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Buddha Purnima around the world

Buddha Purnima around the world

Buddha Purnima in India Bodh Gaya (Bihar): Before his death, the Buddha enjoined his followers to make pilgrimages to four sites: Lumbini, where he was born; Uruvela (modern Bodh Gaya), the site of his enlightenment; Sarnath, the place of his first sermon; and Kushinara, where he died. Each of these sites may be visited today, and Bodh Gaya remains the …

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Thailand Weird News: Bangkok Fat monkey sent to weight loss camp

Thailand Weird News: Bangkok Fat monkey sent to weight loss camp

A fat monkey in Bangkok caught attention of wildlife officials after they spotted him near a floating market gorging on tourists leftover food. The animal was given a sedative shot and brought to a wildlife rescue centre in Nakhon Nayok province, where it would undergo a comprehensive health check. The macaque weighs 15 kilos, much higher than the average of …

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Songkran Water Festival Images, Stock Photos

Songkran Water Festival Images, Stock Photos

Songkran Water Festival Images, Stock Photos: Songkran is the Thai New Year’s festival. The Thai New Year‘s Day is 13 April every year, but the holiday period includes 14–15 April as well. The word “Songkran” comes from the Sanskrit word samkranti, meaning transformation or change. The term was borrowed from Makar Sankranti, the name of a Hindu harvest festival celebrated …

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Chinese New Year Images for Facebook, WhatApp

Chinese New Year Images

Chinese New Year Images for Facebook, WhatApp: Chinese New Year is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. It is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. Celebrations traditionally run from the evening preceding the first day, to the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of …

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Thailand – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

Thailand – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

System of government: Monarchy Capital: Bangkok Location: Thailand lies on the Gulf of Thailand; it has borders with Burma, Laos, Kampuchea and Malaysia Area: 514,000 sq km National composition: Thais form the majority; there are sizeable Chinese and Lao minorities, and smaller groups of Burmans, Karen, Shan, Khmer, Vietnamese, Malays, Indians and others Religions: Buddhism, Islam Official language: Thai Currency: …

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Durga Puja Images For Facebook, WhatsApp

Durga Puja Images

Durga Puja Images For Facebook, WhatsApp: Durga Puja, also referred to as Durgotsava or Sharadotsav is an annual Hindu festival in South Asia that celebrates worship of the Hindu goddess Durga. It refers to all the six days observed as Mahalaya, Shashthi, Maha Saptami, Maha Ashtami, Maha Nabami and Vijayadashami. Here we have collection of Durga Puja festival images, consisting …

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World’s Most Scariest Travel Attractions सर्वाधिक डरावने आकर्षण

World's Most Scariest Travel Attractions सर्वाधिक डरावने आकर्षण

दुनिया भर में कुछ ऐसे आकर्षक स्थल हैं जो बेहद डरावने व अजीबो-गरीब हैं। कई लोगों को ये जरा भी पसंद नहीं आएंगे लेकिन फिर भी बड़ी संख्या में लोग इन्हें देखने के लिए रोज पहुंचते हैं। ऐसे ही कुछ डरावने स्थानों के बारे में आपको यहां बता रहे हैं। इसला दे लास मुनेकास (मैक्सिको) इसला दे लास मुनेकास का …

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Thailand Weird News: Thai man fights off python after it latches onto his manhood

Thailand Weird News: Thai man fights off python after it latches onto his manhood

A Thai man is recovering from a bloody encounter with a 3-meter (10-foot) python that slithered through the plumbing of his home and latched its jaws onto his penis as he was using a squat toilet. Attaporn Boonmakchuay was smiling as Thai television stations interviewed him in his hospital bed about the intimate intrusion, and doctors said he would recover. …

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Hari Chand – Greatest Indian athletes ever

Hari Chand - Greatest Indian athletes ever

Hari Chand sits at Café Coffee Day, a stone’s throw away from the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. Inside the enormous belly of the stadium is a tartan track. Hari Chand has an unrealised dream there. If fulfilled, it would have made him the undisputed long-distance running champion in India. For a lot of people, who have bothered to …

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General Knowledge Picture Quiz – 2

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General Knowledge Picture Quiz – 2: Recognize the places, personalities, objects or the entities shown in the below pictures.

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