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One eyed Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omer killed two years ago July 29, 2015 16:56

A few days ago Afghan Taliban has issued a statement backing peace talks, claiming that it was by its supreme leader Mullah Omar, now reports have emerged claiming that the militant outfit's one-eyed leader has died. BBC has reported that, Afghan government sources​ have confirmed the reports on the death of Mullah Omar.A report has been published by Khaama Press claiming that Mullah Omar was killed two years ago in July. The report cited Qari Hamza, the spokesperson of the Afghanistan Islamic Movement Fidai Mahaz, said that Mullah Omar was killed two years ago by Taliban commanders Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansoor and Gull Agha in July 2013."There is a lot of doubt whether he is alive or not. But we are more confident that he is in Karachi," Afghan intelligence chief Rahmatullah Nabil said.The militant group has not commented on the claim, but a Taliban spokesperson told BBC that they would issue a statement shortly.The Pakistani authorities also said that Mullah Omar had died two years ago, but no further details were given regarding the circumstances surrounding his death.The death of Mullah Mohammad Omar, the supreme leader of the Afghan Taliban, has been confirmed by the authorities in Pakistan and has shared the information with Afghan government officials.There was no word of confirmation from the Afghan Taliban, whose representatives have recently held talks with the top Afghan officials in the Pakistani resort of Murree. The National Directorate of Security (NDS), Afghanistan’s spy agency, had said that in last November Mullah Omar had possibly been killed by the rival group and his group has split into three factions.Mullah Mohammed Omar was not been seen in public since the US-led intervention in 2001. Some disgruntled Taliban factions have claimed that he is dead or very ill and others may be making statements in his name. Who is Mullah Mohammed Omer 1. Taliban said that he was born in 1960 in the village of Chah-i-Himmat, in Kandahar province2. Fought in resistance against Soviet occupation in 1980s, suffering a shrapnel injury to his right eye3. Forged close ties to al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden4. Became "Supreme Leader" of the Taliban movement in 19965. US-led forces overthrew his government in 2006.  US state department has a $10m bounty on him7. Earlier this year the Taliban published a biography of him stating that he does not own a home and has no foreign bank account.By Premji

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Official: Yakub Memon to be hanged tomorrow July 29, 2015 16:32

Supreme Court said that, the judgment on Yakub Memon case is right and cancelled the curative petition filed and declared the death sentence to Yakub.It is known that, Yakub Memon is declared death sentence and also court ordered in the past, that he should be hanged on July 30th. But due to the various opinions from the Supreme Court judges, it was assumed that Yakub’s curative petition might change his fate.But to the shock, Supreme Court cancelled Yakub’s curative petition and said that, there is no fault in the judgment declared earlier. However, after considering curative judgment too, Yakub’s fate did not change. Today, the Supreme Court declared the death sentence to Yakub Memon. He is going to be hanged in Nagpur, tomorrow at 7am. None of his last minute trails like mercy petition or curative petition saved Yakub from being hanged. Yakub is one of the key persons in Mumbai terror attacks in the past. Regarding this, he is imprisoned from the past 20 years. Finally, Supreme Court gave its judgment today, which is been awaited since years. This would be a celebration time for the families, who lost their people in Mumbai attack.   By Phani 

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Mahesh wishes to work with that top director July 29, 2015 15:51

Maheshbabu is willing to work with the popular Tamil director, AR Murugadoss, who earlier delivered blockbuster like Ghajini.Mahesh is currently participating in promotional campaigns of Srimanthudu. So as a part of this campaign, speaking at a public meeting, he expressed his wish to work under Murugadoss direction.  Murugadoss, even had an experience of directing a direct Telugu cinema, which is Stalin. Though the film did not go well, Murugadoss is appreciated for his directional skills. After that movie, he directed Tamil films like Thupaki and released their dubbed versions in Telugu, which received a good applause here too. Mahesh dates packed with popular projects If this range top director joins hands with huge star like Mahesh, then the hype, the movie gets is bigger than any other. As of now, Srimanthudu release date is fixed to August 7th. After that, he will participate in Brahmothsavam shooting, under Srikanth Addala direction. Meanwhile Rajamouli completes his Baahubali 2 shooting and then Mahesh new film will start under Rajamouli’s direction. As known, Mahesh movie with Rajamouli will be  a big one and obviously takes years to complete the shooting. So Mahesh new movie with his dream director Murugadoss, might not be in the near future. By Phani

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NPAs worth 2,600-3,000 crore to be sold by Punjab National Bank July 29, 2015 15:43

PNB Executive Director Gauri Shankar said that PNB is planning to sell NPAs worth Rs 2,600-3,000 crore to ARCs. The total business of the bank has reached Rs 8,98,613 crore as on June 30, 2015 against Rs 7,92,405 crore a year ago, showing a year-on-year growth of 13.4%. Deposits of the bank have risen to Rs 5,17,733 crore as on June 30, 2015 from Rs 4,44,920 crore as on June 30, 2014, a year-on-year growth of 16.4%, Shankar said."Credit of the Bank for the first quarter of the current fiscal registered a growth of 9.6 per cent to Rs 3,80,880 crore. The growth in credit in the first quarter was not as much as we were envisaging. Probably Q2 is going to be better, Q3 will be still better and I am going to end this year with really wonderful results," Gauri Shankar said.The bank has reported to the Reserve Bank regarding 400 'willful defaulters' and plans to sell Non Performing Assets (NPAs) worth up to Rs 3,000 crore to Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARCs) in the current fiscal. "400 accounts are there (willful defaulters) which we have reported to RBI so that it (list) can be updated on the website of RBI," Shankar said."Let me tell you, 4-5 companies' accounts (stressed assets), we have already identified. Work is on for strategic debt restructuring, which we are going to do as per RBI guidelines," he said.Punjab National Bank has reported gross NPAs of 6.47 percent in this quarter against 6.55 percent in the preceding quarter and 5.48 percent a year ago. Net NPA has declined marginally to 4.05 per cent from 4.06 per cent in the March quarter and up from 3.02 percent a year ago.“The results were a relief from a disastrous quarter in March. But the relief would be short-lived unless credit growth picks up and there is a decline in bad loans led by a broad-based industrial recovery,” says Dhananjay Sinha, head, institutional equity, Emkay Global Financial Services.By Premji

