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Festivals
Calcutta  /  Published 26.11.20

Cracker-free Diwali at New Town

Asutosh Anurag thus was in a much-wanted league. “I used to dance regularly in school and college. Three years ago, I danced again for a puja event in my complex. So though I have never danced d...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in New Town

India  /  Published 24.11.20

Kashmir singer at army event: Did not know

A promising young Kashmiri singer on Monday said she had inadvertently participated in an army-sponsored music festival in Sopore, unaware who the organisers were, and that her “decision would h...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Calcutta  /  Published 13.11.20

Rangoli contest on Diwali-eve

There might be no rockets lighting up the night sky and no flower pots to add a dazzle to the street post-sundown this Diwali, in adherence to the high court order banning fireworks to prevent the air...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 13.11.20

Laser show planned at Uniworld City

Covid has also claimed another of their popular customs — an inter-tower rangoli contest. “Residents used to draw rangoli in front of their respective towers and we had a contest based on ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 03.11.20

Tough times for models trying to build career

Ramp shows have virtually dried up and shoots are limited in the city because of the pandemic, posing livelihood problems for many struggling models. Since shooting resumed in June, a trickle of work...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.10.20

Vardhan: Kerala was negligent

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Kerala, which was witnessing a spike in coronavirus infections recently, was paying the "price for gross negligence" during Onam festivities when unl...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.20

Dooars: Bonus cheer in closed tea garden

Workers of a closed tea garden in the Dooars received festive bonus from the operating management committee (OMC) that has been partially running the garden since its closure, a rare event in the tea ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 07.10.20

Festival advisory discourages choirs

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By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.10.20

Festivals: only outside containment zones

With the festive season posing a major challenge during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Union Health Ministry has issued guidelines for large gatherings, including ensuring adequate area for events with a ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 02.10.20

Khuti Puja 2020

When: September 17 What: The complex held the khuti puja on very evening that they decided to hold it. “It was an ad hoc decision as the scale has reduced a lot this year,” said secret...
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