Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

Leap Day


100-year-old-celebrates '25th birthday' on leap day

March 01, 2020 5:47 pm

Doris Cleife, who was born on February 29, 1920, celebrated the milestone with her family and staff at her house in Brunel Court, Portsmouth.

On extra day of leap year, parents try to postpone delivery dates

March 01, 2016 3:32 am

However, for some parents, the health of the child and the mother was of more importance than celebrating birthdays.

Happy Leap Day: 5 things you probably didn't know

February 29, 2016 6:54 pm

From a gender-role-reversing tradition to a birthday party for all 'leaplings', here are some interesting facts about Leap Year.

Latest News

Argentina vs Mexico FIFA World Cup 2022 Live Updates: Messi-led ARG play do or die match vs MEX in 15 mins

Updated: November 27, 2022 12:17:26 am

Argentina vs Mexico, Group C Match Live Score Updates: Last chance for Messi & co. to stay in Round of 16 contention.

Mbappe double gives France spot in World Cup knockout stage

Updated: November 27, 2022 12:05:53 am

France top Group D with six points, three ahead of Australia, who beat Tunisia 1-0 earlier in the day, with the Danes and the Tunisians both on one point.

Gujarat polls: In manifesto, BJP promises to host Olympic Games in state, provide 20 lakh jobs

Updated: November 27, 2022 12:01:28 am

The BJP manifesto also promised freebies ranging from bicycles and free sanitary napkins for girl students to free bus travel for women senior citizens.

Northeast student body seeks NRC in the region and ‘constitutional safeguard’ for Tripura

Updated: November 26, 2022 11:44:20 pm

The organisation flags ‘infiltration’ from Bangladesh, demands mandating inner-line permits throughout the region, and wants Afspa and the CAA repealed.

2 CAPF personnel on election duty killed in Porbandar, two injured

Updated: November 26, 2022 11:44:04 pm

The incident took place at a cyclone relief centre which is currently being used as a shelter for the visiting CAPF jawans.

I give money to public, don’t take it to Swiss bank: Kejriwal

November 26, 2022 11:36:29 pm

Arvind Kejriwal said that God will cause a miracle by sweeping the broom, the Aam Aadmi Party's election symbol, and catapult his party to power in Gujarat.

Boxer-turned-tailor’s son Vishwanath Suresh wins World Youth Championship gold

November 26, 2022 11:32:26 pm

Vishwanath Suresh's father Suresh Babu was a five-time state champion but had to give up boxing and take up tailoring to help family put food on table.

‘Normal thing to do’: Japanese fans tidy up at World Cup

Updated: November 26, 2022 11:16:02 pm

The behavior is driving social media posts at the World Cup in Qatar, but it's nothing unusual for Japanese fans or players. They are simply doing what most people in Japan do — at home, at school, at work, or on streets from Tokyo to Osaka, Shizuoka to Sapporo.

Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan calls off protest march to avoid creating ‘havoc’

November 26, 2022 10:31:40 pm

Khan has been holding country-wide protests to push the government for early elections since being ousted from power in April. The protests were to culminate in a march to Islamabad, which threatened to worsen political turmoil in the nuclear-armed country which is battling an economic crisis.

Adani’s ‘open offer’ route to take control of NDTV: what is it, and how does it work?

Updated: November 26, 2022 10:31:05 pm

Under the Adani Group's open offer, 39.35 lakh shares of NDTV have already been tendered. What happens after the open offer ends? Is there scope for a counter offer by promoters Prannoy Roy and Radhika Roy?