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PHOTOS: Sydney's spectacular festival of lights

Key spots in Sydney were all lit up in various colours and patterns as part of the VIVID light festival. The 18-day festival will see various spots lit up in galactic-inspired designs, surreal......

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...

PHOTOS: Berlin's spectacular festival of lights

Nights in Berlin are lit up once again. Over a million visitors are camping in the German city to witness the annual festival of lights. In the festival, on between October 9-20, Berlin's......

A ray of Vrindavan sun lights up Kolkata's rainy Pujo

Once, their presence at an auspicious ceremony was unimaginable as they were believed to bring bad luck to the festivities. Today, thanks to an NGO and some Durga Puja organisers in Kolkata, widows......

IN PHOTOS: How Mumbai gears up for the festival of lights

As the city that never sleeps prepares to usher in the festival of lights, Nadisha Daniel captures the celebratory mood on camera.Amid the bustle of Mumbai, the City Light market in......

Market ends low post festival of lights

It was a volatile session for markets today which saw key benchmark indices moving in a broad range. Even the broader markets which survived the last two days of profit booking were seen coming......

FMCG companies ride the festive boom

The festival of lights has come as a bright spark for fast moving consumer goods companies (FMCG), dependent on the period for a significant proportion of their sales.Chocolate makers such as......

Dubai offers special Diwali fares for India destinations

Dubai-based Emirates airline has announced special fares to India on the occasion of Diwali, the festival of lights.The special fares are valid for economy class and business class return tickets......

India, a hotspot for American cos

Just as India gears up to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, the country is overtaken by another kind of fervour -- 'Obamania'. Yes, we are talking about US President Barack Obama's India......

Indian economy on a roll: Auto sales soar

Automobile companies are all smiles prior to Diwali, the festival of lights with almost all of them registering a healthy growth in sales. Let's take a look at the sales figures of automobile......

Review: Saivam is worth a watch

Saivam is an extremely simple fun-filled family drama with a subtle message promoting animal welfare and encouraging vegetarianism, says S Saraswathi. Though the title Saivam, means......

'In India, you get pittance for a song'

Krishnakumar Kunnath, famously known has KK, has given us many memorable Hindi film songs, the most recent being Tune Maari Entriyaan from the film Gunday, and Party On My Mind from Race 2. The......

Queen to be remade in Tamil, Telugu

Get your lowdown on what's going on in the world of Bollywood, right here After winning hearts in Bollywood, Kangana Ranaut-starrer Queen, the story of a woman who sets out for a solo......

Nimrat Kaur: The Lunchbox is not a film; it's an event

'I want the next film to be worth all the acceptance and praise The Lunchbox has brought me.' Nimrat Kaur hasn't signed her next film yet, but she's loving every minute of her exciting......

Review: Highway is extremely disappointing

'It is rare that a Hindi language film delivers so much promise in the first half.''And so it is extremely disappointing when the director and his script lead us on a journey that eventually......

Steve Waugh celebrates Vishu with Keralites

Former Australia skipper Steve Waugh celebrated the harvest festival Vishu with locals in Kollam, Kerala, by lighting the traditional lamp to mark the beginning of New Year according to the local......

Indians taking PM's match lightly

A travel weary Indian team takes on the Australian Prime Minister's XI in a festival cricket match at Manuka Oval in Canberra on Wednesday.The Indians have had a rather listless stay in Canberra in......

Tendulkar himself has to decide on retirement: Waugh

Former Australia skipper Steve Waugh said it is for Sachin Tendulkar himself to decide whether it is time for him to retire from international cricket but his personal opinon is that the Indian......

La Liga: Fabregas, Alexis help Barca maul Mallorca 5-0

Cesc Fabregas and Alexis Sanchez were on scintillating form as leaders Barcelona made light of the absence of injured World Player of the Year Lionel Messi with a 5-0 win at home to Real Mallorca......
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harpreet
Q. why first april is also known as fool's day?
Harpreet:  A.  more

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Q. Fun : Do u miss Mickey's long detailed answer here ?
Sigma:  A. April Fools' Day, sometimes called All Fools' Day, is one of the most light hearted days of the year. Its origins are uncertain. Some see it as a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/fun--do-u-miss-mickeys-long-detailed-answer-here-/27072064/answers/27271917

Tel Master
Q. Has India matured as a nation ?Its Leaders are Immature and shun responsibility.Its Public does not even realise the Gravity of the Situation and the severity of the crisis they are In.Businessmen Make hay while the sun shines.When will this Nation Mature and stand on its own Feet with a head held high and a strong back Bone.
Tel Master:  A. It is fun for all ages! You are going to have a BLAST!I don't know what park you are going to,,, Disney world has four theme parks within the...... more

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Uncommon Freind
Q. Why do people put eatables like popcorn, moongphali, revari, jaggery etc in to the fire during festival like Lohri? Is it not like wasting these items ?(Just a question out of curiosity, no offence meant pls)
Uncommon Freind:  A. India is a land of festivals. Diwali, the Festival of Lights, is celebrated with fervor and gaiety. The festival is celebrated by young and old,...... more

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whizkid
Q. What does the word Diwali actually mean? Festival of Sweets Festival of Lights Festival of Devotion Festival of Colours
Whizkid:  A. 'Lohri' is mainly a community festival, so people gather to celebrate in community centers or open grounds. It is customary to circle the bonfire...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-does-the-word-diwali-actually-mean---festival-of-sweets/26682457/answers/26979236

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Ramzaan Platter, The Puraani Dilli Way

It's past midnight on a Monday but the lanes of Puraani Dilli are choc-a-block with people as if it were only just 8 in the evening. This is the... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/Ramzaan-Platter-The-Puraani-Dilli-Way/291534
Making Sense of Celebration

Eid was celebrated on Monday 28th July in various parts of the world. The rest will celebrate it on July 29th. This time Eid has come at a time... ...

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Champion Horse CJ-15 dies at Pinjrapole

Don't gallop me up the Hill, Don't drop me down the Hill, Don't spare me on the Plain Ground, Don't drop me of the feed, Don't deprive me of... ...

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Lexus and The Weinstein Company Re-team to Produce The Second Lexus Short Film Series with World Premieres in..

/PRNewswire/ -- Lexus and The Weinstein Company have once again come together in the spirit of innovation to produce two new short films for their... ...

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Baghdad police find 15 dead in bloody start to Muslim holiday

Baghdad: Iraqi police found 15 corpses on Monday, including three women shot in the head in militia-style killings, in a bloody start to the... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/baghdad-police-find-15-dead-in-bloody-start-to-muslim-holiday_950797.html

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