Indian Art & Culture
Holi festival celebrates the arrival of spring with its vibrant colors and lively weather. While Holi is quite popular and celebrated all over India, it has some regional names too. Some of the regional names are: Rang-panchami in Maharastra Lathi-maar Holi in Barsaana (Mathura, UP) Dulandi Holi in Haryana Hola Mohalla in Punjab Phagawa in […]
They sing Yeh Dosti and Mustafa Mustafa with faultless diction, and with a mastery over the music that is purely professional. Yet, they neither speak the language, nor understand it. Passion for music has taken the South Korean band Rio Montana, comprising of Hyun Ho Kim and Jun Ho Kim, to 75 countries, where they […]
Diwali – History, Significance, How to celebrate
Durga Puja and Dussehra are the most popular festivals in India. It is a Hindu festival, which is celebrated all over India.
Many Indian cities are a jumble, a mix of the ancient and modern, but nowhere I have ever been compares in this regard to Varanasi. I come from a country, and from a city, which has a long history and many ancient sites of worship, but even the 1000 year old site of Saint Pauls […]
‘Pink’ movie review: Rana, Ayushmann, other celebs laud Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee, Shoojit Sircar. Pictured: Pink movie still Rana Daggubati, Ayushmann Khurrana and other Bollywood celebs are all praises for Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Andrea Tariang, Piyush Mishra, Angad Bedi, Shoojit Sircar for their performances in Hindi movie “Pink.” “Pink” is a courtroom drama-thriller […]
Earlier this year, I had published an article on South Indian languages and culture, “Keep your culture; The challenge for South Indians in Fiji” (FT, January 18). Seven months later, this article aims to explore the Hindi language in light of the National Hindi Divas which will be celebrated on September 14, 2016. Spoken by […]
Janmastami is the birthday of Lord Krishna, the re-incarnation of Lord Vishnu who gave us the vital message of Bhagwad Gita – the guiding principles for every Hindu (for every human being – in my opinion).
Indian Prime Minister On 70th Independence Day Celebrations on 15 Aug 2016 at Red Fort, Delhi.