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Christmas lights, tangled in trade war, show Vietnam’s struggle

December 26, 2019 10:12 am

In May the Trump administration slapped 25% tariffs on Christmas lights from China, up from 10% previously. The item isn’t covered by the phase-one trade deal the U.S. and China agreed on earlier this month.

One more Christmas: Kolkata’s Anglo-Indians keep up appearances despite dwindling numbers

December 26, 2019 3:55 pm

The festival is the largest and most important celebration for the community and perhaps nowhere in the city is it celebrated the way it is done in Bow Barracks.

Evening news briefing: PM Modi launches Atal Bhujal Scheme; Sachin Tendulkar's security cover withdrawn and more

December 25, 2019 6:58 pm

From Sachin Tendulkar's security cover being withdrawn to Tripura royal scion forming an 'apolitical outfit', here are the top news this evening.

In Tripura, a handful of Portuguese names, with no clear story from the past

December 25, 2019 8:04 pm

In the early 16th and 17 century, just decades after Vasco Da Gama’s fleet anchored off the port of Calicut on the Kerala coast, the Portuguese were very active along the Bengal coast too.

My Cookie’s Better Than Yours: Italy Is in a Hazelnut Cream-Filled Civil War

December 25, 2019 4:39 pm

In the popular imagination, Italy is a country of ripe tomatoes, fresh pasta, virgin olive oil and other staples of the Mediterranean diet.

Watch: Irish priest rolls out of Christmas Eve Mass on scooter

December 25, 2019 4:14 pm

Father Peter O’Connor of of Ballyroan parish took people by surprise bringing out his new vehicle and as he made his grand exit, he received a thundering applause and people were seen cheering for him aloud.

Merry Christmas 2019: Here's how people are celebrating the festive season in India

December 25, 2019 2:50 pm

From special sand art in Puri beaches to tallest Christmas tree at Delhi airport and passengers being greeted with flash mobs, Christmas is being celebrated with full fervour across the country.

Chandigarh: Entry of cab, autos restricted in Elante Mall’s inner loop

December 25, 2019 1:46 pm

The instructions were issued keeping the heavy rush in view on Christmas.

Trumps attend music-filled church service on Christmas Eve

December 25, 2019 11:31 am

Attending Family Church was a change of pace for the Trumps, who had attended holiday services in the past at Bethesda-by-the-Sea, the Episcopal Church in Palm Beach at which they were married in 2005.

As Spanish city dazzles for Christmas, a debate ensues

December 25, 2019 11:13 am

Vigo switched on its Christmas lights Nov. 23, ahead of the long holiday weekend to celebrate Spain’s Constitution, during which Vigo’s hotels reported full occupancy. Two decades ago, hotels had an occupancy rate of 20% on the same Constitution holiday.


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.

Photos of gorgeous Christmas trees around the world 

December 25, 2018 1:37 pm

Apart from the winter chill, there is the smell of gingerbread cookies and fruitcakes in the air too! Click through the gallery to see gorgeous Christmas tree decorations around the world

Santa's got a tough job prepping for Christmas

December 25, 2017 6:55 pm

Just like us, Santa Claus too gets tired and feel sleepy in between work. In fact, he also needs an assistant to help him get ready and pack his bag with gifts. Don't believe us? Take a look.

Merry Christmas 2017: Here's how the world is celebrating Xmas

December 25, 2017 4:00 pm

From singing carols to participating in parades, here's how people around the globe is celebrating Christmas.

These lazy Christmas decorations will leave you LOL-ing

December 25, 2017 8:28 am

Decorating for Christmas is a big task. So here are some creative and lazy souls who celebrated Christmas in simple way!


A night of Russian Christmas in Delhi

January 15, 2019 4:40 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

December 26, 2018 3:51 pm

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

Christmas Recipe - Roast Turkey with Cranberry Sauce

December 25, 2018 10:30 am

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

December 23, 2018 11:06 am

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.