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Sadhguru | Why banning firecrackers during Diwali is not a good idea
India

Sadhguru | Why banning firecrackers during Diwali is not a good idea

If you are concerned about air pollution, as your sacrifice for the children, walk to your office for three days and let children have the fun of bursting crackers

Dussehra 2021: Ravan Dahan performed across North India to mark victory of good over evil
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Dussehra 2021: Ravan Dahan performed across North India to mark victory of good over evil

Check out few photos from the Ravan Dahan event, that is used to commemorate the victory of good over evil, on the occasion of Dussehra

Chhattisgarh: One dead, 20 injured as speeding car mows down devotees in Jashpur Nagar
India

Chhattisgarh: One dead, 20 injured as speeding car mows down devotees in Jashpur Nagar

The devotees were taking part in a procession, walking to immerse Goddess Durga’s idol on the occasion of Vijayadashmi, the report added.

Dussehra 2021: Here's how states are celebrating with COVID-19 on mind
India

Dussehra 2021: Here's how states are celebrating with COVID-19 on mind

Guidelines have been announced by state governments to ensure that people follow all COVID-19 protocols while enjoying the festivities

President Ram Nath Kovind to break with tradition, celebrate Dussehra with jawans in Drass
India

President Ram Nath Kovind to break with tradition, celebrate Dussehra with jawans in Drass

Traditionally, the president participates in Dussehra celebrations in the National Capital

Banks to remain closed for 9 days starting tomorrow; check full list of October bank holidays here
India

Banks to remain closed for 9 days starting tomorrow; check full list of October bank holidays here

As mentioned above, some of the holidays will be marked in specific areas or cities only. Hence, these leaves are not uniform. Customers are advised to plan their visits to the bank accordingly.

Delhi allows Durga Puja, Dussehra celebrations with COVID-19 caveats; here's what's allowed
India

Delhi allows Durga Puja, Dussehra celebrations with COVID-19 caveats; here's what's allowed

If any of the SOPs are not followed, then strict action will be taken against the organisers of the event

Schools to reopen in Delhi for Nursery to Class 8 students from 1 November; check details here
India

Schools to reopen in Delhi for Nursery to Class 8 students from 1 November; check details here

In a recent meeting, the DDMA decided to reopen schools for junior standards keeping in mind the precautions that must be maintained.

Fau-G will launch in India next month; teaser reveals glimpses of Galwan Valley
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Fau-G will launch in India next month; teaser reveals glimpses of Galwan Valley

The game will be available on both Google Play Store and App Store and will be based on real-life encounters by the Indian Security Forces.

Sonia Gandhi, in Dussehra message, says public welfare is 'paramount' in governance, no place for arrogance
India

Sonia Gandhi, in Dussehra message, says public welfare is 'paramount' in governance, no place for arrogance

Several Congress leaders including Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, KC Venugopal, and Randeep Surjewala extended greetings to people on Dussehra

Dussehra 2020: Hindus in North India celebrate Vijaya Dashami today; muhurat, significance of festival
India

Dussehra 2020: Hindus in North India celebrate Vijaya Dashami today; muhurat, significance of festival

It is believed that on the day of Dussehra or Vijayadashami, Lord Rama defeated King Ravana in his quest towards rescuing his wife Sita. This is also the day when Goddess Durga slayed the buffalo demon Mahisasura

Narendra Modi to address nation today at 6 pm; when and where to watch livestream of PM's speech
India

Narendra Modi to address nation today at 6 pm; when and where to watch livestream of PM's speech

This will be the prime minister's seventh address to the nation since he announced a country-wide lockdown in March to curtail the spread of COVID-19

Western Railway to run 12 pairs of special trains during upcoming festival season
India

Western Railway to run 12 pairs of special trains during upcoming festival season

Of these 12 pairs of special trains, five pairs will run from Bandra Terminus, two pairs each from Indore and Udhna and one pair each from Okha, Porbandar and Gandhidham stations

BJP uses security forces and hijacks their sacrifices to get votes, claims PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti
India

BJP uses security forces and hijacks their sacrifices to get votes, claims PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti

The statement from the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister came at the time when the Block Development Council elections are just around the corner in the region.

Gold prices gain Rs 315 to Rs 39,325 per 10 grams on global cues; silver up Rs 1,010
Business

Gold prices gain Rs 315 to Rs 39,325 per 10 grams on global cues; silver up Rs 1,010

Gold prices on Wednesday rose by Rs 315 to Rs 39,325 per 10 grams at the bullion market in the national capital following strong global cues

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray defends alliance with BJP, lists highlights of party's manifesto
Politics

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray defends alliance with BJP, lists highlights of party's manifesto

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, in his speech at the party's annual Dussehra rally at Mumbai's Shivaji Park, defended the party's alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and announced some key points of the party's manifesto ahead of the Assembly elections on 21 October.

Narendra Modi attends Dussehra celebration in Delhi's Dwarka, calls for women empowerment, water conservation and avoiding single-use plastic
India

Narendra Modi attends Dussehra celebration in Delhi's Dwarka, calls for women empowerment, water conservation and avoiding single-use plastic

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged the people to work towards furthering the empowerment of women and ensuring their dignity by taking forward the spirit of Navratra, as he participated in Dussehra festivities

Maharashtra polls: Narendra Modi formed OBC commission, which previous governments didn’t do, says Amit Shah at Beed rally
Politics

Maharashtra polls: Narendra Modi formed OBC commission, which previous governments didn’t do, says Amit Shah at Beed rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is working to address the issues of deprived and backward classes by setting up an OBC commission, which the previous governments failed to do in last 70 years, BJP president Amit Shah said

War box office collection: Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff's action film rakes in Rs 187.75 cr in six days
Entertainment

War box office collection: Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff's action film rakes in Rs 187.75 cr in six days

War has crossed the lifetime earnings of Kesari, Total Dhamaal, Saaho (Hindi), Hrithik Roshan's Super 30, Chhichhore, and Gully Boy.

On 65th day after Article 370 abrogation, normal life remains severely affected in Kashmir Valley; Dussehra celebrations muted
India

On 65th day after Article 370 abrogation, normal life remains severely affected in Kashmir Valley; Dussehra celebrations muted

Normal life remained severely affected for the 65th consecutive day in the Kashmir Valley in the wake of the Centre's move to revoke J&K's special status under Article 370.