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Karnataka has registered over 911,000 coronavirus cases till now and as many as 12,029 have died, according to the Union health ministry dashboard.(ANI)

Karnataka imposes night curfew from today to January 1: All you need to know

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 08:15 AM IST
The decision to reimpose the curfew was taken by a high power committee after the new variant of coronavirus, VUI–202012/01, which is thought to be 70% more transmissible than earlier versions of the virus, was detected in the UK last week.
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Indian footballer Robin Singh’s wife, Lianne Texeira, of two years is in her third trimester. Make-up and hair by Simone Lalwani; On Robin: Jacket, Zara; shirt, Custom Raymond; trousers, Scotch & Soda. On Lianne: Dress, Oh Polly; earrings, Feisty Lu(Siddhanth Sheorey/The One School Goa)
Indian footballer Robin Singh’s wife, Lianne Texeira, of two years is in her third trimester. Make-up and hair by Simone Lalwani; On Robin: Jacket, Zara; shirt, Custom Raymond; trousers, Scotch & Soda. On Lianne: Dress, Oh Polly; earrings, Feisty Lu(Siddhanth Sheorey/The One School Goa)

HT Brunch Cover Story: “Our pregnancy, not just hers!”

By Jamal Shaikh | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 08:45 AM IST
A chat with young parents-to-be, footballer Robin Singh and artist Lianne Texeira, reveals surprising new ideas about pregnancy and parenting only the young can have
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The man who found the bag “refused a finder’s fee, because it was Christmas.
The man who found the bag “refused a finder’s fee, because it was Christmas.

Honest man returns stranger’s forgotten bag containing 16,000 euros, refuses finder’s fee

By Agence France-Presse | Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2019 06:31 PM IST
“There really are people who do good deeds over Christmas,” Krefeld police wrote on Facebook.
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58% couples expressed desire to enjoy some ‘bonding time’ on the New Year’s Eve.(Unsplash)
58% couples expressed desire to enjoy some ‘bonding time’ on the New Year’s Eve.(Unsplash)

New Year’s Eve popular time among couples for festive sex

By HT Correspondent | Indo Asian News Service, London
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2019 01:39 PM IST
Couples appear to have a special liking for Christmas Eve and New Year Eve to get cosy under the sheet, according to a survey.
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People dressed as Santa Claus work out at a gym at Ghodbunder Road in Thane on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
People dressed as Santa Claus work out at a gym at Ghodbunder Road in Thane on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

Bars in Maharashtra to open till 5 am; wine shops till 1.30 am on Christmas, New Year’s eve

By Shrinivas Deshpande | Hindustan Times, Mumbai, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2019 11:09 AM IST
On December 25 and 31, deadline for restaurants and discothèques extended; revellers will have to buy liquor permits to consume alcoholic drinks.
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Actor Anil Kapoor during the promotions of his upcoming film Malang.(IANS)
Actor Anil Kapoor during the promotions of his upcoming film Malang.(IANS)

Anil Kapoor on 63rd birthday: Salman Khan and I used to joke about exaggerating our age to appear young

By Rishabh Suri | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2020 07:59 PM IST
Anil Kapoor has said that the secret to his youthful looks, even at age 63, ‘has always been consistency in my work, relationships, or fitness.’
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Merry Christmas 2019: The legend of Santa Claus is inspired by a real man. Here’s all you need to know about Father Christmas.(Unsplash)
Merry Christmas 2019: The legend of Santa Claus is inspired by a real man. Here’s all you need to know about Father Christmas.(Unsplash)

The legend of Santa Claus is inspired by a real man. Here’s all you need to know about Father Christmas

By Neharika Prakash | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2019 03:11 PM IST
Father Christmas is a legend that grew popular over the years but Santa was once a real man, who was later regarded as a religious figure and then pop culture transformed his image into the Santa we know.
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Restriction on speakers: Community seeks relief for Xmas mass

By Yesha Kotak, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2019 12:43 AM IST
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Krysta Davis was 18 weeks pregnant when she was told that the baby she was carrying had an abnormality. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Krysta Davis was 18 weeks pregnant when she was told that the baby she was carrying had an abnormality. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

US woman carries dying baby to term to donate her organs

By Asian News International | Washington DC
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2019 08:12 PM IST
Doctors gave 23-year-old Davis and her boyfriend Derek Lovett the news that Rylei would not live for more than 30 minutes after birth.
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United States president Donald Trump sought to deflect blame for the deaths of two Guatemalan children in U.S. custody.(REUTERS)
United States president Donald Trump sought to deflect blame for the deaths of two Guatemalan children in U.S. custody.(REUTERS)

Donald Trump tries to deflect blame for migrant children’s deaths, claims they were ‘very sick’

