Indian Festivals

List of Fire Crackers Banned in Kolkata and Howrah

List of Fire Crackers Banned in Kolkata

Looks like Police in Kolkata has gotten very strict, this Diwali, on buying or bursting Firecrackers which makes a lot of sound. So this time they have posted this huge notice to most of the society and passing message that its Festival of Lights and not sound. We have a huge notice board and print outs throughout  the society from our nearest police station, ...

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Light a Virtual Diya this Diwali at the doorstep of your loved ones

Place the diya exactly at a specific location

The Festival of Lights, Diwali or Deepavali, will be celebrated across India on October 26 this year. Diwali is a festival of lights; people try to lighten up every corner of their home or vicinity. In case you are not an Indian or somehow you don’t know about Diwali in that case you can read more about Diwali here. Diyas ...

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Google Doodle for Holi looks awesome!!

Google Holi Doodle

Looks like Google decided to share the joy of Holi with India today and the Google Logo is completely drenched with holi colour and looks awesome. And the best part is this logo is both on Google.com and Google.co.in With this we wish all our friends in India and abroad a very Happy Holi!! May your life be will with ...

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How is Makar Sankranti celebrated in India

Makar Sankranti

These are the days of winter and winter is the season of festivals. One of the main festival in winter is Makar Sankranti which is celebrated in the second week of January.This year it will be on 15th of January 2011. Why it celebrated: This is one of the most important festival of Hindu. Makar Sankranti is the day the ...

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How are you celebrating Diwali this year ?

Home Made Diays

The biggest festival in India, Diwali is just one more day to go and we will have every bit of street lightened up and lot of firecrackers for eyes to have joy. So first of all Wish you a Very Happy Diwali and Stay safe when using firecrackers. This year for a change we though of doing things different at ...

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Why and How of Mahalaya

Mahalaya Tarpan

According to the Hindu calendar, 15 days in the month of September-October is dedicated to our ancestor and it is called as Pitra Paksha. It generally falls in the Bhadrapada (hindi month). This year it starts on 23rd of september and ends on  observed on 7th of October 2010. Mahalaya is the last day of Pitra Paksha. Why it is Observed: ...

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Ganesh Chaturthi – When, Why and How

Ganpati

India is the land of festivals and celebrations. Now a days, the people of India is celebrating the festival of Ganesh chaturthi.It is the main festival of Maharastra, Tamil Nadu,Karnatak, Andra Pradesh and many parts of the country.This festival is dedicated to the Lord Ganesh also known as “Ganpati”.Let us discuss its celebration and importance. When it is celebrated: It ...

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Navratri ( Durga Puja ) : What all Nine Days mean

When is Navratri this year ? 2012 : Starting on 16th October and Ends on 24th October is Dussehra. 2010: This year Navratri is starting on 8th October and Dusherra will be celebrated on 17th October. Navratri is celebrated mainly two times in the year once in the March or April, this is called as Chaitra navratri and  other one ...

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Free Download Ramadan Kareem Theme for Windows 7

Mosque Free Download Ramadan Theme for Windows 7

Ramadan is the ninth month of Islamic calendar, and throughout the Ramadan participating Muslims refrain from eating, drinking and sexual activities from dawn until sunset. Read more… Ramadan, this year started on August 11, and will continue till September 09, if you too want to join the celebration, download the free Ramadan Kareem Theme for Windows 7. It has 8 ...

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