Khussain Yeremeshev, a Kazakhstani and Kamalasanan Nadar Vasu, a 56 year old Indian take home a million dollars.
Tourists and residents can look forward to a glittering Diwali, as Dubai gets ready for citywide celebrations on the occasion of the Indian ‘Festival of Lights’. From star-studded concerts, spectacular shows, sparkling gold and jewellery promotions to ways to winning big prizes, there are plenty of reasons for everyone to get involved in the festivities.
“May the light from the festivities around the world shine a blessing of love and hope on us all.”
India is planning to temper the environmental damage from its biggest holiday with low-emission firecrackers and light shows, but its uneven rollout has hurt some businesses
As large portions of the UAE community get ready for the widely-celebrated Festival of Lights, Diwali, malls in the country have lined up the week-long celebrations to enthrall the residence.
The festival city also hosted a breathtaking display of fireworks to begin the celebrations.
Indians in Dubai and Northern Emirates are in for a great treat as a cultural extravaganza is being organised on Friday in Dubai to celebrate Diwali, the India festival of lights.
Air pollution in some parts of the Indian capital deteriorated early on Monday to the worst recorded level, officials said, a day after revellers set off fireworks to mark Diwali in celebrations that were more subdued than in previous years.
All dressed up and looking gorgeous in stunning ensembles, Bollywood stars celebrated the festival of lights with their near and dear ones.
The Ruler of Dubai took to his Twitter account and said, “On behalf of the people of the UAE, I wish everyone celebrating around the world a happy Diwali. May the light of hope always unite us and lead us forward to a better tomorrow.”