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  • Jane Kean Dead: 'Honeymooners' Revival Star Dies At Age 90

     Jane Kean, best known as Ed Norton's beleaguered wife Trixie on a TV revival of "The Honeymooners," has died. She was 90.

    Kean, of Toluca Lake, died Tuesday at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank where she was taken after complications from a fall.

    Her niece, Deirdre Wolpert, confirmed the death Thursday.

    Kean began a decades-long career of music and comedy at 16, when she appeared in her first Broadway show and worked for years in musical theater.

    But she is best known for playing Trixie the 1966 TV revival of Jackie Gleason's hit show.

    Kean was born in Hartford, Conn., on April 10, 1923.

    In addition to Wolpert, she is survived by a stepson, Joseph Hecht Jr., his family and Wolpert's husband and two children.

    Cricketer Dinesh Karthik gets engaged to Squash ace Deepika Pallikal

    Cricketer Dinesh Kathik has found his match in star squash player Dipika Pallikal as they got engaged in a private ceremony at a city hotel here.

    The 28-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman found his lady love, Pallikal, 22, after both ended up training under the same fitness coach here.

    After a one-year courtship, both decided to get engaged at the ITC Chola last week. Though Karthik could not find a berth for himself in the South Africa bound squad, yet, the Tamil Nadu batsman celebrated the occasion with a crafty 133 against Saurashtra in a Ranji Trophy match here on Friday.

    The sport stars exchanged rings at Taj Grand Hotel in Chennai.

    This is an alliance that is set to see cricket meet squash.

    Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik and squash star Deepika Pallikal got engaged.

    Karthik, 28 missed out on the Indian squad for South Africa as the selectors decided to go with Wriddhiman Saha as a reserve for skipper MS Dhoni but on the personal front the cricketer looks great with him all set to tie the knot with Pallikal, 22.

    The duo met through their common fitness coach and for Karthik who went through a long and painful divorce proceduce the new happiness with Pallikal was like a heaven send.

    A picture of the loving couple together after their engagement has gone viral with wishes pouring in for them from fans and well wishers.

    Sex-starved fruit flies live shorter, more stressful lives

    Sexual frustration impairs the health of fruit flies and causes premature death, according to new research.

    Scientists found that male flies who were stimulated to mate but prevented from doing so, had their lives cut short by up to 40%.

    Those allowed to copulate not only lived longer but suffered less stress.

    The research is published in the Journal Science.

    In the experiment, the flies were put in close proximity to genetically modified males who had been altered to release female sex pheromones.
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        We immediately observed that they looked quite sick very soon in the presence of these effeminised males”

    Dr Scott Pletcher University of Michigan

    These hormones are used by flies to judge whether a potential mate is nearby, so when males secreted this sexually charged scent, it instantly aroused other males.

    But crucially, they were not able to mate.

    The flies that were tantalised but denied any action showed more stress, a decrease in their fat-stores and had their lives cut short dramatically.

    "We immediately observed that they looked quite sick very soon in the presence of these effeminised males," explained Dr Scott Pletcher at the University of Michigan, US, co-author of the research.

    The common fruit fly has a very short life of about 60 days. This makes them an ideal organism to study aging as the genes that regulate a fly's lifespan have been found to closely parallel those in humans.

    Tejpal gets interim relief from Arrest till Saturday Morning

    Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal, accused of sexually assaulting a junior colleague early this month, and was granted interim bail till 10 am on Saturday by a Goa court.

    Tejpal cannot be arrested till the court in Panjim finishes hearing his plea for anticipatory bail on Saturday. The public prosecutor is expected to argue against the bail when the hearing begins.

    High drama ensued soon after the plane landed and reporters travelling in the flight directed their cameras and mikes at him. Outside, scores of BJP activists waved black flags and demanded his arrest.

    Even as Tejpal's family members urged the reporters to stop filming him, he reportedly told them "the entire matter had been "blown out of proportion" and the complaint by the journalist was "motivated".

    "I have nothing to hide," he said.

    But his lawyers were reprimanded by a judge when they pointed to the "political conspiracy" behind the allegations during the hearing on his bail application.

    "I am concerned with the crime, not the political remarks that were made later. Did the young girl make the political remarks?"

    The judge also censured a junior lawyer of Tejpal's defence team for naming the journalist.

    Before Tejpal's arrival in the state, the Goa police said they are seeking his custody for interrogation as they believe he has been trying to avoid them.

    A police team, which raided his house in New Delhi in a bid to arrest him, returned empty handed after they failed to find him.

     At Delhi airport, where he showed in public for the first time after Goa police booked him, he told reporters, "I got the summons yesterday. So I am going to Goa."

    Raje Shwari Releases Her Hot Single, Get Your Life Photo

    If you're a music lover and pay attention to global pop culture as it evolves, then you know that there's been a buzz on the Hip Hop underground and Desi scenes for quite some time now surrounding Rajé Shwari's solo career launch. After a few brief appearances and leaked songs from her pending studio album in the last 2 years, Rajé has finally released her long awaited new single accompanied with a hot music video entitled "Get Your Life" as her official debut on BollyHood Records.

    For her cult following from her Timbaland days, this might seem like a long overdue comeback, but to a brand new audience globally, Oct 29th marks the day that a fresh new ingenue arrives on the international landscape ready to set the musical airwaves on fire and represent her culture to the fullest.

    The song, "Get Your Life" is an innovative urban flavored dance number that kicks off with a driving dhol beat and sitar riff, quickly fusing with contemporary dance and pop while summoning cultures to collide and throw a worldwide party together. And the lyrics, while undeniably catchy, convey a universal message to be 'comfortable in your own skin', as Raje has said in previous interviews, and embrace all that makes you unique. Being American born and raised, but still growing up in a traditional Gujarati household, she says her love of pop music and her fascination with her Indian roots allowed her to 'find her identity' and make her way. Though the track and video truly showcase her talents in a way that will speak to a vast array of audiences worldwide, visually and sonically, her passion, experience and background shine through brightly, as she fuses everything she loves flawlessly into her look, her sound, and now the name of her label, and what she has already proclaimed to be a movement in the making, what she calls 'BollyHood'.

    The music video for "Get Your Life," was shot by Paul Coy Allen (known for his work with Timbaland, Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Drake). It's a colorful, eye catching visual packed with people of all backgrounds, Rajé's one-of-a-kind style, and the most vibrant of colors including the hot pink "LIFE" size letters, which she dances in and out of. Rajé's undeniable star quality translates through the screen with each and every shot.

    "This song and video is something I'm so proud of, just because of everything that it represents. It's a new sound, it has a message and it's so much fun to listen to and watch; the colors, the unique faces, the dancers, it has a really great energy that I feel like includes everybody, and that's what music is all about, isn't it? It may just seem like a catchy song with the 'La La Las' in it, but anything that brings people together is always going to be my mission. There's no better platform than music to send a bigger message, that we are all in this human experience together."

    Rajé launched her music career as Timbaland's protégé and is credited as the first Artist to usher in the HipHop Desi flavor that has become a mainstay. While under the tutelage of Timbaland, Rajé was featured on what are now considered to be cult Hip Hop classics like "Indian Flute" and Jay Z's "The Bounce" (The Blueprint 2). She also caught the attention of Pharrell Williams who later featured her w/ Nas on "The Flyest" as heard on the soundtrack for Charlie's Angels II: Full Throttle. It would seem that she learned from the best and now embarks on a solo career as an artist and label CEO.

    With this long awaited debut of her single "Get Your Life", she invites everyone to embrace their culture, their heritage, and their uniqueness, and it's Rajé first official invitation to the world to join her on her journey to the top and to establish BollyHood as the movement she has been spearheading since the early start of her underground career, a movement well deserving of a global platform.

    The Single is available for FREE DOWNLOAD via SoundCloud at her Website: www.rajeshwari.com and hits Itunes officially on Tuesday, November 5th.

