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                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Rahane’s 98 runs help
                                  units movement                                                     demands CBI                                                      throws cake                                              Rajasthan Royals beat
                                  onlyrumours:                                                       inquiry into                                                     on manager’s                                             Kings XI Punjab by 31
                                  Narayanasamy                                                       STF atrocities                                                   face                                                     run
                                                              3                                                               3                                                4                4
                                   Pak Prez Zardari meets                                                                                                              Government may tax vacant
                                                                                                                                                                       land to check hoarding
                                   Manmohan Singh tomorrow
                                   NEW DELHI: Pakistan                                                                                liamentary Affairs Minister
                                                                                                                                                                       NEW DELHI: The Central
                                                                                                                                                                       government is planning to
                                                                                                                                                                                                        ment land too. The group
                                                                                                                                                                                                        has further suggested that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          has sought much-needed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          reforms in property taxes
                                                                                                                                                                       impose tax on vacant land        the new tax should be based       while suggesting a slew
MAX: 35O C MIN: 25O C              President Asif Ali Zardari                                                                         Pawan Kumar Bansal will          aimed at checking large          on “ready-reckoner capital        of measures to financially
RH: 83% RAINFALL: NIL              will hold a meeting with                                                                           also attend the lunch among      scale hoarding of land, ac-      value” and could be charged       empower urban local bod-
SUNSET TODAY 6.13 PM               Prime Minister Manmo-
SUNRISE : TOMORROW 6.34
                                                                                                                                      others. Congress general         cording to a newspaper on        at 0.5% of the total value.       ies, including changes in
MOONRISE : TODAY 8.84 AM           han Singh on Sunday at 7,                                                                          secretary Rahul Gandhi may       Friday.      The vacant land       Andhra Pradesh and Tamil        the 74th Constitutional
MOONSET : TOMORROW 8.50 PM         Race Course Road, before                                                                           also be invited for the lunch,   tax is also aimed to generate    Nadu have already started         (Amendment) Act.
                                   the two leaders sit down for                                                                       reports said.                    resources to revamp the ail-     collecting such taxes in its         The panel further suggest-
International                      lunch, reports said today.
                                      No customary note-takers
                                                                                                                                           In the first presidential    ing urban infrastructure, the    cities. While states like Pun-    ed that property tax should
                                                                                                                                      visit from Pakistan in the       paper reported. A steering       jab and Bihar are thinking        be restructured as a general
Book Fair in                       of the Pakistani President
                                   would be present inside the
                                                                                                                                      last 7 years, Zardari will be    group of the Planning Com-       of imposing a similar tax to      benefit tax and components
                                                                                                                                      accompanied by a 40-mem-         mission in a draft proposal      curb hoarding and check es-       like water and sewerage
Pondy                              room during the meeting.
                                   Highly placed sources in the
                                                                                                                                      ber delegation.                  has suggested imposing the       calating property prices.         services should be charged
                                                                                                                                         The delegation comprises      new tax on vacant govern-             The Plan Panel group         as separate user charges.
                                   government have informed
                                   that it was done at the insist-
                                   ence of New Delhi to which
                                                                                                                                      Interior Minister Rehman
                                                                                                                                      Malik, Foreign Minister          Good governance essential for
                                                                                                                                      Hina Rabbani Khar, son Bi-
                                   Islamabad has agreed.             press Singh to visit Pa-        Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani
                                      After the talks, no formal
                                   statements are likely to be
                                                                     kistan, reports said. This
                                                                     opens up the possibility for
                                                                                                     in the idyllic Addu Island in
                                                                                                     the Maldives.
                                                                                                                                      lawal Bhutto Zardari, senior
                                                                                                                                      officials of the Presidency
                                                                                                                                                                       India, says Tharoor
                                                                                                                                      and a media contingent.          MUMBAI: Developing and                                             leadership in our political
                                   made by both leaders and          a more candid conversation,          Zardari is scheduled to
                                                                                                                                          After the lunch, Zardari     preserving good governance                                         system,” he said.
                                   neither are any agreements        government sources report-      reach here at 11.30 am. Af-
                                                                                                                                      and his team are sched-          is essential for the country                                          Tharoor was speaking at
                                   likely to be announced. The       edly said. The last time        ter touching down in his
                                                                                                                                      uled to leave for Ajmer to       and it must become the pas-                                        the IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj
                                   action will be mostly behind      Prime Minister Manmo-           special aircraft, he will head
                                                                                                                                      pay obeisance at shrine of       sion of future Governments,                                        National Quality Awards
                                   the scenes, sources said.         han Singh had one-one-one       straight to the Prime Minis-
                                                                                                                                      Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti.        according to Congress MP                                           and IMC Juran Qual-
                                         Zardari is expected to      talks with Pakistani Prime      ter’s official residence. Par-
                                                                                                                                                                       and former Minister of State                                       ity Medal function here last

                                   Rahul says, I’m not the one to accept                                                                                               for External Affairs Shashi
                                                                                                                                                                       Tharoor.
                                                                                                                                                                           “Good governance tran-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          night. Quality solutions in a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          democracy like ours require
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          a quality debate, the former

                                   defeat                                                                                                                              scends all administrative
                                                                                                                                                                       frontiers. It requires politi-
                                                                                                                                                                       cians of all parties to rec-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          UN diplomat said. “I think
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          the pursuit of quality in In-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          dia cannot happen without
                                   NEW DELHI: Rahul Gan-                                             Uttar Pradesh,” Gandhi was       the minority quota cost the
                                                                                                                                                                       ognise the importance of         the well and shouting slo-        engendering a new political
                                   dhi Friday night warned                                           quoted by Mishra as having       party dear. Gandhi felt the
                                                                                                                                                                       working together for a com-      gans so that the Speaker          ethos.
PUDUCHERRY: The new-               against indiscipline in Con-                                      said in the meeting which        quota issue was projected in
                                                                                                                                                                       mon goal.”                       can’t be heard, thereby get-          We need people in poli-
ly-formed Puducherry Writ-         gress and vowed to bring the                                      lasted for nearly four hours.    a different way by the par-
                                                                                                                                                                          “When you see some par-       ting Parliament suspended,        tics to provide quality lead-
ers Book Society here would        party back to good days in                                               Gandhi, according to      ty’s detractors, which sent a
                                                                                                                                                                       ties disrupting Parliament...    there you see a classic ex-       ership, just as we are doing
organise an International          the state saying he is not the                                    Mishra, also sent a strong       wrong message to a section
                                                                                                                                                                       you see them marching into       ample of a lack of quality        in other areas.”
