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Why 83 underperformed at the box office: More docudrama than masala, high ticket prices, no youth connect, third wave
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Why 83 underperformed at the box office: More docudrama than masala, high ticket prices, no youth connect, third wave

"Winning the '83 World Cup is a fond memory for all but again, the youth couldn't connect nor relate to the film. And the youth constitutes a majority of our box-office tickets": trade analysts and film experts weight in on 83's box office.

Huge crowd at Goa’s Baga Beach amid Covid surge, watch viral video here
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Huge crowd at Goa’s Baga Beach amid Covid surge, watch viral video here

Officials said that the huge influx of tourists has led to the COVID positivity rate in Goa. The positivity rate in the coastal state crossed 10 percent on 2 January

Christmas in India: Muted celebrations marked the day amid renewed COVID-19 threat
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Christmas in India: Muted celebrations marked the day amid renewed COVID-19 threat

Sacred Heart Cathedral Church was closed for the Christmas gathering after a Delhi Disaster Management Authority order' in view of the COVID-19 outbreak

COVID-19 pandemic puts a damper on Christmas again around the world
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COVID-19 pandemic puts a damper on Christmas again around the world

Around the world, people weary from nearly two years of lockdowns and other restrictions searched for ways to safely enjoy holiday rituals.

Girl celebrates Christmas with dementia patients, gifts them dolls; watch the heart-warming video here
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Girl celebrates Christmas with dementia patients, gifts them dolls; watch the heart-warming video here

Reports suggest that soft lifelike baby dolls calm and soothe people suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia. Doll therapy is considered a nondrug treatment

Christmas 2021: Here are some belated X-Mas greetings to share with loved ones
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Christmas 2021: Here are some belated X-Mas greetings to share with loved ones

In many countries, festivities and celebrations start from Christmas eve (24 December) and continue till New Year

'Only Christians will celebrate Christmas': Miscreants disrupt X-mas celebration in Assam's Cachar
India

'Only Christians will celebrate Christmas': Miscreants disrupt X-mas celebration in Assam's Cachar

A video uploaded on social media sites showed five to seven youth wearing saffron scarves and claiming to be from the Bajrang Dal asking the Hindus to stay away from the celebration

How Anglo-Indian community in Kolkata comes together on Christmas despite NRC scare, broken family ties
India

How Anglo-Indian community in Kolkata comes together on Christmas despite NRC scare, broken family ties

Apart from the Bow Barracks, there are several other ghettos of the Anglo-Indians in Kolkata. Ripon Street, Elliot Road and Park Street are among other prominent neighbourhoods, however there are hardly 4-5 Anglo Indian families present in these areas

Omicron scare dampens Christmas spirit; thousands of flights cancelled globally
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Omicron scare dampens Christmas spirit; thousands of flights cancelled globally

The cancellations added to the pandemic frustration for many Americans eager to reunite with their families over the holidays, after last year's Christmas was severely curtailed

COVID-19 Christmas in France: A mix of fear, fatigue and loving care ICUs run out of space
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COVID-19 Christmas in France: A mix of fear, fatigue and loving care ICUs run out of space

While some 90% of French adults are vaccinated against the coronavirus and some 40% have received a booster shot, most of the COVID-19 patients in La Timone's ICU are unvaccinated

Christmas celebrations in Delhi a muted affair this year amid concern over Omicron
India

Christmas celebrations in Delhi a muted affair this year amid concern over Omicron

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority on Thursday said that religious places will remain open on Christmas and New Year’s Eve for celebrations and prayers subject to strict compliance of COVID-appropriate behaviour

Christmas 2021: Wishes, greetings and messages to share with your loved ones on this merry occasion
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Christmas 2021: Wishes, greetings and messages to share with your loved ones on this merry occasion

To make this year's Christmas merrier and help you connect with your loved ones during the pandemic, we bring to you some heartfelt wishes you can share

'Food-free open houses, face masks': COVID-19 makes Biden's first White House Christmas less merry
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'Food-free open houses, face masks': COVID-19 makes Biden's first White House Christmas less merry

Beyond the impact on Biden's first Christmas in office, the virus and its variants largely put the kibosh on the entire White House social scene for 2021, starting with an inauguration that positioned flags in place of people on the National Mall.

Planning to party this Christmas and New Year’s Eve? Check out restrictions imposed by states to battle raging Omicron threat
India

Planning to party this Christmas and New Year’s Eve? Check out restrictions imposed by states to battle raging Omicron threat

Keeping the rising COVID-19 cases and the spread of the new variant, Delhi and Karnataka have banned all social gatherings. Mumbai has made it mandatory for party organisers to acquire a written permission from authorities if more than 200 people are invited

Christmas 2021: Here are some home decor ideas for the most happening time of the year
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Christmas 2021: Here are some home decor ideas for the most happening time of the year

Christmas decorations can get tedious, expensive and time taking. So here we have a few amazing 'DIY' ideas to make your home elegant and fun

Christmas 2021: Who are the Three Wise Men or Magi and what is their story?
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Christmas 2021: Who are the Three Wise Men or Magi and what is their story?

It is believed that the Three Wise Men — Melchior, Gaspar (also called Caspar) and Balthazar — gifted Jesus gold to signify his status as King of the Jews, frankincense representing the infant's identity as the Son of God; and finally, myrrh that touched upon Jesus' mortality

Christmas 2021: Here are the liturgies Pope Francis will offer this year
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Christmas 2021: Here are the liturgies Pope Francis will offer this year

This year, people have however planned low-key Christmas celebrations in view of Omicron - the new variant Covid-19.

Dealer jailed for part in drug ring after UK police finds Christmas tree decorated with £20 notes
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Dealer jailed for part in drug ring after UK police finds Christmas tree decorated with £20 notes

In addition to this, the Merseyside Police also arrested eight other people and recovered drug parcels disguised as gifts from under the tree in the year-long drug trafficking operation

Christmas 2021: All you need to know about differences between Catholics and Protestants
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Christmas 2021: All you need to know about differences between Catholics and Protestants

While Catholics believed the Holy Book Bible to be the highest authority, Protestants consider the Bible and the traditions of Church as supreme. In Protestant churches, married and female clergy are also allowed as compared to the celibate norm of Catholics

Christmas 2021: Find out how the festival is observed across the country
India

Christmas 2021: Find out how the festival is observed across the country

Given India's diversity of religions and culture, Christmas is not just restricted to Christians alone and is celebrated across the country taking on its own cultural flavour from state to state