Mother's Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in the months of March or May.
World No Tobacco Day is observed around the world every year on 31 May. It is intended to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption around the globe.
The festival of Vat Purnima is predominantly celebrated by women who live in the states of Western Ghat of India. The Vat Pournima festival is observed so as to ask and pray for the well-being of their husband. The festival involves women fasting through the day and tying red and orange threads around an auspicious […]
International Day of Yoga, or commonly and unofficially referred to as Yoga Day, is celebrated annually on 21 June since its inception in 2015. An international day for yoga was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly. Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice originated in India.
Independence Day is annually celebrated on 15 August, as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation's independence from the United Kingdom on 15 August 1947, the UK Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act 1947 transferring legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly. India still retained King George VI as head of state until its […]
Pola is a bull-respecting festival celebrated by farmers mainly in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra,Northern parts of Telangana as Polala Amavasya. On the day of Pola, the farmers decorate and respect their bulls. Pola falls on the day of the Pithori Amavasya (the new moon day) in the month of Shravana.
Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi is a Hindu festival celebrating the birth of Ganesha. A ten-day festival, it starts on the fourth day of Hindu Lunisolar calendar month Bhadrapada, which typically falls in the months of August or September of the Gregorian calendar.
Teachers' Day is a special day for the appreciation of teachers, and may include celebrations to honor them for their special contributions in a particular field area, or the community in general.
Hindi Divas or Hindi day (हिन्दी दिवस) is an annual day celebrated on 14 September in India to celebrate the popularity of Hindi as an official language of India. Mostly this celebration is a government sponsored event in Central government, but many private organizations and voluntary groups also celebrate the day.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā (Sanskrit: "high-souled", "venerable") – applied to […]
World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on 16 October in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945.
Naraka Chaturdashi is a Hindu festival, which falls on Chaturdashi of the Krishna Paksha in the Vikram Samvat Hindu calendar month of Ashweeja. It is the second day of the five-day-long festival of Diwali. The Hindu literature narrates that the asura Narakasura was killed on this day by Krishna, Satyabhama and Kali.
Guru Nanak Jayanti ranks among the popular festivals in India. It is celebrated to mark the birth of Guru Nanak Sahib and is celebrated with great zeal in the state of Punjab where the Sikh religion is widely prevalent. Punjabi communities in other states also celebrate the festival. The birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib mostly […]