Book Fair from December            one to accept defeat.                                             message that he would not        of the electorate.
19 to 30 this year.                    During the review meet-                                       tolerate indiscipline in the        The party’s poor showing
   The voluntary non-profit         ing here, several state party
                                   leaders blamed the contro-
                                                                                                     party, Union ministers, in-
                                                                                                     cluding Salman Khurshid,
                                                                                                                                      in Amethi and Rae Bareli,
                                                                                                                                      the pocket boroughs of
                                                                                                                                                                                              ‘MEDIAGUILD’
book publishing and dis-
tributing society has been         versial statements by Union                                       Beni Prasad Verma and            the Nehru-Gandhi family,                             ACADEMY FOR RECOGNITION
formed to cater to the needs       Ministers and others as one
                                   of the reasons for the defeat.    time that no names were
                                                                                                     Sriprakash Jaiswal, whose
                                                                                                     statements during the poll
                                                                                                                                      also figured at the meeting.
                                                                                                                                      Gandhi said the party’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                          From - 2007
of the writers in India and its
primary aim is to develop              Winding up the two-day        taken as regards the contro-    campaign created contro-         seats, as also the percentage
and promote publication of         exercise, Gandhi declared         versial statements.             versy, were a subdued lot af-    of votes, has increased and
books, distribution and re-        he is not the one to accept         Former MP Rajesh Mishra       ter the meeting in the face of   now it should be Congress’
lated activities.
    Talking to newspersons
                                   defeat and that he would
                                   turn the party’s fortunes in
                                                                     said Gandhi gave hints of an
                                                                     overhaul of the state party
                                                                                                     questions from the media on
                                                                                                     whetherthey were pulled up.
                                                                                                                                      endeavour to become the al-
                                                                                                                                      ternative in the state where
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ‘MediaGuild’
here, Dr V Muthu, President        the politically most cru-         organisation, making it clear       In the free and frank dis-   SP and BSP are calling the                                                          2010-11 Awards’
of the Society said the soci-      cial state of the country.        that his involvement with       cussions, no names were          shots.
ety was formed with Retired        “Everyone was blamed,”            Uttar Pradesh will continue.    taken but the reference was         Gandhi did not agree with                                                Social service & achievements
Supreme                            former union minister Salim
                                   Shervani said after the meet-
                                                                     “I am not the one to accept     clear as to who were the tar-
                                                                                                     gets. The Congress meeting
                                                                                                                                      the contention of some lead-
                                                                                                                                      ers that “outsiders” were
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 List of Selected Awardess
Curt Justice, Mr Justice                                             defeat and I will strive to
David Annusamy as the              ing, insisting at the same        bring glory to the party in     feels the “confusion” over                      Continue p-2                                               announcement on Monday
Chief Patron.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          9.4.2012
     Publishers from foreign
countries would also partici-
                                   ‘Texts from Hillary’ blog sparks online
pate in the fair, Mr Muthu
said adding ten percent dis-       buzz
                                   WASHINGTON: A blog                hand and aides in the back-     Mitt Romney to Facebook          over drinks late Wednesday
                                                                                                                                                                          The most awaited and prestigious ‘MediaGuild 2010-11’ Awards from ‘MediaGuild
                                                                                                                                                                          Academy for Recognition’ final list of 15 awardees from various categories to be
                                                                                                                                                                          released on April 9, 2012 in Chennai METRO’ Daily evening newspaper.
count would be provided in
all the stalls at the fair.        imagining sunglasses-sport-       ground as she sits in a C-17    founder Mark Zuckerberg          when they saw a black-and-             “Media Guild” Academy for Recognition’s major activity is educational, creating
   The fair would benefit not       ing US Secretary of State         military cargo plane.           and actor Ryan Gosling.          white photograph of Clinton         multi awareness on self confidence and in social services. The academy is engaged
only those in Puducherry but       Hillary Clinton engaged                “Texts from Hillary” is          “From one influential       holding a BlackBerry go vi-         in Media Guild Awards which is in Chennai’s first from 2007 dedicated to awards
also those from the adjoin-        in amusing text exchanges         a spoof imagined by Wash-       woman 2 another xo,” pop         ral on social networks. “We         and prizes disbursed to the respective awesome contribution to the area of work or
ing state of Tamil Nadu, he        with other politicos and          ington-based communica-         icon Lady Gaga says in one       quickly decided it should           activity. such as social service, movies & theatre, science & technology, education &
added.                             celebrities has gone viral        tions professionals Adam        imagined exchange. “Who          be turned into a meme,”             everything that comes under the purview of the respective awards given.
                                   -- and boosted her cool quo-      Smith and Stacy Lambe on        is this?” Clinton replies. In    Lambe said. “We drafted a               ‘Media Guild’ awardees are selected in unbiased way through three committees
                                   tient.                            the popular Tumblr blogging     the post featuring Zucker-       bunch and then people have          called, referral, advisory and selection. It is purely non political or non commercial.
   ADVERTISE                          “Hey Hil, Watchu doing?”       platform. They based their      berg, the Facebook chief         been submitting new ideas.          The award carries citation and memento of pen nib.
                                   President Barack Obama            gag on two photographs of       sends a request to Clinton to    Basically, it snowballed                It would be presented at a grand function to be held at Chennai in shortly, date and
      IN                           says to his top diplomat          Clinton taken in October.       be his “friend” on the social    from there.”     He said the        venue to be announced.
                                   on the spoof blog as he is            The imagined texts have     network. But the senior dip-     State Department had not
                                   shown reclining on a sofa.        Clinton snapping back at        lomat rejects the invite.        yet reacted to the site, but
                                   “Running the world,” Clin-        everyone from Republican              Lambe and Smith say        added: “It would be great to
                                   ton replies smartphone in         presidential     frontrunner    they came up with the idea       hear from Hillary.”




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                                                                 SP will keep all its promises
    METRO                                                      The people should give tenure of six months to the new government to prove itself, party
     DAILY EVENING NEWSPAPER
                                                               workers must work hard in order to achieve maximum seats during the Lok Sabha elections
                                                               scheduled for 2014. State government is committed to fulfill all the promises it has made to the
                                                               people and look into their comfort.
                                                                                                   - Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav
                                                                                                                                                                               Metro- Insight
       SATURDAY 07
        APRIL 2012          2
Christians                       Veteran actor Jayanti to get doctorate                                                                                              Aster gets recognition from Dubai
observe                          MYSORE: Seven distin-
                                 guished personalities, in-
                                                                                                   candidates including 116
                                                                                                   women.
