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4/25/2017 7:07:00 AM

अंतरराष्ट्रीय श्रमिक दिवस अर्थात् मई दिवस (May Day) 1886 में शिकागो में आरंभ हुआ। श्रमिक मांग कर रहे थे कि काम की अवधि आठ घंटे हो और सप्ताह में एक दिन का अवकाश हो। इस दिन श्रमिक हड़ताल 

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Labour Day

4/24/2017 8:22:00 AM

Labour Day In India, Labour Day is a public holiday held on every 1 May. It is celebrated as Antarrashtriya Shramik Diwas. The holiday is tied to labour movements for communist and socialist political parties. Labour Day is known as "Kamgar Din" in Hindi, "Kamgar Divas" in Marathi and "Uzhaipalar dhinam" in Tamil. In North India, Labour Day is mostly not given its previous importance as a holiday now. The first May Day celebration in India was organised in Madras (now Chennai) by the Labour Kisan Party of Hindustan on 1 May 1923.This was also the first time the red flag was used in India. The party leader Singaravelu Chettiar made arrangements to celebrate May Day in two places in 1923. One meeting was held at the beach opposite to the Madras High Court; the other meeting was held at the Triplicane beach. The Hindu newspaper, published from Madras reported, The Labour Kisan party has introduced May Day celebrations in Madras. Comrade Singaravelar pr

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अक्षत तृतीया व्रत एवं पूजा | Fast and rituals

4/21/2017 7:45:00 AM

अक्षत तृतीया व्रत एवं पूजा | Fast and rituals for Akshaya Tritya अक्षय तृ्तीया का यह उतम दिन उपवास के लिए भी उतम माना गया है. इस दिन को व्रत-उत्सव और त्यौहार तीनों ही श्रेणी में शामिल किया जाता है. इसलिए इस द

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अक्षय तृतीया

4/20/2017 8:21:00 AM

अक्षय तृतीया हा दिवस म्हणजे हिंदू दिनदर्शिकेप्रमाणे वैशाख शुद्ध तृतीया आहे. अक्षय तृतीया साडेतीन मुहूर्तांपैकी एक शुभमुहूर्त आहे. आपल्या पूर्वजांच्या स्मृतींना उज

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Akshay trutiya

4/19/2017 7:52:00 AM

Akshay trutiya Akshaya Tritiya is a very popular festival that the Hindus and Jains celebrate every year. It is considered as one of the most important days for Hindu community as it is the day of the birth of the Lord Parasurama. The Hindu community considers this day as a lucky day and believes that any venture such as a business or the construction of a building started on that day will follow betterment and prosperity. Akshaya Tritiya is a one day event celebrated in late April or early May. Hindus celebrate this day because, according to them, Akshaya Tritiya is the day when the great God of Wisdom, God Ganesha, started writing the epic work called "Mahabharata". It is believed that when the Pandavas were in exile the Lord presented them a bowl which was named Akshaya Tritiya. That bowl was never empty and produces an unlimited amount of food on demand. According to Hindu mythology, on this day the Treta Yuga began and the river Ganges, the most sacred river of

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Easter Sunday

4/14/2017 6:34:00 AM

Easter Sunday is a happy day for Christians because they believe that Jesus rose from the dead on this day. They believe that Jesus' resurrection or coming alive shows that death is not the end of everything. Many go to church to thank God for Jesus' life. Church bells are rung and churches are decorated with flowers such as white lilies which are associated with Easter. The colours in the church change to white or gold which are thought to be the best colours. There are many customs associated with Easter Day which involve eggs. For this reason Easter Day used to be known as Egg Sunday. For the last two hundred years in Britain the custom of giving children chocolate eggs has been popular while in Europe and America parents hide chocolate eggs in the garden for children to find. In many countries children are given hard boiled eggs and it is also a custom for children to decorate these by painting or dyeing them in bright colours. Eggs were always thought to be special even

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Babasaheb Ambedkar

4/13/2017 2:24:00 PM

Bhimrao Ambedkar was born to Bhimabai and Ramji on 14 April 1891 in Mhow Army Cantonment, Central Provinces (Madhya Pradesh). Ambedkar’s father was a Subedar in the Indian Army and after his retirement in 1894, the family moved to Satara, also in Central Provinces. Shortly after this, Bhimrao’s mother passed away. Four years later, his father remarried and the family shifted to Bombay. In 1906, 15 year old Bhimrao married Ramabai, a 9 year old girl. His father Ramji Sakpal died in Bombay, in 1912. Throughout his childhood, Ambedkar faced the stigmas of caste discrimination. Hailing from the Hindu Mahar caste, his family was viewed as “untouchable” by the upper classes. The discrimination and humiliation haunted Ambedkar at the Army school. Fearing social outcry, the teachers would segregate the students of lower class from that of Brahmins and other upper classes. The untouchable students were often asked by the teacher to sit outside the class. After shi

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Good Friday

4/12/2017 7:51:00 AM

Good Friday Good Friday, also known as "Holy Friday," is the Friday immediately preceding Easter Sunday. It is celebrated traditionally as the day on which Jesus was crucified. The liturgical calendar of the Christians is marked with the four special days of the Easter Week - the Holy Thursday, the Good Friday, the Holy Saturday, and ending with the celebrations on Easter Sunday. Many Christian churches celebrate Good Friday with a subdued service, usually in the evening, in which Christ’s death is remembered with solemn hymns, prayers of thanksgiving, a message centered on Christ’s suffering for our sakes, and observance of the Lord’s Supper. Good Friday is observed by the followers of Jesus Christ to recall the sufferings and sacrifices of the central figure of Christianity. The day includes activities of thanksgiving, or repentance. The passion of the Lord is celebrated on this day by offering prayers and services. The holy water fronts in

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Bihu

4/12/2017 7:32:00 AM

Bihu Bihu (Assamese: বিহু) is the chief festival in the Assam state of India. It refers to a set of three different festivals: Rangali or Bohag Bihu observed in April, Kangali or Kati Bihu observed in October, and Bhogali or Magh Bihu observed in January.The Rangali Bihu is the most important of the three celebrating the Assamese new year and the spring festival. The Bhogali Bihu or the Magh Bihu is the one that is all about food. The Kongali Bihu or the Kati Bihu is the sombre, thrifty one reflecting a season of short supplies. The Rangali Bihu coincides with Vaisakhi in north India observed by Sikhs and Hindus, and Hindu festivals with similar significance are known by many other names in different parts of India, such as Vishu in Kerala. The other two Bihu festivals every year are unique to Assamese people. Like some other Indian festivals, Bihu is associated with agriculture, and rice in particular. it has eventually become a very popular urban fes

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Baisakhi

4/12/2017 7:05:00 AM

Baisakhi is a festival of harvest celebrated by the Sikh community of India. It also indicates the merriment of the beginning of new solar year as well as the new harvest season also. It is one of the most significant festivals of Sikhs and they consider this day as the commencement of the Sikh New Year. Baisakhi is celebrated with a great deal of feasting, bhangra dancing, folk music, and fairs. The area surrounding the Golden Temple in Amritsar becomes carnival-like. The auspicious festival of Baisakhi is celebrated on first day of Vaisakh month (April-May) according to the Nanakshahi calendar. Hence, the festival of Baisakhi is also popularly known as Vaisakhi. Significance of Baisakhi Baisakhi is celebrated because it is on this day that the Khalsa Panth was established. It is considered as the community of the pure ones and was started on the day of Baisakhi by the last Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh. Long before that, the third Guru of the Sikhs had started celebra

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