Traditional

Use traditional script to preserve Maithili heritage: Pandit Ajay Shastri

July 29, 2019

Jamshedpur: “The preservation and development of any civilization, traditional values and heritage is based on its language, script and language. The civilization and rich traditional culture of Mithila is ancient and its language has been rich since time immemorial. The traditional language and writings of famous sages like Janak and Yagvalkya are renowned for their Maithili […]

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Traditional tea ceremony in Japan brings out versatility of this popular beverage

March 10, 2019

For one, Japanese tea is very different from Chinese and Indian teas. (Reuters) The traditional Japanese tea ceremony is more than just a hot cuppa’ shared with friends. It is also not just about the stuff in the cup. Even the way the ceremony is conducted plays an intrinsic part in the fulfilling enjoyment of […]

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Traditional Palestinian Dress Becomes Means of Political Protest

March 5, 2019

A traditional dress worn by Palestinian women was not the kind of clothing one would expect to become a sign of political expression. The brightly colored, embroidered woman’s dress is known as a “thobe,” notes the Associated Press. Now the thobe is gaining popularity as a softer means of identifying with the fight for the establishment of a Palestinian […]

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Traditional media’s handling of Momo is far scarier than the story itself

March 2, 2019

It starts with a single message. Hours later, if at all, the WhatsApp, Messenger, or YouTube account gets a disturbing reply, typically including violent imagery. And then the instructions start. They often start as a form of compliance testing before moving on to more disturbing instructions involving self-harm and, ultimately suicide. It’s called “The Momo Challenge,” […]

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16 alternatives if you don’t want to wear a traditional prom dress

February 22, 2019

A prom dress is arguably one of the most difficult gowns to shop for. Not only is there pressure to find a unique dress that will stand out from every other ensemble at the event, but there’s also the added stress of choosing a gown that you won’t regret wearing 10 years down the road. […]

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Bank of Spain: Bitcoin Unable to Solve Problems of Traditional Payment Systems

February 19, 2019

An official from Spain’s central bank, the Bank of Spain (BDE) believes that Bitcoin (BTC) is unable to resolve the problems faced by major payment systems. BDE’s Deputy General Director for financial innovations and market infrastructure, Carlos Colesa, gave his opinion on the leading cryptocurrency in a report published on Sunday, Feb. 17. The study dubbed “Bitcoin: a solution […]

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Malavika’s Mumbaistan: Giving Peace A Chance

February 17, 2019

They are both advocates of peace and compassion. So yesterday, when His Holiness The Dalai Lama invited New York-based author and wellness guru Deepak Chopra, along with a small group of his overseas followers, to his residence in Dharamshala, as expected, it was a sublime experience. The 84-year-old Tibetan leader set the tone of the […]

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Proper technique, not just safety checks, a must for bouncers: Ian Chappell

February 17, 2019

India’s Mayank Agarwal avoids a bouncer during play on day one of the third Test against Australia.(AP) Following the tragically unlucky death of Philip Hughes when he was struck by a short-pitched delivery, Cricket Australia (CA) had conducted a review into safety in the game. At the time I asked CA’s CEO James Sutherland if […]

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Iconic Palestinian robe fashions a new political symbol

February 17, 2019

The traditional brightly embroidered dress of Palestinian women known as the “thobe” was not the type of garment one would expect to become a pop political symbol. Now it’s gaining prominence as a softer expression of Palestinian nationalism, competing even with the classic keffiyeh — the headscarf donned by young stone-throwing Palestinian men protesting Israel’s […]

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Prateik Babbar deletes risque Valentine’s picture with wife Sanya Sagar after heavy trolling

February 17, 2019

Actor Prateik Babbar has deleted a Valentine’s Day post, which showed him striking a risque pose with wife, producer Sanya Sagar, after getting trolled online. “More like it!.. happy valentines!” Prateik had captioned the image, which you can see here. The actor and his wife were attacked in the comments section, with several Instagram users […]

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