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Singapore supermarket apologises for beef ad during Diwali

Hindus in Singapore celebrate Diwali in a grand style with banners and buntings displayed across Little India - a precinct of Indian businesses, eateries, motels and hotels.

Citizens not in favour of bursting crackers after 10pm, reveals survey

Citizens not in favour of bursting crackers after 10pm, reveals survey

A majority of citizens surveyed supported a ban on crackers after 10 pm and said that the rule must be enforced by the civic bodies and the police.

Aurangabad: Firecrackers market blaze guts 150 stalls, 40 vehicles - Watch video

Aurangabad: Firecrackers market blaze guts 150 stalls, 40 vehicles - Watch video

The cause of the blaze in a temporary firecrackers market in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district is not known yet.

Naraka Chaturdashi 2016: Choti Diwali Abhyang Snan timings, Tithi and Vidhi

Naraka Chaturdashi 2016: Choti Diwali Abhyang Snan timings, Tithi and Vidhi

Naraka Chaturdashi falls on the fourteenth day of Krishna Paksha in the month of Ashwin according to Hindu calendar.

Diwali 2016: Cash, coupons most sought after gifts, says ASSOCHAM study

Diwali 2016: Cash, coupons most sought after gifts, says ASSOCHAM study

While 45 per cent of office workers want cash or gift coupons or vouchers, 35 per cent prefer gadgets, electronic items, home appliances, utensils and other such things for personal use or for their households.

Diwali 2016 schedule: Festivals and significance

Diwali 2016 schedule: Festivals and significance

Spread over five days, Deepavali is an occasion for members of the family to get-together and soak in the zest for celebrations.

Vatican Dialogue Council wishes Hindus joyous Diwali

"Human ecology points to the relationship and responsibility which humans have towards the earth and to the cultivation of ecological virtues," Vatican Radio reported, citing the statement.