festive celebrations

New Year fireworks set off 5,945 blazes in China


February 7th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) The tradition of bursting firecrackers on the occasion of Chinese New Year to ward off evil spirits has been blamed for rising number of fire accidents across the ... Read more...

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Going on shopping could help you lose weight


January 15th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): Want to shed those extra pounds? Well, then forget gym and go shopping, suggests a new research.The survey of 3,000 women showed that the average woman burns off ... Read more...

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Five-foot-tall candle for Christmas


December 24th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 24 (IANS) A five-foot-tall candle, weighing nearly 10 kg, prepared by an Uttar Pradesh resident, will definitely light up the festive celebrations for Christmas. Naveen Kumar of Badaun district, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wary Goa set to usher in Christmas


December 24th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 24 (IANS) On the heels of US based terror suspect David Coleman Headley's reported visit to the state earlier this year, a wary Goa is all set to usher in ... Read more...

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Marge Simpson Graces The Cover Of PlayBoy’s November Issue


October 9th, 2009 - 11:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct. 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For all those die-hard Simpson lovers, there is good news in the fact that Marge Simpson has decided to join the ranks of the elite "Playboy" ... Read more...

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Chidambaram asks Orissa to ensure peace on Christmas


December 24th, 2008 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday telephoned Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on the Christmas eve and urged him to ensure peace in the state in the ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams cancels X-Mas celebrations for ill mother


December 23rd, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) English singer Robbie Williams has put Christmas celebrations on hold, saying he will celebrate the festive season when his mother is discharged from hospital following a heart surgery.The ... Read more...

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Christians in Lucknow to fast, pray for nation Friday


December 22nd, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 22 (IANS) Nearly 4,000 members of the Methodist church in the Uttar Pradesh capital have pledged to observe a daylong fast on Friday and pray for the safety and security ... Read more...

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Christmas ban in Oxford enrages religious leaders


November 3rd, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): A council-owned charity in Oxford came up with a plan to ban the word Christmas from this years festive celebrations, and it has earned itself the ire ... Read more...

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Emotional eaters likely to regain more weight: Study


November 14th, 2007 - 10:19 am ICT by admin
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Designer clay lamps, artificial flowers to add glitter to Diwali


November 14th, 2007 - 8:20 am ICT by admin
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