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2008-07-13 00:00:15

By PRIYANKA SEN After being away from the spotlight for quite some time, the actor is back in news, as rumours of his alleged linkup with Sonam Kapoor do the rounds. He will soon be joining the six pack brigade of Bollywood and is currently toning his lean body into a muscular one for an action caper. In a candid chat, the actor tells all. Forthcoming films Kunal Kapoor is indulging in some serious body sculpting these days and says that it is being done for the character he is...

2008-07-10 00:00:18

By SHALABH ANAND BAJPAI The sexy actor Priyanka Chopra is in a league of her own. The ex- Miss World has done all kinds of roles ranging from comedy to action. She is once again in news for her recent 'futuristic' film. In an exclusive interview, Priyanka gets talking about her latest movie, her chemistry with the Hrithik lookalike Harman Baweja and more... Earlier this film had been signed by Kareena Kapoor and then she walked out. Is that correct? Yes. I think I was lucky, and I...

2008-07-06 00:00:15

By TANVI TRIVEDI Call it lack of imagination, bad scripts, audiences focusing on IPL, but the first half of 2008 just hadn't been a picture-perfect script for Bollywood. The second half promises plenty of action, more big ticket films, newer stars making their splash on 70 mm and an estimated Rs 600 crore at stake. Take a closer look at the most eagerly awaited flicks of the second part of the year - Love Story 2050, Jaane... Tu Ya Jaane Na, Bachna Ae Haseeno, Singh Is Kinng, Ghajini,...

2008-07-06 00:00:15

Indian cinema has produced some great films in its time, one of them being Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (Sometimes Happiness, Sometimes Sorrow), which is a modern Bollywood blockbuster. Released in 2001 and directed by one of India's leading film producers, Karan Johar, it tells the story of a wealthy and successful businessman, Yash Raichand (played by Amitabh Bachan) who provides his family with a lavish lifestyle. His wife and two sons are his pride and joy. However Yash's eldest son Rahul...

2008-07-03 09:00:27

Text of report headlined "HRW calls for trial of Musharraf" published by Pakistani newspaper The News website on 3 July Lahore: Human Rights Watch has urged the coalition government to initiate the trial of President Musharraf for serious violation of human rights during his military rule in the country. HRW Executive Director Kenneth Roth concluded his three-day visit to Pakistan on Tuesday with a visit to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, where he had a heated interaction with...

2008-06-26 00:02:28

By VINITA CHATURVEDI This child woman knows how to make her presence felt. As a 16- year-old lassie, Hansika wowed the movie buffs with her adorable looks in her Bollywood debut Aap Kaa Surroor, and then went on to bag a big budget film like Money Hai Toh Honey Hai opposite Govinda. She is also doing a lot of films in southern languages, and some of them like Desamuduru and Bindaas have been superhits. Along with success, the actor also garnered a lot of publicity recently for her alleged...

2008-06-24 09:02:24

World News IN BRIEF *LAHORE A Pakistani court disqualified the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, left, from contesting a by-election for the National Assembly on Thursday. His spokesman said the decision was "based on a conspiracy". Mr Sharif was barred from running in the general election in February because he had been convicted for the 1999 hijacking of a plane carrying the then army chief Pervez Musharraf. The hijack triggered the military coup in which Mr Sharif was ousted and Mr...

2008-06-14 03:00:11

Text of report by Sohail Khan and Khalid Iqbal headlined "Mammoth anti-Musharraf rally in Islamabad" published by Pakistani newspaper The News website on 14 June Islamabad: Hundreds of thousands of anti-Musharraf marchers converged on federal capital early Saturday [14 June] demanding reinstatement of the deposed judges in no time. The main long march rally led by lawyers' leader Aitzaz Ahsan entered the Parade Ground at about 2:15 am [2015 gmt] while PML-N leader [Pakistan Muslim League -...

2006-08-09 01:31:02

By Krittivas Mukherjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - Bollywood is set to take a big leap this week with the opening of a blockbuster set around marital tensions, a brave departure by an industry known more for showcasing marriage as the heart of Indian family values. "Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna" (Never Say Goodbye), an extra-marital potboiler which opens on Friday, is one of the most eagerly awaited releases of the year. The story begins where most traditional Bollywood plots end -- after a couple...

2006-07-25 17:54:04

By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a bill barring federal law enforcement officers from confiscating legally owned guns after a disaster such as Hurricane Katrina. The vote on the legislation strongly backed by the influential National Rifle Association gun lobby was 322-99, with half the Democrats joining the majority Republicans in voting for it. Sponsored by Louisiana Republican Bobby Jindal, the bill would block federal...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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