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Ganesh Chaturthi

About Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi is a Hindu festival celebrated in India and other Hindu countries.

Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations 2010

Two festivals - the Ganesh Chaturthi and Eid-ul-Fitr fell on the same day in the year 2010. People celebrated the festivals with traditional fervor and religious devotion. The Mumbai Police has released pictures of two foreign terror suspects, who may intent to cause disruption at crowded and religious places, and issued advisory to the citizens to be alert during the festive season.

Enthusiastic young girls have joined boys in practicing the beating of Dhols in Pune, ahead of the popular Ganesh Chaturthi festival.

Every year the Ganesha festival is commemorated with deep fervour in Maharashtra. However, in 2010, with the surge in the petrol and diesel-price is likely to affect the ardent devotees.

Ganesh Chaturthi in News

GETIT Powers “Lalbaugcha Raja” Information Helpline
As Mumbai readies itself for Ganesh Chaturthi, GETIT Infoservices Pvt. Ltd., the leader in directional advertising and pioneer of the Yellow Pages in India, partners with Lalbaugcha Raja as its official information provider. The festivity will continue for 10 days from September 19 to September 29 2012

Vice President greets citizens on Ganesh Chaturthi
Vice President Hamid Ansari extends his greetings on Ganesh Chaturthi

Getit Launches Microsite for Ganesh Utsav
On the occasion of Ganesh Utsav, GETIT Infoservices Pvt Ltd, India’s leading digital marketing company offering a platform for Local search, Classifieds, Micro Communities, Deals etc. has put a firm foot forward by launching a microsite for Ganesh Utsav 2012-

Mumbai residents clean up Juhu beach after Ganpati Visarjan
With the ten-day long festival of Ganesh Chaturthi coming to an nd on Sunday with Ganpati Visarjan, scores of residents and college students gathered at the Juhu beach here today and actively participated in the clean-up drive.

Now Witness Ganapati Visarjan in Mumbai like Never Before!
Rediff ‘Deal Ho Jaye’ a group deal service that offers unbeatable deals daily is geared up to celebrate the auspicious festival of Ganesh Chaturthi in an exceptional way! Rediff Deal Ho Jaye has partnered with Efficient Flyers to provide a memorable experience of immersion of Ganesha that is worth witnessing, and especially from a high altitude

Vice President Ansari greets nation on Ganesh Chaturthi
Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari has greeted the people of the country on the joyous occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.

Thailand's Phuket Island celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi with fanfare
Phuket, southern island of Thailand, celebrated Hindu festival of Ganesh Chaturthi with fanfare and the Governor Tri Augkaradacha participated, according to reports.

Edinburgh Hindu Mandir reopens after extensive renovation
The Edinburgh Hindu Mandir and Cultural Center in Scotland has reopened after an overhaul of about 322,000 pounds.

Hindus want 10 more festivals added to Los Angeles schools' Calendar of Observances
Hindus have urged Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) in USA to add 10 more Hindu festivals, including Durgapuja, to its "Calendar of Commemorative Dates and Observances" (CCDO).

Mumbai Police issues look out notice for Lashkar terrorist
The Mumbai Police on Monday issued a look-out notice for one of the four terrorists who are suspected to be holed up in the city to carry out strikes during the New Year.

Trinidad-Tobago to build one-of-a-kind Lakshmi-Narayan Hindu Temple
A 14-million dollars Hindu temple and community center has been planned for Freeport in Trinidad and Tobago, according to reports.

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