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dna
Toxic timesMumbai also crossed the “poor” level with the AQI index spiking above 237 — the
dna / Posted 12 hours ago
Mumbai also crossed the “poor” level with the AQI index spiking above 237 — the second-worst quality of air recorded after Diwali in Mumbai when AQI levels crossed 310. Meteorologists have put the problem down to a combination of high pollution... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Salute: Aamir Khan leaves astronaut Rakesh Sharma’s biopic due to creative differences?in the film, but there isn’t any confirmation on it yet. Aamir was last seen a
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
in the film, but there isn’t any confirmation on it yet. Aamir was last seen as an unruly pop singer in Secret Superstar that released on Diwali alongside Golmaal Returns. It failed to put the box office on fire unlike Aamir previous film... Read more
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dna
The turn of the tideas much joy as have celebrations for crossing the Equator (baking a chocolate w
dna / Posted yesterday
as much joy as have celebrations for crossing the Equator (baking a chocolate walnut cake as an offering to Lord Neptune), Diwali (marked by lighting diyas out of flour dough and a call with Prime Minister Narendra Modi) and birthdays (Lt Cdr... Read more
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The Hindu
Mallya, you jolly old fruit!sous-chefs, have come to the support of Mallya. Apparently, Mallya, ever the s
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
sous-chefs, have come to the support of Mallya. Apparently, Mallya, ever the socialist, invited the staff of a pub to his Diwali party. And they got to see the bowling alley, the cinema room, and the swimming pool at his place. The Ambanis and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
After Diwal in Ayodhya, Holi will be celebrated in Barsana, says Yogi Adityanathgovernment will develop places of religious importance of all faiths and commun
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
government will develop places of religious importance of all faiths and communities without any bias. After celebrating Diwali in Ayodhya this year, the government announced that Holi will be celebrated in a grand manner in Braj, a region around... Read more
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dna
Smog grips Mumbai; air quality reaches hazardous levelsAir Quality Index at US Consulate reaching a hazardous level of 341 at 6 am. Th
dna / Posted 2 days ago
Air Quality Index at US Consulate reaching a hazardous level of 341 at 6 am. This was primarily due to the firecrackers in Diwali, even though the city experienced a less noisy festival than previous years. Visibility did not exceed 100 metres -... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Abhishek Bachchan dropped from Hoousefull 4, sends feelers to Sajid Nadiadwalahis only success in recent years. The multi-starring franchise, all set to ban
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
his only success in recent years. The multi-starring franchise, all set to bankroll its next instalment, slated for a Diwali 2019 release, also touted to be the costliest comedy film the country has seen till date. With Sajid Khan's comeback... Read more
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Gulf News
Amitabh Bachchan shoots ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ in Thailandof Hindostan, which also stars Aamir Khan, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Katrina Kaif,
Gulf News / Posted 4 days ago
of Hindostan, which also stars Aamir Khan, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Katrina Kaif, is expected to release in India during Diwali 2018.A previous schedule of the film was shot in Malta, Europe.The Yash Raj Films production is being helmed by Vijay... Read more
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asianage
Gujarat polls: Modi to conclude campaign by addressing SC, ST members of BJPstate. About 10,000 workers of the party would directly attend Modi's call, th
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
state. About 10,000 workers of the party would directly attend Modi's call, the BJP said in a statement on Wednesday. On Diwali, Modi had extended his greetings to around 23,000 BJP workers in Gujarat through tele-conferencing. He had also... Read more
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dna
JNU cancels talk by Subramanian Swamy on 'why Ram mandir in Ayodhya'the political level, as they will lose the elections if they lose this case," S
dna / Posted 5 days ago
the political level, as they will lose the elections if they lose this case," Swamy told ANI. Earlier, Swamy had announced that the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya will commence soon and devotees will be able to celebrate the next Diwali the... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Bakersfield, Ca., The Undiscovered (Holiday) Destinationgoing somewhere to celebrate Christmas (whether the sacred or secular version o
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
going somewhere to celebrate Christmas (whether the sacred or secular version or other seasonal holidays like Hannukah, Diwali, or Kwanzaa). Traditional carols that conjure up caroling in the snow don’t quite fit a place that lives up to its... Read more
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dna
Footballers wear masks during ISL practice in New Delhibeen held in Delhi during this time of the year though he stopped short of sayi
dna / Posted 5 days ago
been held in Delhi during this time of the year though he stopped short of saying that it's unsafe for players. "Around Diwali last year I came to Delhi with the Kerala Blasters team. When we played last year, at that time the measure (level) of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Pollution cloud hovers over Delhi Dynamos vs Jamshedpur FC ISL matchsoon – even if it means shifting games getting shifted to another venue. “It’s
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
soon – even if it means shifting games getting shifted to another venue. “It’s déjà vu for me, really. It was around Diwali last year that I came to Delhi with the Kerala Blasters and the particulate level was over 500,” said Coppell. “I said... Read more
