Thursday, May 31, 2007

World News 05/31/2007

05/31/2007:
An Atlanta lawyer has been diagonsed with a dangerous strain of tuberculosis. He is now under quarantine in a Denver hospital as ordered by the U.S. government.


05/31/2007:
Xiang Xiang, first panda bred in captivity, died after less then a year after being released in the wild in China. Central China mountain forests contain about 1,600 wild pandas.

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Saif Ali Khan Busy Schedule

Saif Ali Khan Busy Schedule
Date: 05/31/2007:
Saif Ali Khan is currently busy shooting for Abbas Mastan's thriller Race (2007) . After which he will shot for Tashan (2008) , a Yashraj Films production, which also stars Akshay Kumar , Anil Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor .

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Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Sania Mirza Advances To Second Round At French Open

05/30/2007:
Sania Mirza won againt Alberta Branti in the first round of the French Open, being played at Roland Garros, Paris, to advance to the second round. This is mark a great vicitory for Sania since being upset in her previous two apperances at the Morocco Open and Istanbul Cup. Hyderabadi girl beat out Alberta Brianti of Italy in just under an hour at the score of 6-1, 6-1. Now Sania will take on seventh seed Ana Ivanovic in the second round.
The second-ranked Russian, Maria Sharapova , beat out Emilie Loit of France 6-3, 7-6 (4) to advance to the second round at the French Open.

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Qatar Airways puts in a order to buy 80 A350 XWB

05/28/2007:
Qatar Airways puts in a order to buy 80 A350 XWB long-range planes from Airbus SAS worth $16 billion. The plans are to be equipped with engines made by Rolls-Royce Group. Delivery of the Airbus A350 will begin in 2013. Boeing has beaten Airbus so far for the new bigger planes with about 567 order with Airbus having about 13. Airbus is based in Toulouse, France. Singapore Airlines Ltd has also places an order for 20 A350 XWBs and Russia's OAO Aeroflot to buy 22 A350s.

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Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Sania Mirza World Rank Improves to 50th

05/29/2007:
Sania Mirza world rank improved to 50th after her play at the Morocco Open and Istanbul Cup. She did not do well in the singles competition but won the doubles title at Morocco Open and reached the doubles final at the Istanbul Cup. Sania is next due to play Italian Alberta Brianti in the French Open and will be partnered with Eva Birnerova of Czech Republic for the doubles matches.

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Saturday, May 26, 2007

Sania Mirza and Y-J Chan Out In The Final Round At Istanbul Cup

05/26/2007:
Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Y-J Chan were upset in the finals by the Polish pair in the Istanbul Cup women's tennis tournament in Turkey. Sania Mirza and her first time partner Yung-Jan Chan of Taiwan were beaten by Agnieszka Radwanska and Urszula Radwanska. Sania had previsoly won the doubles crown at Morocco Open.

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Friday, May 25, 2007

Sania Mirza and Y-J Chan In The Final Round At Istanbul Cup

05/25/2007:
Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Y-J Chan were able to move into the final round of the doubles at the Istanbul Cup. She has eariler won the doubles title at the Morocco Open. They beat Kloesel-Koumantou in the Quarterfinals to enter the final round.

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Tuesday, May 22, 2007

The Cannes Film Festival, May 16 to May 27

Bollywood Actresses Picture Gallery Aishwarya Rai
The Cannes Film Festival, May 16 to May 27
Date: 05/19/2007:
The Cannes Film Festival is currently going on France started on May 16 and will last until May 27. This year will mark the 60th anniversary for the film festival which seems to also coincidentally mark the 60th years for India's Independence. India has eight movies that will be showcased at the festival. The newly wed Abhishek and Aishwarya also were present on day 1 for the being of the festival. Others from the Bollywood film industry included Preity Zinta.

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Juhi Chawla In Krazy 4

Juhi Chawla In Krazy 4
Date: 05/11/2007:
Juhi Chawla has been signed onto the cast for Rakesh Roshan's comedy Krazy 4 (2007) which will be directed by Raja Sen. She will play the role of a psychiatrist. Other stars in the movie include Arshad Warsi, Rajpal Yadav, Suresh Menon and Irrfan Khan.

