Month: April 2014

You Can Now Decline an Interest With a Reason

You Can Now Decline an Interest With a Reason

If you tried expressing interest in a member’s profile on Shaadi.com, which was declined by the member and you were clueless why? You can now find out why. Shaadi.com now lets you decline an Interest along with a reason.

Happily Married: Chandan and Neetasha

Happily Married: Chandan and Neetasha

A very dear friend of mine had created my profile on Shaadi.com. Chandan read my profile and thinking he was writing to my friend who was the owner of the profile, sent a challenging request stating something on the lines of – ‘If your friend is bold enough ask her to call me.’ He had …

34.66% Indian Men Avoid Specs on the First Meeting

34.66% Indian Men Avoid Specs on the First Meeting

Shaadi.com recently conducted a survey to understand what the Indian youth notice in the opposite gender when they meet for the first time. Surprisingly, 34.66% Indian Men said that they wouldn’t wear their spectacles when they meet their potential partner for the first time as they believe that it will ruin their marriage (shadi) prospects.

India Celebrates Hanuman Jayanti!

India Celebrates Hanuman Jayanti!

Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated every year on the full moon day of Chaitra (April) to mark the birth of Lord Hanuman. Lord Hanuman is known for his great strength, power and his immortal devotion towards Lord Rama.

Tamil New Year: Happy Puthandu

Tamil New Year: Happy Puthandu

The first day of the Tamil calendar begins early as members of the household perform ‘Kanni’. In this ritual, auspicious items such as betel leaves, jewellery, fruits, flowers and vegetables are put together and watched.

Bengali New Year: Pohela Boishakh

Bengali New Year: Pohela Boishakh

Pohela Boishakh is the first day of the Bengali calendar and is celebrated in West Bengal, Bangladesh and amongst the Bengali communities in the other states of India. Bengalis welcome the first day of the year by being part of the ‘Prabhat Pheri’ (processions) early in the morning.