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Kakodkar rues low-key <strong>celebration</strong> of Bhaskaracharya's work

Kakodkar rues low-key celebration of Bhaskaracharya's work

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.

Kakodkar,   low-key celebration,   Bhaskaracharya's work,   scientists,   Anil Kakodkar,  
Movie Review: 'Daawat-e-Ishq' <strong>celebration</strong> of love and food

Movie Review: 'Daawat-e-Ishq' celebration of love and food

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.

Movie Review Daawat-e-Ishq,   Daawat-e-Ishq,   Aditya Roy Kapur,   Parineeti Chopra,   Anupam Kher,   Karan Wahi,   Sumit Gaddi,  
Sonagachi sex workers denied bigger Durga puja <strong>celebration</strong>

Sonagachi sex workers denied bigger Durga puja celebration

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.

Sonagachi,   sex workers,   Durga Puja,   brothels,   prostitutes,   red light area,  
Colourful <strong>Dahi</strong> <strong>Handi</strong> festival draws millions in Mumbai

Colourful Dahi Handi festival draws millions in Mumbai

18 Aug 2014

Mumbai: Millions of Mumbaikars trooped on to roads here Monday to celebrate the Dahi Handi festival. Amidst tight security, teams of 'Govindas' went around from one place to another, singing, dancing, throwing colour and building human pyramids for the prize hanging many meters above.

dahi handi,   janmashthmi,   lord krishna,   Mumbai dahi handi festival,   indian festival,  
17 injured during '<strong>Dahi</strong> <strong>Handi</strong>' festival

17 injured during 'Dahi Handi' festival

18 Aug 2014

Mumbai: At least 17 people were injured, including one seriously, while forming human pyramids during the 'Dahi Handi' celebrations in Mumbai on Monday, officials said.

Mumbai,   17 injured,   human pyramids,   Dahi Handi celebrations,   Sion,   KEM,   Janamashtmi,  
Jacqueline sends crowds in to a tizzy

Jacqueline sends crowds in to a tizzy

20 Aug 2014

Mumbai: Jacqueline Fernandez was scheduled to attend three Dahi Handi events in Pune on Monday but the actress could apparently attend only two as the crowd at both the events got out of control.

Jacqueline Fernandez,   Jacqueline Fernandez fans,   Dahi Handi events,   uncontrollable crowd,   Dahi Handi festival,   ,  
Kids below 12 not permitted to participate in <strong>Dahi</strong> <strong>Handi</strong>: Supreme Court

Kids below 12 not permitted to participate in Dahi Handi: Supreme Court

14 Aug 2014

New Delhi: No child below the age of 12 years will be permitted to participate in forming human pyramids during the popular 'Dahi Handi' festival, the Supreme Court directed today while keeping on hold a Bombay High Court order which barred participation of children under 18.

Kids below 12 years,   Dahi Handi,   Supreme Court,   Bombay high court,   security measures,  
Maharashtra to file review petition over High Court’s over <strong>Dahi</strong> <strong>Handi</strong>

Maharashtra to file review petition over High Court’s over Dahi Handi

13 Aug 2014

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government will file a review petition on Thursday against the Bombay High Court order to regulate height of human pyramids and ban participation of minors in Dahi Handi celebrations.

Maharashtra government,   Bombay High Court,   Dahi Handi celebrations,   Prithivraj Chavan,   RR Patil,  
Mumbai: BJP distributes masks, t-shirts bearing Modi’s face to '<strong>dahi</strong> <strong>handi</strong>' teams

Mumbai: BJP distributes masks, t-shirts bearing Modi’s face to 'dahi handi' teams

26 Aug 2013

Mumbai: The BJP on Sunday distributed masks and t-shirts with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's picture on them to members of 'dahi handi' festival teams.

Mumbai BJP,   dahi handi festival,   Narendra Modi mask,   dahi handi celebration,   latest news,  
Under-12 kids banned from taking part in '<strong>Dahi</strong> <strong>Handi</strong>'

Under-12 kids banned from taking part in 'Dahi Handi'

18 Jul 2014

Mumbai: Children under 12 years of age will no longer be allowed to take part in formation of human pyramids during 'Dahi Handi' celebrations, which are integral part of Janmashtami festivities in Maharashtra.

Dahi Handi celebrations,   Janmashtami festivities,   Maharashtra,   Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights,   human pyramids ,  

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