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  • Indore: Ganesha idols on sale represent diverse Indian culture

    The designers of Ganesha idols have taken a step ahead from simple identification like an elephant face, big stomach, little feet, grand ears, one broken tusk and beautifully crafted almond eyes. Some vendors have brought idols from Pune, which represent Maharashtra-styled ‘Vinayak’ with traditional headgear known as ‘pheta’ (turban).

  • Section 377: ‘SC verdict decriminalising gay sex will tarnish Indian culture’

    New Delhi/Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board chief Wasim Rizvi has claimed that Supreme Court’s verdict decriminalising homosexuality will tarnish the Indian culture, and suggested the Apex Court to review its decision on Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

  • How to manage the middle child syndrome

    The middle child syndrome is not a clinical syndrome, it is a result of the birth order or discrepancy the child faces. It is the feeling of exclusion experienced by middle children, which occurs because the first child is more prone to receiving privileges and responsibilities while the youngest is more likely to receive indulgences. The middle child, left with no clear role in the family, can end up feeling lost. The

  • Indore: Bridging cultural divide with love and trust

    Indore: Differences often bring out the best in each other if accepted wholeheartedly instead of opposing them. Celebrating cultural diversities and promoting dialogue and development of the same, United Nations sanctioned international holiday for World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development held on May 21 every year since 2001.

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    Pilgrimage for Self Transformation

    It is a common belief in Indian culture that pilgrimage or tirtha as they call in Hindi is a great religious endeavour and is essential for the true devotees of God and that it helps soul in liberation from the past sins. The very fact that people go on a pilgrimage shows that they have a desire to get some kind of religious experience from which they hope to benefit either in

  • Anushka to Aishwarya: 5 expensive Mangalsutras of Bollywood actresses

    In Indian culture, Mangalsutra has a lot of important to a married women in their life, it identifies her as a married. Every single women who is married wore a mangalsutra in the olden age, but in today’s day and time it has become fashion to the women. In market you can find various type of designs made of gold, diamond among other materials. Check out the list of Bollywood divas, who

  • Indore: Bal Vinay Mandir annual function witnesses students at their best

    Indore : Celebrating the winter, Bal Vinay Mandir organised their annual function with much enthusiasm on the school premises at the weekend. Both senior and junior students of the institute took over stage after the traditional lamp lighting ceremony to presenting various colours of India and the world in the form of dance and drama.

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    Indore: Impressive display of many hues of India

    Indore: Promoting Indian culture and skills, Indore Sahodaya Schools Complex organised an inter-school folk dance competition at one of its schools on Monday. Dance groups from 15 schools of the city participated in the competition.  With enthusiasm and zeal to win, groups presented folk dances of various parts of the country.

  • Worship of the living goddesses: Still a sacred custom

    With modernisation, we are forgetting many century old traditions and superstitions, but worship of the living goddesses is still considered to be a sacred custom among various communities, writes Pritha Banerjee   

  • Scoop: Pahlaj Nihalani on the exact cuts in the Amartya Sen documentary

    While there has been an intellectual uproar over the cuts ordered by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) in Suman Ghosh’s documentary The Argumentative Indian, the CBFC chairperson speaking on the cuts exclusively to this writer, argues that the mere deletion or beeping of six words is no reason to feel creatively smothered when those words indicate a clear contempt for Indian culture and democracy.

  • Those behind calf slaughter have no place in party, says Congress

    Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi: The Congress today distanced itself from the public slaughter of a calf in Kerala allegedly by Youth Congress workers, saying those behind the incident have no place in the party and have been suspended.

  • Ujjain: ‘Only Indian culture can help make an ideal home’

    Ujjain : A primary camp of the Rashtra Sevika Samiti held on Monday called on the younger generation to inculcate Indian values and culture. Nidhi Sharma of the Samiti said “Only Indian culture can help make an ideal home. However, youngsters today follow western cultures leading to nuclear families.”
    Dr Puja Bagadi, chief guest of the programme said youngsters today celebrated western festivals with passion over Indian ones. The programme was attended by

  • Ujjain: Explore India with philately exhibition

    Ujjain: Ujjain branch of the department of post is organising a district-level philately exhibition at Kalidas Sanskrit Academy on February 11 and 12. The stamps that portray Indian culture, India’s advancement in science and technology, great leaders, artistic heritage of India, and the fauna of India will be displayed at the exhibition. The first stamp issued in Independent India will be the highlight of the philately exhibition. World’s rarest stamps will also

  • In times of Burkini, Culture Minister ignites a skirt row

    New Delhi : It was a day of regrets for the BJP. after controversially suggesting that foreigners visiting India should avoid wearing skirts or going out alone at night, Union Minister Mahesh Sharma clarified on Monday that he was referring only to religious places, and that he had spoken out of “concern”. He also described his comments as “advisory in nature.”

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