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Maharashtra celebrated Maha Shivratri

Nashik/UNI: The festival of ‘Mahashivratri’, celebrated every year on the new moon day in the month of Maagha of the Hindu calendar to celebrate the marriage of Lord Shiva with Goddess Parvati, was celebrated with religious fervour and traditional gaiety all over Maharashtra, including the city and other parts of the district, on Friday.

Mamata unveils crib set at the Portuguese Cathedral in Kolkata on Christmas

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister  Mamata Banerjee participated at the Christmas night services marking the birth of Lord Jesus at The Cathedral of the Most Holy Rosary, also known as the Portuguese Church, on the eve of Xmas here in Kolkata.

India joins rest of the world in celebrating Christmas

New York/IBNS: It's time again for fun, frolic, and revelry as India along with the rest of the world is indulging in merrymaking on Wednesday to celebrate Christmas putting an end to one long year of waiting.

5th Kolkata International Film Festival to be inaugurated today

Kolkata, Nov 8 (UNI): Barely a few minutes to go for the inauguration of the 25th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF), all roads lead to Netaji Indoor Stadium on Friday.

Guru Nanak Chair to be hosted at the University of Birmingham

Birmingham/IBNS: The University of Birmingham will host a prestigious academic Chair to promote research into the life and philosophy of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the revered first Sikh Guru.

Bihar celebrates Diwali

Patna, Oct 27 (UNI) Diwali, the festival of lights which signifies victory of good over evil is being celebrated across Bihar today with traditional fervour and usual enthusiasm.

Cycle-with-lights ride organised to spread the message of Responsible Diwali

Kolkata/IBNS: A cycle ride was organized here on Saturday with a message to say no to firecrackers and reduce the levels of air and sound pollution in the city.

South Sikkim to host Temi Autumn Festival next month

Kolkata/IBNS: The Temi Autumn Festival 2019 shall be held from Nov 8 to 10 at the Temi, South Sikkim.

Dozee and Seniority urge millennials to take #ParentalLeave this Diwali

Kolkata/IBNS: Dozee, an award-winning contactless health monitor, and Seniority, India's largest e-retail destination for seniors, and have collaborated to launch #ParentalLeave, a special campaign to promote PL or Parental Leave urging millennials to spend quality time with their parents this festive season.

Starmark hosts Deepawali collection Lights and More

Kolkata/IBNS: An exhibition of curated Deepawali collections- Lights and More- is being hosted at all the outlets of Starmark, at South City Mall, Quest Mall, Mani Square and at City Centre 1, Salt Lake.

Mysuru: Spectacular torch light parade concludes Dasara festivities 

Mysuru, Oct 8 (UNI) The scintillating display of daredevil feats of the motorcycle team were among the highlights of the torchlight parade at Bannimantap grounds, concluding the 10-day Dasara festivities, here on Tuesday.

Merlin Group hosts Merliner Sera Pujo Award

Kolkata, Oct 5: Durga Puja is not about big budgets and themes, It is also about celebrating together and offering puja in a simple manner with devotion. Taking cue from this spirit , Merlin Group, a leading real estate firm, has instituted “ Merliner Sera Pujo” - an award to inspire the puja organising committees across the housing apartments of Merlin in Kolkata to celebrate Durga Puja in its true spirit today.

Prez Kovind, VP Naidu, PM Modi greet nation on Dussehra

New Delhi, Oct 8 (UNI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday led the nation in greeting the people on the occasion of Dussehra.

Vijaya Dasami: Revellers bid adieu to Goddess Durga today

New Delhi/Kolkata: This is the day that Kolkatans lament the most as it is time again to bid adieu to the Hindu Goddess Durga and her four children (Laxmi, Saraswati, Kartik and Ganesh) with Maha Dashami celebrations coming to an end on Tuesday, starting yet another one-year wait for the deity to arrive on Earth.

Durga Puja: Guwahati witnesses colourful pandals ranging from Ram Mandir to Pandora of Avatar

Guwahati: The Durga Puja pandals in Assam’s capital city Guwahati have been decked up with different themes to attract the people.