Pakistan embassy hosts Diwali celebrations for Hindu community

Pakistan embassy hosts Diwali celebrations for Hindu community

Embassy of Pakistan in Doha on Sunday hosted a Diwali celebration for the Hindu expatriate community from Pakistan.

Northern India chokes on toxic smog day after Diwali festival

Northern India chokes on toxic smog day after Diwali festival

Hundreds of millions of Indians in north India woke up on Sunday to toxic air following Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, after many revellers defied bans on using firecrackers to celebrate.

Diwali fireworks haze pushes Indian capital's air quality to severe

Diwali fireworks haze pushes Indian capital's air quality to severe

Air pollution in some parts of the Indian capital deteriorated early on Monday to the worst recorded level, officials said, a day after revellers set off fireworks to mark Diwali in celebrations ...

Indian's top trader body seeks ban on Amazon, Flipkart's festive season sale

Indian's top trader body seeks ban on Amazon, Flipkart's festive season sale

A leading Indian trader body asked the government on Friday to ban upcoming festive sales on Amazon's local unit and its rival Flipkart

Toxic firecracker haze darkens Delhi after festival of lights

Toxic firecracker haze darkens Delhi after festival of lights

Residents of the sprawling Indian capital, which already ranks among the world's most polluted cities, complained of eyes watering and aggravated coughs.

New Delhi shuts power plant in fight against Diwali smog

New Delhi shuts power plant in fight against Diwali smog

New Delhi experiences suffocating smog every year around Diwali, when farmers in north India burn the stubble left behind after the harvest and revellers let off smoke-spewing firecrackers.

Qatar shops see ‘positive trend’ in jewellery industry

Qatar shops see ‘positive trend’ in jewellery industry

Expansion plans are in the pipeline for some of Qatar’s major jewellery shops, which have witnessed a “positive trend” in the jewellery business, according to industry sources.

Delhi chokes on toxic smog after Diwali festival

Delhi chokes on toxic smog after Diwali festival

New Delhi was shrouded in a thick blanket of toxic smog Monday after millions of Indians lit firecrackers to mark the Diwali festival, with authorities reporting record levels of pollution in parts of the capital.

Indian diamond tycoon to gift cars, flats to workers

Indian diamond tycoon to gift cars, flats to workers

A generous diamond tycoon in India is once again giving away hundreds of cars and flats to his employees as a bonus for meeting company targets.