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IPL 2020: Chennai Super Kings Trolled for their Poor Performance October 20, 2020 10:13

IPL 2020: Chennai Super Kings Trolled for their Poor Performance:- Chennai Super Kings who dominated several seasons of IPL and emerged as the title winner has been struggling to register some decent victories in the ongoing IPL 2020 season. They registered just three wins in their nine matches and they are on the bottom of the table. In their match with Rajasthan Royals last evening, Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to bat. The team struggled to register a decent score and they ended up making 125/5 in their 20 overs. Ravindra Jadeja (35 not out) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (28) are the top scorers for their side. Rajasthan Royals chased the target in 17.3 overs. Jos Buttler (70 not out) and Steve Smith (26 not out) are the top scorers for Rajasthan Royals. Jos Buttler has been awarded the Player of the Match. Chennai Super Kings is now out of IPL and it is impossible for the team to make it for the qualifiers. The team was badly trolled by the supporters for their poor show in the IPL. Kedar Jadhav's slow batting was back into the news and was heavily trolled. The fans lashed the management of Chennai Super Kings for playing Kedar Jadhav in the 37th match. Twitter witnessed hundreds of tweets against Chennai Super Kings. Even the die-hard fans of MS Dhoni slammed the team for the poor show. Jadhav has been receiving trolls from the past few matches for his slow batting at the crucial time. Delhi Capitals, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Banglore and Kolkata Knight Riders are in the top four in the points table of IPL 2020.

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Tamil Nadu Government Offers Rs 10 Cr Immediate Assistance for Hyderabad Floods October 20, 2020 09:29

Tamil Nadu Government Offers Rs 10 Cr Immediate Assistance for Hyderabad Floods:- Hyderabad is flooded due to the heavy rains. Several low-lying regions are still submerged and are waiting to see the light. When the relief activities are going on, the weather reports suggested heavy rain for the Telangana capital for the next four days. Telangana Chief Minister KCR an immediate aid of Rs 550 crores for the state. The state's IT Minister KTR is personally monitoring all the rescue operations and several teams of GHMC are deployed to carry the relief activities further. KCR even urged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to release an immediate relief fund of Rs 1350 crores for the state. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister EK Palaniswami announced a relief contribution of Rs 10 crores to the government of Telangana considering the Hyderabad floods. The funds are sent through the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund as per the statement made by the Director of Information and Public Relations. Palaniswami expressed his condolences for the families of the deceased. The government of Tamil Nadu said that they would be sending relief material along with blankets to help the affected families. "I also assure you that the Government of Tamil Nadu stands ready to render any other assistance as may be required by the Government of Telangana," told Palaniswami in his letter to Telangana Chief Minister KCR. KCR thanked the government of Tamil Nadu for turning a helping hand at this tough times. The Telangana government said that over 37,000 people have been rescued from the flood-hit regions of the state while 33 people passed away in the state due to the rains. The government of Tamil Nadu also appreciated the Telangana government for efficiently handling the situations in the state.

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KTR puts GHMC Officials Alerted ahead of Heavy Rains for Hyderabad October 19, 2020 19:23

KTR puts GHMC Officials Alerted ahead of Heavy Rains for Hyderabad:- Hyderabad received the highest rainfall last week and the city is flooded in all the low-lying regions. While the opposition parties slammed the Telangana government, Telangana Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister KTR came out to visit the affected regions. Telangana Chief Minister KCR held a series of meetings with the officials and announced a relief package of Rs 550 crores. But the biggest challenge is that Hyderabad is expected to receive heavy rainfall for the next four days and an orange alert has been issued. The GHMC officials are alerted and they are asked to work round the clock to carry the rescue operations. KTR asked the officials to evacuate all the people who are residing in the low-lying regions. 80 special officers have been deployed in the limits of GHMC to take care of the rescue operations and the relief measures in the region. The officials will monitor all the activities for the next 15 days. 30 boats are brought from AP and Karnataka to shift the people who are residing in flooded regions. 20 of the GHMC boats are already in operation. 80 colonies in the limits of GHMC are still submerged and the relief operations are currently happening. KTR urged all the residents that are residing in the low-lying regions to shift to the relief camp. He wanted the people not to put their lives at risk as heavy rains are expected in the next three days. KTR said that Rs 60 crores are spent by the government to carry the relief operations. KCR requested Narendra Modi to grant a relief fund of Rs 1350 to carry the relief operations in the state. (Video Source: MinisterKTR)

