Easter

  • Watch: Pope swarmed by fans seeking selfies with him 14-04-2014 11:01 AM

    The selfie-fever has now spread to the Vatican. With Easter approaching, the Pope was swarmed by crowds but this time they were trying to take selfies with him. Watch! ...
  • Lost Faberge Easter egg, saved from the melting pot by an American scrap dealer, on show for first time in 112 years 08-04-2014 10:07 AM

    A Faberg Imperial Easter Egg made for Emperor Alexander III of Russia and not seen in public for more than a century will go on show in London after being saved from the melting pot by an American scrap dealer who only accidentally realized its value. The Lost Third Imperial...
  • Scrap metal dealer finds one of the eight missing Faberge imperial eggs worth millions at a flea market 20-03-2014 01:07 PM

    London: There is good luck, outrageous good fortune - and now there is the case of the scrap metal dealer who found one of the eight missing Faberge imperial eggs at a flea market in the American Midwest. A London antique dealer said Wednesday that that the scrap metal entrepreneur...
  • Google's new easter egg turns your phone into a Christmas Carol karaoke machine 25-12-2013 02:56 PM

    New Delhi: Celebrating Christmas in its own distinctive style, Google has come up with new easter eggs this Christmas. With Christmas round the corner, Google has introduced two new easter eggs in line with the festive mood. On entering "Christmas" or "Merry Christmas" in Google's search box, you will find...
  • Atari Breakout turns 37; play the iconic game in Google Image Search 14-05-2013 12:58 PM

    New Delhi: Commemorating the 37th anniversary of the popular video game "Breakout", Google has come up with an easter egg that lets you play the old "Breakout" game - developed by Atari in 1976 - right inside the Google Image Search. To play the game, go to Google Image Search...
  • 'GI Joe: Retaliation' grabs top spot at box office 03-04-2013 05:25 PM

    The second installment of the series took more than $41.2 million from Friday through Sunday. ...
  • Pope Francis calls for peace on Easter Sunday 01-04-2013 04:10 PM

    Pope Francis delivered his first traditional Papal blessing in front of huge crowds in Saint Peter's Square on Easter Sunday. ...
  • Easter Sunday celebrated in Mizoram 31-03-2013 05:46 PM

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  • Now, add photos as emoticons in Facebook chat 29-12-2011 12:18 PM

    New Delhi: Many a time, we have witnessed Google coming up with interesting easter eggs. "Do a barrel roll" and "Let it snow" are the easter eggs recently introduced by Google. But this time, Facebook has come up with an innovative easter egg that lets users add profile photos in...
  • Google's 'Let It Snow' easter egg frosts screen 18-12-2011 11:28 AM

    New Delhi: After Barrel Roll easter egg, Google has now come up with another pleasant surprise. Stop whatever you are doing and and go to the Google homepage. Type in the words "Let it snow" in the search box and Google will surprise you. As you type, you will find...
  • 'Do a Barrel Roll' another Google easter egg 04-11-2011 12:37 PM

    New Delhi: Here's something interesting. Stop whatever you are doing and and go to the Google homepage. Type in the words "Do a barrel" in the search box and Google will surprise you. Your Google search engine results page will itself do "a barrel roll" before presenting you with the...
  • Osama was linked to Easter bomb plot in UK 21-05-2011 07:11 PM

    London: Osama bin Laden was directly linked to a suspected terror cell in Manchester that plotted 'Easter shopping' bombings at several places in the UK city, files seized from the slain al-Qaeda chief's Abbottabad compound have disclosed. The alleged members of the terror cell, plotting to blow up landmarks in...
  • Pope leads Easter Mass in packed Vatican square 24-04-2011 05:08 PM

    Vatican City: Pope Benedict XVI celebrated Easter on Sunday Mass in St Peter's Square, packed with about 100,000 pilgrims and tourists and ablaze in the bright colors of spring flowers as the faithful marked the church's most joyous day of the year. While choir voices rang out across the cobblestone...
  • Obama invites Indo-American DJ for Easter event 19-04-2011 10:46 PM

    Washington: Popular Indian-American "Bhangra Queen" Rekha Malhotra has been invited by US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to perform live at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. As many as 30,000 people from across the United States are expected to attend the annual White House event,...
  • William Joyce to tell tales of young Santa 01-02-2011 12:09 PM

    New York: Soon we'll know the truth about Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy and the Easter Bunny. At least, the early years. Award-winning author and filmmaker William Joyce is working on a new series of picture books and chapter books. In 'The Guardians of Childhood,' readers learn the 'formative stories...
  • Bitter-sweet: No recession effect on chocolates 11-04-2009 06:46 PM

    It's time to test if chocolates are actually recession-proof. ...
  • Handmade rockets hit the bell tower of rival church 27-04-2008 09:32 PM

    Mumbai: Hosts Mumbai recovered from a precarious position to notch up a thrilling one-wicket victory over Saurashtra with two balls to spare and book their berth in the knock-out rounds of the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament at the Wankhede Stadium here on Saturday. Shoaib Sheikh, who came in when Mumbai...
  • Stink and the city, Londoners cry foul 20-04-2008 11:58 PM

    Former Aussie bowler Damien Fleming feels Australia have good depth in pace department with Pat Cummins and James Pattinson. ...
  • Unseasonal rains in south kill 47, destroy crops 25-03-2008 10:45 PM

    Srinagar: After a 28-year-long trial, a sessions court has acquitted all the 10 persons, including three separatist leaders, accused of digging the pitch on the eve of the first ever international cricket match in Jammu and Kashmir between India and West Indies. DPF President Shabir Ahmad Shah, Muslim League Chairman...