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Telangana Govt Committed For Welfare Of Minorities, Says KCR March 25, 2017 13:11

Honorable Chief Minister Shri K. Chandrashekar Rao on Friday has said that his government is committed to the welfare of minorities and protection of Urdu language and Wakf properties. The Minister even added, that the government would bring various offices, related to the issues of minorities in one place, to save people's time. He even added that, this would prevent unnecessary hassles, in traveling from one part of the city to another. Addressing the Assembly, CM KCR has stated that the government was ready to allocate land in lieu of Wakf land sold and encroached upon in the past few years. Nizamabad MLA and a member of the House committee, Bajireddy Govardhan Reddy, will look into the issues of Wakf land and properties. Furthermore, a panel meeting will be held, to finalize the issues, said KCR. KCR said, the previous government sold Wakf land and in some cases, even allotted such land to multinational companies (MNCs) The government has to compensate the board, as there are no proper records, and the land allotted to MNCs cannot be taken back, KCR Said. The Telangana Minister, added that, decades ago, the Nizam built a “Rubaat” (inn) near the Mecca in Saudi Arabia. People from the erstwhile Nizam's state were treated as “Guests of Allah.” On the Rubaat, proposed near the Ajmer Dargah, KCR said, the Deputy Chief Minister Mohd Mahmood Ali went to Rajasthan and sought land for it. A delegation is headed by the deputy chief minister, and KCR said, he will go to Rajasthan again, after the current Assembly session and meet the state chief minister on this. The Telangana Government, is even ready to purchase land for this, if required. He even added that, orders would be soon issued to make Urdu, the second official language, in all the 31 districts. KCR, further added, “There is a saying that Urdu was born in Hyderabad, patronized in Delhi and flourished in Lucknow.” The Telangana government, is committed to the development of the language. He said, that the government would take all measures for the development of dargahs even. MIM MLA, Akbaruddin Owaisi's, stated that the road near Yousufain dargah is very narrow. On the remarks made by the MIM MLA, KCR said, he would visit the dargah and make his possible efforts in widening the road. By Supraja

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Andhra Family Blames Husband For Twin Murders In US March 25, 2017 12:36

Just a couple of hours ago, we have reported, the murder of an Indian woman along with her son, in Mappleset area, New Jersey, US. The victims were identified as N Sasikala (40), and her son Anish Sai (7). The report to the local police was made by the victim’s husband, Narra Hanumantha Rao, who is also a software professional working in the US. N. Hanumantha Rao, saw his wife and son, lying in a pool of blood, in his house, when he returned from the office. The family hails from Prakasam District of A.P. It was assumed to be another hate crime against Indians, which is rampant after Trump became the President. But, Sasikala’s parents, Venkateswara Rao and Krishna Kumari, who live in Vijayawada, have accused their son-in-law, behind plotting the twin-murders. They alleged that Hanumantha Rao, was having extramarital affairs and that their daughter has shared her grief, several times on the phone. The victim’s parents further added, that Rao plotted the murder of their daughter and grandson so that he could legally continue his extra marital affairs with a girl in his office. According to the parents of the victim, “He (Hanumantha Rao) called me in the morning. He said Atthayya (aunt), Sasi and Sai died.” He was pretending to be weeping. I told him that he had done those murders. He cut the call. When I tried calling back again, he did not answer”, Krishna Kumari told a local media in Vijayawada. “He had been harassing Sasikala for the last two to three years”, said Venkateswara Rao. The couple said they had tried talking to him over phone, but, Rao refused to take their calls. “He used to tell our daughter, that he would talk later. But, he never spoke to us. When he came to India twice during the period, he gave her an impression of a changed man by promising that he had come out of that relationship”, the couple said. Local police, on the other hand, has registered a case, and are conducting an investigation from all possible aspects. Further details of the case are awaited! (Video Source: NTV Telugu) Female Indian Techie, Son Brutally Murdered In The US By Supraja

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Vijay Mallya’s Extradition Certified March 25, 2017 11:23

