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Colourful Teej Festival celebrated across the country

The festival is celebrated with the name of Hariyali Teej in North India. On this day, women dress up in traditional attires and don all hues of green, from bangles to sari and apply heena in hands as they observe a day-long fast to pray. They offer belpatri, fruits, flowers and rice coated in turmeric to the Goddess Parvati. Women ... Read More »

10th Jagran Film festival inaugurated in New Delhi

Speaking on the occasion, the Information and Broadcasting Minister said that cinema has become a vital part of people’s lives. He said, it is a democratic medium which can express different emotions and join people together. Cinema has become a great tool for soft power.Javadekar said, Indian films are loved and accepted globally. He highlighted the recent steps taken by ... Read More »

Bjorn Again kick off music at sun-drenched Glastonbury Festival

The Friday morning crowd enthusiastically sang along to Abba hits “Waterloo”, “Super Trouper” and “Dancing Queen”. Other acts on the Pyramid Stage on Friday include Lauryn Hill and George Ezra before a highly anticipated performance by Stormzy, the first British rapper to take the prestigious headline slot. English indie rock band the Vaccines had earlier opened the Other Stage – ... Read More »

Raj’s first mango festival to be held from 7-9 in Banswara

Udaipur : Some 46 varieties of unique, hybrid and special desi mangoes would be put to display during the three days mango festival that is scheduled to be held at Kushalbagh ground of Banswara city from June 7 onwards. The event which is first in the state,  is a joint venture of the district administration, Agriculture Research Center and Banswara tourism ... Read More »

Indian glitter and glamour at Cannes Film Festival 2019

At a time when the who’s who of world cinema are converging at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, India too is making its presence felt at the prestigious festival. Deliberations are taking place on Indian films and film industry at the India Pavilion. The Indian delegation is in talks with delegations from other countries. On the table are proposals to ... Read More »

Cannes Film festival: Indian delegation meets President of Film France

The Cannes Film Festival is the star attraction for film buffs all over the world. This edition is also witnessing the efforts by the Indian delegation to project India as a preferred destination for foreign film makers. The Indian delegation held a meeting with film officials from across the globe. The delegation, headed by Amit Khare, the information and broadcasting ... Read More »

Thomas Cook reports strong growth in Festival Tourism

Mumbai : Thomas Cook (India) has reported a strong growth in ‘Festival Tourism’ as the Indian traveller seeks to combine spiritual elements with unique cultural experiences. This year, the Kumbh Mela and Holi have proved to be significant drivers, with over 20% growth from the previous year. The company has also recognized that a ‘smart weekend holiday’ concept (taking a ... Read More »

PM confers National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 awards

Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore had launched the festival on the 12th of last month to encourage the youth to engage with public issues and understand the common man’s point of view. More than 50 thousand youths participated through Youth Parliaments at all levels. The National Level Finals of the festival concluded on Tuesday with the announcement of ... Read More »

PM to confer National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 awards

Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore had launched the festival on the 12th of last month to encourage the youth to engage with public issues and understand the common man’s point of view. More than 50 thousand youths participated through Youth Parliaments at all levels. The National Level Finals of the festival concluded on Tuesday with the announcement of ... Read More »

5th bathing festival of Prayagraj Kumbh

With the bathing of Maghi Purnima, Kalpvasees will return to their home. This will be second largest contingent of the Kumbh who leaves the Mela  prior to Mahashivratri. Mela administration has developed 40 bathing ghats for devotees. Elaborate security arrangements are in place.  Traffic restrictions have also been imposed in the district in view of heavy rush of pilgrims. Mela ... Read More »

69th Berlin International Film Festival

The Indian Delegation hosted India Networking Event on the side-lines of its participation at the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) 2019. The participants were apprised about policy initiatives of Government to ease filming in India. like single point web portal for film shooting applications and and efforts to curb film piracy. The focus of the discussion was on forging ties ... Read More »

PM Modi inaugurates the Ahmedabad Shopping Festival-2019

From the street vendors to shopping malls and from Craftsmen to hotels-restaurant-linked businesses, across the Gujarat, have come here to showcase and promote their products. The festival is unique since it is being organized simultaneously with the Vibrant Gujarat Summit. The Prime Minister addressed a public gathering on the occasion. He praised the event saying “Usually, we get to see ... Read More »

Udaipur World Music Festival, the three-day world musical extravaganza set to begin from February 15

Participation of over 150 global artistes from 20 countries, including Israel, Spain, Portugal, Indonesia, Iran, Greece and Switzerland Scheduled from 15th to 17th of February 2019, the festival will cater to the music lovers across genres Udaipur :  Udaipur World Music Festival, India’s biggest world music extravaganza will be held this year from 15th-17th February 2019 in the beautiful city ... Read More »

Ahmedabad hosts International Kite Festival

The festival marks the days in the Hindu calendar when winter begins turning to summer, known as Makar Sankranti or Uttarayan. Since 1989, the city has hosted the Festival as part of the official celebration of Uttarayan. Master kite makers and flyers from all over the world gather to demonstrate their unique creations and wow the crowds with highly unusual ... Read More »

Bird race to be main attraction during Udr Bird Festival in December

4 mins ago in UDAIPUR Leave a comment Udaipur : Udaipur Bird Festival is all set this time to get an International Taste, Renowned dignitaries from across the globe  are expected to participate in the festival to be organized from 23 to 25 December.  A meeting was held here at Aranya Kutir by the Forest Department Officials where experts too gavein their suggestions ... Read More »