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Mahashivratri-2020

Recite This Prayer On Mahashivratri To Please The Lod Shiva

Mahashivratriis a Maha-Parv and it comes every year in the month of February. This year, it is coming on Friday 21st February. On this day, devotees offer special prayer to the Lord Shiva, who is the Lord of the Universe.

Mahashivratri puja

On this day, devotees keep fast and offer puja to the Lord Shiva that is very special. Performed in four different stages, the special puja is called Shodashopchar and it involves worshipping the Shiva Lingam in any Shivalaya or Shiva temple. People can even sit Shiva Lingam at their homes and worship the deity Mahashivratri.

After paying obeisance to the Lord Shiva, you should recite this special prayer with total devotion. The Lord Shiva listens to his devotees who recite this prayer regularly. It is said that reciting this prayer fulfills all wishes related to wealthy, prosperity, name, fame and good fortune.

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Budget-2020

Budget 2020: 10 Important Points Of The Budget

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today presented the Union Budget 2020 with the longest-ever budget speech in Parliament. In the speech, she vowed to boost the income and purchasing power of the people.

Highlights of Union Budget 2020

• The FM in her budget speech reiterated PM Modi’s goal of making India a $5 trillion economy. She said that government would empower people through higher growth and meaningful employment.

• In the move to introduce new tax rates, the FM brought down the income tax outgo for people earning Rs. 15 lakh a year by Rs. 78,000 to Rs. 1,97,000.

• FM announced that the government’s debt had reduced to 48.7% of GDP from 52.2% in March 2014. She also said that fundamentals of the economy were strong.

• FM said that the government aims to bring down the fiscal deficit from 3.8% of the GDP (revised estimate 2019-20) to 3.5% of GDP in the financial year ending March 2021.

• The government assigned a budget of Rs. 2.83 lakh crore for agricultural and rural sectors; Rs. 3.6 lack crore for piped water supply to every … Read the rest

Padma Awards

All Padma Awards Go To Women Of India

The list of Padma Awardees 2020 is dominated by the six-time world boxing champion, Mary Kom. She has already been awarded Padma Shri in 2006 and decorated with the Padma Bhushan in 2013

Others on the Padma Award list are as follows:

PV Sindhu (Padma Bhushan)

The World Badminton Champion is also the first Indian to win the world championship in August last year. She was conferred Padma Shri in 2015 but her name was withdrawn from the Padma Bhushan award in 2017.

VineshPhogat (Padma Shri)

The first Indian woman wrestler to bag Gold in both Commonwealth and Asian Games, she is also the first Indian athlete to get nominated for Laureus World Sports Awards.

Manika Batra (Padma Shri)

The Indian Table tennis star led the Indian women’s team to a gold medal historic win in the final against Singapore at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Arjuna Awardee Harmanpreet Kaur (Padma Shri)

The T20 skipper of Indian team is the first woman score a century in a Women’s Twenty20 International (WT20I) match in November 2018.

Rani Rampal (Padma Shri)

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Basant-Panchami

Basant Panchami: History, Celebrations And Importance

It is believed that worshipping goddess Saraswati on Basant Panchami brings knowledge. In schools and educational institutions, Mata Saraswati is worshipped is worshipped in the morning and Prasad given to all students and devotees.

Basant Panchami date and celebration

It falls on Magh Shukla Panchami. It is also celebrated as Shri Panchami and Saraswati Puja. It is a very auspicious day for worshipping goddess Saraswati that blesses her devotees of knowledge. It is said that Mother Saraswati blessed all living organisms with voice on this very day.

History of Basant Panchami

Following the orders of Lord Vishnu, Brahmaji created human vagina but wasn’t satisfied with his creation. Taking further orders from Lord Vishnu, he sprinkled water from is kamandalaon the earth and a beautiful woman goddess with four hands appeared on the earth. She was having veena in one hand and garlands and books on other two hands. Her one hand was in vara posture. When she played veena, all the creatures of the world got voice. At this instance, Brahmaji called her goddess Saraswati or the goddess of speech.

Saraswati Puja importance

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Grand-Republic-Day-parade-2020

Highlights Of The Grand Republic Day parade 2020

India celebrated the 71st Republic Day on 26th January with a grand parade on Rajpath. And it was a 90-minute display of military might, cultural diversity and socio-economic progress of the country. The chief guest of today’s parade was Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. The ceremony started with PM Narendra Modi paying tribute to soldiers at the National War Memorial.

Republic Day 2020 highlights

• The armed forces of the nation and their armaments were at the centre-stage of the grand parade.

• A total of 16 marching contingents including National Cadet Corps and National Service Scheme took part in the parade.

• For the second consecutive year, a woman officer Captain Tania Sher Gill of the Corps of Signals led an all-male contingent.

• The 61st Cavalry, the only active horse cavalry regiment in the world also took part in the parade. Raised in 1953, the cavalry was in the uniform of the erstwhile Gwalior Lancers.

• The Air Force contingent had 144 air warriors with a tableau showcasing scaled-down models of newly-acquired fighter jet Rafael and indigenous Tejas aircraft and the Light Combat Helicopter … Read the rest

Republic-Day-2020

Republic Day 2020: Indian Republic Turns 71st Today

The entire country celebrated the 71st Republic Day on 26th January. The whole world witnessed the military might of India in the grand Republic Day parade on the Rajpath. The parade reflects unity and integrity in the cultural diversity of the country.

Republic Day celebrations

The Republic Day is celebrated to commemorate the establishment of the Republic of India on 26th January 1950. Also, it is a tribute to the freedom fighters that laid their lives fighting the British colonialism and to make India free country. The country remembers those freedom fighters and displays its social, economic and military might to the world through Republic Day parade.

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