Hyderabad, Feb 12, The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Osmania University students Friday called for Telangana shutdown Saturday to protest the terms of reference of the Srikrishna panel, saying these were not favourable for formation of Telangana state.
Ahmedabad, Feb 12, The morning shows of Shah Rukh Khan’s “My Name Is Khan” were cancelled in multiplexes here Friday due to protests by right-wing groups. But by noon, the theatres started screening the film while cities like Vadodara and Surat went ahead with the first day first show itself.
Panaji, Feb 12, Twenty one Shiv Sainiks were arrested Friday after they protested against the Shah Rukh Khan-starrer “My Name Is Khan” outside a multiplex screening it here.
Hyderabad, Feb 12, Protesting the terms of reference of the Srikrishna panel announced by the central government Friday, the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) announced that all its MPs and state legislators will resign immediately.
Kathmandu, Feb 12, Though tens of thousands of devotees lined up at the gates of the revered Pashupatinath temple of Nepal Friday to offer worship on the occasion of Mahashivratri, there was a noticeable dip in the number of Indians, weaned away by the concurrent holy festival in India’s Haridwar city and past Maoist attacks on the Nepal shrine.
Mumbai, Feb 12, There was no first show of Shah Rukh Khan’s much discussed “My Name Is Khan” here Friday as theatre owners shied away from exhibiting the film following violence by the Shiv Sena. But by noon some of the multiplexes started screening the film and others are expected to do the same later in the day.
Dhaka, Feb 12, Bangladesh should not have any fears over India’s rise as a superpower as Delhi’s emergence would fetch benefits for Dhaka, US ambassador to Bangladesh James F. Moriarty has said.
Hyderabad, Feb 12, The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) has rejected the terms of reference announced by the central government Friday for the five member Justice B.N. Srikrishna committee looking into the issue of statehood for Telangana.
Kolkata, Feb 12, Angry fans burnt effigies of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray in several parts of the city as cine buffs queued up outside ticket counters in Kolkata and elsewhere in West Bengal to watch Shah Rukh Khan’s “My Name Is Khan” on the opening day Friday.
New Delhi, Feb 12, The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has denied giving permission to put up Manmohan Singh’s photograph on billboards on national highways across India.