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Raksha Bandhan in News Celebrates Raksha Bandhan - The Festival of Love and Duty plans to celebrate the bond between brother and sister in the way that it was meant to be celebrated. We know that the distances between brother and sister increase as they get older and they get involved in their own schedules. This is one day that is meant for just the two of them and the bond that they share. Zohraa

President, Vice-President and PM extends Raksha Bandhan greetings
President, Vice President and Prime Minister extend greetings on occasion of Raksha Bandhan

Road construction in full swing ahead of Amarnath Yatra
The government in Jammu and Kashmir is currently engaged in repairing a damaged stretch of road leading to the Amarnath shrine ahead of the annual pilgrimage.

Siachin should not be isolated from Kashmir dispute: Omar Abdullah
The demilitarisation of the Siachen should not be treated separately from the Kashmir dispute, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah advised the Governments of India and Pakistan here on Thursday.

Snow clearance work nears completion ahead of Amarnath pilgrimage
Workers are toiling to clear snow off the tracks leading up to the Amarnath shrine in Jammu and Kashmir, despite facing freezing temperatures, an unpredictable weather and hilly terrain.

Jharkhand has wealth in the backyard
The thick forests in the tranquil village of Jirwa in Simariya Tehsil of Jharkhand's Chatra District belie a gloomy past. With bare land where a lush forest cover stood, the forests had been felled over the years by indifferent and greedy hands.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh celebrates Rakshabandhan
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh celebrated Rakshabandhan the festival that marks the bond between brothers and sisters, with school students and specially-abled children here on Saturday.

Border security personnel celebrate Rakshabandhan with local girls
Security men guarding India's borders were reminded of their families and their homes as local girls tied Rakhis (sacred thread) on their wrists on Raksha Bandhan, the Hindu festival celebrated to mark the bond between siblings.

Politicians celebrate Rakshabandhan with kids in Delhi
Senior leader of India's main opposition, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) L.K.Advani and the Chief Minister of Delhi, Sheila Dikshit celebrated Raksha Bandhan, the Hindu festival that marks the bond between siblings, on Sunday with children here.

Homeshop18 Announces Independence Day Shopping Festival extravaganza
HomeShop18, announces Independence Day shopping fiesta for its customers. This Independence day, shop till you drop and get a chance to win a brand new Toyota Etios. If that was not enough, every day, one customer gets a chance to take home a scooty or get a 100% cash back and more

Visually impaired girls in Pune make 'rakhis' for Indian army soldiers
The visually impaired girls in Maharashtra's Pune city on Tuesday made sacred thread commonly known as 'rakhis' for soldiers in the Indian Army ahead of the Hindu festival of 'Raksha Bandhan', which celebrates the relationship between brothers and sisters.

Pilgrims carry Chari Mubarak to Amarnath shrine
Pilgrims bound for the holy Amarnath cave shrine in Kashmir performed a traditional ritual of carrying 'Charri Mubarak' (the holy mace of Lord Shiva) from here on Saturday.

Hindu girls tie rakhis to police officers in Canadian town
Young Hindu girls tied rakhis on the wrists of police officers in London (Ontario) town of Canada while celebrating the Hindu festival of Raksha Bandhan, according to reports.

Hindus greeted on upcoming Raksha Bandhan
Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has sent early greetings to Hindu communities world over on upcoming Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) festival, which falls on August 13 this year.

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).

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