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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......

Bankers not hopeful of festive boost to credit uptick

  While the Reserve Bank of India expects banks to cut their lending rates during the festive season to push credit growth, lenders said they had no immediate plans to cut the base rate,......

Renault unveils Kwid, to be priced up to Rs 4 lakh

Renault Kwid will hit the Indian market around the festive season this year.   French auto major Renault on Wednesday unveiled its global entry-level car Kwid to be priced up to Rs......

World Gold Council lists factors that will push gold demand in India

Indian demand for gold is likely to increase in April-June from the first quarter due to strong buying during a major festival, lower prices and robust economic growth, the World Gold Council said......

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:......

Ash, Katrina, Sonam: YOUR fave Cannes turn? VOTE!

Yay or nay?The recently concluded 68th Cannes International Film Festival was full of red carpet highs and lows. The Indian contingent did not disappoint either.Take a look at our glamour girls and......

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......

'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......

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......

Once a boxing champ, he now cleans drains for a living

Once a boxing champion, life has dealt Krishna Routh a severe blow. Payal Mohanka chronicles the plight of an achiever and the apathy of a disinterested administration. IMAGE: Former pugilist......

Indian-American student baseball player to be honoured

Teenage baseball sensation Kumar Nambiar from Westchester county has become the first Indian-American student athlete to be honoured with 'New York State Player of the Year', according to media......
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Rituals and more

From puja thali, aarti, sweet making to worship the deities, each step of the Rakhi Day celebration holds utmost significance and with each passing... ...

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Sonia Gandhi Greets the Nation

New Delhi : All India Congress Committee supremo Sonia Gandhi greets the nation on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan and hoped the holy festival will... ...

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CODP celebrates Onam festival

News and pics: Stephan Kayyar Daijiworld Media Network – Kasargod (EP) Kasargod, Aug 29: Canara Organization for Development and Peace (CODP)... ...

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Celebrate Raksha Bandhan with unique sweet treats

The exchange of sweets is an important part of any festivity in India. Customization of gifts has become an upcoming fad among the youngsters of... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/food/food-features/Celebrate-Raksha-Bandhan-with-unique-sweet-treats/articleshow/48708840.cms
Martyr's sister keeps Raksha Bandhan tradition alive

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