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Makar Sankranti draws lakhs to banks of Ganga

Lakhs of devotees on Thursday thronged the Ganga banks in Haridwar, including Har Ki Pauri, to take a dip in the sacred river on the occasion of Makar Sankranti which also marks the first major......

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......

'Modi-Obama' kites a rage in Gujarat this Makar Sankranti

With the country all set to welcome United States President Barack Obama for the Republic Day in New Delhi, the 'Modi-Obama' kites are the flavour this season in Gujarat for the upcoming Makar......

'Aastha' to drive a tenth of India to Maha Kumbh Mela

Maha Kumbh Mela, that began at Sangam in Allahabad on the Makar Sankranti day on Monday, is expected to attract nearly 11 crore people, setting a new record for world's largest gathering. Sharat......

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......

Air Deccan to release Rs 7 tickets

Air Deccan, as part of 'Makar Sankranti' bonanza, has announced the release of300,000 tickets at Rs 7 (plus taxes) available for travel in February and March 2007 across all sectors. The booking......

Welcome to India's biggest junkyard mela

Images from the Bhanga Mela, India's only e-waste market.Text and photographs: Abhiroop Dey Sarkar For centuries Mandir bazaar, a nondescript locality about 80 kilometres south of Kolkata, has been......

Is Xiaomi Mi4 actually better than an iPhone?

The Mi4 is a very good phone but not the only option at Rs 19,999, notes Vipul Vivek.   We don't know if Arvind Kejriwal's political strategy will deliver on February 10. But without......

Rajan's rate-cut message to Modi: Now fix the budget

The central bank is not statutorily independent from the government, but it enjoys broad autonomy in setting monetary policy.  Image: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (L) and RBI Governor......

Sikka meets Modi; dedicates $250 mn to innovate in India

Infosys chief executive officer Vishal Sikka on Wednesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and disclosed that his company will spend $250 million (over Rs 1,500 crore) to fund innovations in......

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......

Coming up this Sankranti: Nannakku Prematho, Dictator

Which film are you looking forward to? Telugu cinema has some interesting movies coming up during the Makar Sankranti weekend. Here's a look at what to expect.   Nannakku......

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:......

Watch out for these Kannada Sankranti releases

There were no Kannada film releases on the first Friday in the New Year 2013. Film producers and distributors of big films have postponed their releases, thus leaving small and medium budget films......

Two Telugu films to release this Sankranti

Filmmakers find Sankranthi a good time to release films as there are holidays on account of the festival. Two Telugu films, Naayak and Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, release on January 9 and......

Sania-Vesnina win Indian Wells doubles

Sania Mirza and Elena Vesnina of Russia clinched their first title in just their third WTA event as a team, lifting the BNP Paribas Open women's doubles trophy after upstaging Bethanie Mattek-Sands......

Images: Robben steals the show at Old Trafford

Arjen Robben ripped up Wayne Rooney's script, when the Dutchman's sublime late volley swept Bayern Munich into the Champions League semi-finals and Manchester United to European oblivion. Rooney,......
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Relishing the best of Nepal

In the village of Tharu, in the Terai region in Nepal, jwano ko jhol is a rather important healthy dish. The name comes from thyme seed, locally... ...

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Narcissist Naidu? Chandrababu under fire for naming schemes after himself

N Chandrababu Naidu, who logged in as the first Chief Minister of the truncated State of Andhra Pradesh two years ago, has allowed his... ...

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why Satyendra battles through struggles for the underdogs

In the shadow of e-commerce Unicorns and international tech giants attempts to woo India's 36 million Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)... ...

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Bengaluru's jantar mantar

BENGALURU: Its brightly painted exteriors make it hard to recognise Gavi Gangadhareshwara temple for the cave shrine that has survived several... ...

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Inside Andhra Pradesh's underground world of cockfighting

Vijay Prasad had already lost three of his prized birds to the biggest, baddest cock in Karnataka, with a record of 14 consecutive opponentsbested.... ...

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