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India is one of the popular tourist destinations in Asia. Bounded by the Himalayan ranges in the north, and surrounded on three sides by water (the Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal, and the Indian Ocean), with a long history and diverse culture, India offers a wide array of places to see and things to do. In 2004, foreign tourists visiting India spent US$ 15.4 billion – the ninth highest in the world. India is also ranked among the top 3 adventure tourism destinations.

Indian Festival of Krishna Janmashtami 2017

The decent of supreme being on earth for the ascent of man.

Indian Festival of Krishna Janmashtami 2017

Krishna Janmashtami or simply Janmashtami, also known as Krishnashtami, Gokulashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Srikrishna Jayanti, Sree Jayanti, Saatam Aatham, Dahi Handi, is an annual Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar (incarnation) of Lord Vishnu. It is observed according to Hindu lunar calendar, on the eighth day (Ashtami) of the Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) in the month of Shravana (overlaps with August and September of the Gregorian calendar). Janmashtami falls on August 14 in 2017 for Smarta Sampradaya. For Vaishanava Sampradaya and ISKCON Janmashtami falls on August 15 in 2017.

Khudiram Bose Martyrdom Day 2017

At the time of his hanging, he was 18 years, 8 months and 8 days old.

Khudiram Bose Martyrdom Day 2017

Khudiram Bose was an Indian Bengali freedom fighter, who was the youngest revolutionary early in the Indian independence movement. At the time of his hanging, he was 18 years, 8 months and 8 days old. He was born on December 3, 1889 in the village of Mohoboni at Keshpur Block in Paschim Midnapore district of West Bengal. Khudiram Bose and Prafulla Chaki were chosen by Barindra Kumar Ghosh and tasked with the murder of Kingsford, the District Magistrate of Muzaffarpur, Bihar. Prafulla shot himself dead, and Khudiram was arrested. He was hanged to death at 6 am on August 11, 1908.

How to Check PAN Card Validity Status

Three easy steps to find out whether your PAN number is active or deactivated.

How to Check PAN Card Validity Status

The Government of India has deactivated more than11.44 lakh PAN (Permanent Account Number) cards as of July 27, 2017 mostly because of duplication or fake PAN numbers. PAN is the key identifier of taxable entity and aggregator of all financial transactions undertaken by one person. The Income Tax Department’s e-filing website can help you check PAN card validity status in a matter of minutes. There are just three steps to see whether your PAN number is still valid.

Indian Festival of Raksha Bandhan 2017

May eternal bond of a sister and brother strengthen so hard that no one could break it.

Indian Festival of Raksha Bandhan 2017

Raksha Bandhan, or simply Rakhi (sacred thread of love) is an ancient Hindu festival, celebrated in India and Nepal. Raksha bandhan means Bond of Protection. The festival is observed in Shravana month during Purnima (full moon) day, and typically falls in Gregorian calendar month of August. In 2017, it is celebrated on August 7.

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2017

India celebrates Operation Vijay of the Indian Armed Forces in 1999 Kargil war.

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2017

Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated on July 26 every year in honour of the Kargil War’s Heroes. On this day, July 26, 1999, India successfully took command of the high outposts which had been lost to Pakistani intruders. The Kargil war was fought for more than 60 days, and ended on July 26. 527 soldiers from Indian Armed Forces sacrificed their lives during the war. GoldenTwine Informatics pays Tribute to Kargil War Heroes on Kargil Vijay Diwas.

England Beat India By 9 Runs

India's historical loss to England in Women’s World Cup 2017.

ICC Women's World Cup Final 2017

The 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup (One Day International) is an international women’s cricket tournament taking place in England and Whales from June 24 to July 23, 2017. It is the eleventh edition of the Women’s Cricket World Cup, and the third to be held in England. Eight teams Australia, England, South Africa, India, West Indies, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Pakistan qualified to participate in the tournament. England beat India by 9 runs. India missed a historic win against England in the final of ICC Women’s World Cup at Lord’s on July 23, 2017.

National Doctors’ Day 2017

Nation pays homage to Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy on his birth anniversary.

National Doctors' Day 2017

The National Doctors’ Day is a day celebrated in health care organizations to recognize the contributions of physicians to individual lives and communities. The National Doctors’ Day is celebrated in India on July 1 to honor the legendary Indian physician and the second Chief Minister of West Bengal, Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy. He was born on July 1, 1882 and died on the same date in 1962, aged 80 years. Dr BC Roy was honored with the country’s highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna on February 4, 1961 for his works in the medical field.

Father’s Day 2017 Quotes

Ten inspirational quotes to share with your awesome dad.

Father’s Day 2017 Quotes

Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. This day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting. Father’s Day complements Mother’s Day, a celebration honoring mothers. Every year, the third Sunday of June is celebrated as Mother’s Day across the world, including India. Here are ten inspirational quotes that you can share with your awesome dad this Father’s Day to express your love and gratitude for him.