HindustanTimes Sun,28 Dec 2014

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Young Achievers - Sandip Verma

Sandip Verma, the Asian businesswoman, is seen as the symbol of Britain's multicultural set up. The 44-year-old has been selected by the Conservative Association in Wolverhampton South West as its candidate for the next general elections.

Young Achievers - Nitin Sawhney

Nitin Sawhney is one of the most influential and versatile creative talents in UK. Firmly established as a world-class producer, songwriter, DJ, multi-instrumentalist, orchestral composer, and cultural pioneer, Sawhney has become a latter-day Renaissance man in the world of music, dance, theatre and film.

Young Achievers - Ayesha Dharker

Mumbai born Ayesha Dharker made her screen debut in 1989 in the French/Swiss production Manika: Une vie plus tarde (Manika: The Girl Who Lived Twice), directed by François Villier). From this she went on to perform in Roland Joffe's City of Joy (1992), which co-starred veterans like Om Puri and Shabana Azmi.

Young Achievers - Karan Bilimoria

In the 1980s Karan Bilimoria was a student at Cambridge when he felt that the curry houses of England needed a drink of their own. It soon became his goal to create a lager beer so smooth that it can perfectly suit Indian cuisine and be enjoyed by both ale and lager drinkers alike.

Young Achievers - Parminder Nagra

Parminder Nagra, the girl who made it big and got popular from Bend it Like Beckham, is a Sikh, Punjabi girl born and brought up in England.

Young Achievers - Monica Ali

Monica Ali is the daughter of English and Bangladeshi parents. She came to England aged three years, her first home being Bolton in Greater Manchester, and later studied at Oxford University. Her first novel, Brick Lane (2003), is an epic saga about a Bangladeshi family living in the UK, and explores the British immigrant experience. It has been shortlisted for the 2003 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.


Mommy finished telling her little girl all about the making of babies.

Becks almost became dad again

David Beckham has reportedly ended months of speculation that his wife Victoria is pregnant, by claiming that the rumour was sparked after he misunderstood a TV journalist.

Kate Moss admits to her addiction!

Drug-tainted British supermodel, Kate Moss, may have taken her first fledgling steps to getting back to a clean and healthy life, by admitting that she was addicted to dope.



Bevan not frustrated by lack of opportunities

Australia batsman Michael Bevan says he is not frustrated despite a lack of opportunities so far at the World Cup.

The Jungle Book 2

Voices Haley Joel Osment, John Goodman, Phil Collins

Schemes to help improve water supply

With the onset of summer season, shortage of portable water affects hundreds of people in Dhar Block of this district.

Coke, Pepsi to chart aggressive drive to woo back customers

The two firms will embark on an aggressive marketing drive to win back customer trust after getting the Govt's clean billing.

Agassi motivated by desire to improve

Andre Agassi may possess eight grand slam titles but the American is still seeking to lift his game to a higher level.
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