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15 Years of Om Shanti Om and Shah Rukh Khan still remains the king of clashes, at least on Diwali
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15 Years of Om Shanti Om and Shah Rukh Khan still remains the king of clashes, at least on Diwali

This Farah Khan directorial clashed at the box-office with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s opaque opus Saawariya, and the rest (and result) is history.

The Devil’s Advocate | What good are AAP’s new-age schools if the air students breathe inside them is poisonous
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The Devil’s Advocate | What good are AAP’s new-age schools if the air students breathe inside them is poisonous

Smog has descended on the NCR like the re-run of a horrifying apocalyptic nightmare, but the AAP government has refused to learn that good governance is more than just far-sighted visionary ideas. It’s also about handling crises

Diwali 2022: 5 ways to decorate your home this Deepavali
Lifestyle

Diwali 2022: 5 ways to decorate your home this Deepavali

Lighting diyas is an integral part of Diwali rituals. However, you can make it creatively by first making them and then colouring it

Diwali 2022: How the festival of lights is celebrated in different parts of India
India

Diwali 2022: How the festival of lights is celebrated in different parts of India

Several rituals are observed by different communities throughout the 5-day Diwali celebration

Why is Diwali called the 'Festival of Lights'? Here's all you need to know
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Why is Diwali called the 'Festival of Lights'? Here's all you need to know

Observed in the month of Kartik, Diwali is rightfully called the festival of lights as it marks the victory of light over darkness

Diwali 2022: Date, history, significance and rituals
India

Diwali 2022: Date, history, significance and rituals

The earthen lamps or diyas are lit up on Diwali to celebrate the triumph of light over darkness

Diwali 2022: Lakshmi Puja date, shubh muhurat and puja vidhi
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Diwali 2022: Lakshmi Puja date, shubh muhurat and puja vidhi

Devotees believe that Goddess Lakshmi visits the cleanest house first, so, they clean their homes vigorously days before the auspicious day

Diwali 2022: Wishes and messages to share with your loved ones
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Diwali 2022: Wishes and messages to share with your loved ones

Diwali spreads the message of removing all the darkness within oneself. As we gear up for the festival, here is how you should wish your loved ones

Will do everything to build a Britain where our children, grandchildren can light their diyas: UK PM Rishi Sunak
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Will do everything to build a Britain where our children, grandchildren can light their diyas: UK PM Rishi Sunak

Rishi Sunak attended a Diwali reception at 10 Downing Street in London on Wednesday night, a day after making history by becoming Britain's first Prime Minister of Indian origin

'Send us to India, or let us die,' demand Hindus in Pakistan's Sindh after Islamists fire at homes on Diwali
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'Send us to India, or let us die,' demand Hindus in Pakistan's Sindh after Islamists fire at homes on Diwali

"What should Hindus do? Why can’t we celebrate Diwali in Pakistan? We demand justice," a local said in a video going viral on social media

Shah Rukh Khan defines royalty as he visits Red Chillies’ office for Diwali puja in black kurta
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Shah Rukh Khan defines royalty as he visits Red Chillies’ office for Diwali puja in black kurta

Abram being the cutest that he is, comes out and holds his father’s hands, as the two along with SRK’s manager Pooja Dadlani go inside the building.

Chennai breathing 'poor' air day after Diwali
India

Chennai breathing 'poor' air day after Diwali

The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) said that PM 2.5 (particulate matter less than 2.5 microns in diameter) was the main pollutant in Chennai

WATCH: Doctor and daughter of ex-IAS officer in UP goes on rampage, smashes diya stalls outside her house on Diwali
India

WATCH: Doctor and daughter of ex-IAS officer in UP goes on rampage, smashes diya stalls outside her house on Diwali

In the viral clip, the woman can be seen going on a rampage, smashing diya (earthen lamps) at roadside shops in Patrakarpuram in Lucknow’s Gomti Nagar

In pictures: 'Wish you love, light, prosperity', India cricketers and former stars celebrate Diwali
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In pictures: 'Wish you love, light, prosperity', India cricketers and former stars celebrate Diwali

While the members of the India squad for the T20 World Cup are busy in Australia, other Indian cricketers and former stars celebrated Diwali with their families and shared the pictures on their Twitter accounts.

Why are netizens going gaga over Google CEO Sundar Pichai?
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Why are netizens going gaga over Google CEO Sundar Pichai?

On Diwali morning, Google CEO Sundar Pichai posted a message on his Twitter handle informing that he was celebrating the festival by watching the last three overs of India's victory over Pakistan at the 2022 ICC Men's T20 World Cup in Australia again

Induction of women officers in armed forces will boost India's strength: PM Modi in Kargil
India

Induction of women officers in armed forces will boost India's strength: PM Modi in Kargil

Prime Minister landed in Kargil on Monday to celebrate Diwali with soldiers

Diwali 2022: PM Modi meets Indian Army officer after 2 decades in Kargil
India

Diwali 2022: PM Modi meets Indian Army officer after 2 decades in Kargil

Major Amit had met Prime Minister Modi when he was the chief minister of Gujarat way back in 2001. At that time, Major Amit was a student at a Sainik school in Gujarat's Balachadi. They met again after 22 years, but this time in Kargil

WATCH: PM Modi celebrates Diwali 2022 with Indian Army at Kargil
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WATCH: PM Modi celebrates Diwali 2022 with Indian Army at Kargil

Since becoming the Prime Minister eight years ago, Narendra Modi has celebrated every Diwali with soldiers of the Indian Army. Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Kargil early in the morning to celebrate Diwali