Tag: Santa

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  • A Santa for slum children

    A Santa for slum children

    Having employed 20 part-time teachers, Bhan Singh Jassi runs evening study centres for slum children at six places — Sherpur, Barnala, Longewal, Sangrur, Dhuri, Patiala and Sirhind — in four districts without any government help

    August 6, 2018
  • India’s tallest Christmas tree reaches up to the heavens

    India’s tallest Christmas tree reaches up to the heavens

    Over 10,000 twinkling colourful fairy lights, cherubic angels and fairies, reindeer and snowmen, bells, streamers and festoons, tiny crosses, and a beaming paunchy Santa Claus waving from the “cotton snow” adorn this famous and majestic Christmas tree — said to be the tallest in India. At a staggering 65 feet or nearly the height of …

    December 20, 2017
  • Melissa McCarthy to play Santa Claus’ wife in ‘Margie Claus’

    Melissa McCarthy to play Santa Claus’ wife in ‘Margie Claus’

    Comedienne Melissa McCarthy will portray Santa's wife in a musical titled Margie Claus. The holiday family musical will be directed by McCarthy's husband Ben Falcone and will follow Santa's wife Margie Claus who tries to find her missing husband on Christmas Eve, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Besides directing, Falcone will co-write the script with …

    June 9, 2017
  • Dear Santa

    Dear Santa

    "Christmas is not so much about opening presents, as opening our hearts". This saying aptly epitomises this day of celebration. The true essence of Christmas lies in serving joy and happiness, not just for oneself and family but for everyone. Highlighted with the arrival of the big fat white bearded Santa Claus on his sleigh, …

    December 22, 2016
  • Dear Santa

    Dear Santa

    "Christmas is not so much about opening presents, as opening our hearts". This saying aptly epitomises this day of celebration. The true essence of Christmas lies in serving joy and happiness, not just for oneself and family but for everyone. Highlighted with the arrival of the big fat white bearded Santa Claus on his sleigh, …

    December 22, 2016
  • A fatwa against Santa’s hat!

    A fatwa against Santa’s hat!

    As Christmas approached, the Indonesian Ulema Council (MU) issued a fatwa (edict) prohibiting Muslims from wearing “non-Muslim religious attributes”. Not surprisingly, on the pretext of the “familiarisation” of the fatwa, members of the Islam Defenders Front (FPI) have conducted raids of attire considered symbols of Christmas, such as Santa hats, in a few cities — …

    December 21, 2016
  • A fatwa against Santa’s hat!

    A fatwa against Santa’s hat!

    As Christmas approached, the Indonesian Ulema Council (MU) issued a fatwa (edict) prohibiting Muslims from wearing “non-Muslim religious attributes”. Not surprisingly, on the pretext of the “familiarisation” of the fatwa, members of the Islam Defenders Front (FPI) have conducted raids of attire considered symbols of Christmas, such as Santa hats, in a few cities — …

    December 21, 2016
  • Lying to kids about Santa Claus may be damaging

    Lying to kids about Santa Claus may be damaging

    Parents, take note! Lying to your children and convincing them that Santa Claus is real could be damaging, as it may undermine your kid’s trust in you, researchers have warned. Millions of parents accross the world convince their kids Father Christmas is real. According to researchers, parents may not be motivated by purely creating magic …

    November 24, 2016