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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......

  People speak for songkran

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NIKUNJ JAKHOTIYA
Q. Name the festivals of thailand?
NIKUNJ JAKHOTIYA:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/name-the-festivals-of-thailand/24445948/answers/

NIKUNJ JAKHOTIYA
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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-thai-new-year-festival-known-as/24445948/answers/6281419

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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/would-anyone-tell-more-on-the-chinese-golden-year-of-pig-200/6281270/answers/179554

  Web results for Songkran
Happiness Within- TAT's Marketing Agenda for 2015

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Governor Thawatchai Arunyik at the end of the annual marketing planning conference has announced that TAT has... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/amazing-thailand-happiness-within-tats-marketing-agenda-2015/
Get wet and wild

On the lines of the Indian festival of colours, Holi, Bangkok's annual Songkran festival, which marks the end of the dry season, is a must-visit ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-get-wet-and-wild-1983035
Without break

Unlike in Thailand, where political protesters are taking a break to celebrate Songkran, protesters in Venezuela have worked through the Easter... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140422/jsp/opinion/story_18262970.jsp
The Thai New Year

You can expect traditional Thai food with a twist during the Songkran Food Festival at San-Qi in Four Seasons, Mumbai, scheduled to run till 15th... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-taste-of-songkran-the-thai-new-year-1978578

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