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Gopal Baglay, said the UK Government has conveyed India’s request for extradition of Industrialist and liquor baron, Vijay Mallya. He added the UK Home office, had forwarded the extradition plea to a district court, in order to secure a formal warrant against Mallya. “They conveyed it has been sent to a Westminster magistrate’s court for a district judge to consider the issue of releasing a warrant,” Baglay added. Earlier in March, the Supreme Court fast-tracked the proceedings against Mallya and laid its order, on contempt proceedings against him. Vijay Mallya allegedly diverted $40 million to his children's accounts in foreign banks, in violation of court orders. The Industrialist, is even accused of a loan default of over Rs 9,000 crore, from IDBI bank. This is a crucial step in securing the extradition of an individual from the UK. However, the actual process could take months, and may be even years, said a source. India has extradited a number of Britons, including Maninderpal Singh, who was convicted of raping and murdering a British teenager. No high-profile extradition has taken place from the UK to India, since a treaty signed in 1993. Extradition, in the UK, involves several steps. Most of which are time-barred, but allow several tiers of appeal. Once the Secretary of State has certified that the matter can go to court, and if the court is satisfied that enough information has been supplied, an arrest warrant can be issued. This is the point at which Mallya’s case rests currently. A bench of Justices A.K. Goel and U.U. Lalit reserved its order on whether or not Mallya was guilty of contempt, and what action should be taken to bring back the money. The court ended the proceedings after a three-and-a-half-hour hearing. The Center contended that Mallya was mocking the Indian system, after fleeing the country. The Government is also holding talks with U.K. authorities to get him deported. However, the liquor baron, fled the country days before the apex court took up the case against him. Attorney General, Mukul Rohatgi, has urged the court to direct Mallya to bring back the $40 million which he had received from Diageo. Diageo, is a British multinational alcoholic beverage company, headquartered in London, UK. Mallya had breached the court orders and his refusal to bring back the money had aggravated the breach, added Mr. Rohatgi. “He should be directed to appear personally before the court.” said the Attorney General. By Supraja

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Resident Doctors In Maharashtra Call Off Strike March 25, 2017 10:19

The Resident Doctors in Maharashtra have resumed their duties, and called off their five - day strike. This move was taken, after the Maharashtra Chief Minister, Fadnavis, gave an ultimatum to the striking resident doctors, to resume their duties or face legal consequences. Earlier, in the state legislative Assembly, Devendra Fadnavis condemned the attacks on doctors, and personally appealed to them to resume work. “As the head of state, I am willing to plead the doctors with folded hands to get them back to work. But this will be the last time. After this, strict action will be taken. We cannot show any mercy, nor forgive doctors who are leaving patients to die.” said Mr. Fadnavis. “If the doctors are continuing strike, leaving patients to die, it shows a high degree of insensitivity.” “It shows they forgot the pledge they take when joining the noble profession,” Fadnavis added. Along with 40,000 medical practitioners associated with the IMA, more than 4,500 resident doctors had gone on a mass leave for the last five days. The reason for the strike was due to the series of assault, which took place on resident doctors, in various parts of the state. Secretary of the Indian Medical Association (IMA), Dr Parthiv Sanghvi, said all the 40,000 doctors have reported back to work immediately. A fruitful decision took place, between IMA and the Maharashtra Government, said Mr. Sanghvi. The CM has promised to fulfill our demands of providing additional security, added Sanghvi. The High Court said the authorities to permit only two relatives per patient in the hospital. The government should deploy security at various hospitals as assured, added the High Court. Dr.Amit, from the Nair Hospital informed that they had called-off their mass bunk and would resume their duties with immediate effect. “The Government has given us assurance verbally, but we wanted an assurance in writing which we have got today.” The government has said that it will fulfill our demands such as security, two-pass system, alarm system within 15 days, said Mr. Nair. According to a doctor’s statement, there was no ground-level implementation, till now. They were only being given assurances, but now the Medical Education Minister, Mr. Girish Mahajan, has set police personnel in every college. There will be temporary force, till April 5, that will then be replaced by the Special Armed Forces of the Maharashtra State Security Corporation, said one of the doctors. By Supraja

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KEI-RSOS Secures Oil and Gas Blocks From Union Ministry March 24, 2017 19:40

