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Tiny tots of Solitaire International School, Sector 22, Panchkula, celebrating Christmas.

Punjab school events: Santa spreads holiday cheer at Solitaire International

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 05:28 PM IST
It came as a pleasant surprise to the children who, due to the pandemic, were missing the Christmas fun that they used to have in their schools.
The image shows Harvinder Singh with Ronnie.(Facebook/@Manjiri Prabhu)
The image shows Harvinder Singh with Ronnie.(Facebook/@Manjiri Prabhu)

‘Today I met Santa in real life’: Woman pens heartwarming tale about her unexpected Christmas auto ride. Check it out

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON DEC 27, 2020 08:49 AM IST
Indian author Manjiri Prabhu shared this sweet story on her Facebook account on December 26.
Celebrations underway at The Learning Station pre-school in Hambran Road, Ludhiana.(HT)
Celebrations underway at The Learning Station pre-school in Hambran Road, Ludhiana.(HT)

Punjab school events: Santa distributes gifts at The Learning Station

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 12:42 PM IST
The school was decorated with lights and balloons on the occasion. Children visited the school along with their parents and were greeted by Santa there.
Sharad Malhotra reveals Ekta Kapoor is his Santa!
Sharad Malhotra reveals Ekta Kapoor is his Santa!

Thank you, Santa: Celebrities thank the person who they relied on this year in their lives

Mumbai | By Kavita Awaasthi
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 04:04 PM IST
With the year 2020 has been, each one of us has leaned on someone for comfort, help or even ranting out. Celebrities, too, reached out to people in need and talk about the one person who was there for them, as their Santa, this year.
Sonu Sood, the good samaritan of the year, is teaching his son Eshaan (18), life lessons by simply leading by example; Styling by Namrata Randhawa; make-up by Rajendra Chavan; hair by Aalim Hakim; On Sonu: T-shirt, Reebok; jacket, Fila;pants, Westside;shoes, his aaown; On Eshaan: Outfit, his own; shoes, Westside(Subi Samuel)
Sonu Sood, the good samaritan of the year, is teaching his son Eshaan (18), life lessons by simply leading by example; Styling by Namrata Randhawa; make-up by Rajendra Chavan; hair by Aalim Hakim; On Sonu: T-shirt, Reebok; jacket, Fila;pants, Westside;shoes, his aaown; On Eshaan: Outfit, his own; shoes, Westside(Subi Samuel)

HT Brunch Cover Story: 2020’s Surprise Santa (and his little helper)

Hindustan Times | By Karishma Kuenzang
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 08:07 AM IST
If actor Sonu Sood is the Good Samaritan Of The Year, his son Eshaan, 18, is the young mind he has impressed the most!
The image shows a part of the letter written by the 9-year-old.(Unsplash/Twitter@AllyTheJedi)
The image shows a part of the letter written by the 9-year-old.(Unsplash/Twitter@AllyTheJedi)

From Planet Earth, Milky Way: 9-year-old girl’s letter to Santa has netizens in splits

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON DEC 17, 2020 01:53 PM IST
From requesting an iPhone 12 to even a live snake and penguin, the list of gifts will make you laugh out loud.
The image shows an officer and a detective dressed as Santa and his elf.(Facebook/@Riverside Police Department)
The image shows an officer and a detective dressed as Santa and his elf.(Facebook/@Riverside Police Department)

Cops dress as Santa and elves, nab shoplifters and car thieves in California. Watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON DEC 15, 2020 12:28 PM IST
Termed as ‘Santa’s intervention’, the operation was carried out in front of a Target store in the Canyon Springs shopping center.
The boys react to their early Christmas present.(Reddit)
The boys react to their early Christmas present.(Reddit)

Brothers get a puppy as early Christmas gift. Watch their wholesome reactions

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Kohli
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2020 10:53 AM IST
“Santa came early and dropped off a gift for these boys,” says the caption shared along with the video.
Akshay Kumar says there can’t be a better release date for Good Newwz than Christmas weekend.
Akshay Kumar says there can’t be a better release date for Good Newwz than Christmas weekend.

Akshay Kumar says ‘we can’t encourage closed mindedness or a one-sided society’

Hindustan Times | By Monika Rawal Kukreja
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2019 11:53 AM IST
Akshay Kumar has said that the one thing he’d want this Christmas is ‘a state of no violence, love and harmony.’
Christmas 2019: Lapland’s Regional Council says that tourism brought in one billion euros ($1.1billion) to the region last year.(Unsplash)
Christmas 2019: Lapland’s Regional Council says that tourism brought in one billion euros ($1.1billion) to the region last year.(Unsplash)

Christmas 2019: The curious tale of Santa’s official home you didn’t know about

Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent, Rovaniemi, Finland
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2019 02:03 PM IST
Christmas 2019: In Finland’s remote Lapland region, the Santa Claus Village amusement park is a snowy wonderland of reindeer rides, ice castles and igloo hotels. Lapland is also the homeland of the indigenous reindeer-herding Sami people, who protest that some in the tourist industry spread offensive stereotypes about Sami people and seek to profit from their ancient culture.
Let the fun and festivity double this Christmas with Honor.(Honor)
Let the fun and festivity double this Christmas with Honor.(Honor)

My Honor and I take over Christmas

By Promotional Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2019 04:30 PM IST
In this festive season, get set to capture the mood with your Honor 20i, which comes with a stunning triple camera, brilliant design and a ton of amazing features.
Make-up: Vijay Palande; Hair: Nitin Saini (Hakim’s Aalim); Styling by Lakshmi Lehr; Styling assistant: Shikha Karamchandani(Subi Samuel)
Make-up: Vijay Palande; Hair: Nitin Saini (Hakim’s Aalim); Styling by Lakshmi Lehr; Styling assistant: Shikha Karamchandani(Subi Samuel)

HT Brunch Cover Story: Hrithik Roshan brings in the Christmas cheer!

