Mick Jagger visits Scott's favourite holiday island

Mick JaggerLos Angeles, April 21 : Singer Mick Jagger has reportedly flown to the Caribbean island of Mustique for an emotional holiday to come to terms with losing his lover L'Wren Scott.

The 70-year-old is staying in the beachfront house where he and the late fashion designer spent many holidays together, with friends describing the location as "incredibly special" to the couple, reports mirror. co. uk.

He has been joined by his eldest daughter Karis.


Maxwell stars again in Kings XI Punjab's big win

Maxwell stars again in Kings XI Punjab's big winSharjah, April 21 - Another superb show of batting by Glenn Maxwell gave Kings XI Punjab a massive seven-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in a big run chase in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium here Sunday.

Former champions Rajasthan Royals thought they had a winning total on board after half-centuries from Sanju Samson (52) and skipper Shane Watson (50) took them to a competitive 191 for five in 20 overs.


Man City, Man U keen on netting Pedro from Barca

pedroLondon, Apr 20 : Manchester City and Manchester United are reportedly keeping an eye on Barcelona star Pedro as there have been claims that the winger is close to quitting the La Liga side after losing his regular starting place.

FIFA agent Francois Gallardo said that Pedro is very angry this season, adding that the Spain star is in a difficult situation and may be sold, although it could prove to be a bad move for him.

According to the Daily Star, the buy-out clause in Pedro's contract mentions that the winger would be sold for 125 million-pounds, but a more realistic fee would come out to be less 100 million-pounds less than that.


Mulayam says fight is with BJP, as Congress is non-existent

Mulayam-Singh-YadavFarrukhabad (Uttar Pradesh), Apr 20 : Samajwadi Party (SP) chief, Mulayam Singh Yadav, while addressing an election rally said that it is a straight fight between Samajwadi Party and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh, as the Congress does not exist at all in this election.

Mulayam Singh Yadav on Saturday said that there is no third party other than SP and BJP as far as the election is concerned.


Congress using secularism to digress from real problems: Modi

Narendra-ModiBilaspur (Chhattisgarh), April 20 : BJP leader Narendra Modi Sunday accused the Congress of using secularism as a tool to divert attention from addressing the country's real problems.

"I talk about ending graft, benefitting the farmers, protecting our mothers and sisters, giving jobs to the youth but all they talk about is secularism... why are they not addressing the real problems of the country?" Modi asked at a public rally here.

"I am thinking of ways to solve these problems but the Congress is busy finding out a solution for Modi," he added.


Julianne Moore's hair-raising moment

Julianne-MooreNew York, April 20 : Actress Julianne Moore's recent battle with wind proves that she's a natural beauty.

The 53-year-old lost control of her red hair as they got caught in a wind spell after a lunch date with a friend here April 19, reports dailymail. co. uk.

But Moore, who wore a pair of black trousers, a button-down shirt and a leather jacket, seemed to take it all in stride as she chatted on the phone and continued on her way.(IANS)


Hillary Clinton names new book 'Hard Choices'

Hillary-ClintonWashington, Apr 20 : Hillary Clinton has titled her new book as 'Hard Choices', as announced by her publisher recently.

According to the book's website, the former US Secretary of State wrote that everyone has faced hard choices in their lives.

She added that life was all about making those choices and how they handled them that shape the people they become, Politico reported.

The book will apparently focus on Clinton's four years heading the State Department and is set to be released on June 10, 2014. (ANI)


Paltrow again spotted sans wedding ring

Gwyneth-PaltrowLos Angeles, April 20 : Actress Gwyneth Paltrow was first seen without her wedding ring March end, laughing with her estranged husband Chris Martin. Soon, she put it back on her finger and now she has taken it off again.

Earlier this month, the 41-year-old was seen with the band back on her finger while driving and now she has removed it again, reports dailymail. co. uk.

The "Iron Man" star, who announced her separation news recently after being married to Martin for over 10 years, was clicked smiling with her daughter Apple and friends. (IANS)


Mila Kunis shows baby bump

Mila-KunisLos Angeles, April 20 : Actress Mila Kunis, who is reportedly expecting a child with fiance Ashton Kutcher, was seen displaying a growing tummy.

Ashton and Kunis have remained silent on rumours that they are expecting their first child together, but the couple were spotted grabbing breakfast in Slidell, Louisiana, with the actor's sister Tausha Kutcher, reports dailymail. co. uk.

In the shots, Ashton was seen in a trucker cap, white V-neck T-shirt, and blue jeans. Kunis donned a stripy grey jumper as she pinned her brunette locks into a loose ponytail. (IANS)


One bottle wine a day keeps the doctor away!

bottle-wineLondon, April 20 : Scientists have revealed that a bottle of wine a day is not bad for the health and abstaining is worse than drinking.

Former World Health Organisation expert has claimed that alcohol is only harmful when it is consumed 13 units in a day, the Independent reported.

