Bangalore , April 1 India’s tech hub late Saturday partly plunged into darkness for an hour, as public and private organisations, companies, malls and shops joined thousands of greens to turn off lights for saving the earth from climate change.
News Archive :: 2012 / 04
London , April 1 The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has urged its all nationals in Mali to leave the west African country immediately following security concerns.
Bangkok , April 1 At least five people were killed and hundreds injured in a hotel fire in Thailand's Songkhla province, the Bangkok Post online reported.
Beijing , April China successfully has sent a French-made communication satellite into orbit with a carrier rocket launched from the southwest Xichang Satellite Launch Centre.
Los Angeles , April 1 Actress Lindsay Lohan celebrated the end of her probation with friends and family members at the Chateau Marmont hotel Friday night.
Los Angeles , April 1 Khloe Kardashian has revealed that she and her husband Lamar Odom are more in love than ever before having lived two and a half years of marriage.
London , April 1 Singer Rihanna has revealed that her bond with Katy Perry is based on a proper friendship, it's more than the fake showbiz friendship.
Istanbul , April 1 Iran and six world powers have agreed to meet in Istanbul, the largest city of Turkey, April 13 for the latest round of talks over Iran's nuclear programme, US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has said.
Los Angeles , April 1 Jessica Alba, who has two children from husband Cash Warren, says she uses her scarves to hide baby sick stains.
Beijing , April 1 Even though China reached a milestone in February when the number of mobile phone users in the country surpassed one billion, the 3G penetration rate is still low at 14 percent, a report said.
Islamabad , April 1 Though the private school industry has been flourishing in Pakistan, most schools here in the capital have no playgrounds despite high tuition fees being charged from parents, a media report said.
Kolkata , April 1 Two decades after the legendary Satyajit Ray's death, his son says the skill of being a "ruthless director" that he has inherited from his father is a prime reason for his success as a filmmaker.
Shimla , April 1 In Himachal Pradesh, connectivity through mobile phones came twice as fast than basic facilities like toilets and latrines.
Mumbai , April 1 Two girls continued to be critical Sunday, a day after their drunk friend, who was driving the car they were in, rammed the vehicle into a tree, police said. A third teenaged girl who was also in the car succumbed to severe head injuries.
Kolkata , April 1 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seems to have mastered the art of making unforced errors, to use a sports terminology, to hand down potent ammunition to her opponents.
Hong Kong , April 1 An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale jolted Tonga Saturday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
London , April 1 Harry Potter star Tom Felton became emotional as he toured a new Warner Bros. studio dedicated to the magical wizard franchise.
London , April 1 Jessie J is living in fear after a crazy fan broke her own leg to look like the British singer.
London , April 1 Singer Robbie Williams has revealed that he doesn't care over the sex of his future baby.
Beirut (Lebanon) , April 1 Iran has said it "would not spare any effort to" support the Syrian leadership.
Yangon , April 1 Polling began Sunday in Myanmar's by-elections that promise to be the most open contest in decades, with Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi among those standing.
Los Angeles , April 1 Salma Hayek, one of the most beautiful actresses in the movie business, says she suffered "severe, severe depression" from acne and being overweight when she was a struggling actress.
Moscow , April 1 About 2,400 kilowatt hour (kWh) of energy were saved as 65 buildings in Moscow went dark during the global Earth Hour Saturday evening, according to estimates by the Russian capital's electricity utility MosSvet.
London , April 1 Snorers are three times more likely to suffer a potentially fatal blood clot, a new study has found.
New Delhi , April 1 It was partly cloudy and warm morning in the capital Sunday with the minimum temperature settling three notch above average at 21 degrees Celsius. The met office has forecast a warm day.
Efforts are on to squelch the months-long peaceful movement by villagers living in the neighbourhood of the Kudankulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu which has delayed its commissioning. What brought the people out of their homes is the fear that the plant is a threat to their lives and livelihood. Repeated assertions by spokesmen of the national science and technology establishment, from former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam downwards, have not convinced them that the plant is accident-proof.
New Delhi , April 1 Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has conveyed to the Indian government his desire to visit the Sufi shrine of Ajmer Sharif in India this month, official sources here said.
Bangalore , April 1 The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has achieved one more dubious distinction in its troubled rule in Karnataka. It barely managed a smooth end to the last budget session of its maiden rule in the state, facing trouble from its own members over the leadership issue.
Mumbai , April 1 Actress Shilpa Shetty, who is expecting her first child with husband Raj Kundra in May, has started taking Lamaze classes and finds the exercise insightful and fun.
Mumbai , April 1 After "Force", there's some more action up the sleeves of Bollywood heartthrob John Abraham. The actor has once again signed up to play a cop in director Aditya Bhattacharya's new film "Kala Ghoda" which will also feature Kunaal Roy Kapoor of "Delhi Belly" fame.