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Happy Magh Bihu: Best wishes, messages, images to share with your loved ones

  • Happy Magh Bihu 2022: Here are some best wishes, messages, images and greetings that you can share with your loved ones on Facebook, WhatsApp and other social media platforms.
Happy Magh Bihu 2022: Best wishes, messages, images and greetings to share with your loved ones
Happy Magh Bihu 2022: Best wishes, messages, images and greetings to share with your loved ones
Updated on Jan 14, 2022 07:18 AM IST
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Raveena Tandon is gearing up for Diwali. So how is she doing it?

With Navratri coming to an end for this year, the festive season has just started. Raveena Tandon has already started pulling her festive clothes out from the wardrobe and some glimpses of it made their way on her Instagram profile. Raveena Tandon is waiting for Diwali and we have proof. The actor decked up on Monday and made her Instagram family drool.(Instagram/@officialraveenatandon) 8
With Navratri coming to an end for this year, the festive season has just started. Raveena Tandon has already started pulling her festive clothes out from the wardrobe and some glimpses of it made their way on her Instagram profile. Raveena Tandon is waiting for Diwali and we have proof. The actor decked up on Monday and made her Instagram family drool.(Instagram/@officialraveenatandon)
Updated on Oct 18, 2021 12:22 PM IST
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Sawan 2021: Here are 5 lip-smacking fasting recipes that you can prepare at home

  • Sawan 2021: Here are five simple and quick recipes you can prepare during your fasts to stay satiated throughout the day and stay healthy.
Sawan 2021: Here are 5 lip-smacking fasting recipes that you can prepare at home(Unsplash)
Sawan 2021: Here are 5 lip-smacking fasting recipes that you can prepare at home(Unsplash)
Updated on Jul 26, 2021 08:36 AM IST
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Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti 2021: History, significance and celebration

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti 2021: Guru Gobind Singh Ji was born on December 22 according to the Georgian calendar, but his birth anniversary is calculated in accordance with the lunar calendar, and this year, it dictates that Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti will be observed on January 20.
2021 marks the 354th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh Ji.(Wikimedia Commons )
2021 marks the 354th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh Ji.(Wikimedia Commons )
Published on Jan 20, 2021 07:11 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Jahnavi Gupta, Hindustan Times, Delhi

Happy Lohri 2021: WhatsApp messages, Facebook status, quotes, SMS to wish Lohri

Happy Lohri 2021: Here are some WhatsApp messages, Facebook status, quotes, wishes, images and SMS to share with your family, friends and loved ones in celebration of the mid-winter festival of Lohri.
Wish that the warmth of bonfire, the sweetness of gud and rewari on Lohri remain with you forever. Happy Lohri!
Wish that the warmth of bonfire, the sweetness of gud and rewari on Lohri remain with you forever. Happy Lohri!
Updated on Jan 13, 2021 09:31 PM IST
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Lohri sans dhol: Less demand for dholwallahs amid pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic has affected the livelihood of Dholwallahs, who share the limited bookings they have received this year vis-à-vis last year.
Safety worries to spending capacity of people, the pandemic has affected it all. Dholwallahs share the limited number of bookings they have received amid the Coronavirus pandemic, this Lohri.
Safety worries to spending capacity of people, the pandemic has affected it all. Dholwallahs share the limited number of bookings they have received amid the Coronavirus pandemic, this Lohri.
Published on Jan 12, 2021 03:09 PM IST
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Christmas 2020: Here’s how India celebrated amid coronavirus pandemic

Since the tradition holds that Jesus was born at night, many churches around the globe hold prayers on the evening of December 24 every year to commemorate the birth of Jesus.
Representational Image(Unsplash)
Representational Image(Unsplash)
Updated on Dec 26, 2020 10:06 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByAsian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal

PHOTOS | Christmas 2020: Celebrations around the world

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People pose for photos during "Lights at Lansdowne" at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa, Ontario on Christmas Day. The site was intended to be the venue for the Ottawa Christmas Market, which was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Justin Tang)
Updated on Dec 26, 2020 11:00 AM IST
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Merry Christmas 2020: Wishes, quotes, images and greetings to share with family and friends

Merry Christmas 2020: This year, despite the pandemic, here are some warm greeting, wishes and messages that you can share with your loved ones for the festive season to celebrate alongside them.
Updated on Dec 24, 2020 03:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Jahnavi Gupta

Christmas 2020: History, significance and celebrations

Christmas 2020: Christmas is a time of joy and warmth, surrounded with the love of family members and the comradery of friends.
Even with the ongoing pandemic, the festival of Christmas brings joy and hopefulness along with it.(Pixabay)
Even with the ongoing pandemic, the festival of Christmas brings joy and hopefulness along with it.(Pixabay)
Updated on Dec 24, 2020 03:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Jahnavi Gupta

Happy Gurupurab 2020: Wishes, images to share with your loved ones for Prakash Utsav

