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  • Add a dash of tech to Raksha Bandhan

    Raksha Bandhan or rakhi (celebrated this year on August 7) is one of the most beautiful and treasured festivals for brothers and sisters across India. We all know that buying a rakhi gift for your sibling can be a daunting task, especially when you want your gift to have a sentimental value. So, if you are going out on an expedition to buy a rakhi gift, then we have a little gift

  • Glam tips for Raksha Bandhan

    Put your best fashion foot forward with these easy tips this Raksha Bandhan

  • Sex workers know about HIV, but unaware of related diseases

    Mumbai : The sex workers are aware of the HIV but still do not know about other diseases they are suffering from. This was revealed in a medical camp was organised for the commercial sex workers (CSWs) and transgender sex worker.

  • Indore: FDA tightens noose around sweetmeat, namkeen shops

    Indore: Officials of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) department and district administration jointly raided three sweetmeat shops in the city to check quality of food, on Friday. The raids were conducted in view of Raksha Bandhan and other festivals when people use sweets abundantly.

  • Raksha Bandhan 2017: Significance, history, muhurat and all you need to know

    Raksha Bandhan is a festival that celebrates the love, bond, and duty between brothers and sisters. The word Raksha means ‘Protection’ and ‘Bandhan’ means ‘Knot’, basically Raksha Bandhan means the ‘Knot of protection’. The festival is observed on the full moon day of the Hindu month Shravan, that falls in the Gregorian calendar month of August-September. On the day, sister ties ‘rakhi’ on her brother’s wrist and pray for his happiness and prosperity. The

  • Ujjain: Markets upbeat with festivals around the corner

    Ujjain: Ahead of the festival of ‘raksha bandhan’, markets of the city wore a heavily crowed look with customers thronging temporary ‘rakhi’ shops. The festival of raksha bandhan will be celebrated on Monday. ‘Rakhies’ with cartoon characters like Doraemon, Pokemon and Bahubali are being liked most by children. Cloth markets witnessed a heavy rush of customers due to the festive season. Shops selling sarees, suits, kids-wears and men’s apparels reported

  • Rohan Mehra ’s special relationship

    Life does move on, but few bonds stay and only get better with time. Rohan Mehra and Ashnoor Kaur share one such bond even after both the actors have moved on in life.

  • Raksha Bandhan

    Raksha Bandhan 2017 muhurat: Know the auspicious time to tie rakhi

    Raksha Bandhan, also known as Rakhi Purnima, is the festival that reinforces the bond between brother and sister. Raksha Bandhan is a Sanskrit word, where ‘Raksha’ means ‘Protection’ and ‘Bandhan’ means ‘to tie’, it basically means ‘to tie the knot of protection’. It is also called as Kajri Purnima or Kajri Navami in Northern India. The festival falls on the Hindu month of Shravan during Purnima Day. It is advisable to tie the sacred

  • Indore: Food officials to raid sweet shops before festivals

    Indore: In view of Raksha Bandhan festivities, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) department is gearing up to take action against sale of adulterated food products, especially sweets made of mawa as its consumption increases many times during the festival.
    The department will launch a campaign against sweetmeat shops across the city to put a check on mawa-based products. “In first phase of the action, we will take action against sweet shops and

  • Karan is Huma’s new rakhi brother

    Host and actor Karan Singh Chhabra recently met the brother-sister duo Saqib Saleem and Huma Qureshi on his chat show ‘The Asian Variety Show – Talk Show’. By the time they finished filming the episode Karan managed to forge a new relation with Huma Qureshi — as his Rakhi sister.

  • Teen ends life as parents delayed repair of her mobile

    Mumbai: Upset that her mobile had not been repaired for more than 12 days, a 17-year-old girl from Samata Nagar in Kandivali (E) ended her life by hanging herself from the ceiling fan on Thursday evening.

  • Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma Apologises After PSO’s Slap Goes Viral

    Ghaziabad/New Delhi : Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma on Friday apologised for the thrashing his personal staff gave to a society watchman in Ghaziabad where he had gone to visit his sister on Raksha Bandhan. The minister said he has also suspended the Personal Security Officer in question.

  • City begins celebration with tying rakhi on Mahakal

    Ujjain : Raksha Bandhan was celebrated with much festivity across the district on Thursday as Mahakaleshwar temple began the day with a special ceremony dedicated to lord Shiva.

  • When sisters wish freedom, only freedom to brothers

    Ujjain : Bhairvagarh Central Jail witnessed an emotional deluge as sisters tied rakhis on the wrists of their brothers housed in the jail on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, here on Thursday.