    Rose McGowan Dances Naked for Art Photo

    Rose McGowan moves intuitively around her LA home in this tender portrait by Marlene Marino, shot earlier this year when the photographer captured the American actress for the latest issue of lifestyle title Apartamento. The Brian De Palma and Quentin Tarantino favorite made her name in tongue-in-cheek slasher Scream and supernatural series Charmed, and established her cult status in director Gregg Araki’s 1995 comedy thriller The Doom Generation, which saw the pin-up entangled in a sordid ménage à trois. Yet shooting today’s short was a strict case of ‘Two’s company.’ Having met through director Ridley Scott’s Black Dog Films—set to release McGowan’s directorial debut Dawn—the actress and Marino bonded over a shared attitude towards beauty. “Marlene and I were just celebrating femininity,” she says of the visceral short that is soundtracked by Italian composer Ludovico Einaudi, who previously scored Shane Meadows’ This Is England. “I think people can rise higher than the consensus of what is considered sexy; our only objective was to do something natural. I didn’t act, I just flowed into it.

    This was so beautiful that a single tear rolled down my cheek as I rose up from my hiding spot behind Rose McGowan’s bushes.

    The video was very illuminating for McGowan as well as she’s recently reclaimed her own ideas of beauty.

        What was it like to see yourself in this completely uninhibited state?
        Rose McGowan: It was really transformative: it actually made me cry. It was born out of reclaiming my own ideas of what beauty is. I have realized that I don’t have to be bound by the “rules” here in Los Angeles or Hollywood. It is me, but not an artificial version.

    She’s a natural Teresa Palmer. Look at Rose dancing around with her lithe body and supple breasts. Suck it, Hollywood standards.

    By the way, McGowan is going to exhibit custom-made porn soon.

        What’s next for you?
        RM: I’m going to direct my first feature film, taking things I borrowed from Marlene. I’m also making a show about art and pornography. It will be custom-made porn but not in the kind of way that you’ve seen or that you think of it.

    Important question. Will there be dongs going in and out? *Crosses fingers*

        Is that in production?
        RM: I just shot the teaser for it and in it I’m wearing a strap-on. It’s pretty balls-out, I’m not gonna lie—it’s going to look insane.

    Girls Held Captive By Sophia And Fernando Richter Were Tortured With Music: Cops

    Police on Wednesday were poring over a journal they say a 17-year-old girl kept while she and her two younger sisters were imprisoned by their mother and stepfather for up to two years.

    Tucson Police Chief Roberto Villasenor said investigators were combing through the diary for evidence as they build a criminal case against the 32-year-old mother and 34-year-old stepfather.

    He declined to reveal the diary's contents but said the teen kept one of her most prized possessions — a photo of singer Enrique Iglesias — in the journal, which was kept inside a satchel.

    "It did contain a lot of information that I feel will be useful in helping us to determine the method and length of the imprisonment," Villasenor said.

    Investigators said the two younger girls, ages 12 and 13, escaped through the window of the bedroom they shared and alerted a neighbor Tuesday after the stepfather tried to break down the room's door and was brandishing a knife.

    Police later discovered the 17-year-old was being held separately from her sisters in another room. The three girls were malnourished and dirty and told officers they hadn't taken a bath in up to six months.

    Investigators were trying to determine the last time the girls attended a school. No schools in the area had a record of them, Villasenor said, and police haven't been able to verify the mother's claims that the children were home-schooled.

    The girls' accounts of being held in captivity were consistent, Villasenor said. They are now together at a group home in the custody of a state child welfare agency.

    A judge set bail of $100,000 for the stepfather, Fernando Richter, and $75,000 for the mother, Sophia Richter, at their initial court appearances Wednesday. They face multiple counts of kidnapping and child abuse, and the Fernando Richter also faces one count of sexual abuse.

    The brief court appearances made by video did not include entering pleas, and it wasn't immediately clear whether the man and woman had lawyers.

    The girls' maternal aunt, Chame Bueno, said outside of the court hearing that the mother had said the family was living in San Diego when they actually were in Tucson and wouldn't let her speak with her nieces on the phone.

    The Types Of Sex Women Are Having More Than Ever Before Photo

    Women may be having more types of sex than ever before -- but less sex overall.

    So say the findings from Britain's third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3), conducted from 2010 to 2012. The 8869 women polled for Natsal-3 reported higher incidences of sex before age 16, same-sex encounters and anal sex than their counterparts in the first and second Natsal surveys, conducted in 1990-1991 and 1999-2001 respectively, as well as a declining frequency in sexual encounters.

    Sixteen percent of British women aged 16–44 reported having sexual experience or contact with a same-sex partner, up from 10 percent in Natsal-2 and four percent in Natsal-1. A similar trend was found when it came to anal sex -- 15 percent of women reported having anal sex in the past year, compared with 11 percent of respondents in Natsal-2 and 7 percent in Natsal-1.

    It's possible that some of these changes are simply the result of people feeling more comfortable revealing their sexual practices then they have been in the past, perhaps due to decreasing stigma around various sex acts or different survey techniques. But, as William Saletan at Slate put it: "Even if you attribute most of it to changes in candor or interpretation, the willingness of so many women to admit to same-sex activity represents a big cultural shift."

    While the types of sex women are having seems to be increasing, they may be having sex less frequently. In 1990, the median number of times that women reported having sex in the previous four weeks was five. This number dropped to four in 2001, and three in 2012.

    One explanation for such a drop is that people are having less sex because they're too busy. Professor Kaye Wellings of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine told The Gloss: "Work comes into our home now and there is no strict divide. People are taking laptops and iPads to bed. People are working very, very hard. They are very busy."

    Too busy for sex? That's a sad state of affairs. But we're glad to hear that women feel more comfortable engaging in -- and talking about -- sex that isn't of the vanilla, heterosexual variety.

    Brody Jenner Says He May Not Be Invited To Kim Kardashian And Kanye West's Wedding

    Well, this is awkward -- Brody Jenner isn't sure if he'll score an invitation to Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's wedding, because he wasn't invited to the engagement.

    We're not sure what happened to family coming first, but the 30-year-old, who officially joined the cast of "Keeping Up With The Kardashians," revealed he doesn't know if he should expect an invitation to what's likely to be the hottest wedding of next year, even if his stepsister is the bride.

    "Well, you never know with the family. I didn't get invited to the engagement, so you never know," Jenner told Us Weekly when asked about the power couple's impending nuptials at the Hyde Nightclub at the Bellagio Hotel & Casino on Saturday (Nov. 23).

    We suppose the fact Jenner wasn't invited to Kardashian's big surprise proposal at AT&T Park in San Francisco last month shouldn't come as that much of a shock given that his father, and Kardashian's stepfather, Bruce Jenner, also wasn't invited when West got down on one knee, according to TMZ.

    Since Kardashian is reportedly still close with Bruce, despite the fact that he and her mother recently revealed that they have separated, we have to wonder if the decision to ice Brody out came from Kris Jenner herself, who Brody was never exactly fond of -- and never did his best to hide it, either.

    It's unclear what the state of Brody's relationship with Kardashian or West is, but let's take a moment to recall exactly who was at that proposal. According to "Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis (who, yes, was very much a guest), there were about 40 people at the surprise engagement, including big names in the tech industry, Uber founder Marc Pincus, and YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley, whom the couple is now suing after he leaked a video of the engagement.

    Someone Actually Wanted To Own The 'Bound 2' Motorcycle

    By now you've probably witnessed the pop culture wonder that is Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's "Bound 2" music video. Well, one eager fan decided to do one better than keep hitting "play:" He actually bought the motorcycle Kim straddles Kanye on ... or at least that's what its seller on eBay claims.

    The post appears to have gone up yesterday (Nov. 26) and was sold shortly thereafter. The starting bid for it was 4,500 British pounds, or just over $7,300.

    In the description, its seller, eBay user carmiketimm, wrote:

        2010 registered Honda CRF250 used in the Kanye West Bound 2 Video.

        Kanye came to London in October 2013 to shoot the video with Nick Knight in the Park Royal Studios.

        When we delivered the bike we had no idea that Kanye and his bride Kim would be having sex on it.

        That said, the 2010 CRF is one of the world's most capable dirtbikes and can handle anything that's thrown at it.

        Prior to the shoot this bike completed 5 x 2 Welsh enduros and nearly 2 Weston beach races.

        We haven't cleaned the bike so winning bidder receives it as seen, with any marks or residues from the shoot included - possibly with some unicorn gold dust or whatever it is that Kanye shoots out of his magic penis.

