New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Chinese-made idols of Hindu gods and goddesses are flooding Indian markets, especially during festivals like Diwali, Durga Puja and Ganesh Chaturthi, raking up a lot of moolah. On top of their neat and shiny appearance, consumers find the price tag just right.
Sunday, October 22, 2006 7:54:26 AM
Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) Millions of people across Orissa Saturday burnt jute stems as part of a ritual for ancestors on Diwali Saturday.
Saturday, October 21, 2006 7:42:57 PM
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Strings of flash bulbs and traditional earthen lamps Saturday lit up the national capital on Diwali, which symbolises the victory of good over evil.
Saturday, October 21, 2006 6:44:51 PM
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Coloured bulbs and candles combined with invocations to goddess Kali as West Bengal celebrated Diwali on Saturday.
Saturday, October 21, 2006 6:16:05 PM
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) With hectic last minute shopping and frenzied exchanges of greetings via sms, Diwali was celebrated across India Saturday to mark the victory of good over evil.
Saturday, October 21, 2006 3:09:59 PM
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) Members of a Hindu upper caste community in Bihar Saturday sought to 'purify' the portrait of the state's first chief minister S.K. Sinha after Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav offered floral tributes.
Saturday, October 21, 2006 12:41:43 PM
Agra, Oct 21 (IANS) A sudden downpour and the fear of dengue virus striking the Taj Mahal city of Agra have dampened the spirit of Diwali.
Saturday, October 21, 2006 9:28:06 AM
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday hoped that some complex issues like reservation for the underprivileged classes in government jobs and land allocation for special economic zones (SEZs) would be resolved reasonably.
Friday, October 20, 2006 10:57:34 PM
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Muslim scholars and clerics in Uttar Pradesh have expressed diverse opinions over the court verdict on Imrana that sentenced her father-in-law Ali Mohammed to 10 years in jail for raping and attempting to murder her last year.
Friday, October 20, 2006 7:39:17 PM
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday evening hosted iftar - a fast-breaking meal in the month of Ramadan - at his residence, the event drawing some 100 Islamic scholars among others.
Friday, October 20, 2006 7:27:34 PM
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