Tag - Valentine’s day

On Valentine’s Day Governor Hochul, Dr. Westheimer reach out to New Yorkers with help to combat loneliness


Governor Kathy Hochul on Feb 14, 2024, highlighted resources available through the State government to improve mental health and combat loneliness, as New Yorkers gathered to celebrate Valentine's Day. Developed in partnership with Dr. Ruth Westheimer, renowned intimacy therapist and New York's honorary ‘Ambassador to Loneliness’, these resources offer simple measures New Yorkers can...

On Valentine’s Day, Pay Tribute To Your Favorite Pest


Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and if you’d like to show someone how you truly feel about them, you might want to consider the most romantic of tributes: naming a cockroach after them. The Bronx Zoo in New York City is among several zoos that are offering people this most unique of opportunities....

Hindu outfit in TN gets dogs married to protest against V-Day


Chennai: In a bizarre protest against Valentine's Day celebration, a Hindu outfit performed mock marriage ceremonies between dogs in Tamil Nadu's Sivaganga. The Hindu Munnani opposed Valentine's Day, calling it a celebration which is against the culture of India. Members of the right-wing outfit have staged a protest in various forms every year. Its functionaries brought two...

Hardik, Natasa renew marriage vows


Udaipur: Team India's T-20 captain and star all-rounder Hardik Pandya took marriage vows again with his wife Natasa Stankovic, according to Hindu customs, a day after the couple's Valentine's Day wedding as per Christian rituals. The couple had earlier tied the nuptial knot during the pandemic phase, which was more of a hush-hush affair. On Tuesday...

Govt says celebrate ‘Cow Hug Day’ on Valentine’s Day


New Delhi: The Animal Welfare Board of India has issued a notice appealing cow lovers to celebrate February 14 – a day celebrated across the world as Valentine's Day – as 'Cow Hug Day'. The government advisory body said that hugging a cow will bring “emotional richness” and will increase “individual and collective happiness”. “In view...

Global Indian Diaspora tweets roses to Indian missions as mark of love to farmers

Post Date: February 17, 2021

On Valentine’s Day, about two dozen Indian diaspora organizations launched an initiative for extending support to protesting farmers by tweeting or sending a rose to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The organizers urged sympathizers and members to send a rose to Indian missions in their respective regions to express their solidarity with the Indian farmers. “We...

DIY décor ideas to make your Valentine’s Day special


There are plenty of DIY décor ideas that are simple to put and create a party-ready ambiance at home given that COVID-19 has compelled us to celebrate every special day indoors.  From red roses and carnations to other blooms, there are easy to use elements that can turn on Valentine’s day festivity even while staying...

Ways to enjoy Valentine’s Day even if celebrating solo

Post Date: February 10, 2021

Being single on Valentine’s Day can actually be a real pleasure. The setup allows you to decide on your own plans and dedicate your time and money towards pampering yourself.  Here are some single on Valentine’s Day ideas …. Embrace the bath life Bubbles, CBD bath bombs, you know, the works. You can also infuse the bath with...

Indoor dining to reopen in NYC from Valentine’s Day


Indoor dining will resume with limited capacity in New York City restaurants next month, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced last Friday, more than a month after the governor had banned it to combat a second wave of the coronavirus. Starting Feb. 14, the city’s restaurants can seat customers indoors at 25 percent maximum capacity, officials said. The...