    Raheel Sharif named as new Pakistan army Commander

    Pakistan has appointed Lt Gen Raheel Sharif as its new army head after weeks of speculation, a move correspondents say could define PM Nawaz Sharif's third term in office.

    Lt Gen Sharif replaces Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani, who retires on Thursday.

    The government has also named Lt Gen Rashid Mahmood as the new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee.

    The appointments are seen as vital in fighting the Taliban and in determining the army's role in politics.

    Correspondents say Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will have carefully considered his crucial appointment of Lt Gen Sharif - who is not related to him - because the prime minister has twice had run-ins with the military during previous terms in office.

    In 1999 Mr Sharif was forced from office in a military take-over led by Gen Pervez Musharraf.

    In 1993 army chief Abdul Waheed Kakar led a push to get Mr Sharif to resign and hold elections following a long-running political stand-off between the prime minister and President Ghulam Ishaq.
    Overt interference

    Little is so far known about Gen Sharif, correspondents say, apart from the fact that his brother was one of the army's most decorated soldiers and was killed in the 1971 war with India.

    The new army chief, a career infantry soldier, is expected to continue Gen Kayani's policies and to avoid overt interference in politics.

    Lt Gen Sharif is thought to have been third on the army's seniority list.

    He is not known as an ambitious general, the BBC's Shahzeb Jillani in Islamabad says.

    Before his promotion, he headed the army's training and evaluation department and has previously served in senior roles as a corps commander and head of the country's premier training institution, the Military Academy in Abbottabad.

    The change of command comes as Pakistan faces a daunting array of challenges - including a home-grown Taliban insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives, strained relations with India over the Kashmir dispute and the winding-down in 2014 of the 12-year Nato mission in neighbouring Afghanistan.

    Pakistan has experienced three military coups since independence in 1947 and has been run by the army for half of its 66-year history.

    Gen Kayani's stance of not overtly interfering in politics allowed the country to experience its first successful transition between democratically elected governments earlier this year.

    Magneto Killed JFK? New 'X-Men' Viral Campaign Plants Evidence

    Magneto was behind the assassination of John F. Kennedy, at least in the "X-Men: Days of Future Past" timeline. A new viral video titled "The Bent Bullet" makes the case for Erik "Magneto" Lehnsherr's involvement in JFK's assassination in 1963.

    "Half a century ago, Magneto was implicated in the mutant plot to assassinate President John F. Kennedy," the video description reads. "The events of that fateful day in November have been a point of contention between humans and the mutants ever since."

    Seems Magneto used his powers to push Lee Harvey Oswald's second bullet to fatally wound the president. Marvel and Fox have also launched a Bent Bullet website that provides more details about the film and Magneto's fate. JFK was involved with Project: WideAwake and every X-Men comic fan knows that means Sentinels.

    Check out the video below and head over to the Bent Bullet website to dive into the full experience. "X-Men: Days of Future Past" hits theaters May 23, 2014.

    Pitbull & Ke$ha Are Going Down In The 'Timber' Photo

    "Hey, Ke$ha, what if we collaborated on a song that combines country music with pop rock and rap, and then made a video that's kind of like 'Coyote Ugly' but with less clothing and more dancing?" "Sounds good, Pitbull! Will there be room for a scene where you try to touch a swimming shark?" "Yep!" "We should call this one 'Timber.'"

    Pitbull hosted the American Music Awards on Sunday and performed his new hit single Timber featuring Ke$ha live onstage before releasing the video on his Facebook page.

    The 32-year-old rapper posted the video as an exclusive treat to fans of his page that has more than 40 million Likes on Facebook.

    The video featured 26-year-old Ke$ha, who full name is Kesha Rose Sebert, showing her saucy side in scenes with an Old West theme.

    Ke$ha burst through the swinging doors of an old-styled saloon wearing a black bra and black bikini bottom with multiple cutouts.

    The singer had her painted blue and pink and donned a sheer yellow coverup.

    Pitbull also danced on the sand and in the water with an exotic brunette beauty.

    The video alternated between Pitbull and his lovely island and Ke$ha in country settings, including a farm scene where she leaned against an old truck and sang to horses.

    The duo also performed the song on Sunday at the American Music Awards where Ke$ha wore a similarly sexy Western outfit.

    LIVE Aarushi murder case verdict: Life term for Talwar couple for killing Aarushi, Hemraj

    The verdict was is out. According to Ghaziabad High Court, the parents were convicted guilty and were sentenced to life imprisonment today.

    A special CBI Court is likely to announce the quantum of punishment for Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, who were held guilty for the murder of their teenaged daughter Aarushi and their domestic help Hemraj at their home on the intervening night of May 16-17, 2008.

    The court will hear the arguments on the quantum of punishment today. Read full report here

    Nupur Talwar suffered high blood pressure and anxiety after she and her husband Rajesh were brought to the Dasna jail last evening. Read here

    As soon as the verdict was announced, the duo and the family broke down and were clearly upset with the decision.

    The parents convicted under sections 302 and 201, while Rajesh Talwar also convicted on additional charge under Section 203 for filing a false FIR. They have been taken into custody after the verdict. "We are deeply disappointed, hurt and anguished over conviction," they said in a statment. "We refuse to feel defeated and will continue to fight for justice," they said.

    "There was no evidence, dissapointed with the verdict. It's wrong," stated Talwars' lawyer Satyaketu Singh.

    On the other hand, the CBI lawyer on Aarushi case, RK Saini, stated, "Court said according to the circumstances there is no one else who could commit the crime."


    * Defence counsel Tanvir Mir countered CBI's argument and said the evidence against his clients were weak and sought leniency for Talwars. The arguments lasted just five minutes before the judge adjourned proceedings and pronounced he quantum of sentence at 4.30 PM. The Talwar couple remained composed.

    The Talwar couple were also sentenced for five years for destruction of evidence and Rajesh for another one year for filing wrong FIR with police.

    * Talwars' lawyers will appeal to a higher court against the decision. The duo will be taken to jail.
    * The crowd outside the court is huge. There is a stampede sort of situation outside the court, reports our journalist Kanu Sarda from the scene.

    * Ghaziabad Court sentences Rajesh and Nupur Talwar to life imprisonment t in Aarushi-Hemraj murder case.

    * The arguments on sentencing in Aarushi-Hemraj murder case is over, order after 4.30 pm.

    * CBI Tuesday sought death penalty for dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar on charges of murdering their daughter and domestic help five years ago.

    * Public prosecutor R.K. Saini said the case comes under the "rarest of rare" category as daughter Aarushi and Hemraj were found dead with their throats slit at the Talwar residence in Noida in May 2008

    * Defence counsel pleaded for leniency in sentencing citing Talwars background

    * CBI argues for Death Penalty in Aarushi Talwar case. Sentencing to be announced at 3pm

    * Talwar couple inconsolable, refuse dinner: Jail officials .

    * Dinesh Talwar, brother of Rajesh, told reporters outside the court that they would appeal against the verdict in the Allahabad High Court.

    * The Talwar couple has been kept in separate special cells in the jail, which will be out of reach for other inmates. Due to security reasons, they will be kept separate from other inmates for some days," Dasna Jail Superintendent Viresh Raj Sharma told IANS.

    Sharma said Nupur has been kept inside the women's barrack but her cell is separate from other inmates while Rajesh has been kept in a separate cell in a special barrack.

    "After their medical examination, both of them were taken to their respective cells. Each of them have been given a blanket, a rug, a mug and a plate to eat," Sharma said.

    * , Satyaketu Singh, on Monday said, “There is no evidence. We are disappointed with the verdict. This order is wrong and illegal.”

    * Meanwhile, senior advocate Abha Singh said, “This was a gruesome incident. It was an open and shut case,

    * Aarushi's friend  Fiza Jha, described the verdict as disappointing on Monday. “This has gone from bad to worse. It will be tragic if the parents don't get justice in the higher courts,” she said.

    * The Talwars are now in police custody and have been taken to Ghaziabad's Dasna jail.

    * The two were taken into custody immediately after the verdict.The court will hear the arguments on the quantum of sentence on Tuesday.

