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Durga puja is a social <strong>festival</strong>: President Pranab Mukherjee

Durga puja is a social festival: President Pranab Mukherjee

01 Oct 2014

Kirnahar(WB): President Pranab Mukherjee said Durga puja is not only a religious programme, it is also a social festival. Like earlier years Mukherjee would perform puja in his ancestral house at Mirati. This is the third Durga puja for Mukherjee after being sworn in as the President of the country.

Durga puja,   social festival,   President,   Pranab Mukherjee,   Indian festival,  
India's space odyssey, slice of Nagaland: Durga puja variety

India's space odyssey, slice of Nagaland: Durga puja variety

01 Oct 2014

Kolkata: Twinkling rockets zooming off into space towards a reddish  Mars, tribals keeping alive the unique iron craft in the backdrop of insurgency in Chhattisgarh, totems from remote Nagaland - Durga Puja marquees here are showcasing India's strengths and potentials. A prominent part of marquee (pandal) decorations here are use of lakhs of tiny, rainbow coloured lights, to border exits and entrances that also act as crowd pullers.

India's space odyssey,   Nagaland,   Durga puja,   Indian festival,   ,  
Madhur Bhandarkar to be honoured at Syracuse Film <strong>Festival</strong>

Madhur Bhandarkar to be honoured at Syracuse Film Festival

30 Sep 2014

Mumbai: Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar will be honoured at the 11th edition of the Syracuse International Film Festival to be held in New York from October 5 to 12.

Madhur Bhandarkar,   Syracuse Film Festival,   Priyanka Chopra,   Fashion,   Heroine,   Kareena Kapoor,  
Restaurants dish out fancy food for Navratri <strong>festival</strong>

Restaurants dish out fancy food for Navratri festival

29 Sep 2014

New Delhi: A selection of gastronomical delicacies is on offer at various city based restaurants, which are going all out to cater to the special food requirements of those celebrating the festival of Navratri.

Restaurants,   Navratri,   delicacies,   fasts,   festival,   Iskcon temple,  
SBI unlikely to make aggressive <strong>festival</strong> offers

SBI unlikely to make aggressive festival offers

29 Sep 2014

Mumbai: A slowdown in credit pick up from corporates may prevent country's largest lender State Bank of India from announcing aggressive festive season offers for loan seekers, a top official has said.

State Bank of India,   SBI,   SBi loan,   SBI car loan,   SBI home loan,   SBI festive offers,  
Delhi eyes onions from Pakistan, Afghanistan to meet festive demand

Delhi eyes onions from Pakistan, Afghanistan to meet festive demand

28 Sep 2014

New Delhi: India is turning to Pakistan and Afghanistan to ensure that there is no shortage of onions in the national capital during the upcoming festival season.

New Delhi,   India,   Pakistan,   Afghanistan,   onions,   national capital,   festival season,  
At rock concert, Narendra Modi calls for world peace; evokes youth power

At rock concert, Narendra Modi calls for world peace; evokes youth power

28 Sep 2014

New York: Using an unusual platform of a star-studded rock concert, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday praised youths for their "can do" attitude which has the power to transform India and the world.

Narendra Modi,   rock concert,   Huge Jackman,   Global Citizen Festival,   youth,   New York,   Indian PM,  
Navaratri Brahmotsavam begins at Tirumala

Navaratri Brahmotsavam begins at Tirumala

27 Sep 2014

Tirupati: The nine-day annual Brahmotsavam festival at the hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara here began on Friday with the temple high priests chanting vedic hymns and hoisting the sacred Garuda flag atop the 'golden dwajasthambham' (flagmast).

Brahmotsavam festival,   shrine of Lord Venkateswara,   Navaratri Brahmotsavam,   Tirumala,   golden dwajasthambham ,  
DTC to run special buses during Navratra <strong>festival</strong>

DTC to run special buses during Navratra festival

24 Sep 2014

New Delhi: In view of Navratra festival, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has decided to run additional buses on routes passing through famous temples of the national capital.

Delhi Transport Corporation,   DTC,   Navratra festival,   Chhatarpur Mandir,   Kalkaji Mandir,   Jhandewalan Mandir,  
HomeShop18 partners Shilpa Shetty for designer sarees

HomeShop18 partners Shilpa Shetty for designer sarees

27 Sep 2014

New Delhi: HomeShop18 on Friday said it has partnered with Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra to launch a designer line of sarees as the e-commerce firm eyes festival season demand and growing trend for premium labels in small towns and cities.

HomeShop18,   Shilpa Shetty Kundra,   festival season demand,   HomeShop18 partners Shilpa Shetty,   HomeShop18 CEO Sundeep Malhotra ,  

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