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Communal Harmony Week or Quami Ekta Week observance begins

National Integration Week or “Qaumi Ekta Week” is observed from 19th to 25th November 2016 throughout the country with an aim to foster and reinforce the spirit of communal harmony and national integration among the citizens. The National Integration Week is observed to underline the inherent strength and resilience of the country to withstand potential ..

Nepal celebrates Janai Purnima festival

Nepal celebrated Janai Purnima festival. People celebrate this festival by getting their sacred thread –Janai sanctified by the Brahmin priests. People from different communities also tie yellow-red threads blessed by priests. The festival is celebrated in different ways by various communities. For the Newar Community the day is the beginning of the 9-day festival Gunhu ..

News Today : January 13-14, 2012

Government permits to prosecute 21 social networking sites The Government grants sanction to prosecute 21 social networking sites for allegedly promoting enmity between classes and causing prejudice to national integration. Department of Information Technology, in its report, tells a Delhi court that there is sufficient material to proceed against them. The sites which may be ..

Meghalaya: Wangala dance festival

The Hundred Drums or Wangala Festival of the tribal Garos began at Asanang village in Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills district in the second week of December . The Wangala is the most important post-harvest festival of the Garos and is a thanksgiving ceremony to Misi Saljong and Minima Rokkime , also known as the Great ..

News Today: September 28, 2011

104th birth anniversary of Shaeed Bhagat Singh 104th birth anniversary of Shaeed Bhahat Singh was observed all over India on September 28, 2011 Born: September 28, 1907 at Village Khatkar Kalan Lyallpur, Punjab, British India Died: March 23, 1931(age 23) at Lahore Jail, Punjab, British India Organizations:    Naujawan Bharat Sabha, Kirti Kisan Party, Hindustan Socialist Republican ..

News Today : August 30, 2011

Right to reject candidates in elections a tricky affair: Chief Election Commission According to the Election Commission, the demand for the right to reject candidates in elections as a ticklish affair. According to Chief Election Commissioner, S Y Quraishi, the proposed right of people to reject candidates required a bit of debate considering a situation ..

News Today July 13, 2011

Target of generating 1 Lakh MW Electricity in 12th year plan The Power Ministry set a target of generating 1 Lakh MW (Mega Watt) electricity in the 12th year plan As per The Union Minister of Power Sushil Kumar Shinde: The total installed capacity in the country is about 1,78,000 MW, out of which 38,000 ..

Quick Fact Sheet ::Calendar of Important Days : Special Days : India & World

India Important Days Calendar January 9 NRI Day September 5 Teacher’s Day September 15 Engineers Day August 29 National Sports Day August 15 Independence Day August 9 Quit India Day October 2 Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti December 23 Kisan Diwas (It is birth day of Ch. Charan Singh) October 8 Indian Air force Day October 10 ..