Ramayana

Ramayana festival begins with an aim to enhance India-Asean ties, PM Modi 'delighted'

Ramayana festival begins with an aim to enhance India-Asean ties, PM Modi 'delighted'

Epic Indian saga Ramayana is a popular theme for theatre presentation in Asean countries.

 

Jan 20, 2018, 14:20 PM IST
Honorary doctorate to weaver for depicting Ramayana on sari

Honorary doctorate to weaver for depicting Ramayana on sari

Little did Biren Kumar Basak of Nadia district imagine that his intricate artwork depicting seven episodes of Ramayana on a six-yard sari could get him an honorary doctorate from a UK-based university after two long decades.

Nov 23, 2017, 12:53 PM 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
After 'Mahabharata,' it's time for 'Ramayana' to hit big screens

After 'Mahabharata,' it's time for 'Ramayana' to hit big screens

After the confirmation of 'Mahabharata' being adapted for the big screen with a whopping budget of Rs 1000 crore, three of India's well known film producers are coming together to make a live-action movie on 'Ramayana' on a budget of Rs 500 crores.

May 10, 2017, 17:20 PM IST
Lord Ram and Lakshman’s conversation on 5 intriguing questions of life

Lord Ram and Lakshman’s conversation on 5 intriguing questions of life

Finding Lord Ram alone and relaxed, Lakshman, his devoted younger brother, approaches him with humility and curiosity.

Apr 26, 2017, 11:13 AM IST
Rakhi Sawant in trouble, arrest warrant issued against actress over controversial Valmiki remark

Rakhi Sawant in trouble, arrest warrant issued against actress over controversial Valmiki remark

The controversial Bollywood actress Rakhi Sawant seems to have invited trouble for her over her objectionable remark against sage Valmiki. The motor-mouth actress has kicked off a controversy and an arrest warrant has been issued against her.

Apr 03, 2017, 09:46 AM IST
Ram Setu was built naturally or was man-made - ICHR's  pilot project to 'ascertain'

Ram Setu was built naturally or was man-made - ICHR's pilot project to 'ascertain'

Ram Setu is a continuous stretch of limestone shoals that runs from Pamban Island near Rameshwaram in South India to Mannar Island off the northern coast of Sri Lanka. 

Mar 24, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
Gurmeet Choudhary and Debina all set to become parents!

Gurmeet Choudhary and Debina all set to become parents!

Gurmeet and Debina aren’t awaiting the arrival of their biological child but are all set to welcome two orphaned girls from Bihar.

Mar 07, 2017, 08:20 AM IST

Kullu keeps centuries of tradition alive by playing Holi for 40 days

The pre-Holi festival of Basant begins in Kullu with the procession of the palanquin of Local deity Ragunath.

Feb 02, 2017, 17:01 PM IST
Surpanakha - A destructive demoness from the Ramayana or tormented woman?

Surpanakha - A destructive demoness from the Ramayana or tormented woman?

It was time that Surpanakha got her chance to tell her story of repression, rage, revenge -- and eventual redemption. 

Jan 17, 2017, 08:43 AM IST
Ramayana: Why Sita refused to leave Lanka with Hanuman?

Ramayana: Why Sita refused to leave Lanka with Hanuman?

Sita was held captive in Ashoka Vatika, one of the most beautiful gardens ever designed on earth.

Nov 24, 2016, 10:49 AM IST
Actor Mukesh Rawal found dead on railway tracks

Actor Mukesh Rawal found dead on railway tracks

Mukesh Rawal was reportedly run-over by a train while crossing railway tracks.

Nov 17, 2016, 08:46 AM IST
Lord Rama’s father King Dasharatha was cursed by an old couple- Here’s why

Lord Rama’s father King Dasharatha was cursed by an old couple- Here’s why

According to legend, while Dasharatha was in the death-bed, he recalled an episode from the days of his youth when he rode to a forest for hunting.

Nov 10, 2016, 15:16 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi targets Pakistan in Lucknow's Dussehra address, says can't spare nations who support terror

PM Narendra Modi targets Pakistan in Lucknow's Dussehra address, says can't spare nations who support terror

Breaking from the tradition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday attended the historic Aishbagh Ramlila in Lucknow on Dussehra.

Oct 11, 2016, 22:30 PM IST
Dussehra 2016: Indore celebrates 'Ravan Moksha Diwas'

Dussehra 2016: Indore celebrates 'Ravan Moksha Diwas'

Dashanan puja has been performed since 1970, which is completely in contrast to the popular traditions among Hindus.

Oct 11, 2016, 16:40 PM IST
WATCH: Video slamming Arvind Kejriwal for demanding proof of surgical strikes goes viral on Dussehra

WATCH: Video slamming Arvind Kejriwal for demanding proof of surgical strikes goes viral on Dussehra

This video has gone massively viral on social media platforms!

Oct 10, 2016, 22:49 PM IST

Greater Noida village all set for Ravana temple

Ravana, however, will not stand alone in the sanctum sanctorum -- the idols of Lord Rama, Sita and Laxman as well will keep him company.

Aug 04, 2016, 18:53 PM IST
Shri Rama tales: Know who was responsible for poisoning Kaikeyi’s mind

Shri Rama tales: Know who was responsible for poisoning Kaikeyi’s mind

In this post, we will discuss Manthara dasi, who played a pivotal role in destroying the beautiful bond between Kaikeyi and King Dasharatha. 

Jul 07, 2016, 11:05 AM IST
Ramayana had another heroine besides SITA – Know more about her contributions

Ramayana had another heroine besides SITA – Know more about her contributions

Sita's younger sibling - Urmila - who was married to Lakshmana wanted to join her husband in the forest after Ram was asked to leave Ayodhya to fulfil his promise to Kaikeyi.

Jun 30, 2016, 16:21 PM IST
The place where Shri Rama met Shabari is in modern day Gujarat

The place where Shri Rama met Shabari is in modern day Gujarat

While Rama was on his mission along with brother Lakshmana to locate his beloved wife Sita, he came across Shabari, who had heard accounts of his kindness.

Jun 03, 2016, 15:34 PM IST