PM Modi Extends Birthday Greetings To CM KCR
PM Narendra Modi extended birthday wishes to Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao, on his 69th birthday, on February 17. Taking to Twitter, Narendra Modi said, "Birthday greetings to Telangana CM Shri KCR Garu. I pray for his long life and good health." Meanwhile, the BRS leaders made elaborate arrangements for the birthday celebration of CM KCR at necklace road, Hyderabad. Furthermore, prayers were offered at… read-more
Tags: CM KCR, birthday, PM Narendra Modi, celebrations, Indian Politician
Courtesy: Deccan Chronicle
Celebrations At Neeraj Chopra's Native Village After He Wins Silver Medal
After Neeraj Chopra created histroy, a wave of celebration was visible in Neeraj's village in Panipat, on July 24. His family members and neighbours gathered to celebrate Neeraj's silver medal at the World Championship. The villagers danced and celebrated. "We are very happy that his hard work has paid off. We… read-more
Tags: Neeraj Chopra, celebrations, panipat, Javelin, Silver Medalist
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Shankaracharya Jayanti Celebrations Kick Off In Srinagar
Devotees in Srinagar have kicked off the five-day celebrations meant to commemorate the visit of saint Adi Shankaracharya. This event is being organised by 'One India, Strong India,' with help from various social and religious groups. "The event is organised on a big platform," shares event organiser Vidhu Sharma, while adding, "It will be a befitting tribute to the great saint."
Tags: celebrations, J&K, Jammu and Kashmir, jammu, Kasmir
ITBP Himveers Perform Yoga At 15,000 Feet In Himalayan Mountains
The Himveers of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) performed yoga at a height of 15,000 feet in the snow-capped Himalayan mountains. The ITBP noted that the yoga session was organised in view of the fast-approaching International Yoga Day. The International Yoga Day is celebrated every year on the 21st of June. 'Yog Utsav' was observed this year at the Red Fort earlier this on 7th April.
Tags: Yoga, International Yoga Day, ITBP, border patrol, celebrations
Modi To Attend 90th Sivagiri Pilgrimage Anniversary, Golden Jubilee Of Brahma Vidhyalaya
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to attend the 90th Sivagiri Pilgrimage Anniversary and the Golden Jubilee of Brahma Vidhyalaya. Both, the Sivagiri Pilgrimage and the Brahma Vidhyalaya, were set up under Shri Narayana Guru. What had started off as a small pilgrimage in 1933, has turned into a prominent event with the participation of lakhs of devotees every year. The Brahma Vidhyalaya offers a course on Indian philosophy.
Tags: Narendra Modi, PM Narendra Modi, PM Modi, modi, celebrations
Odisha Celebrates 'Lanka Podi Jatra' Festival; Streets Brighten Up
Residents of Odisha took to the streets to mark the end of the 12-day 'Lanka Podi Jatra' festival on April 20. Several events from the 'Ramayana' are enacted every year, as a part of the celebrations. A local said that he loves how the celebrants dance and sing during the festivities. He also stressed on the significance of the celebrations, noting that the 'Lanka Podi Jatra' is a centuries-old festival.
Tags: celebrations, crowd, Indian Festivals, festivities, Odisha
Sikh Jatha Group Leaves For Lahore Ahead Of Baisakhi
A contingent of Sikh Jatha has left Punjab for Pakistan, to celebrate Baisakhi in Lahore. One of the devotees rued that out of the 900 visa permit applications, only 705 permits could be approved, and hence, some devotees would miss the chance of Guru Drashan. Another pilgrim expressed the need for unity between the two neighbouring countries, and a relaxation in visa-related requirements.
Tags: sikh, Baisakhi, India-Pakistan, India-Pakistan relations, celebrations
Indian Navy All Set For Presidential Fleet Review On Feb 21
President Ram Nath Kovind will review the Indian Navy’s fleet at the Presidential Fleet Review 2022 on February 21 off the Visakhapatnam coast in Andhra Pradesh. The review will commemorate India’s 75th year of Independence, celebrated as 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav'. Around 60 ships and submarines, and 55 aircraft are scheduled to participate in the review. Notably, INS Sumitra will lead the Presidential Column.
Tags: President Ram Nath Kovind, Indian Navy, vishakhapatnam, February, celebrations
Courtesy: India Today
Hasanamba Festival Begins, To Go On Till Nov 6: Karnataka
The annual Hasanamba festival at the Hasanamba Temple in Karnataka's Hassan started on October 29. The festival is likely to go on till November 6, 2021. Reportedly, only elected representatives and officers were allowed to enter the temple on the first day due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. Furthermore, devotees are allowed to enter everyday, except the last day. Besides, the temple gates opened in the presence of officials.
Tags: Karnataka, celebrations, Indian Festivals, India, temple
Chhath Puja Can Publically be Celebrated In Delhi: Deputy CM
Ending all the speculation, Delhi's Deputy CM Manish Sisodia on October 27 announced in a tweet that Chhath Puja can publically be celebrated in Delhi at pre-decided venues. However, he further said the devotees have to follow COVID-19 protocols to ''protect themselves from the virus''. Reportedly, the announcement came after the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) removed its ban on the public celebration of September 30.
Tags: Chhath Puja, Delhi, Public, COVID Protocal, celebrations
Courtesy: Hindustan Times