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2020: One of the most important festivals celebrated by the Sikh community, Guru Nanak Jayanti or Gurupurab commemorates the birth of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev.
Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti
Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti
Updated on Nov 30, 2020 01:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by: Alfea Jamal

Photos | Chhath Puja 2020: Celebrations in honour of Lord Surya across the country

Women perform Kharna rituals as part of Chhath Puja, at Assi Ghat, in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India, on Thursday, November 19, 2020. (HTPhoto/Rajesh Kumar) 14
Women perform Kharna rituals as part of Chhath Puja, at Assi Ghat, in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India, on Thursday, November 19, 2020. (HTPhoto/Rajesh Kumar)
Updated on Nov 20, 2020 03:03 PM IST
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Chhath Puja 2020: History, significance and date of the celebration

Chhath Puja 2020: On this day, devotees offer prayers to the God of light, as he is considered the life force that binds the universe and gives energy to all living things.
Each devotee prepares the same offering for the Sun God and arrives at the banks of the rivers and ponds for extending prayers.(Unsplash)
Each devotee prepares the same offering for the Sun God and arrives at the banks of the rivers and ponds for extending prayers.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 20, 2020 11:58 AM IST
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Chhath Puja 2020: Quotes, images, messages and wishes to share with your loved ones

Chhath Puja 2020 is a Hindu festival dominantly celebrated in the states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Eastern Uttar Pradesh and the country of Nepal, and this year it will be celebrated on Friday, November 20.
Chhath Puja 2020 wishes to share with your loved ones(HT Graphic)
Chhath Puja 2020 wishes to share with your loved ones(HT Graphic)
Updated on Nov 20, 2020 11:51 AM IST
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Bhai Dooj 2020: Share these GIFs, quotes, Facebook status and WhatsApp messages with your siblings this Bhai Tika

Bhai Dooj 2020: Check out these images, GIFs, emotional Whatsapp messages and Facebook statuses to share on Bhai Tika or Yama Dwitiya
Updated on Nov 16, 2020 03:02 PM IST
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Bhai Dooj 2020: Know all about the history, significance and celebrations of Yama Dwitiya here

Bhai Dooj 2020: Also known as Yama Dwitiya or Bhai Tika, the festival marks the bond of love and protection between siblings.
The bond between siblings is one that deserves to be celebrated all year round.(Unsplash)
The bond between siblings is one that deserves to be celebrated all year round.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 16, 2020 10:29 AM IST
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Happy Diwali 2020: Decorate your home with these latest Diwali rangoli designs

Happy Diwali 2020: Whether it is made from powdered colours, flowers, coloured rice or even paints; the rangoli adds an element of flair to each and every household.
The rangoli is central to the decoration for Diwali.(Instagram)
The rangoli is central to the decoration for Diwali.(Instagram)
Updated on Nov 14, 2020 08:06 AM IST
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Move over sweets, get something useful, creative for Diwali gifts

Over the years, Diwali gifts have become synonymous with sweets. While many would love to stick to the basics, there are some who try to find unique gifting options for Diwali.
As the Diwali festivities began with Dhanteras on Thursday, everyone is on the lookout for gifting options for their relatives, colleagues, and friends.(Pixabay)
As the Diwali festivities began with Dhanteras on Thursday, everyone is on the lookout for gifting options for their relatives, colleagues, and friends.(Pixabay)
Updated on Nov 13, 2020 10:16 AM IST
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New Delhi [India] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Diwali 2020: How millennials are planning to ace fashion game amid pandemic

As the festival of lights, Diwali, is just around the corner millennials are planning to ace their fashion game for these special get-togethers by experimenting with their clothing style.
people are still engaging in the festivities - and adapting to the new normal - by hosting virtual zoom parties, and small get together.(Unsplash)
people are still engaging in the festivities - and adapting to the new normal - by hosting virtual zoom parties, and small get together.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 13, 2020 02:38 PM IST
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New Delhi [India] | ByAsian News International

Happy Dhanteras 2020: Best images, wishes to share with your loved ones on Dhanteras

Happy Dhanteras 2020: Dhanteras, also known as Dhanatrayodashi, heralds Diwali celebrations, and this year it will be celebrated on Friday, November 13.
Happy Dhanteras 2020(HT Photo)
Happy Dhanteras 2020(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 13, 2020 05:44 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com

Happy Diwali 2020: Wishes, quotes, images to share with family and friends

Happy Diwali 2020: May millions of lamps illuminate your life with joy, prosperity, health and wealth forever. Here are some wonderful wishes to share with your loved ones. Read on....
Happy Diwali wishes
Happy Diwali wishes
Updated on Nov 12, 2020 05:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com

