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Esha Deol launches ‘Roadies X2’ Making her TV debut with ‘MTV Roadies X2’, Bollywood actress Esha Deol has launched the new season of the reality TV show on Thursday. After completing 11 successful years, Raghu Ram and Rajiv Laxman, who have been the pillars of the reality show, have quit the show and Esha Deol has replaced them along with Olympic medalist Vijender Singh. It will be hosted by Rannvijay Singh yet again. According to Indian media reports, the oldest and longest running reality TV show in India, has undergone a complete makeover. This time around, participants will not just be competing against each other but also gangs. Each gang leader has selected five participants for his/ her teams through auditions. The gangs and their leaders will compete against each other through a series of tasks. The gang leader and a gang members who stays till the end, winning the maximum number of tasks, will ...

Electronica pioneer Froese of Tangerine Dream dead at 70 NEW YORK: Edgar Froese, whose band Tangerine Dream crafted an ambient and futuristic sound that set the stage for generations of electronic artists, has died, his son said Friday. He was 70.Trained as a sculptor, the German multi-instrumentalist shocked the musical world in the early 1970s by using synthesizers to generate a trance-like but minimalist atmosphere that had only passing connections to the rock sound that then dominated the airwaves.His son Jerome Froese, who later ...

Representatives of 88 countries compete for Miss Universe crown MIAMI: Representatives of 88 countries will smile it out for the title of Miss Universe Sunday in a contest rattled by Miss Israel taking a selfie with Miss Lebanon, their countries' sworn enemies.The beauty pageant will play out Sunday in the city of Doral starting at 8 pm (0000 GMT Monday) at a sports facility at Florida International University. A successor will be chosen to Miss Universe 2013, Gabriela Isler of Venezuela.The world's lovelies staged ...

Singer Sarah Brightman in training for space tourist role MOSCOW: British singer Sarah Brightman has started a gruelling 72-hour survival course in a snowy Russian forest to train for her upcoming role as a space tourist, Russia's cosmonaut training centre said Friday.The soprano known for her starring roles in West End musicals composed by ex-husband Andrew Lloyd Webber, is due to spend 10 days in space in September after paying $52 million to become the eighth space tourist in a flight arranged by US ...

Egypt conservationists to sue over 'botched' Tut mask repair CAIRO: An Egyptian conservation group said Friday it will sue the antiquities minister over a "botched" repair of the mask of King Tutankhamun that left a crust of dried glue on the priceless relic.The golden funerary mask, seen Friday by AFP at the Egyptian Museum, showed the sticky aftermath of what appears to have been overzealous use of glue to fix the mask's beard in place.A museum official, who spoke anonymously to avoid repercussions, told ...

Kylie Minogue sizzles in new video teaser Singer Kylie Minogue sings on new Giorgio Moroder single ‘Right Here, Right Now’. With her latest single Kylie Minogue has showed that she still got the moves and the voice.Kylie is seen spinning around and flaunting her fit body in the latest music teaser with dance music legend Giorgio Moroder. She looks every inch the pop princess in this collaboration with Giorgio. As per foreign reports Giorgio Moroder has been making waves again after returning ...

Deepika Padukone dedicates her award to Kangana Ranaut In a recent award ceremony, Deepika Padukone bagged an award for her performance in ‘Happy New Year’, but the leggy beauty dedicates her award to Kangana Ranaut for her performance in ‘Queen’.According to Indian media reports, Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone, who recently received the Life OK! Screen Award in the best actress category, has dedicated the award to Kangana Ranaut. She said, “Thank you for this award, but I really believe this year belonged to ...


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