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Diwali

Fuel Prices Static As Oil Companies Keep Petrol Prices Unchanged

Nov 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.

Delhi Court Upholds 6-Month Jail Term Of Man For Causing Firecracker Injury On Diwali

Nov 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.


Priyanka Chopra, Kal Penn Dance To 'Mundian Tu' And Other Desi Hits At Lilly Singh's Diwali Bash

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.

Covid-19 Cases Drop After Diwali Surge, Over 10K New Infections Logged

Nov 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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 Pollution: Air Will Take Two Days To Normalise, Predicts SAFAR Chief

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.

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05 November, 2021

Watch: Shocking Footage Of Cracker-Laden Truck Bursting Into Flames In Tamil Nadu

Outlook Web Desk

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.


05 November, 2021

Delhi Pollution Row: AAP Govt Accuses BJP Of Flouting Cracker Ban, Blames Spike In Stubble-Burning For Poor AQI

Vikas Pathak

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.


05 November, 2021

Not Just Crackers, Delhi Environment Minister Blames 'Farm Fires' For Thick Smog Day After Diwali

Outlook Web Desk

According to Environment Minister Gopal Rai, Delhi's base pollution has remained the same. Only two factors have been added, firecrackers and stubble burning.


05 November, 2021

Watch | Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel Gets Himself Whipped ‘For Prosperity Of His State’

Outlook Web Desk

The practice is done traditionally to seek blessings for prosperity of the state on Govardhan puja, celebrated on next day of Diwali.


05 November, 2021

PM Modi And Israeli PM Naftali Bennett Greet Each Other On Diwali

Outlook Web Desk

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.


05 November, 2021

Peak Pollution In Delhi: Despite Cracker Ban, AQI Touches Hazardous 999 After Diwali

Outlook Web Desk

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.


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04 November, 2021

Diwali: Delhi Gasps For Breath As Air Quality Inches ‘Severe’ With Firecracker Bursting

Outlook Web Desk

The firecrackers were burst in the national capital in violation of the ban imposed by the government.


04 November, 2021

Diwali: Indian Army Exchanges Sweets With Pakistan To Mark Festive Spirit Amid Spate Of Killings In J&K

Naseer Ganai

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.


04 November, 2021

Diwali: BSF Jawans Share Sweets, Gifts With Soldiers From Pakistan And Bangladesh

Outlook Web Desk

The BSF personnel and Pakistan Rangers shared sweets with each other along International Border in Gujarat and Rajasthan.


04 November, 2021

Ekta Kapoor Diwali Bash: Hina Khan, Karishma Tanna, Krystle D’Souza, Mouni Roy Attend The Party

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


04 November, 2021

Diwali: Film And TV Celebs Share Their Fondest Memories Of The Festival Of Lights

Prateek Sur

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.


04 November, 2021

Diwali 2021: What Are Electronic Crackers And Are They Truly Green?

Outlook Web Desk

Electronic firecrackers are devices that can be operated through remote controls once plugged into an electricity source.


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04 November, 2021

T20 World Cup: Virat Kohli Wishes Happy Diwali As Indian Cricket Team Seeks Divine Intervention

Jayanta Oinam

India are in a three-team fight with Afghanistan and New Zealand for the second semi-final spot from Group 2.


Photo Gallery

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addresses a press conference at party office in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

Police escort activist Sudha Bharadwaj towards a van as she leaves the jail to appear in a special NIA court, ahead of her release on bail, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Shashank Parade

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra releases party's women manifesto for 2022 UP elections, at party office in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

A farmer at the Ghazipur border uses a 'hookah' as he waits for farmers' committee's decision on their future course of action, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Vijay Verma

Farmers listen to a speaker during their protest at Singhu Border, in New Delhi.

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