Bhai dooj strengths care and affection between sister and brother in India

Mohan Kumar

The festival of bhai dooj is considered to strengthen the bond of care and affection between brother and sister just like raksha bandhan in the Hindu community. This festival is celebrated on the last day of five long day long diwali festival. This falls on shukla paksha of the Hindu month of kartika. Sister applies tilak on the foreheads of their brother and prays for his long life and well being. In return, brothers give beautiful gifts and pledges to protect her always. This year Bhai Dooj, which is also known as Bhaiya Dooj is on the 25 October, 2014.

"Against & For" strategies of Shiromani Akali Dal with BJP in Punjab and Haryana not digestible


With the victory of BJP in Haryana – adjoining state of Punjab – where Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) having alliance with BJP in Punjab has supported Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) – led by Om Parkash Chautala presently in jail – against BJP. Two strategies with the alliance party in Punjab – "Against and For " - have not been digested by the BJP and the coalition is under severe strain.

Children participation should be started from home: Nisha Jha

Ranjan Kumar Amritnidhi

October 21, 2014 was the one of the happiest days in the history of Bihar for the children of Bihar and other Indian states due to the event of state level workshop for children with child rights activists of different NGOs, which was jointly organized by UNICEF Bihar and Bihar Bal Bhawan Kilkari at Hotel Chankya,Patna. The topic of the workshop was "Children's Participation: Progress and Potential".

UNIC becomes supporter of Perfect Health Mela

Dr KK Aggarwal

UNIC New Delhi joined NGO Heart Care Foundation of India in presenting a five-day Perfect Health Mela organized between 15 -19 October at the Talkatora Indoor Stadium in New Delhi. Renowned dignitaries such as India's Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, President of the Delhi Unit of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party Satish Upadhayay and New Delhi Municipal Corporation Chairman Jalaj Srivastava, joined UNIC Director Kiran Mehra- Kerpelman in inaugurating the health advocacy fair.

Innovative gifts for sister this Bhai Dooj

Shrabani Mukherjee

The tradition of giving gifts in festivals has increased with time. It is such an integral part of our lives now that festivals especially bhai dooj cannot be imagined without gifts. While tika, promises and sweets are also there, but gifts form the main attractions during this festival of brother and sister.