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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......

'Giving political context to cleanliness will be a big boost'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cleanliness drive should be about Indians keeping themselves and their surroundings clean. It cannot be a day-long or time-bound campaign, Bindeshwar Pathak tells......

China's moon rover Jade Rabbit comes 'back to life'

China's troubled moon rover Yutu or Jade Rabbit has come back to life from a troubled dormancy although experts are still trying to figure out the cause of its abnormality, officials said on......

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......

Lalu on his 65th birthday: 'Abhi to main jawan hun'

"Abhi to main jawan hun" (I am still young), said Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad, as he celebrated his 65th birthday on Monday during which he also took a jibe at arch rival and Bihar Chief......

The reign of rural retail

The monsoon rains may have failed and crop output may be lower but, after a small blip, the rural markets are back on track, says Bhupesh Bhandari.Monsoon rains have been 23 per cent deficient this......

Stove & lantern: The next big thing for Philips

The list of products that Philips could bring to India in the near future sure looks impressive. There is a "light alarm" that will wake you in the morning by adjusting the lights in the room. No......

The puppet masters of viral marketing

He woke up in a pool of sweat, with bruises on his arms, his ankle badly swollen. He'd had another terrifying blackout, the kind he'd been experiencing ever since he began beta-testing Sega's......

12 MUST WATCH Movies

'It is always wonderful to discover a gem of film at an international film festival. It is even more exciting when that film is from India.' Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com lists his favourite movies at......

'I cannot make a film in Hollywood'

Once upon a time, not too far away, Zhang Yimou made movie gems like Raise The Red Lantern, Red Sorghum and Ju Dou.His last two films, House Of Flying Daggers and Hero, were made on a lavish......

Singapore the big winner in first night GP

Fernando Alonso was crowned Formula One's prince of darkness on Sunday, after streaking to the chequered flag at the sport's first night-time Grand Prix in Singapore. The Spaniard's triumph at......

Cricket, culture and the SMS

It has been the domain of tourism so far:serve the core attraction with a side-dish of culture.Cricket, which has transformed itself into the most lucrative entertainment industry in India, has......

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Q. Where is the Lantern Festival celebrated? Afghanistan India Thailand China
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Q. what is chinese new year and why is it celebrated ?
Ankit Shivam:  A. china more

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Q. Deepavali (also: Depawali, Dipavali, Dewali, Diwali, Divali, Dipotsavi, Dipapratipad ) marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year according to the Lunar Calendar. It literally translated means 'Row of Lights' (from Sanskrit: dipa = lamp / awali = row, line).Who will offer me the sweets ?
Ankit Shivam:  A. Deepavali is celebrated for five days according to the lunisolar Hindu Calendar. It begins in late Ashvin (between September and October) and ends...... more

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Q. which country celebrate lantern festival as festival of lights?
Jameel Ahmed:  A. Philippines more

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[Photo Sparks] Hope, joy and love what are your expectations this holiday season?

In the earlier 30 posts of PhotoSparks, we brought you creative photographs from an art fair , music festival , telecom expo , art museum , mobile... ...

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San Francisco's Holiday Lights, Sights and Decorations

PRWeb 2014-11-21 San Francisco is a city aglow during the holiday season, with decorations and activities that add to the city's natural scenic... ...

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Norman Reedus, Stephen Amell, Evan Peters, Tyler Posey Among Top Celebrities Scheduled to Attend Wizard World Portland Comic Con, January 23-24-25, 2015

PR.com 2014-11-19 Portland, OR, November 19, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) continues its 2015 schedule with its third trip... ...

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Feast of Our Lord Redeemer in Divar

The feast of Our Lord Redeemer, normally held on the third Sunday of November, this year on November 16, is celebrated with deep religious... ...

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Bath delivers All You Want For Christmas

There are many festive treats in store in the World Heritage City of Bath starting when the Christmas lights are switched on Wednesday 12th... ...

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