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Nandamuri Balakrishna's Dream Project to have a Digital Release October 19, 2020 19:10

Nandamuri Balakrishna's Dream Project to have a Digital Release:- Nandamuri Balakrishna is a huge fan and follower of his father NTR. He watched some of his films unlimited times and he said this during his several interviews. Among the films, Nartanasala is one of the favorites of Balakrishna. The top actor even went on to remake the project but it was shelved due to several undisclosed reasons. Balakrishna was asked about the shelved project and there are lot of speculations but the veteran actor never responded much about the film. Now marking the occasion of Dasara, Balakrishna decided to release the shot content. A 17-minute long video footage of the film Nartanasala will release on October 24th on NBK Theatre through Shreyas ET digital platform. The content would be chargeable and Balakrishna announced that he would use some of the profits from the movie for charity. Balakrishna himself directed and produced the film. Balakrishna played the role of Arjuna and Soundarya essayed Draupadi. Srihari played Bheeshma and Sarath Babu reprised the role of Dharmaraju in Nartanasala. Nandamuri fans are left thrilled with the announcement about Nartanasala.

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Boyapati Srinu to Direct Vijay Devarakonda soon? October 19, 2020 18:46

Boyapati Srinu to Direct Vijay Devarakonda soon?:- Tollywood's young sensation Vijay Devarakonda is lined up with several projects. The actor also created a nation-wide sensation with Arjun Reddy. Vijay Devarakonda is in plans to attain the image of a pan Indian actor. Vijay Devarakonda is currently working for Puri Jagannadh's Fighter. The shoot of the film will resume in November in Bangkok. Vijay Devarakonda has a film with Shiva Nirvana, a romantic entertainer that will start rolling next year. The film will release during the second half of 2021. Going with the latest speculation, Vijay Devarakonda will soon work with Boyapati Srinu for a mass entertainer. Boyapati Srinu recently narrated a script to popular producer Dil Raju and got his nod. Raju holds the dates of Vijay Devarakonda after Shiva Nirvana's film. Dil Raju will arrange the meeting between Vijay Devarakonda and Boyapati Srinu to discuss about the script after which the projects get locked. The project will start rolling next year once Boyapati and Vijay Devarakonda will complete their current projects. Boyapati Srinu is currently working with Nandamuri Balakrishna for an action entertainer that will have its release next year.

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Suniel Shetty in Vijay Devarakonda's Fighter? October 19, 2020 18:14

Suniel Shetty in Vijay Devarakonda's Fighter?:- Young Tollywood actor Vijay Devarakonda is lined up with films. The actor is currently occupied with Fighter in the direction of Puri Jagannadh. The film is currently kept on hold and the shoot resumes next month. Fighter is carrying massive expectations and will release for summer 2021. Ananya Pandey plays the leading lady and a number of actors from all the neighboring languages will be seen playing crucial roles in Fighter. The latest speculation says that Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty has been picked up to play a pivotal role in Fighter. The actor plays Vijay Devarakonda's father in this romantic drama. Veteran actress Ramya Krishna plays Vijay Devarakonda's mother in Fighter. The film's shoot is expected to be completed by February and is aimed for summer release. Puri Jagannadh, Charmee and Karan Johar are jointly producing Fighter. The next schedule of the film will start in Bangkok and two big action episodes will be canned. Vijay Devarakonda gained a ripped boxer look for the movie.

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KCR Announces Rs 550 Cr as a Relief Fund for Telangana Rains October 19, 2020 17:36

KCR Announces Rs 550 Cr as a Relief Fund for Telangana Rains:- Telangana's capital Hyderabad has been badly impacted with the recent rains. All the low-lying regions are submerged and as many as 50 people lost their lives. Telangana Chief Minister KCR held a high-level meeting with the officials today ahead of the rains in the city. Hyderabad was issued an orange alert before the rains. The officials are asked to evacuate the people in the low-lying regions. Telangana Chief Minister KCR today announced a relief fund of Rs 550 crores for the people of Telangana. Rs 1 lakh compensation has been announced for the houses that are totally damaged because of the rains. All the houses that are partially damaged will receive Rs 50,000 as compensation. KCR interacted with the officials of GHMC and instructed them to deploy people to bring back things to normal. The Telangana government estimates the loss occurred due to the recent rains to be Rs 400 crores. KCR also asked the officials to undertake the repair works of the roads and other structures immediately. KCR directed the officials to release the funds immediately. KCR also requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to release an immediate fund of Rs 1350 crores as a relief for the state which is affected because of the recent rains.

