APRIL

  • The Avengers decoded; brush up your memory before you watch 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' 2 days ago

    Are you all set to watch 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'? Are you already getting palpitations at the very thought of watching Robert Downey Jr? Well you totally should. It has this new amazing villain called Ultron who is like an evil robot, with artificial intelligence and a whole lot of...
  • Google's April Fool's prank broke site's own security 1 week ago

    New Delhi: While Google was playing a prank on its users on April Fool's Day with its practical, digital jokes, one of its own pranks put to risk the site's security. When users visited Google's homepage on April 1, they were greeted with entire content displayed backwards. However, researchers at...
  • Our April 1st pranks and who all fell for them April 2, 2015

    On the historic day that was 1st April 2015, IBNLive.com did 5 April Fool's Day special stories, which were potentially true but actually fake news. A lot of people were pranked successfully. A lot of people took it in good humor, a few did not. In the following 5 stories...
  • South African President pulls an April Fool prank on the media April 2, 2015

    Johannesburg: The South African president's office sent out a press release on Wednesday announcing new cabinet appointments for positions that do not exist, making April Fools of some local media. The new positions included ministers for Public Participation and Interface, and Roads and Traffic Affairs. The local media house EWN initially ran...
  • Top tech pranks on April Fools' Day revealed! April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: As the day to fool people around and play practical jokes draws to a close, we bring to you the top and coolest pranks played by the tech giants on April Fools' Day. While some of the pranks were well, just pranks, others did manage to catch us...
  • 21 headlines you really need to watch out for on April Fool's Day April 1, 2015

    Hello good people, it is 1st April today (duh) and on this glorious day, we celebrate fools. And how do we do that? We prank them. It is not the most politically correct celebration, we know. But everyone in the world indulges in it and it is practically a tradition...
  • Google's new April Fools' Day gag asks you to share Chrome selfies in reaction to the websites you visit April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: After turning Google Maps into a PAC-MAN ground, Google now wants you to share your reactions to the websites you visit on its mobile Chrome browser through a selfie. Part of its April Fools' Day pranks, Chrome for Android showed up a button to share a reaction selfie to...
  • Google's April Fools' Day prank: Play PAC-MAN in Google Maps April 1, 2015

    San Francisco: The virtual streets of Google Maps are being transformed into Pac-Man's chomping grounds in celebration of April Fools' Day. Google added the option to convert its popular navigation service into the Pac-Man video game on Tuesday morning, around the same day the calendar turned to April 1 in Asia....
  • 10 of the best pranks ever played in Hollywood history March 31, 2015

    Fool's day is almost upon us and what better to commemorate that, than taking a look at a long line of illustrious pranks that have been played by noble marauders in cinematic history.Hollywood movies have no dearth of characters who are out to laugh at the expense of others at...
  • Actor charged with murder due in Los Angeles court June 18, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Michael Jace is scheduled to appear in a Los Angeles courtroom on Wednesday for arraignment on a murder charge filed after his wife's shooting death last month. The actor, who played a police officer on the television series "The Shield," did not enter a plea during his initial...
  • May inflation eases to 8.28 per cent from threemonth high of 8.59 pc in April June 12, 2014

    Mumbai:Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) eased to 8.28 percent in May from a threemonth high of 8.59 percent in April aided by lower food prices. Meanwhile, the industrial production (IIP) data for April 2014 stood at 3.4 percent versus a CNBCTV18 poll of 1.6 percent, revealing a pickup in manufacturing, electricity...
  • April WPI inflation at twomonth low of 5.2 per cent May 15, 2014

    India's wholesale pricesbased inflation in April slowed to a twomonth low of 5.2 per cent, helped by a moderation in food and fuel costs, government data showed on Thursday. The rise in the wholesale price index (WPI) compared with a 5.73 per cent yearonyear jump forecast by economists in a Reuters...
  • Google looking for the world's best 'Pokemon Master'. Here's how to apply April 1, 2014

    New Delhi: It's April Fools' Day and Google is back with its pranks. In one of its pranks for the day, Google welcomes people to apply for a new job opening - Pokemon Master - at Google. It says to have prepared a rigorous test to find the world's best...
  • Experts discover new truths in the Gujarat model compared to other state models March 31, 2014

    The Gujarat model trumped all other state models in new study aimed at taking a close look at all claims of superiority of the Gujarat model....
  • Congress, BJP and Aam Aadmi Party join hands to come up with joint manifesto ahead of Lok Sabha election 2014 March 31, 2014

