Sounds of church bells, Christmas carolling and bonfires with youths sitting around and strumming the guitar strings and humming Steve Wonder’s popular song “someday at Christmas,” and the popular Christmas song, jingle bells at various locales braving the wintry chill would be the closest to a picture-perfect description of the mood at this time of the year in most part of India’s North East states.
Srinagar: A group of Muslimson Sunday visited a Catholic Church in Srinagar city of Jammu and Kashmir to celebrate Christmas with their Christian brethren to give a message of communal harmony and brotherhood.
Kolkata: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on the Xmas eve joined the midnight mass and also formally inaugurated and crib-set and a special exhibition depicting The Rosary Way in Kolkata.
Bhopal/IBNS: If you are looking for a break from a regular vacation, then why not head to Hanuwantiya Island in Madhya Pradesh for an adventure-filled holiday?
Panaji: The 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) to be held in Goa from November 20 to November 28 will open with Austrian film Alma and Oskar.
Kohima: The Department of Art & Culture, Nagaland, organized a "Tribal Festival" with the theme "Igniting Cultural Traditions” at Amphitheatre, Directorate of Art & Culture, Kohima on Wednesday with Advisor, Art & Culture and Tourism, Khehovi Yepthomi as the special guest.
Kolkata/IBNS: City-based real estate developer Merlin Group organised the fourth edition of its ‘Merlin Er Sera Pujo 2022’ this year across its housing complexes.
Kolkata/IBNS: The biggest religious festival of the Bengali community came to an end on Wednesday with the occasion of Vijaya Dashami as revellers bade adieu to Goddess Durga and her children.
Bengaluru Bengalis are thrilled beyond words to soak in the pujo vibes again after two long years. Around 109 pujo pandals have mushroomed across the length and breadth of the IT city. The charm and thrill of pandal hopping is back.
Kolkata/UNI: Thousands of devotees from across India and abroad congregated at Belur Math - the global headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission - to watch Kumari Puja, or the worship of a pre-puberty girl Monday as the Durga Puja carnival peaked in West Bengal.
Kolkata: Residents of West Bengal on Saturday plunged into festivities on Maha Shashthi - the first day of the Durga puja - the biggest festival in this part of the world.
Kolkata/IBNS: As the city is all geared up to revel in this year's Durga Puja celebrations, Bengali actress Priyanka Sarkar inaugurated pandal at Bagbazar in the heart of north Kolkata Wednesday.
Kolkata/IBNS:To make the elderly a part of Durga Puja festivities, the Founder-Director duo of Realtech Group Sk Nasir and Shishir Gupta will organise a Pujo Parikrama for the senior citizens on Maha Panchami, which falls on Sept. 30.
Kolkata/IBNS: Standing on the threshold of their century year, the 95-year old Belgachhiya Sarbojonin Durgotsav community of north Kolkata, has chosen a theme titled ‘Maya Mahal- The Palace of Illusions’, for this year.
Kolkata/IBNS: Metaform and XP&DLand have announced a world first with the MetaPujo.