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New year, new beginnings

Pahela Baishakh, celebrated on April 14, is a symbol of the indomitable Bengali spirit

The New Year plunge: Shillong welcomed 2019 by jumping into a pool of ice cold water

The tradition started in 1997 and involves a group of voluntary participants jumping into an ice block-filled swimming pool when the clock strikes twelve.


Four ideas from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's New Year's speech

In 2017, Kim Jong Un's rapid-fire missile tests brought him to the brink with President Donald Trump and 2018 saw his sudden rise on the world stage with hints of detente, summits with China and South Korea and an unprecedented meeting with Trump in Singapore.

Happy New Year 2019: 6 meaningful traditions around the world your child can follow

Happy New Year 2019: From running around the block with a suitcase to writing New Year letters, countries around the globe follow unique traditions to welcome the year ahead. We suggest some ways in which you can adopt these traditions and encourage your children to follow them.

Happy New Year: 10 resolutions for your family in 2019

Happy New Year: As the year 2018 comes to a close, it is time to make to resolutions for the next year. Here are some resolutions for 2019, which parents can make with their children, for a happy and prosperous year ahead.

Happy New Year 2019: Start the year on a sweet note with these delicious dessert recipes

To help you usher in the new year on a sweet note, we bring you some delicious dessert recipes that are easy to prepare. Have a Happy New Year!


New Year's eve: 15,000 cops deployed across Delhi, no exit at Rajiv Chowk metro from 9 pm

A special focus has been given to Connaught Place and the areas around it. All vehicular movement will be restricted from 8 pm onwards to the posh commercial hub till the celebrations conclude, they said.

From applying foundation to mastering smokey eyes: New Year make-up tutorials that you can put to use

Looking for New Year make-up inspiration? Right from coloured metallic eyes to the classic, winged eyeliner and smokey eyes, take a look at these tutorial videos and flaunt your make-up skills!

New Year's Eve party in Times Square to cheer for press freedom

Two attacks, in particular, weighed on organizers as they discussed in autumn whom to give the honour of initiating the ceremonial ball drop just before midnight, according to Tim Tompkins, president of the Times Square Alliance.

Celebrate New Year's Eve at these Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Kolkata restaurants

We have curated a list of restaurants in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bengaluru for you to choose from, so you could just be laid-back and enjoy the holiday with your loved ones while indulging your taste-buds in some lip-smacking dishes.

New Year Photos

Inside Manish Malhotra's pre-New Year bash

Kriti Sanon, Vaani Kapoor, Yami Gautam, Diana Penty, Nushrat Bharucha and Sophie Choudry among others attended Manish Malhotra's pre-New Year bash.

Delhiites throng India Gate to celebrate New Year

Monday evening was witness to cheering crowds as Delhiites thronged to capital's famed All India War Memorial, fondly known as-India Gate.


DIY tips: Here's how to dress up your party snacks

On New Year's Eve, dress up your snacks in a sassy avatar.

8 ways: How to give a healthy twist to your diet in 2015

Celebrity chef and cookbook author Nita Mehta suggests tips to make your daily meals tastier and healthier. (As told to Parmita Uniyal)