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Unhappy Telangana Employess September 28, 2016 10:32

A group of Telangana-origin Class-IV employees staged a protest in front of the C-Block that houses Chief Minister’s Office in Telangana Secretariat in Hyderabad on Tuesday. The employees were allotted to Andhra Pradesh during the division of State-cadre staff following bifurcation of combined AP. They raised slogans after gathering before C-Block, outside the barricades put up by the security wing, demanding that they are brought back to Telangana State as assured in the past. A total of over 1,400 Class-IV State-cadre employees of Telangana-origin were allotted to AP and they are working in various departments in the AP Secretariat and a few offices of Heads of Departments of AP since then. On hearing the slogans, Minister for Industries and IT K. Taraka Rama Rao, who was in a meeting being held by Chief Secretary Rajeev Sharma, came down and met them and a small delegation was allowed inside to speak to him. KTR assured the agitating employees that he would take up the matter with Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and would make all efforts to bring them back to Telangana. The protest was staged by the employees since the deadline of October 3 for total shifting of AP administration from Hyderabad is approaching fast and the employees are not made up their mind to shift to Amaravati, the new capital of AP. However, official sources said "it is not easy to bring all of them back and accommodate in Telangana since supernumerary posts had to be created for them. Besides, it was also not possible to accommodate all of them in Telangana Secretariat in lieu of their present posting in AP Secretariat, where most of them are working now." Also Read: Students Demand Foot Over Bridge, Protest Against GHMCBY M. DIVYA SRI

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Boycott SAARC Summit September 28, 2016 10:21

The Indian Government Announced on Wednesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be attending the 19th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit , which is going to take place in Islamabad in November this year. The India’s Ministry of External Affairs released a statement in which India blamed  Pakistan for "cross-border terror attacks"  which creates an environment that is "not conducive" to the meeting of all the eight nations.“India remains steadfast in its commitment to regional cooperation, connectivity, and contacts but believes that this can only go on in an environment free of terror. In the prevailing circumstances, Government of India is unable to attend this proposed summit. We believe that some other Saarc members will also not attend,” said the statement.Sources said that "three other countries - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Bhutan - have also signaled that they will not attend the meeting, virtually ensuring that the session will have to be relocated. Today's move is so far the biggest in India's global campaign to isolate Pakistan after four terrorists crossed the border into Kashmir and attacked an army base in Uri. 18 soldiers were killed."The Prime Minister expressed his desire to suspend the Indus Water Treaty,along with some other members of SAARC.The Indian Government announced this soon after the slogans of ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ were heard loud and clear in demonstrations and rallies across the Indian Held Kashmir (IHK), where Pakistani flags are regularly raised together with coffins of Kashmiris, killed by Indians, wrapped in green and white. PM Modi said, "blood and water can't flow together."Sources added that "India will now utilize much more of its share of water, which will eat into the surplus that Pakistan had been availing." Pakistan's Sartaj Aziz, who functions as Foreign Minister, said today that "if India pulls out of the treaty, it will amount to "an act of war". Pakistan said "though it has not received any official communication, the Indian announcement was unfortunate. As for the excuse used by India, the world knows that it is India that has been perpetrating and financing terrorism in Pakistan. It is India which has violated the international law and UN charter by interfering in the internal matters of a sovereign state, Pakistan."Afghanistan's ambassador to India Dr. Shaida Mohammad Abdali told NDTV last week that "it was willing to consider a joint boycott of the SAARC or South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation summit along with India and other members. As thousands of residents of the Kashmir Valley clashed with security forces on a daily basis for over a month, Pakistan lionized Wani as a martyr and as a leader, and, according to India, funded and incited the unrest."Spokesperson of Pakistan’s Foreign Affairs Ministry, Mohammed Nafees Zakaria Tweeted saying “Pakistan has noted from Indian spokesperson’s tweet on Indian announcement about their refusal to participate in the 19th Saarc Summit being hosted by Pakistan in Islamabad this November. While we have not received any official communication in this regard, the Indian announcement is unfortunate. Pakistan remains committed to peace and regional cooperation. We will continue to work to that end in the larger interest of people of this region.As for the excuse used byIndia, the world knows that it is India that has been preparing and financing terror in Pakistan. Public confessions by Kulbhushan Yadav, Indian intelligence agency RAW’s officer, is a living proof besides many other pieces of evidence. It is India that has violated the international law and the UN Charter by interfering in the internal matters of a sovereign state, Pakistan.” Also Read: AP CM Visits Polavaram Project Site, Thanks PM ModiBY M. DIVYA SRI

