Doomsday

  • Maya 'end of days' dawns in Mexico, world lives on 22-12-2012 12:30 AM

    Chichen Itza, Mexico: Thousands of mystics, hippies and tourists celebrated in the sunshine of southeastern Mexico on Friday as the Earth survived a day billed by doomsday theorists as the end of the world and a new era began for the Maya people. New Age dreamers, alternative lifestyle gurus and...
  • NASA posts video debunking 'Armageddon' theory 21-12-2012 12:44 PM

    Cape Canaveral: NASA is so sure there will be a December 22, 2012, it has already posted a YouTube video titled "Why the World Didn't End Yesterday". Scientists say rumors on social media and the Internet of Earth's premature demise have been prompted by a misunderstanding of the ancient Mayan...
  • Hollywood spent 2012 proving the Mayans right 21-12-2012 12:02 PM

    Who knew that in the ancient Mayan calendar, they would have predicted so much that pointed to the end of the world? Like the exact date that Lindsay Lohan's horrendous Elizabeth Taylor biopic 'Liz & Dick' would air on Lifetime? That Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj's egos would collide during...
  • China detains 1,000 in doomsday cult crackdown 21-12-2012 10:46 AM

    Beijing: Chinese authorities have detained around 1,000 people as they step up a crackdown against a doomsday cult called "Almighty God" which has been predicting the world will end on Friday, state media reported. In recent weeks, hundreds of members of the Almighty God group have clashed with police, sometimes...
  • Doomsday: Dozens of schools in Michigan shut 21-12-2012 10:20 AM

    Detroit: Dozens of Michigan schools cancelled classes for thousands of students to cool off rumored threats of violence and problems related to doomsday scenarios based on the Mayan calendar, officials said on Thursday. Public schools in Genesee and Lapeer counties, neighboring counties north of the Detroit area, started the Christmas...
  • World not to end on Dec 21, 2012 as Mayan calendar predicted 21-12-2012 08:44 AM

    Nothing earth shattering to happen on December 21, 2012. NASA scientists have put their faith in science over belief. NASA scientist Mitzi Adams describes what the Mayans would have done had their civilisation lasted and why there is no cause for alarm. Watch. ...
  • The world didn't end on December 21, 2012 21-12-2012 06:53 AM

    New Delhi: Yet another predicted doomsday, that didn't happen. Nothing earth shattering happened on December 21, 2012. That December 21 marked the end of an age in a 5,125 year-old Maya calendar, the event was variously interpreted. Some believed the date to be the end of days, so other it...
  • Global doomsday hot spots draw believers, revelers 21-12-2012 03:27 AM

    Though the Mayans never really predicted that the world would end on Friday, some New Agers are convinced that humanity's demise is indeed imminent. Or at least that it's a good excuse for a party. Believers are being drawn to spots where they think their chances of survival will be...
  • Five reasons why December 21, 2012 isn't doomsday 20-12-2012 12:35 PM

    US space agency NASA, says 21.12.12 is going to be just another day and has put forward five scientific arguments debunking the rumours: 1. The issue with December 21, 2012 and the predicted disasters that some folks think will come, probably started with the so-called end of the Mayan calendar....
  • Doomsday: Maya apocalypse, Star Wars collide 19-12-2012 09:16 AM

    Tikal: At the centre of the rebel base where Luke Skywalker took off to destroy the Death Star and save his people from the clutches of Darth Vader, Guatemala is preparing for another momentous event: the end of an age for the Maya. Deep inside the Guatemalan rainforest stand the...
  • Astronomer dismisses December 21 doomsday prophesy 18-12-2012 04:07 PM

    Kolkata: Noted astronomer D P Durai has dismissed the prediction of the world ending on December 21 as a mere rumour, saying next Friday would be like any other day. Duari, a NASA educator and director of M P Birla Planetarium, said December 21 would be marked different only because...
  • China: 4 held for spreading doomsday rumours 15-12-2012 03:38 PM

    Beijing: Police in China's Chongqing city have arrested four people for spreading doomsday rumours that the world will end on December 21 this year. Two men allegedly used a loudspeaker to proclaim the end of the world on the city's streets on Sunday while another two allegedly distributed related pamphlets....
  • Watch: NASA releases December 21 video 10 days early 13-12-2012 06:45 PM

    London: US space agency NASA is so confident that the apocalypse will not happen December 21 that it has released a video 10 days ahead of schedule titled "Why the World Didn't End Yesterday". In the video, astronomical and planetary experts debunk any notions that the sun will irradiate the...
  • Clock ticking down to 'doomsday' December 21 12-12-2012 02:06 PM

    Mexico City: The clock is ticking down to December 21, the supposed end of the Mayan calendar, and from China to California to Mexico, thousands are getting ready for what they think is going to be a fateful day. The Maya didn't say much about what would happen next, after...
  • Snapshot: 11:11:11 on 11-11-11 caught on cam 11-11-2011 02:33 PM

    Friday is the 11th day of the 11th month of 2011, and around the world, many people are planning to mark the triple convergence of 11s with a splash, hoping it will bring them good fortune or at least amuse them for a day. Soumyadip Choudhury of IBNLive captured the...
  • Apocalypse again on 11.11.11: Doom theorists 11-11-2011 12:02 AM

    New Delhi: Doomsday theorists have prophesised that Apocalypse would come on November 11, 2011 but expecting mothers who consider the day auspicious have inundated hospitals with requests for Caesarean section deliveries on 11.11.11, a date that will come once in a 100 years. While some consider the date 11.11.11, a...
  • Radio doomsday prophet Camping suffers stroke 14-06-2011 11:17 AM

    Los Angeles: Evangelical broadcaster Harold Camping, who rallied thousands of followers with a prophecy that the world would end last month, has been hospitalized after suffering a stroke, a spokesman said on Monday. Camping, 89, fell ill after a broadcast of his daily Open Forum radio show last Thursday in...
  • Apocalypse later: The world didn't end on May 21 21-05-2011 06:01 PM

    New Delhi: Another Doomsday, that didn't happen. Nothing earth shattering happened at 6 pm on May 21. Harold Camping, the US evangelical Christian broadcaster who had been propagating his Doomsday theory will now have to look for another date for the world to come to an end. This isn't the...
  • World (not) to end on May 21. Paid your bills? 20-05-2011 01:57 PM

    New Delhi: Doomsayers are having a field day, selling T-shirts, carrying sign boards and wagging their fingers at skeptics as they predict the beginning of the end of the world. May 21, 6 pm, to be precise. And if you are the type that waits until the last day to...
  • In Pics: Doomsday Vault opened in Norway 27-02-2008 03:14 AM

    London: Former skipper Graham Gooch is set to become the full-time batting coach of England after his successful stint with the team on a consultancy basis for the last two years. According to Daily Telegraph, Gooch will resign from his post with Essex and stay with the England team as...
  • EntWrap: Doomsday’s near, get ready for the virus 30-01-2008 10:52 PM

    Kolkata: Former Indian captains Kapil Dev and Sunil Gavaskar on Sunday differed on the club versus country debate in the wake of Gautam Gambhir injury controversy, with the latter saying that the cricketers who chooses IPL over national team should not be selected in future. Kapil said just like any...
  • Doomsday nearer, says Prof Hawking 18-01-2007 01:42 PM

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