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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......

No looking back: India to grow at jet speed from now

As the market value of BSE-listed firms soared to Rs 100 trillion on Friday, (November 28), experts and industry stalwarts hailed it as one of the biggest news in the 140-year history of......

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......

  People speak for lantern festival

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Stalin
Q. Where is the Lantern Festival celebrated? Afghanistan India Thailand China
Stalin:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-is-the-lantern-festival-celebrated---afghanistan----in/26682627/answers/

ankit shivam
Q. what is chinese new year and why is it celebrated ?
Ankit Shivam:  A. china more

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ankit shivam
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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/deepavali-also-depawali-dipavali-dewali-diwali-divali-dipots/24942315/answers/18353102

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

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Ringing in the spirit of Christmas

Image Credit : Gaurav Nanda The sky, a mosaic of blue and red, coupled with the crisp wintry air and Santa hats bobbing all around, seemed to be... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-fiesta-navidad-ringing-in-the-spirit-of-christmas-2045784
Finnish festivity

To meet a legendary person we flew to a fabulous land, in Finland. Framed in our hotel window, snow fell like goose down and settled on the pines.... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/448834/finnish-festivity.html
Bringing down the house

Throw a house party this year-end, and nail it Out with the old, in with the new — and that holds true for the way you are gearing up to party... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/others/sunday-read/Bringing-down-the-house/articleshow/45589640.cms
Celebrating New Year

is time, there is anxiety about how to pay a grand tribute to the departing year, says Sanjeev kumar OJHA Come new year and booming comes the... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/sunday-edition/agenda/spirituality/celebrating-new-year.html
The year-end retrospect

The Stars of David lanterns once more adorn the housetops betokening the arrival of Christmas. The temperature has been dipping by the day and the... ...

http://kanglaonline.com/2014/12/the-yearend-retrospect/

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