Category : Indian Culture and history

Sankranti festival and food delicacies: Blog post by Shilpi...

India is known for its array of religious festivals and cuisines across the length and breadth of the country....

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Republic Day: History, facts and relevance

This morning when I tore the leaflet off the date calendar, my eyes were fixated on the number twenty-six printed...

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Remembering Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose: Life, Sayings...

Born on 23rd January 1897, in Orissa, Subhash Chandra Bose was an early recipient of an unusual anglocentric...

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Festivities Are In The Air

The new year has just begun bringing with it hope and joy. The days just pass in the blink of an eye and it's...

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ODIA MARRIAGE- Dipanweeta's Blog

In Odisha,  we odia's have a set of rituals and traditions for our marriages. Indian weddings are nothing short of a carnival. But different states have different sets of traditions. The ultimate aim in marriage is fun added...

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Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti: History, importance and Facts

Guru Gobind Rai, who later became Guru Gobind Singh is the tenth Sikh Guru. He lived for forty-two years. He was born in Patna, India and he breathed his last in Nanded, India where the Gurudwara of Hazoor Sahib is established....

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HAPPILY EVER AFTER! Blog post by Dipanweeta

Marriages are made in heaven and lived in hell is a line that perhaps stems from a bitter truth. Marriages like any other relationships, involves sharing and giving. When you scratch under the surface , the...

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Why do we celebrate Diwali: Story, significance and history

Diwali is a festival of lights. It is one of the most important festival of India. It is the biggest festival of the Hindus.I remember my grandma narrating the story of why we celebrate this festival and it's...

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Onam, a festival that brings everyone together!

"Mumma, today our teacher told us about Onam," said my son after his online assembly conducted by the school yesterday. He was so excited to tell me about it, how his teacher told them about King Mahabali and how in Kerala...

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Eid Mubarak

Eid or Eid-ul-fitr, a celebration celebrated by Muslims all around the world. This celebration marks the ending of the month of Ramadan. Eid is celebrated in the auspicious month of shawwal and depending upon the sighting of crescent...

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