Culture

  • Women’s Equality Day 2021: History And Significance
    The United States is commemorating the 101st year of Women’s Equality Day. On August 26, the day is largely commemorated in the United States to honour American women gaining the constitutional right to vote. The 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified in […]
  • International Day For The Remembrance Of The Slave Trade And Its Abolition: History & Significance
    August 23 is marked as the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. During the imperialist regimes run by the colonial powers of Europe, slave trade was a cruel yet common practice. Through this practice, a section of the world […]
  • Happy Onam 2021: Significance, Wishes, Quotes & Messages
    The harvest festival of Kerala, Onam holds great significance for Keralites. The festival generally falls in the month of August/September and is celebrated across India and the world by people. Onam is marked by the harvest season of the standing crops.  The festival marks the […]
  • Raksha Bandhan 2021: History, Significance, Date & Timing
    Raksha Bandhan celebrates the purity and sanctity of the bond that exists between siblings. Raksha means safety and Bandhan means bond. This festival is celebrated between siblings for their undying support and a vow of protection of each other under any dire circumstance. This year, Raksha Bandhan will be […]
  • World Photography Day 2021: History, Significance & Quotes
    World Photography Day is celebrated every year on 19 August. The day is observed all over the world to celebrated the art, craft, science and history of photography. Photography is a very important medium of storytelling. Moreover, it is one of the few mediums which […]
  • 75th Independence Day: History And Significance
    15th August every year is celebrated as Independence day. India received freedom from the oppressive rule of the British Empire in 1947 and the Indian national flag was hoisted by the first Prime Minister of Independent India, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru above the Lahori Gate of […]
  • Nag Panchami 2021: History, Significance, Date, Time & Puja
    Nag Panchami or Naga Panchami is celebrated on the Panchami date of Shravan Shukla Paksha. It consists of traditional worship of snakes as they hold an important place among the gods. The day is celebrated by Hindus throughout India, Nepal and other countries with Hindi […]
  • Happy Hariyali Teej 2021: Wishes, Quotes, Messages And WhatsApp Greetings
    People across the country will observe the monsoon festival Hariyali Teej 2021 today. The Hariyali Teej is marked on the third day of the Shukla Paksha in the month of Shravan. It is also called Shravani Teej as it falls in the month of ‘Shravan’ month. There […]
  • History And Significance: National Handloom Day 2021
    August 7 is observed as National Handloom Day to commemorate the Swadeshi Movement and to celebrate our country’s rich fabrics and colourful weaves. This year, India will mark the seventh National Handloom Day to showcase the legacy of the Indian handloom industry and to honour […]
  • Gujarat Artist Makes Ganesh Idol With Vaccine Vial
    Ahead of Ganeshotsav in Gujarat’s Vadodara, Dakshesh Jangid makes Ganesh idol, showing him sitting on a vaccine vial, with a syringe beside him and a face mask in hand to raise awareness on Covid-19 protocols and encourage people to get vaccinated. Amid the relaxations given […]
  • Dholavira: A Harappan City Among The UNESCO’s World Heritage List
    The Harappan city of Dholavira in Gujarat’s Rann of Kutch has found a place in UNESCO’s World Heritage list, making it the 40th world heritage property in the country. The UNESCO announcement on Dholavira, which was made Tuesday, follows the agency’s announcement listing Rudreswara Temple, also […]
  • World Nature Conservation Day 2021: Significance, Wishes, Quotes, Messages
    Protecting and conserving the environment is everyone’s responsibility. World Nature Conservation Day is celebrated to acknowledge the importance of a healthy environment for human society. July 28 is celebrated as World Nature Conservation Day every year to spread awareness to conserve resources that play a […]
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