Gandhi Jayanti celebration returns to China’s picturesque Chaoyang park after two years Covid-induced hiatus

BEIJING: After a two-year Covid-induced hiatus, Gandhi Jayanti celebrations returned to China’s sprawling Chaoyang Park here as it resonated with the recitation of his famous quotes by Chinese school children and his bhajans by members of the Indian diaspora. Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated every year at the picturesque Chaoyang Park in Beijing ever since the […]

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It’s tapped: Germany’s Oktoberfest opens after 2-year hiatus

MUNICH: The beer is flowing at Munich’s world-famous Oktoberfest for the first time since 2019. With three knocks of a hammer and the traditional cry of “O’zapft is” – “It’s tapped” – Mayor Dieter Reiter inserted the tap in the first keg at noon on Saturday, officially opening the festivities after a two-year break forced […]

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