Indian culture

Did these western buffoons invent the selfie and mistakenly preserve Plains Indian culture?

Karl Bodmer was a European of many names and accomplishments, but his reputation received a transatlantic boost in 1832. That year, Prince Maximilian, a Prussian explorer, ethnologist and naturalist, was planning an expedition to the North American frontier and, in a rare moment of humility, realized he needed a professional artist to complement his own […]

Indian culture

India News | Sanskrit intertwined with Indian culture: BJP leader Nadda

New Delhi, May 7 (PTI) Stating that Sanskrit is intimately linked to Indian culture, BJP Chairman JP Nadda said on Saturday that his party is a protector of the ancient language and works to promote it. Speaking to “Utkarsh Mahotsav” organized by Central Sanskrit University, Nadda said the BJP is ideologically pro-Sanskrit and the party […]

Indian culture

Congress responds to BJP allegation against Rahul Gandhi viral video

New Delhi: Former Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was seen in a viral video at a nightclub in Kathmandu. The viral video apparently has a nightclub in the background with people around it seen drinking. Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) taking snaps at the Congress leader’s party shared the video. BJP IT director Amit Malviya accused Gandhi […]

Indian culture

SEVENTEEN, K-Pop superstars: there is a lot to learn from Indian culture

Known as the “performance kings of K-pop”, South Korean group SEVENTEEN have embarked on a world tour after two years of the pandemic, and India is right there on the artists’ minds. the Rock with you and I don’t want to cry The hitmakers, who successfully write, produce and choreograph their music, made history last […]

Indian culture

Celebrate Indian Culture and Summer Fun at the Third Annual Dallas Festival of Joy

DALLAS (KDAF) – Summer is about to be here and the festivities are already lining up. On May 21, the third annual Festival of Joy returns to Klyde Warren Park from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. This free festival is a celebration of Indian culture and spirituality. There’s something for everyone on this day filled […]

Indian culture

UP government appears in Allahabad High Court

the Government of Uttar Pradesh Last week, he opposed the recognition of same-sex marriage on the grounds that such marriages are against Indian culture and Indian religions and are invalid under Indian laws, which were crafted keeping in mind mind the concept/existence of a man and a woman. The motion was presented before the bench […]

Indian culture

Priyanka Chopra Praises Netflix’s ‘Bridgerton’ Season 2 For Representing Indian Culture – ThePrint

Washington [US]Apr 08 (ANI): While season 2 of Shonda Rhimes’ “Bridgerton” is sensational for many reasons, the show’s portrayal of “desi culture” has made it even more special for all Indians, and now that includes global star Priyanka Chopra too. The former Miss World took to her Instagram Stories to send her token of love […]

Indian culture

Chhath Puja: Important Part of Indian Culture – Latest Jammu and Kashmir News | Tourism

Prabhat KishoreChhath Puja is Adishakti Sun’s worship festival. The earliest hymns in the Vedic texts are the hymns of worship of these powers. The ancient region of Magadh has been a bastion of Brahmanism and hypocrisy. The entire region has been marked as the site of resistance to social rigidities and discrimination in the Vedic […]

Indian culture

Indian Culture portal/app contains nearly 3 Lakh artifacts documented: Ministry of Culture

The National Virtual Cultural Library of India has documented over 2.98 lakh of digital artifacts and over 34 lakh of bibliographic entries. This national digital repository project was implemented by the government in collaboration with IIT Bombay, Mumbai. Aiming to provide a platform for the “digital preservation of various cultural objects and to create awareness […]

Indian culture

Every Element Of Indian Culture Shown In Season 2

Arriving from the spirits of Shondaland, Bridgerton swept hearts with its first season. Recently, the show introduced us to the new debutantes of the Regency era, and South Asian and Indian representation in Bridgerton season 2 has become an essential part of the new season. From an Indian track used in the Haldi ceremony (an […]

Indian culture

Vice President Naidu urges youth to retain and understand Indian culture and festivals

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on the occasion of Ugadi on Saturday urged the youths to retain and protect Indian culture as well as understand the significance of every Indian festival. Strengthening relationships between people of different cultures, according to the vice president, improves societal cohesion. The Vice President, speaking at Swarna Bharat Trust’s Ugadi […]

Indian culture

Vice President calls on youth to preserve and protect Indian culture

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called on young people to preserve and protect Indian culture and understand the significance of every Indian festival. Speaking during Ugadi celebrations at Swarna Bharat Trust in Hyderabad, the Vice President said the traditional New Year festival, celebrated across the country with different names and customs such as […]

Indian culture

VP Naidu calls on youth to preserve, protect Indian culture

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called on young people to preserve and protect Indian culture and understand the significance of every Indian festival. Naidu said the traditional New Year festival, celebrated across the country with different names and customs such as Ugadi, Yugadi, Gudi Padwa, Chaitra Sukladi, Cheti Chand, Sajibu Cheiraoba, Navreh is […]

Indian culture

Gyllenhaal “inspired by Indian culture, especially films”

Hollywood actor Jake Gyllenhaal, who has proven to be a big fan of all things desi, recently expressed his appreciation for Bollywood, suggesting he’s ‘mastered’ the art of being able to match dance moves to the tunes of the music between the cuts. and moments of action, depending on Hindustan times. Sharing his extensive knowledge […]

