traditional attire

Pakistani designers put traditional foot forward in India


April 14th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Fashion may be getting bolder in Pakistan with Western trends and cuts dominating the ramp, but it is traditional ethnic apparel that its designers are ... Read more...

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Jarawa abuse fallout: Andamans restricts tourist movements


March 13th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Following the recent expose of Jarawa women being made to dance for tourists, the Andaman and Nicobar administration has restricted movement of tourists on the ... Read more...

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Malaika and Amrita walk the ramp for Vikram Phadnis


March 3rd, 2012 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) Designer Vikram Phadnis Friday showcased his ethnic collection keeping the Indian and earthy attires in mind at the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2012 show. Sisters Malaika ... Read more...

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Muslims join ‘Gayatri Parivar’ event


November 6th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, Nov 6 (IANS) A large number of Muslims dressed in their traditional attire poured on to the streets here Sunday at the start of a five-day event aimed at ... Read more...

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Imtiaz Ali brings Kashmiri wedding rituals on screen


October 15th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) After showcasing Punjabi wedding celebrations in his films "Jab We Met" and "Love Aaj Kal", filmmaker Imtiaz Ali has shifted his camera's focus to ... Read more...

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Rally to celebrate Darjeeling accord


July 21st, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, July 21 (IANS) Around 8,000 Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) supporters took part in a rally here Thursday to celebrate the signing of the Darjeeling tripartite agreement on the creation ... Read more...

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Darjeeling pact signed amid euphoria and protests (Roundup)


July 18th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sukna (West Bengal), July 18 (IANS) A tripartite agreement on the trouble-torn Darjeeling hills in northern West Bengal was signed Monday between the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) and the ... Read more...

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Euphoric celebrations mark inking of Darjeeling accord


July 18th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sukna (West Bengal) July 18 (IANS) "Kya aap khush hain? (Are you happy?)", the question posed to hundreds of locals, mostly Gorkhas, by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Darjeeling set for historic treaty - amid controversy


July 17th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, July 17 (IANS) The hills of Darjeeling are set to see a historic tripartite pact Monday between the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM), the West Bengal government and New ... Read more...

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Manmohan gets red carpet welcome on Tanzania visit


May 26th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dar es Salaam, May 26 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday touched down here to a red carpet welcome to begin a two-day visit to Tanzania that is ... Read more...

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Age no bar in India when it comes to marriage!


May 16th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Rajgarh (Madhya Pradesh), May 16 (IANS) Lakhan, dressed in a cream suit with a flashy headgear on his forehead and a garland of currency notes around his neck, should have ... Read more...

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30 period porn films collected for Mexican film library


March 30th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 30 (IANS/EFE) A total of 30 classic Mexican pornographic films, most of them silent and made between 1920 and 1950, are now being collected at the national ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Varun Gandhi ties the knot, aunt Sonia misses ceremony (Second Lead)


March 6th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), March 6 (IANS) Gandhi scion and BJP MP Varun Gandhi tied the knot with graphic designer Yamini Roy at the Kamkoteshwar temple here Sunday morning, but ... Read more...

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Varun marries Yamini Roy in Varanasi (Lead)


March 6th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), March 6 (IANS) Gandhi scion and BJP MP Varun Gandhi tied the knot with graphic designer Yamini Roy at the Kamkoteshwar temple here Sunday morning with the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Misings in Assam celebrate Ali Aye Ligang festival


February 17th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Feb 17 (ANI): Thousands of people celebrated the traditional Ali Aye Ligang festival in Guwahati in Assam.It is the main festival of the ethnic Mishing community of the region, in which ... Read more...

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Basant Panchami celebrated in Punjab and U.P


February 8th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar / Allahabad, Feb 8 (ANI): Hundreds of locals and school children celebrated Basant Panchami, in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh.In Amritsar, several school children, celebrated the occasion by singing and dancing in ... Read more...

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Imran Khan Flies For Phuket Honeymoon With Avantika And 50 Guests!


January 11th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
We cannot term it heartbreak for female fans of Imran Khan as Imran ties the knot with Avantika as the guy has been dating his lady love since last eight ... Read more...

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Sherwani And Kurta: The Perfect Traditional Attire For Men


January 5th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Sherwani and the Kurta are two of the greatest innovations that recent times have seen in terms of men’s fashion attires in the traditional Indian section. There was a ... Read more...

