Today is Solar Eclipse or Surya Grahan (1 & 2 June 2011). As per the Indian Standard Time, this surya grahan begins at 11.52 pm on 1 June and ends at 3.33 am on 2 June 2011. It is not visible from India, UK, USA, UAE, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, and Africa. This solar eclipse will be visible over North Canada, Alaska (USA), Iceland, Norway, North Korea, China, and Japan.
Today is Jyeshta Amavasya as per North India and Vaishakha Amavasya as per Amavasyant calendars of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka. 1 June 2011 is also observed as Shani Jayanti and Phalharini Kalika Puja.