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Gulf News
On world’s first Smog Day, Delhi air quality ‘severe’passed in 1956 by the British parliament after its 1952 smog situation killed 9
Gulf News / Posted 6 days ago
passed in 1956 by the British parliament after its 1952 smog situation killed 9000 people.In India following the 2016 post Diwali smog situation, the Union Environment Ministry notified Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) under the Supreme Court... Read more
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dna
Babri Masjid demolition day: Centre issues advisory, VHP to 'celebrate' in AyodhyaThe same would be distributed across the country. Earlier, the Yogi Adityanath
dna / Posted 6 days ago
The same would be distributed across the country. Earlier, the Yogi Adityanath government had recreated Treta Yuga on the eve of Diwali by decorating Saryu ghats with 1.80 lakh diyas. The feat got a place in the Guinness Books of Worl... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Cong is a family’s party: Swamyexpressed confidence that the work for building grand Ram temple at Ayodhya wou
Central Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
expressed confidence that the work for building grand Ram temple at Ayodhya would soon start and it will be ready by next Diwali. Just a day ahead of the December 5 hearing of the Ramjanmabhoomi- Babri Masjid case, Swamy said, “The Allahabad High... Read more
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dna
Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid Case: Supreme Court begins final hearingannounced that the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya will commence soon and
dna / Posted 6 days ago
announced that the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya will commence soon and devotees will be able to celebrate the next Diwali there. A fortnight ago, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat made a strong pitch for building Ram temple on the disputed site at... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Babri Masjid-Ram temple case: These are the new warriors in old Ayodhya disputeparliamentarian is convinced that a Ram Mandir will be constructed in Ayodhya b
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
parliamentarian is convinced that a Ram Mandir will be constructed in Ayodhya by October 2018 and the ‘forthcoming Diwali would be celebrated’ at the temple. The basis for his assertion are ‘evidences’ that he cites to claim the temple... Read more
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asianage
Ram temple to be built by Diwali, says Subramanian SwamySubramanian Swamy on Monday asserted that the proposed Ram temple in the disput
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
Subramanian Swamy on Monday asserted that the proposed Ram temple in the disputed site in Ayodhya would be built by “coming Diwali”. “All hurdles before construction of Ram temple will be removed by August this year and the shrine will come up by... Read more
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The Indian Express
In sugar belt in south, prices keep farmers happyevery year, the height of the sugar season, Katar Singh comes here from Baghpat
The Indian Express / Posted 6 days ago
every year, the height of the sugar season, Katar Singh comes here from Baghpat in western Uttar Pradesh. “I arrive after Diwali and leave before Holi, and help produce gur (jaggery) for the local market,” says Singh, who is at work in a makeshift... Read more
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Business Standard India
India, 5 other nations to drive ad spends in 2018with domestic rival Flipkart in e-commerce. To highlight just how stiff this b
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
with domestic rival Flipkart in e-commerce. To highlight just how stiff this battle is: During the crucial Dussehra-Diwali period this year when e-tailers went all out to woo consumers to buy online, Amazon ran two times more television ads... Read more
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The Brown and White
Hundreds turn out for Easton Area holiday celebrationwith the school's Parent Teacher Association and coordinator of the event. Hol
The Brown and White / Posted 7 days ago
with the school's Parent Teacher Association and coordinator of the event. Holidays represented included Christmas, Diwali, EID, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year's Day and St. Lucia Day. The evening will began with musical performances, followed... Read more
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Business Standard India
'God bless Vijay Mallya': UK village doesn't want liquor baron extraditeddaily that Mallya frequents a pub called the Plume of Feathers, the local revea
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
daily that Mallya frequents a pub called the Plume of Feathers, the local revealed that he "invited the Plume staff to his Diwali party". According to the unnamed local resident, the staff said Mallya's "place was amazing and has a bowling alley,... Read more
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dna
Who is Mohan Bhagwat? Owaisi hits out at RSS chief over Ram temple issueannounced that the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya will commence soon and
dna / Posted 7 days ago
announced that the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya will commence soon and devotees will be able to celebrate the next Diwali there. The Supreme Court will on December 5 commence the final hearing on the cross-appeals filed against the 2010... Read more
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Business Standard India
Release of Rajinikanth's 3D sci-fi film '2.0' pushed further to AprilThe movie, which was initially scheduled to release this year on Diwali was ear
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
The movie, which was initially scheduled to release this year on Diwali was earlier postponed to January 25, to avoid a clash with "Golmaal Again". In a letter issued to the media, Lyca Productions announced that the release date of the 3D sci-fi... Read more
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dna
