Sunday, December 04 2022



December 4, 2022

A Little Piece of India in Ganga Talab Mauritius



Ganga Talab is considered a small piece of India in Mauritius. It is considered to have a symbolic connection with the river Ganga. People say that no one knows the depth of the Ganga lake. During Maha Shivratri, Hindu families and devotees living in distant cities of Mauritius travel on foot from their homes to reach Ganga Talab. According to the tradition here, the volunteers provide food etc. to the pilgrims. The first group of pilgrims to visit Ganga Talab

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December 2, 2022

Pune -Singapore flight is an important landmark in the history of Pune



Pune – Minister of Civil Aviation and Steel, Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurated a direct international flight from Pune to Singapore on 1st December 2022. Mr Scindia said that the initiation of the Pune – Singapore flight is an important landmark in the history of Pune. He also mentioned about the newly launched flight route between Pune and Bangkok and said that these two routes will not just connect the city to important global destinations but also provide an edge to the

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November 27, 2022

Marble inlay work continues for ages in the streets and mohallas of Agra



Agra – Intricate marble inlay work is still practiced in dense, congested areas of the city of Agra. Skilled inlay artisans often continue to live around the Taj Mahal in Nai Ki Mandi, Taj Ganj, Gokulpura and other smaller areas of Agra city. These artisans are continuing to do precious inlay work on artefacts, statues, tables, stools, boxes to sell to tourists. Many streets of Agra are filled with houses of artisans of inlay work. Originating from Italy, this wonderful

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November 26, 2022

The film ‘Rekha’ questions the attitude of the society towards the street dwellers



Goa – A film on the everyday struggles of street dwellers, their hygiene and sanitation issues and society’s attitude towards them was screened in the non-feature section of the Indian Panorama at the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI). Shekhar Bapu Rankhambe, director of this Marathi, non-feature film titled Rekha, said, “We close our doors to street dwellers. But why do we do this? The quest to find out the reason behind this plight of street dwellers and such

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November 25, 2022

Possibility of selling Taj Mahal entry ticket through QR code at Agra Cantt railway station



Agra -The number of visitors to see the Taj Mahal is increasing day by day. But tourists have to struggle more and more every day to buy entry tickets. The provision of making ‘QR code’ available soon for getting tickets online at Agra Cantt Railway Station is under consideration by the Archaeological Survey of India. There was a demand from the people associated with the tourist business of Agra that tickets for monuments in Heritage City Agra should be made

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November 22, 2022

I don’t write stories, I steal stories – V Vijayendra Prasad at IFFI-53 Masterclass



Goa – I don’t write stories, I steal stories. Stories are there around you, be it epics like Mahabharat, Ramayan or real life incidences, there are stories everywhere. You need to represent it in your unique style, said V Vijayendra Prasad, the famed screenwriter of blockbuster films like Baahubali, RRR, Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Magadheera. “The pursuit to create hunger among audience for your story kicks off creativity within you. I always try to create hunger within audience for my story

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November 21, 2022

IFFI 53 Film Personality of the Year Award goes to Megastar Chiranjeevi



New Delhi – Chiranjeevi. Yes, the IFFI Indian Film Personality of the Year Award for 2022 goes to megastar and actor-producer Chiranjeevi Konidela. The announcement has been made by the Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Singh Thakur, at the grand opening of the 53rd edition of IFFI, the International Film Festival of India, in Goa . In an illustrious film career spanning more than four decades, Chiranjeevi starred in more than 150 feature films in Telugu, as well

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November 18, 2022

Story of heritage is hidden in every old street of Taj City Agra



Agra – During World Heritage Week be sure to discover the hidden heritage of Agra along with visiting the Taj Mahal. Heritage is hidden in every corner here. Agra, also known as the Taj City, is a city with a rich, dramatic and glorious heritage. The specialty here is that you can feel the touch of history everywhere you walk down the streets. The local architecture is largely preserved in its original form. If you get a chance to take

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