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Indians Mark Diwali Amid Pollution Concerns

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Diwali, a major Hindu festival for more than a billion Indians, includes lighting oil lamps or candles to symbolize a victory of knowledge over ignorance, light over darkness and good over evil. People visit friends' homes and exchange gifts.

The festival marks the return of deities Rama and Sita in the epic Ramayana to the northern Indian town of Ayodhya after 14 years of exile.

Firecrackers are in huge demand across the country as the evening sky is lit up by the...

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