The pump price of petrol in Delhi, which fell to Rs 103.97 a litre at 6 a. m. on November 4 from previous day's Rs 110.04 a litre, remains at the same level. The diesel prices also remained unchanged in the capital at Rs 86.67 a litre.
A Delhi Sessions Court has upheld an order convicting a man for causing permanent damage to a person's eye by negligently lighting a firecracker on Diwali in November 2013.
One of the guests from the party posted a video in which Lilly Singh, Priyanka Chopra and Kal Penn were seen dancing to the tune of the popular track ‘Mundian To Bach Ke’ by Panjabi MC.
Active Covid-19 cases in India continued to decline. Latest Union Health Ministry data reported numbers falling from 1,48,922 on Friday to 1,46,950 on Saturday.
Delhi AQI: Dr BS Murthy, Project Director at SAFAR, tells Outlook that bursting crackers during Diwali had led to a significant increase in air pollution in Delhi.
The explosion killed a father and his 7-year-old son who were heading to Tamil Nadu's Villupuram district to celebrate Diwali after procuring country-made crackers from Puducherry.
A day after pollution levels soared after Diwali, Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai accused the BJP of ‘having ensured’ that crackers were burst in Delhi despite a ban on crackers announced by the government.
According to Environment Minister Gopal Rai, Delhi's base pollution has remained the same. Only two factors have been added, firecrackers and stubble burning.
The practice is done traditionally to seek blessings for prosperity of the state on Govardhan puja, celebrated on next day of Diwali.
Prime Minister of Israel, Naftali Bennett tweeted Diwali greetings addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the people of India and the world. PM Modi greeted him back.
Diwali Pollution In Delhi: As the city rested after bursting crackers in Diwali, despite the ban, the particulate matter did too. The Air Quality Index(AQI) in Delhi peaked at hazardous upper limits of 999 at multiple monitoring stations.
The firecrackers were burst in the national capital in violation of the ban imposed by the government.
While the ceasefire along the LoC is in place, October has seen 50 killings in the interiors of J&K. The slain include 11 members of the Indian Army, 13 civilians including five minority community members and 17 militants.
The BSF personnel and Pakistan Rangers shared sweets with each other along International Border in Gujarat and Rajasthan.
The who’s who of Bollywood descended at the Diwali party thrown by Ekta Kapoor. Here are some of the pictures and videos from the bash.
Celebrities from the world of cinema and television have spoken up about their dearest Diwali memories and how they are going to celebrate the festival this year.
Electronic firecrackers are devices that can be operated through remote controls once plugged into an electricity source.
India are in a three-team fight with Afghanistan and New Zealand for the second semi-final spot from Group 2.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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