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Janmashtami celebrations: Prayers, fasts, fervour grips Delhi


August 10th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Queues of devotees outside temples, little children dressed up as Krishna with flutes in hand and a peacock feather stuck on the headbands, elaborate tableaux ... Read more...

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Sports joins glamour at Rajasthan Fashion Week


May 26th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 26 (IANS) Glamour may be synonymous with Bollywood, but the second day of the ongoing Rajasthan Fashion Week (RJW) here witnessed a unique amalgamation of sports and fashion ... Read more...

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Sahitya Akademi turns spotlight on poetry and nature


February 16th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) "Poetry across languages draws from the rhythm of nature, and resonates with the cosmic beat of the universe," acclaimed Punjabi poet Surjit Patar said at ... Read more...

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Janmashtami celebrations begin in Delhi with gaiety


August 22nd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) With elaborately decorated cradles to mark the birth of Lord Krishna, Janmashtami celebrations began in Delhi Monday with much gaiety.At the ISKCON temple, the day ... Read more...

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A collection inspired by Lord Krishna (With Image)


June 19th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Delhi-based designer Sunil Mehra's latest collection is inspired from Lord Krishna's life and mythology and features contemporary ethnic chic embellished with motifs of Krishna, the ... Read more...

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Lord Krishna, meenakari works make a statement at IIJW


August 16th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Designers at the ongoing India International Jewellery week (IIJW) are trying their best to innovate and bring forth themes that are interesting and out-of-the-box. Following this mantra, Eekani ... Read more...

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Land of Krishna protests ban on peacock feather trade


July 4th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Vrindavan, July 4 (IANS) The national bird needs to be protected, but there is a flip side to the proposed ban on the domestic trade of peacock feathers.Just ask ... Read more...

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Cottage industry workers protest ban on use of peacock feathers in Agra


June 30th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Agra (Uttar Pradesh), June 30 (ANI): Cottage industry workers in Uttar Pradesh's Agra city raised slogans against the Central Government, thereby protesting the proposed ban on the use of peacock feathers ... Read more...

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Artisan wants to keep alive art of Sikkim’s Lepcha tribe


October 31st, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Tashi Pradhan Gangtok, Oct.31 (ANI): Woven with bamboo, Sumuk Thyaptuk or the Lepcha hat, creates a fabulous piece of art that is laced with history and a deep cultural heritage associated ... Read more...

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Puja Arya’s collection a rhapsody of love and happiness (With Images)


March 16th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Designer Puja Arya's collection of tent dresses, neck-knotted blouses, embroidered jackets, tunics, dresses and skirts - in a mix of gypsy style and hand block printing - ... Read more...

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Tibetan robes in great demand in Varanasi


December 11th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish Debey Varanasi, Dec 11 (ANI) Varanasi, famous for silk, is fast emerging as a market for the traditional Tibetan robes. Tibetan robes made of brocket cloth and peacock feather has been ... Read more...

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Prayers, fasts mark Janmashtami celebrations


August 24th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Little children dressed up as Krishna - flute in hand and peacock feather stuck on headband - did the rounds of colonies as Hindus decorated homes with ... Read more...

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Christie’s September sale - mix of old and young masters


August 15th, 2008 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 15 (IANS) International auction house Christie's is all set to spice up sales in mid September here with its 140 lots of South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art, which ... Read more...

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