Indian culture

naidu: Traditional New Year celebrations symbol of Indian culture: Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President Mr. Venkaiah Naidu said on Saturday that the traditional New Year festival, celebrated across the country with different names and customs such as Ugadi, Yugadi, Gudi Padwa, Chaitra Sukladi, Cheti Chand, Sajibu Cheiraoba, Navreh is a symbol of Indian culture, reflecting its diversity and underlying unity. Speaking at the Ugadi celebrations at the […]

Indian culture

Adivasis are key to Indian culture, says Mahabharata

“Adi Deo Arya Devata” is a profound work by Sandhya Jain on the contribution of Adivasis to Hindu society. Unlike other cultures, the Adivasi peoples of India have given a distinct color and flavor to Hindu thought and philosophy. This work illustrates how the Adivasi people shaped the spiritual and cultural landscape of India without […]

Indian culture

Popular SIFAS Open Day is back as post-Covid Singapore moves closer to normalcy

The Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society (SIFAS), one of the pioneers of Indian classical music, dance and visual arts in the city, is once again gearing up to showcase its rich and diverse cultural program. SIFAS reflects the cultural diversity of India’s rich and ancient heritage and history in the Lion City. Photo courtesy: SIFAS […]

Indian culture

Indian culture needs further strengthening, says governor

It represents respect for all other religions, truth, universal peace and brotherhood, says Thaawarchand Gehlot It represents respect for all other religions, truth, universal peace and brotherhood, says Thaawarchand Gehlot Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot said on Monday that there is a need to further enhance Indian culture and heritage to instill prosperity in the society and […]

Indian culture

Learn About Native American Culture Directly From The Source – Brainerd Dispatch

BRAINERD – Introducing others to the Ojibwe nation and its culture, Bemidji State University professor and author Anton Treuer sought to open a dialogue, without judgment, to create pathways to a future with understanding . After a brief introduction to his book, “Everything You Wanted to Know About the Indians But Were Afraid to Ask,” […]

Indian culture

Hilary Duff: I am fascinated by Indian culture, it really celebrates life | Hollywood

For Hilary Duff, who works with Indian actor Suraj Sharma in her latest show, how i met your fathergave him the opportunity to learn all about the rich Indian culture and its vibrancy. “Being friends with Suraj opened our eyes [to Indian culture] many. I never had the privilege of going to India. Corn [after […]

Indian culture

South Asian Society celebrates Indian culture – The Quinnipiac Chronicle

Seniors Pratibha Thippa (left) and Ashna Patel (right) perform a choreographed dance routine for the audience. (David Matos) As Bollywood music flooded the walls of Mount Carmel Auditorium, students entering this year’s Bollywood Fest were greeted by the smell of the Indian party being held in the room and a miniature cardboard cutout of Bollywood […]

Indian culture

Wyoming experts on Indian culture hail ‘Squaw’ elimination

***For all things Wyoming, sign up for our daily newsletter*** By Clair McFarland, Cowboy State Daily The prospect of changing the names of Wyoming landmarks to remove the word “squaw” brings sighs of relief from two Wyoming native culture experts. Crystal C’Bearing of the Northern Arapaho Tribal Historic Preservation Office and Lynette St. Clair of […]

Indian culture

“NEP seeks to promote an education based on values ​​rooted in Indian culture”

House ” General” Education” “NEP seeks to promote an education based on values ​​rooted in Indian culture” New Delhi, March 1 (SocialNews.XYZ) Vice President Mr. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday called for making India a “Vishwaguru” in education again, calling the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 a step in that direction. Speaking at a reception hosted […]

Indian culture

VP calls on people to elect public representatives with 4 Cs

Expressing concern over declining values ​​in society, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday called on the people to elect and support public representatives with 4 Cs: character, ability, (good) conduct and caliber. He also stressed the need for people’s representatives to show discipline and commitment to the welfare of the people. The Vice President […]

Indian culture

Vice President calls for values-based education with emphasis on Indian culture and heritage

Vice President Mr. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday called for imparting values-based education to children with emphasis on Indian culture and heritage. Naidu emphasized that education is for empowerment, enlightenment and employment and not just for acquiring degrees and certificates. Lamenting the commercialization of education, Naidu said education and medicine were treated as missions in ancient […]

Indian culture

Vice President emphasizes values-based education with Indian culture, heritage

On Tuesday, Vice President Mr. Venkaiah Naidu called for imparting values-based education to children with emphasis on Indian culture and heritage. Naidu emphasized that education is for empowerment, enlightenment and employment and not just for acquiring degrees and certificates. Lamenting the commercialization of education, Naidu said education and medicine were treated as missions in ancient […]

Indian culture

Values-based education emphasizing Indian culture and heritage is a one-hour need, says VP

“Education is for empowerment, enlightenment, and employment, not just the acquisition of degrees” “Education is for empowerment, enlightenment, and employment, not just the acquisition of degrees” Vice President Mr. Venkaiah Naidu called for values-based education with emphasis on Indian culture and heritage. “Education is for empowerment, enlightenment and employment, not just the acquisition of degrees […]

Indian culture

Students applying to NOS banned from taking Indian culture courses

NEW DELHI : The Centre’s decision to bar students applying for the National Overseas Scholarship Scheme (NOS) from taking courses in the humanities and social sciences related to Indian culture at overseas universities has drawn criticism from the part of the opposition and the teaching fraternity. The NOS provides financial assistance to students from marginalized […]

Indian culture

Politics against Indian culture won’t work anymore, says UP Dy CM Dinesh Sharma

He also praised the BJP-led UP government for transforming the law and order situation, improving the quality of education and the employment situation in the state. He also praised the BJP-led UP government for transforming the law and order situation, improving the quality of education and the employment situation in the state. The politics of […]

Indian culture

Indian migration to Southeast Asia establishes Indian culture in SE, new genetic study shows

Multiple waves of Indians migrating to Southeast Asia over a period of more than 1,200 years and their mixing with the local population led to the establishment of Indian culture throughout the region, according to a new genetic study released Thursday. An international team has provided detailed genetic evidence of Indian ancestry in various Southeast […]

Indian culture

Indian culture reflected in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s films?

