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Delhi govt teacher, who was booked for hate rant against Muslims, is a repeat offender: Students

A student alleged that the teacher Hema Gulati, in front of his mother and sister, said, ‘How can you cut animals and eat them? Do you have no mercy?’

The accused teaches at a Delhi government school in Kailash Nagar. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 29, 2023 11:42 PM IST

Congresswoman Grace Meng’s bill aims to make Diwali a federal holiday

Congresswoman Grace Meng has introduced the Diwali Day Act in the US House of Representatives to make Diwali a federal holiday in the country.

**EDS: TO GO WITH STORY** Washington: American Congresswoman Grace Meng. (PTI Photo)(PTI07_28_2023_000008A)(PTI)
Published on Jul 28, 2023 01:36 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Tuhin Das Mahapatra

Part of Gokhale bridge to reopen by Diwali, says BMC

Mumbai's Gopal Krishna Gokhale bridge, which was supposed to partially reopen before monsoon, will now open by Diwali in November, according to the BMC.

HT Image
Updated on Jul 07, 2023 12:50 AM IST

Diwali to become school holiday in New York City

The announcement came after state lawmakers recently enacted legislation designating Diwali as a holiday in the biggest school system in the US.

Diwali to become school holiday in New York City (Pic for representation)
Published on Jun 27, 2023 11:29 AM IST
ANI | , New York

Diwali as school holiday in New York starting this year

Diwali holiday in New York: Authorities decided to declare Diwali as school holiday as more than 2 lakh residents celebrate Diwali in the city.

This year, the festival is expected to be observed on November 12 (Sunday)(File)
Updated on Jun 27, 2023 11:37 AM IST
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