NEW DELHI - The new moon night twinkled with thousands of diyas and candles as India celebrated Diwali Friday. Traditional fervour, aesthetic rangoli and marigold flower patterns at thresholds, illuminations at houses, and exchanges of sweets and greetings with near and dear ones marked the festivities.
KOLKATA - With Diwali and Kali Puja falling on the same day Friday, it's double celebrations for people in West Bengal.
BARCELONA - A Barcelona resident found on the street police documents related to the security of Pope Benedict XVI's visit to Spain this weekend, the radio station Rac-1 reported Friday.
NEW DELHI - Away from their loved ones and families, inmates of the Tihar Jail Friday celebrated Diwali by preparing candles and sweets, and listening to poems.
NEW DELHI - Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Delhi Police Friday appealed Delhiites to celebrate a clean and pollution-free Diwali.