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Know your India: Non-resident Indians (NRIs) and people of Indian origin worldwide get to know more about their country of birth, Indian history, geography, culture, governance, Travel & Tourism, Sports, Facts on Connected to India.

Know your awards: Indian civilian honours

Know your awards: India is one of the oldest civilisations in the world. The history of the nation reflects the rich culture and heritage of...

Festivals

Eid Al Adha celebrated across India

Devotees gathered across the country to celebrate Eid-ul-Adha, also known as Bakra Eid, Bakrid, Eid al-Adha, Eid Qurban, or Qurban Bayaram.

Festivals

Amarnath Yatra begins amid tight security after two-year hiatus

After a gap of two years, the Amarnath Yatra began amid tight security arrangements from Pahalgam, Kashmir.

Journeys

Five most popular panoramas in India

New research using travel platform TripAdvisor's data has revealed the most popular views and scenic locations in India and around the...

Journeys

5 non-veg Rajasthani dishes you must try

Rajasthan is not just a place of royals, forts, lehenga clad women and dal, bati churma. There's more to Rajasthani cuisine, check all that...

Food

Strawberry, first fruit crop of the season in Kashmir

After the six months of harsh winter in Kashmir, strawberries are the fruits first harvested. Tourists from different parts of the world...

Journeys

Kashmir's golden mustard flowers a feast for the eyes

NRI News: The natural beauty of yellow mustard crop has turned the whole Kashmir valley golden. Here are the glimpses of Kashmir valley...

Journeys

Ram Navami is celebrated across India to mark birth of Lord Rama

News: The Indian festival of Ram Navami is celebrated to mark the birth of Lord Ram to King Dasharath and Queen Kausalya in Ayodhya, India.

Festivals

In Pics: Jama Masjid illuminated on the eve of the holy month of Ramadan

Jama Masjid, one of the largest and oldest mosques in India, has been illuminated on the eve of Ramadan. The moon was sighted on April 2,...

Festivals

'Purpose of Knowledge Factory is to create new things and explore new frontiers'

Senior journalist, editor and author Madhavan Narayanan on Knowledge Factory 2022, how he would love for learning to become a movement, and...

India Spotlight - @work

Telangana CM KCR inaugurates INR 1,800-crore Yadadri Temple

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) inaugurated the ancient hindu Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple in Yadadri Bhuvanagiri...

India

Pongal: Ancient harvest festival to thank God for bounties of life

Pongal is one of the fascinating festivals celebrated with great enthusiasm in India and other parts of the world among people belonging to...

Festivals

Kerala labourer uses free railway internet to clear civil service exam

In another example of driving technology and internet to clear a competitive exam, Sreenath K, a Kerala-based coolie, has leveraged online...

India

In Pics: Shimla clad in white after a snowy first weekend of 2022

The tourist destination of Shimla welcomed the first snowfall of 2022. Enjoy the views of snowclad parts of Shimla city, including Jakhoo,...

Journeys

Celebrate 2022 with a unique feast at The Lodhi, New Delhi!

Enjoy an epicurean extravaganza this Christmas and New Year’s at The Lodhi, New Delhi with a specially curated feast.

Food

Archbishop of Canterbury apologises for Jallianwalla Bagh massacre

The Church of England's Archbishop of Canterbury apologised for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre by prostrating himself at the memorial of the...

Global

Foreign Ministry holds logo design contest for expats, prize is a trip to India

Indian consulates across the world announced a chance for Indian expats to win a 25-day trip to India.

Journeys

India turns 350,000 postmen into bankers for doorstep financial services

India’s 350,000 well-trained postmen have turned bankers, offering doorstep financial services to even the last man standing in the...

Global

Ahmedabad’s kite museum: Paperbirds take you on Cloud 9

Ahmedabad, the largest city in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat, boasts 30-odd museums but the stunning Kite Museum in...

Journeys

Historical treasures of India in Bihar: Bodh Gaya, Nalanda, Pawapuri

The Mahabodhi Temple Complex or Bodh Gaya, in India’s Bihar state - which is also known as the place where Gautam Buddha attained...

Journeys

Singapore NRI's PBD yatra: great hospitality steeped in Indian tradition

My plan to attend the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention came by due to my love for travel and seeing new places. The programme of...

Past Events Analysis & Commentary

Navratri - Durga and Rama: The myths, history and rituals of the nine-day Hindu festival

The nine-day long festival of Navratri (literally meaning nine nights) is one of the most widely celebrated in the Hindu religion....

Festivals

Bal Gangadhar Tilak: Indian nationalist, teacher, social reformer, lawyer, activist

Swaraj is my birthright, and I shall have it - words declared by one of the stalwarts of India's freedom movement, Bal Gangadhar Tilak,...

Freedom Fighters

Shivaram Hari Rajguru: Martyr with the heart of freedom

Among the long list of Indian revolutionaries, Rajguru is most notably known for the assassination of British Raj police officer J.P...

Freedom Fighters

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

The festival is widely celebrated in different parts of India in different ways. Lord Shiva devotees usually fast all day and night and...

Festivals