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IIT Madras students hold beef fest to protest ban on cattle slaughter

A group of students at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras conducted a beef festival, showing their agitation against the Centre recent order against selling cattle thus imposing an indirect......

The world's 10 weirdest festivals

India is known as the land of festivals. We have Holi, festival of colours, we have Diwali, the festival of lights, we have Eid Al-Fitr. What we don’t have, however, is the festival of baby......

PHOTOS: India celebrates its winter harvest festivals

The nation on Saturday celebrated the series of winter harvest festivals starting with Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Lohri and Bihu with great zeal and fervour. Here are glimpses of some of the......

David Guetta's Bengaluru concert cancelled due to 'law and order situation'

It’s heartbreak for DJ David Guetta fans in Bengaluru as organisers of India’s electronic music festival, Sunburn, have been forced to cancel the concert on Thursday. French DJ David......

REWIND: India in the last 24 hours

Here's a recap of the events from the past 24 hours. Girls practice Garba dance ahead of the Navratri festival in Ahmedabad. All Photographs: PTI Photo Former Union minister P Chidambaram with......

Ganpati, Durga, Lakshmi to the rescue of India Inc!

Brands in India are finding newer, more innovative ways to engage with a wider audience during festivals. But they still have a long way to go before they match global campaigns. T E Narasimhan and......

Paytm is the new Indian unicorn on the block

Paytm e-commerce plans to add close to a billion products from across the globe to its platform before the festive season this year. Image: Vijay Shekhar Sharma, left, sees Alibaba's Jack Ma,......

Amazon's $1 billion loss to further take shine off India's e-commerce industry

Amazon's huge investment of $80 million a month didn't win it favour over customers during the festive season, with rival Flipkart selling more goods, reports Alnoor Peermohamed from Bengaluru.......

Amid boycott call, Xiaomi sells 1 million phones in 18 days

Chinese cellphone maker Xiaomi has sold a record one million smartphones in India in 18 days during the Diwali festive season, despite boycott calls of Chinese goods in the country, state media......

Note 7 backlash may affect Samsung festive sales in India

All but 500 who booked Note 7 phones have bought older devices instead of cancelling their orders but Samsung may still lose market share this festive season. Loyal Samsung customers in India......

Priyanka Chopra's secret 'passion project'

Besides the five Indian films that are playing at the Toronto International Film Festival this year -- a rather large collection at an international film festival, says Aseem Chhabra -- there are......

The women who won Cannes

And other top moments from the closing of the 70th Cannes Film Festival. India's real Cannes star: Nawazuddin Siddiqui IMAGE: Director Sofia Coppola at the photo call for The Beguiled.In 2003,......

PIX: Sonakshi, Vidya at the Global Citizen Festival

Bollywood events usually *never* start on time but the Global Citizen India festival wasn't one, and so started right on schedule! Held at the MMRDA grounds in suburban Bandra......

Inside PIX: Shraddha, Sonam, SRK at Global Citizen Fest

The Global Citizen India Festival saw quite a few celebrities perform at the MMRDA grounds, in the suburban Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai on November 19. The actors spread awareness about basic......

PIX: Coldplay performs in Mumbai

British rock band Coldplay performed at the Global Citizen India festival in Mumbai and the crowds loved it! The band's frontman Chris Martin kept thanking the crowd by saying 'shukraan' and added......

Sports Shorts: Harikrishna finishes third; Klitschko announces retirement

Harikrishna finishes third at Biel Chess Festival IMAGE: Pentala Harikrishna. Photograph: Saimedia/Twitter Indian Grand Master Pentala Harikrishna's unbeaten run came to an end as he lost out......

Meet Bhajji and his bride on Karva Chauth

  Karva Chauth is one of the most significant festivals for the married women in India. It was celebrated with joy and fervour, on Friday. Married women observe rigorous fast from sunrise......

Star looks to score big on Aussie tour

The entire series consists of the shorter format of cricket which draws more audiences, reports Urvi Malvania.   Star India, the official broadcaster of all international cricket matches......

Sports should become a part of our lives: PM Modi tells India's youth

'There was a time when the children in the family went out to play, the mother would first ask 'when will you come back home?'. Now the times are such that children when they come home, they either......

Guwahati unveils FIFA U-17 World Cup trophy, host city logo

  IMAGE: unveils the official winner’s trophy of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 on Saturday. Photograph: Rediff.com The host city logo of Guwahati for the upcoming FIFA Under-17......
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Pakistan plays spoilsport on holy Navratri festivities in border areas

Shelling has forced people to leave homes and take shelter at their relatives' houses. ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-pakistan-plays-spoilsport-on-holy-navratri-festivities-in-border-areas-2547469
Jyoti Bhatia

Navratri is among the most popular Hindu festivals, it is celebrated by making a 'Garba', which is an earthen pot containing moong daal and a lit... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-a-month-of-positive-vibes-begins-today-jyoti-bhatia-2547483
Bengaluru to host global environment, sustainability fest

Bengaluru will host the country's largest environment and sustainability festival from October 2 to October 11. The international environmental... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/634319/bengaluru-host-global-environment-sustainability.html
108 Mrityunjoy service gears up to meet Puja emergencies

GUWAHATI, Sept 21 - With the ensuing Durga Puja festivities less than a week away, the GVK EMRI 108 Mrityunjoy Emergency Service has geared up its... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=sep2217/city051
CPM hails Calcutta HC's ruling on Durga idol immersion

[India], September 21 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) on Thursday commended the Calcutta High Court's ruling on Durga idol... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/cpm-hails-calcutta-hcs-ruling-on-durga-idol-immersion-news-national-rjvxLabbfeajc.html

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