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Monday, August 29, 2016

Mahesh to don new avatar in Koratala film!

Director Koratala Siva, who currently awaits the release of Telugu action-drama Janatha Garage, has confirmed that his next yet-untitled film will be with superstar Mahesh Babu.

“My next film will be with Mahesh. It will go on the floors early next year,” Koratala Siva said.

Refusing to divulge more details, he said: “I’m looking forward to the release of Janatha Garage. I also badly need a small break. It’s too early to talk about Mahesh’s project because many things are yet to be finalised.”

The buzz is that Koratala is planning to attempt a different genre that he has never tried till now. Mahesh Babu to be presented in all new avatar in this film.

This will be the second time Siva and Mahesh will collaborate after last year’s Telugu blockbuster Srimanthudu.

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Postal stamps dedicated to Nagarjuna

Akkineni Nagarjuna, who will turn 57 on Monday, recently added another feather to his cap by turning into a singer for his next, Nirmala Convent. To celebrate this, a postal stamp will be launched on his birthday by his sons Naga Chaitanya and Akhil Akkineni.

“This is the biggest surprise of my life,” says Nagarjuna. The stamp will feature a portrait of Nagarjuna as a singer alongside the Taj Mahal. A total of 10,000 postal stamps have been printed.

When asked about the plans for the big day, Akhil says, “We’ve no big plans. He has never been keen on having big birthdays. We will just have a family dinner.”

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Nayeem may have killed 7 persons

Gangster Nayeemuddin reportedly killed seven persons, including some of his own relatives, and ran an office like set up to settle land disputes. He even had a host of advisors.

After learning that in Nayeem's circles, `missing' meant already eliminated, Special Investigation Team (SIT) officials initially thought only two persons were missing. However, in the last few days of investigation, police came to know that seven persons were believed to have been killed by the gangster. Nayeem also took photographs of some of his victims while killing them.

With the SIT digging out de tails of the gangster's two decades of murky life, police discovered that like governments and business tycoons, Nayeem too had ad visors, mostly officials from departments like revenue, stamps and registrations and police, besides advocates.

Sources in the Telangana police told TOI that all these officials used to share information about important land deals and land disputes especially in Ranga Reddy, Nalgonda and Mahbubnagar districts and gave inputs on how to carry out manipulations in government records. Nayeem used to reward them handsomely, either in the form of monthly salaries, land or cash, and the amount would depend on the value of information they shared. These aspects came to light after police started decoding Nayeem's detailed and meticulous documentations.

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Friday, August 26, 2016

Mamool Raj continues..

Victor Rao:

Despite the State Government sanction of between Rs 25,000 and Rs.75, 000 to every police station including Counter Intelligence, Special Branch and Special Operations Team for maintenance of the police stations and enhancement of salaries of policemen by 43 per cent, corrupt practices are still thriving in different police wings.

Despite State Government’s initiatives on allowances

The recent suicide of Kukunoorpally sub-inspector B Ramakrishna Reddy not only exposed the rampant corruption in the police department but also put on display that the concept of hiking police station maintenance amount failed to create any impact on ‘mamool raj.’ After the sub-inspector’s suicide, several lower-level officials discussed the harassment meted out to them by higher officials. There were also allegations that senior officials assign monthly targets to CIs and SIs.

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Big B made sure I was comfortable: Regina Cassandra

Regina Cassandra is gearing up for her upcoming movie Jyo Achuthananda, which has been directed by Srinivas Avasarala.

The actress was supposed to work with him in Oohalu Gusagusa Lade, but due to busy schedules she had to let go of the chance.

“That happened ages ago when I was busy promoting Routine Love Story. When he narrated the script, he had not found a producer and by the time he got one, I got busy with four films,” says Regina.

Talking about her role in Jyo Achuthananda, which revolves around a triangle love story, the actress says, “I play a girl-next-door. When Srini narrated the script, I kept laughing and even the shooting was fun.”

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When 10-yearold D Venkatesha was advised to rush to Osmania General Hospital after suffering head injuries, his poor parents immediately called up 108 emergency services but the ambulance never came.

Sensing that it was a futile wait after trying to get the ambulance to come several times, the family was forced to hire a private vehicle for Rs 2,000 to shift the accident victim to OGH at around 1 am. “From 11 pm onwards, we made a dozen calls from the Chevalla government hospital and waited for half an hour to take my son to OGH on Monday night, but they kept postponing saying they would respond when an ambulance was available,“ said D Lakshmi, mother of Venkatesha, who was discharged from OGH on Wednesday .

In a repeat of sorts on Thursday, private vehicles had to ferry 13 injured pas sengers after their bus hit a lorry at M o u n t Opera e n trance near Ramoji film city in Ha y athna gar as the 108 am bulance did not turn up. In fact, Vishnu Yadav, a private van driver and eyewitness, narrated how he called up the 108 services twice and waited for 15 minutes.“They made some excuse saying no ambulance was available at their nearest location at LB Nagar or Choutuppal,“ said Yadav.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

ఉత్తమ్... దమ్ముంటే రా..!

తమ్మిడిహెట్టి వద్ద 152 మీటర్ల ఎత్తులో బ్యారేజీ నిర్మాణానికి మహారాష్ట్రతో గత ప్రభుత్వం ఒప్పందం చేసుకుని ఉంటే దాన్ని బయట పెట్టాలని ముఖ్యమంత్రి కె.చంద్రశేఖర్‌రావు టీపీసీసీ చీఫ్ ఉత్తమ్‌కుమార్‌రెడ్డికి సవాల్ విసిరారు. నిజాయితీ ఉంటే.. దమ్ముంటే.. ఆ ఒప్పంద పత్రాన్ని బేగంపేట ఎయిర్‌పోర్టుకు తీసుకురావాలని, ఒప్పందం నిజమే అయితే తాను ఇంటికి కాకుండా నేరుగా రాజ్‌భవన్‌కు వెళ్లి గవర్నర్‌కు రాజీనామా లేఖ సమర్పిస్తానని, రాజకీయ సన్యాసం తీసుకుంటానని సవాల్ చేశారు. గోదావరి ప్రాజెక్టులకు సంబంధించి మహారాష్ట్ర ప్రభుత్వంతో ఒప్పందాల అనంతరం బుధవారం హైదరాబాద్‌కు చేరుకున్న ముఖ్యమంత్రికి బేగంపేట ఎయిర్‌పోర్టు వద్ద ఘన స్వాగతం లభించింది. పలు జిల్లాల నుంచి రైతులు, ప్రజలు, టీఆర్‌ఎస్ కార్యకర్తలు పెద్దఎత్తున తరలివచ్చారు. ఈ సందర్భంగా ప్రజలనుద్దేశించి ముఖ్యమంత్రి మాట్లాడారు. ప్రసంగం ఆయన మాటల్లోనే..

