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  • celebrate diversity don t discriminate on religion rss chief

    Celebrate diversity, don't discriminate on religion: RSS chief

    Politics | February 01, 2015 19:51 IST

    Mysuru: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat today said diversity is to be celebrated and no one should be subjected to persecution and discriminated against because of their different attires or different ways of worship and dissimilar

  • dog meat festival celebrated in china despite protests

    Dog meat festival celebrated in China despite protests

    World | June 21, 2014 23:55 IST

    Beijing: People in southern China celebrated the annual dog meat festival on Saturday despite mounting protests from animal welfare groups and pet owners from across the world.The festival to mark the summer solstice in Yulin

  • st. petersburg s 311th birthday celebrated in russia

    St. Petersburg's 311th birthday celebrated in Russia

    World | May 28, 2014 10:32 IST

    Moscow: St. Petersburg, known as Russia's cultural capital, celebrated the 311th anniversary of its founding yesterday with a series of ceremonies and activities involving the general public.After a busy weekend of preliminary celebrations coinciding with

  • republic day celebrated in rajasthan

    Republic Day celebrated in Rajasthan

    India | January 26, 2014 14:48 IST

    Jaipur: Rajasthan celebrated the Republic Day Sunday with enthusiasm. Governor Margaret Alva unfurled the tricolour here and witnessed a parade and colourful cultural shows.ALSO VIEW: View 65th Republic Day parade on Rajpath, DelhiAlva took the

  • pongal celebrated with traditional fervour

    Pongal celebrated with traditional fervour

    India | January 15, 2014 8:52 IST

    Chennai:  Pongal, the harvest festival of Tamil Nadu, was yesterday celebrated with traditional fervour across the state.Variously hailed as “Tamilar Thirunal,”(Festival of Tamils), “Uzhavar Thirunal” (Farmers'carnival), and “Aruvadai Thirunal,” (Harvest Fest)” the Pongal celebrations got

  • makar sankranti milad un nabi celebrated in andhra pradesh

    Makar Sankranti, Milad-un-Nabi celebrated in Andhra Pradesh

    India | January 15, 2014 8:05 IST

    Hyderabad: Harvest festival Makar Sankranti and Milad-un- Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Mohammed, was yesterday celebrated across Andhra Pradesh. However, confusion prevailed in the State over the exact date of the main Sankranti/Pongal festival.While some

  • milad un nabi celebrated with religious ardour watch pics

    Milad-un-Nabi celebrated with religious ardour (watch pics)

    India | January 15, 2014 6:40 IST

    New Delhi: The Prophet's Birthday, or Milad un Nabi as it is commonly known in Muslim culture, is celebrated in most of the Muslim countries and in India as well. The day is celebrated to

  • know why makara sankranti is celebrated

    Know why Makara Sankranti is celebrated

    India | January 14, 2014 12:26 IST

    New Delhi: Makara Sankranti is one of the most auspicious occasions for the Hindus, and is celebrated in almost all parts of India and Nepal in a myriad of cultural forms, with great devotion, fervour,

  • know why lohri the bonfire festival is celebrated

    Know why Lohri, the bonfire festival, is celebrated

    India | January 13, 2016 13:42 IST

    New Delhi: Lohri is a popular festival, celebrated by Punjabi particularly of Hindu and Sikh faith.It is one of the greatest festivals of Punjab and Haryana and is celebrated on the 13th of January during

  • west bengal day celebrated at trade fair

    West Bengal day celebrated at trade fair

    India | November 25, 2013 6:45 IST

    New Delhi: Inmates from a correctional home from West Bengal Sunday staged a dance drama as part of the West Bengal day celebration at the 33rd India International Trade Fair (IITF) here."The inmates staged 'Mokshagati',

  • harvesting festival being celebrated in manipur

    Harvesting festival being celebrated in Manipur

    India | November 01, 2013 11:56 IST

    Imphal:  Kut, the biggest harvesting festival of Chin-Kuki-Mizo communities, is being celebrated throughout Manipur today with people coming out in large number to attend the festival.The main function was held at the playground of ist

  • eid ul azha celebrated with gaiety in andhra

    Eid-ul-Azha celebrated with gaiety in Andhra

    India | October 16, 2013 11:50 IST

    Hyderabad: Eid-ul-Azha was celebrated Wednesday with religious fervour and gaiety across Andhra Pradesh.The day began with Muslims, attired in their best, offering Eid prayers at Eidgahs or open grounds and mosques in Hyderabad and 22

  • gandhi birth anniversary celebrated in bengal

    Gandhi birth anniversary celebrated in Bengal

    India | October 03, 2013 7:22 IST

    Kolkata: Mahatma Gandhi's 144th birth anniversary was celebrated throughout West Bengal yesterday with various programmes organised to pay tributes to the Father of the Nation.Senior political leaders cutting across party lines paid floral tributes at

  • traditional ker puja celebrated in tripura

    Traditional Ker Puja celebrated in Tripura

    India | July 31, 2013 7:41 IST

    Agartala, Jul 31: A centuries-old tribal custom in Tripura called Ker Puja was celebrated with devotion on Tuesday. Ker Puja is celebrated two weeks after Kharchi Puja and is still celebrated within  the premises of

  • french republic day celebrated in puducherry

    French Republic Day celebrated in Puducherry

    India | July 14, 2013 11:52 IST

    Puducherry, July 14:  Deputy French Consul General Helene Charpin and Director of Information and Publicity Alagiri today paid homage at the statue of the Unknown soldier at the French War Memorial on the 224th anniversary

  • earth day celebrated in agra

    Earth Day celebrated in Agra

    India | April 23, 2013 7:44 IST

    Agra, April 23: Several environmental groups in the Taj city yesterday observed Earth Day to highlight the ecological imbalances and threats to "mother Earth" through callous and unbridled profit-motivated industrialisation.Speakers at a round table organised

  • know why mahashivratri is celebrated

    Know why Mahashivratri is celebrated

    India | February 27, 2014 6:32 IST

    New Delhi: Maha Shivratri is a Hindu festival celebrated every year in reverence of Lord Shiva. It is also known as padmarajarathri.  Shivaratri literally means the great night of Shiva or the night of Shiva.

  • eid ul zuha celebrated with traditional fervour in capital

    Eid-ul-Zuha celebrated with traditional fervour in capital

    India | October 27, 2012 19:27 IST

    New Delhi, Oct 27: Eid-ul-Zuha, the ‘festival of sacrifice', was today celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety across the capital.Thousands of Muslims attended prayers at various mosques in the city and wished each other on

  • janmashtami celebrated in krishna s birthplace

    Janmashtami celebrated in Krishna's birthplace

    India | August 10, 2012 21:22 IST

    Mathura, Aug 10: Krishna Janamashtami was today celebrated with great fervour and fanfare as thousands of devotees thronged temples in Mathura, the birth place of Lord Krishna, and adjoining areas of Govardhan and Vrindavan.  Pilgrims

  • celebrated author gore vidal dead

    Celebrated author Gore Vidal dead

    World | August 01, 2012 13:57 IST

    Los Angeles,  Aug 1: Gore Vidal, the author, playwright, politician and commentator whose novels, essays, plays and opinions were stamped by his immodest wit and unconventional wisdom, died Tuesday at age 86, his nephew said

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