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Some in Bihar buy owls instead of gold to mark Dhanteras

The festival of Dhanteras, a precursor to Diwali, was celebrated with a 'difference' in a rural pocket in Bihar where people purchased owls -- a symbol prosperity and wealth, instead of the common......

Day after drub, ministers cagey on social media

Most, save Jaitley and Venkaiah Naidu, were silent on Bihar polls; it was business as usual for the PM. Nivedita Mookerji reports A day after the National Democratic Alliance's defeat in Bihar......

Diwali buzz grips India

The buzz in the markets in predictable. From lights to fireworks to sweets to flowers, people across the country are gearing up for Diwali. Here are some glimpses of Diwali preparations across the......

Elections are cheering up astrologers in Chhattisgarh

Astrologers and temple priests in Chhattisgarh are witnessing an increase in the number of politicians and other aspirants visiting them ever since the announcement of assembly polls. Most concerns......

Blasts fail to dampen festive spirit in Delhi

Saturday's three serial blasts in Delhi failed to dampen the Diwali and Id festive spirit in the capital, with residents coming out in large numbers for last minute shopping in markets decked up......

Jewellers see flat gold sales this Dhanteras

Gold sales are likely to be flat this Dhanteras, which is considered as an auspicious day to buy precious metals, due to weak economic environment and poor monsoon, jewellers said. Jewellers also......

Gold sales jump about 20% for Diwali

Gold sales in India during the festivals of Diwali and Dhanteras celebrated this week rose by about a fifth, a senior official at the country's biggest gold trade group said on Friday. Image:......

Gold glitters on Dhanteras buying, global cues

Gold prices climbed by Rs 150 to Rs 27,925 per 10 grams in the national capital on Tuesday as buying activity from jewellers as well as retailers picked up on the occasion of 'Dhanteras' amidst a......

Swiping card to buy a car: Smart or risky?

You get a 45-day repayment window and reward points. But inability to pay back on time can be a problem. This Dhanteras, swipe your credit card and own your favourite set of wheels. With car......

Auspicious days to buy gold in India

The biggest gold buying festivals are Akshaya Tritiya and Dhanteras. An inauspicious phase -- Shradh -- a period for paying homage to ancestors, is from September 9 to 24.    ......

'Wish you all a very Happy Dhanteras!'

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Diwali is just around the corner and Bollywood stars are busy getting ready for the festival. Some of them tweeted their wishes......

Bollywood gets ready for Diwali

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. The film industry is getting ready for Diwali, and have taken to Twitter to tweet about the festivities and wish their fans.Bipasha......

SRK: Ra.One is a love story between me and my dreams

The over-worked technicians of Ra.One have finally finished working on the film and the countdown for the release has begun. Shah Rukh Khan, who watched the first copy of the......
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