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Tendulkar's autobiography launch celebrated in Delhi

Tendulkar's autobiography launch celebrated in Delhi

26 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography 'Playing It My Way' saw its launch in the national capital as the event celebrated the book's crossing a record 200,000 copies.

Sachin Tendulkar,   autobiography,   launch,   celebration,   cricket,   sports,   cricket legend,  
<strong>Chhath</strong> <strong>Puja</strong> begins in Bihar

Chhath Puja begins in Bihar

27 Oct 2014

Patna: Thousands of devotees Monday took a dip in rivers, ponds and makeshift water bodies, offering prayers to the Sun and with this the-four day Chhath Puja started in Bihar.

Chhath Puja,   Bihar,   Prayers to Sun,   Argya,  
Swamy seeks ban on Prabhakaran's birth anniversary <strong>celebration</strong> in Tamil Nadu

Swamy seeks ban on Prabhakaran's birth anniversary celebration in Tamil Nadu

21 Nov 2014

New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday urged Home Minister Rajnath Singh to issue a directive to the Tamil Nadu government to ban the move to celebrate birth anniversary of slain chief of LTTE V Prabhakaran, who was responsible for killing of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

BJP leader,   Subramanian Swamy,   Home Minister Rajnath Singh,   Tamil Nadu,   Tamil Nadu Government,   LTTE V Prabhakaran,   Rajiv Gandhi,   MDMK,   Vaiko,   NDA,  Shashi Tharoor,   Sunanda Pushkar ,  
<strong>Chhath</strong> ushers festive fervour, communal harmony in Bihar jails

Chhath ushers festive fervour, communal harmony in Bihar jails

28 Oct 2014

Patna: Prisoners in different correctional homes across Bihar are making arrangements for celebration of the Chhath festival on Wednesday.

Patna,   prisoners,   correctional homes,   Bihar,   celebration,   Chhath festival,  
Scores of Indian-Americans celebrate <strong>Chhath</strong> Pooja in US

Scores of Indian-Americans celebrate Chhath Pooja in US

31 Oct 2014

Washington: Scores of Indian-Americans, some even driving a few hundred miles, gathered on the banks of the historic Potomac river in the suburb of the US capital here and celebrated the ancient Hindu festival of Chhath.

Chhath,   Chhath Pooja,   Chhath festival,   Chhath in US,   Potomac river,   Washington,   ,  
Lawmakers celebrate Diwali at US Congress

Lawmakers celebrate Diwali at US Congress

20 Nov 2014

Washington: Diwali was celebrated here at the US Congress for the second consecutive year with lawmakers, cutting across party lines, pledging to strengthen India-US relationship and praising the role of Indian-Americans in enriching the socio-cultural milieu of their adopted country.

Diwali,   US Congress,   lawmakers,   India-US ties,   India,   US,   Indian-Americans,   Diwali celebration,   Ami Bera ,  
<strong>Chhath</strong> festival ends amid fanfare

Chhath festival ends amid fanfare

30 Oct 2014

Patna: The Chhath festival in Bihar came to an end amid fanfare with the devotees offering Morning Arghya or oblations to the Sun God in rivers, ponds and tanks across the state on Thursday.

Chhath,   Chhath festival,   Chhath in Bihar,   God sun,   Muzaffarpur,   Bhagalpur,   Begusarai,   Darbhanga,   Chhath fasting,   Chhath arghya,  
Some Muslims too celebrate <strong>Chhath</strong> in Bihar

Some Muslims too celebrate Chhath in Bihar

29 Oct 2014

Patna: Manjoor Mian, Nazma Khatoon, Ladli Begum and Mohd Nazir, all Muslims, have one thing in common -- they all celebrate Chhath, the most popular Hindu festival of Bihar. A large number of Muslims not only help to clean the banks of rivers and ponds where the devout gather, and donate money for the festival, some -- women in particular -- observe fast on account of Chhath.

Muslims,   Chhath,   Bihar,   muslims in chhath,   Hindu festival,   Chhath fasting,   god sun,  
Sonagachi sex workers denied bigger Durga <strong>puja</strong> <strong>celebration</strong>

Sonagachi sex workers denied bigger Durga puja celebration

15 Sep 2014

Kolkata: Sex workers in West Bengal's Sonagachi area, said to be the largest red light area in Asia, are a disappointed lot on being denied permission to scale up their Durga Puja festivities this year, a spokesperson of Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Samiti (DMSS) said on Monday.

Sonagachi,   sex workers,   Durga Puja,   brothels,   prostitutes,   red light area,  
Hindu-Muslim girls unite to organise Durga <strong>Puja</strong>

Hindu-Muslim girls unite to organise Durga Puja

03 Oct 2014

Kolkata: As a symbol of Hindu-Muslim unity, a group of girls from both the religions are organising a Durga Puja inside a shelter home for trafficked women here.

Hindu-Muslim girls,   Durga Puja,   Indian festival,   Navratri,   Durga puja celebration,   ,  

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