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Vaikuntha Ekadasi celebrations in Trichy


December 17th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Trichy (Tamil Nadu), Dec.17 (ANI): Devotees took part in a grand procession in Tamil Nadu's Trichy District that marked the beginning of the festival of Vaikuntha Ekadasi on Friday.Thousands of devotees seek ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan: The Deadly Duo In Kolkata For KHJJS Premiere


December 6th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The first couple of B-town had turned up in traditional attire at the venue, keeping in mind the basic backdrop of the film which has the Chittagong uprising in the 1930’s ... Read more...

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Sonam Kapoor: The Masakali Girl Turned Fashionista


December 6th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
December 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sonam Kapoor is indeed the masakali girl who has traversed the path to success with aplomb. Despite the fact that her debut flick Saawariya failed to create ... Read more...

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Devotees celebrate Lord Krishna’s love for Radha in Tripura


November 22nd, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Nov.22 (ANI): Devotees celebrated 'Maha Raas', which marks Lord Krishna's love for his beloved Radha on the occasion of Kartik Poornima during the weekend.Girls in traditional attire enacted the ... Read more...

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Maoist extravaganza kicks off in Nepal


November 21st, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 21 (IANS) Dogged by deepening controversies and distrust, Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas Sunday kicked off a key party meeting in a village that will dominate all news in the days ... Read more...

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Katrina Kaif To Be Seen In A Retro Look In ‘Tees Maar Khan’


November 15th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Katrina Kaif, the hot and sexy gal is going to be even hotter than ever before in the forth coming Farah Khan movie Tees Maar Khan. ... Read more...

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IGNOU felicitates 41 South Asian students


November 14th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Dressed in crisp school uniforms, as also traditional attire, winners of the IGNOU-UNESCO Science Olympiad had a gala of a time Sunday at their felicitation ceremony at ... Read more...

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Kareena Kapoor In Her Favorite ‘Red’ Color Once Again!


November 9th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kareena Kapoor and her fascination for the ‘Red’ color is known by anyone who is an ardent follower of her fashion trends. This year, on the ... Read more...

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Festive mood in Rajasthan village that spoke to Obama


November 7th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Ajmer, Nov 7 (IANS) A Rajasthan village Sunday was in a festive spirit, with villagers dancing to drum beats, as they got to talk to US President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Vivek To Dress As a Royal Prince For His Wedding


October 30th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Vivek Oberoi, the B town hunk, who is set to marry Priyanka Alva, a management student, is reportedly going to get the royal touch on his ... Read more...

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Turkish folk dances, music, movies to mark national day


October 27th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) A colourful performance of Turkish folk dances and music will be held in the capital Nov 1 and 2 to mark the national day of Turkey.The dances, ... Read more...

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Akshay likes women in traditional attire (Snippets)


October 26th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) True to his earthy image, Bollywood star Akshay Kumar says he likes women in traditional attire."Women look fabulous in traditional attires. I have always liked women ... Read more...

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Drogpa tribals in Kargil claim to be descendents of Aryans


October 14th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz AhmadKargil (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct.14 (ANI): Drogpa tribals, who reside in the villages near Jammu and Kashmir's Kargil District, claim to be the descendants of Aryan race.There are four villages ... Read more...

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Young Manipuri drummers win hearts in Delhi


October 6th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Beating their drums in perfect harmony and synchronising their body movements simultaneously, 11 young drummers left the audience spellbound when they performed the traditional Manipuri classical dance ... Read more...

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India showcases 71 sari draping styles at CWG opening ceremony


October 3rd, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) When you have the country's rich cultural heritage and beauty being highlighted, can the beautiful sari be left behind? Leading the 71 contingents participating in the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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International folkdance festival begins in Shimla


September 29th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant ChauhanShimla, Sep. 29 (ANI): A five-day-long international folkdance festival featuring young female dancers began here recently.This is the second time the folkdance festival included international participants.Over 1500 girl students from ... Read more...

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Muslims across India offer prayers on last Friday of Ramadan


September 3rd, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow/Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 3 (ANI): Muslims across India gathered in huge numbers at various mosques to offer the 'Alvida Namaz' on the occasion of the last 'Jumma' of the fasting month ... Read more...

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