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  • Google Glass banned in theatres

    Google Glass banned in theatres

    Oct :31 |   The Motion Picture Association of America [MPAA] and the National Association of Theatre Owners have banned the usage of Google Glass and other wearable recording devices inside the cinema halls as part of an updated “anti-theft policy.” MPAA was worried about the piracy and took a decision on this. However, Google did not comment on this ban decision. Individual who fail to put the recording devices away may be asked to leave. Already several chains have banned Google Glasses at certain places and it will be implemented full-fledgedly soon. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • Stock market end high

    Stock market end high

    Oct :31 |   The stock markets NSE and BSE posted biggest gains in the recent times, touching new highs. The Bombay Stock Exchange surged 519 points on Friday, closing at 27,865 points while National Stock Exchange closed at 8,322 points gaining 153 points. The global stocks are responsible for such positive results. The rally in Indian markets has also been fuelled by a sharp drop in global crude prices, which have hit a four-year low. The fall in Brent crude means significant savings for the Indian economy, which is likely to narrow both the current account deficit and the fiscal deficit. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • Uddhav to grace swearing ceremony

    Uddhav to grace swearing ceremony

    Oct :31 |   Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will attend Devendra Fadnavis swearing ceremony at Wankhede stadium this evening in Mumbai. Initially Uddhav asked his party men to skip the swearing ceremony as the alliance of BJP and Shiv Sena did not finalise and also because of BJP general secretary's remarks. However, it is BJP's national president Amit Shah who called upon Uddhav and personally invited him for the ceremony. Later CM designated Fadnavis too called Uddhav and asked him to be there. So the Shiv Sena chief changed his mind and said to Amit and Fadnavis that he will grace the swearing ceremony. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • Premji meets PM Modi

    Premji meets PM Modi

    Oct :31 |   Wipro Chairman Azim Premji met Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday. The Prime Minister's Office [PMO] released an official statement about the meeting but did not mention the details of it. Modi has been meeting business leaders regarding initiatives such as 'Digital India' and 'Make in India'. PM Modi is heard to be pushing the country's leading businessmen to invest in the government initiatives which can change the economy. Not restricting to such local business, Modi also met Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg earlier this month and Softbank Chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son, who committed investment to the tune of $10 billion in India. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • TDP MLA son arrested

    TDP MLA son arrested

    Oct :30 |   Vijayawada Central Telugu Desam MLA Bonda Umamaheshwara Rao's son Siddharth was arrested by the police in connection with the death of an engineering student in a car crash on the busy NH-9 near Yedlapadu on Sunday evening. Siddharth was involved in car racing event which killed a 20 year old engineering student as two cars collided with each other. Siddharth was in absconding since the accident took but the police finally caught him and produced before the court. Police booked him under IPC 304 A [causing death of any person by committing any rash or negligent act not amounting to culpable homicide]. {youtube}vYGUX5ZkNyc|620|400|1{/youtube} (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • Shiv Sena to skip Swearing event

    Shiv Sena to skip Swearing event

    Oct :30 |   Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has called upon his partymen and directed them not to attend the swearing ceremony of Devendra Fadnavis who will take oath as Maharashtra chief minister tomorrow in hush-hush event. This reports are being said in the tv channels after BJP general secretary Rajiv Pratap Rudy said no Shiv Sena elected legislator will be inducted into the cabinet. The talks between Shiv Sena are still going on but it is still unsure whether Shiv Sena will support BJP or not. Shiv Sena has been demanding more ministerial posts along with important portfolios but BJP is quite reluctant over this. The top leaders of both the parties are holding deliberations still. So, with this we can say, BJP is going to form a minority government and will have to prove its strength in the Assembly. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • Two more Congressmen join TRS

    Two more Congressmen join TRS

    Oct :30 |   Two more Congress MLAs will be joining Telangana Rashtra Samithi party. MLAs Reddynayak and Yadiyya met Telangan CM K Chandrasekhar Rao at camp office this morning and offered to joined in TRS party. Speaking on the occasion one of the MLA said, “we liked CM KCR's public schemes and so decided to take TRS flag. We are joining the ruling party only for the development of our constituencies not for any roles.” With this TRS has the strength of 73 legislators in the house of 119.Yesterday two TDP MLAs joined TRS and today it is Congress party. TRS has been inviting many TDP and Congress party MLAs and according to the sources, more are expected in future. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • India in UN ECOSOC

    India in UN ECOSOC

    Oct :30 |   India has been re-elected in United Nations Economic and Social Council [ECOSOC] with majority votes. This came just a week after India got re-elected to the 47-nation UN Human Rights Council [UNHRC] for the period of 2015-17. India will be acting as member in the UN's ECOSOC for three years starting from January 1st 2015. India was competing with Asia-Pacific group for three seats. With 183 votes, India stood first while Japan and Pakistan got 181 votes each. ECOSOC, one of the six main organs of the United Nations, is the principal body for coordination, policy review, policy dialogue and recommendations on economic, social and environmental issues. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • Teegala joins TRS

    Teegala joins TRS

    Oct :29 |   Maheswaram Telugu Desam MLA Teegala Krishna Reddy along with MLC V Gangadhar Goud ave formally joined the ruling party TRS in the presence of chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Wednesday. However, MLA Talasani Srinivas Yadav [Sanathnagar] and Ch Dharma Reddy [Parkala] are yet to take TRS flag. TRS sources say that Talasani and Dharma Reddy will join the party on November 2nd at a public meeting in Parakala. However, Warangal TRS leaders are not quite happy with Dharma Reddy are opposing him coming into the party.  Meanwhile, TDP supports hosted a massive protest in Hyderabad as Teegala joined TRS, they also demanded Teegala to resign and join TRS, then contest from the party. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

  • LPG price hiked

    LPG price hiked

    Oct :29 |   Subsidised cooking gas [liquefied petroleum gas, or LPG] rates have been hiked by Rs.3 per cylinder after the government raised the commission paid to dealers. The decision will benefit 13,896 LPG distributors across the country. Last week the commission paid to the dealers was hiked by Rs 3 per 14.2 kg cylinder and also the retail selling price of subsidised LPG too has been increased in the same proportion. The price will come effective from October 23rd and will be applicable to all the consumers who have booked after the given date. (AW: Vamshi) [ Read more ... ]

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