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Amid wanna-'bees': It's a family affair

Sandip Roy visits a flock of wanna-'bees' at an all-Indian spelling bee in Milpitas, California and is transported back to India. Illustration by Uttam Ghosh. When I told my friend I was going to......

A Dirge for New Orleans?

Mark Twain said long ago that there were only three interesting cities in the US: Boston, New Orleans and San Francisco. I have had the pleasure of living in or near Boston and San Francisco for......

Rebuilding New Orleans: 10 coolest innovators

Three years after Katrina, the nation's most expensive hurricane, which cost insurers an estimated $44 billion, came Gustav. As if New Orleans needed its rebuilding project to get any harder. And......

Puja spells boom for tour biz

Efforts are on to turn Kolkata's Puja season into the local equivalent of New Orleans' Mardi Gras.The four days of Durga Puja is the time to see Kolkata at its best. Sadly, very few outsiders,......

Durga puja can be a global crowd puller

Durga puja's approach sends nervous shivers down some Calcutta spines. But though acutely aware of the inconveniences associated with the orgiastic festivity, I can see why, properly handled, this......

Steffi Graf shows off Halloween costume

Steffi Graf in her planned Halloween costume. Photograph: Steffi Graf/Facebook With the whole of the United States gearing up for Halloween, one particular sports-star doesn’t want to miss......
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Trivial Pursuit
Q. What animal was paraded through the streets of Paris on Mardi Gras to remind people not to eat meat during Lent?
Trivial Pursuit:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-animal-was-paraded-through-the-streets-of-paris-on-mard/23079839/answers/

Lost Soul
Q. Which festival was held in honour of Poseidon, the God of Sea, in ancient Greece?Isthmiam GamesMardi GrasSaturnaliaLupercalia
Lost Soul:  A. An OX. This answer is already available here. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-festival-was-held-in-honour-of-poseidon-the-god-of-sea/22409137/answers/23079855

roshan
Q. We know what Mardi Gras is but what's its literal translation
Roshan:  A. ISTHMIAM GAMES more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/we-know-what-mardi-gras-is-but-whats-its-literal-translation/21772348/answers/22409152

roshan
Q. which specific day just before easter is also called Mardi gras or Pancake day ?
Roshan:  A. shrove tuesday more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-specific-day-just-before-easter-is-also-called-mardi-g/21772348/answers/19916486

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Celebrity Cruises Reveals 2016-2017 Caribbean Cruise Vacations

Earlier than ever before, Celebrity Cruises has revealed its new lineup of cruise vacations in the Caribbean. Celebrity's Captain's Club members... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/celebrity-cruises-reveals-2016-2017-caribbean-cruise-vacations/
Rose Monday Parade 2015 at Duesseldorf Carnival

Everything is upside down in this German city on Rose Monday: It's the dead of winter, but the city streets are alive with one million revelers and... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=340608
In the Year of the Expo, the Theme For The Upcoming Carnival of Venice 2015 Will be About "Good Taste

Select Italy Travel invites to plan early and offers a full variety of accommodations, tours, and services to experience Il Carnevale di Venezia at... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=339811
Downtown New Orleans Hotel Celebrates Mardi Gras in Style

From the Wires The New Orleans Downtown Marriott Offers Free Transportation to Mardi Gras Balls Dec. 12, 2014 05:06 PM NEW ORLEANS,... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3261753
Georgia-Pacific Announces $6 Million Investment At Thorsby, Alabama, Engineered Lumber Operations

From the Wires Dec. 8, 2014 11:28 AM ATLANTA , Dec. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Georgia-Pacific today announced an investment of approximately... ...

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