Jharkhand  /  Published 06.03.20

BRIEFS: JVM merger

The Election Commission of India on Friday approved the merger of JVM with the BJP. The commission informed that the JVM party and its election symbol now ceased to exist. Hunger deathsCPI-ML MLA Vin...
By The Telegraph in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.03.20

Holi 2020: advisory to hospitals of Jharkhand

The state health department has asked deputy commissioners and civil surgeons to ensure round-the-clock medical service during Holi.“We have asked all deputy commissioners and civil surgeons to ensu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.03.20

Festive hawk-eye on social media & DJs

Social media platforms and DJs will be under scrutiny of the district administration during Holi to be observed on March 9 and 10.East Singhbhum senior superintendent of police (SSP) Anoop Birtharay, ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 04.03.20

Modi, Nadda will not celebrate Holi

Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's example, BJP president J. P. Nadda on Wednesday said he will not celebrate Holi or hold any Holi Milan function in view of the coronavirus outbreak.Countries a...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 06.06.19

Plan to change Basanta Utsav ‘tandav’ date

Visva-Bharati is planning to dissociate Basanta Utsav from Holi from next year because the university and the police do not have the wherewithal to manage such a huge gathering. The number of people v...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan


West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.20

Tests on samples of Iskcon duo

The Nadia district administration has sent samples of blood, sputum and swabs from nose and throat of two Iskcon devotees to Calcutta for Covid-19 test as they have been suffering from influenza for a...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

West Bengal  /  Published 09.03.20

Children drown in pond after play with colours

Four children drowned in a pond while taking a bath after playing with colours during Basanta Utsav celebrations in Nadia’s Taherpur on Monday. Subhajit Halder, 14, Sunny Pramanik, 14, his sister Sn...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Taherpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.03.20

3000 cops to ensure safe Holi

Over 3,000 cops will be deployed across the city to take quick action against troublemakers on Holi on Tuesday with Ranchi senior superintendent of police (SSP) Anish Gupta laying special emphasis on ...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Culture  /  Published 09.03.20

Festivals as messy and fun as Holi

Holi the festival of colours is celebrated over most of north India to mark the end of winter and the advent of spring. In Punjab it is celebrated as Hola Mohalla, while in Assam it is called Basant U...
By TT Bureau in

North East  /  Published 08.03.20

Youths pledge safe Holi

Youths in Assam on Sunday vowed to celebrate a safe and peaceful Holi as district administrations across the state advised to reduce mass gatherings to avoid the spread of coronavirus.“We organised ...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma


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