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Home alone on Diwali, really?

Staying away from the family in a different city, especially during festivals, is not easy but many manage because professional commitments take precedence over personal ones. DH Photo

Staying away from the family in a different city, especially during festivals, is not easy but many manage because professional commitments take precedence over personal...

'Now I have stopped saying no'

You would have seen her either on television, in films or on the stage. Though the names of the productions, she acted in don't immediately come to mind.DH Photo

You would have seen her either on television, in films or on the stage. Though the names of the productions, she acted in don't immediately...

A smartphone app for visually challenged

There are 285 million visually-challenged people in the world, of which, 39 million are completely sightless. DH Photo

There are 285 million visually-challenged people in the world, of which, 39 million are completely sightless...

Celebrating the craft of Tharu women

The Rana Tharu is a tribal community settled in the Terai and Bhabar region of Uttarakhand, now the district of Udham Singh Nagar...

Jewels from our past

While going around exploring in Old Delhi, the senses so filled with the aroma of kebabs being prepared in roadside kiosks...

City drowns itself in festive spirit

Though Diwali is falling on a weekday this year, it has in no way marred the spirit of the festival. Instead, people just got a reason to begin the celebrations from the weekend itself.Dh Photo

Though Diwali is falling on a weekday this year, it has in no way marred the spirit of the festival. Instead, people just got a...

Fairy lights add glitter to Chandni Chowk

Festivity in the air, chaos, crowd and confusion around are no deterrent to eager shoppers heading with single-minded purpose to Bhagirath Palace, only half-a-kilometre away from the Red Fort in Chandni Chowk. DH Photo

Festivity in the air, chaos, crowd and confusion around are no deterrent to eager shoppers heading with single-minded purpose to Bhagirath Palace, only half-a-kilometre away...

Desi crackers take shine off Chinese sparklers

A jostling crowd in the congested lanes and bylanes leave hardly any space to walk. Still, if you manage to walk along with the crowd, after getting accustomed to the constant nudging and pushing, you won't get a chance to breathe easy. DH Photo

A jostling crowd in the congested lanes and bylanes leave hardly any space to walk. Still, if you manage to walk along with the crowd,...

No mountain hard to climb for them

Those who cannot see tend to feel more; their other senses work together and make them experience even the cool breeze differently, especially when you...

This Robin Hood Army feeds the homeless

Every Sunday, at around 8.30 pm, a group of volunteers in green T-shirts heads out in different directions with packed food like vada pav, khichdi...

Traditional style gets a thumbs up

Playing with Indian fabrics and handlooms in different styles, specific to sta­tes, is nothing new for designers.

Beware! Hot tools harm the tresses

Blow drying your hair or going for flat ironing might give your locks the style you want, but don't raise your brows if you end...

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A major fire that broke out in the crackers market in Faridabad...

A major fire that broke out in the crackers market in Faridabad...

On the eve of Diwali Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture of Kali...

On the eve of Diwali Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture of Kali...

Indian passengers rest on a crowded platform ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights...

Indian passengers rest on a crowded platform ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights...

Indian soccer player Peter Biaksangzuala, center, performs flips as he celebrates a goal...

Indian soccer player Peter Biaksangzuala, center, performs flips as he celebrates a goal...

Woman buying earthen lamps at a market ahead of the Diwali festival...

Woman buying earthen lamps at a market ahead of the Diwali festival...

School children paint their faces during Diwali celebrations...

School children paint their faces during Diwali celebrations...

A huge rangoli in front of Swaminarayan Temple...

A huge rangoli in front of Swaminarayan Temple...

Volunteers of Azad Hind taking out a procession to mark the Azad Hind Foundation Day...

Volunteers of Azad Hind taking out a procession to mark the Azad Hind Foundation Day...

Family members paying tribute to police martyrs during Police Commemoration Day...

Family members paying tribute to police martyrs during Police Commemoration Day...

TRS activists set affire chairs at the TDP office in Nalgonda...

TRS activists set affire chairs at the TDP office in Nalgonda...

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