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Raksha Bandhan is just around the corner. The day dedicated to the love-hate relationship we have with our brothers comes for a day and is filled with laughter, merriment, gifts and warmth. We wait for the festival all year long and when it finally comes, we need rakhis that can fit into our expectations. Even though the stalls in the markets are full of beautiful, colourful rakhis, they do not entirely have the kind of products and the minamilistic rakhis, millennials look for.

So what does our millennial heart want? A rakhi that is as cute or as quirky as our brother, something that captures the essence of our relationship without giving away too much. Thankfully, these Instagram accounts are delivering the best rakhi designs we’ve come across and if you’re looking to gift your brother something that matches his spirit, check these accounts now!

ShopMangoPeople

This gram is all about cute and quirk! If you’re the kind who is looking for a rakhi which will stand out from the crowd and speak directly to your brother without you saying much, well this is the account you need to check. From “You’re my ATM” to “Bhukkhad Bro” they have it all.

Check out their handle here.

Kaagazi

This wonderful account creates some of the most simple yet wearable rakhis you’ll find out there. If you have a brother who likes to wear his rakhis for as long as he possibly can, these will do you good. Made from natural fibres and simple in design, these rakhis can be worn for as long as your stubborn brother wants.

Check out their handle here.

Tipsyfly

Looking to send a message across with your rakhi? Tipsyfly does personalised rakhis as well as ones with quirky messages written on them. The “second favourite child”, “you’re adopted” and “you were an accident” are our favourite ones!

Checkout their handle here.

Brio Art House

Another great IG account. Brio Art House is an environment-friendly company which does amazing handcrafted eco-friendly products. If you have a brother who is environment conscious or if you want a rakhi which is made with natural substances this the place to look. Handcrafted by women artisans these rakhi are about as natural as can be.

Checkout their handle here.

PropShop24

Another gem of an IG handle that does cutesy personalised rakhis, at PropShop24 you can find great rakhi options. These people will not only help you with the rakhis but you will also find great gift ideas here. PropShop24 has some of the most simple yet cute rakhis, so if you are looking for those, checkout this handle.

Checkout their handle here.

Go check out these handles and find your partner in crime the rakhi which suits him best. Get any one of these amazing handles and give your brother something more than just a thread!

List of SOPs issued for colleges in Mumbai ahead of the scheduled reopening on Wednesday

Check out the details of the guidelines issued by the University of Mumbai for its affiliated colleges here

Degree colleges in Mumbai are all set to resume offline classes from October 20. Ahead of the reopening, the University of Mumbai has issued new SOPs to ensure safety for all staffers and students. Amongst various other steps, the college authorities have been asked to take ensure social distancing, follow the mask norm, and maintain hygiene. Read on to check out other details:

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LMC to fight air pollution in Lucknow with new anti-smog guns!

Notably, Lucknow Municipal Corporation had purchased 3 anti-smog guns last year as well.

Lucknow Municipal Corporation will deploy vehicles equipped with new anti-smog guns to combat the growing levels of air pollution in the city. The anti-smog guns will ensure proper visibility during the foggy season by improving the quality of air significantly and making it more breathable for the citizens here.

Notably, as per the World Air Quality Report 2020, Lucknow was ranked as the ninth most polluted city in the world. It has been reported that the level of pollution rises significantly during the winters due to the drop in temperature paired with high moisture content apart from other common factors. This deadly combination leads to the trapping of particulate matter in the atmosphere, thereby deteriorating the air quality.

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Sale & use of green firecrackers allowed in Jaipur & other Raj districts

The cracker ban is lifted in all districts, except the ones that fall in the NCR area.

In a bid to promote an ecological festive season, the Rajasthan government has permitted the sale and use of only green firecrackers, in all regions execpt those falling under NCR. Additionaly, the ban will remain in force in cities with poor air quality.

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Zero COVID fatalities reported in Mumbai on Sunday, for the first time in 20 months!

The latest development has brought in a new respite to the citizens and authorities alike.

After a difficult year marred by the pandemic, there is finally some good news for the people of Mumbai. For the first time since the onset of COVID on March 26, 2020, the metropolitan city has reported zero fatalities. While the city is already on the path to recovery with a decline in cases each day, the latest development has brought in a new respite to the citizens and authorities alike.

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New flights to ease connectivity from Indore to Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Delhi & Hyderabad from October 31

These flights are part of the winter schedule approved by the DGCA

As per the new winter flight schedule approved by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, 25 new flight services will be started to ease connectivity from Indore to Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad. The daily flight movement between Indore and Delhi is set to increase with the induction of 16 new flights on this route. 10 new flights on both Indore-Ahmedabad and Indore-Mumbai routes along with at least 8 other services between Indore- Hyderabad, will also be functional from October 31.

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Jaipur's Mridul Agarwal creates history by scoring the highest-ever percentile in JEE Advanced!

Reportedly, more than 30 students from Jaipur have qualified the Joint Engineering Exam this year.

Jaipur's 18-year-old Mridul Agarwal, who appeared for the Joint Entrance Examination Advanced (JEE) Advanced from the IIT Delhi zone, is the all-India topper this year. Bringing laurels to the Pink City, Mridul has created a history by getting 96%, the highest-ever percentile in the examination. Moreover, over 30 students from the city have qualified for this entrance examination this year.

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Put an end to your quest for steal deals & hangout places in Lucknow with KnockOFF!

Eat to your heart's content and save big each time, with unbelievable deals on KnockOFF

You must have heard stories and read poems about how people cross a thousand oceans and climb mountains to find love. But you don't have to go to any great lengths if the love of your life is food. All you've gotta do to reunite with your one true love, is go to your phone's App Store/Play Store and download the KnockOFF app. Easy right?

Eat to your heart's content and save big each time, with unbelievable deals on KnockOFF. So, if you are on the lookout for some steal deals today, at the most happening places in Lucknow, scroll away and take your pick:

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