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Kite runners, this Sankranti

Uday Kuckian/Rediff.com brings you glimpses Of Makar Sankranti, the kite-flying festival. As winter fades and the sun's warmth begins, India celebrates one of its oldest and most important......

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......

A festival of thanksgiving

One of the cheerier dates of the long, cold winter months is the Hindu festival of Sankranti -- or Makar Sankranti. Celebrated on January 14, itfalls somewhere between the two very popular......

Pongalo Pongal! Tamil Nadu's biggest festival is here!

Over four days all of Tamil Nadu is caught up in celebrating Pongal, the state's harvest festival. From a bonfire to worshipping cattle, it is a throwback to a time when society was agrarian, says......

India slashes holidays for central staff

Government employees will have fewer holidays in 2010.Although the government has yet to act upon the Second Administrative Reforms Commission's recommendations to reduce staff holidays, it has......

Click to book the best available seat

A website that hands out a ready reckoner on the best seating available at a click of the mouse.What is it?One click on the mouse and you'll know the best and worst seats on any aircraft, on nearly......

Bollywood celebrates Pongal and Makar Sankranti!

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Bollywood stars turned to Twitter and tweeted their wishes for Pongal and Makar Sankranti. Here's what they said:......

Amy Jackson celebrates Pongal

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: British actress Amy Jackson, whose latest Tamil film I is getting rave reviews, thanked her fans on Twitter. She......

When Shah Rukh Khan met his 3D model

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Shah Rukh Khan recently received a life-sized 3D model from his production house Red Chillies Entertainment. He shared a......

Kalki: My problems with Anurag have nothing to do with Huma

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.If rumours are anything to go by, Huma Qureshi's closeness to Anurag Kashyap was the reason for the director's split from actress Kalki......

Flying high with Bollywood

The Twitter world is quite a busy one, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day.The celebrations don't seem to stop for Bollywood. After the......

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