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24 Oct 2019

Health & Wellness

Six food items to fight air pollution, this festive season

With the much-awaited festival of lights, Diwali, just around the corner, there is cheer and excitement all around.

23 Oct 2019


Best gadgets, smartphones, and earbuds to gift this Diwali

No matter the age or interests, everyone loves a new gadget. And with Diwali just around the corner, you're probably thinking of buying gifts for your friends and family.

Reliance Jio Diwali Offer: Gift a JioPhone for Rs. 699

If you are looking to gift someone a JioPhone, now might be the best time. As part of a limited-time Diwali festive offer, Reliance Jio is offering its popular 4G-enabled feature phone at a special price of Rs. 699.

19 Oct 2019


#HealthBytes: Tips to help you stay healthy, this festive season

One thing that's an inevitable part of our festivals is the delectable food and the mouth-watering desserts.

18 Oct 2019


Diwali 2019: Five countries that love celebrating Diwali

The much-awaited festival of lights, Diwali is just around the corner.

18 Oct 2019


Diwali 2019: 6 DIY Diya decoration ideas you should try

The much-awaited festival of lights, Diwali is just around the corner.

18 Oct 2019


Diwali 2019: 8 easy home decor ideas for Diwali

The much-awaited festival of lights, Diwali is just around the corner.

09 Oct 2019


Top five events happening in Delhi in October

October is a month one just can't spend staying home.

09 Oct 2019

Prakash Javadekar

Diwali gift for government employees, Dearness Allowance increased by 5%

Diwali has come early for lakhs of central government employees as the Centre on Wednesday announced that their Dearness Allowance will be increased by 5%.

08 Oct 2019


Here's how you can decorate your home during festive season

The festive season is upon us.

19 Sep 2019

Akshay Kumar

Big Bollywood films expected from the rest of 2019

On September 20, box office will see three films clashing: Prassthanam, The Zoya Factor and Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas.

15 Sep 2019

Akshay Kumar

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Rishi's return, 'Prithviraj', 'Dabangg 3' motion poster and more

Showbiz is an exciting industry that never fails to surprise the audience.

11 Apr 2019


Sony PS4, PS VR, controllers, games on discount: Details here

Japanese electronics giant Sony is gearing up to offer huge discounts on a range of its products, including PlayStation 4 (PS4), PlayStation VR (PS VR), controllers, and a bunch of games.

01 Jan 2019


Here is the list of all long weekends of 2019

2018 has ended and we can't believe how time went away in a blink.

29 Dec 2018

Delhi Police

'Ensure implementation of SC order on fire crackers on NY'

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has directed the Delhi Police to ensure the apex court order on burning firecrackers is complied with on New Year.

29 Dec 2018

Global Warming

#ThatWas2018: From toilet-paper to denying climate-change, Trump was the newsmaker

US President Donald Trump is known for his unintentional funny antics.

27 Dec 2018


#BirthdaySpecial: 6 qualities of Bhaijaan fan

Kareena Kapoor Khan in one of her interviews said Salman Khan is a religion, not a star. It is hard to not agree with her.

19 Dec 2018


Here is the list of all long weekends of 2019

2018 is about to end and we couldn't believe how time went away in a blink.

10 Dec 2018

Neha Kakkar

Has Neha Kakkar called it quits with beau Himansh Kohli?

Indian Idol 10 judge Neha Kakkar's relationship with Himansh Kohli has been one of the most adorable love stories in the industry.

07 Dec 2018

West Bengal

Unoffended Right Indian: Why should you not ignore him?

Argumentative yet docile, intelligent yet quiet, inquisitive yet accepting - this is your 'Unoffended Right Indian.'

03 Dec 2018


PETA India slams Priyanka, Nick for using animals at wedding

Amid the heartwarming messages and posts for the newly-wed couple, Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India decided to be a little "different" from the crowd.

28 Nov 2018

West Bengal

Kolkatans, you are breathing poison! November air worse than Delhi's

When it comes to air pollution in Indian cities, we tend to associate it with Delhi, most of the times.

20 Nov 2018

Shah Rukh Khan

#ThugsOfHindostan: Theater owners demand refund after movie tanks at box-office

'Thugs of Hindostan', the much-hyped mega-budget movie with a stellar cast including Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, and Katrina Kaif released on November 8.

