'Devara Kanasu' makes its way to Cannes Film Festival

The children’s film by debutant director Suresh Lakkoor gets an entry in the panel screening and final selection

published on : 5th May 2021

Founder of Guwahati International Music Festival Aiyushman Dutta dies of COVID

Dutta is the first victim of the coronavirus pandemic from the media fraternity of Assam.

published on : 26th April 2021

'Santhoshathinte Onnam Rahasyam' to compete at Moscow International Film Festival

'Santhoshathinte Onnam Rahasyam' is one of 13 titles competing at the festival and is the only Indian title on the list.

published on : 24th April 2021

District admn tightens Covid norms for conduct of religious festivals

As part of the plan to prevent the spread of Covid-19, District Collector Navjot Khosa has issued strict guidelines for the conduct of all religious festivals.

published on : 17th April 2021

Madras HC dismisses plea to permit devotees to attend Chithirai festival

The judges observed that the decision taken by the government was undoubtedly for the welfare of the public.

published on : 16th April 2021

Kerala man who stabbed 15-year-old boy during temple festival surrenders before cops

There are reports that surrendered Sajayjith is an RSS activist. It was on Vishu as part of the Padayanivettam Devi temple festival when the altercation took place between two gangs.

published on : 16th April 2021

OK Computer picked up for screening at Rotterdam Film Fest

An elated Anand Gandhi, the creator of the series, took to Instagram to share the news.

published on : 16th April 2021

'No tests, beds, ventilators': Rahul mocks Modi government's 'vaccine festival'

Gandhi also took a jibe asking what PM-CARES is doing, as huge donations were given to the fund for handling COVID-19 situation.

published on : 15th April 2021

12-day Madurai Chithirai festival begins amid strict Covid protocol

The Pattabishekam (coronation) ceremony is scheduled on April 22, Dig Vijayam on April 23, Thirukalyanam (celestial wedding) on April 24 and the car festival is to be held on April 25.

published on : 15th April 2021

Covid-19 second wave shatters hopes of vendors around temples

The district administration’s announcement of limiting the devotee’s arrival for the Chithirai festival in temples across the district has shattered the hopes of hundreds of traders and street vendors

published on : 15th April 2021

Five-day Ugadi festivities end at Srisailam

The five-day Ugadi festivities concluded on a grand note with purnahuti at Sri Bhramaramba Mallikarjuna Swamy temple in Srisailam on Wednesday.

published on : 15th April 2021

COVID: As TPR rises, Kerala government’s pre-poll nod for festivals exposes people to high risk

Interestingly, the decision has resulted in Sree Koodalmanikyam temple in Irinjalakuda organising last year’s cancelled 11-day festival and this year’s festival in less than a month.

published on : 12th April 2021

'Tika Utsav' from April 11; aim to vaccinate maximum eligible people against coronavirus

Several states such as Uttar Pradesh and Bihar are gearing up with appeals being made to eligible people to get themselves vaccinated during the duration of the 'Tika Utsav'.

published on : 10th April 2021

Aavartan, set for a physical edition

Earlier, the event was slated to start on March 28, but was got postponed due to the new government directives.

published on : 8th April 2021

Shefali Shah's debut directorial venture 'Someday' selected for 51st USA Film Festival

The short film has been shortlisted in the finalist category of the Oscar-accredited film festival and will undergo the final round of judging next week.

published on : 7th April 2021
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