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B-Town wishes 'love', 'happiness' on Lohri, Pongal

As the festive fervor has set in with festivals like Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal and Bihu, Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher and Hema Malini wished love and happiness to their fans on the occasion.

Jan 13, 2019, 15:00 PM IST

Zubeen Garg STOPPED from singing Hindi song during Bihu festival! Here's what happened

Popular Bollywood singer Zubeen Garg has several blockbuster songs to his credit. But recently a shocking incident took place involving the 'Ya Ali' singer. According to Hindustan, Zubeen was stopped midway from singing a Hindi song at Assam's biggest festival—Rongali Bihu.

Apr 16, 2017, 15:29 PM IST

Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Bihu wishes throng Twitter; look who said what!

On the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti, Pongal and Bihu—celebrities across the country took to Twitter and wished well for their fans. The country celebrates not one but three festivals hailing from respective states in full festive fervour.

Jan 14, 2017, 11:13 AM IST

Aamir Khan celebrates Makar Sankranti – See how!

Here’s how Aamir Khan wished his fans a very Happy Makar Sankranti.

Jan 15, 2016, 08:44 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi wishes nation on occasion of Makar Sankranti, Pongal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished the nation on the occasion of Makar Sankranti and Pongal.

Jan 14, 2016, 09:22 AM IST

Assam's Bihu, Bhortal dances to open Italian film fest

 Bihu and Bhortal -- two traditional dance forms of Assam -- will be performed by school students from the state at the opening of the 45th Giffoni International Film Festival in Italy next week.

Jul 06, 2015, 20:00 PM IST

Rongali festival platforms Assam's 'neglected' artistes

With the spotlight at the Rongali festival on the vibrant culture and crafts of Assam, the extravaganza turned out to be a platform to highlight the problems faced by the oft 'neglected' creative industry of the state -- be it films, music or fashion.

Apr 06, 2015, 18:54 PM IST

Devotees take holy dip in River Ganges on Makar Sankranti

Devotees thronged the banks of river Ganga here on Thursday to take a holy dip and offer prayers on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti.

Jan 15, 2015, 11:27 AM IST

Bihu is the lifeline of Assamese culture: Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday said that Bihu is the lifeline of Assamese culture and binds together people of all faiths.

Jan 14, 2015, 19:34 PM IST

Assam moves to prohibit animal fights during Bihu

The Assam Government has directed the Deputy Commissioners of all districts and the Commissioner of Police Guwahati to prohibit animal races and fights in Assam in compliance with a Supreme Court order.

Jan 14, 2015, 15:33 PM IST

Gogoi asked to stop animal fight during Bihu

Animal rights organisation Humane Society International (HSI) Friday urged Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi to take measures to stop buffaloes and birds' fight during the traditional Magh Bihu festival in the state.

Jan 09, 2015, 20:06 PM IST

Soldiers from India, China celebrate Bihu at border

In a show of brotherhood, soldiers of Indian Army and Peoples Liberation Army of China celebrated Bihu festival at the Indo-China border in Arunachal Pradesh.

Apr 16, 2014, 20:51 PM IST

Bollywood celebrities wish fans a prosperous New Year

Whether it be the Shubho Nobo Borsha for the Bengalis, or a happy Vishu in Kerela, the Bohaag Bihu in Assam, the Puthandu Vazthukal for the Tamils or the boisterous Baisakhi of the Punjabis, this festival ushers in the New Year and is celebrated in various regions with pomp and gaiety.

Apr 14, 2014, 17:21 PM IST

ULFA threatens Assam singer for performing Hindi song in Bihu

The ULFA`s anti-talk faction led by Paresh Baruah Thursday threatened popular Assamese singer Zubeen Garg with dire consequences for defying its diktat.

Apr 19, 2013, 09:19 AM IST

Governor greets people of Assam on Bihu

Assam Governor JB Patnaik has wished people of the state for a happy and prosperous Bhogali Bihu.

Jan 12, 2013, 15:46 PM IST

Embrace the ecstasy called ‘Bihu’...

With the onset of Rongali Bihu, Assam sways to the beats of the toka and the gogona!

Apr 14, 2012, 12:53 PM IST

Embrace the ecstasy called ‘Bihu’...

With the onset of Rongali Bihu, Assam sways to the beats of the toka and the gogona!

Apr 14, 2012, 12:53 PM IST

Gogoi invites pro-talk ULFA rebels to enjoy Bihu

On the eve of Bhogali Bihu
celebrations, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday invited
pro-talk ULFA members to enjoy the harvest festival and add
positivity to the atmosphere for peace talks.

Jan 13, 2011, 21:31 PM IST

Free passage to insurgents during Bihu: Assam CM

Free passage would be given to
all insurgent outfits during the upcoming Bhogali Bihu
festival, while the government is keen to hold peace talks
with the ULFA at the earliest, Assam chief minister Tarun
Gogoi said on Friday.

Dec 31, 2010, 18:31 PM IST

Assamese community celebrates Bihu in Delhi

Wearing traditional attire, feasting on sweetmeats like pitha and laddoo and participating in colourful cultural extravaganza - complete with song and dance - the Assamese community in Delhi celebrated Bihu Wednesday.

Apr 14, 2010, 16:28 PM IST