Pakistan PM Yousuf Raza Gilani appeals against contempt charge

Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani who was charged by the Supreme Court for failing to reopen the corruption cases against Pakistani president, Asif Ali Zardari, now appeals against contempt charge.

The Supreme Court ordered Gilani last week to ask Swiss authorities that contact with govt. to reopen the cases. But Gilani was being failed to do the same and charged under the allegations with contempt.

Calling Court’s decision “unjustified”, Gilani has appealed against its order to charge him. Gilani’s lawyer Aitzaz Ahsan said, he had submitted more than 50 arguments as part of the appeal, to show why a contempt charge against Gilani was not justified.

“The Supreme Court should stop all proceedings against the prime minister to hear my appeals,” he said.

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US drone attack ‘kills 10′ in Pakistan

A strike by US drone has started and as per source report, it stoke a camp and killed 10 suspected militants in Pakistan’s North Waziristan region near the Afghanistan border.

A house that was suspected of being a militant hideout in the village of Thapi has being targeted by a drone with blew two missiles.

The reason behind targeting North Waziristan area by US force is of having centre area of terrorist network. The Haqqani network, an Afghan militant faction allied with the Taliban and other several militant groups, Afghan Taliban and al Qaeda have their network line in Pakistan’s northwestern ethnic Pashtun regions, the porous border with Afghanistan.

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No more action film, Agent Vinod is the last: Kareena Kapoor

The most featured news of Bollywood is that the top actress of the industry, Kareena Kapoor has decided to quit action film.

Gossips are on full high about her upcoming action-thriller ‘Agent Vinod’ opposite to Saif Ali Khan, but the actress decides to say bye bye to action films, as she said in a press interview that this will be her last action film.

Kareena Kapoor, who will be working in this film with beo Saif Ali Khan after a log period, says she didn’t enjoy performing the stunts in the film and is petrified of gun shots and speed.

While talking to media, Kareena Kapoor said, “I am a very romantic person at heart, I am petrified of gun shots and speed. ‘Agent Vinod’ will be my last action film… I won’t be doing anymore action movies… I didn’t enjoy doing the stunts at all. I like doing romantic films and enjoy the singing and dancing.”

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HCL demands bidding option for Aakash II Tablets

Aakash II tablets 263x300 HCL demands bidding option for Aakash II TabletsIn some interesting news from Technology sector, it is said that major IT and tech firm HCL has showed their interest in the bidding for the Aakash II tablets after the governments issued an expression of interest (EoI) for it.

The declaration was made to media by a senior company official at the ISA Vision Summit 2012. He said, “HCL Info may offer its expertise in manufacturing as the demand for the tablet has reached the million mark.”

Though, the Union Minister for HRD, Communications & IT, Government of India, Kapil Sibal has earlier said that the ultra-low cost Aakash tablets will soon be available for free to every Indian student.

Mr. Kapil Sibal also said in his speech that the central government will soon introduce Aakash II, the successor to the first generation Aakash tabs, which is a faster and more professional version of the Aakash that was introduced earlier.

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Indian car sales up 7.19%, two-wheelers sales rise 13.6% in Jan 2012

The latest reports of Business states that the Passenger car sales in the domestic market of the country has been increased by 7.19 per cent to 1,96,013 units in first months of this year as compared to 1,82,852 units in the same period of the last year.

As per the figures issued by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), the two-wheelers [motorcycle] sales in the month of January has reported a growth of around 10.51 per cent to 8,25,887 units from 7,47,309 units in the same month of 2011.

Meanwhile, the two-wheeler sales in the first month of this year grew 13.62 per cent to 11,13,831 units as compared to the 9,80,243 units in the same period of the year 2011.

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Deepika replaces Katrina Kaif in Rajinikanth’s film

rajini kochadiyaan 254x300 Deepika replaces Katrina Kaif in Rajinikanths filmAs per the latest Bollywood buzz, the young and talented actress Deepika Padukone will romance Tamil superstar Rajinikanth in his next big budget film named Kochadaiyaan.

While talking to media, an official from the film said, “Deepika Padukone has been confirmed as heroine in Kochadaiyaan.”

Moreover, actress Deepika Padukone had been selected opposite to superstar Rajnikanth in his Rana, since suspended after he fell sick on the first day of the film’s sets in 2011.

On the other hand, the Rajinikanth’s younger daughter Soundarya gave his die-hard fans, who had performed special poojas as well as all kind of prayers for his recovery from a reported kidney ailment, has brought some cheer to his fans by announcing that she would direct her father in Kochadaiyaan, believed to be a period flick.

In addition, the very first look of the film is out in media, and it has gained much popularity, a still with Rajnikanth sporting six-pack, beard and a yogi-like hairdo, setting off expectation about the film amid cine-buffs.

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UP elections: Voting starts for UP first phase polls

Today, the polling for first phase in Uttar Pradesh, the largest state by 200 million populations, for assembly elections has started at 7 AM with tight security.

Over 10 districts polling is holding for 55 seats by 10 million eligible voters. 862 candidates have contested over the elections amongst them 31 are MLAs and 15 former ministers who will try their fate.

The districts where polling will carry on, are Sitapur, Barabanki, Faizabad, Ambedkar Nagar, Bahraich, Shravasti, Balrampur, Gonda, Siddharth Nagar and Basti.

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Karnataka minister quit after caught watching porn video in assembly

During assembly election, BJP has come up under tough situation after three BJP Karnataka ministers – Lakshman Savdi-Minister for Cooperation, C C Patil, Women and Child Development Minister and Krishna B Palemar, the Minister for Ports and Science and Technology – have resigned today, the day of first assembly poll.

The reason of their resigning is that these three were watching porn clips during assembly proceedings. Embarrassed BJP government has asked the accused to submit their resignation through issuing notice.

The decision has brought out after a meeting chaired by Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda with top leaders in the party office.

While the issue on the recent hoisting of Pakistan flag in Sindagi in Bijapur district had been discusse, Savdi and Patil were watching porn film clips on the former’s cell phone on the floor in the assembly.

This is come under the intension of party when all had shown on television channels in the evening, a day before them summoned.

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India v/s Sri Lanka Live: Sehwag, Zaheer back in team, Sri Lanka will bat first

zaheer khan 300x251 India v/s Sri Lanka Live: Sehwag, Zaheer back in team, Sri Lanka will bat firstAs per the latest cricket updates, the captain of the Sri Lankan team Mahela Jayawardene has won the toss and elected to bat against India in the second one-day international of the tri-series at the WACA in Perth on Wednesday.

The latest cricket scoreboard says, Sri Lanka has lost their first wicket in the form of WU Tharanga with just 12 runs on the board. Zaheer Khan took the wicket of WU Tharanga with 4 individual score.

So the good news is that opener V Sehwag is playing in today’s match but his partner Gautam Gambhir is left out for the match, while Rahul Sharma is injured.

Fast bowler Zahher Khan is also playing in final 11 today and his addition in the team will further strength the team India.

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