    * In a statement issued after the verdict, the dentist couple said, “We are deeply disappointed, hurt and anguished for being convicted for a crime that we have not committed. We refuse to feel defeated and will continue to fight for justice.”

    * The couple will appeal to higher courts, according to the lawyer.

    * Defence lawyer Satyaketu Singh said the judgement was wrong in law and would be appealed against in the High Court.

    Nearly five-and-a-half years after the sensational killings of teenager Aarushi Talwar and domestic help Hemraj, a special CBI court pronounced its verdict.

    Special Judge S Lal, who is retiring soon, gave his decision after a 15-month-long trial of dentist couple, both out on bail at present, on charges of murder and destruction of evidence in the killing of their 14-year-old daughter and servant on the intervening night of May 15-16, 2008 at their Jalvayu Vihar residence in Noida.

    Miranda Lambert Slams Weight Loss Surgery Rumors As 'Ridiculous'

    Miranda Lambert recently made headlines when she arrived at the Country Music Awards with a noticeably slimmer physique. While the 30-year-old revealed she dropped the pounds through exercise and portion control, there are others claiming she went under the knife to shed the weight.

    It's a claim the country star just won't tolerate, so she has turned to her personal website to set the record straight:

    "I wanted to address this certain story they are running this week and set the record straight. I DID NOT have surgery to lose weight," Lambert wrote. "That is ridiculous. I lost my weight the healthy and good old fashioned way. Watching what I eat and working out with my trainer Bill Crutchfield."

    Lambert went on to say that while she may have lost a dress size, she isn't even sure how much weight she's dropped. "As for the assumed number of pounds lost…? I don’t even know! Like I have always said, it’s not about a scale, it’s about how you feel and how your jeans fit."

    And the singer isn't the only one who won't stand for such rumors. Just last week Kim Kardashian fought back after it was reported that she spent thousands of dollars on cosmetic procedures to slim down.

    "I am very frustrated today seeing reports that I got surgery to lose my baby weight! This is FALSE. I worked so hard to train myself to eat right & healthy, I work out so hard & this was such a challenge for me but I did it!!! I'm so proud of my accomplishment & NO ONE will take this away from me with fake reports!" the 33-year-old new mom wrote in an extended tweet on Nov. 20. "Say what u want about me but I work hard & am the most disciplined person u will ever meet!"

    Ariana Grande's 2013 American Music Awards Performance Earns Her Standing Ovation From Lady Gaga

    Ariana Grande's performance of "Tattooed Heart" at the 2013 American Music Awards on Sunday night managed to shock the likes of Lady Gaga, who gave the young songstress a standing ovation.

    Grande performed the single off her album, "Yours Truly," leading with an a cappella rendition of "Baby I," on the AMAs stage at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Nov. 24. She sang her heart out in a performance MTV News has compared to the Motown vibe of Gladys Knight and the Pips, in front of an audience packed with music greats like Gaga, Justin Timberlake and Taylor Swift.

    The 20-year-old was one of the most talked about acts of the night, E! News noted, and the performance earned her applause from the "Do What U Want" signer, as well as Ciara.

    She also took home the New Artist of the Year Award.

    "Oh my God! I'm so nervous," she said when she took to the stage to accept the honor. "Thank you so much. This is for my fans. I have the most loving and supportive fans in the world, and I love them so much. I'm so nervous ... This is crazy. I love you. Thank you."

    Ariana Grande nearly brought the house down at the 2013 American Music Awards!

    The young starlet performed an almost acoustic version of her single off of Yours Truly called "Tattooed Heart."

     Armed with just a mic and slinky red sequined gown, Grande channeled Motown in what quickly became the most talked about AMAs moment.

     Grande's powerhouse voice even wowed Lady Gaga and Ciara, who both applauded the singer and gave a standing ovation.

    And that wasn't the only highlight of the 20-year-old's evening.

    Talwar couple found guilty of killing daughter Aarushi and servant Hemraj

    A special CBI court on Monday convicted dentist Rajesh Tawlar and his wife Nupur Talwar for killing their daughter Aarushi and servant Hemraj.

    Special CBI judge Shyam Lal held the couple guilty of murder and destruction of evidence under section 302 and 201 of Indian Penal code (IPC) respectively. Rajesh Talwar was also separately held guilty, under section 203, of registering a false FIR. Soon after the judgment, Talwars issued a statement saying they were deeply disappointed and hurt by the verdict.

    The two were taken into custody immediately after the verdict.The court will hear the arguments on the quantum of sentence on Tuesday.

    The verdict comes almost five-and-a-half years after the sensational double murder was committed.

    The CBI had accused the parents — Rajesh and Nupur Talwar — of being the killers, going by circumstantial evidence, testimony of witnesses and forensic reports.

    The Talwars had all along claimed that "they have been framed" on the basis of conjectures and tutored witnesses.

    When the Noida police first came to know on May 16, 2008 that the 14-year-old daughter of prominent dentist Dr Rajesh Talwar had been murdered at their residence in Jalvayu Vihar allegedly by their servant, Hemraj Banjade, it appeared as a regular murder case.

    But things changed dramatically the very next day when Hemraj's body was found on the terrace of the house. The Noida police and two CBI teams investigated the case, which saw many twists and turns.

    From Dr Rajesh and Nupur Talwar going to jail and allegations of tampering of evidence to witnesses turning hostile, police officers getting shifted, closure report being filed, parents coming out on bail and then a trial - the case has kept both the media and people transfixed.

    The latest trial got over on November 12 after almost 19 months during which CBI used testimony of close to 90 witnesses in order to prove that it was only the parents who could have committed the murders and there was no possibility of an outsider entering the house.

    The motive: Dr Talwar found his daughter in an objectionable state with Hemraj after which he killed them with a golf club and slit their throats using a surgical scalpel or knife. CBI's investigating officer A G L Kaul stated that he wanted to make Dr Rajesh Talwar's brother, Dinesh Talwar, a suspect as well.

    During cross-examination and their final arguments, the counsel for Talwars - Satyaketu Singh and Tanveer Ahmed Mir - slammed every aspect of CBI's investigations. They alleged that its important witnesses like Dr Sunil Dohre, Naresh Raj and M S Dahiya had improved their statements while many witnesses like maid Bharti and CDFD (Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics) experts had been tutored by the agency. Talwars' lawyers alleged that CBI had tampered with, fabricated and changed the evidence to frame the parents and that its case against them was full of "alternate hypothesis" and had no merit.

    The case had been first investigated by the Noida police and Dr Rajesh Talwar had been arrested. Then IG Gurdarshan Singh had addressed a press conference where he announced the honour killing theory leading to severe criticism and his eventual transfer. The police were blamed for not properly pre-serving the crime scene and going easy on the probe. The then chief minister, Mayawati, transferred the probe to CBI.

    Miley Cyrus Made GQ's Least Influential Celebrities Of 2013 List

     Dennis Rodman is at the top of a list no one wants to be on. He's been named GQ's No. 1 least influential celebrity of 2013.

    The 52-year-old former basketball player who has visited Kim Jong Un in North Korea was selected as the top pick in the magazine's third annual list of the least influential celebrities, which also includes twerking pop star Miley Cyrus, President Barack Obama, and celebrity chef Paula Deen. GQ called Rodman a "Q-list celebrity willing to commit borderline treason just to hang out with a dictator who himself aspires to be a Q-list celebrity."

    Rodman said this week he's preparing to return to North Korea late next month for an exhibition basketball tour.

    Deen, whose cooking empire imploded this year after she admitted to having used the N-word to describe black employees, came in at No. 2 on the list behind Rodman, while former sexting U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner took the No. 3 spot.

    "He's the saddest lecher in American politics, and that's saying something, because they're all lechers," the magazine said.

    Cyrus, who garnered attention at this year's MTV Video Music Awards for her provocative performance with a foam finger, won the No. 6 position for "basically trying every inane strategy she could think of to rile up America's few remaining pearl clutchers." The magazine noted "what's sad is that it totally worked."

    Hayden Panettiere Wears Sexy Cutout Dress To Sotheby's Auction In NYC

    Wladimir Klitschko must be glad he put a ring on it because Hayden Panettiere is on fire.

