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23 Nov 2020


Second coronavirus wave is like tsunami: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

Though the coronavirus situation is under control in Maharashtra, people can't afford laxity as the second wave would be as strong as a tsunami, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Sunday.

21 Nov 2020


YouTube channel adds 'sindoor' to Anushka's pictures; Netizens furious

A YouTube channel has come under fire for adding "sindoor" to actor Anushka Sharma's pictures.

19 Nov 2020


Kangana Ranaut slams IPS officer for her statement on firecrackers

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has slammed IPS officer D Roopa Moudgil over her controversial statement on bursting firecrackers.

15 Nov 2020

Air Pollution

Delhi's air quality turns 'severe' as people defy firecracker ban

Pollution levels in Delhi and its neighboring areas spiked as several celebrated the festival of Diwali on Saturday night.

15 Nov 2020


These are the best luxury cars you can buy

Festive season is here, and while the COVID-19 pandemic has put a damper on many things, the auto sector is finally standing on its feet.

14 Nov 2020


Maharashtra: All religious places allowed to reopen from November 16

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra Government on Saturday announced that all places of religious worship in the state would be allowed to reopen for devotees from November 16.

Best smartphones you can buy this Diwali

With festive season around, you are perhaps looking to buy gifts for your friends and family. Irrespective of the age or interests, everybody loves a new smartphone. But what should you buy?

14 Nov 2020


Delhi's air quality could turn 'severe' on Diwali night

Delhi's air quality remained 'very poor' on Saturday morning and is likely to turn 'severe' by night due to calm winds and emissions from firecrackers, government agencies reported.

14 Nov 2020


PM Modi reaches Jaisalmer's Longewala to celebrate Diwali with soldiers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday morning arrived in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer to celebrate Diwali with soldiers at the Longewala post, keeping up with his tradition of celebrating the festival of lights with the armed forces.

14 Nov 2020

Narendra Modi

PM Modi could celebrate Diwali with soldiers in Jaisalmer

Despite the raging coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will celebrate Diwali with soldiers — a practice he started in 2014 when he was first elected to the office. As per reports, PM Modi will visit the border area in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer to ring in the festival with the brave men guarding the borders.

13 Nov 2020


Bihar: Decision about CM left to NDA, says Nitish Kumar

JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar, who suffered a major blow in the recently-conducted Bihar Assembly elections, declared he hasn't claimed the CM post and the decision will be taken by National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

12 Nov 2020


Diwali 2020: Five countries that love celebrating Diwali

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

12 Nov 2020


Diwali 2020: Prominence of the five days of Diwali, explained

We Indians inherently have a thing for festivals and celebrations.

12 Nov 2020


Diwali 2020: 8 easy home decor ideas for Diwali

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

12 Nov 2020


Five healthy and delicious snacks for Diwali and Bhai Dooj

The festive season is at its peak.

YRF to re-release popular blockbusters this Diwali

Yash Raj Films (YRF) has joined hands with multiplex chains PVR Cinemas, INOX and Cinepolis to re-release some of its iconic blockbusters on the big screen this Diwali.

09 Nov 2020


Huge discounts available on Renault cars this month: Details here

In a bid to increase sales this Diwali, French automaker Renault is offering irresistible deals of up to Rs. 1 lakh on its entire Indian line-up, including the KWID hatchback, the Triber MPV, and Duster SUV.

09 Nov 2020


NCR: Total ban on firecrackers from midnight till November 30

Considering the rising air pollution levels, the National Green Tribunal on Monday imposed a total ban on the sale or usage of all kinds of firecrackers in NCR, which engulfs entire Delhi, parts of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Haryana, till November 30.

09 Nov 2020


Benefits of up to Rs. 55,000 on Nissan KICKS SUV

To capitalize on the festive demand, Japanese automaker Nissan is offering great deals on its mid-sized KICKS SUV in India.

08 Nov 2020


Ahead of Indian launch, prices of Nissan Magnite SUV leaked

Japanese automaker Nissan will launch its Magnite SUV in India soon after Diwali.

06 Nov 2020

Delhi Police

Delhi: Rs. 1 lakh fine on bursting or selling firecrackers

Bursting or selling firecrackers in the national capital this season could invite a fine of up to Rs. 1 lakh, Delhi's Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Friday.