                                                                                                                                   Bangalore (D.Ed); G Made-
                                                                                                                                   gowda, Former Minister and        Economic Department
                                                                                                       While 3,129 candidates,     Founder of Bharathi Educa-
Good Friday                      cluding well known cine
                                 actress Jayanthi will be con-                                     including 1,553 women, will     tion Trust, Mandya (D.Ed);
                                                                                                                                                                     T H I R U VA N A N -
                                                                                                                                                                     THAPURAM:             Aster
                                                                                                                                                                                                        The Aster Pharmacy outlet
                                                                                                                                                                                                      in International City, Dubai,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       stowed upon with the first
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ever DSES Award in the
CHENNAI: Christians in           ferred with honorary doc-                                         be conferred with Master        Dr M Govinda Rao, Direc-
                                                                                                                                                                     Pharmacy, a division of          was singled out for setting      year 2002. All the pharma-
Tamil Nadu on Friday ob-         torates at the 92nd Annual                                        degrees, 14,555 candidates      tor, NITTP, New Delhi and
                                                                                                                                                                     DM Healthcare, a leading         the benchmark in its catego-     cies under DM Healthcare
served Good Friday, com-         Convocation of University                                         including 8,216 women will      Member, Economic Adviso-
                                                                                                                                                                     healthcare conglomerate in       ry for the quality in service    Dubai operation are DSES
memorating the crucifixion        of Mysore to be held here on                                      be conferred with Bachelor      ry Council to the Prime Min-
                                                                                                                                                                     the Middle East and India,       and customer care, an Aster      accredited.   Sheikh Mak-
of Jesus Christ.                 Friday.                                                           degrees, he said.               ister (D.Litt); Dr Pavagada
                                                                                                                                                                     has been recognized as the       press release said here on       toum Bin Mohammed Bin
  Early morning masses and             Vice-Chancellor V G                                            Prof Talwar said others to   Prakash Rao (D.Litt) and
                                                                                                                                                                     Best Retailer in Pharma-         Friday.                          Rashid Al Maktoum, Depu-
special services were held in    Talwar told reporters here                                        get honorary doctoral de-       Artist    C.Chandrashekara
                                                                                                                                                                     cy category by the Dubai            Aster extends a sustained     ty Ruler of Dubai, presented
churches across the state.       today Union Minister D                                            grees would be Scientist S K    (D.Litt).
                                                                                                                                                                     Service Excellence Scheme        focus on quality, customer       the award to Aster Phar-
   People observed mourn-        Purandeswari, will deliver                                        Shivakumar, Associate Di-                   Chief Minister
                                                                                                                                                                     (DSES), instituted by the        care and service excellence      macy at an event held at the
ing and fasting to mark the      the convocation address           Ph.D for 298 candidates         rector, ISRO Satellite Cen-     D.V.Sadananda Gowda,who
                                                                                                                                                                     Department of Economic           across all its outlets.          Dubai International Exhibi-
occasion.                          Later,she would confer de-      including 89 women and          tre, Bangalore (D.Sc); Prof     is also the University Pro-
                                                                                                                                                                     Department (DED) for sec-          Union Pharmacy a branch        tion and Convention Centre
   A cross march was also        grees on 17,981 candidates,       present 292 medals and 163      P V Krishna Bhatta, Nation-     Chancellor, will be the chief
                                                                                                                                                                     ond consecutive year.            of DM Healthcare was be-         on April 4.
organised in several parts of    including 9,945 women,            cash awards among 185           al Convenor, Pragna Pravah,     guest.
the state.                                                                                                                                                           Maharishi Ayurveda to open 1,000
Pulses indus-                    Drinking water from toilet waste: new
                                                                                                                                                                     heath centres across India
try’s plea to                    invention                                                                                                                           NEW DELHI: Maharishi             nowned institute the world       free society by manufactur-
Centre                           LONDON: A new inven-
                                 tion, being funded by bil-
                                                                   range of materials could
                                                                   extract energy from human
                                                                                                                                   search I do. I don’t mind
                                                                                                                                   people making jokes as long
                                                                                                                                                                     Ayurveda today announced
                                                                                                                                                                     that it would open 1,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                      over have conducted re-
                                                                                                                                                                                                      searches on the quality and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ing quality medicines. Sev-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       eral researches conducted
CHENNAI: The Indian              lionaire Bill Gates, aims to      waste.                                                          as they’re clean ones.            Maharishi health care cen-       efficacy of Maharishi Ay-         on the effectiveness of these
pulses industry urged the        turn used toilet water into             The innovation could                                      “There has been a lot of re-      tres all over the country this   urveda’s medicines.              medicines are a testimony to
Union government to allow        drinking water, a British na-     transform the lives of mil-                                     search into biofuels. There       year through franchise.              Some of them are--Col-       this fact,” Shrivastava said.
processing of imported raw       notechnology expert says.         lions of people in the Third                                    is a lot of energy already                Maharishi Ayurveda       lege of Medicines, Ohio,         While doing so the compa-
pulses for export markets.          According to Manchester        World. The researcher says,                                     present in human waste.           Chairman Anand Shrivas-          Indiana University School        ny has proven to the world
   Talking to reporters here     University’s Sarah Haigh,         even if the result may not be                                   Nano-scale materials mean         tava, at a press meet here,      of Medicines, University of      that the holistic approach of
today, International Pulse       the invention could make          bottled mineral water but it                                    that you can harvest the hy-      said these centers will cater    California, Maharishi Inter-     India”s ancient system of
Trade and Industry Confed-       waste water from toilets safe     could be the difference be-                                     drogen and turn it into hy-       to the health problems of the    national University, Fair-       medicines Aurveda is the
eration (IPTIC) Executive        to drink; the Daily Mail re-      tween life-and-death in re-        She said: “I get a lot of    drozene - which is basically      people who are suffering         field, and Gifu University        only answer to the health
Member Anurag Tulshan            ported. She believes a new        gions without clean water.      comments about the re-          rocket fuel.”                     from chronic diseases.           Medicines, Japan. In India       problems that the world is
said the domestic milling in-                                                                                                                                           Apart from this, the com-     too, the medicines have          facing today, said Shrivas-
dustry would be benefited if
they were allowed to proc-
ess raw pulses for exports.
