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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......

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......

PM, Prez greet nation on Lohri, Makar Sankranti

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, has greeted the nation on the occasion of Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal. In his message, Dr Singh said that these festivals mark the joy and hope that a new......

At Indo-Pak border, BSF men dance to celebrate Lohri

Miles away from their families, jawans of the Border Security Force celebrated Lohri by dancing to the tunes of drums and guitars around bonfires and exchanging sweets with locals at the Forward......

Yogi govt's diktat to madrassas: Hoist tricolour, sing national anthem

The Uttar Pradesh government has directed all madrassas (Islamic schools) to hold celebrations on Independence Day and videograph the event, according to minority welfare minister Laxmi Narayan......

Are the claims on health foods true?

Government scientists and industry experts have joined hands to evolve guidelines for advertisements claiming health benefits for what is called health foods in India and functional foods in the......

Get ready to order to from a virtual menu

Take the waiting out of the waiter service at restaurants and let your fingers order your favourite dishes over the touchscreen tabletops with interactive menus. Jiby Mathews, director of Touch......

No proposal to hike diesel prices: Minister

New Oil Minister S Jaipal Reddy on Thursday ruled out any increase in diesel prices, even though oil companies are losing Rs 7 per litre on sales of the transport fuel. There is no proposal on......

A look at the sleek and stylish gadgets in 2011

The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas showcased smartphones, tablets, 3D- and Internet-enabled TVs that are expected to make the biggest splash in 2011. The battle for recession-weary......

Onion prices still high in metros

Retail prices of onions continued to rule at the high level of Rs 45-60 a kg in metros, but are likely to decline after the arrival of fresh crops from Maharashtra and Gujarat, which are expected......

Bollywood celebrates Lohri festival

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. On the occasion of Lohri, the harvest festival, the film industry tweeted their wishes. Lara Dutta tweeted: 'Happy Lohri! Reminds me......

PIX: Pregnant Shilpa Shetty Steps Out For Lohri Party

Actress and entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty, who announced her pregnancy last month, made her first public appearance since the news last night.Shilpa was attending close friend and business......

Bollywood's holiday calendar for 2017!

Over the last few years, holiday film releases have gained more importance. The 2017 movie release calendar is out, and filmmakers have picked the major festival/ holiday time to release their......

'I don't care what people think about my acting'

'I believe in giving my opinions and standing up for what's right but in the past two-three years, I thought it was scary to say anything because everything is twisted and a lot of it was damaging......

Aamir Khan celebrates Makar Sankranti

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities. Celebrities turned to Twitter and wished their fans celebrating the Pongal, Bihu, Makar Sankranti and Uttarayan......

Cup Extras: Munaf told to return from movie

With back-to-back matches coming up for India, Munaf Patel decided to take a breather on Thursday and go for a movie -- Vishal Bhardwaj's Saat Khoon Maaf -- with his wife. - Complete......

Inter chief stunned by Milito's Ballon d'Or omission

Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti is stunned that striker Diego Milito was not included in the 23-man shortlist for the new FIFA Ballon d'Or. The treble winners had Julio Cesar, Maicon, Wesley......

Meet the Egyptian who beat Borg at Wimbledon

Ismail El Shafei. The name does not ring a bell. Does it? If we put the name of Bjorn Borg alongside, does it make any easier? Not quite. So, let's just make things easier and establish a......

Serbia will be no pushovers against Germany

Serbia know there is little room for error after losing their first World Cup match and have warned Germany they will be no pushovers when they meet in their next Group D game on Friday. Germany......

Sharp Mexico too good for rusty Italy

Mexico proved too sharp for World Cup holders Italy by beating them 2-1 in a warm-up match on Thursday for this month's tournament in South Africa. The world champions, whose previous match was a......
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I-Day celebrations in madrassas in UP to be videographed

Hoisting of national flag, singing of national anthem, paying tributes to freedom fighters and martyrs and programmes held on the occasion of... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/i-day-celebrations-in-madrassas-in-up-to-be-videographed-117081401094_1.html
Clerics divided on order to madrassas to record I-Day celebrations

The decision to record Independence Day celebrations in madrassas (Islamic Schools) of Uttar Pradesh for the first time has evoked a mixed response... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/627859/clerics-divided-order-madrassas-record.html

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