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Children below 12 years cannot participate in Dahi Handi SC

Aug 14, 2014

Children below 12 years cannot participate in Dahi Handi SC

No child below the age of 12 years will be permitted to participate in forming human pyramids during the popular 'Dahi Handi' festival, the Supreme Court directed on Thursday while keeping on hold a Bombay High Court order which barred participation of children under 18 years. #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Bombay High Court #Maharashtra #dahi handi #Janmashtami #Lord Krishna #Govindaa
What India expects The best medal prospects at the Commonwealth Games

Jul 24, 2014

What India expects The best medal prospects at the Commonwealth Games

The unprecedented success achieved in the last edition would be hard to replicate this time after the dropping of a few disciplines but upbeat after getting back in the Olympic fold, a 215-strong Indian contingent would nonetheless seek a top-five finish in the 20th Commonwealth Games which begin in Glasgow on Wednesday. #Sports #Abhinav Bindra #Krishna Poonia #Gagan Narang #Sushil Kumar #Preview #Heena Sidhu #P V Sindhu #Vijay Kumar #Glasgow #Yogeshwar Dutt #CWG 2014 #Commonwealth Games 2014
ONGC to speed up development of KG gas finds

Jul 22, 2014

ONGC to speed up development of KG gas finds

ONGC chairman and managing director Dinesh K Sarraf recently held an on-site review meeting of Block KG-DWN-98/2 or KG-D5 and fixed 1 April, 2018 as date for start of production. #ONGC #CompanyWatch #Krishna Godavari Basin #Dinesh K Sarraf

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Dahi handi: From prank to political platform, but a sport?

Aug 10, 2012

Dahi handi: From prank to political platform, but a sport?

A small lobby has started exploring the possibility of making dahi handi a sport and getting it recognition like what kabaddi has. It could need standardisation of the height at which the handis are placed, the number of tiers in the human pyramid. #CultureDecoder #Krishna Janmashtami #dahi handi
When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Jul 01, 2012

When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

By using particular icons and tapping specific belief systems, many environmentalists and conservationists reaffirm the worldviews of the dominant caste and religion. Can we preach respect for nature while practicing hegemony over other people? #TheLongView #Hindutva #Vrindavan #International Society for Krishna Consciousness #Tehri dam #Sunderlal Bahuguna

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When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Aug 14, 2014

India sets age limit for Krishna birthday pyramids after deaths, injuries

India's top court said Thursday that children as young as 12 can climb atop towering human pyramids in a popular Hindu celebration that has seen deaths and injuries in past years... #India #New Delhi
When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Aug 18, 2014

Image of Asia: Celebrating Krishna's birthday

Pictured is Guy Harvey artwork on an athletic clothing line. Artist Guy Harvey has developed his brand into a business empire... #India #New Delhi
When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Aug 18, 2014

Image of Asia: Celebrating Krishna's birthday

In this photo by Rafiq Maqbool, youngsters in Mumbai form a human pyramid to break the "Dahi handi," an earthen pot filled with curd, an integral part of celebrations to mark Janmashtami, the festival that celebrates the birth of child-god Krishna. T... #India #New Delhi