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Benefica may soon play with Goa soccer team


August 30th, 2012 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 30 (IANS) Benefica, one of the top football clubs in Portugal, could soon challenge footballers in Goa to a match, according to organisers of an Indo-Portuguese cultural exchange.Organisers ... Read more...

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Payal Kapoor to revive Benaras motifs at LFW (With Images)


July 20th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) The rich culture and tradition of Benaras seems to have faded and designer Payal Kapoor plans to revive this with her collection - Notes from the ... Read more...

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Indira Baikerikar’s latest collection an ode to artisans


July 15th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Indira Ghosh Baikerikar's autumn-winter collection reflects India's rich culture of India and pays a tribute to the country's artisans, the designer says."At Indira (her label), ... Read more...

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Indian stamps released in Indonesia (With Images)


June 20th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 20 (IANS) Two commemorative postage stamps on the Shekhawati and Warli paintings, depicting the rich culture and tradition of Rajasthan and Maharashtra, were released in the Indonesian capital ... Read more...

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PM inaugurates cultural fest


April 13th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), April 13 (IANS) With hundreds of artistes from all parts of the country assembled here, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday evening inaugurated the silver jubilee celebrations of ... Read more...

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Assam ties up with US varsity to document traditional practices


March 19th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 19 (IANS) Assam has tied up with the Stanford University in the US for documenting the rich culture, traditional knowledge, customs and indigenous practices of various communities in ... Read more...

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Northeast musical fest enthralls Jamia crowd


February 18th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) An ensemble of amazing rock music, folk songs and dances from the northeast has enthralled the crowd at the Jamia Millia Islamia University here.Some 600 ... Read more...

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Jamia’s northeast musical fest enthralls


February 17th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The amphitheatre at the Jamia Millia Islamia University Friday evening came to life with an ensemble of amazing rock music, folk songs and dances from ... Read more...

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Oman woos ‘evolved’ Indian tourists


February 8th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Oman's roadshow reached here Wednesday, promoting the Gulf country as a high-end tourism destination with a rich culture and stunning landscape for "mature and evolved" ... Read more...

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Travel shows get makeover in India: Gaurav Kapoor (With Image)


February 8th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Thanks to the changing preferences and lifestyle of people, travel shows in India have got a makeover, says Channel V's popular veejay Gaurav Kapoor ... Read more...

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Always wanted to experience Indian culture, history: Schwarzenegger


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger always wanted to experience the culture and heritage of India and says he is feeling great to be in ... Read more...

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Ramdev supporters blacken Sonia’s poster, two held (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Supporters of Baba Ramdev and Congress workers clashed outside the Congress party headquarters here Monday after the yoga guru's men blackened a poster of ... Read more...

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Punjabi filmmakers want to tell realistic stories


January 16th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Punjabi film industry is churning out 40-45 films a year and getting recognition too, but it feels the need to make real life ... Read more...

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NRIs shop, soak in Rajasthani delights in Jaipur


January 9th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) Dal-bati-choorma, lak jewellery, bandhej textiles...Most overseas Indians participating in the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) here are taking time off from their busy schedule to shop, sightsee ... Read more...

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Preserve Tibetan culture, Karmapa tells Tibetans


January 6th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Jan 6 (IANS) Tibetan religious head and the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje Friday asked Tibetans to preserve their rich culture and religion."Your main duty is ... Read more...

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I value India’s rich culture: Brazilian choreographer (With Images)


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) International celebrity choreographer Alexandre Magno, who has been roped in to train contestants on the third season of Zee TV's popular reality show "Dance ... Read more...

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Kuknoor says no movie on Telengana issue right now


December 14th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Acclaimed Hyderabadi filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor, known for his creations based on social issues, Wednesday said he has no plans to make a movie on Telengana."It ... Read more...

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India gets a peek into Ethiopia’s rich culture


October 28th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) An Ethiopian dance troupe brought the diversity of performing arts from the ancient East African nation to India.The National Theater Band presented the various dance ... Read more...

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Curiosity brought me closer to Tibetans, says Gere


October 26th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 26 (IANS) Hollywood veteran Richard Gere, known for his roles in "Primal Fear" and "Chicago", is here to spend time with his spiritual guru the Dalai Lama. ... Read more...