                                 Rahul says, I’m not the one to accept                                                                                               pany will work closely with
                                                                                                                                                                     the Annamalai Univer-
                                                                                                                                                                                                      gone through several trials
                                                                                                                                                                                                      at All India Institute of Med-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       tava.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Shrivastava said Maha-
                                                                                                                                                                     sity, Chidambaram; Anna          ical Sciences, Delhi, Indian     rishi Ayurveda medicines
   Apart from earning pre-
cious foreign exchange, it
would also provide value
                                 defeat               Continue p-1
                                 given more weightage by some leaders like PL Pu-
                                                                                                                                                                     University; Bharti Dasan
                                                                                                                                                                     University, Truchi; Shas-
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Toxicology Centre, King
                                                                                                                                                                                                      George College, Kurukshe-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       are manufactured strictly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       in accordance with ancient
                                                                                                   newly-elected MLAs of the       of the review of the poll de-     tra University, Tanzore and      tra University and National      Ayurveda texts maintaining
addition, he added.         It   the party during ticket dis- nia blaming their detractors         party during the second day     bacle.                            JSS University, Mysore for       Dairy Research Institute,        all the parameters of qual-
would also help the domes-       tribution and that led to its like Verma, without naming                                                                            researches on its products       Karnal.                          ity control using pure and
tic milling industry to gain     Waterloo. Some leaders them. With Lok Sabha polls                                                                                   especially for cancer, heart          “Ayurveda in the past       organic herbs. The organisa-
the slots presently held by      were of the view that Khur- due in 2014, Gandhi gave a                                                                              ailments, asthma, arthri-        25 years has grown from          tion has 20 health centers to
units located in neighbour-      shid should not have raised signal that a drastic reorgani-                                                                         tis, insomnia and others.        strength to strength in pur-     treat common and chronic
ing countries globally.          the minority quota issue in sation of UP Congress is on                                                                             He said several world re-        suit of creating a disease       diseases.
  He said India was the larg-    his wife’s Assembly constit- the cards.
est importer of pulses. “Our
demand is to allow milling
                                 uency Farrukabad as it did       “Don’t expect a kid gloves
                                 more damage to the party treatment from now on. It
                                                                                                                                                                     Sehwag, Umesh to teach etiquettes to
of imported raw pulses for
exports”, he said, adding,
                                 than good.                    will be firm steps,” was the
                                      The exercise also saw message of Gandhi to the
                                                                                                                                                                     metro commuters
                                                                                                                                                                     NEW DELHI: Delhi Metro                                            that is, upto May 27.
the Indian branded pulses
sold in the US and other
global markets were actu-
                                 TTD to hold summer camps in scripture                                                                                               Rail Corporation (DMRC)
                                                                                                                                                                     said cricketers like Virender
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           As lot of people will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       coming to watch IPL match-
                                                                                                                                                                     Sehwag and Umesh Yadav                                            es held in Delhi’s Ferozshah
ally processed in countries
like Sri Lanka and others.       training                                                                                                                            will now raise awareness
                                                                                                                                                                     among the metro commut-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Kotla stadium, an exclusive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       kiosk will also be made op-
                                 TIRUMALA:           Tirumala-                                                                           The TTD has decided         ers about basic metro eti-                                        erational inside the stadium
                                 Tirupati       Devasthanams                                                                       to perform 150 Srinivasa          quettes such as keeping the                                       during match days, where
                                 (TTD) has decided to con-                                                                         Kalyanams in a year and
  ADVERTISE                      duct three-week summer                                                                            a cluster of celestial mar-
                                                                                                                                                                     system clean, not obstruct-                                       tourists/visitors/spectators
                                                                                                                                                                     ing the closing of metro                                          can easily purchase Delhi
     IN                          camps for students who                                                                            riages have been planned          train doors and not crossing     spokesperson said.               Metro’s ‘Tourist Smart
                                 completed inter to train them                                                                     in the US which will take
   METRO                         in spiritual scriptures like                                                                      place between April 28 till
                                                                                                                                                                     the yellow line at platforms.        Apart from Sehwag and        Card’ for unlimited ride in
                                                                                                                                                                           In an effort to create     Yadav, Delhi Daredevils          the Metro for one day (Rs
 CLASSIFIEDS                     Ramayana and Mahabhara-                                                                           June two.                         awareness among metro            coach Eric Simmons and           100) and three days (Rs 250)
                                 ta, TTD Executive Officer L                                                                        He said there were propos-
     AT                          V Subramanyam said here.                                                                          als to conduct similar events
                                                                                                                                                                     passengers, the DMRC             Robin Bisht have also ap-        validity.
                                                                                                                                                                     has tied up with the GMR         peared in these awareness           Delhi Metro has also per-
    JUST                                 Participating in the      come forward to extend sup-     uram’ for the benefit of pil-    in in Mauritius, Canada,          Group owned Delhi Dare-          films and a few more nation-      mitted GMR Group to sell
                                 monthly ‘Dial Your EO’            port to TTD in teaching the     grims coming on foot. “This     Japan, Singapore and Sri
   RS 250/-                      programme here, he said,          values embedded in Telugu       will come in to effect in a     Lanka.
                                                                                                                                                                     devils IPL Team. ‘As part        al and international players     IPL match tickets from its
                                                                                                                                                                     of this association, the star    are expected to feature in       five prominent metro sta-
                                 ‘We have also decided to          literature for the students,”   couple of weeks,” he said.           TTD will construct Sri       cricketers of the franchise      these films in the days to        tions with immediate effect.
                                 distribute three lakhs books      he added.                       He said the TTD was plan-       Venkateswara and Goddess          will feature in a number of      come. The Delhi Metro in             Tickets for IPL matches
                                 of ‘Shataka Padyalu’which            Answering another call, he   ning to perform Sri Govinda     Padmavathi Temple at near         audio/video awareness mes-       association with Delhi Dare-     will be available from these
                                 will be useful for the stu-       said TTD had already decid-     Raja Brahmotsavams in           Vivekananda Rock Memo-            sages pertaining to issues       devils will also attempt to      stations from 0900 hrs to
                                 dents. “I appeal to the teach-    ed to provide free breakfast    Tirupati in a grand manner      rial in Kanniyakumar Dis-         like passenger safety and        display social messages re-      1700 hrs on all days. The
                                 ers present across the state to   and meals even at ‘Galigop-     in May.                         trict at a cost of Rs 22 crore.   women coach,’ a DMRC             lated to passenger behaviour     stations are--Rajiv Chowk,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      at different locations inside    Kashmere Gate, Pragati
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                                                                 Anna’s agitation to cast impact on
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                                                                 politics
                                                                 Anna Hazare’s agitation will cast an impact on Indian politics in the long run.