‘The Flight of Hope’- special festive decor at High Street Phoenix and Palladium

Along with the slight nip in the air, the season brings along hope, positivity and fresh ideas across fashion, luxury and entertainment. High Street Phoenix and Palladium are all set to welcome the festivities with a campaign for a beautiful lifestyle- The Flight of Hope.
Personifying elegance and luxury, Palladium is a brand to reckon with.(Asian News International)
Personifying elegance and luxury, Palladium is a brand to reckon with.(Asian News International)
Updated on Nov 11, 2020 05:23 PM IST
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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Happy Dhanteras 2020: History, significance, date, city-wise puja muhurat across India

Dhanteras also known as Dhantrayodashi is a major Hindu festival and marks the beginning of Diwali celebrations, this year the festival will fall on Friday, November 13.
Representational Image(Pixabay)
Representational Image(Pixabay)
Updated on Nov 12, 2020 03:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by: Alfea Jamal

Reinventing Diwali with seed crackers

When the skies turn hazy with pollutants and millions gasp for breath, it’s time for a Diwali rethink on how to combine celebration with caution. And some innovators are ready with at least one answer – ‘seed crackers’.
Not crackers exploding into a thousand ephemeral stars in the night sky or bursting on the ground with a deafening boom but ‘rockets’ blooming into marigolds, ‘anaars’ sprouting into amaltas or a ‘charkha’ releasing an onion sapling.(Pixabay)
Not crackers exploding into a thousand ephemeral stars in the night sky or bursting on the ground with a deafening boom but ‘rockets’ blooming into marigolds, ‘anaars’ sprouting into amaltas or a ‘charkha’ releasing an onion sapling.(Pixabay)
Updated on Nov 10, 2020 11:58 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Happy Diwali 2020: History and significance of the Festival of Lights

Diwali 2020: Also known as Deepawali, is the Hindu festival of lights which is celebrated by Indians all over the globe.
Representational Image(Pixabay)
Representational Image(Pixabay)
Updated on Nov 12, 2020 05:42 PM IST
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Karwa Chauth 2020: Muhurat and city-wise moonrise time across India

Karwa Chauth is a major Hindu festival and this year it will take place today, November 4. The festival is observed by married women, predominantly in Northern India.
Women pray in front of an idol of Hindu God Shiva on Karwa Chauth festival, in Prayagraj, India, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. Married Hindu women observe fast throughout the day and break it in the evening after looking at the moon through a sieve to seek long life for their husbands.(AP)
Women pray in front of an idol of Hindu God Shiva on Karwa Chauth festival, in Prayagraj, India, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. Married Hindu women observe fast throughout the day and break it in the evening after looking at the moon through a sieve to seek long life for their husbands.(AP)
Updated on Nov 04, 2020 08:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by: Alfea Jamal

Deepika Padukone, Kangana Ranaut, Anushka Sharma, Sara Ali Khan: Unique fashion ideas to experiment with this Karwa Chauth 2020

Karwa Chauth 2020: If you are also going to celebrate Karwa Chauth and are out of outfit, hair, make-up and accessory ideas, here’s a guide to some of the best looks donned by these Bollywood beauties including Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Alia Bhatt, Kangana Ranaut, Vidya Balan, to name a few. Read on...
Taapsee Pannu, Anushka Sharma and Alia Bhatt(Instagram)
Taapsee Pannu, Anushka Sharma and Alia Bhatt(Instagram)
Updated on Nov 04, 2020 07:45 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by: Alfea Jamal

Karwa Chauth 2020: Wishes, images, quotes, WhatsApp and Facebook messages to share with family and friends

Karwa Chauth 2020: Karwa Chauth is a major Hindu festival, celebrated primarily by women in the days leading up to Diwali.
Updated on Nov 04, 2020 12:00 AM IST
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Karwa Chauth 2020: Significance, Date and Muhurat Time

Karwa Chauth 2020, is a popular Hindu festival celebrated predominantly in Northern India, and this year the festival will be celebrated across the country on November 4.
Prayagraj: Women get heena applied on their hands ahead of 'Karwa Chauth' festival in Prayagraj, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.(PTI)
Prayagraj: Women get heena applied on their hands ahead of 'Karwa Chauth' festival in Prayagraj, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 03, 2020 04:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by: Alfea Jamal

Low-key Bijoya Dashami celebrations in Bengal

The five-day Durga Puja festivities in Bengal came to an end on Monday, albeit colourful processions, which usually mark the occasion, were largely missing from the city streets.
Dressed in traditional outfits and with masks worn on faces, devotees, while maintaining safe distance, touched the feet of goddess Durga as chants of ‘asche bochor abar hobe’ (till next year) rent the air. (Representational Image)(Pixabay)
Dressed in traditional outfits and with masks worn on faces, devotees, while maintaining safe distance, touched the feet of goddess Durga as chants of ‘asche bochor abar hobe’ (till next year) rent the air. (Representational Image)(Pixabay)
Updated on Oct 27, 2020 05:09 PM IST
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Bengal | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
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