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Floods Left Roads Damaged in Hyderabad; History Repeats September 28, 2016 10:08

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have witnessed heavy downpour from 21st September onwards resulting huge damage to the roads. The heavy rainfall was caused due to the depression over the Bay of Bengal which led to Hyderabad coming to a standstill for four days. Hyderabad has previously also witnessed similar situation way back in the year in 2000.Life of Hyderabadis became standstill  with waterlogged roads and housing colonies with TRS government blaming the chaos on encroachments on nalas, or storm water drains. Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said  “There are 28,000 encroachments on nalas in Hyderabad and some of them even in government complexes and we need a huge Rs 11,000 crore and 3-4 years time to rectify and remove them. There has been no innovative reorientation of the drain system since it was first done by Sir M Visvesvaraya in 1930 and for the last 60 years, subsequent governments have only made additions but not overhauled or redesigned it."KCR said that "the illegal buildings on drains and tank beds needed to be cleared immediately to improve the brand image of Hyderabad as a global city. We will relocate all the poor living in such encroached land free of cost with double bedroom flats, but every illegal construction on nalas, tank beds etc will be demolished, come what may, and whoever it belongs to, whether politician, Minister or MLA. Citizens who provide information on violations will be suitably rewarded up to Rs 10,000."As many as 41 roads were damaged due to waterlogging in Ameerpet, Banjara Hills, Panjagutta, Malakpet, Chadarghat, Musheerabad, and Mytrivanam. “Unless water is drained out with heavy duty diesel motors and repaired, they cannot be used. But with the impending rains we cannot do anything right now,” said Disaster Management Assistant Commissioner K Badrinath. However, KCR denied all media reports about damage to roads, claiming that only 10 percent of the city’s roads have been affected.Even IT corridors of Madhapur and Gachibowli were also affected due to heavy rainfall. Employees of IT companies were caught in traffic jams on Raidurgam-Gachibowli, Miyapur-Kondapur and other roads leading towards Hitech City and Gachibowli. Arpita Kulkarni, an IT employee said “We don’t have power at home and basic supplies to stay indoors, so we decided to go to an office and got caught up in traffic jams. What can we do at home, we don’t have cable network or power, and it is better to sit in the office where authorities will provide us something."GHMC’s Deputy Commissioner P Saroja stated “the rains of the last four days were unprecedented in the last three decades. No infrastructure could handle such downpour. We received 16 cm of rain in a single day on 21st September, as against 32-40 cm throughout the year." YK Reddy, chief of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) at Hyderabad warned “the worst is not over yet." Reddy has issued a red alert warning that heavy to very heavy rains are likely to continue. “It is the low depression in the Bay of Bengal that has driven the rains down south causing heavy downpour,” he said, adding that the La Nina effect had also kicked in. Also Read: Heavy Rains to Continue for Next 2 Days: IMDBY M. DIVYA SRI

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Black Magic Dupers Arrested in Hyderabad by Police September 28, 2016 09:56

