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August 9, 2012

Mathew in Chandler’s shoes?

Los Angeles, Aug 9 (IANS) Actor Mathew Perry says he often gets confused between his off-screen self and his former on-screen character Chandler Bing in famous sitcom "Friends". The 42-year-old played Chandler in the show for a decade. His character was known for his sarcasm, and Perry believes the character is very much part of his own life. "Yes, he is (a part of my life) but a lot of that is me too, so you have to try to figure out which is which," accesshollywood.com quoted Perry as saying. The…

‘Madonna an ‘ex-wh***”

Moscow, Aug 9 (IANS) Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has termed pop star Madonna an "ex-wh***" over her backing of imprisoned punk rockers Pussy Riot, RIA Novosti reported. "Every ex-wh*** tends to lecture. Especially during tours and concerts," Rogozin wrote in his Twitter blog. Madonna wore the group's trademark balaclava and stripped to her bra to reveal the words "Pussy Riot" during a concert in Moscow Tuesday. "I mean no disrespect to the church or the government,…

Ramdev begins anti-graft agitation at Ramlila Maidan

New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Back at the Ramlila Maidan, yoga guru Baba Ramdev Thursday announced a three-day fast against corruption and black money and said the government would have to give in to the demand for a stringent Lokpal bill. Addressing thousands of supporters at the sprawling ground here, Ramdev said: "The fight for Lokpal is not over. A strong Lokpal will have to be given to the people of India. "The Lokpal bill should not be the government's version which will be weak," he added. "We…

Geetika murder case

New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday remanded the now-defunct MDLR Airlines' official Aruna Chaddha to two days' police custody in a case related to the suicide of former flight attendant Geetika Sharma here Aug 5. She was arrested the day before. --Indo-Asian News Service

Kanda’s anticipatory bail plea rejected

New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of Haryana's former minister Gopal Goyal Kanda who was called by police for questioning over the suicide of former flight attendant Geetika Sharma here Aug 5. --Indo-Asian News Service
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