Over a million devotees expected to take part in the fair Thousands of devotees from different parts of the country thronged the shrines of legendary farmer saint Baba Jitto and his daughter Bua Kaury as the nine-day annual fair commenced on Saturday amid tight security arrangements. About one million devotees are expected to take part
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London museum’s new exhibition traces India’s part in shaping the world’s scientific landscape Lon don’s Science Museum on Tuesday unveiled a new exhibition that traces India’s contribution to science and technology over the past 5,000 years. Bringing together pieces from scientific institutes and museums across India as well as those held by British institutions, the
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Telugu families celebrate Bommala Kolavu in Berhampur The unique tradition of Bommala Kolavu , or ritualistic display of dolls and figurines collected over the years, during Navratri continues to this day among a few Telugu families living in Berhampur. The families have been living here for generations. But every year during Navratri, some families keep alive the
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Telangana’s annual festival helps to teach students about diversity of wild flowers Not many realise that Bathukamma festival is also a celebration of biodiversity given the variety of flowers that go into the making of the floral cone. That ‘not many’ category thankfully does not include the Bejjur Forest Range staff and officials in Kumram
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Culture Minister Dr. Mahesh Sharma today participated in the ongoing Swachhta Hi Sewa campaign at Humayun’s Tomb in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Sharma said, his Ministry is committed to clean all its monuments and initially one hundred monuments under control of Archeological Survey of India will be cleaned. He said, now onwards,
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Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has said that innovative techniques are soon being introduced to eliminate rail accidents. These include revamping the existing signalling system by use of TPWS – Train protection and Warning System and MTRC, Mobile Train Radio Communication. He said, the remaining 5000 unmanned level crossings will be eliminated in a time bound
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