January 21, 2022 16:07 (IST)
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Delhi air improves, set to get better this week: IMD

New Delhi/UNI: The air quality in Delhi on Monday improved to "very poor" from the "severe" category that was recorded post Diwali, MeT data showed.

Delhi Police files FIR after video of man forcing biriyani shop owner to shut shop emerges

Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi Police has filed an FIR suo motu against a man, who forced the workers of a biryani shop in north Delhi’s Burari selling non-veg food to shut shop in Diwali as a video of the incident went viral, according to media reports.

Delhi: 143 people held for bursting firecrackers

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Police arrested 143 people for bursting firecrackers during Diwali on Thursday, as per Delhi Police data provided on Friday.

TN: Caught on CCTV footage, father-son charred to death on scooter after firecrackers burst

Chennai/IBNS: A man and his son were charred to death in Tamil Nadu's Villupuram district on Thursday after the country-made firecrackers they were carrying with them on a two-wheeler exploded.

Kashmir's LG extends Diwali greetings

Jammu/IBNS: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has extended his greetings to the people of Jammu Kashmir on the eve of Diwali.

J&K celebrates Diwali with spirit of unity in diversity

Srinagar/IBNS: Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated with the spirit of unity in diversity across Jammu and Kashmir Thursday.

One dies, another injured in fire cracker explosion in Odisha's coastal Kendrapara

Kendrapara/UNI: One person died and another injured following an explosion in a cracker manufacturing unit at Juidaspur village in Odisha on Thursday evening.

US President Joe Biden, First Lady light diya in White House to celebrate Diwali

Washington/New Delhi/UNI: As they extended Diwali greetings by lighting a diya at the White House, US President Joe Biden said that “It is our honor to be the first president and first lady to light a diya together in the White House to celebrate Diwali”.

I-T dept raids dry fruit traders in J&K and Punjab, claims over Rs 200 crore hidden income

New Delhi/UNI: Carrying out search and seizure operations on dry-fruit traders in Jammu & Kashmir and Punjab, the Income Tax (I-T) department has claimed to have detected hidden income of more than Rs 200 crore.

'May Maa Kali bless you and your loved ones': Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee greets people on Diwali, participates in puja rituals

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister on Thursday wished Happy Diwali and Kali Puja to the people and also took part in the puja rituals.

'If govt can run for 5 years, so can our protest': Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait

New Delhi/IBNS: Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait celebrated Diwali at the Ghazipur protest site alongside other farm members and leaders.

Prez Kovind, PM Modi, Vice President extend Diwali greetings

New Delhi/UNI: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Union Ministers and other leaders on Thursday greeted the people on the occasion of Diwali.

Proud of your surgical strikes: Modi to Indian soldiers celebrating Diwali in Kashmir

New Delhi/Srinagar/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday heaped praises upon the Indian soldiers over their conduction of surgical strikes, which are considered a major success of the present central government in tackling cross border terrorism, five years ago as the country's most popular leader celebrated the festival Diwali with the Army at Nowshera in Kashmir's Rajouri district.

PM Modi reaches Kashmir's Naushera to celebrate Diwali with Indian Army personnel

Jammu/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday morning reached the Naushera sector in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district to celebrate Diwali with the Indian army personnel.

PM, Union Ministers, Rahul Gandhi extend Dhanteras greetings

New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Ministers Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, among others, on Tuesday greeted the people on the occasion of Dhanatrayodashi or Dhanteras, the first day of Deepavali festival.