Hindustan Times | By Ananya Ghosh
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2019 11:49 PM IST
The actor plays Santa, draws up a list of all things good you must wish for for the people you love
Aside from the unusual story, there’s some stunning art in the Netflix Christmas movie, Klaus.
Aside from the unusual story, there’s some stunning art in the Netflix Christmas movie, Klaus.

#Streaming: Our pick of the most interesting Christmas specials

Hindustan Times | By Vanessa Viegas
PUBLISHED ON DEC 21, 2019 06:16 PM IST
There’s an unusual Santa origin story, an old-timey meet and greet show, a woke Norwegian series and an evening with a curmudgeonly dad.
Christmas celebrations at Bow Barracks, a famous Anglo-Indian street of Kolkata.(Shutterstock)
Christmas celebrations at Bow Barracks, a famous Anglo-Indian street of Kolkata.(Shutterstock)

For Kolkata’s Anglo-Indian families, Christmas brings back the old-world charm

Hindustan Times | By Stephanie Sweeney
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2019 06:35 PM IST
For Anglo-Indian families in Kolkata, Christmas continues to be about gorging on homemade cakes, wine and traditional dinners.
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

Washington | By Associated Press
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.
Twinkle Khanna and Akshay Kumar celebrate Christmas with the family.
Twinkle Khanna and Akshay Kumar celebrate Christmas with the family.

Akshay Kumar celebrates Christmas with Twinkle Khanna, son Aarav. See pic

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2018 09:17 PM IST
Twinkle Khanna celebrated Christmas with her husband, actor Akshay Kumar and their son, Aarav. Here’s a picture.
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

Bloomberg, Washington, DC (USA) | By Alyza Sebenius and Kim Chipman
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.
Christmas is a favourite among children who are excited to receive gifts from Santa Claus and decorate their Christmas trees.(Shutterstock)
Christmas is a favourite among children who are excited to receive gifts from Santa Claus and decorate their Christmas trees.(Shutterstock)

Merry Christmas 2018: Best quotes, SMSes, wishes to share on WhatsApp and Facebook

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 09:51 AM IST
To wish all your loved ones a Merry Christmas, here are some messages, SMSes, WhatsApp messages and photos which you can share with them.
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

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Saumya Sharma
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.
Asia Bibi, a former labourer who was on death row for eight years.(AFP)
Asia Bibi, a former labourer who was on death row for eight years.(AFP)

Despite being freed of blasphemy charges, Asia Bibi to spend Christmas in custody

Islamabad | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 07:33 AM IST
Bibi -- a former labourer who was on death row for eight years -- remains a prime target in conservative Muslim-majority Pakistan, with extremists calling for her blood and the government refusing to reveal her location out of fear for her safety.
Christmas cheer comes with a price tag(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
Christmas cheer comes with a price tag(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)

Sunday Humour: If you’re bad at gifting, read this!

Hindustan Times | By Rehana Munir
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2018 10:37 PM IST
Presents become memories, so be careful what you choose this Xmas
Former US President Barack Obama delivers gifts, greets patients and their parents at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC.(AFP PHOTO / Courtesy of the Office of The Obama Foundation / Chuck KENNEDY)
Former US President Barack Obama delivers gifts, greets patients and their parents at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC.(AFP PHOTO / Courtesy of the Office of The Obama Foundation / Chuck KENNEDY)

Obama brings Christmas cheer at children’s hospital, distributes gifts as Santa

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2018 12:36 PM IST
Sporting a festive Santa hat and armed with a sack of gifts, Barack Obama delighted young patients at Children’s National hospital with gifts and hugs.
Children around the world stop believing in Santa Claus around the age of 8.(Photo by Mike Arney on Unsplash)
Children around the world stop believing in Santa Claus around the age of 8.(Photo by Mike Arney on Unsplash)

Children stop believing in Santa Claus by age of eight: Survey

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, London
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2018 11:59 AM IST
About 65 per cent of people had played along with the Santa myth, as children, even though they knew it was not true.
Police say a 31-year-old protester who told children Santa Claus is not real has been arrested for trespassing at a North Texas church.(AFP)
Police say a 31-year-old protester who told children Santa Claus is not real has been arrested for trespassing at a North Texas church.(AFP)

US man arrested for telling kids Santa isn’t real

Dallas | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2018 12:13 PM IST
Authorities say Urbanski refused to leave and continued to cause a disturbance. Urbanski, who was charged with criminal trespass, has been booked into the Johnson County Law Enforcement Center.
A shopper walks past an actor dressed as Rock and Roll Santa, at the launch of the Christmas shop at Selfridges store in London.(AP)
A shopper walks past an actor dressed as Rock and Roll Santa, at the launch of the Christmas shop at Selfridges store in London.(AP)

It’s already Christmas time at this iconic London department store

Reuters | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2018 10:49 AM IST
London is in the middle of a heatwave but Selfridges has already started the Christmas countdown, almost five months before December 25. Here’s why.
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