Do you know what is the science behind touching feet? Watch now

Do you know what is the science behind touching feet? Watch now

Indians have a rich culture and tradition to boast about. We have often seen young kids touching the feet of elderly. It is feeling of respect and gratitude that we express while touching their feet. But do you know that actually there is a science behind it?

Why Indian women wear bangles – Check out significance and importance

Why Indian women wear bangles – Check out significance and importance

The customs and traditional rituals practised in Hinduism serve specific purposes and have apparent scientific reasons.

Science behind tradition of making married women wear toe rings

Science behind tradition of making married women wear toe rings

These rings are traditionally made of silver because they are good conductors.

Like Maharashtra, other states should also ban cow slaughter: Hansraj Ahir

Stating that "Indians have culture in their blood", Union Minister Hansraj Ahir today said that like Maharashtra, other states should also ban cow slaughter.

Indian culture goes beyond tolerance, talks of acceptance: PM Modi

Indian culture goes beyond tolerance, talks of acceptance: PM Modi

Amid the raging intolerance debate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asserted that Indian culture goes beyond tolerance and talks of acceptance.

JNU council rejects proposal on courses in Yoga and Culture

Jawaharlal Nehru University's Academic Council has rejected a proposal for introduction of short-term courses in 'Indian Culture' and 'Yoga'.

Panel discussion on India's growing atmosphere of intolerance

Hours after black ink was thrown at Jammu & Kashmir MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid in the national capital for his pro-beef stance, President Pranab Mukherjee issued another statement on rising intolerance by fringe elements in the country.

Watch: Shah Rukh Khan’s Brazilian fan pays tribute to Indian culture

Watch: Shah Rukh Khan’s Brazilian fan pays tribute to Indian culture

A young fan of Shah Rukh Khan from Brazil pays tribute to the superstar and Indian culture by singing a Bollywood song.

Message of Vedas should be spread across world: Bhagwat

Nobody can imagine India without its culture, philosophy and the Vedas as these make up the soul of the country, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said here on Wednesday.

Always exciting to work on new projects: Anju Modi

Always exciting to work on new projects: Anju Modi

 Designer Anju Modi, who opened her flagship store at Defence Colony here, says that she loves working on new projects and reaching new clients.

OMG! Indians cheating on their partners may get caught!

OMG! Indians cheating on their partners may get caught!

Our country which takes pride in keeping up with the traditional and cultural values intact may be ready for a rude shock if a particular dating site is hacked, reports suggest. Yes! That's exactly what you read here. According to a report published in Times Of India, there are chances that around 2.75 lakh Indians may be exposed as 'adulterers'.

Religious tolerance innate to Indian culture: Rajnath Singh

In the backdrop of recent attacks on Churches in Delhi, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said no one is insecure in the country no matter which religion he belongs to as religious tolerance is innate to Indian culture .

Indian cinema losing its Indianness: Mahesh Bhatt

Indian cinema losing its Indianness: Mahesh Bhatt

 The roots of Indian cinema lie in regional films, feels producer-director Mahesh Bhatt.

Education in Indian culture is no saffronisation: Karnataka Governor

Mangaluru: Education in Indian culture and tradition was aimed at its refinement and it would be wrong to term it as 'saffronisation', Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala has said.

'Indians need to recover their rich heritage'

'Indians need to recover their rich heritage'

Yoga originated in India but this spiritual and mental discipline has failed to resonate with the country's masses, who mostly seek its virtues of physical fitness. But filmmaker and art historian Benoy K. Behl feels the Indian government's emphasis on yoga and the UN celebrating World Yoga Day June 21 have set the pace for a long innings.

Won't necessarily follow Western practices in making smart cities: Naidu

Naidu said nature, culture and prosperity should go hand in hand and that smart cities in India should be developed keeping in mind the Indian culture and traditions and need not necessarily follow the western practices.

Yesudas sparks row by resenting women wearing jeans

Sparking a controversy, music legend KJ Yesudas on Thursday resented women wearing jeans, saying this went against Indian culture.

2016-17 to be SAARC year of cultural heritage: Minister

2016-17 to be SAARC year of cultural heritage: Minister

Culture Minister Sripad Yesso Naik Thursday said that one of the major proposals being considered by the ongoing SAARC ministerial meeting is the announcement of the year 2016-17 as the SAARC year of cultural heritage.

A course in yogic science

Yoga, a science that teaches you how to flex, is becoming a lucrative career option. Patricia Mascarenhas gives you a gist on the new courses in the field.

Reconnecting maritime cultural landscapes across Indian Ocean

The culture ministry has launched a project that aims to re-establish communication between countries across the Indian Ocean, an official statement said Saturday.