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India Accounts for 60 Per Cent of World's Leprosy Patients: Japanese Philanthropist

Photo Credits: Getty Images New Delhi, January 29: A Japanese philanthropist working to eradicate leprosy in India has said that 60 per cent of its patients in the world are in this country. Speaking at an event here on Monday evening, Yohei Sasakawa, Chairman of The Nippon Foundation, said that his organisation, Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation,… Read More »

Priyanka Chopra's Mehndi is From Sojat in Rajasthan, Know All About the 'Henna City' of India

Priyanka Chopra’s mehendi will come from Sojat in Rajasthan (Photo credits: Yogen Shah and File Image) Applying Mehndi or Henna is a customary practice in India. A kind of body art, it is very common during wedding functions. Over the years, applying of mehendi has evolved into a separate function in marriage traditions. But have… Read More »