Mamata Banerjee flags off three new Duronto Express trains

Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee flagged off three new non-stop Duronto trains here on Wednesday.
The trains would run from New Delhi to Howrah, Bhubaneshwar and to Jammu Tawi.
The three trains – New Delhi-Bhubaneswar, New Delhi-Howrah, and Delhi Sarai Rohilla-Jammu Tawi – are among the 14 Duronto trains announced in the interim railway budget of 2009-10, of

Dannii Minogue tops 25 Most Beautiful People list

Pregnant star Dannii Minogue is the most beautiful celebrity, according to Who Magazine.
The stunner has topped the magazine’s annual 25 Most Beautiful People list, reports
Minogue, who is six months pregnant, also graces the cover of the magazine in a form-fitting blue strapless gown.
Other Aussie stars on the list include actresses Teresa Palmer and Rose

Brit model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley eyes Bond girl role

British model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has revealed that she wants to be a Bond girl.
Huntington-Whiteley, 22, says she is not shy about modelling Victoria’s Secret lingerie and that her ambition is to be an Ursula Andress-style Bond girl.
“I’ve never done anything that makes me feel uncomfortable,” the Telegraph quoted her as saying.
She made

Jordan set for cameo in Oz television soap opera?

Katie Price a.k.a. Jordan is rumoured to be making a cameo in Australian television soap opera ‘Neighbours’.
Jordan, 31, will be heading Down Under with hubby Alex Reid to film her 179th TV series and launch her equestrian range to the Australian market.
“The guys on Ramsay Street are keen to get her on for a one-off,”

“American Idol” road to fame ends for Didi Benami

NEW YORK (Reuters) – R&B soul week spelled the downfall of Didi Benami on Wednesday, after “American Idol” fans and judges found no comfort in her rendition of “What Becomes of the Brokenhearted” and voted her off the hit singing contest. Benami smiled with apparent resignation after the judges declined to use their once-per-season save on her, which would …

Radon in residential buildings can cause lung cancer

Radon, a radioactive, colourless, odourless, tasteless noble gas present in residential buildings, has been found to contribute to the deaths of patients suffering from lung cancer.
Klaus Schmid of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and his co-authors say that about 1900 deaths from lung cancer per year in Germany are due to radon within residential buildings.
The authors

Special Holi celebrations at Guwahati’s Kamakhya Temple

Thousands of devotees from across the country gathered at Guwahati’s Kamakhya Temple to celebrate a special Holi festival.
The festival is celebrated on the full moon day after the Navratri to please Goddess Kamakhya, the consort of Lord Shiva.
Devotees offer prayers to the Goddess Kamakhya, smear colour on each other and sing devotional songs in praise