Kunal hates parties
According to the intense Rang De Basanti star Kunal Kapoor, he hates drinks and parties, but this does not make him much of a loner because he likes being around people. To sum it up, the word fun for Kunal is being with people he likes, reading books and for of course, writing poetry. Poetry? Yes! The handsome hunk is passionate about cinema, but other than that he also writes poetry.
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PM at IMA
Dehradun, Dec. 10 (ANI): India’s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh assured on December 10th, that the country’s government was ‘fully committed’ to the technological modernisation of the Armed Forces. Singh in his address at the platinum jubilee of the passing out parade of the Indian Military Academy or the IMA in northern Dehradun, said training and organisation are keys to delivery in action.
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Jobs In Tier II Cities
New Delhi, 13 Dec (ANI): According to an ASSOCHAM study, India's top 15 Tier-II cities have cornered over 20 per cent of the white collar jobs created in the last four months and this included cities like Chandigarh, Vadodara, Jaipur, Pune, Agra and Ahmedabad. The 'Trends of Job Openings' study conducted during August-November 2007 found that Chandigarh, though a second rung city, was ranked fifth among the top 10 employment providing cities.
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Salman Khan to debut at Madame Tussauds in Jan
Mumbai, Dec 21(ANI): After Shahrukh Khan it is now Salman Khan’s turn to debut at London's Madame Tussauds. Salman Khan's wax statue will be unveiled at Tussauds on January 15th. The star was recently measured and photographed by Tussauds’ expert sculptors in Mumbai. According to media reports Salman has already donated the outfits for the figure to wear and has also recorded an exclusive video message that will be played at the opening.
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Bhutto's son to succeed her as the leader of PPP
Pakistan, Dec 31 (ANI): Benazir Bhutto's Pakistan People’s Party on December 30th appointed her 19-year-old son Bilawal to lead the party. Bilawalis appointed as the Chaiman of the party while his father, Asaf Ali Zardari is to be the co-chairman. The PPP also declared that the party would take part in the upcoming January elections, as assassinated Bhutto would have wanted.
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BJP urges UPA to ensure safety of Indians in Kenya
Ahmedabad/ Nairobi, Jan 3(ANI): India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP held a protest march in western Ahmedabad city of Gujarat on January 3rd demanding that the UPA government take swift action to ensure the safety of Indians residing in Kenya. BJP senior leaders comprising state president Purushottam Sinh Rupala, Kaushik Patel, Amit Shah, Ashok Bhatt and hundreds of party workers staged a protest shouting slogans and holding placards.
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Bajaj auto plans to launch small car in four years
New Delhi, 8 Jan (ANI): Bajaj Auto Ltd, India's No. 2 motorbike maker, on January 8th revealed its plans to launch a low-cost small car within the next two to four years, probably in collaboration with French carmaker Renault and Japan's Nissan Motor Company. The low-cost car will be designed by Bajaj and produced at its Chakan plant in Maharashtra. Chakan plant will also produce light trucks, which Bajaj expects to launch in 2009.
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Actor Hrithik Roshan turns 34
New Delhi, 10 Jan (ANI): Hrithik Roshan was born on 10 January 1974. The actor forayed into Bollywood as a child artist. But made his film debut as a lead actor with the blockbuster film ‘Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai’ directed by his father Rakesh Roshan in 2000 .The film earned Hrithik two awards as the best actor and as a best Male debut actor at the film fare award ceremony. His films haven’t just been about commercial success, Hrithik has also delivered critically appraised performances that have established him as one of the most prominent actors of the country.
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Oriya Novel Inspires Bollywood Film
Mumbai, 10 Jan (ANI): In a press conference held in Mumbai on the 9th of January, the cast of the movie ‘Aseema- beyond boundaries’ gave an insight into the plot of the film. Aseema will be directed by Sishir P. Mishra and stars Aseem Merchant and Gracy Singh besides many others. The flick is a celluloid journey of a divorced woman who stands at the crossroads of life and love’’
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Aditya Chopra to direct Rani Mukherjee?
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): If the latest tinsel tattle is to be believed, Aditya Chopra may direct Rani Mukherjee for his home banner Yashraj Films this year. 2007 was the worst year for the Yash Raj banner in recent history, with only one film Chak De India out of their five productions turning out to be a hit. So, to take on the challenge, Aditya Chopra is said to be gearing up to return to direction after a long gap of eight years.
