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Navreh 2017: How Kashmiri Pandits welcome New Year!

Navreh 2017: How Kashmiri Pandits welcome New Year!

The first day of Chaitra (March-April) month happens to be celebrated across Jammu and Kashmir as Navreh or Kashmiri New Year. The auspicious day is widely celebrated by the Kashmiri Pandit community where people greet everyone they meet with a warm 'Navreh Mubarak' (Happy New Year)!

President Pranab Mukherjee greets people on New Year

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday wished the people on the occasion of the New Year, according to an official statement.

Amazon India saw significant growth in tier III cities in 3 -day sale

Amazon India saw significant growth in tier III cities in 3 -day sale

During its 3-day sale that ended on Sunday, e-commerce major Amazon India saw significant growth in new customer additions in tier III cities like Virudhunagar, Sambalpur and Kolhapur.

Istanbul nightclub attack: Gunman Abu Muhammed Horasani who 'killed' 39 people captured in police operation

Istanbul nightclub attack: Gunman Abu Muhammed Horasani who 'killed' 39 people captured in police operation

The gunman suspected of killing 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year`s Day has been caught by police in the city`s Esenyurt district, the Hurriyet newspaper website and other media reports said on Tuesday.

Slain policeman hailed for `thwarting new Turkey bloodbath`

Turkey was shaken just 75 minutes into the New Year by the gun attack on the Reina nightclub in Istanbul that killed 39 people, including 27 foreigners.
 

Mega trends and events to look out for in 2017

In the international sphere, four notable trends and events will have a strong bearing on how things evolve.
 

Britain's first baby of 2017 is of Indian origin

Britain's first baby of 2017 is an Indian-origin girl, who came into the world at 12.01 am, just a minute into the New Year.

Bipasha Basu and hubby Karan Singh Grover explore Australia as #aussiemonkeys!

Bipasha Basu and hubby Karan Singh Grover explore Australia as #aussiemonkeys!

Bollywood cutest couple Bipasha Basu and hubby Karan Singh Grover have turned globe trotters especially after their lavish big fat Indian wedding on April 30, 2016.

Piers Morgan tweet for Virender Sehwag sums up Viru's social media heroics in 2016

Piers Morgan tweet for Virender Sehwag sums up Viru's social media heroics in 2016

Sehwag and Morgan were engaged in several exchange of tweets directed at each other throughout the year.

Ranveer Singh's vacay to this undisclosed place has a surreal seaside effect!

Ranveer Singh's vacay to this undisclosed place has a surreal seaside effect!

Come New Year and our favourite desi or videshi celebrities pack their bags, take off from work and straight head to either an undisclosed location or publicly let know of their vacation plans.

On new year, India and Pakistan trade fire on LoC

On new year, India and Pakistan trade fire on LoC

The Pakistan Army on Sunday resorted to unprovoked firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Thousands throng Jagannath temple on New Year!

Thousands throng Jagannath temple on New Year!

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was among the thousands to visit Sri Jagannath temple in Puri on Sunday to take the blessings of deities on new year day.

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's 'Happy Hippie' New Year celebrations at children's hospital

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's 'Happy Hippie' New Year celebrations at children's hospital

Singer Miley Cyrus and her actor fiance Liam Hemsworth made a surprise visit to a children's hospital.

New Year 2017: Here's how you should start your day!

New Year 2017: Here's how you should start your day!

On the first day of New Year, it is very important to plan your entire day with some quick thought. Today, let's take a look at what all you can do to really make it a happy new year.

Priyanka Chopra wishes Happy New Year in 'Baywatch' style!

Priyanka Chopra wishes Happy New Year in 'Baywatch' style!

Bollywood's true-blue global icon, Priyanka Chopra is all gung-ho about her upcoming international venture 'Baywatch' where she is playing a grey character named Victoria Leeds.

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on New Year - Here's what he wished

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on New Year - Here's what he wished

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took to Twitter to greet the nation on New Year.

President Vladimir Putin congratulates Russians, reveals New Year secret

President Vladimir Putin congratulates Russians, reveals New Year secret

Thanking all Russians for their "victories, achievements, understanding and trust" in 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday wished "peace and prosperity" for all citizens and that they will be able to fulfil their dreams and "good intentions",

US President-elect Donald Trump wishes Happy New Year to all, including his 'many enemies'

US President-elect Donald Trump wishes Happy New Year to all, including his 'many enemies'

US President-elect Donald Trump wished a Happy New Year for all American citizens, including his "many enemies" and those who fought and lost the battle against him and now "don't know what to do."

Istanbul 'terror' attack: 39 dead so far after gunman 'dressed as Santa' opens fire at nightclub in Turkey

Istanbul 'terror' attack: 39 dead so far after gunman 'dressed as Santa' opens fire at nightclub in Turkey

In yet another horrific act of terrorism, at least one gunman shot his way into an Istanbul nightclub packed with hundreds of New Year`s revellers on Sunday.

Do you know where Rahul Gandhi will celebrate New Year? Find details here

Do you know where Rahul Gandhi will celebrate New Year? Find details here

Unlike last year, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has not tweeted his year-end travel plans this time.