebrate Lohri to signal the end of the Winter......

PICS: Amartya Sen's 7 wishes for a better India

The seventh edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival, a mega annual gathering of litterateurs kicked off in Jaipur on Friday with a keynote speech by Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen. He was the......

Vice President Ansari opens Festival of India in Cuba

People of Cuba were offered a glimpse of India's diverse culture when visiting Vice President Hamid Ansari inaugurated a Festival of India in Havana to bring the two countries closer. Ansari, soon......

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......

Gold sales jump about 20% for Diwali

Gold sales in India during the festivals of Diwali and Dhanteras celebrated this week rose by about a fifth, a senior official at the country's biggest gold trade group said on Friday. Image:......

Fixed deposits may not give you higher returns in future

The Reserve Bank of India has indicated loan demand has not improved, despite the beginning of the festive season. Banks are likely to pare term deposit rates in the near-term, as muted credit......

Xiaomi raises India sales target

Chinese firm Xiaomi is stocking up on its smartphones in India in readiness for the festive season as it looks to gain ground in the world's third largest smartphone market, a top executive said on......

You may have to shell out over Rs 53,000 for iPhone 6

The new iPhone siblings will be available in India about a week before Diwali, the country’s biggest festival. Apple’s India website says the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus will be......

'I wish there's a society where is no need of censorship for films'

Snippets from the eighth Jaipur Literature Festival. Even as the Censor Board of India is mired in controversy, writer-lyricist Prasoon Joshi offered his point of view at the festival. ......

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......

Want the perfect movie holiday? Click here!

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......

10 Ways To Celebrate Diwali, Bollywood Style

Celebrate Diwali, filmi style. Lights, cheer, colours, Diwali is among one of India’s most vibrant festivals. And its shining grandeur finds a year-round reflection in Bollywood’s......

5 Must Watch Movies at Mumbai Film Festival 2014

Brilliant movies from China, Ethiopia, Austria and India line up for Mumbai. This year, the Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) almost never happened, after the festival’s main benefactor until last......

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......

WC Diary: 'Is the World Cup in Australia?'

Fans at a World Cup match. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images In Australia, there's a plethora of fan-following for the World Cup. But there is something amiss: the common Aussie fan is......

PHOTOS: Party time as Adelaide Oval turns into sea of blue

Indian fans in the stands at the Adelaide Oval enjoy the action during the World Cup match between India and Pakistan. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images The Adelaide Oval was 'under virtual......

PHOTOS: Culture and cricket at WC opening in New Zealand

Flagbearers during the Opening Ceremony ahead of the ICC 2015 Cricket World Cup at Hagley Park. Photograph: Martin Hunter/Getty Images Children mingled with cricketing greats in "backyard" matches......
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'Urangba Kumei'

A traditional Meitei festival, Urangba Kumei, will be celebrated by Uttra Sanglen Sana Konung at its premises from March 5, informed a press... ...

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DH theatre festival ends

The Deccan Herald Theatre Festival 2015 drew to a close on a grand note on Saturday.Play Pen's enthralling performance of 'Marry Go Round' at... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/462715/dh-theatre-festival-ends.html
That angry young girl

A near-death experience was a turning point in Author and blogger Laxmi Hariharan’s Life. it inspired the birth of her protagonist — ruby iyer,... ...

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Anjaneya

Works towards the construction of a museum, that would house tools and artefacts of tribal communities of the State, are being taken up, said... ...

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Rodor Sithi only Indian film in Canada festival

GUWAHATI, Feb 28 - Assamese film Rodor Sithi has earned the distinction of becoming the only Indian movie to be chosen for the award of excellence... ...

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