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Staying overnight at an airport isn’t unheard of, especially if you miss a flight. But choosing to spend your holidays there in a tent is something entirely different.(Yahoo)

Singapore: Happy ‘glampers’ pick airport stays for year-end holidays

By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kale | Singapore
PUBLISHED ON DEC 22, 2020 03:53 PM IST
Staying overnight at an airport isn’t unheard of, especially if you miss a flight. But choosing to spend your holidays there in a tent is something entirely different.
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West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said a national holiday on January 23 to mark the birth anniversary of Subhash Chandra Bose would be an appropriate recognition to the iconic freedom fighter.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said a national holiday on January 23 to mark the birth anniversary of Subhash Chandra Bose would be an appropriate recognition to the iconic freedom fighter.(PTI FILE PHOTO)

Declare Netaji’s birthday as national holiday, Mamata Banerjee tells PM

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 08:40 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee also requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make public the findings about what really happened to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
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Tourist Rush at Tikkar taal in Morni.
Tourist Rush at Tikkar taal in Morni.

Vehicle movement restricted in Morni on weekends, holidays

By Tanbir Dhaliwal | Hindustan Times, Panchkula, Panchkula
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 11:03 PM IST
Step taken to prevent ‘obstruction, injury and annoyance’ to local residents due to regular traffic congestion there of late
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Representational image.(REUTERS)
Representational image.(REUTERS)

Coronavirus: Puducherry govt declares holiday for primary schools

By Press Trust of India | Puducherry
PUBLISHED ON MAR 15, 2020 05:23 PM IST
Education Minister R Kamalakannan told reporters here that the pre-KG and primary schools would remain closed from tomorrow until further orders.
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Alia Bhatt, who has been shooting for Sadak 2 and Gangubai Kathiawadi, will be seen next in Ayan Mukerji’s Brahmastra.(Instagram)
Alia Bhatt, who has been shooting for Sadak 2 and Gangubai Kathiawadi, will be seen next in Ayan Mukerji’s Brahmastra.(Instagram)

Alia Bhatt wants a holiday with ‘extra sunshine and extra trees’. See pic

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 11:05 AM IST
Alia Bhatt shared a new picture of herself on Instagram, saying that she is keen on a holiday with more sunshine and trees. See the picture here.
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How to stay active and maintain a healthy lifestyle even on a holiday.(Unsplash)
How to stay active and maintain a healthy lifestyle even on a holiday.(Unsplash)

Fuel your wanderlust: How to stay active and maintain a healthy lifestyle even on a holiday

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 01:17 PM IST
Here is how to ensure you maintain an active lifestyle even when on-the-go, whether you are trekking on mountain slopes or enjoying the sunny beaches.
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The solar eclipse will begin at 8:20:08 am and end at 11:29:10 am on December 26.(AP file)
The solar eclipse will begin at 8:20:08 am and end at 11:29:10 am on December 26.(AP file)

Solar eclipse: Odisha government announces holiday in school and colleges

By Press Trust of India | Bhubaneswar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2019 05:54 PM IST
All schools and colleges in the state will remain closed on December 26, said School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash.
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2020 will bring 9 long weekends, here’s the full list and how you can plan your holidays.(Unsplash)
2020 will bring 9 long weekends, here’s the full list and how you can plan your holidays.(Unsplash)

2020 will bring 9 long weekends, here’s the full list and how you can plan your holidays

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2019 10:41 AM IST
Here’s a month-wise list of holidays and long weekends to look forward to in 2020.
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The southern tax free city is located on the Red Sea offers ideal weather all year long.(Unsplash)
The southern tax free city is located on the Red Sea offers ideal weather all year long.(Unsplash)

An offbeat New Year’s holiday at Eilat

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 03:47 AM IST
Eilat offers a winning combination of sea and desert. The locals refer to it as the most cosmopolitan city in Israel, and see it as the prefect city for shopping.
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Tip number 1: Have a thorough look at all the bills that remain overdue. Clear them one by one before your vacation.(Unsplash)
Tip number 1: Have a thorough look at all the bills that remain overdue. Clear them one by one before your vacation.(Unsplash)

Here’s an essential pre-vacation financial checklist for a hassle-free holiday

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 10:56 AM IST
Tip number 1: Have a thorough look at all the bills that remain overdue. Clear them one by one before your vacation. You can automate your bill payment procedure to stay relieved while you are away.
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Barbie is promoting role models from around the world to empower girls.(www.barbie.mattel.com)
Barbie is promoting role models from around the world to empower girls.(www.barbie.mattel.com)

