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2008-08-20 18:00:51

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. The GMC today confirmed Dr Iqbal, of Woolton, was suspended pending an investigation into complaints against him. Details of the allegations and who made them have not been revealed. But a...

2008-08-19 12:00:00

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. In Colors' new Khatron ke Khiladi (with an average first six-day TRP of 1.53), Akshay Kumar may be the star, wearing a singlet and knee-high trousers, but it's the women who are walking away with the wows. The role reversal is everywhere. In Ugly...

2008-08-17 21:00:17

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. I'm not going to be the nominee," the 37-year-old governor said. Jindal said he hopes to run for a second term as Louisiana governor. "I've got the job that I want. I'm voting for Senator McCain, I'll certainly do what I can to help him get...

2008-08-12 03:00:26

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, refusing to resign, says he will disprove the charges against him from the ruling coalition that wants to impeach him. As the National Assembly began its session to consider impeaching Musharraf on charges of misconduct, violating the Constitution and financial irregularities, the embattled president said he would prove the allegations "false before the nation," the Press Trust of India reported. The ruling coalition, led by the Pakistan People's...

2008-08-12 00:00:29

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. Katrina Kaif, Akshay Kumar, Vipul Shah and Anees Bazmi - were all here. Katrina looked much at ease as she spoke about how happy she was to be in Delhi. She spoke about her upcoming films, Salman and...

2008-08-12 00:00:29

By Priyanka Sen After making her presence felt on the modelling circuit, Mugdha Godse is all set to foray into Bollywood with Fashion. As a debutante, there can be nothing better than beginning one's Bollywood sojourn with a big director like Madhur Bhandarkar. Expressing her happiness, Mugdha says, "It's a dream debut! It has everything - my favourite world of fashion, great co-stars, and to top it all - Madhur Bhandarkar!" Apart from her debut film, the Marathi mulgi is making waves...

2008-08-11 00:00:21

By CHARU AMAR Minus RanDeep - tagged as Bollywood's current 'it' couple with their public lip-lock grabbing eye-balls recently, the rest of tinsel town is singing strains of separation. It's the season of spats for most of Bollywood. Right from the much publicised love stories of Salman Khan- Katrina Kaif, Harman Baweja-Priyanka Chopra and Saif Ali Khan- Kareena Kapoor to the hush-hush liaisons of Shilpa Shetty-Raj Kundra and Soha Ali Khan-Siddharth - most couples seem to be treading...

2008-08-11 00:00:21

You're romancing three girls in your second film? What can I say, I guess I just got lucky! (smiles) What's Bachna Ae Haseeno all about? It's a romantic comedy. It's a journey of a guy from the age 17 to 30 and the relationships he has in his life at different phases and how each relationship teaches him about life in its own sweet, sexy, sassy way. You didn't get the girl in Saawariya. Similar fate in this one too? No, here I do end up with someone. Love is such that God grants...

2008-08-11 00:00:13

Ajay Devgan is hooked onto the computer and the web. And the once reticent actor is busy making friends! Known to be on a community site, the actor is more than happy to chat up with the netizens. Those who reveal their true identity even get their photographs added to his list of friends. When did the anti-social Devgan become a social animal, we wonder! Or is it the internet that has helped him get over his shyness? (c) 2008 The Times of India. Provided by ProQuest Information and...

2008-07-26 15:00:19

Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani vowed Saturday to increase anti-terrorism efforts in his country. Gilani, who is heading to the United States to meet with U.S. President George Bush, reiterated his stance that Pakistan will not be used as a base by terrorists and vowed to fight against extremism and terrorism, the Alalam News Network reported. It is in the interest of Pakistan to curb extremism and terrorism, he said. Yet Gilani warned that any outside efforts to fight...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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