THE Indian festival of Raksha Bandhan is around the corner as siblings worldwide prepare for the special day with much anticipation. But just what is Raksha Bandhan all about and how is the auspicious day celebrated? We explain. What is Raksha Bandhan and when is it in 2018? Raksha Bandhan is an Indian festival that celebrates the love between brothers and sisters. The occasion of Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu luni-solar calendar in the month of Shravana which typically falls in the August month of the Gregorian calendar. This year, it will be observed on Sunday, August 26. The festival’s name is made up of two words: Raksha meaning protection and Bandhan meaning to tie or bond. Combined, the phrase signifies “a bond protection” and symbolises the sacredness of the sibling relationship. The ceremonies are carried out by Hindus from North and Western India, Nepal, Pakistan and Mauritius, as well as the Sikh and Jain communities. The … [Read more...] about Raksha Bandhan 2018 – when is the Indian festival, how is it celebrated and what is its meaning?
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Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Live Law November 26, 2018 12:57 pm Change Font Size President Ram Nath Kovind, described the Constitution as “the modern scripture of independent India”; “our Suprema Lex”; “much more than a collection of articles and clauses, it is a living inspiration for an ideal society; an aspiration not just to India but all emerging nations” President was speaking at the inaugural function of ‘ The Constitution Day ‘ celebrations. “Dr Ambedkar and his colleagues in the Constituent Assembly were remarkably large-hearted and generous in their approach. They allowed for flexibility in amending the Constitution and were accommodative of various streams of thought. They trusted the wisdom of future generations to expand the frontiers of freedom and liberty, justice and fraternity, fairness and equality. They trusted future generations to not just amend the Constitution, but to … [Read more...] about Constitution Is The Modern Scripture Of Independent India: President Ram Nath Kovind
“Nothing will happen in the meantime. Matter had been heard by the bench and it is over for now, please allow the examination to be conducted”- this is the response of the bench comprising of Justices A. K. Sikri and R. Banumathi of Supreme Court of India, when a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice T. S. Thakur conducted a special hearing on Saturday to deal with pollution in Delhi and did not allow the plea seeking urgent hearing for modification of the April 28 order passed by another bench with regard to the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET).The observation came when lawyers representing some students, said that the order on NEET needed to be modified as students who had prepared for the state-level entrance exams will find it difficult to prepare for the NEET in such a short span of time.The court, for the time being refused to entertain the plea and asked the lawyers concerned to file an application which would be heard by the regular bench, hearing … [Read more...] about The Careless ‘Unneat’ Supreme Court Order on NEET; Why is the Supreme Court of India not rendering natural justice?
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press is fact-checking remarks from President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech. Here's a look at some of the claims we've examined:MIDDLE EAST WARSTRUMP: "Our brave troops have now been fighting in the Middle East for almost 19 years."THE FACTS: Trump exaggerated the length of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The war in Afghanistan began in October 2001, in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks. The invasion of Iraq was in March 2003. The U.S. has been at war for a bit more than 17 years.Also, he refers to fighting in the Middle East. Iraq is in the Middle East, but Afghanistan is in south and central Asia.FOOD STAMPSTRUMP, describing progress over the last two years: "Nearly 5 million Americans have been lifted off food stamps."THE FACTS: The number of people receiving food stamps actually hasn't declined that much.Government data show there were 44.2 million people participating in the Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program in … [Read more...] about Fact-check: What Trump got right and wrong in State of the Union address
President Donald Trump spoke for more than an hour and 20 minutes last night, but the moment that may be remembered best from his State of the Union address had no words at all. It was when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) stood and applauded a line from Trump’s speech in a way that seemed rife with sarcasm to many observers. The moment came after an eyebrow-raising call for unity from Trump that seemed at direct odds with his own long history of Twitter insults, especially coming on the heels of a pre-speech luncheon in which he reportedly insulted multiple political rivals. “We must reject the politics of revenge, resistance and retribution, and embrace the boundless potential of cooperation, compromise and the common good,” Trump said in his State of the Union address. 35 PHOTOS Trump's second annual State of the Union Address See Gallery Trump's second annual State of the Union Address President Donald Trump arrives to … [Read more...] about Pelosi’s literal clap-back at Trump is the most iconic moment of the night