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Flying lanterns banned in Mumbai during Diwali

The Mumbai Police today banned the use of flying lanterns during Diwali festival to avoid any untoward incident.  The ban came into effect from today and will remain in force till November 14, a police official said.  Around three years back, the usage of such lanterns with fire crackers had caused incidents of fire in a couple of highrise buildings in the city, he said. A flying or sky lantern is a small hot air balloon made of paper, with an opening at the bottom where a small fire ... Rediff.com, 1 day ago

In photos: Japan’s ‘festival of lanterns’ is a visual delight that honours the dead



Spooky as it may seem, Japan’s annual ‘festival of lanterns’, or Mitama Matsuri as it's popularly known, is a summer festival that welcomes the dead and living alike. Held every year since 1947 at Tokyo’s Yasukuni Shrine, the festival ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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ROSF - 9 Mindblowing Buy 1 Get 1 Free Offers You Shouldn't Miss

Rediff Online Shopping Festival is ON! As the festive season is coming closer, it is the right time to stock up on products that could be considered for gifting. That's why we have curated a few 'Buy 1 Get 1 Offers' for you. Here are the 9 mindblowing 'Buy 1 Get 1' offers- #1 Samsung Earphones - Listen to your favourite music all day long. Buy 1 Get 1- Stereo Earphones @ Rs 199  #2 Solar Lanterns - A 6W lamp can light up your entire room or a small tent.
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The never-ending parties of Lisbon!

Geetanjali Krishna arrived in the capital of Portugal during the festival of St Anthony and experienced just how the city had reinvented itself as one of Europe's hottest travel destinations. A Saint Anthony's parade through Lisbon, Portugal.Photograph: Rafael Marchante/Reuters.   There's something oddly comforting about revisiting a city as a tourist. It's rather like visiting an old friend -- all you need to do is relax and, perhaps, relive pleasurable memories. Or so I thought, while ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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5 Awesome Diwali Gift Ideas To Make This Diwali Special!

Diwali is a joyous and probably the biggest festival celebrated across India. It is also the perfect occasion to exchange gifts with your loved ones. Over the years, the gifts exchanged on Diwali have evolved to reflect the changing times. While previously ...
 Trak.in3 days ago
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Indians likely to spend less this Diwali due to DeMo, GST: Survey

About 49 per cent Indians are likely to spend less this Diwali compared to last year due to demonetisation and impact of GST, with expenditure on clothes and sweets to be the highest, says a survey. The survey conducted by news app InShorts and research firm Ipsos said though 21 per cent will be spending more over last year, 18 per cent will spend same as the last year.  Besides, 21 per cent respondents said they were undecided. "Consumers are still reeling under the impact of ...
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