Hyderabad Police on Tuesday nabbed sixteen people from different parts of the Old City who were allegedly involved in black magic.According to police, the black magicians were extracting money from innocent people by claiming to have extraordinary powers.Deputy Commissioner of Police (South Zone) V Satyanarayana said: "under Santosh Nagar Police Station, police arrested one Anwarullah Khan alias Disco Baba, a self-proclaimed unani doctor, who had collected Rs 35 lakh from one Syed Iftekar Hussain last year."DCP said "Anwarullah Khan told Hussain, who had suffered losses in the business that there was a treasure hidden in his house and he would perform black magic and take out the riches. Accordingly, he performed some prayers inside Hussain's house at Riyasathnagar and tactfully planted fake gold biscuits and diamonds there, while continuing to involve his family members in the rituals."According to the officer, "Disco Baba performed black magic to "unearth hidden treasure" in the house. He stated that they are the treasured pure gold and diamonds. Believing them to be pure and original old gold biscuits and diamonds, Hussain paid Rs 35 lakh to him periodically in cash.""However, later on, he got suspicious and found that it was fake gold and diamonds and as such Anwarullah Khan had duped him. He requested to return the money, but was threatened with dire consequences," the police officer said based on the complaint.Similarly, in another case reported under Kanchanbagh police station limits, a man lodged a complaint stating that one tantric Faiyaz Mehmood Ansari, had abducted his son and wrongfully confined and attempted to kill him as the tantric co-habited deceitfully, dishonestly inducing his wife.According to the complainant, "the tantric had injured, stabbed his son with a sharp laser blade on the back, stomach, fingers of his foot, pressed his throat, poured hot water on him, kept him nude for several hours and days and forced him to kneel down in the late night hours." Police have registered cases under relevant sections of IPC besides under relevant provisions of Drugs & Magic remedies Act 1954, Sec 23 of Juvenile Justice Act and has taken up the investigation.The DCP added, "south Zone Police conducted cordon and search operation on sorcery dens in various localities and took into custody 14 others and registered seven cases." Also Read: Wife Kills Husband, Rides on Bike with Dead BodyBY M. DIVYA SRI

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Deadly 5ft. Cobra spotted at Bandra (Mumbai)! September 28, 2016 08:13

Murlidhar Jadhav, 35, a constable attached to Shivaji Park police station and an intrepid snake catcher, managed to catch the 5-foot-long Spectacled Cobra around midnight and took it to the Aarey forest where he released it around 4 am. According to the police, Jadhav receives calls all the time from people who spot snakes in their areas. Jadhav has also been chosen as an animal welfare officer by the government. Jadhav, who joined the Mumbai police in 2007, has so far caught around 1,000 snakes. He said he was bitten by a snake as a 10-year-old, and has been fascinated by the critters every since. The Indian cobra is native to the Indian subcontinent and can be found throughout India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and southern Nepal. In India, it may or may not occur in the state of Assam, some parts of Kashmir, and it does not occur in high altitudes of over 2,000 metres (6,600 ft) and extreme desert regions. The Indian cobra's venom mainly contains a powerful post-synaptic neurotoxin and cardiotoxin. The venom acts on the synaptic gaps of the nerves, thereby paralyzing muscles, and in severe bites leading to respiratory failure or cardiac arrest. The venom components include enzymes such as hyaluronidase that cause lysis and increase the spread of the venom. Envenomation symptoms may manifest between 15 minutes and 2 hours following the bite Cobra derives from a Portuguese word for snake (from Latin original coluber) (the other is serpente) without distinction as to type. In English and in some other languages, it has been adopted as a more specific name for poisonous snakes that can produce a hood.Although the bites of some species are extremely dangerous because of their potent neurotoxins, cobras have not been shown to attack people unprovoked. Cobras almost never attack without a threat display, which typically involves raising the hood and hissing

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IIMs received 232,434 CAT applications, registrations at seven-year high September 28, 2016 07:56

