Latest Diwali Stories

2014-07-27 23:02:58

Naturalist Journeys, a top birding and nature company, announces the new Diwali: Festival of Lights Week in Trinidad Tour, running from October 18 - 25. New York City, New York (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 In Trinidad, Diwali is a nationwide celebration like no other. Trinidad’s unique mix of East Indian, West African, and European heritage animates this Hindu festival. This tour blends culture and nature to create an exciting and meaningful adventure. Trinidad’s Diwali celebrations are one...

2013-11-01 23:19:41

Pujas or offering prayers and lighting diyas or clay lamps are perhaps the most important practices on Diwali without which the festivity remains incomplete. 123Greetings.com offers beautiful virtual pujas and diyas to send warm wishes to brighten up the day of loved ones, both near and far. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Diwali celebrations take place in various ways integrating both traditional and modern means. People participate in activities such as prayers, fireworks,...

2013-10-31 23:28:05

On this sparkling Diwali season, Wildnet Technologies has announced a great offer where customers can avail 20% discount on all its services. Noida, India (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Wildnet Technologies announced 20% discount on all its services as a Diwali Bonanza for its valued customers. This Diwali, customers across the globe can get mega Diwali offers on services like SEO, SMO, Website design, Website development, PPC and offshore SEM services. Wildnet technologies introduced amazing...

2012-12-22 05:04:26

Debadutta Dash, the Co-Chair of Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC), a Seattle based non-profit invited to participate in the White House Diwali celebration in November and Holiday Celebrations in December.The invitation was in recognition of the trade advocacy initiatives taken by the WASITRAC for a stronger bilateral trade relations between India and US (Washington State). Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 The Co-Chair of Washington State—India...

2010-10-25 03:10:00

NEW DELHI, October 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Visits Khushii and Extends its Support to the Underprivileged Children - Engages With Them and Acts as a Change Agent - Distributes Diwali Gifts, Games, Books et al to Over 800 Children* - To Organise Diwali Haat at its Office Premises Wherein Crafts Handmade by These Children Will be on Display for Purchase Setting a positive example for other businesses to follow, IndiaMART.com, India's largest online B2Bmarketplace,...

2008-10-11 12:00:16

The Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple, 8628 S. State, Spanish Fork, will celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights, on Saturday, Oct. 25, 6 p.m. There will be dancing, music, dramas, food and a ceremony of lights. For information, go to www.utahkrishnas.com. (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2005-10-29 17:57:58

By Anirban Roy NEW DELHI (Reuters) - As dusk fell, fairy lights came on and the mosques filled for prayers, deadly bombs turned three of New Delhi's festive markets into tangles of charred bodies, severed limbs and shattered shops in minutes. The sound was deafening, even among the cheery chaos and popping firecrackers of the peak festival season. Many of the victims were women and children, brightly dressed for their last big night out to shop before the Hindu Diwali, or festival...

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