With Christmas just around the corner, I thought I'd write something about another holiday which happens around the winter solstice. Known as Makar Sankranti, this Indian festival honoring the sun is one of the most popular in the sub-continent. An ... Huffington Post, 4 days ago
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Prev By The Guide Team | Posted 5 hours Makar Sankranti, Gujarat Makar Sankranti is observed as the sun enters the northern hemisphere. Known as Uttarayan in Gujarat, the festival is celebrated with great fervour in the state. Savour ...Mid Day, 3 weeks ago
It already had 14 Hindu holidays—Raksha Bandhan, Krishna Janmashtami, Ganesha Chaturthi, Navaratri, Duserra, Diwali, Makar Sankranti, Vasant Panchami, Maha Shivaratri, Holi, Chandramana Yugadi, Rami Navami, Hanuman Jayanti, Souramana ...Web Newswire, 3 weeks ago Jersey Adds 2 More Hindu Holidays to Excused Absence School List News India Times, 1 week ago
Lucknow, Dec 28 (PTI) Congress will organise a special camp at Varanasi in January next year to discuss ways to tackle BJP and improve its performance in Uttar Pradesh. "We will organise a special camp in Varanasi after Makar Sankranti (in January ...Press Trust of India, 1 hour ago PTI - UP-CONG - Congress to organise special camp in Varanasi in January Namibia Press Agency, 1 hour ago
Eleven alleged gamblers were arrested on charge of indulging in betting during cock-fight near Bhanjanagar in Odisha's Ganjam district, police said today. Several other gamblers fled the bank of Jamuni river when police raided the area on ...Siasat Daily, 1 day ago Eleven alleged gamblers arrested The Statesman, 1 day ago 11 alleged gamblers arrested in Odisha ZeeNews.com, 1 day ago
Ranchi: A section of the state BJP leadership is worried over government formation in the month of Pausha, considered 'kharmaas' (inauspicious) by Hindus, though no date has been fixed yet. This is because many leaders believe that no new assignment ...Times of India, 2 days ago
JAIPUR: Apart from the usual warnings, do's and don'ts, this year, kite flyers have been told to keep out of areas between Mansarover and Chandpole where Metro stations are situated. The JMRC, on Tuesday, issued an advisory asking people to stay ...Times of India, 4 days ago
NASHIK: The 'manja' and kite sellers have welcomed the ban on the nylon manja that the district collectorate imposed on Monday. Shop owners said that they always were against it and have appealed to the customer to refrain from demanding the ...Times of India, 5 days ago
Be in Ahmedabad to witness the blue sky full of colourful kites in every shape and size from dawn until evening. After the sunset, you could also see some modern kites tied to paper lanterns. The International Kite Festival in Gujarat that marks the ...Outlook Traveller, 6 days ago
irst major show of strength after regrouping against the BJP, the Janata Pariwar will hold a massive rally in Capital on Monday. Six political constituents — Samajwadi Party, Janata Dal (United), Janata Dal (Secular), Indian National Lok Dal, ...New Delhi Pioneer, 6 days ago
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