    The actress attended the Jony & Marc's (Red) Auction at Sotheby's New York yesterday (Nov. 23) to benefit The Global Fund to fight AIDS, and she looked stunning doing it.

    Panettiere walked the red carpet in a black cutout dress that showcased her side tattoo and her megawatt smile.

    Tonight, the 24-year-old will surely wow in another stylish number as a presenter at the 2013 American Music Awards, where Taylor Swift, Dave Grohl and Emma Roberts are set to present awards as well.

    Courtney Stodden's New Man Friend Is None Other Than Anna Nicole Smith's Ex Edward Lozzi

    It's sometimes easy to forget that Courtney Stodden is only 19 years old and, as such, is bound to bounce back quickly from a breakup.

    The reality star and her husband Doug Hutchison split less than three weeks ago but Stodden has wasted no time in cozying up to another man -- coincidently, a 53-year-old, just like Doug.

    On Thursday night (Nov. 21), Stodden was spotted at a Los Angeles event with Edward Lozzi, Anna Nicole Smith's ex-boyfriend and Press Secretary for the U.S. Representative to the UN General Assembly in the late '90s, per Daily Mail. Lozzi also served as a White House Press Advance Office aide for the George H.W. Bush administration, adds Daily Mail, and has his own PR firm for some three decades now.

    But before jumping into hasty conclusions, Stodden's manager told E! News that the two are not dating. "It's just innocent fun. It seems like lots of guys have a hard time keeping their hands off of her. She is enjoying being 19. She deserves it."

    The 'Girls' Season 3 Trailer Is Here And It's Just As 'Girls'-y As Expected

    HBO released the trailer of Lena Dunham's "Girls" Season 3, which features lots of great life advice ("It's really liberating to say 'no' to the sh-- you hate"), a country house outside the city and Shosh's Ugg boots.

    Earlier this morning, Dunham posted a 15-second teaser trailer to Instagram (below), but the full-length version features Dunham twerking on a grave, so it's exponentially better.

    Here are some key scenes that hint at what's to come:

        Hannah and Adam get back together for at least one make out scene.

        More Elijah!

        Hannah's hair is way better post-hacksaw haircut.

        Marnie still has no idea what's going on.

        Ray wants Shosh back, duh.

        The entire gang will definitely spend some time in a car and outside the city.

        RIP Charlie.

    Anonymous Stages Protest In Support Of Teens In Trouble Over Kissing Photo

    "A kiss is not a crime," hacktivist organization Anonymous tweeted Wednesday, in an effort to grab the Moroccan government's attention before a hearing for three teens arrested over a Facebook photo on Oct. 3.

    The group led the online protest using the hashtag #NadorKiss to demand the exoneration of the teenagers, who were charged with public indecency after posting a photo featuring two of the teens kissing outside a school. The other teen was arrested for snapping the picture.

    The teens, all from the city of Nador, are due in court Friday for a closed hearing, followed by a sentencing next week, according the Agence France-Presse.

    The charge carries a possible prison sentence of five years.

    "Their sentence will be educational at most, in my opinion," Mohamed Abdennabaoui, the criminal affairs and pardons director at Morocco's Justice Ministry, told Al Jazeera.

    A Moroccan nongovernmental organization originally filed the lawsuit early last month, claiming the photos had a negative effect on society and upset people's feelings, the AFP reported.

    On Oct. 12, two dozen demonstrators staged a kiss-in to defend the right to public displays of affection in Morocco’s conservative Muslim society and to show solidarity with the teens being charged.

    As the Nador teens' trial date quickly approaches, Anonymous continues its quest to stop prosecution. The group released the following statement in a press release:

        This is yet another example of a government taking something that wouldn't normally have been a major issue but by removing it from the usual framework it would be viewed within simply because of the "online" aspect, it is made into a "problem."

    Alfonso Cuaron regrets making movie adaptation of 'Great Expectations'

    If go by the latest claims made by Gravity filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron, he feels that he made a mistake by coming up with a movie adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic novel Great Expectations.

    Even though, Cuaron, 51, decided to modernize the classic story in 1998, he was hesitant about going ahead with the project. His inhibitions increased after he attained success with his critically acclaimed film The Little Princess in 1995.

    "I got a bit engaged in the machinery. I forgot that I used to do my own stuff, and I became this reader of screenplays that they were sending to me. And I started forgetting that I had a voice. It started to become more about the industry," Cuaron said. Gravity director Alfonso Cuaron says that he made a mistake by making a movie adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic novel 'Great Expectations'.

    The 51-year-old filmmaker took on the task of modernizing the classic story in 1998, but was extremely hesitant about taking on the project, especially after the success of his critically acclaimed film The Little Princess in 1995, said the Hollywood Reporter.

    "I got a bit engaged in the machinery. I forgot that I used to do my own stuff, and I became this reader of screenplays that they were sending to me. And I started forgetting that I had a voice. It started to become more about the industry," Cuaron said.

    "And then I did a film that was a horrible experience, 'Great Expectations'. That is a film that I should have not done. I passed many times, and then I ended up saying yes for the wrong reasons," he added.

    Rajinikanth's Kochadaiiyaan to release on January 10, 2014

    Superstar Rajinikanth's Kochadaiiyaan is gearing up for theatrical release on January 10, 2014, while its music is likely to be unveiled in December, based on the availability of its composer A R Rahman.

    "Our co-producer Murali Manohar has zeroed in on Jan 10 as the release date of Kochadaiiyaan, which is inching closer to completion," the film unit's spokesperson said.

    'The film's audio is likely to be unveiled on Rajinikanth's birthday on December 12 or on some other day in the same month. We have to check with A R Rahman on his availability," added the spokesperson.

    The film was earlier scheduled to be released on the superstar's birthday.

    Directed by Soundarya Rajinikanth, the film also features Deepika Padukone, Jackie Shroff, R. Sarath Kumar, Aadi Pinisetty, Shobana, Rukmini Vijaykumar and Nassar. Kochadaiiyaan is touted to be the first movie to be shot with motion capture in 3D, along the lines of Hollywood films Tin Tin and Avatar. Motion capture is a process by which actions of human actors are recorded and then used to animate digital character models.

    "Nobody has bullied Kareena Kapoor the way these two men have"

    Kareena Kapoor, sinner or sinned against? As the Friday of reckoning approaches for Gori Tere Pyar Mein, the plot thickens off-screen.

    It all began when lead actor Imran Khan and director Punit Malhotra described to NDTV how they were at the Begum's beck and call on set. "She bullied us a lot. Imran has a lot of pictures of me at her feet saying come on, please give the shot. Imran and me turned vegetarian on set because she'd eat vegetarian food and we had to as well," said Punit. Enforced vegetarianism? Oh, how dreadful.

    But Bebo begs to differ.

    "I had actually said when I had signed this film that I would bully Punit and Imran. I don't think anybody has bullied Kareena Kapoor the way these two have. No director in the history, ever in my entire career. I think that's why I have had so much fun," Kareena told NDTV.

    It would take a brave man to bully a Kapoor of Bollywood's first family. That man, it appears, is Punit Malhotra.

    "He's the only director in 13 years that I have called sir. Even though I have worked with Mani Ratnam, Raj Kumar Hirani and Karan Johar, I don't call anybody sir. Punit is the only director I called sir, but I call him sir with a lot of care and fondness," Kareena added.

    What we really need to hear now is a comment from Kareena's husband Saif Ali Khan for a The End to this script.

    Featuring Kareena Kapoor and Imran Khan in the lead roles, Gori Tere Pyaar Mein will hit theaters on November 22.

    Woman attacked at Bangalore ATM by a machete-wielding burglar; banks get 3-day deadline to deploy guards at ATMs

    The horrifying incident was captured on CCTV. It happened at an ATM on a busy Bangalore road. The victim's skull is fractured and a small piece of bone had gone into the brain, causing a "penetrating injury".

    Latest update: Karnataka Home Minister says: All ATMs without security will be shut down. The victim's skull is fractured which has resulted in paralysis on the right side. The police intensified its hunt on Wednesday for the assailant whose gory act caught on CCTV footage sparked an outrage.

    What happened? In a bone-chilling incident, a woman withdrawing cash in an ATM on a busy road in the city was attacked by a machete-wielding man on Tuesday.

