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Northeast India shattered with heavy rains May 18, 2022 13:12

Northeast India shattered with heavy rains:- The northeastern states of India: Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya received heavy rainfall and a high alert has been issued for all the states. Cyclone Asani is expected to bring more rains between 16th and 20th of this month. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a statement that the situation would continue to be intensifying. Heavy to very heavy rains are expected in Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim Assam, Meghalaya. Meghalaya is expected to get very heavy rainfall today. The expected rains are said to be between 50-80 mm per day. IMD issued an orange alert over Sub Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh. A yellow alert has been issued for Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura and Nagaland. Heavy downpours may trigger flooding and landslides in Assam and other regions. Three people got killed in Dima Hasao district in Assam due to the heavy rains. 57,000 people from 222 villages are impacted and the State Disaster Management Authority is carrying the rescue operations. More than 200 homes have been destroyed and 10321.44 hectares of land is left in floods. Several districts of Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh have reported 2 cm of rainfall while the rainfall in Majbat (Assam) is 7 cm.

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KTR super confident on bringing investments for Telangana May 18, 2022 12:14

KTR super confident on bringing investments for Telangana:- Telangana IT Minister KTR left for the United Kingdom and Davos for an eight-day tour. KTR would be attending a series of meetings and he would meet several delegates, investors and entrepreneurs. He will also meet the CEOs of several companies and round table meetings organized by UK-India Business Council in the United Kingdom. KTR's major motive is to bring investors for Telangana and he would present Telangana as the investment destination for global companies. KTR will soon attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting that is scheduled to take place between May 22nd and 26th in Davos. A delegation from Telangana will have access to CEO-level interactions. The platform also provides access to 2000 global leaders and companies which are from the government and private sectors. KTR will also interact with 35 business leaders across the globe and the state is expected to get several investments during the meeting. KTR will interact with the pharma, automotive and food processing industry leaders. Before his departure, KTR took his twitter to say "Off to the United Kingdom for three days to attend meetings organized by UKIBC and from there on to Davos to attend the World Economic Forum from 22-26th May. Lots of meetings lined up and hectic activity ahead". Off to the United Kingdom for three days to attend meetings organised by @UKIBC and from there on to Davos to attend the world economic forum from 22-26th MayLots of meetings lined up and hectic activity ahead — KTR (@KTRTRS) May 17, 2022 Borge Brende, President, World Economic Forum referred to KTR saying "Your leadership in transforming Telangana into a technology powerhouse is noteworthy. Telangana’s role will be crucial in making India the global hub for innovation and technology".

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Thaman in talks for Prabhas' Next? May 17, 2022 19:01

Thaman in talks for Prabhas' Next?:- Rebelstar Prabhas tasted the biggest ever debacle in his career with Radhe Shyam. The top actor underwent a knee surgery in Spain and is in resting mode. He will resume the shoot of Project K for a week and he will complete it this month. He will resume the shoot of Salaar from next month and he will complete the pending portions in back to back schedules. Prabhas signed a film in the direction of Maruthi and the film is said to be a horror-comedy. The film will be announced soon and the shoot of the film commences in August. Maruthi is currently working on the script. Young and sensational music composer Thaman is in talks to compose the music for this interesting project. Thaman and Maruthi are participating in the music sessions after Prabhas gave his formal nod. Thaman has been in terrific form and delivered a series of blockbusters in the recent months. Rashi Khanna, Malavika Mohanan and Sree Leela are the leading ladies considered and the makers will make an official announcement soon. DVV Danayya will produce this pan-Indian film that is tentatively titled Raja Deluxe. A massive house set is constructed currently and the major shoot of the film will take place in this set.

