festivals

Makar Sankranti 2020: From wearing sugar jewellery to flying kites - what are the traditions followed in Maharashtra?

Makar Sankranti 2020: From wearing sugar jewellery to flying kites - what are the traditions followed in Maharashtra?

Makar Sankranti will be taking place on Wednesday to mark the first day of the sun's transit into Makara, symbolising the end of the wint...Read More

Indore: Personal touch lent to Gangaur rituals

Indore: Personal touch lent to Gangaur rituals

It is time to personalise and modernise festivals for newlyweds of Rajasthan communities in the city. Adding spark and photographs to acc...Read More

No relief for DJ and Dolby sound systems manufacturers from Bombay High Court

No relief for DJ and Dolby sound systems manufacturers from Bombay High Court

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday refused to allow the use of DJ and Dolby sound systems during religious festivals. This comes aft...Read More

Urban Indians want to escape pollution during festivals

Urban Indians want to escape pollution during festivals

Mumbai: Eco-tourism is gaining popularity with a 25 per cent year-on-year growth as people look to escape to offbeat locations in search ...Read More

Here are 16 amazing rangoli designs that will leave you spellbound

Here are 16 amazing rangoli designs that will leave you spellbound

Drawing rangoli near the entrance of the house is one of the many traditional ways Indians like to decorate their houses during important...Read More

Hindu, Muslim and Sikh festivals to get more BBC coverage

Hindu, Muslim and Sikh festivals to get more BBC coverage

London: The BBC today announced plans to expand its religious coverage to celebrate holy days and festivals of non-Christian faiths from ...Read More

Bombay High Court asks civic bodies to be secular stand dealing with illegal pandals during festivals

Bombay High Court asks civic bodies to be secular stand dealing with illegal pandals during festivals

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday left civic bodies across Maharashtra red-faced by asking them to take a “secular” stand for not...Read More

Mumbai: Airfare prices skyrocket as festive rush kicks in

Mumbai: Airfare prices skyrocket as festive rush kicks in

Mumbai: In a rather troubling news for the travel enthusiasts, airfares between Mumbai and other cities have seen a more than 80 per cent...Read More

Bombay High Court not against festivals, but concerned about noise pollution

Bombay High Court not against festivals, but concerned about noise pollution

Mumbai: Bombay High Court on Tuesday said it has no objection to celebration of religious festivals and is only concerned with the implem...Read More

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Ujjain: Bumper crop arrival at mandi

Ujjain: Chamangnaj Krishi Upaj Mandi opened on Monday after a weeklong vacation due to festivals and holidays. Over 20 thousand sacks of ...Read More

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Indore: Medical college admin warns students against mass skiving

Indore: Irate by the mass bunks on festivals, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College administration warned the students for taking stern...Read More

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Bhopal: Two years after blaze, ‘Abhirang’ still lies gutted

BHOPAL: The state culture department might be splurging millions of rupees on organising assorted festivals, conventions, seminars and wh...Read More

Ujjain: Administration releases activity calendar of 2017 based on fairs and festivals

Ujjain: Administration releases activity calendar of 2017 based on fairs and festivals

Ujjain: In an innovative step, the district administration on Wednesday released annual calendar of events to be held in the district in ...Read More

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NIT agrees to many demands, mum on flag hoisting by Modi

New Delhi : NIT-Srinagar management will consider formation of students’ council and all national festivals will be celebrated in the ins...Read More

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Get more decibel meters to check noise pollution: HC to govt

Mumbai : The Bombay High Court today directed Maharashtra government to take steps to procure 1,843 decibel meters for the police to ensu...Read More

Drinking habit rising among teenagers during festivals, says survey

Drinking habit rising among teenagers during festivals, says survey

Mumbai : Youngsters are taking to drinking at a younger age now, much below 18 years, a trend which is more visible during the festive se...Read More

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Garbage heaps dot city after Deepawali

Ujjain : The holy city is known for its exuberant celebrations of festivals and similar grandeur marked the Deepawali. During these festi...Read More

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Special trains to Lucknow, Rewa, Jabalpur

Bhopal: Railway administration has decided to run three trips of train number 06183/06184 Bhopal-Lucknow Junction-Bhopal ‘Tatkal Weekly S...Read More

Banks focus on loading ATMs ahead of long festive weekend

Banks focus on loading ATMs ahead of long festive weekend

Mumbai : The focus of banks in states such as Tamil Nadu and West Bengal is to replenish ATMs with cash ahead of the long weekend break n...Read More

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Act against illegal pandals & noise pollution, says High Court

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday asked civic bodies and government authorities in Maharashtra to take firm action against organisa...Read More

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