Posts filtered by tags: Diwali[x]


 

Non-Christian faiths welcome Christmas easing of Covid rules

Religious leaders pleased that Christians will not experience ‘same disappointment’ they didRepresentatives of faiths that have been unable to gather for religious festivals this year because of the pandemic have welcomed the fact that Christians will not have to experience “the same disappointment and deflation” they did.The Muslim festivals of Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, the Jewish holy days of Passover, Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish new year) and Yom Kippur, and Diwali festival of lights celebra...
Tags: Religion, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Diwali, Sikhism, Eid al-Fitr, Eid al-Adha, Coronavirus


How China’s Realme sold 50 million phones in just over 2 years

Starting a new phone brand in 2018 might seem too late in an already crowded market, but Sky Li was convinced that consumers between 18-25 years old were largely under-served — they needed something that was both affordable and cool. A few months after Li founded Realme in May that year, the smartphone company organized a product launch at a college campus in India, the world’s second-largest smartphone market. It brought its own production crew, built a makeshift stage and invited local rappers...
Tags: Travel, Gadgets, Asia, Hardware, China, India, Smartphone, Xiaomi, Huawei, Qualcomm, Oneplus, Shenzhen, Vivo, Diwali, Oppo, Naoto Fukasawa


WHAT’S THAT SMELL?

Indian dung festival celebrates end to Diwali (Thanks to Unholy Slacker)
Tags: Diwali


Millions of revelers in India defy fireworks ban, create toxic smog

Rather than listen to the advice of their government's officials and scientists, a good portion of a country did what they wanted, and justified it with religion and don't-tell-me-what-I-can't-do-ism. The fall out was that their health suffered, and so did the health of others, even the ones who did all the right things. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, India, World Health Organization, Fireworks, Ban, Air Quality, New Delhi, Hindu, Diwali, Maskless Idiots, Toxic Smog


China suffers great losses in India as local traders cross Rs 72,000 crores in Diwali sales

https://zeenews.india.com/economy/traders-record-rs-72000-sales-on-diwali-chinese-exporters-face-huge-losses-due-to-ban-on-chinese-items-2324904.html The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has said the Diwali sales in major markets across the festive season has jumped to as high as Rs. 72,000 crores and this has happened despite there being a total ban on all Chinese products.  It is expected that the Chinese traders have suffered losses up to Rs. 40,000 crores. CAIT had earlier issued a ...
Tags: Business, News, China, India, Diwali, All India Traders CAIT


From Diwali to Lewis Hamilton: best photos of the weekend

The Guardian’s picture editors select highlights from around the world Continue reading...
Tags: UK News, World news, Lewis Hamilton, Diwali


Toxic smog chokes millions after Diwali

Hundreds of millions of Indians in north India woke up on Sunday to toxic air following Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, after many revelers defied bans on using firecrackers to celebrate.
Tags: News, India, Stories, Diwali


Northern India chokes on toxic smog day after Diwali festival

Hundreds of millions of Indians in north India woke up on Sunday to toxic air following Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, after many revelers defied bans on using firecrackers to celebrate.
Tags: India, Cnn, Diwali, Northern India


Kamala Harris, set to be first South Asian American VP, sends out wishes for happy Diwali

Diwali, one of the most important holidays in India, symbolizes new beginnings and the triumph of good over evil, and light over darkness.
Tags: India, Kamala Harris, Diwali


Kamala Harris, Joe Biden send out wishes for happy Diwali

Diwali, one of the most important holidays in India, symbolizes new beginnings and the triumph of good over evil, and light over darkness.
Tags: News, India, Diwali, Kamala Harris Joe Biden


In pictures: Diwali celebrations around the world

The festival of light is celebrated with candles and fireworks by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains worldwide.
Tags: News, Diwali


Diwali with a difference during the pandemic

Scotland's Hindus, Sikhs and Jains have had to find new ways to mark the festival of lights.
Tags: News, Scotland, Diwali


Coronavirus live news: UK records 26,860 more cases and 462 deaths; US sees record 184,000 new daily cases

Covid vaccine hopes must not make Britons complacent, warns adviserFamily of care home residents to get regular Covid tests to allow visitsCovid vaccine rally fuels market optimism of a faster global recovery‘Failure is not an option’: Biden’s Covid taskforce ready to step upScientists warn of Christmas Covid surge if tier system returns 5.16pm GMT More than a billion Indians celebrated Diwali on Saturday despite mounting fears over a resurgence in Covid-19 infections, especially in Delhi, t...
Tags: UK, Science, India, US, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Nice, Biden, Delhi, Diwali, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus, COVID


'Not the usual Diwali': Indians urged to stay at home amid Covid surge

Festivities upended by pandemic as fears rise smog may worsen crisisMore than one billion Indians celebrated Diwali on Saturday amid twin concerns of a resurgence in coronavirus infections and rising air pollution that is enveloping the country’s north in a cloud of thick toxic smog.Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, is typically celebrated by socialising and exchanging gifts with friends and family, and lighting oil lamps or candles to symbolise a victory of light over darkness. Fireworks ar...
Tags: India, Narendra Modi, World news, Air Pollution, South and Central Asia, Delhi, Diwali, Coronavirus


