October 2012 - You visit

Why Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan is unwelcomed in Pakistan?

Why Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan is unwelcomed in Pakistan?
Why neighbouring country Pakistan is turning hostile towards Bollywood films? After Saif Ali Khan and Salman Khan, now its the turn of superstar Shahrukh Khan whose film might be banned in the neighbouring country. If sources are to be believed Bollywood actor's latest film 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan' directed by Yash Chopra might be banned in Pakistan.
 Pakistan's censor board might not give clearance to Shahrukh film, which apparently is Yash Chopra's last directorial venture.
"The film may get banned in Pakistan because it involves Shah Rukh Khan in an Army operation in Kashmir. The trailer too has been stopped from being screened on various TV channels in Pakistan. The movie shows SRK as part of a bomb disposal squad in the Indian Army who is up to some serious action in Kashmir, which may be the reason it might be banned," informed a source.

Earlier, Saif's ‘Agent Vinod' and Salman's ‘Ek Tha Tiger' were banned in Pakistan.

Bollywood movies have always been a rage in Pakistan. But with Indian films facing regular ban in Pakistan, it seems Bollywood films have to bade-goodbye to Pakistani film buffs.
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Shah Rukh, Katrina, Rekha and others at Yash Chopra's funeral

Shah Rukh, Katrina, Rekha and others at Yash Chopra's funeral
The last rites of Yash Chopra were conducted at the Vile Parle crematorium in Mumbai.
 Katrina at Yash Chopra's funeral.
The ambulance carrying filmmaker Yash Chopra's body. 
 Yash Chopra's funeral, Yash Chopra's last darshan.

Shah Rukh Khan at Yash Chopra's funeral. He tweeted that Yash Ji's demise is like a personal loss for him
 Yash Chopra is survived by wife Pamela and two sons - Aditya and Uday.
 Film and television actor Kanwaljit Singh arrives at the Yash Raj Studios.
 Bollywood actress Dimple Kapadia with screen writer Honey Irani.
 Music director Pritam Chakraborty also came to pay his last respects to the filmmaker.
 Archana Puran Singh with Parmeet Sethi at the Yash Raj Studios where his body was kept for last darshan.
 Filmmaker JP Dutta at Yash Chopra's funeral in Mumbai.
 Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone gets down of her car outside the Yash Raj Studios.
 Anil Kapoor arrives to pay his last tribute to the filmmaker.
Teary eyed Rohit Shetty at Yash Chopra's funeral. 
Pakistani actress Salma Agha with her daughter Sasha at the funeral.
 Prateik at filmmaker Yash Chopra's funeral.
 Model and actress Dipannita Sharma at the funeral.
 Bollywood actress Preity Zinta was also spotted during Yash Chopra's last rites.
 Sohail Khan outside the Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai.
 Bollywood actress Vidya Balan arrives for Yash Chopra's last darshan.
 Bollywood actor Boman Irani was also seen during the funeral.
 Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor with newcomer Varun Dhawan.
 Parineeti Chopra, who made her Bollywood debut with a Yash Raj project, at the funeral.
 Shamita Shetty comes out of the Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai.
 Model and actress Gauhar Khan.
 Actor and Vivek Oberoi's father Suresh was also seen during the funeral.
 Katrina Kaif at the Yash Raj Studio. She will be seen in Yash Chopra's last film as a director 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan'.
 Deeply saddened with the news, Amitabh Bachchan at the funeral.
 Rekha also came to pay her last tribute to the Bollywood legend.
 Poonam Dhillon during Yash Chopra's last rites in Mumbai.
 Yesteryear actor Manoj Kumar was also seen at the Yash Raj Studios.
 Aamir Khan's wife and filmmaker Kiran Rao.
 Producer Ritesh Sidhwani at Yash Chopra's funeral.
 Producer Mukesh Bhatt during Yash Chopra's funeral.
 Bollywood actor and Uday Chopra's close friend Jugal Hansraj at the funeral.
 Bollywood actor Shreyas Talpade also came for Yash Chopra's last darshan.
 Actress Nagma outside the Yash Raj Studios.
 Actress Kajol at Yash Chopra's last darshan.
Actress Tabu at Yash Chopra's last darshan.

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Paranormal Activity 5' set for Halloween 2013 release

Paranormal Activity 5' set for Halloween 2013 release
After the box-office success of 'Paranormal Activity 4', Paramount has announced that the fifth installment of the film will hit the screens next year on Halloween.
 Christopher Landon, son of Hollywood legend Michael Landon, will helm the project.

"This will be an off-shoot aimed at the groups who have been the biggest supporters of the property - Latinos and folks in Latin America - Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina.
 The fourth movie in the franchise stormed the weekend box-office with USD 30 million. 
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Daniel Radcliffe named Britain's wealthiest young star

Daniel Radcliffe named Britain's wealthiest young star
Actor Daniel Radcliffe has been named Britain's richest star under the age of 30 for the second year running.
Radcliffe's 53.3 million pound fortune has landed him at the top of the young rich list compiled.

The 23-year-old's earnings placed him above Robert Pattinson, who has earned 38.73 million pound, and Keira Knightley, who is third in the list with 32.7 million pound.

Actress Emma Watson retained her fourth place with 26.5 million pound earning, and One Direction have bagged fifth place with a collective fortune of 26.3 million pound.

