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White House breaks tradition of Diwali celebrations amid midterms

New York: US President Donald Trump broke a 15-year tradition of holding formal Diwali celebrations at the White House this year with the festival falling amid the crucial midterm polls. The Diwali celebration was started by former President George W. Bush in 2003 and was carried on by his successor Barack Obama. Continuing the tradition, Trump […]

Satish Vyas performs at European Parliament for Diwali celebrations

Brussels: Santoor player Satish Vyas, a recipient of the Padma Shri, says it was a great honour to perform at the European Parliament for Diwali celebrations. “It is a great honour for our country that European Parliament is celebrating Diwali which is a big festival in India. It is heartwarming that the Western world has […]