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Celina Jaitely faces racial abuse and harassment
New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): Bollywood’s bombshell Celina Jaitley recently had a nightmarish experience in a 7-star hotel in suburban Mumbai. Reportedly, Celina was accompanied by a gay foreigner friend to the sports’ lounge of the hotel. On reaching there Celina was shocked by the obscene gestures of a middle aged German guy. Celina immediately asked the hotel’s authorities to deal with the situation. According to the actress, to her dismay the authorities refused to recognise the German person.
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Bobby Deol turns 38!
New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): Bobby Deol was born in Mumbai in 1970 to Bollywood superstar Dharmendra and Prakash Kaur. His elder brother, Sunny Deol is also a successful actor. Bobby made his debut in Bollywood as a leading actor in Rajkumar Santoshi's ‘Barsaat’ with Twinkle Khanna. Bobby tasted success with his second movie Gupt, which was a huge hit. This year Bobby is all set to rock with a number of releases like ‘Ek - The Power of One’, ‘Airport’, ‘Heroes’, and ‘Roshan.’
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Cow urine made into pesticide in Gorakhpur
Gorakhpur, Feb 8 (ANI): The world's first ever pesticide made from cow urine, an outcome of diligent effort of two professors from Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University, in India's northern Uttar Pradesh, will soon come into commercial use. With the latest development, researchers feel that the cow urine will work as nutrition for crops and that too without inflicting any harmful affect on them unlike synthetic pesticides.
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SRK and Salman to share screen space?
New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): If Bollywood tattle is to be believed the two super stars of Bollywood may be soon seen together in a potboiler which is said to be a remake of the Tom Cruise starrer Jerry Maguire. According to sources, the Khans cemented the plan at Amrita Arora’s birthday bash, held recently. Interestingly, Salman’s younger brother Sohail Khan is also said to be pitching in for the project.
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14 policemen killed in a Maoist attack in Orissa
NAYAGARH, ORISSA: 14 police personnel, including two women and a civilian were killed and four policemen were injured on February 16 as hundreds of heavily armed Maoist rebels attacked the Police Training School, district police station and an armoury at Nayaganj district in Orissa. According to police sources, the Maoists also looted a cache of arms and ammunitions.
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India wins by 2 wickets against Sri Lanka
New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): A fine batting display from Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Dhoni helped India to an important victory over Sri Lanka in the eighth ODI of the CB Series at the Adelaide Oval. Batting first, Sri Lanka made an awful start but recovered to post 238 runs for six wickets with Kumar Sangakkara making 128 runs and Mahela Jayawardene 71 runs in excellent form.
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Dhoni gets the highest bid at the IPL auction
Mumbai, Feb 20 (ANI): India’s star batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni got the highest bid of $1.5 million to join Chennai team in the first round of the auction for the Indian Premier League or IPL held in Mumbai on February 20. Dhoni was closely followed by Australian player Andrew Symonds who got $1.35 mn by the Hyderabad team. IPL chairman Lalit Modi declared the results after the first round of bidding.
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Indian agro scientists develop test tube potatoes
Gwalior, Feb 21 (ANI): A laboratory in India’s central Gwalior city in Madhya Pradesh has successfully developed test tube potatoes. According to scientists, the test tube potato production would reduce the time taken to cultivate and produce the potato crop to a great extent. While this method takes a shorter duration as far as the cultivation period is concerned, it also gives a virus free crop.
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Hero Honda joins IPL as co-sponsor
New Delhi, 23 Feb (ANI): The two-wheeler manufacturer company Hero Honda Motors has signed Indian Premier League or IPL as its first co-sponsor. Indian cricketers Virendra Sehwag, Irfan Pathan, Suresh Raina are brand ambassadors for Hero Honda. Real estate major DLF has the title sponsorship rights for IPL for an amount of Rs 200 crore across five years or Rs 40 crore annually.
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Panic in a village of HP after leopard attack
Himachal Pradesh, March 01 (ANI): Panic spread in a village in India's northern Himachal Pradesh, after a wild leopard attacked the villagers. According to the residents of Aweri village, the leopard entered the nondescript village of Kullu district and went on a rampage attacking many and seriously injuring around seventeen people. The leopard had reportedly attacked two women.
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