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TV celebs urge fans to have ‘no crackers’, eco-friendly Diwali

  Mumbai:  Don’t burst firecrackers and go for an eco-friendly Diwali instead, popular television celebrities like Jennifer Winget, Supriya Pilgaonkar, Ritwik Dhanjani and Devoleena Bhattacharjee have urged fans while wishing them a happy festive season. Here’s what these celebs have said: Jennifer Winget: I would like to wish all my fans a very Happy Diwali

Ranbir, Anushka will celebrate Diwali with fans

New Delhi: “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” stars Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma will light up Diwali for some of their fans as they are set to tour four cities in two days to celebrate the festival and promote their film. As part of a marketing initiative that involves star-fan engagement, Ranbir and Anushka will travel

This Diwali, expect ‘unexpected’ with ‘Ae Dil’-‘Shivaay’ clash

New Delhi: The 2016 Diwali is expected to witness a lot of fireworks at the box office with two major releases – Ajay Devgns “Shivaay” and Karan Johars “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”. As per the buzz, both the films will give an “unexpected” response in terms of collection around the auspicious occasion, say trade pundits.

Deepika to celebrate Diwali with family

Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone is heading to Bengaluru to celebrate Diwali with her family members. She says the festival has always been special to them. “Diwali is the festival of lights, joy and happiness and has always been a very special festival for all of us. So I decided to spend quality time with my

Police conduct mock drill as Diwali approaches

Jaandhar: Jalandhar will remain peaceful and people should enjoy their festivals with no fear in mind, said Police Commissioner, Arpit Shukla. Shukla gave necessary instructions to all SHOs and other police officers and took their suggestion about their areas. “You are to keep an eye on all the mischievous elements in your particular areas and

Himachal to run additional buses to cater to Diwali rush

Shimla: To cater to the rush ahead of Diwali, Himachal Roadways Transport Corporation (HRTC) on Wednesday announced it would ply additional buses within and outside the state, an official said. “Special buses will ply from Delhi, Chandigarh, Shimla and Baddi to different parts of the state from October 27,” a spokesman for the HRTC told

It’s Diwali and time for special beauty care

The festive season is here again! Soon it will be Diwali. Start taking care of the skin and hair a few weeks before. Night-time cleansing is an absolute must, especially for city dwellers. Chemical air pollutants, dirt and grime hang in the air. They are potent skin irritants. Make-up should also be removed at night.

Trump’s daughter-in-law celebrates Diwali at Hindu temple

Ashburn : Donald Trump’s daughter-in-lawcelebrated Diwali at a Hindu temple in the key swing state of Virginia as part of the Republican presidential nominee’s efforts to reach out to the Indian-American community. Lara Trump, wife of Eric Trump, the second son of Trump, 70, said the relationship between India and the US is destined for

Twitter to launch Diwali emoji

New Delhi: Social media platform Twitter on Tuesday announced that it will launch #HappyDiwali emoji based on public opinion via a Twitter poll. Users can participate in the poll that has been tweeted out from @TwitterIndia and customise the Diwali emoji by voting for the colour they prefer. “We are crowdsourcing an emoji for #HappyDiwali

Six members of a family injured in Pak shelling in Jammu

Jammu: Six members of a family were injured today as Pakistani troops continued to pound Indian civilian areas in R S Pura and Noushera sectors along the International Border and Line of Control (LoC) with mortars and small arms fire. Pakistan Rangers resorted to ceasefire violations by targeting civilian population in RS Pura sector in Jammu


Punjab govt plans to deliver Diwali gift for its contractual employees

Patiala: The Punjab Government has planned to deliver a Diwali Gift for its Contractual Employees working in the different departments. Punjab Cabinet may decide the issue concerning the regularisation of the services of the Contractual employees during its meeting going to be held on Monday. The Highly placed sources in the state government told here

Diwali Indian, goods Chinese

Chandigarh: Chinese diya and karva (a small pitcher used in festival of karva chauth) have taken a toll on the business of potters of Chandigarh. Both the items have been introduced this year. “I got a contract of around 1 lakh 80 thousands last year. Not even a penny has increased this year” said Manoj

Honey Singh to celebrate ‘Diwali’ with family in Delhi

Hirdesh Singh better known as Indian Rapper Honey Singh is suffering from bipolar disorder, he need a break due to which he has decided to spend Diwali at his home in Delhi. According to the information, this year was hard enough for rap star Yo Yo so at last he concluded to spend time with

MC to illuminate streets, parks and all markets by Diwali in city: Mayor

Chandigarh: Municipal Corporation (MC) will ensure to illuminate the defunct street, parks and market lights by Diwali. Mayor Arun Sood held a meeting of engineers of electricity wing of MC at committee room on Tuesday regarding revamping of street and park lights throughout the city before this Diwali. The meeting was attended by Mukesh Bassi,

Main city roads to get facelift before Diwali

Ludhiana: The major roads of the city will get face lift before Diwali and for this Municipal Commissioner, Ludhiana, Ghanshyam Thori has issued directions to the contractors to start maintenance work of roads wherever it is required. On Saturday, the MC Commissioner along with other officials visited all the major roads and issued the instructions to

Big B’s ‘Aankhen 2’ to clash with ‘Golmaal 4’ next Diwali?

Mumbai: In what could turn into a big box office clash, director Anees Bamzee has said that he may release his forthcoming film “Aankhen 2” next year in Diwali, a festive slot which will also see release of Rohit Shetty’s “Golmaal Again”. “We will start shooting next month. We are planning a Diwali release next