Yogi Adityanath

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Gorakhpur: UP CM Yogi Adityanath Performs 'Kanya Poojan' At Gorakhnath Temple

Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, performed Kanya Pujan, on October 23, widely celebrated as Navami, during the ongoing Navratri. The puja was on the occasion of Navmi, the ninth day of Chaitra Navratri, when Yogi Adityanth offered prayers to 'Matri Shakti' by worshipping nine girls, symbolising nine manifestations of the goddess Durga. The CM then served… read-more

Mon, 23 Oct 2023 - 11:18 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Yogi Adityanath, Kanya Pujan, Durga Puja, indian culture, Navratri, UP CM

Courtesy: The Times of India


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WB Pollution Control Board Increases Decibel Limit Of Firecrackers Amid Festivals

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) adding to the festive mood of the people, relaxed the decibel of bursting of green firecrackers during Diwali, Chatt Puja and Christmas. Only green firecrackers are allowed during the festivities, with 123 decibel limit from earlier 93 limit. WBPCB's new guidelines: "In the state of West Bengal, only green firecrackers can be sold and bursting of such firecrackers shall be… read-more

Fri, 20 Oct 2023 - 12:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Festivals, indian culture, Firecrackers, Christmas, Pollution, West Bengal

Gold-Silver utensils

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G20 Summit: Guests To Be Served In Silver, Gold Plates At Prestigious Event

The G20 Summit is all set to begin in Delhi, and arrangements are being made for all the VVIPs and international guests. According to sources, the grand event is organized at the sprawling Bharat Mandapam at New Delhi's Pragati Maidan from September 9-10. Showcasing India's rich culture, over 200 artisans, in 50,000 man-hours, crafted 15,000 silver and gold plated utensils, used to serve leaders and heads of state.

Thu, 07 Sep 2023 - 09:19 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: G20 Summit, Delhi, Government of India, Silver-Gold Plated Utensils, International Leaders, indian culture

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Diwali Declared As Public School Holiday In New York

In good news for the residents living in New York, the authorities declared Diwali as a school holiday. The decision was taken considering more than 2 lakh residents of New York, who celebrate Diwali. "This is a city that’s continuously changing, continuously welcoming communities from all over the world," said Eric Adam, the Mayor of New York, USA.  Furthermore, in 2023, Diwali will be celebrated on November 14.

Tue, 27 Jun 2023 - 01:40 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Diwali, Public Holiday, indian culture, Mayor Eric Adam, USA

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

PM Performs Yoga

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PM Narendra Modi Leads Yoga Event Organized At UNHQ

PM Narendra Modi led a Yoga Day celebration at the United Nations Headquarters, on June 21, marked as International Yoga Day. Notably, PM Narendra Modi is on three-day tour to the United States of America. From United Nations, PM Narendra Modi sent a video message, highlighting the rich benefits of Yoga, and how Indians have adapted the culture of Yoga, in their daily lifestyles.

Wed, 21 Jun 2023 - 11:25 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Yoga International Day, PM Narendra Modi, United States Tour, indian culture, Health

Courtesy: Zee News India

PM Narendra Modi

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PM Modi Extends WIshes On International Yoga Day

PM Narendra Modi bled Yoga Celebration at UNHQ, on June 21.  He said India has always nurtured traditions that unite, adopt and embrace, and made a fervent appeal to eliminate contradictions, hurdles and resistances through yoga. In a video message on the occasion of the International Day of Yoga, Modi said Indians have welcomed new ideas, conserved them and celebrated the country's rich diversity.


Wed, 21 Jun 2023 - 10:04 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: yoga day, indian culture, PM Narendra Modi, Indian government

Mohan Bhagwat

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RSS Chief Says Shouldn't Fight Over Different Worship Means

At an event in Delhi, the RSS President Mohan Bhagwat emphasised on the Vedas acknowledgement of worship and God. During the release of Hindi and Urdu version of Samveda, Bhagwat said, "One should not fight over different means and this is the message relevant for all and is something that India has to offer to others." Notably, Samveda is one of the four Vedas, regarded as foundation base of Hinduism.

Sat, 18 Mar 2023 - 11:50 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Vedas, RSS, Mohan Bhagwat, indian culture, diversity

US official

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US Secretary Celebrates Holi At Rajnath's House, Expresses Happiness

US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, who is in India on an official visit, arrived at Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's residence on Wednesday and participated in the Holi celebration, on March 8. Expressing happiness to be a part of Holi celebration, Raimondo said, "Raimondo expressed happiness for joining people in the Holi celebration and said, "It's an honour for me to be here on such a holiday."

Wed, 08 Mar 2023 - 02:33 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Festivals, Holi celebration, indian culture, US Official, Rajnath Singh

Mauni Amavasya

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1 Crore Devotees Expected To Take Holy Dip In Sangam On Mauni Amavasya

Over one crore devotees will take a holy dip in the Sangam in Prayagraj, on February 1. Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the fair is being held with strict observance of Covid-19 protocols. The Mela administration has divided the fair area into five sectors. Two 50-bed hospitals, 12 health camps, and 10 treatment centres have been set up. Notably, Mauni Amavasya falls on the moonless day of Magh month.

Tue, 01 Feb 2022 - 12:10 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: indian culture, Magh Mela 2022, holy dip, Prayagraj, Covid-19

Courtesy: Zee News

AWA took initiative to restore and digitize Ajanta Caves

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Ajanta Caves To Be Digitized and Restored For Eternity

Indian historical site Ajanta Caves is set to be digitized and restored for eternity in a program initiated by a team of members from the Arctic World Archive (AWA).  The event of preserving the deposits was held at Svalbard, Norway. AWA has received messages from several Indian political leaders, bureaucrats, and industrialists in support of the step. The initiative is intended to preserve the ancient art for the upcoming generations.

Fri, 30 Oct 2020 - 02:15 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: ajanta caves, Arctic World Archive, historical sites, indian culture

Courtesy: ANI News