Wednesday, October 18, 2017

This Diwali, renovate your lifestyle with these pocket friendly changes

New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The festive season is upon us and like every time, this period comes with a joyful spirit and the promise to change one's lifestyle for the better.... read..

Here are some fresh Diwali looks straight from Runway

Washington D.C. [USA] | October 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
People eagerly wait for Diwali every year to dress up, eat sweets and have some awesome time with family and friends.... read..

Here's `Tiger` Salman's Diwali gift to his fans

New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The first look of 'Tiger Zinda Hai' is Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's Diwali gift for all his fans.... read..

UP CM Adityanath to celebrate Diwali in Ayodhya

Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | October 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is all set to celebrate Diwali in Ayodhya, the land of Lord Rama.... read..

Here's how you can have a safe and healthy Diwali

Health | October 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Deepawali is one of the most celebrated festivals in the country, complete with firecrackers and bright lights this festival is commemorated on a monumental scale.... read..

Delhi Metro services to be available till 10 pm on Diwali

New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Thursday said that the train services will remain open till 10 p.m. on the occasion of Diwali.... read..

Baijal calls for a pollution free and environmentally safe Diwali

New Delhi | Wednesday, Oct 18 2017 IST
Extending his heartiest greetings on the occasion of Diwali to all the residents of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Wednesday called for a pollution free and environmentally safe Diwali. The Lt Governor expressed hope t... read..

Last Metro will be at 10 p.m. on Diwali (Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 4:15:06 PM IST
Delhi Metro will run its last service on Diwali night on Thursday at 10 p.m.... read..

Airbnb launches Diwali-centric campaign under 'Live There' banner

New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
With the festive season round the corner, Airbnb launched its Diwali campaign, inviting the world to celebrate the vibrant festival with India, the way locals do. In line with Airbnb's vision of a world where anyone can "Belong Anywhere', the campaign cap... read..

Trump celebrates Diwali, lights diya at White House

Washington D.C. [United States] | October 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
United States President Donald Trump celebrated the Hindu festival of lights- Diwali at the White House with Indian Americans on Tuesday.... read..

Look after your skin, hair during Diwali

New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Festive season is just another reason to take care of your skin and hair.... read..

Diwali: TV celebs put 'no diet' mode on hold

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
This Diwali, popular TV celebrities like Vivian Dsena, Rashami Desai and Mohammad Nazim among others will put their fitness diets on rest and will binge on sweets and homemade dishes to celebrate the auspicious occasion with their family and friends.... read..

Stock markets to hold Muhurat trading session on Diwali

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Key Indian equity markets will hold a special "Muhurat" trading session to mark the start of the Hindu New Year on Thursday.... read..

Diwali gift for soldiers: Government withdraws monthly fee for DSPT services

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
The government has decided that from the day of Diwali (October 19) it will charge no monthly fee for the DSPT service (satellite phone) used by the soldiers in India.... read..

Better to burst balloon on Diwali, than firecracker: Tej Pratap

Patna (Bihar) [India] | October 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tej Pratap Yadav on Wednesday suggested people to better blow up balloons and burst them, rather than burning firecracker on the occasion of Diwali.... read..

Heavy rain to hit Odisha on Diwali

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2017 5:45:05 PM IST
Several parts of Odisha are likely to experience heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours dampening Diwali celebrations in the state, the Met department said on Wednesday.... read..

Adityanath more concerned on celebrating Diwali, not checking medical care: Lalu

Patna (Bihar) [India] | October 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday criticised Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's visit to Ayodhya to celebrate Dilwali stating that Adityanath more concerned on going to Ayodhya to celebrate Diwali than looking int... read..

Kali Puja, Diwali promises good business for candle makers in Tripura

Agartala (Tripura),[India] | October 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
As the festival of lights, Diwali is approaching women in Tripura's capital Agartala are busy making candles in small candle units.... read..

Enjoy Diwali sans guilt

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 6:45:04 AM IST
Saying no to sweets becomes near impossible around Diwali, making many conscious of their weight, calories and sugar level going up. Be active and restrict to two drinks to enjoy festivities with full fervour.... read..

