Significance of Maha Shivaratri?

In devotion to Lord Shiva, Maha shivaratri is celebrated annually by Hindus all over the world.  It is observed either on the 13th night or on the 14th day of Phalguna every year. The festival falls between…

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Garden City To Garbage City? The Growing Garbage Crisis in Bangalore

An agreement was signed in 2005 between Bangalore and Mandur village in Hoskote, agreeing to dump the city’s garbage in the village of Mandur for a year, but it was persistent for almost a decade….

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Pondicherry Archives

The French Riviera of India, Pondicherry the former name of Puducherry is one of the biggest tourist attractions of India. From a French ville “Pondicherry” was changed to the Tamil natakam “Puducherry “on the 20th September…

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Things To Do in Seychelles

The republic of Seychelles is an archipelago of islands in the Indian Ocean. With neighboring countries like Madagascar, Mauritius, Comoros, Zanzibar, Mayotte and Reunion, Seychelles tops the least populated charts among the African states. Seychelles…

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A Christmas Story – Why is Christmas Celebrated?

Christmas is an annual celebration; celebrated on 25th December every year also making it one of the cultural festivals celebrated even by the non-Christians. The main purpose of the festival is to celebrate the birth of…

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Exotic Luxury and Heritage Hotels in India. Wildflower Himalayas, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Amidst the great mountains of Himalayas, lies the enchanted castle like hotel; the wildflower hall. This heritage hotel glamour’s among the snow topped mountains with its rich British colonial architecture. Wildflower hall is known to…

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Things to Do in The Island Country of Bahrain

Rich with culture and established on the Dilmun civilization, lays an island country on the shores of Persian gulf, Bahrain. With ancient architecture, archeological remains and sites leaning side by side with the modern lifestyle…

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Why is Diwali Celebrated?

The Festival of lights, diwali is an ancient Hindu festival, which is celebrated every autumn. Diwali is celebrated for a period of five days that includes many rituals and preparation for the festival. Out of…

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Why Do Indian Colleges and Universities Quote Extra Fees For NRI Students?

Many colleges and universities shamelessly quote extra fees for NRI (Non-resident of India) and foreign (usually residents of India) students. Application forms of such colleges have three categories under the fee structure heading, i.e. fees…

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