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Monday 25 June 2018
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Category: Culture

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...

International Shivratri fair begins in Mandi

The International Shivratri fair of Mandi district began today as Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh formally announced the opening of the Mela...

Gaiety Set to be Enlivened by the Romance of Amrita and Boris

Shimla: The historic Shimla Gaiety Theatre is set to host an eclectic play ‘Everything She Wants: Amrita and Boris’ on the...