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May 18, 2019
At Kolkata's Zakaria Street, food and old world charm make for a vibrant RamzanTucked away in the shadows of Kolkata’s biggest mosque — Nakhoda Masjid, Zakaria Street is the lesser known cousin of Delhi’s Chandni Chowk, Mumbai’s Mohammad Ali Road, and Hyderabad’s old quarters.
Mar 20, 2018
On Holi, here's a look at how Urdu poet Nazeer Banarasi wove the festival of colours into his versesNazeer Banarasi was one of the many Muslim Urdu poets from the 20th century who celebrated Indian festivals like Holi | #FirstCulture
Feb 04, 2018
Keslapur Nagoba Jatara: A look at a community's vibrant religious and cultural celebrationIn addition to being a vibrant religious and cultural rural fair, the Keslapur Nagoba Jatara provides insights into the social customs and traditions of the Mesram Raj Gonds and Pardhans | #FirstCulture
Oct 26, 2016
Celebrate this Diwali with a custom Twitter emojiPaying homage to the festival of lights, Twitter India has unveiled a #HappyDiwali emoji for all your Diwali tweeting needs.
Sep 05, 2014
Holy sh**! They took our Holi and other adventures in ColumbusingThe organizers inform us that though the Holi Color Festival is“influenced by the Hindu Holi celebration” just jazzed up with “electronic dance music.”
Jul 12, 2013
US lawmakers push for a commemorative Diwali stampAs many as 35 US lawmakers including Carolyn B Malone, Ami Bera, Tulsi Gabbard and Joe Crowley, have joined hands to co-sponsor a resolution in the US House of Representatives asking the US Postal Service to issue a commemorative stamp on Diwali
Nov 13, 2012
Not just India, now the Diwali diya lights up the worldDiwali has made a cultural crossover around the world, in large measure owing to a keener understanding among other societies of Indian cultural practices and festivals.