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This article was originally published on The technician November 10, 2021. On Thursday, November 4, Poole College of Management hosted a celebration of Diwali in Governors Scott’s Yard, complete with a henna station, dance performances and food. For the average person, November 4th might have seemed like the worst day to host an outdoor festival, …

Facebook announced today that it will no longer allow advertisers to target users based on potentially “sensitive” topics such as health, sexual orientation, or religious and political beliefs. “Lung Cancer Awareness,” “LGBT Culture” and “Jewish Holidays” are just a few of the categories of interest that will no longer be targeted starting early next year. …

HOUSTON (AP) – Investigators are expected to look at the design of security gates and the use of crowd control to determine what led to a crowd crush at a Houston music festival that left eight people dead and hundreds of injured. Authorities planned to use videos, witness interviews and a review of concert procedures …

Locals in celebration aboard their dhows during the 132nd Maulid celebration. [Maarufu Mohamed, Standard] This week, Lamu was at the center of the activity during the Maulid Festival as the action returned to the archipelago after 18 months of silence. The archipelago has billed itself as an island of festivals in the recent past, and …

Last year’s celebrations were rocked by another spike in COVID-19 infections, but this year’s festivities appear to be back. Indians across the country are celebrating Diwali, the festival of lights, amid concerns over the coronavirus pandemic and increasing air pollution. Diwali is usually celebrated by socializing and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Many oil …

A top Jammu and Kashmir BJP leader has been convicted of allegedly hurting religious feelings in a community by his remarks, prompting the party to offload him from all his responsibilities, including serving as J&K secretary . An FIR was recorded against former MLC Vikram Randhawa after a video appeared online showing him allegedly making …

For the Native American community in Utah, the Sri Ganesha Hindu Temple in southern Jordan is more than a religious shrine. This is where older members of the community scattered throughout the Salt Lake Valley reconnect with their Indian roots and where members of the second generation find their Indian identity. This is where old …

All over the world, festivals are opportunities to share joy, food, celebration, resources and a common humanity. India is blessed with many festivals and a diverse population celebrating them at the community level. It has always been a fairly common practice to see friends and neighbors of one religion participate in the festivities of another …

This Sunday the streets of my suburb will be filled with gangs of children and teenagers splashed with fake blood. Rocky Horror vampires will reel in fishnets and high heels. Maybe there will be a Donald Trump mask or two. Ghosts, ghouls and goblins will trot with bags of candy, holding a parental hand. Paper …

DENVER – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR) (“CoreSite” or the “Company”), a leading campus provider of secure, reliable and high availability data centers with high performance cloud access and interconnection solutions across the United States, have announced that they are the proud co-host sponsor of the upcoming 2021 Infinity Festival in Hollywood, …