Wednesday, 25 May, 2022

Topic: Diwali

You don’t call Ambani’s wife ‘Nita’. It’s ‘Nita bhabhi’ for Mumbai, First Lady for media

In Onam in a Nightie, Anjana Menon narrates how Diwali arrives in Delhi, and how different Onam in Kerala was during Covid.

Most in India’s Hindi belt support fireworks sale ban. Don’t let TV tell you otherwise

Religion not above all, survey of 15,0000 Indians on Diwali cracker ban shows.

Higher wind speed flushes out pollution in Delhi, air quality improves slightly

Due to bursting of crackers on Diwali, Delhi recorded its poorest air quality in five years. The winds are expected to flush out pollutants further over the next two days, experts said.

Delhi records worst air quality in five years a day after Diwali

Residents flouting firecracker ban & emissions from farm fires peaking at 36% push Delhi's 24-hour average air quality index after Diwali to 462.

‘BJP made people burst crackers on Diwali’, Delhi govt says after air quality turns ‘severe’

Environment Minister Gopal Rai Friday said that Delhi's base pollution has remained the same & two factors — firecrackers and stubble burning — have added to the poor air quality.

Overdosed on Diwali sweets? Here’s how you can recover

Getting over Diwali delicacies and starting normally is tough but not impossible. Here are some guidelines to bring you back to a normal lifestyle.

Keep the flame of love burning, and short cuts to electoral nirvana

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Diwali isn’t what you thought it was—It’s actually Deep Daan Utsav, a Buddhist festival

For Dalits, festivals are important to rethink history. Deep Daan Utsav belongs to Ashoka—what history missed out on.

How Mughal India celebrated Diwali — from ‘Akash diya’ to Red Fort

In ‘Shahjahanabad’, Rana Safvi writes about how the ‘Rang Mahal’ in Delhi’s Red Fort was lit up to celebrate Diwali.

Construction of Ram Temple a big deal, God chose me to take his legacy forward, says Yogi

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath was addressing the media during the UP government’s Deepotsav event, a three-day celebration of Diwali in Ayodhya held from 1-3 November.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.