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s films are more than just a celluloid representation of a floor; they are a unique visual experience. Her work speaks a language of love, a language that transcends boundaries, something unimaginable, something larger than life. Although all of this requires intense study, a sanjay leela bhansali film is never complete without lavish […]

Indian culture

Wearing ghoonghat is part of Indian culture

Lieutenant Gauri Shankar Antarvedi, Rtd By Lt. Gauri Shankar Antarvedi, Rtd If we go back to the history of India, for thousands of years girls and women went to schools and institutions wearing ghoonghat, flowers in their hair, putting on bindi or sindhoor or thilak on their forehead. In order to confirm this, one can […]

Indian culture

Muslim wing backs girl from Karnataka, says ‘Pardah’ part of Indian culture

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) voiced support for Karnataka student Bibi Muskan Khan who rose to prominence during the hijab protests and said hijab or ‘pardah’ is also part of the culture India, the IANS news agency reported. The Muslim wing RSS – Muslim Rashtriya Manch – backed Bibi Muskan’s call to wear a hijab and […]

Indian culture

Prime Minister Modi calls Lata Mangeshkar a ‘pillar of Indian culture’

A two-day national mourning was decreed following the death of Lata Mangeshkar; the flag will fly at half mast. Known as the Indian Nightingale, who was in intensive care due to complications from COVID-19, has died aged 92. Mangeshkar had lent his voice to generations of Bollywood actors, from Madhubala to Preity Zinta. She sang […]

Indian culture

Indian Culture: Customs and Traditions

Indian culture is one of the oldest in the world, as the Indian people can trace their civilization back to 4,500 years ago. Many sources describe it as “Sa Prathama Sanskrati Vishvavara” – the first and the supreme culture in the world, according to the organization All World Gayatri Pariwar (AWGP). Western societies have not […]

Indian culture

modi: Love of nature, animals are part of Indian culture, says PM Modi | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his radio show – Mann Ki Baat – on Sunday highlighted Indians’ love for nature and animals. He cited examples of how people bid a heartfelt farewell to a tigress, known as “Collar Wali Baghin”, who died recently at Pench Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh and how people […]

Indian culture

Indian culture making its mark in Argentina, says PM Modi

‘Mann ki Baat’, PM Modi’s monthly radio address, airs on the last Sunday of every month. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that Indian culture was highly valued in Argentina during the first episode of this year’s “Mann Ki Baat”. In his address, the Prime Minister mentioned the contributions of the Hastinapur […]

Indian culture

Indian culture is taking hold in Argentina, says PM Modi

NNA | Update: January 30, 2022 1:45 p.m. STI New Delhi [India]Jan 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that Indian culture is highly valued in Argentina during the first episode of this year’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’. In his address, the Prime Minister mentioned the contributions of the Hastinapur Foundation in Argentina. “Today […]

Indian culture

Prime Minister Modi remembers tigress ‘Collarwali’; says that “Indian culture reflects compassion for all”

Addressing the nation on the 85th episode of his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio program on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered the famous T-15 tigress, popularly known as the ‘Collarwali’ tigress, recently died in Pench Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh. Noting compassion for every living being in Indian culture, he said that love for […]

Indian culture

When Aishwarya Rai spoke about Indian culture, helped Oprah drape a sari (Video)

First published on January 30, 2022 at 10:42 a.m. IST On Oprah Winfrey’s birthday, many celebrities like Reese Witherspoon, Ellen DeGeneres and many more with the star. We go back to when Aishwarya Rai first met Oprah Winfrey On January 29, famous Hollywood star Oprah Winfrey celebrated her 68th birthday and she received well wishes […]

Indian culture

Get a taste of Indian culture in Stafford

Bayou City Buzz: BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir FOX 26’s Coco Dominguez checks out the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in the Bayou City Buzz. STAFFORD, TX – The word ‘Mandir’ means a place where your mind is still. Our city’s diversity draws people from all walks of life to BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Stafford, Texas, […]

Indian culture

Republic Day 2022: When Manasa Varanasi explained how rich and enduring Indian culture is

Manasa Varanasi is another youth icon who is paving the way to make India proud globally. Supporting billions of dreams, she performed exceptionally for several laps at Miss World 2021. As a result, she reached the Top 40 qualifier and earned the opportunity to return to Porto Rico compete for the coveted crown. While we […]

Indian culture

Aparna Yadav seeks example of Mulayam Singh’s blessing on Indian culture, says BJP leader

Party patriarch Samajwadi Mulayam Singh Yadav gave his blessing to his daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav who joined the BJP. It was the first meeting between them after arriving in Lucknow on Friday. Following this, the Bharatiya Janata Party informed that they have taken this step positively. Speaking about the meeting between Aparna Yadav and Mulayam Singh […]

Indian culture

Indian culture…, people gathered for the last rites of ‘Supermom Tigress’

