UK Royal Mint's first Goddess Lakshmi gold bar goes on sale for Diwali

The bar, retailing at 1,080 pounds, is described by the Royal Mint as reflective of its ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion and an expansion of diverse cultural celebrations in the country.

published on : 28th September 2021

Centre calls for vaccination, COVID-appropriate behaviour as festivities near

The government said that 20 per cent of India's adult population have received both doses of COVID-19 vaccine and 62 per cent have got at least one dose.

published on : 16th September 2021

Delhi government bans storage, sale, use of firecrackers during Diwali

A complete ban is being imposed on storage, sale and use of all types of firecrackers in Delhi this time, just like last year, Kejriwal tweeted.

published on : 15th September 2021

Lava plans to launch 5G phone before Diwali, targets 20 per cent share in mobile accessories segment

The company is also looking at up to 20 per cent share in the mobile accessories segment in the next 2-3 years, Lava International president and business head Sunil Raina said.

published on : 4th August 2021

Delhi pollution at five year low, says Arvind Kejriwal as air turns fouler

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee said less fireworks, rigorous night patrolling and enforcement measures reduced PM2.5 and PM10 levels by 30%, compared to 2018.

published on : 29th October 2019

Capital shows the way, better air quality post Diwali

The city scores 68 in the air quality index which is termed ‘satisfactory’ while it was a ‘moderate’ 113 last year. On Monday, it stood at 57

published on : 29th October 2019

Rain dampens festival spirit but keeps pollution down 

Bengaluru experienced a breath of fresh air on Sunday night, first day of Deepavali festival. This is because the rain in the evening prevented people from bursting crackers.

published on : 29th October 2019

Firecrackers leave 40 people injured in just 2 days

Come Deepavali, the city sees a spike in the number of cases of eye injuries due to firecrackers.

published on : 29th October 2019

Over 130 people treated for burns; lesser cases compared to last year

Like every year, this Deepavali too had its fair share of burn injuries.

published on : 29th October 2019

Muhurat trading echoes hopes for Samvat 2076

Ahead of Muhurat trading on Sunday, traders highlighted that SBI, as well as ICICI, were well set up for Muhurat trade, as also Reliance, Tata Motors and Infosys.

published on : 29th October 2019

Firemen, cops in Odisha on alert for Diwali

Ahead of Diwali, a special enforcement team consisting of officials from Fire Services, Pollution Control Board and police conducted inspection at firecracker selling centres in Bhubaneswar.

published on : 27th October 2019

Andhra Pradesh cops crack whip on errant cracker manufacturers

According to the Fire wing officials, the State has 244 registered fireworks manufacturing units, of which 113 are located in its eastern region.

published on : 26th October 2019

Reviving the traditional weaves

Nayaab’s ninth edition is celebrating the Indian weaves, age-old embroideries, textures and natural dyes with its ongoing exhibition in Delhi.

published on : 15th October 2019

Its Vijay vs Vijay on Diwali: 'Sarkar' gets a competitor in 'Thimiru Pudichavan'

We are just a month away from Diwali and the fans of 'Thalapathy' Vijay's fans are eagerly waiting for the release of 'Sarkar'.

published on : 8th October 2018

Mersal review: Vijay makes this entertainer seem terrific

Mersal is ultimately an entertaining commercial film that rides on Vijay's solid performance and Atlee's slick storytelling.

published on : 19th October 2017
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