Ugadi ushers in an air of festivity; don’t worry about the name of the new year, say astrologers

Ugadi ushers in an air of festivity; don’t worry about the name of the new year, say astrologers

Priests performing Pushparchana at Kanaka Durga Temple in Vijayawada on Tuesday on the occasion of Ugadi. | Photo Credit: K.V.S. Giri ‘Krodhi Nama Samvatsara Ugadi’, the Telugu New Year,  was celebrated with traditional fervour in the city on Tuesday. Temple managements organised the festivities in a grand manner, and ‘Panchanga pathana’ was the main event … Read more

Karan Johar says ‘Student of the Year 3’ will be a series, Reema Maya to direct

Karan Johar says ‘Student of the Year 3’ will be a series, Reema Maya to direct

Filmmaker Karan Johar recently discussed the highly anticipated ‘Student of the Year 3’ during the Cinevesture International Film Festival (CIFF) in Chandigarh. During the event, Karan confirmed the third installment and announced that it will release as a web series and will be directed by Reema Maya, known for her work on ‘Nocturnal Burger’. As … Read more

Telangana’s health budget down ₹661 crore from last year

Telangana’s health budget down ₹661 crore from last year

Telangana’s Health, Medical, and Family Welfare Department’s budget outlay for the fiscal year 2024-25 saw a cutback compared to the previous year. The current budget stands at ₹ 11,500 crore, marking a decrease of ₹661 crore from the 2023-24 budget of ₹12,161 crore. While presenting the budget on Saturday, Finance Minister Bhatti Vikramarka Mallu acknowledged … Read more

9.35 lakh students to appear for Intermediate examinations this year

9.35 lakh students to appear for Intermediate examinations this year

A total of 9.35 lakh students are set to appear in the Intermediate Public Examinations (IPE) 2024. This figure comprises 4.7 lakh first-year students and 4.4 lakh second-year students who have paid the fees. The additional 13,000 students are currently in the process of paying their fee, confirmed an official from the Telangana State Board … Read more

Power deficit year pushes the implementation of multi-year tariff in Karnataka to next FY 

Power deficit year pushes the implementation of multi-year tariff in Karnataka to next FY 

Image for representation purpose only. Under MYT, the electricity supply tariff for three years would be predetermined through projections based on previous trends After announcing in 2023 its intention to implement a multi-year tariff (MYT) system in the State from the Financial Year 2024–2025, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) decided to drop it for … Read more

Over 65% spike in requests for student counselling in the last year: Survey

Over 65% spike in requests for student counselling in the last year: Survey

A rising number of student suicides has highlighted the need to introduce robust mental health initiatives time and again. There are deeper psychologically concerning issues that students deal with daily that, in the lack of a desired support system, overwhelm them with a sense of helplessness. A staggering 35,950 students lost their lives to suicide … Read more

Photos: Saira Banu spent new year in the 'warm company' of Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao

Photos: Saira Banu spent new year in the 'warm company' of Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao

Veteran actor Saira Banu on Tuesday shared a bunch of photos on social media with Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan and his ex-wife and producer Kiran Rao. SAIRA BANU SPENT 2024 WITH AAMIR KHAN, KIRAN RAO Saira mentioned that they spent the new year in the ‘warm company’ of Khan and his family. See Saira Banu’s … Read more