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September 28, 2004

‘Don't tell me I am 75’

Lata Mangeshkar has decided to head out of town. ‘No, I won’t tell you where I’m going,’ she laughs. The Melody Queen prefers not to celebrate her birthday
Also: Happy Birthday, Lata!

September 27, 2004

End of the world for Skeeter Davis

The Grammy-nominated singer and veteran of the Grand Ole Opry, died after a long battle with breast cancer

September 25, 2004

‘I'm never saying farewell'

Having assembled her elaborate Hello, I'm Dolly show, Dolly Parton has made a renewed commitment to touring. Just don't call it a farewell tour

Lone woman gets voting station

Indian election workers say they plan to clock a full day running a polling booth next month in a remote village near Tibet, where the total electorate is one

Who will the lucky girl be?

Fans would think with his good lucks, charm and great voice the Asian pop sensation Raghav has got a steady girlfriend. But (lucky for some girl out there) the 23-year-old singer announced that he is still available and would like to get married in three years

September 23, 2004

Top career choices for Uma

Bharti has threatened to quit. Yet again. This time the sanyasin promises she will take sanyas from politics after her Tiranga yatra

Britney not legally married yet?

Britney Spears and Kevin Federline are still not legally married despite a weekend ceremony that was such a surprise not even the parents and bridesmaids knew they were going to a wedding

September 21, 2004

Why I put Jane Austen in a sari

After Bend It Like Beckham, filmmaker Gurinder Chadha has given an Indian twist to an English classic

September 20, 2004

Jay Sean teams up with Bipasha Basu

The rising British Asian star is getting ready to release his followup single next month, with a video featuring the Bollywood actress

Some silly points and plenty of long legs

From Mandira to Maria, Rakshanda to Anusha, sex appeal has hyped cricket to fever pitch

September 18, 2004

India and her heavenly bodies

The astrologer Shelley von Strunckel has a huge following on the subcontinent. She tours the sites with Sophie Campbell

September 17, 2004

Undercover, investigative journalist

September 26, 1887: Nellie Bly goes crazy to get the story

September 14, 2004

5 Latina hotel maids sue hotel for sex bias

Martin Gringer, lawyer for the Broadway Plaza Hotel denied the charges, saying the women were motivated by money

Good Housekeeping comes to India

The India Today Group is all set to launch the US magazine by the month-end

September 13, 2004

Jackson's ex-wife fears for future

Debbie Rowe has said she fears she will never find love again and that there is much sadness in her life

Love plays cheerleader at US Open

While Leander Paes battled it out on the courts making it to the semi finals of the men's and the mixed doubles, Rhea Pillai flew in to New York with friends to cheer him on

September 08, 2004

Platinum perfect

Singer Lata Mangeshkar completes 75 years on September 28

Wedding bells for Ritu Beri?

The internationally acclaimed designer is rumoured to have accepted a proposal from 47-year-old Sunny

September 06, 2004

What baby?

The News of the World reported that British actress Elizabeth Hurley was pregnant for the second time, with Arun Nayar’s baby. But Nayar, when contacted in Mumbai denied the news. ‘I never read newspapers. What did they say again?’ he guffawed

Pregnant employees treated like dirt

Problems include dismissal, redundancy, forced resignation or being denied training

Heidi Klum's legs worth more than a million

The German beauty's perfect pins were assessed on their length, shape, rarity and commercial value by a jewellery specialist

September 04, 2004

Lashing out

What do Liza Minnelli, Betty Boop and camels have in common? Eyelashes. The kind that, if you stand too close, can bowl you over

Mandira Bedi at long leg

The huge SonyMax hoarding, bang outside Andheri (west) railway station in Mumbai, is one helluva sight you cannot miss!

A much, much smaller version of the image can be seen here

Anju Bobby George leaps to 5th position

The star long jumper's career-best performance at the Athens Olympics pushed her world ranking, as released by the International Association of Athletics Federations

September 03, 2004

Director's Indian touches mar
the very English 'Vanity Fair'

Imagine Sense and Sensibility with a soundtrack of sitar music or Howard's End with an elephant interlude and you'll get the idea

September 02, 2004

Sacked coaches say Chanu clean,
Pratima had a drink too many

Coaches pass buck, send report that sums up all that’s wrong with weightlifting

Mira Nair may direct Harry Potter 5

The filmmaker confirmed that she has been approached to direct The Order Of The Phoenix

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