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 Etymology of Devi Durga
Devi Durga is greatly revered in the eastern part of India. She is believed to be the destroyer of e..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 11/18/2017 4:32:49 AM
By : Rasika Chopra
 National Emblem
The national emblem of India is an adaptation of the Lion Capital atop the Ashoka Pillar of Sarnath,..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 11/17/2017 4:46:56 AM
By : Shruti Kakkar
 Handicrafts Fair in Kolkata
Surajkund Mela is unique as it showcases the richness and diversity of the handicrafts, handlooms an..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star0On : 11/17/2017 4:27:50 AM
By : Drishti Patel
 The Tale of Itu Puja
Itu Puja is the worship of Surya or Sun God in Agrahan month in West Bengal. The word Itu has evolve..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star1On : 11/15/2017 4:23:29 AM
By : Writi Mitra
 Mohiniyattam
Mohiniyattam is one of the classical dances of India. I don t have much idea about this dance form. ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 11/14/2017 4:43:39 AM
By : Rasika Chopra
 Architecture of Charminar
Charminar is not only a historical monument but also an architectural wonder. There are several fact..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 11/13/2017 4:19:07 AM
By : Monish Mishra
 Rash Mela
Rash Mela in West Bengal is a festival celebrating the divine love of Sri Krishna and Radha. The mon..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 11/12/2017 8:52:55 PM
By : Anamika Sen
 Paryushan
I heard about a religious festival in Jainism called Paryushan . It is a very stringently followed f..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 11/8/2017 4:29:41 AM
By : Writi Mitra
 Sculpture of Qutub Minar
Qutub Minar is a world heritage site and one of the ancient monuments in India. The most overwhelmin..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 11/1/2017 5:17:48 AM
By : Piyush Sethi
 Jai Vilas Mahal
I was literally blown to know that this exclusive palace of authentic European architecture was buil..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 10/31/2017 9:39:38 PM
By : Monish Mishra
 Graffiti Art
Graffiti Art gives a different definition in art form. In India it is now flourishing in urban areas..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 10/26/2017 5:03:27 AM
By : Anamika Sen
 Gajan Festival
It is a regional Hindu festival of West Bengal. Gajan is celebrated in hours of Lord Shiva in differ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 10/25/2017 4:22:43 AM
By : Drishti Patel
 Indian Festivals celebrated abroad
The Indian colour festival Holi kicked off its celebrations recently in Egypt introducing fun and jo..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 10/13/2017 3:31:30 AM
By : Pooja Verma
 Unknown Facts of Mysore Palace
Mysore palace in Karnataka is regarded as the most visited palace in India. There are some lesser kn..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 10/11/2017 10:43:54 PM
By : Anamika Sen
 Metal Crafts of India
Metal crafts in India have gained immense popularity with time. They have evolved since centuries wi..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star0On : 10/10/2017 5:01:56 AM
By : Amrita Poddar
 Chikankari Weaving Art
On my recent visit to Uttar Pradesh, I came to know about this exquisite embroidery art on fabric. I..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 10/9/2017 4:33:32 AM
By : Nisha Arora
 Madhubani Painting
Madhubani painting is known by different names in different regions of India. The fact is it is cons..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 10/6/2017 5:19:35 AM
By : Monish Mishra
 Bihu Dance of Assam
Bihu is a simple yet elegant form of classical performing art in Assam. The dance may not have the g..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 10/5/2017 4:35:27 AM
By : Anamika Sen
 Festivals and Environment
There are many festivals in India that are celebrated in a way that harms nature. For instance every..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 10/4/2017 5:22:55 AM
By : Sonika Gupta
 Onam Festival
I have heard of Onam and its grand feast. I want to know more about this festival and in which place..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 9/24/2017 5:02:23 AM
By : Drishti Patel
 Dokra Art of West Bengal
Bengal is famous for its handicrafts and Dokra art is a class apart from them. It is believed that p..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 9/22/2017 4:47:03 AM
By : Vicky Verma
 4 Best Handicraft Fairs of the World
If it is not in a craft fair it is not in sight. As a vendor or artisan, you need to go out there an..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 9/21/2017 4:43:08 AM
By : Piyush Sethi
 Teej Festival
Is Teej a festival only for married women? I have heard about this festival a lot, would like to kno..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 9/16/2017 4:25:32 AM
By : Abhinav Dey
 Soorya Dance Festival
We are almost a couple of months away to watch this grand amalgamation of art and culture. Soorya Da..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 9/11/2017 5:08:46 AM
By : Nisha Arora
 Folk Dances of Tripura
Tripura is a culturally rich state in terms of handicrafts and performing arts. Folk dances are a pa..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 9/7/2017 5:09:14 AM
By : Neel Malhotra
