Diwali

2017-2018 Best Decorated House Winner Focuses On Unity
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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.

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Workers employed during Diwali entitled to double pay: Usamate
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Workers employed during Diwali entitled to double pay: Usamate

Minister for Employment, Productitvity and Industrial Relations Jone Usamate said workers who were working during th...

Companies Embrace Spirit Of Diwali
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Companies Embrace Spirit Of Diwali

It was all glitz and glam for people from all walks of life celebrating Diwali. Diwali may be the only festival whic...

Miss Labasa Celebrates Diwali Away From home
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Miss Labasa Celebrates Diwali Away From home

For Miss Labasa Sheral Chand, being away from home this Diwali is something she did not foresee while being part of ...

Inferno: Bleak Diwali For Seven Families In Nabua Fire
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Inferno: Bleak Diwali For Seven Families In Nabua Fire

Suresh Prasad had bought all the items for his daughter’s wedding planned for January. But the clothes and other i...

FBC Staff Demonstrate  Inclusivity: CEO
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FBC Staff Demonstrate Inclusivity: CEO

The Diwali spirit at the Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) yesterday demonstrated an environment of inclusivity. ...

Letters To The Editor, 18th October 2017
Letters

Letters To The Editor, 18th October 2017

Gender-based violence Ecelini Naivadra, Namadi Violence against women, young women and girls is an issue that begins...

Kumar: Pay Attention to your receipts while doing Diwali shopping
NEWS

Kumar: Pay Attention to your receipts while doing Diwali shopping

With just two days remaining before Diwali, the Consumer Council of Fiji is calling on consumers to be vigilant and ...

Diwali Fire Safety Advice
Sunvoice

Diwali Fire Safety Advice

The National Fire Authority (NFA) is reminding the general public to be mindful of fire safety during Diwali. As we ...

Bhatnagar Consoles Grieving Family
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Bhatnagar Consoles Grieving Family

A family who had lost their mother and grandmother on the morning after Diwali in a house fire were yesterday overwh...

Diwali Spirit illuminates The Rain From Above
NEWS

Diwali Spirit illuminates The Rain From Above

There was never a dull moment last night as Fijians of all faiths joined their Hindu brothers and sisters in celebra...

Refrain From Using Crackers Near Busy  Roads: Police
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Refrain From Using Crackers Near Busy Roads: Police

Police are advising members of the public to refrain from using fireworks near busy roads and be considerate to all ...

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