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Young voters, celebrate the Diwali of Indian democracy

Nobody is claiming that Indian democracy is perfect. Yet, all of us need to go out there and participate in the incredible event called Indian elections. Sheela Bhatt explains why. India is going......

In PHOTOS: Michelle Obama's Bollywood Diwali bash

US First Lady Michelle Obama had a filmi Diwali! She "thinks she can dance", she said after she performed a Bollywood dance number with choreographer Nakul Mahajan.  Later, addressing guests......

Lights, crackers, action: World celebrates Diwali

We bring you some of the best images of the Festival of Lights from across the globe… Light decorations for Diwali celebrations are pictured in Kuala Lumpur Click on NEXT for...

Michelle Obama to lead Diwali celebrations in White House

United States First Lady Michelle Obama would lead this year's Diwali celebrations the White House, which is expected to be attended by lawmakers, senior administration officials and eminent Indian......

IN PHOTOS: Capitol Hill celebrates its first-ever Diwali

The first-ever Congressional Diwali celebration on Capitol Hill on Tuesday evening was a spectacular event by any measure, with the House of Representatives Rayburn Building lobby overflowing with......

India's real estate sector rebound is on shaky ground

Houses have traditionally sold well during the festive season, normally peaking around Diwali. Buffeted by rising cost of land and construction in an economy that was lethargic at best, the......

Offers, market boost post-Diwali vacation business

After a flat Diwali season, tour operators are now pinning their hopes on the upcoming Christmas season for a rebound in holiday bookings. This optimism is triggered by the feel-good factor in the......

Diwali retail sales see a spurt in last week

Sales, after seeing low growth in the festive-season, seem to have picked up in the past few days for retailers in the apparel and consumer durables segments.The Kishore Biyani-promoted Central......

Bright lights, dark mood at Exchange Square

Exchange Square at Andheri here is lit up on the occasion of Muhurut trading on Diwali.On Sunday, however, the usual cheer was missing on the faces of the motley gathering in the building, housing......

Silver gains in Diwali trading

Silver gained 0.20 per cent to Rs 50,276 per kg in special Muhurat trading on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) today as participants built new positions to mark the start of Samvat year......

PIX: Vivek Oberoi visits the Rediff office

With the huge blockbuster Krrish 3 behind him, Vivek Oberoi is certainly enjoying his Diwali. The actor visited the Rediff office in Mumbai, and seemed especially happy as he interacted with staff,......

After Diwali, Bollywood returns to work

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. With the five-day long Diwali celebrations coming to an end, Bollywood stars are now back to work. Shah Rukh Khan returned to the......

PIX: Shah Rukh parties with Aishwarya-Abhishek

The Bachchans celebrated Diwali as well as Aishwarya Rai's birthday with a lavish party at their home on November 3. Ash and hubby Abhishek Bachchan wore colourful clothes, as they welcomed the......

PHOTO: Lisa Haydon vacations in Maldives

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Actress-model Lisa Haydon is currently enjoying her Diwali vacation in the Maldives, and tweeted a few pictures. 'Big day out on......

Apurva Agnihotri: I was feeling trapped in the Bigg Boss house

One of the most composed players in Bigg Boss 7, Apurva Agnihotri was evicted from the house on the eve of Diwali. The actor says Diwali is the right time to make an exit “before......

Dhoni will miss celebrating Diwali with Tendulkar

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni paid rich tribute to the retiring Sachin Tendulkar, saying the way he has handled pressure and expectation over the last 25 years is exemplary. "Yes, there are......

'Sachin's last two matches a great Diwali gift for India'

Former India all-rounder Laxmi Ratan Shukla tells Bikash Mohapatra there will not be any pressure on the batting legend in his farewell Tests as he handled it so well in all these years. Sachin......

Tendulkar's farewell series: Team India arrive in Kolkata

There was no Diwali break for the Indian cricketers ahead of their series against the West Indies as 11 team members including captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni arrived on Sunday afternoon. Four Test......

Figure out Rohit Sharma's sensational 209 at Bangalore!

India's Rohit Sharma guided Indians to celebrate Diwali in an eco-friendly manner! -PHOTOS: India vs Australia, 7th ODI The right-handed batsman wrote his name in record books as he became only the......
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Ashok Sawlani
Q. Start d day celebration diwali nx month a very special new year is coming
Ashok Sawlani:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/start-d-day-celebration-diwali-nx-month-a-very-special-new-y/27311879/answers/

Manoj Joshi
Q. how is JAIN religion different than HINDU religion ... ???
Manoj Joshi:  A. Great more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-is-jain-religion-different-than-hindu-religion-...-/27291399/answers/27311895

uttar
Q. Mysore is famous for its (A) Holi festival (B) Kite festival (C) Diwali celebration (D) Dussehra celebration
Uttar:  A. there are some changes in religious practiceslike vegetarianismeating between dawn and duskhaving different religious guruscommon is they celebrate...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/mysore-is-famous-for-its-a-holi-festival-b-kite-festival-c-d/27277282/answers/27291428

bharatiya
Q. In our office a muslim boy has joined few months ago in the beginning he was so gentle and polite he used to mix with us and enjoyed diwali and even decorated our office in Vishwakarma puja but when 3 or 4 more muslims have joined he has joined their group never mixes with other people and become arrogant and quarrelsome and does not work does only politics and if anyone says to him to work he says since he is minority so we are harrassing him what to do
Bharatiya:  A. Dussehra celebration more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-our-office-a-muslim-boy-has-joined-few-months-ago-in-the-/27237164/answers/27277288

Ramta Jogi
Q. whats the plan on Holi? any special bhang item?
Ramta Jogi:  A. first remove 3 muslim boys than only he will change more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/whats-the-plan-on-holi-any-special-bhang-item/27219618/answers/27237172

  Web results for Diwali
Chetan Bhagat

Four of Chetan Bhagat's five novels have been adapted for the big screen - the latest being "2 States", based on his book "2 States: The Story Of... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a453640.html
'This song will be a bigger hit than Baby Doll'

Shah Rukh Khan and Ekta Kapoor may not be the best of friends but now they have a Baby Doll in common. Kanika Kapoor, who sang the Ragini MMS 2... ...

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India prays for a fitting farewell to Sachin Tendulkar

Jammu: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial ... New Delhi:Two Indian athletes could be force... Majuro, Marshall Islands: Fresh... ...

http://spaceviewtimes.com/lifestyle/specials/item/3312-india-prays-for-a-fitting-farewell-to-sachin-tendulkar
Gold, silver fall amid sluggish demand and weak global cues

New Delhi: Snapping a three-day rising trend, gold prices fell by Rs. 150 to Rs. 31,250 per ten gram in the national capital today on stockists... ...

http://spaceviewtimes.com/business-news/item/3108-gold-silver-fall-amid-sluggish-demand-and-weak-global-cues
Reliance Jio Infocomm pegs 4G investment at Rs 33,000 crore

Reliance Jio Infocomm, RIL's telecom arm, said on Friday that its employee base at its Dhirubhai Ambani Knowledge City (DAKC) at Navi Mumbai has... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-reliance-jio-infocomm-pegs-4g-investment-at-rs-33000-crore-1979906

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