Indian-origin man may face jail for setting off fireworks on Diwali in Singapore 

Under the Act, the Indian-origin man could be jailed for up to two years and fined up to SGD10,000 (7,306 USD) or both.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Thiruvananthapuram fares good in air quality

While the AQI in Delhi crossed well over 300 during Diwali days, the city of Thiruvananthapuram stands at 41.07, placing air quality in the Good category.

published on : 15th November 2019

Diwali, the biggest shopping season wasn’t all that big

India is witnessing a sharp slowdown due to waning consumption and businesses had pinned their hopes on Diwali for a revival in sales.

published on : 6th November 2019

Diwali marked by both splurge and resistance

The auspicious occasion of Dhanteras is seen by believers as the right time to acquire assets like homes and cars.

published on : 3rd November 2019

Corporates, celebs must walk the eco talk

Festivals like Diwali, Holi, Ganesh Visarjan, Durga Puja, etc are the safety valves for the common man, who are otherwise oppressed and marginalised.

published on : 3rd November 2019

Jaipur diary: All that is happening in the Pink City

The Diwali celebrations saw many tourists come to the Pink City for enjoying the lights and decorations. Markets went all out to win over customers as well as prizes.

published on : 2nd November 2019

GST collections remain subdued at Rs 95,380 crore in October

This is the third consecutive month when GST mop-up remained below the Rs 1 lakh crore mark, despite October being a festive month.

published on : 1st November 2019

Agarbatti manufacturers witness increase in demand during Diwali

Vellore resident Dawood Khan H said the import of raw agarbatti and round bamboo sticks had hit their business hard but the government's decision has given him a ray of hope.

published on : 31st October 2019

IIM Raipur celebrated Green Diwali this year with cow-dung diyas

Interestingly, this year Diwali gift packs for staff and faculty members of the institute comprised of none other than the different types of colourful ‘cow dung diays’.

published on : 30th October 2019

Should you detox after Diwali?

Eating a diet that is not high on sugar, salt and processed foods is the simple yet most effective way to cleanse the body of toxins.

published on : 30th October 2019

Early reports from Sivakasi indicate muted sales of firecrackers

If the lack of green crackers was stymying sales, sources in Sivakasi say that the delay in concretising norms for green crackers as directed by the apex court had delayed production.

published on : 30th October 2019

AD SPEAK | Lots of new commercials out for Diwali, but few sparklers

In terms of idea and execution, the ICICI Lombard ad is by far the best of the season.

published on : 30th October 2019

Air pollution below national average in Vijayawada this Diwali

APPCB conducts ambient air quality and noise level surveys in three locations by installing diffusion tubes

published on : 30th October 2019

Mumbai celebrated quietest Diwali in 15 years

Aawaz Foundation, the NGO that has been monitoring the noise pollution level in the city during festivals has said that fewer firecrackers were used this Diwali.

published on : 29th October 2019

TV actress Nia Sharma's lehenga catches fire at Diwali party

Nia was seen dancing at the party with singer Guru Randhawa.

published on : 29th October 2019
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