Indonesia grants one day Diwali holiday to Indians

For the second consecutive year, the Indonesian capital city has decided to grant a one day Diwali holiday tomorrow to all Indian nationals and Indonesians of Indian descent so they can celebrate the Hindu festival of lights.

Watch: Traditional Ramleela drama in 14 minutes

Ramleela-A drama event on hindu festival Dussehra.

Singapore to impose alcohol ban along Hindu festival route

Singapore will impose an alcohol ban in the area where the Hindu religious festival Thaipusam is to be celebrated on Friday, police said.

Nation celebrates Makar Sankranti with fervour

On Sankranti, millions of devotees are expected to throng the ghats of Ganga to take a holy dip as it is considered to be auspicious.

Nepal bans sale of marijuana at Hindu festival

About 500,000 devotees attended the festival at Katmandu, considered the most revered Hindu shrine.