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    Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is in India, here’s where you can meet him

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in New Delhi on Saturday for an eight-day India tour from February 17 to 23. The tour aims at enhancing ties between two countries – India and Canada. Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and Trudeau will meet next week and are expected to focus on areas including defence, space, counter-terrorism cooperation, energy, and education. During his visit, he will meet Indian leaders from government and

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    10 looks that caught our eye at the Lakme Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018

    The Lakme Fashion Week is known to bring together glitz, glamour, and royalty under one roof. The Spring/Summer 2018 edition just got over. And like every year, this year too the fashion gala brought together some of the coolest names in the fashion industry, best-dressed celebrities, and Bollywood Showstoppers. From edgy separates to bridal lehengas, the event saw everything. From Shilpa Shetty Kundra’s heavily embellished Jayanti Reddy lehenga to Dia Mirza’s gold

  • Valentine’s Day 2018: Love quotes to share on SMS and WhatsApp on this V-day

    Valentine’s Day is the day when you open your heart and express your love and feelings to your loved ones. But some of them don’t know how to wish and express their feelings. To help them out we have collected some beautiful quotes, messages, wishes and WhatsApp status’ so they can share with their loved ones and make that moment memorable.

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    Maha Shivratri 2018: How to observe vrat and what to eat?

    Maha Shivratri is one of the auspicious Hindu festivals celebrated around the world. The day is observed by chanting prayers, meditating, fasting, staying vigil and offering fruits, milk, sweets, and bael leaves to Lord Shiva. There is also a tradition of visiting Shiva temples and jyotirlingas. ‘Maha Shivratri’ literally means ‘Great night of Shiva’ and it is celebrated every year in the Hindu month of Phalguna, which falls in February or March according

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    Maha Shivratri 2018: Significance, legends, puja vidhi, tithi and all you need to know

    The annual festival of Maha Shivratri is celebrated in honour of Lord Shiva. Maha Shivratri means ‘the great night of Shiva’ is the festival of convergence of Shiva and Shakti. Shivratri is celebrated in every luni-solar month of the Hindu calendar, but the one that falls in the Hindu month of Phalguna (February or March in Gregorian calendar) marks Maha Shivaratri. The festival marks the remembrance of overcoming darkness and ignorance. It

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    #WhyImSingle perfectly sums up the ups and downs of being single on Valentine’s Day

    Being single is not a crime. Valentine’s Day is the only time of the year when suddenly you start feeling the pressure to find that someone special. Reason? Because people around you will make you feel there’s nothing worse than spending Valentine’s Day alone. Today on Twitter some users started sharing the ups and downs of being single with the hashtag WhyImSingle. These tweets share the funnier side of the situation. If

  • Budget 2018: 10 major announcements made by FM Arun Jaitley during Budget speech

    A slew of measures for the agriculture and rural sectors, a new health insurance scheme for the poor and some relief in income tax for the salaried class and senior citizens, were announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today in the last full budget before the general elections.

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    Republic Day parade to showcase Shivaji coronation ceremony

    Since decades, the tableaus have been a centre of attraction at the Republic Day parades. The floats are made by artisans and engineers and are accompanied by live performances. The tableaus have depicted varied themes showcasing the rich cultural heritage of the country as well as the nation’s progress in areas like women, IT, empowerment and enviromental protection. In 2018, tableaus presentation includes from 14 states – Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Himachal

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    In pictures: How Bal Thackeray and Bollywood held a starstruck connection!

    It’s no secret that Bal Thackeray and Bollywood shared a strong bond. We all are aware of the fact that there were several instances when Bollywood courted the Shiv Sena chief’s support and also faced the wrath through its various indiscretions over the years. But there was something why Bollywood celebrities queued up to meet Thackeray at Matoshree. He loved hanging out with Bollywood celebrities and was often clicked with Bollywood actors

  • In pictures: The life and times of late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray

    From drawing caricatures to speaking out his mind to arouse strong emotions, Bal Thackeray was the mascot of Marathi pride and Hindutva. Bal Keshav Thackeray, popularly known as Balasaheb Thackeray, was born on January 23, 1926. He began his political career as a cartoonist with the Free Press Journal and later formed his own political weekly named ‘Marmik’. He was the founder of the Shiv Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamna’ and ‘Dophar Ka Saamna’. His father

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    Vasant Panchami 2018: Significance, tithi and all you need to know about the harvest festival

    Vasant Panchami, also known as Shri Panchami, Basant Panchami, and Saraswati Panchami, is dedicated to Goddess Saraswati – the Goddess of knowledge, music, arts, science and technology. The festival marks the beginning of the spring season – Vasant means ‘Spring’ and Panchami means ‘the fifth day’. It is among the two spring festivals of Hindus – the other being Holi. Vasant Panchami is observed on the fifth day in the month of ‘Magha’

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    Magha Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Significance, tithi and timings to avoid moon sightings

    Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with much fervour not only in India but across the globe. Beautiful pandals are set and idols of Lord Ganesha are worshipped to celebrate the festival that goes on for 10 days. Son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, Ganesha is believed to be the Lord of wisdom and beginnings. It is said that Ganesha was born on the Shukla Chaturthi of Magha lunar month, meaning the fourth