A Made-in-China Diwali

China surely knows how to make its presence felt in Indian markets, and Diwali is no exception. Cashing in on Indians’ attraction to anything that is cheap, Chinese products as Diwali gifts have seen a surge in demand by 45%, according to a survey undertaken by the Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM). Consumers…

‘Muhurat’ Trading on Bourses to be for 75 Minutes this Diwali

The “muhurat” trading session will be conducted for 75 minutes on the Diwali day, November 13, on leading bourses NSE and BSE. The special trading session would be conducted to pay obeisance to Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity. It would also mark the New Year for traders as per the Hindu calendar,…

Movies over the Diwali weekend

The Diwali weekend was spent lazing around at home and watching movies.  Caught up on all the ones i had missed.  Inception was really exceptional both concept wise and in the way the director Christopher Nolan shot it.  Was amazed at the way he was able to narrate the movie. Having read so much about…

Diwali Wishes – 2010

Its a nice 3 day weekend for this Diwali.  Here’s wishing all of you and your loved ones a Happy & Prosperous Diwali in advance. Say no to crackers that cause noise and air pollution.  There are better ways of celebrating the festival with family and friends. According to Wikipedia Diwali, popularly known as the…

Let the battle begin – Saawariya vs Om Shanti Om

Saawariya or Om Shanti Om? Its going to be probably the biggest Diwali ever for the Hindi movie industry. Saawariya is backed by the dollars and marketing muscle of 20th Century Fox. OSO is backed by the Energizer bunny of Hindi cinema, Shah Rukh Khan. So, who will win? Well, we would know in the…

Dussehra Wishes

Rakshabandhan, Durga Pooja, Navratri, Dussehra, Diwali, Christmas, New Year. Indians need no excuse to celebrate 😉 Njoy +++