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Bhojpuri actors, singers all decked up to celebrate Holi

Holi has always enjoyed a special place in Bhojpuri cinema and music, given the mind-boggling popularity of the festival in the region

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Imran Khan’s ‘Holi mubarak’ meets Ashoke Pandit’s ‘stop playing Holi with blood’

[pullquote]In this post: 1. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s congratulatory message to Hindus on the occasion of Holi 2. Bollywood producer Ashoke Pandit’s reaction 3. The plight of Hindus in Pakistan[/pullquote] New Delhi: On Thursday when Imran Khan greeted the Hindu community on Twitter on the occasion of Holi, co-producer of The Accidental Prime Minister […]

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Gokashth to replace wood for eco-friendly Holika fire

Starting from Wednesday evening, more than 1,500 places in the city will observe the Holika Dahan, which will last till late in the night

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सर्फ एक्सेल विवाद ― विज्ञापन जगत भी लिबरलों, वामपंथियों का गढ़

सतही तौर पर सर्फ एक्सेल का विज्ञापन मासूम सा लगता है; गहराई से सोचें तो यह हमारी संस्कृति पर एक टिप्पणी है

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Holi hooliganism? Forensic exam rules out presence of semen in balloon

New Delhi: The college student, who had alleged that a semen-filled balloon was thrown at her in Amar colony market had submitted her clothes for forensic examination. The test results are back and have ruled out the presence of semen on her clothes, police said. In February, before Holi, a woman had alleged that semen-filled balloons […]

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Holi: An integral part of Bollywood films

Mumbai: Holi has played an important part of Bollywood. The festival of colours has not just given us some iconic songs but even enhanced the storyline. Like Sholay to Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani, a lot of films have explored different shades of Holi. Kisan Kanya was known as India’s first colour film but did not start the […]

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Play Holi with organic colours, advise doctors

New Delhi: On the eve of Holi, doctors advised people to use organic colours only, and warned that wearing contact lenses when playing the festival of colours may harm eyes. Both chemical and natural colours are available in the market, and medical and environmental experts have been pitching for the use of latter. “Chemical colours can […]

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Ranbir was conned into believing Anushka plays a dog woman in Pari

Mumbai: Clover Wootton, who designed the eerie look for actor Anushka Sharma in Pari, says she once lied about the actor’s role to Ranbir Kapoor. Clover, who is also working on the Dutt biopic with Ranbir, decided to trick the star into believing that his Ae Dil Hai Mushkil co-actor was playing the character of a dog […]

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Holi: Slam Propaganda, Exercise Self-Restraint

A ridiculous allegation related to the ongoing Holi festivities surfaced yesterday. A purported student of Lady Shri Ram College of the University of Delhi, reportedly hailing from the Northeast, alleged that some people had hurled at her balloons, the content of which turned out to be semen rather than water. While the way Holi is […]

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Lucknow: Muslim cleric for shifting of namaz timings in view of Holi

Lucknow: In a show of communal harmony, a noted Muslim cleric here has shifted the timing of the Friday namaz prayers by an hour in order to avoid any clash with Holi revellers and also appealed others to do the same. Imam-e-Eidgah Maulana Khalid Rasheed Firangi Mahli, who is also executive committee member of the All […]