కాంగ్రెస్‌వి పచ్చి అబద్ధాలు
మహారాష్ట్రతో చేసుకున్న ఒప్పందం రాష్ట్ర చరిత్రలో సువర్ణాక్షరాలతో లిఖించబడుతుంది. రాష్ట్రానికి చిరకాలం, కలకాలం పచ్చని పంటలు పండించే వరప్రదాయని ఈ ఒప్పందం. ఈ రెండేళ్ల కాలం గడిస్తే కాళేశ్వరం, ఎల్లంపల్లి, మిడ్ మానేరు నుంచి మెదక్ జిల్లాకు నీరొస్తే.. మొగులుకు ముఖం పెట్టే పరిస్థితి పోతది. మన పంటలు ఎండని పరిస్థితి ఉంటది. వర్షాలు కురిసినా, కురవక పోయినా వ్యవసాయ రంగంలో తెలంగాణ బ్రహ్మాండంగా ముందుంటది. ఇంత మంచి ఒప్పందాన్ని చాలా ఓపిక, సంయమనం, సామరస్యం, డిప్లమసీతో గత ఏడాదిన్నరగా కష్టపడి చేసుకున్నం. రాష్ట్రవ్యాప్తంగా ప్రజలు హర్షం వ్యక్తం చేస్తున్నరు. కానీ కాంగ్రెస్ సన్నాసులకు మాత్రం నల్ల జెండాలు కనపడుతున్నాయి.

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Jr NTR's Janata Garage release preponed

The release of the much-awaited Janata Garage starring Jr NTR has been advanced by a day on the account of Bharath bandh on September 2.

The film is now heading for a September 1 release. Though the makers didn’t reveal the reason for the preponement, the source revealed that various rumours are doing the rounds regarding the release date.

“Many thought that the film was postponed to September 9, so the makers decided to announce the release date as September 1,” says a source.

The film’s shoot has been completed and the post-production works are now going on. Director Koratala Siva is confident about the movie’s success. Jr NTR, however, is giving the movie his all. “He wants to make this film his career best and one of the top five films of Tollywood,” added the source.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

నయీమ్ జీవితంతో మూడు సినిమాలు!

ఎప్పుడూ ఓ నాలుగు కళ్లు నేరాలు-ఘోరాలు, మాఫియా కార్యకలాపాలు ఎక్కడ జరుగుతున్నాయా? అని వెతుకుతుంటాయి. అందులో పోలీసులవి రెండు కళ్లు అయితే.. ఇంకో రెండు కళ్లు దర్శకుడు రామ్‌గోపాల్ వర్మవి. మాఫియా, ఇతర నేరాలను అరికట్టాలని పోలీసులు ఓ కన్నేస్తే, సదరు గ్యాంగ్‌స్టర్‌లపై సినిమా తీస్తే ఎలా ఉంటుందనే ఆలోచనతో వర్మ ఉంటారు. నిజజీవిత ఘటనలను వెండితెరపై ఆవిష్కరించడంలో వర్మ స్పెషలిస్ట్.

హిందీలో ‘సత్య’, ‘కంపెనీ’, ‘సర్కార్’.. తెలుగులో ‘రక్త చరిత్ర’, ‘కిల్లింగ్ వీరప్పన్’ వంటి సినిమాలు తెరకెక్కించారు. ప్రస్తుతం వర్మ కన్ను గ్యాంగ్‌స్టర్ నయీమ్ మీద పడింది. ఇటీవల పోలీసుల ఎన్‌కౌంటర్‌లో మరణించిన నయీమ్ జీవిత కథను వెండితెరపై ఆవిష్కరిస్తానని వర్మ ట్వీటారు. ‘‘నక్సలైట్ నుంచి పోలీస్ ఇన్ఫార్మర్‌గా, ఆ తర్వాత గ్యాంగ్‌స్టర్‌గా మారిన ఆల్ టైమ్ క్రిమినల్ నంబర్‌వన్ నయీమ్ నేరచరిత్రకు సంబంధించిన పలు కథనాలు తెలుసుకున్నాను. అతడు చేసిన పనులు భయంకరమైనవి.

ఒక్క సినిమాలో నయీమ్ కథ అంతటినీ చెప్పడం అసాధ్యం. అందుకే, మూడు సినిమాలు తీయాలని నిర్ణయించుకున్నాను’’ అని వర్మ పేర్కొన్నారు. నయీమ్ మరణించిన తర్వాత ప్రతి రోజూ సంచలన విషయాలు వెలుగులోకి వస్తున్నాయి. వర్మ దర్శకత్వంలో రాబోయే నయీమ్ ట్రయాలజీ ఇంకెన్ని సంచలనాలకు కేంద్రబిందువు అవుతుందో!

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Busy bee Sunil has multiple projects in pipeline

After a series of continuous flops, comedian-turned-actor Sunil got a good break with Jakkanna. And now, the makers of his upcoming films have started the promotions actively.

His immediate release is Eedu Gold Ehe, directed by Veeru Potla of Bindaas fame. Produced by Anil Sunkara, the movie is all set to release on September 9.
After that, Sunil will be busy shooting for a Kranthi Madhav movie.

The shooting of the film has already begun. The movie, produced by Paruchuri Prasad will be released in November. He also has a couple of other projects in the pipeline.

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Battle of Sindhustan

Whose Sindhu is she anyway? The tale of one-upmanship between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana continued on Tuesday with Chandrababu Naidu declaring Pusarla Venkata Sindhu as “Andhra Pradesh's muddu bidda (beloved daughter)“ and granting 15 acres of land to her mentor Pullela Gopichand in Amaravati to set up a world class badminton academy . “We shall make Amaravati the ultimate destination for sports in India and bring the Olympics here,“ thundered Naidu at the civic reception the AP government hosted for the ace shuttler and her coach at IGMC stadium in Vijayawada.

Naidu made the event memorable by playing badminton for a few minutes with Sindhu on stage at the IGMC Stadium. Claiming that Sindhu was AP's `aanimutyam' (jewel in AP's crown) he urged the shuttler to help deve lop a sporting culture in Andhra Pradesh, Naidu said she was an inspiration to girls and women in the country after her Rio show. Gopichand's academy in Hyderabad stands on 5 acre of land which too was a largesse from Naidu when he was chief minister of united AP.

Soon after Sindhu won the silver, Naidu quickly hurrying out of cabinet meeting on August 20, announced a Rs 3 crore cash reward for her along with a 1,000 square yard residential plot in AP's upcoming capital Amaravati. He also offered her Group I officer's post of special grade deputy collector in the AP government. On Tuesday an appointment order was kept re ady for her, but Sindhu declined the offer. Telangana government biggies who had tweeted that a Rs 1 crore cash reward would be given to Sindhu upped the offer to Rs 5 crore soon after Naidu declared his intent to give Rs 3 crore.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Historic pact today

In a historical event of sorts Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis would sign a pact on Tuesday at Mumbai enabling Telangana to go ahead with the construction of barrages on Godavari River.

The agreement would be signed by both the Chief Ministers in the presence of an official from Centre, irrigation ministers and officials of both states. The agreement would pave the way for the construction of Medigadda Barrage, the key element of Kaleswaram Lift Irrigation project on Godavari. The government stated that the signing of agreement became a possibility as the Telangana state has established cordial relations with the neighboring states unlike the previous regimes which followed the confrontationist attitude.

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Govt for greater use of plastic money

After Air India, the government now wants the Railways to lower transaction charge for online reservations and is also urging banks to cut charges as it seeks to reduce the usage of cash and promote use of plastic money .

Reducing the use of cash has been identified as a key priority of the government as it seeks to put curbs on black money . Several steps have already been initiated, which were expected to be in place during the coming weeks. Recent steps taken by a Prime Minister-appointed Task Force on promotion of payments through cards and digital means have already prompted government departments to bear the transaction cost, common ly known as merchant discount rate (MDR). As part of the plan, Air India has decided to scrap the transaction cost on tickets booked through its websites using cards. Others such as state-run telecom company BSNL have also followed.

