India celebrates the religious festival of Navaratri, which means “nine nights” in Sanskrit. This day is sacred to all Indians and celebrates the Divine Mother, who takes the form of the Goddess Durga or Devi.
22:5519/10/2012The Indian festival of Navaratri is celebrated twice a year, in spring and in autumn. The autumn celebration is called Durga Puja and involves the worship of the Hindu Goddess Purga, the Divine Mother and creator of all living things.>>
19:18 Moscow State University remains the only Russian institution to be ranked among the top 200 universities in the world, according to the university ranking service company QS. This year the school improved its position to 114th place, having gained over the past two years.