February 27, 2020
  • February 27, 2020

The Sad Demise of Santa Claus

by on December 13, 2019 0

Happy Holidays!! Statutory warning: The following reading material is not suitable for children under ten years of age. Or adults who still steadfastly believe that life is nothing without a little magic. Recently adding to the list of bizarre rumors routinely doing the rounds on the Internet was the news of the sad demise...

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Karwa Chauth Isn’t About the Men!

by on November 1, 2019 0

Kajol might have perpetuated the popularity of Karwa Chauth but its origins can be traced to the times when it began as a custom signifying the relationship between two women. In the olden times when girls were married off at a very young age, the bride on reaching her in-laws home would befriend another...

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Diwali – Changing the way we celebrate

by on November 1, 2019 0

Diwali, the festival of lights is celebrated around the world with the utmost fervor. Indians all over the world indulge in the festival with flowers, gifts, and offerings, and perform the Lakshmi pooja. Though you will find homes lit with diyas around the country and abroad, Diwali interestingly is celebrated a little differently as...

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Diwali With A Difference

by on November 16, 2018 0

Come September and Hong Kong’s Indian community gears up to showcase it’s legendary Diwali celebrations! The sheer scale of the celebrations gives the festivities a whole new dimension with the build-up starting months in advance and festivities continuing well past Diwali. ‘‘ Mrs Indra Banga, President of The Hong Kong Indian Women’s Club, a...

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A new Bride’s Diwali

by on November 5, 2018 0

The first year after marriage is in itself a celebration. But to add to it are the Indian festivals which brings with them move love, more care and of course more gifts. – By Shivangi Aggarwal Since Diwali is around the corner, the air of festivity can already been seen. Diwali, is not jut...

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ROOH PUNJAB DI – 7

by on August 25, 2018 0

Teeyan is a festival celebrated in Northern India especially in Punjab. This festival is dedicated to the daughters and sisters. Traditionally, married girls return to their parental homes and gather at one commonplace in their hometown and celebrate this as an occasion by singing folk songs and enjoying the swings along with some sweets...

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