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Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar 2018



Eid al Fitr will be celebrated on Saturday, 16th of June 2018. Eid al-Fitr is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm).   Eid-ul-Fitr literally means ‘festival of breaking the fast’. Like other festivals observed by the Muslim community, this festival […]

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Tulip Festival in Srinagar 2018



Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip garden, previously Model Floriculture Center, is a tulip garden in Srinagar, India. It is the largest tulip garden in Asia spread over an area of about 30 hectares. It is situated on the foothills of Zabarwan Range with an overview of Dal Lake. The garden was opened in 2007 with the […]

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Baisakhi 2018



The auspicious festival of Baisakhi is celebrated on first day of Vaisakh month (April-May) according to the Nanakshahi calendar. Hence, the festival of Baisakhi is also popularly known as Vaisakhi. According to Gregorian Calendar, Baisakhi falls on April 13 every year and on April 14 once in 36 years.     Time for Harvest of […]

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Good Friday 2018



When is Good Friday?     This year, Good Friday will fall on Friday, March 30. In different traditions, the date is also known as Holy Friday, Great Friday, Black Friday or Easter Friday. It marks the start of the Easter long weekend, which includes Easter Monday on April 2.     Is Good Friday […]

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Holi 2018



Holi is a Hindu spring festival celebrated in the Indian subcontinent, also known as the “festival of colours”. Holi is a religious festival celebrated by Hindus all over the world. Holi is considered as second biggest festival on Hindu calendar after Diwali. Holi is also known as festival of Colors.     Places related to […]

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Maha Shivaratri 2018



Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honour of the god Shiv. This special day is not for celebrations and merry-making but to worship Lord Shiva, introspect and become meditative. While Shivratri comes once every month, Maha Shivratri or the “great night of Shiva” comes once in a year, just before the arrival […]

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Makara Sankranti 2018



Makara Sankranti is a mid-winter Hindu festival of India.The famous Kumbh Mela is also held on Makar Sankranti every 12 years. Sankranti is celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm, passion, and love. It is known that on the auspicious day of Makar Sankranti, the Sun enters the sphere of Capricorn Zodiac which is also known […]

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Christmas 2017 – December 25 (Monday)



The term Christmas is a translation of the Old English version – ‘Cristes Maesse’ which literally means the “Mass of Christ”. It is a traditional holiday in the Christian calendar and the most auspicious Christian festival observed across the globe on December 25th with much fanfare. December 25th is celebrated as the birth anniversary of […]

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Happy Diwali 2017



Diwali is the most significant religious festival among Hindus. Diwali, which is also known as Deepavali, is also known as the festival of lights. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil and hope over despair. At most places Diwali is celebrated for five days.     […]

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Happy Navratri 2017



NAVRATRI CELEBRATION   Navratri will begin from September 21 to September 29. Celebrating the nine forms of goddess Durga, devotees will chant hymns and prayers to please the goddess Shakti. Durga is regarded as an epitome of power who defeated all evil forces on earth.     During Navratri which literally means nine nights, Durga […]

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