Sindh extends Eid ul Azha Holidays

The Sindh government on Friday announced it is extending the public holidays for Eid ul Adha by a day, until Monday. Last week, the provincial government had announced holidays from Friday July 31st till Sunday August 2nd, following a similar announcement by the federal government. According to a notification by the services department, across Sindh, […]

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Indian Bank Holidays in August 2020

After a quiet July, August arrives with a plethora of bank holidays to look out for. The month is topped and tailed by the major Islamic Festivals of Bakrid (August 1st) and Ashura (August 29th/30th). In the middle is the popular Hindu festival of Janmashtami, though nationwide disruption of Independence Day is restricted to a […]

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New Dates for Khmer New Year

The replacement days for the postponed Khmer New Year holidays will be observed from August 17th to 21st 2020. The announcment comes after Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered the Cabinet to convene and decide on the dates for the substitute holidays, now that the coronoavirus outbreak is under control. Khmer New Year Holiday traditionally takes […]

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