56th Filmfare Awards For 2010

Mumbai look shinning as all the stars gathered together at Yash Raj studios for the 56th Idea Filmfare awards. Priyanka Chopra and Sonakshi Sinha set the stage on fire with their electrifying performances. Katrina Kaif in a beautiful peachish pink lehenga and long net coat with silver work.

Malaika Arora Khan looks ravishing as always in a white gown with a touch of gold on the shoulder. Vidya Balan in a Sabyasachi creation.

Karmapa Lama Arrested

Dharamsala businessman KP Bhardwaj, who is believed to have struck a land deal with the Karmapa’s trust, and a bank manager from Haryana have been arrested and are being questioned following the recovery of unaccounted foreign and Indian currency worth nearly Rs70 million from the monastery.

DK Dhar, manager of the Corporation Bank in Ambala in Haryana, was also arrested Saturday night for allegedly making a transaction of Rs.1 crore to Bhardwaj. The two were on Sunday brought to the police station in Una, some 100 km from the monastery, for questioning.


Foreign currency worth Rs 7 crore was recovered from Karmapa’s office. Meanwhile candle light march were held protesting raids at offices of Karmapa Lama. Thousands of followers and devotees of Karmapa Lama gathered at BodhGaya in Bihar and carried out a candle light march against the police action at his residence.

Obama Appeals Against Violence in Egypt

President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt struggled to maintain a tenuous hold on power on Sunday after the police withdrew from the major cities and the military did nothing to hold back tens of thousands of demonstrators defying a curfew to call for an end to his nearly 30 years of authoritarian rule.

US President Barack Obama has reiterated his appeal to the protesters on Egyptian streets to restrain from violence in the mass protests being staged to demand stepping down of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. 

Rajesh Talwar injured in an attack outside court

Rajesh Talwar, father of murdered teenager Aarushi, was attacked by an unidentified youth outside a Ghaziabad court.Talwar, who had gone to the court to file a petition demanding a fresh probe by the CBI in the Aarushi-Hemraj murder case, was taken to a hospital by his lawyers.

Young man – was beaten up by angry lawyers before he was taken into custody. His name is Utsav Sharma, who belongs to Varanasi.
He is the same person who had attacked SPS Rathore outside a Panchkula court in February last year. He was a student of the prestigious National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad.
It is claimed that he was upset at the slow progress in the Aarushi-Hemraj murder case and his intention was only to injure Talwar. He has been arrested under 307 IPC (attempt to murder),
Utsav’s father said his son “should not be treated as a criminal, considering his mental condition”. “My son is suffering from depression since December 2007… Taking this into account, he should not be treated as a criminal for attacking Talwar.
Utsav should be punished as he has repeated the scene . No matter what ever the reasons are he is accused and should be punished for what he has done. He does not have any right to take law in his hands.
Utsav should have protested by rallying or something non-violent?
Is this the way to protest against slow progress of Aarushi – Hemraj case?

Nirupama Case- Another Aarushi?

Sameer – Neelam’s Wedding and Reception

Samir Soni and Neelam Kothari  tyed the knot on Sunday, in Mumbai. This is a second marriage for both Samir and Neelam. Neelam was earlier married to London-based industrialist Rishi Sethia while Samir was married to model Rajlaxmi Khanvilkar (who is now married to actor Rahul Roy).
No one from Bigg Boss was spotted, even though they had stayed with Samir for weeks.

Karisma Kapoor and Amrita Arora wore their traditional. Brothers Arbaaz and Sohail Khan arrived with their families. Sonali Bendre came in with husband Goldie Behl. Raveena Tandon and her husband Anil Thandani accompanied him. Mandira Bedi, Farah Khan, Sophie Choudhry, Ekta Kapoor, Aishwarya Bachhan, Rani Mukherjee, Shah Rukh Khan also came to wish couples.

IT raids on Priyanka, Katrina’s homes

Income Tax officials raided the houses of Bollywood actresses Katrina Kaif and Priyanka Chopra this morning. Both are being accused of tax evasion and hiding actual income while filing their income tax returns.

Katrina Kaif — who can’t not even speak Hindi when she got her first break in Bollywood — earns 30 million rupees per film and 25 million rupees a year for product endorsements.

Income Tax authorities were investigating whether or not the actors had paid taxes proportionate to their income.

The authorities are also going through the returns filed by Priyanka and Katrina in the last few years. Officers said the details in returns would be scrutinised to find out if entire income is shown in the same.

12 sites, including the residences of the two actresses in the western suburbs. Priyanka’s home in Versova, Andheri West.

The income tax department had earlier sent several notices to both actresses, seeking details of their finances but failed to get a satisfactory response.

Mobile Number Portability Starts From Today

The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will formally inaugurate the nation-wide rollout of Mobile Number Portability (MNP) service today.Mobile number portability starts from today and will allow users to switch operators without losing their phone numbers and will force telecom providers to improve the quality of their services.

As Mobile Number Portability takes off across the country today, all you need to do is switch operators if the one you have isn’t meeting your needs and standards.

MNP services were first launched in Haryana in November last year.
Aditya Birla group firm Idea Cellular today started a helpline to guide over 700 million mobile users on various aspects of the service. “Idea’s new Toll Free Number 1800-270-0000 will offer all relevant information on the processes and procedures of availing MNP.

There should not be any outstanding payment by way of pending bills if you are post paid customers can apply for availing of MNP services. For a prepaid number, carry forward of any balance to the new service provider is not permitted.

Some existing customers may migrate to different operators, some may shift to us for better coverage.

You can shift from a GSM service to CDMA or vice versa, you cannot shift from one state to another. If you do, roaming kicks in, just like it does right now.

You can’t retain the number you had in Mumbai if you shift base to Delhi. The subscriber will have to pay Rs 19 as porting charge. Once a subscriber shifts to another operator, he cannot port his number again for another 90 days.

Tatoos Always In Fashion In Bollywood

Tattoos have been in fashion with Bollywood celebrities always. Its either actors or actresses all seem to be possessed with tattoos. Whether it is actors like Deepika Padukone or Saif Ali Khan, who have sketched their bodies with their lovers’ initials or name, or be it Akshay Kumar and Arjun Rampal, who have their kid’s names stamped on themselves, the tattoo fever has now got on to King Khan.

It can be his new stunt for promoting Don 2 or simply, a pure obsession with his favourite city Dubai.

WikiLeaks gets 2000 Swiss bank A/C details

Former Swiss private banker handed over data on hundreds of bank account holders to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday, saying he wanted to draw attention to financial abuses.

Rudolf Elmer, a former employee of Swiss-based Bank Julius Baer, said the account holders include celebrities, business leaders and lawmakers. The two yellow and blue discs contain information on around 2,000 banking clients, both individuals and companies, he said, declining to reveal further details on the data.

The data covers multinationals, financial firms and wealthy individuals from many countries, including the UK, US and Germany, and covers the period 1990-2009.

Elmer says he is releasing the information “in order to educate society”.

Elmer said he would not reveal what specifically was in the documents, and would not disclose “individual companies or individual names” of the account holders.

“As banker, I have the right to stand up if something is wrong,” he said. “I am against the system. I know how the system works and I know the day-to-day business. I wanted to let society know how this system works because it’s damaging society,” he said.