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Google Doodle: Nowruz celebrated with a doodle marking the start of Spring

BGR India Tuesday, 21 March 2017
Google has a pretty little doodle today to celebrate the Iranian New Year called Nowruz. This Persian word translates to ‘New Day’ as it marks the first day of the month in the Iranian calendar. Nowruz essentially denotes the beginning of spring in the Northern hemisphere and it usually falls on March 21 or the day before and after it. Today’s Google Doodle has a GIF type image of colorful flowers and butterflies fluttering around them. Hidden between the flowers is Google written taking the form of grass. Geographically, this day marks the spring equinox in the Northern Hemisphere, as it is the point in the year when both the day and the night are 12 hours long, after a
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News video: Google marks Holi Festival with explosively colorful Doodle - CNET

Google marks Holi Festival with explosively colorful Doodle - CNET 00:53

Google, once known widely for its "don't be evil" motto, dedicated its Monday doodle to the idea of good's triumph over evil in the Hindu festival of Holi. Holi is traditionally celebrated in India, Nepal and surrounding countries, but it's popularity has spread in recent years. This is in part...

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