Tag Archives: Christmas

After Brunei, Somalia Bans Christmas

Move Over Brunei, Somalia has taken the limelight now imposing a ban on not only Christmas celebrations but also New Year events in the country terming these events as having "nothing to do with Islam." Warning those who celebrate Christmas, Sheikh Mohamed Kheyrow, director of Somalia’s ministry of religion, said:"This is a matter of faith. The Christmas holiday and its ...

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Valentine’s Weekend Ups Shopping by 18% in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Jakarta: Study

Valentine’s weekend saw 18% heavy footfall on an average in top shopping destinations across South East Asia overriding the record for the Christmas, New Year and Chinese New Year weekends in the region, said Singapore-based AdNear. AdNear, a location intelligence company, said shopping locations in Singapore saw a 25% increase in footfalls, Hong Kong and Jakarta a 15% increase in ...

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Bollywood Celebrities’ Greetings on Christmas Day: Big B Leads the Flock

Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher and Neha Sharma have reached out to family, friends and fans via the online medium to wish them a merry Christmas, love and happiness. While some stars are excited about the food and gifts, others have wished for peace and happiness. Here’s what the the stars have shared on micro-blogging site ...

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