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OTT Clash: Acharya Vs RRR May 17, 2022 18:24

OTT Clash: Acharya Vs RRR:- SS Rajamouli's recent magnum opus RRR had a record run in theatres across the globe in all the released languages. The film had two Tollywood Superstars NTR and Ram Charan in the lead roles. The film's theatrical run came to an end and the film also completed 50 days recently. The makers announced that the film will be available for digital streaming on Zee5 from May 20th in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam languages. The Hindi version of RRR will be available on Netflix from June 2nd. Megastar Chiranjeevi's recent offering Acharya too released recently and it has been declared as a disaster at the box-office. With the theatrical run coming to an end in its first week, the film will head for an early digital release. Acharya will be available on Amazon Prime from May 20th. Acharya is a mass entertainer that has Chiranjeevi and Ram Charan in the lead roles. Koratala Siva is the director and Matinee Entertainments and Konidela Production Company are the producers. Both Acharya and RRR will be available for digital streaming on May 20th.

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Sri Lanka to sell Airline and Print money to get out of Crisis May 17, 2022 17:35

Sri Lanka to sell Airline and Print money to get out of Crisis:- Sri Lanka is struggling with a financial crunch and the new government got formed recently. Ranil Wickremesinghe took oath as the new Prime Minister of the country and during his latest address, Ranil Wickremesinghe said that the government will privatize Sri Lankan Airlines to pull out the finance. The carrier lost 124 million USD by March 2021. Ranil Wickremesinghe said that the government will print money to pay the salaries though it will mount pressure on the country. The government of Sri Lanka is in plans to obtain dollars in the open market to pay for crude oil and furnace oil that are surfaced in the Sri Lankan waters. Ranil Wickremesinghe said that the next two months will be very crucial for everyone in the country. "A national Assembly will be established very soon and all the political parties are requested to join the platform to find solutions for the crisis. The nation has to recover soon from the crisis. The cabinet will increase the treasury bill issuance limit to 4 trillion rupees from 3 trillion rupees" told Ranil Wickremesinghe. Ranil Wickremesinghe took oath after Mahinda Rajapakse faced the heat and submitted his resignation. The new Finance Minister is yet to be appointed and the nation will hold talks with the International Monetary Fund to get loans. For now, it is not clear if the government can get cash in the absence of the full cabinet in the country.

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Elon Musk hints at buying Twitter at a lower price May 17, 2022 17:10

Elon Musk hints at buying Twitter at a lower price:- Tesla CEO Elon Musk offered to purchase the social networking platform Twitter. Elon Musk told that he may renegotiate for Twitter Inc and hinted of a lower quote. The shares of Twitter fell by 8.2 percent at the close of the trading in New York after which Elon Musk expressed the same. The stocks dropped after there are speculations that Elon Musk may walk out of the 44 billion USD deal. Last week, Elon Musk questioned about the publicly disclosed data of Twitter about the fake accounts and the percentage of spam. During his speech at the Miami Tech Conference, Elon Musk said that there are 20 percent fake accounts on Twitter. Twitter declined to comment on the statements of Elon Musk. Twitter recently announced that the spam accounts are less than 5 percent of the total users. Elon Musk said that his bid to buy Twitter is temporarily kept on hold. He wanted to do a detailed analysis on the user base by testing 100 random user accounts. Twitter's legal team responded that Elon Musk violated their non-disclosure agreement as Elon Musk shared the methodology of the company. Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal told that Twitter offered more details about their approach to the spam accounts. He said that Twitter checks thousands of accounts manually every quarter to count the spam accounts.

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Varun Tej's next to be extensively shot in London May 17, 2022 15:47

Varun Tej's next to be extensively shot in London:- Mega hero Varun Tej took his time, lost weight and gained a muscular look for Ghani in which he essayed the role of a boxer. The film bombed at the box-office and it even failed to register minimum openings at the ticket windows. Varun Tej is done with the shoot of F3, the sequel for F2 and the film features Venkatesh, Varun Tej, Tamannaah and Mehreen in the lead roles. The film is hitting the screens on May 27th and Varun Tej is participating in the film's promotions along with the team of F3. Varun Tej signed his next project in the direction of Praveen Sattaru and the film got its official launch in March. The regular shoot of the film will start in June and most of the film will be shot in and around London. 80 percent of the filming will take place in London and the 20 percent of the shoot will be completed in Europe. Tamil actor Vinay Rai is finalized to play the role of the lead antagonist in this untitled film. BVSN Prasad is the producer of this action thriller and the film will be made on a huge budget. The female lead and the other actors are currently finalized.

