Diwali

$400 Fine For Using Fireworks Outside Permitted Hours
NEWS

$400 Fine For Using Fireworks Outside Permitted Hours

The permitted hours for the use of fireworks is between 5pm to 10pm and on Diwali public holiday tomorrow, it is fro...

Labasa Mandir Shares Diwali Joy
NATION

Labasa Mandir Shares Diwali Joy

Mr Chand said together with all darkness faced in the past few months there will be a new beginning for everyone.

Jack’s Little India Attracts All
Feature

Jack’s Little India Attracts All

‘The most important part of our success is our customer service. You are able to deal with staff who are well vers...

Diwali Uproar: Methodist Leadership Defends Itself From Social Media Comments
NATION

Diwali Uproar: Methodist Leadership Defends Itself From Social Media Comments

He clarified that anything coming from the church has to come from the executives. He said he was unaware of the pos...

Diwali Uproar
NEWS

Diwali Uproar

SOLDEPA MP and Opposition Whip Lynda Tabuya and Methodist Church of Fiji and Rotuma in the spotlight after asking ...

Roadside Trash Concern Residents
NATION

Roadside Trash Concern Residents

“Diwali is when people do their massive cleanups. Rubbish on the streets maybe was a result of the clean ups, but ...

Laid Off Worker Sells Coconuts, Sets Aside Cash For Diwali  
Amazing Fijian

Laid Off Worker Sells Coconuts, Sets Aside Cash For Diwali  

The father of five children said being a laid off worker was very challenging, especially trying to put food on the ...

Changes Made To Diwali Radio Prayer Time: Sharma
NATION

Changes Made To Diwali Radio Prayer Time: Sharma

Shree Sanatan Dharm Pratinidhi Sabha of Fiji national vice president, Vigyan Sharma said the reason for shifting th...

Diwali Pooja Hour Shifted Due To Curfew
Lifestyle

Diwali Pooja Hour Shifted Due To Curfew

Krishan Shankar and his family are going to head to Suva next week to do their Diwali shopping. Mr Shandkar said he ...

2017-2018 Best Decorated House Winner Focuses On Unity
Feature

2017-2018 Best Decorated House Winner Focuses On Unity

Every year, the family gives donation and food to the Fiji Society for the Blind (FSOB) as a good gesture.

Worst Diwali Without My Dad, Says 12-year-Old
NATION

Worst Diwali Without My Dad, Says 12-year-Old

The Year 7 student of Labasa Sangam Primary School said he would make sure that he studied hard so he could look aft...

Bleak Diwali For Colo-I-Suva Cousins After Road Accident
NEWS

Bleak Diwali For Colo-I-Suva Cousins After Road Accident

Manvik Lal, 11, and Reginald Lal, 25, were three metres away from the road when the mishap occurred.

Sisters Stick To Old Name, Sweets Making Business Thrives
NATION

Sisters Stick To Old Name, Sweets Making Business Thrives

Sisterly bond is the strongest bond sisters Farhana Khan and Shabana Ali testify with the gradual growth of their In...

Newly Wed Couple Spend Diwali Together For The First Time
NATION

Newly Wed Couple Spend Diwali Together For The First Time

It’s a dream come true for a Labasa couple to be spending Diwali together as husband and wife.

Parents Take Part in Rangoli, Join In Children’s Celebration
NATION

Parents Take Part in Rangoli, Join In Children’s Celebration

Colour plays a significant role in the festival of Diwali; it express the joy and unity with which Hindus welcome th...

Young Led Diwali Way, Says PM
NEWS

Young Led Diwali Way, Says PM

I can recall watching Fijian children of all backgrounds stand hand-in-hand in Diwali celebrations, share sweets, l...

Diwali, Chance to Showcase Heritage, Says Akbar
NATION

Diwali, Chance to Showcase Heritage, Says Akbar

Diwali will also bring communities and the nation together in unity. It is the time to forgive and forget, time for ...

Practise Moderation This Diwali Celebration, Advises Health Minister
NATION

Practise Moderation This Diwali Celebration, Advises Health Minister

It is the opportunity to share our cultures, our food and we are privileged because we as a nation show in many of t...

Diwali Celebration Holds No Cultural Barriers As Muslim Convert Keeps Diwali Sharing Alive
NATION

Diwali Celebration Holds No Cultural Barriers As Muslim Convert Keeps Diwali Sharing Alive

This rings true for Shayal Prasad, who married into a Muslim family. Converted from Hinduism to Islam, she is now kn...

British Commissioner-Fiji, Hopkins Puts on Diwali Delight for Guests
NATION

British Commissioner-Fiji, Hopkins Puts on Diwali Delight for Guests

The British High Commissioner to Fiji, Melanie Hopkins hosted about a hundred guests from organisations in the count...

Diwali Is About Love, Says Pundit Maharaj
NATION

Diwali Is About Love, Says Pundit Maharaj

On Friday, the Sabha along with the Labasa multicultural centre organised a pre-Diwali celebration in Labasa.

Envoy: Diwali Is A Time For Reflection
NATION

Envoy: Diwali Is A Time For Reflection

The festival of lights, she said, was also an occasion to reach out to the needy and light up the lives of those who...

Diwali Sweets Keep Seller Motivated
NATION

Diwali Sweets Keep Seller Motivated

Sweets are synonymous with Diwali. It wouldn’t be Diwali without sweets. That’s the experience of sweets seller ...

Diwali Builds A Spiritual Life, Says Nakasi Woman
NATION

Diwali Builds A Spiritual Life, Says Nakasi Woman

This year Diwali, Divali, Deepavali or Dipavali, which is celebrated by Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and some Buddhists, fal...

City Set Rules On Waste Collection
NEWS

City Set Rules On Waste Collection

The campaign will run for two weeks (March 18 to 29) Council chief executive officer Jone Nakauvadra says a matter o...

Why Six Christian Women Celebrated Festival Of Lights
NATION

Why Six Christian Women Celebrated Festival Of Lights

Anaseini Lewenivula remembers Di­wali when she was a five-year-old living in Nadi. Thirty-seven years later she is ...

Special Time in Fiji, says Sapkal
NATION

Special Time in Fiji, says Sapkal

There is a feeling of unity among Fijians when they celebrate Diwali that not even the rain can dampen. Indian High ...

Editorial: Diwali, A Day To Celebrate Diversity, Unity And Purpose
Sunvoice

Editorial: Diwali, A Day To Celebrate Diversity, Unity And Purpose

Fijians all over the country will join their Hindu brothers and sisters celebrate Deepavali or Diwali. It is the fes...

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