Doctors claim Diwali injuries to children are mostly caused by anars and chakris.
Not just in Ahmedabad, the total number of emergency calls from across Gujarat was also less as compared to 2016.
A gorgeous picture of a lit-up India as captured from space had gone viral just a while back during Diwali. The photograph that was shared by astronaut Paolo Nespoli was believed to be authentic by a lot of people. But a little of digging has revealed that it was clicked nearly a month before Diwali was celebrated in India.
Telling Ellen DeGeneres about Choti Diwali, Kunal Nayyar said, it’s like “small Diwali” and people “start partying a week before”. Watch the video to catch up the fun conversation.
Sharing a sneak peek from the cosmos, astronaut Paolo Nespoli who goes by the Twitter handle @astro_paolo, posted an enchanting photo of what the country looks like during Diwali, the festival of lights.
In the message, the prime minister also noted that the Hindu community makes a vital contribution to life here across the UK as well as Europe.
This Diwali, over 1,800 fire fighters attended to more than 200 fire-related incidents across the capital.
Although similar to rakhi, on Bhai Dooj, sisters put a tilak or a vermilion mark on the brother’s forehead and perform an aarti. The sisters are then presented with gifts and goodies. This tilak ceremony, however, is celebrated differently at different places.
According to the Meteorological Department, the visibility reported at 8.30 am was 500 metres and it improved as the day progressed
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Rani Mukerji and husband Aditya Chopra hosted a Diwali party at their mansion. The intimate Diwali bash last night saw Deepika Padukone and Karan Johar. The newly wed couple Neil Nitin Mukesh and wife Rukmini Sahay Mathur were also at the bash.
Diwali pollution 2017: Apart from Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai also showed pollution levels at a high a day after Diwali.
She may struggle with the odd Indian term, but Apple’s Siri is becoming more Indian with every passing day.
Govardhan Puja is celebrated to pay respects to lord Krishna, who saved the villagers from the wrath of lord Indra. This occasion, which is also known as Annakut/Annakoot, people offer a food of mountain to the deity.
The Lancet study concluded that pollution is now the largest environmental cause of disease and death in the world today — three times more those from HIV-AIDS, TB and malaria put together.