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Brand Factor: Did Influencers Push Up Diwali Sales?

Nov 13, 2021 Kamalika Ghosh

Brands continue to tap influencer marketing this festive season to push sales, drive revenue

WATCH | Patna Diaries: Chhath Puja Traditions Over Time

Nov 08, 2021 Chinki Sinha

Follow the diverse celebrations in Bihar where Chhath Puja - a composite culture, a shared festival and faith that is unbound and unshackled - comes to life.


PM Narendra Modi Hails India’s 100 Crore Covid-19 Vaccination Feat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation urged people to not lower their guard against the deadly virus, during the festival season.

'Michhami Dukkadam and Uttam Kshama,' US President Joe Biden Greets Jain Community

Sep 21, 2021 PTI

US President greeted the Jain community on the conclusion of Das Lakshan, the 10 day Jain festival, which takes place after the 8-day Paryushan, a fasting festival.


New Orleans Jazz Fest, Celebrating Indigenous Music And Culture, Cancelled Again Due To Covid-19

Jazz Fest celebrates the indigenous music and culture of New Orleans and Louisiana.

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17 July, 2021

Kharchi Puja, Synthesis Of Tribal And Hindu Culture, Begins In Tripura

Pinaki Das

All rituals were performed as usual but due to the Covid-19 restrictions unlike earlier years gathering of devotees were much less.


14 June, 2021

Raja Festival Of Odisha: A Celebration Of Womanhood Amid Covid Curbs

Outlook Web Bureau

Raja Festival Of Odisha: This three-day event marks the period of fertility regeneration of Mother Earth, equivalent to the menstrual cycle which women undergo.


13 April, 2021

Vaishaki 2021: All You Need To Know About The Festival

Arshpreet Kaur

If you believe Vaishaki marks the beginning of the Sikh New Year, read this to find out why you are wrong


13 December, 2020

West Bengal's Century-Old 'Poush Mela' Called Off Due To Covid-19 Restrictions

PTI

The famous handicraft, handloom, art and music festival, is usually held in December-end.


18 November, 2020

HC Refuses To Grant Permission For Chhath Puja Celebration At Public Places

PTI

The bench said granting permission for the gathering will act as a super spreader of the infection and dismissed the petition being meritless.


17 November, 2020

Chhath Puja 2020: State Govts Issue New Guidelines Amid Covid Scare

Outlook Web Bureau

Here is a list of states that recently issued guidelines for Chhath Puja celebration at public places


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16 November, 2020

Jharkhand Govt Bans Chhath Puja Festivities Along Waterbodies

PTI

Decorative lights at public places and bursting of firecrackers, too, have been forbidden this time.


12 November, 2020

Facebook, Instagram Celebrate Diwali Online With New Features

PTI

Facebook introduces a slate of features like avatar customisation and DIY challenges as Diwali celebrations move online.


11 November, 2020

No Chhath Puja At Public Places In Delhi Due To Covid-19: Panel

PTI

Religious leaders asked to maintain law and harmony and comply with Covid-19 guidelines.


03 November, 2020

Hang On To Your Party Hats, Safely: Sunburn Returns To Goa This December

Outlook Web Bureau

Sunburn organisers announce three-day-long festival, to take place with limited capacity in Vagator.


29 November, 2019

Is Technology Changing The Way We Consume Music?

K Yatish Rajawat

People’s choice in songs are determined by an algorithm--that works online--which leads to a more homogenized taste in music across the world cutting across the barriers of geography, income levels and language.


10 November, 2019

Pakistan Condemns Restrictions In Kashmir On Milad-Un-Nabi Processions

PTI

Indian Authorities on Sunday sealed all roads leading to the Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order in view of the Supreme Court ruling in the Ayodhya case


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10 November, 2019

PM Modi, President Kovind Extend Greetings To Nation On Prophet Muhammad's Birthday

Outlook Web Bureau

Milad-un-Nabi is commemorated in Rabi'al-awwal, the third month in the religious calendar. On this day, Muslims all across the world celebrate the birthday of Prophet Muhammad.


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Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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