Holiday

  • Karnataka: Congress asks EC to ensure holiday on polling day 16-04-2014 04:43 PM

    Ruling Congress in Karnataka on Wednesday requested the Election Commission to take stern steps to ensure that all private industrial establishments and business centres declare holiday on Thursday in view of the Lok Sabha polls in the state. A party delegation led by Energy Minister D K Shivakumar met state...
  • Sonakshi Sinha, Akshay Kumar are Bollywood's most punctual on-screen couple 12-04-2014 05:00 PM

    Mumbai: 'Holiday' is the fourth film in which Sonakshi Sinha has been cast with Akshay Kumar. She says there's no doubt that they share a good working rapport, but the fact that they are both punctual also keeps the producers happy. The duo has earlier featured in films like 'Rowdy...
  • Actress Amanda Bynes shares swimsuit photos on Twitter 07-04-2014 06:27 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Amamnda Bynes has taken to Twitter to share several photos taken during her holiday in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The 28-year-old actress, who recently celebrated her 28th birthday, shows her bikini body in some pictures taken during her vacation, reported Ace Showbiz. "Thank you everyone for all...
  • Snapshot: Sonakshi Sinha dons boxing gloves to play Boxer Saiba in 'Holiday' 07-04-2014 10:05 AM

    Sonakshi Sinha is never afraid of experimenting with her looks and roles. The actress, who is always keen on doing something new and interesting, plays a boxer in her upcoming film 'Holiday: A Soldier is Never Off Duty'. Sonakshi, who was seen combating the goons in 'R...Rajkumar', plays a college...
  • 'Holiday' first look: Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha reunite for yet another action-romance 06-04-2014 05:46 PM

    Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha have paired up once again for Vipul Shah's next 'Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty'. The first look of the poster was revealed recently which features the lead pair. 'Holiday' is an action thriller film written and directed by A.R. Murugadoss. The film also...
  • LS polls: Assam declares public holiday on Monday for elections 05-04-2014 06:49 PM

    Guwahati: Assam government has declared public holiday on Monday on account of first phase of Lok Sabha elections in the state for five constituencies. "The state government has declared public holiday under the NI Act, 1881 in areas having polls on April 7. It is applicable to all central and...
  • Haven't slimmed down in a jiffy, working out since November: Sonakshi Sinha 12-03-2014 04:19 PM

    Mumbai: Sonakshi Sinha, who flaunted her newly-acquired svelte figure at the Lakme Fashion Week summer-resort 2014 here, says her consistent workout regime has contributed to her fitter frame. Sonakshi looked resplendent in a midnight blue ensemble when she glided down the ramp for designer Manish Malhotra at the opening show...
  • Five reasons why couples argue on holiday 02-03-2014 11:02 AM

    London: Vacations are supposed to be a time for enjoying a perfect time with your significant other. But sometimes you can end up having arguments. GetYourGuide.co.uk, an online platform for tours and activities, has found that one in four couples argue almost four hours daily while holidaying, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Here...
  • What is the point of having film associations, asks Pooja Bhatt 23-02-2014 10:39 AM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Pooja Bhatt, who is caught in a title tussle with Vipul Shah over his 'Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty', says she is in a situation where "it's like paying hafta (protection money) and still being beaten up" by film associations. Earlier this month, the actress-turned-filmmaker...
  • First Look: Sonakshi Sinha looks tough as a boxer in 'Holiday' 20-02-2014 07:59 AM

    Sonakshi Sinha will let action speak louder than her words in her upcoming film 'Holiday: A Soldier is Never Off Duty'. The actress, who was seen taking on the goons in 'R...Rajkumar', plays a college girl in the film. Sonakshi will once again be seen thrashing the baddies, and in...
  • Snapshot: Off-screen chemistry! Sonakshi Sinha and Akshay Kumar have fun filming 'Holiday' 19-02-2014 07:55 AM

    If Sonakshi Sinha's recent Twitter post is anything to go by, she has been having lots of fun filming her upcoming project 'Holiday'. The actress took to the microblogging site to share a photo with co-star Akshay and the film's director AR Murugadoss with a post that read "Memories from...
  • Akshay Kumar's producers have an affinity for the titles of my films: Pooja Bhatt 13-02-2014 07:28 AM

    Mumbai: Actress-turned-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt is not happy with the title of Akshay Kumar starrer 'Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty', as she too released a film titled "Holiday" in 2006. She says that she had refused to share the title with producer Vipul Shah. "Vipul Shah approached me...
  • If I weren't an actor, I'd be Defence Intelligence Agent: Akshay Kumar 12-02-2014 05:52 PM

    Mumbai: Akshay Kumar, who will be seen as a Defence Intelligence Agent (DIA) in his forthcoming film 'Holiday: A Soldier Never Off Duty', says he enjoyed the role "more than I ever imagined". The film's trailer released online Wednesday and gave a sneak peek into the action packed thriller that...
  • 'Holiday' trailer: Akshay Kumar plays an undercover agent 12-02-2014 03:13 PM

    New Delhi: AR Murugadoss, the director of Aamir Khan starrer 'Ghajini' is back with 'Holiday' featuring Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead roles. The film is about a group of terrorists who want to disturb the country's peaceful political scenario. The film is scheduled to be released on...
  • Holiday: Watch Akshay Kumar as Capt Viraat Bakshi in new motion poster 11-02-2014 02:59 PM

