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  • Modi to spend Diwali with flood victims

    Modi to spend Diwali with flood victims

    Oct :21 |   Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be spending Diwali festival with Jammu & Kashmir flood victims and for this he will be flying to Srinagar on October 23rd. Tweeting about this Modi, wrote in his micro blogging account, “Will be in Srinagar on Diwali, 23rd October & will spend the day with our sisters & brothers affected by the unfortunate floods.” This will be Modi's fourth visit to Jammu & Kashmir after taking charge as Prime Minister. Also as the elections are scheduled in December, Modi is trying to woo the people and his main focus is to win the confidence of masses. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • RSS leader as Haryana CM

    RSS leader as Haryana CM

    Oct :21 |   Former RSS pracharak Manohar Lal Khattar has been elected the chief minister of Haryana. The BJP's legislative party meeting with the newly elected 47 MLAs today in which Khattar's name came out for the top chair. In fact this is also the debut election for Khattar and he won the election in Karnal by a margin of over 63,000 votes. Khattar joined the RSS in 1980 and joined the BJP two decades ago. He was instrumental in strengthening the party and was appointed as the chairman of the Haryana election committee for the Lok Sabha elections. Khattar gave many victories to the BJP and finally the party greeted with the ideal role. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • BCCI suspends WI tours

    BCCI suspends WI tours

    Oct :21 |   The Indian cricket board, BCCI has suspended all the bilateral tours of West Indies, in response to the players pulling out of the tournament due issues with their board. The BCCI working committee met this afternoon and discussed its action against West Indies Cricket Board and is also looking to take legal action. BCCI has incurred Rs 400 crores loss but thanks to the Sri Lanka who have came forward to play five ODIs. The games will be played at Cuttack, Hyderabad, Ranchi, Kolkata and Ahmedabad. Meanwhile the West Indies cricket board is likely to take serious action against the players for pulling out the India tour. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • High alert for Diwali

    High alert for Diwali

    Oct :21 |   The Union Home Ministry has asked all the states to ensure proper security arrangements at places of worship, especially in communally-sensitive areas, ahead of the Diwali festival. Intelligence reports say that terrorists might strike any shrine in the the country and create havoc. Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune and Ahmedabad are warned especially by the Ministry of Home Affairs. The chief secretary has sent a note to all the important cities where there is a threat. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • Journalists sit on hunger strike

    Journalists sit on hunger strike

    Oct :20 |   Journalists of TV9 and ABN Andhra Jyothy news channels sat down on hunger strike at Indira park in protest over the ban of channels in Telangana state. Few days back, the same media houses journalists protested at Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao's camp office in Begumpet and even complained to Union minister Prakash Javadekar. {youtube}rm3IjQwqWxo|620|400|1{/youtube} However, there has been no reply from the union minister and the issue is still in pending. TV9 and ABN Andhra Jyothy channels were banned in Telangana over their derogatory statements on Telangana legislators. Its been almost four months the channels streaming was banned. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • EC notice to Saif

    EC notice to Saif

    Oct :20 |   The Chief Election Commission has served notice to Saif Ali Khan and his mother Sharmila Tagore for organising a wedding anniversary bash in Gurgaon. Saif organised a lavish party at the Pataudi Palace which is situated 26 kms away from Gurgaon city to celebrate his wedding anniversary with Kareena Kapoor. The EC received a complain that the loudspeakers were used without any permission and issued a notice for violating model code of conduct. Saif has been asked to reply to the notice by October 21 till 3PM. Several Bollywood celebrities were present at the function too. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • Anil Kumble joins Twitter

    Anil Kumble joins Twitter

    Oct :18 |   India's cricketing great Anil Kumble joined micro blogging site Twitter just a day before his 44th birthday. Anil celebrated his birthday yesterday i.e, on 17th October and was flooded with birthday wishes in the social media. Every present generation cricket wished Anil and the 'Jumbo' was quite happy. The spinner, who played 132 Tests for India and took 619 wickets, is regarded as one of the better spinners of all time. He retired from International cricket in 2008 and is currently coaching the Mumbai Indians side. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • Jayalalithaa released

    Jayalalithaa released

    Oct :18 |   AIADMK chief and former chief minister of Tamil Nadu Jayalalithaa was released from Bangalore jail this afternoon who was convicted in 1996 disproportionate assets case. A huge convoy escorted Jaya from the Bangalore jail and she will take a private flight to Chennai where AIADMK supporters have arranged a grand welcome to her. A trail court on September 27th convicted Jaya and her aides to the disproportionate assets case. She has been sentenced for four years and was slapped with 100 crores fine. The case related to period from 1991 to 1996 involving Rs 66.65 crores when she became chief minister for the first time. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • GMR group donates Rs 2.50 crores

    GMR group donates Rs 2.50 crores

    Oct :18 |   GMR group has donated Rs 2.50 crores to the cyclone victims of Visakhapatnam to the chief minister's relief fund. The representatives of GMR met AP CM Chandrababu Naidu in the afternoon and handed over the cheque. The AP CM has appreciated the donation and also asked GMR to forward for the development of AP state. On the other hand, APNGOs donated Rs 125 crores while the relief operations are going on. So far 70 per cent of power supply has been restored and officials are doing all the efforts to make it 100 per cent. Also there are no complaints of petrol and diesel shortage and everything is coming to normalcy. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • Pawan Makes it Again

    Pawan Makes it Again

    Oct :17 |   Powerstar Pawan Kalyan has visited Khammam today to meet his fan Srija who is suffering with Brain tumor. Pawan has started on road and reached a private hospital where Srija has been hospitalized. Pawan Kalyan has donated 2 lakhs to Srija along with some toys. This has been taken place because of Make A Wish Foundation who arranged the event. The Foundation has met Pawan Kalyan and explained the situation to Pawan and he immediately agreed to meet Srija. {youtube}JDKJ3G-yhx8|620|400|1{/youtube} {youtube}u_Ct5CL26QY|620|400|1{/youtube} Pawan Kalyan who is always ready to help the common man has donated in many instances for a social cause. After the latest Hudhud cyclone, he travelled to Vishakapatnam and visited the cyclone affected areas. He also interacted with the people and asked about their problems. Pawan assured that the government will take all the necessary actions for the re establishment of the common necessities. Pawan donated 50 lakhs for Andhra Pradesh CM Relief Fund and handed over the cheque to Chandra Babu Naidu yesterday. -Siva Kumar [ Read more ... ]

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