In the run-up to Holi last year, the revenue earned from liquor sales stood around Rs 11.5 crore, while liquor worth approximately Rs 9 crore was sold on December 30 and 31, they said.
Holi celebrations took a horrific turn for a 22-year-old Japanese woman in India after she faced harassment from a group of men.
Matrimonial website Bharat Matrimony came under criticism for its advertisement on Holi that was released on Wednesday.
Around 30 vehicles were impounded and owners of at least five of them penalised hefty amounts ranging between Rs 17,000 to Rs 33,000 for ”stunts” and recklessness like car occupants hanging from the windows, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Anil Kumar Yadav said.
Union Minister Rajnath Singh and US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo shared a video of them playing Holi, using the moment to strengthen bonds between both countries.
Amitabh Bachchan wrote in his blog that on Holi he has been 'languishing in the environs of the home and the prevention from all kinds of physical activity'.
Rohit Sharma is seen applying colour on all the players while batter Surya Kumar Yadav is seen singing and dancing to the tune of 'Rang Barse..'
Although Anil Agarwal used the example of 'Holika dahan' as a sign of the victory of good over evil, the businessman has been experiencing troubled waters after the Centre opposed Vedanta's deal with Hindustan Zinc (HZL) to sell its international zinc assets.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook took to social media on March 8 to extend his greetings on the festival of Holi.
Such programmes are organised to bring these widows into the mainstream of society and efforts are made to make them self-reliant by training them to prepare herbal Gulal, 'agarbattis' (incense sticks), and candles, officials said.
On the night ahead of Holi, villagers gather at an open space with three huge trunks of betel nut trees for performing various rituals that culminate into "Sheni Ujo".
The Swiggy advertisement said, 'Omelette – Sunny side-up – Kisi ke sarr par. #BuraMatKhelo. Get Holi essentials on Instamart.
Elaborate arrangements have been made for the safety of motorists and pedestrians in the national capital while ensuring smooth traffic flow and preventing rash driving or stunts on two-wheelers, they said.
The Pet Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) says that unlike human skin, animal skin can absorb the toxic particles which could prove hazardous.
Zomato's tweet on a customer trying to order bhaang prompted a response from Delhi Police.
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More than 150 company security personnel other than police, 800 traffic police personnel and 9,000 local police will be deployed for Shab-e-Baraat, which will be observed on the intervening night of March 7 and 8, officials said.
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