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In pictures: The festival of

In pictures: The festival of

Bangladesh

Sat, Nov 14 2020

Kali Puja or Shyama Puja, also known as Deepabali or Diwali, the second largest festival of the Bangali...

Indian holy city Ayodhya lights record...

Ayodhya lights record number of oil...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 14 2020

The city lit 409,000 oil lamps last year

Bollwood stars celebrate Diwali in...

Bollwood stars celebrate Diwali in...

Showtime

Mon, Oct 28 2019

This year, Amitabh Bachchan, Karan Johar and Sonam Kapoor were among the celebrities who hosted notable...

Delhi fights hazardous pollution after...

Delhi fights hazardous pollution after...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 28 2019

Firecrackers and rockets lit up the night sky and left clouds of smoke, adding to emissions from cars...

Shyama Puja Monday

Shyama Puja Monday

Bangladesh

Sun, Oct 27 2019

It is also called Deepabali or Diwali, the festival of lights

Delhi suffers toxic smog hangover after...

Delhi suffers toxic smog hangover after...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 8 2018

Delhi's air quality typically worsens in winter, due to pollution from the burning of rice stubble,...

Haze hovers over Delhi as peak pollution...

Haze hovers over Delhi as peak pollution...

South Asia

Sun, Oct 28 2018

Authorities have already advised residents to keep outdoor activity to a minimum from the beginning of...

Taapsee: No firecrackers for

Taapsee: No firecrackers for

Showtime

Thu, Oct 19 2017

When we came home after bursting crackers, I couldn't see things inside my own house due to smoke

Tripura governor tweets criticisms of...

Tripura governor tweets criticisms of...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 19 2017

His tweets came after the Indian Supreme Court on October 9 banned the sale of firecrackers at Delhi...

New Delhi shuts power plant in fight...

New Delhi shuts power plant in fight...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 18 2017

A 2014 World Health Organization survey of more than 1,600 cities ranked Delhi as the most polluted

Diwali releases and Box Office clashes...

Diwali releases and Box Office clashes...

Showtime

Sun, Oct 15 2017

Diwali has traditionally been one of the year's biggest box office periods in India as big budget movies...

India court bans firecracker sales ahead...

India court bans firecracker sales ahead...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 9 2017

Last November, about a million children were forced to stay home from school, thousands of workers reported...

Indian police gun down 8 escaped extremist...

Indian police gun down 8 escaped extremist...

World

Mon, Oct 31 2016

Another seven members from the same group escaped from a jail in the town of Khandwa in 2013 and were...

India arrests 6 suspected of plotting...

India arrests 6 suspected of plotting...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 3 2016

Earlier this year, 12 men, six women and three children went missing from Kerala and were later believed...