Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Rice snubbed 'flirt' Pak PM, Senate slams him

  • The Pakistan Senate has moved a motion to summon Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz over allegations that he tried to “charm” US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice during talks.
  • Twice as Good: Condoleezza Rice and her Path to Power, a new biography of the American leader, claims Aziz tried his "seductive baritone on Rice during her first visit to Pakistan in March 2005.
  • News agency DPA reports Marcus Mabry, a senior Newsweek journalist and author of the biography, writes that Aziz "tried his Saville Row-suited gigolo kind of charm” on Rice but ended up “babbling” and embarrassed.

Sunday, May 27, 2007


AC Milan:-

  • The club was founded as a cricket club in 1899 by Alfred Edwards, a British expatriate.

  • The club is nick named as Rossoneri (Red-Blacks) & Diavolo (The Devil).

  • AC Milan recently won UEFA Champions League-07 beating Liverpool in the final.

Sunday, May 20, 2007


  1. Hyderabad blast linked to HUJI (Harkat-ul-Jehadi Islam).

  2. FIR filed against Dera Sacha Sauda chief by Punjab government.

  3. Pakistan Tourism Minister Nilofar Bakhtiar resigned after not getting any support from her party against the mullahs.

  4. Two Indians abducted in Nigeria.

Friday, May 18, 2007


  1. Wolfowitz to step down as world bank chief on 3oth june.

  2. Punjab simmer as the clash between Dera Sacha and Sikh continues.

  3. Bajaj auto to split.2 new companies to be floated.

  4. Sevilla becomes the first team after Real Madrid to retain UEFA cup football.

Thursday, May 17, 2007


  1. A.B.Vajpayee not interested for presidential post and backs Bhairo Singh Sekhawat as NDA's candidate.
  2. Vijay Mallya's UB group has acquired Scottish distiller Whyte and Mackay for an enterprise value of 595 million pounds.
  3. Nicolas Sarkozy took over as president from Jacques Chirac in France.
  4. Britain has now decided that the Prince Harry will not be sent to the frontline.
  5. Europe's biggest film festival, the Cannes film festival opens on May 16, 2007.

Wednesday, May 16, 2007


  1. Young India author Rana Dasgupta has been short-listed for Britain's National Short Story Prize, which is considered world's biggest award for a single short story.His first novel, Tokyo Cancelled, was published in 2005.

  2. 4 handsets were seized from controversial RJD MP Md Shahbuddin in jail raid.

  3. Jet to raise funds for JetLite.

  4. Mahindra surrender NFL title to Dempo.

  5. Private equity firm Cerberus bags chrysler group.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Forhans-'yeh jhaagwalaa hai?'

  • It was the non-foaming fluoride brand was known as "toothpaste created by a dentist" in the 1960s.
  • Earlier owned by Geoffrey Manners,the brand's advertisement was very popular.Forhans-'yeh jhaagwalaa hai?'
  • The brand did well in the 1970s and moved into Wyeth stable,Where the two companies merged in July 2002.However,the toothpaste did not fit into the core business of the pharma company and was sold to a little known company,John Oak Remedies,in 2005.
  • Mumbai based Anchor group has acquired Forhans and ready to relaunch it.

Daily Headlines,15/05/07

  1. The 2006 Civil Services Examination results were declared on Monday and Mutyalaraju Revu, an OBC candidate from Andhra Pradesh has topped the exam.

  2. The Comptroller and Auditor General blames the Income Tax department for taxing Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar less and incorrectly.

  3. Kapil Dev to head Subash Chandra's Indian Cricket League executive board.

  4. Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader A Raja will take over as the communications and information technology minister.

  5. Harjit Gill, a hockey player and former resident of Jalandhar, has been elected as the first Asian mayor of Gloucester.

  6. Wharton school names auditorium after Dhirubhai Ambani.

  7. Mumbai based Anchor group has acquired Forhans and ready to launch it.

Hi...sorry for the unwanted break

Dear All,

I met an accident on 30th April and had serious injuries.My left hand little finger underwent a plastic surgery and right leg also a minor surgery.Now gradually recovering.Another surgery will be followed on 1st June,07 to remove the k-wire from my hand.Thereafter 3months physiotherapy,and I am back to my normalcy.Thanks for all good wishes and blessings that saved my life in this fatal accident.Three people died on spot.Anyway,the daily headlines will be on time,today onwards.


Manas Nayak