Durga Puja, the festival that honours goddess Durga and celebrates her victory over the mythological demon named Mahishasura, kickstarts on Tuesday.Durga is interpreted as an embodiment of feminine power in Indian culture and society. The festival is celebrated with gusto, especially in West Bengal, during the last six days of the Navratri festival. The unique part about this year's Durga Puja is that the ninth and 10th day -- Maha Navami and Dashami -- fall on the same day.Post your favourite ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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Dressed to kill: A relief of the Mahishasura Mardini Goddess, well armed to destroy demons, was recently unearthed in Binh Dinh Province. — VNS Photo Ly Kha BINH DINH (VNS) — Numerous rare Champa artifacts have been found at the excavation ...Viet Nam News, 2 months ago
Countercurrents.org Until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter… - Chinua Achebe Let me first introduce you the turn of events unfolding in Jawaharlal Nehru University with regard to the ...Counter Currents, 2 months ago
1 of 20 Devotees prepare ritual rice dishes to offer to Hindu Sun God as they attend Pongal celebrations at a slum in Mumbai. Pongal is a harvest festival celebrated by Tamilians across the country. Reuters Women with their hands decorated with ...International Business Times India, 8 hours ago Celebration for all The Statesman, 1 week ago Why This Celebration of Death? Counter Currents, 1 month ago
Shiva-Shaktiand Quarter Festival depicted the best of classical and contemporary dances. A review by manjari sinha KuchipudiDance Academy and Legends of India jointly organised Shiva-Shakti,a thematic classical dance presentation, conceived as a ...The Statesman, 18 hours ago
The ever-present ancient Indian guru –shishya tradition was paid reverence to by extraordinary performances by the students of Mayadhar School of Odissi Dance on their 39th annual day celebration – Deeksha 2014, held recently at the ...Deccan Herald, 1 day ago
Railways is one of the crucial ministries for which there is always a demand from political parties and elected and aspiring ministers. Going by reports, former chief minister of Karnataka, Sadananda Gowda can best be described as a right choice ...Outlook India, 5 days ago
While the Public Works Department is awaiting a clearance from the Regional Office of Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), for widening of a road atop the Chamundi Hill, sources in the Forest department say that the proposed project would be a recipe ...Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago
BENGALURU: Movie star Rajinikanth turned emotional as memories of Rajkumar, his hero, flooded his mind on Saturday. He arrived at the memorial, at Kanteerava Studios, at 9.30 am, well in time for the event. The memorial was inaugurated in the ...New Indian Express, 2 weeks ago
FROM MUMBAI: DHORDO, GUJARAT Visiting Rann during the Rann Utsav and feel like indulging yourself with a luxury tent stay? Then head to Dhordo, this grand tent city with over 350 Luxury Tents in Dhordo Village is situated about 85 kms from Bhuj ...Economic Times, 4 weeks ago
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