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Shaheedi Jor Mela begins in Punjab on 26 December

The three-day annual Shaheedi Jor Mela began at Gurduwara Fateh Garh Sahib, in Fatehgarh Sahib district of Punjab. It is organized to pay homage to martyrdom of Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh, youngest sons of the 10th Sikh guru Guru Gobind Singh who were entombed alive in Fatehgarh Sahib district. Lakhs of devotees paid their ..

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10th anniversary of 2004 Tsunami disaster observed

10th anniversary of 2004 Tsunami disaster was observed by all Asian counties that were hit by 2004 ferocious disaster. To mark this day, memorial ceremonies were held for the victims of this disaster in Indonesia, India, Thailand and Sri Lanka. Indonesia- the worst affected nation by this natural disaster paid homage to the victims on ..

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National Good Governance Day observed on Atal Bihari Vajpayee's 90th birthday

Former Prime Minister and Bharat Ratna recipient Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s 90th birthday was observed as National Good Governance Day on 25th December 2014. In order to mark the occasion of this day, several programmes were organized nationwide and new initiatives were announced. Events and new initiatives Ministry of Petroleum expanded the 5 kg LPG cylinder ..

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Government releases postal stamp commemorating 'Kuka Movement'

Government has released commemorative postal stamp to highlight heroic deeds of those engaged in 1857 Kuka movement of the Namdhari Sikhs against the British rule. It was released by Union minister for Communication and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad in New Delhi. Key facts about Kuka Movement This movement marked the first major anti British ..

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Eid-al-Adha celebrated across the world, Hajj concludes

Eid-al-Adha or the Feast of the Sacrifice is a festival celebrated by Muslims worldwide as two million Muslims performed the last ritual to conclude Hajj. Eid-al-Adha This festival is celebrated to commemorate Abraham’s willingness to offer his promised son as sacrifice according to God’s command. In the end, God intervened and asked for a lamb ..

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