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When is Gurpurab in 2017?

November 3, 2017 8:59:20 am

It is believed that Guru Nanak received enlightenment in 1496 and preached about peace and religious harmony to the world.

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When is Black Friday?

November 3, 2017 12:16:58 am

Used to describe a pre-Christmas day of commercial carnage, the term “Black Friday” originates from Philadelphia, USA, in the early 1950s. Online retail giant Amazon introduced the concept to the UK in 2010.

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When is Halloween 2017?

October 31, 2017 5:22:24 pm

Halloween is shrouded in superstition and mystery, but at the same time it has become an exciting and fun-filled holiday for children in many countries around the world. It is celebrated on October 31 every year.

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When is Chhath Puja in 2017?

October 22, 2017 9:23:43 am

Chhath Puja is observed over a period of four days and is known to be full of rigorous rituals, which include holy bathing, fasting and abstaining from drinking water, offering prasad and prayers to the rising and setting sun.

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When is Valmiki Jayanti in 2017?

October 5, 2017 9:00:41 am

Valmiki Jayanti 2017: Valmiki is a revered poet and the author of the epic Ramayana. The original texts written by the sage consists of 24,000 shlokas and 7 cantos (kaṇḍas) including Uttara Kanda. It is believed that during Rama's exile period, he met Valmiki and made him his contemporary.

When is Muharram in 2017

September 27, 2017 1:33:40 pm

The word "Muharram" derived from the word 'haram' means forbidden and holds great significance for the Muslims. This year it started on September 21 and will continue till October 19.

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When is the German election 2017?

September 21, 2017 6:20:09 pm

The two main contenders of the election are two centrists from the dominant center-right and center-left parties: conservative incumbent Angela Merkel and social democrat Martin Schulz.

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When is Dussehra?

September 20, 2017 6:27:22 pm

Dussehra marks the victory of Ram over demon Ravana and is revered as the triumph of good over evil. Whereas, in the eastern and north-eastern regions Vijayadashami marks the victory of goddess Durga over Mahishasura.

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When is Mysore Dasara?

September 20, 2017 5:24:04 pm

Vijayadashmi, is considered the most auspicious day of the festival as it believed that on this day the demon was killed, denoting the victory of good over evil. It was then that the name of the city was supposedly derived from the demon's name.

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When is Durga Puja?

September 20, 2017 5:08:21 pm

Durga Puja is the major festival for Bengalis across the world, and is an occasion marks the battle of good over evil. Spread across 10 days, it signifies the birth of Durga with the blessings of the gods, as a collective energy, to fight the demon king Mahishasura.

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When is Eid al-Adha 2017?

September 2, 2017 1:16:33 pm

On Eid al-Adha, an animal is sacrificed to show devotion and love towards Allah. People adorn themselves in new clothes and offer their prayers. The feast that is cooked on Eid, is distributed among all as it is believed that no one should be left hungry on the day of the festival.

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When is Onam in 2017?

September 3, 2017 8:29:43 pm

During the days the festival Onam is celebrated, elaborated feasts and competitions take place. One of the main highlights of the festival is the grand feast known as Onasadya, which is a nine course meal serving ten to thirteen dishes. Thousands of people come to celebrate the festival.

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When is the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections?

October 12, 2017 12:46:51 pm

The Election Commission is likely to announce the dates for the Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections on Thursday.

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When is Karnataka Assembly election?

August 22, 2017 4:05:58 pm

The Karnataka Assembly is in the final year of its tenure and it will finish in May 2018. Political parties have started early preparations for the off chance the state goes for early elections. But, as things stand, the state is expected to go to polls around April 2018.

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When is the Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017?

October 25, 2017 1:58:15 pm

The Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017 will be held in two phases on December 9 and 14. The counting of votes will take place on December 18, the Election Commission of India announced on Wednesday.

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When is the Bawana bypoll?

August 17, 2017 11:46:05 am

Delhi bypoll: The reserved Bawana constituency is one of Delhi’s largest and most varied Assembly segments.

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When is 2017 total solar eclipse?

August 16, 2017 11:25:30 am

The solar eclipse will take place on Monday, August 21, for the first time since 1918. The event, which is expected to last for nearly two daylight hours, with two minutes of darkness, will begin at 1.15 pm EDT (10.45 pm IST) and end at 2.49 pm EDT.

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When does PM Narendra Modi reach Israel?

July 4, 2017 10:02:56 am

In celebration of 25 years of diplomatic relations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu will hold talks on a range of issues, look at ways to strengthen ties in diverse fields and discuss major challenges like terrorism.

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When is PM Narendra Modi meeting Donald Trump?

June 26, 2017 2:58:00 pm

Donald Trump will host Narendra Modi at the White House on Monday afternoon and the two leaders would spend about five hours together in various settings beginning with their bilateral discussion, delegation level talks, a reception and a working dinner.

When is PM Narendra Modi visiting US?

June 24, 2017 1:15:31 pm

While his official engagements with President Trump will wait till Monday, on his first day, the PM has a meeting with US CEOs followed by an interaction with the Indian community in nearby Virginia in the afternoon.