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The struggle for Dharma is never wholly won

Rajeev Srinivasan on why the struggle for Dharma is never wholly won. After all the festivities of Navaratri and Deepavali, November arrives with several anniversaries of some significance. These......

Diwali bash in downtown Manhattan

India came alive at the South Street Seaport, downtown Manhattan, on October 4. The occasion was Deepavali or Diwali, the festival signifying the victory of good over evil. Click......

Enough is enough: Bengal governor

The ardour of Deepavali has been dampened in the whole state by the events in Nandigram. Several villages in Nandigram are oscillating from the deepest gloom to panic. Large numbers of armed......

Diwali resolution in US Senate

Buoyed by their success of getting a resolution to recognise the festival of Diwali -- or Deepavali as it is known in Sanskrit -- introduced in the US House of Representatives, the Hindu American......

This year, Capitol Hill will light up for a special Diwali

Thanks to the indefatigable perseverance of Congressman Joe Crowley, New York Democrat and a long-time and time-tested friend of India and the Indian American community, the United States Congress......

Reforms, economic changes that add zeal to festivities

Deepavali is the time to look at the brighter side of life and spread cheer. So, silver linings rather than the dark clouds that hover over us beckon a look. It is not easy to see many silver......

This is how India can sustain its growth

Traditionally, the "festival season" in India, roughly six weeks preceding Deepavali, the equivalent of the pre-Christmas season in the West, is when the bulk of the annual sales of consumer......

The changing face of Sivakasi

From burying its stigma as an exploiter of children to implementing better safety procedures, this industry is booming at a 20 per cent growth rate. The Sivakasi of today is not the Sivakasi of......

Only 14 holidays for central govt staff in 2011

The government has announced 17 holidays for the central government staff for the year 2011, although three of these holiday -- Mahavir Jayanti (April 16), Mahatma Gandhi's birthday (October 2) and......

Firecracker output down 20% : Sivakasi units

The firecracker industry in Sivakasi, in interior Tamil Nadu, from where 95 per cent of the Indian output comes from, has said production has declined 20 per cent this year.The industry says this......

Ready to entertain this Deepavali

The buzz about the Mitran R Jawahar-directed Tamil movie Uthamaputhiran (remake of the Telugu hit Ready) is quite high as the director is teaming up with Dhanush for the third time in a row. As......

Pongal releases, 2010

Pongal and Deepavali are two festivals in Tamil Nadu that excite filmmakers as well as film watchers. Sometimes, you see a flood of films during Pongal and at other times dry (though it......

Priya's Kannamoochi Enada

This Deepavali is very special for Priya. Her second film, Kannamoochi Enada is releasing this festive season. Releasing a film on such big occasions is a dream for all filmmakers, and naturally......

Deepavali: Illogical fun

The Thirupathi Brothers have come up with Deepavali, a fun and watchable movie, despite liberal doses of gruesome violence. Billu (Jeyam Ravi) is the son of a respected well-loved Mudaliar......

Deepavali has a solid soundtrack

The Tamil film Deepavali directed by Ezhil (Thullatha Manamum Thullum)boasts ofan impressive star cast with Jayam Ravi and Bhavana in the lead roles. Another major attraction for the film is the......
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Stalin
Q. Thalai Deepavali is a unique Diwali custom of which Indian state? Kerala Tamil Nadu Andhra Pradesh Karnataka
Stalin:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/thalai-deepavali-is-a-unique-diwali-custom-of-which-indian-s/26682621/answers/

Stalin
Q. The Sikhs commonly call the Diwali festival as Bandi Chhor Divas Deepavali Naraka Chaturdashi Bhaubeej
Stalin:  A. Tamil Nadu more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-sikhs-commonly-call-the-diwali-festival-as----bandi-chho/26682625/answers/26682636

Om Shrivastava
Q. deepavali dussehra, muharram, Ganeshotsava, Eid, aur Navratra mei teevra dhwani, band baaje, loudspeaker dhool dhuye ke karan SHISHUON, VRIDDH JANO, ROGIYON AUR PASHU PAKSHIYON ko vishesh khasti pahunchti hai : kya in tyoharon ka maanviya drishtikonn se puarmoolyankan nahi karna chahiye:
Om Shrivastava:  A. bahubeej more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/deepavali-dussehra-muharram-ganeshotsava-eid-aur-navratra-me/26677383/answers/26682631

Francisco
Q. Why do you think these people do not take a break even for auspicious festival of Diwali/Deepavali?
Francisco:  A. they all make biryani and enjoy it more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-do-you-think-these-people-do-not-take-a-break-even-for-a/26673101/answers/26677390

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Stressing on the language

Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh, who plays the antagonist in upcoming Tamil action film Kaththi, says audiences won’t see him as an over-the-top... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/422685/stressing-language.html
Children show the way

It all began in October 2012, when Lakshmi (name changed), standard VIII student of a private school, started filling her special 'hundi'... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/poverty-solutions-movement-begun-by-shanti-ashram-may-soon-go-global/article6261032.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
The Spirit Of Eid Al-Fitr

In every tradition there are festivals that are celebrated once a year. Perhaps the most important festival for Hindus is Deepavali; for... ...

http://www.speakingtree.in/spiritual-articles/new-age/the-spirit-of-eid-alfitr
Barefoot - The other side of life

Late last year, two young men decided to live a month of their lives on the income of an average poor Indian. One of them, Tushar, the son of a... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/columns/Harsh_Mander/barefoot-the-other-side-of-life/article2882340.ece?utm_source=Most%20Popular&utm_medium=Columns&utm_campaign=Widget%20Promo
Sachin's special romance with city

Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has a special romance with Hyderabad. The master blaster came up with three sterling centuries in the 'City of... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Hyderabad/sachins-special-romance-with-city/article4232687.ece?ref=relatedNews

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