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Boris Johnson wishes on Diwali, mentions British Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Covid-19 in his message

India, Nov. 14 -- Extending wishes on the occasion of Diwali, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday expressed his respect for the way British Hindus, Sikhs and Jains have gone out of their way t... Read More


Religious places in Maharashtra to reopen on November 16

India, Nov. 14 -- The Maharashtra government on Saturday said that all religious places in the state will be reopened for devotees from November 16 and wearing of mask will be compulsory. "All religi... Read More


41 trains cancelled, 11 short-terminated over farmers' protest in Punjab

India, Nov. 13 -- The Northern Railway on Friday said that as many as 41 trains were cancelled and eleven were short-terminated in view of farmers' agitation in Punjab. Earlier in the day, agricultur... Read More


List of states which have banned firecrackers in Diwali

India, Nov. 13 -- Many states and Union Territories have imposed a ban on firecrackers and its sale in the event of increased air pollution and coronavirus disease (Covid-19). The National Green Trib... Read More


Let's resolve to become a lamp of hope for poor, needy: President's message on Diwali

India, Nov. 13 -- President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday greeted the nation on the eve of Diwali and called it a unifying instance of the Indian society. "On the auspicious occasion of Diwali, I extend ... Read More


Delhi's air quality expected to go worse on Diwali: IMD

India, Nov. 13 -- The Indian Meteorological Department on Friday said that the air quality in Delhi is currently very poor and it is expected to go worse to severe on Diwali, i.e. November 14. "Prese... Read More


What are green firecrackers? All you need to know

India, Nov. 13 -- In the past few years, air quality and pollution, aggravated by stubble burning, during November- December has become a cause of concern in the National Capital Region (NCR). The Nat... Read More


'Earlier booth capturing and now...': Top quotes from PM Modi's address to BJP workers

India, Nov. 11 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday addressed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers at party headquarters in Delhi and said that no re-polling and peaceful conduct of voting wer... Read More


No pre-final exam for classes 10, 12 in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

India, Nov. 11 -- West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that no pre-final examination would be held for class 10 and 12 in the state in view of coronavirus disease (Covid-19). ... Read More


PM Modi congratulates JD(U) nominee for Lok Sabha bypoll win

India, Nov. 11 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Janata Dal (United) candidate Sunil Kumar for winning the Lok Sabha bypoll to Valmiki Nagar in Bihar and lauded the BJP-led Na... Read More