The race is on to be this holiday’s hottest doll—and billions are at stake

By Joe Deaux | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2019 01:30 PM IST
Mattel’s Barbie is the reigning champ in the massive U.S. doll market. But now Barbie faces its two biggest threats in recent years: the return of Olaf and Elsa dolls for Frozen 2.
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Prince Harry with Meghan Markle((REUTERS/Eddie Mulholland))
Prince Harry with Meghan Markle((REUTERS/Eddie Mulholland))

Prince Harry can’t make your holiday green

By Chris Bryant | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 05:10 PM IST
Britain’s Prince Harry is urging tourists to be more eco-friendly – while at the same time flitting across Europe by private jet.
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The Opposition in Goa, the Congress alleges potholes and bad roads make it difficult for motorists to follow traffic rules.(HT Photo, Representative)
The Opposition in Goa, the Congress alleges potholes and bad roads make it difficult for motorists to follow traffic rules.(HT Photo, Representative)

Opposition wants Goa CM to declare a holiday and hold higher traffic penalties till the pothole-ridden roads are fixed

By Gerard de Souza | Hindustan Times, Panaji
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 04:13 PM IST
Congress party has opposed implementing the new Motors Vehicles Act in Goa till the time the condition of the alleged potholes-peppered roads is improved.
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No one is particularly fond of airports.(Unsplash)
No one is particularly fond of airports.(Unsplash)

The Taste with Vir: Rules I follow when going on a holiday

By Vir Sanghvi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 08:03 AM IST
In this week’s column of The Taste With Vir, Vir Sanghvi shares the general rules to know and follow when going on a holiday.
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Rakul Preet Singh is on a holiday in Spain.(Instagram)
Rakul Preet Singh is on a holiday in Spain.(Instagram)

Rakul Preet Singh is off to Ibiza for a holiday, shares beachside pics of life with ‘sky above, sand below, peace within!’

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 01:56 PM IST
Rakul Preet Singh is away in Ibiza, Spain on a holiday and has been sharing enviable photos and videos from the beach town. See her pictures here.
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Water logging near Natraj cinema in Mumbai’s Chembur.(Aalok Soni/HT Photo)
Water logging near Natraj cinema in Mumbai’s Chembur.(Aalok Soni/HT Photo)

19 dead in Mumbai after highest rain in 24 hours since 2005 flood

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2020 01:36 AM IST
School education minister Ashish Shelar confirmed late on Monday night that all schools in Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai and Palghar will remain shut on Tuesday.
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The Delhi Chief Electoral Officer (Delhi CEO) and political analysts said the weekend affected the turnout. “This year, elections are being held in peak summer.(HT Photo)
The Delhi Chief Electoral Officer (Delhi CEO) and political analysts said the weekend affected the turnout. “This year, elections are being held in peak summer.(HT Photo)

Heat, holiday keep voters away as turnout drops across Delhi

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2019 07:41 AM IST
The highest turnout, 63.45%, was registered in the North East Delhi LS seat, which largely has unauthorised colonies and slums and small pockets of middle-class neighbourhoods.
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(Reuters/ Representative Image)
(Reuters/ Representative Image)

Markets closed on Wednesday for public holiday

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2019 11:57 AM IST
The benchmark BSE Sensex closed down 0.09 percent at 39,031.55 on Tuesday. The broader NSE Nifty ended 0.06 percent lower at 11,748.15.
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Maharashtra will vote on April 11, 18, 23 and 29.(FOR REPRESENTATION/ HT FILE)
Maharashtra will vote on April 11, 18, 23 and 29.(FOR REPRESENTATION/ HT FILE)

Lok Sabha election: Maharashtra announces holiday on all four polling days

By Surendra P Gangan | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2019 11:59 PM IST
Private establishments have been asked to either announce a holiday or a concession of three hours to the employees to facilitate them to vote
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(From left) Harpreet Saluja, FITE general secretary Maharashtra; Pavanjit Mane, FITE president Maharashtra and Nikhil Walke, assistant labour commissioner.(HT PHOTO)
(From left) Harpreet Saluja, FITE general secretary Maharashtra; Pavanjit Mane, FITE president Maharashtra and Nikhil Walke, assistant labour commissioner.(HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: IT staffers throw a FITE over ‘no holiday’ on April 23

By Shrinivas Deshpande | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2019 09:34 AM IST
Forum of IT Employees (FITE) has approached Nikhil Walke, labour commissioner Pune, to intervene in the matter
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A 38-year-old man has been booked after he allegedly strangled his wife, identified as Rekha Pagare, 35, at their home in Ulhasnagar on Sunday.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A 38-year-old man has been booked after he allegedly strangled his wife, identified as Rekha Pagare, 35, at their home in Ulhasnagar on Sunday.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Man kills wife for working on holiday

