diwali

US singer Mary Millben sings ‘Om Jai Jagdish Hare’, video goes viral

A rendition of the devotional hymn ‘Om Jai Jagdish Hare’ by prominent African-American Hollywood actress and singer #MaryMillben has gone viral on the Internet.

published on : 16th November 2020

WATCH | Here's how Karthigai Deepam was celebrated across the country!

Karthika Deepam is a festival of lights that is observed by Hindus of Tamil Nadu, Sri Lanka and Kerala. It falls in the month of Kārttikai as per the Tamil calendar.

published on : 23rd November 2018

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Diwali

As Diwali has set the festive mood of the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished everyone on the occasion.

published on : 7th November 2018

How Delhi plans to celebrate 'Green Diwali' this year

As India celebrates Diwali this week, Delhiites share their plans for the 'Festival of Lights'. Will they be bursting 'Green Firecrackers'? Let's find out.

published on : 5th November 2018

UP's Terracotta craftsmen busy preparing products ahead of Diwali

These terracotta products include diyas and several other home decor products such as idols of God and Goddess, lantern, bullock cart, etc.

published on : 23rd October 2018

Firecrackers industry partially hit in Sivakasi ahead of Diwali 

Sale of firecrackers have been partially hit in India's leading manufacturers' hub Sivakasi ahead of Diwali. 90% of domestic sales are accounted from the district of Tamil Nadu. 

published on : 14th October 2018

Uttar Pradesh: Foreigners celebrate Govardhan Puja in the abode of lord Krishna

Hundreds of devotees including foreign nationals visited the holy town of Mathura on October 21, to celebrate the Hindu festival, Govardhan Puja.

published on : 21st October 2017

Dera Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim's supporters to celebrate 'black Diwali' this year

 When the entire nation is glittering in Diwali lights, Dera in Sirsa is planning to celebrate 'Black Diwali' this year, after the arrest of their Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a rape case.

published on : 19th October 2017

Watch: ‘Men in uniform’ celebrate Diwali by dancing, lighting diyas 

On the eve of Diwali, Indian Army soldiers celebrated the auspicious festival by lighting oil lamps in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch on Wednesday. 

published on : 19th October 2017

India cracks down on air pollution as Diwali begins

The Indian government orders diesel generators and a power plant in Delhi to be shut down as air quality in the capital deteriorates ahead of the Hindu festival of lights, when a night of firecrackers

published on : 19th October 2017

Uttar Pradesh: Northern Ayodhya city lights up on eve of Diwali

Volunteers light almost 200,000 earthen lamps in India's northern Ayodhya city, on the eve of Hindu festival of lights Diwali. 

published on : 19th October 2017

Customers demanding 'swadeshi' earthen lamps instead of Chinese items this Diwali 

It seems Indians across the entire nation have pledged to do away with Chinese items this Diwali. People are flocking to markets and demanding 'swadeshi' earthen lamps, instead of Chinese candles.

published on : 18th October 2017

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau sends Diwali greetings

Trudeau took to his Twitter handle to send Diwali greetings. The prime minister tweeted a picture of himself lighting the lamp during the celebrations in the city of Ottawa. 

published on : 17th October 2017
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