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FESTIVALS NEWS

This festive season, little reprieve for realtors

October 11, 2015 12:00 am

The festive season might not bring any cheer to the real estate sector this year.

Gold gains Rs 20,silver sheds Rs 1,000

July 29, 2011 5:35 pm

gold recovered by Rs 20 to Rs 23,470 per ten grams in New Delhi.

Police to tighten noose around drunken drivers

April 13, 2011 2:55 am

The Chandigarh Traffic Police are all set to tighten the noose around drunken drivers on city roads.

Over 30 fire cases on Diwali

November 07, 2010 11:57 pm

Over 30 fire incidents occurred in various parts of the city between Diwali night and Saturday morning.

Rag-pickers spent Diwali night picking up pieces

November 07, 2010 11:56 pm

When everyone was busy bursting crackers to mark Diwali celebrations on Friday night,women rag pickers were busy collecting empty card board boxes and the remains of burst crackers.

Diwali turns dark for many as they suffer burns,eye injuries

November 07, 2010 5:50 am

Gurnam Singh,16,a resident of Jind,Haryana,is waiting for a miracle,standing outside the emergency of the Advanced Eye Centre at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research.

In Mohali,Kharar: 39 hurt,paddy worth lakhs gutted

November 07, 2010 5:39 am

Several fire accidents marred the festive mood on Diwali in Mohali,Kharar and elsewhere in the district.

Enough fuel,sugar for festive season,say district supply officials

October 14, 2010 4:01 am

With Dusshera and Diwali round the corner,the district administration is making sure that Puneites get enough ‘fuel’ and ‘sweetness’ to celebrate the festive season.

City welcomes the lord

September 12, 2010 4:35 am

With a warm welcome given to Lord Ganesh by families and mandals on the day of Ganesh Chaturthi,the annual ten-day festival was kickstarted on Saturday in the city with fervour.

Three-fold rise in sale of eco-friendly Ganpati idols in city

September 12, 2010 4:33 am

Here is some good news. The sale of eco-friendly Ganpati idols in the city has seen a three-fold increase this year,with many distributors even running out of stock.

FESTIVALS PHOTOS

Fantastic February festivals celebrated around the world

February 10, 2016 11:50 am

The month of February is chock-a-block full of opportunities to plan a truly busy and exciting vacation itinerary. Check them out.

Festivals celebrated around the world this January

January 05, 2016 1:18 pm

January is host to a number of festivals around the world — be they traditional, fun, literary, extravagant or plain quirky. Take a look at some of the upcoming ones in 2016.

Driving away the winter ghosts at the Perchten festival

November 13, 2015 11:53 pm

Each year in November, people in Austria dress up in Perchten costumes and parade through the streets to perform a pagan ritual to disperse the ghosts of winter.

Spirit of Holi grips Parliament

March 04, 2015 9:48 pm

MPs celebrate Holi on March 3rd and 4th outside the Parliament.

FESTIVALS VIDEOS

Assam commemorates ‘Magh Bihu’ with pomp and gaiety

January 16, 2016 6:23 am

Jorhat/Assam, Jan 16 (ANI): The people of Assam celebrated Uruka, the eve of Magh Bihu, in a grand manner on Saturday. Men and women partook in various rituals associated with Magh Bihu while soaking in the festive spirit. Magh Bihu or more appropriately Bhogali Bihu is one of the most important festivals of Assam which marks the end of harvesting season in the month of ‘Maagha’. The celebrations mostly include families getting together for a grand feast. Bhogali is derived from the Assamese word ‘Bhog’ meaning food and the name signifies that the stores and granaries in homes are filled with the just harvested crop.

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