    Fed up with divisive politics cutting into vote share and denting their credibility among a sizeable youth vote bank, India's three main political parties on Tuesday joined hands to launch a combined manifesto that touched upon the 'real' issues that affected the 'aam aadmi', including a revised list of national...
  • Odisha tracker: Naveen's BJD to win 10-16 seats, BJP 3-7, Congress 0-4 March 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Odisha is witnessing a close fight between the ruling BJD and the BJP with Congress, the main opposition in the state, now slipping to third position. According to CNN-IBN-Lokniti-CSDS national election tracker and seat projections by Chennai Mathematical Institute Director Rajeeva Karandikar Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal will...
  • Jharkhand poll tracker: BJP way ahead of Congress-JMM-RJD alliance March 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The BJP is leading by a huge margin in Jharkhand. According to CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti election tracker, the main opposition BJP is projected to get 44 per cent of the votes. The ruling Congress-JMM-RJD alliance is likely to get 30 per cent of the votes while Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik is...
  • Bihar tracker: BJP-LJP to bag 21-29, RJD-Cong-NCP 7-13, JDU 2-5 seats March 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's popularity is growing in the battle ground state of Bihar while the ruling Janata Dal United is facing a rout. According to CNN-IBN-Lokniti-CSDS national election tracker and seat projections by Chennai Mathematical Institute Director Rajeeva Karandikar the BJP-LJP combine will bag 21-29, Congress-RJD-NCP 7-13, JDU...
  • Assam poll tracker: Big lead for Congress, BJP and AGP way behind March 31, 2014

    New Delhi: There is some good news for the Congress from the Northeastern state of Assam. The Congress which has been in power in Assam since 2001 has maintained its lead over opponents even in the latest survey. According to CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti pre-poll survey it is expected to get 44 per...
  • West Bengal tracker: TMC 23-29 seats, Left 7-13, Congress 4-7, BJP 0-1 March 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The victory march of the ruling TMC led by chief minister Mamata Banerjee continues in West Bengal. According to CNN-IBN-Lokniti-CSDS national election tracker and seat projections by Chennai Mathematical Institute Director Rajeeva Karandikar Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress will win 23-29 seats, Left Front 7-13, Congress 4-7 and BJP...
  • Lok Sabha Election Tracker: Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha, Assam and Jharkhand March 31, 2014

    Follow all the updates related to the Lok Sabha election tracker in Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand and Assam. ...
  • Election Commission changes Lok Sabha poll dates for Goa to April 12 March 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Friday changed the Lok Sabha poll date for Goa and one seat in Jharkhand due to religious festivals following demands for the same. The date for the two constituencies going to Lok Sabha polls in Goa has been advanced from April 17 to April...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Goa votes on April 17 March 5, 2014

    Goa will votes for the Lok Sabha elections on April 17. There are two Lok Sabha constituencies in Goa. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections to be held in five phases starting from midApril January 5, 2014

    Bracing for the big exercise, the Election Commission is all set to hold Lok Sabha elections starting midApril and spread it over at least five phases till early May. The muchawaited announcement for the polls is likely to be made by the end of February or early March, for which work...
  • Railways profit up by 13 per cent during AprilNovember December 10, 2013

    Railways have earned Rs 89,339.64 crore during AprilNovember as compared to Rs 78,871.47 crore during the same period last year, registering a jump of 13.27 per cent. The total goods earnings have gone up from Rs 54,482.80 cr during April 1 and November 30, 2012 to Rs 60,150.41 crore during the...
  • Core infrastructure growth jumps to 8 per cent in September October 31, 2013

    Eight core infrastructure sectors that include power, coal, steel and cement, posted an impressive 8 percent growth in September, government data showed on Thursday. Electricity generation that has 10.32 percent weight in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) registered a growth of 12.6 percent during the month under review, data released...
  • I wanted to work with Rituparno Ghosh: A R Rahman September 28, 2013

    Kolkata: Oscar winningcomposer A R Rahman regrets that he did not get a chance to work with director Rituparno Ghosh. "One Bengali director I really wanted to work with in any film project is Rituparno," Rahman told PTI over phone from Mumbai. Rituparno, who helmed 'Unishe April' and 'The Last...
  • Fitch revises India's outlook to stable from negative June 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Bringing cheer to the government struggling to arrest rupee's slide, global rating agency Fitch on Wednesday revised India's sovereign credit outlook to stable from negative. Taking note of the government's efforts to contain fiscal deficit, Fitch Ratings revised India's Outlook to Stable from Negative and affirmed 'BBB' rating. "The...
  • Bengali cinema's new wave pioneer Rituparno Ghosh passes away May 30, 2013

    Kolkata: Award winning Bengali filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh passed away in Kolkata, he was 49. Heart attack is said to be the reason of his death. Ghosh was born on August 31, 1963 in Kolkata. His father was a well known documentary filmmaker. Rituparno Ghosh came to prominence with his 1994 film...