In the months ahead, the National Highways Authority of India will offer some a cash back facility for those using a Tag that will help them drive through toll plazas smoothly and help reduce congestion.

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Big welcome planned for PV Sindhu in AP, day after Telangana felicitation

Olympic silver medallist in women's badminton, PV Sindhu, will be felicitated by the Andhra Pradesh government on Tuesday, just a day after a grand welcome was according to her by the state government of Telangana.

Sindhu reached Vijayawada on Tuesday morning and preparations are underway for her welcome ceremony. She is on a road rally from Gannavaram Airport to Indira Gandhi Stadium in Vijayawada, where the felicitation will take place.

The Andhra Pradesh government has already announced a reward of Rs 3 crores for the shuttler.

On Monday, it was reported that the country’s highest sporting award — the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna — will be conferred on four athletes with Olympic medallists P.V. Sindhu and Sakshi Malik set to be honoured alongside trail-blazing gymnast Dipa Karmakar and ace shooter Jitu Rai.

While shuttler Sindhu created history by becoming the first woman athlete from India to grab a silver in the Rio Olympics, Sakshi bagged a bronze in the 58kg wrestling. Dipa missed the bronze by 0.15 points but her clean finish in Produnova vault won the hearts of the nation.

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Chiranjeevi goes with Khaidi for third time in career

Much has been written about Chiranjeevi’s upcoming 150th film. First there was a lot of buzz about the lead actress, the role which eventually went to Kajal Aggarwal and then there was news about how the family is going all out and conducting pujas to make sure the film becomes a success.

Now, the news is that the film has been named Khaidi No. 150. Earlier, titles such as Kathilantodu were doing the rounds, however, it was announced on Sunday that the film will be called Khaidi No. 150.

Chiranjeevi’s son, Ram Charan, who is also the producer for the film, is set to release the first look of the film on Chiranjeevi’s birthday, on September 22. According to sources, the reason behind the name was simple.

Chiranjeevi’s earlier film Khaidi was one of his biggest hits and an important milestone in his career. The other film, Khaidi 786, also did very well at the box office. Going by how lucky films with Khaidi in the title turned out for Chiranjeevi, the makers picked up with this title.

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A likely 67th spot finish with two medals, just above Mongolia, Burundi and Grenada, here on Saturday morning was wasn't something India had expected before the contingent left for Rio.

In London, four years ago, India was 56th with six medals. One of those London medal winners was freestyle wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt.The 33-year-old, better known as Yogi, was the last man standing for India here.

Yogi's 65kg freestyle contest turned out be an anti-climax. He went in there, but did nothing. It was obvious that he was injured. There were stories before his departure of a dodgy knee, a dicey back and a sore shoulder. All of it seemed to be true.

His rival, Mandakhnaran Ganzorig of Mongolia, did not have to stretch much. He took a point in the first period and two more in the second. That was it. Yogi was almost passive, going through the motions.All the experience of years of fighting tough battles, against the best in the world, meant nothing. The last man standing barely stood there and then checked out. Later, the Mongolian lost in the quarterfinals and with that ended the slim hopes a repechage, the second chance.

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Monday, August 8, 2016

ఏడు దశాబ్దాలు వెనక్కి!

రానా.. రెజీనా.. అన్నీ సవ్యంగా కుదిరితే ఇప్పటికే ఈ జోడీని తెరపై చూసేవాళ్లం. ప్రముఖ నృత్య దర్శకుడు ప్రేమ్ రక్షిత్ దర్శకత్వంలో వీరిద్దరూ జంటగా ఓ చిత్రం ప్రారంభమైంది. అనివార్య కారణాల వలన ఆ చిత్రం మధ్యలోనే ఆగింది. ఇన్నాళ్లకు మళ్లీ ఈ జోడీ కుదిరింది. తెలుగు, తమిళ భాషల్లో సత్యశివ దర్శకత్వం వహిస్తున్న చిత్రంలో రానా, రెజీనా జంటగా నటించనున్నారు. తమిళ చిత్రానికి ‘మడై తిరందు’ తెలుగుకి ‘1945’ అనే టైటిల్‌ని ఖరారు చేశారట. 1940లలో జరిగే కథాంశంతో తెరకెక్కనున్న ఈ చిత్రంలో రానా వివిధ గెటప్పుల్లో కనిపిస్తారట.

‘బాహుబలి: ది కంక్లూజన్’లో భల్లాలదేవుడి పాత్ర కోసం రానా కండలు తిరిగిన దేహంతో పాటు గడ్డం కూడా బాగా పెంచారు. ‘1945’లో ఓ గెటప్ ఈ భల్లాలదేవుడి గెటప్ తరహాలో ఉంటుందట. ఈ నెల 20న ఈ చిత్రం షూటింగ్ ప్రారంభించాలనుకుంటున్నారట. ఏడు దశాబ్దాల క్రితం జరిగిన కథతో సినిమా కాబట్టి రానా, రెజీనా డిఫరెంట్ లుక్‌లో కనిపిస్తారు.

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Hyderabad techie’s app aims at emergencies during Haj

A major problem that pilgrims from India and the sub-continent face during the Haj is the lack of knowledge of the Arabic language. This creates immense communication problems at Mina, where about 1 lakh fire-proof tents exist, and at the Mount Arafat about 20 km away.

To assist these pilgrims, a Hyderabad engineer working at Mecca has developed a free mobile application, ‘Huji app’ after a year-long research at Mecca, Mina and Arafat. It is available only on Android now.

Mr Sheik Abdullah from Santoshnagar in the city, a quality control engineer, said he started working on the app after watching the plight of pilgrims when a crane crashed at Mecca last year killing 110 persons, and a stampede which claimed 700 lives.“People from all over the world were worried about their loved ones and began calling up. The mobile network was jammed for about 72 hours after each incident. The pilgrims without knowledge of Arabic suffered as they searched for their group in the confusion. I decided to develop the application which can assist non-Arabic pilgrims,” he said.

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GST could initially strain fiscal math

The Centre could feel fiscal pressure from the implementation of goods and services tax (GST) in the initial years, as it is required to compensate manufacturing states for the loss of CST, even though there is little hope of corresponding increase in its own revenue, say experts.

The Centre has agreed to fully compensate manufacturing states like Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka for 1 per cent loss of central sales tax proceeds for the first five years after the implementation of GST.

However, finance ministry officials reveal that the government is yet to undertake the exercise to assess the impact of the planned switchover to the new indirect tax regime on the Center’s fiscal position. This is because an agreement is yet to be reached on the standard GST rate, which will be applicable to three-fourths of products and services.

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Modi with KCR Attack me, not Dalits

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday sent a strong message calling for the protection of Dalits and punishment for fake cow vigilantes, issues over which his party, the BJP, has been facing opposition fire. During his maiden visit to Telangana, he asked people to stop politics over Dalits, asking people to protect Dalits and other exploited sections. "If you have a problem, if you feel like attacking someone, attack me, not my Dalit brothers.

If you want to shoot anyone, shoot me, not my Dalit brothers," he declared in Hyderabad. Earlier, at Medak, he made some scathing comments about "fake cow protectors" saying they were "dividing the nation and should be isolated and punished". "Be wary of 'nakli' (fake) gau rakshaks, they have nothing to do with cow. Governments should crack down on them," PM Modi said at a function to lay water pipes in Medak's Gajwel.

