Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Salman Taseer’s profile

 Salmaan Taseer, a businessman and politician who served as the Governor of the province of Punjab. He was a member of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and had also served as a minister in the caretaker cabinet of Prime Minister Muhammad Mian Soomro under Pervez Musharraf. He was appointed to the post of governor on 15 May 2008 in place of outgoing governor, Lt Gen Khalid Maqbool (retd) by former President, Pervez Musharraf.

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Governor Punjab Salman Taseer was dead after one of his guards, named Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, opened firing on him when he was going towards his car in Kohsar Market here today.

Interior Minister Rehman Malik confirmed to the media that the guard has been arrested.
The police have arrested six-suspected man from the spot.

Salman Taseer had publicly supported the woman, Asia Bibi and requested President Asif Ali Zardari to pardon her. He had termed anti-blasphemy law as black law.

Governor Punjab Salman Taseer Shot Dead Video Story

Last tweet by Salman Taseer

He 'knew" that "Govt is here till 2013" but he did not know how long he will be here! This is a screenshot of latest tweet by Salman Taseer! It is Allah who plans everything!

Witness Speaking To Police About S. Taseer's Death

Salman Teseer Killer Photos

Screen capture of the alleged killer of Governor Punjab Salmaan Taseer.

ISLAMABAD: Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer was attacked and killed in a firing incident in Islamabad’s Kohsar market on Tuesday.

Salman Taseer killed in Islamabad

The governor was fired upon and wounded.
ISLAMABAD: Punjab Governor Salman Taseer was attacked in a firing incident in Islamabad’s Kohsar market on Tuesday.
According to initial unconfirmed reports, unidentified persons fired upon the governor’s convoy and wounded him.

Twin brothers born in different years

Twin brothers born in different years TAMPA: Two twin brothers were born in different years thanks to their mother giving birth late New Year's Eve in Tampa, Fla., the boys' father says.

Juan Velasco said his wife Margarita underwent emergency surgery at Tampa General Hospital to deliver the twins with the first, Marcello, being born just before midnight Thursday and brother Stephano being delivered shortly after 12:01 a.m. Friday, the Tampa (Fla.) Tribune reported Saturday.

That meant Stephano was the first baby born at the Tampa hospital in 2010 and his brother was the last birth at the hospital in 2009.

"We never think that we would be the first of the year, or the last of the year, nothing like that," Velasco told the Tribune. "But I'm really happy."

Bollywood small films became big in 2010

Bollywood small films became big in 2010 small films became big in 2010

NEW DELHI: While 2010 saw some major releases such as "Dabangg and Rajneet reap rich rewards, the overall box office was weighed down by mostly lackluster performers ("Kites," "Raavan").

Independent box office figures for the year's total box office gross are not available here but industry estimates reckon that with about 180 films releasing in 2010, the overall business registered a loss of about 30 billion rupees ($66 million).

Action romantic drama "Dabangg," starring top actor Salman Khan, hauled in about 1.45 billion rupees that is

Afridi to testify at ICC hearing

Afridi to testify at ICC hearing KARACHI: Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi will testify at a hearing of players suspended for alleged spot-fixing despite believing he has nothing to add to his earlier testimony, a report said Monday.

Afridi has been summoned to appear before the International Cricket Council's (ICC) anti-corruption tribunal for a hearing of charges against Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer, in Doha from January 6-11.

Salman, Asif and Aamer were suspended over claims of spot-fixing during Pakistan's Lord's Test against England in August and face severe punishment, including lengthy bans.

Both Afridi, along with team coach Waqar Younis and

Aamir once again pokes fun at Salman

Perfectionist Aamir Khan has taken a dig at Salman Khan once again. After having made indirect references to Sallu in Imran Khan starrer ‘Jaane Tu…’ song ‘Pappu can’t dance’, the talented actor has made a yet another sleazy reference to his flamboyant contemporary in his upcoming flick ‘Dhobi Ghat’.
Pratik Babbar, who plays one of the protagonists in the film sports Salman’s trademark bracelet. Moreover, he also portrays a character who is obsessed with body-building. This is not the first time where a character in

Strauss, Cook make flying start for England

England openers Andrew Strauss and Alastair Cook made a flying start after the tourists bowled out Australia on the second day of the final Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Tuesday.
The English pair put on a quickfire half-century stand to put the pressure back on the Australians, who were bowled out for 280.
Cook raised the 50 partnership in 40 minutes — their fourth half-century stand of the series — with a pull off Peter Siddle as England started positively.

