Category Archives: Special Occasion

admin Sep 02 2016

Ganesh Chaturthi celebration in 5 major cities

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The pandals are almost set in most of the places for Ganesh Chaturthi, the festivity which is dedicated to Ganesha or the Elephant head God, the second son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. There are different versions of how Ganesha got elephant head. Long story short, it is believed that angry Shiva severed the head of Ganesha. The devtas could manage to find only a baby elephant’s head and this had to be fixed on Ganesha’s head to bring him back to life. This festival is celebrated for 10 days almost all over India. For many God believer or […]

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Hisham Barbhuiya Nov 22 2014

Cheraman Juma Masjid – The First Mosque of the Indian Subcontinent

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Kerala is described as “God’s Own Country” due to the laid-back and comfortable lifestyle of the people.  It is famous for its beaches, hill stations, traditional dance and cuisine. The state is easily accessible by bus from neighbouring Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. More often than not, it is the backwaters which attract tourists to the state. However, there is more in the state than what meets the eye. Besides the popular tourist attractions, one particular spot which has managed to evade the much deserved publicity it deserves is Kodungallur. The town is home to the Cheraman Juma Masjid […]

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Shibani Banik Nov 22 2014

A Spiritual Moment that Satiates Hearts

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Sometimes, the chaotic life that you experience in the metropolis makes you all exhausted and tired. With your regular, mundane life; even an exciting trip doesn’t excite you anymore! There are times when you desperately seek inner calmness, divinity and spirituality that induce consciousness and allow you to access a strange sense of tranquil moment no matter what is happening around you. What is the best get-away to bring back this lost treasure of happiness? Let’s stop here and think for a moment. Is it because you need a spiritual boost to ease up your mind and savor into spiritual […]

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Shibani Banik Nov 08 2014

Star Biriyani of Ambur – The Authentic Flavour

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It does not matter which part of India you are in, the craze for biriyani among all generations always takes a bizarre turn. Remember Parineeti Chopra and Aditya Roy Kapur in the movie Daawat-e-Ishq sprinkling the aroma of the saffron-tinged Hyderabadi biriyani? The taste of this royal delicious meal is a sure-shot way to make you pause and think before you say ‘no’ to it! This famous rice-meal is a delicious treat that forms a part and parcel of many festivals and royal occasions such as marriage, hang-outs, office parties, get-togethers or family gatherings. The festival of Ramzan, Bakri Id […]

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Shibani Banik Nov 05 2014

Nandi Hills – A Misty Paradise above the Clouds

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Looking for a break this weekend to spend time in a misty hilltop above the clouds? Is it not a good idea to have a refreshing getaway to the hills to beat the heat? If you are a nature-lover, a retreat trip to Nandi Hills is a perfect destination for lovers and honeymooners to hangout, laze around and spend some romantic time with your loved ones. Nandi Hills is a popular destination bestowed with untouched natural bliss and serenity; and if you are a sports-lover looking out for some action sports amidst the lush green hilly slopes, this place can […]

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