 Etymology of Ganesh Chaturthi
I have heard that this day marks the birthday of Lord Ganesha. However it is also believed that Shuk..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 9/5/2017 5:02:52 AM
By : Minakshi Iyer
 Bharatnatyam
Bharatnatyam, an ancient dance form that originated 2000 years ago, is believed to be associated wit..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 8/22/2017 4:58:14 AM
By : Drishti Patel
 Story behind Sattriya dance
Sattriya dance is a very rare classical dance form of Assam which narrates the love story of Usha an..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 8/14/2017 3:22:48 AM
By : Writi Mitra
 Sculptures of Ellora Caves
Besides being a monolithic structure, Ellora caves are famous for some exquisite sculptures of ancie..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 8/12/2017 4:48:11 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 Raksha Bandhan
Well, presently it is a festival where a sister ties a thread on her brother`s wrist to signify a bo..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 8/9/2017 4:50:53 AM
By : Rasika Chopra
 Tulip Festival
My Nephew resides in Srinagar and informed me about the Tulip festival there. This is held every yea..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 7/29/2017 5:08:56 AM
By : Rasika Chopra
 Candid Wedding Photography
I bought a DSLR and I wanted to be a wedding photographer. What type of lens do I need for wedding p..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star8On : 7/27/2017 4:25:09 AM
By : Writi Mitra
 Hemis Monastery
Last year I visited Hemis monastery and was astonished by its rich architecture and unique collectio..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 7/25/2017 4:27:42 AM
By : Neel Malhotra
 Jaigarh Fort, Rajasthan
Jaigarh Fort in Rajasthan is a favourite tourist destination near Aravalli Range. Here located the `..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 7/6/2017 4:42:16 AM
By : Neel Malhotra
 Ratha Yatra of Mahesh
Ratha Yatra of Mahesh in the Srirampur, Hugli is famous in West Bengal, after the Ratha Yatra of Odi..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 6/30/2017 5:04:04 AM
By : Amrita Poddar
 Colonial Buildings in Delhi
Please give me a list on the colonial buildings in Delhi...
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 6/27/2017 1:17:57 AM
By : Monish Mishra
 Aperture and Shutter Speed
I bought a DSLR yesterday. I am not understanding aperture and shutterspeed. Please define...
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 6/24/2017 4:32:50 AM
By : Monish Mishra
 Chowmala Palace
I have heard of this palace and his beautiful architectural grandeur. I am planning to visit this pa..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 6/20/2017 4:03:10 AM
By : Sophia James
 Best Handmade Market Places in India
Are malls becoming a thing of the past? Perhaps because no doubt online shopping has taken over our ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 6/16/2017 4:41:06 AM
By : Abhinav Dey
 Parashurama Dwadashi
Parashurama Dwadashi is celebrated as the birth day of Lord Parashurama. I heard it from some of the..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 6/3/2017 4:02:19 AM
By : Nisha Arora
 Metcalfe e Hall - A heritage lost in glitz
Hey has anyone ever been to Metcalfe-e-Hall in Kolkata I heard about the place from one of my friend..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 6/2/2017 5:44:28 AM
By : Tuhin Sarkar
 Documentary
How to shoot documentary with tight budget?..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star9On : 5/30/2017 5:48:46 AM
By : Tuhin Sarkar
 Khajuraho Dance Festival
I heard about this immensely popular festival on dance and music is going to be held this February. ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star9On : 5/30/2017 5:43:52 AM
By : Tuhin Sarkar
 Hosting of Moatsu Mong Nagaland
Moatsu Mong is a colourful festival and marks the completion of the sowing season. But when is it ho..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 5/30/2017 5:40:31 AM
By : Tuhin Sarkar
 Advertising Photography in India
Advertising photography led to a form of new visual culture which gave rise to celebrity and fashion..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star8On : 5/26/2017 4:16:00 AM
By : Rasika Chopra
 Temple Sculpture of Osian
Can anyone tell me what type of temple sculpture is dominant in Osian?..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 5/25/2017 5:37:45 AM
By : Tuhin Sarkar
 Sections of Post Modern Art
Can you please tell me about the Post modern art and its sections? Does it have any similarity with ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 5/24/2017 5:49:10 AM
By : Tuhin Sarkar
 Manipur Dance
Manipuri is one of the 6 major classical dances of India. The Manipuri dance style is inextricably w..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 5/20/2017 5:42:13 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 Indian Photography
Photography has emerged as a profitable and awesome career option to many of Indian youths. Photojou..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star7On : 5/18/2017 5:51:45 AM
By : Bindita Sinha
 Palace with Tuscan Architecture
Can anybody inform me any Indian palace that was inspired from Italian and Tuscan architecture?..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 5/18/2017 5:44:03 AM
By : Tuhin Sarkar
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