    The horrifying incident — captured in the CCTV footage — unfolded at 7.10am in an ATM belonging to Corporation Bank, situated on the busy JC Road, near NR Square.

    The victim Jyothi Uday, manager, service branch of Corporation Bank, Mission Road, entered the ATM to withdraw cash for her child's birthday when the miscreant followed her into the ATM.

    On entering, the miscreant pulls down the shutter to prevent people from knowing the goings-on in the ATM. The sequence of events that soon followed, as captured by the CCTV, are harrowing to say the least.

    According to the footage, the miscreant orders the woman bank officer to withdraw cash, but the woman refuses. The refusal angers the miscreant who attacks the woman with his machete and flees the scene after lifting the shutter.

    Police arrived at the spot after people who happened to notice blood stains in front of the ATM alerted them. The bleeding woman, who was by now unconscious, was shifted to Victoria Hospital. Later, she was taken to Nimhans and finally to BGS Global Hospital, Kengeri.

    Speaking to dna, O Vittal Rao, manager, service branch, Corporation Bank, said Jyothi was supposed to attend duty at 7.30am and the bank staff came to know about the incident only after 9.30am. “She was in-charge of the first shift and stayed in Raja Rajeswari Nagar. It is very unfortunate that she has been attacked.”

    Assistant commissioner of police Siddaramaiah said two special police teams had been formed to nab the accused. “We have taken the CCTV footage and are investigating,’’ said Siddaramaiah.

    Police commissioner Raghavendra Auradkar said they had definite clues about the accused.

    When asked about the delay in nabbing the culprit - considering the fact that police had recently nabbed two people who had killed a security guard at an ATM on Outer Ring Road recently - Auradkar said there was a two-hour gap between the incident and the time it had been reported.

    “The two-hour gap had provided an opportunity for the accused to escape from the spot. We are confident of nabbing him soon,’’ the police commissioner said.

    Karnataka government today bluntly told banks to close down such kiosks unless they provide security. As the shocking episode continued to grab media attention with the cctv footage of the gory act being beamed, Home Minister K J George held a high-level meeting to discuss measures to curb such incidents. George said more than 600 of the total 2,580 ATMs in the city have no security guards.

    Madonna Tops Forbes' World's Highest Paid Musicians 2013 List

    Don't be. According to Forbes' latest roundup, Madonna made a whopping $125 million in 2013.

    "The bulk of Madge’s millions this year come from the tail end of her MDNA Tour, which grossed $305 million," explains Forbes. Add to that heavy "merchandise sales at concerts as well as her Material Girl clothing line and Truth or Dare fragrance," and you've got a clear winner.

    Her runner-up, Lady Gaga, trails behind with a "mere" $80 million. The tour she cut short due to her injury, explains Forbes, still grossed $168 million.

    Bon Jovi lands in third place with a close $79 million. "All in all, the group earned more than Kanye West, Skrillex and Carrie Underwood," Forbes noted, in what might make little sense to anyone born after 1990.

    Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Elton John, Beyonce and more make respectable cameos on Forbes' Highest Paid Musicians 2013 list. To find out exactly how much each songbird raked, head over to Forbes.com.

    R. Kelly's 'Black Panties' Album Artwork Is Absurd

    Ahead of the Dec. 10 release of his upcoming album "Black Panties," R. Kelly debuted artwork for the record.

    R. Kelly's latest falls in line with the sexual nature of the album title. He is shown on the cover with a topless woman on his lap, playing her as one would a cello. The 13-track album takes a similar note with song titles like "Leg Shakin,'" "Crazy Sex," and "Marry the Pussy." Check out R. Kelly's album artwork and the full track list to the standard and deluxe editions of "Black Panties" below.

    Here is the new artwork for R. Kelly’s upcoming album “Black Panties” which will be out December 10. In classic R&B fashion and definitely in R. Kelly fashion, he’s playing woman like a violin and on the deluxe cover he’s almost buried under a sea of chocolate women all wearing black…well you should already know that.

     1. "Legs Shakin'" feat. Ludacris
    2. "Cookie"
    3. "Throw This Money on You"
    4. "Prelude"
    5. "Marry the Pussy"
    6. "You Deserve Better"
    7. "Genius"
    8. "All the Way" feat. Kelly Rowland
    9. "My Story" feat. 2 Chainz
    10. "Right Back"
    11. "Spend That" feat. Jeezy
    12. "Crazy Sex"
    13. "Shut Up"
    Deluxe Version:
    14. "Tear It Up" feat. Future
    15. "Show Ya Pussy" feat. Migos and Juicy

    Syllabus school Lecturer - PHYSICS


    Man claiming to be BJP worker throws black paint at Arvind Kejriwal

    A man, claiming to be an activist of the BJP, threw black paint at AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Monday while he was addressing a press conference here.

    The man, who identified himself as Nachiketa Walnekar, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activist, created a ruckus at the packed press conference, but was then bundled away by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) activists.

    Kejriwal, who was sitting on the dais with other party leaders, got some drops of the paint on his face. However, AAP national executive member Manish Sisodia's cap was smeared. Sisodia is contesting from Patparganj assembly seat. AAP membedr and senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan also had ink smudges on his hands.

    Walnekar said he was a supporter of social activist Anna Hazare and was angry with the way Kejriwal disbanded the India Against Corruption movement, which was at the forefront of many campaigns.

    "Anna Hazare never wanted the movement to end and Arvind Kejriwal has misused the name of Anna Hazare," Walnekar told media persons.

    Reacting to the incident, AAP member Kumar Vishwash said: "It is an attempt to put our morale down."

    BJP leader VK Malhotra said Kejriwal and his party members accuse the BJP for such incidents.

    "They are the Congress's B-Team. We don't approve of anybody throwing ink," he said.

    Congress leader and Delhi minister Haroon Yusuf accused the AAP of seeking "publicity from such incidents".

    Ram-leela going strong at box office, crosses Rs.50 crore

    Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela is inching close to Rs.100 crore at a good pace. The Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie has minted over Rs.52 crore in its opening weekend, and trade pundits believe it will sustain good business in the coming weeks too.

    The Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh-starrer, co-produced by Bhansali and Eros International Media Ltd., released Nov 15 in over 3,500 screens. It earned Rs.16 crore on its opening day at ticket counters in the domestic market.

    It went on to make Rs.17.25 crore on the second day of its release and raked in Rs.19.50 crore on the third day, read a statement from Eros International Media Ltd., which has also distributed the movie. The film is said to be the fifth biggest opener of 2013, according to trade analyst Taran Adarsh. The biggest opener so far this year has been Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika's "Chennai Express". "Ram-leela is fifth biggest opener of 2013...Deepika's third biggest opener... Ranveer's biggest opener," Adarsh posted on Twitter.

    The film's high points are the sizzling chemistry between Deepika and Ranveer, a scintillating dance number by Priyanka Chopra, strong content with a colourful Gujarati backdrop and Bhansali's impeccable direction. Ram-leela has garnered positive reviews from the film fraternity as well.

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan tweeted: "Ram-leela! The genius of Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the passion of Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh, the guile of Supriya Pathak and the rawness of Richa Chadda.

    Philippines Typhoon Update: The Latest On Deaths, Damage After Haiyan

     Philippines Typhoon Update
    Here are the latest casualty figures and damage reports from the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan, according to the national crisis management agency.

     National: 3,976 confirmed deaths, 1,598 missing and 18,175 injured, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.

    Eastern Visayas region covering the islands of Leyte and Samar: 3,725 dead, 17,821 injured and 1,574 missing. Widespread severe damage. Tacloban, Leyte's main city with a population of 220,000, lies in ruins. Communications, transport cut in many areas.

    Western Visayas region: 161 dead, 228 injured, 19 missing.

    Central Visayas region, which includes Cebu: 74 dead, 102 injured and 5 missing.

    Kim Zolciak's Bare Baby Bump Is Very, Very Big

    The "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star is expecting twins with her husband Kroy Biermann and is due to give birth very soon. She took to Twitter to share a photo of her bare baby bump, revealing she's looking forward to the end of her pregnancy.