06 Nov 2020

Akshay Kumar

'83' and 'Sooryavanshi' will now be out in 2021

In what might disappoint cine-goers, both Ranveer Singh-starrer sports film 83 and Akshay Kumar's Sooryavanshi have been delayed yet again.

Delhi bans firecrackers before Diwali to control pollution, COVID-19 spread

Delhi has banned firecrackers in a bid to control the spread of air pollution in the national capital, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Thursday.

05 Nov 2020


Special deals on Benelli Imperiale 400 motorbike this Diwali

Italian automaker Benelli has announced a limited-period "Diwali Sparkle Offer" on its Imperiale 400 motorbike in India.

03 Nov 2020


Nissan Magnite's production begins; engine and variant details also revealed

Nissan is gearing up to launch the Magnite SUV in India soon after Diwali. In the latest development, the company has confirmed that the production of the car has started at its manufacturing facility in Chennai.

31 Oct 2020


#NewsBytesExclusive: Nissan Magnite to cost around Rs. 5.3 lakh

Nissan is working to launch the Magnite in India sometime after Diwali. Last week, we had shared our first impression of the car following its unveiling.

30 Oct 2020


Centre extends cap on domestic airfare till February 24

The lower and upper limits on fares for domestic air travel will remain in place for another three months, till February 24, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday.

29 Oct 2020

Air Pollution

Delhi's air quality worsens to 'severe'; thick smog envelops capital

The air quality in Delhi fell into the 'severe' category on Thursday as residents awoke to a thick smog blanketing the national capital.

28 Oct 2020


Offers on TVS Jupiter scooter to boost sales this Diwali

In a bid to boost sales this festive season, TVS Motor Company is offering noteworthy deals on its Jupiter scooter in India.

25 Oct 2020


Diwali with Mi: Offers on Mi 10 on Amazon, Mi.com

Xiaomi India's festive season special sale, "Diwali with Mi," is currently on and the company is offering huge discounts on its smartphones.

24 Oct 2020


Nissan Magnite will be offered in these color options

Japanese automaker Nissan is expected to launch the Magnite SUV in India sometime after Diwali. In the latest development, the company has revealed the color options of the upcoming model.

22 Oct 2020


Nissan Magnite SUV to be launched in India after Diwali

Nissan Magnite, the much-awaited rival to the Kia Sonet and Hyundai Venue, will be launched in India after Diwali this year, according to Times Drive.

18 Oct 2020

Deepika Padukone

Deepika and Alia to join Ranbir in Bhansali's 'Baiju Bawra'?

Sanjay Leela Bhansali might just have managed to bring together perhaps the most enviable trio of actors for his upcoming movie.

Shiv Sena seeking Maharashtra Governor's recall after "turned secular" row

Shiv Sena, taunted by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari for turning "secular," is seeking his removal and might approach President Ram Nath Kovind, News18 reported on Wednesday.

13 Oct 2020


Royal Enfield Meteor 350's launch delayed; now expected after Diwali

Royal Enfield has once again delayed the launch of its Meteor 350 motorcycle in India. The much-awaited cruiser is now expected to be announced after Diwali.

13 Oct 2020

Narendra Modi

Cow dung chip, providing "protection from radiation," unveiled by government

In a bizarre turn of events, Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog (RKA) Chairman Vallabhbhai Kathiria unveiled a chip made of cow dung on Monday announcing that it reduces harmful radiations from mobiles.

Apple's Diwali offer: Free AirPods with iPhone 11

Apple has announced an attractive Diwali offer wherein buyers of the iPhone 11 will get free AirPods worth Rs. 14,990. The offer will go live on October 17, and is only applicable on purchases made via the company's online store.

09 Oct 2020


'Laxmmi Bomb' trailer: Akshay Kumar goes all out

Akshay Kumar's Laxmmi Bomb, which is slated to be released on Disney+ Hotstar this November, dropped its trailer today.

08 Oct 2020

Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar's 'Laxmmi Bomb' trailer to be out tomorrow

Akshay Kumar, the undisputed "Khiladi" of Bollywood, on Thursday announced that the trailer of his upcoming film Laxmmi Bomb will be out tomorrow (Friday, October 9).

06 Oct 2020


No festivities in containment zones: SOPs for festive season released

Ahead of the festive season in October in India, the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday issued Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 during festivities.