Deepavali

16,540 buses to be operated for Deepavali

As many as 16,540 buses will be operated across the State to facilitate transportation of commuters ahead of Deepavali, said Transport Minister RS Raja Kannappan here on Monday.

published on : 12th October 2021

Now, pre-book Tamil Nadu state buses for Deepavali holidays

The transport corporations allow reservations 60 days in advance, but due to the lockdown, bookings were suspended temporarily.

published on : 5th October 2021

Damp squib in India’s firecracker capital -- Sivakasi

Ahead of Deepavali, Sivakasi in the south of Tamil Nadu is facing an existential crisis.

published on : 29th September 2021

Sombre sparklers in Sivakasi this Deepavali

Ban on crackers in New Delhi has plunged Sivakasi’s units in despair, with manufacturers fearing other States might follow suit

published on : 24th September 2021

Rain dampens festival spirit but keeps pollution down 

Bengaluru experienced a breath of fresh air on Sunday night, first day of Deepavali festival. This is because the rain in the evening prevented people from bursting crackers.

published on : 29th October 2019

Over 130 people treated for burns; lesser cases compared to last year

Like every year, this Deepavali too had its fair share of burn injuries.

published on : 29th October 2019

Mersal will be a notch higher than Theri in everything: Atlee guarentees goosebumps

Director Atlee is confident that Mersal, his second film with Vijay, will win hearts. He is tight-lipped about the story but makes it clear that it’s apolitical.

published on : 16th October 2017