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First Lohri – First Lohri of a bride or the new born

First Lohri - First Lohri of a bride or the new born

The first Lohri celebrated by a new bride or a newborn represents a grand occasion and immediate family members are invited for feast and exchange of gifts. Once the party is over, Lohri is celebrated with traditional dancing and singing around the bonfire. Lohri pampers women and children. This is particularly a happy occasion for the couples who for the …

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Lohri History – Origin Of Lohri Festival, Lohri Historical Background

Lohri History - Origin Of Lohri Festival, Lohri Historical Background

The history of Lohri, a seasonal festival of North India is as old as that of story of Indus Valley civilization itself. The Festival of Lohri marks the beginning of the end of winter and the coming of spring and the new year. The fires lit at night, the hand warming, the song and dance and the coming together of …

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Gujarat Motivational News: Surat Family Has Been Organising Mass-Weddings For 5 Years Now

Gujarat Motivational News: Surat Family Has Been Organising Mass-Weddings For 5 Years Now

As many as 236 girls who have lost their fathers were today married off at a mass-wedding ceremony here. The event was organised by the local real estate firm PP Savani Group. Notably, apart from these 236 girls which included five Muslims and a Christian, two boys from Savani family also got married at the ceremony. “I feel extremely proud …

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India Inspirational News: Son in Google’s Seattle office, father labourer by choice

India Inspirational News: Son in Google’s Seattle office, father labourer by choice

Twenty-six-year-old Ram Chandra is a software engineer with Google in Seattle, but his father Tejaram Sankhla still works as a labourer in Rajasthan’s Sojat town, 262 km southwest from the state capital Jaipur. Tejaram (50) earns between Rs 100 to Rs 400 by loading henna on trucks in Sojat which is famous for its global export of the plant used …

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India sets world record: Largest Roller Skating Relay

India sets world record: Largest Roller Skating Relay

Belgaum, India – December 8, 2016 – As many as 661 skaters from across the country created a new world record for the Largest roller skating relay (24 hours) by skating non-stop for 24 hours in Belgaum, Karanataka, India, during an event organized by Shivaganga Roller Skating Academy and Trinity College. Photo: Skaters from Karnataka, Maharashtra, Goa, Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, …

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Pushkar Mela Images

Pushkar Mela Images

Pushkar Mela Images: Pushkar Fair or Pushkar Mela is considered to be one of the most important fairs and festivals of Pushkar (Ajmer), Rajasthan. Pushkar Mela along with its special Camel Fair portrays the rural lifestyle of the state of Rajasthan in India. The time in between the period of Kartik Ekadashi, famously known as Kartik Shukla Ekadashi or Kartik Prabodhini …

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Bundi Utsav: Festival Celebration, Events, Attractions

Bundi Utsav

Bundi, one of the most attractive, beautiful locations in the Hadoti district Rajasthan comes alive during the Bundi Utsav held in the month of November-December every year. Bundi Utsav is a spectacular culmination of traditional art, culture and craftsmanship which surprises every visitor with its grandeur. Music, dance, sports, sightseeing, competitions and many other events organized by the Rajasthan State …

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India Weird News: 13 Ways to Convert Black Money Into White Even After Demonetisation

India Weird News: 13 Ways to Convert Black Money Into White Even After Demonetisation

India Weird News: 13 Ways to Convert Black Money Into White Even After Demonetisation: In Pali in Rajasthan, a family couldn’t take their ill infant to the hospital because the ambulance wouldn’t accept Rs 500 or 1,000 notes. By the time they could get someone to give them Rs 100 notes, the newborn had died. This is one of several …

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Pushkar Fair

Pushkar Fair

Pushkar Fair — The little and gorgeous town of Pushkar is set inside a valley nearly 14 km off Ajmer within the north Indian state of Rajasthan. Surrounded by hills on 3 sides and sand dunes around the other, Pushkar types a fascinating location along with a befitting backdrop for your yearly religious and cattle fair that is globally famous and attracts …

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Karnataka Weird News: Gulbarga Devotees Offer Garlands Of Footwear To Goddess

Karnataka Weird News: Gulbarga Devotees Offer Garlands Of Footwear To Goddess

Hundreds of devotees thronged the temple of Lakamma (Hindu Goddess) to celebrate a two-day annual footwear festival in Gulbarga district of India’s southern Karnataka state. People from all across the state converged at the Gola (B) village of the district to take part in the festival known for its unique customs and rituals. Devotees rush the temple on the sixth …

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