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AP CM Takes Credit of P V Sindhu’s Victory August 20, 2016 11:59

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu made an attempt to take credit for badminton player P.V. Sindhu’s performance at Rio Olympics. Speaking at an summit on Friday, Mr Naidu said “the sports infrastructure has been created by his government between 1995 and 2004 in Hyderabad.”“I gave an institute of excellence to Gopichand and he is producing world class players. He has produced three Olympic medallists.” Mr Naidu said he was always ahead of times. “Nobody is getting awards internationally or at the Olympics, that is not the mistake of our nation. It is because we are unable to visualise the need and create infrastructure. At that time, I created the best sports infrastructure in Hyderabad,” he said and recalled the National Games that he oversaw."At that time, we created the best infrastructure in Hyderabad and I gave one such thing to (Pullela) Gopichand. I helped him develop it very well. Now he is able to produce Olympic players.I am very proud of it," he said, while addressing a meeting here on Friday. Recalling his contribution to IT and sports in Hyderabad, the Chief Minister said: “I created the best sports infrastructure in Hyderabad. We conducted National Games and Afro-Asian Games in an excellent way.” Also Read: Rio Olympics: P V Sindhu Settles to Silver, Carolina Marin Wins Gold MedalBY M. DIVYA SRI

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Case Booked Against TTD Chairman August 20, 2016 11:45

Tirupati Police have registered a case against TTD Chairman Shri. Chadalawada Krishnamurthy and 30 more people. It is alleged that the TTD Chairman with his close aide Jayaramaiah trespassed into a private house and created nuisance.The complaint was lodged by one VSR Prasad, Assistant General Manager, Human Resource Development. In the complaint he stated that Krishna Murthy and his people forcibly opened the gates of a factory and rushed into the quarters of employees on August 13th this year and even threatened workers and officers of serious consequences. In fact even Police were prompted to take legal opinion before registering the First Information Report (FIR) and file case under sections 448, 505 and 34 against the politically strong TTD Chairman and his team. Krishnamurthy was appointed as TTD Chairman on May 2nd 2015 for a year and subsequently his term was extended for second year too by the AP Government. If the charges are proved his post is at stake. Also Read: Fire Accident Inside TTD KitchenBY M. DIVYA SRI

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No Offers for Actress Tamanna! August 20, 2016 11:38

After 'Bengal One year back, milky beauty Tamanna is left with no offers except 'Baahubali'. But the success of the film changed her fate and she got flooded with offers. Now, she is again left with no films in her hand.Tiger' and 'Oopiri', Tamanna is not seen in Tollywood. She got more offers in Tamil films. Her latest film 'Dharma Durai' with Vijay Sethupati will be releasing this Friday. Also, Vishal's 'Kathi Sandai' is going to hit the screens on 29th October. Her trilingual horror film 'Abhinetri' is expected on October 7th. Her film with Rohit Shetty and Ranveer Singh turned to be just an advertisement.Though she is a part of 'Baahubali-The Conclusion', she won't be having a meaty role in the film. With this, Tamanna is left with zero films in her kitty. Let us wait and see what happens next. Also Read: Olympic Athletes to be Honoured by SalmanBY M. DIVYA SRI

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Surya & Karthi Movies to Release on Diwali August 20, 2016 10:58

Diwali festival this year is going to be a rather interesting one with the respective films of real life brothers Suriya and Karthi set for a gigantic clash.Through the first look poster of Karthi's upcoming experimental thriller 'Kashmora', makers have announced that this film will also have Diwali release. 'Kashmora' is being made on a budget of Rs 60 crore, which is way over Karthi's box office potential. Positive word of mouth and a solid festival release can only recover such huge investment. So, there is no way makers of Kashmora back out from Diwali race.The theatrical business of 'Singam 3' has already been closed. Since makers promised it would be a Diwali release, distributors invested heavily on this much awaited action entertainer. So, even if Suriya wants to back out, he will have to face anguish of distributors. Also Read: 'It Hurts': Ranbir Kapoor about his RelationshipBY M. DIVYA SRI

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Jamaica, Usain Bolt Wins Gold In 4x100m Relay at Rio Olympics August 20, 2016 10:43

The Jamaican team won gold medal at finals of 4x100m baton relay event at Rio Olympics on Friday and Usain Bolt won his third gold medal in Rio 2016 lifting his medal tally to nine in his Olympic career. Usain Bolt now has finished his journey in Olympics with equaling the record of winning nine golds in athletics of US sprinter and jumper Carl Lewis and Finnish long-distance runner Paavo Nurmi. Bolt, who accepted the baton in the final leg, had not comfortable advantage, although he won the race by two or three meters. Jamaican team finished their race in 37.27 seconds ahead of Japan (37.60s) and Canada (37.64s). The USA team which actually finished before the Canadians, when they were disqualified due to baton change outside the box. Bolt, who has announced his retirement after the world champion in 2017, has won the ninth gold medal in Olympics and third in Rio Olympics. Earlier, he had won 100m, 200m and 4x100m events with gold medals at Beijing in 2008 and at London in 2012.By Prajakt K.

