Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Shah Rukh Khan's Pakistani cousin to visit him

Shah Rukh Khan`s Pakistani cousin to visit himShah Rukh Khan's cousin Noor Jehan, (his dad's brother's daughter) who lives in Peshawar in Pakistan will soon be visiting the city to meet her star bro. She last visited in 1997, and had stayed with him for a month.

She had lost touch with SRK in the last few years, but recently connected with him when she got his new number from Surinder Kapoor (Anil Kapoor's dad) who is in touch with his relatives on the other side of the border. 

Noor Jehan will be carrying a silk suit and Peshawari chappals for SRK. 

England beat Australia in 4th ODI

England beat Australia by 21 runs in the fourth one-day international at the Adelaide Oval on Wednesday. England made 299-8 after they elected to bat and in reply Australia scored 278-7.
England won the toss and chose to bat against Australia in the fourth one-day international.
Australia leads the seven-match series 3-1 after wins in Melbourne, Hobart and Sydney, and named an unchanged side from the winning team at the SCG on Sunday.
England were forced to leave out spinner

Veena wants Musharraf in Pak Bigg Boss

Actress Veena Malik has said that she want former President Pervez Musharraf to appear in a Pakistani version of Bigg Boss.
According to sources, Veena was asked in an interview about the contestants she would choose if Pakistan were to host the reality show.
“Former President Pervez Musharraf, former minister Sheikh Rashid, parliamentarian Jamsheed Dasti, Nargis, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Aishwarya Rai, actress Meera, Britney Spears and Indian extremist party Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray”, Veena said, naming her

Call (Main Aisa Hee Hoon) (Official Video)

Call's New album Dhoom Out

World will run out of internet addresses 'within weeks'

World will run out of internet addresses  SYDNEY: The world will run out of Internet addresses "within weeks", according to one of the founding fathers of the web, a report said.

Vint Cerf, who helped create the web by connecting computers using Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, said it was his "fault" that the 4.3 billion addresses created were running out, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.

"I thought it was an experiment and I thought that 4.3 billion would be enough to do an experiment," Cerf, who is Google's vice president and "Chief Internet Evangelist", was quoted as saying in an interview. "Who the hell knew how much address space we needed?"

Sleeping with pets perilous

Sleeping with pets perilous WASHINGTON: Sleeping with a pet in your bed could lead you to illness, according to a new report appearing in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases.

According to lead researcher Bruno Chomel of the University of California-Davis, pets can carry a variety of illnesses that are potentially lethal to humans.

"There are private places in the household, and I think our pets should not go beyond next to the bed," Chomel said. "Having a stuffed animal in your bed is fine, not a real one."

Chomel explains that pets can carry sicknesses including plague, chagas disease and cat scratch fever.

'King's Speech' crowned head of Oscar nominees

 BEVERLY HILLS: British historical drama "The King's Speech" was crowned the Oscar frontrunner Tuesday, earning 12 nominations for the multibillion-dollar film industry's top honors.

The understated royal film starring Colin Firth as a stammering King George VI beat rivals including "True Grit" and Facebook film "The Social Network," in nods for the 83rd annual Academy Awards to be held February 27.

"True Grit," the Coen brothers' take on the classic Western, garnered 10 nominations while eight each went to hi-tech thriller "Inception" and "The Social Network," which had been tipped as Oscar favorite.

"Your head spins when you hear the news," Firth told the

WikiLeaks seeks more media partners

WikiLeaks hopes to enlist as many as 60 news organizations from around the world in a bid to help speed the publication of its massive trove of secret U.S. diplomatic memos, the site’s founder said Tuesday.
Julian Assange told The Associated Press that he was making an effort to reach beyond the major newspapers — such as The New York Times and The Guardian — that worked with him on earlier releases, saying that he already has about 20 media partners, and could triple that number within the next three months.

Rahman in Oscar run again with two nominations for ’127 Hours’

Indian music maestro A.R. Rahman has done it again! He received two nominations Tuesday for the 83rd Annual Academy Awards for the original score in Danny Boyle’s “127 Hours” as well as original song “If I Rise” for the same movie.
The composer, who won a double Oscar for his work in “Slumdog Millionaire” in 2009, is now vying for the golden statuette for the original score with John Powell (“How To Train Your Dragon”), Hans Zimmer (“Inception”), Alexandre Desplat (“The King’s Speech”), Trent Rezmor and Atticus Ross (“The Social Network”) in the original music

Rain washes out NZ v Pakistan second ODI

Rain washed out the second one-day international between New Zealand and Pakistan at the Queenstown Events Centre on Wednesday.
Constant drizzle delayed the start of play by an hour before the match began at 1200 (2300 GMT) and was reduced to 48 overs each.
Pakistan made a breezy start to their innings, reaching 31 without loss off 4.2 overs with Ahmed Shahzad racing to 25 off 16 balls and Mohammad Hafeez on four, when rain forced them off again less than 20 minutes after play began.

Australia seeks ‘first map’ from Britain

Australia used its national holiday on Wednesday to call for Britain to hand over a map drawn by explorer Matthew Flinders in 1804 that depicted the vast continent under its modern name for the first time.
Calling the map Australia’s “birth certificate”, Liberal MP Greg Hunt launched an online petition to Britain’s House of Commons urging the country to donate it for display Down Under by 2014, the bicentenary of Flinders’ death.
Drafted 16 years after the British first landed, it was the first sketch to label the continent “Australia”, departing from

Google to hire more than 6,200 workers this year

Google Inc. plans to hire more than 6,200 workers this year — boosting its work force by at least a quarter — in the biggest expansion yet by the Internet’s most profitable company.
The hiring spree comes as President Barack Obama emphasized the need for more jobs during his State of the Union address Tuesday night.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt was among a group of business leaders who met with Obama last month to discuss ways to bolster the economy.