The private procurement and purchase centres for apple in north Indian state, Himachal Pradesh have been seamless and profitable for growers. Centres are not only giving boost to their business but also protecting them against unregistered middlemen. Apple harvesting in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla is growing each year. Good quality fruits and apples continue to steer agriculture in Himachal towards profit.
India Meteorological Department (IMD) Scientist Manmohan Singh on November 17 informed that Shimla recorded 4.4 degree Celsius temperature and Manali recorded 1.5 degree Celsius today. "Shimla recorded 4.4 degree Celsius temperature and Manali recorded 1.5 degree Celsius. There has also been a dip of nearly 10 degrees during day time. Higher regions like Kinnaur, Lahaul and Spiti may receive rainfall in the next few days," said Singh on state weather report.
Temperature dropped significantly in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla on November 16. Popular hill station was covered in white layer after fresh snowfall. Roads were being cleared off to welcome visitors at the famous tourist destination.
Devotees of the Kashmir valley celebrated annual Urs of renowned Sufi saint Hazrat Syed Mohammad Janbaz Wali with full religious zeal and fervour. The shrine is situated in Khanpora area of Baramulla. Large numbers of devotees flocked to the shrine to offer prayers and to recite holy Quran. The district administration has issued Covid guidelines under which this festival or Urs was celebrated.
An epicentre of faiths, a place where brotherhood and bonhomie between many religions have flourished and prospered, the Dargah of Hazrat Syed Salar Masood Ghazi situated in a small town in Uttar Pradesh is one such melange of diversities. Situated in Bahraich district, the Shrine witnesses a rush of devotees throughout the day. Whether one is a Hindu, Muslim, Sikh or from any other community, devotees come here to offer their prayers to the Sufi Saint who propagated the messages of righteousness and truthfulness. It is believed that Syed Salar Masood or Ghazi Miyan was a revered Muslim figure. By the 12th century, he had become famous as a warrior. Devotees visit this dargah in order to seek the blessings of the revered saint. It is believed that the Sufi Saint fulfils the wishes of all and nobody returns empty-handed from here. The Dargah also observes 'Urs' annually when people from different religious communities throng the dargah to seek his blessings. The Shrine showcases religious tolerance by drawing people from different faiths who leave aside their differences and pray for peace and harmony. The Dargah of Hazrat Syed Salar Masood Ghazi is a perfect example of communal harmony that is witnessed throughout the length and breadth of our country. The solidarity among the different religious communities has remained a hallmark of India's unity since time immemorial.
In a bid to revive the cultural heritage of Jammu and Kashmir, the union territory (UT) government organised a two-day conference on Sufism in Srinagar. The aim of the conference, which is being held after a long gap of COVID break, is to bring back the rich age-old cultural history of the region, and make people aware about Sufism, the backbone of Islam, which teaches people to spread peace and love. The conference was organised in collaboration with Srinagar district administration and Directorate of Information Public Relations (DIPR). During the conference, a number of Sufiyana music segments were performed by renowned Sufi signers of the valley, and attracted good audience including writers, poets, authors and other intellectuals.
As many as 51,000 earthen lamps were lit in Ayodhya marking the eve of Kartik Purnima. The lamps were illuminated at Ram Ki Paidi on the banks of River Saryu. Sabarimala Temple in Kerala was decorated as Karthika Deepam celebrations were held. The eve of Dev Deepawali was celebrated in various ways across the nation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his parliamentary constituency Varanasi on Monday. PM will dedicate to the nation the widened Handia-Rajatalab section of NH-19. The city glowed on the eve as a laser show was held in Varanasi at Chet Singh Ghat. The Prime Minister will also attend Dev Deepawali in Varanasi, later in the day. Kartik Purnima is also celebrated as Dev Deepawali in various parts of the country. Kartik Purnima marks the fifteenth lunar day of the Hindu month of Kartik.
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Laser show was held at Chet Singh Ghat of the Varanasi city on the occasion of Kartik Purnima on Nov 29. Kartika Purnima marks the fifteenth lunar day of the Hindu month of Kartik. Devotees light earthen lamps and visit temples to offer prayers on the auspicious day.
Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar said on Nov 27 that people like Kangana Ranaut are trying to turn Courts arena into a political rivalry. "Everyone is surprised that an actress who lives in Himachal, comes here and calls our Mumbai 'PoK' such 'do takke ke log' want to turn Court's arena into a political rivalry, it's wrong," said Kishori Pednekar. Bombay High Court set aside BMC notices to Kangana Ranaut issued on September 07 and 09, calls demolition at her place as action with malafide intent.
People in Dharamshala woke up to a chilly morning after Dhauladhar range received fresh snowfall. Temperature dipped in Dharamshala. Mountain lovers enjoyed bonfire. Minimum temperature will touch 7 degree Celsius in hill city, according to IMD. Himachal's Dharamshala, a famous tourist destination, is among ideal places to witness snowfall.
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