Activities

Goa for first – timers!

Goa is truly a destination of many wonders. It begins from beautiful magnificent golden beaches, to classy architecture, to gothic style old churches, to paddy fields and plantations, to fishing, village feel and goes on to several other touristy treats. Here are some suggestions of your things to do list in Goa:Beaches & waterways: Goa has close to 25 wonderful beaches that one can explore depending upon where you are staying. The range begins from over-crowded, crowded to virgin...

30 Aug to 1 Sept: The 3rd Delhi Theater Festival in Delhi and Gurgaon.

What is it?Three days of power packed theatrical performances by living legends such as Anupam Kher, Naseeruddin Shah, Manoj Joshi, Supriya Pathak, Mandira Bedi, Pankaj Kapoor and many more.Why should you be there?If you already attended the first two editions, then you don't want to know why should you attend. But if this is going to be your first time, then this is why you should go?These are just awesome performances weaved around some great storylines,...

Independence Day 2019 : Poster Design Competition by Govt. of India

What is it? Your chance to wear of creative hat and paint your patriotism. Yes, Government of India is inviting entries for the ‘Independence Day 2019 - Poster Designing Competition’. Theme? Changing Face of India- Independence Day 2019 Who is eligible? Any citizen of India can participate in this contest. Age No bar. Last date? 10 August 2019 What else? Selected entry/entries would be given a cash reward of Rs 15,000. For more details: visit http://davp.nic.in/printadvt/print_home.aspxCover image :...

Where to buy Republic Day parade 2019 tickets in Delhi?

Republic Day parade in Delhi is one of the ‘MUST DO THINGS’ when you are in India. If you don’t know an VIP and are unable to get passes, then buy tickets. It’s totally worth it:You should know that passes are allowed to only recognised Government officials (upto Joint Secretaries), MPs, MLA, Ministers in the Central Government or State Governments or recognised signatories. Common man cannot get passes, so no need to go for any favour, you will not be...

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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 MargNearest Metro Station: Green Park {exit gate Gautam Nagar}Timings: 11am onwardsWhat 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...