Punjabi festivals Current Affairs, GK & News

‘Hola Mohalla’ festival celebrated in Punjab

‘Hola Mohalla’ is a festival celebrated annually in Punjab’s Anandpur Sahib by the people from the Sikh community. The festival is usually celebrated on the second day of lunar month of Chet, which will follow the day of Holi festival. This year, the ‘Hola Mohalla’ festival fell on March 10. It is celebrated to symbolise ..

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Shigmotsav to begin in Goa from Mar 7, 2012

‘‘Shigmo’: a festival of colours in Goa corresponding to ‘Holi’ in the rest of India. Shigamo to be celebrated in Goa from March 7 to 11, 2012. People, especially the peasants celebrate this festival with great fervor. The celebrations are a way of saying goodbye to the winter season and welcoming the spring season.

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Current Affairs : 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 ..

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