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This week, my younger daughter and I made diyas at our parent-child playgroup. Diyas are earthen oil lamps used for Diwali. The teacher explained Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, to the...
The four days of this year's Diwali celebrations begin today. Diwali, a contraction of Deepavali, is known as the festival of lights. One the most popular South Asian festivals, it's a Hindu...
For many Indians, this week marks one of the most important and colourful events on the calendar: Diwali, a five-day festival of lights that signals the start of a new year.
In a large ballroom in the basement of the Holiday Inn Golden Mile hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui, a 'who's who' of the local Indian community is gathered. In one corner, Simran Bhojwani, one of the...
About 60 Hindus - men, women and children - huddle inside a Hindu temple in Kampung Jawa, a depressed hamlet about 30km south of the capital, as dozens of armed police watch and wait.
It's the start of Diwali week, otherwise known as the festival of lights, which for the Indian Hindu community is a combination of Christmas, New Year and a Bollywood blockbuster.
KGV students add special meaning to Diwali
The night will be lit up on Diwali - India's most celebrated festival - which takes place on November 9 this year.
The third annual 24-hour dinghy race will be held at the Hebe Haven Yacht Club from October 6-7. Participants will race for 24 hours to raise money for charity. There...
Name: Neha Bhatia
City/country: Bombay, India
School name: Learners' Academy
Star sign: Sagittarius
I love arts and fashion...
Indian designers are in high gear for the coming Diwali festival, with three dressmakers hosting invitational events this week.