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Dancing Inside Police Station
Video Of Cops Dancing Inside Police Station In Odisha Goes Viral; Watch

Jajpur: A video of police personnel in uniform including officers, constable and a lady home guard dancing to the tunes of modern songs inside a police station has gone viral…

Dalits In Bangladesh Celebrate 'Postponed' Holi

Dhaka: The Dalit community of Hindu faith in Bangladesh has celebrated the festival of colour — Holi, with much enthusiasm and gusto. Holi in Bangladesh was celebrated on Tuesday — a day later, as Muslims in the country marked ‘Shab-e-Barat’ on Monday. Dalits in Bangladesh are officially referred to as ‘Harijan’. People were seen playing […]

Odisha: Girl Attempts Suicide In Bhubaneswar On Holi, Hospitalised

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a young girl attempted to commit suicide by cutting her wrist near busy Master Canteen Square in the Smart City on the occasion of Holi. The girl, whose identity is yet to be established, cut her wrist with a blade. She is undergoing treatment at the Capital Hospital. According to […]

Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas
From Jonas Family to Bigg Boss 14 Members: Here's How Celebs Are Enjoying Holi

India is celebrating Holi today in a restricted way due to the corona pandemic. Nevertheless, it certainly could not stop people from enjoying the colors among their groups. And even celebrities and Bigg Boss 14 contestants could not control themselves from enjoying Holi albeit following all the lockdown rules. Priyanka Chopra Jonas Celebrates Holi With […]

Play Holi At Home Not On Roads, Appeals Commissionerate Police

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police on Sunday warned of stern action against persons violating Covid-19 norms issued by Odisha government and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) during Holi celebrations tomorrow. Bhubaneswar DCP Umashankar Dash said that already Holi celebrations on roads and congregations at other public places have been restricted by the State government and BMC in view […]

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah: Special Message For Fans On Holi #WATCH

Bhubaneswar: The stage is all set to celebrate Holi, the festival of colours. But the resurgence of Covid-19 in different parts of the country is likely to play a spoil sport during the festivities this year. The team of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, one of the popular TV shows, through a video tweet on […]

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Binge On Delicious, Healthy Gujiyas Of Different Flavours This Holi

New Delhi: If you are among those health-conscious people, then you should relish baked gujiyas this Holi. For those, who avoid oily and traditional sweets can now gorge themselves on baked gujiyas stuffed with dry fruits and which are also available in different flavours. The confectioners have come up with novel ideas in sweets, snacks […]

Pak PM Imran Khan Greets Hindus On Holi

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday greeted the Hindu community on the occasion of Holi. The festival is being celebrated in Pakistan on Sunday and Monday. “Wishing all our Hindu community a very happy Holi, the festival of colours,” the prime minister tweeted. Wishing all our Hindu community a very happy Holi, the […]

Tips and tricks to protect your skin and hair this Holi
Tips And Tricks To Protect Your Skin And Hair This Holi

New Delhi: The most vibrant and colourful time of the year is finally here. A festive mood fills the air as people across the country get set for Holi celebrations. Enjoyed with water and gulaal (colour), the festival of colours adds dollops of fun in our otherwise mundane routine. But the fun must be tempered […]

Covid-19 Resurgence: BMC Clamps Additional Restrictions For Holi, Dola Purnima; Check Details

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has now undertaken special measures to contain the outbreak of Covid-19 during the upcoming festivities. The move comes after steep hike in the number of new cases being reported from the city in the past few days. On Saturday, Khordha district reported highest 51 new Covid-19 cases in the […]

Delhi Bans Holi Celebrations, Violators To Be Punished
Delhi Bans Holi Celebrations, Violators To Be Punished

New Delhi: Amid the concerns over the surge in the Covid-19 cases in the national capital with festivals round the corner, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday advised the people of the city not to organise gatherings as it might result in spreading of the virus. Jain said, “Holi celebrations and large gatherings will […]

Holi Hai! New Songs Of The Season For Your Playlist

Mumbai: What’s Holi without new Holi songs? Bollywood filmmakers have churned out songs about the festival of colours down the decades. This year may have seen no new film song owing to the complete shutodwn of Bollywood through most of 2020, but many singers have come out with new non-film songs for Holi. Holi Hai! […]

Covid-19 Resurgence In Odisha: Restricted Dola Yatra In Jagatsinghpur, No Public Celebrations In Keonjhar

Keonjhar/Jagatsinghpur: As the country braces for a resurgence in COVID cases, two districts in Odisha– Keonjhar and Jagatsinghpur– on Wednesday, issued two different sets of guidelines for the celebration of Dola Jatra later this month. The Jagatsinghpur district administration on Wednesday released an order, completely banning Holi celebrations in public places. However, it suggested partial […]

