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79th Pakistan Day celebrated with zeal, fervour

Pakistan Day celebrated: The 79th Pakistan Day was celebrated across the country on Saturday with traditional zeal and fervour.The day began with a 31-gun salute in Islamabad while provincial capitals marked the celebration with 21-gun salutes. The change-of-guards ceremony was held at the mausoleum of poet and politician, Allama Iqbal, in Lahore, Dawn news reported.

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Indian democracy a ‘celebration of age-old plurality’: PM Modi

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that Indian democracy was not just a political system “but a celebration of our age old plurality.” He made the statement in the presence of Abdullah II of Jordan who is on three day visit to India. Addressing a conference on ‘Islamic Heritage: Promoting Understanding & Moderation’ at Vigyan Bhavan, here. The Prime Minister said,

Shivratri 2018: Date, Celebration and Significance

Shivratri 2018: Date, Celebration and Significance. Maha Shivratri is the most auspicious day dedicated to Lord Shiva and is popularly known as the night of Siva. Shivratri 2018 date is February 13, Tuesday. Some panchangs in India have marked it on February 14, 2018. In Panchangs and Hindu calendars followed in Mauritius, United States, United

'Pre-birthday celebrations' begin for Taimur Ali Khan

Pre-birthday celebrations begin for Taimur Ali Khan

Pre-birthday celebrations begin for Taimur Ali Khan. As star couple Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan little bundle of joy is about to turn one, the Pataudi Palace is all decked up for celebrating the birthday of little Nawab. Kareena’s sister Karisma Kapoor, who is currently at the ancestral home of Saif Ali Khan

Officials, Politicians celebrates anniversary of Whatsapp group

DP Correspondent Ludhiana The politicians, officials and social activities celebrated the fourth anniversary of togetherness after uniting through Whatsapp group. Those who were present on the occasion were members of Whatsapp group versatile Champs.The host of the party and Group admin, Jagpreet Singh Bunny said that four years ago he has created a Whatsapp group

China celebrates Gandhi Jayanti with the India Embassy in Beijing

China celebrates Gandhi Jayanti

China celebrates Gandhi Jayanti. China on Monday celebrated the 148th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, with the India Embassy in Beijing releasing commemorative postage stamps on the Ramayana. Many Chinese nationals offered flowers to a statue of Gandhi at Beijing’s Chaoyang Park, while school children recited his famous quotes in Mandarin on a nippy overcast

Emojis honoured in world celebration

It is one of several stunts planned for World Emoji Day, which celebrates the colourful symbols used in instant messages, on 17 July.London’s Royal Opera House will present 20 well-known operas and ballets in emoji form online.There are 2,666 emojis currently on the official Unicode Standard list.The Unicode consortium lays out the framework for emojis

Asteroid Day celebrated with live asteroid watch

Asteroid Day celebrated with live asteroid watch

Asteroid Day celebrated with live asteroid watch.Students from various parts of the country witnessed a live asteroid watch at the Nehru Planetarium on Friday in celebration of Asteroid Day organised by astronomy education organisation SPACE India.Asteroid Day is observed each year on June 30 to commemorate the anniversary of 1908 Tunguska event in Siberia, the

Clashes, pro-freedom protests on Eid day in parts of Kashmir valley

Clashes, pro-freedom protests on Eid day in parts of Kashmir valley

Clashes, pro-freedom protests on Eid day in parts of Kashmir valley. Where today, the people all over the country are celebrating Eid with mutual greetings in different parts of the country.On the other hand, anti-national minded people are celebrating the festival of Eid by stone pelting on Indian Army.Protesters hurled rocks on army men and

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Actor refreshing memories of his mother on his birthday: Arjun kapoor

Acotor refreshing memories of his mother on his birthday: Arjun kapoor. Arjun kapoor who lost his mother 5 years ago due to cancer, refreshes the memories by saying that no big celebration can match the level of loving birthday atmosphere which was created by his mother. “She would go out of her way to make it

Bank of Canada unveils special $10 banknote for Canada 150 celebrations

Bank of Canada unveils special $10 banknote for Canada 150 celebrations

Bank Canada unveils special 10 banknote  Canada 150 celebrations. On Saturday, Stephen Poloz, Governor of Bank of Canada, has issued a new note of $ 10, dedicated to the country’s 150th birthday, which is being celebrated on July 1.The governor’s Poloz made a purchase in a store in the capital Ottawa with a new note

Retaining the old ways of celebration

Ludhiana:While majority of youth and residents celebrated 31st evening in city clubs and on roads, there is another lot of the city that retained the traditional method of commemorating New Year. Residents preferred sitting at homes, watched TV and had a family dinner. Paramjeet Kaur, a resident said, “It’s been our fourth year that we

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Holy procession to mark Sikh guru’s 350th birthday celebration

Coimbatore: As part of 350th birthday celebrations of Guru Gobind Singh, the local Gurudwara Singh Sabha has organised week-long celebrations, including procession and mass feeding. The celebrations, which started last night, will go on till January five, Sabha Vice-President Gurpreet Singh told reporters here today. A huge procession will be taken out on January one,

No Diwali celebration for 1,200 policemen and 120 fire-fighters

                                      Personnel to be on toes to tackle any untoward incident in city Chandigarh: While the ‘City Beautiful’ Chandigarh will be enjoying the festival of lights and crackers on Sunday with their dear ones, the cops of

Panjab University least bothered about celebration

Chandigarh: Lack of enthusiasm by the sports department of Punjab University saw no major celebration in the Premier institute on the region. More surprising was to know that the employees of sports department were unaware of the day. In PU only the department of physical Education remembered the Hockey great. In memory of Dhyan Chand

Assam celebration at LFW gives hopes to talent from North East

Mumbai: North East became the focus of”Sustainable fashion and Textile Day” at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2016, making designers from the state of Assam hopeful about their future in the mainstream fashion industry. The day, dedicated to handlooms and Indian textiles, saw three labels from Assam showcasing their collection dominated by the Assamese

City youth celebrate friendship day and sister’s day in a unique way

LUDHIANA: Friendship and sisterhood are the days of spreading love. Everyone has different ways of expressing love. The bond of love, the bond of deep friendship was beautifully celebrated by the city youth in a unique way to give one more unique name to their bond. The friendship day and sister’s day was wonderfully expressed

Nasar Productions presents Teej function

The month of saawan is here and Teej celebrations have begun in full swing so as to make the ladies of the city enjoy Nasar Productions presents a Teej function here. The gorgeous ladies were seen dressed in traditional and colourful attire. Shelly Makkar and Neha Kalra from the city organised a Teej special event

Ladies at Dugri celebrate Teej with great aplomb

LUDHIANA:  Teej celebrations were organised by Amanpreet Kaur, a housewife from Dugri at a restaurant on Dugri Road. Ladies of the city came dressed up in the Punjabi attire with prandis, Punjabi jutties and phulkaris, being fully dressed in traditional attires. Amanpreet said, “These celebrations help us to get united with our tradition and culture

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Gaiety marks celebrations in Malerkotla

Malerkotla: Despite the call given by the Congress not to celebrate Eid in the light of Quran sacrilege incident, Muslims celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr with great enthusiasm here on Thursday. Interestingly, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal failed to attended the biggest congregation of Muslims here. But Member of Parliament Sukhdev