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New York City Mayor urged to include Diwali as school holiday

February 23, 2014 Magha Krushna Navami, Kaliyug Varsha 5115 The Diwali Coalition highlighted importance of the festival for the city’s Hindu, Jain and Sikh communities. A broad-based coalition of about 40 organisations and temples from New York City has asked … Continue reading

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US Hindus feel abandoned over no Diwali holiday

February 5, 2014, Magha Shukla Saptami, Kaliyug Varsha 5115 Nevada, Feb 5 (IBNS) The US-based Hindu community is reportedly heartbroken over New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio not declaring Diwali as a school holiday despite all out efforts by them. … Continue reading

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Celebration of Diwali likened to end of apartheid in South Africa

October 27, 2013 Ashwin Krushna Ashtami, Kaliyug Varsha 5115 The triumph of light over darkness that Diwali celebrates has been likened to the defeat of apartheid and the release of former President Nelson Mandela by a South African minister here. “This … Continue reading

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Johannesburg has already started Diwali planning

April 20, 2012 Chaitra Krushna Chaturdashi, Kaliyug Varsha 5114 Johannesburg in South Africa has already started planning for this year’s Diwali, Hindu festival of lights, which falls on November 13. In a release published on the official website of the … Continue reading

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Hindus want 8 school districts in NJ to declare Diwali as holiday

February 9, 2012 Magh Krushna Dwitiya, Kaliyug Varsha 5113 Nevada (USA) : Hindus want Diwali be declared a school holiday in Jersey City, Edison, Woodbridge, Parsippany-Troy Hills, West Windsor-Plainsboro, North Brunswick, Monroe and Bernards school districts in New Jersey (USA). … Continue reading

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Hindus laud HSBC for worldwide Diwali sponsorship

November 6, 2011 Kartik Shukla Ekadashi , Kaliyug Varsha 5113 Hindus have commended HSBC, one of the largest banking and financial services organizations in the world, for sponsoring various Diwali events worldwide. According to reports, as a part of Diwali … Continue reading

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US city issues Diwali proclamation

November 4, 2011 Kartik Shukla Navami , Kaliyug Varsha 5113 Carson City Mayor Robert L. Crowell read the proclamation in the meeting of Carson City Board of Supervisors and then presented it to Hindu statesman Rajan Zed. Reading out of … Continue reading

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Diwali Celebrated by Holmdel Chapter of HindiUSA

November 3, 2011 Kartik Shukla Ashtami , Kaliyug Varsha 5113 Diwali was celebrated by the HindiUSA Holmdel Chapter on October 28. The non-profit school meets weekly on Friday nights at the William R. Satz Middle School, 24 Crawfords Corner Rd. … Continue reading

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Hindu association to host cultural program

November 3, 2011 Kartik Shukla Ashtami , Kaliyug Varsha 5113 Good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, hope over despair: these are the triumphs celebrated by Hindus around the world during the festival of Diwali. Celebrated on Oct. 26 this year, … Continue reading

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Hindu temple in Milpitas invites public to celebrate Diwali on Saturday

October 27, 2011 Kartik Shukla Pratipada , Kaliyug Varsha 5113 A Milpitas Hindu temple has invited the public to celebrate Diwali on Saturday, a festival of lights celebrated throughout India. The free event will be held from 1 p.m. to … Continue reading

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