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Veena ready for a new innings

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Actress Veena Malik, who has been associated with the world of cricket for quite sometime now, is geared up to host a segment on a Hindi television news channel along with former Pakistani cricketer Zaheer Abbas.

When B’town’s ex-files opened again

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Sunny and Anu Dewan’s Christmas bash was perhaps the mother of all parties this season. When was the last time you saw Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Karisma Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan under one roof?

Gihana’s ‘big break’

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This little gem had us in splits. A leading foreign news website recently published an item about an Afghani actress fearing for her life after acting in a Bollywood film. The snippet of information had us agog: Who could this actress, Gihana Khan, be? And which scandalous B’wood film was she risking life and limb to act in?

History, through a film’s set

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It may have been 52 years since Mughal E Azam released, but its art direction still inspires those in the industry. The elaborately constructed sets haven’t been replicated in all their detailing and splendour to this day. Of special interest is the Sheesh Mahal, or the Palace of Mirrors, that was made especially for the film.

61st Cavalry have it easy

61st Cavalry chalked up a one-sided win on the second day of the BLK Baroda Cup (10-goal) polo tournament at the Army Equestrian Centre in Delhi Cantt on Thursday, beating Navy by 12-6½.

Delhi Youth League kicks off

Action from a league match of the Delhi Youth League at DPS, RK Puram, in the capital on Thursday.

The opening ceremony of the Delhi Youth League, a football tournament for sub-junior children, was held at Delhi Public School, RK Puram, on Thursday.

Aditi emerges champion

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Bengaluru golfer Aditi Ashok clinched the final junior title of the year, with a three day total of 236 in the combined age categories of the Toyota IGU All India finals, at the par-72 Royal Calcutta Golf Club on Thursday.

Ash’s kiss and tell moment

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Aishwarya Rai is not one to pour her heart out to amuse the paparazzi. But the calculated actress caved in when veteran British journalist Sir David Frost prodded her about her first onscreen lip lock with Hrithik Roshan in Dhoom 2. “You’re going to get me to talk about something that I haven’t, in any of my interviews,” Rai told Frost in an exclusive rendezvous on Al Jazeera English.

Sajid gave me my biggest hit: Jackie

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Jacqueline Fernandez, who established herself as a sex symbol with Murder 2, changed tracks and opted for a more sober image in Housefull 2. The actress who has been in an on-off relationship with filmmaker Sajid Khan, sat down with us to discuss movies and more:

‘Facilities are a handicap’

Emphasising that tennis had always been a tough sport for women, Sania Mirza has said a dearth of coaches and lack of facilities in the country was why youngsters were showing less interest in the sport.

When our public sector is much in news whether it involves privatisation or disinvestment, it is worth recalling whether they are good corporate citizens, especially when they are monopolies.

How many deaths will it take to realise that too many young women in their prime have needlessly died?