The IIMs received 232,434 applications for admission to their flagship management courses, with a final boost in applications during an extension in the registration window for the common admission test (CAT). According to IIM Bangalore, the coordinating institute for CAT 2016, the total number of registrations was 208,000 on 22 September when the original deadline for registration ended. A five-day extension brought in 24,000 more applicants. “Total applications for CAT 2016 as of 5pm (closing time) on September 27, 2016 is 232,434. Last year (2015), it was 218,664,” IIM-Bangalore said in an email without providing more details. The registration for CAT 2016 is the highest since 2009 when the IIMs received 242,000 applicants. Since then, the number of applications have been below the expectations of IIMs. There were 195,943 candidates in 2014. The fresh CAT registration numbers point to a revival of interest in management education, which was subdued over the last few years. India has 19 IIMs that admit nearly 4,000 students in their flagship postgraduate management course every year. The employment situation in India has improved and the current spurt in applications can also be attributed to the good placement season earlier this year. CAT Registration Trends: After witnessing the worst-ever application numbers in CAT 2015, IIM Ahmedabad was forced to extend the application deadline by five days. According to the IIMA officials, the total number of registrations received till the original registration deadline was 1, 38,000, compared to the registered 1.90 lakh candidates in the year 2015. However, the CAT 2015 registrations number increased to a total of 2.18 lakh, after the second deadline.   CAT Registrations trend over years Years Registration over the years 2015 2,18,664 2014 1,96,988 2013 1,94,516 2012 2,14,000 2011 2,05,000 2010 2,04,000   As per Government of India norms, IIMs reserve 15% seats for SC candidates, 7.5% seats for ST candidates and 27% seats for NC-OBC candidates. 3% seats are also reserved for Persons with Disabilities. IIMs also provide scholarships to deserving students who need financial support. The Indian Institutes of Management are public establishments with autonomous control over its day to today operations and curriculum. Today, there are 20 IIMs as public autonomous institutes in India. List of IIMs are as below: LogoName Of InstituteYear of EstablishmentState Located IIM Ahmedabad 1961 Gujarat IIM Calcutta 1961 West Bengal IIM Bangalore 1973 Karnataka IIM Lucknow 1984 Uttar Pradesh IIM Indore 1996 Madhya Pradesh IIM Kozhikode 1996 Kerala IIM Shillong 2007 Meghalaya IIM Raipur 2010 Chhattisgarh IIM Ranchi 2010 Jharkhand IIM Rohtak 2010 Haryana IIM Kashipur 2011 Uttarakhand IIM Tiruchirappalli 2011 Tamil Nadu IIM Udaipur 2011 Rajasthan IIM Amritsar 2015 Punjab IIM Bodh Gaya 2015 Bihar IIM Nagpur 2015 Maharashtra IIM Sambalpur 2015 Odisha IIM Sirmaur 2015 Himachal Pradesh IIM Visakhapatnam 2015 Andhra Pradesh IIM Jammu 2016 Jammu and Kashmir

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5 Hair Styles for Curly Hair September 27, 2016 17:59

Sometimes girls with curly hair get bored with their wavy locks. Here we have some trendy looks for to carry hair either on a party or on a lunch date. These hairstyles are easy to do at their home without spending money in salons. 1. Side messy braids It’s all about precision and that perfectness in messiness that you require to make this easy and quick hairstyle. Apply mousse to detangle and create smoothness to hair. Let hair fall naturally, part it to the side of your choice either left or right and pull back to the nape of the neck and braid. Braid your hair and tie with elastic. Tug at the braid to loosen it. Add a headband or tiara. The final look is bound to look effortless chic! 2. Stylish messy bun Fed up of those curls? Fret not; you will love them after this easy-to-do bun! This is stylish, cool and simply amazing. The easiest way to do this is to grab your hair with the hand at the back. Twist your hair first and leave the bun as it is while securing it with bobby pins wherever necessary. Give a beautiful touch with designer hair pins or an artificial flower. 3. Princess curls And now you can look no less than a princess with this aww-so amazing princess curls hairstyle. Take two small sections of hair and fasten them in the back with bobby pins. Flip hair forward on any one side and ensure that the other side is secured with bobby pins at the back. Let all the hair lay smooth. Let loosely lift tendrils of hair to roll down on either side. Wear headband or tiara to create the desired look 4. Space buns This is one of the most sorted hairstyles; a girl with curly hair can sport. Add serum / detangler to uncombed curly hair. Part the hair in the middle till the back. Clasp hair on either side into a high ponytail and twist them in a bun. Use a hair tie/elastic around a bun twice to hold. Repeat on the other side. Pull down stray tendrils around either side of the face. Use hair spray to keep curls separate and textures without weighing them down. 5. Spiral curl high ponytail And here comes another quick and easy hairstyle! You will nail the look with this simple spiral curl high ponytail.  Wash hair at night with a light shampoo and use a stay-in conditioner. Dry hair by lightly running your fingers through the hair. Do not use a comb or hairbrush. Pull hair towards the crown of the head and secure with no damage elastic. Add a trendy head band along the hairline. And you have a trendy look. Also Read: 7 Shower Tips You Need to follow for Healthy HairBY M. DIVYA SRI

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Chicken Quinoa Biryani Recipe September 27, 2016 17:17

