The Friday List: From a discussion on the legacy of Astad Deboo to a Sherlock Holmes parody, your weekly calendar of virtual events
Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.
Asteroid flyby, new moon, Mercury aligns with Saturn and Jupiter: Here are celestial events visible in January
On 10 January, Mercury will form a triangle with Saturn 2 degrees to Mercury's right and Jupiter 2 degrees above them.
As per UNICEF, an estimated 140 million children will be born in 2021 and their average life expectancy is expected to be 84 years
While we are leaving behind the year that gave us a pandemic and forced us to change our normal lives, we usher in the New Year 2021 with a lot of hope in our hearts.
Due to the time difference across zones, clocks would strike 12 at different times and celebrate the new year hours before and after.
The decision to impose restrictions on the New Year’s eve has also been taken in view of the emergence of the new strain of the virus.
To control the spread of the virus and keep celebrations under check, state governments of Maharashtra, Delhi, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu have laid out rules and curfews on New Year Eve. Here is a guide to help you out
People usually have a number of resolutions promising improvements in their lives. People will promise to forsake alcohol, embrace a healthier lifestyle and even about starting a new hobby
In keeping with the tradition of surprises in 2020, we've shuffled the annals of holiday films to present a fresh list — from La La Land to The Half of It.
From hiding brooms in Norway to Venezuela's roller blades, some peculiar Christmas traditions around the world
Norwegians have a pagan belief according to which evil and naughty witches come out on Christmas Eve and ride on brooms. So they hide all the brooms in the household at the safest possible place to keep the wizards from flying about
Another strategy to reverse-engineer your habits is to change the cues that activate them. Cues can include the time of day, a location and the routines associated with a behavior.
India rings in 2020 with revelry and anti-CAA protests in Delhi, Chennai; thousands of police personnel deployed across country
People across the country welcomed the New Year with night-long parties, light shows and fireworks, while police maintained a tight vigil, deploying drone cameras and taking action against hundreds for traffic violations including drunk driving and disorderly conduct. PTI
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.
World welcomes 2020 with confetti, fireworks but celebrations shadowed by wildfires, protests, Korea tensions
Large crowds gathered in European capitals for spectacular fireworks displays that lit up the skies over landmarks like Big Ben in London, the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, the Parthenon in Athens and the Kremlin in Moscow
14 confirmed dead in explosion at high-rise in Russia on New Year's Eve; five rescued, including 10-month-old
The local governor's office said 14 bodies had been found and that 27 people were unaccounted for following the gas explosion in the city of Magnitogorsk, nearly 1,700 kilometres (1,050 miles) east of Moscow in Russia
Year-ender quiz: From SC fighting for gender equality to Kim Jong-un meeting world leaders, test your knowledge of events in 2018
From SC fighting for gender equality to Kim Jong-un meeting world leaders, take this special year-ender quiz to test your knowledge of events in 2018
The new year also brings lots of new resolutions and a revival of traditions that have been passed on through generations. Some are unique to families, others to regions and cultures. Take this quiz to know how the New Year's Eve is being celebrated globally, and who will be the first to welcome the year 2019.
New Year flushed with promise world over, but Kashmir stares at another period of gloom amid gunfights and clashes
The first week of 2018 began with a gunfight between Kashmiri militants and security forces, and the last week also witnessed killings in the same pattern. Both gunfights and deaths were followed by clashes between security forces and protesters.
NASA will ring in the New Year with a live online broadcast to mark flyby of the Ultima Thule.
May 2019 bring you the best with loads of happiness!