                                                                                                                                                                           Metro- Crime &
      SATURDAY 07
       APRIL 2012         3
                                                                 “People are fed up with the corruption and the political parties could extract ben-
                                                                 efit from Hazare’s agitation,”
                                                                                                          - BJP General Secretary Narendra Singh
                                                                                                                                                                              Politics
Pilot:    Reports on Army units movement only                                                                                                                         Modi inaugurates solar-
‘I’m so   rumours: Narayanasamy                                                                                                                                       powered GPCB Building
sorry I                         CHENNAI: Union Min-
                                ister of State in the Prime
                                                                 reports on the ‘unusual
                                                                 movement’ of some army
                                                                                                                                    in Parliament. ‘The request
                                                                                                                                    is under consideration of         GANDHINAGAR:            Gu-
                                                                                                                                                                      jarat Chief Minister Naren-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        free” society is better option
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        for the protection of the new
                                Minister’s Office V Naraya-       units towards New Delhi.                                           the Government. “Within a
crashed                         nasamy on Friday described
                                media reports on movement
                                                                     Responding to questions
                                                                 on Koodankulam Nuclear
                                                                                                                                    week a decision will be tak-
                                                                                                                                    en on the composition of the
                                                                                                                                                                      dra Modi today inaugurated
                                                                                                                                                                      the state’s first completely
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        generation, rather than “pol-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        lution control” He said it is
                                of Army units towards New        Power Project, Mr Naraya-                                                                            solar-powered Paryavaran                                          better to prevent industries
into your                       Delhi as complete rumour.
                                   Speaking to reporters here
                                                                 nasamy said the first reactor
                                                                 of the project will start gen-
                                                                                                                                    delegation,” he added.
                                                                                                                                      On election for the post of     Bhavan of the Gujarat Polu-
                                                                                                                                                                      tion Control Board (GPCB)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        pollute rather than search-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ing for solution to clean pol-
                                                                                                                                    President of India, Naraya-
building’                       at the airport here, Naraya-
                                nasamy said reports about
                                                                 erating power in the next
                                                                 two months followed by the
                                                                                                                                    nasamy said the ‘the ruling
                                                                                                                                    United Progressive Alliance
                                                                                                                                                                      at Gandhinagar that runs on
                                                                                                                                                                      80 kw solar panel system.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        lution.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Modi said, “It is be-
WASHINGTON: A US                Army movement on Janu-           second reactor in another                                          (UPA) has not yet taken any          Speaking on the occasion,                                      cause of aping the western
                                ary 16 were baseless and no      two months. Together, the                                          decision on the issue. ‘Dis-      Modi said the credit goes to                                      throwaway culture without
Navy F-18 fighter crashed
                                such thing happened. ‘They       two reactors will produce                                          cussions will be held with        the farsightedness of GPCB.                                       adequate means that we are
into an apartment complex
                                are completely untrue. The       967 MW of power, he said.        plant, Narayanasamy said          the leaders of all the alliance   “There is perhaps no dearth                                       suffering.” He also called
in Virginia Beach, Virginia,
                                rumours have been spread         ‘Tamil Nadu will get 967         ‘the request is under the         partners in the UPA and           of ideas. What is needed is                                       for making ‘solid waste
sending fireballs into the
                                by some mischievous ele-         MW of power produced by          consideration of the Prime        their views will be solicited.    application. Gujarat showed                                       management’ and ‘water
sky and heavily damaging                                                                                                                                                                               nology,” he said.
                                ments. The Centre is inves-      the two units,’ he said.         Minister.’                             “The extensive discus-       the light to the nation in                                        recycling plants’ as success
five buildings after the two                                                                                                                                                                                 Modi said “pollution-
                                tigating the matter.                   On Tamil Nadu Chief            Responding to questions       sions will try to evolve          newer ways of Green Tech-                                         models.
crew members ejected from
                                   ‘Efforts are on to find the    Minister J Jayalalithaa’s        on inclusion of Members of        a consensus on the issue
the craft on Friday.
    Two people, one of them     culprits and severe action
                                will be taken against them.’
                                                                 letters to Prime Minister
                                                                 Manmohan Singh seeking
                                                                                                  Parliament from Tamil Nadu
                                                                                                  in the delegation visiting Sri
                                                                                                                                    which will enable the UPA
                                                                                                                                    to take a decision on the
                                                                                                                                                                      CPI (M) flays India’s foreign
from the plane, were taken
to hospitals for treatment,
local officials said on CNN.
                                He was responding to ques-
                                tions from reporters about
                                                                 to grant Tamil Nadu all the
                                                                 power generated from the
                                                                                                  Lanka, Narayanasamy said
                                                                                                  the request has been made
                                                                                                                                    Presidential candidate,” he
                                                                                                                                    added.                            policy
They said rescue workers
were searching the damaged
                                Muthulakshmi demands CBI inquiry into                                                                                                 KOZHIKODE: Criticis-
                                                                                                                                                                      ing the foreign policy of
                                                                                                                                                                                                             India singed End Use
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Monitoring Agreement to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        should cooperate with some
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        of the vital strategic goals of
buildings. Battalion chief                                                                                                                                            the Congress-led United          facilitate the sale of weap-     the US’, it alleged. India
Tim Riley of the Virginia
Beach Fire Department said
                                STF atrocities                                                                                                                        Progressive Alliance gov-
                                                                                                                                                                      ernment at the Centre, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                       onry by the US and to meet
                                                                                                                                                                                                       its conditions; it said adding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        was fully on board with the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        US strategy in Afghanistan
                                BANGALORE: Muthu-                                                 were in mortal fear of losing     a petition in Chennai High        Communist party of In-           following this, weaponry         and voted for the fourth
five buildings were heavily                                                                        our lives’.                       Court seeking a stay on the
                                lakshmi, wife of late for-                                                                                                            dia (Marxist) today said it      worth Rs 40,000 crore were       time against Iran on the
damaged by fire. ‘We have                                                                              Muthulakshmi disclosed        film which is still pending
                                est brigand Veerappan on                                                                                                              marked a departure from the      purchased from that coun-        nuclear issue at the Interna-
not had any reported miss-                                                                        that she was not allowed to       before it.                                                                                          tional Atomic Energy Agen-
                                Friday demanded a CBI                                                                                                                 earlier independent policy       try. The visit of President
ing people,’ Riley said.        inquiry into alleged atroci-                                      express her views before              ‘The person has no right                                                                        cy (IAEA) meet, it claimed.
