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Friendship Day 2012 in India Today

Friendship Day 2012 Wiki On Friendship Day, everyone celebrates the bond of friendship. Every year, on the first Sunday of August, it is celebrated worldwide. In 2012, it will be celebrated on 5th August. The merrymaking of Friendship Day started in the US in 1919, based on the idea put forward by Joyce C. Hall, […]

Raksha Bandhan 2012 Date, Wiki, SMS, Songs

Raksha Bandhan 2012 Raksha Bandhan is a term from the Hindi language which means a relationship or an association based on protection. This is a festival which has a long standing Indian heritage. More commonly known as Rakhi, this Indian festival signifies the sacred bond of love between a brother and sister. Wish to know […]

Pranab Mukherjee elected as the President of India

Pranab Mukherjee 13th President of India UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee wins the presidential race by beating NDA-backed PA Sangma by a huge margin as he scored more than 558,000 votes crossing the required half-way mark of 5,25,140 votes. The returning officer for the presidential elections, VK Agnihotri, announced a little after 6.30 pm on Sunday, […]

Rajesh Khanna died today at home in Mumbai

Rajesh Khanna died Rajesh Khanna, the actor who became Bollywood’s first superstar with a string of movie hits in the seventies, died in his Mumbai home today (Wednesday). The 69-year-old actor, who had been in and out of hospital since April, was discharged from the Lilavati hospital two days back. Khanna was also a former […]

Guru Purnima Festival 2012 Date

Guru Purnima 2012 ‘Guru Purnima’ Festival of Shirdi Sai Baba will be celebrated for 3 days from 2nd July (Monday) to 4th July (Wednesday). Guru Purnima is on 3rd July 2012 (Tuesday). It falls on the day of full moon, Purnima, in the month of Ashadh (June–July) of the Shaka Samvat, Indian national calendar and […]

Orissa JEE 2012

Orissa JEE 2012 Orissa Joint Entrance Examination 2012 is for admission to First Year Degree Course in B.TECH, B.ARCH, MBBS, BDS, B.PHARM,MCA, MBA, PGDM, PGCM, PGDM(Executive), PGAT(M.Tech, M.Arch and M.Pharm) and Lateral Entry to B.TECH, B.ARCH and B.Pharm courses in Universities, Government and Private Colleges. Find all details regarding Orissa JEE 2012 Application Form, Exam […]

January 26 Republic Day India

January 26 Republic Day Republic Day is one of the three national holidays in India and is held to memorise the date on which the Constitution of India came into force in 1950. To mark the importance of this day, every year a grand parade is held in the capital New Delhi from the Rajghat […]

US shuts down file-sharing site Megaupload.com

US shuts down file-sharing site Megaupload.com One of the world’s most popular file-sharing sites was shut down, and its founder Kim Dotcom and several company officials were accused of facilitating millions of illegal downloads of films, music and other content. A federal indictment on Thursday accused Megaupload.com of costing copyright holders at least $500 million […]

Nargis – Seven Billionth Baby on Earth

Nargis – Seven Billionth Baby on Earth From India World population crossed seven hundred crores on Monday. Nargis from India is declared as seven billionth child on earth by United Nations. Nargis was born in Lucknow Monday morning at 7:20 AM. At the time of birth her weight was 3 Kg. Nargis is the first […]