NEW DELHI - Some Delhi Metro stations witnessed a huge rush Wednesday evening owing to the Dhan Teras festival, leading to snags and minor delays in movement of trains which overflowed with commuters.
NEW DELHI - Delhi Metro will close its services on all six routes at 8 p.m. on Diwali.
COLOMBO - A newly appointed Catholic cardinal called Wednesday on the Sri Lankan government to speed up a search for a political solution to the country's long-standing ethnic tensions, which led to a 26-year military conflict.
SHIMLA - Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan will be present along with Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal at the unveiling ceremony of a 108-foot-high idol of Hindu god Hanuman in this Himachal Pradesh town Thursday, an official said Wednesday.
NEW DELHI - Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Wednesday prayed for the prosperity of India and greeted people on the occasion of Diwali, the festival of lights to be celebrated Friday.