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Mahasaptami ups spirit among festive frenzy Kolkatans

Kolkata, Oct 20 (IBNS): As the day of Mahasaptami commenced, the festive spirit, joy and enthusiasm of the Bengali community in Kolkata received an extra fillip on Tuesday with people upping their celebratory mood to a great deal.

Kolkatans to get soaked into festivity on Mahashashti

Kolkata, Oct 19 (IBNS): As the day of Mahashashti arrived on Monday, it brought along new hopes and aspirations for the Hindus as people gear up to welcome Goddess Durga officially along with her four children (Laxmi, Saraswati, Kartik and Ganesh) amid pious rituals.

Mohammad Ali Park Durga Puja inaugurated by Governor

Kolkata, Oct 18 (IBNS) : One of the popular Durga Pujas of Central Kolkata that one must visit is the Mohammad Ali Park Durga Puja that is held every year and showcases magnificent architecture which was inaugurated by West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi.

Maha Panchami ushers in Durga Puja festivity

Kolkata, Oct 18 (IBNS): Putting an end to the year-long wait, the annual festival of the Hindus, especially the Bengali community-Durga Puja, finally arrived on Sunday which marks the day of Maha Panchami.

India celebrates Eid al-Adha

Kolkata, Sept 25 (IBNS) The Indian Islamic community celebrated Eid al-Adha, also known as Id-ul-Zuha (feast of the sacrifice), on Friday.

Workers celebrate Vishwakarma Puja in India

Kolkata, Sept 18 (IBNS) Workers in India on Friday celebrated Vishwakarma Day, dedicating it to Lord Vishwakarma, the Divine Architect.

India celebrates 'Raksha Bandhan' of brothers and sisters

Kolkata, Aug 29 (IBNS): India celebrated the traditional Hindu festival of Raksha Bandhan on Saturday.

Bengal Warriors of Kabbadi league shine at pre-Durga Puja ritual

Kolkata, July 30 (IBNS): The entire team of Bengal Warriors from Pro Kabaddi League glittered at ritual ceremony of Khuti Puja at Bhowanipur 75 Palli recently, heralding the countdown to Durga Puja.

Holi in the clouds

Bhopal, Mar 5 (IBNS) This year, Holi falls in the first week of March. For cloud lovers like me, tones of sunsets, and colours in the skies of first few days of March were like holi.

Bengal ushers in Goddess Saraswati today

Kolkata, Jan 24 (IBNS): It is a double celebration for the youths in Bengal as the state observes its first religious festival of the year -Saraswati Puja-for two days commencing on Saturday.

Time again to say "Happy New Year"

New Delhi/ Mumbai/ Kolkata, Jan 1 (IBNS): As the almanac turned to 2015, it's time to say bygones be bygones and usher in the new year with fresh hopes and aspirations with the world celebrating a 'Happy New Year' on Thursday.

Amid parties, revellers bid adieu to 2014

New Delhi/Mumbai/Kolkata, Dec 31 (IBNS): As the world is nearing to bid adieu to 2014, people across the globe, including India, are gearing up to party all night to ring in the new year amid several pomp and glitterati.

It's time again to say Merry Christmas!

New Delhi, Dec 25 (IBNS): It's time again for fun, frolic and revelry as India along with the rest of the world is indulging in merry making on Thursday to celebrate Christmas putting an end to one long year of waiting.

Meghalaya House hosts Piskot Festival in Kolkata

Kolkata, Nov 29 (IBNS): The Government of Meghalaya in collaboration with Indian Chamber of Commerce is holding a festival of the exotic vegetable piskot here at the Meghalaya House from Saturday.

India celebrates Bhai Dooj today

Kolkata, Oct 25 (IBNS): People across the nation on Saturday indulged in the celebration of the Hindu festival of Bhai Fota or Bhai Dooj (Brother's Day) that cherishes the bond between brothers and sisters.