29 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The eyes are particularly at risk during the festival as powdered colours, coloured water or other chemicals can very easily enter them. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Substitute harmful chemical-based colours with organic ones
  • Wear glasses or other protective eyewear
  • Do not wear contact lenses

29 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Both of his show received immense love when re-aired during the Nationwide lockdown in India in 2020. (Photo credit: Instagram/Swwapnil Joshi)

  • The actor played Young Krishna in the mythological show of the 90s
  • He also played young Kusha in another mythological series ‘Uttar Ramayana’
  • Both the shows were re-televised during the nationwide lockdown in India

29 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
People enjoy playing Holi with water balloons, colours and delicious food. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Holi is celebrated in the Phalguna month as per the Hindu calendar
  • Holika Dahan is celebrated one day prior to Holi
  • Holi signifies the triumph of good over evil

29 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Holi is a Hindu festival that marks the arrival of spring and signifies the triumph of good over evil. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Pixabay)

  • Holika Dahan, also known as choti Holi, is celebrated the day before Holi
  • It is celebrated on the Purnima Tithi (full moon night) of the month of Phalguna in the Hindu calendar
  • It falls on March 28 this year

28 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Holi, festival of colours, is celebrated every year in the Phalgun month of Hindu calendar. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Holi will be celebrated this year on March 29
  • There are many ways you can celebrate the festival in an environment-friendly way
  • Avoid wastage of water while playing Holi to save the scarce resource

28 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Facebook has brought the new stickers to make virtual celebrations more fun. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • Facebook has launched new avatar-based stickers on this Holi
  • The stickers can be used while commenting on posts or in personal texts
  • The stickers are easy to make and gives you various choices for the avatar, including skin tone and beard styles

28 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
We have compiled a list of four healthy Holi recipes to celebrate the festival of colours. (Photo credit: Unsplash)

  • Coconut Gujiya is the highly nutritious and fibrous sweet for this Holi
  • Spicy food lovers must try chana kabab
  • Replace the traditional kheer with oats and fruits this time

27 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Women smear dry colours on each other during Holi celebrations in Nadia. (Photo Credit: PTI/File)

  • In Mumbai, BMC has banned private celebrations of Holi and Rangapanchami
  • Delhi and UP have ordered to test people from states reporting surge in COVID-19 cases
  • Haryana government has also banned all Holi celebrations in the state

26 March
The festival of colours, Holi falls in the month of March every year. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Holi is one of the biggest Indian festivals after Diwali
  • People celebrate Holi by playing with colours and treating themselves to tasty dishes
  • The festival falls on Pratipada tithi of Chaitra month, Krishna paksha as per Hindu calendar