Here's why Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar's 2.0 is all set to become 'Baahubali' at box-office in 2018wait for Rajinkanth and Akshay Kumar in Shankar's sci-fi film 2.0 gets over on
dna / Posted 8 days ago
wait for Rajinkanth and Akshay Kumar in Shankar's sci-fi film 2.0 gets over on the same date as Baahubali release. From Diwali 2017 to Republic Day 2018, the release of 2.0 kept changing after every few months. Finally! the film has got a... Read more
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asianage
Next Diwali in Ram temple in Ayodhya, Swamy claimsthat the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya would begin soon and it woul
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
that the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya would begin soon and it would be ready to receive devotees by next Diwali. "We will celebrate the forthcoming Diwali in Ram temple," said Swamy, who delivered a lecture on 'Ramrajya' in... Read more
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The Indian Express
Returning to Ayodhya: In crumbling Ayodhya, civic poll is the buzz for future and December 6 is now historyensuring sufficient quantity of water… establishment of road network and its ma
The Indian Express / Posted 8 days ago
ensuring sufficient quantity of water… establishment of road network and its maintenance”. That set the stage for the grand Diwali celebrations in the town in October. Iqbal Ansari, whose father Hashim spent a lifetime in courts as a litigant in... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
First-ever Easton Middle School International Holiday Festival heldbetween cultures. The goal, according to the organizers, is to celebrate the r
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
between cultures. The goal, according to the organizers, is to celebrate the rich diversity of the 2,000 plus middle school students. Christmas, Diwali, Eid al-Adha, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Years, St. Lucia Day, and more holidays were cele... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Rana Daggubati in Hathi Mere Sathi remakethe Hindi classic will be a trilingual in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi. “The film wi
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
the Hindi classic will be a trilingual in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi. “The film will be shot in India and Thailand and the team is aiming for a Diwali 2018 release,” reveals a source close to the actor. The film is scheduled to go on floors in Jan... Read more
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The Hindu
Plea on steps to curb air pollution: SC seeks Centre’s replyconstruction activities. The apex court had, on October 9, said that no firecr
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
construction activities. The apex court had, on October 9, said that no firecrackers would be sold in the Delhi-NCR during Diwali this year while banning its sale till November 1. It had said that its earlier order, temporarily lifting the stay... Read more
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The Hindu
Obama speaks at town hall meeting in Delhia lot) "Three years ago I had the honour of being the first American President
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
a lot) "Three years ago I had the honour of being the first American President to visit on Republic Day. We have had Diwali celebrations every year in the White House when I was there." "Both the U.S. and India are diverse, but we have a... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Demonetisation effect on weddings: Ludhiana’s big fat nuptials get leaner and meanerhe unleashed GST on us. It is ruining our season again,” he fumes. Thapar clai
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 days ago
he unleashed GST on us. It is ruining our season again,” he fumes. Thapar claims that the new tax regime dampened their Diwali as well. “Instead of 125 boxes of sweets, I ordered only 50 and cut my budget per box from Rs 700 to Rs 500. Most of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Happy Birthday Taimur: Swiss trip with Kareena to Diwali with Saif, here’s the fun he has had alreadystar of aunt Soha Ali Khan’s baby shower Gave mum a visit at work Enjoyed pla
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 days ago
star of aunt Soha Ali Khan’s baby shower Gave mum a visit at work Enjoyed play dates with Tusshar Kapoor’s son Played with flowers in a garden Enjoyed Diwali with dad Struck poses with mum for paps Became a doppelganger of uncle Ranbir... Read more
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asianage
Triple clash on Republic Day for Akshay, Kamal Haasan and Sidharth's films?it’s hardly a surprise that the film starring Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar has
asianage / Posted 12 days ago
it’s hardly a surprise that the film starring Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar has been facing delays galore after the initial Diwali 2017 release date. The makers later shifted the release to Republic Day, 2018 and the grand audio launch in Dubai few... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Kamal Haasan books Republic Day for Vishwaroopam 2, to clash with Akshay's Padman?that director Shankar’s ‘2.0’ starring Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar has been fa
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
that director Shankar’s ‘2.0’ starring Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar has been facing delays galore after the initial Diwali 2017 release date. The makers later shifted the release to Republic Day, 2018 and the grand audio launch in Dubai few... Read more
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Business Standard India
Apex Frozen Foods, Shankara Building hit new highthe growing organised home improvement market. “The company highlighted that t
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
the growing organised home improvement market. “The company highlighted that there has been some pickup in demand post Diwali with November seeing an improved demand growth vs. September/first half of October. However, the demand uptick has... Read more
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Business Standard India
Note ban shock over? Economic growth to end 5-quarter slide in Q2: Pollcushioned by festive demand, and an uptick in industrial production," he said,
