1993 Mumbai Blasts Case - Life Imprisonment for Abu Salem, Death Sentence to Tahir Merchant & Firoz Abdul Rashid Khan: A special TADA court today convicted against Abu Salem and four others in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts. 1993 Mumbai Blasts Verdict TADA court has been announced Life Imprisonment for Abu Salem and Karimullah Khan with Rs.2 Lakh penalty. Feroz Abdul Rashid Khan, Taher Merchant were given a death sentence. Another convict Riyaz Siddiqui was sentenced to 10 years in jail. All punishments will run concurrently. 24 years ago On March 12, 1993, India's commercial capital Mumbai witnessed 12 serial bomb explosions between 1.30 pm and 3.40 pm. In this incident, nearly 257 innocents lost their lives and 713 people injured. The CBI claimed that the...
Sasikala Corruption Case: Sasiakala's hopes of CM office over. Today Supreme Court sets aside Karnataka High Court verdict acquitting AIADMK general secretary Sasikala Natarajan in the disproportionate assets case. Sasikala asked to surrender immediately. The Supreme court verdict is a big blow for Sasikala. Supreme Court sends Sasikala back to jail for 4-years and can't contest for 10-years. Police reach Golden bay resort check this space LIVE updates of Tamil Nadu Politics
Forbes India Celebrity 100 list: Bollywood actor Salman Khan has been ranked No. 1 on the fifth Forbes India Celebrity 100 List. Forbes gives the ranks based on estimates of entertainment-related earnings and estimates of fame. Forbes considers the period for both is 1st October 2015 to 30th September 2016. Salman Khan ranked 2 in the fame category whereas Indian cricketer Virat Kohli has been ranked No.1 in the fame category. Shah Rukh Khan has ranked 2nd in the list and Virat Kohli, Akshay Kumar, Dhoni, Deepika Padukone, Sachin Tendulkar follows.The 50-year-old Salman Khan with the highest revenue for the year at an impressive Rs 270.33 crore. Shah Rukh Khan's estimated earnings are Rs 221.75 crore. India’s Test cricket captain Virat Kohli stood in third with the Rs 1
The national anthem of India 'Jana Gana Mana' is the five-stanza of the Brahmo hymn by the same name composed and scored in a highly Sanskritized Bengali by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore in 1911. Jana Gana Mana was adopted by the Constituent Assembly as the National Anthem of India on 24 January 1950.It was first sung on 27 December 1911 at the Calcutta (now, Kolkata) Session of the Indian National Congress. Watch the Meaning of our National Anthem Jana Gana Mana in an awesome way by Akanksha Foundation.
Sahaj International School will be inaugurated on December 30 by transgender rights activist and artist Kalki Subramaniam.This school will be the first residential transgender school in India. Vijayaraja Mallika(who mooted this idea) said that the school will be led by six transgenders working with the TransIndia Foundation. The students have been selected from different sections of the transgender community itself, which includes a disabled person and a migrant. “In the beginning, we have a few sponsors supporting us. We are planning to seek financial help from government after proving its worthiness,” Kerala Catholic Bible Society (KCBS) pro-life sector and National Open School have extended their support for the initiative. There will be a pool of teachers and social workers
Finally, Pokémon Go is available in India : Five months after its official launch Pokemon Go is now headed to India.It is available in Play Store for Indians to download from 14th December,Wednesday.The game is available on both, iOS and Android, on their respective stores. Pokémon GO has been brought to India by Niantic in partnership with telecom company Reliance Jio.As part of this partnership result in thousands of Reliance Digital Stores and their select partners in the country to become Pokémon Gyms or PokéStops.Pokémon GO will also have access to thePokémon GO channel on the JioChat messaging app. “We are delighted to partner with Jio to launch Pokémon Go in India. It’s exciting to see Pokémon fans in India step out and explore their neighborhoods in search of P
Jayalalitha Cremation Final journey live Streaming : Jayalalitha left this world on 5th December at 11.30 pm at Chennai Appollo Hospital.Scores of followers reached the Rajaji Hall where the body has been kept for public viewing and Celebrities and Party Main Leaders visited See Jayalalitha. Tamilnadu state government declared a seven-day mourning period beginning Tuesday. Schools, colleges, offices, and businesses were to be closed for the next three days, which have been designated a public holiday in the state.Flags will be flown at half-mast. The Central Government has declared a one-day mourning at the chief minister’s demise. AIADMK founder MGR also died in December.He passed away on December 24,1987.Jayalalitha funeral is on Tuesday next to her mentor MGR’s memorial
Jayalalitha is no more : Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu state Jayalalithaa is no more. Jayalalitha left this world on 5th December at 11.30 pm. The AIADMK party leader and a great activist (Purattitalivi) passed away by leaving the people alone.Chennai Apollo hospital doctors had officially announced this sad news at 11.30pm on December 5th, 2016.It is the hard truth that all people have to admit she is no more live with us. The 68-year-old Jayalalitha has opted for 6 times as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. Most of the people of Tamil Nadu calls Jayalalithaa as ‘Amma’. People respect her, love her and care for her intensely.Amma was admitted to the Apollo Hospital on September 22 after she complained of fever and dehydration problem.Until then Jayalalitha is under treatment.On Su
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday night announced demonetisation of Rs. 1000 and Rs. 500 notes with effect from midnight, making these notes invalid in a major assault on black money, fake currency and corruption. Modi said people holding notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 can deposit the same in their bank and post office accounts from November 10 till December 30 by providing a valid identity proof such as Aadhaar, PAN card or voter ID card..There is no restrictions on internet banking, cash, demand draft transactions. Ggovernment hospitals,Petrol pumps and retail outlets will accept old Rs. 500 and 1000 notes till 11 November midnight.However, Narendra Modi said that all notes in lower denomination of Rs 100, Rs 50, Rs 20, Rs 10, Rs 5, Rs 2 and Rs 1 and all coins will continue to be ...