This was the second time in two days the Prime Minister has called cow vigilantes to order. Yesterday, he delivered a blistering condemnation of cow protectors, saying they make him "so angry". Cow vigilantes have been blamed for some of the most outrageous incidents over the recent months, including the stripping and flogging of four Dalit men in Gujarat's Una. The incidents have provoked opposition allegations that the ruling BJP is encouraging, or ignoring, the atrocities on the underprivileged.

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Govt to enlist gurus for organ campaign

The health ministry plans to rope in spiritual gurus, including The Art of Living's Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and yoga guru Baba Ramdev , to help dispel myths about organ donation.

Health minister J P Nadda and senior officials have held two rounds of discussions with these gurus and are now working out a detailed campaign on organ donation, which is expected to be launched very soon, a senior official said.

Several studies and surveys, including those conducted by TOI, have shown that people believe in myths like donating organs may impact the next birth. There is also a misconception that pledging to donate organs may deprive a person of the best treatment for saving hisher life. Surveys showed that around 30% of people in urban areas believed organ donors would not receive any lifesaving treatment while around 20% thought their body would be mutilated.

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Friday, August 5, 2016


ఇవాళ చాలా సినిమాల్లో హీరోలకు మించిన హీరో(యిన్) - ఈ బెంగుళూరు భామ. గ్లామర్ హీరోయిన్‌గా మొదలై ఆ పాత్రలే చేస్తూ వస్తున్న ఈ యోగా టీచర్ కెరీర్‌కు పెద్ద టర్నింగ్ పాయింట్ ‘అరుంధతి’. ఆ లేడీ ఓరియంటెడ్ సినిమాకు తెలుగులోనే కాదు... తమిళంలోని ఆడియన్స్ క్లాప్స్ పడ్డాయి. బాక్సాఫీస్ వద్ద కాసులు కురిశాయి. అప్పటికే సౌందర్య మరణంతో కొత్త చిరునామా వెతుక్కుంటున్న హీరోయిన్ ఓరియంటెడ్ సినిమాలకు కొత్త కేరాఫ్ అడ్రస్ - అనుష్క అయ్యారు. అప్పటి నుంచి ‘పంచాక్షరి’, లేటెస్ట్ ‘రుద్రమదేవి’, ‘సైజ్ జీరో’ దాకా కథ మొత్తం హీరోయిన్ చుట్టూ తిరుగుతుందంటే, అనుష్క కాల్షీట్లకి యమ డిమాండ్!

రాబోయే చిత్రం: అశోక్ దర్శకత్వంలో తయారవుతున్న ‘భాగమతి’. పేరు చూడగానే ఇదేదో గోల్కొండ నవాబుల కాలం నాటి చారిత్రక కథ అనుకుంటే పొరపాటే! ఇది అచ్చమైన సోషల్ ఫిల్మ్. కథ అంతా హీరోయిన్ పాత్ర చుట్టూరానే తిరుగుతుందని దర్శక, రచయిత, ‘పిల్ల జమీందార్’ ఫేమ్ అశోక్ వివరించారు.

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CHASE TON HELPS WI DRAW 2ND TEST - Losing more than 100 overs was crucial, feels coach Kumble

Indian bowlers put up a disappointing show as rookie batsman Roston Chase conjured up a heroic maiden Test century leading a remarkable West Indies fightback with the hosts enforcing a draw against India on the final day of the second match, here on Wednesday. 

 Starting the day at a precarious 48 for four, with 256 runs needed to avoid innings defeat, West Indies ended with 388 for six with Chase, coming up with a resolute 137 off 269 balls and in the process raised three match-saving partnerships with his teammates. 

 It turned out to be a poor day for Indian bowlers who conceded 340 runs and could only get two wickets in the entire day’s play.

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Deepika Padukone open to Tollywood

Deepika Padukone has become a global sensation by pairing up with Vin Diesel in xXx: The Return of Xander Cage; she has become one of the highest paid Indian celebrities with Padmavati. However, raised in Bengaluru, she is a true South Indian at heart.

Recently in the city for a promotional event, Deepika spoke about her childhood visit to Hyderabad. “I’ve come to Hyderabad quite a few times, but the first time I came here was during a school trip. I visited Charminar and bought beautiful bangles,” she remembers.

A most-sought after star in Bollywood and now in Hollywood, would she say no if Tollywood calls her? “If I am offered an interesting script, I would definitely consider taking it up. For me, language is only a medium to give shape to great content,” she says.

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Vijaya vs Vijaya: It's `milk war'

Andhra Pradesh is selling unprocessed milk in Hyderabad as the newly-formed Telangana Dairy Development Federation (TDDF) is not giving AP access to the processing unit in Lalapet here.

The unit has been taken over by the Telangana authorities though the AP Dairy Development Corporation (APDDC) is yet to be bifurcated.

“We are unable to get our milk processed at Lalapet factory. As a result, we are forced to sell milk without processing it,“ AP advocate general Dammalapati Srinivas told the Hyderabad High Court. The ongoing tussle over the distribution of assets of APDDC, the producer of Vijaya brand milk, is threatening to blow up into a full-scale milk war between both states.

When petitions of AP and its employees questioning Telangana's `unilateral bifurcation' of the corporation came up for hearing in the high court on Thursday, it emerged that the two entities __ APDDC and TDDF_ are selling milk in Hyderabad with the same brand name `Vijaya'came to the fore.

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

నయనతో కెమిస్ట్రీ కుదిరింది

నయనతారతో కెమిస్ట్రీ వర్కవుట్ అయ్యిందన్నారు సియాన్ విక్ర మ్. ఈయన కథా నాయకుడిగా నటిస్తున్న తాజా చిత్రం ఇరుముగన్. పాత్రల్లో పరకాయ ప్రవేశం చేయడానికి ఎంతకైనా సిద్ధపడే ఈ నట పిపాసి ఈ చిత్రంలో మరో రెండు వైవిధ్యభరిత పాత్రలకు జీవం పోశారనే చెప్పాలి. పులి చిత్ర నిర్మాతల్లో ఒకరైన శిబుతమీన్స్ తన తమీన్స్ ఫిలింస్ పతాకంపై నిర్మిస్తున్న భారీ చిత్రం ఇది. విక్రమ్‌కు జంటగా తొలిసారిగా క్రేజీ నటి నయనతార జత కట్టిన ఈ చిత్రంలో మరో నాయకిగా నిత్యామీనన్ నటించారు. అరిమాతంబి చి త్రం ఫేమ్ ఆనంద్ శంకర్ దర్శకత్వం వహిస్తున్న ఈ చిత్రానికి హారీష్ జయరాజ్ సంగీతాన్ని అందిస్తున్నారు. కాగా ఈ చిత్ర ఆడియో ఆవిష్కరణ కార్యక్రమం మంగళవారం ఉదయం స్థానిక రాయపేటలో గల సత్యం సినిమా థియేటర్‌లో జరిగింది.నటుడు శివకార్తికేయన్, మలయాళ యువ నటుడు నివీన్‌బాలి విచ్చేసిన ఈ కార్యక్రమంలో దర్శకుడు హరి, నటి లిజి, గీతరచయిత మదన్‌కార్గీ పాల్గొన్నారు.

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35 కోట్ల పారితోషికం!

