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89.30 Meter Is The New National Record Of Ace Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra set a new national record in the javelin throw at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland. He threw the javelin 89.30 meters and touched the coveted 90m mark considered the gold standard in the world of javelin throw.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Neeraj Chopra won the silver medal at Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland.
• He set a new national record by throwing the javelin 89.30 meters
• Finland’s 25-year-old Oliver Helander won the gold by throwing the javelin 88.02 meters
• Neeraj Chopra is now fifth on the world season leaders’ list

Let’s See Neeraj Chopra Throwing Javelin At Paavo Nurmi Games

It was Neeraj Chopra’s first competition after winning a gold medal on August 7, 2021, in the Tokyo Olympics when he sent the spear 87.58m. And as expected, he opened well by throwing the javelin to an impressive 86.92m before making a new national record of 89.30m. But the next three attempts ended in fouls and the sixth and the last throw was 85.85m. He had to contend with a silver medal. Chopra’s earlier national best was 88.07m which he had set in Patiala in March 2021.… Read the rest

Shaheed Diwas Observance

Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, And Sukhdev Were Hanged For Lahore Conspiracy

British-India government hanged the three Indian socialist freedom fighters – Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru, and Sukhdev Thapar – on 23 March 1931 at Lahore Central Jail in Lahore. Since then, the country observes 23rd March as Shaheed Diwas.

Bhagat Singh

Bhagat Singh

Bhagat Singh was born in 1907 in the village of Banga in the Lyallpur district of Punjab (present Faisalabad in Punjab province in Pakistan). A gifted learner, Bhagat Singh quit his studies at 13 to join the freedom movement at a young age. And when his parents tried to get him married, he left home for Kanpur.

Lahore Conspiracy Case

In 1928 December Lahore, Bhagat Singh with his comrades Sukhdev and Rajguru tried assassinating the superintendent of police James Scott to avenge the killing of Lala Lajpat Rai but shot assistant superintendent of police John Saunders in mistaken identity. To avoid arrest, Bhagat Singh shaved his beard and cut his hair, and escaped to Calcutta.

Delhi Assembly Bombing

In 1929 April, Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt hurled bombs in the … Read the rest

Mahashivratri 2022: Significance, Observance, And Quotes For Blessings

Mahashivratri is the biggest celebration of Lord Shiva in the Hindu calendar. Devotees of Lord Shiva observe visit Shiva temples to offer fruits and milk to the Shiva Lingum. Mahashivratri is celebrated as a festival with educational institutions and offices remaining close to allow people to celebrate the festival with enthusiasm.

When Is Mahashivratri Celebrated?

The festival falls on the 13th night and 14th day of the New Moon. According to the Hindu calendar, Mahashivratri 2022 will be celebrated on the 1st of March. Shiva temples are decorated to celebrate the “Great Night of Shiva” as devotees would start visiting temples early in the morning to offer their prayers.

How Is Mahashivratri Celebrated?

The celebration starts with taking a ritual bath followed by a visit to a temple and offering seasonal fruits and milk to Lord Shiva. Milk mixed with water, Ganga Jal, honey, and sugar is poured over Shiva Lingum. It is the ritual bath offered to Lord Shiva. Also, devotees offer Bel Patri, Bel Patthar, and Dhatoora fruits to Shiva Lingum.

Mahashivratri 2022

Devotees observe fast on Mahashivratri. They eat only fruits and drink milk. … Read the rest

National Science Day 2022: Celebrations Shouldn’t Be Confined To A Single Day

February 28 is observed as a National Science Day to promote and develop the scientific environment in the country. Every year a theme is selected for National Science Day and the theme is so selected that it reflects the real picture of growth and development of scientific culture in the country.

National Science Day 2022 Theme

“Integrated Approach in Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future” has been selected as the theme for National Science Day 2022. Here the focus is on an integrated approach to achieve a sustainable future. The theme reflects the lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic time.

National Science Day 2022

Theme Explained

The tough lesson learned during the pandemic is the importance of connecting government with scientific institutions and the medical industry. It is only due to the linking of various institutions with the government departments and the collaboration of the pharma companies that the world has been able to stem the tide of the pandemic.

Statement Of Ministry Of Science And Technology Of India

The ministry issued a big statement about National Science Day. The government said that the celebration of science shouldn’t … Read the rest

Send Best Wishes For Hazrat Ali’s Birthday On 15th February 2022

15 February is the birthday of the first man to embrace Islam and accept Muhammad as the Prophet of God. He is Ali ibn Abu Talib. Born in 599 AC on the 13th day of the Islamic month of Rajab in Mecca, he also made Mecca the holiest place in Islam.

Birth Of Hazrat Ali

Born to Abu Talib and Fatima bint Asda, Hazrat Ali was first person to embrace Islam as a religion and convert to it. A cousin of Muhammad, he married Muhammad’s daughter Fatimah and became his first son-in-law. And being a prominent figure in Islam, he fought numerous battles as an aid of Prophet Muhammad. Hazrat Ali’s birthday is determined according to the Islamic lunar calendar.

Hazrat Ali’s Rule

Hazrat Ali is respected by both Shias and Sunnis in different manners. Both the Muslim communities honor him as the greatest figure in Islam. As a religious Muslim leader, he ruled till the year 661 and was known as an honest ruler till his last breath.

Martyr Hazrat Ali

Hazrat Ali was killed with a poisonous sword when he was offering his … Read the rest

Basant Panchami 2022: Muhurat, Significance, Celebrations, History

Basant Panchami falls on the fifth day of the holy month of Magha. It has a sacred place in the religious Hindu calendar of the country as it marks the beginning of the Spring season that is sunny and pleasant.

Basant Panchami Celebrations

Dedicated to Maa Saraswati, the festival is a celebration of knowledge, music, and art. Goddess Maa Saraswati is worshipped in temples. Educational institutions including schools and colleges perform Saraswati Puja with students and parents.

Basant-Panchami-Celebrations

Saraswati Puja

In 2022, Saraswati Puja will be performed on 5 February and the right time to perform the puja is from 07:07 AM to 12:35 PM. According to drikpanchang, the 12:35 PM would be Basant Panchami Madhyahna. Also, it says that one can perform puja on this auspicious day till the Panchami Tithi is prevailing.

Significance Of Basant Panchami

Yellow is the color of Spring. Yellow flowers blossom and make nature look yellowish. Also, the yellow color is associated with the mustard fields. People also wear yellow color attires on this day as it symbolizes knowledge, wisdom, and art. After puja, they wear yellow vermillion on their … Read the rest