Durga Puja In Bengal


'Durga Puja In Bengal' - 31 News Result(s)

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'Durga Puja In Bengal' - 31 News Result(s)

  • In Bengal, Which Is Now The Hottest Festival? Clue - It Isn't Durga Puja

    In Bengal, Which Is Now The Hottest Festival? Clue - It Isn't Durga Puja

    Dhak in Bengal is familiar sight during the Durga Puja in autumn. But this year, the streets of Kolkata resonated to the beats on Ram Navami - the ninth day of Basanti Puja in spring when Lord Ram was said to have been born.

  • On Kali Puja, 75 Chinese 'Soldiers' Guard The Goddess In Kolkata

    On Kali Puja, 75 Chinese 'Soldiers' Guard The Goddess In Kolkata

    While the country was getting ready for Diwali, Bengal celebrated Kali Puja with pomp and fervour yesterday. With the same zest as Durga Puja, Kolkata has neither run out of steam nor themes to celebrate the "shyama" or dark goddess.

  • Rains Fail To Dampen Durga Puja Spirit Of Kolkata On 'Mahasaptami'

    Rains Fail To Dampen Durga Puja Spirit Of Kolkata On 'Mahasaptami'

    Afternoon showers and an overcast sky failed to dampen the spirit of revellers as people of West Bengal soaked in festive spirit today on the occasion of 'Mahasaptami', marking the beginning of the worship of Goddess Durga during her four-day sojourn to her maternal abode.

  • Theme Songs Trending In Durga Puja

    Theme Songs Trending In Durga Puja

    First there were theme pujas and now come the theme songs to attract more visitors to Durga Puja pandals in the city, which is on the throes of being immersed in the five-day long festivities.

  • Google Maps To Guide City Pandal-Hoppers In Kolkata

    Google Maps To Guide City Pandal-Hoppers In Kolkata

    Google Maps has joined the spirit of the biggest festival of Bengal, Durga Puja, offering route guide to pandal-hoppers with live traffic updates.

  • Singur Farmers To Get Back Land After Durga Puja: Mamata Banerjee

    Singur Farmers To Get Back Land After Durga Puja: Mamata Banerjee

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that farmers in Singur will get possession of land after Durga Puja festival which begins next week.

  • Kolkata Shrugs Off Bandh, Gets A Durga Puja 'Gift' From Mamata Banerjee

    Kolkata Shrugs Off Bandh, Gets A Durga Puja 'Gift' From Mamata Banerjee

    If you are in West Bengal and went to work today despite the strike call by trade unions, you will receive a Durga Puja gift this year - one extra day of holiday. And you have Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to thank for it.

  • Durga Puja Gets Eco-Friendly Touch in Delhi

    Durga Puja Gets Eco-Friendly Touch in Delhi

    As Delhi gets ready for nights of revellery for the much awaited final days of Durga puja, artisans brought from Bengal are busy giving the final touches to the decorations at the Mela ground using eco-friendly techniques made with sholapit, which is peculiar to West Bengal.

  • This Puja Sends Doctors to Check Patients at Home

    This Puja Sends Doctors to Check Patients at Home

    As the rest of West Bengal decks up with majestic Durga Puja marquees, organisers of a small-scale puja in a Kolkata suburb are "home delivering" doctors to check patients at their residence.

  • Why This Kolkata Durga Puja is The First of Its Kind in The World

    Why This Kolkata Durga Puja is The First of Its Kind in The World

    As Bengal decks up for its big festival starting Monday, one Durga Puja in a narrow north Kolkata lane has become the talk of the town, if not the world.

  • AR Rahman's Epic Picture With Pele, Saurav Ganguly, Mamata Banerjee

    AR Rahman's Epic Picture With Pele, Saurav Ganguly, Mamata Banerjee

    An elated Mr Rahman wrote on Twitter: With the CM of West Bengal, The Prince of Kolkata & The King of Soccer. Mamata Banerjee, who shared photographs from the event on Facebook, wrote: The legend Pele is in Kolkata after 38 long years. We are indeed very happy to have him with us on the eve of Durga Puja, our biggest festival

  • Preparing For Durga Puja, Bengal Up Today at 4 am for Mahalaya

    Preparing For Durga Puja, Bengal Up Today at 4 am for Mahalaya

    Goddess Durga is on her way, invoked this morning, on Mahalaya, with that magical rendition of shlokas and songs on the radio that Bengalis have woken up to on this auspicious day for the last 84 years.

  • Durga Puja Festival Comes to an End in West Bengal

    Durga Puja Festival Comes to an End in West Bengal

    Bengal's four-day-long extravaganza, the Durga Puja festival, came to an end on Saturday with immersion of the idols of Goddess Durga and her progeny as people celebrated Vijaya Dasami.

  • Durga Puja Begins on Mahashasti

    Durga Puja Begins on Mahashasti

    Durga Puja, West Bengal's biggest festival began on Tuesday amidst rituals of 'Mahashasti' in which the Goddess is welcomed to her earthly abode.