Quinoa is a wonder grain that keeps you full and satisfied like rice but is healthier. This meal is rich in fiber and helps to avoid unwanted cravings especially if you are on a diet.Prep-Time- 30 min Serving- 2 Ingredients 2 cups quinoa (boiled and strained)  2 onion (thinly sliced)1 tomato  (chopped)3 green chili (slit open)1 Tbsp ginger garlic paste1/4 cup mint leaves  (chopped)1/4 cup coriander leaves/Cilantro (chopped)1/2 cup fresh yogurt/curd (beaten)1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp chilli powder Salt to taste To Marinate: 250 gms chicken (cut into pieces)1/4 tsp garam masala powder 1/4 tsp ginger garlic paste 1 Tbsp yogurt/curd 1 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp salt To Temper: 3 Tbsp oil 4 clove 2" stick cinnamon 1 bay leaf (small)3 Cardamom Method 1. Wash the chicken and drain the excess water. Marinate it with the ingredients and cover it, keep aside for at least 30 minutes.2. Heat oil in a skillet or a pressure cooker, add the tempering ingredients one by one then add onion, green chilli, mint leaves, cilantro, sprinkle little salt and saute for 1-2 minutes.3. Add ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell leaves.4. After that add tomato and saute till it turns soft and mushy.5. Now add the marinated chicken, chilli powder, turmeric powder and saute for 2-3 minutes more.6. Cover and cook it for 6-7 minutes or till the chicken gets 3/4th cooked.7. Add 1 cup yogurt, 2 or 3 cups of water, enough salt and allow it to boil.8. Once it starts boiling, reduce the flame and cook for 3 more minutes.9. Layer with quinoa, toss and enjoy.10. Eat with raita and a generous squeeze of lime. Also Read: Paneer Paratha RecipeBY M. DIVYA SRI

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Rajamouli Completes 15 Years in the Industry September 27, 2016 16:35

On this day in 2001, a young filmmaker named SS Rajamouli quit TV serials and made his directorial debut with NTR's Student No. 1. The film went on to become a blockbuster and Rajamouli followed it up with yet another monstrous hit in the form of Simhadri.These two back-to-back blockbusters made SS Rajamouli a synonym for success and hardwork in Tollywood. Known for his unrelenting perfection and passion, Rajamouli has been given the title Jakkanna by his close friends and actors in his first two films, Rajeev Kanakala and NTR.Rajamouli continued to conquer Tollywood box-office with a series of hit movies like Sye, Chatrapathi and Yamadonga etc. But it was with Magadheera in 2009 that Rajamouli made himself a man who will take Tollywood to the next level.Making everyone's expectations true, Rajamouli stunned the country with Eega and scripted a golden chapter in Tollywood's history with the all-time third highest grossing Indian movie, Baahubali The Beginning. Jakkanna was honoured with the 4th highest civilian award, Padma Shri this year.While his fans are busy celebrating Rajamouli's 15 blockbuster years in Tollywood, the man himself is busy chiseling his yet another epic marvel, ‘Baahubali the Conclusion’, for which the entire country is awaiting with limitless excitement. Also Read: Rajamouli opens up on Hollywood entryBY M. DIVYA SRI

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Release 6,000 cusecs Cauvery water to TN: SC to Karnataka September 27, 2016 16:27

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Karnataka government to release 6,000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu for three days despite assembly resolution.“Make sure your client obeys order,” Supreme Court told Karnataka counsel.SC also asked Attorney General to facilitate meeting between executive heads of 2 states and the Centre to resolve Cauvery impasse. “We are under a federal structure, every state must comply with co-operative federalism,” said SC.Karnataka had said in its plea “its reservoirs are dry and it can only release water to Tamil Nadu by the end of this year. Tamil Nadu had alleged that its neighbour should not be heard till it complied with directives of the Supreme Court and the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT).”Tamil Nadu was unhappy with the apex court order said, "The state of Karnataka is acting as judge in its own cause and refusing to comply with the orders passed by this court by consciously failing to ensure the release inspite of the matter being sub-judice before this court.""The present is a case where the instrumentalities of the state in utter defiance to the constitutional mandate have failed to honour and obey the order passed by this court.”"It is reiterated that the State of Karnataka and its instrumentalities are bound to obey the order and the failure to do the same, amounts to recurring contempt of this court's order dated September 20 and the earlier orders," the Tamil Nadu plea said.The petition came three days after Karnataka's legislature passed a resolution saying the river will be used only for meeting the drinking water needs of villages and towns in the Cauvery Basin and Bengaluru.The resolutions, however, did not mention the top court's order directing the state to release 6,000 cusecs every day of water to Tamil Nadu till September 27.BY M. DIVYA SRI

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