Festive Celebrations: Popular Diwali Rangoli Designs
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Festive Celebrations: Popular Diwali Rangoli Designs

Rangoli is an Indian traditional or folk art which is generally created on the floor especially on festive occasions like Diwali (Indian New Year). The Indian scriptures and puranas (hindu mythological literature works) can be attributed for the emergence of this creative rangoli art. This ancient Indian art is believed to be originated from the Indian state Maharashtra,…

Rakhi – A Pledge To Love And Support
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Rakhi – A Pledge To Love And Support

Today is Raksha Bandhan. Also known as Rakhi, this is a beautiful Indian tradition that celebrates the bond of love and support between brothers and sisters.  Raksha means protection while Bandhan means bond. On this auspicious day, brothers make a promise to their sisters to protect them from all harms and troubles and the sisters pray…

Travelling with Kids: Indian Street Kid – Lost & Found
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Travelling with Kids: Indian Street Kid – Lost & Found

This is my guide, Iqbal.  He was a street kid who once roamed the dusty streets of India. This is the story of how he became a street kid. This is his story. Iqbal  was born in a poor labour-class family. He was barely five when his parents separated or divorced, he doesn’t know which….

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Salaam Baalak Trust – Walk In The Shoes of Street Kids

A friend of mine shared this YouTube clip by Coco-Cola and I am compelled to share it with all of you.  In celebration of its 125th birthday on May 8th, 2011, Coca-Cola launched an awesome “Where will happiness strike next?” campaign. They converted trucks and buses into Coca-Cola delivery vehicles that dispense doses of “happiness” on…