London, Feb 20 : Pop star Pink is donning an alligator costume for a new charity advert.
The `So What!' hitmaker has been a vocal supporter of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), and appears in the campaign group''s forthcoming cinema promo as a reptile.
The singer will be joined by British comedian Ricky Gervais - who dresses up in an equally wacky costume for the cause, reports the Daily Star.
TV funnyman Gervais confirmed the news in a blog post on his official site.
Panaji, Nov 27 : Documentary films shot on mobile phones, a growing genre, will debut at the 11th edition of the Mumbai Film Festival (MIFF) next February.
Speaking to reporters Friday during a media interaction at the IFFI-2009, festival director Kuldeep Sinha said that mobile phones represent the future of documentary films and the forthcoming MIFF would serve as a perfect barometer to gauge the popularity of the medium.
New Delhi, Oct 21 : Ninety-year-old playback legend Manna Dey was Wednesday conferred with the Dadasaheb Phalke award, the highest honour in Indian cinema, by President Pratibha Patil to a standing ovation at the 55th National Film Awards ceremony here.
Born as Prabodh Chandra Dey May 1, 1919, to Purna Chandra and Mahamaya Dey, the singer was a name to reckon with in the Hindi film industry from the 1950s to the 1970s. He has recorded more than 3,500 songs over the course of his career.
Mumbai, Feb 20 : Farah Khan has choreographed some signature moves as part of a promotional campaign for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) season. She hopes her superstar friend Shah Rukh Khan, co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), dances to her steps in the stadium.
"I hope Shah Rukh does these steps when his team hits a six or a four or takes a wicket. He has a sense of humour and I am sure he will enjoy it," Farah, 48, said here Tuesday at a press meet, where a special song was launched.
Washington, Jan 2: Drivers who talk on mobile phones when behind the wheel clog traffic, drive slower on the freeway, pass sluggish vehicles less often and take longer to complete their trips, according to a new study.
The study, led by Dave Strayer, a professor at the University of Utah psychology, demonstrated how subjects talked on a cell phone while operating a driving simulator.
Copper prices rose tracking gains in equities even as the dollar firmed, a factor that usually weakens commodities. Copper prices were also boosted by speculation over an exchange-traded fund in the metal to be launched by ETF Securities. If successful, the launch could take more copper out of LME warehouses, where stocks have fallen by around a third since a six-year high in February. LME copper inventories currently stand at 370,450 tonnes, having fallen 575 tonnes at the last count.
Sao Paolo - Authorities said they have identified 49 of the 50 bodies recovered from the crash of an Air France aircraft in the Atlantic Ocean off Brazil two months ago.
Six more male victims, three Brazilians and three foreigners, had been identified as of Tuesday, they said Thursday in Recife.
After requests by the victims' relatives, neither their names nor the foreigners' nationalities were released.
Air France Flight 447 crashed June 1 en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris. It had 228 people on board.
New York, Feb 24 : The 2009 Academy Awards have boosted the tumbling viewers ratings, as the number of people who tuned into their TVs to watch `Slumdog Millionaire' being crowned the best film at the Oscars was much higher than last year's figures.
The annual Oscars drew an estimated 36.3 million viewers, up 4.3 million from last-year''s record low.
It also stands as the most-watched entertainment program of any kind of the past two years, reports the New York Daily News.
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Kathmandu - Three of Nepal's biggest parties Thursday nominated three different presidential candidates ahead of Saturday's election as talks to find a common candidate broke down.
The parliament secretariat said it had received three nominations for president while four names were nominated for vice president.
The nominations followed days of talks to find a common candidate among Nepal's three biggest parties including the Maoists and the Nepali Congress.
However, the talks broke down on Thursday, just hours ahead of the deadline to nominate presidential candidate.
Vivus Inc, a well known drugs company has announced that a second phase revision of its erectile dysfunction medicine congregated the key target of advancement of erectile function score by the two dosages that were experimented.
The experiment, called REVIVE-Diabetes (TA-302) has observed the security and usefulness of the drug avanafil in 390 male adults suffering from diseases like diabetes and erectile dysfunction.
Los Angeles, Sep 10 : Actress Alyssa Milano says she is currently content with her life.
The 40-year-old gave birth to son Milo, her first child with husband David Bugliari, in 2011.
"I’m just content in this part of my life. I have no reason to not be happy. Things are good," people. com quoted Milano as saying.
"I love being Milo's mom. I’ve strived to try to find some sort of balance between motherhood and work, and I think now I’m on the right track with that, which is great. It’s hard not to be happy when I feel fulfilled," she added.
London, Aug. 19 : Russia has reportedly placed short range SS-21 missiles in South Ossetia, that could pose a threat to most major Georgian cities," including the capital, Tbilisi, a U. S. defense official confirmed to Fox News on Monday.
Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman was quoted as saying that: "The only forces that are permitted to remain under the cease fire agreement are the forces that were in there at the Aug. 6 time frame."
"Anything such as that, or any other military equipment that was moved in would be in violation of this cease-fire and should be removed immediately," he added.
Nirmal Bang has maintained 'Buy' rating on Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals (GACL) stock to achieve a target of Rs 120 in short term.
According to Nirmal Bang, investors can buy and hold the stock with a stop loss of Rs 91.
The scrip may face some resistance around Rs 105.
Shares of the company, on Tuesday (May 26), marked its closure at Rs 99.05 on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). The share price has seen a 52-week high of Rs 200 and a low of Rs 53.50 on BSE. Current EPS and P/E of the stock stood at 25.75 & 4 respectively.
Paris - Jean Sarkozy, the 21-year-old son of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, has filed a complaint against unknown persons over anti-Semitic grafitti, the daily Le Figaro reported Friday.
The paper said a suspect, 63, had been arrested by police, a man with a previous record of known anti-Semitic comments.
The younger Sarkozy's complaint followed a number of grafitti messages smeared on buildings in an up-scale suburb of Paris, with the message "Sarkozy, thieving Jew," the paper said.