Indore: Due to the attraction of civilization and rituals of our country, people are often drawn to this ancient country of the world. What they see in India, they cannot see in their country. In the Pench Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh, a tigress was called the queen there. Her name was “Tigress Collarwali”, she […]

Indian culture

Curry Pizza House mixes Indian culture with Italian cuisine | pizza operations

Curry Pizza House is run by first generation American Indians. The California-based company has expanded outside of the Bay Area with now 12 units and is poised to expand into larger markets. Curry Pizza House is run by first generation American Indians. Founder Gursewak Gill went to school working as a truck driver while dreaming […]

Indian culture

Lal Bahadur Shastri an embodiment of Indian culture: CM Bommai

Bengaluru, Jan 11 (UNI) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday said the late Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri was the embodiment of all that is best in Indian culture. Shastri was also a great visionary who understood the language of the people and led India to progress, and was deeply influenced by the political […]

Indian culture

Hindi has expanded Indian culture, traditions across the world: MoS Meenakashi Lekhi

NNA | Update: January 10, 2022 9:24 p.m. STI New Delhi [India]Jan. 10 (ANI): Marking World Hindi Day, Union Minister Meenakashi Lekhi said on Monday that Hindi is a language of peace and love which has contributed to the expansion of Indian culture and traditions around the world. The Ministry of External Affairs celebrated World […]

Indian culture

Gauri Bansal infuses his Indian culture into functional wood-engraved creations

Gauri Bansal’s interest in pyrography – an art form involving a wood burning tool used to create patterns on wood or other materials – came out of nowhere. It all started when her eldest daughter came home five years ago with a piece of floral art she created using microtip pens on archival paper. Bansal […]

Indian culture

‘Unity in diversity’ is an essential part of Indian culture – OpEd – Eurasia Review

By Dr Ram Puniyani * Unity in diversity is a phrase we all picked up on during our school years. Enjoying the festivities of Ramlila during the ten days until Vijayadashami was parallel to watching the processions of Tazia or the processions of Jaina with slogans of Vande Viram (Hail Lord Mahavira), the celebrations of […]

Indian culture

Prasar Bharti and ICCR team up to promote Indian culture

Prasar Bharati and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to bring Indian culture to national and international audiences. Prasar Bharati and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to bring Indian culture to national and international audiences. (File photo of a performance of Bharatnatyam […]

Indian culture

Prasar Bharati signs MU with ICCR for the promotion of Indian culture

Prasar Bharati and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations today signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the Promotion of Indian Culture. Performances by eminent artists associated with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) will be broadcast on Doordarshan’s national and international channels. The dance and music performances will be featured on DD National, DD […]

Indian culture

Prasar Bharati signs MoU with ICCR to promote Indian culture

Prasar Bharati and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations today signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the Promotion of Indian Culture. Performances by eminent artists associated with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) will be broadcast on Doordarshan’s national and international channels. The dance and music performances will be featured on DD National, DD […]

Indian culture

A useful reference book for those interested in Indian culture and its aspects

Title: Indian Culture Kannada Original: Dr S. Srikanta Sastri English translation: Prof. S. Naganath Year: 2021 Pages: 669 Price: Rs. 800 Publisher: Notion Press Media Pvt. Ltd., Chennai Originally written in Kannada by renowned scholar and historian Dr. S. Srikanta Sastri (1904-1974) under the title “Bharathiya Samskruthi” in 1954, this collection of Indian history, culture […]

Indian culture

16 traditions and customs to know!

The Indian subcontinent is a potpourri of many cultures and traditions, which cannot be found anywhere else in the world. In fact, the cultural immensity of the country is so enormous that it is difficult to generalize the basic customs and norms followed by the people living here. These cultures come from different religions which […]

Indian culture

Symbolism, an important aspect of Indian culture: Dr Sonal Mansingh: The Tribune India

Neha Saini Tribune press service Amritsar, December 16 Sharing how she performed inside a hangar as fighter jets took off in Kargil in 1999, dance exponent Dr Sonal Mansingh was at her best as she interacted with a large audience during the exclusive session of Phulkari-Women of Amritsar. She shared how her troupe put on […]

Indian culture

Indian Culture Won’t Survive If Conversions Don’t Stop: Minister of Karnataka | Latest India News

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government led by Basavaraj Bommai has proposed to introduce a bill to stop conversions carried out by force or incitement during the current winter session of the Karnataka legislature. Since it was first proposed in September, the anti-conversion bill has fueled attacks on the Christian community, the right-wing and other […]

Indian culture

Indian Culture Won’t Survive If Conversions Don’t Stop: Minister of Karnataka | Latest India News

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government led by Basavaraj Bommai has proposed to introduce a bill to stop conversions carried out by force or incitement during the current winter session of the Karnataka legislature. Since it was first proposed in September, the anti-conversion bill has fueled attacks on the Christian community, the right-wing and other […]

Indian culture

Modi wrote a golden chapter in the history of Indian culture: Shah

By launching the first phase of the Kashi Vishwanath Temple Corridor Project, the PM has done a unique job of reviving the centers of pride of faith in the Sanatan culture Our Office, PTI | New Delhi | Posted on 13.12.21, 20:25 Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Monday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi […]

Indian culture

Indian culture will continue to be the muse of Indian artists

Throughout the ages, art and culture have always had a symbiotic relationship, with each influencing the other and, in some cases, serving as a precursor to change. Both are irrevocably insubstantial without the presence of the other. But, what could be noted here is the definitive effect and influence of culture on art. Not only […]

