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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......

Good news! Gold prices to fall further by Diwali

Following the Reserve Bank easing he 20:80 gold import norms, India Bullion & Jewellers Association (IBJA) said gold prices are likely to fall to Rs 23,000-24,000 per 10 grams by Diwali as it also......

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......

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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Q. Start d day celebration diwali nx month a very special new year is coming
Ashok Sawlani:  A.  more

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Manoj Joshi
Q. how is JAIN religion different than HINDU religion ... ???
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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

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We Indians are Unique

1. Every Indian bachelor wants to marry a fair girl. 2. When the doorbell rings, a male or kid goes to open the door. But the female runs for... ...

http://www.caclubindia.com/forum/we-indians-are-unique-297841.asp
Ajay Devgn

Shah Rukh's 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan' and Devgn's 'Son of Sardar' had released on the same day in 2012 on Diwali and Bollywood was abuzz with the talks of... ...

http://post.jagran.com/there-is-no-problem-with-shah-rukh-ajay-devgn-1405135615
Vishal fractures hand on 'Poojai' sets

Actor Vishal has injured himself yet again on the sets of Hari directed 'Poojai', while shooting in Karaikudi for an action scene. The young actor... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/tamil/movies/news-interviews/Vishal-fractures-hand-on-Poojai-sets/articleshow/38207452.cms
The inimitable Zohra Sehgal

The much-loved and inspiring legend Zohra Sehgal passed away in New Delhi on Thursday. She was 102 years and was admired for her witty humour,... ...

http://femina.in/women/women-like-you/the-inimitable-zohra-sehgal-2855.html
Vijay's 'Kaththi' Audio Launch to Happen on 20 September?

Kaththi Facebook/ Actor Vijay Latest buzz doing the rounds is that the audio launch of Vijay-Murugadoss's "Kaththi" might take place in a grand... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/vijays-kaththi-audio-launch-happen-20-september-604183

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