Dussehra

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#MannKiBaat: Modi calls for patience while celebrating festivals amid COVID-19

25 Oct 2020

#MannKiBaat: Modi calls for patience while celebrating festivals amid COVID-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 70th edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

Cabinet approves bonus for government employees; 30 lakh to benefit

21 Oct 2020

Cabinet approves bonus for government employees; 30 lakh to benefit

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a bonus pertaining to the year 2019-2020 for 30.67 lakh central government employees, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said.

Toyota Urban Cruiser to start deliveries by October-end

13 Oct 2020

Toyota Urban Cruiser to start deliveries by October-end

The deliveries of the recently-launched Toyota Urban Cruiser are expected to start later this month, around the Dussehra festival. The crossover was announced last month and it comes as a tweaked version of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza.

No festivities in containment zones: SOPs for festive season released

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.

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

08 Oct 2019

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

The festive season is upon us.

Pre-Dhanteras high prices, cash crunch take sheen off gold

28 Oct 2018

Pre-Dhanteras high prices, cash crunch take sheen off gold

Gold is likely to lose its sheen this 'Dhanteras' due to liquidity crunch amidst rising prices and other investment options.

US: Thousands attend spectacular Dussehra-Diwali festival event in Houston

24 Oct 2018

US: Thousands attend spectacular Dussehra-Diwali festival event in Houston

Thousands of Indian-Americans gathered for a spectacular annual Dussehra-Diwali festival event in Houston, US.

Amritsar: Locals continue sit-in protest at train accident site

21 Oct 2018

Amritsar: Locals continue sit-in protest at train accident site

The situation remained tense Sunday as locals continued with their sit-in at Joda Phatak, where 61 Dussehra revelers were mowed down by a train.

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Most dead are daily wage laborers from UP, Bihar

20 Oct 2018

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Most dead are daily wage laborers from UP, Bihar

Most people who were mowed down by a speeding train in Amritsar during Dussehra celebrations yesterday evening were migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, an official said today.

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Punjab CM Amarinder visits injured; orders magisterial probe

20 Oct 2018

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Punjab CM Amarinder visits injured; orders magisterial probe

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh today ordered a magisterial inquiry into the Amritsar train accident after visiting the injured and kin of those killed in the tragedy.

No permission granted for Dussehra event at Amritsar accident-site: Officials

20 Oct 2018

No permission granted for Dussehra event at Amritsar accident-site: Officials

The Amritsar Municipal Corporation said no permission was granted to hold Dussehra celebrations at 'Dhobi ghat' ground in Amritsar a day after the train tragedy,

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: 'Ravana Dahan' taking place at accident site for 20yrs

20 Oct 2018

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: 'Ravana Dahan' taking place at accident site for 20yrs

For over 20 years, people from adjoining villages would gather at the vacant plot at Joda Phatak near Amritsar, barely 50m from railway tracks, to witness the burning of Ravana effigy to celebrate Dussehra.

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Navjot Sidhu defends wife, says accident shouldn't be politicized

20 Oct 2018

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Navjot Sidhu defends wife, says accident shouldn't be politicized

Punjab Minister and Amritsar MLA, Navjot Singh Sidhu, said the mowing down of 61 Dussehra revelers by a train yesterday night in Amritsar was an accident and that the matter should not be politicized.

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Over 60 dead, horror captured-on-camera, railways calls it trespassing

20 Oct 2018

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Over 60 dead, horror captured-on-camera, railways calls it trespassing

At least 60 were killed and 77 injured after a train mowed people reveling in Dussehra celebrations near Amritsar on Friday.

Mumbai Police warns everyone of 'new age' Ravana

19 Oct 2018

Mumbai Police warns everyone of 'new age' Ravana

Trust Mumbai Police to deliver a message through their social media profile, and they will never disappoint.

This Dussehra, looking at five lessons Ramayana's pivotal-characters taught us

19 Oct 2018

This Dussehra, looking at five lessons Ramayana's pivotal-characters taught us

Among the 365 days of the year, nothing tells us good will finally defeat the evil like the day of Dussehra.

President Kovind greets citizens on Dussehra, emphasizes women empowerment

18 Oct 2018

President Kovind greets citizens on Dussehra, emphasizes women empowerment

President Ram Nath Kovind today greeted the people on the occasion of Durga Puja and Dussehra, exhorting them to work for women empowerment.

Rajnath to celebrate Dussehra along Indo-Pak border; perform 'Shastra Puja'

14 Oct 2018

Rajnath to celebrate Dussehra along Indo-Pak border; perform 'Shastra Puja'

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will celebrate Dussehra and perform 'Shastra Puja' in Bikaner along the highly sensitive Indo-Pak border, officials said today.

Ensure allotment of area to effigy makers sans hindrance: HC

16 Sep 2018

Ensure allotment of area to effigy makers sans hindrance: HC

Delhi High Court has directed the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to ensure that the area allotted to artisans, who make Ravana effigies for Dussehra, is exclusively available to them "without any hindrance".

Telangana: Wall collapses during Dussehra festivities; 2 dead, 17 injured

30 Sep 2017

Telangana: Wall collapses during Dussehra festivities; 2 dead, 17 injured

In a tragic incident on Dussehra eve, two people were killed and 17 injured when a terrace parapet wall collapsed in Telangana's Nizamabad district.

How will Dussehra take place without Ravana effigies: Delhi HC

21 Sep 2017

How will Dussehra take place without Ravana effigies: Delhi HC

The Delhi HC has slammed the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) for seizing and destroying Ravana effigies made by migrant artisans.