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NSE – BSE List of Trading Holidays, nse holidays, bse holidays 2011

List of Trading Holidays
NSE will observe the following Trading Holidays during the Calendar Year January to December, 2011.

Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India remain close for trading on following days:

Holidays Date Day

1 Republic Day 26th January 2011 Wednesday
2 Mahashivratri 2nd March 2011 Wednesday
3 Ram Navmi 12th April 2011 Tuesday
4 Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti 14th April 2011 Thursday
5 Good Friday 22nd April 2011 Friday
6 Independence Day 15th August 2011 Monday
7 Ramzan ID 31st August 2011 Wednesday
8 Ganesh Chaturthi 1st September 2011 Thursday
9 Dasara 6th October 2011 Thursday
10 Laxmi Puja 26th October 2011 Wednesday
11 Diwali – Balipratipada 27th October 2011 Thursday
12 Bakri Id 7th November 2011 Monday
13 Gurunanak Jayanti 10th November 2011 Thursday
14 Moharram 6th December 2011 Tuesday

Festivals of India – 2008

Festivals of India

India is a land of festivals, and no month passes by without a festival being celebrated. There is a lot of pomp, splendour and gaiety associated with each festival. Sharing of gifts, gift articles and tokens of money are a part of such celebrations. Some of the major festivals are mentioned below with a description of each festival mentioned underneath.

Raksha Bandhan / Rakhi – 16th August 2008

Raksha Bandhan is an Indian festival in which sisters tie a sacred thread of protection around their brother’s wrists. By accepting a thread from his sister, the brother is bound to protect his sister from harm.

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The 9 nights festival of Navratri – Happy Navratri

Happy Navratri

N – Nav Chetna
A – Akhand Jyoti
V – Vighna Nashak
R – Ratjagshwari
A – Anand Dayi
T – Trikal Darshi
R – Rakshan Karti
A – Anand Mayi

Maa Durga Belss You.

Happy Navratri

Maha-Shivratri – Hindu Festivals Mahashivratri

Celebrate Shivaratri 2008 on 6th March, Thursday
Shivaratri is celebrated on the 6th night of the dark Phalgun (Feb or March) every year. On the auspicious day, devotees observe fast and keep vigil all night. Mahashivaratri marks the night when Lord Shiva performed the ‘Tandava’. It is also believed that on this day Lord Shiva was married to Parvati Ma. On this day Shiva devotees observe fast and offer fruits, flowers and bel leaves on Shiva Linga.

Meaning : The Night of Shiva
Happenings : Lord Shiva married to Parvati on this day
Religion : Hindu
In the month of : February – March

Vijayadashami / Dussehra, Dussehra Rituals, Celebrations

Vijayadashami / Dussehra

21st October 2007

Vijayadashami
Hindi and Marathi: विजयादशमी
Kannada:ವಿಜಯದಶಮಿ

also known as Dussehra
Hindi: दशहरा
Kannada: ದಸರ
Marathi: दसरा

“Dashain” in Nepali, or
Mohani Nakha in (Nepal Bhasa : मोहनी नख:)

the language of the Newar community of Nepal, is a festival celebrated across Nepal and India. It is celebrated on the tenth day of the bright half of the Hindu month of Ashwayuja or Ashwina, and is the grand culmination of the 10-day annual festival of Dasara or Navaratri. The legend underlying the celebration, as also its mode of conduct, vary vastly by region; however, all festivities celebrate the victory of the forces of Good over Evil. It is also considered to be an auspicious day to begin new things in life. It is the largest festival of Nepal and celebrated by Hindu and non-Hindu as well.

National boss day, Celebrations, Greeting Cards, Gifts, October 16

Boss’s Day

Celebrations
Thanking corporate superiors for being kind and fair throughout the year

Boss’s Day is secular holiday celebrated on October 16. It has traditionally been a day for employees to thank their superior for being kind and fair throughout the year. The holiday has been the source of some controversy and criticism in the United States,… where it is often mocked as a Hallmark Holiday.

History
Patricia Bays Haroski registered National Boss’s Day with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 1958. She was working for State Farm Insurance Company at the time and chose October 16 because it was the birthday of her loving boss, her father.

Navratri, Navratri October 200, Rituals, durga-puja, Navratri Festival

Navratri October 2007

Navratri or Navaratri in 2007.

October 12th – Navratri – Festival of the nine nights begins.
October 17th – Durga Shashti Puja (Durga Puja Begins)
October 18th – Maha Saptami
October 19th – Durga Ashtami Puja
October 20th – Mahanavami Puja. Navratri ends.
October 21st – Vijaya Dashmi or Dussehra.

Navratri (Sanskrit:नवरात्रि) is a Hindu festival of worship and dance. The word Navaratri literally means nine nights in Sanskrit; Nava – Nine and Ratri – nights. During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Shakti (metaphor for goddess Durga ) i.e. female divinity are worshipped.
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Ganesh Chaturthi, Rituals, History, Pictures, festival, Greetings

Ganesh Chaturthi

* 1 Rituals
* 2 History
* 3 Ganesh Festival In Pune
* 4 Rooted in Tradition
* 5 Problems
* 6 Environmental impact of the Ganesh festival
* 7 References
* 8 Pictures
* 9 See also
* 10 External links
Ganesh Chaturthi – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ganesh Chaturthi (IAST: GaṇeÅ›a Chaturá¹­hÄ«, sanskrit: गणेश चतुर्थी) (Ganesh Festival) is an occasion or a day on which Lord Ganesha, …
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Ganesh Chaturthi, Ganesh Festival, Ganesh Utsav, Ganpati

Ganesh Chaturthi
IAST: Gaṇeśa Chaturṭhī, sanskrit: गणेश चतुर्थी

Ganpati Festival Mumbai Ganesh Festival is an occasion or a day on which Lord Ganesha, the son of Shiva and Parvati, is believed to bestow his presence on earth for all his devotees. It is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi in Sanskrit, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu. It is the birthday of Lord Ganesha. The festival is observed in the Hindu calendar month of Bhaadrapada, starting on the shukla chaturthi (fourth day of the waxing moon period). This typically comes sometime between 20th of August and 15th of September. The festival lasts for 10 days, ending on Ananta Chaturdashi.