Navratri

Festivals like Dussehra not just for entertainment, must serve a purpose: PM Modi

Vijayadashami, also known as Dussehra, is a festival celebrated on the 10th day of Navratri every year.

Sep 30, 2017, 20:47 PM IST
Dussehra 2017: Significance of Vijayadashami in East India

Dussehra 2017: Significance of Vijayadashami in East India

The last day of the 10-day-long Durga Puja festival culminates with the immersion of the Durga murti, following a grand procession.

Sep 30, 2017, 11:46 AM IST
Now, police don 'Ramayana' costume to create awareness on road safety

Now, police don 'Ramayana' costume to create awareness on road safety

To draw attention of the public, Haryana Police on Friday donned 'Ramayana' costumes to impart lessons on road safety.

Sep 29, 2017, 23:54 PM IST
Durga idol in gold saree attracts thousands of devotees in Kolkata

Durga idol in gold saree attracts thousands of devotees in Kolkata

Thousands of devotees and revellers are making a beeline for a marquee in north Kolkata to pay obeisance to a Durga idol decked out in a sari made by using 22-carat gold worth crores of rupees, an organiser said on Friday.

Sep 29, 2017, 17:01 PM IST
Kajol shares a majestic Maa Durga pic from pandal

Kajol shares a majestic Maa Durga pic from pandal

Bollywood class actress Kajol is a devout Maa Durga devotee. Come Durga Puja every year and we see the Mukerjees lining-up at various Pandals. So, similarly this time we saw how Kajol along with her mother Tanuja and sister Tanishaa visited the idol makers ahead of the festivity.

Sep 28, 2017, 16:57 PM IST
Baahubali's majestic Mahishmati city themed Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata looks jaw-dropping

Baahubali's majestic Mahishmati city themed Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata looks jaw-dropping

The festive fervour of Durga Puja has immersed the entire nation and especially the beautiful city of Kolkata, where mother goddess is revered in her mighty avatar.

Sep 27, 2017, 13:39 PM IST
Navratri 2017: Day 7 - Destroy ignorance by worshipping Devi Kalratri

Navratri 2017: Day 7 - Destroy ignorance by worshipping Devi Kalratri

She is believed to be the destroyer of all demoniacal powers, i.e., kaal.

Sep 27, 2017, 08:10 AM IST
 Navratri 2017, Day 4—Pray to Maa Kushmanda for good health

Navratri 2017, Day 4—Pray to Maa Kushmanda for good health

The auspicious nine-day festival of Navratri is in full swing and celebrations can be seen across the globe. Not just in our country, but Devi devotees worship the goddess and immerse in the festive fervour on international land as well. 

Sep 23, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
Navratri special recipe: Learn how to make yummy Jeera Aloo at home

Navratri special recipe: Learn how to make yummy Jeera Aloo at home

Ingredients

Take 4 to 5 potatoes (depending upon the servings)
Boil the potatoes, peel them, cut into small pieces
1 tablespoon cumin seeds (jeera)

Sep 21, 2017, 13:25 PM IST
PM Modi joins devotees in observing 9-day fast as Navratri begins

PM Modi joins devotees in observing 9-day fast as Navratri begins

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday joined millions of devotees in observing fast - a practice that he has been following for more than four decades - on the pious occasion of 'Navratri'.

Sep 21, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
How different is Navratri from Durga Puja?

How different is Navratri from Durga Puja?

Different names of the same festival – one celebrated in the north and west, the other in east.

Sep 21, 2017, 12:19 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi greets people on occasion of Navratri, Mera Chaoren Houba

PM Narendra Modi greets people on occasion of Navratri, Mera Chaoren Houba

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday extended his greetings to the nation on the auspicious occasion of Navratri. 

Sep 21, 2017, 09:45 AM IST
Navratri 2017 day 1: Worship Maa Shailputri today

Navratri 2017 day 1: Worship Maa Shailputri today

The nine day festival of Navratri is dedicated to goddess Durga- the epitome of justice and destroyer of evil. Each day in Navratri, the different nine forms of Maa Durga are worshipped. 

Sep 21, 2017, 09:28 AM IST
Sunny Leone's Navratri-themed condom ad stirs controversy in Gujarat

Sunny Leone's Navratri-themed condom ad stirs controversy in Gujarat

Sunny Leone has hit the headlines for a condom advertisement.

Sep 19, 2017, 18:17 PM IST
Interactive music platform for revellers this Durga Puja

Interactive music platform for revellers this Durga Puja

Two popular Durga Puja pandals will reverberate with music from a unique digital platform this year, as part of the 'Mix the City Kolkata' project, an initiative of the British Council.

Sep 16, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
Navratri 2017: Here's how women can style it up this Durga Puja

Navratri 2017: Here's how women can style it up this Durga Puja

Get ready girls! It is that time of the year when Goddess Durga comes down on earth and the festive fervour takes the entire nation in its grip.

Sep 13, 2017, 13:28 PM IST
Navratri, Durga Puja 2017: TOP 10 SMS, WhatsApp messages for your loved ones!

Navratri, Durga Puja 2017: TOP 10 SMS, WhatsApp messages for your loved ones!

The auspicious festival of Navratri and Durga Puja is around the corner and we can’t wait but get completely soaked in the spirit of its vibrancy.

Sep 12, 2017, 13:08 PM IST