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Over 100 killed during Songkran festival celebration in Thailand

Over 100 people were killed and 893 injured in hundreds of accidents during the first two days of the Songkran festival that Thai people celebrate to welcome the arrival of spring. Sixty-three......

PIX: Add colour to life with world's messiest festivals

Take a look at some of the world's festivals that need you to let your hair down and simply have good time Boryeong Mud Festival The Daecheon beach in Boryeong, South Korea, plays host to millions......

US working with India to promote democracy in Asia

Expressing concern over the situations in Tibet and Myanmar, President George W Bush has said that the United States is working with India to promote democracy and peace throughout Asia."We are......

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Q. Name the festivals of thailand?

Q. What is Thai new year festival known as?
NIKUNJ JAKHOTIYA:  A. A Thai word, Songkran means "move" or "change place". The name, which is derived from Sanskrit language, indicates the changes...... more

jameel ahmed
Q. Would anyone tell more on the Chinese Golden Year of Pig 2007, why the couples are planning to have their child in this year saying the next golden year will be 60 years away? There is a strong feeling in the couples that baby born this year is more healthy and prosperous in life. Would appreciate knowing how this belief originated and why so many people in China believe this to be true? Also during New Year many chinese burn incense sticks, and pray to God for good fortune and properity. What is the name of the Gods they pray to and what is the general custom followed in their prayers?
Jameel Ahmed:  A. Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Chn ji) or the Lunar New Year (Simplified Chinese: ;...... more

  Web results for Songkran
Introducing the Songkran Celebration at the Spa at Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui

Each April in Thailand sees the beginning of the Thai New Year, or Songkran, with celebrations taking place across the country. So for those who... ...
Celebrate Thai New Year at Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai

There aren't many places in the world where it's completely acceptable to throw a bucket of water at a passerby, or to shoot at a total stranger... ...
Bangkok set to witness the Discover Thainess 2015″ parade on Jan. 14

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has announced its readiness to celebrate the grand opening of the 2015 Discover Thainess global tourism... ...
Tourism Authority of Thailand declares 2015 the year of Thainess

The Thai government has declared 2015 the Discover Thainess year. The 2015 Discover Thainess campaign by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)... ...
Conrad Koh Samui Introduces Songkran-themed Weekend Getaway Experience throughout 2015

Conrad Koh Samui is launching a series ofSongkran-themed weekend to last from now until the end of 2015. The latest initiative willprovide guests... ...

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