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UNESCO Upset as World Heritage Sites in Nepal Suffer Huge Damage

Ever since theĀ 25 April earthquake shattered the mountainous and picturesque Nepal to mere debris of erstwhile temples and world heritage sites, Unesco, the educational body of the UN has visited the Himalayan nation to explore the possibility of undertaking recovery and repair work for age-old monuments. The disaster has left more than 8,000 people dead and thousands of others injured. ...

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Maha Shivaratri: Origin, Legend, Importance of Jagaran as Hindus Perform Shiva Puja

Today, Hindus all over will celebrate Maha Shivratri, dedicated to Lord Shiva. The day is also celebrated for the marriage of Lord Shiva with Parvati, according to Puranas and also marks the convergence of Shiva and Shakti. Maha Shivratri, which falls on the Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi of Hindu calendar month Maagha as per Amavasya-ant month calculation. As per Poornima-ant month ...

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Telugus Usher in New Year ‘Ugadi’ Amid Strict EC Code

  Telugu-speaking people of Telangana and Seemandhra on Monday ushered in Telugu New Year ‘Ugadi’ with gaiety, but the election model code of conduct has visibly dampened the festive spirit. Telugus decorated their houses and shops with mango leaves, tasted the traditional multi-taste ‘Ugadi pacchadi’ and heard ‘panchangnam’ or the forecast of the coming year Vijaya Nama Samvatsara by ‘agma’ ...

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