Saturday, 15 October 2011 is Karva Chauth Vrat. It is mainly celebrated by married women in North India for better health of their husband and marital bliss. It is observed on fourth day of Karthik month in Hindi calendar. Karva Chauth vrat fasting begins before the sunrise on this day and concludes after moonrise in the night. After seeing her husband’s face during Moonrise, the married woman concludes her day-long fasting.
Chandrodaya time (Moonrise timings) may vary from place to place. You can check the timings in this article for all major cities in India, USA, UK, Australia, UAE, Malaysia, Singapore, etc.
Karva Chouth is also observed as Sankashti Ganesha Chaturthi. Karva Chouth is also celebrated as Dasarathi Chaturthi & Karak Chaturthi.