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Demand for natural colours escalates this Holi


March 7th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Keeping aside the usual bright synthetic colours, many are opting for the eco-friendly and chemical-free colours this Holi. Colours which are natural and do not ... Read more...

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Where Holi goes on for 50 days


March 7th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, March 7 (IANS) It may be a one-day affair in the rest of India, but Holi is a 50-day cultural exposition in the Braj region of Uttar Pradesh.In the ... Read more...

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This Holi, play with a splash of safety


March 5th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Amid the riot of powdered hues and watery splashes that Holi brings, experts say people should not ignore safety issues as toxic chemical colours could ... Read more...

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How to make safe and healthy herbal colours at home (To go with ‘This Holi, play with a splash of safety’)


March 5th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) If you are wondering where to get natural colours to play Holi with, then here's the home manual:Green - Mix pure mehendi powder with some ... Read more...

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Celebrate Holi, but with care


March 18th, 2011 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Smearing gulal and splashing each other with colours - people love doing all this on Holi. But amidst the fun and frolic, they should not ... Read more...

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Go herbal this Holi: Dikshit urges Delhiites


March 15th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday urged people to celebrate the festival of Holi with herbal colours which can be easily made at home with ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh artists take up to eco-friendly idols for Durga Puja


September 29th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish DubeyVaranasi, Sep. 29 (ANI): Ahead of Durga Puja idols of gods are being made here from environment-friendly materials to save the River Ganga from pollution. The idols are immersed in ... Read more...

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Indian brides cast off red - for purple, pink, mustard!


September 23rd, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) For decades, red has been the colour of the Indian bride. But women are now experimenting with a variety of hues like purple, pink, ... Read more...

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These Ganeshas give environment a fighting chance (With Images)


September 13th, 2010 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
By Mauli Buch Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Ganesha idols made of clay and paper pulp or which use naturally extracted colours have found many takers in Mumbai this year, as environment conscious residents ... Read more...

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Avoid chemical colours this Holi


February 25th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) Keep away from harmful chemical colours this Holi to protect your skin and eyes, doctors say. They suggest the use of natural vegetable colours instead. Every year, hundreds of ... Read more...

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Religion meets environment: Delhi immerses ‘green’ Durga idols


September 28th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) As hundreds of idols of Goddess Durga hit the Yamuna river Monday as part of immersion rituals, green activists had reason to breathe easy. Unlike earlier years, ... Read more...

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Optimism, enthusiasm mark centenary of capital Pujas (With Image)


September 21st, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The economic downturn has taken some glitter off the Durga Puja this year, the centenary year, in the capital. Enthusiasm and a peaceful run-up to ... Read more...

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Artist Piet Mondrian inspires Indian fashion designer


March 31st, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 31 (ANI): Taking inspiration from Dutch artist Piet Mondrian, Indian fashion designer Wendell Rodricks presented a collection of some eye catching casual wear for women at the ongoing Lakme Fashion ... Read more...

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How will these Bollywood, TV actors celebrate Holi


March 10th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Even though superstar Amitabh Bachchan is not celebrating Holi in remembrance of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack victims, most TV and film celebrities plan to enjoy the ... Read more...

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Take care of your skin this Holi!


March 9th, 2009 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Busy making some wild plans to smear and drench your friends with vibrant colours this Holi? Be careful. The fun can cause unwanted skin disorders; so just ... Read more...

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Kangra Art School preserving miniature paintings


December 25th, 2008 - 9:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Akhilesh Bharti Dharamshala, Dec.25 (ANI): Kangra Art Museum in Himachal Pradesh is making an endeavour to save the miniature paintings showcasing Kangra art form in a special way. The single art ... Read more...

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Gujarati girls develop ink from vegetables and fruits


January 14th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by admin
Rajkot, Jan.14 (ANI): Two students of a school in Rajkot have developed an eco-friendly ink from vegetables and fruits which can replace the synthetic petrochemical-based ink used in sketch pens. Following six-month ... Read more...

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Broomsticks could be artistic, says Subash of Indore


November 14th, 2007 - 2:54 am ICT by admin
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