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Pawan Kalyan Prepones Vakeel Saab Shoot October 19, 2020 17:19

Pawan Kalyan Prepones Vakeel Saab Shoot:- Powerstar Pawan Kalyan was strictly in his Kokapet farmhouse from the past few months after the attack of coronavirus. The actor has been following Chaturmasya Deeksha from the past four months which completed recently. Pawan was keen to join the sets of Vakeel Saab after Dasara and the schedules are planned accordingly. Pawan Kalyan wanted the pending portions of Vakeel Saab to be shot in two back to back schedules. As per the update, Pawan Kalyan preponed the shoot of Vakeel Saab. The shoot of Vakeel Saab resumes from October 23rd in Hyderabad. Pawan Kalyan will wrap up the schedule in ten days without any break. The next schedule will kick-start in Pollachi from next month and Shruti Haasan would join the shoot in this schedule. Anjali, Nivetha Thomas, Ananya and Prakash Raj will be seen in other prominent roles. Sriram Venu is the director and Dil Raju, Boney Kapoor are the producers. S Thaman is composing the music and background score for Vakeel Saab which will release in January 2021.

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Hyderabad Rains: City Gets Orange Alert Ahead Of Rain Prediction October 19, 2020 16:57

Hyderabad Rains: City Gets Orange Alert Ahead Of Rain Prediction:- Hyderabad city witnessed a huge downpour like never before and the low-lying regions are badly submerged. The day to day life came to a standstill and some of the regions are yet to recover completely before which Hyderabad is issued an orange alert ahead of the rains in this week. Heavy rains and thunderstorms are expected in Telangana along with the coastal line of Andhra Pradesh. With the heavy downpour, the low-lying regions are alerted. A yellow alert is issued for the isolated regions of Telangana districts. Hyderabad city received an orange alert. People are advised to stay indoors ahead of the heavy rain prediction. As per the update, 50 people lost their lives in various incidents due to rains in Hyderabad. Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister KT Rama Rao instructed the officials to evacuate all the people living in low-lying regions. Several properties, roads and bridges are badly damaged because of the water flow. Telangana Chief Minister KCR wanted the officials to come up with a plan about making changes to the drainage system. Thousands of vehicles, bikes and cars are badly damaged after they submerged in the floods. The traffic is closed on the Puranapool bridge after the bridge received cracks on the pillars because of the heavy floods in the Musi river.

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Samsung Retains the Top Slot in the Global Smartphone Market October 19, 2020 14:29

Samsung Retains the Top Slot in the Global Smartphone Market:- Samsung, the leader in smartphones retained its top slot in the global smartphone market as per the reports. It lost to Huwaei earlier this year. In India too, Samsung reached the top slot after 2018. In August 2020, Samsung enjoyed 22 percent of the global share in smartphone sales. Huwaei stands in second place with 16 percent share in the smartphone market. It had 21 percent share in April and Huwaei slipped down. Xiaomi holds 11 percent of the market share as per the reports of August this year. After the lockdown restrictions are imposed and the world impacted due to coronavirus, the sales of Samsung saw a decline in April 2020. Soon, the sales reached an all-time high due to various reasons. An aggressive online promotional campaign helped Samsung retain the top slot in India. The anti-China sentiments too helped Samsung bigtime. From April to August, the global share of Samsung increased by 2 percent, i.e from 20 percent to 22 percent. Xiaomi is slowly making an impact in all the markets. Its global market share increased to 11 percent from 8 percent. Apple kept its market steady with 12 percent share and it remained the same from April to August. There are reports that the sales of Apple would increase with the announcement of Apple 12 series. Another smartphone maker Oppo too witnessed a hike in the market share.

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