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Trending: Dolman Sleeve Scoop Neck Backless Crochet Top July 29, 2015 14:56

Updating with the world means, it is a sure shot something to be done with the fashion, that too starting with the dressing.Also read: Shirt dress rules the fashion worldAlso read: 5 trendy flats to wearHere comes a trendy top, where it is backless, with a sleeve scoop neck. It is a polyester material with a patchwork pattern. The designs are available in various sizes. To make sure that your size is available or not, click on the link www.rosewholesale.com (One inch in this pattern size, is equal to 2.54cm) By Phani

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Infant’s social skills linked to learning foreign language July 29, 2015 14:47

A new study performed by the Researchers at the Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences (I-LABS) at the University of Washington have revealed that Infant’s social skills play a key role in helping them learn a foreign language. The researchers proved that early social behaviour called gaze shifting show a boost in a brain response that indicates language learning in kids. For the study, babies from English speaking households attended foreign language tutoring sessions. Over four weeks, the 17 infants interacted with a tutor during 12 sessions of 25 minutes each. The tutors read books and talked and played with toys while speaking in Spanish. The more gaze shifting the babies participated in during their tutoring sessions, the greater their brain responses were to the Spanish language sounds. "Our findings show that young babies social engagement contributes to their own language learning - they're not just passive listeners of language," said co-author Rechele Brooks, assistant professor at I-LABS. The study was published in the journal Developmental Neuropsychology.By Lizitha

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Rishiteshwari case: Enquiry begins July 29, 2015 13:55

Finally, the AP officials began enquiry on Rishiteshwari case, reaching Nagarjuna University, today.Rishiteshwari case, which was expected to be calm, as the culprits involved in the case holds huge political background. But as the case went viral, Retired IAS officer Balasubramanyam came forward to participate in the case. Under his guidance, the enquiry on Rishiteshwari case is going to move forward. Regarding the enquiry, the officials reached Nagarjuna University this afternoon and strictly restricted the students entry, while enquiry. Rishiteshwari case: Students can send mails   Restricting the students from entering into the university, the officials said that, they can send the mails, regarding Rishiteshwari issue and can therefore participate in the case.  Reason behind late response on Rishiteshwari case Right from Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, no leaders including KCR and Jagan, stressed upon Rishiteshwari issue. This led to few buzzes in the political circles. But maybe as the issue went viral into the media and public are targeting the leaders, the enquiry is started on the case. But, the actual truth might not come out and might try to hide many facts, as it is already an open secret that, the Nagarjuna university students are backed by top political leaders. Hope, let us hope that, the enquiry will not have a drama end and right justice takes its form.By Phani

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Prank: Brick wall blocks train door July 29, 2015 13:31

Prank in public places may irritate the people, upon whom it is played, but definitely entertains others. Also read: Vansion: Van as home!Here is one such prank, played by some hooligans in Germany. They built a brick wall on one of the entrance doors of Hamburg S-Bahn train. The reaction of the public, while coming towards the door is a sure watchable. Also read: Underwear costs thousands of pounds!So do not miss the prank, watch it below.         By Phani

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Playing cards as a birthday gift July 29, 2015 13:20

My wife asked me to present something with diamonds, on her birthday. So I gifted her playing cards, but she threw it on my face. Is it my fault?By Phani

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Drunk and Drive: Social service is punishment July 29, 2015 12:39

“The people who are caught in Drunk and Drive case, will be ordered to do the social service from now on,” the court declared.In Hyderabad, there are numerous Drunk and Drive cases registering day by day and regarding this, the court was giving the common judgment all these days, i.e., imprisoning or paying fine. But even then, there is no such fall in the number of Drunk and Drive cases. So to resolve the issue, the court had introduced an approach, which is making the people, who caught in Drunk and Drive cases, to do social service. However, this is already being implemented in the foreign countries. Drunk and Drive case: What kind of social service? The people who caught in Drunk and Drive case, will be ordered to hold the placards, on which it will be written, not to drink and drive. This idea was already implemented in a few places in Hyderabad, as ordered by the 3rd metropolitan magistrate court. Drunk and Drive case: 35 members already participated in social service Under 7 police stations in the city, a total of 35 members are caught in Drunk and Drive case. Goshamahal 6, Kachiguda 5, Sultan Bazar 4, Meer Bazar 4, Nallakunta 14, Tolichowki and Nampally 1 each, are the areas in Hyderabad, where the number of Drunk and Drive cases are registered. Hope at least, this new approach brings a change in the citizens, who are losing their valuable life in the accidents, due to driving while drunk.By Phani

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