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    10 beautiful lines by Gulzar that beautifully capture the depth of love and life

    Gulzar, is one of the most prolific writers and shayars who needs no introduction. He is the master of words who has managed to capture millions of hearts with different age groups. His poems often take us through myriad of emotions such as love, heartbreak, despair, bond, sadness, grief and much more. His words have the power to transport us to a different word altogether. Not to forget his phenomenal contribution to

  • Parsi New Year wishes

    Parsi New Year 2018: Wishes, greetings, images to share on SMS, WhatsApp, Facebook

    The Parsi New Year, also known as Navroz, marks the beginning of the Iranian calendar. The literal meaning of ‘Navroz’ is ‘new day’ and is the first day of the Persian year. In other parts of the world, ‘Navroj’ is pronounced as ‘Nowruj’ or Nooruj’. In India, the Parsi community, follower of Zoroastrianism, celebrate the festival with full enthusiasm. The origin of the festival dates back to 3,000 years and was started by the

  • atal bihari vajpayee

    11 poems by Atal Bihari Vajpayee that prove he is a wordsmith

    Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Indian Prime Minister, has been on life support at the AIIMS in New Delhi. The 93-year-old was admitted to the hospital on June 11 with a kidney tract infection, chest congestion, urinary tract infection and urine output on the lower side. He suffered a stroke in 2009 and that weakened his cognitive abilities. Later, he developed dementia. Since the last one decade, he had withdrawn from public life.

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    Kalki Jayanti 2018: Significance and all you need to know about the tenth avatar of Lord Vishnu

    Kalki Jayanti is observed as the birth anniversary of Kalki, the tenth and last incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The name ‘Kalki’ is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Kalka’. The name ‘Kalki’ represents the one who eliminates filth and dirt from the universe. It is believed that Lord Vishnu will appear in the form of Lord Kalki to remove the evil forces from the universe and bring back peace. Kalki Jayanti is celebrated

  • Independence Day 2018: Inspirational life tales of 10 unsung heroes larger than any biopic!

    In the past few years, Bollywood has doused itself to produce more and more biopics and films that depict true stories. An element that relates with the audience, however, it has not explored this genre to its fullest potential. Since most of these films revolve around a popular personality, it is high time filmmakers take into account the heroes who bring glory to India.

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    Nag Panchami 2018: Significance, tithi, vrat, names of serpent gods and all you need to know

    Nag Panchami is celebrated on the Shukla Paksha Panchami during Shravan month. The day falls on the fifth day of the moon’s waning in the Lunar Hindu month of Shravan. The festival involves worshipping the serpent god to get rid of bad karma. People worship snake and offer milk on this day. It is believed that offering puja to snakes would reach to the serpent gods. Hence, snakes are worshipped as representatives

  • independence day wishes

    Independence Day 2018: Wishes, messages, images to share on WhatsApp, Facebook and SMS

    Independence Day reminds us of all the sacrifices our freedom fighters made to release India from the clutches of British rule. We all have read our freedom fighters’ struggle, the sacrifices they made and in the process how thousands lost their lives to get the national independence. This Independence Day let us remember those who sacrificed their lives for the nation. In the last seven decades of Independence, India has made progress

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    Shravan 2018: Wishes, greetings, images to share on SMS, WhatsApp, Facebook

    The auspicious month of Shravan is the fifth month as per the Hindu calendar and holds a significance for Hindus. In Hindu calendar, there are two methods to mark the lunar month – one from Purnima to Purnima (known as Purnimanta calendar) and the other from Amavasya to Amavasya (known as Amanta calendar). Hence, the dates of Shravan may vary in Western and Southern parts of India. The Northern states follow Purnimanta

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    Shravan Somvar 2018: Significance of fasting on Shravan Mondays, dates and other details

    Shravan, the fifth month of Hindu calendar is one of the auspicious months to worship Lord Shiva. Mondays in Shravan are considered auspicious and are dedicated to Lord Shiva. Observing fast on Mondays of Shravan and performing puja and Rudrabhishek brings peace, prosperity, good health and marital bliss. Devotees are advised to consume vegetarian meal only once in the evening after performing puja. Observing fast and performing puja on Shravan Shivratri helps

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    Hariyali Teej 2018: Beautiful and easy mehendi designs to flaunt on Teej

    Hariyali Teej is the monsoon festival celebrated on the third day of the first fortnight of Shravan or Sawan month, which coincides with the months of July or August in the Gregorian calendar. The festival is also known as Choti Teej or Shravana Teej and falls two days before Nag Panchami. In 2018, Hariyali Teej falls on August 13. The monsoon festival celebrated in the Northern states of India, especially in Uttar

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    Hariyali Teej 2018: Significance, tithi, celebration and all you need to know

    Hariyali Teej is the monsoon festival celebrated in the Northern states of India, especially in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. The festival falls on the third day of the first fortnight of the Hindu month of Shravan and usually two days before Nag Panchami. In 2018, Hariyali Teej falls on August 13. The festival is celebrated in remembrance of the reunion of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. On this

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    Partial Solar Eclipse 2018: Will the phenomenon visible from India? All you need to know

    A partial solar eclipse will take place on August 11 and will be visible from the Northern hemisphere lasting for nearly 3 hours and 30 minutes. The celestial phenomenon is the third in 2018, coming two weeks after a total lunar eclipse on July 27 and four weeks after partial solar eclipse on July 13. The eclipse will be visible across major parts of the Northern Hemisphere, though it will not be