Indian culture

The history of South Indian culture is subtle: Anirudh Kanisetti

Hyderabad: “Like most other men in South India, I was prepared for the life of an engineer,” remarks Anirudh Kanisetti with a laugh, while talking about his crossbreeding or his transition into the life of engineering to history. His life took a completely different course, for the better, when in his second year of engineering […]

Indian culture

When Aishwarya Rai taught Oprah Winfrey about Indian culture and how to wear a sari

Aishwarya Rai is one of the first Indian celebrities to travel abroad and represent India. From being the most beautiful woman in the world to being known as one of the world’s most influential stars, the actor has a long list of accomplishments. However, her deep roots and down-to-earth nature have never left her. The […]

Indian culture

Government to help filmmakers make films about Indian culture: Minister I&B | Goa News

PANAJI: The Union’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) will soon offer assistance to filmmakers through the National Film Development Corporation of India (NFDC) to make films depicting Indian culture and traditions . This will help filmmakers to make such films without worrying about whether or not they can generate the desired income, I&B Minister […]

Indian culture

“Hard-trained, mixed with Indian culture, learned Hindi,” foreign interns tell WION at Indian Naval Academy, India News News

How difficult is it for a 17 year old to leave home, family and travel abroad to train at a military academy? New culture, new people, new language, new places and a grueling and transformative four-year period of training… the list is endless. Despite all of these challenges, these young men and women assimilate, learn, […]

Indian culture

Creative sisters celebrate Indian culture in nostalgic animated videos

A young woman in a sari wearing a long braid is sitting in a beautiful garden with birds chirping and flying around her. She is reading a book and stroking a cat on her lap. A teapot awaits him on a table like Jagjit Singh’s Tumko Dekha Toh Yeh Khayaal Aaya plays in the background. […]

Indian culture

Penn State Indian Culture and Language Club Celebrates Diwali with Jay Sean | Way of life

Penn State’s Indian Culture and Language Club celebrated Diwali at the HUB-Robeson Center on Saturday night. Diwali – also called the Festival of Lights – is a celebration of light over darkness. It is an important festival in Southeast Asia and is celebrated by cultures all over the world. ICLC President Shashwat Shekhar said about […]

Indian culture

Diwali San Antonio lights up Hemisfair to celebrate Indian culture

Under a golden crescent moon on Saturday night, the 13th annual Diwali San Antonio festival saturated the trees, alleys and buildings of Hemisfair with rhythmic lights, traditional songs and dances and flavors of India. The “festival of lights”, organized by Anuja SA also honors the sister city relationship between San Antonio and Chennai, India, formed […]

Indian culture

Chatsworth by Pravasan Pillay – a masterful reflection of SA Indian culture

Boris PasternakRussian poet, novelist and literary translator, defined literature as “The art of discovering something extraordinary in ordinary people and of saying something extraordinary in ordinary words”. In 2018, nearly six decades after Pasternak’s death in 1960, the iconic definition of the Russian poet’s literature was brought to life by author Pravasan Pillay in Chatsworth, […]

Indian culture

Diwali Night event highlights the beauty of Indian culture | Arts & Culture

Bright flashes of color and loud music were on display in the Memorial Hall ballroom on the evening of October 29 as the University of Georgia Indian Student Association celebrated Diwali. Diwali is a festival that originated in India and is also called the festival of lights. The holiday is celebrated by several religions, including […]

Indian culture

A love letter to Indian culture: Vir Das’ Netflix stand-up special, “For India” nominated for Int- The New Indian Express

Express news service The title of Vir Das’ Netflix stand-up special, To India, found deep meaning after receiving an International Emmy nomination. After all, the comedian calls it a “love letter to Indian culture” and adds that he aimed to bring the culture to the world with the special. With the show nominated alongside other […]

Indian culture

Uniqueness, the greatest strength of Indian culture: Nitin Gadkari at an interfaith conference: The Tribune India

Nagpur, October 25 Unity is the greatest strength of Indian culture and has enabled us to become a “vishwa guru” (teacher of the world), according to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. Speaking on “Global Challenges for Community Harmony and the Role of India” at the National Interfaith Conference hosted by the Lokmat media group on Sunday […]

Indian culture

Uniqueness, the greatest strength of Indian culture: Nitin Gadkari at an interfaith conference: The Tribune India

Nagpur, October 25 Unity is the greatest strength of Indian culture and has enabled us to become a “vishwa guru” (teacher of the world), according to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. Speaking on “Global Challenges for Community Harmony and the Role of India” at the National Interfaith Conference hosted by the Lokmat media group on Sunday […]

Indian culture

Unity, the greatest strength of Indian culture: Gadkari at the national interfaith conference in Lokmat

Unity is the greatest strength of Indian culture and has enabled us to become a “vishwa guru” (teacher of the world), according to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. Speaking on “Global Challenges to Community Harmony and the Role of India” at the National Interfaith Conference hosted by the Lokmat media group Sunday to celebrate the Golden […]

Indian culture

Uniqueness, the greatest strength of Indian culture: Nitin Gadkari at the Lokmat event

Unity is the greatest strength of Indian culture and it is this aspect that has enabled us to become a “vishwa guru” or a teacher of the world, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said at an event here Sunday. Speaking on “Global Challenges for Community Harmony and the Role of India” at an interfaith conference organized […]

