Mumbai, Apr 15 (PTI) The rupee slumped 17 paise to 75.22 against the US dollar in opening trade on Thursday following losses in domestic equity markets amid concerns over rising COVID-19 cases.

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The tweet comes in as India ushers in New Year on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Twitter @MaryMillben)

  • American singer Mary Millben greeted the Indian communities on the occasion of New Year 
  • Indians ushered in New Year on Tuesday with the celebration of Ugadi, Gudi Padwa and Vaisakhi
  • Milben tweets “Happy New Year to my beloved India, the Indian-American community" 

Washington, Apr 13 (PTI) Popular American singer and actress Mary Millben has greeted the Indian communities across the globe, particularly in India and the US, on the occasion of New Year by ...

Gudi Padwa, celebrated on first day of Chaitra month. (Picture Credit- Twitter)

  • Gudi Padwa is also known as Samvatsar Padvo
  • It will be celebrated on April 13 this year
  • It is one of the major festivals of the people of Maharashtra and the Konkan region.

Mumbai, Apr 13 (PTI) Forex and money markets will remain closed on Tuesday on account of "Gudi Padwa".

Gudi Padwa, the festival of joy and celebration. (Picture credit- Twitter/ @Tiny_Dhillon)

  • Gudi Padwa is celebrated on the first day of the Hindu lunisolar calendar month
  • It marks the beginning of the new year
  • On this day, it is believed that Lord Brahma created the universe

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Citizens buy flowers ahead of Ugadi festival at a wholesale market amid surge in coronavirus cases at Bengaluru city railway station in Bengaluru. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Gudi Padwa, Ugadi, Navreh, Cheti Chand and Sangken are being celebrated on Tuesday
  • According to the Hindu calendar, the first day of Chaitra month marks the New Year
  • People in India celebrate New Year on several dates across different states

Gudi Padwa will fall on April 12 this year. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • Gudi Padwa is the Maharashtrian New Year day
  • The day falls on Chaitra Pratipada tithi of Shukla Paksha
  • People celebrate the day by conducting puja 

Gudi Padwa, also known as Marathi New Year, will be celebrated on April 13 this year. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

Gudi or Gudhi is a flag that is made with an inverted copper vessel and a stick.