ఇటీవల విడుదలైన కబాలి చిత్రం సృష్టించిన హంగామా అంతా ఇంతా కాదు. రజనీకాంత్ నటించిన ఈ సినిమా భారీ అంచనాల మధ్య విడుదలై మిశ్రమ ఫలితాన్ని సొంతం చేసుకున్న విషయం తెలిసిందే. ఈ సినిమా కోసం రజనీకాంత్ 35 కోట్ల పారితోషికం తీసుకున్నాడని తమిళ చిత్ర వర్గాల సమాచారం. ఈ స్థాయిలో ఒక చిత్రానికి ఓ స్టార్ హీరో భారీ మొత్తాన్ని అందుకోవడం ఇదే తొలిసారి.

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India's top 200 set to outdo Chinese peers

India’s top companies are likely to perform better than their Chinese counterparts by taking advantage of the increased capital spending by the Indian government through the ‘Make in India’ programme and surge in demand in the transportation sector.

Giving a major thumbs up the Indian corporate sector, global rating agency S&P said despite the country’s sagging infrastructure, India’s top 200 companies by market cap are set to outperform their Chinese peers. S&P also points out that improving capacity of power generation and robust infrastructure development can provide a boost to sectors like steel, cement, auto, and real estate. The global rating agency’s analysis comes from two of its reports titled “India’s top companies set to gain even as China’s continue to feel the pain” and “The missing piece in India’s economic growth story: robust infrastructure.”

“Our analysis of India’s top 200 companies by market capitalisation against their Chinese counterparts shows that government influence is far greater for listed companies in China than in India,” said S&P Global Ratings credit analyst Mehul Sukkawala.

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`Perfect start' to Cong's renewed charge in UP

Sonia Gandhi's visit to Varanasi was always going to be high on symbolism, the Congress chief kick-starting the party's election campaign for Uttar Pradesh from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency and the revered temple town.

But by the time she cut short the visit owing to high fever on Tuesday evening, the six-hour car ride through the winding lanes of the congested city, with surging crowds and full-throated slogans, took the campaign beyond the mundane metaphors to instil confidence among dispirited partymen.

Practically irrelevant in UP's political calculus for three decades, Tuesday was what state Congress chief Raj Babbar described as a “perfect start“.

Varanasi streets, Hindu and Muslim, witnessed a spontaneous enthusiasm that could not be associated with the moribund outfit from the moment she drove behind a motorcycle rally and then garlanded the Am bedkar statue on entering the city.

The Congress mascot sensed the moment and stood on the SUV door, flanked by SPG guards, waving to people jostling on the roads, bystanders doing “namaste“ from afar, and families smiling from their balconies.

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EAMCET 3 on Sept 11

The ill-fated EAMCET which was has been cancelled by the government would be held for the third time on September 11as the government has taken a decision in this regard on Tuesday. The decision was followed by the High Court’s direction on the fate of the EAMCET, which met with the controversy with the leakage of examination paper. The government informed the High Court that it would cancel the EAMCET -2 and would conduct the exam afresh.

Upon hearing the case, the court said it was better to cancel the EAMCET-2 for the leakage of examination paper. The advocate-general, on behalf of the State Government, informed the court that it was ready to conduct EAMCET-3 as it had cancelled the EAMCET-2 due to leakage. The Government gave details of the scam to the court which favored cancellation of the EAMCET-2 paving way for the next round of examination.

State government informed the High Court that there was no other way than cancelling the examination as the leakage was done on a major scale. It told the High Court that about 103 candidates were found to be part of the scam and the hunt for the kingpins of the scam was on. The government also changed the EAMCET examination committee replacing Ramana Rao, the convener for the second exam, with N Yadaiah. The committee members were also changed.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

అన్నీ మారిపోవాలి!

మారిపోవాలి... మారిపోవాలి... అన్నీ మారిపోవాలంటున్నారు తమన్నా. ఇంతకీ ఏం మారిపోవాలి అనుకుంటున్నారో తెలుసా? చాలా సింపుల్. ఆరోగ్యంగా, సన్నగా ఉండటం కోసం తీసుకునే ఆహారం మారిపోవాలనుకుంటున్నారు? అసలేంటి తమన్నా సమస్య? మరేం లేదు. హీరోయిన్లు 50 కేజీల నుంచి 55 లోపు బరువు ఉంటారు. బరువు తగ్గకుండా, పెరగకుండా ఉండటం కోసం ఆహారం పరంగా కొన్ని నియమాలు పెట్టుకుంటారు. ఆ విషయం గురించి తమన్నా మాట్లాడుతూ - ‘‘బరువు పెంచే ఫుడ్.

ఐటమ్స్‌ని దగ్గరకు రానివ్వనండి. ఒక్కోసారి మాత్రం మనసు వాటి వైపు లాగేస్తుంటుంది. ఉదాహరణకు మొన్నా మధ్య నేను వెజిటెబుల్ సలాడ్ తింటున్నాను. కాస్త దూరంలో ఎవరో ‘డోనట్’ తింటూ కనిపించారు. అది చాక్లెట్ డోనట్. నాకు ఏ రేంజ్‌లో నోరూరిందంటే.. నా ప్లేటులో ఉన్న సలాడ్ మొత్తం డోనట్‌లా మారిపోతే బాగుండు అనిపించింది. అది మాత్రమే కాదు.. ఓట్స్, మొలకెత్తిన గింజలు అలాంటివి తింటున్నప్పుడు కూడా అవి ఫ్రెంచ్ ఫ్రైస్‌లానో, పూరీల్లానో మారిపోతే బాగుంటుందనిపిస్తుంటుంది. ఆ క్షణంలో అలా అనిపించినా ఆ తర్వాత మాత్రం ‘ఆడియన్స్ మనల్ని చూసి ఆనందపడతారు కదా. వాళ్ల ఆనందం కోసం టేస్టీ ఫుడ్‌ని త్యాగం చేయొచ్చు’ అనుకుంటా’’ అని చెప్పారు.

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New comer for Prabhas!

Actor Prabhas’s next yet-untitled Telugu outing, which will helmed by Radha Krishna Kumar, will be completely shot abroad on a lavish budget. The makers are currently finalising the locations. “The shoot will commence from January 2017. The entire film will be shot abroad and we are currently zeroing in on the locations. It will be a love story and we are yet to finalise the leading lady,” Radha Krishna said. Asked if any popular heroines are under consideration, the director said they are planning to rope in a newcomer. 

“We’re most likely to go for a newcomer. We’re still in the process of auditioning. In the next few weeks, we might be able to lock the heroine,” he said. The project will be jointly bankrolled by UV Creations and Gopikrishna.

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Narsingh was victim of sabotage by rival: Nada

In a dramatic turn of events, wrestler Narsingh Yadav was on Monday cleared of any wrongdoing by a National Anti-Doping Agency panel, paving his way for participa tion in the Rio Olympics. Yadav , whose samples taken on June 25 and July 5 had tested positive for a banned steroid, convinced the panel that he was a victim of “sabotage“.

“There is no fault or negli gence on his part and he is a victim of sabotage by a competitor.... The panel exonerates the athlete from charges of violating anti-doping rules,“ NADA chief Navin Agarwal announced to a huge cheer from Nar singh supporters.

“I hope this matter doesn't get suppressed...The real culprit should be brought to book,“ the wrestler told TOI. The NADA panel members are law yers, former sportspersons and medicine experts.

If the doping offence had been upheld, Narsingh was staring at a four-year ban.His blood samples were found negative but urine sample had contained methandienone, an anabolic steroid. Since the samples collected on different days contained the same banned substance and as Narsingh was not notified about his first sample testing positive before the second sample was taken, as per the WADA rules, the two positive tests were considered as one infringement.

