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Vice Prez Naidu's Raksha Bandhan Message: Uplift Women's Dignity, Ensure Safe Environment
Vice Prez Naidu's Raksha Bandhan Message: Uplift Women's Dignity, Ensure Safe Environment

Responding to Sushma Swaraj's daughter Bansuri Swaraj's Tweet, which contained pictures of the former Union minister tying rakhi to the Vice President Naidu and applying customary 'tika' on his forehead, Naidu said he misses his "sister" Sushma Swaraj, especially on Raksha Bandhan.

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Students Celebrate Raksha Bandhan With Cops In Odisha, Share Social Message On Environment Protection

The Rovers and Rangers- student wing of RMD Degree college at Patia celebrated Raksha Bandhan in a unique style in Bhubaneswar on Sunday

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Raksha Bandhan 2021: Greet Your Loved Ones With These Soulful Quotes

Rakhi, the sacred thread of love and affection between a brother and sister, symbolises respect and assurance of safety. 

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Raksha Bandhan: Sort Your Gifting Woes With This Guide On Rakhi

Pamper your siblings with these astonishing gifting ideas this Raksha Bandhan.

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Raksha Bandhan: Demand For Rakhis Goes Up In Cuttack And Bhubaneswar

Make-shift Rakhi stalls have come up all over in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar with price tags ranging from Rs 2 to Rs 1,000 a piece.

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President Kovind Celebrates Raksha Bandhan With Nurses, Describes Them As Saviours

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind celebrated Raksha Bandhan with members of the nursing community at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday and described them as saviours who are risking their own lives in the line of duty to save others. The nurses offered rakhis to the president and narrated their experience in dealing with the COVID-19 […]

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Raksha Bandhan In Covid Times: Odisha Celebrates Rakhi With Social Distancing

Bhubaneswar: Raksha Bandhan is the time of the year when siblings forget all differences and fight to bond over again. Rakhi is a symbol of reverence, assurance of safety and sacred thread of love between a brother and his sister. The festival is celebrated with much pomp and grandeur in Odisha and across the country. […]

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President Kovind On Raksha Bandhan Eve: Stand For Honour Of Women

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind in his message on the eve of Raksha Bandhan on Sunday urged people to pledge to stand for the honour and dignity of women so that they can contribute their best for the nation and the society. “On the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan, I extend my warm greetings […]

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COVID Impact: Raksha Bandhan Goes Digital This Year

New Delhi: With travel restrictions and physical distancing becoming the new normal this year, traditional visits to our siblings for Rakhi this year are being substituted by virtual Rakhis sent online. Major e-commerce sites have seen massive jump in the number of orders placed for rakhis and e-gifts given the restrictions and apprehensions about travel […]

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Uttar Pradesh Govt Announces Free Bus Travel For Women On Raksha Bandhan

Lucknow: As a special gift to women in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said that the Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) will offer free services to women in its buses of all categories, on the occasion of ‘Raksha Bandhan’. The free bus travel facility will be available for 24 hours, from […]

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UP Village Where Sisters Believe Raksha Bandhan As 'Evil'

Gonda (Uttar Pradesh): Raksha Bandhan is the festival that celebrates the love between brothers and sisters and protection of the latter by former from any evil. But in a village in Gonda district of Uttar Pradesh, no one likes the festival. No one in the Bhikhampur Jagat Purwa village of Dumariadih gets excited about Rakhi […]

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Vocal For Local This Raksha Bandhan: Demand For Swadesi, Covid Rakhi Kits Grows In Odisha

Cuttack/Balasore/Mayurbhanj: Stricter lockdown restrictions coupled with the fear of Covid-19 infection made certain that this Raksha Bandhan the demand for online delivery of locally-made rakhis grows multifold in Odisha as well as other parts of the country. Given the prevailing tension between India and China after the Galwan stand-off, people also have decided to boycott […]

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Rakhi In Covid Bandhan: Vendors Worry Over Big Sales Drop

Bhubaneswar: After dampening festivals like Rath Yatra, it seems the ongoing Covid pandemic will also play spoilsport on the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan, the day that celebrates the bond between brothers and sisters. As Odisha continues to add new Corona cases by over a thousand daily and experts suggesting a further spike in coming […]

