Keeping its date with its Portuguese cultural heritage, Goa on Saturday ushered in the Carnival with traditional float parades, King Momo's salutations and general merry-making on the chock-a-block streets of Panaji.
The GIG Carnival, a three-day festival which integrates craft, music and food, has commenced here.
The famous Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan here will be open for the public from February 12 to March 19.
Hailing Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's contribution towards the independence movement, noted filmmaker Shyam Benegal on Friday laid stress on celebrating the leader's life instead of worrying on conjectures about his disappearance.
The cartoonist fraternity on Saturday mourned the death of Sudhir Tailang saying that political cartoons lost a sharp tongue as he had never held back.
The first police dog squad in India was raised in Himachal Pradesh in 1957, says a coffee-table book released on Saturday by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.
The union government on Friday approved projects worth over Rs.12 crore for improving tourist infrastructure in heritage places of Amaravati in Andhra Pradesh and Warangal in Telangana.
The ongoing Kolkata International Book Fair will pay tribute to late Sahitya Akademi recipient Chaturvedi Badrinath by launching his book on Saturday. The book, "A Unity of Life and Other Essays", a series of essays on the concept of dharma and its application in modern times, is drawn extensively from the Mahabharata.
A fleet of vintage cars will take to the capital's roads on February 28 at The Statesman Vintage and Classic Car Rally, which is back with its 50th edition.