Socio-economic and caste Census begins in Guj

The over month-long socio-
economic and caste Census in Gujarat got underway on Monday.

Pushkar fair begins in Ajmer

The famous Pushkar fair, which attracts
lakhs of people including foreign tourists, began on Thursday.

Holy month of Ramazan begins

Ramazan, the holy month of fasting for Muslims, begins from today with the new moon being sighted on Monday evening.

Rush in DU colleges as second round of admissions

Students on Wednesday rushed to secure
prized seats in colleges of the Delhi University that lowered
the cut-off percentages yesterday with responses varying
across courses and colleges.

First Beijing international film festival begins

Hollywood star Jackie Chan, "Lion King" director Rob Minkoff and director of Oscar-winning "Black Swan", Darren Aronofsky, were among the celebrities who attended the First Beijing International Film Festival opening ceremony Saturday

Three-day Ananda Utsav begins in UK

Ananda Utsav has socio-cultural and economic implications on Bengalis spread all over the world.

Final phase of Amarnath yatra begins

The holy mace of Lord Shiva
was today carried to
Shankaracharya temple atop a hill overlooking world famous Dal
lake here, marking the final phase of the ongoing annual
Amarnath yatra in South Kashmir Himalayas.

Commercial operation of RAPS-6 begins

The northern grid of the country is
slated to receive 1,180 MW capacity out of the total 4,560 MW
generated from nuclear power in the country with the
commencement of commercial operation of RAPS-6 at Rawatbhata
today.

Hamir utsav begins in Himachal

The two-day long state-level Hamir
Utsav was inaugurated by Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal
last evening.

North-East youth festival begins

The diverse cultural mosaic of
the country on Wednesday came alive at Indira Gandhi stadium here
when hundreds of youths from different parts of India in their
traditional attires joined.

42% turnout in `peaceful` Bihar bypoll

Around 42 per cent of the voters
on Tuesday cast their ballot in 11 of the 18 Assembly seats in the
second phase of Bihar`s bypolls which passed off peacefully.