US President Donald Trump extends wishes on Diwali, lights a lamp in White House

US President Donald Trump on Saturday (November 14) took to Twitter to extend wishes on the occasion of Diwali. Trump posted a tweet sharing a photo of him lighting a lamp in the White House. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 14, 2020 Earlier, US Secretary of the State Mike Pompeo and the State … Read more

UK PM Boris Johnson mentions Ram, Ravana in COVID-19 address, says Diwali teaches us that light triumphs over darkness, good over evil

London: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailed the Diwali spirit of the victory of light over darkness and good over evil as he delivered a message of optimism about overcoming the coronavirus pandemic for a first-of-its-kind virtual Diwali festival this weekend. Johnson appealed for a ‘huge collective effort’ as England entered its second stay-at-home lockdown … Read more