Nagaraj to make 3-D Film on Tipu Sultan

Famous Kannada Film producer S. Nagaraj has planned to make a 3-D film on the life of 18th century Muslim ruler Tipu Sultan. The film would cost about Rs. 10 crore. It will take 18 months to complete the film which will use animation technology on a wide scale for the production of film.

Recent floods in Pakistan unprecedented :UNICEF

SUKKUR, Pakistan, – The extent of the misery and devastation caused by Pakistan’s recent flooding is unprecedented, said UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia Daniel Toole after visiting the area this week. The country is facing its worst disaster in more than 30 years.

BJP Govt. to build Haj House in Karnataka

BANGALORE: The BJP Government in Karnatka has promised to construct a Haj House in the State. The proposed building would be constructed on a four acre plot at Belahalli, located on the route to Bangalore International Airport. Most of the states in India have built their Haj Houses, but Karnataka..

Kandhamal victims highlight govt. apathy

NEW DELHI: A National Peoples Tribunal (NPT) on the Kandhamal communal violence here highlighted the plight of victims and government apathy towards them.

The NPT was attended by some 400 people including 95 survivors from Kandhamal. The NPT has been organised by the National Solidarity Forum,..

MPs to get three fold salary

NEW DELHI (AMN) THE government on Friday approved hike in the salary of the members of Parliament. The meeting chaired by the Prime Minister gave green signal to the amendment in the law relating to the MPs salaries by increasing the monthly salary from Rs.16000 to Rs 50000. the cabinet also ..

Wahiduddin Khan gets Rajiv Sadbhavana Award

NEW DELHI: Noted spiritual scholar Maulana Wahiduddin Khan has been awarded with Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award on Friday.
He is 21st person to get this award since it was constituted in the memory of late Rajiv Gandhi in 1992 on the occasion of the golden jubilee of 1942 Quit India ..

UNICEF need more fund for relief operation in Pak

ISLAMABAD/GENEVA- UNICEF has warned that serious funding shortfalls are jeopardising its humanitarian operation in Pakistan. UNICEF is extremely concerned at the lack of funds for its water and sanitation operation, with millions of children at risk from water-borne diseases.

Rahul to show solidarity with tribals

NEW DELHI: More trouble is brewing up for London based mining giant Vedanta as AICC General Secretary Rahul Gandhi has decided to visit Laljiganj district on August 26 to celebrate ‘Adiwasi Adhikar Diwas” for the primitive tribal peoples of the Niyamgiri hills.Much importance is being attached to..

BJD to launch agitation against Polavaram project

NEW DELHI: The Biju Janta Dal (BJD) on Wednesday threatened to launch agitation against the Polavaram irrigation project if centre failed to stop the project and warned of possible “blood bath”. Polavaram project is taken..

SC asks SIT not to divulge Modi statements

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Special Investigating Team (SIT) probing the Gujarat riots not to divulge the statement of Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi, recorded by it. A special bench headed by Justice ..