Independence Day August 2021

The British established their first outpost on the Indian Subcontinent in 1619 at Surat on the northwestern coast. By the end of that century, the East India Company had opened three more permanent trading stations at Madras, Bombay, and Calcutta. The British continued to expand their influence in the region until, by the mid-nineteenth century, […]

15th August 2018 Independence Day / Nag Panchami

Nag Panchami (Devanagari: नाग पंचमी) is a traditional worship of snakes or serpents observed by Hindus throughout India, Nepal and other countries where Hindu adherents live. The worship is offered on the fifth day of bright half of Lunar month of Shravan(July/August), according to the Hindu calendar. The abode of snakes is believed to be patal lok, (the seven realms of the universe located below […]