Indian culture

The 2016 panel to study Indian culture did not submit a report: ASI

A committee formed in 2016 to “study the evolution of Indian culture 12,000 years ago” has not submitted any report to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), the government body recently said in a response to right to information (RTI). When asked about the committee’s formation and its findings, ASI said on Oct. 11 in […]

Indian culture

Vice President Naidu stresses need to sensitize youth to Indian culture and tradition

NNA | Update: October 18, 2021 04:37 STI New Delhi [India]Oct 18 (ANI): Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has called on the youth to be aware of India‘s ancient tradition and culture and uphold the national value of ‘unity in diversity’.Naidu, speaking at an ‘Alai Balai’ cultural event in Hyderabad, Telangana on Sunday, said India’s […]

Indian culture

Vice President stresses need to educate young people about Indian culture and tradition

Hyderabad, October 17 (PTI): Vice President Mr. Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday that the country’s pluralistic culture has the power to unite people by overcoming various social divisions in society. Naidu, participant in “Alai Balai”, a cultural event organized as part of the Dasara festivities here, called to encourage young people to be aware of […]

Indian culture

Tribal society plays key role in preserving Indian culture, says Kulaste

Hoshangabad (Madhya Pradesh): The tribal society has played an important role in preserving Indian culture, Union Minister of State for Steel and Rural Development Faggan Singh Kulaste said on Wednesday. He made the statement at a reception held in the Babai district of the district to celebrate the 497th anniversary of the birth of Queen […]

Indian culture

Accused of appropriating Indian culture, Foodpanda Malaysia Apologizes for Promotional Video, Says It Celebrates Malaysia’s Cultural Diversity (VIDEO) | Life

Many have taken to social media to criticize Foodpanda Malaysia for featuring an all-Malaysian cast in a Bollywood-inspired promotional video. – Screenshot via YouTube / foodpandaMalaisie PETALING JAYA, October 6 – Foodpanda Malaysia has apologized for its Polywood video that prompted social media users to criticize her for appropriating Indian culture. The online food and […]

Indian culture

Viewers criticize FoodPanda’s ‘Pollywood’ ad for appropriating Indian culture (video)

Update: Foodpanda apologizes for Bollywood-themed video, says it’s “not a Deepavali commercial” Food delivery platform Foodpanda is criticized for not showcasing any Indian talent in its Bollywood-themed advertising ahead of the Deepavali celebrations. Hundreds of viewers have accused the platform of cultural appropriation after its “Pollywood” ad released ahead of a major festival for the […]

Indian culture

Penn State Indian Culture and Language Club Celebrates Garba with Dance Party | Way of life

Penn State’s Indian Culture and Language Club celebrated Garba at the HUB-Robeson Center on Sunday night. ICLC President Shashwat Shekhar said Garba is “one of the most popular festivals in India”. “As you know, Hindu culture has a lot of gods and goddesses, right? Shekhar (senior IT) said. “[Garba is] celebrated to somehow strengthen the […]

Indian culture

Sara Ali Khan Impresses Internet Users By Flaunting Indian Culture At Global Citizen Concert (Photos)

First published Sep 27, 2021, 3:44 PM IST Bollywood actress Sara Ali Khan wore a saree for the occasion while representing India, which impressed netizens and her fans. This weekend we saw the Global Citizen concert, which took place all over the world from New York to Paris to Seoul and Mumbai. Sara looked gorgeous […]

Indian culture

Muslims should “bow to Indian culture”; Ram, Krishna, Shiva were their ancestors: UP minister

Uttar Pradesh Minister Anand Swaroop Shukla said Lord Ram, Krishna and Shiva were the ancestors of Indian Muslims and that they should “bow down to the land and culture of India”. In provocative remarks in UP’s Ballia, the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister of […]

Indian culture

Muslims should bow to “Indian culture”; Ram, Krishna, Shiva were their ancestors: UP minister

Image source: PTI / REPRESENTATION (FILE). Muslims should bow to “Indian culture”; Ram, Krishna, Shiva were their ancestors: UP minister. Uttar Pradesh Minister Anand Swarup Shukla said Lord Ram, Krishna and Shiva were the ancestors of Indian Muslims and that they should bow to “the land and culture of India”. In provocative remarks here, the […]

Indian culture

Muslims should bow to “Indian culture”; Ram, Krishna, Shiva were their ancestors: UP Minister: The Tribune India

Ballia (UP), September 24 Uttar Pradesh Minister Anand Swaroop Shukla said Lord Ram, Krishna and Shiva were the ancestors of Indian Muslims and they should bow down to “the land and culture of India”. In provocative remarks here, the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister […]

Indian culture

Muslims should bow to “Indian culture”; Ram, Krishna, Shiva were their ancestors: UP minister

Uttar Pradesh Minister Anand Swaroop Shukla said Lord Ram, Krishna and Shiva were the ancestors of Indian Muslims and that they should bow to “the land and culture of India”. In provocative remarks to Ballia, the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh […]

Indian culture

Muslims must bow to Indian culture because Ram, Krishna, Shiva were their ancestors: UP minister

Ballia (UP): Uttar Pradesh Minister Anand Swaroop Shukla said Lord Ram, Krishna and Shiva were the ancestors of Indian Muslims and they should bow to the land and culture of India. In provocative remarks here, the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi […]

Indian culture

Anishinaabe sculptor Jason Quigno represents contemporary Native American culture at ArtPrize

