Bollywood stars wish fans happiness, peace this Christmas

Salman KhanBollywood stars are high on Christmas spirit. A string of actors has wished their friends and fans happiness and peace on the occasion and good luck for 2011. Actors Salman Khan, Arbaaz Khan and Konkona Sen Sharma wished a simple Merry Christmas, while others posted elaborate messages on the social networking site Twitter. Here’s what

Jake Gyllenhaal gifts Taylor Swift $11K guitar on 21st b’day

taylor swiftJake Gyllenhaal has gifted his new girlfriend Taylor Swift a guitar worth 11,000-dollars on her 21st birthday. According to Us Weekly, legendary American guitarist Chet Atkins has signed the guitar, reports the New York Daily News. The expensive gift topped a week where he introduced his new girl to his family, including sister Maggie Gyllenhaal

Australia ‘slight favourites’ to reclaim Ashes urn: Mark Waugh

Mark WaughFormer opener Mark Waugh has said Australia’s emphatic victory in the Perth Test has made them favourites to reclaim the Ashes. The 267-run win for Ricky Ponting’s team in the third Ashes Test in Perth was made more remarkable by the fact that the home side went into the match as underdogs. Speaking on’s

Zac Efron and I are still ‘good friends’, claims Vanessa Hudgens

dnews jazz lakersVanessa Hudgens, who recently split from her long-time beau Zac Efron, has insisted that she and her ex are still on friendly terms. “We”re good,” the New York Daily News quoted her as telling People, when asked about her relationship with Efron. Her statement echoed what friends have previously said about the pair, who broke

Liz Hurley ‘begs forgiveness’ from hubby after dumping love-rat Warne

liz hurleyA devastated Liz Hurley is pleading with her husband Arun Nayar to take her back after she dumped cricketer Shane Warne. The 45-years-old actress dumped the Aussie loverat after finding that he had sent more than 100 sex texts to a married woman at the same time he was having an affair with her. According

Berlusconi buys 37 gold rings for his female MPs

Italy's Prime Minister Silvio BerlusconiItalian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has bought 37 gold rings – one for each of his female MPs. The 74-year-old ordered the specially made 1,193-pound rings and they were given to female politicians as part of his annual Christmas gift, reports the Telegraph. The rings were designed by jeweller Recarlo, who are based at Valenza

Beckham to get BBC Lifetime Achievement award

David Beckham1Ace midfielder David Beckham has been selected for the BBC Sports Personality Lifetime Achievement award. The lifetime honour is one of several awards, which will be presented during the BBC Sports Personality of the Year show on Sunday. The 35-year-old midfielder is England’s most capped outfield player and has won six Premier League titles and

Massive fire breaks out in Mathura, firefighter hurt

A major fire broke out on Saturday in a wood seasoning plant in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh, destroying goods and machinery worth over Rs 2 crores. A fire-fighting official was injured. The fire engulfed the Ram Wood Factory in Koshi area. Eight fire tenders were pressed into service. “It was a massive fire. The situation