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Over 2,000 musicians perform for deities’ gathering in Himachal

In a record of sorts for this Himachal Pradesh town, on Sunday over 2,000 musicians played the traditional 'bajantri' at the same point of time, an official said. The performance by 2,023 players of 'bajantri' -- the 'shehnai' like traditional.....Read More

Wagah-like tourist spots proposed on Bangladesh border in Meghalaya

The Border Security Force (BSF) has proposed to develop two areas along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya as tourist spots along the lines of the Attari-Wagah border with Pakistan, a BSF official said here on Friday. Inspector General of BSF.....Read More

7-day Khajuraho Dance Festival to begin from Monday

The Khajuraho Dance Festival is set to kick off at Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh from Monday. The routine light and sound show will not take place during the seven-day festival. According to the authorities, various programmes will take place during.....Read More

Delights from the coast of Italy to the heart of Delhi

An authentic Italian experience with a handcrafted menu featuring signature dishes by Michelin star Chef Riccardo Sculli is all set to win over food connoisseur's in the capital. This menu will capture and convey the chef's passionate pursuit of identity.....Read More

International vintage car rally kicks off

The 'International Vintage Car Rally and Concours Show', that celebrates the spirit of heritage motoring, got off to a start at India Gate here on Friday with a display of scores of rare marques. The show, organised by the 21.....Read More

Stage set for first edition of Agra Music Festival

Here is a chance for the music lovers to unite at the city of the Taj which is all set to play host to the first edition of the Agra Music Festival. The two-day long event will witness artists like.....Read More

Udaipur Music Festival kicks-off with Kailash Kher’s Sufi rendition

Known for his Sufi renditions, popular Bollywood singer Kailash Kher and his Kailasha band will mesmerised the audience as the second edition of the Udaipur World Music Festival kicked-off here Friday with the participation of singers and musicians from India,.....Read More

India’s first igloo at 3000 metres! Manali skiers stake claim

At first glance, it looks like a Mexican shack seen in movies about the Wild West. Then you realise it's made out of snow blocks. Welcome to what is claimed to be India's first "igloo" constructed by two local skiers.....Read More

Five special tourism zones to come up in 2017-18: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday announced that the government will develop five special tourism zones in the next financial year. "Tourism is a big employment generator and has a multiplier impact on the economy. Five special tourism zones anchored.....Read More

Space travel may cause genetic changes: NASA

Washington: NASA scientists in an unprecedented study have found that space travel may alter gene expression.   The study involved astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent a year in space and his identical twin Mark who stayed on Earth.    From.....Read More