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PM Modi Meets Soldiers In J&K, Says 'I want To Spend Diwali With Family So I Join You'

Nov 04, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Since 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made it a point to visit troops on Diwali. This time in Nowshera, he said that India must enhance its military capabilities in line with the changing world.

Covid-19 Spikes Ahead Of Diwali But Active Cases Remain Lowest In 253 Days

Nov 04, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

With only 1,48,579 active Covid-19 cases in the country, the count is the lowest in 252 days. As Indians are gearing up to socialize on Diwali, the Covid-19 situation in India is better than that of the last year.


Delhi: Air Quality On Diwali 'Very Poor', Most Likely Getting Hazardous By End Of Day

The average Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi stood at 341 at 8 AM. Experts say that this number is likely to go up today, most likely to the 'hazardous' level with the use of Diwali Crackers.

After Centre, Nine BJP-Ruled States Slash Petrol, Diesel Prices With Additional Cuts

Nov 04, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Since states charge local sales tax or VAT not just on the base price but also on the excise duty levied by the centre, the total incidence of price reduction is higher.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wishes Indians Happy Diwali

PM Modi tweeted a message in Hindi which said that the auspicious festival of Diwali brings happiness, prosperity and good fortunes in people's lives.

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04 November, 2021

Mahatma Gandhi To be Commemorated On Special UK Collector's Coin To Mark Diwali

Associated Press (AP)

The round coin, which features India's national flower, the lotus, and a famous quote from Gandhi stating 'My life is my message,' is part of the Royal Mint's collection to mark the Hindu festival of Diwali.


03 November, 2021

Delhi’s Air Quality Continues To Remain ‘Poor’, No Respite On Diwali

Outlook Web Desk

According to the Central Pollution Control Board, New Delhi recorded a 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) of 314. It was 303 on Tuesday and 281 on Monday.


03 November, 2021

Follow Norms On Diwali, Covid Still Not Over: Arvind Kejriwal

Outlook Web Desk

Underlining that the Covid pandemic is still not over and dengue is on the rise, he stressed the need to practise utmost care and preventive behaviour.


03 November, 2021

Salman Khan, Iulia Vantur, Ekta Kapoor, Suniel Shetty, Bobby Deol Attend Ramesh Taurani’s Diwali Bash

Outlook Web Bureau

The who’s who of Bollywood came down to have some fun time at film producer Ramesh Taurani’s Diwali party. Here’s taking a look at all celebs that came in.


03 November, 2021

IND Vs AFG: India Romp To Big T20 World Cup Win Vs Afghanistan, Improve On Run-Rate Too - Highlights

Koushik Paul

A record 140-run opening stand between KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma put India on path to a 66-run win vs Afghanistan. Highlights of IND vs AFG here.


03 November, 2021

Vijay Varma: Diwali Is No Fun Without Family

Prateek Sur

Actor Vijay Varma wrapped up his shoot on time to be home for a couple of days for the festivities of Diwali. He says that the festival of lights is no fun without family.


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03 November, 2021

Covid-19 Stats Of India In Safe Zone Before Diwali, Active Cases At 252 Day Low

Outlook Web Desk

The situation of Covid-19 in India before the festival of Diwali is of relief. Only 11,903 fresh cases of Covid-19 were recorded yesterday while the active cases declined to 1,51,209.


03 November, 2021

US Congress Resolves To Recognise Historical Significance Of Diwali As Festival Of Lights

PTI

Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has introduced a resolution in the US Congress recognising the religious and historical significance of Diwali, the festival of lights.


03 November, 2021

Don’t Miss! These Are The Stocks That Will Make Your Diwali Brighter

Kundan Kishore

Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) have set forth their conviction in the Indian capital market by infusing Rs 66,000 crore in equities year-to-date (YTD).


03 November, 2021

Vrindavan: Widows Celebrate Diwali, Breaking Social Taboos

Outlook Web Desk

Around 100 widows living around the area gathered at Vrindavan's Kesi Ghat and lit colourful diyas to celebrate Diwali. The event, breaking social taboos, was organized by Sulabh Hope Foundation.


03 November, 2021

Diwali 2021: Cashbacks, Offers On UPI Platforms, You Should Watch Out For

Pushpita Dey

A look at the many cashback and other offers by Gpay, Paytm, PhonePe and others, and the things you should watch out for.


03 November, 2021

Delhi Police, SDMs Been Asked To Keep 24x7 Vigil On Firecrackers: Environment Minister Gopal Rai

Outlook Web Desk

The Environment Minister of Delhi, Gopal Rai on Tuesday said to prevent the purchase, sale and burning of firecrackers, especially in the border areas, Delhi Police and SDMs have been asked to keep 24x7 vigil.


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02 November, 2021

Shah Rukh Khan-Gauri Khan, Raj Kundra-Shilpa Shetty - No Diwali Parties This Year In Bollywood?

Outlook Web Bureau

This year, it appears that Bollywood will not be uniting to celebrate Diwali in huge style. Celebrities have a lot on their minds when it comes to partying, from controversies to box-office concerns.


Photo Gallery

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.

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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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