Tuesday, 21 March, 2023

Topic: Diwali

NCR dogs still missing after Diwali. Army of rescuers on lookout using Facebook, Instagram

The rescued ones were found as far as 20-30 km away from home with signs of trauma. Search parties are going out every day and dog caregivers are not losing hope.

Gift Your Loved Ones Ritu Kumar Designer Bed and Bath Linen This Diwali

If you've been searching for the perfect gift this Diwali, look no further. Ritu Kumar’s designer bed and bath linens will delight your loved ones as they get to enjoy their home in all its glory.

‘Rising atrocities against Dalits under BJP rule’: Urdu press decries killing of family in MP

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

Why is Bhai Dooj spread over two days this year — blame the solar eclipse

While the festival is usually celebrated two days after Diwali, a partial solar eclipse on 25 October affected its dates and led to much confusion.

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is a proud Hindu, but viral ‘Downing Street’ video is from 2020

The video has been shared and re-shared, with news outlet FirstPost writing an elaborate article praising Sunak for ‘proudly displaying his Hindu roots’.

Why Sharad Pawar never loses a coin toss & the power of Xi multiplied by three

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

Kejriwal credits Delhi govt for best post-Diwali AQI in 7 yrs, but experts cite multiple factors

Delay in peak stubble burning incidents, early Diwali, cracker ban and warmer temperatures all helped, though pattern of air pollution spiking on Diwali night remained the same.

Communal clash breaks out over bursting of firecrackers in Gujarat’s Vadodara, 19 detained

Those detained include a person who allegedly hurled a petrol bomb at policemen nearly an hour after the clash broke out, said Vadodara DCP Yashpal Jaganiya.

Delhi’s air quality index crosses ‘hazardous’ level as residents defy Diwali firecracker ban

The worst air quality was seen in the Jahangirpuri area in north Delhi - with AQI touching 768 - more than 15 times the 'good' level.

US President Biden hosts biggest-ever Diwali reception at White House, over 200 guests attend

More than 200 eminent Indian Americans attended the reception at the East Room. President Biden said this was 'first Diwali reception to be held at the White House on such a scale'

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.