As the first week of January stepped in, every year, I would break open my tin coin box (I hated the word piggy bank) and counted how much I have collected for buying the new set of kites. I had the old ones too. Some kites, I made myself, using the plastic from the package boxes. They used to be rugged, and would sometimes stand the occasional uninvited rainfall too, prevented from getting withered away like paper kites. And did they fly; they flew with enough strength to leave fine lines of cuts on my index finger. Today, when I stop to think about it, I realize how kites shaped the way I dealt with situations in life.

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The colors prepare to take to the sky again. Holi is close by and as the weather fills the atmosphere with the vibrancy of spring, it is time for fun, frolic, and happiness.While you immerse yourself in the vibrant colours of Holi, why not make a chilling entry into the scorching summer by celebrating the festival near one of the spectacular waterfalls in the country. Here’s a list of some breathtaking waterfalls in India to enjoy Holi at your own pace and style. 

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Glimpses Of Durga Puja Festival

Being a Bong, Durga Puja celebrations is the most awaited event for us every year. It is the time when all my family members travel down from all corners of the globe to gather at one place, to celebrate the event. The best part of the festival is the last three days when we book a family van and take a trip of the entire city, to get one glimpse of Goddess Durga, the destroyer of all evil and one who blesses all with her spiritual glory and happiness. The entire city lights up in sparkling colors of the festive occasion. Bringing to you the glimpses of the Durga Puja Festival this year.

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  Known as ‘Khalsa Sirjana Diwas’ (the birth of khalsa), Baisakhi today is celebrated not only by Sikhs and Punjabis, but by all communities with equal enthusiasm. Many Punjabis and Sikhs celebrate Baisakhi in their own way. These are different from the rituals of harvest festival practiced in the villages. Celebrated when the Rabi crop…Continue Reading “Baisakhi”