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  • Nigeria`s new president-elect Buhari hails `historic` polls

    1 April, 2015 9:51 AM 84

    Abuja: Nigeria`s new president-elect Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday hailed polls that will lead to the first democratic change of power in Africa`s most populous nation as "historic" hours after he secured a decisive victory. In official results released early Wednesday, Buhari won Nigeria`s presidential election by 2.57 million votes, defeating incumbent

  • Rockslide at Myanmar jade mine kills 9, around 20 missing

    1 April, 2015 9:51 AM 21

    Yangon: A rockslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar killed at least nine miners, and rescuers were searching for around 20 others, state media reported on Wednesday, two days after the accident. The miners were searching for pieces of jade in a 300-foot high heap of excavated rubble when it collapsed, the state-owned Myanma Alinn newspaper reported

  • Turkey rounds up leftists as slain prosecutor laid to rest

    1 April, 2015 9:51 AM 32

    Istanbul: Turkish authorities on Wednesday rounded up two dozen suspected members of a radical leftist group behind a bloody hostage standoff that left a top Istanbul prosecutor dead and shocked the country. Funeral ceremonies were being held for prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz, who had been investigating the politically-sensitive case of a teenager who died of injuries

  • Britain calls for peaceful transition in Nigeria

    1 April, 2015 9:51 AM 52

    London: Britain on Wednesday hailed the successful presidential election in its former colony Nigeria and voiced hope that the transition of power to vote winner Muhammadu Buhari would be "peaceful". "I congratulate Muhammadu Buhari on his election victory as the next president of Nigeria and also President Goodluck Jonathan for the statesmanship he has shown

  • OnePlus DR-1 announced as the world’s smallest RC drone

    1 April, 2015 9:50 AM 13

    Months after being a successful smartphone vendor, OnePlus has just announced a limited-edition DR-1 drone to expand its product portfolio. The new drone is claimed to be the world’s smallest remote-controlled (RC) drone with a wingspan of just 70mm. The OnePlus DR-1 comes with a price tag of $19.99 and will be available in limited quality in the coming

  • OnePlus launches DR-1 drone on April Fools Day

    1 April, 2015 9:50 AM 56

    While it was probably a fun tradition in the past, and might still be for a few, April Fools Day has become a mixed bag, especially when it comes to the Internet and news. Company's in the West, or at least those who are mindful of their Western and international audiences, have come to learn to refrain from making serious announcements on the day when people

  • Microsoft Launches MS-DOS Mobile As A Windows Phone Alternative

    1 April, 2015 9:47 AM 25

    We’re not sure how many of you guys remember MS-DOS from back in the day, but if you do, you might be interested to learn that Microsoft has launched MS-DOS mobile which they’re hoping will become an alternative to the Windows Phone platform. Before you start freaking out, we’re kidding, although Microsoft has indeed launched a MS-DOS app for its Windows

  • Olx, TaxiForSure switch to targeted ads on e-tail sites

    1 April, 2015 9:47 AM 137

    NEW DELHI: Companies such as Olx, TaxiForSure and HDFC Life have started placing targeted ads on e-commerce websites, hoping to gain by catching the attention of shoppers in research or purchase mode. The arrangement signals the growing importance of e-commerce websites as a medium of advertising. While it gives e-tailers a chance to monetize traffic

  • Arnab and the Lambo: Here’s the real story behind the ruckus

    1 April, 2015 9:34 AM 20

    It all started with the rumors of Arnab Goswami having been caught speeding on the sea-link. The news anchor, who was actually trying to be a Good Samaritan was initially accused of breaking the law. In reality, he was the man who called the police officials to report the antics of the speed junkie creating a nuisance. There, however, is no or little

  • Arnab Goswami and the Lamborghini Huracan

    1 April, 2015 9:34 AM 17

    Although there are several speculation about whether the Times Now Editor-in-Chief owns or was driving the car, the real story is far from the truth. Allegedly, Arnab, while travelling on the sea link was overtaken by the Huracan. The Lamborghini, travelling over the speed limit was then reported to the police by Arnab prompting action by the local traffic