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Roast pigs and mudbaths mark colourful Philippine festivals

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 18:17

Roast pigs decked out as superheroes and mud-coated farmers paraded in separate Philippine villages Tuesday in two of the mainly Catholic nation`s most colourful religious festivals.

Festival to mark India-South Africa friendship

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 20:11

The union culture ministry Thursday released a logo depicting a handshake and the faces of Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi side by side in a circle for the Festival of India to be held in South Africa.

Bihar leaders celebrate Chhath

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 15:19

Politicians in Bihar, including Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and former union minister Ram Vilas Paswan, are busy invoking the sun god in their homes as they celebrate Chhath puja.

Make festive season sweeter with chocolates

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 16:45

Add sweetness to the festive fervour by indulging in a lip-smacking collection of chocolates wrapped in colours like orange and gold.

Mumbai film fest to celebrate real spirit of cinema

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 21:15

Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) starting Thursday promises to not just entertain movie aficionados but celebrates the true spirit of cinema as well.

HC asks electricity cos to form squads to detect power theft

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 12:34

The Bombay High Court has asked electricity distribution companies and police to form special squads to detect power thefts in Maharashtra.

Onam - traditions, rituals and customs...

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 16:48

Rites and rituals are part of the holy festivities, and Onam, which is celebrated with much gusto in the Malayalee community, is no exception to the fact.

Beer, music, food: Oktoberfest back in Goa

Last Updated: Saturday, September 14, 2013, 17:44

With three days of music, fun and food on the sunny beaches of Goa, the Oktoberfest is back in India with its third edition. The three-day musical extravaganza will kickstart Oct 25 at the Baga Grounds here.

Grab the festive rates opportunity

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 11:40

Many banks have come up with festive discount offers and are offering loans on base rate.

Kate Moss prefers natural look at festivals

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 13:38

Kate Moss doesn’t like to go overboard with make-up during festivals and sports a natural look at such events.

`Festivals give us opportunity for peaceful co-existence`

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 14:34

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has called upon the people to take full advantage of festivals by forging relationships and inter-mingling for peaceful coexistence.

No permit needed to transport 5 litres of tribal liquor in Chhattisgarh

Last Updated: Monday, November 26, 2012, 18:30

Chhattisgarh government has exempted transport of traditional liquor, meant for tribal festivals, from mandatory permit but with a rider.