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The Delhi High Court Thursday sought replies from the central government and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) over allegations of losses caused to Air India due to unnecessary purchase of aircraft by the civil aviation ministry.
A division bench of acting Chief Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice Mukta Gupta issued notices to the government [...] Continue reading Court questions government on Air India aircraft deal

Film: “The Hurt Locker”; Cast: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty; Director: Kathryn Bigelow; Rating: ***
Let’s begin with the obvious. “The Hurt Locker” (THL) is a decent, racy thriller with a steady, engrossing pace and camera work reminiscent of the “Bourne” series. The film’s fault, however, is that it was handpicked and overhyped.
At the face [...] Continue reading ‘The Hurt Locker’ – overhyped and dangerous

A city court Thursday convicted six accused, including a woman, in the 1996 Lajpat Nagar bomb blast which killed 13 people and injured 39. Four accused were set free.
District and sessions judge S.P. Garg held Nisar Naza, Naushad, Mahmood Killey and Javed Khan guilty for murder, attempt to murder, conspiracy and mischief.
The quantum of sentence [...] Continue reading Six convicted for 1996 Lajpat Nagar bomb blast

Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan, currently busy shooting in Goa, plans to be back in Mumbai Friday to celebrate the 62nd birthday of his mother, who is recuperating from a stomach infection.
“For now Abhishek is in Goa. He is shooting for Rohan Sippy’s ‘Dum Maaro Dum’. But he plans to fly back either tonight or tomorrow [...] Continue reading Abhishek to take day off on mom’s birthday

Prince Charles’ wife, Camilla, plans to keep up all her scheduled engagements despite breaking a leg while hillwalking in Scotland, a royal spokeswoman said Thursday. “While hillwalking in slippery conditions in Scotland, the Duchess of Cornwall took a tumble and hurt her leg,” a spokeswoman for Clarence House said, noting that the mishap occurred on Wednesday. Following doctor’s advice … Continue reading Camilla suffers broken leg on Scotland walk