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Mysore Dasara begins, promises pomp, pageantry


September 28th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Sep 28 (IANS) The famed Mysore Dasara that showcases the region's rich culture, tradition, pomp and pageantry began here Wednesday and will go on for the next nine days.Hundreds ... Read more...

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Unesco to help Punjab formulate cultural policy


September 27th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 27 (IANS) Unesco will help the Punjab government formulate its cultural and heritage policy, an official said Tuesday.There is great potential to highlight the cultural heritage of Punjab, ... Read more...

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I never lived in ivory tower, says Jnanpith winner Kambara


September 20th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) Well-known Kannada writer, poet and playwright Chandrashekhara Kambara, who received the Jnanpith award for 2009, said he is happy after receiving the honour and that his ... Read more...

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‘Islam in America’ exhibition opens in Mumbai dargah


September 6th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) US Consul General Peter Haas Tuesday inaugurated a photo and video exhibition on 'Islam in America' at the Haji Ali shrine in south Mumbai.It is for ... Read more...

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Manipur theatrical societies promote Northeast’s theatre


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 22 (ANI): In an endeavor to preserve the extremely rich theatre tradition of Manipur, which is gradually losing its popularity to Bollywood movies and television, the theatrical societies in the ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar floats 99 lamps to kickstart Bihar Divas


March 22nd, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 22 (IANS) The much-awaited Bihar Divas celebrations were inaugurated Tuesday with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar floating 99 lamps in the presence of hundreds of people at the historic ... Read more...

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People clean villages to mark Bihar Divas


March 22nd, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 22 (IANS) Thousands of people across Bihar cleaned up their villages Tuesday, marking a unique start to the much awaited Bihar Divas celebrations.Principal Secretary HRD Anjani Kumar Singh ... Read more...

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All spruced up for grand Bihar Divas


March 21st, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 21 (IANS) The historic Gandhi Maidan here is being readied for grand celebrations to mark Bihar Divas Tuesday in memory of the day when the British carved out ... Read more...

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Pilgrim city Dwarka awaits Modi’s blessings


March 10th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Dwarka (Gujarat), March 10 (IANS) Though it lies in a state that is witnessing rapid infrastructural development, this ancient Gujarat city where Lord Krishna is believed to have lived ... Read more...

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Surajkund fair wows Mexican Miss Universe (Lead, With Images)


February 3rd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Surajkund (Haryana), Feb 3 (IANS) Miss Universe Ximena Navarrete of Mexico Thursday checked out hand-crafted saris and bangles and had henna applied to her hands in her first encounter with India's rich ... Read more...

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Miss Universe visits Surajkund crafts fair


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Surajkund (Haryana), Feb 3 (IANS) Miss Universe Ximena Navarrete had her first encounter with India's rich cultural heritage when she visited the Surajkund Crafts Mela (fair) in Haryana's Faridabad district Thursday.The Mexican ... Read more...

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Bhopal cultural festival draws huge crowds


February 1st, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 1 (IANS) The rich culture and artistic diversity of Indian states and at least seven countries are drawing huge crowds at a festival being held in Madhya Pradesh's capital Bhopal ... Read more...

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Foreign firms eye Indian lesbian, gay travel pie


January 31st, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) With India becoming a favoured destination among gay travellers, many international gay travel agencies are keen to open shop in India to cater to this ... Read more...

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Manipur celebrates Kut Harvest Festival with gusto


December 1st, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal (Manipur), Dec.1 (ANI): The Kuki-Chin and Mizo tribes of Manipur recently celebrated 'Chavang-Kut', the autumn post harvest festival with great enthusiasm and gaiety.The 29 tribes of Manipur celebrate a number ... Read more...

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Make Kolkata, Rio twin cities, suggests trade body


November 25th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) Brazil's capital Rio De Janeiro and Kolkata can be made twin cities for their better development, says a trade body."A city like Rio De Janeiro, capital of Brazil, ... Read more...

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Toronto to hold mini-Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (With Image)


November 20th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 20 (IANS) India will hold a mini-Pravasi Bharatiya Divas - a diaspora conclave - in Canada next year, the Indian high commissioner said here.Announcing this at the delayed ... Read more...

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