Happy Dussehra 2019: On the eve of Dussehra, magnificent fairs are organized where people throng in huge numbers. The famous Ramlila, a play depicting the story of how Ravana had kidnapped Sita and the struggle Lord Ram and his brother Laxmana had to face while forming an army to fight Ravana and rescue his wife, is performed.
Hindi Diwas 2019: September 14 is observed as Hindi Diwas to commemorate the day the Constituent Assembly of India recognised and adopted Hindi as the official language of the Republic of India, in 1949.
After it could not secure a site in upstate New York, where the original Woodstock took place, organizers had vowed the show would go on at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland northeast of the US capitol. But that move saw artists including Jay-Z and Miley Cyrus backing out of the August 16-18 weekend.
Gurugram mayor Madhu Azad joined participants in Sector 15 and exhorted residents to come together every Sunday and join these activities, saying it not only helped keep a person fit, but also helped build a spirit of community.
Virat Kohli has inspired legions with his virtuoso batting displays and now as the recently concluded ODI series between New Zealand and Bangladesh has shown that his celebrations also have keen takers
Hamid Ansari reached Mumbai on Thursday. Ansari (33), a software engineer, was arrested in Pakistan in 2012 for illegally entering the country from Afghanistan, reportedly to meet a girl he had befriended online.
The supporters of Gehlot and the Congress party were seen singing, dancing and celebrating. ‘Ashok nahi andhi hain, marwar ka gandhi hain’ (Ashok Gehlot is Mahatma Gandhi of Marwar) chanted thousands of supporters, some even raised slogans. ‘agla PM Ashok Gehlot (next prime minister Ashok Gehlot).
Tipu Jayanti is being celebrated in Karnataka on Saturday amid protests by the BJP. The BJP on Friday staged protests against Karnataka government-sponsored celebrations for the birth anniversary of the controversial 18th century ruler of erstwhile Mysore kingdom, Tipu Sultan. The party, which has appealed to the government to drop the celebrations, staged demonstrations at several places including Bengaluru, Mysuru and Kodagu, in the state. The JDS-Congress coalition government led by chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, last week, had said Tipu Jayanti would be celebrated on November 10 in continuation of the previous Congress government’s policy, prompting the BJP to announce protests.:
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) uploaded a video of team India’s celebrations at the hotel. In the video, MS Dhoni can be seen masterminding a prank on Rohit Sharma, by taking the help of Ravindra Jadeja.
The win came in no small part to Ashley Nurse who played a pivotal role with both bat and ball. The Barbadian was the second top-scorer for Windies with a 22-ball 40 in the dying overs of the first innings and then bowled his 10 overs for just 43 runs.
Independence Day is a celebration of freedom. Celebrating the day with the sex-workers and their kids at GB Road, Kat-katha, an NGO is Capital is organising a freedom walk and lot of other activities in the area.