By Associated Press | Washington
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2018 10:57 AM IST
The mother of the boy who died Christmas Eve told The Associated Press on Saturday that her son was healthy when he left with his father on their journey hoping to migrate to the U.S.
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Four people, including three Indian teenaged siblings, were killed in a fire at a house in Collierville, US, on Christmas eve, according to media reports.(HT Photo)
Four people, including three Indian teenaged siblings, were killed in a fire at a house in Collierville, US, on Christmas eve, according to media reports.(HT Photo)

3 Indian siblings, on Christmas celebration visit, die in US home fire

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2018 11:27 PM IST
A woman Kari Coudriet of Collierville, and Sharron, 17, Joy, 15, and Aaron, 14 — teen siblings of the Naik family from India — all died in the fire, said a statement released by the Coudriet’s Collierville Bible Church.
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The demand for Christmas cakes, primarily from other prisons, is increasing year after year.(HT File)
The demand for Christmas cakes, primarily from other prisons, is increasing year after year.(HT File)

13 inmates of Thane jail sell cakes worth Rs 4.91 Lakh in a week

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2018 11:21 AM IST
Arthur Road Jail bagged the biggest order this year too. They had an order of 8,500 cupcakes and 525 kg of sponge cake worth 1.45 lakh
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump both speak on the phone while sharing updates to track Santa's movements.(AP photo)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump both speak on the phone while sharing updates to track Santa's movements.(AP photo)

7-year-old who spoke to Trump still believes in Santa, left milk, cookies for him on Christmas Eve

By Associated Press | Washington
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2018 12:19 AM IST
Collman told media that she and her 10-year-old sister and 5-year-old brother left iced sugar cookies and chocolate milk for Santa. She reported that Christmas morning, the food was gone and presents were under the tree.
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President Donald Trump asked a 7-year-old boy if he still believed in Santa Claus while taking calls from children on Christmas Eve.(AFP Photo)
President Donald Trump asked a 7-year-old boy if he still believed in Santa Claus while taking calls from children on Christmas Eve.(AFP Photo)

‘Are you still a believer in Santa?’: Trump asks 7-year-old

By Alyza Sebenius and Kim Chipman | Bloomberg, Washington, DC (USA)
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2018 08:10 AM IST
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump answered telephone calls from children on Christmas eve, following the Santa Tracker operations of Norad.
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Priyanka Chopra celebrates the holiday season with her husband Nick Jonas and his brother, Joe Jonas.
Priyanka Chopra celebrates the holiday season with her husband Nick Jonas and his brother, Joe Jonas.

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas celebrate Christmas Eve with family. See pics

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 09:09 PM IST
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas celebrated Christmas Eve with their family in England. See new pictures here.
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As Christmas Eve is a time to cheer, people consume excessive food, alcohol, and also travel long distances, which may up the risk of heart attack.(Unsplash)
As Christmas Eve is a time to cheer, people consume excessive food, alcohol, and also travel long distances, which may up the risk of heart attack.(Unsplash)

Heart attack risk peaks around Christmas Eve

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 03:37 PM IST
Researchers analysed 238,000 heart attacks between 1998 and 2013. While researchers found that an average of 50 heart attacks occurred per day, the number spiked to 69 on Christmas Eve, with incidents typically occurring around 10 p.m.
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A choir sings Christmas carols at St. James' Church, near Kashmere Gate, in Delhi on December 23.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
A choir sings Christmas carols at St. James' Church, near Kashmere Gate, in Delhi on December 23.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Delhi’s oldest church choir bringing ‘joy to the world’ since 1938

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 02:21 PM IST
Having started with a handful of British officers, today the choir has grown to become a 37-member group consisting of people from all walks of life.
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Hope you’ve got your stockings ready and have found a place to keep them where Father Christmas can find them easily when he comes by on Christmas Eve.(Twitter)
Hope you’ve got your stockings ready and have found a place to keep them where Father Christmas can find them easily when he comes by on Christmas Eve.(Twitter)

What should Santa Claus bring Ranveer Singh, Sonam Kapoor, Nick Jonas and other celebrities this Christmas

By Saumya Sharma | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2018 11:44 AM IST
This is what we feel Santa Claus should give celebrities like Ranveer Singh, Nick Jonas, Fawad Khan and others for Christmas.
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Only the pitch-perfect performances of Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges keep this addiction-themed drama from going completely off the rails.
Only the pitch-perfect performances of Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges keep this addiction-themed drama from going completely off the rails.

Ben is Back is an overwrought tearjerker, says Rashid Irani

By Rashid Irani | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2018 03:23 PM IST
A young man returns from rehab, to a welcoming mother and a wary sibling and stepdad. Can he stick with the programme?
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The costumes and production design are gorgeous, though. And Keira Knightley and the young Mackenzie Foy ooze charm.
The costumes and production design are gorgeous, though. And Keira Knightley and the young Mackenzie Foy ooze charm.

Film review: The Nutcracker is disappointingly dull, says Rashid Irani

By Rashid Irani | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON NOV 02, 2018 05:40 PM IST
A beautifully mounted production is let down by a pedestrian plot.
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