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2019 07:45 AM IST
The accused, Dilip Pagare, did not like the fact that his wife worked as a domestic help. On Sunday, he got into an argument with her while she was leaving for work after Gudi Padwa celebrations.
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Citing fatigue, the union is demanding more pilots be assigned to long-haul flights.(@BloombergAsia / Twitter)
Citing fatigue, the union is demanding more pilots be assigned to long-haul flights.(@BloombergAsia / Twitter)

Pilots’ strike leaves passengers stranded after holiday in Asia

By Bloomberg | by Kyunghee Park and Yu-Huay Sun
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2019 02:01 PM IST
A shortage of pilots has caused chaos for thousands of passengers during peak travel season in the region, as cockpit crew complaining of overwork extended a strike at Taiwan’s biggest carrier to a fourth day.
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British Union flags fly in front of The Houses of Parliament in London, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May launched a mission to resuscitate her rejected European Union Brexit divorce deal, setting out plans to get it approved by Parliament. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)(AP)
British Union flags fly in front of The Houses of Parliament in London, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May launched a mission to resuscitate her rejected European Union Brexit divorce deal, setting out plans to get it approved by Parliament. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)(AP)

UK government may scrap MPs’ holiday to pass Brexit laws

By Agence-France-Presse | London
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2019 05:12 PM IST
Prime Minister Theresa May’s government is looking at making the House of Commons sit on more Fridays -- which it does not normally do -- and extend debating time well into the evening on some days.
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Kareena Kapoor soaks up the South African sun with husband Saif and son Taimur in new pictures from Cape Town.(Instagram)
Kareena Kapoor soaks up the South African sun with husband Saif and son Taimur in new pictures from Cape Town.(Instagram)

Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Taimur are having a sunny vacation in South Africa. See new pics

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2018 06:51 PM IST
Actor Kareena Kapoor Khan, who is in Cape Town with husband Saif Ali Khan and their son Taimur, is enjoying her holiday to the fullest.
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Rahul accompanied by Priyanka Vadra arrived in Shimla on Tuesday by road to see the latter’s under-construction house at Chharabra, a local Congress leader said.(PTI)
Rahul accompanied by Priyanka Vadra arrived in Shimla on Tuesday by road to see the latter’s under-construction house at Chharabra, a local Congress leader said.(PTI)

After major win in state polls, Rahul Gandhi on holiday in Shimla

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2018 11:47 AM IST
The visit of Gandhi comes days after the Congress emerged victorious in assembly elections Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.
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Former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti addressing a press conference in Srinagar.(Waseem Andrabi/HT File Photo)
Former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti addressing a press conference in Srinagar.(Waseem Andrabi/HT File Photo)

Who sits next to fax on holiday? J&K governor’s comeback on Mufti’s charge

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2018 02:44 PM IST
Satyapal Malik ordered to dissolve the state assembly minutes after Mufti staked claim to form the government with the support of arch-rival National Conference (NC) and Congress for a shot at government formation with the support of 56 legislators in the 87-member assembly.
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Tripura chief minister Biplab Deb has told government employees that they do not need a holiday on the day as they are not “labourers or workers”.(PTI)
Tripura chief minister Biplab Deb has told government employees that they do not need a holiday on the day as they are not “labourers or workers”.(PTI)

You are not labourers, why do you need holiday on May Day? Tripura CM Biplab Deb asks govt employees

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala, Agartala
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2018 03:54 PM IST
Last week, the BJP government in Tripura had decided to designate May 1 as a restricted holiday.
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(Ravi Kumar/Hindustan Times)
(Ravi Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Punjab govt declares holiday on October 10 for Agarsen Jayanti

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2018 06:46 PM IST
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The broader Nifty index closed down 0.39 percent at 11,234.35, while the benchmark Sensex closed down 0.45 percent at 37,121.22.(PTI File Photo)
The broader Nifty index closed down 0.39 percent at 11,234.35, while the benchmark Sensex closed down 0.45 percent at 37,121.22.(PTI File Photo)

Sensex stay closed on Thursday for holiday, to resume trading on Friday

By Reuters | Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2018 01:04 PM IST
The benchmark 10-year bond yield ended Wednesday at 8.07 percent versus its previous close of 8.14 percent.
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This sunscreen booth will give you the best sun protection on your holiday.(Snappyscreen)
This sunscreen booth will give you the best sun protection on your holiday.(Snappyscreen)

This bizarre sunscreen booth is what you need at your next beach resort vacay

By Nikki Ekstein | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2018 11:35 AM IST
Here’s SnappyScreen, a New York-based startup whose sunscreen-spraying booths promise mess-free, head-to-toe coverage in just 10 seconds
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