#New year celebrations

.Paris, France
Macron has been serving as the President of France since May 2017 (Picture Credits: Twitter @EmmanuelMacron)

  • The French police entered the premises of the illegal party after 36 hours
  • The Interior Minister announced that 1,00,000 officials will be deployed to prevent such gatherings
  • France has been overwhelmed with around 15,000 new COVID-19 cases daily 

.New York, NY, USA
Jaclyn Bernstein, an owner of an event planning company, of New York was invited to the event as part of a much smaller crowd due to the ongoing pandemic. (AP/PTI Photo)

  • Lack of audience at Times Square left netizens abuzz
  • Only a limited number of people were allowed at Times Square
  • The invitees included health care workers and medical professionals

.Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
Hundreds of dead birds were found dead, covering a street in the city of Rome on New Year's eve,. (Representative Photo/Unsplash)

  • The dead birds were lying on a street outside the Roma Termini train station in Rome
  • 'The fireworks. Hundreds of dead birds. Unbelievable," a person, who filmed a video, said
  • The reason for deaths is not yet known, but fireworks are being blamed for that 

.Lieuron, France
Almost 2500 people attended the party.(Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • The revellers had set up the illegal rave in Lieuron, south of Rennes in Brittany
  • Those present had come from across France and even abroad, it said
  • Such mass gatherings are strictly prohibited across France to prevent the spread of COVID-19

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Large crowds gathered in Auckland to watch a fireworks display. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • Pacific nations of Kiribati and Samoa were the first to usher in the New Year
  • The uninhabited Howland and Baker Islands will be the last to tip over into the New Year
  • In Australia's largest city, Sydney, fireworks lit up the glittering harbour with a dazzling display

As we bid goodbye to the year that has passed, it's time to welcome a brand new one. (Picture credits: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • New year, new beginning- It's time to press the refresh button.
  • These quotes can be sent to friends and family as New Years greetings too
  • 'Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right,' said Oprah Winfrey

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
With the right thoughts and energy, we welcome the year 2021. Photo Credit: (Unsplash)

  • Instagram captions can be difficult to put into words even if you have the right thoughts
  • As we welcome the year with self-loce and gratitude, it should also reflect on our Instagram feeds
  • We should use our voices wisely and spread positivity and hope through it

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Staying home doesn’t mean to lessen our celebration spirits and compromise on our happiness. (Photo Credit: picjumbo)

  • If you want to have a small picnic in the morning, nothing can be better than your own balcony
  • Thinking about a night picnic with some lavish dinner. Simply head to your backyard
  • Are you aware that a perfect brunch picnic can be set up in your living room 

The history of celebrating the new year goes back to the Mesopotamians. (Photo credit: Representational/Unsplash)com)

  • When Julius Caesar introduced the solar based Julian calendar, he decreed that the new year will start on January 1
  • The christian world celebrated the new year on different dates
  • The second king of Rome, Numa Pontilius, added the months of January and February in around 700 BC