   Zack Zapatero, who wit-                                                                                                                                            of the nation.                   Barack Obama in 2010 saw
                                ties by Special Task Force                                        the Sadashiva Commission,         to make a film about the                                                                                  At the instance of the
nessed the crash, told CNN                                                                                                                                                In a political resolution    the twin objectives of open-
                                (STF) formed to nab Veer-                                         which probed into the al-         personal life of my late hus-                                                                       US, the Iran-Pakistan-India
there were ‘just large fire-                                                                                                                                           adopted at the 20th Con-         ing up the Indian markets
                                appan.                                                            leged atrocities of the STF,      band or me. It violates hu-                                                                         pipeline has been effec-
balls coming up’ into the                                                                                                                                             gress here, the party said       for the business and com-
                                  Terming former Karnataka                                        as she was in custody of          man rights’, she said. Muth-                                                                        tively scuttled in favour of
sky from the crash. The tail                                                                                                                                          it pursued a strategic alli-     mercial interests of the US      Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-
                                DG and IGP Shankar Bidari        concern for women whatso-        Tamil Nadu police then. In        ulakshmi disclosed that           ance with the United States      drawing India into a closer
section of the F-18 landed in   as ‘rapist’, Muthulakshmi        ever,” she alleged.              response to the recent High       Karnataka Forest minister                                                                           Pakistan-India pipeline, it
                                                                                                                                                                      during the last eight years.     security and military rela-      alleged.
the courtyard of the complex    told newspersons here “I            Charging him of rape and      Court order quashing the          C P Yogeshwar had also a          The move on such a policy        tionship, it said.                  The party said it will as-
of two-story brick build-       dont have any proof of the       torture of many tribal wom-      appointment of Bidari, she        played a role in the film.         progressed since 2005 as                Mr Obama’s endorse-       siduously campaign for an
ings. A volunteer rescuer,      atrocities committed by the      en, she said ‘as far as I am     said ‘ it is a good judgment.        It may be recalled that on     evident from the joint state-    ment for India becoming a        independent foreign policy
Pat Kavanaugh, told CNN         STF of which Bidari was          concerned, while interro-        However, I want the CBI to        April 25, 2011 Muthulak-          ments by the US President        permanent member of the          will also be part of a new
he found one of the pilots in   the Deputy Commandar.            gating me, Bidari used foul      probe into atrocities com-        shmi was handed over to           and Prime Minister Manmo-        UN Security Council came         trajectory of development in
the wreckage, still strapped    But those who suffered at        language and even pulled         mitted by the STF in Kar-         Tamil Nadu police in con-         han Singh, it said.              with the condition that India    the country, it added.
to his ejection seat with a     his hands have revealed the      out my mangalasutra’.            nataka’.                          nection with a case pending
parachute. Kavanaugh and
neighbors picked up the seat
                                crimes including ‘rape’.
                                   “They used to remove the
                                                                     Recollecting the alleged
                                                                 atrocities committed by the
                                                                                                     Referring to a film which
                                                                                                  was being made on her late
                                                                                                                                    against her in Erode district
                                                                                                                                    after being released from
                                                                                                                                                                      Kerala BJP begins ‘’Chintan
and carried the pilot away      eyes of the innocents arrest-    STF against tribal women         husband in both Kannada           Bangalore Central Prison
from the flames.
     Kavanaugh said the pi-
                                ed in the name of Veerappan
                                associates and women were
                                                                 including rape and giving
                                                                 electric shocks and said
                                                                                                  ‘Attahasa’ and Tamil ‘Vany-
                                                                                                  udham’, by resident of Ban-
                                                                                                                                    at Parappana Agrahara fol-
                                                                                                                                    lowing her acquittal in all
                                                                                                                                                                      Baithak’
                                                                                                                                                                      T H I R V A N A N -              2014 general elections.          forces in Kerala so as to
lot told him, ‘I’m so sorry     raped and beaten. Bidari is      ‘that the very reason we         galore, M R Ramesh, Muth-         the five cases against her in
                                                                                                                                                                      THAPURAM: A ‘Chintan               As the Congress and Com-       lead the party to victories
I crashed into your build-      an inhuman person with no        did not speak about this we      ulakshmi said she had filed        Karnataka.
                                                                                                                                                                      Baithak’ of Kerala state BJP     munist parties are at a worse    across the state parliamen-
ing.’ The plane was part of
a training squadron at Naval    Archbishop justifies Koodankulam agitation                                                                                             started in Kochi today to
                                                                                                                                                                      discuss on various matters
                                                                                                                                                                                                       situation at national level in
                                                                                                                                                                                                       terms of performance, cred-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        tary constituencies. Taking
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        note of the spectacular win
Air Station Oceana for Navy     T H I R U VA N AT H -                                             countries like Germany            ing forests, lakes, rivers and    including the 2014 Loksa-        ibility and organisational       of the BJP in Goa, Mural-
and Marine aviators in Vir-     APURAM: Archbishop M                                              following the Fukushima           wild life.                        bha elections.                   strength, the BJP should         idhar Rao as well as the
ginia Beach.                    Soosai Packiam of Thiru-                                          nuclear disaster after the           ‘The leaders of political        The ‘baithak’ was attended     contemplate of all possible      state leaders agreed that the
     George Pilkington said     vananthapuram Archdio-                                            tsunami that hit Japan some       parties must come and help        by state leaders in the pres-    options to exploit the oppor-    Christian community in the
on CNN the F-18 crew was        cese (Latin Hierarchy) on                                         time back, he said, it was a      protect our land, water, air,     ence of BJP National secre-      tunity to form Central gov-      state should not remain un-
dumping fuel before the         Friday justified the agitation                                     matter of concern that a nu-      sea, seafood and most im-         tary and state-in-charge Mu-     ernment as well as do the        touchables anymore for the
crash. ‘It was coming in low.   against Koodankulam nu-                                           clear power plant ‘was com-       portantly, our next genera-       ralidhar Rao, party sources      best electoral performance       party and the party explore
Right when I seen it, I knew    clear power plant.                                                ing up in our neighbour-          tion,’ he said.                   told Media. The meeting          at the state level, the meet-    all possible options to bring
something was wrong,’ said         In his Good Friday mes-       tion at the plant which could    hood.’                              The 1,000 MW power plant        discussed of formulating a       ing felt.                        the community to the fold.
Pilkington.                     sage, he said nuclear power      become the principal causes           Reminding the whole          was built by the Nuclear          grand strategy for a exem-           The ‘baithak’ echoed the       The two day ‘baithak’ will
    Virginia Beach is on the    project could pose a danger      of environmental and health      world was having a re-look        Power Corporation of India        plary performance in the         concept of realignment of        end (today) on April 7.
Atlantic Coast about 321 km     to the lives and livelihood of   hazards.                         at nuclear energy, he urged       Ltd (NPCIL) with Russian
south of Washington, DC.        the people.
