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1. Cricket in India
Cricket is the unannounced National game of India. Introduced by the Brits, cricket has managed to capture the attention of millions of Indians, both urban and rural. Find out how cricket carved this unique distinction here.
2. Holi - The Indian Festival of Colors
Holi is the Indian festival of colors. Though popularly celebrated in North India, Holi celebrations have caught the attention of Southerners too, making this another excitingly significant Indian Festival. Read on to know more.
3. Arts and Crafts Village of Tirupati
Arts and Crafts village (Shilparamam) in Tirupati is emerging as a tourist attraction. It promotes Indian arts and culture in a recreational, park-like atmosphere.
4. Diwali – The Indian Festival of Lights
Diwali or Deepavali is a colorful, delightful festival that symbolizes the heart and soul of Indian culture in more ways than one. Learn more about India’s festival of lights here.
5. Bonding with a game of Carrom
Carrom is an indoor game played widely in India. It can be played by people of all ages in the comfort of their homes. It can be a bonding experience for families as it can be played as a group.
6. Learn Hindi Through English - Book Review
Hindi is the official language recognized in India. ‘Learn Hindi in 30 Days Through English’ is a self learning guide to Hindi. Here is a review of this book.
7. Indian Burial Urns
Archaeological excavations in several regions of South India have revealed huge urns that were used to bury the dead. These earthen coffins have a story to tell about the beliefs and practices of Indians in ancient times. Learn some interesting facts about Indian Burial Urns here.
8. Cow in Indian Culture
It is a well known fact that the cow is a useful domestic animal. But did you know that in India the cow is not just reared but also revered? Read on to know more about cows in Indian culture.
9. Little India and Indian Culture
Little India is an area or a stretch with many shops, stores and businesses run by people of India in a foreign country.It plays a vital role in the lives of Indians living in these countries.
10. Pongal Festival in India
India is still largely an agricultural economy and the harvest season is a time of celebration in rural areas. Pongal is one such Indian harvest festival that is prominently celebrated in South India for four consecutive days. Here is an overview of the four days of Pongal.
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