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Indian Waterfalls Posted by on Nov 30, 2010

India is such a blessed nation. It has some of the best monuments, people, food and natural landmarks in the entire world. Speaking of natural landmarks, India has some of the most beautiful and highest waterfalls that a person could ever see. Here are my best picks : Shivanasamudra Falls is a waterfall in Karnataka…

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Indian Stringed Instruments Posted by on Nov 29, 2010

Indian stringed instruments are quite different from the stringed instruments from the West. The uniqueness of Indian stringed instruments has lent itself to beautiful renditions of Indian music. The Sitar (सितार) is a stringed instrument with a long neck made of wood and several bridges made of animal bone. The strings are played with a…

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Famous Hindi Playback Singers (1990s) Posted by on Nov 29, 2010

Famous Hindi Playback Singers (1990s – ) So, following the previous posts of famous playback singer of Hindi films in this post I will show you some of the famous playback singer of era 1990s and onward. Kumar Sanu (Hindi: कुमार सानु; ), born in Kolkata, is a leading Indian male playback singer of Indian…

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Famous Hindi Playback Singers (1940s-80s) Posted by on Nov 28, 2010

Famous Hindi Playback Singers Interesting topic for you again. In Hindi movies, those lovely Hindi songs are not performed by an actor/actress but playback singers. So, do you know those Hindi playback singers who performed/performing songs in Hindi films? In this post, I will try to cover some of the most famous playback singers from…

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Relations in Hindi Posted by on Nov 24, 2010

Relationship in Hindi Today, I will show you the words that you would need the most when you are in India or Indian community and even for the Hindi films. Please note that when you greet or having conversation with elder, it is formal to use “ji” at the end of some of these words…

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Guru Nanak Jayanti’s Birthday Posted by on Nov 24, 2010

November 21st was the day of Guru Nanak Jayanti’s birthday. Guru Nanak (गुरु नानक) is the founder of the Sikh religion. The celebration of Guru Nanak lasts for three days and in places like Punjab, these celebrations are especially festive. The celebration is marked by a elaborate display of fireworks as shown here : The…

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Karthikai Deepam Posted by on Nov 22, 2010

Karthikai Deepam is a festival celebrated by Hindus in Tamil Nadu. This is the festival of lamps. Every house is lighted by bright lamps. The light is thought to ward off evil spirits and protect the inhabitants of the house. The town of Thiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu is the place to be for this festival…

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