April 2011 News Archives

Apr 30, 2011

Pope John Paul II beatification to be attended by Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe

Pope John Paul II beatification to be attended by Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe
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Pope John Paul II’s beatification on Sunday, May 1, 2011 will be attended by thousands of Catholics including Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe. Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe (left) and wife Grace Image Credit: AFP President Mugabe, a noted Roman Catholic, was reported to have been exempted from European Union (EU) travel ban, and has arrived in […]


Apr 30, 2011

Pope John Paul II stamps limited edition to be issued by PhilPost

Pope John Paul II stamps limited edition to be issued by PhilPost
By in Asia, Lifestyle No comments

Manila, Philippines – A limited edition of Pope John Paul II stamps will be released by the Philippine Postal Corporation (PhilPost) this coming May. Pope John Paul II Image Credit: Getty Images According to ABS-CBN on Saturday, April 30, 2011, PhilPost will feature the life of Pope John Paul II on the upcoming Papal stamps. […]


Apr 30, 2011

Grizzlies vs Spurs Game 6: Zach Randolph Led Grizzlies’ Win Over Spurs, Advances To 2nd Round Of NBA Playoffs vs Thunder

Grizzlies vs Spurs Game 6: Zach Randolph Led Grizzlies' Win Over Spurs, Advances To 2nd Round Of NBA Playoffs vs Thunder
By in Basketball, Sports, United States, World No comments

Zach Randolph, Memphis Grizzlies Image Credit: NBA.com The Memphis Grizzlies advanced to the 2nd round of the 2011 NBA Playoffs by beating the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night’s Game 6, 99-91, according to NBA.com. Zach Randolph carried the load for Memphis in knocking off the top-seeded San Antonio, as he scored 17 of the […]


Apr 30, 2011

Pia Toscano to sing at birthday party on Mother’s Day, worth $100,000 for only a couple of songs?

Pia Toscano to sing at birthday party on Mother’s Day, worth $100,000 for only a couple of songs?
By in Entertainment, Music, United States No comments

Pia Toscano, the American Idol 2011 eliminated finalist is set to sing in a private birthday party on May 8, which incidentally falls on Mother’s Day. Pia Toscano file photo Image Credit: Getty Images According to TMZ, sources told them that Pia Toscano agreed on a $100,000 deal to sing on a birthday party on […]


Apr 30, 2011

Hayden Panettiere of “Hoodwinked Too: Hood versus Evil”, Sang Movie’s Title Track (Video)

Hayden Panettiere of “Hoodwinked Too: Hood versus Evil”, Sang Movie’s Title Track (Video)
By in Entertainment, Hollywood, Movies, Music, United States No comments

Hayden Panettiere of “Hoodwinked Too: Hood versus Evil”, sang the movie’s title track, entitled ‘I Can Do It Alone.” The movie comes to theaters April 29, as reported by entertainment sites, April 29, 2011.


Apr 30, 2011

Tungurahua Volcano in Ecuador Erupts, Spews Truck-Sized Pyroclastic Boulders

Tungurahua Volcano
By in Natural Disasters, Science, South America, World No comments

Tungurahua Volcano 2006 Eruption Image Credit: VolcanoDiscovery.com / AFP Ecuador – Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador spewed truck-sized pyroclastic boulders on Friday in an eruption prompting at least 300 people to evacuate, several international news sites reported on Friday. The volcano was said to be located on the Andes cordillera 135 kilometers of Quito, Ecuador‘s capital. […]


Apr 30, 2011

Dutch Man Jumps off Leaning Tower of Pisa

Dutch Man Jumps off Leaning Tower of Pisa
By in Current Events, Europe, Travel No comments

A 22-year-old tourist jumped off the Leaning Tower of Pisa last Friday. Leaning Tower of Pisa – lead counterweights Image Credit: Rolf Gebhardt / Wikimedia Commons According to several news reports, the tourist was a Dutch man and he procured a ticket to enter the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Reports further added that the man […]


Apr 30, 2011

Apple Inc. iPad 2 Sales In Hong Kong And Other Asian Countries To Widen Revenue Gap With Competitors

iPad 2 By Apple Inc.
By in Asia, Business, Tablet, Technology, World No comments

Apple Inc.’s iPad 2 Image Credit: Apple.com Apple Inc. continues to dominate the technology market as it offers the new iPad 2 in its stores in Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore and other Asian countries on Friday, April 29, 2011, according to reports by several international sites. Business reports say, that Apple is now considered […]


Apr 30, 2011

Amazon Store Offers Top 40 Songs And More At 69-Cents

Amazon Store Offers Top 40 Songs And More At 69-Cents
By in Business, Entertainment, Internet, Music, Technology No comments

Amazon Songs At 69-cents Image Credit: Amazon.com Amazon.com Inc. has launched on Friday, April 29, 2011, a store that sells a wide selection of digital songs for only 69-cents, according to reports by several international sites. The 69-cents offering by Amazon is a drop from its usual 89-cents digital songs price. About 200 singles, including […]


Apr 30, 2011

Six Planets Alignment Can Be Seen At Dawn Sky For The Next Few Weeks

Six Planets Alignment
By in Amazing, Astronomy, Science No comments

Six planets, namely Mars, Jupiter, Mercury, Venus, Uranus and Neptune, can be seen aligned at dawn above the rising sun for the next few weeks, several science news sites reported on Thursday. According to reports, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Mercury are visible to the naked eye, while Uranus and Neptune can be seen thru binoculars […]