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Stock markets to hold Muhurat trading session on Diwali

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST

Key Indian equity markets will hold a special "Muhurat" trading session to mark the start of the Hindu New Year on Thursday.

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European volunteers celebrate Diwali with plantation drive near Hyderabad

Hyderabad |Wednesday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST

European volunteers of the not-for-profit Heartfulness Institute on Wednesday planted more than 500 saplings at Kanha Shantivanam near here to celebrate Diwali.

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Baijal calls for a pollution free and environmentally safe Diwali

New Delhi | Wednesday, Oct 18 2017 IST

Extending his heartiest greetings on the occasion of Diwali to all the residents of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Wednesday called for a pollution free and enviro

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Last Metro will be at 10 p.m. on Diwali (Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 4:15:06 PM IST

Delhi Metro will run its last service on Diwali night on Thursday at 10 p.m.

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

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST

This Diwali, popular TV celebrities like Vivian Dsena, Rashami Desai and Mohammad Nazim among others will put their fitness diets on rest and will binge on sweets and homemade dishes to celebrate the

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Diwali gift for soldiers: Government withdraws monthly fee for DSPT services

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST

The government has decided that from the day of Diwali (October 19) it will charge no monthly fee for the DSPT service (satellite phone) used by the soldiers in India.

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This Diwali, pay through MobiKwik QR Code and win gold

New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST

New Delhi [India], Oct. 18 (ANI-BusinessWire India): This Diwali, users of Indian mobile wallet major, MobiKwik can win gold worth Rs 1lakh on QR Code transactions. MobiKwik powers digital transaction

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Make Diwali prosperous for the underprivileged: Rajkummar

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST

Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao has urged Mumbai residents to contribute to share happiness and help brighten the Diwali festivities for the needy.

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John Abraham plans 'cracker-free' Diwali

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST

Actor John Abraham says he is going to celebrate a "cracker-free" Diwali, and will ensure he sticks to his skin and body care regime.

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Delhi gears up for less noisy, less toxic Diwali

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST

It is expected to be a less noisy and less toxic Diwali this year after the Supreme Court imposed a ban on sale of firecrackers in Delhi and the NCR. While some people claim to have found different wa

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Celebrate pollution-free Diwali, says President

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday urged people to celebrate a pollution-free Diwali and he and Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu greeted the nation on the occasion.

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Sitharaman to celebrate Diwali with troops in Andaman (With Images)

Port Blair |Wednesday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharman arrived here on Wednesday on a two-day visit during which she will celebrate Diwali with soldiers at the Andaman and Nicobar Command.

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