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Diwali leaves Delhi engulfed in severe pollution and smog

Diwali leaves Delhi engulfed in severe pollution and smog

November 3, 2016

With Diwali, it seems New Delhi's little remaining clean air has also waved goodbye this year. The level of pollution in the city, post-Diwali, has been the worst in five years with a huge increase in concentration levels of Fine Particulate Matter (PM 2.5)

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A glimpse of the festival of lights in New Delhi

A glimpse of the festival of lights in New Delhi

November 1, 2016

People in New Delhi celebrated Diwali, or Deepavali as it is popularly known in India, with an infectious enthusiasm and energy. Diwali is a Hindu festival celebrated every year in autumn across the nation. Spiritually, it signifies the victory of light over darkness and of good ...

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Diwali festivities illuminate India

Diwali festivities illuminate India

October 29, 2016

As India prepares to celebrate Diwali, the biggest and the brightest festival in the country, this Sunday, many people abroad also follow the trend. As the festivities have already begun, here is why the festival is considered auspicious and the most important.

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Eco-friendly Diwali this year

Eco-friendly Diwali this year

October 27, 2016

As Diwali, the festival of lights, is nearing, people in India are enjoying the festive season but this time with an eco-friendly approach

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Dussehra fest in New Delhi

Dussehra fest in New Delhi

October 12, 2016

Dusshera, a major Hindu festival, was celebrated in India on October 11. Festivities begin nine days in advance before the D-day that marks the victory of good over evil. According to the Hindu mythology, Dussehra marks the day when lord Rama beheaded the evil demon Ravana who is...

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Rajasthan Festival 2016

Rajasthan Festival 2016

April 1, 2016

To celebrate 67 years of the state, Rajasthan organised a colourful four-day event from March 27-30, 2016, in the pink city of India, aiming at highlighting Rajasthan’s art, culture, tradition and heritage to attract tourism. Festivities kicked off in Jaipur as numerous people ...

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