International Day of the Girl Child

International Day of the Girl Child (Day of the Girl) is celebrated annually on October 11 to highlight issues concerning the gender inequality facing young girls. This year’s theme is “The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030.” There are nearly 600 million girls aged 10 to 19 in the world today, each with…

Ayudha puja – worshiping of tools and weaponries

                              Ayudha pujai is an integral part of the navratri festival (festival of triumph), a hindu festival which is traditionally celebrated in india. It is also called “astra puja”, the synonym for ayudha puja. In simple terms, it means “worship of…

Engineer’s Day

                        Nds24x7    –   The Engineering Community across India is celebrating Engineers Day every year. If we ask the date of celebrations to Engineering students they may kill them by asking…Engineers Day, what?. we don’t hear etc.etc. We cant find any fault in these Engineering…

The Fire Ritual

                                 NDS24X7– A havan or homa is similar to a #puja in the sense that both are common modes of Hindu worship and both are symbolic forms of communication. The words havan and homa each derive from the Sanskrit root hu, meaning to consume. Generally, the word havan is heard in North India…

History of Teacher’s Day

Students from each and every part of the country eagerly wait for this occasion. The occasion of teacher’s day is actually a way through which the students can express their genuine appreciation and gratefulness to their teachers. Apart from that, this day is also utilized by the students to pay respect and tribute to  …

The Story Of Eid-Al-Adha Or Bakrid

                  nds24x7     –     Bakrid is also known as Eid-ul-Zuha or Eid-al-Adha which means the Eid of sacrifice. This festival is celebrated with great joy and fervour all over the world. Eid-al-Adha is celebrated by the Muslim community on the 10th day of the…

James Wong Howe – 118th (28 AUG) birthday

nds24x7.com   –     James Wong Howe was a successful and distinguished Chinese American cinematographer. Howe started his career as an assistant cameraperson and      gradually       established       himself    as one of the most influential and sought after cinematographers in Hollywood.   A virtuoso   in  applying and exploiting shadows…

TIRUCHIRAPPALLI ROCKFORT

                                                                                                                           nds24x7.com TIRUCHIRAPPALLI ROCKFORT                                                                                   is…

Solar Eclipse

                                                On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe…

World Photography day

World Photography day is celebrated on August 19th every year to celebrate the passion of the photographers around the world. It was aimed to inspire photographers across the world to share a single photo with the world, with a plaintive purpose:’ It’s to share with the world, their world as how they see it’. Frenchmen…

Places to Visit in Pondicherry

Pondicherry/Puducherry  Pondicherry is the capital city of Indian union territory of Puducherry. Pondicherry is situated in Puducherry district of the union territory and other districts situated in Tamil Nadu (Karaikal), Andhra (Yanam) & Kerala (Mahe) majority of the people speaks Tamil. It is affectionately known as Pondy, and has been officially known by the alternative…