Post Tagged with: "Christmas"

Why the Santa rally in stock markets may just be a little late

Why the Santa rally in stock markets may just be a little late

All financial analysts have to make confessions from time to time. And I am man enough to grovel to my readers.? In mid-November, I confidently leading up to Christmas. It was as expected as a government denial of incompetence. A weak October and November indicated that investors would turn the […]

Former child star Jimmy Osmond suffers onstage stroke during British pantomime performance

Former child star Jimmy Osmond suffers onstage stroke during British pantomime performance

US pop singer Jimmy Osmond, who performed the chart-topping hit Long-Haired Lover From Liverpool as a child in 1972, has suffered a stroke while performing in a pantomime in Britain and will take time away from the stage, a spokesperson for the singer said on Monday. Osmond completed his performance […]

Carjackers make merry on Xmas, still on the run

Carjackers make merry on Xmas, still on the run

NEW DELHI: A spate of car snatching incidents in has forced police to form multiple teams to hunt for the gangs that carried out such crimes on . A 26-year-old student was robbed of his Swift Dzire car early on December 25 near Rohini 15. The complainant, , said that […]

3 members of a British-Indian family killed in accident during Iceland holiday

3 members of a British-Indian family killed in accident during Iceland holiday

A dream holiday in turned into a nightmare when a jeep careered off a bridge killing three British Indians from Mumbai and critically injuring four of their family members. Two PIO men, investment bankers, and two of their children remain in hospital, some in critical condition, in Reykjavik after the […]

Chill to stay till end of year in Bengal: Met

Chill to stay till end of year in Bengal: Met

KOLKATA: The city woke up to a morning the day after with the minimum temperature dropping to 12?C ? the season?s lowest so far. The Met office on Wednesday predicted that the chill is likely to persist till the end of the year courtesy an uninterrupted flow of the cool […]

Skeptics are set to deflate the huge post-Christmas US stock rally with the S&P 500 to drop 1.5%

Skeptics are set to deflate the huge post-Christmas US stock rally with the S&P 500 to drop 1.5%

Read full story Reuters / Brendan McDermidReuters / Brendan McDermid US stocks are set to open lower – a sign the biggest one-day market rally since 2009 will be short-lived. S&P 500, Dow and Nasdaq futures are all pointing to a drop of at least 1.5%. Asian and European stock […]

Watergate prosecutor says Trump‘s ‘poor me‘ tweet on Christmas Eve echoed Nixon‘s last days as president

Watergate prosecutor says Trump‘s ‘poor me‘ tweet on Christmas Eve echoed Nixon‘s last days as president

Read full story AP; AP Former Watergate prosecutor said President Donald Trump‘s tweet about being “all alone” in the White House reminded him of Richard Nixon‘s last days before his resignation. Nick Akerman said Nixon “really kept to himself” in the last days of his presidency. He was referring to […]

Yuletide spirit runs high in Jharkhand

Yuletide spirit runs high in Jharkhand

RANCHI/JAMSHEDPUR: Braving the winter chill and temperatures plummeting to 6?Celsius, thousands of men, women and children lit candles, attended the midnight and the early morning church service and sang carols to ring in at various churches across the state. At the more than the century-old St Mary?s Cathedral at Purulia […]

Goan artists use mussel shells to create Christmas tree

Goan artists use mussel shells to create Christmas tree

PANAJI: The local delicacy xinnaneo, or mussels, received an eclectic twist this festive season, with discarded shells of the marine species being utilised to craft a 10 feet-tall . Over 6,000 mussel shells collected from the vicinity of the Siolim river were used to make the environment-friendly tree. The work […]

At Christmas, CM Manohar Parrikar calls for peace and progress in Goa

At Christmas, CM Manohar Parrikar calls for peace and progress in Goa

PANAJI: Chief minister has called for unity, peace and development while extending greetings. ?Christmas marks the birth of Jesus Christ and rekindles the spirit of peace and harmony. This Christmas, let us resolve to promote unity and be the harbinger of peace and development in the state,? he said. He […]