There're nearly 400 railway stations serving tea in Kulhad (earthen cups). We're making efforts to implement the same across the country as Railways' contribution in making India plastic-free. It'll also generate employment: Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal in Alwar,Rajasthan
Tea will be sold in environment-friendly 'kulhads' (earthen cups) in place of plastic cups at all railway stations in the country, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said
On the call of PM Modi on #Diwali , lit earthen lamp in the honour of our brave jawans deployed at the borders to guard our nation. I also express gratitude to kins of our soldiers, nation will forever be indebted to your sacrifice: HM Amit Shah (Pic source: HM Shah's Twitter)
Delhi: Shops decorated, earthen lamps and candles lit outside them in Paharganj on #Diwali . Some people also seen bursting firecrackers. National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a total ban against the sale or use of all kinds of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR till 30th November.
Chhattisgarh: Ashok Chakradhari, a potter in Kondagaon, has designed an earthen lamp in which flow of oil is circulated automatically. He says, "I learnt making this lamp watching several techniques online. I've received a good number of orders for making more such lamps."
Mumbai: Shopkeepers selling earthen lamps and decorative items hope to have good business in the current festive season. They say, "Chinese items are being ignored by customers. We will definitely be benefitted by it as we are keeping handmade made in India products in our shop."
Punjab: Golden Temple in Amritsar illuminated on the occasion of #BandiChhorDivas . Devotees light earthen lamps and candles at the temple premises.
Gujarat: Mother of PM Modi, Heeraben, lights an earthen lamp after turning off all lights at her residence. India switched off all the lights for 9 minutes at 9 PM today & just lit a candle, 'diya', or flashlight, to mark India's fight against #Coronavirus as per PM's appeal.
Mumbai: Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani lit candles and earthen lamps at their residence 'Antilia'. People across India switched off lights in their houses for 9 minutes at 9 PM today&lit a candle, 'diya', or flashlight, to mark India's fight against #Coronavirus as per PM's appeal
#WATCH Maharashtra: Priests lit earthen lamps at Shri Siddhi Vinayak Ganpati Mandir in Mumbai. PM Modi had appealed to all to switch off all lights of houses today at 9 PM for 9 minutes & just light a candle,'diya' or mobile's flashlight, to mark fight against #COVID
Delhi: Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) members light earthen lamps around the platform of the statue of Swami Vivekananda, inside Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), that was defaced by miscreants, earlier today. (Earlier visuals)