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Why do we celebrate Makar Sankranti on January 14 every year?
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Why do we celebrate Makar Sankranti on January 14 every year?

On January 14 every year, we celebrate Makar Sankranti. It is the only Indian festival celebrated on a fixed calendric day of the solar calendar. All other Indian festivals are celebrated as per the lunar calendar, which make their days of ... One News Page, 1 month ago
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Bat entangled in kite string for 3 days rescued

Bats often get entangled in kite strings Entangled to a kite string, a bat kept dangling from a tree for three days until a Mahim resident helped rescue it on Sunday. Harish Kore, who is into film production, was at home on Sunday. His ...
 DNA India1 week ago

Green concerns missing from political parties' agenda

JAMSHEDPUR: Environmentalists in the Steel City are disappointed with political parties for not making ecological conservation a part of their election agenda in the Jamshedpur Lok Sabha constituency. Accusing political outfits, particularly ...
 Times of India1 week ago
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Playing a sadhu is not easy at all: Abhimanyu Singh

When Abhimanyu Singh, the actor from Jaipur, said yes to playing a sadhu in his next, little did he know about the kind of tough conditions he would have to shoot in. The actor, who was seen in the critically acclaimed 'Gulaal', is shooting for ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

Bollywood aur Patang

The age-old tradition of kite flying is interestingly now a part of some major block buster and award winning films. Films like 'Kai Po Che!', 'Patang' and 'Gattu' with varied metaphorical inferences have their plots or part of their plots (songs) ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
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Are these Bollywood stars two-faced or is it a case of weak memory?

Prev By The Hitlist Team| Posted 3 hours ago Several Bollywood stars have sworn their allegiance to a better society. However, when it gets down to brass tacks, not all of them practise what they preach... Bollywood actors and actresses ...
 Mid Day3 weeks ago

Mass hunting: Similipal Tiger Reserve increases vigilance

BHUBANESWAR: With 'Akhand Shikar' or mass hunting next month, the Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) authorities have identified four forest ranges and 25 sensitive villages where patrolling will be intensified to check poaching. Since hunting takes ...
 Times of India1 month ago
Hindu Business Line

A fresh plate

The Chinese, all over the world, just drove into the Year of the Horse with endless noodles and golden oranges with leaves intact, edible charms whose consumption ensures longevity and prosperity, like their size and shape. At Makar Sankranti, ...
 Hindu Business Line1 month ago

Indian children toil in Jaipur gem industry

Rescued from one of the many jewellery units that the western Indian city of Jaipur is famous for, 10-year-old Mohamed Akbar bore the tell-tale signs of hardship that he had just been lucky to escape. His neck still covered with colours from the ...
 Al Jazeera1 month ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Short on sleep, PM snoozes

New Delhi, March 5: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh caught up with a "much-needed" 40 winks on board the return flight from Nay Pyi Taw to Delhi and, in the process, skipped what was to be almost certainly his last interaction with the travelling ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago
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