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Railways cancels 66 trains ahead of festive season in Jharkhand

66 trains have been cancelled, five diverted, and two short-terminated/originated due to the non-interlocking (NI) developmental works at different locations, mainly in the Bilaspur division and only Rourkela in the Chakradharpur division for the period between September 28 and October 16.

Ahead of the Dussehra and Diwali festive season, the Railways cancelled 66 mail, express and passenger trains (PTI)
Published on Sep 28, 2023 09:36 PM IST
By, Jamshedpur

Delhi govt teacher, who was booked for hate rant against Muslims, is a repeat offender: Students

A student alleged that the teacher Hema Gulati, in front of his mother and sister, said, ‘How can you cut animals and eat them? Do you have no mercy?’

The accused teaches at a Delhi government school in Kailash Nagar. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 29, 2023 11:42 PM IST

Congresswoman Grace Meng’s bill aims to make Diwali a federal holiday

Congresswoman Grace Meng has introduced the Diwali Day Act in the US House of Representatives to make Diwali a federal holiday in the country.

**EDS: TO GO WITH STORY** Washington: American Congresswoman Grace Meng. (PTI Photo)(PTI07_28_2023_000008A)(PTI)
Published on Jul 28, 2023 01:36 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Tuhin Das Mahapatra

Part of Gokhale bridge to reopen by Diwali, says BMC

Mumbai's Gopal Krishna Gokhale bridge, which was supposed to partially reopen before monsoon, will now open by Diwali in November, according to the BMC.

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Updated on Jul 07, 2023 12:50 AM IST

Diwali to become school holiday in New York City

The announcement came after state lawmakers recently enacted legislation designating Diwali as a holiday in the biggest school system in the US.

Diwali to become school holiday in New York City (Pic for representation)
Published on Jun 27, 2023 11:29 AM IST
ANI | , New York
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