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Sharda Sinha – Bihar Folk Singer

Sharda Sinha- Bihar Folk Singer

Sharda Sinha, born on October 9, 1952 at Samastipur district of Bihar. She is popular folk singer of Bihar and known as “Bihar Kokila” famous for Chhath geet and bhojpuri songs. She has been honored with Padmashree for her contribution in folk music. Her songs are class apart. Melodious, simple in tunes and would touch different aspects of life. Sharda Sinha …

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Chhath Puja: Worship of Sun God – Hindu Culture & Tradition

Chhath Puja: Worship of Sun God - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Chhath puja, the festival of Bihar is not about celebrations but a ritual carried down since time immemorial. Although Chhath Puja unique to Bihar it as been observed in some parts of West Bengal, Orissa, Assam, Mauritius, mainly among the Bhojpuri and Maithili speaking people. Chhath is also important for Nepalese worshipers of the Sun god as well as in …

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Hindi Diwas Importance

Hindi Diwas Importance

Hindi is our mother language and we should respect and give honor to it. Together with the economic prosperity and technological development in the country, the Hindi language is losing its importance a little while. Everyone wants to learn and speak English language in order to get success in almost all the fields as there are demand of the same. …

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Hindi Diwas – 14 September

Hindi Diwas - 14 September

Hindi Diwas is celebrated across the country at 14th of September every year to remember the historic occasion of the Hindi. It was started celebrating as a Hindi Diwas as Hindi written in Devnagari script was approved as an official language by the Constituent Assembly at 14th of September in the year 1949. Hindi Diwas is celebrated all through the …

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Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations Outside India – Hindu Culture & Tradition

Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations Outside India – Hindu Culture & Tradition

Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated in the UK by the migrant Hindu population as well as the large number of Indians residing there. The Hindu culture and Heritage Society, UK – a Southall based organisation celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi for the first time in London in 2005 at The Vishwa Hindu Temple. The Idol was immersed in the river Thames at Putney …

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Raksha Bandhan Facebook Covers

Raksha Bandhan Facebook Covers

Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu festival that celebrates the love and duty between brothers and sisters; the festival is also popularly used to celebrate any brother-sister relationship between men and women who are relatives or biologically unrelated. It is called Rakhi Purnima, or simply Rakhi, in many parts of India. The festival is observed by Hindus, Jains, and many Sikhs. …

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Hinduism Facebook Covers

Hinduism Facebook Covers

Hinduism Facebook Covers: Collection of FB Covers for Hindu’s religious events, ceremonies and festivities. Hinduism is a religion, or a way of life, found most notably in India and Nepal. With approximately one billion followers, Hinduism is the world’s third largest religion by population, and the majority religion in India, Nepal, Mauritius and Bali (Indonesia). Hinduism has been called the “oldest …

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Heaviest bag of rice: India breaks Guinness World Records record

Heaviest bag of rice: India breaks Guinness World Records record

Dubai, UAE – February 24, 2016 – A bag of rice weighing 550 kilograms has entered the Book of World Records for being the heaviest bag of rice; the rice bag of India Gate Classic Basmati Rice brand has achieved the feat at the annual 4-day food and hospitality trade show being held in Dubai. Photo: KRBL director Priyanka Mittal. KRBL …

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Where did all the dodos go?

The dodo was rather a stupid bird. Indeed, it was so stupid that it was named dodo by the Portuguese when they discovered Mauritius-its home-in 1507. The Portuguese word dodo means stupid. Mauritius is an island, 70 square miles in area and lying 500 miles to the east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. Until the arrival of man, with …

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As dead as the dodo

The curious dodo was a large flightless bird. On its island home of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, it had no enemies until the arrival of man and the dogs and rats which arrived in his ships. All that now remains of the dodo are seven skeletons in museums.

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