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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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Katy Perry To Headline The PEPSI SUPER BOWL XLIX HALFTIME SHOW February 1 On NBC

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Greenbuild 2014 Delivers Strong Event in New Orleans

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Allegiant Makes It Easy to Get to the Big Easy With New Nonstop Flights as Low as $45 One Way

Comments November 18, 2014 - NEW ORLEANS, LA NEW ORLEANS, LA--(Marketwired - November 18, 2014) - Click to Tweet: .@AllegiantTravel announces... ...

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Clean-up Drive is No Carnival

Prime minister Narendra Modi has given a call for making India a swachh or clean nation and giving this as a gift to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/Clean-up-Drive-is-No-Carnival/2014/11/12/article2518667.ece
Downtown Dunedin Merchants Association Requests Assistance of CMJ Productions for 23rd Annual Dunedin Wines the Blues Event

Event planning company CMJ Productions assisted in organizing, planning and facilitating the upcoming Dunedin Wines the Blues event which will... ...

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