Los Angeles, Jan 28 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Lawrence picked up the best actress award at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Award (SAG) Sunday. The 22-year-old, who is battling pneumonia, received the award for her role in David O Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook". "Everyone is scared of me, I'm like, 'I'm fine'
Milan, Jan 28 (IANS) French striker Nicolas Anelka underwent a medical ahead of his proposed move to Juventus. The 33-year-old French striker conducted the standard medical tests at Turin's Istituto di Medicina dello Sport centre Sunday morning, a statement from Juventus said, reports Xinhua. The Shanghai Shenhua forward arrived in a private jet Saturday night and is due to be paid 600,000 euros for five months, plus performance-related bonuses and an option to extend for another year
Los Angeles, Jan 28 (IANS) Actor Bradley Cooper has formally been approached by director J.J. Abrams to star in a biopic on cyclist Lance Armstrong's rise and fall from grace. Cooper previously expressed his desire to portray the disgraced cyclist after he was stripped of his titles between 1999 and 2005 when it was revealed that he had taken performance-enhancing drugs.
Mexico City, Jan 28 (IANS/EFE) German automaker Volkswagen said it will begin manufacturing its redesigned Golf model in Mexico in the first quarter of 2014. "With its existing infrastructure, competitive cost structures and free trade agreements, Mexico is the ideal location to produce the Golf" for markets in North and South America, Hubert Waltl, a member of the board of management of the Volkswagen passenger cars brand, was quoted as saying in a statement. "The decision to produce the Golf in Mexico builds on Volkswagen's strategy for the North American market", where it plans to invest more than $5 billion over the next three years, the statement said
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Actress Shruti Seth, who often hosts TV shows as well as award functions, admits she loves achoring. She says there isn't anything more satisfactory than to interact with a live audience. "The best part about anchoring is that I get to be me as opposed to playing a character in a show or film," Shruti told
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS/EFE) A Franciscan friar accused of sexually abusing male high school students in Pennsylvania committed suicide in the monastery where he had been kept under strict surveillance since 2000, police said. According to the autopsy, Brother Stephen
Panaji, Jan 28 (IANS) Buying fish for the rice plate has got dearer for Goans with prices escalating sharply due a strike by trawler owners.
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Many top militant leaders of the northeast hiding in Bangladesh could be handed over to India with New Delhi and Dhaka set to sign an extradition treaty as well as a liberalised visa agreement during Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde's three-day visit to Dhaka from Monday. The union cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, had last week given the go-ahead to inking the long-awaited extradition treaty, which is to pave the way for extradition of northeast militant leaders now in Bangladesh. Anup Chetia, alias Golap Barua, a founding member of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), was arrested in Dhaka in 1997 and jailed for violations of the Passport Act, Foreigner's Act and foreign currency regulations.
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS/EFE) The head of the US Anti-Doping Agency accused Lance Armstrong of lying during an interview earlier this month with Oprah Winfrey, in which the former cyclist acknowledged using performance-enhancing drugs for most of his career.
Los Angeles, Jan 28 (IANS) Britney Spears's family is reportedly anxious about the singer's impending move to Las Vegas because of city's wild partying culture. The 31-year-old is reportedly close to signing a five-year concert residency in the city worth $100 million per year. Britney's father Jamie wants to make sure she doesn't get caught up in wild lifestyle