Details Through Levi Rickert September 17, 2021 GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – Anishinaabe artist Jason Quigno installed his 7,000-pound sculpture outside the LV Eberhard Center at Grand Valley State University on Thursday as an entry in the biennial Artprize competition in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan. Art Award is an open and independent international art competition that […]

Indian culture

Saundh: Creation of a global label inspired by Indian culture | Way of life

New Delhi: This season, the Saundh woman rediscovers her creative soul by delving into heritage art forms and cultural experiences of a bygone era. She explores the medley of sounds, images and smells that is India through her travels. With its rich artistic heritage, our country presents itself as a “bazaar” of emotions, colors, textures […]

Indian culture

Vivekananda’s Iconic Chicago Speech Beautifully Demonstrated Indian Culture: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday recalled Swami Vivekananda’s iconic speech at the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago on September 11, 1893 and said it beautifully demonstrated the importance of Indian culture. Speaking to Twitter, the prime minister said the spirit of his speech has the potential to create a fairer, more prosperous and […]

Indian culture

NON-PROFIT REGISTER | Festival will present Native American culture and traditions | New

DENVER AMERICAN INDIAN FESTIVAL New: Attendance at the Denver American Indian Festival has grown so much over its eight-year history that the 2021 edition is moving to a larger venue, the spacious Riverdale Regional Park Fairgrounds, 9755 Henderson Road, Brighton. The dates are September 25 and 26. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on […]

Indian culture

Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, this hero used Indian culture to transform an American city

AAt one point, Apache Boulevard in Tempe, Arizona, housed a plethora empty motels, abandoned storefronts and graffiti, with a growing homeless population. Crime and drug addiction were rampant. In 2002, a dilapidated building among these was purchased by an Indian who, along with his wife, had followed their daughter to Arizona after arriving there to […]

Indian culture

Onam festival celebrates Indian culture – Bundaberg Now

The Onam Festival was celebrated on Saturday at the Civic Center in Bundaberg. The Civic Center has been transformed into a celebration of culture, color, food, and weekend fun with over 300 people attending the annual Onam Festival. Hosted by the Bundaberg Indian Malayan Association, the event is a celebration derived from Kerala and is […]

Indian culture

The day after the Center removes the paragraph on the Mughals, the section on Indian culture disappears from m- The New Indian Express

Through PTI NEW DELHI: A section on Indian culture was completely removed from a government website on Tuesday, a day after a paragraph describing the Mughal Empire as one of the greatest of all time was removed when Complaints labeling the Union’s Culture Ministry have been raised on social networks. The Culture Ministry, which on […]

Indian culture

Section on Indian culture removed from government website, culture ministry says portal is not owned or operated by it: The Tribune India

New Delhi, August 24 A section on Indian culture was completely removed from a government website on Tuesday, a day after a paragraph describing the Mughal Empire as one of the greatest of all time was removed when complaints labeling the Union Culture Ministry have been raised on social networks. The culture ministry, which said […]

Indian culture

Indian culture normalizes espionage. It affects our view of digital privacy

The curious neighbor, pictured with a pair of binoculars, standing in questionable moral shadows (of a curtain), searching for gossip and information, has long been a mainstay of Indian media. This trope is emblematic of the Indian sensibility around privacy – or rather the lack of it. “From the widespread acceptance of men and the […]

Indian culture

Patel remembers Savarkar, insists on preserving ancient Indian culture, Hindu dharma and democracy

Speaking on Saturday on the eve of the 75th anniversary of independence in Godhra, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel stressed that Indians must keep alive “the ancient Indian culture, our Hindu dharma and our Indian democracy”, while recalling the ideologue of Hindutva Vinayak Savarkar. “Many have been martyred in our struggle for freedom. Many accepted […]

Indian culture

Spin’s Manjari Makijany talks about Indian culture and Biryani recipe, interview

Like his Disney Channel debut, Twirl, premieres, acclaimed director Manjari Makijany provides a glimpse into Indian culture that will give families eager to discover more. While Disney Channel movie follows Rhea as she explores her deeply rooted connection to music, sounds are only part of the seasoning of this original Disney film. In some ways, […]

Indian culture

If South Indian culture was accepted in Family Man, why not North East? asks the actor from Manipuri

“Mary Kom” director Omung Kumar has once again defended himself against renewed criticism from his cast of Priyanka Chopra in the title role. Amitabh played Anthony without being a Christian, the director reasoned Lin Laishram, model and actor from Manipur, has rekindled the debate over inclusivity in Bollywood and why actors in the Northeast cannot […]

Indian culture

Indian culture through photography [PHOTO]

July 30, 2021 10:52 am (UTC + 04:00 am) 1,639 By Laman Ismayilova The “Jewels of Indian Cultural Heritage in Gobustan” exhibition was solemnly inaugurated in the Gobustan State Historic and Artistic Reserve. Co-organized by Gobustan State Historical and Artistic Reserve and Indian Embassy in Baku, the project aims to promote cultural ties between Azerbaijan […]

Indian culture

A hotbed of hot pepper flowers for the West Indian culture of Schenectady

SCHENECTADY – He doesn’t have an official title in the Quarter, but you might want to call him the King of Pepper. Meet Ramesh Doodnauth, the man perhaps responsible more than any other for the countless chili plants that are beginning to bloom around the Mont Pleasant neighborhood of Schenectady, a core of the city’s […]

