KATHMANDU, Dec 25: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari wished happiness, peace, good health and longevity to all Christian Nepali brothers and sisters at home and abroad on the occasion of Christmas.

Christmas 2021 is around the corner and we are super excited to celebrate the cheerful festival, enjoy time with family and friends. But for couples it is even more special as we dress our best and mingle and shop around. But is it going to be all hunky dorey for you all? Find out what your tarot prediction says. Here is what an expert has shared on how your relationship will be this X-Mas, as per your zodiac sign.

GENEVA/JOHANNESBURG, Dec 23: South African data offered a glimmer of hope on Wednesday about the severity of the Omicron coronavirus variant, but World Health Organization officials cautioned that it was too soon to draw firm conclusions as the strain spread across the globe.

Christmas being observed today

December 25, 2020 07:44 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Christmas is being celebrated across the country marking the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ today.

BERLIN/BRUSSELS, Dec 16: Europeans are set to start getting coronavirus vaccines before the new year after the regional drug regulator accelerated its approval process following the launch of immunisation campaigns in the United States and Britain.

Britain’s Prince William and his family attended a Christmas show in London on Friday night, where he paid tribute to medical staff and other frontline workers for their efforts during the pandemic.

Christmas is still a few weeks away, but Mariah Carey is already orchestrating her dinner menu. “I do my father’s linguini with white clam sauce every Christmas Eve,” says the legendary songstress. “Then we do that traditional, more of a Southern-style Christmas dinner.”

The Christmas day brought bags full of goodies for JJ Abrahams directed 'Star Wars'. The sci-fi flick is expected to fill its coffers with almost 35 million dollars on Christmas day alone, which in terms of collections is second only to its prequel 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' that made 49.3 million dollars on 25th December back in 2015.

HONG KONG, DEC 26: Hundreds of anti-government protesters and their supporters gathered outside a tiny restaurant in Hong Kong for an unconventional Christmas dinner, sharing paper plates piled high with food under neon street signs.

MANILA, Dec 26: A typhoon that struck the central Philippines over Christmas has killed at least 13 people, disaster agency officials said on Thursday.

MANILA, DEC 25: Christmas turned to chaos for many holiday observers in the central Philippines as a typhoon with strong winds and heavy rains destroyed homes, cut off power and stranded travelers, disaster officials said on Wednesday.

Gingerbread cookies to bring in the Christmas spirit

PALM BEACH, Fla. DEC 25: President Donald Trump said Tuesday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may be planning to give him “a nice present” such as a “beautiful vase” for Christmas rather than a missile launch.

Five people were hospitalized after Christmas shoppers were crushed in a midnight balloon drop of gift vouchers at a Sydney suburban shopping center.

Christmas Gift Ideas

December 24, 2019 13:02 pm

Bring a personal touch to your friend’s wardrobe with a beautiful, unique piece of jewelry. Design a custom charm that can be strung on a necklace chain or worn on a bracelet.

Ayushmann Khurrana - Tahira Kashyap is one of the most adorable couples of Bollywood. A couple often shares pictures on social media accounts and their captions for each other are proof that they are head-over-the-heels in love with each other.

MANILA, DEC 23: At least 11 people have been killed and more than 300 treated in hospital after drinking coconut wine in the Philippines, including some who were celebrating at a Christmas party, health and local authorities said on Monday

WASHINGTON, DEC 20: The U.S. is closely watching North Korea for signs of a possible missile launch or nuclear test in the coming days that officials are referring to as a “Christmas surprise.

A merry day indeed

December 20, 2019 09:49 am

“Even though Christmas comes at a very gloomy time of the year, it’s one of my favorite days to celebrate,” says Sneha Koirala, owner of the lifestyle brand Studio Sarcastic. “I grew up in a convent school. And since childhood, I have always viewed this day as a festival. We weren’t allowed to visit homes during this time. But Christmas always arrived after our exams were over and when it was time to have fun.” She adds. “It doesn’t have the traditional or cultural aspects of other Nepali festivals; there’re no rules or rituals. But that didn’t take away from its preciousness”

Harry Potter fans all around the world were bestowed with a pleasant pre-Christmas gift when Emma Watson, Tom Felton, Evanna Lynch, Bonnie Wright and Matt Lewis got together in London for a meetup and posted about it on Instagram.

British singer Robbie Williams is getting into the festive cheer, announcing on Friday he would release his first-ever Christmas album this holiday season.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The one-day Christmas Cake Mixing program concluded at the premises of Hotel Shangri La and Resort, Lazimpat on Sunday. The hotel organized the event at Shambala Garden to support Niten Memorial School and the pupils from that school.

Online shopping in Nepal: Trick or Treat?

November 16, 2018 08:32 am

There’s something wonderful about the approach to the turn of the year – especially the month of November. It’s not the magical lights of various festivals like Diwali or Christmas or the gradual onset of winter but the festival discounts that have come to be seen as the hallmark of the season. If you watch TV (or even if you don’t) or dabble in social media, the scent of commercialization is unmistakable – films release around this time of the year and there are bumper deals to be had on everything from mobile phones to electronics to cars.

