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PM Modi celebrates Diwali with jawans of Indian Army and ITBP

Distributing sweets and exchanging greetings Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Diwali is the festival of lights; it spreads the light of goodness and dispels fear. Jawans, through their commitment and discipline spread the sense of security and fearlessness among an indebted nation. Prime Minister said that their devotion to duty ... Read More »

Goa celebrates Narkasur Chaturdashi

Effigies of Narkasur in different sizes are  erected on the eve of diwali and burnt during the wee hours of Diwali with much fanfare in Goa. Festival of light ‘Deepawali’ is being celebrated in Tamil Nadu today with traditional fervor and gaiety. People took the traditional sesame oil bath early ... Read More »

Nepal celebrates its Constitution Day, also known as the National Day

A number of programmes are being organised to mark the occasion. The main function was held at Nepal Army Pavilion in Kathmandu, which was attended by the President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli, Chief Justice, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chairman of the National Assembly, ministers, ... Read More »

Google doodle celebrates Teachers’ Day

In the doodle, a spinning globe, wearing spectacles is shown as a teacher. The globe is surrounded by icons representing various subjects including physics, chemistry, music, maths, astronomy, among others. In India, September 5 is celebrated as the Teachers’ Day since 1962 in honour of India’s second President and revered teacher Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, who was born ... Read More »

Nation celebrates festival of Raksha Bandhan today

Raksha Bandhan, the festival of brothers and sisters is being celebrated across the country today. It is observed on the last day of the Hindu lunar calendar month of Shraavana. On this day sisters tie a colorful rakhi, a form of woven bracelet, around the wrist of their brothers as ... Read More »

A proud India celebrates her 72nd Independence Day today

The day is a rememberance of all those who fought valiantly and sacrificed their lives for the freedom of India from colonial powers. After paying tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi would address the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort in Delhi at 7 ... Read More »

Google Doodle celebrates tragedienne Meena Kumari’s 85th birthday

“As shown in the doodle, Meena Kumari captivated audiences with her beautiful, expressive eyes,” according to the official Google Doodle page. Born in 1933, Meena Kumari grew up on camera, lighting up the silver screen from the age of four when she was known as Baby Meena. She became a formidable actor in Indian ... Read More »

Nepal celebrates 11th Republic Day

The main function was held at Army Pavilion in Kathmandu, which was attended by President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister K.P.Sharma Oli , diplomats from various countries and other dignitaries. President Bhandari and Prime Minister Oli has greeted people of Nepal on the occasion of ... Read More »