23 Jan 2016
Srinagar: Security has been stepped up across Kashmir ahead of the Republic Day especially in view of the Pathankot terror attack and reported threat by the Islamic State.
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.
10 Aug 2012
Janmashtami celebrations in Maharashtra were on Friday marred by the death of two persons, part of the 'dahi handi' troupes called 'Govindas'.
31 Aug 2013
Mumbai: Actor Hrithik Roshan, who was asked to stay away from crowded and noisy places since his brain surgery recently, could not stop himself from taking part in a Dahi Handi celebration in Mumbai, which supported a charitable cause for tribal girls.
27 Jan 2016
Washington: Indian Ambassador to the US Arun K Singh led India's 67th Republic Day celebrations across the country, unfurling the tricolour at the Indian Embassy in the American capital.
26 Jan 2016
New Delhi: India's military prowess and multi-hued images of the country's rich cultural diversity and achievements in various fields were on display at the majestic Rajpath today during 67th Republic Day parade which was graced by French President Francois Hollande as the chief guest.
26 Jan 2016
Chennai: The 67th Republic day was celebrated with fervour in Tamil Nadu with Governor K Rosaiah unfurling the national flag and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa presenting the annual awards to police personnel and civilians.
30 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Every year on 30th January, the nation pays homage to the martyrs who suffered and died for the freedom, welfare, and progress of the country. On this occasion, public broadcaster of India Doordarshan through its national channels has scheduled to live telecast the 68th anniversary of Martyrdom Day of Mahatma Gandhi from Tees January Marg.
04 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Human pyramids breaking buttermilk filled earthen pots (dahi handi) may be a popular activity on Janmashtmi but for some, the celebration of Lord Krishna's birth is more about the thrill of 'teen-patti.' People start playing 'teen-patti' or 'three-cards' a month before Janmashtami with clubs and farmhouses being especially booked for the occasion.
10 Aug 2012
Following on the footsteps of Salman Khan, who is known for celebrating festivals irrespective of his faith, Emraan Hashmi is all set to attend Dahi Handi celebrations in Worli on Friday.