Badrinath- A Glimpse Of Heaven

By: Alok Singh ( Associate Editor-ICN Group )  NAINITAL: “Travel”, sometime you travel to explore the world around you and sometime you travel to rediscover yourself. One such travel where you discover yourself stays very close to your heart and remains in your memory forever. It was one of my many visits to Garhwal in 2007, I went to Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun for some research on my documentary subject , this was the period when I was struggling for success, which was eventually away from me from past few…

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Centre of attraction “Film Bandhu” at Film Bazaar , Goa

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Uttar Pradesh has a various cultural and pleasant locations in addition to its historical heritages. This heritage attracts filmmakers to come to Uttar Pradesh repeatedly and the film bandhu helps them a lot. This time film bandhu had made its special presence in Film Bazzar organized by NFDC which was held in International Film Festival of India, Goa. Significantly, in the film festival the film makers across the world come, including filmmakers, directors, writers, film technicians, film journalists and other types of people who are differently related to film genres.…

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Jagadhatri Puja: The Autumn Carnival Of Chandannagar

Special Report By: BARNALI BOSE CHANDANNAGAR: Bengal has long been known to be a ‘Land of festivities’. In fact, an oft-quoted Bengali adage says that in twelve calendar months, Bengalis celebrate thirteen festivals.This is rather  an understatement if one goes by the umpteen pujas performed one after the other. The three-eyed, four-armed goddess is depicted as being the colour of the morning sun, rides a lion standing on the dead ‘Karindrasura”, the Elephant Demon and holds a conch, a chakra, a bow and an arrow in her hands. The snake, the…

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Jagadhatri Puja: The Autumn Carnival Of Chandannagar

Special Report By: BARNALI BOSE The uniqueness of the Jagadhatri idol of Chandannagar lies in her gigantic size and ornamental glory. CHANDANNAGAR/HOOGHLY: Bengal has long been known to be a ‘Land of festivities’. In fact, an oft-quoted Bengali adage says that in twelve calendar months, Bengalis celebrate thirteen festivals.This is rather  an understatement if one goes by the umpteen pujas performed one after the other. With Durga puja followed by Lakshmi puja , Kali Puja and BhaiPhota, the grand Autumn festivities are almost over for the rest of Bengal, while Chandannagar, in…

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DHYAN YOG – PART : 1

By: Vijay Kumar Verma ( Editor-ICN Group ) Normally we come across camps on Dhyan Yog being organised by Yog gurus. And a good number of  people perturbed by tensions of life are drawn to attend such camps at exhorbitant costs. Dhyan is often made to link with meditation and meditation with concentration, in such camps. And with pride people claim to undertake meditation on a regular basis in their lives. But a little conversation on their life styles reveals the truth how deeply they are involved in the materialistic life…

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