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Monday 15 October 2018
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Category: Culture

International Minjar fair concludes at Chamba

Chamba: The eight-day long international Minjar fair of Chamba concluded with much fanfare and religious fervour on Sunday with concluding...

Dev Kanya’s ‘Behind the Bar’ adjusted best short film by NHRC

Shimla: A short film ‘Behind the Bars’ produced and directed by Dr Dev Kanya Lotheta won accolades at national level by winning first...

Mandi Shivratri fair begins with traditional gaiety and fervour

Chief Minister announces 20 percent increase in Nazrana of deities, increases honorarium of Bajantris Mandi: The week-long famous...

Possibilities to be explored to set up Craft Fair in Nahan

New Delhi: H.P. Vidhan Sabha Speaker Dr. Rajeev Bindal announced to explore the possibilities to set up a craft fair around Nahan area on...

Tattapani Makarsankranti Fair now a district level fair

Tattapani/Mandi: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur declared the Maha Makarsankranti fair, Tattapani as district level festival. The Chief...

Bhudhi Diwali History

Remote Himachal gears up for Bhudi Diwali – a less known ancient tradition

The most popular festival of India, Diwali, was already celebrated on October 19 this year. The modern Diwali is mostly about crackers, wax...

Governor inaugurates Kullu Dussehra festival

Kullu: The week-long international Kullu Dussehra festival commenced with traditional fervor at Dhalpur ground today. Governor Acharya...

Ramesh Chander Sharma and Dr. OC Handa honour with lifetime achievement award

Shimla: Himalayan Sahtya Sanskriti Avam Paryavaran Munch honoured octogenarian writers Ramesh Chander Sharma (88 yrs.) and Dr. OC Handa (81...

Seven dialects from Himachal on the verge of extinction

A revelation by the Union Government has brought troublesome news for the cultural heritage of the state as seven dialects spoken in...

Mandi Shivratri Fair in Pictures

Pictures Courtesy: A dear friend Kanav Vaidya 1,831 Bajantris play Devdhwani 1,831 Bajantris (traditional Himachali musicians) took part in...