Festivals

As election looms, politics infiltrates the world’s biggest religious festival

At the world’s biggest religious festival, the Hindu Kumbh Mela in Uttar Pradesh state, the spiritual message for the faithful is deep and profound. The political message for voters isn’t far behind. As many as 150 million people are expected to come to the festival city of Prayagraj to bathe at the confluence of three […]

Festivals

Prayagraj gears up for Kumbh Mela, world’s largest religious festival

Pilgrims from across the world are gathering in India for the Kumbh Mela, a heady mix of spirituality, politics and tourism that begins on Tuesday, garnering extra attention ahead of a general election in the Hindu-majority country this year. During the eight-week festival at Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh, authorities expect up to 150 million people, […]

Education

The frozen city of China: Harbin hosts the world’s largest ice festival

1/9 China kicked off its annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival on January 5. The month-long spectacle set in Heilongjiang Province in northern China is one of the world’s largest ice festival, featuring frozen castles, snow sculptures and other spectacular installations and activities. (Image: Reuters) 2/9 Despite being one of the coldest city […]

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How you can use options to make profit during festival season

Option writing is a trade that requires both vigilance and diligence. We will discuss today how to embed option writing to your trade when it is compulsive to write options. This discussion becomes all the more important as we enter the season of festivals. How? Let me explain, more festivals = more trading holidays. Now […]

Festivals

Gold glitters in India during festival of Akshaya Tritiya as prices dip

Indians could buy at least 10 percent more gold during the annual Hindu and Jain holy festival of Akshaya Tritiya than a year ago, industry officials said, as a dip in prices prompted consumers to increase purchases. A rise in consumption by the world’s second-biggest gold consumer could help global prices which are currently hovering […]