New Year

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    Sri Lanka: rationality is required for unity

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on January 14, 2021

    JUST over a year after president Gotabaya Rajapaksa took over the reins of governance, which the 20th amendment to the constitution has strengthened, the red...

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    BNP expects beautiful Bangladesh in new year

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:09pm on January 02, 2021

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday said that his party expects a beautiful Bangladesh in 2021. While speaking at a...

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    Mass rave in France breaks up amid virus fears

    Agence France-Presse . Rennes | Updated at 06:21pm on January 02, 2021

    Revellers on Saturday left an illegal New Year rave in northwestern France that had drawn some 2,500 people, led to clashes with police and sparked...

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    Mr Noodles introduces New Year Wish campaign

    | Updated at 12:58am on January 02, 2021

    Noodles brand Mr Noodles has introduced the New Year Wish campaign on the occasion of the New Year 2021, said a press release. Under the...

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    Textbook distribution begins

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:56pm on January 01, 2021

    Like the previous years, textbook distribution started on Friday among the students from class sixth to nine on the first day of the New Year....

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    Brazil welcomes 2021 with nearly empty Copacabana beach

    Agence France-Presse.Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 10:57am on January 01, 2021

    Brazil rang in the New Year with Rio de Janeiro's famed Copacabana beach nearly empty -- the usual swarms of revellers kept away by police...

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    Neymar laughs off reports of New Year’s party for 500

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Updated at 10:34am on January 01, 2021

    Neymar laughed off controversy on Thursday over reports he was throwing a mega New Year’s party for 500 guests, posting a video online of preparations...

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    World ushers in New Year in shadow of pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:20am on January 01, 2021

    From Sydney Harbour Bridge to the Acropolis, fireworks burst in skies above eerily deserted landmarks as the world ushered in the New Year with muted...

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    Delhi leads India clampdown on New Year events

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 05:06pm on December 31, 2020

    New Delhi and other major cities across India on Thursday ordered curfews for New Year's Eve as they stepped up efforts to head off a...

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    DMP bans 31st night programmes in open spaces

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:06pm on December 29, 2020

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police has imposed restrictions on open space programmes, fireworks and entry at specific areas on 31st night on the eve of New Year...