News snippets

Published: Saturday 15 November 2008

>> On October 11, Kerala's forest officials ordered filmmaker Mani Ratnam to stop filming his multi-lingual movie in the forests of Malayattoor after they found his crew had violated an agreement with the department.

>> Prince Albert of Monaco wants Formula One cars to run entirely on biofuels in a shift he says will help the sport's image and limit greenhouse gas emissions from his Mediterranean principality.

>> Luke Tamborinyoka the editor of a defunct Lesotho weekly, The Mirror, and the weekly's printer EPIC, were slapped with a US $8,000 fine by the country's high court for defaming Lesotho's Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili.

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