Oil & Gas exploration and production company, KEI-RSOS Petroleum & Energy, has secured two oil and gas blocks in the Krishna Godavari (KG) Basin. The company obtained the blocks from the Union petroleum and Natural gas ministry. The two blocks allotted to the company together hold reserves of over 1,400 million barrels of oil and 35,000 million standard cubic feet of gas. The KG basin, is a peri-cratonic passive margin basin in India. The basin that is formed at the boundary of continental crust and oceanic crust, is referred to as a peri-cratonic basin. The basin is spread across more than 50,000 square kilometers in the Krishna river and Godavari river basins in Andhra Pradesh. The bidding rounds were launched in May last year. Allotment of these blocks was part of the discovered small field in global bids. Last week, the blocks were allotted under revenue sharing model. Currently operating five marginal gas fields in the KG Basin, the company supplies the gas to industries. By Supraja

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3 Pictures That Showed The Power Of Katamarayudu Movie March 24, 2017 18:50

Young Mega Hero Sai Dharam Tej, who claims to be a big fan of his uncle, and Powerstar Pawan Kalyan has showed the mania of Katamarayudu in just three pictures. Dharam Tej took the pictures to twitter, and posted the three pics, on the eve of the film’s release day. The first picture, shows a still of the Powerstar from the film, the second one shows the excited fans, throwing papers all over the screen, when Pawan appears on it. The third pic is of the huge heap of papers lying on the floor. These kinds of incidents are very routine in theaters, where, the actors movie are released. Much similar atmosphere, can be seen in all the single screens, where Katamarayudu released today. To create excitement among fans, the actor's charisma does not need factors like combinations, hit music, solid promotions etc, whenever his new film releases.   According to Trade pundits, Katamarayudu will break the record of Megastar Chiranjeevi’s, Khaidi No.150. This new film will take the biggest ever opening for any Telugu film. Click Here For Katamarayudu Movie Review and Ratings BY Supraja

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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh Takes Oath At Punjab Assembly Session March 24, 2017 18:28

The newly elected MLAs, today, along with Punjab Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh, took oath. The ceremony took place, on the first day, of the first session of 15th Punjab assembly. However, former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son, former Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal, were not present at the Assembly House, when it started its sitting this afternoon. Amarinder Singh, was the first to be administered oath by the Pro-term Speaker, Rana KP Singh of Congress. The Punjabi CM, took oath in Punjabi. After Amarinder Singh, Senior most cabinet ministers Brahm Mohindra took oath. Other Cabinet Ministers, who took their oath included Navjot Singh Sidhu, Manpreet Singh Badal, Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa, Rana Gurjit Singh, Charanjit Singh Channi; two ministers of State (independent charge) Aruna Chaudhary and Razia Sultana. Aruna Chaudhary, took oath in English. The pro-term speaker, took the oath, from even, Leader of opposition in the House and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA, Dakha H S Phoolka. The oath to the MLAs, was administered by the pro-term speaker in the alphabetical order of assembly constituencies. All the women MLAs, were administered oath individually. The election of the speaker and the deputy speaker will be held on March 27. Punjab governor V P Singh Badnore, will address the assembly on March 28. Amarinder has been largely credited for the Congress party's win in Punjab, where it got a more than comfortable victory, winning 77 of 117 seats. By Supraja

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Telangana Govt Tries To Get Swami Aseemanand Bail Canceled March 24, 2017 18:21

