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Aamir Khan celebrates Makar Sakranti on Dangal sets, flies kites with locals

January 14, 2016 1:18 pm

Aamir Khan, along with the cast and crew of 'Dangal', celebrated Makar Sankranti and Lohri on the film's sets in Ludhiana.

Bihu special: How to make Laai Xaak Khaar Pitha Guri Di

January 13, 2016 2:55 pm

A humble Assamese dish, it won't be an understatement to say that Khaar is the most popular food ever in an Assamese household.

Bollywood celebs spread warmth, happiness on Lohri

January 13, 2016 2:13 pm

Bollywood celebrities Aamir Khan, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Priyanka Chopra, Madhur Bhandarkar and others have wished everyone a year full of "warmth", "happiness" and "prosperity" on the occasion of Lohri.

Bid farewell to winter with a Lohri feast

January 13, 2016 11:21 am

Revri, jaggery popcorn, corn Palak and more to celebrate the harvesting festival.

Makar Sankranti special: Make this Til Dry Fruits Barfi at home

January 13, 2015 6:16 pm

This barfi made up of sesame seeds, jaggery and dry fruits is a perfect Lohri recipe and is good for your health too.

Kite-flying takes a toll on birds as locals celebrate Lohri

January 14, 2011 12:37 am

Though celebrating Lohri through kite flying is no doubt a mode of enjoyment for the youth,it was a torture for the birds who got hurt through the plastic kite strings.

Bonhomie & the Bonfire

January 13, 2010 10:53 pm

The biting cold has us all huddled and curled into a ball inside our warm homes. The days have become shorter and the temperature has been steadily dropping leaving us to struggle and survive the winter doom and gloom with piping hot winter warming beverages.

Bon-fire,traditional songs mark fest

January 13, 2009 4:48 am

Lohri was celebrated at Hathi complex in PAU where Dr Manjit Singh Kang,vice-chancellor,PAU,was the chief guest while the Estate Officer,Dr Gurkirpal Singh was the guest of honour.

Lohri celebrated in city schools and colleges

January 13, 2009 4:47 am

Lohri was celebrated at Sat Paul Mittal School with a lot of exuberance and fanfare. The mood on the campus was upbeat and the students were totally absorbed in the festive spirit of Lohri.

City basks in warmth of Lohri bonfire

January 13, 2009 1:48 am

Lohri was celebrated with a festive fervour at Ashmah International School.


Usher in the harvest season with these Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal and Bihu recipes

January 13, 2016 3:21 pm

This is the month when the sound of til gud ghya, god god bola will resonate in every Maharashtrian home and every family in Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and the northern plains of India will stuff their mouth full with several dishes combining sesame seeds and/or jaggery. How many combinations of these can there possibly be in one country? Lots. Here are a few to inspire the cook in you, and excite the foodies in your family.

Stunning photos of India celebrating Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal

January 13, 2016 1:55 pm

Festivals are the time to be happy and make merry. Here's how India celebrated the harvest festivals of Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal. Take a look.

Sankranti celebrations in full swing across India

January 13, 2015 6:02 pm

Makar Sankranti is celebrated across India in various forms- Lohri in Northern India, Pongal in the South.


Amit Shah celebrates Makar Sankranti

January 14, 2016 10:08 am

Ahmedabad, Jan 14 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Thursday celebrated Makar Sankranti and flew kites on the occasion. Makar Sankranti is a harvest festival celebrated over India and Nepal on the joy of getting new crops for farmers. Makar Sankranti is observed with various names in different regions of India; Pongal in Tamil, Lohri in Punjab, Uttarayan in Gujarat.

Lohri celebrations across India

January 13, 2016 5:56 am

Amritsar, Jan 13 (ANI): The nation celebrates the bonfire festival of Lohri today, signalling the end of the Winter Solstice. The people of Punjab and Haryna primarily celebrate Lohri in which during the day, children go from door-to-door singing folk songs in praise of Dulha Bhatti, a person with the similar image of Robinhood, who robbed the rich to feed the poor during Mughal period. Festivities usually include a large bonfire which is surrounded by people as they enjoy the warmth munching peanuts and sweets.

Pilgrims take holy dip at Triveni Sangam

January 13, 2016 5:56 am

Allahabad, Jan 13 (ANI): Ahead of Makar Sankranti, a large numbers of pilgrims have started taking holy dips at the Triveni Sangam in Allahabad since early Wednesday morning. Makar Sankranti is one of the most auspicious festivals celebrated with tartness on 14th January every year across India. Makar Sankranti is observed with various names in different regions of India, Pongal in Tamil, Lohri in Punjab, Uttarayan in Gujrat, Maghi and Khichdi are some other names of the same festival.