To Celebrate Diwali Is to Celebrate the Light

Diwali is a celebration of light. It reminds me that we can help one another get through the darkest times. And it comes at an...
Tags: Diwali


India celebrates Diwali amid pandemic, pollution fears

More than a billion Indians celebrated Diwali on Saturday amid twin concerns of a resurgence in coronavirus infections and rising air pollution that is enveloping the country’s north in a cloud of thick toxic smog. Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, is typically celebrated by socializing and exchanging gifts with friends and family, and lighting oil lamps or candles to symbolize a victory of light over darkness. Fireworks are also a major part of the celebrations.
Tags: News, India, Diwali


Exide: #TheDiwaliInvite

Beyond just a festival of lights and sounds, Diwali is also an occasion to spread the light of goodness and gratitude in everyone’s life. A day when even the smallest gestures of kindness and concern turn strangers into friends and outsiders into family by sparking off feelings of bonhomie among one and all. Exide BatMobile, the doorstep battery service from Exide Industries decided to tap into this deep-rooted tradition of rekindling the spirit of togetherness through #TheDiw...
Tags: Advertising, Diwali, Exide, Exide Industries


Covid: Diwali celebrations for Wales 'different' this year

Celebrating the festival of lights will be on a smaller scale and online due to Covid restrictions.
Tags: UK, News, Wales, Diwali


Coronavirus: 'Restrictions won't dim the lights of Diwali in NI'

This year's festival, celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains, will be much changed.
Tags: News, Diwali


Covid: Leicester's lockdown Diwali 'is like our Christmas gone'

Leicester's Golden Mile is usually buzzing for the festival but things are very different this year.
Tags: News, Leicester, Diwali, Golden Mile


Covid: India's festival season doesn't stop for coronavirus

Millions of people are marking the festival of Diwali, but there are concerns over rising coronavirus cases.
Tags: News, India, Diwali


India's festival season does not stop for Covid

Millions of people are marking the festival of Diwali, but there are concerns over rising coronavirus cases.
Tags: News, India, Diwali


Covid: Diwali celebrations for Wales 'different' this year

Celebrating the festival of lights will be on a smaller scale and online due to Covid restrictions.
Tags: News, Wales, Diwali


Covid: How will Diwali be celebrated in Wales this year?

The festival is celebrated over five days by millions of Hindu, Sikhs and Jains across the world.
Tags: News, Wales, Diwali


How to Celebrate Diwali

Diwali, a five-day-long “festival of lights” that celebrates the triumph of good over evil, began yesterday. The holiday emerged from the Hindu religion, but has become a cultural event around the world. We could all use a little celebration of triumph over evil, right now.Read more...
Tags: Religion, Festivals, Lifehacks, Diwali


How Diwali is being celebrated across the world during Covid-19

From making sweet treats at home to virtual Bollywood-themed quizzes, CNN Travel looks at how individuals and countries are celebrating Diwali, the Festival of Lights, during the pandemic
Tags: Cnn, Diwali


How two Web Creators are celebrating Diwali

For Web Creators, holidays can be a great way to connect with readers, providing tips and advice on how to prep for upcoming celebrations. Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, marks the beginning of the new Hindu year and is celebrated by spending time with friends and family, eating delicious foods, decorating with colorful designs and lighting diyas (oil lamps), which represent goodness and purity. This year we sat down with two popular Web Creators, Hetal Vasavada (founder of Milk & ...
Tags: Pinterest, Google Analytics, Diwali, Google Search Console, NEHA, Gulab Jamun, Web Creators, Raunak Mahesh, Neha Mathur


Shadow cast across India as Diwali festival hit by Covid – and smog

People encouraged to stay at home for Hindu festival with Delhi particularly affectedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDiwali celebrations in India have taken a more sombre tone this year, as the double spectres of the pandemic and pollution have cast a shadow over festivities.The Hindu festival of light is the most important celebration of the year for many in India and this weekend would usually be marked by raucous parties and fireworks displays. Continue reading...
Tags: India, World news, Air Pollution, Delhi, Diwali, Coronavirus


New Delhi prepares for Diwali during high levels of pollution and a pandemic

India will celebrate its biggest festival, Diwali, this weekend, as it battles the world's second-largest coronavirus pandemic and enters its annual air pollution season.
Tags: Asia, News, India, New Delhi, Diwali


Record number of Covid-19 deaths in Delhi, as India gears up for 'silent Diwali'

Delhi has recorded its highest single-day Covid-19 death toll, as cases in India’s densely-populated capital continue to surge amid a nationwide drop in new infections. On Thursday, Delhi reported 104 fatalities and over 7,000 new infections for the eighth consecutive day, with its “third wave” coinciding with falling temperatures and air pollution rising to severe levels. The number of new daily cases in India, which has recorded the world’s second-highest total caseload, has halved since a Sep...
Tags: News, India, Delhi, Diwali