Atif Aslam, Bipasha's new found love
New Delhi, December 07 (ANI): Bipasha Basu has found a new love of her life. It is none other than Pakistani singer Atif Aslam. Well, before your imaginations go wild, lets disclose that Bipasha has fallen in love with Atif Aslam's voice Yes, the actress recently posted a tweet saying that she loves Atif Aslam's songs so much that she listens to them whenever she is driving. Bipasha Basu also goes on to add that she hopes that Atif would sing specially for her someday.
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Kolkata walkathon for AIDS awareness
Kolkata, December 12 (ANI): With an aim to create mass awareness on eradication of HIV/AIDS and also the stigma related to it, a walkathon was held in Kolkata on Sunday. Prominent citizens, hundreds of social activists and others including school students participated in the event named 'The Great Kolkata Walkathon'. The walkathon covering a distance of 2.5 kilometres was organised by the Kolkata Lions Club and an NGO named the Delegation for Human Rights. Evidently, approximately 2.3 million people suffer from HIV/AIDS in India, 10 per cent of whom live in West Bengal.
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DRI officials seize gas worth billions in Chennai
Chennai, December 15 (ANI): Officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), functioning under the central Finance Ministry, seized about 65 cylinders of Chloro-difluoromethane gas worth Rs 25 billion at Chennai on Tuesday. The DRI seized 5 containers, which contained 65 cylinders of the gas. Each cylinder weighed 800 Kgs. Additional Director General, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Chennai C. Rajan, said that the importers faked their identity for importing the gas cylinders to India. However R22 gas requires a license to import but they imported them after misdeclaration of items and further tried to clear the items through customs.
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Hope for Sarabjit, Lahore blast accused Rattu arrested
Panchkula, December 18 (ANI): Manjit Singh Rattu, who is allegedly involved in the 1990 Lahore bombings in which Sarabjit Singh has been facing the death sentence in Pakistan, was on Friday remanded to two days police custody by a local court in Haryana. Rattu was presented before the judicial courts in Panchkula after being arrested in Chandigarh by the state police on December 16 on charges of cheating. The infamous journalist Rattu, who has a history of fraud activities, said that he has no involvement in the Punjab region bombings for which Singh is facing punishment in Pakistan.
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Baba Ramdev hints of his political ambitions
Jharkhand, December 18 (ANI): Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev, while speaking during his anti-corruption drive called 'Bharat Swabhiman Yatra' in Jharkhand on Friday gave hints of his political ambitions.He claimed that he is out to cleanse the world's largest democracy of 1.2 billion people of corruption,drawing support through carrying out the drive across the country.He hinted his political ambitions,saying the result of drive will be seen in the next elections that will take place in three years.
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Hairstyle show organised in Siliguri
Siliguri, December 19 (ANI): After fashion shows, now its time for hairstyle shows. A budding hairstylist showcased organised a fashion show in Siliguri on Saturday. The glitzy Hair Fashion Show was divided into different themes according to which the hairstyle and the outfits were designed. Some of the notable themes were 'Arabian Nights', 'Party Night' and ' Egyptian Nights'. A Hairstylist from Nepal and the organiser of the show Neel David said that this event was not a run of the mill fashion show that are organized across the country, but dedicated to the genre of hairstyling.
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CBI should investigate Rahul Gandhi for ISI links: Swamy
New Delhi, December 20 (ANI): Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy while addressing a press conference in New Delhi on Sunday accused Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi of having connections with Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency. Swamy said that CBI should investigate into this matter as it is a question of national security. While commenting upon Rahul's Hindu terror remarks published in WikiLeaks, he alleged that this may be one of the government's conspiracies to divert attention from the core issue of Islamic militancy to Hindu radicalism.
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Justice for Kanishka bombing victims will be key issue
Chandigarh, January 1 (ANI): The cause of justice for the victims of the ill-fated Air India Kanishka bombing would be the key issue at the forthcoming Non-Resident Indian Conclave 2011. Indian Overseas Congress President Vikram Bajwa, said this while speaking to the media persons in Chandigarh on Thursday. Amarjit Kaur Bhinder, the widow of the co-pilot of Kanishka S S Bhinder, was also present on the occasion. Interacting with the media, she said that it was a shame that the Canadian government has not been able to book the guilty even after 25 years.
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BJP seeks PM's apology for Quattrocchi clean chit
New Delhi, January 05 (ANI): BJP senior leader Arun Jaitley on Wednesday continued to attack the ruling Congress party on the Bofors gun scam in New Delhi. BJP has targeted the central leadership of the ruling Congress party after the Income Tax Tribunal tracked down the money trail in the multi-million dollar Bofors kickbacks scam even demanding an apology from Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for shielding the key accused Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi.Speaking to the media persons after core group meeting of the party, Jaitley said the new revelations have demolished the cover up campaign of the Congress.
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Imran -Avantika wedding, a hush-hush affair
Mumbai, January 11 (ANI): Bollywood actor Imran Khan married his longtime girlfriend Avantika Malik in Mumbai on Monday. The couple got married at the residence of his maternal uncle and Bollywood star Aamir Khan. The wedding was attended exclusively by family members. An elated Imran, while interacting with media persons, also shared his honeymoon plans. Aamir Khan and his wife, director Kiran Rao, blessed the newlyweds and wished them a prosperous future.
