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Navratri 2018: Nine colours for nine days | art and culture

Navratri 2018: Nine colours for nine days | art and culture

Navratri, a Hindu festival is celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm, splendour and devotion throughout the country. The celebrations go on for nine days and nights and on the tenth day, Goddess Durga is immersed in holy water after nine days of the rituals. Navratri is observed as Durga Puja ...

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Durga Puja 2018: Celebrate the festival by visiting these best pandals from across the country | art and culture

Durga Puja 2018: Celebrate the festival by visiting these best pandals from across the country | art and culture

Durga Puja, celebrated during the nine days of Navratri, is one of the most anticipated festivals across the country. Goddess Durga and her 9-day long battle with Mashishasura and her eventual win over the demon on the 10th day (observed as Dussehra) is celebrated with great festivities and revelry. We ...

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Maha Navami 2018: Best SMS, wishes, quotes and images to send on Whatsapp | art and culture

Maha Navami is one of the most significant days of the nine days if Navaratri. This year, Maha Navami will be observed on October 18, 2018. This day marks the final day of the long-drawn battle between Goddess Durga and Mahishasura, who was defeated by her on the 10th day ...

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Durga Ashtami 2018: Whatsapp wishes, quotes, SMS and images to send to your friends and family | art and culture

Durga Ashtami 2018: Whatsapp wishes, quotes, SMS and images to send to your friends and family | art and culture

This year, Durga Ashtami will be celebrated on October 17 across the country. During the nine nights of Navratri, various goddesses are worshipped with great festivities. While each of the day has its significance, Ashtami is considered an important day. Many devotees observe fast and offer prayers to the goddess. ...

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Durga Puja 2018: A melange of 10 new and traditional Bengali recipes | art and culture

Durga Puja 2018: A melange of 10 new and traditional Bengali recipes | art and culture

Durga Puja is when Bengalis enjoy a heady mixture of friends, family and some of the tastiest food on the planet. The Bengali cuisine teems with an abundance so varied it is bewildering to the uninitiated. The vast labyrinth of rivers and wetlands scattered across the state provide Bengalis with ...

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Inside pics, videos of Kolkata pandal that pays tribute to Sonagachi sex workers | art and culture

Inside pics, videos of Kolkata pandal that pays tribute to Sonagachi sex workers | art and culture

Kolkata has a long tradition of lavishly celebrating Durga Puja, the annual Hindu festival that reveres the goddess Durga. It is the most popular festival in the state of West Bengal, where elaborate stage decorations, known as pandals, draw huge crowds. During the nine-day festival, thousands of pandals are constructed ...

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Google pays homage to musician Lachhu Maharaj on 74th birthday | art and culture

Google pays homage to musician Lachhu Maharaj on 74th birthday | art and culture

Google on Tuesday honoured noted tabla maestro Lachhu Maharaj on his 74th birth anniversary by dedicating a doodle to the musician. Born in Varanasi on October 16, 1944 as Lakshmi Narayan Singh, Lachhu Maharaj was known for his proficiency in playing the tabla as part of the Benaras Gharana- one ...

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‘#MeToo a revelation, gives women new voice’ | art and culture

‘#MeToo a revelation, gives women new voice’ | art and culture

“If a woman is a messiah, then #MeToo has become a shrine,” says 15-year-old Akshi Batra, a student of Punjab Public School, Nabha, when she was asked about her views on the theme ‘Strength of the Naari in The Age of #MeToo’ at the seventh edition of the Khushwant Singh ...

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People transform after getting a ribbon around their neck and a mike, says author Anuja Chauhan | art and culture

People transform after getting a ribbon around their neck and a mike, says author Anuja Chauhan | art and culture

With bestsellers such as The Zoya Factor, Those Pricey Thakur Girls, The House That BJ Built and Baaz in her name, author Anuja Chauhan, was one of the most popular guests at the Khushwant Singh Literary Festival, held in Kasauli from October 12 to 14. She talked about literature fests, ...

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Royal Baby, everything you need to know about the customs to be followed during and after birth | art and culture

Royal Baby, everything you need to know about the customs to be followed during and after birth | art and culture

One of the most awaited pregnancy announcements is finally confirmed; there’s a royal baby on the way. The Kensington Palace announced that Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan, are expecting their first child in the spring of 2019. While there were strong rumours already doing the rounds, the ...

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