April 17, 2021 08:18 (IST)
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Jammu and Kashmir: Ramzan Festival begins in Srinagar

 Srinagar: The Jannat Events and Marketing on Saturday kicked off a twelve-day Ramzan festival at a local hotel here in Srinagar to promote local trade in the Valley.

Holi celebrated across Jammu and Kashmir

 Srinagar: The festival of colours, Holi, was celebrated on Monday with traditional fervour and gaiety across Jammu and Kashmir.

Herath celebrated across Jammu and Kashmir with religious gaiety

Srinagar: Maha Shivratri, locally known as ‘Herath’, was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

West Bengal celebrates Saraswati Puja today 

Kolkata/New Delhi: With the winter slowly fading away from West Bengal, people in the state joined in celebrating Saraswati Puja which marked the beginning of the festive calendar on Tuesday.

Golden Peacock Award for 51st IFFI to be announced at closing ceremony Today

Panaji: As curtains fall on the 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) today, the coveted Golden Peacock Award will be announced at the closing ceremony of the festival, in Panaji, Goa on Saturday, January 24, 2021.

Diwali celebrated in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar/UNI: The festival of light, “ Deepwali” was on Saturday celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety in the Kashmir valley, where politicians greeted people on the occasion.

People celebrate Diwali, Kali Puja; PM Modi greets nation

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday wished people on the occasion of festival Diwali.

Amidst COVID 19 precautions, Ganga Utsav begins virtually with much fun and festivities

New Delhi/IBNS: The much-awaited Ganga Utsav 2020 began with Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, Director General, National Mission for Clean Ganga sharing his connection with Ganga since childhood in conversation with Mahiya. 

Devotees offer prayer at Kamakhya temple on Maha Navami amid tight COVID-19 protocols

Guwahati/IBNS: Joining the rest of the country, the celebrations of Durga Puja have also kicked-off at historic Kamakhya temple in Assam’s capital city Guwahati.

Durga Puja in neo-normal: A tug of war between hope and despair

The year 2020 has so far not failed to stun the human race. Of course, the world has been thrown out of its gear thanks to the deadly novel coronavirus but little did we expect that Durga Puja in Bengal would witness a grim reality of beautiful marquees without its soul-the people.

Kolkata's Mohammad Ali Park celebrates 52nd year of Durga Puja by replicating Mahishasura as Coronashura

Kolkata/IBNS: This year Youth Association of Mohammad Ali Park is celebrating 52nd year which was inaugurated on Tuesday by Brahmachari Mural Bhai, General Secretary, Dakshineshwar Ramakrishna Adyapeath.

Mi India launches Trinayan; uses technology to bring Durga Puja live to users

Kolkata: Smartphone manufacturer Mi India on Saturday announced a unique initiative to bring alive the festivities around Durga Puja.

Kolkata: Bio toilets, sanitisation tunnels to come up in Kumortuli

Kolkata/IBNS: Shrachi group has taken an initiative to build six bio-toilets, restore 10 old ones, place two sanitisation tunnels and one contactless hand washing unit for the workers in Kumortuli ahead of Durga Puja here.

Durga Puja: Gariahat Hindustan Club supports artists amid economic crisis

Kolkata/IBNS: Gariahat Hindustan Club, a puja committee in south Kolkata, has pledged to celebrate Durga Puja amid the economic crisis caused by the Covid-19.

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, India celebrates Eid-ul-Adha

Kolkata: Amid COVID-19 outbreak and rising cases across the country, India is observing  Eid-ul-Adha on Saturday.