Diwali 2017

People spent more time on Tinder on Diwali, says study

The app also recorded a 65 per cent increase in 'Super Likes' from the first day of Diwali to the last. 

Nov 10, 2017, 08:15 AM IST

Delhi: Air quality report card two days after Diwali similar to last year

The Supreme Court ban on sale of firecrackers did not prevent people from lighting sparklers, rockets and loud Diwali "bombs" though the volume was lower than previous years.

Oct 22, 2017, 10:57 AM IST

Akshay Kumar, IPS officer 'sweeten' Diwali of cops' families

The Diwali festival has become merrier for families of 103 slain policemen and army personnel in Maharashtra, courtesy an initiative by a senior IPS officer and actor Akshar Kumar, with the latter contributing over Rs 25 lakh for the cause.

Oct 21, 2017, 16:56 PM IST

Chhattisgarh: Upset over 'small' quantity of crackers, boy hangs himself

A 15-year-old boy committed suicide in Chhattisgarh's Surguja district after his parents refused to buy more firecrackers for Diwali, police said.

Oct 20, 2017, 20:13 PM 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: Celebs who dazzled at Sanjay Dutt’s bash – See Pics

From Aamir Khan to Anil Kapoor, Salman Khan to Jacqueline Fernandez, Rishi Kapoor to Vidya Balan, a number of celebrities from the world of showbiz graced the gala event.

Oct 20, 2017, 11:29 AM IST

Diwali: Here’s how Bollywood stars celebrated festival of lights – See Pics

Many of them took to Twitter to share a glimpse into their world and we just can’t take out eyes off their adorable photographs.

Oct 20, 2017, 08:23 AM IST

Feed poor, celebrate in unity: Bollywood celebs on Diwali

Here's what these celebs said:

Oct 19, 2017, 16:03 PM IST

Akshay Kumar wishes Happy Diwali, urges fans to light a diya for Jawans

It is Diwali today and while each one of us is submerged in celebrations, Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has something special to say.

Oct 19, 2017, 13:45 PM IST

October 19, 2017: News At A Glance

Here's what is grabbing headlines on October 18, 2017.

1. Prez, PM greet nation on Diwali, urge them to be sensitive to environment

Oct 19, 2017, 12:24 PM IST

After SC cracker ban, Delhi to witness less noisy, less toxic Diwali today

After the Supreme Court's ban on sale of crackers, Delhi is likely to witness a less noisy and less toxic Diwali on Thursday.

Oct 19, 2017, 09:06 AM IST

Diwali 2017: President Kovind, PM Modi greet nation, urge them to be sensitive to environment

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the countrymen on the auspicious occasion of Diwali 2017. 

Oct 19, 2017, 08:36 AM IST

Diwali: TV celebs put 'no diet' mode on hold

Here's what TV stars plan to do on Diwali on Thursday.

Oct 19, 2017, 08:17 AM IST

Diwali 2017: Army jawans in J&K lit 'diyas' on LoC to celebrate festival of lights

Jawans of the Indian Army lit up border in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir to celebrate festival of lights – Diwali - on Thursday.

Oct 19, 2017, 08:17 AM IST

Air in Delhi likely to turn 'severe' on Diwali, may enter 'emergency' zone

The Supreme Court, earlier this month, has imposed a temporary ban on the sale of the firecrackers in Delhi-NCR region during Diwali this year to check the alarming air pollution level.

Oct 19, 2017, 08:03 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi may spend Diwali with troops on China border today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to celebrate Diwali 2017 with troops of the Indian Army and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on the China border in Uttarakhand on Thursday.

Oct 19, 2017, 07:59 AM IST

Bigg Boss 11, Day 17 written updates: Diwali celebrations inside the house, Vikas, Arshi and Jyoti get in trouble

In the previous episode of Bigg Boss season 11, we saw how Vikas Gupta's team became the target of Puneesh's team in the 'Jo Mud Gaya vo Ud Gaya' task. On day 17, it was time for revenge!

Oct 18, 2017, 23:50 PM IST

From Nepal to US, how Diwali is celebrated across the world

Here's a little Diwali trivia for you. 10 countries have declared holidays on Diwali. And the list doesn't include India.

Oct 18, 2017, 22:48 PM IST

The numbers Ayodhya needs to enter Guinness World Records

Ayodhya will look to enter Guinness World Records on Wednesday evening when over 2000 school and college children will light close to 2 lakh diyas (earthen lamps) on the eve of Diwali.

Oct 18, 2017, 16:27 PM IST