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Teej Festival 2017: How This Auspicious Festival is Usually Celebrated

As the rains hit the summer-beaten earth, it sprouts life, spreading a green cover as far as the eyes can see. Haryali Teej, one of the central and most loved festivals of North India, is a celebration of nature’s bounty that springs forth during monsoons. Every year, Haryali Teej is celebrated on the third day of the first fortnight of Shravan or Sawan month, usually between July and August of the Gregorian calendar. This year, Hariyali Teej 2017 falls Wedneday, 26th July. According to Hindu legend, Teej celebrates Lord Shiva’s acceptance of Devi Parvati as his wife after her dedication…

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International Raw Food Day 2017: 9 Everyday Foods That Are Healthier When Eaten Raw

The International Raw Food Day, celebrated every year on 11th July, is for everyone to learn more about the concept of raw food and adopt a healthy lifestyle. A lot of people, around the world, ‘Go Raw for a Day’, eating freshly prepared raw meals to encourage people to include more fresh and raw foods in their daily meals. A part of this philosophy is derived from the principles of the Paleolithic diet which is believed to have been followed by our ancestors. It mainly consists of foods that were procured through hunting and…

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CBSE NEET 2017: Bathinda girl, Nikita Goyal, bags AIR 8

Bringing laurels to Bathinda, Nikita Goyal secured eighth rank in National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), result of which was declared on Friday. She is the only girl in top 10 ranks. Elated over success Nikita said that she kept herself away from social media for the past two years and concentrated only on her studies. She said her brother Nikhil Goyal who secured 142 rank in Joint Entrance Examination in 2015 and is student of computer science engineering in Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, is her inspiration. “I worked hard but…

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RPSC Sr Teacher GR II Exam 2017: Answer key released, raise objections from June 17

The Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) has released the answer keys of Senior (Sr) Teacher Grade II 2011 examination on its official website. The examinations were held on May 27 and May 28, 2017. The answer keys have been released for General Knowledge (GK), Maths, English, Science, Social science examinations. Steps to check answer keys of senior Teacher Grade II – 2011 exam from the official website: 1) Go to the official website of RPSC 2) Under the News and Events section, there are separate links for answer keys of…

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President Trump Proclaims the Start of National Small Business Week 2017

National Small Business Week is here once again! The week started off as it has since the early 1960s, with a Presidential proclamation. This year, President Donald Trump heralded the beginning of National Small Business Week with the following statement: “During Small Business Week, we celebrate our Nation’s small business owners, whose entrepreneurship and hard work bring jobs and prosperity to our communities. Small business owners embody the American pioneering spirit and remind us that determination can turn aspiration into achievement. This week, we affirm our commitment to removing government…

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Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017), J5 (2017), J7 (2017) With Android 7.0 Nougat, 4G VoLTE Launched

After multiple leaks, Samsung has finally announced the Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 smartphones in its Galaxy ‘J’ series. The big highlight is its metal design, fingerprint sensor, VoLTE support, and the fact that the smartphones run on Android 7.0 Nougat. The smartphones have launched quietly in Europe and are priced at EUR 279 (roughly Rs. 19,600) and EUR 339 (roughly Rs. 24,600) respectively. Alongside, Samsung has also confirmed that the Galaxy J3 (2017) will be made available in Europe as well. The smartphone the same name was launched in…

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