                                     He expressed concern
                                                                   Pointing out that there has
                                                                 been a re-think on nuclear
                                                                                                  the authorities to protect
                                                                                                  citizens’ right to life and im-
                                                                                                                                    help near Koodankulam in
                                                                                                                                    Tirunelveli district of Tamil
                                                                                                                                                                      String of chain snatchings at
CM calls on Lt                  over radioactive accumula-       plants even by advanced

Gov Iqbql Singh                 CPM to formulate electoral strategy at
                                                                                                  prove environment, includ-        Nadu.
                                                                                                                                                                      temple fest
                                                                                                                                                                      CHENNAI:          Miscreants,        Police said the Kumb-        occasion, when miscreants,
PUDUCHERRY: Puduch-                                                                                                                                                   cashing in on the huge           habishekam of Goddess            cashing in on the crowd,
erry Chief Minister N Ran-
gasamy on Friday called on      appropriate time: Brinda                                                                                                              crowd at a temple conse-
                                                                                                                                                                      cration festival, made away
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Lakshmi Amman Temple
                                                                                                                                                                                                       at Red Hills was performed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        snatched chains and man-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        galsutras from at least eight
Lt.Governor Iqbal Singh at      KOZHIKODE: The Com-              gressive Alliance govern-                                          panding its base to areas, in-    with more than 40 sover-         today as Friday was consid-      women.
the Rajnivas.                   munist Party of India            ment and ‘the communal                                             cluding the Hindi heartland,      eigns of gold chains from        ered auspicious for God-            The incident came to light
  Both of them were closet-     (Marxist) would formulate        agenda of the Bharatiya Ja-                                        where it was weak.                about seven to eight women       desses.                          when the women came out
ted for about 20 minutes.       its strategy for the 2014        nata Party.’                                                         The immediate task before       at suburban Red Hills in ad-       Tens and hundreds of peo-      of temple after the consecra-
Both of them discussed          General Election at an ap-          She said the Congress had                                       the party was mobilize the        joining Tiruvallur District of   ple, mostly women, con-          tion ceremony. They lodged
administrative matters, ac-     propriate time, Politburo        adopted with near unanim-                                          workers, spread over these        Tamil Nadu on Friday.            verged at the temple for the     a complaint with the police.
cording to official sources.     member Brinda Karat on           ity the political resolution                                       places, highlighting social
                                Friday said.                     and the political review re-                                       issues, she said.      Appar-
                                   Briefing newspersons at        port placed by General Sec-                                        ently referring to the Odi-
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                                drawn after the election         which admitted its mistakes      withdraw support to the first      people in tribal belts in the
                                schedule was announced.          for reverses suffered in the     UPA Government on nucle-          country. ‘They are not the
   METRO                            She said the immediate       last General Election and        ar issue. She said two del-       champions of the tribals but
 CLASSIFIEDS                    task before the party, as di-    assembly poll, reflected it       egates from Andhra Pradesh        making them as a cover to
                                rected by the Congress in        had grown as a matured po-       voted against the resolution      meet their agenda,’ she said.
     AT                         session, was to mobilize         litical entity in the country.   and review report. On ex-            Stating it does not believe
    JUST                        people against the neo-lib-           Ms Karat said the Con-      pansion, she said the Con-        in democratic norms, she
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                                                                      Dinda shines as Pune Warriors beat Mumbai Indi-
   METRO                                                              ans by 28 runs
DAILY EVENING NEWSPAPER                                               Pacer Ashok Dinda scalped four wickets as Pune Warriors pulled off an upset 28-run win
                                                                      over Mumbai Indians in a low-scoring Indian Premier League match on Friday. The Warriors
                                                                      defended their total of 129 for nine with a clinical bowling effort on aWankhede strip that
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Metro- News
      SATURDAY 07
       APRIL 2012          4                                          assisted the spinners and pacers alike, restricting Mumbai to 101 for nine in the allotted 20
                                                                      overs.

Rahane’s 98 runs help Rajasthan Royals                                                                                             Fashion show in Madonna throws
beat Kings XI Punjab by 31 run                                                                                                     support of ‘Beti’ cake on manager’s
                                                                                                                                   MUMBAI: A unique fash-
                                                                                                                                   ion show was organised here
                                                                                                                                                                    Rohit Gupta.
                                                                                                                                                                         “This time, along with
                                                                                                                                                                                                     face
                                                                                                                                   last night with eminent per-     awareness of female foeti-
                                                                                                                                   sonalities walking the ramp      cide, we also wanted to send
                                                                                                                                   in support of ‘Beti’, a move-    the message across to young
                                                                                                                                   ment against female foeti-       impressionable girls to eat
                                                                                                                                   cide.                            healthy. Girls should eat
                                                                                                                                       The theme of the fashion     foods with right amount of
                                                                                                                                   show, conceived by social        nutrition rather than starve
                                                                                                                                   activist Anu Ranjan, was         themselves to maintain their
                                                                                                                                   ‘Healthy is hot, Zero is out’    bodies and invite health
                                                                                                                                   and ‘Curvy is in, Skinny is      problems” , Anu said.
                                                                                                                                   out’.                                “These kinds of fashion
                                                                                                                                         Walking on the ramp        shows should be organised
                                                                                                                                   were eminent personalities       regularly, for spreading a
                                                                                                                                   from the Entertainment &         word of awareness against
                                                                                                                                   Fashion industry including       female foeticide and health
                                                                                                                                   Yuvika Chaudhary, Jaswir         related things, Health is im-
                                                                                                                                   Kaur, Priyanka Batra, Priya      portant, physical as well as
                                                                                                                                   Kataria, Shashi Ranjan,          mental” , said Mansi Parekh,
                                                                                                                                   Juhi Paarmar,Bina and Talat      host of the show, sponsored
                                                                                                                                   Aziz, Vardha Nadiadwala,         by Gitanjali group and Yes
                                                                                                                                   Rumi Jaffery and Reena and       Bank.

                                                                                                                                   Corporate invasion
                                                                                                                                   behind decline of
           Ajinkya Rahane of Rajasthan Royals plays a shot during the match against Kings XI Punjab in
                                                  Jaipur on April 6, 2012.
