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  • Jharkhand, J&K Elections in five phases

    Jharkhand, J&K Elections in five phases

    Oct :25 |   The Election Commission has announced the election schedule for Jharkhand and Jammu & Kashmir states shortly. Jharkhand and J&K will go to polls in five phases - Nov 25 [Phase 1], Dec 2 [Phase 2], Dec 9 [Phase 3], Dec 14 [Phase 4] and Dec 20 [Phase 5]. The counting will be held in both states on December 23rd. Also the by-polls for three Delhi constituencies will be held on November 25 along with the phase 1. There are about 10,015 polling stations in J&K and 24,648 in Jharkhand. 87 seats will go to polling in Jammu & Kashmir and 81 seats in Jharkhand. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • Dhoni buys Hockey team

    Dhoni buys Hockey team

    Oct :25 |   Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni bought Ranchi Franchise of Hockey Indian League [HIL] along with Sahara group. Dhoni hails from Jharkhand state and preferred to buy his home team Ranchi Rhinos. This is Dhoni's third interest in other sports, he already owns a racing team and football team. Ranchi Rhinos were the champions of the inaugural Hockey League tournament but were scrapped following the differences between owners and Hockey India. Seems like slowly other sports in the country are gaining importance, a good sign for the country. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • Ram Charan Open Heart

    Ram Charan Open Heart

    Oct :25 |   Mega Powerstar Ram Charan will soon appear in popular television show 'Open Heart with RK' and the respective channel has released a small promo of the show. Like all talk show, the promo had many laughs and Ram Charan was seen sharing quite a few secrets that he was hiding. Ram Charan said he is a singer and also learned carnatic music. Then the 'Govindudu' said, he appreciated his dad Megastar Chiranjeevi's political entry and clarified that there are no differences among their family members. Charan also said he is proposed first to his wife Upsana who was his friend for seven years. Well that's all we can say now. Catch the complete episode tomorrow. Here is the promo. {youtube}Gc6ej5qRpi8|620|400|1{/youtube} (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • Video: Truth behind 'Arranged marriage'

    Video: Truth behind 'Arranged marriage'

    Oct :25 |   The word 'Arranged marriage' means two strangers coming together for the first time and for the rest of the life, they will go hand-in-hand. This is still a tradition that most of the Indians follow [of course, they are love marriages too these days]. But here is a video where in the real truth behind the arranged wedding is show in a hilarious way. {youtube}uhJ1JNS3_fM|620|400|1{/youtube} (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • Telangana Assembly dates

    Telangana Assembly dates

    Oct :24 |   Finally the TRS government has announced the budget sessions dates and they are slated from November 5th to 22nd. On the very date, Telangana government is planning to introduce the budget in Assembly however, the following day is declared a holiday. According to the reports, the budget could be around Rs 70,000 crores This sessions are not going to be a smooth ride as power crisis issue in the state is growing every day. TDP, Congress and BJP are openly criticising TRS government over the power crisis while the government is hitting back at the opposition. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • T-TDP leaders meet Governor

    T-TDP leaders meet Governor

    Oct :24 |   Telangana Telugu Desam leaders met Governor Narasimhan and complained over TRS government's negligence in the power crisis in the state. T-TDP leaders said, many farmers are committing suicides over the shortage of power as the fields are getting dry without. However, the government is no taking no measures to tackle the power crisis issue. The Telugu Desam leaders also complained regarding the attack on them by the TRS workers in Nalgonda earlier this week. They expressed concern over the law and order situation in the state and urged Governor to take action against the government. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • Sarita Devi suspended

    Sarita Devi suspended

    Oct :22 |   Indian boxer L Sarita Devi has been suspended by the International Boxing Association [AIBA] for declining to take Asian Games bronze medal at the podium following her controversial semi-final loss at Incheon. AIBA opined that Sarita Devi's protest is pre-planned and so it banned coaches Gurbaksh Sandhu, Sagar Dhayal and Blax Iglesias Fernandes, and India's chef de mission Adile Sumariwala from its events until further notice. Sarita apologised over this incident and presented the international body a written apology but despite that, AIBA has barred her. Sarita Devi refused to bend down to let the bronze medal be placed over her neck and took the medal in hand, placed it over the semi-final winner. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • India in UN Human Rights Council

    India in UN Human Rights Council

    Oct :22 |   India on Tuesday was re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council [UNHRC] for the period 2015-2017, receiving the highest number of votes in the Asia-Pacific group. Four seats were up for the elections and India is competing with Indonesia, Bangladesh, Qatar, Thailand, Kuwait, Cambodia, Philippines and Bahrain. India managed to 162 votes, the highest number for Asia-Pacific group. The three term office at United Nations will begin from January 1st 2015. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • Revanth Reddy arrested

    Revanth Reddy arrested

    Oct :22 |   Telangana TDP MLA Revanth Reddy was arrested near Nalgonda district who participated in a shut down call given by the TDP. Yesterday, Telangana Rashtra Samithi [TRS] activists ransacked TDP office in Nalgonda over the power and water sharing issue. In response to this, TDP has called for a shut down of the district today. Revanth Reddy who is on his way to participate in the agitation, was detained by the police and was taken to Pochampalli police station. Along with Revanth several local leaders also participated in the agitation. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • 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 ... ]

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