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More than 1,800 individuals from across the US and many from India participated in the online initiative to create thousands of kolam designs to celebrate the historic event.(PTI)

Auspicious Kolam drawings mark kickoff of Biden-Harris inauguration ceremony

PTI |
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 01:03 PM IST
Kolam, a traditional Indian art form of drawing geometric patterns on the floors as a sign of welcome, was part of the virtual kick-off ceremony of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and his deputy Kamala Harris.
On Wednesday ‘kolams’ in support of the CAA were drawn outside several homes in Cuddalore district on New Year’s Day.(ANI Photo)
On Wednesday ‘kolams’ in support of the CAA were drawn outside several homes in Cuddalore district on New Year’s Day.(ANI Photo)

Tamil Nadu police to probe Pak links of ‘kolam’ protester

Chennai | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON JAN 02, 2020 11:33 AM IST
On Sunday, 6 women had protested against the CAA by drawing ‘kolam’ in a locality after police denied permission. Gayatri Khandhadai among them seems to have links with Pakistan.
Children are brought near the Vishukkan which depicts symbols of abundance and auspiciousness.(Shutterstock)
Children are brought near the Vishukkan which depicts symbols of abundance and auspiciousness.(Shutterstock)

Vishu 2018: Date, history and traditions of the Malayalam new year

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 10:41 AM IST
April 14 marks Vishu or the Malayali new year. Here’s how the festival is celebrated and some interesting traditions associated with this harvest festival.
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