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E-Rickshaw Service for Senior Citizens August 20, 2016 09:41

An experimental e-rickshaws service has been started for all the senior citizens and physically challenged pilgrims coming to take holy dip on the eve of Krishna Pushkaralu.Krishna District Collector Babu Ahmad introduced the e-rickshaws to facilitate the movement of the elderly and physically challenged pilgrims to the bathing ghats from Pushkarnagars and satellite bus stations.  10 e-rickshaws were introduced by the administration to serve the pilgrims from morning to e-rickshaws night at the Punnami and Pavitra Sangamam ghats. The e-rickshaws have a seating capacity for four passengers which are being operated from the first day of the Pushkaralu. They are operated with four 12 volts batteries and work for four hours covering 120 km, before they go for recharging. A Sankara Rao, senior assistant at the SC Corporation said “K P Rao, Sports activist from the city, found these vehicles in China and imported 10 e-rickshaws on an experimental basis. Though he wanted to start a local manufacturing unit, the District Collector had asked him to place the vehicle on a trial basis during the Krishna Pushkaralu to help the elderly and physically challenged pilgrims.”He added “these vehicles were placed at Sangamam and Punnami ghats on a trial basis and appointed drivers with the help of the AP Scheduled Castes Finance Corporation.  The district administration wanted to distribute e-rickshaws on loan for SC unemployed youth. The vehicles were found very much useful for the senior citizens.”The senior citizens are happy with the vehicles. Senior citizen Venkateswara Rao said “I came from Adavi Nekkalam village. I can’t walk from road to the ghat, these e-rickshaws carried me to the ghat and back.” Also Read: Krishna Pushkaralu - Time for the holy dipBY M. DIVYA SRI

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Rio Olympics: P V Sindhu Settles to Silver, Carolina Marin Wins Gold Medal August 20, 2016 09:21

India’s badminton star PV Sindhu did a brave effort to win a gold medal for India but ended up with silver medal in the women's singles badminton championship while her Spain counterpart Carolina Marin won the match and gold medal at the Rio Olympics on Friday.The 21-year-old star, lose the match with two-time World Champion from Spain by 21-19, 12-21, 15-21."What do I say? It's been a surprisingly great week. I played well, I had some great matches and now, I am Olympic silver medalist. I never thought I would make it this far. Overall I am on cloud nine at the moment, this feels amazing," Sindhu said after she received the medal. Indian badminton chief coach Pullela Gopichand on Friday said that he was proud of the fact that the country has won two consecutive medals in Olympics. Gopichand said "It's a one in a lifetime or one in a million times or, for us, one in a billion times that somebody gets an opportunity to stand on that (medal) podium and for someone like me it was a part of the journey as well." "I am very happy and grateful to God and very grateful to people who have supported this journey, who believed in us. Immediately after the game, I told her, don't think we have lost a match, but that we have won a medal. This I told her so that she doesn't forget the effort she put in the last week," Gopichand added.Sindhu is the fifth Indian woman to win an individual medal in the Olympics after Karnam Malleshwari , Mary Kom, Saina Nehwal and Sakshi Malik.Across India, tens of thousands of people cheered in front of their TV set and congratulatory messages flooded social media. President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal were among the first to post their messages on her big win. Superstar Rajinikanth also congratulated Sindhu and tweeted that he had become her fan. Japan's Nozomi Okuhara won the bronze medal after London Olympic champion Li Xuerui pulled out with a knee injury that she suffered during the semifinal match against Marin on Thursday. Also Read: P V Sindhu Wins the Semi-Finals in Olympic GamesBY M. DIVYA SRI

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8 Best Yoga Asanas to Treat Migraine August 19, 2016 16:39