14 Nov 2018

Donald Trump

Wish Hindus on Ramadan: Trump's Diwali-wish excludes Hindus, starts trollfest

For someone who resides in White House, and is unarguably one of the most powerful people on earth, Donald Trump really loves giving fodder to his critics.

14 Nov 2018


Trump tweets about Diwali celebrations, forgets to mention 'Hindus'

US President Donald Trump celebrated Diwali at a White House ceremony but surprisingly omitted the word 'Hindus', the largest community in the world that celebrates the festival of lights, in his tweets, drawing severe criticism from netizens.

13 Nov 2018


Diwali dhamaka: Mumbai fire brigade received 50 mishap calls

The Mumbai fire brigade got 50 calls of mishaps in five days during the Diwali festival last week, due to the bursting of firecrackers, an official has said.

11 Nov 2018

Aamir Khan

#ThugsOfHindostan: Aamir-starrer enters Rs. 100 crore club despite negative reviews

Aamir Khan's 'Thugs Of Hindostan' created a surprising history at the box office on its day of release.

10 Nov 2018

Alia Bhatt

Video shows drunk Sanjay Dutt abusing journalists at his Diwali-party

Come Diwali season and photojournalists of Bollywood have to work harder and longer. The stars throw extravagant parties, which start late and continue till wee hours of the morning.

09 Nov 2018

Indian Railways

"Metro devi" Nikita Devi talks about her 'KBC' experience

The 'KBC' episode which was telecast on Diwali introduced Nikita Vaid to the world, a metro driver who won Rs. 3.2 lakh in the show.

09 Nov 2018

Aamir Khan

#ThugsOfHindostan: Aamir-starrer smashes all records with historic opening

"Everything I touch turns to gold". This quote fits Aamir Khan perfectly who is known for delivering hits at the box office.

Diwali triggers fire: Authorities get 300 calls; two children killed

Authorities responded to over 300 calls about fire-incidents, triggered by firecrackers and LPG cylinder blast among others, on Diwali night in Delhi, including an incident in which two children were killed and two others were injured.

08 Nov 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Youth 'jokingly' lights bomb in three-year-old's mouth

Celebrations of Diwali turned sour for a three-year-old and her family in Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh after a boy lit a sutli bomb (popular firecracker) in her mouth.

Post-Diwali morning: Delhi's air quality worst this year, as expected

Delhi recorded its worst air quality of the year the morning after Diwali, as the pollution level entered "severe-plus emergency" category, due to rampant bursting of toxic firecrackers, authorities said today.

08 Nov 2018


#HealthBytes: 5 detox tips to follow post Diwali festivities

Among other things, Diwali is a festival of delectable dishes and sweets. And dietary restrictions, for once, can be done away with.

08 Nov 2018

Virat Kohli

Sonali Bendre shares 'unconventional' Diwali pics; celebs enjoy festival

Bollywood celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights, with a lot of fervor and enthusiasm.

08 Nov 2018

Donald Trump

Diwali a special opportunity to reflect on Indo-US friendship: Trump

Greeting people on the occasion of Diwali, US President Donald Trump said the festival of lights is a special opportunity to reflect on the bond of friendship between India and US.

Smog engulfs Delhi as SC-order on crackers flouted, air-quality 'hazardous'

The morning after Diwali, Delhi woke up to a thick smog with the air quality being termed 'hazardous'.

07 Nov 2018


#HappyDiwali: India thanks UN for releasing special Diwali stamp set

On Wednesday, India thanked the United Nations (UN) Postal Administration for special stamps it had issued earlier to commemorate Diwali.

07 Nov 2018

South Korea

Korean First Lady wearing saree for Diwali delights Ayodhya people

Draped in an elegant saree, South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook soaked in Diwali festivities in Ayodhya much to the delight of the people of the pilgrim town.

07 Nov 2018

Reliance Jio

Jio Diwali offers: JioPhone 2 sale, 100% cashbacks and more

To mark Diwali, Reliance Jio is offering a bunch of special festive offers to its customers, including cashbacks and special plans.