Singers Adele, Leona Lewis and Cheryl Cole were also named in the top 10 list.
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Indian Public Holidays 2013

Indian Public Holidays 2013
Check 2013 Public Holidays and Restricted holidays list declared by the Central Government of India.

  • Central Government of India issued Order  in F.No.12/4/2012-JCA-2 Government of India Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Department of Personnel and Training) for holidays to be observed in 2013.
  •  It has been decided that the holidays as specified in the Public Holidays 2013 to this O.M. will be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government located at Delhi/New Delhi during the year 2013.
  • In addition, each employee will also be allowed to avail himself/herself of any two holidays to be chosen by him/her out of the list of Restricted Holidays.

Find day and date of holidays like Maha Shivratri, Holi,Telugu New Year’s Day / Ugadi, Good Friday, Sri Krishnashtami, Id-Ul-Fitr, Ganesh Chaturthi, Mahatma Gandhi Jayanthi, Durga Puja Ashtami (Navami), Vijaya Dashami, Diwali, Christmas and many more.
India – Public Holidays 2013
Month Day Week Day Name
January 25 Friday Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)
January 26 Saturday Republic Day
March 27 Wednesday Holi
March 29 Friday Good Friday
April 19 Friday Rama Navami
April 24 Wednesday Mahavir Jayanti
May 25 Saturday Budda Purnima
August 9 Friday Idu’l Fitr
August 15 Thursday Independence Day
August 28 Wednesday Janmashtami
October 2 Wednesday Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday
October 13 Sunday Dussehra
October 16 Wednesday Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)
November 3 Sunday Diwali (Deepavali)
November 14 Thursday Muharram
November 17 Sunday Guru Nanak’s Birthday
December 25 Wednesday Chirstmas Day
Restricted Holidays 2013
Each employee will  be allowed to avail himself/herself of any two holidays to be chosen by him/her out of the list of Restricted Holidays.

Restricted – Holidays 2013
Month Day Week Day Name
January 1 Tuesday New Year’s Day
January 13 Sunday Makar Sankranti
January 14 Monday Pongal
January 18 Friday Guru Gobind Singh’s Birthday
February 14 Thursday Sri Panchami
February 15 Friday Basanta Panchami / Sri Panchami
February 19 Tuesday Shivaji Jayanthi
February 25 Monday Guru Ravidas’ Birthday
February 16 Thursday Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti
March 10 Thursday Maha Shivratri
March 26 Tuesday Holika Dahan
March 31 Sunday Ester Sunday
April 11 Thursday Chaitra Sukladi / Gudi Padava / Ugadi / Cheti Chand
April 13 Saturday Vaisakhi
April 13 Saturday Vishu
April 14 Sunday Mesadi
April 15 Monday Vaisakhadi (Bengal)/Bahag Bihu (Assam)
May 9 Thursday Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday
May 24 Friday Hazarat Ali’s Birthday
July 10 Thursday Rath Yatra
August 2 Friday Jamat-UI-Vida
August 18 Sunday Parsi New Year’s day
August 20 Tuesday Raksha Bandhan
September 9 Monday Vinayaka Chaturthi/Ganesh Chaturthi
September 16 Monday Onam
October 11 Friday Maha Saptami (Additional) (Dussehra)
October 12 Saturday Dussehra (Maha Astami) (Additional)
October 13 Sunday Dussehra (Maha Navami)
October 18 Friday Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday
October 22 Tuesday Karaka Chaturdasi (Karva Chouth)
November 2 Saturday Deepavali (South India)
November 2 Saturday Narak Chaturdasi
November 3 Sunday Govardhan Puja
November 5 Tuesday Bhai Duj
November 8 Friday Pratihar Sashthi or Surya Sashthi (Chhat Puja)
November 24 Sunday Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve
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Weekly roundup: Cars launched in India this week

Weekly roundup: Cars launched in India this week
Within this week, the domestic automobile market saw as many as seven new vehicles, including Maruti's new Alto, Tata Motors' Indigo Manza Club Class and Safari storme, Rexton from the stable of Mahindra and Mahindra's Korean arm Ssangyong and the new Ford Figo. Here is a list of cars launched in India this week.

 Maruti Suzuki launched the new Alto 800 in India at a starting price of Rs 2.44 lakh, (ex-showroom Delhi). Available in an updated design package, the 2012 Alto 800 will be available in six trim levels including CNG versions.

 Mahindra and Mahindra have launched the SsangYong brand in India with the new Rexton W SUV. The RX5 manual is priced at Rs 17.67 lakh and the RX7 auto at Rs 19.67 lakh ex-Mumbai.

Tata Motors launched the 2012 Manza Club Class in India. The petrol and diesel trims have been priced at Rs 5.70 lakh and Rs 6.49 lakh ex-Delhi respectively. 

Ford launched the face-lifted Figo in India. Prices start from Rs 3.85 lakh for the petrol trim and Rs 4.81 lakh for the diesel, ex-Delhi.

The updated Tata Safari is here. Tata Motors launched the Safari Storme at a starting price of Rs 9.95 lakh, ex-Delhi. 

Honda launched the Brio automatic in India in two trims %u2013 S(O) at Rs 5.74 lakh and V at Rs 5.99 lakh ex-Delhi, approximately Rs 80,000 more than the equivalent manual trim.

Toyota launched the Sportivo TRD edition of the Fortuner in India. Available in both 4x2 manual and automatic transmissions, the limited edition Fortuner Sportivo is priced at Rs 21.75 lakh and Rs 22.60 lakh ex-Delhi. 

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