Yoga is an ancient practice, whose practitioners consider it to be more than just a form of exercise. All it takes is a few minutes of your time to practice yoga every day and keep migraine away.Here are some yoga Asanas for migraine: 1. Padmasana The Padmasana or the Lotus Pose is a meditative posture that relaxes the mind and clears out the head, thereby reducing headache. 2. Uttanasana The Uttanasana or the Pada Hastasana, is a standing asana, and more a forward bend. It works on the stimulation of the nervous system and enhances the blood circulation, thereby calming the mind. It helps in reducing migraine headaches. 3. Adho Mukha Svanasana The Adho Mukha Svanasana is a pose that resembles a stretching dog. It increases the blood circulation in the brain, and works towards healing the pain and reducing the frequency of migraine headaches. Regular practice can also totally cure the disorder. 4. Marjariasana The Cat Stretch or the Marjariasana is usually done in combination with the Cow Stretch or the Bitilasana. The combination of both these asanas is extremely beneficial to the system on the whole. This asana is a great mind and muscle relaxant. It also improves your breathing and allows you to release stress. 5. Paschimottanasana This asanas is done in a seated forward bend asana. It is easy once you master it, and is sure to be an integral part of your yoga. This asana calms the brain and relieves stress, which are the two major triggers of migraines. 6. Setu Bandhasana Also called the Bridge Pose, this asana resembles one too. This asana keeps your blood pressure in control and also calms and relaxes your mind. It helps relieve anxiety as well. It sends blood to your brain, which helps reduce the pain and also the symptoms of the disorder. 7. Balasana This asana is called the Child’s Pose. It helps to give your ankles, hips, and thighs a good stretch. When your body is stretched, your nervous system calms down. Stress and fatigue are reduced, and thereby, migraines vanish. 8. Shavasana The Shavasana or the Corpse Pose is great yoga session. It brings about a deep state of rest in the body. The body almost drifts into a meditative state and reduces migraines. When you practice these basic and simple yoga asanas, you reduce the migraine attack. Regular practice can also help in solving the problem for good. Also Read: Natural Remedies for Thicker Eyebrows BY M. DIVYA SRI

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Satya Nadella Celebrates his 49th Birthday August 19, 2016 15:35

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is celebrating his 49th birthday today. Nadella was born on August 19, 1967. He is the current chief executive officer of Microsoft. He was appointed as CEO on 4 February 2014, succeeding Steve Ballmer. Before becoming CEO, he was Executive Vice President of Microsoft's Cloud and Enterprise group, responsible for building and running the company's Computing Platforms, Developer Tools and Cloud Computing Services.Nadella was born in Hyderabad. His father, Bukkapuram Nadella Yugandher, was a civil servant of the Indian Administrative Service. Satya Nadella completed his schooling from Hyderabad Public School and went on to study electronics and communication engineering at Manipal University.He traveled to the U.S. for M.S. degree in computer science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Later he did MBA from the University of Chicago.Nadella said “he always wanted to build things. He knew that computer science was what he wanted to pursue, but that passion was at precocious stage while studying at Manipal University. And so it [electrical engineering] was a great way for me to go discover what turned out to become a passion.”Satya Nadella married his schoolmate Anupama in 1992, the same year he joined Microsoft. He has three children, a son and two daughters who live in Bellevue, Washington.Like most Indians, Nadella is a big fan of cricket. In fact, he was a part of his school’s cricket team. In an interview he said that “playing cricket taught him about team work and leadership.”His favorite form of the game is test cricket and he likens it to a Russian novel, because there are so many sub-plots in it. Satya Nadella also enjoys poetry. To describe his love for Indian and American poetry we’ll quote him when he said, "It's like a code. You are trying to take something that can be described in many, many sentences and pages of prose, but you can convert it into a couple lines of poetry and you still get the essence, so it's that compression."According to Equilar '200 highest-paid CEO rankings,' Satya Nadella is the highest paid tech CEO in the US. The Microsoft CEO ranks at No. 4 on the overall list with a yearly compensation of $84,308,755. This includes a base salary of $918,917, along with $3,600,000 in cash bonus and $12,729 in perks.He is also writing a book called Hit Refresh. The book follows three storylines: Nadella's personal journey of transformation, the change that is taking place today inside his storied technology company, and one that is coming in all of our lives as intelligent machines become more ambient and more ubiquitous throughout society. The book will be published by HarperCollins Publishers and come in the year 2017. Also Read: Microsoft CEO meets PM ModiBY M. DIVYA SRI

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Hyderabad: Pastor Arrested for Forcing Children to Beg August 19, 2016 14:11

In a shocking incident, a pastor was arrested for cheating minor children and forcing them into begging at traffic signals in IT Corridor in Hyderabad on Thursday.According to the police, the accused M James used to run an orphanage in Ameenpur area on the city outskirts. He use to force children for begging on the pretext of providing education. Gachibowli Police Station Sub-Inspector (SI) Ch Venkatesh said “James deployed at least four children at different locations under Gachibowli Police Station limits with a donation box and made them seek alms on the pretext of contributing money for providing education to orphans. Acting on a tip-off, police asked the children about the orphanage, who informed them about James stating that he had asked them to seek donations from motorists in the name of providing education to children at the orphanage.”Gachibowli and Ramachandrapuram police stations team jointly went to Ameenpur and found that around 20 children, all of whom were below 14 years of age, were at the orphanage run by James.“Some of them were orphans, while others had parents, who could not afford to send their wards to school,” he said. “Gachibowli police booked James under relevant sections of the Juvenile Justice Act as well as IPC section 420, who was subsequently arrested,” the SI added. Also Read: International drug Racket Busted, Seven Nigerians ArrestedBY M. DIVYA SRI

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