Kari Poikolainen, who has analysed decades of research into the effects of alcohol on the human body, revealed that drinking more than the current recommended daily intake may in fact be healthier than being a teetotaler.


Why Neanderthals never had brain disorders

NeanderthalsWashington, April 20 : In a significant discovery, scientists have found why modern humans develop brain disorders like autism or schizophrenia but our ancestor Neanderthals did not.

They have discovered the cellular equivalent of "on/off" switches that determine whether DNA is activated or not.

Hundreds of Neanderthals' genes were turned "off" while the identical genes in today's humans are turned "on".

Alternatively, hundreds of other genes were turned "on" in Neanderthals but are "off" in people living today.


Shanvi in Kannada remake of 'Ala Modalaindi'

Shanvi-SrivastavaChennai, April 20 : Southern actress Shanvi Srivastav will feature in the yet-untitled Kannada remake of Telugu blockbuster "Ala Modalaindi", which has already been remade in Tamil and will soon see a remake in Hindi as well.

"I have signed the Kannada remake of 'Ala Modalaindi'. We'll start shooting from the end of April," Shanvi told IANS.

Shanvi recently starred in the Kannada remake of Telugu hit "Prema Katha Chitram". This is the second remake she's starring in a row.

She has no qualms about working in remakes.


Prince William 'addicted' to Hobbit, Lord of the Rings

Prince-WilliamLondon, Apr 20 : Martin Freeman has revealed that Prince William was hooked to movies like 'Hobbit' and ' Lord of the Rings' and the classic -stories that inspired them.

The ' Hobbit' star who met the Duke of Cambridge at the premier of the first film of the trilogy asserted that he was a nice guy and he was the biggest royal fan and they had fans everywhere as it was a very beloved book, the Mirror reported.

The 42-year-old actor said that the Duke wanted to be there at premiere as his wife was in hospital at the time.

Freeman added that the 31-year-old prince knew all the facts about Middle Earth. (ANI)


UPA's 'unholy haste' will destroy Lokpal's credibility: Jaitley

Arun-JaitleyNew Delhi, April 20 : Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley Sunday said the UPA government's "unholy haste" in pushing for the appointment of a Lokpal will destroy its credibility.

"It would be a gross political impropriety and violation of the code of conduct if the UPA would rush through its appointment at this stage. Besides this, the procedure is legally a suspect. Such unholy haste will destroy the credibility of the Lokpal even before it is formed," Jaitley wrote on his blog.


Large-scale asteroids hit Earth 3 to 10 times more than earlier revealed

Large-scale asteroids hit Earth 3 to 10 times more than earlier revealedWashington, Apr 20 : Three former astronauts have claimed that they have evidence that remote parts of the Earth have endured 3 to 10 times more large-scale asteroid strikes than it has been ever revealed.

As part of a celebration of Earth Day, which falls on April 22, Ed Lu, Tom Jones, and Bill Anders, all veterans of space travel, are to give a presentation to scare us out of our complacent wits, CNet reported.


ECB officially names Peter Moores as new England coach

ECB officially names Peter Moores as new England coachJohannesburg, Apr 20 : The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has officially named Lancashire coach Peter Moores as the new head coach of the England national cricket team for the second time in his career.

Moores, who led England in seven Test series after replacing Duncan Fletcher in a two-year spell from 2007 to 2009, replaced Andy Flower after the former Zimbabwe batsman stood down following the team's 5-0 Ashes thrashing in Australia.


Dubai faces 500,000 construction workers' shortage

Dubai faces 500,000 construction workers' shortageDubai, April 20 - With the real estate sector in the Gulf Arab emirate Dubai showing no let-up in expanding, the construction sector here is all set to witness a shortage of 500,000 workers by 2015, a media report said here Saturday.


Beyonce, McCartney work out together

Beyonce, McCartney work out togetherLos Angeles, April 20 - Singer Beyonce Knowles was spotted working out with musician Paul McCartney at a gym here. If a source is to be believed, they had a number of sessions together.

"Jaws of guests dropped when they saw them together. They strolled in laughing and joking like old pals and hopped on the treadmill," contactmusic. com quoted a source as saying.


Unlike BJP , Congress works for all sections of society , says Rahul Gandhi

Unlike BJP , Congress works for all sections of society , says Rahul GandhiMalda (West Bengal), Apr 19 : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, on Saturday said that this election was a fight between two ideologies and that unlike the BJP, Congress works for all sections of the society .


Iglesias' father has never met Kournikova

Iglesias' father has never met KournikovaLos Angeles, April 19 - Singer Enrique Iglesias' father and Spanish singer Julio Iglesias says he has never been in the same room as his son's girlfriend, former tennis player Anna Kournikova, and that he has never met her.

The 38-year-old singer is in a relationship with the Russian tennis player for 12 years, reports femalefirst. co. uk.

Julio told Billboard magazine: "The last 14 years, 15 years of my life have flown by. And that's the only way I can truly explain it. There's no reason why - it's not his fault, and it's not my fault."


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