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
cushioned by festive demand, and an uptick in industrial production," he said, referring to the national holiday of Diwali in mid-October, before which there is usually a surge in spending. Since mid-year, sales of two-wheel and commercial... Read more
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asianage
India's GDP growth likely to pick up in Q2, break five-quarter slidecushioned by festive demand, and an uptick in industrial production,” he said,
asianage / Posted 13 days ago
cushioned by festive demand, and an uptick in industrial production,” he said, referring to the national holiday of Diwali in mid-October, before which there is usually a surge in spending. Since mid-year, sales of two-wheel and commercial... Read more
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Digi Times
Sales strategy, price cuts help LG India post 11% sales growthsaid a senior industry executive. Of course, sales had slowed down after demon
Digi Times / Posted 13 days ago
said a senior industry executive. Of course, sales had slowed down after demonetisation at LG as well, but till Diwali last year there was high double-digit growth so overall it managed to report one of the best performances in the... Read more
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asianage
Recycling polluted air for art: How is it done?without disrupting everyday lives. We may reduce cars on the road or promote el
asianage / Posted 13 days ago
without disrupting everyday lives. We may reduce cars on the road or promote electric vehicles, and even avoid crackers on Diwali but very minute steps have been taken to actually reduce its symptoms with immediate effect. One MIT Media Lab... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Colourful Diwali celebrations on the Isle of Wightcommunities, as well as the Island's MP, Bob Seely, local councillors and publi
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 14 days ago
communities, as well as the Island's MP, Bob Seely, local councillors and public sector workers, celebrated the festival of Diwali in Ryde. The Diwali or festival of light, the Hindu equivalent of Christmas, was very well attended with about 260... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
DPS students open their hearts for thalassemia patientsapproached the school. We spoke about the campaign and how it works," explains
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
approached the school. We spoke about the campaign and how it works," explains Mr Thota. “We rolled out the campaign before Diwali with a message that students can gift a present like this for patients. The intention was not to make them feel pity,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Delhi Metro fare hike to be on auto mode, next round likely in Jan 2019maintained that the fall in ridership could not be solely attributed to fare hi
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
maintained that the fall in ridership could not be solely attributed to fare hike and factors such as an extra Sunday, Diwali and Chhath Puja may also have been responsible and also defended the hike saying it was essential for DMRC's... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Hindu community is slowly coming of age in Canadian politicsCrackers were burst across the suburbs of Toronto this year even as Diwali fire
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 days ago
Crackers were burst across the suburbs of Toronto this year even as Diwali fireworks were banned in Delhi. A bylaw that allowed such celebrations on Victoria Day and Canada Day allowed that activity on private property without a permit. And in... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Ware: Encouraging first steps for diversity educationdifferent opinions, lifestyles or cultures. I worked to embrace the differences
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
different opinions, lifestyles or cultures. I worked to embrace the differences among us by attending events such as the Diwali Festival, Salsa Night and the Chinese New Year hosted by employee resource groups to learn more about the cultures and... Read more
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Gulf News
‘Secret Superstar’ heads to Taiwan, Russiaon more than 50 screens on December 3.The film, which also features Zaira Wasim
Gulf News / Posted 16 days ago
on more than 50 screens on December 3.The film, which also features Zaira Wasim and which lit up the box office in India on Diwali, opened in 73 screens in Taiwan on Friday.Zee Studios International is taking the film to the foreign market, read a... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Priyanka Chopra's lavish Thanksgiving party in LA, see picturesMumbai: After celebrating Diwali in NYC, this week, Chopra has whisked off to L
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
Mumbai: After celebrating Diwali in NYC, this week, Chopra has whisked off to LA for the Thanksgiving weekend with close friends and family. The desi girl was seen preparing a traditional Thanksgiving treat that included roasted turkey, gravy,... Read more
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The Indian Express
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s remarks on Ram temple a challenge to SC: Muslim law boardBoard of Uttar Pradesh, its chairman proclaiming that a mosque at the disputed
The Indian Express / Posted 16 days ago
Board of Uttar Pradesh, its chairman proclaiming that a mosque at the disputed site made no sense. Then came a glittering Diwali celebration in Ayodhya in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and, subsequently, the abrupt... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Supreme Court to hear plea on measures to curb air pollution on Dec 1“should be given one chance to test itself” to see if there would be a positive
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 16 days ago
“should be given one chance to test itself” to see if there would be a positive effect of this, particularly during Diwali. The court, in its last year’s direction, had suspended all licenses which permits sale of fireworks, wholesale and... Read more
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