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Amazing facts about Holi in Thailand March 23, 2016 18:18

People of Thailand celebrate Holi in a different manner. Holi celebrations in India happen only for a day, where as Thailand people love to celebrate Holi for three days. Songkran is another name for Holi…

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Patent filed for Zika vaccine candidate by Indian company February 04, 2016 13:19

A global patent of two Zika vaccine candidates was filed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech. One is a recombinant vaccine for Zika virus, while the other one is an inactivated vaccine. According to the company, it…

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Record Rainfall In Chennai Paralyzes Life, Hammers Rescue Operations December 03, 2015 15:01

It is the record rainfall in Chennai along with overflow water from reservoirs that paralyzed life besides hammering rescue operations. Swelling rivers submerged bridges. Water has over flown from lakes in the suburbs. Thousands of…

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First Generation Of Women Professors In Tibetan Tradition, Buddhist Nuns November 17, 2015 15:03

It was nearly three years back that Dalai Lama prescribed for the first time in the history to empower Buddhist nuns. This perfect prescription encouraged Buddhist nuns to take up doctorates in philosophy. Eventually, now…

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First-Ever Yamuna Maha Aarti In Delhi November 14, 2015 15:52

A promise from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over revival of the Yamuna in the coming five years, lifted spirits of hundreds of people. "Yamuna will have life and you will be proud of it,"…

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Dogs Get Royal Treatment During Festival Of Lights November 09, 2015 10:38

Everyone loves Diwali, the festival of lights. You probably know many things about Diwali and love many things about this fun filled festival. But, do you know that dogs are honored in this annual festival…

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Significance Of Navaratri Golu Or Bommala Koluvu October 10, 2015 15:36

Bommala Koluvu, Navaratri Golu, Bommai Kolu, Bombe Habba, or Bomma Gullu is a doll and figurine display festival celebrated during navaratri festival in Southern India. It is a custom in the states of Andhra Pradesh,…

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Yudhishthira Reaches Heaven With His Earthly Form October 08, 2015 13:05

After learning from Arjuna about the destruction of Yadavas, Yudhishthira resolved to step down from the throne to retire from the world. He was followed by his four brothers and Panchali in his resolution. Abhimanyu’s…

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Significance of Janmashtami - releasing chains of worldly pleasures September 05, 2015 13:47

Janmashtami is one of the important festivals of Hinduism, which is celebrated with great enthusiasm and passion across India. As per Hindu calendar, Hindus celebrate Janmashtami in the Shravanam month, on eighth day of the…

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Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan - A moving library September 04, 2015 18:12

In India, the Teachers day is celebrated on September 5th on the occasion of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, a great teacher.   Radhakrishnan believes in education, and he was even a famous diplomat, scholar, the President of…

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First Shahi Snan Day At Nashik: Kumbh Mela August 29, 2015 13:49

In Nashik, the Nasik Kumbhmela festival takes place once in 12 years and is happening in 2015. Millions of devotees and pilgrims are attracted from all over the globe. Devotees in millions attend the Kumbh…

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Must to know things about Onam - harvest festival in Kerala August 25, 2015 17:36

The famous harvest festival in Kerala, Onam will be celebrated across the state. It is the beginning of the month of Chingam, the first month of Malayalam Calendar (Kollavarsham). Its beauty lies in the celebration…

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