Activities

Top 5 things to do this Christmas!

With Christmas almost around the corner, it certainly is the time to be jolly and why wouldn’t you be? Markets and malls are lit up, there’s that delicious waft of rum-soaked Christmas cake in the air and strains of Christmas carols can be heard everywhere you go. If you happen to be in Delhi for Christmas here are the top 5 experiences for you to make the most out of this holiday season: Enjoy at the Delhi Drum Circle Jam: [...]

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Top 5 Diwali mela to visit this year!

Diwali is one of India’s most celebrated festivals. Lights, fireworks, rangoli and candles are just few signs. The joy of Diwali gets even more exciting with ‘mela’ in the city. Here’s a quick list of few Diwali mela you can’t afford to miss if you are in Delhi region this festive season: Blind School Diwali Mela: It’s a moment of pride and admiration when you see the huge collection of diyas and candles (made by blind school students) along with other crafts and Diwali decorations that are available at the mela. Organised annually [...]

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5 interesting 'bro –sis' things do this Rakhi!

While roads are going to be chaotic, here’s what you can do at home and make the most out of this festival: Make a favourite childhood dish: Go down the memory lane and recall what is it that you all loved eating most during her younger years. Try to make that at home, it could be anything from khichdi to Maggi to kheer. It’s all about relishing your childhood comfort food. Image: peoplereached Watch the favourite film/ favourite shows / a collection of songs [...]

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For the old times sake! Spend time with your besties this friendship day

It's first Sunday of August and its been a while since you haven't met your friends. Well here's an excuse to meet and relive those beautiful times yet again. Here's a guide to set you sailing all through the day: Start you day early - There couldn’t be a perfect setting to remember those days in class, those teachers and how that Mr. / Ms. Studious used to make those copious notes and all those fun things other than the [...]

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Historical chords! 111 years old Lahore music house

What is it? This legendary music shops in the bylanes of Old Delhi, with histories spanning a century, is not just carrying on a musical legacy but provides fodder for old music lore too. They manufacture, retail and export musical instruments in more than 12 countries. They have two manufacturing units, one in Chandigarh, and the other in the outskirts of Delhi. What's the history? Lahore Music House has been in the area for more than seven decades – ever since its founder [...]

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Stories never end in Delhi’s read street

What is it? Nearly over 30 years old Sunday market dedicated to just books, starting at a price as low as Rs.10/-. It is so interesting to see that the books are sold in kilos. It’s Rs. 20 a kg, isn't it cheaper than a burger. What all can you find here? On the mile-long footpath between Delite cinema and the iron footbridge, near Jama Masjid, you can literally find any form of book, right from Dan Brown to to APJ Abdul Kalam, [...]

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Movie mania – the 7th Jagran Film Festival

What Is It? A date with best of films. Yes, it’s five days fiesta of 400+ movies that will be inaugurated by our very own super actor Naseeruddin Shah. When? 1-5 July 2016. Check out the schedule here. Where? Siri Fort Auditorium, August Kranti Marg Nearest Metro Station: Green Park {exit gate Gautam Nagar} Timings: 11am onwards What else? Please note: Registration is mandatory – Click here The 7th Jagran Film Festival includes insightful sessions and panel discussions from Bollywood stalwarts, and cast and crew of selected [...]

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Rs. 100 for unlimited number of a variety of mangoes at the “Delhi Summer Festival”

What is it? Delhi’s mango favourite mango festival has now joined hands with the Delhi Summer festival. It’s a three-day long event at Dilli Haat in Janakpuri where you can eat an unlimited number of a variety of mangoes just for Rs. 100. When? 24 – 26 June 26 Timings? 11: 00 AM to 10:00 PM Closest metro station: Tilak Nagar What Else? You can enjoy summer fruits, cold desserts and cool beverages. Did you know ? Some interesting quick facts about mangoes: There are [...]

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6 stunning long drive roads in Delhi – NCR

Long drives have always been associated with romance or adventure. Here are some the stunning long drive roads that you can hit during non- traffic hours for an absolute bliss! National Highway - NH8 : Stunning and spotless roads that connect Delhi and Gurgaon. This is a six to eight lane expressway which is a part of the Golden Quadrilateral. Image: Fillthewell.com The Ridge Road: Known as the green lungs for Delhi, it’s the world's second most bird-rich capital city, after Kenya's [...]

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Museums: Past gets tangible here!

An ode to the International Museum Day. Check out Delhi's some of the most magnificent museum that you may / may not have been to: National Museum: storehouse of heritage Why should you be here? To see this spectacular storehouse of over 200,000 works of art, both national and international, spanning over 5,000 years. Also, it’s one of the largest museums in India that holds a variety of articles ranging from pre-historic era to modern works of Where: Rajpath, Central Secretariat, New Delhi, Delhi [...]

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