    "Sooooo with all the request I finally decided to post My baby bump today!," she wrote on Instagram. "The twins will here this month and we are soooo excited and I'm soooo over being pregnant! #countingdownthedays."

    Zolciak already has two daughters from a previous relationship -- Brielle, 16, and Ariana, 12 -- and two sons with Biermann -- Kroy Jagger, Jr., 2, and Kash, 1. So lucky for her, she's got a lot of people to dote on her during these next few weeks.

    Debbie Gibson Rocks A Leotard At 42 During NBA Game

    Former teen idol Debbie Gibson proved that age is nothing but a number when she rocked a teeny leotard for a performance at the New York Knicks game recently.

    Gibson donned a sparkling, plunging leotard with fishnet tights when she hit Madison Square Garden for a performance on Thursday, Nov. 14 during the Knicks versus Houston Rockets game, Us Weekly noted. The 42-year-old strutted her stuff on the court, wearing just the bodysuit and a pair of heels.

    "Happiness and awareness!" Gibson told Celebzter last year. "I am not rigid with my eating. But, as of late I am aware that certain foods may have certain repercussions and I know that –- for instance –- if I want to maintain a certain weight or am preparing to be on camera, if I gain more than 2 lbs in a day, the next day I fast until dinner and then eat a piece of steak and salad. It resets your weight instantly having a protein load and salad. Amazing!"

    She told the website she works out only once or twice a week and maintains a healthy diet full of lean proteins and vegetables.

    Shraddha Kapoor did not charge fee for Gori Tere Pyaar Mein

     Newcomer Shraddha Kapoor, who will be seen in Karan Johar's home production Gori Tere Pyaar Mein, has apparently not charged any fees for her role.

    "Shraddha liked the script and wanted to work with the banner. She agreed to come on board instantly without any remuneration. Her role isn't a lengthy one, but she plays an important part. Her role is crucial to the storyline," a source said.

    "I bumped into Shraddha outside a theatre on the day 'I Hate Luv Storys' released. I've known her since then. When we wrote the character of Vasudha, I had her in mind, so I met her and informed her about the role. She liked the script and came on board as a friend. We have credited her part as a friendly appearance," said movie's director Punit Malhotra.

    The film stars Imran Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan in the lead.

    World Chess Championship - Viswanathan Anand draws third game with Magnus Carlsen

    It's the world champion vs the World No1.
    Viswanathan Anand shakes hands with Magnus Carlsen

    Vishwanathan Anand draws Game 3 with Magnus Carlsen on Tuesday.

    The world champion vs the World No1; the King vs the Crown Prince. This is the chess battle of this century.

    The World Chess Championship unfolds at Hotel Hyatt Regency as history is in the making over the next three weeks.

    If Carlsen wins, he would herald a new era in World Championship. If Anand wins, he would be rated along with Garry Kasparov as the most successful world champion in modern chess.

    World champion Viswanathan Anand will start with black pieces in the first game.

    The first game will be played on Saturday, followed by the second on Sunday with Carlsen having black. The games will start at 3 pm at Hotel Hyatt Regency, the venue of the championship.

    There will be a rest day after the second, fourth, sixth, eighth, 10th, 11th and 12th games. After the sixth game, the colours will be reversed so Anand would have black in the sixth and seventh games.

    The players are fighting for a purse of $3 million with the winner standing to earn $1.45m and the loser just under $1m. Carlsen has already pocketed $137,000 of the prize fund for agreeing to play on his opponent’s home turf.

    The time control for the 12 games will be: 40 moves in two hours for each player, the next 20 moves in one hour and 15 minutes for the rest of the game, with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting after move 61.

    If the match goes into tiebreakers after a 6-6 tie in Classical chess, there will be a four 25-minute rapid chess games to break the tie. If that also ends in a tie, blitz chess mini-matches of two games each will be played. If the first set ends in a tie, the second, third and fourth will follow. In all five sets (10 games) will be played to break the tie.

    Even then if the match is tied, the Armageddon (sudden death game) will be applied. In that game, white will get five minutes and black four but black needing only a draw to win the game and match. The rapid, blitz and Armageddon will have separate draw of lots to choose the colour.

    The chief arbiter for the championship is, Ashot Vardapetyan from Armenia the same official who was in charge of the Anand-Boris Gelfand World championship match in 2012 in Moscow.

    Miley Cyrus Turns Heads At The MTV EMAs In Plunging, Backless Dress

    Miley Cyrus left little to the imagination in a plunging, backless dress for her 2013 MTV European Music Awards arrival tonight (Nov. 10).

    Cyrus opted for a minidress featuring images of rappers Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur and the words "Please Stop Violence" on it. The lace-up dress had a plunging neckline and was completely backless, minus the material covering Cyrus' derriere. She paired the look with heavy gold jewelry and thigh-high checkered boots.

    The 20-year-old is set to perform "Wrecking Ball," according to MTV News. Prior to the event, which is being held at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam, Cyrus tweeted a naked shower selfie for her 15 million followers while getting ready for the night.

    Man Nails Testicles To Red Square Cobblestones Photo

    A Russian performance artist was hospitalised Sunday after stripping naked and nailing his testicles to a Red Square cobblestone in protest against the Kremlin's crackdown on political rights.

    A video of the graphic action, available on Russian websites, showed artist Pyotr Pavlensky sitting naked outside Lenin's Mausoleum being covered with a blanket by police officers while horrified passersby looked on.

    The state-run RIA Novosti news agency said Pavlensky was taken to a police station after being treated in a central Moscow clinic.

    The Saint Petersburg-based artist said in a statement posted on the Grani.ru website that he was trying to draw attention to Russian society's inaction in the face of the development of a "police state".

    Russia marked its annual Police Day holiday on Sunday.

    It is not the first time the 29-year-old has resorted to eye-watering methods of protest.

    He has previously sewn his lips together to demonstrate against the jailing of two female members of the Pussy Riot punk band who staged an anti-Kremlin performance inside Moscow's main cathedral in 2011.

    He was also arrested after wrapping his naked body in barbed wire outside a Saint Petersburg government building in May.

     In Russia today, a Moscow political performance artist was arrested after he drove a large nail through his testicles into a cobblestone street in Red Square to protest Vladimir Putin‘s crackdown on civil rights — and the Russian people’s own apathy.

    Pyotr Pavlensky can be seen in the video below sitting naked in front of the Lenin’s Mausoleum and nailed to the street.

    Later, a police officer comes to arrest him. He reportedly could get 15 days in jail. Pavlensky says his “action can be seen as a metaphor of apathy and political indifference and fatalism of the modern Russian society,” according to a Google translation of what he wrote on the Russian website, Grani.ru.

    Bethany Arceneaux, Kidnapping Victim, Rescued By Family Members Who Killed Her Captor

    A family determined to save their kidnapped relative tracked her down to an abandoned Louisiana house, saving her life and killing her captor after she went missing for almost three full days, according to multiple sources.

    Bethany Arceneaux, 29, was allegedly abducted Wednesday afternoon in Lafayette by her ex-boyfriend Scott Thomas, also 29, and the father to her 2-year-old son, The Daily Advertiser first reports.

    A witness to the abduction, Derrimetrie Robinson, said she saw Arceneaux honking her car horn for help in parking lot as Thomas forced his way into her car and attacked her. When Robinson rushed to the scene, Arceneaux begged the woman to take her son, according to the Advertiser.

    Robinson managed to grab the 2-year-old boy during the struggle, as Thomas shoved Arceneaux into his car and sped away, she said.

    Later Wednesday evening, police found Thomas' white Buick near a field.

    On Thursday morning, the Lafayette Police Department had little new information about the kidnapping.

    Family members began posting fliers of the missing mother and searched surrounding areas, according to the New York Daily News.

    “Based off the information officers received at the day care about the way the victim was confronted by Thomas, we believe she may be in a situation where she could be harmed,” spokesman Cpl. Paul Mouton said Thursday as police continued to search.

    By dark, the rescue search was called off for the day.

    On Friday, as police and family members alike searched near Thomas' abandoned car, along with areas near his hometown, witnesses gave the family members a tip about a vacant house in a nearby field where the car was located.

    Daily Advertiser photographer Leslie Westbrook, who spent much of the day with the family as they searched, was there to capture the intense scenes that soon played out.