  • Durga Puja Begins in Bengal

    Durga Puja Begins in Bengal

    West Bengal was a picture of merriment and religiosity today due to Durga puja, the biggest festival in the state.

  • Kolkata: Indian Museum's Heritage and Modern 3D Idols to Mark Durga Puja

    Kolkata: Indian Museum's Heritage and Modern 3D Idols to Mark Durga Puja

    Resurgence of traditional idol designs at the clay modelers' quarter in Kumartuli, school students replicating a centuries-old plaque of goddess Durga slaying the buffalo-demon at the prestigious Indian Museum and a Kolkata community puja introducing 3D printing technology: This year, West Bengal's biggest festival is a mixed bag of techniques.

  • Durga Puja ends in West Bengal with idol immersion

    Durga Puja ends in West Bengal with idol immersion

    Braving the downpour, people thronged Durga puja pandals to offer their tributes to the goddess on the last day of the five-day festivity.

  • Two electrocuted, puja pandal gutted after storm in West Bengal district

    Two persons were electrocuted, 15 others injured and a Durga Puja pandal gutted when a high tension electricity wire snapped after a storm in West Bengal's Burdwan district today.

  • Cyclone Phailin and rain mars Maha Ashtami in Kolkata

    Cyclone Phailin and rain mars Maha Ashtami in Kolkata

    Panic over cyclone Phailin and rain marred the spirit of Maha Ashtami on the second day of the Durga pujas in Kolkata today, as people tried to make the best of the situation despite the adverse weather.

  • Cyclone Phailin: President Pranab Mukherjee cuts short his West Bengal visit

    Cyclone Phailin: President Pranab Mukherjee cuts short his West Bengal visit

    President Pranab Mukherjee, who is at his ancestral home in West Bengal for Durga Puja, has cut short his visit and will return to New Delhi today in view of Cyclone 'Phailin' that is set to hit Odisha coast.

  • Durga Puja: Recreating Bengal's splendour in Delhi

    Durga Puja: Recreating Bengal's splendour in Delhi

    A towering Buddha sculpture greets visitors to a Durga Puja pandal in central Delhi's Arambagh locality, which is celebrating its silver jubilee this year.

  • Kangana Ranaut: Would love to be part of a film themed on Durga puja

    Kangana Ranaut: Would love to be part of a film themed on Durga <i>puja</i>

    Naming buddy Anurag Basu as one director she would love to work with for any film based on Durga puja in Bengal, Bollywood actoress Kangana Ranawat says she gushed over Vidya Balan's role in Kahaani.

  • Tight security in Kolkata before Durga Puja

    Tight security in Kolkata before Durga Puja

    The police have tightened security in West Bengal, particularly in border areas, for peaceful celebration of Durga puja, the biggest festival of the state.

  • Savour Bengali Dishes at This Food Fest in the Capital

    Savour Bengali Dishes at This Food Fest in the Capital

    Enliven your taste buds with delicacies like pabda macher jhal (hot and spicy fish) and chingri macher malai curry (prawns in coconut milk) at a 10-day Bengali Food Festival at Mist in The Park Hotel here.In tune with the festive season, the event begins...

  • Mahalaya: When radio scores over television

    Mahalaya: When radio scores over television

    For most, television has consigned the transistor radio to the dustbin. But today, in every Bengali home, the transistor was brought out, dusted and switched at 4 am to listen to Mahalaya, the opus of hymns and sholkas heralding Bengal's annual festival, the Durga Puja.

  • Love in the time of Durga Puja

    Love in the time of Durga Puja

    Valentine's Day the world over may be on the 14th of Feb. But in Kolkata, it extends over the five days of the Durga Pujas now on, with young couples making the most of extended curfew hours and huge crowds that deflect prying eyes.

  • President set to offer prayers to Durga at family home

    President set to offer prayers to Durga at family home

    Protocol has made way for tradition it seems at Miriti, where President Pranab Mukherjee will worship his family deity, Devi Durga, at his ancestral house in West Bengal's Birbhum district beginning on Sunday.

  • Durga Puja holiday in West Bengal means no newspapers for 4 days

    Durga Puja holiday in West Bengal means no newspapers for 4 days

    West Bengal will go without newspapers for four days - from October 22 to the 25 - because newspaper hawkers want Durga Puja holidays. Since hawkers won't distribute dailies, newspaper houses will also stay shut for four days.

  • Pranab: The Eternal Bridesmaid

    Pranab: The Eternal Bridesmaid

    As in politics, so in the spiritual - Pranab Mukherjee leads the prayers at his ancestral home in West Bengal on the occasion of Durga Puja every year. The TV crews have only started coming recently, to the village of Mirati, 5 hours north of Kolkata - but this is an annual ritual, one which he has almost never missed.

  • Being Bengali: Two Puja Food Recipes

    Being Bengali: Two Puja Food Recipes

     Here are two simple Bengali food recipes, popular during Durga Puja festival.1. Beguni - Eggplant fryIngredients:Bengal gram flour - 1/2 cupRed chilli powder - in very small quantityEggplant - 150 gm (4-5), longitudinally cut slices, with the stem...

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