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Shilpa Shetty In Sydney and Melbourne

Shilpa Shetty In Sydney and Melbourne
Date: 05/11/2007:
Shilpa Shetty recently visited Sydney, Australia and Melbourne, Australia to promote her movie Life in a Metro (2007) . She was only in the town for a couple of days but had a packed schedule with many face to face interviews and photo shoots. Due to her recent win on the UK show Big Brother she has gained international appeal.

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

05/08/2007:
Amazon.com reported today that it has already received more then 1 million advance orders for the next book to be released in the Harry Potter series. The new book is titled Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and is scheduled to be released on July 21, 2007 right after the release of the new Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix which is scheduled to be released on July 13, 2007.

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Paris Hilton has been ordered to report to county jail

05/08/2007:
Paris Hilton has been ordered by a California to report to county jail by June 5 for violating her probation in an previous alcohol-related reckless driving case. Paris is the star of reality TV show The Simple Life which is scheduled to premieres May 28.

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Chini Kum To Be Released on 25th May 2007

Chini Kum To Be Released on 25th May 2007
Date: 05/08/2007:
Chini Kum (2007) staring Amitabh Bachchan and Tabu will release on 25th May 2007 on the same day as another Amitabh Bachchan, Shootout At Lokhandwala (2007) . The story of Chini Kum is of a 64 year old Buddhadev Gupta (Amitabh Bachchan) who is a chef and owner of London's top Indian restaurant. His passion in life is his cooking until Nina Verma (Tabu) walks into his life. They meet when one day she come to his restaurant and then against all odds fall in love and decide to get married.

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Shrek the Third (2007)

04/26/2007
Shrek the Third will release on May 18th, 2007. As before Shrek's will be voice will be provided by Mike Myers, Princess Fiona by Cameron Diaz , Donkey by Eddie Murphy, Puss In Boots Antonio Banderas and Artie by Justin Timberlake.
The movie is rated PG.

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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)

04/26/2007
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer will release on June 15th, 2007. Ioan Gruffudd will be Reed Richards, Jessica Alba plays Susan Storm, Chris Evans plays Johnny Storm, Michael Chiklis is Ben Grimm and Doug Jones will be The Silver Surfer.

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Spider Man 3 (2007)

04/25/2007
Spider-Man 3 will release on May 4th, 2007. This time spider man will face some of the most-feared villains, Venom and Sandman. Spiderman is again played by Tobey Maguire Tobey Maguire and Mary Jane Watson is being played by Kirsten Dunst

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Sania Mirza Defeated In First Round At Istanbul Cup

05/22/2007:
Sania Mirza is having some difficulty upon her return from knee injury. She was knocked out by Meghann Shaughnessy from the $200,000 Istanbul Cup tennis tournament during the 1st round. She also lost in the 1st round in the Morocco Open, but did win the doubles crown at the Morocco Open.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Sania Mirza Had An Early Exit From The Morroco Open

05/16/2007:
Top seeded Sania Mirza did not have a great return. She was defected by Maria Emilia Salerni in the first round of the Morocco Open. Sania was playing after two months of being away from tennis due to her injury. Sania did advance into the second round with her doubles teamat Vania King.

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Monday, May 14, 2007

Sania Mirza is seeded number one in a WTA for Morroco Open

05/14/2007:
Sania Mirza is seeded number one in a WTA event making her the first Indian tennis star to have such a seeding. She has been out with a knee injury, which she suffered a ligament injury while playing in the Qatar Open in Doha back in , in February 2007. She is making a comeback at the Morroco Open. She has teamed up with American Vania King for the doubles competition. Her next stop will be playing in Istanbul, followed by Birmingham, and Holland to get her prepared for Wimbledon.
Neha Uberoi is another Indian who is taking part in the open and will play with Italian Silvia Disderi in the doubles competition.

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Sania Mirza unveils a giant hoarding of Sprite

05/02/2007:
Sania Mirza unveils a giant hoarding of Sprite, brand of Coca Cola at Park Street Rawdon Street crossing in central Kolkata to launch the soft drink. Sania will next been seen playing in the German Open in Berlin, Germany. She has been sidelined with a knee injury but hopes to recover and play in the German Open which is scheduled to start May 7, 2007.

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