    A neighborhood resident and another man, along with almost half a dozen members of Arceneaux's family, took off on four-wheelers towards the house.

    As they got closer, family members said they heard the screams of their missing relative begging for help.

    The family converged on the house, kicking down the door as Thomas allegedly began stabbing Arceneaux multiple times, according to KLFY, a local news station.

    Tom Cruise Admits Katie Holmes Divorced Him To Protect Suri From Scientology

    Tom Cruise has admitted that Katie Holmes filed for divorce in part because of his involvement in the controversial Church of Scientology.

    During his deposition, first obtained by RadarOnline, for his $50 million defamation case against Bauer media (whose magazines claimed he abandoned his daughter Suri Cruise), the 51-year-old actor first exploded with anger when asked if Holmes left him "in part to protect Suri from Scientology."

    Cruise first responded that he found the question "offensive," saying, "there is no need to protect my daughter from my religion.” But when lawyers pushed the question again, asking if his ex-wife ever indicated that she left because of the religion or because she wanted to protect their daughter from Scientology, Cruise responded:

    "Did she say that? That was one of the assertions, yes."

    What's more, Cruise also admitted that his 7-year-old daughter is no longer a practicing member of the religion. This is a huge admission since anyone who leaves the faith is considered a “Suppressive Person” and is cut off from all members of the church, including their immediate family.
    When Holmes and Cruise divorced back in 2012, many of Scientology's defectors spoke out claiming that the church seemed to be playing favorites and bending rules when it came to Cruise and his family. Former Scientologist Samantha Domingo (whose ex-husband Placido Domingo Jr. spoke out and left the church after officials tried to make him "disconnect" from her when she was labeled a "Suppressive Person") told Vanity Fair that the way Holmes blindsided Cruise with the divorce and enrolled Suri in private school would be automatic grounds for disconnection if Holmes were married to any other Scientologist.

    Domingo said that even if Holmes left Cruise to protect her daughter from the church, he likely won't give up on bringing her back to the religion.

    "According to Scientology doctrine, Katie has denied Suri her spiritual eternity in the church. There's no chance for her now," Domingo explained to Vanity Fair. "Why would Katie deny their daughter her spiritual freedom? How suppressive is that? If [Tom] loves his daughter, he will never give up on [Scientology]. He will try to use every means available to help his child, and he does think he's helping his child, but he's also helping the church control his life."

    10 Things Every Woman Should Have Been Told About Sex, But Probably Wasn't

    Talking about sex during your formative years can be incredibly awkward -- even squirm-inducing. But whether you experience formal sex ed, awkward "birds and the bees" talks, candid conversations with friends or all or none of the above, it's all theoretical until you're actually doing it -- which can make for some surprises along the way.

    On a Nov. 7 Reddit thread, commenters answered the question "what is something about sex that you wish someone had told you?" The thoughtful responses touched on everything from the way pornography has influenced our sex lives ( "changing positions every 30 seconds not actually required despite what porn clips had taught me") and calling out the unrealistic portrayal of sex in Hollywood ("Sex on a beach is not half as good as the movies make it out to be"), to safe-sex information ("Antibiotics impact the effectiveness of birth control pills") and general wisdom ("Sooner or later, one of you will do something utterly embarrassing. It will be absolutely mortifying. A good partner will not care.")

    We decided to ask our readers what they wish someone had told them about sex before they started having it. Here are 18 things they shared with us:

    1. There is no dignified way of "cleaning up" -- and you WILL need to clean up afterwards.

    2. A male partner won't always have a higher sex drive than you.

    3. You can have as much sex as you want, with as many people as you like.

    4. Sex is truly awesome when you really love the person you're having it with.

    5. Women are allowed to enjoy sex as much as men.

    6. Sex doesn't look like it does in the movies -- or in porn.

    7. You are not more valuable as a person if someone wants to have sex with you, and you are not less valuable as a person if you choose not to.

    8. Learn what turns you on and don't be afraid to ask for it, because your partner isn't a mind-reader.

    9. It's fine to say "no" -- it doesn't make you less sexual.

    10. The best sex is about mutual giving.

    This Woman Was About To Go In For Surgery. What She Did Moments Before Was Awesome.

    Facing a double mastectomy with grace takes courage. Facing one with courage and joy is extraordinary.

    But that’s exactly what Deborah Cohan did yesterday right before she went into surgery to have her breasts removed. Cohan, an Ob/Gyn and mom of two, held a dance party with her medical team in the operating room of Mt. Zion Hospital in San Francisco.

    This inspiring 6-minute-long video, posted on YouTube, shows Cohan busting some serious moves as she wiggles and twerks to Beyonce’s hit “Get Me Bodied.” Cohan requested that friends and family make videos of themselves dancing to Bey too so that she could watch them during her recovery. “I have visions of a healing video montage,” she wrote. “Nothing brings me greater joy than catalyzing others to dance, move, be in their bodies. Are you with me people?”

    They were. You can check out videos of Deborah’s fans shaking their booties in solidarity on her CaringBridge page.

    Deborah, we wish you a speedy recovery. And can we go clubbing with you when you’re all better?

    Remarkable Colorized Photos Will Let You Relive History

    One thing we really need to thank the internet for: colorized historical photographs. Of course, the phenomenon comes to us courtesy of Photoshop and the talented editors who transformed black and white images into digital works of art. We're just happy we get to feast our eyes upon them.

    Thanks to a Reddit user named Brinkman87, we have a plethora of polychromatic snapshots that bring history back to life. Behold, 15 of the best colorized photos on the web:

    Ekta Kapoor to choose her Mr Right on The Bachelorette India Season 2?

    Mallika Sherawat's search for her Mr Right might have ended recently, with the lady choosing Vijay Singh as the winner of her show.

    But the production house is already in a look out for the contender for the next season. If sources are to be believed, the production house has approached none other than the queen of small screen, Ekta Kapoor.

    "We wanted Ekta in the first season itself but the deal couldn't materialize. She wanted to take time to decide and so we went ahead with Mallika Sherawat but this time we are trying really hard to get Ekta for the next season and the only hope is that she hasn't said No to us. She has asked us time to think," says a source from the production house.

    Apart from Ekta, we also hear that Veena Malik is on the list. "Veena has been wanting to find a partner for herself for a long time now. She was also going to do her swayamvar but the channel had shut down. We will approach her too but only after Ekta says No." adds the source.

    Deepika Padukone completes six years in Bollywood (Photo)

    Bollywood's reigning queen, Deepika Padukone completes six glorious years in the film industry. The actress' debut film 'Om Shanti Om' released this very day.

    The model-turned-actress featured in dual roles -Shantipriya, a leading actress of the 1970s, and later as Sandy, an aspiring actress in Farah Khan's 'Om Shanti Om', opposite Shah Rukh Khan.

    Farah Khan took to twitter to post about the anniversary of 'Om Shanti Om', "Thanx 4 reminding me that 2day is 9th nov..OSO released ths date 2007..@iamsrk @deepikapadukone ..how time flies!," she posted.

    Her performance garnered immense praise with critics terming her 'a talented whiff of fresh air'.

    Her next release, 'Bachna Ae Haseeno' (2008) saw her play Ranbir Kapoor's ladylove. And once again the film went on to become a huge commercial success.

    Another of Deepika's notable performances is the strong-headed career woman in Imtiaz Ali's 'Love Aaj Kal' opposite Saif Ali Khan.

    'Cocktail' in 2012 saw Deepika play the impulsive party girl, Veronica. Not only did she sizzle on screen, but her performance earned her Best Actress nominations at several award ceremonies, including Filmfare, Screen, and IIFA.

    For Ayan Mukherjee's 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani', Deepika once again effortlessly transformed herself to play Naina Talwar, 'the wallflower'. The film that also starred former boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor received great reviews and took the Box office by storm.

    Her last release, romantic action comedy, 'Chennai Express' had Deepika play a South Indian girl and she nailed it, even the accent. The Shah Rukh starrer was a rage and ultimately declared a blockbuster.

    Deepika's next release, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Ram Leela' with rumoured boyfriend Ranveer Singh has already created much hype and fans are eagerly waiting to see the beauty on the silver screen once more.

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