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Monday, August 1, 2016

తెలుగు రాష్ట్రాల్లో 38377 ఉపాధ్యాయ ఖాళీలు

తెలుగు రాష్ట్రాల్లోని ప్రభుత్వ పాఠశాలల్లో పెద్ద సంఖ్యలో టీచర్‌ పోస్టులు ఖాళీగా ఉన్నాయి. ఢిల్లీలో జరిగిన అంతర్రాష్ట్ర మండలి సమావేశానికి సమర్పించిన నివేదికలో ఏపీ, తెలంగాణ ప్రభుత్వాలు ఈ వివరాలు వెల్లడించాయి.

తెలంగాణలో 16,193 టీచర్ పోస్టులు ఖాళీ
రాష్ట్రంలోని ప్రభుత్వ పాఠశాలల్లో 16,193 టీచర్ పోస్టులు ఖాళీగా ఉన్నాయి. ఇందులో ప్రాథమిక పాఠశాలల్లో (1 నుంచి 8వ తరగతి వరకు) 13,049 పోస్టులు, ఉన్నత పాఠశాలల్లో 3,144 పోస్టులు ఖాళీగా ఉన్నాయి. వీటి భర్తీకి చర్యలు చేపడుతున్నట్లు రాష్ట్ర ప్రభుత్వం కేంద్రానికి తెలియజేసింది. అలాగే రాష్ట్రంలో 35.79 శాతం స్కూళ్లలో విద్యార్థుల సంఖ్యకు అనుగుణంగా టీచర్లు లేరని వివరించింది.

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YSRCP blames Naidu

YSR Congress alleged that Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu was responsible for AP not getting the SCS tag. Party spokesperson Ambati Rambabu told reporters that the TDP government did not do its work in getting the SCS to the state. 

CM Naidu and the BJP colluded in denying AP its right of special tag. Is Naidu not aware of the thing that the Modi government had for AP. As an alliance partner, Naidu should have spoke to Modi and should have ensured that the state got the SCS tag, Ambati said. 

Meanwhile, YSRC chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy appealed to the people of Andhra Pradesh to participate in the state-wide bandh on August 2. He called upon the trade unions, associations, to come forward to make the bandh aimed at forcing the Centre to grant SCS to AP a grand success.

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Ind vs WI: India make solid start

Opener K.L. Rahul made utmost use of the opportunity he had got as he remained unbeaten at (87*) with a solid looking No. 3 Cheteshwar Pujara (20*) giving him company in the first hour of second day’s play here on Sunday.

India were 148/1 in 50 overs. Despite having the upper hand, India opted to be cautious in the 13 overs bowled in the first hour. Infact, Pujara scored his first run at the stroke of the first hour. The Windies pacers led by skipper Jason Holder were steady and were willing to be patient as they kept bowling at the fourth stump corridor.

Earlier on day one, India’s bowlers and batsmen dominated the show as West Indies’ decision to bat badly backfired. West Indies wer dismissed by tea at Sabina Park for 196 in their first innings, and India finished the day on 126/1 - only 70 runs behind.

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Bad roads killed over 10k people in 2015; 3,416 deaths due to potholes

Last year, 10,727 people were killed in crashes caused by potholes, speed breakers and roads that were under repair or being constructed. Although the overall fatalities under these categories had come down marginally from 2014, the number of people killed due to potholes rose to 3,416, from 3,039 in the previous year.

Deaths caused by potholes saw a seven-fold rise in Maharashtra in 2015, according to the surface transport ministry's road accidents report. A rise in such fatalities indicates failure of road-owning agencies to maintain stretches.

Uttar Pradesh, known for its bad roads, reported an almost 50% reduction in pot hole deaths as compared with 2014. In Delhi, where a man died after his motorbike got stuck in a pothole on Saturday, showed only two pothole deaths in 2015.

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

రెండో పరీక్షా తప్పాడు!

డోపింగ్ ఆరోపణలతో రియో ఒలింపిక్స్‌కు దూరమైన రెజ్లర్ నర్సింగ్ యాదవ్‌ను రెండో అవకాశం కూడా ఆదుకోలేకపోయింది. జూలై 5న హాజరైన డ్రగ్ పరీక్షలో కూడా నర్సింగ్ విఫలమైనట్లు సమాచారం. ‘పది రోజుల తర్వాత హాజరైన డోపింగ్ టెస్టులో కూడా మార్పు ఏమీ లేదు. అతను ఇచ్చిన రెండు శాంపిల్స్‌లో కూడా అవే నిషేధిత ఉత్ప్రేరకం మెథడినోన్ లక్షణాలు కనిపించాయి’ అని భారత రెజ్లింగ్ సమాఖ్య ప్రతినిధి ఒకరు వెల్లడించారు. జూన్ 25న తొలి పరీక్షలో విఫలం కావడంతో నర్సింగ్‌పై ఇప్పటికే తాత్కాలిక నిషేధం విధించడంతో పాటు అతని స్థానంలో ఒలింపిక్స్‌కు ప్రవీణ్ రాణాను ఎంపిక చేశారు.

వారు చేసి ఉండవచ్చు: తనపై కుట్ర జరిగిందంటూ నర్సింగ్ యాదవ్ చేసిన ఫిర్యాదుపై బుధవారం పోలీస్ విచారణ మొదలైంది. మాజీ రెజ్లింగ్ సహచరులు ఇద్దరు కుట్రకు కారణమంటూ నర్సింగ్ సోనేపట్ పోలీస్ స్టేషన్‌లో ఫిర్యాదు చేశాడు. ‘నన్ను కావాలనే ఇరికించారంటూ మొదటినుంచీ చెబుతున్నాను. నాపై ఆరోపణలు రుజువు కాకపోతే నేనే రియో వెళతాను. నా ఆహారంలో ఏదో కలిపేందుకు ప్రయత్నించిన వారిని నేను గుర్తు పట్టాను. ఇవే వివరాలు పోలీసులకు అందించాను’ అని నర్సింగ్ చెప్పాడు. తాము అనుమానిస్తున్న ఆ ఇద్దరు రెజ్లర్లు ఛత్రశాల్ (సుశీల్ శిక్షణా కేంద్రం)కు చెందిన జితేశ్, సుమీత్ అని వెల్లడించిన సమాఖ్య అధ్యక్షుడు బ్రిజ్‌భూషణ్... మరిన్ని విషయాలు బయటపడాలంటే సీబీఐ విచారణ చేయాలన్న నర్సింగ్ డిమాండ్‌కు మద్దతు ఇస్తున్నట్లు ప్రకటించారు. మరోవైపు డోపింగ్‌తో ప్రపంచం దృష్టిలో పడ్డామని క్రీడా మంత్రి విజయ్ గోయల్ వ్యాఖ్యానించారు. ఈ చర్చకు త్వరలోనే ముగింపు ఇస్తామన్న ఆయన... అప్పటి వరకు ఒకరిని మరొకరు నిందించుకుంటూ పుకార్లు ఆపాలని సూచించారు.

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Ind vs WI 2nd test: Confident Indians arrive in Kingston

A confident Indian cricket team arrived here for the second Test against hosts West Indies starting July 30, hoping to carry on the momentum it gained with an innings victory in the series opener in Antigua. The morale of Virat Kohli and his men is high after the record innings and 92-run thrashing of the hosts.

