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Villagers in HP’s Kullu district celebrate ‘Fagli’ festival with great fervour

Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 14 (ANI): The villagers from Banjar of Kullu district celebrated the traditional 'Fagli' festival with great fervour on Thursday.The festival which is enjoyed with great enthusiasm by the people of the place is organised to observe the victory of good over evil.A couple of men dressed in traditional attire with masks on their faces are seen holding hands and moving in subtle steps as they hum to a tune.As the men move around the place, the local villagers are expressing their enthusiasm in…

Entrepreneurship conclave held in Nagaland to boost local start-ups

Dimapur (Nagaland) , Feb 13 (ANI): Over the years, young entrepreneurs from the northeast region have made their mark in different parts of the country through their unique start-ups in various sectors.To encourage and motivate young start-up entrepreneurs of the northeast region and Nagaland in particular, the state hosted a three-day-long state-level exhibition and entrepreneurship conclave in the city of Dimapur.Themed as 'Encouraging entrepreneurship emergence,' the event aimed at providing the entrepreneurs with a…

Industries and Commerce Fair 2020 at full swing in Tripura

Agartala (Tripura) , Feb 13 (ANI): For encouraging young entrepreneurs, and promoting the culture of Tripura, the eighteen-daylong, 30th edition of Tripura Industries and Commerce Fair, continues in full swing in the state capital Agartala.The fair which is being held at the Agartala International Fair and Exhibition ground at Hapania is organised every year to promote Tripura's natural resources and also to provide enormous scope for setting up industries of agro and allied products.The fair was inaugurated by the Tripura…

Scientists unearth spooky ancient Egyptian past time

Washington D.C. , Feb 12 (ANI): When you think of board games, death and the underworld are probably not the first things that might come to your mind.However, going by what archaeological research is now suggesting, the ancient Egyptians had a comparatively distinct taste when it came to such seemingly mundane past time activities.According to Fox News, the Egyptians that lived around 3500 years ago, were playing what has been termed as the "board game of death," which was supposedly used to contact the souls of the…

Devotees throng Madurai to celebrate Float Festival

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) , Feb 8 (ANI): Scores of devotees during the wee hours on Saturday flocked to perform rituals and offer prayers on the 10th day of the famous South Indian Float Festival.With all its prosperity, counted as one of the famous festivals of Tamil Nadu, the rituals of the Float Festival are performed on the water of the Mariamman Teppakulam Lake in the backdrop of Meenakshi Amman Temple.While the crowds wait on the bank, the idols of Goddess Meenakshi and Lord Sundareshwar are spectacularly embellished during…
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