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Imran Khan Nominates Pakistan’s Ex Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed As Caretaker PM

Imran Khan Nominates Pakistan’s Ex Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed As Caretaker PM

Pakistan: Former chief justice Gulzar Ahmed was nominated for the office of the caretaker prime minister by incumbent Imran Khan.

04 April 2022
Fuel Prices Static As Oil Companies Keep Petrol Prices Unchanged

Fuel Prices Static As Oil Companies Keep Petrol Prices Unchanged

The pump price of petrol in Delhi, which fell to Rs 103.97 a litre at 6 a. m. on November 4 from previous day's Rs 110.04 a litre, remains at the same level....

19 November 2021

Fuel Prices Static As Oil Companies Keep Petrol Prices Unchanged

The pump price of petrol in Delhi, which fell to Rs 103.97 a litre at 6 a. m. on November 4 from previous day's Rs 110.04 a litre, remains at the same level....

Delhi Court Upholds 6-Month Jail Term Of Man For Causing Firecracker Injury On Diwali

Delhi Court Upholds 6-Month Jail Term Of Man For Causing Firecracker Injury On Diwali

A Delhi Sessions Court has upheld an order convicting a man for causing permanent damage to a person's eye by negligently lighting a firecracker on Diwali in...

17 November 2021

Priyanka Chopra, Kal Penn Dance To 'Mundian Tu' And Other Desi Hits At Lilly Singh's Diwali Bash

One of the guests from the party posted a video in which Lilly Singh, Priyanka Chopra and Kal Penn were seen dancing to the tune of the popular track...

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06 November 2021
Covid-19 Cases Drop After Diwali Surge, Over 10K New Infections Logged

Covid-19 Cases Drop After Diwali Surge, Over 10K New Infections Logged

Active Covid-19 cases in India continued to decline. Latest Union Health Ministry data reported numbers falling from 1,48,922 on Friday to 1,46,950 on Saturday.


06 November 2021
Delhi Pollution: Air Will Take Two Days To Normalise, Predicts SAFAR Chief

Delhi Pollution: Air Will Take Two Days To Normalise, Predicts SAFAR Chief

Delhi AQI: Dr BS Murthy, Project Director at SAFAR, tells Outlook that bursting crackers during Diwali had led to a significant increase in air pollution in...


05 November 2021
Watch: Shocking Footage Of Cracker-Laden Truck Bursting Into Flames In Tamil Nadu

Watch: Shocking Footage Of Cracker-Laden Truck Bursting Into Flames In Tamil Nadu

The explosion killed a father and his 7-year-old son who were heading to Tamil Nadu's Villupuram district to celebrate Diwali after procuring country-made...


05 November 2021
Delhi Pollution Row: AAP Govt Accuses BJP Of Flouting Cracker Ban, Blames Spike In Stubble-Burning For Poor AQI

Delhi Pollution Row: AAP Govt Accuses BJP Of Flouting Cracker Ban, Blames Spike In Stubble-Burning For Poor AQI

A day after pollution levels soared after Diwali, Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai accused the BJP of ‘having ensured’ that crackers were burst in...


05 November 2021
Not Just Crackers, Delhi Environment Minister Blames 'Farm Fires' For Thick Smog Day After Diwali

Not Just Crackers, Delhi Environment Minister Blames 'Farm Fires' For Thick Smog Day After Diwali

According to Environment Minister Gopal Rai, Delhi's base pollution has remained the same. Only two factors have been added, firecrackers and stubble burning.


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05 November 2021
Watch | Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel Gets Himself Whipped ‘For Prosperity Of His State’

Watch | Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel Gets Himself Whipped ‘For Prosperity Of His State’

The practice is done traditionally to seek blessings for prosperity of the state on Govardhan puja, celebrated on next day of Diwali.


05 November 2021
PM Modi And Israeli PM Naftali Bennett Greet Each Other On Diwali

PM Modi And Israeli PM Naftali Bennett Greet Each Other On Diwali

Prime Minister of Israel, Naftali Bennett tweeted Diwali greetings addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the people of India and the world. PM Modi...


05 November 2021
Peak Pollution In Delhi: Despite Cracker Ban, AQI Touches Hazardous 999 After Diwali

Peak Pollution In Delhi: Despite Cracker Ban, AQI Touches Hazardous 999 After Diwali

Diwali Pollution In Delhi: As the city rested after bursting crackers in Diwali, despite the ban, the particulate matter did too. The Air Quality Index(AQI) in...


