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Letters to the Editor: 15 January, 2020

India, Jan. 15 -- At least sevenpersons were killed in a huge explosion at a chemical factory at Boisar in Maharashtra's Palghar district and it was one more fire disaster in the state. Boisar is over... Read More


Makar Sankranti sees dip in kite sales

India, Jan. 14 -- Boys play carrom at a shop selling kites in Hyderabad. Makar Sankranti, India's kite festival is celebrated on 15 January every year : AFP Along with women, children also look out f... Read More


Are we losing our traditional ways of celebrating festivals?

India, Jan. 14 -- When I was kid, there used to be hustle and bustle in my house before and after festivals. All this included days long preparations, new clothes, house cleaning and most favourite pa... Read More


4th edition of tri-services veteran's day celebrated at Colaba

India, Jan. 14 -- The fourth edition of Tri-Services Veterans' day was celebrated on Tuesday in a solemn ceremony with a tri-services guard of honour at the Shaheed Smarak in Colaba, Mumbai. The Honou... Read More


A humane deed saved the day for Dr Swapna Patker

India, Jan. 14 -- I am Dr Swapna Patker. I bring smiles to people's faces through my foundation Dream & Happiness on a regular basis. This time, my foundation had arranged a screening of the film Tanh... Read More


Makar Sankranti: Heralding change of season

India, Jan. 14 -- 15th January the Makar Sankranti (Uttarayan) day, heralds the change of season. An event is best experienced at the heart of all the action. Makar Sankranti or Uttarayan, the kite fl... Read More


After killing woman with hammer in Bhandup, man commits suicide

India, Jan. 14 -- A real estate agent allegedly killed a 37-year-old woman inside a high-rise in Bhandup and later jumped off the building from his own apartment on Monday. According to the Bhandup p... Read More


Striken with cancer, Ritu Nanda expires

India, Jan. 14 -- Today happens to be a sad day for both the Kapoor and the Bachchan family because of the sad demise of Ritu Nanda, the sister of Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor and mot... Read More


Makar Sankranti, the day when women celebrate haldi kumkum

India, Jan. 14 -- On the occasion of Makar Sankranti all around the country, the woman folk are gearing up to celebrate haldi kumkum, a ceremony which follows Makar Sankranti, the first festival to ki... Read More


Letters to the Editor: 14 January, 2020

India, Jan. 14 -- Pongal, also known as the harvest festival, is celebrated by the people of Tamil Nadu every year on January 15. The idea of celebrating this festival is their gratification towards t... Read More