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Monday, 14 April 2014 - 9:50
New Year Dawns, celebrations island-wide
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The entire nation celebrated the New Year which marks the transit of the sun from the house of Meena Rashiya to the house of the Mesha Rashiya.

The Punya kalaya began at 1.13 p.m. today and will last until 2.01 pm.

The New Year dawned at 7.37 am.

The most suitable time to light the hearth was at 10.17 a.m. attired in white facing the South and cook milk rice mixed with ghee and jaggery and a sweetmeat with sesame.

The auspicious time for partaking of meals for the New Year after starting work and holding transactions was at 11.05 a.m.

 Update  : Monday, 14 April 2014 - 1:41
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New Year Dawns

The Punya kalaya began at 1.13 p.m. today and will last until 2.01 pm..

Therefore everyone should cease work during this period and engage in religious observances.

The New Year dawned at 7.37 am.

The most suitable time to light the hearth is at 10.17 a.m. attired in white facing the South and cook milk rice mixed with ghee and jaggery and a sweetmeat with sesame.
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