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Durga Puja reflects 'unity, strength' of India, says PM, reaffirms BJP's commitment to women's empowerment
India

Durga Puja reflects 'unity, strength' of India, says PM, reaffirms BJP's commitment to women's empowerment

Durga Puja was the epitome of pluralism and reflected the collective strength of India, said Narendra Modi during a virtual address on Thursday

Bank holidays 2020: Banks will remain closed for 10 days this month; here is the list of major bank holidays this year
Business

Bank holidays 2020: Banks will remain closed for 10 days this month; here is the list of major bank holidays this year

The month of April has nine bank holidays of which annual closing of banks (1 April) Good Friday (10 April) and Dr BR Ambedkar Jayanti (14 April) are prominent ones.

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar says he 'felt insulted' at Durga Puja carnival in Kolkata but remains mum on reason for humiliation
India

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar says he 'felt insulted' at Durga Puja carnival in Kolkata but remains mum on reason for humiliation

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said he felt insulted at the Durga Puja carnival in the city, however, did not mention the reason for feeling humiliated.

ISRO-themed Durga Puja pandal set up in Guwahati to celebrate 50 years of organisation and as tribute to Vikram Sarabhai
India

ISRO-themed Durga Puja pandal set up in Guwahati to celebrate 50 years of organisation and as tribute to Vikram Sarabhai

As a tribute to Vikram Sarabhai on his 100th birth anniversary and to celebrate 50 years of ISRO, a special ISRO-themed Durga Puja pandal has been made in Assam.

Durga Puja committee in Kolkata designs pandal to raise awareness about harmful effects of mobile tower radiation on birds
India

Durga Puja committee in Kolkata designs pandal to raise awareness about harmful effects of mobile tower radiation on birds

The Barisha club has designed the exterior of its Durga Puja pandal with an artificial mobile tower and a dish TV antenna along with skeletons of hundreds of birds stuck on the tower who die due to high radiation.

This Navratri, 'Say Boo to Taboo' with this campaign to abolish stigma over menstruation
Life

This Navratri, 'Say Boo to Taboo' with this campaign to abolish stigma over menstruation

'Postcards from My Periods' is their latest project through which they aim at bringing forth stories of young girls and their first period.

Tripura royal family preserves 500-year-old traditions of unique Durga Puja
Life

Tripura royal family preserves 500-year-old traditions of unique Durga Puja

A Durga Puja that is over 500 years old and is sponsored by the Tripura govenrment continues to be a draw for devotees in northeast India as the royal family has kept its traditional sanctity.

Mumbai pandal-hopping: The essential Durga pujo trail
Mumbai

Mumbai pandal-hopping: The essential Durga pujo trail

This Durga pooja, the number of pandals has got much bigger. So here's some help with where to go eat, buy, pray, see and be seen.