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Ugadi Ushers in New Year Enthusiasm, Messages for Occasion

Ugadi or New year today called “Hevilambi Nama Samvatsra” is being celebrated by Telugus, Kannadigas and Gudi Padwa by Marathis with colourful mango leaves donning the entrances and arches in streets with flowers and Ugadi Pachchadi being distributed among relatives and friends. Ugadi, or the beginning of a new age in Sanskrit, denotes the the first day of Chaitra month in ...

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Missed Diwali

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, who was in Delhi addressing a Townhall in Delhi IIT last month, wished everyone a “Happy Diwali” but said on his Facebook account that he missed being in India at this time. Diwali is India’s largest festival of lights and many Americans are familiar with Diwali, which is held within Indian communities across the nation. Mark ...

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Happy father’s Day! Google Doodle Touches Fathers with Love (Quotes)

Google has put a doodle on Father’s day today, Sunday, June 21, which incidentally coincides with the International Yoga day as declared by the UN and being observed in India. However, Father’s day falls on the third Sunday of the month and the date varies every year. The green coloured simple Google Doodle, when clicked on the ‘o’ in the ...

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Happy Ugadi: Telugus, Kanndigas, Marathis Celebrate New Year’s Day

Ugadi or New year today called “Manmadha Nama Samvatsra” has made the Telugus, Kannadigas and Marathis celebrate the festival with colourful mango leaves donning the entrances and arches in streets with flowers and Ugadi Pachadi being distributed among relatives and friends. Ugadi, which means the beginning of a new age in Sanskrit, denotes the the first day of Chaitra month ...

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Chinese New Year of Goat Starts Today, Red Envelopes Flood Markets

Chinese New Year of goat starts on Thursday, February 19, 2015 celebrated by more than 1.5 billion Chinese all over the world, including the neighbouring Asian countries and diasporas around the globe. Chinese, however, celebrate the New Year with utmost sincerity. The day starts with greetings — “Gong xi fa cai” in Mandarin, or “Gung hay fat choy” in Cantonese, ...

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Valentine’s Day Greetings: Origin, History, Top Messages, Quotes and Gifts to send

As the world celebrates the Valentine’s Day or the day of love on February 14, falling on Saturday, a weekend, the day may get further boost, if the moral police elements of pro-Hindu groups who were drubbed in Delhi elections remain indoors brooding over the tragedy. Legend goes that Saint Valentine of Rome was imprisoned for performing weddings for soldiers ...

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‘Lingaa’ first day box office collections reach Rs.24 crore: Early reports

Rajinikanth’s birthday sensational movie “Lingaa” has gone overboard as expected with fans claiming to have seen the film 3 times on the very first day. According to Tamilnews.com, the Tamil version has earned Rs.19 crore on its first day, while the Telugu version has supplemented the revenue considerably with Rs.5 crore in both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The overseas numbers ...

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Dhanteras Today: Gold at 3-yr Low, 50% Hike in Demand Foreseen

Today, Tuesday October 21 being a Dhanteras day, gold traders and jewellers are confident to see at least 50 to 60 percent hike in demand for gold and silver marking the precious pre-Diwali occasion as gold prices are at the lowest in three years now. Dhanteras sees gold rush in India, especially by women, as the popular belief is that ...

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Rakhi Day: Women, Kids Tie Rakhi on PM’s Wrist

Women and children from various groups on Sunday visited Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence on Raksha Bandhan and tied the Rakhi on his wrist. The visitors included widows from Vrindavan and Varanasi, members from various women organizations including BJP Mahila Morcha, Delhi Sikh Pratinidhi Sabha; schoolchildren including specially-abled children; and women MPs from Gujarat. Minister for Minority Affairs, ...

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