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Banks to remain shut for public dealing from 27 March to 4 April; check calendar here
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Banks to remain shut for public dealing from 27 March to 4 April; check calendar here

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
India

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.

Happy Holi 2019: Google Doodle celebrates the colourful and fun spirit of Holi
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Happy Holi 2019: Google Doodle celebrates the colourful and fun spirit of Holi

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
India

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, Manohar Lal Khattar kick off two-day Holi 'Rangostav' festival in Mathura
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Yogi Adityanath, Manohar Lal Khattar kick off two-day Holi 'Rangostav' festival in Mathura

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".

Holi should not be hell: Better supervision, stricter rules can help avoid ugly incidents
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Holi should not be hell: Better supervision, stricter rules can help avoid ugly incidents

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.

Holi 2017: How to rescue your drenched smartphone during Holi
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Holi 2017: How to rescue your drenched smartphone during Holi

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.

Uttar Pradesh: Thousands take part in Lathamar Holi celebrations in Barsana, Nandgaon villages
India

Uttar Pradesh: Thousands take part in Lathamar Holi celebrations in Barsana, Nandgaon villages

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.

Anaarkali of Aarah poster: Unveiled by Karan Johar, Swara Bhaskar looks immensely fiesty
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Anaarkali of Aarah poster: Unveiled by Karan Johar, Swara Bhaskar looks immensely fiesty

Swara Bhaskar had earlier gotten her Raanjhana co-star Sonam Kapoor to launch the teaser of Anaarkali of Aarah

No leave for UP police during Holi; security to be tightened in communally sensitive areas
India

No leave for UP police during Holi; security to be tightened in communally sensitive areas

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.