Spring Festival

Engulfed in fog, Beijing welcomes ''Year of the Rooster''

The Chinese Lunar New Year starts a seven-day holiday period for most of the country`s citizens, also referred to as the Spring Festival.

Jan 28, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

Japan PM says may drop direct apology in WWII statement

Japan`s leader Shinzo Abe risked Chinese and Korean ire Tuesday by sending an offering to a controversial war shrine, and saying he may not repeat a formal apology for the country`s World War II rampage.

Apr 21, 2015, 10:10 AM IST

Spring festival to begin in Uttarakhand on Saturday

The Raj Bhawan lawns here will burst in a blaze of colours tomorrow as a three-day spring festival begins there with a wide variety of flowers grown in Uttarakhand to be put on display at the annual event.

Feb 27, 2015, 19:49 PM IST

Security beefed up in Thai`s south following series of blasts

Security was beefed up in Thailand`s Muslim majority restive southern provinces after a series of blasts hit the region during the past two days.

Apr 08, 2014, 22:25 PM IST

UN chief greets Chinese people on lunar new year

The Spring Festival is the most important Chinese traditional holiday, highlighting family reunions and renewal of seasons.

Jan 30, 2014, 07:40 AM IST

Gulzar reads yet to be published poetry for Delhi audience

Noted poet and lyricist Gulzar, who is known for incorporating day to day life`s experiences into his work, recited few verses of his unpublished poetry for the audience at the Spring Festival here.

Mar 17, 2013, 17:44 PM IST

Chinese bloggers launch hitchhiking programme

Six Chinese bloggers have launched a "ride-share" hitchhiking programme to ease the burden of holiday travel for people who fail to get tickets ahead of the Spring Festival.

Feb 01, 2013, 09:12 AM IST

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