04 November 2021
Diwali: Delhi Gasps For Breath As Air Quality Inches ‘Severe’ With Firecracker Bursting

Diwali: Delhi Gasps For Breath As Air Quality Inches ‘Severe’ With Firecracker Bursting

The firecrackers were burst in the national capital in violation of the ban imposed by the government.


04 November 2021
Diwali: Indian Army Exchanges Sweets With Pakistan To Mark Festive Spirit Amid Spate Of Killings In J&K

Diwali: Indian Army Exchanges Sweets With Pakistan To Mark Festive Spirit Amid Spate Of Killings In J&K

While the ceasefire along the LoC is in place, October has seen 50 killings in the interiors of J&K. The slain include 11 members of the Indian Army, 13...


04 November 2021
Diwali: BSF Jawans Share Sweets, Gifts With Soldiers From Pakistan And Bangladesh

Diwali: BSF Jawans Share Sweets, Gifts With Soldiers From Pakistan And Bangladesh

The BSF personnel and Pakistan Rangers shared sweets with each other along International Border in Gujarat and Rajasthan.


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04 November 2021
Ekta Kapoor Diwali Bash: Hina Khan, Karishma Tanna, Krystle D’Souza, Mouni Roy Attend The Party

Ekta Kapoor Diwali Bash: Hina Khan, Karishma Tanna, Krystle D’Souza, Mouni Roy Attend The Party

The who’s who of Bollywood descended at the Diwali party thrown by Ekta Kapoor. Here are some of the pictures and videos from the bash.


04 November 2021
Diwali: Film And TV Celebs Share Their Fondest Memories Of The Festival Of Lights

Diwali: Film And TV Celebs Share Their Fondest Memories Of The Festival Of Lights

Celebrities from the world of cinema and television have spoken up about their dearest Diwali memories and how they are going to celebrate the festival this...


04 November 2021
Diwali 2021: What Are Electronic Crackers And Are They Truly Green?

Diwali 2021: What Are Electronic Crackers And Are They Truly Green?

Electronic firecrackers are devices that can be operated through remote controls once plugged into an electricity source.


04 November 2021
T20 World Cup: Virat Kohli Wishes Happy Diwali As Indian Cricket Team Seeks Divine Intervention

T20 World Cup: Virat Kohli Wishes Happy Diwali As Indian Cricket Team Seeks Divine Intervention

India are in a three-team fight with Afghanistan and New Zealand for the second semi-final spot from Group 2.


04 November 2021
PM Modi Meets Soldiers In J&K, Says 'I want To Spend Diwali With Family So I Join You'

PM Modi Meets Soldiers In J&K, Says 'I want To Spend Diwali With Family So I Join You'

Since 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made it a point to visit troops on Diwali. This time in Nowshera, he said that India must enhance its military...


04 November 2021
Covid-19 Spikes Ahead Of Diwali But Active Cases Remain Lowest In 253 Days

Covid-19 Spikes Ahead Of Diwali But Active Cases Remain Lowest In 253 Days

With only 1,48,579 active Covid-19 cases in the country, the count is the lowest in 252 days. As Indians are gearing up to socialize on Diwali, the Covid-19...


04 November 2021
Delhi: Air Quality On Diwali 'Very Poor', Most Likely Getting Hazardous By End Of Day

Delhi: Air Quality On Diwali 'Very Poor', Most Likely Getting Hazardous By End Of Day

The average Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi stood at 341 at 8 AM. Experts say that this number is likely to go up today, most likely to the 'hazardous' level...


04 November 2021
After Centre, Nine BJP-Ruled States Slash Petrol, Diesel Prices With Additional Cuts

After Centre, Nine BJP-Ruled States Slash Petrol, Diesel Prices With Additional Cuts

Since states charge local sales tax or VAT not just on the base price but also on the excise duty levied by the centre, the total incidence of price reduction...


04 November 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wishes Indians Happy Diwali

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wishes Indians Happy Diwali

PM Modi tweeted a message in Hindi which said that the auspicious festival of Diwali brings happiness, prosperity and good fortunes in people's lives.


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