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  1. Celebrate spring at the Jacaranda FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | The Mercury

    ... On day three, there will also be a motocross and car show. It's happening from November 23 to 25. Celebrations for Diwali or Deepavali - the Hindu Festival of Lights - will continue this weekend with the Strathfield Deepavali Festival. There will be ...

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  2. Diwali: a Festival of LightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | The University News

    On Sunday, Nov. 4, prior to the internationally accepted date, Nov. 9, which is established by the lunar calendar, the Hindu Students Community hosted a Diwali Puja four stories above Grand Boulevard.

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  3. Diwali celebrated in Pembina ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Morden Times

    Nov. 3-4 marked an extremely auspicious time for Hindu, Sikh and Jain followers as they celebrate Diwali, the festival of light. "Divali" is derived from the word Deepavali ,"deep" meaning light + "avali" meaning a row of and put together literally means row of lights.

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  4. Diwali celebration attracts considerable crowdRead the original story

    Monday Nov 12 | Sarnia This Week

    Carl Hnatyshyn/Sarnia This Week Dancers celebrated Diwali - the Indian Festival of Light - at Great Lakes Secondary School on Nov. 3. An evening of song and dance, prayer and drama awaited a crowd of nearly 350 as the Sarnia Hindu Society held its annual Diwali celebration at Great Lakes Secondary School on Nov. 3. One of the most significant holidays in Indian culture, Diwali is known as the festival of light and is celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains. Diwali typically takes place in the period between mid-October and mid-November.

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  5. Diwali event illuminates Grounds to celebrate Hindu festival of lightsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 12 | Cavalier Daily

    The Indian Student Association and Hindu Student Council joined forces this past Thursday in Ern Commons to celebrate Diwali - the Hindu festival of lights. Coming from the Sanskrit word "Deepavali" - meaning "row of lighted lamps" - Diwali festivities highlight the glimmering themes of light and positivity.

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  6. Sellout city Diwali event sees organisers planning on celebration in The Square next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Manawatu Standard

    Central Districts Indian Association vice-president Paul Patel hopes future Diwali events will be able to cater for the public's interest in the festival. Patel said he was in discussions with the Palmerston North City Council about holding an expanded Diwali celebration in The Square.

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  7. Sell-out city Diwali event sees organisers planning on celebration in The Square next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Manawatu Standard

    Central Districts Indian Association vice-president Paul Patel hopes future Diwali events will be able to cater for the public's interest in the festival. Patel said he was in discussions with the Palmerston North City Council about holding an expanded Diwali celebration in The Square.

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  8. Tripura: Lakhs flock to Matabari Temple on DiwaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Newkerala.com

    Agartala , Nov 8 : Lakhs of devotees both tribal and non-tribal came to Matabari Tripura Sundari Temple of Udaipur in South Tripura on the occasion of Diwali to get a view of the famous Tripuraswari goddess on the occasion. Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb, who inaugurated the Diwali Mela, said his government would soon start a plan to turn Tripura Sundari Temple into a major tourist attraction in the country.

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  9. Celebrities light up Deepavali festival on InstagramRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | News Today

    ... too, took to Instagram to wish her fans even as she had a quiet celebration at home. anirudh , atlee , bachchans diwali party , celebrities light up deepavali festival on instagram , diwali in bollywood , diwali parties newstoday , hansika , latest ...

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  10. What the swastika symbol has to do with diwali, India's Festival of LightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | South China Morning Post

    The five-day Hindu festival of Diwali or Deepavali in south India coincides with the new moon of the Hindu lunisolar calendar's darkest night. Originally a harvest celebration, the story of the Ramayana saw the festival take on a religious significance, marking Lord Rama's return home after defeating the demon king Ravana.

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  11. Indian dance and food to fill QEII Square on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Border Mail

    ... by the local Indian community, including the Bhutanese as well; this is a festival that happens every year called Diwali, or Festival of Light. "It signifies overcoming darkness with light; overcoming evil with goodness, and puts forward a message ...

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  12. You look into the SkyRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 7 | TrekEarth

    Taken during Diwali-2018. Diwali, Deepavali or Dipavali is the Hindu festival of lights, which is celebrated every autumn in the northern hemisphere.

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  13. Here's How Priyanka, Kareena, Anushka And Others Celebrated Diwali - See PicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | India.com

    On November 8, India celebrated the grand festival of Deepawali or Diwali and so are Indians across the globe. Every household in the country soaked up the joys of the festival of lights and our Bollywood stars weren't far behind.

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  14. Diwali 2018: What is Diwali? How is the Festival of Lights cel...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Daily Star

    ... or Divali, celebrates the victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. The date of Diwali depends on the position of the moon each year, but is always celebrated in the autumn in the northern hemisphere, and spring in ...

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  15. Happy Diwali 2018: Wishes, Messages, Cards, Images, Whatsapp status and Facebook messagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | The Times of India

    India's most awaited festival has finally arrived. Diwali, the festival of lights is around the corner and we can't keep calm.

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  16. NDP Statement on The Occasion Of Diwali, Deepavali and Bandi Chhor DivasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Ndp.ca

    Diwali and Deepavali are festival of light that celebrate the triumph of light over darkness, of good over evil.

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  17. What is Diwali, the festival of lights, and how is it celebrated?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Diwali, or Deepavali, a Sanskrit word meaning "rows of lighted lamps," is a Hindu-originated festival celebrated in India and by the Indian diaspora. Diwali, or Deepavali, a Sanskrit word meaning "rows of lighted lamps," is a Hindu-originated festival celebrated in India and by the Indian diaspora.

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  18. Happy Diwali 2018: Netizens celebrate Deepavali with hilarious memes and jokesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | The Indian Express

    Deepavali or Diwali is here and people around the country are gripped in festive fever. With delicious meals, mouth-watering desserts and sweets, people are set to enjoy the biggest festival in the India with much fanfare.

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  19. Tripura Sundari Temple gets a Deepavali makeover as govt slams Left front for neglecting shrinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | The Indian Express

    ... equally appreciated by the elders. Jadugopal Debnath, 72, lives at Nalchar in Gomati district and has been visiting Diwali Mela at Tripura Sundari Temple since 1965. "I have seen Ganga Aarti this year. I haven't seen anything as beautiful like this ...

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  20. Indians celebrate Diwali with lights, firecrackersRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Indians are celebrating the festival of lights called Diwali across northern India on Wednesday, according to the local media. This celebration is also known as 'Deepavali' in the southern part of India, which has already celebrated on Tuesday, reports Xinhua news agency.

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