Los Angeles, Jan 31 - Hollywood celebrity couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will reportedly get married at the end of May this year.
The couple, who raise six kids together, have been telling close pals to keep the last week of May free, sparking speculation their nuptials will be taking place then.
"Brad has asked those closest to him to make sure they are free the week after the Cannes Film Festival finishes on 26 May," showbizspy. com quoted a source as saying.
After cricketer Sachin Tendulkar created history by scoring the first double century in one-day internationals against South Africa in the second one day international at Gwalior on Wednesday, cricket fans in allover India rejoiced.
As he raised his bat to mark the completion of 200 runs, people hailed Tendulkar''s extraordinary feat.
Anil Punyali, a Gwalior resident, said,." Sachin Tendulkar created a history in Gwalior whose name will be written in the books of international cricket for scoring unbeaten 200 runs. God knows who will next beat this score in coming many years."
Washington, Apr. 25 : US House of Representatives Appropriations Committee Chairman Dave Obey has said that he has no faith in Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's Government, as it is administration that consistently reneges on deals that it makes.
"I have absolutely no confidence in the ability of the existing Pakistan government to do one blessed thing. And without a functioning government focused on the right issues in Pakistan, we cannot achieve our goals in that region," the Daily Times quoted Obey, as saying.
Lahore, Apr. 27 : The Pakistan Army has distributed pamphlets in Laddah, the second largest town in South Waziristan, confirming a peace deal with Taliban commander Baitullah Mehsud.
According to a Voice of America (VOA) report, the pamphlets state that the army had implemented a cease-fire even before signing the peace deal, and after it had eliminated militants from Jandola and its adjoining areas.
The army has also opened roads linked with the South Waziristan agency to facilitate travel in the area.
Washington, October 27 : Liam Gallagher has revealed that he plans to launch a new band after his brother Noel quit Oasis.
The former Oasis frontman said he plans to launch his group next year without his sibling.
"I''m always going to miss Oasis. It was my f***ing thing, you know what I mean? It''s who I am," Contactmusic quoted him as telling The Scotsman newspaper.
Mumbai, Mar 26: Leader of Opposition, L. K. Advani has congratulated Pakistani Premier Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on his assumption of office.
"I extend my heartiest congratulations to Gilani and hope and want that democracy prevails and strengthens in Pakistan," Advani said on the sidelines of a function here to mark the release of his autobiography titled 'My Country, My Life'.
Gilani, the first premier from the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) who is not a member of the Bhutto family, was administered the oath of office by President Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday. (ANI)
Software giant, Microsoft announced that Kinect for Windows SDK is now available through free download via Microsoft Research.
The company said that SDK will allow developers to create new uses for the motion-based system. It includes drivers, APIs, device interfaces, installer documents, and resource materials for developers.
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London, May 21: Nine British women of Asian origin have been declared winners of the Asian Women of Achievement Awards for the year 2009.
Businesswoman Vin Murria, who set up a foundation to support the education of children in India and was described by the judges as a "perfect ambassador and role model for Asian women in Britain", was declared the overall winner.
Sri Lankan opera singer Kishani Jayasinghe, the first South Asian soprano to sing at the Royal Opera House, was declared the winner in the arts and culture category.
There have been rumours for quite some time now about Ranbir Kapoor and Imtiaz Ali working together on a film together. However Ranbir denies signing any film with Imtiaz. He says he is very keen to work with the director but hasn’t got an offer yet, even though Imtiaz has expressed a desire to work with him as well.
Ranbir admits to have met Imtiaz many times and thinks that the director makes a film only when he’s sure of the story and then casts actors that match the story. He also feels that Imtiaz has a simple philosophy as opposed to what people think about him.
Brussels - Former Polish president Lech Walesa and Mario Monti, a former European commissioner from Italy, are to join a European Union "reflection group" tasked with discussing the bloc's long-term future, diplomats in Brussels said Tuesday.
The creation of such a group was first proposed by French President Nicolas Sarkozy and later endorsed by EU leaders at their last December summit.
Headed by former Spanish premier Felipe Gonzalez, it is to look at the major challenges facing the EU over the next two decades.
New Delhi, June 9 : RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday opposed the present structure of Women''s Reservation Bill, saying it is aimed at preventing the political progress of backward sections and would "finish" regional parties.
"Mulayam Singh had said there was a conspiracy (in bringing the bill in its present form) and I am now exposing it," the RJD chief said in the Lok Sabha.
Udupi (Karnataka), Sept 22 : The Delhi Police said on Monday that the explosives used in capital’s serial blasts are believed to have come from Karnataka.
Delhi police and intelligence personnel questioned suspects in Manipal town of Karnataka today, where Mohammed Saif, arrested after a shootout in Delhi, was taken to find the source of explosives used in the September 13 bombings in the capital.
Besides interrogations in Manipal, a five-member Delhi Police and Intelligence Bureau team searched some hotels and other places in the town based on information provided by suspected terrorists arrested for the Delhi bombings.