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Leap Year


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.

Born on February 29: New parents hail newborns as special, in Chennai an 88-year-old says how she made it so

February 29, 2020 6:39 pm

For the so-called leaplings, or those born on February 29, the Leap Year calls for a bigger celebration.

Revealed: Top travel destinations for Indians this leap year

February 29, 2020 11:26 am

The survey recorded a relative increase in bookings for these travel destinations this leap day weekend as compared to that in the same weekend previous year, that is, 2019.

Leap Day 2020 Google Doodle: Google Doodle 'jumps for joy' on Leap Day

February 29, 2020 11:17 am

Leap Day 29 February 2020 Google Doodle: The leap year was introduced by scholars engaged by Julius Caesar in 46 BC, and made more precise from 12 AD.

Explained: Why 2020 is a leap year, and why our great-grandparents skipped one of them

February 29, 2020 9:28 am

What is the reasoning behind the rule for leap years, the exceptions to the rule, and the exceptions to the exceptions?

Explained: 29 days this February, here's why we have leap years

February 25, 2020 8:38 am

To keep in tune with the Earth’s orbit, the calendar needs to keep adding February 29 from time to time.

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.

Leap Year: Rare Leap Day February 29

February 29, 2012 12:31 pm

Some people devote their lives to ending world hunger,some to lifting children from poverty,and still others to getting Leap Day the respect it deserves.