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Diwali 2022: Illuminated faces, vibrant markets mark the beginning of the festival of lights
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Diwali 2022: Illuminated faces, vibrant markets mark the beginning of the festival of lights

The five-day Diwali celebrations began today with Dhanteras. The festival of lights will be observed on 24 October and end with Bhai Dooj on the 26th

PM Modi to virtually attend 'Griha Pravesh' of 4.5 lakh PMAY beneficiaries in Madhya Pradesh
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PM Modi to virtually attend 'Griha Pravesh' of 4.5 lakh PMAY beneficiaries in Madhya Pradesh

The event on 'Dhanteras' day will start at 3 pm at BTI ground in the presence of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, an official has said

Weather Forecast: Torrential rain in these states on Dhanteras, Diwali; know IMD alert
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Weather Forecast: Torrential rain in these states on Dhanteras, Diwali; know IMD alert

The low pressure area that is forming over the southeast and east-central Bay of Bengal may turn into a deep depression today, which may turn into a cyclonic storm on the day of Diwali i.e. on October 24 and may remain till October 25

Weather Alert: After Durga Puja, now shadow of rain on Dhanteras, Diwali; know IMD forecast
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Weather Alert: After Durga Puja, now shadow of rain on Dhanteras, Diwali; know IMD forecast

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast snowfall in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand for the next few days

Planning to buy gold on Dhanteras? Remember to check these things
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Planning to buy gold on Dhanteras? Remember to check these things

You should verify the gold's resale price and be knowledgeable about the seller's buy-back policy. When reselling your jewellery, some vendors reduce a set percentage of the gold's value, while other merchants may take the existing rate into account

Diwali 2022: Jewellers cautiously optimistic this Dhanteras; expect business at par with last year level
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Diwali 2022: Jewellers cautiously optimistic this Dhanteras; expect business at par with last year level

Dhanteras, which marks the first day of Diwali in India, is considered auspicious to buy gold and silver as part of Hindu festivities

Gold Silver Price Today: Gold price jumps as Dhanteras approaches, latest rates here
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Gold Silver Price Today: Gold price jumps as Dhanteras approaches, latest rates here

However, gold is still cheaper than the all-time high price by about Rs 4400 per 10 grams and silver at the rate of about Rs 19000 per kg

Diwali 2021: Here are some design ideas to brighten your house with rangolis
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Diwali 2021: Here are some design ideas to brighten your house with rangolis

In its historical sense, rangoli was believed to be an omen of good fortune and was created as a symbolic representation of divine blessings

Dhanteras 2021: Here's why people buy gold, silver, and utensils on this day?
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Dhanteras 2021: Here's why people buy gold, silver, and utensils on this day?

As per Hindu scriptures, during Dhanteras Goddess Lakshmi visits devotees’ homes to bless them with wealth, prosperity, and good health

Dhanteras 2021: A guide to understanding why the day is celebrated
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Dhanteras 2021: A guide to understanding why the day is celebrated

The word ‘Dhanteras’ comes from Sanskrit where 'dhan' means wealth and 'teras' is the 13th day of the Hindu lunar calendar

Dhanteras 2021: Messages and wishes to share on this auspicious day with your loved ones
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Dhanteras 2021: Messages and wishes to share on this auspicious day with your loved ones

Dhanteras is considered as an auspicious day to buy valuable products such as gold, silver, gemstones, ornaments, and metal household products made of brass, silver, and copper.

Dhanteras 2020: Here is how you can download themed-WhatsApp stickers
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Dhanteras 2020: Here is how you can download themed-WhatsApp stickers

You can download third party-themed WhatsApp sticker apps from PlayStore.

Narak Chaturdashi 2020: Date, time and significance of Chhoti Diwali also known as Bhoot Chaturdashi in Bengal
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Narak Chaturdashi 2020: Date, time and significance of Chhoti Diwali also known as Bhoot Chaturdashi in Bengal

On Narak Chaturdashi, Bengalis light 14 earthen lamps at the doorways of their houses to guide the spirits of 14 generations of their forefathers and ward off evil spirits

Dhanteras 2020: History and significance of the festival; auspicious time for puja
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Dhanteras 2020: History and significance of the festival; auspicious time for puja

Dhanteras is considered an auspicious occasion to purchase clothes, jewellery, utensils, gadgets. It is also believed that buying gold and silver on Dhanteras bring more wealth and prosperity

Jewellery, apparel sales take massive hit in run-up to Diwali amid economic slowdown: Report
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Jewellery, apparel sales take massive hit in run-up to Diwali amid economic slowdown: Report

The average ticket size observed in jewellery retail dipped by 66 percent to Rs 3,625 for Dhanteras and Diwali, while the same for apparel stores dipped 28 percent to Rs 1,746

Gold shines on Dhanteras; trade records 30 tonnes of sales, registers around 25% drop in demand against last year
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Gold shines on Dhanteras; trade records 30 tonnes of sales, registers around 25% drop in demand against last year

Traders expected only 20 tonnes of gold to be sold in the domestic bullion market on Dhanteras this year, due to weak demand.

Dhanteras 2019: Occasion marks start of Diwali festivities, people consider day auspicious to buy gold, silver and utensils
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Dhanteras 2019: Occasion marks start of Diwali festivities, people consider day auspicious to buy gold, silver and utensils

It is believed that the word Dhanteras translates to wealth and prosperity. On this day, people purchase gold, silver, and utensils along with new clothes and offer their prayers to Goddess Lakshmi-the Goddess of wealth, and light diyas in their homes to welcome her and seek her blessings.

Here's why Dhanteras is observed as National Ayurveda Day, and a bonus 5 Ayurvedic remedies to the most searched for ailments
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Here's why Dhanteras is observed as National Ayurveda Day, and a bonus 5 Ayurvedic remedies to the most searched for ailments

Since 2016, the ministry of AYUSH has been observing this day as National Ayurveda Day. The theme for this year is Ayurveda for longevity.

Jewellers pin hope on Dhanteras, Diwali for revival in demand but expects 20-40% fall over last year's festive sales
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Jewellers pin hope on Dhanteras, Diwali for revival in demand but expects 20-40% fall over last year's festive sales

Jewellers are pinning hope on Diwali for a revival in demand, though they are expecting that the sales may fall by 20-40 percent over last year's festive business