Indian culture

The creators who bring Indian culture to the world of board games

When Christina Maiorescu went to a toy store to buy India-centric games for her family three years ago, she only found Scrabble and Monopoly. “I thought it was important to have access to games that Indians could relate to and that represented their culture,” she says. And that is why she made Bharata 600 BC. […]

Indian culture

Indian Culture Study Committee to Reconstitute – The New Indian Express

Through Express news service MADURAI: In response to questions put to Parliament by Madurai MP Su Venkatesan on Monday regarding the committee formed to study Indian culture, the Union Ministry of Culture said it had decided to reconstitute the committee. The committee reportedly lacked representation from the diverse group of people living in the country. […]

Indian culture

A panel will be formed to study the origin and evolution of Indian culture: Minister of the Union | India News

MADURAI: It was decided to reconstitute the “committee for the holistic study of the origin and evolution of Indian culture since 12,000 BP (before present) and its interface with other cultures of the world”, said Culture and Tourism Minister G Kishan Reddy in his response to anonymous questions posed by Madurai MP Su Venkatesan on […]

Indian culture

How I Celebrate My Indian Culture Alongside My Alternative Beauty Identity

I always imagined that I would be well equipped for my 20th birthday: party, meet new people, travel, work. I’m slowly learning that not knowing what the hell you’re doing is part of life, but the pandemic shattered my coming-of-age fantasy. Like everyone else, I tried to spend my time locked out with Zoom quizzes […]

Indian culture

Weekly Bollywood Free, Bhangra Dance Classes Share Indian Culture With Winnipeg

A free weekly dance workshop saw around a dozen students learn Bollywood and Bhangra style dance moves on Sunday mornings. Those involved in the courses organized by Bulla Arts International say they want more Winnipeggers to attend. “We have a lot to offer,” said Jastaj Cheema, one of the dancers in Sunday’s class outside of […]

Indian culture

Schenectady residents say code enforcement tramples Caribbean culture

SCHENECTADY – Ifrecak Miller gestured towards a house with bullet holes on Lincoln Avenue. Then she motioned to the thoroughfare next to her house once known as ‘Gunshot Alley’ for its role as an escape hatch providing a quick exit for those fleeing the police. The block was once a lawless open-air drug market and […]

Indian culture

5 global fashion trends defined by Indian culture

Indian culture is not spared by these global fashion trends which have taken up residence on the borders of Europe, America and Asia. Indians have always been known for their sense of beauty and fashion. The Indian people are renowned for their rich history of arts and crafts, which is evident from the fact that […]

Indian culture

TMC’s Nusrat Jahan Shamed Indian Culture By Applying Sindoor: BJP’s Dilip Ghosh

West Bengal BJP Chairman Dilip Ghosh said Trinamool Congressman Nusrat Jahan had shamed Indian culture by applying “sindoor” (vermilion), addressing a man like her husband and later stating that she was not married. Ghosh said: “Nusrat Jahan got married in Sindoor, introduced a man as her husband, invited the chief minister to the wedding and […]

Indian culture

5 global fashion trends defined by Indian culture

Indian culture is not spared from these global fashion trends that have taken up residence on the borders of Europe, America and Asia. Indians have always been known for their sense of beauty and fashion. The people of India are renowned for their rich history in arts and crafts, which is evident from the fact […]

Indian culture

National library to download books about Indian culture from the web

As part of its awareness campaign for younger generation readers, the National Library plans to upload to the web a selected portion of its large collection, including books on Indian culture, a senior official said on Tuesday. Of the 20 strange books in his possession, 5,000 titles from the Indian Culture section will be uploaded […]

Indian culture

How the proliferation of mobile phones revolutionized Indian culture

– Advertising – At the end of July this year, it will be the 26and anniversary of the first phone call made to India. The first call was made in July 1995, when West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu in Kolkata held talks with Union Telecommunications Minister Sukh Ram in New Dehli. Although this event […]

Indian culture

Mix of Arab and Indian culture, the Indian city offers a unique dish

NEW DELHI: Haleem, a popular meat and wheat dish originally prepared in the city of Hyderabad, the capital of Telangana state in southern India, is the first cooked product to be granted the status of geographical indication (GI) in the country. A melting pot of local Turkish, Arab and Indian traditions, Hyderabad’s unique dish now […]

Indian culture

“If the culture of South India in” The Family Man 2 “can be accepted, then why not the North East”: Lin Laishram

Lin Laishram, who has worked in prominent Bollywood films such as Om Shanti Om, Mary Kom, Axon, and Rangoon, captured hearts with her charm and charisma on screen. The beauty of Manipuri has represented the North East on a world podium, however, her homeland is not as welcoming as it should be when it comes […]

Indian culture

‘Toycathon 2021’ to introduce Indian culture in toys: La Tribune India

Varanasi, June 7 Efforts are made to introduce an element of Indian culture into toys and games. Training will be delivered by design professionals on topics such as introducing Indian culture into toys and games, improving the play factor in toys and games, development and manufacturing; marketing and intellectual property, etc. Dr Manish Arora, Assistant […]

Indian culture

Big buzz! Gucci Sells Kaftans Inspired By Indian Culture Embroidery For WHOPPING Rs 2.56 lakh

Italian fashion brand Gucci is making headlines once again! Gucci is one of the luxury fashion brands based in Florence, Italy. Gucci’s product lines include handbags, ready-to-wear, shoes and accessories, make-up, perfumes and home decor. The brand is now facing yet another backlash on Twitter. Reason: Gucci is criticized for its new line of Indian […]