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an auspicious occasion

A celebratory or momentous event, situation, or circumstance. (Note that the meaning of auspicious here is slightly altered from its standard definition of favorable or timely.) We would like to invite you to the auspicious occasion of the marriage of our son, Luke, to his bride-to-be, Sophia. It was an auspicious day in the city, as people poured onto the streets to celebrate the queen's ascent to the throne.
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On this auspicious occasion, Lt Gen Moinuddin Haider, Sardar Muhammad Yasin Malik along with members of SSUET Board of Governors and others were awarded the shields in recognition of their valuable services and contribution towards education, science and social work.
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I pray that this auspicious occasion makes our society happier and even more harmonious.
Parents should avoid reprimanding children on the first day of the Chinese New Year as it will only ruin an auspicious celebration.
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Taking advantage of the auspicious occasion, I would like to remind the countrymen that though the problems of extremism and terrorism have been overcome and now we are heading towards peace and prosperity, we should also be conscious of the importance of sustainable peace and normalcy to ensure rapid development and progress of the country.
24 (ONA) Sheikh Abdullah bin Mustahail bin Salim Shamas, Governor of South A'Sharqiyah expressed his happiness and joy with the auspicious return of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, saying this day that honored us with the return of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said to the homeland is an immortal day in the history of Oman , a great day in the hearts of Omanis and a gorgeous hope and reality in the soul and feelings and words rush to express the joy upon the arrival of His Majesty.
The auspicious occasion will be celebrated on the ninth day of Chaitra month (March-April) in the Hindu lunar calendar.
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First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa conducted all the rituals at the auspicious time with the President and other family members assisted her.
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GOLD exchange traded funds ( ETFs) glittered on the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya at the special trading session conducted by the two leading stock exchanges of the country a" Bombay Stock Exchange ( BSE) and National Stock Exchange ( NSE).