In Patna, services will also remain shut on 30 March as bank employees get a two-day Holi break in the city
Supreme Court to set up vacation bench during week-long Holi break to hear urgent and ‘death penalty-related’ cases
For the first time, the Supreme Court will have a vacation bench during the upcoming one-week Holi break to hear urgent matters. Usually, a vacation bench of the apex court only sits during the nearly six-week long summer break in May and June.
Google's Arts & Culture feature exhibit also explains Holi's significance alongside gorgeous artwork.
Google doodles to celebrate the festive spirit of Holi, marking the end of winter and emergence of spring in India
In the Google Doodle, the illustration has men and women drenched in the colour of festivity.
Yogi Adityanath is in Mathura to celebrate Holi accompanied by Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar. Speaking at the occasion in Mathura, the Uttar Pradesh chief minister expressed his commitment to develop "Brij bhumi".
In 2014, police were deployed in civvies during Holi festival to keep a watch on hooliganism. In 2015 and 2016, incidents of violence were limited because a number of people stayed within the confines of their residences. This year, the revelry could take the form of rivalry and aggression if not monitored.
There's usually little hope to revive your drenched smartphone on Holi. But there are couple of things you can do, to reduce the damage to your smartphone's innards and your repairs bill.
The traditional 'Lathamar Holi' started with pomp at Barsana village, as couples celebrated the colourful festival with utmost zeal amid a tight security put in place by district authorities.
Swara Bhaskar had earlier gotten her Raanjhana co-star Sonam Kapoor to launch the teaser of Anaarkali of Aarah
The leave of all Uttar Pradesh policemen has been cancelled between March 3 and 11 to ensure peace and communal amity during the Holi festival, an official said on Friday.