Fog disturbs air, road traffic in Punjab

Fog disturbs air, road traffic in Punjab ISLAMABAD: Extreme fog has caused massive disturbance to traffic flow on roads and flight schedule in the federal capital and some areas of Punjab, Geo News reported on Tuesday.

The twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi were enveloped by thick fog. The traffic flow to the federal capital is slow-paced with flights delayed at Benazir International Airport as well. Some flights were diverted to Lahore.

Plains of Punjab remained in the grip of severe cold wave and foggy weather on, disturbing normal routine life by hampering vehicular movement on roads besides causing inordinate delay in arrival and departure of flights.

Kim Kardashian reveals Bo Derek avatar for first music video

Kim Kardashian is leaving no stone unturned to make sure that her pop debut is a success. The reality TV star will sport many styles, including Bo Derek style corn rows and red hair a la Rihanna in her first video.

The 30-year-old socialite posted screen grabs of the music video on Twitter showing her in some risque outfits.

In one of the shots the actress-model wears a cutaway silver swimsuit and a white fur coat, with her braided hair and she tweeted, "'Rocking my Bo Derek braids!."

Another screen grab shows her donning mirrored aviator sunglasses, red lipstick and red hair.

Coming back soon, says Suniel Shetty

Suniel Shetty is taking a U-turn and returning to where he started in Bollywood - action. The macho actor, who is taking a sabbatical from producing movies after facing losses, is pumping his muscles to crush some bones on the big screen for a resurrection.

"There are plans to come back to action. I am working hard on my body and fitness for that. I will do something that is extra extraordinary. It will be a patriotic film," Anna, as he is fondly called, told IANS in an interview.

"The script is ready and I am playing a central character in the film. The action in it will be unbelievable. Hopefully, it will work," added the 49-year-old, who drifted to comedy with movies like Hera Pheri andHulchul for a new innings.

Imran Khan to host wedding party on Jan 8

Ahead of his wedding on January 10, actor Imran Khan will host a mehendi-cum-reception party to which he has invited all his leading ladies apart from other Bollywood A-listers.

The actresses are really going out of their way to be a part of it except for Katrina and Sonam who have dropped out due to prior work commitments.

Imran is all set to tie the knot with his long-time girlfriend and fiancee Avantika Malik on January 10.

The wedding party has been planned for January 8. Sources close to the actor said Imran wants to invite all his friends to be part of the celebrations.

Sister Rhea is Sonam's personal stylist

Sonam Kapoor is being styled by her younger sister Rhea in Abbas Mustan's Players. Anahita Shroff Adjania is styling rest of the cast including Bipasha, Omi Vaidya and Bobby Deol.

Sonam has allowed her little sister to do the needful. During Aisha, the Kapoor girl had been styled by her friend Pernia Qureshi. This time, too, she has chosen not to go with a qualified stylist or a fashion designer.

Though Rhea wasn't the original choice for the job, as a source reveals, "Sonam wanted to work with Pernia as she has a great equation with her. They have the same taste and sense of fashion. However, as she was occupied with another project, the actress decided to let Rhea step into her stylist's shoes."

Abhishek and Katrina reunite!

Abhishek Bachchan's first out-and-out comedy role is in Rajkumar Santoshi's latest project, opposite Katrina Kaif.

It looks like Santoshi will be directing the junior instead of the senior Bachchan first. With Santoshi's Power (starring Amitabh Bachchan) on hold, the versatile director has now quickly moved to another quirky comedy a la Ajab Prem Ki Gazab Kahani.

The untitled film will feature Abhishek Bachchan in his first out-and-out comic role, opposite Katrina Kaif thereby putting to rest all rumours about Katrina being reluctant to work with Junior B.

Maintains Kaif, "I had done one of my earliest films (Sarkar) with Abhishek. And it was great fun. Somehow subsequent projects didn't work out. I had decided whenever I work with him again, it would be in an out-and-out romantic subject."

