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What is the history of Ash Wednesday, why is it celebrated and why do crosses get drawn on peoples’ foreheads?

ASH Wednesday comes the day after Pancake Day – and it’s not named in honour of all the pancakes that end up burnt to a crisp. Here we look at the origins and...

What is Lohri 2018 and how is the Punjabi festival celebrated?

LOHRI is the most popular of all the Punjabi festivals, and it is celebrated every year on January 13. If you’ve never heard of the celebration, and don’t know what...

Har Gobind Khorana marked with Google Doodle – why is the Nobel Prize-wining biochemist being celebrated on his 96th birthday?

GOOGLE is well known for it’s Doodles – dedicated to notable figures in history. January 9 will see Har Gobind Khorana get his very own Doodle in honour of his...

Har Gobind Khorana celebrated by Google Doodle – why the Nobel Prize-wining biochemist is being marked for his 96th birthday

GOOGLE is well known for it’s Doodles – dedicated to notable figures in history. January 9 will see Har Gobind Khorana get his very own Doodle in honour of his...