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Gul, Purab promote 'Turning 30' on bikes
New Delhi, January 12 (ANI): Now-a-days stars leave no stone unturned to make their flick shine on the box office. Bollywood actors Gul Panag and Purab Kohli are no exception. The duo on Monday drove motorcycles near national capital's famed Delhi university campus to promote their forthcoming movie 'Turning 30'. The actors were seen driving near Ramjas College as the producer of the film Prakash Jha was the alumni of the College. College students gathered in large numbers to watch the actors riding through the lanes of the University campus. Gul said that she was very happy to come to New Delhi, as she too was a resident of the city few years back.
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Buddhist Monks receive threats from Maoists
Bodhgaya, January 16 (ANI): After creating havoc for locals, now Maoists have started threatening religious leaders as well. The monks of All India Bhikkhu Maha Sangha at the famed pilgrim centre of Bodhgaya confirmed of having received threats from the Maoists operating in the region. Treasurer of the forum Bhante Pragyadeep, disclosed this to the media persons at Bodhgaya on Saturday. In a letter mailed to him, a Maoist outfit active in the region, the Maoist Communist Centre (MCC) has threatened with dire consequences and an attack on the headquarters of the organisation.
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Sachin Tendulkar buys a new house in Pune
Pune, January 28 (ANI): Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar visited Pune on Thursday to inspect a palatial villa that he recently bought. The former Indian cricket captain acquired the keys of his newly booked luxurious villa, which is located at Ambegaon along the Mumbai-Bangalore Bypass on the outskirts of the city. Tendulkar who is often heard of driving down his Ferrari to Pune whenever his tight schedule permits also added on the occasion that visiting his newly acquired home might become his favourite routine.
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Miss Universe on a mission to save girl child
Agra, February 01 (ANI): Ximena Navarrete, the reigning Miss Universe 2010, on mondau urged people to 'Celebrate the Girl Child'. She conveyed the message during her visit to Taj Mahal in Agra, along with international fashion designer Sanjana Jon, as part of 'Miss Universe Sanjana Jon Tour- 2011'. Navarrete further described India as a beautiful country with a rich culture. The Mexican beauty is on a ten-day visit to the country with an aim stop female foeticide.
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Mayawati slams opposition for uproar in assembly
Lucknow, February 04 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, on Friday condemned the behaviour of opposition parties in the assembly and blamed Samajwadi Party for the uproar. Mayawati also said that by supporting legislator Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya, who is wanted in several criminal cases, the Samajwadi Party has become 'a goon's party'. Legislators today shouted slogans, raised banners and threw paper balls at B. L. Joshi, the state governor, as he addressed the assembly in capital Lucknow.
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125-ft-long sand cricket bat to wish Indian team
Puri, February 12 (ANI): When the entire nation is gripped by World cup fever, how can the Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Patnaik stay behind. He, along with the students from his academy has depicted the 2011 World Cup tournament at Puri beach. They laboriously worked for hours and completed a grand replica of cricket stadium with a lively pitch in the centre, the World Cup trophy and a gigantic cricket bat measuring 125 feet in length. Patnaik termed this creative and attractive sculpture as a medium to hail all the participants of the grand sporting extravaganza and also to wish the Indian team good luck.
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Films like 'Mughal-e-Azam' should not be re-made: SRK
Mumbai, February 26 (ANI): Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan, who along with legendary film director K. Asif's son Akbar Asif has come up with a documentary on Asif's classic film 'Mughal-e-Azam', while presenting the film in Mumbai on Thursday, said that films like 'Mughal-e-Azam' should not be re-made. Shahrukh further stressed that such films should be preserved, as they are a part of India's artistic heritage.
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Budget 2011-12: Infosys welcomes Budget, says it has scope for better returns
Bangalore, February 28 (ANI): Indian IT Company Infosys reacted positively to Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's Budget for the fiscal year 2011-2012 after it was released on Monday. At a press conference in Bangalore, the company's Chief Finance Officer, Balakrishnan, and T V Mohandas Pai, member of Infosys Board of Directors, told the media that they were happy with the budget. Terming it a very levelheaded budget, Pai said that it had the scope for better returns in the coming fiscal.
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Jat agitation continues, hit trains in Uttar Pradesh
Moradabad, March 07 (ANI): The ongoing agitation by Jats in Uttar Pradesh over reservation in central jobs under the OBC category has forced a severe disruption in railway services between Delhi and Lucknow. At least 12 trains were cancelled and the routes of 30 trains between Lucknow and New Delhi diverted as the agitation intensified on Sunday. They are demanding 27 per cent quota in central jobs under the OBC category. Manjeet Singh, leader of Jat community said that they have been demanding for reservation from past three years but the central government is not considering their demand, which forced them to block railway lines of the region.
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Aishwarya felicitated by Karnataka government
Karnataka, March 13 (ANI): Karnataka government on Friday felicitated Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at the 'Vishwa Kannada Sammelan'.State chief BS Yeddyurappa honoured Rai during the inaugural ceremony of the event, which is in its second edition.The objective of the Conference is to display the developments achieved by Karnataka in the field of Agriculture, Information Technology, Bio-Technology, Industry, Arts and other sectors.
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