Tag Archives: holiday

Bharat Bandh: Private Schools to Remain Closed Tomorrow

In view of the Bharat Bandh called by trade unions on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, there is no official word on schools and colleges being closed though transport officials said many buses and autos may not ply in major cities. Owing to the law and order situation, many private schools and colleges have declared holiday in the country though government ...

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7-Day Mourning Declared, No Holiday for Union Govt Schools, Offices

The government has declared a seven-day mourning following the death of former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam but no holiday was declared on Tuesday for schools or government offices in view of the protocol that stipulates only 3-day mourning and no holiday, barring Meghalaya. The official communication said, “The government of India announces with profound sorrow the death of Dr. ...

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Ramzan 2017: Why, How, and When Eid Uul-Fitr Celebrated?

Ramzan, the major Muslim festival begins on Friday, May 26, 2017 and Eid-ul-fitr will fall on June 24, 2017, marking the  completion of the holy Ramzan month (Islamic month of Shawwal) throughout which Muslims observe fasting. The date for Eid al-Fitr, the first day of the month that follows Ramadan, is determined based upon the sighting of the new moon, ...

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Pro-Hindu groups seek Diwali holiday in New York City schools

Hindus are urging New York City (NYC) Department of Education to include Diwali, the most popular Hindu festival to be declared a school holiday in their 2015-2016 school calendars and beyond. In a statement today, pro-Hindu lobbyist Rajan Zed said that it was not fair with Hindu pupils and their families as they had to attend school on their most ...

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Markets Closed Today on Guru Nanak Jayanthi

Indian stock markets BSE and NSE were closed on Thursday for Guru Nanak Jayanthi and the trading will resume on Friday. The Sensex on Wednesday evening closed almost flat at 27,915.88 though it went up to 28,010.39, making it the highest recorded points in Sensex history. The Nifty gained 0.17 percent to reach 8,338.30 and it gained as much as ...

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Delhi Metro Relents, To Stop Trains on Diwali at 10 PM, Not 8 PM

Delhi Metro services will be curtailed by only one hour on Diwali Thursday, with the last trains leaving various terminal stations at 10 p.m., it was announced Wednesday. It was stated Tuesday that the last trains that day will depart from the terminal stations at 8 p.m., instead of the normal 11 p.m. But this was extended Wednesday till 10 ...

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Sonakshi going crazy about her punches in ‘Holiday’

Sonakshi going crazy about her punches in ‘Holiday’ From debuting with Dabangg to being the lucky mascot for the 100 crore club, Sonakshi Sinha has come a long way and how! She mostly portrayed the Indian look in her movies and did not experiment much. Blowing away everyone’s concerns, she is back with a bang and this time, in a ...

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