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Russell Crowe to be honoured with Hollywood Walk of Fame

March 31, 2010 Comments off

Hollywood actor Russell Crowe will be honoured with the 2,404th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The Oscar winner will unveil the pavement plaque in front of the Kodak Theatre April 12, reported hollywood.com

Filmmaker Ron Howard will be among the celebrities paying tribute to Crowe at the event.

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Madonna’s son shows off new haircut

March 31, 2010 Comments off

Pop diva Madonna’s son David showed off his new Mohican haircut as the family arrived in London.

The five-year-old and sister Mercy held the singer’s hand as they went to find their luggage at Heathrow, reported mirror.co.uk

Madonna and her family are spending a week in Britain. On Monday, they headed to Malawi so that adopted kids David and Mercy can visit their relatives.

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Scoreboard: Mumbai Indians vs. Kings XI Punjab, IPL

March 31, 2010 Comments off

The following is the scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians at the Brabourne Stadium here Tuesday.

Kings XI Punjab:

Ravi Bopara lbw Khan 1 (4 balls)

Shaun Marsh b Malinga 57 (47 balls, 4×6, 6×1)

Manvinder Bisla c Khan b Malinga 11 (10 balls, 4×1)

Mahela Jayawardene run out (Malinga/Rayudu) 20 (18 balls, 4×2)

Yuvraj Singh c Harbhajan b Bravo 2 (3 balls)

Irfan Pathan c Harbhajan b Malinga 18 (14 balls, 4×1)

Brett Lee c Pollard b Khan 3 (3 balls)

Karan Goel b Malinga 1 (3 balls)

Piyush Chawla run out (McLaren) 22 (13 balls, 4×3)

Vikramjit Singh Malik b Khan 6 (5 balls)

Shalabh Srivastava not out 1 (1 ball)

Extras (b 4, lb 6, w 10, nb 1) 21

Total (all out in 20 overs) 163

Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Bopara, 1.2 overs), 2-40 (Bisla, 4.4), 3-89 (Jayawardene, 10.4), 4-92 (Yuvraj, 11.2), 5-124 (Pathan, 15.5), 6-124 (Marsh, 15.6), 7-129 (Lee, 16.4), 8-133 (Goel, 17.2), 9-150 (Malik, 18.6), 10-163 (Chawla, 19.6)

Bowling:

Ryan McLaren 3-0-29-0

Zaheer Khan 4-0-34-3

Lasith Malinga 4-0-22-4

Harbhajan Singh 4-0-26-0

Keiron Pollard 2-0-20-0

Dwayne Bravo 3-0-22-1

Mumbai Indians:

Shikhar Dhawan c Marsh b Bopara 50 (40 balls, 4×6)

Sachin Tendulkar c Pathan b Chawla 11 (15 balls, 4×2)

Keiron Pollard c Bopara b Pathan 20 (13 balls, 4×2, 6×1)

Saurabh Tiwary c Goel b Bopara 31 (23 balls, 4×1, 6×2)

Ambati Rayudu c Yuvraj b Srivastava 9 (12balls, 4×1)

Dwayne Bravo c & b Bopara 8 (4 balls)

Rajagopal Sathish not out 17 (9 balls, 4x 2)

Harbhajan Singh not out 1 (1 balls)

Extras (lb 2, w 15) 17

Total (for six wickets in 19.3 overs) 164

Fall of wickets: 1-42 (Tendulkar, 5.2 overs), 2-82 (Pollard, 9.6), 3-91 (Dhawan, 11.4), 4-122 (Rayudu, 15.5), 5-133 (Bravo, 16.6), 6-158 (Tiwary, 18.6)

Bowling:

Brett Lee 2.3-0-24-0

Shalabh Srivastava 4-0-27-1

Irfan Pathan 3-0-20-1

Vikramjit Singh Malik 2-0-21-0

Piyush Chawla 3-0-32-1

Karan Goel 1-0-7-0

Ravi Bopara 4-0-31-3

Toss Mumbai Indians, who chose to field

Points Mumbai Indians 2, Kings XI Punjab 0

Umpires: Billy Doctrove (West Indies) and Shavir Tarapore

TV umpire: S Ravi

Match referee: S Venkataraghavan

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Google tool makes online shopping easy in India

March 31, 2010 Comments off

On Tuesday, Google has introduced the latest tool for online shopping in India where the users can find details about different products along with their prices.

Google’s Indian official said, “Google users can access information on product names, prices and images from about 30,000 Indian websites and portals with a new tool through its search engine.”

Google’s new shopping tool has the capability to collect the information about products and their prices automatically. The system would scan millions of Indian Web pages and then displays product names, prices along with their images.

In order to use this tool, you just need to input the product’s name in the search column at http://www.google.co.in. Then click on the “Show Options …” link and choose the “Shopping” option. Then you will get the desired results that you can filter according to your requirements.

The products can be of any variety including mobile phones, household goods, washing machines, etc.

Google India products’ head Vinay Goel said, “The tool also helps users to select a price range from the listings with specific information on diverse products.”

The tool has been designed observing the latest trends of shopping online in India and it would help the users to decide faster and better deals online.

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Moss, Imbruglia swap dresses in bathroom

March 30, 2010 Comments off

Super model Kate Moss and British singer Natalie Imbruglia reportedly swapped dresses in the bathroom at a charity event.

“Both women looked stunning but everyone was taken with Imbruglia’s outfit, so when Moss and Imbruglia were in the bathroom, they decided to exchange outfits,” imdb.com quoted a source as saying.

“Moss was so impressed with Imbruglia’s dress, she didn’t want to swap back and begged her to let her stay in it. However, Imbruglia declined the offer and they soon went back to wearing what they arrived in.”

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Minogue promotes Cancer awareness with saucy snap

March 30, 2010 Comments off

Singer Kylie Minogue has stripped off for a new cancer awareness campaign, five years after she was diagnosed with the disease.

“It means so much to me to be part of this year’s campaign for Fashion Targets Breast Cancer. I wholeheartedly support their effort to raise funds for the vital work undertaken by Breakthrough Brest Cancer,” contactmusic.com quoted her as saying.

The “Spinning Around” hit maker poses in just a bedsheet in the saucy shoot for the Fashion Targets Breast Cancer 2010 fund raising initiative.

Along with Minogue, Sienna Miller and Claudia Schiffer have also been snapped for the promo.

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Jolie to play evil fairy for next?

March 30, 2010 Comments off

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie is turning to the dark side, as she’s in talks to play the wicked fairy godmother in a live action remake of “Sleeping Beauty”.

Contactmusic.com reports, filmmaker Tim Burton will direct the modernised version of the Disney classic, and Jolie will add her star power to the project as famous villain Maleficent.

Jolie is currently shooting “The Tourist” with Burton’s frequent collaborator and “Alice In Wonderland” star Johnny Depp.

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