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Himachal roadways to run special buses ahead of Diwali

Himachal roadways to run special buses ahead of

Modi greets nation on Dhanteras

New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Dhanteras and wished everyone good health and prosperity.“Dhanteras greetings to everyone,” the Prime Minister tweeted. “May this day bring happiness, good health and prosperity in everyone’s lives,” he

Platforms help revamp homes

Four platforms to help revamp your homes this Diwali

Platforms help revamp homes: 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.Listed below are four companies which can help one start afresh and have all things new this Diwali: NoBroker – NoBroker will help

Helping Army starts campaign to help needy on Diwali

DP Correspondent (Ludhiana): The Helping Army, NGO formed by group of youngsters have started a drive “HELP OTHERS FEEL HAPPY” in Diwali season. NGO members have provided stalls and other infrastructure to needy and talented people to sell their handmade items in Diwali season. The youngsters have also started a campaign inviting residents to purchase

Chinese products sales may decline 40-45% this Diwali: Assocham

Chinese products sales may decline 40-45% this Diwali: Assocham

Be it decorative items like lights, gift items, lamps and wall hangings or other product, the sale of Chinese products is likely to decline by 40-45 per cent this Diwali as compared to last year, a survey by Assocham-Social Development Foundation (ASDF) said here on Monday.“There has been a 40-45 per cent impact on goods

No firecrackers for Delhi-NCR on Diwali: SC

No firecrackers for Delhi-NCR on Diwali: SC

No firecrackers for Delhi-NCR on Diwali: SC The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that there will be no sale of firecrackers during Diwali, as it restored a November 2016 order banning the sale and stocking of firecrackers in Delhi and National Capital Region.A bench headed by Justice A.K. Sikri, while restoring the order, said: “We

Fuel prices

Fuel prices may come down by diwali

Fuel prices may come down by

Give Indian cricket team a break: Chief Coach Ravi Shastri to BCCI

Give Indian cricket team a break: Chief Coach Ravi Shastri to BCCI

Give Indian cricket team a break: Chief Coach Ravi Shastri to BCCI. Team India’s head coach Ravi Shastri has requested the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to be much more considerate when it comes to scheduling international matches in order to provide adequate breaks to players and support staff.In a video conference

Upcoming Cars

Upcoming Cars In India, Launching Around Diwali 2017

Upcoming Cars : A slew of new car launches are lined up with Diwali just a month and a half away. Most car manufacturers have ramped up their car production in order to have enough inventory ahead of the festive season. Scroll down to know the complete list of upcoming cars in India that would

Diwali celebrated with ‘anti-cracker’ message

  Mohali: The Holy Wonder Smart School celebrated Diwali with the message of ‘anti-cracker’ Diwali. The students were educated the ill effects of burning crackers and advocate the idea of celebrating Diwali with candles, sweets and non-polluting green crackers available in markets. At the moment inter-house exhibition of Diwali handicrafts was which were prepared by

Obama lights diya in Oval office, celebrates last Diwali as US President

Washington: US President Barack Obama celebrated Diwali by lighting the first-ever diya in his Oval office at the White House. It was his last Diwali as US President and he hoped his successors would continue the tradition. “This year, I was honoured to kindle the first-ever diya in the Oval Office — a lamp that

Amitabh Bachchan’s Diwali party brings B-Town together

Mumbai: The Bachchan’s of Bollywood turned hosts for a star-studded Diwali party which saw several movie celebrities — all dressed in ethnic wear to live up the festive fervour — in attendance. The Bachchan family more or less looked colour co-ordinated for the festival, which was celebrated on Sunday. While Jaya Bachchan decided to break

No exchange of sweets at India-Pakistan border on Diwali

Attari (Punjab): The Border Security Force (BSF) on Sunday refused to exchange sweets and greetings with Pakistani Rangers along the international boundary on the occasion of Diwali. The BSF move in the wake of the recent heightened tension between the two countries. India has accused Pakistan of supporting terrorists from its soil who carried out

Diwali celebrated with religious fervour across Jammu region

Jammu: Diwali, the festival of lightssymbolising the victory of good over evil, was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across Jammu region . People were seen exchanging greetings and sweets and bursting fire crackers. A huge rush of shoppers was also witnessed across the region with people purchasing sweets and gift items. Elaborate security arrangements

Lok Sabha Speaker greets people on Diwali, salutes valour of soldiers

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Saturday conveyed her warm greetings to the people on the occasion of Diwali. In her message, she said: “I convey my good wishes and heartiest greetings to all my brothers and sisters on the eve of Deepawali.” “The festival of lights, symbolises the triumph of truth and


Hamid Ansari wishes people on Diwali

New Delhi: Vice President Hamid Ansari on Saturday greeted people on the occasion of Diwali. “I extend my warm greetings and good wishes to the people of our country on the auspicious occasion of Deepawali, the festival of lights,” Ansari said in a message. “Celebrated with traditional fervour and zeal, Deepawali signifies the victory of

BSF jawan dies in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

Srinagar: A BSF jawan was today killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in Macchil sector along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. 28-year-old Constable Koli Nitin Subhash, hailing from Sangli in Maharashtra, was martyred this morning in firing by Pakistani security forces, a BSF official said. Subhash had joined BSF in 2008

No Diwali celebration for 1,200 policemen and 120 fire-fighters

                                      Personnel to be on toes to tackle any untoward incident in city Chandigarh: While the ‘City Beautiful’ Chandigarh will be enjoying the festival of lights and crackers on Sunday with their dear ones, the cops of

This Diwali thank the fire-fighters

Chandigarh: “I in my service of 28 years I have seldom celebrated Diwali at home” said L B Gautam, an officer at fire station sector 17. He also states that he receives immense pleasure in witnessing people celebrate Diwali safely then celebrating himself. More than 270 personnel of Fire and Emergency Service of Chandigarh will

PGI patients celebrate Diwali with Red Cross

Chandigarh: As part of Diwali celebrations Indian Red Cross Society, Punjab State Branch distributed blankets to the poor patients and fruits to the indoor patients of PGI. The social workers distributed 500 packets of fruits to the admitted patients of Gastroenterology, Advanced Urology Centre, Male Surgical Ward, Female Surgical Ward, Gynae Ward, Maternity Ward and ICUs. Prof S C