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Diwali 2021: US Lawmakers, Biden Govt Officials Join Indian Community To Celebrate 'Festival of Lights'

Oct 27, 2021 PTI

The Indian-American community is emerging as a small but influential one in the US. Ahead of the Hindu festival of Diwali some US Lawmakers and top Joe Biden administrations officials celebrated with the community.

Americans Join Indian Diaspora In Celebrating October As 'Hindu Heritage Month'

Oct 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Twenty states of the United States of America have now formally recognized the month of October as Hindu Heritage Month.


Clothing Brand FabIndia Runs Into Controversy Over ‘Jashn-e-Riwaaz’ Ad

The apparel makers used the phrase ‘Jashn-e-Riwaaz’ to describe their new collection on the microblogging platform, Twitter. The post had the image of men and women all wearing red-coloured ethnic clothes.

Bangladesh Durga Puja Violence: Mobs Torch 20 Homes Of Hindus, Damage Over 60 Houses

Oct 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

A mob of over 100 people ran amock in a village in Rangpur district’s Pirganj Upazila in Bangladesh on Sunday night after tensions following an allegedly blasphemous social media post.


Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: PM Modi, VP Venkaiah Naidu Share Festive Greetings

Shri Ganesh ji is revered as an embodiment of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune in our country: Vice President

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Krishna Janmashtami 2021: All You Need To Know About This Annual Hindu Festival

Ananya Jain

The festival is celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm, particularly in Mathura and Vrindavan.


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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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