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| || Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Awarded French Award |
The French government has announced that they will give Aishwarya Rai Bachchan the Officer Dan Ordre Des Arts Et Des Lettres (officer of the order of arts and letters), which is the second highest civilian honour given by the French government. But unfortunately, Ash has refused to accept the award at the date and time set by the French government because currently her father's health is not well. Ash would like all of her family to be there when she receives the award. This will also be the second person from Bollywood to receive such an honour. The first person to receive the honour was non other then the King Of Bollywood, Shahrukh Khan .
| || Dancing with the Stars Season 8 Cast Revealed |
The dancing stars for season 8 were revealed by ABC during the shows that aired between 8 and 11. So you had to sit thru 3 hours on ABC to just find out who will be on Dancing With The Stars in season 8 or you could just read online the next day. In any case, here are the contestants for season 8 are: Rapper Lil' Kim, Jackass star Steve O, Access Hollywood host Nancy O'Dell, Football player Lawrence Taylor, Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson (is the youngest contestant ever), Country star Chuck Wicks (will dance with his girlfriend, Julianne Hough), Gilles Marini, Actress Denise Richards (partnered with Maksim Chmerkovskiy), former Go Go's frontwoman Belinda Carlisle, Apple Computers cofounder Steve Wozniak, Comedian David Alan Grier, Musician Jewel and Rodeo star (and Jewel's husband) Ty Murray.
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| || Sania Mirza Moves Onto Semi Finals At Pattaya Open |
Sania Mirza fought hard for one hour and 44 minutes and upset the sixth seeded opponent in the quarterfinal to reach the semi finals at the Pattaya Open. Sania beat Thailand's Tamarine Tanasugarn 7-5 6-4 and now will face eighth seed Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia in the semi final match.
| || Sania Mirza Moves Onto Quarterfinal At Pattaya Open |
Sania Mirza played her best match after coming back from her wrist injury and crushed Russian qualifier Vitalia Diatchenko 6-4, 6-0 to enter the quarterfinals in the Pattaya Open. Sania, ranked 126, broke Diatchenko five times in the match to win in just over an hour of play. Sania will face sixth seeded Tamarine Tanasugarn of Thailand in the quarterfinals, who beat Portugese Neuza Silva 6-3, 6-2. When Sania and Tamarine last faced each other in 2007, Sania had won.
Sania with her Italian partner Mara Santangelo advanced to the semifinals of the doubles event.
| || Sania Mirza Moves Onto Second Round At Pattaya Open |
Sania Mirza had a hard match against world ranked 945th, local girl Nicha Lertpitaksinchai, at the Pattaya Open to reach the second round. Sania had to battle Nicha for more then one hour and 51 minutes to beat her 7-6 (4) 7-5 before continuing her journey at the Pattaya Open.
| Movie Releasing February 13, 2009: |
| Billo Barber (2008) |
Cast: Irrfan Khan , Lara Dutta , Shahrukh Khan, Om Puri, Rajpal Yadav, Asrani, Kareena Kapoor (Guest Appappearance), Deepika Padukone (Guest appearance)
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