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UP’s ‘palash gulal’ goes global

The herbal colors made from the 'Palash' flower (Butea monosperma) by women self-help groups in several Uttar Pradesh districts are much in demand for Holi celebrations not only in the country but also foreign lands. Women of self-help groups (SWG) operating under the Uttar Pradesh State Rural Livelihood Mission are prepare... Read More

Vice President Kamala Harris, Secretary of State Anthony Blinken greet people on Holi

Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of State Anthony Blinken greeted people on the occasion of Holi March 29. Harris said the festival is all about "positivity, setting aside our differences, and coming together." Taking to Twitter, Harris said: "Happy Holi! Holi is best known for vibrant colors that are tossed at friends... Read More

Amid second Covid wave, people celebrate Holi in India

Even as the country registered over 68,000 fresh cases on Monday, the highest single-day spike this year, people across states continued to violate Covid-19 norms and carried out celebrations on the occasion of Holi.  Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan were among the states where a large-scale violation was reported on the... Read More

Akshay Kumar posts Holi selfie with daughter

Actor Akshay Kumar tweeted a Holi picture with daughter Nitara. The actor and his six-year-old daughter have faces covered in 'gulaal' in the image.   "No bigger joy that festivities with those who are part of you. #Holihappiness #staysafe #Familyfun," Akshay wrote with the image.   Earlier in the day, Akshay had posted... Read More

Bollywood wishes fans on Holi

A host of Bollywood celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit and Kajol took to social media to share Holi wishes with fans.   Amitabh Bachchan posted a black and white picture of himself with wife Jaya and son Abhishek. He wrote: "Rang barse bheege chunar wali rang barse ..HOLI... Read More