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Annual Hindu festival

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Navaratri: Annual Hindu festival
Navaratri is a Hindu festival that spans nine nights and is celebrated every year in the autumn. It is observed for different reasons and celebrated differently in various parts of the Indian cultural sphere. Theoretically, there are four seasonal Navaratri. However, in practice, it is the post-monsoon autumn festival called Sharada Navaratri that is the most observed in the honor of the divine feminine Devi (Durga). The festival is celebrated in the bright half of the Hindu calendar month Ashvin, which typically falls in the Gregorian months of September and October.

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Car sales rise on Dussehra in Ahmedabad, decline during Navratri

People pre-book vehicles during Navratri, while some take deliveries on Navratri, most prefer Dussehra.
DNA - Published

Rupal Palli: Where literally a river of ghee flows in the village

Eternal Bliss: Devotees offer tonnes of ghee to goddess Vardayini on ninth day of Navratri every year
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Much needed respite for residents as IMD predicts sunny week ahead

Rains in evening resulted in water-logging in Navratri grounds, disappointing garba enthusiasts
DNA - Published

Valley erases religious fault lines for Navratri


IndiaTimes - Published

President Kovind, PM Modi extend greetings on Durga Ashtami

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday extended their greetings on the occasion of Durga Ashtami. Durga Ashtami is celebrated on the 8th day of Durga Puja or Navratri...
IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •DNA

Bihar: Flood dampens Durga Puja spirit in Patna

After Durga Puja pandals were thrown open for viewing today, the seventh 'Navratri', the footfall at many places like Rajendra Nagar and Kadamkuna was not so impressive.
DNA - Published

'Navratri gift' for Jammu, says PM Modi after Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express launched


IndiaTimes - Published

IRCTC offers 'vrat ka khana' as part of e-catering menu during Navratri

The facility has been provided as a part of IRCTC's e-Catering menu during the Navratri festival, which has started on Sunday.
DNA - Published

Langur-dressed devotees make a beeline in Punjab

Starting with the celebrations of Navratri, a 10-day 'Langur Mela' on Sunday commenced in Punjab's Amritsar which will be concluded on the next of Dussehra. It is believed that parents wish for a child..
DNA - Published

Surat: Women flaunt body paint tattoos featuring Modi, Trump during Navratri preparations

Prime Minister Modi met Trump recently on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session.
DNA - Published

Day 1: Rain relents, but garba venues puddled

Slow start to Navratri as state govt throws open annual gala
DNA - Published

Let's make our festivals inclusive: PM Narendra Modi on radio

On the first day of Navratri, the PM urged people to celebrate "inclusive" festivals this year
DNA - Published

PM Modi, Amit Shah extend Navratri greetings


IndiaTimes - Published

IMD warns of wet weekend for Ahmedabad ahead of Navratri

The highest rainfall for Saturday was recorded in the South West Zone and the Central Zone which saw 12.5 mm and 11.75 mm of rainfall respectively.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Citizens give a green spin to Navaratri golus

Eco-friendly Hues: A shop in Matunga uses clay and mud in the making of waste-free idols
DNA - Published

Mumbai: When colourful traditions & festivities of Navratri goes social

Mumbaichi Navratri: The group to post pictures of idol, Aarti on FB, Instagram & Twitter
DNA - Published

Second Vande Bharat Express set for launch during Navaratri, 40 more to hit tracks by 2022


IndiaTimes - Published

Gujarat: Schools welcome scrapping of 8-day-long Navratri vacation

On Thursday, the government announced that the vacation has been scrapped owing to several representations made by the schools.
DNA - Published

Gujarat govt drops Navratri vacation for schools

The government had then said the decision was taken in compliance with "popular demand".
DNA - Published

Devotees throng Vaishno Devi shrine as nine-day long festival Navratri begins

There was a huge rush of pilgrims to various temples and shrines in Reasi district since Saturday morning. Police and CRPF personnel have been deployed in strength at all places of worship and enroute..
DNA - Published

Shatrughan Sinha to join Congress during Navaratri, to be party's star campaigner

BJP decided to drop Shatrughan Sinha from Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency and instead fielded Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Sinha is a two-term BJP Lok Sabha member from Patna Sahib.
DNA - Published

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