AP | , Tehran
PUBLISHED ON MAR 20, 2021 12:30 PM IST
- Once again, Nowruz, a joyous two-week celebration rooted in gatherings — at homes, in parks and squares — will be stifled by the pandemic.
Kabul | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2019 01:03 PM IST
The attacks came on Nowruz, an ancient Persian festival to mark the start of spring that is widely celebrated in many parts of Afghanistan but has also faced opposition from some hardline Islamists, who say it is un-Islamic.
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Kabir Bhandari
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2018 08:59 AM IST
Zoroastrians in India celebrate the Parsi New Year as Jamshed-i-Nouroz, which is named after the Persian king Jamshed who started the Parsi calendar.
Reuters, Kabul | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2018 10:49 PM IST
A suicide bomb attack in Kabul near a Shiite shrine on Wednesday, killed at least 26 people as Afghans celebrated the Persian new year Nowruz