festival of light]
Published on Nov 24, 2021 09:23 AM IST
- The Loy Krathong festival, also known as the Festival of Lights, is an annual Thai festival celebrated to express gratitude to the goddess of water.
Published on Nov 01, 2021 04:53 PM IST
Updated on Nov 01, 2021 04:16 PM IST
Students made rangolis, decorated diyas, made posters, sang songs and gave speeches during the virtual celebrations.
Updated on Nov 17, 2020 05:26 PM IST
Hindustan Times |HT Correspondent
How cricketer Suresh Raina, wife Priyanka and daughter Gracia introduced 8-month-old Rio to the festival of lights
Updated on Nov 15, 2020 08:26 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Veenu Singh
Exercise caution and follow safety protocols, says Dr Jagat Ram, director, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
Published on Nov 09, 2020 10:27 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
The festival of lights, Diwali, is just around the corner, heralding the advent of the winter months and the final months of a gloomy year or annus horribilis, as Queen Elizabeth once famously put it, in which a Covid-19 wreaked havoc on the planet, forcing nations to declare lockdowns, keeping people confined indoors for months, destroying economies and lives.
Updated on Nov 08, 2020 12:13 AM IST
The forgotten value of Mardana in the world of Guru Nanak is being invoked by contemporary poets, painters, fiction writers and scholars in the true spirit of Sikhi
Updated on Nov 07, 2020 11:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh |Nirupama Dutt
Mumbaikars gear up for a safe, healthy and responsible Diwali this year
Updated on Nov 04, 2020 03:36 PM IST
HT Mumbai |Nishad Neelambaran
Shailendra Varma, the nodal officer for the event, said the 600,000 diyas would be lit on Deepotsav, which would be celebrated a day before Diwali on November 13.
Updated on Oct 31, 2020 11:19 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Pawan Dixit
Don’t let the current crisis dampen the celebrations! Here are 10 ways to get your home ready to herald the festive season.
Updated on Oct 30, 2020 03:16 PM IST
By midnight on Sunday, the noxious fumes pushed the level of PM2.5 ultra-fine particles, which take the heaviest toll on human health among all air pollutants, to almost 18 times of what is considered safe to breathe.
Published on Oct 29, 2019 01:06 AM IST
New Delhi, Hindustan Times |Joydeep Thakur, Vijdan Mohammad Kawoosa and Soumya Pillai
Thousands of people from Chennai will be travelling home to other parts of the state to celebrate the festival of lights.
Published on Oct 26, 2019 11:41 PM IST
Chennai, Hindustan Times |M Manikandan
Diwali 2019: Diwali is the time for lights, celebrations, family gatherings and obviously ‘safai’!
Updated on Oct 26, 2019 11:35 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Srimoyee Chowdhury
Deepavali 2019: According to tradition, people light diyas, lamps and candles to celebrate the festival, but over time, the bursting of crackers has taken predominance over other traditions.
Updated on Oct 25, 2019 11:03 AM IST
Scientists said that a squall late on Friday evening helped the city clear its air from pollutants, but warned that the AQI is likely to slip back to the ‘poor’ category by Sunday.
Updated on Oct 20, 2019 12:22 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Soumya Pillai
The spectacular lights switch-on ceremony will be held along Belgrave Road, UK, the hub of Asian business and culture dotted with several Indian banks, jewellery shops, restaurants as well as shops offering merchandise sourced from India, UK and elsewhere.
Updated on Oct 11, 2019 04:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times, London | Prasun Sonwalkar
Lok Sabha elections 2019: Election Commission gives another clean chit to PM Modi, clears Rahul speech
ECI said on Thursday that it found no violation in the speech Modi delivered at Barmer in Rajasthan on April 21 in which he said India hadn’t kept a nuclear arsenal for use on Diwali, the festival of lights and fireworks.
Updated on May 09, 2020 11:22 AM IST
New Delhi |HT Correspondents
Once the shoes, apps and music are in place, the work begins
Updated on Dec 01, 2018 09:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Rehana Munir
Post-festival withdrawal syndrome is a phenomenon that many people experience after the festive season. Here’s what you can do about it.
Updated on Nov 12, 2018 09:44 AM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday extended his good wishes to the Hindu community on the occasion of Diwali.
Published on Nov 07, 2018 07:38 PM IST
Islamabad |Press Trust of India
Diwali 2018: History and significance of Deepawali festival - This year Lakshmi Puja is on November 7. Celebrate this auspicious day by offering prayers to Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha.
Updated on Nov 07, 2018 10:25 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi | HT Correspondent
Top Indian and American diplomats celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights, here on Monday, reflecting the “great strength” of partnership between the two largest democracies of the world.
Updated on Nov 06, 2018 11:24 AM IST
Press Trust of India |Press Trust of India
On the festival of lights, we salute these inspiring, selfless individuals who feel the pain of others like their own
Updated on Nov 05, 2018 04:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times | , New DelhiShara Ashraf, Abhinav Verma and Prerna Gauba
How are you planning to celebrate a green Diwali, following the Supreme Court strictures on polluting and noisy fireworks?. The appex court has allowed residents to burst low-emission fire crackers between 8pm and 10 pm to check the effect of firecrackers on public at large. Here is the readers’ view
Updated on Nov 04, 2018 03:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | HT Correspondent
There’s more to Diwali than lights, sweets and card parties. Here are 5 unique ways in which the festival is celebrated across India.
Updated on Nov 04, 2018 10:00 AM IST
Diwali 2018: Here are five exciting, affordable and eco-friendly ideas to help you celebrate the festival of lights. With a little patience and effort, you can minimise your energy, consumption and waste this Diwali.
Updated on Nov 03, 2018 09:43 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Sanya Panwar
In his petition filed last month, M Shaik Abdullah, a member of the Chennai Metro Fireworks Dealers Association sought restraint of online sale of fireworks and crackers by retailers as this was illegal and also raised safety concerns
Updated on Oct 16, 2018 11:59 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chennai |MC Rajan
Vacations can also be spent at ayurveda retreats for rejuvenation or just cooking and spending time with family and friends.
Updated on Jun 12, 2018 10:17 AM IST
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