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A devotee puts a mask on the face of a Goddess Durga idol to aware people against Covid-19. (PTI Photo)

Home ministry warns states, UTs against Covid-19 complacency amid festive season

Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2021 06:49 PM IST
  • Ajay Bhalla, Union home secretary, in his letter to chief secretaries of states and Union territories, said that attention should be paid to the casual approach towards adhering to Covid-19 norms which can arise due to fall in the number of cases.
A scene from Delhi's Sarojini Nagar market (ANI)
A scene from Delhi's Sarojini Nagar market (ANI)

Will Indians socialise this festive season? Here's what this survey found

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 09, 2021 09:32 AM IST
Amid concerns of a possible third Covid-19 wave, several respondents said they will indeed leave home or celebrate festivals.
Aditi Rao Hydari is queen of ethnic prints in <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>48k vintage kurti, sharara set(Instagram/sanamratansi)
Aditi Rao Hydari is queen of ethnic prints in 48k vintage kurti, sharara set(Instagram/sanamratansi)

Aditi Rao Hydari is queen of ethnic prints in 48k vintage kurti, sharara set

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2021 02:37 PM IST
  • Sardar Ka Grandson actor Aditi Rao Hydari is our fashion inspiration for the next pre-wedding celebration or festive occasion as she slays a chic and contemporary silhouette in beige silk kurta-sharara set and we are hooked to her sweet vintage vibe in these sizzling pictures
Governments and scientists all over the world are mulling over if and how families should celebrate Christmas and New Year while the coronavirus pandemic rages on(AP)
Governments and scientists all over the world are mulling over if and how families should celebrate Christmas and New Year while the coronavirus pandemic rages on(AP)

How the world is preparing for ‘a different Christmas’ during Covid-19 pandemic

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 05:03 PM IST
After a year of battling losses, families are anxious to get together during the holiday season. Dr Hans Kluge, regional director of WHO’s Europe office, said on Thursday, “It will be a different Christmas, but that does not mean that it cannot be a merry one”.
Nothing brings a bigger smile on someone’s face than a techie-gadgety gift
Nothing brings a bigger smile on someone’s face than a techie-gadgety gift

Techilicious by Rajiv Makhni: 5 cool techie things you can gift this season!

Hindustan Times | By Rajiv Makhni
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2019 03:23 PM IST
Your festive buying guide... beyond the usual suspects.
As a part of the Carnival, cleanliness drives have been arranged, shop accesses have been cleared and retailers have been given an online presence.(IndoAsian)
As a part of the Carnival, cleanliness drives have been arranged, shop accesses have been cleared and retailers have been given an online presence.(IndoAsian)

This Diwali, be a part of India’s first Electrical Festival

By Promotional Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2019 06:22 PM IST
IndoAsian, with the help of local retailer association, will be making the market more conducive for customer visits, thereby enabling better business opportunity for electrical retailers.
All you need to do is shop from the 90,000+ online and offline partners of the EMI Network and #JustEMI at checkout.(Bajaj Finserv)
All you need to do is shop from the 90,000+ online and offline partners of the EMI Network and #JustEMI at checkout.(Bajaj Finserv)

Overshooting your budget? #JustEMI and shop till you drop with Bajaj Finserv this festive season!

UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2019 06:38 PM IST
Avail over 1000 plus exciting festive offers, discounts, cashback, vouchers and freebies when you shop on the Bajaj Finserv EMI Network.
Go running if you get a break during festive events.(Unsplash)
Go running if you get a break during festive events.(Unsplash)

4 ways to stay fit during festive season

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2018 04:30 PM IST
Don’t let the festive season play spoilsport with your fitness routine. Here are 4 things you need to do to burn the calories.
When pets are such an important part of most families, why should they be left behind?
When pets are such an important part of most families, why should they be left behind?

How to celebrate Diwali with your pets

Hindustan Times | By Aditya Dogra
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2018 01:01 PM IST
Why should humans have all the fun? Pets, too, can dress up and relish sweets this Diwali
During this season, it is very easy for the skin to get dehydrated. To prevent that, ensure you generously use the moisturiser.(Shutterstock)
During this season, it is very easy for the skin to get dehydrated. To prevent that, ensure you generously use the moisturiser.(Shutterstock)

5 winter skincare tips to look gorgeous this festive season

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2018 04:16 PM IST
Your skin needs special care during winter. Here are 5 things that you need to do to enjoy glowing skin this festive season.
Splurge on a well-designed, comfortable, and orthopaedic foam mattress that guarantees hours of blissful sleep.(Unsplash)
Splurge on a well-designed, comfortable, and orthopaedic foam mattress that guarantees hours of blissful sleep.(Unsplash)

5 ways to get good sleep during festive season

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2018 04:29 PM IST
One of the biggest casualty of the festive season is sleep. Here are 5 tricks to sleep well and enjoy the festivities.
If the colour of the walls is light, then paint your ceiling with a darker shade in a contrasting colour or vice versa.(Unsplash)
If the colour of the walls is light, then paint your ceiling with a darker shade in a contrasting colour or vice versa.(Unsplash)

4 stylish ways to decorate your ceiling this festive season

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2018 09:10 AM IST
Experiment with your ceiling this festive season. We offer you 4 decor hacks to try out.
The festive season requires you to look your best in terms of hairstyles and make-up.(Shutterstock)
The festive season requires you to look your best in terms of hairstyles and make-up.(Shutterstock)

9 hairstyle and make-up tricks to try this festive season

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2018 12:15 AM IST
Gearing up for the festive season? Here are some tips to get your hair and make-up right.
Let the sunlight in, keep those windows open and allow for the dampness to dry and recede.(Unsplash)
Let the sunlight in, keep those windows open and allow for the dampness to dry and recede.(Unsplash)

7 home decor hacks for the festive season that you can’t go wrong with

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2018 04:17 PM IST
Home decor hacks: Planning to revamp your house for the end-of-the-year festive season? Here are 7 ideas for you.
Adding plants in your working area increases productivity by 15%.(Unsplash)
Adding plants in your working area increases productivity by 15%.(Unsplash)

5 ideas to decorate your work cubicle this festive season

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 02:24 PM IST
Your desk at work need not be dull and drab. Here are 5 tips on how to decorate your office desk this festive season.
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