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Diwali being celebrated across the country

This year people can be seen choosing earthen lamps over chinese lights. These lamps are also considered environment friendly. People are also buying green crackers to celebrate diwali due to  air pollution condition in the national capital, supreme court has permitted the use of green crackers only. Mumbai is also ... Read More »

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas being celebrated today

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, the birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, is being celebrated today. Several events are being held by various Ministries, Public Sector Undertakings and organisations across the country. People all over the country took the pledge to protect the unity and integrity of India and participate in the Run ... Read More »

UN Day 2018 to be celebrated amid melodious sarod strings

Soulful music from the strings of the sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan will reverberate in the iconic Assembly hall.  He will be accompanied by his sons Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash, and the Refugee Orchestra Project conducted by Lidiya Yankovskaya.  The theme of this year’s concert, which is ... Read More »

Vijayadashami celebrated across India

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi took part in Dusshera celebrations at Delhi’s Lal Qila ground.  Dussehra commemorates the day when Lord Ram killed Ravan and freed Goddess Sita from his custody.  People celebrate the day by burning the effigy of Ravan.Effigies of Meghnad and Kumbhkaran were ... Read More »

149th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi celebrated in Nepal

With LED show the celebrations to commemorate 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma started in Nepal. In his address, Pokharel said that Mahatama Gandhi’s principles of peace and non violence are one of the basic spirits of Nepal’s foreign policy. He said Gandhiji’s thoughts are not just a political philosophy but they have developed as life style. ... Read More »

Hindi Diwas being celebrated today

The Indo-Aryan language had been in use across large sections of India in multiple forms by then and had in fact been carried outside the shores of the country by those who settled in other parts of the world through centuries. The migration of Hindi, in particular, the variant used ... Read More »

September – National Nutrition Month – being celebrated across India

During this month, various programmes have been organized by the Women and Child Development Ministry to spread broad awareness on the issues related to malnutrition like stunting, under-nutrition, anaemia and low birth weight in children.  The Nutrition Month will also focus on adolescent girls, pregnant women and lactating mothers to ... Read More »

Janmashtami being celebrated with gusto across India

The entire Braj region including the birthplace of Lord Krishna is brimming with religious fervour.Festivities are on in full swing in the famous temples of krishna janmabhoomi, Dwarkadheesh the thakur banke bihariji temple and Iskcon temples have been decorated with colourful lights. At the stroke of midnight when Lord Krishna ... Read More »

World Sanskrit Day being celebrated today

The Day is aimed at promoting and reviving the ancient Indian language of Sanskrit. It is celebrated on Sravana Poornima every year, that is the Poornima day of Sravana month in the Hindu calendar. Sanskrit has been known as the primary language of Hinduism and forms the basis of several ... Read More »

Guru Purnima being celebrated across country

Today on the occasion of Guru Purnima, thousands of devotees express their gratitude towards their gurus for enlightenment. A guru is considered to be the person who removes all darkness from our lives and brings light. It is believed that Lord Buddha had given his first sermon on this day. ... Read More »

One Nation One Tax: GST Day being celebrated across the country

Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal presided over an event organised on completion of first year of implementation of the historic tax reform of GST in New Delhi. While Union Minister, Arun Jaitley addressed the gathering via Video Conference. Jaitley termed the implementation of GST as the country’s monumental economic reform. ... Read More »

Eid Ul Fitr celebrated across country

The festival was marked with feasts and the meeting of families, relatives, and friends, where they exchanged greetings and gifts with each other. President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended greeting to fellow citizens on the occasion. Eid celebrations were also held ... Read More »

World Laughter Day being celebrated today

The day also promotes the thousands of community groups around the world – typically known as Laughter Clubs – who regularly practice simple intentional laughter techniques that promote wellness and overall well-being. Humor is also a way to increase retention of information in academic or professional settings because of the ... Read More »

Buddh Purnima is being celebrated today with religious fervour

The day marks the birthday of Gautam Buddha (born in Lumbini, Nepal) who later became the founder of Buddhism. According to the Vedic literature, Lord Buddha is an incarnation of Lord Krishna (Vishnu) and thus, he appeared on this earth some 2500 years ago to teach the message of mercy and ... Read More »

Buddha Jayanti being celebrated in Nepal

Since early morning devotees offering prayers at famous Maya Devi temple in Lumbini. The temple is situated at the same place where Queen Maya Devi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama in 563 B C. The temple houses marker stone, nativity sculpture and ruins of 6th century BC to 15th century ... Read More »

International Jazz Day being celebrated today

It is chaired and led by the UNESCO Director General and legendary jazz pianist and composer Herbie Hancock, who serves as a UNESCO Ambassador for Intercultural Dialogue and Chairman of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz. The Institute is the lead nonprofit organization charged with planning, promoting and producing this ... Read More »