The Telangana Government, today, will take necessary steps, at the Legislative Assembly, to cancel the bail granted to Swami Aseemanand. Swami Assemanand, is the prime accused in the 2007 Mecca Masjid bomb blast. The Majlis-e-Ittehad-Ul Muslimeen (MIM), floor leader, Akbaruddin Owaisi, raised the issue, through a Point during Zero Hour in the House. Aseemanand and Bharat Mohanlal Rateshwar alias Bharat Bhai, a co-accused in the case, were granted bail by the court of the Fourth Metropolitan Sessions Judge. Home Minister, Nayani Narasimha Reddy, in reply to the MIM leader, said, “Whatever question raised by the member, Akbaruddin Owaisi is a valid question. An inquiry definitely, will be conducted on how Assemanand got bail.” All the efforts will be done, in cancellation of the bail, and justice will be ensured, added Mr. Narasimha Reddy. Owaisi, said, “The cases were registered and Hindutva members were arrested after the CBI inquiry.” However, Swami Aseemanand was granted bail by a court. “I appeal to the government to put pressure on the National Investigation Agency (NIA), and they should be said that whoever has got bail in the bomb blasts case, their bails, should be canceled,” added Owaisi. The MIM leader, further added, added that terrorists have no religion, and alleged Aseemanand, as a “Deshatgard” (terrorist). Owaisi said, “The terrorists should be punished in a serious and severe manner, whether it is Osama Bin Laden or Aseemanand.” “I am hopeful that the government will prevail upon and pressurize the NIA, to see that the terrorists are sent back to jail,” added Owaisi. Swami Aseemanand, alias Naba Kumar Sarkar, was arrested on November 19, 2010, from Haridwar, in connection with the Mecca Masjid blast on May 18, 2007. The bomb blast had killed nine persons. Aseemanand and six others were also acquitted in the Ajmer blast case by a court in Jaipur, on March 8 this year. The prime accused was then brought from Jaipur and lodged in a prison here, in Hyderabad. The Court, which had granted bail to the accused, on condition, not to leave Hyderabad without the permission of the court. And when required, he should be present for the trial, said the Court. By Supraja

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Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad Barred From Flying In Airline March 24, 2017 17:25

Shiv Sena Member of Parliament (MP), Ravindra Gaikwad, today, was barred from flying by four private Indian carriers. The MP is in the news for slapping an 60-year-old, Air India Officer with his slippers. The MP was being unable to travel business class, despite having insisted on boarding an all-economy flight. Air India and the member airlines of the Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA), took the decision, to ban this MP from flying on their flights with immediate effect. Apart from Air India, the other airlines who are part of the alliance include IndiGo, Jet Airways, SpiceJet and GoAir. The FIA, said, “It has taken a strong view of the incident, and accordingly have taken a decision to bar Gaikwad from flying, in any of its member carriers even.” Air India said it has also written to the Shiv Sena, communicating the decision, to cancel the return ticket of the MLA, because our employees are agitated. Gaikwad, was scheduled for departure in Delhi to Pune flight AI 849, at 4 P.M today, and accordingly, the return ticket of the MLA, has even been canceled. An Air India source, said, Our airport employees will not attend to him and they will not let him enter. Shiv Sena Secretary, Anil Desai, in a release said, he has asked Gaikwad, to change his travel plans, as the party did not want, any tensions to alleviate. Gaikwad, however,refused to apologize for the assault on the officer as he does not believe ‘there is anything to repent about’. “Kaahe ka pashchataap (what is there to repent?),” he said. Meanwhile, budget carrier IndiGo, today said it will support any move which bars unruly passengers from flying. Air India, has been preparing a no-fly list of passengers, with a history of bad behaviour, while flying on the airline. Indigo President and Whole Time Director, Aditya Ghosh, said, “They will support the no-fly list.” The national carrier has filed two separate complaints, with the Delhi Police, against the MP. The Shiv Sena has condemned the incident, and sought an explanation from him. They even further clarified, that the Shiv Sena does not support violence. By Supraja

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BJP Representatives Suspended From Telangana Legislative Assembly March 24, 2017 15:45

All the five BJP members of the Telangana Legislative Assembly, were suspended from the house for two days. Speaker Madhusudhana Chary announced the suspension of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members, including their leader K. Laxman. The reason, for this suspension, is, the MLas have disrupted the proceedings and created chaos. The MLAs protested the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) government’s move to drop the proposal, for the increase of Muslim quota reservations in the State. Legislative Affairs Minister Harish Rao, said, the suspension of the BJP members should be for this week. The BJP members, wore black scarves and raised slogans against the government. The TRS government, further, announced, that it will pass a bill in the assembly during the ongoing Budget session. The primary focus, would be to raise the Muslims quota, from the current 4% to 12%, in jobs and education. Furthermore, the BJP has called for ‘Chalo assembly’ (March to Assembly) today, referring the move as “unconstitutional”. Security has been tightened on all roads leading to the assembly building, to counter any march by the protestors. The main opposition Congress party staged a walkout from the assembly, opposing the suspension of the BJP members. (Video Source: NTV Telugu) By Supraja

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