Fruit Soaking for Christmas cake

November 4, 2018 09:45 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Radisson Hotel, Kathmandu ushered the ‘Fruit Soaking Event’ at Terrace Garden, on the fourth floor on Friday. A long table was set up where the elaborated ingredients were orderly placed. Women professionals including Pratima Pande, Edwina Logan, Edwina Champy, Muman Nepal, Baba Sarkar, and Rita Bhandary were invited by the hotel to honor the mixing.

DJ Shivani at Christmas Nite

December 28, 2017 11:43 am

KATHMANDU, Dec28: Galaxy Event Management organized ‘Christmas Nite, Fashion show with DJ Shivani Obroi’ at Hotel Annanpurna, Durbar Marg on Sunday.

BARBADOS, Dec 27: The cousin of Rihanna has been shot dead mere hours after they spent Christmas Day together in Barbados.

CHICAGO, Dec 26: The good news for many in the Northeast and Midwest was that it has been a white Christmas. The bad news was that a blizzard swept into parts of New England and bitter cold enveloped much of the Midwest.

SANDRINGHAM, Dec 26: Queen Elizabeth II and senior members of the British royal family — along with newcomer Meghan Markle, an American actress engaged to Prince Harry — attended a Christmas church service on Monday as a crowd of local residents gathered.

VATICAN CITY, Dec 26: Pope Francis used his Christmas message on Monday to call for a negotiated two-state solution to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, after U.S. President Donald Trump stoked regional tensions with his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Christmas Carol for Deuba

December 26, 2017 01:30 am

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba may want to take refuge in ‘‘A Christmas Carol’’ after a crushing defeat in the elections.

Ashley Graham sent temperatures soaring as she wished fans a Merry Christmas.

It's celebration time for Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif, as their recently released high-octane film is doing wonders at the box-office.

Merry Christmas

December 25, 2017 10:05 am

The centre of the universe, Lord of us all He grants us everything, we just need to call.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: A total of 245 people were penalized for driving under the influence of alcohol in Christmas Eve last night.

Christmas fever grips Kathmanduities

December 25, 2017 09:45 am

Before bidding farewell to 2017, there awaits a grand exuberance of Christmas to fill the air with jingle bell songs and Christmas carols. With Christmas illuminating many cities in different parts of the world, Kathmandu is no exception. The shops are adorned with Christmas trees and toys, while numerous events and parties imply that the festival has gripped the denizens of Kathmandu.

Christmas Day being marked today

December 25, 2017 06:45 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: The Christian communities are celebrating the Christmas Day today to mark the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ.

Vibrant Christmas

December 24, 2017 20:34 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Christian communities throughout the world are celebrating Christmas on Monday believing the birth of Jesus Christ with much zest and zeal

Christmas special

December 22, 2017 08:36 am

It’s time for Christmas, and this season is all about spending time with your family and friends. There can be no better way to share joy and happiness than by inviting your loved ones over a dinner party. Hosting a Christmas dinner may sound extremely fun but, for many, it can be very stressful at the same time. To make Christmas dinner party hosting relatively hassle free, we have compiled some easy to make Christmas dinner ideas because making memories do not have to mean exhausting your energy and wallet.

QUETTA, Dec 17: Two suicide bombers attacked a packed Catholic church in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least eight people and wounding up to 45 before one of them blew himself up and police killed the other, officials said.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The government on Wednesday has defended its decision to cancel public holiday for Christmas on December 25.

Poonam Pandey's Christmas special video

December 28, 2016 17:20 pm

MUMBAI, Dec 28: Model to Bollywood actress Poonam Pandey is really hot and now most of the people know it. Still, Poonam Pandey leaves no chance to celebrate with fans across social media.

Participants in Peru’s annual slugfest battled it out on Sunday (December 25) in the local Takanakuy fighting festival aimed at settling old scores and starting the new year afresh. This year, however, marked the first time the fusion “Huaylia Chumbivilcana” dance that often accompanies event was performed after being declared Peruvian national heritage.

Christmas celebrated in Nepal

December 26, 2016 08:14 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The Christian community in Nepal celebrated Christmas festival Sunday to mark the birth of Jesus Christ. The festival was observed by Christian and even non-Christian populations throughout the country amid much fanfare.

Infographics: The anatomy of Christmas

December 26, 2016 00:05 am

The anatomy of Christmas

President, PM extend Christmas Day wishes

December 25, 2016 06:29 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has wished that Christmas, the great festival of the Christians, inspired all to build a peaceful and prosperous Nepal by promoting fraternity, love and unity among the Nepalis.

Christmas Day being marked today

December 25, 2016 05:23 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: The Christian communities are celebrating the Christmas Day today to mark the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ.

Public holiday on Christmas

December 24, 2016 17:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The government has decided to grant a public holiday on the occasion of Christmas on Sunday.

The UK's most wanted toys this Christmas

Making Christmas special

December 23, 2016 05:48 am

While he takes the growing popularity of Christianity among the masses as a positive development, he also thinks it would be unwise to ignore its side effects.

In the name of Christmas

December 22, 2016 22:47 pm

In the recent years, the holiday spirit that comes along with the month of December seems to be taking over the people of Kathmandu. It’s not only the Christians of Kathmandu who celebrate Christmas anymore. Isha Upadhyay set out to find why people celebrate Christmas with such zeal in the valley. Bisam Vaidya