Shut Down

  • Bangkok braces as Thai protesters set for shutdown 13-01-2014 07:23 AM

    Bangkok: Thailand braced for a new wave of mass unrest on Monday as anti-government demonstrators blocked major roads to "shut down" Bangkok in a bid to thwart February elections and overthrow the nation's democratically elected prime minister. The intensified protests, which could last weeks or more, raise the stakes in...
  • French restaurant shut down for 'no Pakistanis allowed' policy 07-01-2014 02:29 PM

    A French restaurant, running in a posh locality in Islamabad, was raided and shut down by police following a public outcry over its policy of not allowing Pakistanis in. 'La Maison', running out of Islamabad's F7-1, was not allowing Pakistanis in, citing the French style of cooking that uses wine....
  • AOL shutting down the once-popular Winamp media player 21-11-2013 01:29 PM

    New Delhi: AOL announced the closure of Winamp.com and its associated web services. The services will no longer be available from December 20, 2013, said the company. The company has also made it clear that Winamp media players will no longer be available for download past Dec 20. Users can...
  • US temporarily shuts down its 22 embassies, cites al Qaeda threat 04-08-2013 10:16 AM

    Amid fears of an attack by al Qaeda, the United States will temporarily close 22 of its embassies and consulates on Sunday. A global travel alert issued on Friday by the State Department said al Qaeda may launch attacks in the Middle East, North Africa and beyond in coming weeks....
  • Struggling Nokia shuts Shanghai store in bid to save costs 05-04-2013 10:29 AM

    Shanghai: Struggling mobile phone maker Nokia said it shut its flagship store in Shanghai, China, as part of a strategy to save costs and sell its phones through carriers and retail partners instead. The Finnish company confirmed it closed its biggest store for good last week, leaving Helsinki home to...
  • Disney to shut down online movie store, website 20-11-2012 11:02 AM

    Los Angeles: The Walt Disney Co. is shutting down its Web movie service, Disney Movies Online, saying the site wasn't keeping up with user demands. In an email to users, the company said the site would be closed as of December 31. The site allowed visitors to buy and rent...
  • Anoymous threatens to shut down Zynga, Facebook on Nov 5 29-10-2012 12:32 PM

    New Delhi: After the gaming giant Zynga, known for Facebook games Farmville and Cityville, announced its plans to sack 5 per cent of its employees, the online hacktivist group Anonymous has threatned to take down Zynga and Facebook on November 5. Anonymous is targeting Zynga for the "outrageous treatment" of...
  • Kerala shuts down HIL Endosulfan factory 10-05-2011 03:13 PM

    Cochin: Kerala pollution control board orders for the closure of HIL factory in Cochin manufacturing Endosulfan citing violations. The step has been taken even as a petition was filed by CPI-M's youth wing Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) in the Supreme Court seeking overall ban on the use of...
  • DU shuts down over murder of Radhika Tanwar 11-03-2011 12:17 PM

    ABVP, the BJP student wing, has called for a two-day strike in north and south campus. ...
  • It's lights out for Mysore Lamps 08-06-2007 11:41 AM

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  • Bid adieu to good old Appu Ghar 17-08-2006 08:47 PM

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