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Kishwar Desai | Are Santa Claus' days numbered? Britain in midst of shoplifting fever

Some academics are now trying to find out the exact age when children actually begin to doubt that Santa exists

25 Dec 2023 12:05 AM

It takes a tech village to track Santa on Christmas Eve

For the 64th time, a popular program run by US & Canadian militaries is providing real-time updates on Santa’s journey to millions worldwide

26 Dec 2019 11:10 AM

Santa letters accidentally makes its way to New York home

Far from North Pole, New York home gets avalanche of Santa letters.

20 Dec 2019 5:36 PM

‘Santa’ app sends creepy messages to young girl

The app is named ‘Santa Call & Text You’.

23 Jul 2019 2:16 PM

150 Santas gather in Copenhagen for four-day event

Summertime, and the living is easy for Santas in Copenhagen.

23 Jul 2019 12:03 PM


Mystic Mantra: Stop cribbing. Be a Christmas crib!

Mary — revered as “Miriam” byMuslims —surrenders to God’s will despite difficulties which endanger her and the Christ-child.

25 Dec 2018 6:33 AM

Some tips from Santa on good governance

The Telangana Rashtra Samithi waived agricultural loans and provided cash transfers. It won the Assembly election earlier this month by a landslide.

25 Dec 2018 6:30 AM

Spreading Christmas cheer

A group called Rasta spreads joy on Christmas day every year by playing Santa for street kids.

25 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

Grinch steals Christmas: Charity worker tells children Santa Claus is not real

Woman delivering assembly was trying to explain to children Jesus was reason behind Christmas, not Santa.

07 Dec 2018 11:40 AM

Real-life Santa posts thousands of pounds to strangers with note saying 'Jesus loves you'

One of the neighbours saw the well-wisher and described him as a Jamaican who she thought was delivering leaflets.

26 Dec 2017 12:26 PM


India’s tallest Christmas tree draws visitors

Meanwhile, midnight masses were held across the city on Christmas Eve with the most prominent one being at Mount Mary Church in suburban Bandra.

26 Dec 2017 6:09 AM

Mumbai family grows 65 feet tall Christmas tree; India’s tallest

The Saldanha family, originally hailing from Mangalore, acquired the tree, for Rs 250 over four decades ago.

25 Dec 2017 1:01 PM

Santa Claus may be at serious health risk: UK experts

Obesity can lead to numerous health problems, such as hypertension, diabetes, fatty liver disease, and cancer, the RCGP said in a statement.

24 Dec 2017 3:05 PM

City readies to bring in Christmas with lanterns and goodies

The residents of De Monte and Bandra Gymkhana road have put up seven gifts and twelve fruits of the Holy Spirit.

24 Dec 2017 2:52 AM

Did Santa really exist? Ancient relic offers new clue

Oxford University researchers analysed a micro-sample of a pelvis fragment and found that it dated back to the fourth century.

06 Dec 2017 5:16 PM


Skiing Santas ho-ho-hold court at ski resort’s annual bash

The event is highlighted by Santas skiing and snowboarding down the slopes to raise money for the Sunday River Community Fund.

05 Dec 2017 5:35 PM

Six-year-old tells Santa: 'You don't know my troubles'

The boy signs off with “love” but refuses to identify himself.

05 Dec 2017 11:37 AM

Science confirms holiday music can surely drive you crazy!

A clinical psychologist has confirmed that the holiday music is sure to drive you insane, especially for those working in retail.

07 Nov 2017 6:57 PM

Tomb of 'Santa Claus' discovered by archaeologists in Turkey

Researchers discover an intact temple underneath the Saint Nicholas Church in the Demre district.

05 Oct 2017 2:30 PM

2 Indian nationals among 39 dead in Istanbul attack

The victims are Abis Rizvi son of former Rajya Sabha MP and Khushi Shah, said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

01 Jan 2017 8:56 PM