1. Navratri in Sanskrit means nine nights. Nava meaning nine, and ratri meaning night. 2. Navratri is celebrated five times a year, and it is... ...http://www.caclubindia.com/forum/9-facts-you-need-to-know-about-the-hindu-festival-navratri-318568.asp
SURI: Poverty lies at the heart of the cycle of conversion and ghar-wapsi of adivasis in the remote stone quarries of Birbhum even as religious... ...http://m.timesofindia.com/city/kolkata/Tribals-trapped-in-religious-tug-of-war/articleshow/46060090.cms
The fifth day of the month (Phalgun, Basant) — an auspicious day, is associated with the Saraswati Puja. Considered the deity of knowledge,... ...http://m.timesofindia.com/city/thane/Basant-Panchami-celebrations-begin-in-Thane-this-weekend/articleshow/46002844.cms
Parbati Barua is elusive, mysterious, larger-than-life. As a little girl, this daughter of a zamindar (landowner) in Assam hated playing with... ...http://www.kashmirtimes.com/newsdet.aspx?q=40542
BHUBANESWAR: In the Sholapith reed, artist Ananta Malakar sees creativity. At the first sight, his art works look like ivory carvings of... ...http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/Sculpting-Delicate-Crafts/2015/01/16/article2620967.ece
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