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'Michhami Dukkadam and Uttam Kshama,' US President Joe Biden Greets Jain Community

Sep 21, 2021 PTI

US President greeted the Jain community on the conclusion of Das Lakshan, the 10 day Jain festival, which takes place after the 8-day Paryushan, a fasting festival.

New Orleans Jazz Fest, Celebrating Indigenous Music And Culture, Cancelled Again Due To Covid-19

Aug 09, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Jazz Fest celebrates the indigenous music and culture of New Orleans and Louisiana.


Kharchi Puja, Synthesis Of Tribal And Hindu Culture, Begins In Tripura

All rituals were performed as usual but due to the Covid-19 restrictions unlike earlier years gathering of devotees were much less.

Raja Festival Of Odisha: A Celebration Of Womanhood Amid Covid Curbs

Jun 14, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Raja Festival Of Odisha: This three-day event marks the period of fertility regeneration of Mother Earth, equivalent to the menstrual cycle which women undergo.


Vaishaki 2021: All You Need To Know About The Festival

If you believe Vaishaki marks the beginning of the Sikh New Year, read this to find out why you are wrong

13 December, 2020

West Bengal's Century-Old 'Poush Mela' Called Off Due To Covid-19 Restrictions

PTI

The famous handicraft, handloom, art and music festival, is usually held in December-end.


18 November, 2020

HC Refuses To Grant Permission For Chhath Puja Celebration At Public Places

PTI

The bench said granting permission for the gathering will act as a super spreader of the infection and dismissed the petition being meritless.


17 November, 2020

Chhath Puja 2020: State Govts Issue New Guidelines Amid Covid Scare

Outlook Web Bureau

Here is a list of states that recently issued guidelines for Chhath Puja celebration at public places


16 November, 2020

Jharkhand Govt Bans Chhath Puja Festivities Along Waterbodies

PTI

Decorative lights at public places and bursting of firecrackers, too, have been forbidden this time.


12 November, 2020

Facebook, Instagram Celebrate Diwali Online With New Features

PTI

Facebook introduces a slate of features like avatar customisation and DIY challenges as Diwali celebrations move online.


11 November, 2020

No Chhath Puja At Public Places In Delhi Due To Covid-19: Panel

PTI

Religious leaders asked to maintain law and harmony and comply with Covid-19 guidelines.


03 November, 2020

Hang On To Your Party Hats, Safely: Sunburn Returns To Goa This December

Outlook Web Bureau

Sunburn organisers announce three-day-long festival, to take place with limited capacity in Vagator.


29 November, 2019

Is Technology Changing The Way We Consume Music?

K Yatish Rajawat

People’s choice in songs are determined by an algorithm--that works online--which leads to a more homogenized taste in music across the world cutting across the barriers of geography, income levels and language.


10 November, 2019

Pakistan Condemns Restrictions In Kashmir On Milad-Un-Nabi Processions

PTI

Indian Authorities on Sunday sealed all roads leading to the Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order in view of the Supreme Court ruling in the Ayodhya case


10 November, 2019

PM Modi, President Kovind Extend Greetings To Nation On Prophet Muhammad's Birthday

Outlook Web Bureau

Milad-un-Nabi is commemorated in Rabi'al-awwal, the third month in the religious calendar. On this day, Muslims all across the world celebrate the birthday of Prophet Muhammad.


17 September, 2019

What A Waste, Bengal

Anjana Basu

In a state that has no industry, it is quite obvious that Durga Puja is an industry that works brilliantly well engaging a whole host of people united towards one end.


31 August, 2019

400 Injured During Traditional 'Stone-Pelting' Festival In Madhya Pradesh

Outlook Web Bureau

The 'Gotmaar' tradition in Madhya Pradesh is said to have started around 300 years ago when a boy from Pandhurna village eloped with a girl from Sawargaon village and faced a volley of stones when he was crossing the river with her.


24 August, 2019

Gujarat’s Saputara Monsoon Festival Kick Starts

Outlook Web Bureau

The much-awaited Festival filled with fun activities will go on for a month


Photo Gallery

Artists welcome tourists as they arrive to board Cordelia cruise ship on their way from Mumbai to Lakshadweep, during a Kerala Tourism event, in Kochi.

PTI Photo

A medic prepares to administer a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a beneficiary in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S. Irfan

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik hands over a smart health card under the 'Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana' (BSKY) scheme to a beneficiary, in Balangir district.

PTI Photo

Assam Chief Minister and NEDA convener Himanta Biswa Sarma during BJP State executive meeting, at Amingaon in Kamrup district.

PTI Photo

Swami Adya Tiwari, prime accused in Mahant Narendra Giri death case, being produced in the District Court, in Prayagraj.

PTI Photo
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