Rahul Gandhi, President Kovind and others wish PM Modi on his birthday. Greetings and wishes have started pouring in for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 68th birthday on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to celebrate his 68th birthday in his parliamentary constituency of Varanasi, where he will spend the day with schoolchildren and watch a film based on his life. Modi is likely to go for a two-day visit to Varanasi on September 17 and 18. He will also offer prayers at the famous Kashi Vishwanath temple during his visit and address a public gathering in Varanasi. (HT Correspondent)read more
Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesha from a workshop to a place of worship at Dadar in Mumbai. Devotees of Ganesha look forward all year to Ganesh Chaturthi or Ganeshotsav, a 10-day festival during which Ganesha idols are brought home or to public pandals and followed by ten days of festivities.
Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: The festivities start with ‘sthapana’ day when people welcome Ganesh ji into their homes with lots of delicious food, desserts and prayers. This year, the 10-day festivities will start on Sept 13 and go on till Sept 23. read more