North East  /  Published 25.12.18

Xmas cheer runs across North East

People across Meghalaya on Tuesday celebrated Christmas by attending church services, offering prayers, exchanging gifts and participating in community feasts.Since morning, priests and pastors presid...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

World  /  Published 25.12.18

In tsunami-hit Indonesia, a Christmas 'full of grief'

The Christmas holiday was sombre with prayers for tsunami victims in the Indonesian region hit by waves that struck without warning on Saturday night.Markus Taekz said his Rahmat Pentecostal Church in...
By AP in Sumur (Indonesia)

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.18

Chilled-out Christmas in Calcutta

The warmth of Yuletide cheer blanketing Calcutta contrasted with the coldest Christmas Eve in five years as the Celsius dipped to 13 degrees Celsius, a notch lower than the 30-year mean, and stayed on...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 23.12.18

Xmas gift for West Garo Hills kids: A new-look school

If the festival of lights ignited hope, the season of merriment brought fulfilment.A crowd-funding campaign initiated during Diwali to renovate the dilapidated building of the Songadinggre Lower Prima...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

Culture  /  Published 22.12.18

Is there turkey on your Christmas menu?

Sanjit Mondal is mixing something in a plastic tub. “Soyabean, bhutta (corn) rice flour, shutki machh or Bombay Duck (a kind of dried fish), seed meal, a mineral and vitamin powder,” he rattles of...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

Food  /  Published 22.12.18

Recipes for the yummiest Yuletide treats

By Natasha Celmi in

Opinion  /  Published 24.11.18

A museum for America's navy heroes

A museum dedicated to preserving the history and honour of the United States of America’s Navy Seals is opening up in Long Island, NY. The 10,000-square-feet building will be located right next to t...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

World  /  Published 23.10.19

Boris: Polls by Christmas if EU gives extension

EU leaders considered on Wednesday whether to give Britain a three-month Brexit extension, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that if they do so he would call an election by Christmas.Britain appea...
By Reuters in Brussels

Opinion  /  Published 03.01.20

What happens to Christmas trees?

For a couple of weeks every year, a Christmas tree sits decorated in the living room. Eventually pines start falling to the floor and before you know it, the holiday is over. Does anyone ever wonder w...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

World  /  Published 26.12.19

Kylie calling Brexit-weary Britons

Australian popstar Kylie Minogue has invited weary Britons to forget politics and “call on your friends in Australia” in a tourism campaign launched in Britain on Christmas Day.Britain, which is r...
By Reuters in Melbourne


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