NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS

  • Bombay HC allows hotels to remain open till 5 am for New Year's party December 31, 2013

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has extended the deadline for New Year's Eve parties and has allowed all establishments hotels and restaurants to remain open till 5 am. Giving the order, the HC said, "It is traditionally a night that people spend with friends and family till morning. There...
  • Bangalore Police issues advisory for new year celebrations December 31, 2013

    Bangalore: India's IT city and the world's second largest IT city is gearing up for the New Year but amidst a highly restricted nightlife. All pubs and bars in the city shut by 11.30 pm. While there are strong demands for extending the night life till 1 am, the city...
  • Stringent measures across metros on New Year's eve December 31, 2013

    New Delhi: As preparations for celebrations on the New Year's eve is on in full swing, the police in most metro cities has come up with stringent measures and curbs. While the Delhi Police has restricted serving alcohol beyond 12:30 am, in Mumbai no private beach parties are being allowed. Police...
  • City of Taj shivers at 1.4 deg C, light drizzle may mar New Year celebrations December 30, 2013

    At 1.4 degrees Celsius, Taj city was the coldest in Uttar Pradesh Sunday night, six degrees below normal. The maximum temperature hovered around 18 degrees Celsius. The temperature could fall further with light drizzle on the New Year's eve, weather office in Lucknow said. Voluntary agencies in the city have opened several...
  • Snapshot: Rakhi Sawant, Kashmira Shah gear up for New Year celebrations December 28, 2013

    With just a few days left for New Year celebrations, Rakhi Sawant and Kashmira Shah are busy rehearsing for their performances. The two would perform at a hotel in Mumbai and are making sure that they get their steps rights just days before the final performance. The two might be...
  • Delhi: Over 550 revellers challaned for drunken driving January 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Over 550 revellers were challaned for driving under the influence of alcohol in the capital as they rang in 2013. A total of 574 people were prosecuted for drunken driving in the city during the new year celebrations, an increase from last year's 504. In 2011, the figure was...
  • Watch: How the world celebrated New Year January 1, 2013

    Dubai welcomed the New Year with fireworks around the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower. ...
  • Citizen Journalist: Drive safe and party hard December 31, 2010

    Authorities in Mumbai have given permission to party till 5 am in the morning. ...