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  • 4-day Chhath Pooja begins today with traditional fervour

    In Bihar four day Chhath pooja celebrations has begun from today with the traditional ceremony of Nahay Khay, which also marks the first day of the four-day long festival. Chhath, started today will end on 14th November and ‘Kharna’ rituals will be held on Monday. Devotees will pay oblations to the Sun God on Tuesday […]

    PM greets people on Bhai Dooj

    Bhai Dooj, the festival celebrating the special bond between brother and sister is being celebrated today. On this day, sisters pray for their brothers to have long and happy lives by performing Tika ceremony and brothers offer gifts to their sisters. The festival is also celebrated as Bhau Beej, Bhathru Dwithiya, Bhai Phota, Ningol Chakuba […]

    Modern India Needs to Relive Lessons of Dayanand Saraswati: President Kovind

    New Delhi (FoC): President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the four-day-long 11th global Arya Samaj convention here on Thursday (October 25) in the presence of representatives from 28 countries, including from Pakistan and Bangladesh, governors of Himachal Pradesh and Sikkim and two Union Cabinet ministers, besides other participants hailing from various walks of life. Delivering a […]

    Dussehra being celebrated across the country

    Vijayadashmi or Dussehra is being celebrated across the country on Friday. The festival is celebrated to remember Lord Ram’s victory over Ravana, marking the triumph of good over evil. The day also marks the culmination of Navratri and Durga Puja. In the national capital, programmes of burning huge effigies of demon king Ravana, his brother […]

    Dussehra being celebrated across the country

    Vijayadashmi or Dussehra is being celebrated across the country on Friday. The festival is celebrated to remember Lord Ram’s victory over Ravana, marking the triumph of good over evil. The day also marks the culmination of Navratri and Durga Puja. In the national capital, programmes of burning huge effigies of demon king Ravana, his brother […]

    Durga puja begins today

    West Bengal: The celebration of  Durga puja begins today. In West Bengal, Durga Puja is celebrated with religious fervour. People attired in new clothes visit colourfully decorated puja pandals set up across Kolkatta and in various towns and take part in celebrations. All pandals  are fitted with CCTV cameras as a security measure. Political parties are […]

    Navratri begins today with religious fervour and gaiety

    The festival of Navratra, which marks the worship of Goddess Durga, began today with religious fervour and gaiety. Devotees thronged temples from early this morning to offer their prayers to the Goddess. On the first day of Navaratri, Devi Durga is worshipped as Shailaputri. In the national capital, devotees visited Kalkaji, Jhandewalan and other temples […]

    PM Modi greets people on the occasion of Navratri

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted people on the occasion of Navaratri. In a tweet, Narendra Modi hoped that Goddess of Power Maa Durga will bring happiness, peace and prosperity in everyone’s life. Sharing a stuti of Devi Shailaputri who is worshiped on the first day of Navarati, Mr Modi said, an incarnation of Maa Durga, […]

    ‘Save Shikharji Campaign’ launched nationally by Jain Community Members to declare Shikarji Mountain Range as ‘A place of worship’

    Bengaluru : Jain community members from across the country, aggrieved over the overzealous attempt to commercially exploit in an unplanned manner the sanctity of Mount Shikarji (also known as Parasnath Hills), have launched ‘Save Shikharji Campaign’ nationally and urged every citizen of the country to join hands in preserving & promoting the spiritual abode and […]

    Muharram is being observed with reverence and solemnity in various parts of the country

    Ashura-e-Muharram is being observed with due reverence and solemnity in various parts of the country today. The day marks the martyrdom of Prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Hazrat Imam Hussain and his companions, who laid down their lives for upholding truth, righteousness and justice in Karbala. Tazia processions are being taken out to mark the occasion. Majaalis […]