bpb Cutting: Blood & Water
Wednesday, 21 July 2010 20:00
Cutting: Blood
& Water

Sachin's bleeding love, cutting chai and it's oil over on bpb's weekly pick-tionary of happenings from Mumbai & beyond!

bpb's weekly pick-tionary of happenings from Mumbai and beyond.

Blood will tell: Sachin Tendulkar’s blood to be mixed along with paper pulp for a signature page in the cricketer’s upcoming biography. Are we the only ones who find this horribly morbid?

Chai Hard: The city’s beloved cutting chai gets bigger, goes from 100 ml to 150 ml at all stations.

Dam them all! Andhra-Maharashtra fight over damming the Godavari gets ugly and hydroelectric dam in Kashmir further complicates Indo-Pak talks.

Extreme colonialism? African American couple gives birth to a white, blonde and blue-eyed baby in Britain.


Fashion Forward: Sonam Kapoor plans to join hands with fashion labels from Paris, London and Milan for her own prêt line; Malini Ramani gets arrested by Delhi Police, released on bail later; and Rani Mukherji spotted in a jumpsuit (again), at the Sabyasachi show.

Headley has confirmed the central role of Pakistan intelligence agencies in 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, announces Home Secretary on the eve of Indo-Pak talks, setting off a storm of recriminations.

Hockey coach of the Indian women’s team to be investigated after being accused of sexual harassment by player.

It’s Oil Over: The Gulf spill, described by experts as the worst such disaster ever, may be permanently sealed off within two weeks. Gush of relief!

Locals and Locales: Residents of Bandra Reclamation come up with innovative eco-friendly idea to convert the garbage from the area into biogas, and use it in the form of electricity. Bright lights!

Mystery remains unresolved about the cause of the collision between two trains in West Bengal that leaves 63 passengers dead.  R.I.P

Rumour has it: Jennifer Aniston poses topless for the promotional shots of her new perfume line, Lolavie.

Son of the Soil: Amitabh Bachchan is now officially a farmer, since he owns 2.403 hectares of agricultural land in Uttar Pradesh.

Vaseline launches Facebook application to help users whiten their skin in profile photos;  yet another racist attack on an Indian Student in Oz; and a man gouges out his Indian roommate’s eyes in New York.

 

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