Indulging in a bit of recreational activities, opener Shikhar Dhawan, who scored 84 in the first innings of opening Test, enjoyed with his playstation. Dhawan posted a video where they he is seen enjoying a FIFA football game with Kohli, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Wriddhiman Saha among others.

The West Indies team also reached the Jamaican City aiming to overcome their loss. Head coach Anil Kumble, Kohli and Dhawan also paid tribute to the Indian soldiers on the occasion of Kargil Diwas.

Kohli tweeted, “60 Days, Operation Vijay. I was in school during the Kargil War. I remember how every family shared the pain of the soldiers. “We prayed for them & felt proud of being an Indian. To the soldiers & their families, you are the real heroes of India #JaiHind.”

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Govt heeds states & Cong as it launches final GST push

A day after a crucial meeting with states on the goods and services tax, the Modi government moved swiftly to incorporate the deliberations in the Constitution amendment bill, while addressing one of three demands raised by Congress.

But while accommodating Congress by doing away with the plan for a 1% additional levy, the government held firm on two other issues by not capping rates in the proposed legislation and leaving dispute resolution to the GST council. The decisions seem intended to send a strong message that the Centre will try to push the bill in the current session of Parliament The government is likely to hold formal talks with Congress on GST amend ments on Thursday, amid indications that informal parleys have been on the right track. Once the issues are settled with the principal opposition party, the government is expected to call an all-party meeting for an across-the-spectrum consultation on the vexed indirect reforms legislation.

Finance minister Arun Jaitley, who is meeting party leaders individually, hosted West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee for lunch at his residence on Wednesday.

Last week Jaitley met Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar who backed the Centre's formulation on keeping the tax rate outside the legislation.

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EAMCET-2 afresh now

The Crime Investigation Department (CID) officials stumbled upon with the fresh evidence suggests that at least Rs 3 crore transactions have taken place in the Eamcet-2 paper leakage. With the arrest of three-four persons on Wednesday, the agency connected the dots of the syndicate formed by the consultants and brokers. 

  The CID officials are likely to submit a report to state government on Thursday in connection with the scam. The sleuths have found that the leaked papers were sold to 30 ‘contracted’ candidates for Rs 10 lakhs each by brokers- Rajgopal Reddy, Vishnu, Thirumal and Ramesh Kumar-. Totally 30 students are believed to have received the Eamcet-2 question paper 48 hours before the exam for Rs 10 lakh in advance. CID officials suspect that the question papers of previous Eamcet 1 may also have been leaked. This startling revelation was made by the investigators while disclosing details in which Rajagopal Reddy was declared as part of the scam. Reddy, a native of Bengaluru was involved in the question papers’ leaks in Karnataka and also previous PG Medical Entrance Tests (PGMET) in 2014. 

  Those who bought the paper practiced over it, sitting in Mumbai and Bengaluru as any kind of clue outside would put them in trouble.

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

పవన్‌కల్యాణ్ సరసన...

అదృష్టమంటే రకుల్‌ప్రీత్‌సింగ్‌దే అంటున్నారు సినీ జనాలు. అనతికాలంలోనే అగ్ర కథానాయికల రేసులోకి దూసుకొచ్చిన ఈ పంజాబీ సొగసరి ప్రస్తుతం భారీ చిత్రాల్లో నటిస్తూ బిజీగా వుంది. తాజాగా ఆమెకు తెలుగులో మరో బంపర్‌ఆఫర్ వరించినట్లు తెలుస్తోంది. వివరాల్లోకి వెళితే...పవన్‌కల్యాణ్ కథానాయకుడిగా డాలీ (కిషోర్ పార్థసాని) దర్శకత్వంలో ఓ చిత్రం తెరకెక్కనున్న విషయం తెలిసిందే.

ఇటీవలే పూజా కార్యక్రమాలతో లాంఛనంగా ఈ చిత్రం ప్రారంభమైంది. త్వరలో రెగ్యులర్ షూటింగ్‌ను మొదలుపెట్టడానికి సన్నాహాలు చేస్తున్నారు. ఇదిలావుండగా ఈ సినిమాలో కథానాయికగా ఎవరిని ఎంపిక చేస్తారనే విషయంలో సందిగ్ధత కొనసాగుతోంది. శృతిహాసన్ ఈ సినిమాలో నటించడానికి అంగీకరించిందని ఇటీవల వార్తలొచ్చాయి. తాజా సమాచారం ప్రకారం డేట్స్ సమస్యల వల్ల ఆమె ఈ సినిమా నుంచి తప్పుకుందని తెలిసింది. శృతిహాసన్ స్థానంలో రకుల్‌ప్రీత్‌సింగ్‌ను ఎంపిక చేశారని సమాచారం. పవన్‌కల్యాణ్ సరసన ఆమెకిది తొలి చిత్రం కావడం ప్రాధాన్యతను సంతరించుకుంది. ప్రస్తుతం తెలుగులో నాలుగు భారీ చిత్రాల్ని అంగీకరించిన రకుల్‌ప్రీత్‌సింగ్ డేట్స్ ఖాళీ లేకున్నా....పవన్‌కల్యాణ్ సరసన అవకాశం రావడంతో డేట్స్ సర్దుబాటు చేసుకుందని చెబుతున్నారు. నార్త్‌స్టార్ ఎంటర్‌టైన్‌మెంట్ పతాకంపై శరత్‌మరార్ నిర్మించనున్న ఈ చిత్రం త్వరలో సెట్స్‌మీదకు వెళ్లనుంది.

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ఆ ఫొటోషూట్ అందుకేనా!

గతేడాది హిందీలో ‘హంటర్’ అనే సినిమా విడుదలైంది. ఆరు కోట్లతో తీసిన ఈ అడల్ట్ కామెడీ మూవీ పది రోజుల్లో 11 కోట్లు కలెక్ట్ చేసింది. ఇండియాలో బోల్డ్ కంటెంట్ ఏ స్థాయిలో సేల్ అవుతుందో చెప్పడానికి ఇదో ఉదాహరణ. ఇప్పుడీ సినిమాని తెలుగులో రీమేక్ చేస్తున్నారు. నవీన్ మేడారం దర్శకత్వంలో అభిషేక్ పిక్చర్స్ సంస్థ తెలుగు వెర్షన్‌ని నిర్మిస్తోంది. దర్శక-నటుడు అవసరాల శ్రీనివాస్ హీరోగా నటిస్తున్నారు. హీరోయిన్ పాత్రలో నటించడానికి రెజీనా ఆసక్తి కనబరుస్తున్నారట.

ఇప్పటివరకూ రెజీనా గ్లామరస్ క్యారెక్టర్స్ చేసినప్పటికీ ఇది వాటిని తలదన్నే పాత్రలా ఉంటుంది. వాస్తవానికి ‘లెజెండ్’, ‘లయన్’ సినిమాల్లో హోమ్లీ పాత్రల్లో కనిపించిన రాధికా ఆప్టే ‘హంటర్’లో బోల్డ్‌గా కనిపించడం చర్చనీయాంశమైంది. హాలీవుడ్ హీరోయిన్లను తలపించేలా బోల్డ్ సన్నివేశాల్లో బ్యూటిఫుల్‌గా నటించి, రాధిక అందర్నీ ఆశ్చర్యపరిచారు. తాను కూడా ఆ స్థాయిలో నటించాలనే పట్టుదలతో రెజీనా ఉన్నారని సమాచారం. అందుకే ఇటీవల ఆమె స్పెషల్ ఫొటోషూట్ చేయించుకున్నారని వినికిడి. ఆ బ్లాక్ అండ్ వైట్ ఫొటోల్లో హాట్ హాట్‌గా కనిపిస్తున్నారు రెజీనా.

