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FabIndia Says “Jashn-E-Riwaaz” Not Its Diwali Collection, Deletes Tweet Amid Boycott Calls

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FabIndia Says “Jashn-E-Riwaaz” Not Its Diwali Collection, Deletes Tweet Amid Boycott Calls

Introduction 

An Ethnic wear brand FabIndia had tweeted a link to an article about its maroon Indian wear featuring five models.  The retailer of Fabindia tweeted “As we welcome the festival of love and light, Jashn-e-Riwaaz by FabIndia is a collection that beautifully pays homage to Indian culture

But a section of social media amid called to boycott it for its purported messaging.  Thus, Fabindia has deleted the tweet with an advertisement for a festive collection. 

Tweets

The top official of Fabindia has the tagline and wordmark of Fablndia is ” Celebrate India”. 

He also said our current capsule of products under the name Jashn-e-Riwaaz is a celebration of Indian traditions.  This is not our Diwali collection of products.  The name of our Diwali collection is “Jhilmil si Diwali ” which is yet to be launched. Please do keep a lookout. It is beautiful. 

The MP of BJP Tejasvi Surya tweeted that Deepavali is not Jashn-e-Riwaaz and the brand must face economic costs for such deliberate misadventures.

After his tweet FabIndia has deleted their tweet.

Now FabIndia’s website features the same photo and removed the tagline “Jashn-e-Riwaaz”.

Other Twitter users have also joined him and called for boycotting FabIndiaAnyway. 

Another Twitter user tweeted what language have to do with religion.

Another user also tweeted that  “Tanishq, iD foods, Infosys, Fabindia, Unacademy. These are some of India’s precious brands being held to ransom by vigilantes. The message is clear,”

Conclusion 

The popular jewellery brand Tanishq has faced massive social media trolling when they featured an advertisement of an interfaith baby shower and they were forced to take down that ad.

FabIndia is a valuable brand founded by John Bissell in 1960 as a firm exporting home furnishings.

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1st Cases In Andhra, Chandigarh; India’s Omicron Count Now 38: 10 Points

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Omicron

Omicron cases are increasing and there are cases of Covid-19 variant in Delhi, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat. 

There are fresh Omicron patients risen to 38 as 1 each in Chandigarh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala. 

Top news related to Omicron 

There was the first case in Nagpur, Maharashtra. A 40-year-old man came back from South Africa via Delhi. He was tested positive at the airport on December 6.There was the 18th case of omicron on December 11 and 12.In Kerala’s Ernakulam, a patient returned from the UK via Abu Dhabi and tested positive for Omicron. Till then, he was home quarantined and his family members and other passengers were home quarantined. A 20-year-old who came from Italy tested positive. A man who returned from Ireland to Andhra Pradesh was tested positive for Omicron. Maharashtra has the maximum number of cases.The ICMR unit in Assam has developed a new testing kit to detect Omicron in two hours.The WHO warned the nations of the Asia Pacific region to boost healthcare capacity and full vaccinate their people.

Conclusion 

The Omicron strain is considered to be highly transmissible and it has spread to almost 59 nations.

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India’s Harnaaz Sandhu crowned Miss Universe 2021

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India's Harnaaz Sandhu crowned Miss Universe 2021

Harnaaz Sandhu, a 21 year old from India, represented India at the 70th Miss Universe 2021 which was held at Eilat, Israel. 

In 2000, Lara Dutta won the title of Miss Universe.

She was presented the crown by Andrea Meza,  the former Miss Universe of 2020 from Mexico which was live-streamed all across the world.

The first runner up was from Paraguay and second runner up was from South Africa.

About the Miss Universe event 

In the top three rounds, the contestants were asked what advice would you give to young women watching on how to deal with the pressures they face today?

Harnaaz Sandhu answered this question amazingly. She said the biggest pressure the youth of today is facing,  is to believe in themselves.  To know that you are unique makes you beautiful.  Stop comparing yourselves with others and let’s talk about more important things that are happening worldwide.  Come out and speak for yourself,  because you’re the leader of your life.  You are the voice of your own. I believed in myself and that is why I am standing here today. 

Conclusion 

Her powerful answer made the beauty top 3 of calling for less talk and more action.

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Farmer union to meet the government to decide on further movement

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Farmer union to meet the government to decide on further movement

The proposal from the government which addresses the pending issues has been accepted by farmer unions and the farmer union will be meeting the government on Thursday (9th December 2021) at noon.

Farmer union to meet the government and decide further movement

The farmer union, SKM (Samyukta Kisan Morcha) accepted the government proposal which addresses the pending issues of farmers.

It was on Tuesday (7th December 2021) when the central government sent the draft to the farmer union which is a five-member committee. Sources have indicated that once the final draft of the proposal agreed by both the parties is received by the union, the farmers’ protest which started on 26 November 2020 will end.

The issues listed in the draft were Surety on Minimum Support Price, withdrawal of the draft Electricity Amendments Bill, 2020/2021, withdrawal of criminal cases against the farmers, and also compensation for the families of farmers who died during the protest.

The SKM said that they will be meeting the government at Singhu Border on Thursday at noon to come up with a formal decision and later end the protest.

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