Festivals

Dussehra: Celebrating the victory of Good over Evil

India is a land of festivals, and one of the most eagerly awaited is Dussehra in which people of different faiths participate. It is...

Along with India, 4 other countries celebrate Independence Day on August 15

Incidentally, India is not the only country which gained independence on this date. Apart from India, there are four other countries which...

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Dance India is the ideal place for Indian arts practitioners to meet... in Singapore: Vaishali Trivedi

Vaishali Trivedi is a solo Kathak dancer, singer, choreographer and a teacher. Based in Ahmedabad, she has performed extensively in more...

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Know your awards: Indian civilian honours

Spanning a period of more than 4,000 years while witnessing the fusion of several customs and traditions, India is one of the oldest...

MEA to hold ‘Bharat ko Janiye’ Quiz for young diaspora in August

Buoyed by the success of the Bharat ko Janiye (Know Your India) Quiz among the young NRIs and PIOs last year, the Ministry of External...

Maha Shivaratri: Significance, legends, rituals, food of the festival of lord Shiva

The festival is widely celebrated in different parts of the country in different ways. Devotees usually fast all day and night and offer...

PBD 2017: Narendra Modi top quotes that garnered the loudest applause

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s unmatchable aura and NRIs’ love for him was at full display when he took the stage to address the...

Bigger, Better Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2017 kicks-off in Bengaluru

What is called to be the biggest celebratory event for Indian diaspora in India - 14th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas has begun in Bengaluru on...

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PBD 2017: Government to highlight economic reforms at the conclave

The government seems to be bringing PBD 2017 to full use to highlight its achievements and the economic reforms.

Know India Programme: Connecting Indian diaspora youth with their roots

In a bid to bring Indian diaspora youth closer to their country, MEA conducts a three-week orientation programme for diaspora youth - Know...

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Jal Mahotsav: Madhya Pradesh extends ambitious water festival to one month

Imagine 10 islands located in a sprawling reservoir, with cruise boats and hot air balloons to ferry tourists. You get an idea of Jal...

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