Yogi govt. to set world record by lighting two lakh diyas on Diwali

Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | October 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Uttar Pradesh Government is all set to make a new Guinness World Record by lighting around two lakh diyas on the banks of the Saryu River in Ayodhya on the occasion of Diwali.... read..

Kalki, Richa suggest firecrackers alternative through Diwali rap

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Actresses Kalki Koechlin and Richa Chadha have turned rappers to suggest alternatives to firecrackers through a new track on Diwali.... read..

Justin Trudeau celebrates Diwali in striking Black Achkan

Ottawa [Canada] | October 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In 2015, Justin Trudeau made every India girl go weak in their knees, when he appeared in a white kurta-pyjama, dancing to the tunes of a Punjabi song.... read..

Canada PM Trudeau celebrates Diwali with Indian community

Ottawa [Canada] | October 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau celebrated the Hindu festival of lights -Diwali -- with the Indian Community in Ottawa on Monday.... read..

Home Ministry issues security advisory for Diwali

New Delhi | Tuesday, Oct 17 2017 IST
Expressing apprehensions of terrorist attacks and communal tension around Diwali, the Home Ministry has asked security agencies across the country to remain on full alert. Sources said that the Home Ministry has said that intelligence agencies have expres... read..

Delhi Police seizes 1182 kilograms of firecrackers ahead of Diwali

New Delhi [India] | October 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In the wake of blanket ban on sale of firecrackers in the Delhi-NCR, the Delhi Police has seized 1182 kilograms of firecrackers.... read..

Himachal roadways to run special buses ahead of Diwali

Shimla |Tuesday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
To cater to the rush ahead of Diwali, Himachal Roadways Transport Corporation (HRTC) on Tuesday announced it will ply additional buses within and outside the state, an official said.... read..

Security stepped in Kolkata for Diwali

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
Elaborate security has been put in place for Kali Puja and Diwali festivals in the city on October 19, when more than 3,500 community pujas are slated to be held, Kolkata Police said on Tuesday.... read..

Play and Win Rs 5,00,000 Diwali Dangal Rummy Tournament at Adda52Rummy

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | October 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Oct. 17 (ANI-BusinessWire): 'As explosive as it can get' seems to be the buzz for Diwali at, the leading online Rummy in India.... read..

7th Pay Commission: Rajasthan Govt. gifts salary hike to employees on Diwali

New Delhi [India] | October 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Tuesday announced the implementation of 7th Pay Commission recommendations for the state government employees.... read..

UP sanctions huge budget of Rs. 165 cr for Diwali celebrations

Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | October 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh Tourism Minister Rita Bahuguna on Tuesday said that the state government has granted Rs. 165 crore for Diwali celebrations in Agra.... read..

City-trotting on Diwali: One of the things you surely mustn't miss!

New Delhi [India] | October 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
As the city turns into an impressive orchestra of fireworks, experience the festival of lights in a way never done before.... read..

Sweet recipes for Diwali

Gurugram |Tuesday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Traditional sweets are of the essence when it comes to Diwali and the celebrations are simply incomplete without home-cooked stuff. This time celebrate the festival by indulging in some sweet and tasty treats.... read..

Don't forget caring for skin, hair during Diwali

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
While we are busy ensuring that the festival of lights is welcomed with perfect preparations, we may tend to overlook caring for ourselves. Care for your skin and hair, suggest experts.... read..

Maharashtra farmers to get loan waiver as 'Diwali gift'

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
After an anxious wait of over five months, Maharashtra farmers will get a "Diwali gift" in the form of loan waivers from October 18, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced here on Tuesday.... read..

'Live and let live', Goa Governor urges in Diwali greeting

Panaji |Tuesday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
People should re-dedicate themselves to the principle of "live and let live" on the occasion of Diwali, Goa Governor Mridula Sinha said on Tuesday in her address ahead of the festival of lights.... read..

