Merry Christmas to you all. It is that time of the year again, when the sparkling of the dreamy lights, the gifts of love and happiness, the buzz of hymns and carols, savouring of delicacies and the vibes of festive mood embrace us all.
23rd November is widely celebrated as Guru Nanak Jayanti all over India. This day marks the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, who is the founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten Sikh Gurus and is the holiest festival for the Sikh community.
“God bless. Take care of my boy, Roy.”
These were the final words that legendary creator of Marvel Comics, Stan Lee breathed right before his death on the night of November 12. The truth is indeed hard to swallow that the man who gave us iconic characters like Spider Man, Iron Man, Hulk, The X-Men and many more, is no more.
The first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was born on the 14th of November. One of the forerunners of the Indian freedom movement, Nehru was a prominent leader of the Indian National Congress and is considered to be the architect of modern India.
A celebration of the victory of good over evil, light over darkness is what Diwali is all about. Celebrated with utmost grandeur and pomp with everyone, both rich and poor coming together in unison, makes Diwali the most popular Indian festival.
With a towering height of 182 meters, the newly erected Statue of Unity is a commemoration to one of the most revered leaders of the Indian independence movement and also the first deputy prime minister of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
As the majority of us are currently following the test match between India and West Indies with great zeal, one can't help but notice the meteoric rise of the new cricketing big shot, Prithvi Shaw. Slamming a century on his debutante test match, Shaw has become the youngest Indian to achieve this stellar feat. Interestingly, he's also the second youngest Indian ever to score a test century, right after the titan of cricket, Sachin Tendulkar.