Anti-Corona Pichkari To Drive Away 'COVID' Blues
Anti-Corona Pichkari To Drive Away 'COVID' Blues

Varanasi: To drive away the fear of Covid-19 pandemic and at the same time celebrate Holi without anxiety, young innovators from Varanasi have come up with a unique anti-corona pichkari (water gun). The resurgence of the Covid-19 pandemic has left the government worried and also dampened the spirits of people. It may prove difficult to […]

Covid-19 Second Wave Fear: BMC Issues Fresh Guidelines For Holi, Dola Purnima; Check Details

Bhubaneswar: Amidst the surge of Covid-19 cases in the Twin City, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday issued fresh guidelines for the upcoming Holi and Dola Purnima festivals. Earlier, the Odisha government on March 19 had issued restrictions on celebration of all kinds of functions related to “Dola Purnima” and Holi Festivals. The stipulations/restrictions […]

Covid-19 Resurgence: BMC Issues Guidelines For 'Dola Melana'

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Odisha Government imposed restrictions on celebration of Holi and Dola Melana in Public places, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) today issued guidelines for the same in its jurisdiction. In view of a spike in fresh covid-19 cases, the civic body has restricted large gathering while taking out palanquin (Dola Biman) […]

Twin City Commissionerate Police Issues Guidelines For Holi, Dola Melan; Check Details

Cuttack: The resurgence of Covid-19 cases has now forced the Commissionerate Police to issue strict guidelines for Dola Melan and Holi celebrations in the millennium city of Cuttack. As per the latest guidelines issued by the Commissionerate Police, no playing of Holi is allowed in large scale manner by any kind of gathering or crowding […]

People Across Odisha Soak In Colours Of Holi Amid COVID-19 Scare

Bhubaneswar: Holi, the festival of colours was celebrated across the country with much vigour and zest. Particularly in Odisha, though the threat of coronavirus infection still looms large, youths were seen coming out in gatherings to celebrate the colourful festival commemorating triumph of good over evil. As the legend goes, the name Holi, a predominantly […]

PM Modi avoids Holi celebrations amid COVID-19, extends wishes

New Delhi: In the wake of novel coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday chose not to participate in Holi events as precautionary measures suggested by experts. The Prime Minister, however, greeted people on the occasion as the nation celebrates Holi, the festival of colours. In a tweet in Hindi, the Prime Minister said: […]

Coronavirus: Odisha Issues Advisory For Holi Celebrations

Bhubaneswar: As a precautionary measure amid Coronavirus outbreak, the Odisha Health Department has issued advisory for Holi celebrations tomorrow. Through the advisory, people have been asked to not use colours in the face, refrain from playing in large gatherings, avoid community bathing and hugging. The advisory urges everyone to wash hands multiple times and those […]

Katrina,-Priyanka,-Nick At Holi Bash
Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas, Katrina Kaif, Vicky Kaushal Among Celebs At Isha Ambani's Holi Bash

Mumbai: Business magnate Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani and her businessman husband Anand Piramal kicked off Holi celebrations by hosting a grand party at their residence on Friday in Mumbai, and A-list celebrities were in attendance. Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas were among the first guests to arrive. The couple looked stunning […]

Holi revelry turns tragic: 6 killed, several injured in separate mishaps in Odisha

Bhubaneswar:  At least six persons were killed and several others were injured in mishaps during Holi celebrations at different places in Odisha today. Satish Sahu, a student of Cuttack Gopalpur drowned while bathing in Kathajodi River. After rescuing Satish from the river, locals then rushed him to SCB Medical College and Hospital. However, the doctors […]

Holi colours splashed all across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: People of Odisha today celebrated the festival of colour ‘Holi’ with great fervour and festive spirit. Also known as “Dola Purnima” or “Basant Utsav” in Odisha, Holi is one of the major festivals. Residents of the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Berhampur and various other places observed the festival with fun […]

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Holi Bonanza for Central Government Employees, Here's Detail

New Delhi: In a good news ahead of the colours of festivals, Holi, the central government has approved a five-fold increase in one-time incentive given to its employees who acquire higher degrees while serving in their departments. The Personnel Ministry has amended a 20 years old rule in this regard to increase the amount of […]

President, Vice President, PM extend Holi greetings

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday greeted the nation on the occasion of Holi. “Greetings and best wishes to fellow citizens in India and abroad on the auspicious occasion of Holi,” tweeted Kovind, who had also released a statement on […]