By Ritika Handoo | Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 16:34
With the nine-day-long festival of Navratri knocking on the door, we bring you the inside story on how the northern belt of the country believes in celebrating the festivity with ‘Jagrans’ and ‘Mata Ki Chowki’.
By Anindita Dev | Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 16:39
It's that time of the year for the Bengali Hindus and Assamese, who wake up to the `Dhak`(drum) beats every morning, following the ten-day long festival of Durga Puja. One is lost in worship, and in life and soul. A deep sense of pride and enthusiasm takes over you. You are lost in revelling the cultural bonanza attached to the customary practices of the puja.
By Gayatri Sankar | Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 16:27
It’s that time of the year when the revered Shakti (feminine power) is recalled and worshipped. Sanatana Dharma (Hinduism) is a way of life and not a religion, per say. Each person belonging to this faith as his/her own way of worshipping and hence the same Navratri too like several other Hindu festivals is celebrated differently across the nation.
By Parul Sabherwal | Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 12:42
The festival of Navratri comes with a promise of nine days filled with fun, frolic, dance and festivities all around. It is one of the most vivacious festivals celebrated in the country.
By Gayatri Sankar | Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 12:18
Jai Ambe gauri, mayya jai shyama gauri,Tumko nish-din dhyavat, hari brahma shivji...Jai Ambe gauri
By Rajdeep Saha | Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 17:24
The domestic T20 champions from across various continents are back for the sixth edition of the Champions League T20. The three-week long event has rolled off and it presents aplenty for the fans. Going by the teams that have gained automatic qualification, it is difficult to pick out a favourite, with all the eight teams looking strong and have all been champions in their backyard.
By Jayanta Oinam | Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 15:18
There is no doubt; India is growing as a sporting nation. In the recent Glasgow Commonwealth Games, the Indian contingent put on a creditable performance finishing fifth with a haul of 64 medals. A repeat can be expected from the Incheon Asian Games starting Friday.
By Kamna Arora | Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 21:50
Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri's announcement of the creation of a South Asian branch of his outfit to "raise the flag of jihad" in the Indian subcontinent has already sent jitters across India and other South Asian countries.