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Boy for Sale at Rs 5 only January 23, 2015 18:38

The online classifieds portal Quikr.com got involved in a controversy for allegedly advertising a boy for sale at Rs. 5. This incident came into limelight when the National Committee for the Protection of Child Rights spotted this strange and unconvincing advertisement in Quikr.com. The Child Rights protection authority reported this to the Union Information Technology Ministry in December and sought an explanation from Quikr.com. "We have received a complaint against a web portal for carrying an ad selling a child. We are investigating the matter.” said a top official from the ministry. After a complaint was filed, the ad was removed. Quikr.com remained silent to comment on this issue and according to the sources, the company has ordered an internal probe. The ad was reportedly posted by a man from Chennai. - TVR

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Bigger Belly men, give more pleasure January 23, 2015 18:24

According to a recent study, men with bigger bellies last five minutes longer than the slimmer men in bed, so women don't worry if your partner has a large tummy as he would give you more pleasure. The study was conducted by Erciyes University in Kayseri, Turkey with a sample of 200 men who were tested for more than an year. The researchers compared the body mass index [BMI] and male sexual performance of men who were a mix of with and without belly. On an average, men with higher BMI participate about 7.3 minutes in making love while the slimmer men spend only two minutes and they also suffer from premature ejaculation. The study reported that if a man with belly has sex 100 times a year, he would be spending nearly eight hours more in the bed with his partner than the men with six pack abs body.

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Pak bans Akshay's Baby January 23, 2015 16:36

Pakistan has banned Akshay Kumar's Friday release movie 'Baby' directed by Neeraj Pandey. The censor boards of Islamabad and Sindh Province which are the biggest markets for Bollywood films, have banned 'Baby' citing the movie is against the religious sentiments of Muslims. An official of the censor board said, “Baby portrays a negative image of Muslims and the negative characters in the film also have Muslim names. So we had to ban the film.” Neeraj Pandey and hero of the film Akshay Kumar made several attempts before the film's release as 'Baby' was surrounded by ban reports. This is not for the first time, Pakistan has banned Indian films. Earlier Shahid Kapoor's Haider, Salman Khan's Ek Tha Tiger and Saif Ali Khan's Agent Vinod were banned. - TVR

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Shah Rukh , Kajol to reunite? January 23, 2015 16:10

The silver screen flames Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol might reunite again, if the reports are to be believed. According to the grapevine, director Rohit Shetty who has already announced his next with King Khan, is considering Kajol's name for the female lead role. This could be Kajol's second comeback who wants to make befitting re-entry. It would be a easy task for Rohit Shetty also to convince Kajol and her husband Ajay Devgn as they worked for Golmaal and Singham series in the past. Rohit and Ajay, last collaboration was 'Singham Returns' which minted over Rs 200 crores at box office. Kajol was last seen in Karan Johar's 'We are Family' that fared moderately. So get ready to witness the mesmerizing chemistry of SRK and Kajol. - TVR

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Harayana villages with no girl child January 23, 2015 14:52

Union women and child development minister Maneka Gandhi said not a single girl child had been born in 70 villages in Haryana state over the past several years while addressing the launch of 'Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao' campaign in Panipat. According to the records villages in Mahendergarh district have low child sex ratio. 762 girls are born for every 1000 boys and few villages have below 500, which is a concern. The Minister further said, Haryana has a child sex ratio of 775-837 and it was in the bottom of the charts as per 2011 census. Out of 100 girls, about 150-225 are getting killed in the womb and daily about 2000 girl are being killed daily in the country. The existence of women in few states is 900 while in other states it is 840. Maneka announced a reward of Rs one crore if the girl child ratio increases. Concerning this issue, Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced a new welfare scheme called 'Kanya Kosh' for the schedule castes and poor families in the state. As per this new scheme, the state government will deposit Rs 21,000 in the account of each newborn girl from the above sections of society. The government should come up with better awareness campaigns to increase the girl child ratio among the low income group and addressing their issues can sort out this problem. - TVR

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Bomb Explosion at Bihar court January 23, 2015 13:22

At least three people were reported dead and 14 were injured in a bomb explosion at a court in Bihar this morning. According to the eyewitness, a middle aged woman was carrying the bomb and as it exploded the woman died on the spot with injuring several others. The nature of the bomb is yet to be revealed while the police have stepped in action. The country is on a high alert ahead of United States President Barack Obama's India tour. He was invited as the Chief Guest for the Republic Day celebrations. Earlier the Intelligence Bureau has warned Odisha and three other states that terrorist group have sent four team for massive attack during Obama's India visit. - TVR

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Sania out of Aus Open January 23, 2015 12:25

Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza has been crashed out the Australian Open from the doubles event. Sania paired with Chinese Taipei Su-Wei Hsieh met Gabriela Dabrowski and Alicja Rosolska in the second round. In straight sets with scores 7-6, 6-4, Sania and Hsieh pair were defeated. More bad news from the Australian Open is, Leander Paes also got an exit. He and his South African partner Raven Klaasen lost to Italian pair Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli with 6-4, 4-6, 1-6 scores. Paes and Klaasen won the first set comfortably but could not hold on the game in the next two games. Coming to the top seeds, Sharapova, Federer and the rest are cruising ahead in the competition. World number 3, Rafael Nadal had tough second round against the US unseeded player. - TVR

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Michelle Obama to be presented 100 saris January 23, 2015 12:02

The United State President Barack Obama will land in Delhi on Sunday night along with the US first lady Michelle Obama. While Mr. Obama will be having a hectic schedule, Michelle Obama's presence is going to be a good fortune for the weaving community.  Well, the reason, the Union Textile ministry has ordered 100 Banarasi saris to be gifted to the US first lady. As per Prime Minister Narendra Modi special request, the weaving community of the temple town of Varanasi was asked to pack 100 saris which will be sent to Delhi. From traditional silks to contemporary weaves, 100 different saris were handpicked by the weaving community and each sari would cost around Rs 50,000 and above. PM Modi learnt that Michelle Obama likes Indian silk and accordingly he ordered 100 saris. Whether Barack Obama will be having a memorable tour or not, Michelle would certainly cherish this Indian tour. - TVR

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High Alert in Odisha January 23, 2015 11:24

The Intelligence Bureau [IB] has warned the Odisha state government of massive terror attack across the state. Odisha is one of the four states that terrorists have kept their eyes for attack this month. Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh are the other three states. Odisha government has tightened the security across the 30 districts in state and in the capital, tourist sports, crowded areas and ports the security measures are doubled. As per the Intelligence Bureau reports, Pakistan-based terrorist groups such as Jamaat-ud-Dawa [JuD], Lashkar-e-Taiba [LeT], Jaish-e-Mohammad [JeM] and Hizbul Mujahideen [HM] have sent four teams to four States in India to carry out attacks this month. - TVR

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MS Narayana passes away January 23, 2015 10:31

Telugu comic actor MS Narayana breathed his last at a private hospital this morning. Shortly called by MS Narayana, his full name is Mylavarapu Surya Narayana, was born on April 16, 1951 in West Godavari district. Narayana had been to his native village for Sankranthi festival and suffered with food poison. He was rushed to a local hospital but the doctors referred him to a multi-speciality hospital in Hyderabad. Rumours about MS Narayana death spread like virus yesterday but his son has condemned the reports. However, Narayana condition was critical over the last 48 hours and finally he took his last breath this morning. MS Narayana acted in more than 700 films and is popularly known for his drunkard roles. His satirical role in Mahesh Babu's 'Dookudu' movie fetched him Nandi award and Filmfare award. MS Narayana was survived a wife and two children. - TVR

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