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Akshay Kumar's Sooryavanshi, Ranveer Singh's 83 to release in theatres on Diwali, Christmas respectively
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Akshay Kumar's Sooryavanshi, Ranveer Singh's 83 to release in theatres on Diwali, Christmas respectively

A Reliance Entertainment spokesperson said the company hopes situation would revert to normal by the festival season

Bank holidays 2020: Banks will remain closed for 10 days this month; here is the list of major bank holidays this year
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Bank holidays 2020: Banks will remain closed for 10 days this month; here is the list of major bank holidays this year

The month of April has nine bank holidays of which annual closing of banks (1 April) Good Friday (10 April) and Dr BR Ambedkar Jayanti (14 April) are prominent ones.

Australia fires: Govt announces compensation of up to $6,000 for volunteer firefighters in New South Wales, may receive additional paid leave
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Australia fires: Govt announces compensation of up to $6,000 for volunteer firefighters in New South Wales, may receive additional paid leave

The Australian government announced on Sunday it would compensate volunteer firefighters in the state of New South Wales (NSW), as the country’s intense bushfire season rages on

Hong Kong protests resume in shopping centres, streets: Demonstrators don Santa hats, clash with police in Mong Kok district
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Hong Kong protests resume in shopping centres, streets: Demonstrators don Santa hats, clash with police in Mong Kok district

Clashes resumed in Hong Kong on Tuesday between police and anti-government protesters, some of them donned in Santa Claus hats, as the more than 6-month-long demonstrations look set to move into the new year.

Kareena Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif celebrate Christmas
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Kareena Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif celebrate Christmas

From Priyanka Chopra Jonas to Katrina Kaif, here is how Bollywood celebrated Christmas this year

'Merry Christmas everyone apart from Delhi Police': Jamia students celebrate festival as anti-CAA protests at varsity enter 13th day
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'Merry Christmas everyone apart from Delhi Police': Jamia students celebrate festival as anti-CAA protests at varsity enter 13th day

Jamia Millia Islamia students protesting against the amended Citizenship Act celebrated Christmas even as their agitation entered its 13th day

Fifty percent chance of Notre Dame Cathedral being saved, restoration work unlikely to begin before 2021, says rector
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Fifty percent chance of Notre Dame Cathedral being saved, restoration work unlikely to begin before 2021, says rector

The rector of Notre Dame Cathedral says the Paris landmark is still so fragile that there's a 50 percent chance the structure might not be saved, because scaffolding installed before this year's fire is threatening the vaults of the Gothic monument

Australian bushfires: Firefighters spend Christmas Day containing blaze as communities, leaders thank them for their service over the holidays
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Australian bushfires: Firefighters spend Christmas Day containing blaze as communities, leaders thank them for their service over the holidays

Australian firefighters used cooler conditions on Christmas Day to try and contain bushfires ahead of hot, dry weather later in the week, as leaders and communities thanked them for sacrificing time with their families over the holidays

'It doesn't matter if it's Christmas': Hong Kong pro-democracy activists keep up protests as police fires tear gas to disperse crowds
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'It doesn't matter if it's Christmas': Hong Kong pro-democracy activists keep up protests as police fires tear gas to disperse crowds

Hong Kong anti-government protesters marched through Christmas-decorated shopping centres on Wednesday, chanting pro-democracy slogans and forcing one mall to close early, as police fired tear gas to disperse crowds gathering on nearby streets

Christmas in Cavel: Bombay Balchão author Jane Borges shares community's festive delicacies
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Christmas in Cavel: Bombay Balchão author Jane Borges shares community's festive delicacies

Mumbai-based journalist and author Jane Borges' book Bombay Balchao is an ode to Cavel's cosmopolitan Christian community. Jane gives us a glimpse of Christmas in Cavel.

'Kim Jong-un may gift beautiful vase instead': Donald Trump downplays North Korea's 'Christmas gift' missile rumours
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'Kim Jong-un may gift beautiful vase instead': Donald Trump downplays North Korea's 'Christmas gift' missile rumours

President Donald Trump has said that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may be planning to give him a nice present such as a beautiful vase for Christmas rather than a missile launch.

Christmas 2019: Pope Francis leads mass at Vatican's St Peter's Basilica; festivities kick off around the world
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Christmas 2019: Pope Francis leads mass at Vatican's St Peter's Basilica; festivities kick off around the world

The last event to interrupt Christmas Mass at Notre Dame was the French Revolution, according to Karine Dalle, a spokeswoman for the Diocese of Paris.

Ghost stories are a Christmas tradition: Here's why the holiday season is perfect for spooky tales
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Ghost stories are a Christmas tradition: Here's why the holiday season is perfect for spooky tales

Christmas ghost stories enhance our enjoyment and warmth of the seasonal food, and the frisson of a paranormal tale offsets the “feel-good” festive spirit that might otherwise be cloying.

The Stories In My Life: In A Christmas Letter, Rosie Jackson subverts stereotypes with a tale of flawed, fallible lives
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The Stories In My Life: In A Christmas Letter, Rosie Jackson subverts stereotypes with a tale of flawed, fallible lives

Rosie Jackson's A Christmas Letter does not indulge in familiar fantastications of Christmases Past, Present or Future, nor overflow with Christmassy stereotypes but, subverting it all, rises to a different level, ringing true to some elemental and beneficent grace that indwells our flawed, fallible lives.

Of Thomas Stephens and his Kristapurana: How a 16th-century priest came to write Christian poetry in Marathi, Konkani
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Of Thomas Stephens and his Kristapurana: How a 16th-century priest came to write Christian poetry in Marathi, Konkani

Thomas Stephens was the first Englishman to land on the shores of Goa. But more than his role as a missionary, his main contribution was to Marathi-Konkani literature, in the form of the Kristapurana

Over 1.5 mn sign petition for removal of Netflix's comedy depicting Jesus as homosexual, petitioners term it
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Over 1.5 mn sign petition for removal of Netflix's comedy depicting Jesus as homosexual, petitioners term it "vulgar and disrespectful"

Netflix special titled The First Temptation Of Christ, which shows Jesus Christ in a gay relationship and Mary as a weed-smoker, has created a uproar all over the world

Twitter's 'resident eel' Miguel Mattson shocks everyone by powering Christmas tree in Tennessee
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Twitter's 'resident eel' Miguel Mattson shocks everyone by powering Christmas tree in Tennessee

The video shared by the Twitter account of the resident eel, Miguel Mattson, which has a following of over 40,000 people, the lights come on whenever the eel emits a jolt of electricity.

UK PM Boris Johnson promises 'to get Brexit done', makes election pledge to bring new deal to leave EU before Christmas
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UK PM Boris Johnson promises 'to get Brexit done', makes election pledge to bring new deal to leave EU before Christmas

British prime minister Boris Johnson promised on Sunday 'to get Brexit done', with his Conservative Party making an election pledge to bring his deal to leave the European Union back to parliament before Christmas

Podcast roundup: Our picks for the week, from Aquarium Drunkard to The Blindboy Podcast and Spirits
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Podcast roundup: Our picks for the week, from Aquarium Drunkard to The Blindboy Podcast and Spirits

When there is a podcast on nearly every subject under the sun, finding one to suit your interests may seem daunting. To help you tune into one that's really worth your while, here is our weekly list of curated podcasts.

Amazon saw record number of voice activated shopping requests this Christmas
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Amazon saw record number of voice activated shopping requests this Christmas

Amazon claims that the number of voice-activated orders that were placed using Alexa, were three times greater this holiday season as compared to last year