Viral Video Of Airlines Staff Doing Garba At Mumbai Airport Goes Viral
During the festive aura of Navratri, garba vibes hit Mumbai airport, as a video of Nikhil Chinapa, a music entrepreneur has gone viral on social media. In then viral video, staff and airline crew enthusiastically vibing in the festive mood and grooving to the beats of the song Chogada Tara from film Love Yatri. "That's really good... it's one of the things that I love about India," said Nikhil.
Tags: Viral, Garba, Festive Season, Nikhil Chinapa, Music Businessman
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Maharashtra Govt Approves Diwali Package For Ration Card Holders
Amid festive season, the Maharashtra Government led by Eknath Shinde announced a Diwali package. October 4, the Maharashtra Cabinet approved Diwali package for ration card holders, announced Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. He said ration card holders will get in Rs 100 rava, sugar, Chana Dal and edible oil. The announced offer would be eligible to people holding White Ration cards in the State.
Tags: Festive Season, Diwali Package, Ration, Maharashtra Govt, Deputy CM Devendra Fadnais
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
GoI Extends Free Ration Scheme Amid Festive Season In India
PM Narendra Modi announced that Union Cabinet decided to extend the scheme, under which over 80 crore people have been getting free ration, will ensure support to them during the festive season. On September 28, noting the Cabinet's decision on redevelopment of New Delhi, Ahmedabad and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus railway stations, PM Modi said India's infrastructure has to be futuristic and the measure reflects this vision of the… read-more
Tags: PM Narendra Modi, free ration scheme, Festive Season, welfare scheme, India
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
Mizoram Bans Firecrackers, Sky Lanterns During Festive Season
Firecrackers, sky lanterns and other pyrotechnic materials have been banned by Mizoram. Furthermore, selling and buying of toy guns with bullets during Christmas and New Year, was also banned by the government. Reportedly, regular checks on shops are conducted by a special team of the state district. Moreover, the government requested the public to celebrate without bursting crackers and causing pollution.
Tags: Mizoram, Festive Season, Firecrackers, Banned, Aizawl
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
11 Inspiring Heroes You Can Support This Diwali Season: The Better India
The season of joy, love, and light is here, and The Better India is embracing this opportunity to make a significant impact. They have put up a list of 11 charities that you may support this Diwali and donate to bring about a change, throughout India. We honor these unsung heroes who… read-more
Tags: better india, Diwali, donate, gift, Festive Season
Courtesy: The Better India
60% Households Spends During Festive Season, Says Survey
During the upcoming festive season, about 60% of households are set to spend money on shopping, revealed a survey conducted by the online platform LocalCircles. The survey registered 1.15 lakh responses from over 38,000 households situated in 396 districts across India. Reportedly, 35% of households will shop considering 'budget' followed by 'safety', 'convenience', selection or range, and other aspects. However, most of the households will… read-more
Tags: Houshold, shopping, Festive Season, LocalCircles
Courtesy: Business Today
Ahead Of Festivals, PM Modi Urges Citizens To Celebrate Responsibly
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his October 20 address, urged Indian citizens to celebrate the upcoming festivals with responsibility. The PM reminded that only the lockdown has gone but the battle against the virus is still not over. He requested the citizens to wear masks always and wash hands regularly to remain protected from the virus. He mentioned that efforts to develop the COVID-19 vaccine have been intensified, and assured to… read-more
Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Covid-19, Festive Season, Covid Vaccine
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Oct 2020's Power Consumption Expected To Surpass Oct 2019's Mark
According to the government's data, October 2020's power consumption is expected to surpass the consumption amount of October 2019, which was 97.84 billion units. The data stated that current consumption for October 1-15 stood at 55.37 billion units (BU) as against the 49.67 BU for the corresponding period in 2019. Reportedly, the consumption was much low since the lockdown, but started gaining momentum after the 'unlock' began.
Tags: Electricity, Consumption, Power, Festive Season, Lock Down
Ahead Of Festivals, Railways To Run 196 Pairs of Special Trains From Oct 20
The Indian Railways has decided to operate 196 pairs of special trains ahead of the festive season. Reportedly, the 392 special trains will be operational between October 20 to November 30. Besides, the railways has also decided to keep the fare same as that of the other special trains. The Railway Ministry has said that the schedule of these trains will be announced by the Zonal Railways.
Tags: Indian Railways, special trains, Festive Season, train
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Only 19% Indians Open to Travelling During Upcoming Festive Season, Says Survey
LocalCircles, a community social media platform conducted a survey about people’s travel preferences post Covid-19, during the upcoming festive season. It has been revealed that only 19% of Indians are open to traveling in the period of October-December. The survey was conducted on 25,000 people across 239 districts. Also, those willing to travel in this period would prefer to do the bookings close to the travel dates, the survey found.
Tags: Travel, Indian Festivals, Festive Season, Commuters
Courtesy: Hindustan Times