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Konkana-starrer short film awarded at Indian Film Festival of Cincinnati

Mumbai, Nov 23 | Actress Konkana Sen Sharma is happy that her new project, A Monsoon Date, has won the Best Short Film...

Muslim man digs reservoir in his home for Chhat festival (IANS...

By Manoj PathakBhagalpur, Nov 21 | The Maha Parv of public faith and Lord Bhaskar concluded with the rising sun on Saturday...

Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Festival off to colourful start

Hyderabad, Nov 19 | The annual Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Festival got off to a colourful start with the staging of internationally-acclaimed...

Gujarat CM announces 10K festival advance to govt employees

Gandhinagar, Nov 12 | Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Thursday announced that over 5 lakh state government employees can avail of interest-free festival...

Japanese Film Festival in India to go virtual

New Delhi, Nov 11 | The fourth edition of Japanese Film Festival in India will be hosted online amidst the pandemic, the Japan Foundation...

Covid-19: Goa cancels Sunburn 2020 EDM festival

Panaji, Nov 6 | The Goa government on Friday announced that it has decided to cancel the Sunburn 2020 electronic dance music festival, scheduled...

Second Taj International Film Festival from Nov 6

Agra, Nov 4 | The second edition of the three-day 'Global Taj International Film Festival' is set to begin in Agra this Friday at...

‘Take cue from UK, do not permit EDM festival in Goa’

Panaji, Nov 4 | The Goa government should pay heed to the UK government's decision to go ahead with a second Covid-19 lockdown and...

Karva Chauth: Male TV actors to go on fasting too

Mumbai, Nov 3 | Traditionally, women observe fast for their husbands good health and long life on Karva Chauth, which will take place...

An abridged Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Festival amid Covid

Hyderabad, Nov 3 | The Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Festival, India's biggest privately-run theatre festival, will be held in an abridged form over...

Sunburn Festival returns to Goa in December

Goa, Nov 2 | The popular music festival Sunburn returns to Goa this year with limited capacity and Covid-19 safety measures in place. The...

TECNO celebrates 6mn customers in India with ‘TECNO Great festival’

New Delhi, Nov 2 | TECNO, the global premium smartphone brand of Transsion Holdings, on Monday said its customer base crossed the six...

Cambodians celebrate annual water festival amid pandemic

Phnom Penh, Oct 31 | Cambodians marked the annual water festival, also known as Bon Om Touk, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.The...

Geetu Mohandas-helmed ‘Moothon’ to close Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

Mumbai, Oct 30 | The Geetu Mohandas-helmed atmospheric crime drama, Moothon, will conclude the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) 2020. Owing...

Alibaba 11.11 global shopping festival now in 2 phases

Shanghai, Oct 29 | Alibaba Group will hold its 11.11 global shopping festival with new innovations and features to meet rapidly changing consumer trends...

Stephen Alter’s ‘Wild Himalaya’ wins environmental award at Canadian festival

New Delhi, Oct 28 | Prolific writer Stephen Alter has won the prestigious Mountain Environment and Natural History Award at the Banff Mountain...

Om Puri honoured at India International Film Festival of Boston

New Delhi, Oct 28 | Late actor Om Puri was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the third India International Film...

SCR zone adds another daily festival special train

Secunderabad, Oct 27 | The South Central Railway (SCR) zone on Tuesday added another daily festival special train from Tirupati to Kolhapur.The new festival...

AP arranges buses at Telangana border to facilitate festival travel

Amaravati, Oct 24 | Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) has arranged special buses at all check-posts between the state and Telangana to...

1,310 festival special trains to originate, terminate in SCR zone

Secunderabad, Oct 23 | As many as 1,310 special trains will originate and terminate in the South Central Railway (SCR) zone during the festivals...

Myntra’s ‘Big Fashion Festival’ gets off to roaring start

Bengaluru, Oct 17 | The biggest fashion shopping event of the festive season, Myntras ‘Big Fashion Festival, has registered an overwhelming opening response from...

Subdued Dasara festival begins in Mysuru amid pandemic scare

Mysuru, Oct 17 | Amid the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic, the famous 10-day Dasara festival commenced here on Saturday with religious fervour...

Railways to run 22 festival trains to and from Karnataka

Bengaluru, Oct 15 | The South Western Railway (SWR) zone would operate 22 special trains to and from Karnataka from October 23-27 to ferry...

196 pairs of special trains to run to clear festival rush

New Delhi, Oct 13 | The Indian Railways on Tuesday said that it will operate 196 pairs of special trains from October 20 to...

Special interest-free festival advance of Rs 10K for govt employees

New Delhi, Oct 12 | Coming festive season government employees will receive interest-free advance of Rs 10,000 each that will help generate demand worth...

Special interest-free festival advance of Rs 10K for govt employees (Ld)

New Delhi, Oct 12 | Coming festive season government employees will receive interest-free advance of Rs 10,000 each that will help generate demand...

