Celebrate Diwali with these ambrosial sweet treats

2018-11-07 11:00

Diwali Mubarak to all our readers!

Sorry for Diwali rant

2016-12-21 10:03

The man who destroyed a Pietermaritzburg family’s Diwali lanterns and hurled vulgarities at them for using fireworks, has apologised for his behaviour.

Hindu family shocked at racist act

2016-11-02 10:10

Some members of the Hindu community have endured an outburst of offensive and racist comments following the Diwali festival on Sunday night.

Firecrackers and eye injuries go hand-in-hand during Deepavali

2015-11-16 11:44

Every year during the religious festival of Deepavali (Diwali), which is known as the festival of lights, dozens of people are admitted to hospitals in India with eye injuries caused by firecrackers.

Residents urged to adhere to strict fireworks guidelines

2015-11-11 10:24

Beware the law when lighting fireworks this evening, warned the Msunduzi Municipality.


Hindus celebrate Diwali

2012-11-14 11:55
Hindus around the world celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights on Tuesday. See all the pictures.

Hindus around the world celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights on Tuesday. See all the pictures.

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2012-11-12 10:44

An Indian sweetmeat made during Diwali.

Chana Magaj

2012-11-09 14:08

A delicious sweetmeat for the festival of Diwali.

Chana Magaj

2012-11-09 13:29

A traditional Indian sweetmeat eaten during Diwali.

All about Diwali

2012-11-09 13:11

Diwali Mubarak! Find out what Diwali is all about.


5 Mouth-watering vegetarian meals for your Diwali celebration

2018-11-07 11:00

Happy Diwali to all our readers who are celebrating.

Seniors take on temple

2016-11-03 09:45

A local senior citizens club has taken on a Hindu temple hierarchy after they were asked not to eat meat in the temple hall on Wednesday.

Diwali crackers all day

2015-12-22 11:59

The South African Hindu Dharma Sabha has claimed a victory following the release of the new draft Explosives Bill, which provides for fireworks to be lit from 8 am to midnight on specific days.

Misused fireworks set room alight, burn man’s ear

2015-11-13 12:28

As thousands celebrated Diwali, for some, the magnificent display of lights ended in chaos.

Great boss? Diamond CEO gifts cars to staff

2014-10-21 13:14

A diamond merchant has rewarded his employees cars, flats and diamond necklaces for meeting targets. The staff bonus totaled he equivalent of R62-million.


Inflation dampens Diwali

2012-11-13 10:15
Inflation dampens Diwali

As Hindus around the world prepare for the scared festival of Diwali, usually bustling businesses in New Delhi are taking a knock. Watch.

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Goolab jamboo

2012-11-12 10:32

Indian doughnuts eaten during the Diwali festival of lights.

Soji balls

2012-11-09 13:37

Cooked and sweetned semolina shaped into a ball.

Easy burfee

2012-11-09 13:20

An Indian sweet made from condensed milk, cooked until it solidifies.

Diwali celebrations turn ugly

2009-10-18 21:54

A Pietermaritzburg man has told how his family's Diwali celebrations were turned into a nightmare of abuse.

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