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Odisha celebrates Agrarian festival ‘Nuakhai’

The agrarian festival ‘Nuakhai’ has recently celebrated with great pomp and gaiety by the people of western Odisha districts. This major agrarian festival of this region is being celebrated in every nook and corner collectively with much fanfare and religious fervour. The Nuakhai Juhar is a major ritual of the festival. It is an exchange ..

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Glass-coated ‘Manjha’ for Kites

Manja (or manjha) is the abrasive (rough) connecting string which is used for fighter kites in India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal. It is gummed, colored and coated with powdered glass. While the tradition of kite-flying has got deep roots in India and kite-flying is an integral part of several festivals like Rakhsha Bandhan, Baishakhi ..

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India Heritage Walk Festival (IHWF-2019) organized by Sahapedia in partnership with UNESCO

The 2nd edition of India Heritage Walk Festival (IHWF-2019) is a one-of-its-kind month-long festival covering 37 cities has started from February 2. It is organized by Sahapedia in partnership with UNESCO. The fest is also supported by the National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC). This festival offers the opportunity to discover the hidden gems linked to ..

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2017 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage (WDAH)

The World Day for Audiovisual Heritage (WDAH) is observed every year on October 27 to raise general awareness of the need to preserve and safeguard important audiovisual material for future generations, and for urgent measures to be taken to conserve this heritage and ensure it remains accessible to the public now, and to future generations. ..

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India beats Pakistan to lift Asian Kabaddi Title

Indian Kabaddi team beat Pakistan to lift its first-ever Circle Style Asian Kabaddi title at Tabriz in Iran. This was the first time that the championship was played outside India. 8 nations participated in the championship. Punjab’s Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, who popularized the conventional game at international level, cited that the Asia ..

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