Bangalore , Oct 1 Oct 20 at 11 a.m. is the new auspicious time that Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda set Friday for the much-delayed Bangalore metro to start chugging.
News Archive :: 2011 / 10
Baghdad , Oct 1 Ten people were killed and 40 others were injured in a bomb blast in southern Iraq Friday, Xinhua reported.
Beijing , Oct 1 China Friday halted the import of raw oysters from the US after reports of an illness outbreak in that country, Xinhua reported.
Tehran , Oct 1 Iran has discovered a major helium reserve, an estimated 10 billion cubic meters of gas, in the southern part of the country, the official media reported Friday.
Islamabad , Oct 1 Pakistan's first bio-pharmaceutical company, BF Biosciences Limited, was Friday inaugurated near the eastern city of Lahore, a media report said.
New York , Oct 1 US stocks tumbled Friday, ending the worst quarter since the economic recession, as investors found little reason to buy in the market amid gloomy economic outlook and European debt woes, Xinhua reported.
New York , Oct 1 Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner's former fiancee Crystal Harris has put her engagement ring up for auction.
Islamabad , Oct 1 Islamabad Police have foiled a bid to blow up an important building in the capital, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Friday.
London , Oct 1 Michael Jackson's sister singer La Toya Jackson will pay tribute to his late brother by performing at his tribute show.
London , Oct 1 "Lord of the Rings" actor Sir Ian McKellen has bought a historic pub which is said to have helped inspire author Charles Dickens.
Islamabad , Oct 1 Over 10 million eligible voters in Pakistan are missing from the draft electoral rolls, a media report said Saturday.
Islamabad , Oct 1 Thirty miners were abducted from Pakistan's Khyber tribal region, a media report said.
United Nations , Oct 1 India came out in all out support for a Palestinian bid for membership of the United Nations as a Security Council committee met behind closed doors to begin considering its application.
London , Oct 1 A teacher of Indian origin in Britain played truant by forging sick notes so as to excuse himself from teaching in classrooms.
London , Oct 1 Actor Idris Elba says he is keen to take on the role of James Bond but does not want to be called as first “black James Bond”.
Bangalore , Oct 1 Heavy and unabated rain late Friday washed out an exciting contest between spirited Mumbai Indians and South African Cape Cobras in the ICC Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) at the Chinnaswamy cricket stadium in this tech hub.
Beijing , Oct 1 At least 470,000 people have been evacuated as typhoon Nesat wrecked havoc in southern China's Hainan and Guangxi provinces, Xinhua reported.
London , Oct 1 The British Navy has shed 1,000 jobs as part of the country's wider efforts to balance its military budget, Xinhua reported Friday.
Washington , Oct 1 US President Barack Obama Friday said the killing of radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen is a major blow to the Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
Washington , Oct 1 The Tevatron, a 25-year-old atom smasher in Batavia, Illinois, was shut down for the last time Friday, Xinhua reported.
Colombo , Oct 1 Sri Lanka Friday launched an online visa approval system for people on a short stay, Xinhua reported.
London , Oct 1 Singer Cheryl Cole and teen sensation Justin Bieber are reportedly in talks to collaborate on new album.
Islamabad , Oct 1 The toll in dengue epidemic in Lahore city rose to 110 Friday after four more people succumbed to the disease, a media report said. Lahore is most severely affected by the dengue outbreak in Pakistan.
London , Oct 1 Music mogul Simon Cowell says he and his fiancee Mezhgan Hussainy have no time to marry as he is too busy with "The X Factor".
London , Oct 1 Actor Brad Pitt feels he has psychological defect due to which he cannot perform any task in reverse gear.
New York , Oct 1 US stocks tumbled Friday, ending the worst quarter in three years, as investors found few reasons to buy in the market amid gloomy economic outlook and European debt woes, Xinhua reported.
Washington , Oct 1 After five years on top, PepsiCo's Indian American chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi has been pushed to the second spot as most powerful woman in US business by Kraft's CEO, Irene Rosenfeld.
Dhaka , Oct 1 Bangladesh's foreign exchange reserves have dwindled below $10 billion after maintaining the double-digit-billion mark for three years, a media report said.
London , Oct 1 Rocker Courtney Love is writing a tell-all book about her life, including her marriage to Kurt Cobain, drug issues and Hollywood career.
London , Oct 1 Actor Steve Martin has received top honour at the International Bluegrass Music Association Awards.