Play Safe Holi

By: Dr Samayug Bhowmik, Bureau Chief-ICN West Bengal  KOLKATA: Holi is a festival of spring.It is a festival that strengthens  relationships and spreads the message of brotherhood. It is predominantly celebrated with great enthusiasm in India and Nepal.Nowadays it is also celebrated in other countries of Asia and in Western countries .It is known as the “festival of colours“.  During spring season,due to the changes in weather, different types of viral illnesses e.g  fever,cough and cold,chickenpox are common. The playful smearing of naturally coloured powders made from herbs and other…

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Basant Utsav In Bengal : The Celebration Of The Advent Of Spring

By: Barnali Bose, Editor-ICN Group  KOLKATA: “Nothing is so beautiful as Spring,” says the English poet,Gerard Manley Hopkins.Spring is a miraculous experience. Nature regains  life  after Winter makes an exit. The nightingale bursts into a melodious tune amidst the world that had seemed so dull. Silently beneath the cold hard ground the plants and trees had been preparing to return with renewed vigour. Spring gives us hope for rejuvenation in our own lives as well. It is a time to renew the excitement and zest for life that thrives  inside us. Holi…

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