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By SUBHASH K JHA Move over Neil Nitin Mukesh. Your director, Sudhir Mishra, is vying for the top casting honours in Tera Kya Hoga Johnny. Barely had we gotten over the surprise of Sudhir Mishra casting a real street-boy from Kolkata in the central role of Johnny, when he springs another surprise.
Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve will be released to help Louisiana recover from Hurricane Gustav, U.S. President George Bush said Wednesday. Bush, federal emergency management officials and Louisiana Gov.
U.S. first lady Laura Bush and Cindy McCain closed Monday's Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn., with a plea to help Hurricane Gustav victims.
By SUBHASH K JHA Two films old only, and he wants to take up direction already to revive his grandfather's R K Films' flagging banner. And, if newcomer Ranbir Kapoor is to be believed, he would have taken up a home production earlier, only he had already accepted a lot of acting work outside.
In the last ten days of August, nine new films - Phoonk, Mukhbir, Maan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam, Rock On, Mumbai Meri Jaan, C Kompany, Hijack, Chamku and Wanted-will hit the marquee. Some could be interesting, most are likely to be ridiculous.
By CAROLINE INNES A MERSEYSIDE doctor was suspended just weeks before hewas due to retire. Dr Javaid Iqbal, of the Halewood Health Centre, was barred from practising on July 24 by the General Medical Council (GMC). He was due to retire on September 1 after 43 years' service within the NHS.
By Kaveree Bamzai Anita Hassanandani takes a deep breath, says Jai Mata Di, and dives from a 12-storey building. Yana Gupta smiles while a creepy crawly walks over her face. Pooja Bedi remembers her children before diving into ice cold water.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Sunday he would not be Republican presidential hopeful John McCain's running mate. In an appearance on NBC's "Meet the Press" program, Jindal said he has the job he wants. "I don't want to be vice president.
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, refusing to resign, says he will disprove the charges against him from the ruling coalition that wants to impeach him.
By JAYA DRONA It's raining stars in Delhi these days and Bollywood biggies are surely making a beeline to be in the capital to promote their films. All the hungama surrounding the film notwithstanding, the starcast of the film, Singh Is Kinng, was in Delhi recently on a promotional visit.
- The governor of a province or people.