Gyms, fitness centres in Maharashtra to reopen from Dussehra amid strict COVID-19 measures

Maharashtra government on Saturday (October 17, 2020) announced to reopen gyms and fitness centres across the state from Dussehra, which will be celebrated on October 25. 

Oct 17, 2020, 22:20 PM IST

This Dussehra, punch out the supervillain of our lives and get ready for a new beginning with Zee Cinema

A huge sigh of relief is surely to follow once they show 2020 who the actual boss is. Post this, one can let the world know how they plan to move over 2020 by sharing their wishes for a new beginning.

Oct 14, 2020, 12:42 PM IST

CM Yogi Adityanath allows Durga Puja celebrations in UP under COVID-19 safety protocols

The Yogi Adityanath government has finally allowed Durga Puja celebrations with established safety protocols to curb the Coronavirus pandemic. Durga Puja pandals can now hold religious or cultural events in the open, provided all guidelines for Covid-19 containment, like social distancing and the wearing of masks is followed.

Oct 02, 2020, 13:04 PM IST

Ayodhya to witness star-studded Ramlila this Dussehra; several Bollywood biggies to participate

After the successful completion of the ground-breaking ceremony of the proposed Ram Temple in Ayodhya on August 5, the ancient holy town is now gearing up to witness a star-studded Ramlila this Dussehra.

Sep 15, 2020, 17:35 PM IST

Bhumi Pednekar attends Dussehra in Delhi as Ramlila fever grips celebs

Among Bollywood stars, Bhumi Pednekar was spotted attending Lav Kush Ramlila at Lal Quila Maidan, one of the Capital's oldest functions.

Oct 09, 2019, 18:36 PM IST

BJP leaders skip Dussehra event attended by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

The official release from the state government said that assembly speaker Vijay Kumar Chaudhary, senior bureaucrats, Patna District Magistrate and other officials were present during the celebrations at the Gandhi maidan.

Oct 08, 2019, 22:09 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi calls for women empowerment, end use of plastic at Dussehra event

Addressing a gathering, PM Narendra Modi began his speech by raising slogans of `Jai Shri Rama` and urged people to take up one mission this year and make efforts in order to fulfil it keeping in mind the development of the country.

Oct 08, 2019, 20:02 PM IST

Neha Dhupia, Dino Morea, VJ Nikhil give eco-twist to Dussehra

Actors Neha Dhupia, Dino Morea and video jockey Nikhil Chinapa joined forces to raise awareness about plastic pollution through a special Dussehra campaign.

Oct 08, 2019, 16:56 PM IST

'Dashanan Mandir': A temple where demon king Ravana is worshipped

The temple 'Dashanan Mandir' in Lucknow is believed to be constructed around the 1890s by Guru Prasad Shukl, which opens each year annually on Dusshera.

Oct 08, 2019, 13:48 PM IST

2018 Amritsar train mishap victims' kin hold protest, say 'no justice even after a year'

Last year, 60 people lost their lives after a train ran over them while they were watching the burning of Ravan effigy, standing on a railway track in Amritsar.

Oct 08, 2019, 13:14 PM IST

Lynching alien concept to Bharat, has its references elsewhere, says Mohan Bhagwat

Addressing his swayamsevaks, the RSS chief said that the term 'lynching' has been coined specifically to defame India and the Hindu society. 

Oct 08, 2019, 11:44 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi extends greetings on Dussehra

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also wished people on the Vijayadashmi on Twitter and said, "Best wishes to all of you on Vijaydashmi which is about the victory of good over evil and triumph of simplicity over pride."

Oct 08, 2019, 11:32 AM IST

India has put faith in BJP, says RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in Dussehra address

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday addressed swayamsevaks on the occasion of Dussehra at Nagpur's Reshimbagh ground where he gave out a message to the cadre of the organisation and its affiliates. 

Oct 08, 2019, 09:50 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Dussehra, to attend celebration in Delhi's Dwarka area

PM Modi and President Kovind today extended their greetings to the nation on the occasion of Dussehra. 

Oct 08, 2019, 08:35 AM IST

Rajnath Singh to perform 'Shastra Puja' today before Rafale delivery

The Rafale aircraft, which is capable of carrying an array of potent weapons and missiles, will be a force to reckon with in the Indian Air Force to which Pakistan has no answer, according to defence experts.

Oct 08, 2019, 06:55 AM IST

Visit aimed at expanding strategic partnerships between two nations: Rajnath Singh in France

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday reached France on a three-day visit where he will receive the first of the 36 Rafale aircraft in the French port city of Bordeaux.

Oct 07, 2019, 23:31 PM IST

Vijayadashami—the day when Sai Baba of Shirdi took Mahasamadhi

'God Is One' was his motto and 'Sabka Malik Ek', Allah Malik favourite epigrams associated with Sai Baba of Shirdi.

Oct 07, 2019, 17:42 PM IST

Mysuru prince worships weapons, treasure on Navami day

Various types of weapons, including weapons and firearms, were brought out of the royal treasure-trove, placed in a golden palanquin and carried around the palace for viewing by the royal family members and the public.

Oct 07, 2019, 17:16 PM IST

Ravana is celebrated as a tragic hero in this Greater Noida village where Dussehra and Diwali are not festivals

We all know this by heart that Dussehra is celebrated as the victory of good over evil and how Ravana was killed by the virtuous Rama.

Oct 07, 2019, 17:15 PM IST

What is Shastra Puja and how it is related to Navratri and Dussehra?

On Dussehra, weapons and other instruments of the goddess are worshipped. The ritual is called Shastra Puja or Ayudha Puja.

Oct 07, 2019, 16:13 PM IST