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Raksha Bandhan/Rakhis

Rajasthan Tehsildar Appeals To Women To Voluntarily Give Up Their Rights From Parental Agri Land

Aug 23, 2021 Tabeenah Anjum

The Tehsildar wrote a letter titled, 'make Raksha Bandhan memorable, get sisters to voluntarily give up their rights'.

Raksha Bandhan: Five Power Siblings In Indian Political History

Aug 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Some relations go beyond the usual travails of politics - that between brothers and sisters.

Raksha Bandhan 2021: Bajrang Punia, Saina Nehwal, Sachin Tendulkar Extend Wishes

Cricketers, badminton players, Tokyo Olympians and medal winners wished their fans on social media

'Dear Brother, Please Save Your Sisters': Afghan Woman Sends Rakhi To PM Narendra Modi

Aug 22, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The woman, who has been hiding in her friend’s house in Kabul for the past seven days, has sent an audio message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi pleading to help all the women of Afghanistan whose life and dignity are in danger.

On This Raksha Bandhan, Indian Rakhis Dominate Chinese Products

The Indian traders now hope to replicate the rakhi success in Diwali diya and other festive product sales.

22 August, 2021

Raksha Bandhan 2021: Five Bollywood Movies That Celebrate Brother-Sister Relationships

Outlook Web Desk

From Dev Anand-Zeenat Aman’s ‘Hare Rama Krishna’ to Hrithik Roshan-Karisma Kapoor’s ‘Fiza’, here are five Bollywood films that celebrate the bond between a brother and a sister.

22 August, 2021

Raksha Bandhan 2021: Here’s What Tiger Shroff Gifts His Sister Every Time On Rakhi

Samarth Goyal

In an exclusive conversation with Outlook on rakshabandhan, Krishna Shroff talks about her bond with Tiger Shroff, and explains why he one of the closest people in her life.

21 August, 2021

Raksha Bandhan 2021: What Is Digital Gold And Is It A Good Rakhi Gift?

Outlook Web Desk

Mumbai-based wealth teach app Gilded has come out with special Rakhi offers allowing customers to gift fractional gold as a gift to someone they love. But what is digital gold?

21 August, 2021

Children Honour 'Corona Warriors', Send Handmade Rakhis And Cards For Doctors And Nurses

Outlook Web Desk

Children from SOS Children's Villages of India, a pan-India NGO, at Greenfields, Faridabad, have sent handmade 'rakhis' and greetings cards to doctors, nurses and other staff of Max Smart Super Specialty Hospital in Saket and Max Hospital, Gurgaon

21 August, 2021

Raksha Bandhan 2021: Here’s A List Of Best Restaurants For Your Foodie Siblings

Eshita Bhargava

Raksha Bandhan 2021: From cakes, assortment of desserts, buffets, cloud kitchens and a la carte, there are options galore. Have a look!

21 August, 2021

On Rakhi, Sisters Gift New Life To Critically Ill Brother By Donating Portions Of Liver

Outlook Web Desk

The teenager from Budaun in Uttar Pradesh had undergone the surgery recently at a leading private facility in Gurgaon, and the hospital authorities claimed that it was 'the country's first pediatric dual lobe liver transplant'.


20 August, 2021

Rakhsha Bandhan 2021: You Can Plant Your Rakhis Or Eat Them Too!

Outlook Web Bureau

Rakhsha Bandhan 2021: Here are some delectable and eco-friendly rakhi options you will thank us for.

11 August, 2021

Haryana Govt Offers Free Bus Rides To Women On Raksha Bandhan

Outlook Web Desk

The free rides can be availed by women and children up to age 15 on state buses so that women can easily commute to their brothers' homes to tie them the "Rakhi".

18 March, 2021

Supreme Court Quashes Madhya Pradesh High Court ‘Tie Rakhi For Bail’ Order

Outlook Web Bureau

While hearing a plea filed by nine women lawyers, the apex court ordered that in such cases, stereotypes must be avoided.

03 August, 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput Death Case: 'Forcible' Quarantine Of IPS Officer Inappropriate, Says Nitish Kumar


When asked about whether he would himself have a word with his Maharashtra counterpart Uddhav Thackeray, the Bihar chief minister said, 'It is not a political matter. The issue at hand is a legal obligation of the Bihar police. We will make all possible efforts to fulfil the same.'

03 August, 2020

PM Narendra Modi, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu Greet People On Raksha Bandhan


Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu said the festival reaffirms the strong ties of love and affection that bind brothers and sisters together.

17 August, 2019

Delhi: Civil Engineer On Two-Wheeler Dies After Glass-Coated Kite String Slits His Throat

Outlook Web Bureau

When Manav Sharma, 28, was travelling on the Paschim Vihar flyover, a Chinese manjha from a kite got entangled around Sharma's neck, and slit his throat badly. The cut was so deep that his windpipe was slashed and he fell before he could halt the scooter.


14 August, 2019

'Become Our Tree Brothers': Odisha Women Gift Saplings To Brahmagiri Villagers To Rebuild Green Cover

Aurko Mahapatra and Akash Baghar

In an age where people stuck in their ways and traditions are holding the world back by refusing to acknowledge changing climate and social norms, this was a refreshing instance of using an age-old tradition to move the world forward.

Photo Gallery

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Denmark's Line Christophersen during their women's singles Group A badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

Doctors and others from the medical fraternity participate in a cycle rally to raise awareness on HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day, in Prayagraj.

AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


India's Srikanth Kidambi competes against France' Toma Junior Popov during their men's doubles Group B badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.


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