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Modi inaugurates International Kite Festival in Guj

Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 16:46

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the three-day International Kite Festival (IKF) 2014 at the Sabarmati riverfront here.

Recipe: Til ka laddoo

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 10:27

This Makar Sankranti, check out easy to make til ke laddoo.

Magh Mela: No leather cleaning in tanneries 3 days before holy dip

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 17:17

Tanneries here have been asked by the authorities to stop leather cleaning three days before people take the holy dip in the Ganga during the Magh Mela to keep the river clean for the pilgrims.

Kolkata to host international kite festival Jan 5

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 17:45

Hundreds of giant fancy kites of myriad shapes and sizes, crafted by Indian and international kite-flyers will dot the city skyline Jan 5 at the Vokatta International Kite Festival 2014.

Sankranti celebrated in Gujarat, one dead in kite-flying mishap

Last Updated: Monday, January 14, 2013, 23:02

A youth died after his throat slit from the string of a kite being flown on the occasion of Makar Sankranti on Monday.

Sankranti celebrated in Gujarat, one dead in kite-flying mishap

Last Updated: Monday, January 14, 2013, 22:57

A youth died here after his throat slit from the string of a kite being flown on the occasion of Makar Sankranti on Monday.

Sonam Kapoor wants fans to use glass-free manja for kite flying

Last Updated: Monday, January 14, 2013, 18:26

Sonam Kapoor wants her fans to use regular thread while flying kites on Makar Sankranti instead of glass coated manja.

Five lakh take holy dip at Gangasagar

Last Updated: Monday, January 14, 2013, 12:29

Around 5 lakh pilgrims on Monday took a holy dip at Gangasagar, the confluence of Ganga with Bay of Bengal, on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.

Recipe: Curd Rice

Last Updated: Monday, January 14, 2013, 09:42

This savoury recipe is a must-try this festive season!

Vice President greets nation on Makar Sakranti, Pongal

Last Updated: Sunday, January 13, 2013, 23:09

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Sunday greeted people on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti and Pongal.

Bhogi celebrated with gaiety in Andhra Pradesh

Last Updated: Sunday, January 13, 2013, 14:36

The three-day Makar Sankranti, the Telugu harvest festival, began with people setting bonfires on the streets with agricultural and household waste to mark `Bhogi`.

3.5 lakh take the holy dip at Gangasagar

Last Updated: Sunday, January 13, 2013, 10:36

Around 3.5 lakh devotees took a holy dip in the Ganga Sunday on the eve of Makar Sankranti at the confluence of the river and the Bay of Bengal here.