Dung fight | A unique Diwali in Indian village

RT published this video item, entitled “Dung fight | A unique Diwali in Indian village” – below is their description. Villagers in #Gumatapura, in the #India’s state of Karnataka, were filmed throwing handfuls of cow dung at each other as part of religious celebrations. The annual ceremony named Gorehabba, which concludes the famous #Diwali festival, … Read more Dung fight | A unique Diwali in Indian village

Indian dung festival celebrates end to Diwali amid COVID outbreak

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Indian dung festival celebrates end to Diwali amid COVID outbreak” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2020-11-19/Indian-dung-festival-celebrates-end-to-Diwali-amid-COVID-outbreak-VxOBCT6rJK/index.html India celebrates Diwali festival this week, hundreds of exuberant villagers, who were not wearing masks, scooped up handfuls of cow dung to toss at each other like snowballs. India has the … Read more Indian dung festival celebrates end to Diwali amid COVID outbreak

Hindu devotees allow 200 cows to trample over them in Indian ritual

RT published this video item, entitled “Hindu devotees allow 200 cows to trample over them in Indian ritual” – below is their description. Hindu devotees, in order to rid them of their problems and grant them prosperity, voluntarily allowed a herd of decorated cows to trample on them in the village of Bhidawad in India’s … Read more Hindu devotees allow 200 cows to trample over them in Indian ritual

Coronavirus: Prospect of large Diwali gatherings stoking virus concerns

Global News published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus: Prospect of large Diwali gatherings stoking virus concerns” – below is their description. With COVID-19 cases skyrocketing in Canada, concerns are rising over the spread of the illness among South Asian communities in British Columbia, Ontario, and across Canada. The worries are only growing higher as many … Read more Coronavirus: Prospect of large Diwali gatherings stoking virus concerns

Global National: Nov. 15, 2020 | Officials urge Canadians to observe Diwali virtually amid COVID-19

Global News published this video item, entitled “Global National: Nov. 15, 2020 | Officials urge Canadians to observe Diwali virtually amid COVID-19” – below is their description. Diwali, the festival of lights, is normally celebrated with large gatherings. But with COVID-19 cases surging, it has been a worry for health experts in Canada. Mike Drolet … Read more Global National: Nov. 15, 2020 | Officials urge Canadians to observe Diwali virtually amid COVID-19

India residents celebrate Diwali amid coronavirus pandemic

Global News published this video item, entitled “India residents celebrate Diwali amid coronavirus pandemic” – below is their description. Indian residents celebrated the holiday of Diwali on Friday and Saturday as the festival, which lasts five days, got underway in the country, but with some celebrations upended due to the coronavirus pandemic. India’s Golden Temple … Read more India residents celebrate Diwali amid coronavirus pandemic

India Celebrates Diwali Despite Rising Covid-19 Cases

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “India Celebrates Diwali Despite Rising Covid-19 Cases” – below is their description. “The exchange of gifts is less and we have not interacted with people.” India celebrated #Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, on Saturday despite a resurgence in #coronavirus infections and rising air pollution. Subscribe to … Read more India Celebrates Diwali Despite Rising Covid-19 Cases

COVID-19: Could Diwali festival see super spread of COVID return to India due to fatigue?

Sky News published this video item, entitled “COVID-19: Could Diwali festival see super spread of COVID return to India due to fatigue?” – below is their description. As the Hindu festival Diwali is being celebrated across India, how is the pandemic affecting the plans if at all as people begin to get fatigue of following … Read more COVID-19: Could Diwali festival see super spread of COVID return to India due to fatigue?

COVID-19: Religious festivals change in lockdown for Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas

Sky News published this video item, entitled “COVID-19: Religious festivals change in lockdown for Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas” – below is their description. Two festivals for some Hindus and a Sikh equivalent have seen restrictions in England for coronavirus mean change at their place of worship or home but not the cancellation. #COVID19 Sky … Read more COVID-19: Religious festivals change in lockdown for Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas

India fears annual Diwali festivities will cause coronavirus surge

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “India fears annual Diwali festivities will cause coronavirus surge” – below is their description. The crowds filling shopping areas ahead of the Diwali festival of lights on Saturday are raising hopes of India’s distressed business community after months of lockdown losses but also spawning fears of a … Read more India fears annual Diwali festivities will cause coronavirus surge

Concerns of pandemic spread as India celebrates Diwali festival

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Concerns of pandemic spread as India celebrates Diwali festival” – below is their description. For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video India is celebrating its annual festival of lights – or Diwali – this weekend. But officials say they’re concerned the holiday might spark another surge in coronavirus cases. Our correspondent Rebecca Bundhun … Read more Concerns of pandemic spread as India celebrates Diwali festival

In India, ‘cow dung lights’ for Diwali festival become part of country’s ‘boycott China campaign

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “In India, ‘cow dung lights’ for Diwali festival become part of country’s ‘boycott China campaign” – below is their description. Cheap chinese made LED lights are normally a popular fixture at the annual Hindu celebration Diwali, also known as the festival of lights. But this year, … Read more In India, ‘cow dung lights’ for Diwali festival become part of country’s ‘boycott China campaign

Delhi’s Covid cases rise ahead of Diwali- BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Delhi’s Covid cases rise ahead of Diwali- BBC News” – below is their description. India’s capital, Delhi, is battling a winter surge in Covid-19 cases as temperatures plummet and air pollution rises to dangerous levels. Doctors in the Indian capital Delhi have told the BBC they’re fearful of … Read more Delhi’s Covid cases rise ahead of Diwali- BBC News

Johns Hopkins Warns Against Large Thanksgiving Gatherings

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Johns Hopkins Warns Against Large Thanksgiving Gatherings” – below is their description. As the world heads into the high season for bringing people together at the table—besides Thanksgiving in America, major holidays such as Hanukah, Diwali, Christmas, and Kwanzaa are around the corner—the question has stopped being … Read more Johns Hopkins Warns Against Large Thanksgiving Gatherings

Diwali with a difference under Covid-19 – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Diwali with a difference under Covid-19 – BBC News” – below is their description. Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights. It is also celebrated by Sikhs and Jains around the world. BBC World Service Global Religion reporter Sodaba Haidare has spoken with Hindu women in India, South … Read more Diwali with a difference under Covid-19 – BBC News