    Action hero Akshay Kumar will be seen playing the role of a solider in AR Murugadoss' upcoming film 'Holiday'. The actor will play Captain Viraat Bakshi in the action thriller whose tagline reads- 'Off Duty Soldier On Duty'. The film is slated to be released on June 6, 2014. ...
  • Akshay and I want to avoid clash at the box office, says Ajay Devgn 10-02-2014 07:37 AM

    Mumbai: Actor Ajay Devgn says he does not want his film 'Action Jackson' to clash at the box office with Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Holiday'. Both the films -- 'Action Jackson' and 'Holiday' - are set to release on June 6. "We both want to avoid clash at the box office. Akshay...
  • Advertorial: 5 better holidays in 2014 - The Extra Mile 28-01-2014 02:24 PM

    The year 2014 which has started with a spate of massive discounts on almost all the major airlines promises to be a year full of great holidays. But where to go ... not Munnar ,Goa, Manali again... been there, done that and got all the T-shirts. 2014 is the year...
  • Snapshot: Why Kareena-Saif is Bollywood's most stylish couple 11-01-2014 02:30 PM

    Whether it is an award function, a key social event, while lounging around or at Mumbai airport, Bollywood stars Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan make sure they maintain their status as style icons. The husband-wife duo, recently spotted at Mumbai airport returning from a holiday, looked impressive in a somewhat-coordinated...
  • Only five extended weekends in 2014: Book your tickets now 02-01-2014 11:03 AM

    Guys, it's time to start planning your weekend getaways already. Out of 52 weekends in a year, 2014 has only five extended weekends! And, one has to wait till Holi (March) to enjoy the first long weekend this year. While in April, you have the yearly Good Friday extended weekend,...
  • Parents no longer interested in gifting kids high-tech gizmos 26-12-2013 12:29 PM

    Toronto: Is your kid hooked to video games, PlayStation or busy downloading apps? Tell him to thank God that he is not living in Canada. Canadian parents have decided to go traditional when it comes to buying gifts for their children. They are looking for stuff that is educational and...
  • Google puts up the third Happy Holidays doodle 26-12-2013 09:23 AM

    New Delhi: Continuing its Happy Holidays series, Google has now posted the third doodle in the series. This doodle also has design elements similar to the other two doodles posted on December 24 and 25. The Christmas doodle put up by Google featured a brightly-lit street with an Xmas tree...
  • Google posts its second Happy Holidays doodle on Christmas 24-12-2013 06:11 PM

    New Delhi: It's Christmas, and Google has posted a second doodle in its "Happy Holidy" series. The new Happy Holidays doodle features a brightly-lit street with an Xmas tree across the street and the letters of Google written underneath. Second in the series, the doodle has design elements similar to...
  • Happy Holidays: Things you didn't know about reindeer 24-12-2013 02:44 PM

    Helsinki: Reindeer are featured on Christmas cards and in movies worldwide this time of year, galloping across the sky with Santa's sleigh in tow. But on Europe's northern fringe, the migratory mammals are part of everyday life all year round as they roam the fells of Lapland - the Arctic...
  • Happy Holidays: Headphones, speakers top gift lists 24-12-2013 01:27 PM

    Atlanta: Headphones, speakers and other audio gear are topping the holiday gift lists of many Americans. Audio equipment is among the top-selling electronics gifts this holiday season, accounting for 13 per cent of the $8 billion in consumer electronics sales between November 24 and December 7, according to research firm...
  • Happy Holidays: Google marks Christmas Eve with a one-horse open sleigh doodle 24-12-2013 11:36 AM

    New Delhi: December 24, Christmas Eve, marks the beginning of the holiday season in many countries of the world and Google is wishing its users "Happy Holidays" with a colourful doodle. The doodle on the homepage appears to be the first in a series. It features a one-horse open sleigh...
  • Google wishes Happy Holidays with a one-horse open sleigh doodle 23-12-2013 05:55 PM

    It's time for Christmas, and in tune with tradition, Google is wishing its users Happy Holidays with a doodle that appears to be the first in a series. The doodle on the Google homepage shows a one-horse open sleigh dashing through the snow - with the letters of Google written...
  • Pics of Sachin Tendulkar in Mussoorie: There's no escaping fans 23-11-2013 02:12 PM

    Sachin Tendulkar was spotted with his wife Anjali and friends arriving in Mussoorie on Wednesday for a family holiday. But the batting legend was followed around town by fans despite his dark glasses and upturned collar. ...
  • Snapshot: Sachin Tendulkar holidaying in Mussoorie with family post retirement 21-11-2013 02:28 PM

    Sachin Tendulkar was spotted with his wife Anjali and friends arriving in Mussoorie on Wednesday for a family holiday. ...
  • AR Murugadoss, Vijay to team up again 14-11-2013 04:41 PM

    Chennai: Filmmaker AR Murugadoss, who is currently busy working on a Hindi project 'Holiday', confirmed on Wednesday that he will be working with actor Vijay again on a yet-untitled Tamil project. Murugadoss and Vijay came together last for Tamil action-thriller 'Thuppakki', which released last year and went on to be...
  • Travel guide Lonely Planet ranks Kerala among world's 10 best family holiday destination 09-11-2013 03:48 PM

    Travel guides publisher Lonely Planet has named Kerala among the world's 10 best destinations for taking the family on a holiday in 2014. The Lonely Planet's award for the best family destination was bestowed on 'God's Own Country' at the World Travel Mart in London, the world's leading travel trade...