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Himachal Women Make 'Rakhis' To Help India Become Self-Reliant'

Shimla: In a first-of-its-kind initiative, nearly 1,000 rural women with the financial backing of the Himachal Pradesh government have been making hand-made designer ‘rakhis’ from household material that not only generates livelihood but also aims to reduce dependence on Chinese products. For this, 200 self-help groups comprising 987 members have been actively involved in making […]

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Priyanka calls Rahul 'best brother' in the world

New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Thursday greeted former party chief Rahul Gandhi on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, calling him the “best brother in the world”, and said that things haven’t changed much since childhood. “Rahul Gandhi I guess things haven’t changed that much, haan?! ..best brother in the world!,” she said […]

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Alia performs 'didi' duties for KJo's son

Mumbai: It’s Raksha Bandhan, and actress Alia Bhatt took out time to tie a rakhi on the tiny wrist of filmmaker Karan Johar’s son Yash. Karan had launched Alia’s Bollywood career with his 2012 film “Student Of The Year”, following which the actress features in almost every production of the filmmaker. Whi;le K.Jo openly mentors […]

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Union Minister Harsimrat Badal ties rakhis to CISF jawans

New Delhi: Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Thursday celebrated Raksha Bandhan by tying rakhis to CISF jawans and said the entire country was indebted to the security personnel who defended the borders and carried out relief operations while staying away from their families. The minister celebrated the festival with the jawans at her official […]

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Children, women tie 'rakhi' to PM Modi

New Delhi: On the occasion of Raksha Bandhan on Thursday, schoolchildren and women tied ‘rakhis’ to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. After addressing the nation on the 73rd Independence Day, Modi was tied ‘rakhis’ at the Prime Minister’s Office here, where he also interacted and played around with the children. In a video, the Prime Minister […]

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B-Town stars celebrate sibling love on Raksha Bandhan

Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Sara Ali Khan and Ajay Devgn on Thursday celebrated Raksha Bandhan with much fervour. The stars took to Twitter to greet people on the ocassion and express their love for their siblings. They wrote: Amitabh Bachchan: Raksha Bandhan, the love of the sister, the protection of the brother, the […]

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Independence Day, Raksha Bandhan: Best Pics For Whatsapp, Facebook & Instagram

Independence assumes significance when people from Jammu & Kashmir to Kanyakumari and Gujarat to Arunachal Pradesh stand in unison for the country, work towards its prosperity & integrity. On 73rd Independence Day, we wish our readers & viewers peace, love & brotherhood. Here we bring the best pics for Whatsapp, Facebook and Instagram. You can […]

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PM unfurls tricolour, address nation on I-Day

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday unfurled the national flag at the Red Fort to mark the 73rd Independence Day. Modi arrived at the 17th century monument amid as huge crowd awaited him. Earlier he paid tribute to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi at the Rajghat and drove straight to the […]

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Raksha Bandhan, the strong bond of love and protection

Bhubaneswar: It’s that day of the year when fights and arguments usually between sisters and brothers take a back seat. Since ages, Raksha Bandhan has been a celebration of the lifelong bond between brothers and sisters in the country. Several programmes were organised in the twin city of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar to mark the Raksha […]

2 dead, 2 critical after consuming poisonous country cakes in Umerkote

Nabarangpur: The festival of Raksha Bandhan turned a tragedy for a family after two, including a woman, died while two children of the same family were taken seriously ill after consuming poisonous country cakes here in the district on Monday. The incident occurred in Raighar Haldi village when the family complained of acute stomach pain […]

Transcending all odds, many Subhadras tie thread of love

Bhubaneswar: A strong bond, they say, can never be broken with any impediments, whatsoever. It is clearly envisaged from the custom of Raksha Bandhan, where a simple thread promises to keep intact the sacred and strong relationship between a brother and a sister. The festival of Rakhi is celebrated across the country with fervour and […]

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Odisha celebrates Rakhi Purnima

Bhubaneswar: Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi Purnima that signifies the bond between brothers and sisters was celebrated with great fervour and gaiety across the State today. In Odisha, the land of Shree Jagannath, the festival begins with Devi Subhadra tying rakhi to her brothers Lord Jagannath and Lord Balabhadra. The festival, also known as Gamha Purnima, […]