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India is one of the oldest civilisations in the world with a rich cultural heritage. India is the seventh largest country (2.42%) in the world. This is the largest democracy in the world and occupies a strategic position in Asia.

Indian Festival of Durga Puja

The festival epitomizes the triumph of good over evil.

Indian Festival of Durga Puja

Durga Puja, also referred to as Durgotsava (Festival of Durga), is a famous Hindu festival marked by worship of Mother Goddess Durga over the last five days of Navratri, in the Ashwin month of the Hindu calendar. These five days are observed as Shashthi, Saptami, Ashtami, Navami and Vijayadashami. The festivities culminate on the tenth day on Vijayadashami when Durga idols are carried out in grand procession and immersed in the river or other water bodies.

Indian Festival of Dussehra

The celebration of victory of good over evil.

Indian Festival of Dussehra

The nine-day Navaratri festival culminates with the celebration of Dussehra or Vijayadashami (victory on tenth day). Dussehra is celebrated as the victory of Lord Rama over demon king Ravana of Lanka. Dussehra also commemorates the triumph of warrior Goddess Durga over the buffalo-headed demon called Mahishasura, giving the goddess her name Mahishasura-Mardini (the slayer of Mahishasura).

Ten Memorable Quotes on Gandhi Jayanti

Nation pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 145th birth anniversary.

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

India observes Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti and pays tributes to the Father of the Nation on his 145th birth anniversary. To celebrate Gandhi Jayanti we have compiled ten memorable and inspiring quotes on different subjects from Mahatma Gandhi, and publish them as professionally designed Quote Arts.

ISRO’s Mars Orbiter Mission

MOM spacecraft successfully enters Martian Orbit on September 24, 2014.

Mars Orbiter Mission

India joined today an exclusive global league of deep space explorers when its indigenous-made Mangalyaan spacecraft successfully entered the orbit of the red planet Mars after a 10-month over 650-million kilometer voyage on a relatively shoe-string budget.

Indian Festival of Onam

May the spirit of Onam remains everywhere.

Indian Festival of Onam

Onam is an ancient ten day harvest festival celebrated by the people of Kerala in honor of mythical King Mahabali’s annual visit from the netherworld to see his people living happily. The ten days of Onam are celebrated with great fanfare in the month of Chingam, the first month of Malayalam calendar. Of all these days, most important ones are the first day, Atham, and the tenth and final day, Thiru Onam. In 2014, Thiru Onam is on Sunday, September 7.

Teachers’ Day of India 2014

Nation pays tributes to Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on his birth anniversary.

Teachers' Day

Teachers’ Day is celebrated all over the world on different days to honor teachers for their special contributions in education. In India Teachers’ Day is celebrated on September 5 every year since 1962 to mark the birthday of academic philosopher Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

Patriotic Feeling on Social Media

Celebrate patriotism by changing your display pictures to Independence Day themes.

Independence Day

Spirit of patriotism is always in our hearts as we love our country. But those on the social media, especially youngsters, are suddenly feeling patriotic as the 68th Independence Day of the nation approaches. In keeping with the annual tradition, they are changing their display pictures to Tricolor or Independence Day themes to celebrate the national day.

Nothing Illegal about Tricolor as Profile Photo Online

There is no violation of the flag code to have the tricolor as profile photo on the social media.

Independence Day

Over the last couple of days, debate rages on social media about how display of Indian national flag as one’s profile photo violates the code of the flag. However, the legal fraternity and the experts of Constitution claim that you need not worry about having the Indian national flag as your profile photo on social media to show your pride and patriotism on the occasion.