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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......

Govt's stake sale plans set for a Diwali boost

The government's disinvestment programme is set to get a boost this Diwali, with the finance ministry planning to hit the market to sell a five per cent stake in Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL)......

Walmart likely to advance its pan-Indian e-commerce plans

If the online plans of some of the biggest retailers are anything to go by, this year's Diwali is going to be a bright one for India's e-commerce market. The world's largest retail chain Walmart,......

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......

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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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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Eastern Freeway gets CCTVs

The MMRDA has said that 12 CCTV cameras would be installed along the 14-km-long stretch between SV Patel Junction on P D’Mello Road and Panjarpol... ...

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Andhra Pradesh awaits Ramzan salary

Picture for representational purpose (Photo: DC archives) Hyderabad: While Telangana state government employees received their salary for the... ...

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Africa could not hold together post the 16-group. What really went wrong? Lets take the African countries one by one. The most disappointing was... ...

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Shabana Azmi on Kaifi Azmi

As a website devoted to poet-lyricist extraordinaire Kaifi Azmi was unveiled, his daughter, actor-activist Shabana Azmi, spoke to Yogesh Pawar... ...

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Shah Rukh and Aamir in Box Office Clash of Sorts

Aamir Khan is now looking to release the first trailer of Peekay on the same day as that of SRK's Happy New Year . It's hard keeping up with the... ...

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