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Sunday 19 November 2017
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Category: Culture

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...

International Shri Renuka Ji fair concludes

Renuka Ji: Six-day International Renuka Ji fair concluded at Renuka, in Sirmour district this evening. Governor Acharya Devvrat presided...

Historic Lavi fair begins with fanfare

Rampur/Shimla: Historic Rampur Lavi fair begins with fanfare and gaiety today. Governor Acharya Devvrat inaugurated the four-day long...

Kullu Dussehra begins with traditional fervor

Kullu: The week-long historic international Dussehra festival commenced with traditional fervour and enthusiasm at Kullu today. Governor...