Holi celebrated with enthusiasm in Bengal

Kolkata, March 2 : Holi, the festival of colours, was celebrated with mirth and gaiety across West Bengal on Friday as people participated in great numbers and swayed to popular beats. While the Bengali community dominated the Dol (spring festival similar to Holi) celebrations on Thursday, it was the turn of the non-Bengali communities (predominantly […]

On Holi, celebrities send out colourful wishes to fans

Mumbai, March 2 : Bollywood stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher and Juhi Chawla on Friday sent out Holi wishes to their fans, urging them to enjoy a safe and happy festival of colours. Abhishek Bachchan, Manoj Bajpayee, Divya Dutta, Riteish Deshmukh, Rannvijay Singh and Taapsee Pannu were among those who wished a simple “Happy […]

Celebrate Holi with colours of unity: Punjab CM

Chandigarh, March 2 : Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday greeted the people on the occasion of Holi, with a call for celebrating the traditional Indian festival with the colours of unity, tolerance, brotherhood and compassion. In his message, he exhorted the people to celebrate the festival of love in a spirit of harmony, […]

Himachal Governor, CM greet people on Holi

Shimla, March 2 : Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday greeted people on the occasion of Holi festival. The festival would strengthen the bonds of brotherhood and would go a long way in promoting unity and integrity, Devvrat said in a statement. The Chief Minister said Holi, celebrated […]

India, Jordan renew support for Palestine, sign 12 agreements

[Suippes: French President Emmanuel Macron, center, French Defense Minister Florence Parly, left, and General Jean-Pierre Bosser, Chief of Staff of the French land forces are pictured while flying aboard a NH90 helicopter during a military exercise over the military camp of Suippes, near Reims, eastern France, Thursday, March 1, 2018. The French president pays a […]

Tell truth or resign: Nobel laureates tell Suu Kyi

Dhaka, March 1 : Three female Nobel peace laureates have asked Myanmar State Counsellor and de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi “to act now” or “face the consequences” for what they called “genocide” being carried out in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. More than 688,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Rakhine State to neighbouring Bangladesh since August […]