19 Sep 2014
Thane: Noted nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar on Thursday said the 900th birth anniversary of renowned mathematician and astronomer Bhaskaracharya should have been celebrated on a grand scale at the national level.
15 Sep 2014
Kolkata: Sex workers in West Bengal's Sonagachi area, said to be the largest red light area in Asia, are a disappointed lot on being denied permission to scale up their Durga Puja festivities this year, a spokesperson of Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Samiti (DMSS) said on Monday.
18 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Gastronomic love stories are a rarity in Bollywood and ‘Daawat-e Ishq’ is one of those rare films on the subject. Starring Parineeti Chopra and Aditya Roy Kapoor ‘Daawat-e Ishq’ serve a tempting recipe of love, crush, and romance. Donning the director’s hat Habib Faisal has seasoned the film with ingredients of love and has served to its audience a romantic saga revolving around food.
10 Sep 2014
Kolkata: Thousands of tourists who had planned their Durga Puja vacation in the Kashmir Valley next month are now rushing to cancel their trips due to the devastating floods in the state.
05 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Gastronomic love stories are a rarity in Bollywood and ‘Daawat-e-Ishq’ is one of those rare films on the subject and the film's lead actress Parineeti Chopra says the movie is all about celebration of food and love.
03 Sep 2014
Kolkata: With less than a month left for Bengal's greatest festival Durga Puja, artisans at Kumartuli in north Kolkata, the hub of idol-makers, are struggling to finish their assignments because of a labour shortage.
19 Nov 2012
At least 18 people, including children and women, mostly devotees, were killed and several others were injured in a stampede during Chhath festival celebrations in Patna on Monday evening, police said.
30 Aug 2014
Kolkata: Durga Puja pandals will turn into a stage to audition for the Indian Idol Junior television show as the Indian Idol Academy is tying up with Durga Puja committees in Kolkata.
20 Nov 2012
Chhath devotees, who are still under a shock following the stampede at Adalat Ganj ghat on the bank of the Ganges in Patna which caused 17 deaths on Monday evening, blamed the district administration for "poor arrangement" which caused the incident.
18 Aug 2014
London: An estimated 70,000 people from all over UK visited the Bhaktivedanta Manor Hare Krishna Temple in Watford for Europe's biggest and most spectacular Janmashtami festival, celebrating the birth of Lord Krishna.