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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.

Nelson Mandela International Day 2017

Ten Inspirational Quotes of Nelson Mandela.

Nelson Mandela Quotes

Nelson Mandela International Day, also known as Mandela Day, is annually observed on July 18, Mandela’s birthday. It commemorates the lifetime of service Nelson Mandela gave to South Africa and the world. The day was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009, with the first UN Mandela Day held on July 18, 2010. However, the first Mandela Day was launched in New York on July 18, 2009, Mandela’s 91st birthday.

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.