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Odisha leaders attend farmer's festival on 'Akshaya Tritiya'

Leaders of ruling and opposition parties today took part in farmers' festival 'Akhi Muthi Anukula', the ceremonial act of sowing seeds in paddy fields after ploughing, on the day of 'Akshaya Tritiya'.As the occasion marks the commencement of agricultural ... Business Standard, 3 days ago

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A weaver's daughter's zero-waste idea to save Planet Earth

Neerja Palisetty's Sutrakaar Creations combines paper with post-consumer waste to promote fair trade, craft empowerment, zero-waste, and ethical fashion.This is her story. Neerja Palisetty founded Sutrakaar Creations to provide eco-textile products from paper and natural materials.  All photographs: Neerja Palisetty/Yourstory.com Neerja Palisetty has always been passionate about paper. "Paper is considered to be very fragile by the common man and I want to change that perception," ...
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This mother-daughter is making millions by saving the planet

By using recycled resources to create earth-friendly gifting options, the venture Surprise Someone is changing the way India smiles. Sharda Daga, 55 and Pinky Maheshwari, 35 jointly run Surprise Someone.All photographs: Kind courtesy Surprise Someone We all love to get and give surprises. A good surprise can instantly lift your mood, bring a smile on your face and rejuvenate your mind. Pinky Maheshwari, 35, decided to make this a way of her life, with Surprise Someone. But there are numerous ...
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Read full speech of PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat speech

My dear countrymen, Namaskar. Today is the holy day of Ram Navami. My heartiest greetings to countrymen on this pious, festive occasion. We have seen how closely the power of ‘Ram Naam’, the chant of Lord Ram’s name, permeated every moment ...
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Ram Navami 2018: Facebook, Whatsapp messages, SMSes and wishes to send your loved ones

The nine day long spring festival of Chaitra Navratri 2018 comes to an end with Ram Navami on Sunday, March 25. Ram Navami is celebrated to commemorate Lord Ram's birthday, who is also known to be the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu. On this day, devotees ...
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Gudi Padwa, Ugadi and Cheti Chand 2018: Best WhatsApp, Facebook, SMS messages to wish your loved ones

Gudi Padwa on Sunday will mark the first day of the Hindu luni-solar calendar. The festival is celebrated predominantly by people of Maharashtra, Marathi and Konkanis across the world. The day is also celebrated by people of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh who ...
 DNA1 month ago
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Is it a crime to be widowed in India?

In rural Bengal, people still believed that widows were simply biding their time on earth after their lord and master had departed from it, says Geetanjali Krishna.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh The other day, everyone at home noticed when the old Bengali cook landed up resplendent in a bright blue sari. It was a festive change from her usual cotton pastel attire, and I commented that she looked like she was heralding the advent of Diwali. "Don't say that," she said recoiling from me. "Widows are ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Chasing Carnivals: How the world celebrates spring

The onset of spring is a cause of festivities across the world. After our celebration of spring with Holi, we take a look at how the rest of the world celebrates.   Celebrating Weiberfastnacht or the Women's Carnival in Cologne, Germany, which marks the start of a week of street festivals with the highlight "Rosenmontag" or Rose Monday processions.Photograph: Thilo Schmuelgen/Reuters.   A carnival reveller swings around a long wooden stick during the traditional folklore ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

50th anniversary of 'The Beatles' in India celebrated in Rishikesh

[India], Mar 6 (ANI): Yogacharyas and participants of the 29th annual International Yoga Festival at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh took part in a special meditation at Maharishi Mahesh Yogiji's Ashram, near Parmarth Niketan. The renowned band, 'The Beatles' ...
 Sify1 month ago

Itanagar celebrates Silver Jubilee of Losar festival

[India], March 5 (ANI): The Buddhist Community of Itanagar celebrated the silver jubilee of the Losar Festival at the Nyokum Lapang Ground here. The three-day festival, organized by the Itanagar Buddhist Cultural Society (IBCS) was celebrated from March 2 to ...
 Sify1 month ago
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