Akki to share screen space with mom-in-law Dimple in his next

Patiala House, Akshay Kumar's first release of 2011 will see him sharing screen space with his real life mother-in-law Dimple Kapadia for the first time.

Akshay plays a Sikh character based in the UK aspiring to represent the England cricket team as pace bowler. Dimple plays Akshay's mother in the film.

Director Nikhil Advani said, "the essence of Patiala House is pursuing your dream when life gives you a second chance. In this pursuit, Akshay happens to be a cricketer, but he could been a musician or a poet. It can be your story or mine. Patiala House is the story of the Kahlon family, and their travails."

The movie which releases on February 11, is about a Sikh household comprising 22 members ruled by an autocratic Gurtej Singh Kahlon (Rishi Kapoor) in Southall.

Shah Rukh's passion is contagious: Arjun Rampal

He plays Ra.One in Shah Rukh Khan's much awaited home production of the same name and Arjun Rampal says that the superhero flick is King Khan's most ambitious project ever and he is going all out for it.

Shah Rukh plays the role of G.One in the superhero flick which is being touted as Bollywood's most expensive film and his passion is the driving force behind it, said Rampal.

"Shah Rukh is leaving no stone unturned for Ra. One. I have worked with Shah Rukh before and seen his commitment and passion. However, the kind that I am seeing in Ra.One is unparalleled. The way he is going all out to make this film extra special is commendable. His passion is just so contagious," Rampal told PTI.

Again, an Aamir film refers to Salman Khan

After making teasing references to Salman Khan in Jaane Tu...Ya Jaane Na and Peepli Live, actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan acknowledges him for the third time in his upcoming production Dhobi Ghat directed by wife Kiran Rao.

Prateik Babbar, who plays a part-time dhobi and a wannabe actor in Dhobi Ghat, is shown to idolise Salman in the film.

Prateik is seen wearing the famous Salman Khan bracelet. He loves working out to build a body like Salman's and he wants to become an actor like him.

The song Pappu can't dance saala in Jaane Tu... was said to be a reference to Salman.

Imran Khan invites all his leading ladies to pre-wedding bash

Bollywood hearthrob Imran Khan is making sure all his female co-stars from Genelia D'Souza to Kareena Kapoor are present at his pre-wedding party Saturday in Mumbai.

Imran, who is tying the knot with his childhood sweetheart Avantika Malik Jan 10, is hosting a mehendi-cum-reception before his D-day and has invited all his friends from the industry to join the celebration.

The 27-year-old has especially wished the presence of his co-stars Genelia, Sonam Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif and Kareena from the movies Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane NaI Hate Luv StorysBreak Ke Baad, and the upcoming Mere Brother Ki Dulhan and Short Term Shaadi respectively.

"Imran wanted to invite all the actresses who starred with him to join in on the most important day of his life. And the actresses are making extra efforts to be part of his big day. The women are really going out of their way to be a part of it," said a statement by his publicist.

Scoop: Imran-Avantika to tie the knot in less than a week

Scoop: Imran-Avantika to tie the knot in less than a weekWe look at the guest list for the wedding and mehendi to be held at Karjat

Imran Khan weds Avantika Malik this weekend. Invites for Aamir Khan's nephew and his fiance's nuptials are being sent to select guests, which includes several B-Town folk. 

The actor is having a registered marriage with an all-night mehendi ceremony on January 8 in Karjat, on the outskirts of Mumbai, where the Maliks have a farmhouse. Here's a dekho of the contemporary invite:

The invitation: It contains two boxes in black and silver which state Two Thousand Eleven -- A Year To Remember. One box contains chocolates while the other carries a 2011 diary-like year planner, potpourri and a pinwheel. The invite attached to the pinwheel states: 'Mehndi on January 8 between 5 pm and 8 pm -- and we party thereafter until dawn'.

Suggested footwear for the women guests: The invite carries a party hint: 'Ladies are advised that stilettos may be uncomfortable. Flats or block heels recommended'

Priyanka Chopra not with Shahid Kapoor in Chandigarh!

