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A Night At Cemetery: In Nagaland's Oting, Villagers Sang Christmas Songs To The Dead

Dec 25, 2021 Chinki Sinha

Six coal miners were shot dead by security forces in an ambush in Nagaland's Oting on December 4 as they returned from Tiru where they worked. Seven more people were killed and many more got injured in the second round of firing that night.

Happy Christmas 2021: David Warner Warms Up For Ashes 2021-22 Boxing Day Test In Style

Dec 25, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Australia cricketer David Warner with his wife and daughters were seen coming out of a store after buying Christmas essentials before the third Ashes 2021-22 Test match against England.


Merry Christmas Wishes Pour In From India’s Top Brass; PM Modi, President Kovind Among Others To Greet People

Christmas: The political leaders in India have greeted people on the occasion, and prayed for the well being of the countrymen.

Governor, Khandu Greet People On Christmas Eve

Dec 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Mishra called upon the government officials to have probity, act with promptness, make equal dispensation to one and all and constantly review their own course of work for improvement wherever necessary.


5 Hidden Gems To Binge Watch This Christmas Holiday Season

Need some help getting into the holiday spirit? Here are some hidden gems which will get you into the Christmas mood.

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24 December, 2021

Delhi HC Urges People To Stick To Covid-Appropriate Behavior Ahead Of Christmas, New Year

PTI

Delhi Hight Court on Friday stated that strict compliance to Covid-appropriate behavior and SoPs are mandatory to enter the religious places which would remain open during the upcoming festive season.


24 December, 2021

Mizoram Prepares For 150th year Of Christmas Celebration

Outlook Web Desk

Despite the pandemic and restrictions because of it, the tiny state is already soaked in the yuletide spirit.


24 December, 2021

Covid-19 Dampens Festive Spirit: 5 States That Have Imposed Night Curfews

Outlook Web Desk

With cases of Covid-19 including the Omicron variant increasing in India ahead of the festive season, several states have imposed night curfew and strengthened protocols to prevent another breakout of the virus.


24 December, 2021

White Christmas Across These Snow-Clad Places In India

Outlook Web Desk

Blanketed in thick snow, these high-altitude hill stations are the perfect places for a White Christmas joy ride.


24 December, 2021

Merry Christmas! 10 Iconic Songs To Rock Your Day

Outlook Web Desk

From classics like Jingle Bell Rock by Bobby Halls to contemporary popular songs such as Mistletoe by Justin Bieber, let's take a look at 10 iconic Christmas holidays songs.


23 December, 2021

Christmas In Bandra: Carols And Razzle-Dazzle Return To The Mumbai Neighbourhood After Two Pandemic Years

Haima Deshpande

Though Christmas is celebrated in every part of Mumbai, it cannot rival the fanfare, razzle-dazzle and the pageantry as the celebrations in Bandra, a traditional Catholic neighbourhood


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22 December, 2021

Rise Of Omicron Cases Forces TV Celebs To Cancel Their Plans For The Holiday Season

Prateek Sur

Popular TV celebs, Aly Goni, Nishant Malkhani, Vijayendra Kumeria and others reveal what their plans for the holiday season are amidst the rise of the Omicron cases.


22 December, 2021

Tourists Brave Omicron Fears To Party In Himachal As IMD Predicts A Snowy Christmas

Ashwani Sharma

In wake of the Omicron scare, the sudden influx of tourists and the upcoming rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Mandi on Dec 27 have raised concerns over a fresh Covid-19 outbreak in Himachal Pradesh.


20 December, 2021

Omicron Covid-19: Mumbai Civic Body Urges People To Avoid Christmas, New Year Gatherings

PTI

Omicron Covid-19 scare has made Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to appeal people in Mumbai to avoid gatherings on Christmas and New Year. Maharashtra has so far registered 54 cases of the new Covid-19 variant.


20 December, 2021

Omicron scare: Mumbai civic chief appeals to people to avoid Christmas & New Year parties

Outlook Web Desk

Maharashtra has so far reported 54 cases of the Omicron variant. Out of these, 22 are from Mumbai, including cases found through screening at the international airport here, as per official data.


18 December, 2021

Kashmir: Cold Wave Tightens Its Grip As Water Supply Lines Freeze

PTI

Kashmir: The region recorded the coldest night of the season so far, with Srinagar recording temperature of minus 6 degree Celsius. The sub-zero temperatures have led to freezing of water supply lines in many parts of Kashmir.


18 December, 2021

NASA To Launch Webb Space Telescope Next Friday

Associated Press (AP)

NASA said James Webb Space Telescope will attempt to blast off on Dec. 24. A European Ariane rocket will provide the lift from South America's French Guiana.


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17 December, 2021

Himachal All Set For Pre-Covid Like Tourists Rush In Winter, Temperature Drops Below Minus 9

Ashwani Sharma

As the mercury plummets below minus 9, the hoteliers of Himachal, after many years, are predicting the possibility of a 'white Christmas'. Many anticipate this years' winter tourist rush to surpass all previous records.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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