Diwali gift from scientists: Cosmic clues to gold's origin

Kolkata/New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 1:45:05 PM IST
Celebrating Dhanteras? Have you ever wondered where did the gold in your jewellery come from? A cosmic cooking pot may hold the answer.... read..

Sitharaman to visit Andaman on Diwali

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will spend Diwali with soldiers in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, an official statement said on Tuesday.... read..

Diwali in D-Street: Sensex, Nifty hit record highs (Roundup)

Mumbai |Monday, 2017 7:45:28 PM IST
Only a few ahead of Diwali, better-than-expected macroeconomic data boosted investors' sentiment thus enabling key Indian equity indices scale high levels and close at record highs on Monday.... read..

Early Diwali for D-Street as Sensex, Nifty enjoy record-high

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | October 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Diwali week flagged off with record highs as the market witnessed a record high in the Sensex and Nifty, giving investors a reason to rejoice.... read..

Delhi: Repetition of 2016 post-Diwali pollution scenario unlikely

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
The 2016 post-Diwali scenario is unlikely to berepeat this year on Friday after Diwali even in the worse case scenario where firecracker emission in the national capital remains same as in 2016, forecaster SAFAR said on Monday.... read..

Five apps to keep you relaxed and stress-free this Diwali

New Delhi [India] | October 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Diwali is here! and so is the stress.... read..

Ram Temple in Ayodhya will be ready by next Diwali: Swamy

New Delhi [India] | October 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy has said that the construction of proposed Ram Temple in Ayodhya, which is on halt now, will commence in August and be completed by next Diwali.... read..

Dry and warm on pre-Diwali Sunday

New Delhi | Sunday, Oct 15 2017 IST
As weather is gradually limping towards onset of winters in Northern India including Delhi, the conditions are turning favourable. The maximum temperature on Sunday was recorded 36.5 degrees, three notches above normal.Though Sunday's temperature rose by... read..

Pent-up GST demand expected to boost Diwali sales of consumer durables

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
With Diwali around the corner, industry players are betting big on sales of consumer durables like 4K smart TVs and larger appliances like washing machines, which are expected to see a surge in sales this festive season compared to a year ago.... read..

Congress leads Gurdaspur by-polls, Sidhu calls it 'Diwali gift' for 'would-be party president' Rahul

Gurdaspur (Punjab) [India] | October 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
As Congress heads for a massive win in the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-polls, the Minister of Local Government, Tourism, Cultural Affairs, Archives and Museums in the Congress-led Punjab Government, Navjot Singh Sidhu, on Sunday called the imminent win an earl... read..

Four platforms to help revamp your homes this Diwali

New Delhi [India] | October 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Diwali is considered to be an auspicious time for new beginnings. Most people prefer to buy gold, purchase stocks, and even invest in real estate during the festive season.... read..

Increasing onion prices expected to plummet post Diwali

Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | October 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The prices of onions, which have continued to soar in the wholesale and the retail markets across the country in the past few days, are expected to plummet post Diwali.... read..

Diwali diyas get a 'special' touch in Guwahati school

Guwahati [India] | October 14, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
With festival of lights, Diwali inching closer differently-abled students of Guwahati's Shishu Sarathi school make earthen lamps to celebrate the occasion.... read..

Equities ride bulls ahead of Diwali, Nifty scales record highs (Market Review)

Mumbai |Saturday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Supported by good buying sentiments ahead of Diwali, key Indian equity indices rode the bulls for the second consecutive week, with the wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) hitting record highs on the last trading day of the week.... read..

Salman, SRK, Riteish attend Arpita's Diwali bash

Mumbai |Saturday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Riteish Deshmukh and many Bollywood stars were spotted at Arpita Khan Sharma's pre-Deewali bash here.... read..

Sanjeev Kapoor's Wonderchef launches "Gift Health this Diwali" campaign

New Delhi [India] | October 14, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct. 13 (ANI-NewsVoir): India's premium brand of healthy and innovative kitchen appliances, Wonderchef, officially announced the launch of its festival campaign "Gift Health this Diwali" and also unveiled a wide range of festive kitchen... read..
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