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Indian equities markets start 'New Year' on positive note

Indian equities markets start 'New Year' on positive note

24 Oct 2014

Mumbai: Samavat 2071, marking the start of the New Year, began on a positive note for Indian equities at a special trading session on Diwali day (Thursday) with a key index gaining some 63 points, or 0.24 percent.

Indian equities markets,   New Year,   market,   festive season,   festival,   Indian festival,   Diwali,  
John Kerry lits diya to celebrate first ever Diwali at State Department

John Kerry lits diya to celebrate first ever Diwali at State Department

24 Oct 2014

Washington: Amidst chanting of Vedic mantras and lighting of the traditional 'diya' by none other than US Secretary of State John Kerry, Diwali – the festival of lights was celebrated for the first time at the State Department.

John Kerry,   lits diya,   celebrate Diwali,   first Diwali,   State Department,   Indian festival,   festivity,   ,  
Diwali special: Significance of 'Diyas'

Diwali special: Significance of 'Diyas'

23 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Festival of lights, joy and happiness- 'Diwali' where each one of us decorate our homes with beautiful and stylish 'diyas', which enlighten homes and souls on this auspicious day. The gleam of diyas or the earthen lamp makes Diwali a very special one for all.

Diwali,   Significance of Diyas,   diya,   Diwali,   Diwali celebration,   festivity,   festival,  
Diwali special: The tradition of 'rangoli'

Diwali special: The tradition of 'rangoli'

23 Oct 2014

New Delhi: If light is one significant aspect of Diwali, then colourful rangoli is another important aspect of this auspicious occasion. Both lights and colours have their own significances.

Diwali,   rangoli tradition,   rangoli,   diwali celebration,   Indian festival,   festivity,   festive season,   ,  
No platform ticket between October 24 and 29: Northern Railway

No platform ticket between October 24 and 29: Northern Railway

22 Oct 2014

New Delhi: In view of safety of passengers and to avoid over-crowding at platforms and foot-over bridges during Diwali and Chhat festivals, Northern Railway has decided to restrict sale of platform tickets at the five major stations here, including New Delhi and Nizamuddin.

platform ticket,   Northern Railway,   Diwali,   Diwali celebration,   Chhat festival,   no sale of platform tickets,   New Delhi,  
Wish Prime Minister Narendra Modi happy Diwali online

Wish Prime Minister Narendra Modi happy Diwali online

22 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took to Twitter to share the link of a special page for exchanging Diwali wishes with people.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi,   happy Diwali online,   Diwali,   diwali festivity,   festive season,   Indian festival,   PM's Jammu visit,   ,  
Delhi Metro to halt services at 8 pm on Diwali

Delhi Metro to halt services at 8 pm on Diwali

21 Oct 2014

New Delhi: The Delhi Metro will stop its services at 8 pm on Thursday on account of Diwali, a statement said on Tuesday.

Delhi Metro,   halt services,   8 pm on Diwali,   Diwali,   festival,   metro service,  
Celebration of handcrafted weaves at Dastkar <strong>Festival</strong>

Celebration of handcrafted weaves at Dastkar Festival

14 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Traditional weaves like tussar, chanderi and maheshwari, with folk art traditions like madhubani and miniature paintings are on display at the Dastkar Festival of Lights here to celebrate Diwali.

handcrafted weaves,   tussar,   chanderi maheshwari,   madhubani,   miniature paintings,   Dastkar Festival of Lights,  
Aishwarya flags off 16th Mumbai Film <strong>Festival</strong>

Aishwarya flags off 16th Mumbai Film Festival

15 Oct 2014

Mumbai: Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on Tuesday declared the 16th Mumbai Film Festival open, calling it a 'honour' to be given the privilege.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan,   Bollywood diva,   International Star,   Mumbai Film Festival ,  
Urdu drama <strong>festival</strong> to pay tribute to K A Abbas, Begum Zaidi

Urdu drama festival to pay tribute to K A Abbas, Begum Zaidi

14 Oct 2014

New Delhi: A six-day drama festival will pay tribute to two Urdu literary legends Khwaja Ahmad Abbas and Begum Qudsia Zaidi by staging stories written by them or based on their lives.

Urdu drama festival,   Khwaja Ahmad Abbas,   Begum Qudsia Zaidi,   art,   culture,   Khayalat Ka Saudagar- Abbas,  

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