Dhanteras

Heavy traffic jam in Delhi on occasion of Dhanteras

The massive jam was due to the ongoing festive season and especially due to the rush in the market on the occasion of Dhanteras were people buy new things. 

Oct 25, 2019, 22:06 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Dhanteras 2019

On Dhanteras, also known as Dhantrayodashi or Dhanvantari Triodasi, the Goddess of wealth - is worshiped to provide prosperity and well being. It is also regarded as an auspicious occasion to buy gold and silver in order to herald prosperity.

Oct 25, 2019, 18:38 PM IST

On Dhanteras, women depositors of scam-hit PMC Bank hold protest in Mumbai

Several women depositors of crisis-hit Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank on Friday staged a protest in West Mumbai's Andheri. The women protestors raised slogans carrying placards which read "Where is the money on Dhanteras" and "Black Diwali, Thank you RBI".

Oct 25, 2019, 13:38 PM IST

Know why buying gold and utensils is considered auspicious on Dhanteras

The word 'Dhan' means wealth and 'Trayodashi' means 13th day as per Hindu calendar.

Oct 25, 2019, 13:11 PM IST

Happy Dhanteras 2019: Send these WhatsApp, Facebook and text messages to your loved ones

Lord Dhanavantri is prayed to on this day. He is the god of Ayurveda who shared the wisdom and knowledge of Ayurveda science to cure the mankind of all the diseases.

Oct 25, 2019, 12:54 PM IST

Diwali special music show designed for pets

"MTV Woofer", a special music show has been designed for pets. It's an initiative for the welfare of pets to make this Diwali more comfortable for them.

Nov 06, 2018, 00:20 AM IST

Dhanteras rush clogs traffic in Delhi-NCR; police issue advisory

Major intersections in the national capital witnessed traffic jams on Monday as Delhiites stepped out in large numbers to shop on Dhanteras.

Nov 05, 2018, 23:59 PM IST

Gold glitters on Dhanteras despite high prices, sales up 15%

Gold and jewellery sales are expected to have gone up by up to 15 per cent on the auspicious occasion of 'Dhanteras' Monday as consumer demand revived on reports of further jump in the yellow metal rates in the coming weeks.

Nov 05, 2018, 19:50 PM IST

Dhanteras 2018: High prices take sheen off gold sales

Dhanteras is considered to be an auspicious day for buying gold, silver and other valuables and is largely celebrated in northern and western parts of India.

Nov 05, 2018, 14:27 PM IST

Dhanteras 2018: Happy Dhanatrayodashi WhatsApp messages, SMS for your friends and family

Here, we have a few popular yet meaningful WhatsApp messages and SMS. You may send them across to your friends and loved ones right away:

Nov 05, 2018, 08:04 AM IST

In Diwali greeting, Pakistan PM says country committed to welfare of minorities

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi reiterated that the need to promote inter-religion and inter-faith harmony has never been as great as it is now.

Oct 20, 2017, 14:35 PM IST

Diwali 2017: From Trump to Turnbull and Trudeau, world leaders spread festive cheer

World leaders spread the message of love, peace and harmony this Diwali 2017.

Oct 18, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

Traffic crawls as Delhi shops on Dhanteras

Delhi is witnessing heavy traffic jams on Tuesday evening - all thanks to the Diwali festive season.

Oct 17, 2017, 20:30 PM IST

Jewellers see no sparkle in sales this Dhanteras

However, organised players like P C Jewellers, Kalyan, Talwar Sons and Jewellers are expecting 10-35 per cent jump in sales, thanks to the growing trust in quality and designs of products and competitive prices.

Oct 17, 2017, 20:03 PM IST

BSNL offers unlimited calling, data on Bharat phone for Rs 97 per month

BSNL, which operates across the country except Delhi and Mumbai, has over 98 million mobile subscribers and 16 million landline customers.

Oct 17, 2017, 19:18 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Dhanteras 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Dhanteras and wished everyone good health and prosperity. "Dhanteras greetings to everyone," the Prime Minister tweeted. "May this day bring happiness, good health and prosperity in everyone`s lives," he tweeted.

Oct 17, 2017, 11:58 AM IST

Dhanteras 2017: Send these Whatsapp messages and SMS to friends and family

Dhanteras literally means dhan+ teras (wealth and 13th day). This is because the day falls on the thirteenth Krishna Paksha day in the Hindu month of Kartik.

Oct 16, 2017, 16:15 PM IST

Dhanteras 2017: Short on cash? 10 items under Rs 100 for good fortune

Dhanteras 2017 is celebrated a day before Diwali

Oct 16, 2017, 15:19 PM IST

Dhanteras and Diwali 2017: How delivery boys are breaking back to deliver your happiness

Most e-commerce companies pay between Rs 14 and Rs 18 per delivery. Most delivery boys - usually in their 20s and 30s - are handing over 200 packages a day by 8 in the evening this Diwali season. Any delay and some customers promptly complain to companies. Life before Diwali, therefore, is not all festive.

Oct 16, 2017, 11:37 AM IST