Chennai Music and Dance Festival is organized every year during mid-December to mid-January. Throughout the month, renowned artists schedule dance and music performances all over the city. Organized by various sabhas (organizations) in the city, the festival is intended to promote the classical music and classical dances of South India.
Shivdaspura villagers in Jaipurhave welcomed an abundance of feathered visitors this season as around 10,000 migratory birds have come to Chandlai Lake, about 3 km from the village.
According to the experts and birdwatchers, the number of winged guests from abroad includes some species who haven’t visited the lake in several years. Villagers have thronged the lake shores in order to watch the flocks swimming on the blue water.
Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise, who is in India to promote the fourth installment of his "Mission Impossible" franchise, has squeezed in a special visit on his fast-paced itinerary - the TajMahal in Agra. And guess who accompanied him in this mission? Co-star Anil Kapoor.
Cruise landed in Delhi early Saturday and headed straight to the Leela Palace, Chanakyapuri. He stayed at the hotel's exquisite Maharaja Suite, which has a personal gym and jacuzzi.