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Covid impact: Kolkata's fine-dining report fall in sales, looks to deliveries

January 10, 2022 9:19 pm

Kolkata's restaurant trade is worth an annual turnover of Rs 10,000 crore in normal times with just the nine days from Christmas Eve till New Year accounting for about Rs 1,200 crore in sales.

Christmas and New Year booking cancellations result in Rs 200 crore loss for hospitality sector

January 06, 2022 5:45 pm

Faced with uncertainty again with the rise in COVID-19 cases forcing states to put restrictions, the industry fears that there will be further closures of businesses without support from the government.

Hosting a New Year's Eve party tonight? Count on these top tips

December 31, 2021 4:34 pm

"Above all, don’t forget to slow down and enjoy the time you spend with your loved ones."

Holiday special: These hazelnut chocolate truffles will blow your mind (recipe inside)

December 28, 2021 3:40 pm

You can switch hazelnuts with walnuts, or add apricots instead of dates too!

Why do we feel so 'blah' after Christmas?

December 28, 2021 1:44 pm

Psychologists describe the blah feeling as 'low mood' or 'languishing'.

‘Help us’: After typhoon Rai, miles of destruction and the smell of death

December 27, 2021 9:29 pm

As of Monday morning, the storm had killed 389 people, injured 1,146 others and left 65 missing, official figures show.

Ho ho ha! Some Christmas memes to prolong your festive cheer

December 27, 2021 10:19 am

Some memes were relatable, some quirky, but all of them funny.

Malaika Arora got into Christmas spirit in this playful dress

December 26, 2021 3:16 pm

She was seen with her family enjoying Christmas celebrations in a stunning dress with abstract and haphazard pen marking-like print in black and red.

How do Saudis celebrate Christmas? Quietly, but less so.

December 26, 2021 1:21 pm

Saudis and their government have long played peekaboo over certain behaviors that were officially banned but privately widespread. These days, however, Christmas — long celebrated covertly among foreign workers and by a few Saudis with ties to the West — is bursting out of the shadows.

All-women patrol team to make Kolkata roads safer

December 26, 2021 3:33 am

The women police personnel will drive around on two-wheelers and help in checking crime against women on city roads.


Christmas 2021: Here's how the country celebrated the birth of Jesus Christ

December 25, 2021 5:43 pm

Christmas celebration pictures are here

A Christmas tram ride for Kolkata's street and special kids

December 24, 2021 8:02 pm

A volunteer organisation arranged the tram ride to celebrate this year's Christmas with the kids

Festive lights shine bright across the world ahead of Christmas

December 21, 2021 3:58 pm

Take a look at how Christmas lights across the world look like!

Christmas 2020 gifts ideas: Thoughtful gifts to give to your loved ones this festive season

December 28, 2020 3:56 pm

Christmas 2020 Gifts Ideas: Make Christmas special for your loved ones with these amazing gifts! Have a wonderful day

Bollywood celebrates Christmas in the most stylish way; see pics

December 25, 2019 4:24 pm

Bollywood leaves no stone unturned when it comes to fashion. So take a look at what your favourite Bollywood celebrities wore on Christmas eve.

Merry Christmas 2019: Here's how the world celebrated X-Mas

December 26, 2019 8:34 am

Here's how people around the world and in India are celebrating the festival.

How South Indian celebrities celebrated Christmas 2019

December 25, 2019 5:09 pm

Samantha Akkineni, Andrea Jeremiah, Aishwaryaa Dhanush and Selvaraghavan among others celebrated Christmas with their families.

Merry Christmas 2019 Wishes Images, Photos: Season's greetings to you and your loved ones

December 25, 2019 5:54 pm

Merry Christmas 2019 Wishes Images, Quotes, Status, HD Wallpapers, Greeting Cards, Pics: No Christmas celebration is complete without carols, Santa Claus, food, beverages and some baking. It is also the time to exchange gifts with near and dear ones. Amidst all this, do not forget to wish people 'Merry Christmas' and a 'Happy New Year'. Let the festivities begin!

Visit these churches to attend the most beautiful Christmas masses

December 25, 2019 9:29 am

We have shortlisted three churches that you can visit on eve of Christmas to experience the grandeur and joy of celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. From carol singing to colourful decorations, these midnight masses are ideal before Christmas day.


A night of Russian Christmas in Delhi

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

The Russian Embassy hosted a glittering traditional masquerade ball of the Russian Orthodox Christmas Week in New Delhi on January 11. The annual gala event was dazzled with the performance of the famous Russian folk band - Lyubo-Milo.

Earthrise: 50 years ago, we saw the earth rise from space for the first time

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

On Christmas Eve, 1968, astronauts orbiting the moon saw Earth rising for the first time.

Christmas Recipe - Roast Turkey with Cranberry Sauce

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

On Christmas day, we bring to you a festive favourite recipe for Roast Turkey with stuffing and cranberry sauce created by Radhika Khandelwal, Executive Chef at Fig & Maple.

Christmas Cake Recipe: Spiced Orange Wreath Cake

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

In the ongoing Christmas Recipe edition, we bring to you a lip-smacking dessert, the Spiced Orange Wreath Cake. We caught up with Shivesh Bhatia, a 22-year-old chef who loves baking cakes and desserts.

Christmas cakes and decorative items dot shops across India

December 22, 2015 12:13 pm

Coimbatore/Madurai, Dec 21 (ANI): With Christmas only a few days away, Coimbatore and Madurai are geared up for the festivities associated with the event. Shops in Coimbatore are luring people with a variety of decorations like stars, lights, Santa Claus dolls, bells, Christmas trees and cakes, and items made of clay. Similarly, Madurai’s clay and wax idols and portraits of Jesus Christ and Mother Mary are doing good business. Tourists can be seen in these cities ahead of Christmas celebrations. Christmas, which celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ, is celebrated all over the world on December 25 with carols, cakes, candles and an exchange of gifts.