                                                                                                                                   cinema: Om Puri
Ajinkya Rahane’s brilliant that they reached a huge                          Today’s IPL Match 5:
knock of 98 runs helped Ra- total in front of the home
jasthan Royals kick-off their crowd.
campaign with an emphatic Pravin Kumar was the most
win over Kings XI Punjab expensive bowler as he went
at the Sawai Mansingh Sta- for 42 runs in his quota of
dium in Jaipur on Friday.     10 overs! James Faulkner
Rahane who fell short of a too went for 41 runs but he
well deserved century by picked up two crucial wick-
just two runs, attacked from ets.
the word go as he picked up Chasing the huge total, Kings
boundaries at regular inter- XI Punjab never looked set-
vals.                         tled as Gilchrist and Valthaty    Bangalore Royal Challengers vs Delhi Daredevils at
Punjab skipper Gilchrist failed to provide the kind                             4 pm on Set Max
won the toss and decided to of start that was required
field first, a decision which to meet the mammoth task
was later regretted by him. ahead. Gilchrist fell in the
                                                                                                                                   KURUSETHRA; Eminent                  He felt that the present-
The opening pair of Dravid 5th over bowled by Amit
                                                                                                                                   film actor Om Puri today          day comedy films were full
and Rahane never looked Singh, caught by Cooper
                                                                                                                                   said that corporate cinema       of sub-standard jokes and
in a hurry and they scored at mid-off. Shaun Marsh
                                                                                                                                   had become a prominent           punches. ‘’Such movies do
boundaries of almost every (7) could not overcome his
                                                                                                                                   part of film culture, result-     not have a proper plot, story
over. Rahane (98) looked in rough patch with the bat as
                                                                                                                                   ing in the decline of creative   and fail to deliver any mes-
great touch as he scored 4 his team-mate David Hus-
                                                                                                                                   movies.                          sage to the masses,’’ he said.
boundaries in the third over sey too failed with the bat.      Match 6: Deccan Chargers vs Chennai Super Kings
                                                                                                                                      ‘’It is a matter of concern     The veteran actor said that
bowled by Pravin Kumar. Mandeep Singh was the                                at 8 PM on Set Max
                                                                                                                                   as far those related to the      South Indian film industry
Dravid (28) was out in the highest scorer with the bat, 160 runs and lost their open- debut picked up four wick-
                                                                                                                                   production of Indian cine-       was flourishing and their
tenth over but by then he had but following the top order ing match by 31 runs.          ets and became the second
                                                                                                                                   ma,’’ he said while speaking     movies were being increas-
shared a 77-run-stand for the collapse, it was a tough from Ajinkya Rahane was ad- bowler after Shoaib Akhtar
                                                                                                                                   at the Media International       ingly translated in various
opening wicket. Towards the the middle order to chase judged the Man of the Match to have done so on IPL de-
                                                                                                                                   Film Festival organised by       languages and screened           LONDON: Singer Madon-             this to you. For real, that’s
end, Brad Hodge (21) and down the huge total. Kings for his stupendous knock. but. He also took two catch-
                                                                                                                                   the Institute of Mass Com-       across the country. But the      na threw a piece of cake into     for making me work so hard
Owais Shah (14) made sure XI Punjab managed to score Cooper who made his IPL es and produced a run-out.
                                                                                                                                   munication and Media             regional cinema of north and     her manager’s face at a sur-      motherf**ker!” femalefirst.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       co.uk quoted Madonna as
Blood Money is a box-office winner                                                                                                  Technology at Kurukshetra
                                                                                                                                   University here. Om Puri re-
                                                                                                                                   called the days when people
                                                                                                                                                                    east India was dying a slow
                                                                                                                                                                    death.
                                                                                                                                                                        ‘’It is the duty of view-
                                                                                                                                                                                                     prise party for the success of
                                                                                                                                                                                                     her new album.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           While celebrating the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       saying.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            However, Guy saw the
MUMBAI: Noted film mak-                                                                             Khemu said,’ Thanks to all
er Mahesh Bhatt has said the                                                                                                       from literature and theatre      ers to praise good cinema        success of her new album          funny side and laughed
                                                                                                   my viewers and fans, I am
fusion between crisp content                                                                                                       entered cinema. It was be-       and criticise the bad one        “MDNA”, the singer cut a          along with the rest of the
                                                                                                   very happy for the success
and brilliant marketing was                                                                                                        cause of them only that cin-     which will help inspire the      piece of cake and smashed it      guests. The video from
                                                                                                   of the film’.      Amrita Puri
the reason behind the suc-                                                                                                         ema had some meaning in          producers to produce good        into manager Guy Oseary`s         the party is available on
                                                                                                   said,’ I’m very much excited
cess of his latest film ‘Blood                                                                                                      the lives of people.             movies,’’he added.               face. “Guy, I wanna give          YouTube.
                                                                                                   to see the movie attain suc-
Money’.
     “We, at Vishesh Films,
                                                                                                   cess, I am very happy for its
                                                                                                   success.’ Mia Uyeda, a Ca-                  Tamil movie ‘Thirai Pada Nagaram’
don’t get excited on budgets                                                                       nadian model, who plays a
and make our films in cost-                                                                         pivotal role in this film.
effective manner and our co-                                                                            Said ‘I was very excited
producers Viacom 18 Mo-                                                                            to be part of this film and
tion Pictures understood the                                                                       success of the movie is a
content well and marketed                                                                          dream come true and I’m
it equally interestingly and                                                                       really enjoying it. Thank the
effectively, from the music                                                                        audience and it was great
launch on a Yacht,to focused     passion for the film as ours.     ta Puri starrer ‘Blood Mon-      to know much more about
promotions of the movie in            This marriage between       ey’, in its opening week had     Hindi. I started learning and
B Town”, Mr Bhatt said on        crisp content and brilliant      the cash register ringing. “It   speaking Hindi.
the sidelines of the success     marketing helped us to at-       is rocking time for us and all     It was a lovely experience,
party of the movie here last     tain success at the Box Of-      my newcomer friends.             all which I can not explain
night, “Smaller markets          fice,” Mr Bhatt said. The             They have achieved big       in words.’ The movie was
highlighted the fact that they   box-office performance of         success and I am very happy      released last week world-
had the same persistence and     the Kunal Khemu and Amri-        for them’, he added, Kunal       wide.

Face on search, to role of Divya Bharti
MUMBAI: Latest news              mystery.
from Bollywood town,                 Divya Bharti entered the
                                                                                                                                     Tamil movie ‘Thirai Pada Nagaram’ the story is about the film industry people affairs, the pooja of the film held
plans are afoot to resurrect     tinsel town with South In-
                                                                                                                                     recently in Chennai, many of new faces introduced.                                            - Kumar srinivas
the superstar of the yes-        dian flick ‘Bobbili Raja’ in
teryear Divya Bharti on-         1990 and then scored big
screen.                          hits. Bollywood invited her
     Sources confirm that a       with ‘Dil Hi To Hai’ co-
biopic is being worked on        starring Jackie Shroff in
the darling of the millions      1992 and saw her sizzle in
Divya Bharti who lost her        14 more flicks.                                                                                                                                                             DAILY EVENING NEWS PAPER
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