Delhi braces for pollution ‘airpocalypse’ as smog looms

Delhi braces for pollution 'airpocalypse' as smog looms

As Hindus across India celebrate Diwali this week, scientists fear a ban on firecrackers and other emergency anti-pollution measures implemented by authorities may not be enough to prevent a repeat of 2016’s “airpocalypse” in Delhi.

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Oakville Diwali Gala raised $281,000 for Oakville Hospital Foundation

The Oakville Diwali Gala is one of the most sought-after events in the Halton region of Ontario, Canada, and this year’s edition took place in September with great success. Traditionally dressed guests, members of The Oakville Hospital foundation, friends and families were all in attendance to celebrate the festival of lights in its true meaning […]

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Canada Post and India Post issue joint stamp for Diwali

Canada Post and India Post jointly issued stamps that celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights, an important annual observance for many Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains in Canada and around the world. The joint stamp issue is a historic first between these postal services. The stamps were unveiled this week at Toronto City Hall by […]

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Fourth annual Oakville Diwali gala coming up to raise hospital funds

Diwali, the Festival of Lights and Joy, is celebrated by millions all around the world. Culturally and spiritually rooted within the South Asian community, it signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge of ignorance, and hope over despair. A grand celebration is planned in Oakville on  Friday, September 15, 2017, starting at […]

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