• Asaram was naked, asked me for oral sex: Victim
    Published Date : 25-Apr-2018 4:34:13IST

    The minor rape victim, in her FIR against convicted self-styled godman Asaram in 2013, had stated that Asaram summoned her to a cottage where he was naked and asked her for oral sex. Describing the ordeal, she said, “He locked the room from inside…started molesting me. When I started shouting, he threatened to kill my parents and closed my mouth.”

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  • Miss World Is A Big Sports Buff
    Published Date : 24-Apr-2018 9:22:52IST

    Miss World Manushi Chillar is a big sports buff. After all, she hails from Haryana, which is known for producing outstanding sportspersons. The 21-year-old, who is studying to be a doctor, loves watching the action live. Chillar, who is on her way back to India from Brazil – she was in Latam to deliver a lecture on leprosy – will be among those who will enjoy today’s IPL match between Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Giving her company will be Jemimah Rodrigues, one of Mumbai’s most promising young cricketers.

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  • Virat Kohli becomes highest-ever run-getter in the IPL
    Published Date : 18-Apr-2018 12:25:00IST

    Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli has become the leading run-scorer in the Indian Premier League, achieving the feat against Mumbai Indians on Tuesday. Playing his 145th IPL innings, the 29-year-old overtook Chennai Super Kings’ Suresh Raina, who has scored 4,558 runs in 159 innings. Kohli and Raina are the only players who have scored 4,500-plus runs in IPL.

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  • Sri Reddy Row: NHRC issues notices to the Telangana govt
    Published Date : 13-Apr-2018 9:29:00IST

    Following actor Sri Reddy’s claims about local girls being ‘exploited’ in the Tollywood, the NHRC has issued notices to the Telangana government as well as the I and B ministry regarding the matter. “The Commission is of the opinion that the reported prohibitions imposed upon the actress, barring her to act in the films and stopping others to work with her are violation of her right to livelihood and live a life with dignity,” said the NHRC in a press release.

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  • TTD deposits 4,000 crore in two banks
    Published Date : 03-Apr-2018 4:32:37IST

    The TTD that governs the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala here has deposited Rs 4,000 crore in two banks. A K Singhal, TTD Executive Officer, told reporters here several nationlised and private banks took part in the tender process recently, after which about Rs 3,000 crore was deposited with Andhra Bank at 7.32 per cent. Another Rs 1,000 crore was deposited with IndusInd Bank that quoted 7.66 per cent interest, he said. Singhal also denied media reports of irregularities in putting the deposits in these two banks.

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  • Sachin donates his entire RS pay to PM’s Relief Fund
    Published Date : 01-Apr-2018 6:39:32IST

    Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has donated his entire salary and other monthly allowances he drew as a Rajya Sabha MP to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund. Tendulkar, whose term as Rajya Sabha MP will end later in April, earned nearly ₹90 lakh in the past six years. Notably, Tendulkar sanctioned 185 development projects across the country during his term.

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  • Hyd traffic cops given buttermilk amid rise in temperature
    Published Date : 29-Mar-2018 4:54:41IST

    Hyderabad traffic cops are being given two packets of buttermilk each amid the rise in temperature. A senior traffic police official said, “In addition to this, we are also supplying Glucose-D and water bottles, we are also advising them to drink a lot of water during the daytime so that they do not get dehydrated.”

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  • Can’t Speak Telugu
    Published Date : 26-Mar-2018 7:15:20IST

    Telugu-speaking passengers travelling on a domestic airline from Rajahmundry to Hyderabad a few days ago were taken aback when the cabin crew announced that none of them could speak Telugu and instead were fluent in Assamese and Bengali, apart from English and Hindi. Drama unfolded when a few passengers decided to take a stroll and the cabin crew had a tough time explaining to them to sit down, mostly through gestures.

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  • Neha’s comment –Gnanavel’s predicament
    Published Date : 22-Mar-2018 4:23:54IST

    When director Gnanavel Raja’s wife Neha posted on social media that some heroines were fast turning into family-wreckers and hubby-snatchers, the industry looked sucpiciously at Gnanavel and began probing if he was having an affair with some heroine. Soon, Neha realized that her comments could be misinterpreted. So she got wiser and said that she was not speaking about Gnanavel Raja, but it was comment of general nature. But, suspicion is refusing to go away.

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  • New temple at Srisailam?
    Published Date : 19-Mar-2018 7:19:41IST

    A new temple to be built by private individuals could come up in Srisailam, near the main temple of Srisailam Mallanna. The temple of Lord Subramanya Swamy, to be completed in the next four-five years, is the initiative of a group of people from various sectors. The state government has accepted the proposal and given permission to start the construction, which will cost an estimated ₹250 crore.

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  • Discounts at schools
    Published Date : 19-Mar-2018 7:16:00IST

    Not just apparel or electronic stores, schools too are giving festival discounts these days. In fact, many schools are asking parents to join before a particular date so as to avail the discount. This has shocked many parents and left them wondering if they are at the right place or not. Parents feel that instead of trying to attract them with stupid advertising gimmicks, schools should concentrate on infrastructure and quality of education so that parents naturally want to enrol their children there.

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  • Anushka wears Virat’s t-shirt
    Published Date : 14-Mar-2018 4:10:28IST

    Anuskha was snapped at the airport wearing the t-shirt with caption ‘State of Mind’ printed on it, pairing it with ripped jeans and black boots. Soon after the pic of the actress wearing the T-shirt surfaced online, fans were quick to point out that it’s the same T-shirt that Kohli had worn a few months ago. The cricketer has been spotted wearing the t-shirt quite a few times and it seems Anushka loves to wear her husband’s tees. While a certain section of fans was pleased seeing the love between the two, there were those as well who couldn’t help but crack jokes on the subject.

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  • Shami forced me to have relations with his brother: Wife
    Published Date : 10-Mar-2018 6:42:10IST

    Mohammad Shami’s wife Hasin Jahan has claimed that the cricketer allegedly forced her to have physical relations with his brother Hasib. “(Shami) forced me into a room with his brother, who started touching me inappropriately. I screamed and then Shami opened the door,” she said. “He said since I was a model, these things shouldn’t bother me much,” she added.

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  • Virat Kohli named first Brand Ambassador for Uber India
    Published Date : 09-Mar-2018 11:16:59IST

    Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli has been named cab-hailing startup Uber’s first Brand Ambassador in India. Kohli will also be involved in a series of marketing and customer experience initiatives, Uber India said in a statement. Commenting on the development, Kohli said that he is “super pumped” to be a part of the team.

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  • Nirav Modi loses billionaire title, wealth falls 94%
    Published Date : 07-Mar-2018 9:53:20IST

    Nirav Modi, who is an accused in the $2-billion PNB fraud, is no longer a billionaire, according to Forbes. Nirav’s wealth fell 94% to less than $100 million in 2018, compared to $1.7 billion in Forbes 2017 billionaires’ list. Papa John’s Pizza Founder John Schnatter and Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal also fell from their billionaire ranks.

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