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An artist gives final touches to Ganpati idols at Kali Bari in Chandigarh.(Keshav Singh/HT)

Large hearted Ganpati gets smaller as festivities are toned down due to Covid-19

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Saurabh Duggal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2020 11:59 PM IST
The Covid-19 pandemic has hit idol-makers hard as demand dips and festivities go low key with large gatherings prohibited
As environmental conditions continue to deteriorate, expats are increasingly giving this quintessential Indian festival a miss in the city.(HT Photo)
As environmental conditions continue to deteriorate, expats are increasingly giving this quintessential Indian festival a miss in the city.(HT Photo)

Gurugram’s pollution, high AQI force Diwali-loving expats to leave city

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Kankana Roy Jain
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2018 09:33 AM IST
A large number of expats are choosing to not spend Diwali in Gurugram as pollution and high AQI have become synonymous with Diwali celebrations in the city.
Some years earlier, a residential colony in South Delhi witnessed a similar tragedy — a woman got electrocuted while putting wet clothes to dry on the metallic grille of her balcony on which the tiny lights had been hung.(AFP)
Some years earlier, a residential colony in South Delhi witnessed a similar tragedy — a woman got electrocuted while putting wet clothes to dry on the metallic grille of her balcony on which the tiny lights had been hung.(AFP)

This Diwali, be careful of those tiny lights that decorate your house

UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2018 09:02 AM IST
Last Deepawali, two residents of Goregaon East, Mumbai, got electrocuted from these lights hung over their balcony.
Employees can use recycled materials to decorate the office bay or cubicle.(Unsplash)
Employees can use recycled materials to decorate the office bay or cubicle.(Unsplash)

6 ways of decorating your office for the holiday season

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2018 04:14 PM IST
Add some end-of-the-year festive cheer to your office by experimenting with interior decor. Here are 6 decor hacks that you can apply.
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