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Russian band’s Om Namah Shivay

Russian band’s Om Namah Shivay

0 on January 7, 2017, 2:12 pm / in General

An old video of a rock band singing Om Namah Shivay in a Russian church has surfaced and going viral in India. The singer also sings ‘Om Gan Ganapataye Namah’ – another Hindu mantra – with those present within the church clapping and chanting the mantra in the chorus. Besides the novelty of it, the validation of the faith is […]

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Tirumala pilgrims rewrite records

Tirumala pilgrims rewrite records

0 on January 7, 2017, 10:09 am / in Editor's Pick, General

Religiosity is on the upswing in the Telugu states like, in the critical words of late poet Gajjela Malla Reddy ‘overflowing drainage’. With more and more people swarming for a darshan of Lord Venkateswara, records are being rewritten in Tirumala.  As many as 2.6 crore (26 million) devotees had a darshan of the Lord in the year 2016. That is more […]

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Karem Sivaji appeal dismissed

Karem Sivaji appeal dismissed

0 on January 6, 2017, 4:21 pm / in General, Politics

Karem Sivaji seems to have lost it. His appeal to restore his position as Andhra Pradesh SC & ST Commission was dismissed by the division bench of the High Court.  Sivaji was appointed by the Chandrababu Naidu government in April last year. A case was filed by J Prasad Babu and four others of East Godavari district against his appointment, […]

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Caste a factor in Pradeep Chandra’s retirement?

Caste a factor in Pradeep Chandra’s retirement?

0 on January 5, 2017, 12:51 pm / in General

The outgoing Chief Secretary of Telangana Pradeep Chandra’s comments during his farewell raised many eyebrows in the government. He was Chief Secretary for a short period – just a month – and was not given an extension, as in the case of his predecessor Rajiv Sharma. In cryptic comments, Pradeep Chandra, referring to earlier remarks of Chief Minister KCR that Pradeep […]

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Can Naidu’s Rs 100 cr gift produce a scientific genius?

Can Naidu’s Rs 100 cr gift produce a scientific genius?

0 on January 5, 2017, 10:10 am / in General

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has announced Rs 100 crore for a Nobel winner in science from the state. He made the announcement on Wednesday during the Children’s Science Congress held in Tirupati as part of the ongoing Indian Science Congress meet. “Any Andhra scientist who can make it to the Noble list will get a gift of […]

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Kiran Rao sings for Aamir’s Satyameva Jayate

Kiran Rao sings for Aamir’s Satyameva Jayate

0 on January 4, 2017, 10:19 pm / in General

Expect Aamir Khan to always come up with something different. The Dangal actor  will now be seen in the next edition of his popular television show Satyameve Jayate. The show will this time feature episodes on the acute water crisis in Maharashtra. The makers of the show today released a music video titled ‘Satyamev Jayate Water Cup Anthem.’ The video, Toofan […]

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New Swachch campiagn in AP

New Swachch campiagn in AP

0 on January 3, 2017, 6:21 pm / in General

Swachcha Andhra Mission has come up with a campaign to shame those who are not following hygienic practices. The new posters with CM Chandrababu Naidu and Minister P Narayana are being used as part of the ongoing Janmabhumi programme. The focus mainly is on creating Open Defecation Free environment across the state. Look at the posters being used for the […]

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Bhargava blasts spirituality in Science Congress, without proof

Bhargava blasts spirituality in Science Congress, without proof

1 on January 3, 2017, 9:50 am / in General, National

Former Director of Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) Pushp M Bhargava denounced the organisers of the Indian Science Congress at Tirupati and the Central Government for allegedly taking up sessions of Science and Spirituality. The Congress is being inaugurated today by Prime Minster of India Narendra Modi. “I must have attended 40 Indian Science Congress meetings since 1948 but […]

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Chaganti Koteswara Rao appointed advisor without pay

Chaganti Koteswara Rao appointed advisor without pay

0 on January 3, 2017, 9:04 am / in General, Headlines

At last, spiritual guru Changati Koteswara Rao received his appointment as Andhra Pradesh Government cultural and development advisor. A Government Order to this effect was issued on Monday. Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu announced last April that the celebrated spiritual guru Chaganti Koteswara Rao would be appointed as government cultural and development advisor. During the presentation ceremony of the Kalaratna-Hamsa award on […]

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JC asks Reddys not to support Jagan

JC asks Reddys not to support Jagan

0 on January 2, 2017, 9:08 pm / in General, Politics

Senior politician JC Diwakar Reddy always makes news with his statements. That is because he is a man who says what he thinks without any hypocrisy.  Speaking at the public meeting organised during the inauguration of Muchumarri lift irrigation in Kurnool, the MP wondered why Reddys were supporting YSR Congress Party leader Jagan Mohan Reddy. It is NTR, Chandrababu Naidu and […]

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