Cristiano Ronaldo’s son from ‘British teen’
August 17th, 2010
Since the time soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo announced that he had a son minus marriage, it’s been a task for the media to find the mysterious lady who gave birth to Ronaldo’s son. Cristiano Ronaldo has named his new-born son after himself. Revealed: She is a 19-year-old student from London who now lives in the US, according to Nereida Gallardo, a former girlfriend of the footballer. Speaking on Spanish TV, the 25-year-old Nereida Gallardo a model said the girl contacted her via Facebook and said she was pregnant with the Real Madrid player’s baby, months before Ronaldo revealed he was a father. Miss Gallardo, who also dated the former Manchester United star for eight months ...
Saina Nehwal to get Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
July 30th, 2010
Ace Indian shuttler and worlds number two Saina Nehwal has been chosen for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award by the panel headed by sprinter queen P T Usha on Friday. The award, to be given away on August 29 by the President Pratibha Patil, consists of a cash amount of Rs 7.5 lakh, a scroll of honour and medal. Saina said: I am really happy. It's unbelievable, a dream come true for me to get another within one year. National awards gives you a lot of motivation and it definitely has inspired me to achieve bigger glories for my country. I have done well in the last two years and the ...
David Beckham’s Lego TajMahal
July 23rd, 2010
David Beckham's confession on the Jonathan Ross show on July 16 had done fireworks for Lego Group. David confessed that during his injury he spent his spare time in Italy constructing a 5,922-piece replica of the famed 17th century mausoleum, TajMahal
. Lego's Taj Mahal model replica is considered the biggest and one of the most advanced models developed by the Lego Group to date. The Lego Taj Mahal sale has increased by 663 per cent in one day after it was name checked by the footballer. This model, targetted to the advanced Lego builder, is only available for purchase via its online store
, which is where international football sensation David Beckham picked up his. In a ...
England wins 2010 World Twenty20
May 17th, 2010
England wins first ICC event, their first victory in 35 years.
England lifted the World Twenty20 trophy beating Australia by seven wickets in the final at the Kensington Oval stadium, Barbados. England won the toss and decided to field first.
England achieved the target of 148 by losing three wickets in 17 overs after Craig Kieswetter top scored with 63 while Kevin Pietersen made 47.
Shashi Tharoor resigns!
April 18th, 2010
What a bitter end to Shashi and Sunanda
saga, one had to resign and other gave away her “sweat equity”. Yeah, Shashi Tharoor resigned from the Union ministry and his resignation was gladly accepted by Sonia Gandhi and our PM Manmohan Singh. Didn’t expected it to end this way, thought the couple will get married and live happily ever after, with their hidden hard earned equity’s. But jassi karni wasi bharni! Still I reckon it is bit harsh to accept his resignation, he deserves one more chance. We have much bigger chors in our politics spared, than why not Shashi? Now I would love to see Lalit Modi being pulled down by I-T people and BCCI ...
Tiger Wood in Nike advert, featuring the voice of his late father Earl
April 15th, 2010
Tiger wood’s black and white TV advert for Nike screened on U.S. sports channels, that shows a silent and solemn Woods listening to the voice of his father Earl has raised few eyebrows about his seriousness of the guilt he showcased after his cheating episodes. In the video he is seen quietly listening to his father’s voice with puppy eyes like an innocent poor guy. Advert has made Tiger’s wife Elin Nordegren 'violently angry' and she thinks it was a chessy thing to do. She said to be over with Tiger. It seems that Tiger Woods has lost the battle to save his marriage. Friends said that Elin Nordegren has finally had enough ...
Kings XI team up for sale
April 14th, 2010
Bollywood’s Richest actress Preity Zinta
is selling her team, Kings XI Punjab, currently ranked last in this season's IPL table, is up for sale. The promoters of the club have put up an asking price of $300 million (Rs 1,380 crore). Sources said the final price is likely to be settled at around $280 million (Rs 1,288 crore). The buyer's identity is not being disclosed. But it is known consumer goods major Videocon's chairman Venugopal Dhoot is keen on buying a minority stake in an existing team. Dabur's Mohit Burman, Apeejay Surendra's Karan Paul, Bombay Dyeing's Ness Wadia and actress Preity Zinta had come together in 2008 to buy Kings XI Punjab for $ 76 million (Rs ...
India win Kabaddi World Cup 2010
April 12th, 2010
India thrashed Pakistan in the final to win the Kabaddi World Cup 2010. The grand finale was held at Guru Nanak stadium in Ludhiana. India scored 58 points in the final as against just 24 scored by Pakistan in a one-sided contest. There was high excitement and enthusiasm and the crowd was on its feet during the match. Besides India and Pakistan, Britain, USA, Iran, Italy, Canada and Australia also participated in the Kabaddi World Cup. India beat Canada 57-36 in the semifinal. Pakistan beat Italy 57-33 in another semifinal. India win whopping Rs 1 crore in prize money, while runners-up Pakistan will have to content with Rs 50 lakh. The second runners-up team will get Rs 25 lakhs. Other participating teams ...
Sunanda Pushkar with Kochi IPL
April 12th, 2010
Shashi Throor’s so called would be secret wife is all exposed by badbola Lalit Modi, this time though he used twitter and not his mouth to spill the beans. Cat (Sunanda) is out of the bag now! The lady Sunanda who was going to be third wife of Shashi is not a spa owner, but a stakeholder in Kochi team. Shashi had asked Lalit to keep it a secret, but Lalit tweeted about it and boy...on right time! Lalit Modi, the Commissioner of the Indian Premier League, has tweeted details of the stakeholders in the new Kochi IPL team that was sold on March 21 for Rs 1530 crores. And it reveals that Sunanda Pushkar, a close associate of Tharoor's, owns 18 per ...
Sania and Shoaib gets married
April 12th, 2010
After all that hu-halla, finally Sania and Shoaib tied the knot (Nikah) today - Monday April 12, marriage solemnised at 1 pm at Taj Krishna hotel-Hyderabad. Sania wore red saree that her mother had worn 25 years ago for her own nikah. Shoaib was wearing a black sherwani which was made by Shantanu and Nikhil. Meher amount is 61 lakhs. Marriage related ceremonies: 'Mehendi' is scheduled for April 13, Sangeet on April 14 and reception will be held on April 15. Sania's uncle Talat Aziz will render 'ghazal' for the 'sangeet'. The menu for the reception is mouth-watering. There will be seven types of starters, a salad counter, a kebab corner including 'pathar ka ghosh' along with some other Hyderabadi delicacies. There will ...