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'Doomsday' - 31 News Result(s)

  • Japan Marks 20 Years Since Subway Gas Attack

    Japan Marks 20 Years Since Subway Gas Attack

    Japan on Friday marked 20 years since the first deadly sarin gas attack by a doomsday cult, which later terrorised the nation by releasing the chemical on Tokyo's subway.

  • Op-ed: Himalayan Glacier Error Was 'Really Serious', Admits Climate Panel

    Op-ed: Himalayan Glacier Error Was 'Really Serious', Admits Climate Panel

    Amidst the doomsday scenario presented by the United Nations panel on climate change, there is one silver lining. The glaciers in the Himalayas are not disappearing for at least a couple of centuries. The billion plus people who inhabit the fertile f...

  • Doomsday for N. Srinivasan? Supreme Court to decide BCCI chief's fate today

    Doomsday for N. Srinivasan? Supreme Court to decide BCCI chief's fate today

    The Supreme Court hearing reopens on Thursday with the BCCI legal team expected to defend serious charges of corruption against players and officials involved with the IPL. It could be a make or break day for N. Srinivasan.

  • What taper? Low rates for longer is key Fed theme for 2014

    What taper? Low rates for longer is key Fed theme for 2014

    For the bond market, which suffered a number of doomsday predictions for 2013 that never materialized, that means yields could also remain low. Even if they do rise, it might not be by much, since benchmark 10-year yields have already had a 100-plus ...

  • John Boehner ups ante even as debt ceiling doomsday nears

    John Boehner ups ante even as debt ceiling doomsday nears

    The government shutdown entered its second week with ominous signs that the U.S. was closer to the first default in the nation's history as House Republican Speaker John Boehner ruled out any measure to boost borrowing authority without concessions f...

  • N Srinivasan's re-election will be doomsday for Indian cricket, says Lalit Modi

    N Srinivasan's re-election will be doomsday for Indian cricket, says Lalit Modi

    Srinivasan is bidding to get re-elected as BCCI president for the third year running under the Board's two plus one year tenure rule, having completed two years at the helm.

  • The Internet is falling! Or is it?

    The Internet is falling! Or is it?

    Online Doomsday predictors have termed this the start of the end of the Internet and asked people to be prepared for a day where the internet doesn't exist anymore.

  • Mexico's Maya heartland greets dawn of new era

    Mexico's Maya heartland greets dawn of new era

    Ceremonial fires burned and conches sounded off as dawn broke over the steps of the main pyramid at the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza Friday, making what many believe is the conclusion of a vast, 5,125-year cycle in the Mayan calendar.

  • Doomsday joke from Karan Johar, but will Bollywood laugh?

    Doomsday joke from Karan Johar, but will Bollywood laugh?

    For Karan Johar, the world as he knows it may, at the very least, be severely dented after he tweeted a Doomsday joke that many in Bollywood are unlikely to find funny.

  • Global doomsday hot spots draw believers, revelers

    Global doomsday hot spots draw believers, revelers

    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.

  • 'Apocalypse Noah': Dutch Christian readies escape Ark

    'Apocalypse Noah': Dutch Christian readies escape Ark

    A Dutch Christian has painstakingly prepared a lifeboat in his garden capable of saving 50 people ahead of biblical floods he expects to accompany Friday's Mayan-foretold 'doomsday.'

  • China detains 1,000 in doomsday cult crackdown

    China detains 1,000 in doomsday cult crackdown

    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 Mexico, New Agers hope December 21 brings new era

    In Mexico, New Agers hope December 21 brings new era

    The celebration of the cosmic dawn began with a fumbling of the sacred fire meant to honor Friday's end of the Mayan long count calendar.

  • As 'Doomsday' looms, Serbs cash in on mystical mountain

    If doomsday really falls on Friday, the residents of this Serbian mountain region are cashing in while they can.

  • Earthlings head to nearest bunker, or bar, at 'world's end'

    Diehard doomsayers will be scurrying to the nearest shelter in fear of a Mayan prophecy of the world's end on Friday, but many more from Delhi to Sydney will ring in the date by partying like there's no tomorrow.

  • China detains 100-plus people for doomsday rumours

    China detains 100-plus people for doomsday rumours

    Chinese police have detained more than 100 people, among them members of a fringe Christian group, for spreading rumours about the world's impending end, state media reported on Tuesday.

  • Mysticism, Internet fuel Mexico's Maya 'Armageddon' fears

    Mysticism, Internet fuel Mexico's Maya 'Armageddon' fears

    A few words by an American scholar, a crumbling Mexican monument and the love of a good yarn were all it took to spawn the belief that the world could end this week.

  • December 21: Mysticism, Internet fuel doomsday fears

    A few words by an American scholar, a crumbling Mexican monument and the love of a good yarn were all it took to spawn the belief that the world could end this week.

  • China cracks down on 'slay red dragon' doomsday cult

    China has launched a crackdown on a cult it says is calling for a "decisive battle" to slay the "Red Dragon" Communist Party, and which has been spreading doomsday rumours, state media said on Friday.

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