Monthly Archives: August 2021

Onam festival celebrates Indian culture – Bundaberg Now

The Onam Festival was celebrated on Saturday at the Civic Center in Bundaberg. The Civic Center has been transformed into a celebration of culture, color, food, and weekend fun with over 300 people attending the annual Onam Festival. Hosted by the Bundaberg Indian Malayan Association, the event is a celebration …

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Here are the Top 8 movies from South India you can’t miss in 2021

South Indian cinema has been hit hard by the ongoing pandemic over the past two weeks, with digital releases and movies not doing well at the box office. However, this year 2021 has been lined up with a bunch of promising and highly recommended films to watch, from “Malik” and …

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Section on Indian culture removed from government website, culture ministry says portal not owned or operated by: The Tribune India

New Delhi, August 24 A section on Indian culture was completely removed from a government website on Tuesday, a day after a paragraph describing the Mughal Empire as one of the greatest of all time was removed when complaints labeling the Union Culture Ministry have been raised on social networks. …

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Academics criticize panel on “Indian culture”

A central government committee set up last week to define Indian culture has come under fire on many fronts. Prahlad Patel, Minister of Culture, announced the creation of a 16-member committee to study the origin and evolution of Indian culture over 12,000 years. There are no women on the committee, …

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Bollywood Newsreel: The History of Indian Films, From Black & White Masterpieces To The OTT Boom

It was not the right time to get into the cinema. A few years after Krishan Mohan, the patriarch of the Delhi-based Bijli family, bought Priya Cinema in 1978, the VHS boom engulfed the country. Thanks to the liberal import policies of the late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in the …

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Patel remembers Savarkar, emphasizes preservation of ancient Indian culture, Hindu dharma and democracy

Speaking on Saturday on the eve of the 75th anniversary of independence in Godhra, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel stressed that Indians must keep alive “the ancient Indian culture, our Hindu dharma and our Indian democracy”, while evoking the ideologue of the Hindutva Vinayak Savarkar. “Many have been martyred in …

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