Priyanka Chopra not with Shahid Kapoor in Chandigarh!Contrary to earlier reports, Priyanka Chopra did not spend the New Year with Shahid Kapoor in Chandigarh. So they are not a couple, right? 

If reports are to be believed, Priyanka and Shahid are not only dating, they will also be engaged in a while! What is more, Shahid Kapoor also made it a point to impress Priyanka Chopra's parents this New Year. 

According to the latest reports in the media, Priyanka Chopra did not visit Chandigarh to be with Shahid Kapoor, rather he made it to Goa to be with his ladylove and her family.

Thwarting all reports of spending the New Year with Shahid Kapoor in Chandigarh, Piggy Chops flew off to Goa with her parents and best friend Tamanna. 

What the media did not know was the fact that Shahid Kapoor would fly down to Goa to be part of the gathering on New Year's day. Well, Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra not only spent New Year together, they did it in

Patiala House makes Akki the real Khiladi

Patiala House makes Akki the real KhiladiBollywood star Akshay Kumar is ready for the first release of the year Patiala House, which will be hitting the theaters on February 11. The promos of the film suggest that it is going to be a hit for Akshay, who has faced consecutive three failures in 2010 with Khatta Meetha, Action Replayy and Tees Maar Khan.

Patiala House will make Askhay Kumar, the real 'khiladi' as he plays an aspiring cricketer in this film. His character is supposedly based on a real life cricketer Monty Panesar, who became the first Sikh representing England in cricket.

This film also brings Akshay and his real life mom-in-law Dimple Kapadia on one screen as she plays his reel mother in the film. Rishi Kapoor will be seen playing his father, who is very tough with his principles. Patiala House will also see first time pairing of Anushka Sharma and Akshay Kumar and they are expected to rock the screen both being Punjabis in real life.

When Shahid flew to Goa

When Shahid flew to GoaA Goa birdie who was chomping on piping hot chicken xacuti and sorpotel spotted Priyanka Chopra with Shahid Kapur ushering in 2011.

The couple were together in the land of feni! The actress had reportedly stated that she was in Goa strictly with family and friends sans her guy! Her lover boy was busy shooting for Mausam in Chandigarh. 

Looks like he winged his way to be by his girl's side before the clock struck 12 midnight. 

Ooooh... such is love! But for PC and Shasha, it is all about denials and telling lies.

Sanjay Dutt moves New Year's party to sister's house

Sanjay Dutt moves New Year`s party to sister`s houseSo his babies won't be disturbed

The Dutt siblings -- Sanjay Dutt, Namrata Gaurav and Priya Dutt Roncon -- hosted a party for 60-odd people at Priya's Bandra home on New Year's Eve.

The guest list comprised close friends of the two sisters and Sanju Baba. It is a sort of an annual tradition. Initially, Mr and Mrs Dutt were to host the party but since they didn't want to disturb their two-month old twins, the venue was shifted to Priya and Owen's flat in the same building. 

According to an eyewitness, the menu was lavish and there was a lot of laughter, singing and dancing. The Dutt trio kept the food and wine flowing.

Among those present were Namrata's husband Kumar Gaurav, her in-laws and their two daughters, Priya-Owen, and her in-laws, Dharam Oberoi and his wife, Bunty Walia and his girlfriend Debi Dutta and some of Sanju's filmi friends like Gulshan Grover. 

Katrina and Salman: Truth is yet to be unfolded

Katrina and Salman: Truth is yet to be unfoldedThe spotlight is on Katrina Kaif these days. The media's prying eyes in Katrina's private life seems to drive her nuts. After rumours of a split between Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina, Bollywood were buzzing with rumours that Katrina was probably trying to make her relationship work with her ex boyfriend, Salman Khan. 

Quite a number of celebrities from tinsel town had flown to Dubai to celebrate the New Year and Salman was also one of them. Rumours were rife that Katrina will probably bury the past and join Salman in Dubai for the festivities. 

However, Katrina seems to be visibly upset with the news when the media confronted her with the gossips of celebrating Salman Khan's birthday in Dubai.

Katrina seem to be fuming in anger and remarked that she had no clue as who was responsible for spreading such gossips about her. Katrina further added that she was in Mumbai as she was busy rehearsing for an awards ceremony.