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Sunday, January 27, 2008

Amitabh Bachchan Laid the Foundation of Girls’ College Named after Aishwarya Rai

The foundation of a girls’ college named after Aishwarya Bachchan has been laid by his father-in-law, Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan. Last year, Bachchan’s family friend and Samajwadi Party leader declared to set up a girls’ in Daulatpur. Aishwarya and her hubby Abhishek Bachchan were in the center of attention in the foundation laid program, which was held in the presence actress-turned-politician Jayapradha, Amar Singh, Jaya Bachchan and four former chief ministers.

Aishwarya expressed her extreme happiness with this college, which she said should have been named after her late grandfather-in-law Harivansh Rai Bachchan or wifeTeji Bachchan.

Sify.com reported:

In a brief speech, Aishwarya said "it is a dream come true... My family always wanted to do something for the education of girls".

The Bollywood diva said she was taken by surprise when she came to know that the college was in her name but added it would have been better if it was in the name her late grandfather-in-law & poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan or wife Teji.

“I was however convinced when the elders told me that the place of the bahu (daughter-in-law) in this family is very important," Aishwarya said.

The college will initially provide education up to 12th class on CBSE pattern. However, it would be extended to degree level later on. Amitabh Bachchan has also given his word to provide all the educational expense of two girls. The classes will be started from July this year.

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Ptochocracy: Is it a Difficult Word?

There are many words in English language. Some words are very easy while some are difficult. You don’t need to be a linguist to say that “Ptochocracy” is a difficult word. In fact, Ptochocracy is a very rare word and you will not find the meaning of this word in most dictionaries. So, it is weird to see that many people are searching for this word in Google Hot Trends. It has Volcanic status which means too many people are interested about it at this moment.

To know more about it, visit this entry: What is ptochocracy: Government by the poor?

Friday, January 4, 2008

Yuvraj Singh and Deepika Padukone Getting Married?

There is rumor about the love affair of Yuvraj Singh and Deepika Padukone. It seems that they may even get married within two years. Yuvraj Singh is now in Australia with Indian cricket team and Deepika has gone there too for a film. Of course, they have declared nothing to the media. The media has got a lot of rumors from their unnamed friends.

Read more: 'Yuvraj, Deepika may tie knot in two years'

Tuesday, January 1, 2008

Beauty Queen Kumari Fulbright and her Ex-boy Friend

It is a bizarre story. A former beauty queen Kumari Fulbright is in trouble now. She has been accused of kidnapping her ex-boyfriend. Well, according to the allegation, she did not do it alone. She had accomplishes and she did more than just kidnapping her ex-BF. There is also allegation of torture too.

Read about the story here: The Amazing Tale of Kumari Fulbright