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6ft Tall Agarbattis Donated to Popular Ganesh Mandals by Zed Black

On the auspicious occasion of Ganeshotsav, Maharashtra’s favourite festival, MP based agarbatti company Zed Black has reached out to lacs of devotees by donating 6ft tall Mega Agarbattis to various Ganesh Mandals across the city of Mumbai. Popular Ganesh Mandals like Mumbaicha Raja (Ganesh Galli), Tejukaya Mansion

Hindi Diwas 2018

National Hindi Divas is observed on September 14 every year in India. The day is observed to promote Hindi as Matra Bhasha (mother tongue) of India and to propagate Hindi language and its cultural heritage and values among the people of the country and abroad.

Maharashtra all set to welcome Lord Ganesha

Maharashtra is all set to welcome the popular elephant-headed god, Lord Ganesha, during the 10-day long biggest public festival which gets underway on Thursday. Around a million gigantic, big and small idols of Lord Ganesha shall adorn homes of commoners, celebrities, industrialists and politicians, housing

Happy Krishna Janmashtami & Dahi Handi 2018!

Whatever belongs to you today, belonged to someone else yesterday; and it will belong to some one else tomorrow. Don’t be illusioned by maya. Maya is the root cause of all pain and misery. LORD KRISHNA. Janmashtami is a festival popularly celebrated in many parts of

Krishna As Girl

Back in the year 2011, I went to an exhibition of Sudarshan Sahoo, master stone carver from Odisha, at Jehangir Art Gallery, and saw an image of Krishna, standing with flute in hand. What caught my eye was the nose-ring worn by Krishna on the

Rakhi 2018: A Sweet Celebration

Raksha Bandhan, also popularly known as the festival of Rakhi, is the auspicious occasion to express immaculate love and bonding between brothers and sisters. Since ancient years, Rakhi has been celebrated with immense fervor and zeal, and is a perfect epitome of eternal bonding and

Jaipur walled city proposed as Unesco heritage site

The walled city of Jaipur in Rajasthan is the next proposed site for Unesco World Heritage recognition, Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma told the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. As per the 2017 Unesco operational guidelines for the implementation of the world heritage convention,

UP to present ‘vision document’ on Taj Mahal before SC today

The UP government will be presenting a ‘vision document’ on the Taj Mahal in Agra before the Supreme Court today. State Government has said that, entire precinct will be declared no-plastic zone and all polluting industries in the region will be closed. The Vision document, prepared

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