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SVP Event: Mahesh shakes his leg in Style May 17, 2022 14:13

SVP Event: Mahesh shakes his leg in Style:- Superstar Mahesh Babu is on cloud nine after his recent offering Sarkaru Vaari Paata has been doing decent business all over. The film had a sensational weekend all over and a grand success meet of Sarkaru Vaari Paata has been held in Kurnool last night. Mahesh Babu is super happy and he moved on to the stage and shook his leg for Ma Ma Mahesha song along with Thaman. This left his fans in delight and the team of Sarkaru Vaari Paata is left in surprise. Generally, the top actors prefer not to dance at public events. Some candid & MASS Moments from the #MaMaMassCelebrations #BlockbusterSVP #SarkaruVaariPaata #SVP #SVPMania pic.twitter.com/VHc9VRXTOq — 14 Reels Plus (@14ReelsPlus) May 16, 2022 But Mahesh instantly reached the stage and completed his dance move in style. He thanked the film's director Parasuram and the producers Mythri Movie Makers for the film. Sarkaru Vaari Paata has Keerthy Suresh and the actress missed the event because of her busy schedule. Samuthirakani is the lead villain and Mythri Movie Makers, 14 Reels Plus and GMB Entertainment are the producers. Mahesh Babu's electrifying performance and his chemistry with Keerthy Suresh along with the action episodes are the major highlights of Sarkaru Vaari Paata.

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Sarkaru Vaari Paata 5 Days Collections May 17, 2022 13:16

Sarkaru Vaari Paata 5 Days Collections:- Superstar Mahesh Babu is in terrific form and delivered two super hits Bharat Ane Nenu and Sarileru Neekevvaru. His recent offering Sarkaru Vaari Paata has been decent and it raked good revenues in its first weekend. The film also had a decent fifth day all over. The film stood super strong in Andhra and the numbers have been low in the Nizam region. Sarkaru Vaari Paata also reported decent numbers in USA and other overseas markets. The film crossed Rs 100 crore mark and it collected a theatrical share of Rs 100.44 crores in five days across the globe. Sarkaru Vaari Paata is a mass entertainer that is directed by Parasuram. Keerthy Suresh is the heroine and Samuthirakani played the role of the lead antagonist. Thaman's music and background score are an asset for the film. 14 Reels Plus, Mythri Movie Makers and GMB Entertainment are the producers. Here are the fifth day collections of Sarkaru Vaari Paata: Nizam: Rs 31.47 CrCeeded: Rs 10.44 CrVizag: Rs 10.25 CrGuntur: Rs 7.85 CrEast: Rs 7.05 CrWest: Rs 4.65 CrKrishna: Rs 5.76 CrNellore: Rs 3.12 Cr AP and Telangana: Rs 80.59 Cr Rest of India: Rs 7.75 CrRest of World: Rs 12.1 Cr Total Worldwide: Rs 100.44 Cr

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KCR to tour across Telangana May 17, 2022 12:08

KCR to tour across Telangana:- Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) recently held meetings with the party leaders and supporters and he is preparing the ground for the 2024 Assembly and Parliament polls. He said that the state would not head for early polls and he also is in ties with political strategist Prashant Kishor. KCR decided to take up a tour across Telangana and the tour starts next month. KCR will hand over one lakh 2 BHK houses that are constructed by the state government as a part of 'Dignity Housing Scheme'. The houses are allocated for the poor across all the districts of Telangana. KCR has been residing in his farmhouse from the past three weeks and he returned back to Pragati Bhavan on Monday. KCR conducted a review meeting with the officials, ministers and leaders. He discussed about the pending projects and the officials updated KCR with the status of the 2 BHK homes in various districts. The Dignity Housing Scheme was launched by the government of Telangana in 2016-17 and Rs 8 lakhs are spent per home on an average. A total number of 2,91,057 houses are constructed for the poor covering all the constituencies. Rs 20,000 crores has been allocated by the Telangana government for the scheme. The project got delayed due to various reasons like the coronavirus pandemic, and financial stress. Most of the contractors were not ready to take up the project as the government was offering quite less after the prices of sand and cement touched the skies.

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