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Sharmila to end fast on Aug 9: to contest polls, marry - Quit Manipur

Manipuri rights activist Irom Sharmila , who has been demanding the repeal of controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers Act ( AFSPA), has decided to break her fast of 16 years and said she will fight elections instead.

  "I will break my fast as the government has failed to give any positive response. I will fight elections to resolve the issues," she said on Tuesday. She will break her fast on August 9. Assembly elections in Manipur are scheduled in 2017.

 Irom has been on a hunger strike since November 2000, when 10 civilians were killed by security forces at a bus stop near Imphal airport. The fasting agitator, who is being fed through a nasal tube, has justified using the fast as a weapon to achieve her goal of repealing AFSPA.

"Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation, had resorted to fasts while making certain demands," she has said. She had been arrested, released and then re-arrested from time to time on the charge of making an attempt to commit suicide. 

The 44-year-old told a district court in Manipur today that she would end her fast on August 9. She also informed the court - where she is required to mark attendance every 15 days - that she wants to marry.

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Amala Paul and Vijay to split?

There were plenty of rumours that a split was on the cards between actress Amala Paul and director Vijay — the once adorable couple of K’town. When Amala Paul, who was on a career-high in 2014, chose to marry director Vijay, it created a huge buzz in tinsel town. Though Amala hit the bull’s eye with Mynaa under Prabhu Solomon’s direction, it was director Vijay’s casting her opposite Chiyaan Vikram in Deiva Thirumagal, which was dubbed in Telugu as Nanna, that catapulted her to dizzy heights. It was during the making of Deiva Thirumagal that the duo fell in love and went on to date for three years.

After a grand betrothal on June 7 in Kerala, the couple tied the knot on June 12, 2014 at a star-studded function in Chennai. Amala relocated to Chennai and lived with Vijay at a bungalow in the posh Boat Club area. But merely two years later, rumours in the industry claim that Amala and Vijay are headed for a split. It is learnt that the relationship between the two has been souring over the last few months, and the discord has snowballed to the point that both will opt for a divorce and separate with mutual consent.

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It was supposed to be a thriller, but it turned out to be a comedy . The high-sounding name given to the event -High Voltage Football Match, Football for Nation, Football Ka Mahamuqabla -provided very few nail-biting moments, because from the start, the Bollywood team was in control. The actors routed the Members of Parliament 10-0 in the match held at JLN stadium, Delhi on Sunday evening.But Delhi didn't care either way . They'd turned up to see Ranbir Kapoor playing football, and the star totally rocked his performance as a winger too.

The MPs were led by Babul Supriyo, with Manoj Tiwari as his deputy . While Abhishek Bachchan was supposed to be skipper of the All Stars Football Club, he was happy playing the manager's role. Supriyo said, “When I was in Mumbai, I used to hit the gym at least thrice a week. Now you can see that I am almost the shape of the football that we will be kicking around!“ He joked, “The actors are fitter, but I have told them to show some respect to those working for this country and not score too many goals. I have tried to bribe the referees and also did some jaadu-tona at the opponent's goal post!“ As the match began, the ball hardly left the Parliamentarians' half. The MPs were no match for the actors, who showed great skill, stamina and coordination. The strikers and midfielders -Ranbir, Dino Morea, Shabir Ahluwalia, Sachin Joshi, and Karan Veer Mehra -continued to net one after the other, while the MPs looked helpless as they panted after small sprints. But the man wearing the RK jersey stole the show. He ran, tumbled, got up, dribbled the ball, scored goals, celebrated with teammates... and the whole stadium reverberated with chants of `Ranbir, Ranbir'.Everyone wanted to get a closer look at the superstar who scored five goals.

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Monday, July 25, 2016

అప్పటివరకూ కచ్చితంగా నటిస్తా! - వెంకటేశ్

"ఈ 30 ఏళ్లు ఎలా గడిచాయో తెలియడం లేదు. ఐదేళ్ల నుంచి సినిమాలు తగ్గిద్దామనుకున్నా. ఈ ట్రైలర్ చూసిన తర్వాత ‘మరో పదిహేనేళ్ల వరకూ ఎక్స్‌పైరీ డేట్స్ ఇచ్చావేంటయ్యా’ అని మారుతిని అడిగా. మరో పదేళ్లు, ఇరవయ్యేళ్లు లేదా మా అబ్బాయి అర్జున్ వచ్చేవరకూ సినిమాలు చేస్తుంటా’’ అని వెంకటేశ్ అన్నారు. మారుతి దర్శకత్వంలో ఆయన హీరోగా నటించిన చిత్రం ‘బాబు బంగారం’. నయనతార హీరోయిన్. ఎస్.రాధాకృష్ణ సమర్పణలో సూర్యదేవర నాగవంశీ, పీడీవీ ప్రసాద్ నిర్మించారు. జిబ్రాన్ స్వరపరిచిన ఈ చిత్రం పాటలను ఆదివారం రాత్రి హైదరాబాద్‌లో విడుదల చేశారు. దర్శకరత్న దాసరి నారాయణరావు ఆడియో సీడీలను ఆవిష్కరించి తొలి సీడీని డి.సురేశ్‌బాబుకి అందజేశారు.

అనంతరం దాసరి మాట్లాడుతూ - ‘‘బాబు బంగారమని నేను 30 ఏళ్ల క్రితమే చెప్పాను. తెలుగులో ఓ నిర్మాత కుమారుడు స్టార్ హీరోగా ఎదగడం, 30 ఏళ్లు పూర్తి చేసుకోవడమనేది ఒక్క వెంకటేశ్‌తోనే జరిగింది. రామానాయుడిగారి ఆశీస్సులతో ఏ ఒక్క నిర్మాతతో కూడా విమర్శలు లేకుండా మంచి పేరుతో వెంకటేశ్ ముప్ఫయ్యేళ్లు విజయవంతంగా కెరీర్ పూర్తి చేసుకున్నాడు. నిర్మాతల కష్టాలు తెల్సిన హీరో. కాశ్మీర్‌లో ‘బ్రహ్మపుత్రుడు’ షూటింగ్ చేస్తుంటే.. భుజం మీద సౌండ్ బాక్స్ మోసుకుంటూ కొండలు ఎక్కాడు. క్రమశిక్షణ, విధేయత, సమయపాలన, ఆసక్తి, ఉత్సాహం, ప్రయత్నం.. అన్నీ కలిపితే వెంకటేశ్. అవే మనల్ని విజయంవైపు నడిపిస్తాయి. అతని సక్సెస్ రేట్ చాలా ఎక్కువ. కథను బట్టి నటించాడు తప్ప, సంస్థను బట్టి కాదు. కథ ప్రాధాన్యంగా సినిమాలు నిర్మించబడ్డాయంటే అవి వెంకటేశ్ సినిమాలే. ఉత్తమ నటుడిగా ఎక్కువ నంది అవార్డులు అందుకున్నదీ వెంకీనే. మారుతి ఎలా ఆలోచించి పెట్టాడో గానీ, చాలా మంచి టైటిల్ పెట్టాడు.

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