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Happy Dussehra! Okhla residents get ready to celebrate festival

With Dussehra going on, Hindu devotees in Okhla are getting ready to celebrate the festival by visiting the ghat at Okhla Head inside the canal colony. Besides, preparations are for burning of the effigy of Ravana. Live every year, this year also the effigy has been placed at Okhla Head …

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VIDEO: Okhla residents march to Myanmar Embassy in support of Rohingyas

A protest was taken out in solidarity with Rohingyas in Delhi with many Okhla residents, including some religious organisations, marching at Myanmar Embassy in Chanakyapuri on September 13 peacefully demanding justice for the persecuted Rohingyas in Myanmar. Syed Azharuddin, national secretary, SIO of India, said several organisations had come together …

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VIDEO: Okhla to say it loud on Sunday: ‘Not In My Name’

As part of the ‘Day against Hatred’, residents of Jamia Nagar, Okhla village and adjoining areas will come together to oppose the hatred that is being propogated against the Muslim community and other minority groups, according to organizers of the event. PERFORMERS 1: Sonam Kalra – Musician – The Sufi …

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5 things to do this Eid-al Adha for Okhla residents, Muslims

Muslims will celebrate Eid-al Adha tomorrow morning. After offering prayer in the morning they will sacrifice animals in the name of Allah all over the world. However, it has been noticed that the festival of sacrifice has become a moment of show-off with residents, particularly in Muslim-dominated Okhla, seen flaunting …

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Shaheen Bagh residents desptach relief materials for Bihar flood victims

Concerned with the flood situation in some districts of Bihar, many Okhla residents are collecting relief materials. Some activists of Shaheen Bagh too are involved in the philanthropic activities and a few days ago they released relief materials for flood victims. Activist Syed Zafar Islam Hashmi told OT.COM that their …

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Jamia appoints veteran journalist Saeed Naqvi

Jamia Millia Islamia has appointed veteran journalist Saeed Naqvi as full time senior Media Advisor/Consultant in the Centre for Culture Media & Governance. “Approval of the V-C, JMI is hereby conveyed on the engagement of Saeed Naqvi as full-time senior Media Advisor/Consultant in the Centre of Culture, Media and Governance, …

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