Indian calendar

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  • Indian calendar — may refer to any of the calendars, used for civil and religious purposes in India and other parts of Southeast Asia: * The Indian national calendar (a variant of the Shalivahana calendar), the calendar officially used by the Government of India.… …   Wikipedia

  • calendar — calendrical /keuh len dri keuhl/, calendric, calendarial /kal euhn dair ee euhl/, calendarian, calendaric, adj. /kal euhn deuhr/, n. 1. a table or register with the days of each month and week in a year: He marked the date on his calendar. 2. any …   Universalium

  • Indian astronomy — the earliest textual mention of which is given in the religious literature of India (2nd millennium BCE) became an established tradition by the 1st millennium BCE, when IAST|Jyotiṣa Vedānga and other ancillary branches of learning called Vedangas …   Wikipedia

  • Indian mathematics — mdash;which here is the mathematics that emerged in South Asia from ancient times until the end of the 18th century mdash;had its beginnings in the Bronze Age Indus Valley civilization (2600 1900 BCE) and the Iron Age Vedic culture (1500 500 BCE) …   Wikipedia

  • Indian Standard Time — (IST) is the time observed throughout India and Sri Lanka, with a time offset of . India does not observe daylight saving time, (DST) or other seasonal adjustments, although DST was used briefly during the Sino–Indian War of 1962 and the… …   Wikipedia

  • Indian copyright law — is governed by the Copyright Act, 1957. The Copyright Act was based on the Copyright Act of 1911, framed by the British during the Colonial rule and also borrowed extensively from the 1956 Copyright Act of the United Kingdom.Fact|date=July 2008… …   Wikipedia

  • Calendar of 1997 — ▪ 1998 JANUARY JANUARY 1       Ghanaian Kofi Annan replaces Egyptian Boutros Boutros Ghali in the position of United Nations secretary general.       Among those knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in the annual New Year s Day ceremony is pop musician …   Universalium

  • Indian national calendar — The Indian national calendar (sometimes called Saka calendar) is the official civil calendar in use in India. It is used, alongside the Gregorian calendar, by The Gazette of India, news broadcasts by All India Radio, and calendars and… …   Wikipedia

  • Calendar — For other uses, see Calendar (disambiguation). For the Gregorian calendar for this year, see Common year starting on Saturday. A page from the Hindu calendar 1871–1872. A calendar is a system of organizing days for social, religious, commercial,… …   Wikipedia

  • Calendar era — A calendar era is the year numbering system used by a calendar. For example, the Gregorian calendar numbers its years in the Western Christian era (the Coptic and Ethiopic churches have their own Christian eras, see below). The instant, date, or… …   Wikipedia

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