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Happier Holi: For two years, many Indians have been robbed of revelry. It's still a time for caution, but things are better

March 18, 2022 9:13 am

Most Indians should take comfort in the fact that they are vaccinated. Yet, the temptation to play Holi perhaps needs to be tempered. The virus is, at best, dormant.

Effective tips to ensure you aren’t breaking your fitness habits

January 01, 2022 9:49 am

Usually around festivals, most people may suffer from the "all or nothing" mindset - either they work out and eat healthy 24/7, or blame themselves after indulging a little over the week and lose their momentum

Delhiites advised to limit outdoor activities as air quality nears emergency levels

November 12, 2021 10:36 pm

At 471, the AQI has reached the upper end of the ‘severe’ category, going by the Central Pollution Control Board’s 4 pm bulletin. This is worse than what was seen on November 5, the day after Diwali, when an AQI of 462 was recorded.

Amitabh Bachchan's Diwali picture features 'Bull' painting by this artist; know more here

November 09, 2021 9:38 am

Can you guess the artist and cost of this unique painting at Amitabh Bachchan's house?

Post-Diwali fitness: Salil Ankola, Ronit Bose Roy are here to inspire you today

November 08, 2021 6:14 pm

Festivals are incomplete without indulging in sweets but how does one get back to their pre-festival fitness routine?

Boris Johnson joins Priti Patel for Diwali prayers at London temple

November 08, 2021 11:28 pm

Johnson and Patel visited the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, as it is officially known, on Sunday and after a tour of the stone temple complex they offered prayers to the gods

With rise in air pollution after Diwali, Bengaluru hospitals see more lung ailments

November 09, 2021 7:01 am

In the state-run Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Diseases, there was a 15 per cent rise in the number of registrations in the outpatient department on Monday.

Mumbai confidential: Extra Careful

November 08, 2021 2:02 am

While visiting a dairy products factory in Sangamner, Minister of State Vishwajeet Kadam was asked by the owner, a Congress politician, to smell the skimmed milk powder produced there

Pune records lower noise levels during Diwali as compared to pre-Covid years

November 08, 2021 9:45 am

According to an MPCB report, Karve Road (87.6dB) reported the highest noise level during daytime while Swargate (77.6 dB) witnessed the highest noise level in the night.

Pakistan Hindu Council to celebrate Diwali at temple that was attacked last year

November 07, 2021 5:37 pm

The shrine, associated with a saint Shri Param Hans Ji Maharaj in Karak district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, was vandalised by a mob led by a local cleric belonging to the Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl last year.


Kali Puja: Grand immersion procession for Naihati's 21-ft idol

November 07, 2021 10:01 pm

Naihati’s idol is one of the largest in West Bengal, at a height of 21 feet.

Day after Diwali: New Delhi shrouded in toxic smog

November 05, 2021 2:32 pm

Levels of pollutants rose sharply from Thursday night onwards, data from the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) indicates.

Diwali 2021: How India is celebrating the festival of lights

November 05, 2021 9:51 am

Pictures are here from all across India as people gear up to celebrate Diwali 2021

'Want to spend Diwali with family, so I join you': PM tells jawans at J&K's Nowshera

November 04, 2021 1:59 pm

Addressing soldiers in the Nowshera sector, PM Modi said many attempts were made to spread terrorism here after the surgical strike but they were given a befitting reply.

Diwali 2021: Take a look at how India is gearing up for celebrations

November 01, 2021 6:06 pm

Here's how people are getting ready for this year's festivities.

Diwali 2021: In Delhi, the visually-impaired make preparations ahead of the festival of lights

October 27, 2021 4:27 pm

Check out these Diwali preparation pictures!

Festival of lights ahead: Diyas in markets herald Diwali

October 17, 2021 10:28 pm

Diwali is celebrated as the festival of prosperity and light.

Happy Diwali 2020: How India celebrated the festival of lights

November 15, 2020 11:47 am

Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated in different parts of the country with much cheer despite the pandemic. Here's a glimpse of that

Diwali 2020: Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Sonakshi Sinha are at their ethnic best

November 14, 2020 5:50 pm

Check out who wore what this Diwali.

Diwali: PM Modi takes a tank ride, distributes sweets among soldiers during visit to Rajasthan's Longewala post

November 14, 2020 4:33 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been celebrating Diwali with soldiers since assuming office in 2014.


Mapping Delhi’s air quality, the week after Diwali: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

A look at the Air Quality Index during the week after Diwali in Delhi shows the amount of damage firecrackers have done with a little input from stubble burning in Punjab.

Express Eye for Detail Ep 12: Two years of demonetisation, the Diwali mess and Faizabad renamed as Ayodhya

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

Two years on, The Indian Express learns that RBI did not approve of demonetisation and more about the week’s top stories in Express Eye for Detail episode 12.

Supreme Court puts a partial ban on firecrackers just before Diwali

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

The Supreme Court has put a partial ban on firecrackers and asked central and state pollution boards to monitor air quality a week before and after Diwali. Here’s what the court said.