Holiday Season

  • Merry Christmas: Learn how to make delicious holiday treats December 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Learn how to make delicious holiday treats this Christmas season with cupcakes, ginger breads and other treats! ...
  • Kerala prepares for Christmas cheer December 10, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The first signs that Christmas is around the corner in Kerala comes in early December, when the mercury dips slightly. That's when the morning stroll becomes a pleasant experience. Churches and Christian homes begin to put up the traditional Christmas stars, in varying sizes and shapes. Cribs are put...
  • Airlines woo customers in holiday season June 6, 2011

    New Delhi: With the summer holiday season in full swing, Indian and foreign carriers have launched a host of offers to attract holiday makers, business flyers and students going to foreign universities. National carrier Air India has come up with various packages for the flyers which includes a discount of 10...
  • Singapore Airlines' slash prices for the holiday season May 23, 2009

    Mumbai: Far-east air-carrier, Singapore Airlines, on Saturday announced the introduction of a 50 per cent special discount on existing fares on its network to cash in on the holiday season. The offers also includes unprecedented discounts on its China, the US and Australia routes and a stop over at Singapore for...
  • Ban, no ban, ban again on Goa beach parties December 20, 2008

    Panaji: The Goa government on Saturday banned parties on beaches and other open areas from December 23 to January 5. It had first come up with this ban two days back but then revoked it. "Taking into consideration all aspects, we have decided that beach parties would not be allowed from...
  • Highways, a risky road for Bangalore youngsters December 25, 2007

    Bangalore: It's that time of the year again, the New Year is beckoning and spirits are on the way up. But for the ever vigilant Bangalore Police, the curfew begins at 11:30 pm everyday. So where do young guys head to? Especially since the night is still very young. An IT...
  • How about a 'green' Christmas this year? December 14, 2007

    Instead of buying expensive gifts in elaborate packaging, consumers are being urged to think green during the holiday season. From Christmas trees and gifts to greeting cards and wrapping paper, the National Wildlife Federation (US) has suggested people select presents that don't contribute to waste, pollution and global warming. "We all know...
  • Indians take to the air, airlines to the bank December 12, 2007

    New Delhi: This holiday season the country is taking wing and airlines are laughing all the way to the bank. The cheapest return ticket on the Delhi-Mumbai route now costs over Rs 12,000 and Mumbai – Bangalore minimum fare is pegged at Rs 10,000. But most routes lead to Goa, with...
  • Rush hour at Taj as tourists overflow December 26, 2006

    New Delhi: Christmas saw the Taj Mahal creating a new record on Sunday, by drawing close to 16,000 visitors as against its daily average of 5,000-6,000 footfalls. Previously, the highest number of visitors in a day was 11,000 visitors, recorded on the Christmas last year. There were over 15,000 visitors...