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Chhath Puja

| July 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Chhath Puja 2012 When: 17th – 20th November 2012 Where:Some parts of India             Chhath Puja is an ancient Hindu festival held to commemorate the Hindu God of Sun, Surya Shashti. It is performed to thank Surya for all the blessings he bestowed upon the earth and to request for granting the wishes of the [...]

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United Nations Day

| July 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

United Nations Day When: October 24 Where:New York(USA), Hague (Netherlands), Geneva (Switzerland), Vienna (Austria) and Nairobi (Kenya)             United Nations Day The four permanent members of the council are the United States, the United Kingdom, France, and the Republic of China. Since the year of 1948, the anniversary of the event has been named United [...]

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Wife Carrying Championship, Finland

| June 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Prove your Strength in Wife Carrying Championship, Finland             Wife Carrying Championship, Finland is a sport where male contestants race while they each carry a female teammate. The main objective of this game is to let the male carry the female through an obstacle track. The fastest male to complete the task is declared the [...]

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Teej Festival 2012

| June 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Celebrating Teej Festival in Various Ways             Dedicated to the Goddess Parvati, Teej festival is celebrated for Hindu women. It is mainly celebrated in Nepal to commemorate the union of the Goddess to Lord Shiva. It is also celebrated in some states of India. It usually takes place on the fortnight of the bright moon [...]

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Independence Day of India 2012

| June 27, 2012 | 1 Comment

Independence Day of India 2012             On the fifteenth day of August, the Independence Day of India is commemorated. It is the nation’s birth as a sovereign nation from the British rule in 1947. This day is considered to be a national holiday in India. Flag raising ceremonies are conducted by the local administration all [...]

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