Diwali, the festivals of light has begun! This year, the festival will be celebrated on October 19th.
Diwali signifies the victory of good over the evil and marks the return of Lord Rama with Sita to Ayodhya after an exile of 14 years.
To mark the occasion, people decorate their houses with torans and flowers and also design colourful rangoli at the home's entrance.
Many devotees of Mahalakshmi also observe fast. The Lakshmi Vrat concludes only after the elaborate Lakshmi Puja in the evening.
Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar is not happy with the current education system and feels that the race to join prestigious institutions has left the students as "slaves" to the coaching centres.
While declaring his concern for the decline in teaching standards, Javadekar blamed the rising dependence on coaching centers which only train the students to get admission into IITs and top-level educational institutions.
The minister reached to launch the second edition of Smart...
Veteran actor, Rishi Kapoor is one of the few actors in Bollywood who has worked in some note-worthy films while giving memorable roles to Hindi film fraternity and is about to play another one in his upcoming film 'Mulk'.
The 65-year-old actor shared the first look of himself for his upcoming social thriller directed by Anubhav Sinha. While sharing the look with his fans, Rishi wrote, "For all my fans, my first look of the film Mulk."
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The experience of visiting Pakistan has always been bitter-sweet for cricket teams of other countries. In case of Sri Lanka, their last experience was mostly bitter due to the incident that happened in 2009, which also marked their last Pakistan visit until now.
On their trip to Lahore in 2009, the bus in which Sri Lankan cricket team was travelling got attacked with guns and grenades, following which the team has refrained from playing any international tournament in Pakistan.
After 8 years since...
By means of Aadhaar cards, employers have been able to reduce the week-long process for the verification of potential employees down to less than 15 minutes, a move which saves valuable time and manpower which was earlier required to individually verify each employee. Aadhaar verification has also made the process paperless, as potential employees are not required to submit documents such as those for proof of residence.
One of India's largest private sector employers, contract staffing firm 'Quess'...
US President Donald Trump’s promise to bring down the cost of prescription drugs and let other countries pay more for these medicines has possible implications for India.
At a White House meeting, Trump reportedly told members of his cabinet that the prices of prescription drugs in the US have gone through the roof. “If you look at the same drug by the same exact company made in the same exact box and sold some place else sometimes it’s a fraction of what we pay in this country,” Trump...
[caption id="attachment_211535" align="aligncenter" width="700"] The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) women leaders have been protesting against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leaders and workers in Lucknow for dragging the family members of its expelled leader Dayashankar Singh into the political slugfest.[/caption]
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) women leaders have been protesting against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leaders and workers in Lucknow for dragging the family members of its expelled leader Dayashankar Singh into the political slugfest.
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The BJP will be protesting against the BSP leaders and workers for dragging the family members of its expelled leader Dayashankar Singh into the political slugfest.
Hitting back at BSP chief Mayawati, BJP on Sunday said her clarification on the abusive slogans raised by her party workers during a protest rally was "laughable" and demanded that she initiate action against her partymen.
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"Mayawati has given a half-baked and laughable clarification on the abusive slogans raised by her party workers during a protest rally. The entire country knows what they meant by those slogans.
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"Why is she not taking action against her party leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui in whose presence BSP workers raised abusive slogans?" BJP state general secretary Vijay Bahadur Pathak said.
After Dayashankar Singh had sparked an outrage by his derogatory comments questioning the character of the BSP supremo, the party had on Thursday held a huge protest in Hazratbal and raised slogans against the expelled BJP leader's family.
Mayawati alleged the remarks made by her party leaders, who were protesting against expelled BJP leader Singh, were deliberately misconstrued by the saffron party, reflecting its "polluted" and "casteist" mentality.