Amazon Smart Plug: Connect your home seamlessly this festival

New Delhi, Oct 10 | As real conversations slowly disappear from our lives, talking to devices is something Indians of all age groups...

Stricter Covid norms ahead of festival season in Taj city

Agra, Oct 10 | The district administration in Agra is all set to enforce a set of norms for social gatherings ahead of...

Recorded devotional songs to replace singing groups in festival season (Lead)

New Delhi, Oct 7 | The Health Ministry on Tuesday issued standard operating procedures (SOPs) on preventive measures to contain spread of COVID-19 during...

Amazon announces its Great Indian Festival from Oct 17

New Delhi, Oct 6 | Amazon India on Tuesday announced its Great Indian Festival (GIF) from October 17, a day after Flipkart will kick...

Sabarimala festival season to be held but with lesser pilgrims

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 28 | The annual two-month-long festival season of the famed Sabarimala temple will be held, but with very strict protocols, which includes...

Flipkart Wholesale announces 1st ‘Big Festival Month’ fashion sale

Bengaluru, Sep 28 | Flipkart Wholesale, the digital B2B marketplace of Flipkart Group for kiranas and MSMEs, on Monday announced ‘Big Festival Month...

Cultural heritage celebrated at harvest festival in China

Beijing, Sep 23 | An exploration of cultural heritage was presented at a Chinese harvest festival, Hundreds of millions of Chinese farmers...

‘Pad Man’ is opening film at Indus Valley International Film Festival

Mumbai, Sep 17 | The Akshay Kumar-starrer Pad Man has been selected as opening film at the second edition of Indus Valley International...

Priyanka, Mira Nair at TIFF as festival kicks off without crowds

By Gurmukh SinghToronto, Sep 11 | Even as corona cases once again showed a spike in Canada's largest city, the 45th Toronto International Film...

Autumn shopping, tourism festival kicks off in Shanghai

Shanghai, Sep 9 | Shanghai's autumn shopping and tourism festival has kicked off with the launch of a mobile shopping application. The month-long festival,...

Subdued Ganesha festival in Karnataka amid corona pandemic

Bengaluru, Aug 22 | Coronavirus pandemic cast a shadow over the Ganesha Chaturthi festival across Karnataka, with devotees paying obeisance to the elephant god...

Singapore Food Festival goes virtual this year

New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANSlife) The Singapore Food Festival (SFF) will take on a virtual format this year. Themed "Rediscover the Foodie in You",...

Another milestone: Ivan Ayr’s 2nd drive to Venice International Film Festival

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Aug 21 | Even while he is still giving the final touches to his second film 'Milestone', shot in...

Goa Police arrests EDM festival organiser for illegal rave party

Panaji, Aug 18 | The Goa Police Crime Branch on Tuesday arrested Shailesh Shetty for an illegal rave party in Anjuna beach village on...

WWF hosts Dragonfly Festival to underline need for conservation

New Delhi, Aug 17 | The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF India), in collaboration with the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), on Monday...

Goa govt issues advisory ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival

Panaji, Aug 9 | In a fresh set of guidelines for the upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival, the Goa government has allowed worshippers to leave...

Anshuman Jha, Zareen Khan-starrer to close LGBTQ festival

Mumbai, July 30 | Hum Bhi Akele, Tum Bhi Akele, starring Anshuman Jha and Zareen Khan, has been chosen as the closing night film...

Covid-19 casts gloom over festival season in Braj Bhoomi

Agra/Mathura, July 28 | An air of despair and gloom has badly affected the festival spirit in Sri Krishna-land, Braj Bhoomi, which in normal...

Over 150 international films at Mumbai Queer Film festival

New Delhi, July 7 (IANSlife) The 11th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is going virtual this year due to the COVID-19...

COVID-19 effect: Indian Film Festival of Melbourne rescheduled to late 2020

Melbourne, June 29 | The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) will take place between October 30 and November 7 this year, instead of...

Vini Vici, MATTN to headline ‘virtual’ Sunburn festival

Mumbai, June 24 | The Sunburn Home Festival, virtual edition of the popular EDM gala, will be held in July this year owing...

‘Empty-handed’ Didi announces festival advance, ad hoc bonus for employees

Kolkata, May 13 | A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that she had to return "empty-handed" from the meeting with...

Opera on the couch with this e-festival

New Delhi, May 12 (IANSlife) Ever been to the opera? With award winning world premieres and international audiences, opera company Opera Philadelphia had...

Madhuri Dixit to host online dance festival

Mumbai, April 28 | Actress Madhuri Dixit Nene is going to give an opportunity to people to relieve stress through her online dance festival.The...

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Google Pay to remove payments on web app, add transfer fee

New Delhi, Nov 24 | Google Pay is set to kill the peer-to-peer payments facility on its web app in January and is going...