UP's holiday politics: This time it's Maharana Pratap's anniversary

In an apparent move to woo "Thakur" (Rajput) community, Uttar Pradesh government is contemplating announcing a holiday on Maharana Pratap's birth anniversary on May 9.

Antigua declares half holiday for West Indies-England match on Monday
Antigua declares half holiday for West Indies-England match on Monday

An official half holiday has been declared in Antigua and Barbuda for Monday, the first day of the first test match between the West Indies and England.

Declare Ambedkar Jayanti permanent holiday: AAP MLAs

Aam Aadmi Party MLAs of twelve reserved constituencies today met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, demanding a "permanent holdiay" on April 14, a day of Dr B R Ambedkar's birth anniversary, in the national capital.

Burning Judas: Mexico Easter tradition gets political

During Holy Week in Mexico there are always processions and prayers, traditionally observed by worshipers across the country. But lesser-known traditions also persist, such as burning Judas figures as a means of overcoming evil.

Banks may remain closed between March 28 and April 5

Banks in many parts of the country will remain closed from March 28 and April 5 on account of various holidays and annual closing of bank accounts.

Sonakshi Sinha starts shooting for Murugadoss' next
Sonakshi Sinha starts shooting for Murugadoss' next

After working with AR Murugadoss in `Holiday..`, Sonakshi Sinha is ready to be starred in his next untitled Hindi film,has teamed up with the successful director for an untitled Hindi film.

DNA: Speculations rife about Rahul Gandhi's sudden leave

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s sudden decision to take leave of absence has set off speculations all across the country.

Tourism Ministry calls for education impetus to hospitality industry
Tourism Ministry calls for education impetus to hospitality industry

Hospitality is the strength of the Indian tourism industry and it needs to be further strengthened by providing quality education, according to Tourism and Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma.

Where did you spend the long Republic Day weekend?

By Avril-Ann Braganza

HolidayIQ.com highlights some insightful trends with regards to the most popular destinations amongst Mumbaikars 

Zee Media Exclusive: Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher talk about their upcoming film 'Baby'

Watch an exclusive interview with Akshay Kumar and Anupam Kher with Rohit Sardana about their upcoming movie 'Baby' only on Zee News.

Lindsay Lohan down with Chikungunya
Lindsay Lohan down with Chikungunya

Actress Lindsay Lohan has contracted Chikungunya, a mosquito-transmitted viral disease, during her holiday in French Polynesia. The 28-year-old star took to Twitter to share the news about her illness with her fans on December 27, reported Ace Showbiz.

Snow leaves thousands of holidaymakers stranded in French Alps

Heavy snowfall in the French Alps left some 15,000 drivers stranded Saturday, prompting officials to open emergency shelters and urge travellers to stay home.

Christmas to be government holiday, not Good Governance Day: CM

The Goa government will celebrate a Christmas holiday and not `Good Governance Day` as mandated by the National Democratic Alliance government for Dec 25, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said Wednesday.

Jude Law would love to do 'Holiday' sequel
Jude Law would love to do 'Holiday' sequel

Jude Law would not mind reprising his role in a sequel to 2006 romantic comedy 'The Holiday'.

Festive food can prove harmful for Type 2 Diabetes patients

 Overeating at a holiday get together could be harmful for people who suffer from Type 2 Diabetes, says a new study.

Pritam to resume work from November

 After the much-needed break, composer Pritam is back at work. He plans to take up new assignments from next month.

Box Office battle: Akshay vs Akshay?
Box Office battle: Akshay vs Akshay?

Zee Media Bureau/Anindita Dev

New Delhi: It`s time for another big clash in Bollywood. No, it's not the war time between two superstars vying for the supreme position at the Box-Office, but rather two projects of the same actor releasing on the same day.

Akshay Kumar doesn't find it tough to do four films a year
Akshay Kumar doesn't find it tough to do four films a year

 Akshay Kumar has revealed that he does not find it difficult to do three-four films a year and at the same time can easily find time for family.

The dark side of Copenhagen's fairy tale
The dark side of Copenhagen's fairy tale

The Danish capital that fostered Hans Christian Andersen, the godfather of fairy tales, and hosts one of Europe's oldest royal lineages is also the setting for grisly murders and political intrigue in television dramas popular across the world.