Spring Festival

  • Raj Bhawan ablazes with colours as two-day spring festival kicks off February 22, 2014

    Uttarakhand Raj Bhawan was ablaze with colours on Saturday with Governor Aziz Qureshi declaring the two-day annual spring festival (Basantotsav) open. As the festival got underway at 11 am the Raj Bhawan gates were flung open for people to move in and have a look at the wide variety of flowers...
  • 2day spring festival 'Basantotsav' to begin at Raj Bhawan tomorrow February 21, 2014

    The sprawling lawns of Raj Bhawan will break into a blaze of colours on Saturday as a twoday annual spring festival gets underway in its premises. To be inaugurated by Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi, the festival named 'Basantotsav' is scheduled to begin at 11 am on Saturday and will be free...
  • Penguin India back with their 10-day Spring lit fest March 14, 2013

    New Delhi: In its fourth edition, Spring Fever is Delhi's first-ever literature spring festival, and the only festival of its kind organized by a leading publisher in India. The ten-day festival will be held in India Habitat Centre from 15th to 24th March (7pm onwards) and will encompass a...
  • Dead woman married twice in China February 22, 2012

    Beijing Investigators in China's Hebei province are shocked after coming across a bizarre incident in which a woman's corpse was married twice. During 2012 Spring Festival , a family surnamed Wu sold their daughter's dead body for 35,000 yuan ($5,557) to a man surnamed Liu who wanted to perform a "yin...
  • Spring is in, festivities too March 19, 2011

    • The Chinese New Year is known as the Spring Festival in the country and marks the end of winter. Celebrations begin on the first day of the year’s first month — their calendar, of course, is different from the Western one — and ends with the Lantern Festival on...