Diwali 2019

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Mumbai records 'cleanest Diwali air' in five years on Sunday, Delhi sees spike in pollution levels
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Mumbai records 'cleanest Diwali air' in five years on Sunday, Delhi sees spike in pollution levels

Diwali was celebrated across the country while authorities kept a close eye on the pollution levels caused due to firecrackers in major cities like Mumbai.

Narendra Modi continues tradition, reaches Jammu and Kashmir to celebrate Diwali with Army jawans on LoC in Rajouri, Poonch districts
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Narendra Modi continues tradition, reaches Jammu and Kashmir to celebrate Diwali with Army jawans on LoC in Rajouri, Poonch districts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday to celebrate Diwali with Indian Army troops guarding the Line of Control in Rajouri and Poonch districts, officials have said.

Tweets by PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, other female sportspersons supporting Modi's Bharat Ki Laxmi campaign invite criticism on Twitter for having identical text
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Tweets by PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, other female sportspersons supporting Modi's Bharat Ki Laxmi campaign invite criticism on Twitter for having identical text

Indian boxer Mary Kom, shuttlers PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal and paddler Manika Batra took to Twitter to support Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharat Laxmi initiative, which aims at empowering the women of the country. The identical text of their posts invited criticism

Ayodhya Deepotsav 2019: Yogi Adityanath-led UP govt to light 5.5 lakh diyas ahead of Diwali; over Rs 1.3 crore allocated for event
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Ayodhya Deepotsav 2019: Yogi Adityanath-led UP govt to light 5.5 lakh diyas ahead of Diwali; over Rs 1.3 crore allocated for event

Ayodhya Deepotsav 2019: In 2018, the city broke a Guinness World Record by lighting more than three lakh earthen lamps and keeping them lit for at least 45 minutes on the banks of river Saryu as part of the annual celebration of Diwali.

Diwali 2019: Here’s how you can download the latest Diwali WhatsApp stickers
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Diwali 2019: Here’s how you can download the latest Diwali WhatsApp stickers

WhatsApp has a lot of options for Diwali stickers that can be used across Android and iOS devices.

How to get over a Diwali party hangover with tips backed by science
Health

How to get over a Diwali party hangover with tips backed by science

Happily, science can help you deal with the effects of a hangover quickly and efficiently.

Diwali 2019: Twitter launches new diya emoji that comes with a fun flame-trick
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Diwali 2019: Twitter launches new diya emoji that comes with a fun flame-trick

Twitter Lights On diya emoji for Diwali will be only available until 29 October.

Dhanteras 2019: Occasion marks start of Diwali festivities, people consider day auspicious to buy gold, silver and utensils
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Dhanteras 2019: Occasion marks start of Diwali festivities, people consider day auspicious to buy gold, silver and utensils

It is believed that the word Dhanteras translates to wealth and prosperity. On this day, people purchase gold, silver, and utensils along with new clothes and offer their prayers to Goddess Lakshmi-the Goddess of wealth, and light diyas in their homes to welcome her and seek her blessings.

Authorities in Delhi seek to tackle worsening air quality with odd-even scheme, green crackers and free masks, but experts unsure of execution
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Authorities in Delhi seek to tackle worsening air quality with odd-even scheme, green crackers and free masks, but experts unsure of execution

Declaring a war of sorts, both the Delhi state government and the Centre have come up with plans at various levels to firefight the air pollution menace in the National Capital Region

Diwali 2019: Supreme Court allows only 'anar' and 'phuljari' in Delhi to curb air, sound pollution; legal firecrackers to carry QR code
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Diwali 2019: Supreme Court allows only 'anar' and 'phuljari' in Delhi to curb air, sound pollution; legal firecrackers to carry QR code

The crackers for Diwali will come in two colours each and a box of 50 'phuljaris' or five 'anars' will cost Rs 250. These green crackers, according to government claims, cause 30 percent less air pollution – a growing concern, especially in Delhi.

Diwali 2019: Here is how to download and send these WhatsApp stickers
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Diwali 2019: Here is how to download and send these WhatsApp stickers

Diwali-themed WhatsApp sticker apps can be downloaded from Play store, here is how to use them.

Diwali traffic woes: Here are some handy tips to combat stress while driving
Health

Diwali traffic woes: Here are some handy tips to combat stress while driving

Here are a few ways to keep you from pulling out your hair mid-commute and make the best of this situation instead.

Uttar Pradesh allows two-hour window to burst green firecrackers between 8 pm and 10 pm on Diwali
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Uttar Pradesh allows two-hour window to burst green firecrackers between 8 pm and 10 pm on Diwali

For Diwali, the government has urged the people to purchase only from licensed sellers. It also asked the people to not buy firecrackers from e-commerce websites.

Snapdeal to launch three e-stores ahead of Karva Chauth, Dhanteras and Diwali
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Snapdeal to launch three e-stores ahead of Karva Chauth, Dhanteras and Diwali

The e-stores are aimed to make shopping for traditional items simple and convenient.

Karthi's Kaithi to now clash with Vijay's Bigil, Vijay Sethupathi's Sanga Thamizhan on Diwali 2019
Entertainment

Karthi's Kaithi to now clash with Vijay's Bigil, Vijay Sethupathi's Sanga Thamizhan on Diwali 2019

While Bigil has received praise ever since news about it got out, Kaithi and Sanga Thamizhan will definitely give a stiff competition to Vijay's film.