Subscribe to Breaking News emails

You have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.

Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.

Feel the Love: Dogs Join Diwali Celebration

 / Updated 
A police officer sprinkles colored powder onto a police dog at Nepal's Central Police Dog Training School as part of the Diwali festival, also known as Tihar Festival, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Oct. 22. NARENDRA SHRESTHA / EPA

Breaking News Emails

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.

At the Nepal Police Academy in Kathmandu, recruits celebrated the Diwali festival by adorning their dogs with traditional colored powder and flower petals on Wednesday. Diwali is traditionally a five-day celebration illuminated by light and bright colors, where devotees worship cows and other animals...

Breaking News Emails

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.
 Nepalese police officers kneel next to dogs with colored powder on their heads at Nepal's Central Police Dog Training School as part of the Diwali festival, also known as Tihar Festival, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Oct. 22. NARENDRA SHRESTHA / EPA

Breaking News Emails

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.
MORE FROM news

Have feedback?

How likely are you to recommend nbcnews.com to a friend or colleague?

0 = Very unlikely
10 = Very likely
Please select answer

Is your feedback about:

Please select answer

Leave your email if you’d like us to respond. (Optional)

Please enter a valid email address

Thank you!

Your feedback has been sent out. Please enjoy more of our content.

We appreciate your help making nbcnews.com a better place.