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Over 1,500 sex workers set to vote in Delhi elections

Over 1,500 sex workers set to vote in Delhi elections

New Delhi, Nov 29  Nafeesa, who has been living in Delhi’s infamous G.B. Road red-light area for 15 years, feels lucky to be included among the over 1,500 sex workers who would cast their votes in the Dec 4 Delhi assembly elections – thanks to an enrolment drive by the state election commission. Nafeesa, name […]

Big B enjoys video game with Abhishek, SRK

Big B enjoys video game with Abhishek, SRK

Mumbai, Nov 29 He may be 71, but enjoys playing video games like a 7 or 17-year-old! Megastar Amitabh Bachchan joined his actor son Abhishek and superstar Shah Rukh Khan for a round of video games during their shooting schedule. Big B had gone to Mehboob Studio to pick up Abhishek from the set of […]

New Maldives President Abdulla Yameen coming to India in December

New Maldives President Abdulla Yameen coming to India in December

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Newly-elected Maldives President Abdulla Yameen is visiting India in the third week of December when he would meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to discuss bilateral issues, a move that would help India reach out to the new government in the Indian Ocean archipelago nation and remove any past misgivings. Yameen, the […]

Beckham prefers Pitt for his on screen avatar

Beckham prefers Pitt for his on screen avatar

London, Nov 29 Former football player David Beckham says that if a film is ever made on him, actor Brad Pitt will fit the bill to play his on screen version to the T. “I think Brad would be the obvious choice. I would like Brad to be playing me – him or Leonardo DiCaprio, […]

BSNL launches Rs.1,799 ‘Bharat Phone’ with Pantel

BSNL launches Rs.1,799 ‘Bharat Phone’ with Pantel

New Delhi, Nov 29  State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), in association with Pantel Technologies Private Limited (PTPL), Friday launched an entry-level feature phone ‘Bharat Phone’ for Rs.1,799. The device has a 3-inch display and allows Internet browsing as well as access to email, Facebook and music or video downloads. “We are delighted to offer […]

German footballers to get $408,000 each for World Cup triumph

German footballers to get $408,000 each for World Cup triumph

Berlin, Nov 29  The German Football Federation unveiled its incentive scheme for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil saying that each player would get a payout of $408,000 if the country wins the tournament. Team captain Philipp Lahm and the rest of the players quickly agreed to keep the same incentive scheme that was in […]

Anna Hazare to observe indefinite fast for Lokpal Bill from December 10

Anna Hazare to observe indefinite fast for Lokpal Bill from December 10

RALEGAN SIDDHI, MAHARASHTRA: Social activist Anna Hazare will launch indefinite hunger strike for a strong Lokpal Bill, at Yadavbaba temple here from December 10. Announcing his agitation, Hazare has asked the Centre to “show courage” in bringing in the bill in the winter session of Parliament, beginning from December 5. Hazare had written a letter to Prime […]

‘Boogie Woogie’ my favourite show: Prabhudheva

‘Boogie Woogie’ my favourite show: Prabhudheva

Mumbai, Nov 28  Choreographer-director Prabhudheva is excited about the hit dance show “Boogie Woogie” making a comeback. He says it is his favourite. “Boogie Woogie”, launched in 1996 by actor Javed Jaffrey, his brother Naved and actor Ravi Behl, will return on the small screen soon on Sony Entertainment Television. The new season will see […]

Dikshit to ‘hangout’ with Delhi citizens on Google

Dikshit to ‘hangout’ with Delhi citizens on Google

New Delhi, Nov 28  With some opinion polls showing her trailing behind other contenders, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit is set to go interactive on Google Plus Hangout – an instant messaging and video chat platform – with the people of Delhi, particularly the youth, Nov 30, three days before the crucial Delhi assembly elections. […]

Shoma Chaudhary’s house defaced by BJP leader

Shoma Chaudhary’s house defaced by BJP leader

New Delhi, Nov 28  BJP leader Vijay Jolly and party workers Thursday defaced the name plate and also poured black paint in front of the residence of Tehelka’s former managing editor Shoma Chaudhury. The Bharatiya Janata Party leader said Chaudhury was suppressing facts and evidence against the magazine’s editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal, accused of sexually assaulting […]

Modi attacks Congress, Gandhis for rising prices

Modi attacks Congress, Gandhis for rising prices

Ajmer, Nov 28  BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Thursday blamed the Congress for rising food prices and said the situation would have been different if it had pursued a development agenda. Speaking three days before Rajasthan votes to elect a new 200-seat assembly, Modi targeted both Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son and […]

Tejpal to fly to Goa Friday, may be arrested

Tejpal to fly to Goa Friday, may be arrested

Panaji, Nov 28  Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal told the Goa Police Thursday evening he will appear before them Friday, after officials made it clear that they were ready to arrest him on charges of sexually assaulting a junior colleague. After first seeking two days more to reach Goa, Tejpal made a U-turn in the evening […]

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