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CM KCR announced 2% reservation in Government employment in the state for the sports’ persons

K Chandrashekhar Rao announced 2% reservation in government employment in the state for the sports’ persons. This the CM said when a team of 18 members who participated in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games 2018 at Gold Coast Australia met him at Pragathi Bhavan today morning. They belong to Telangana, AP, Kerala, Maharashtra and Karnataka.
Chief Minister in addition to facilitating each and every participant with a bouquet and shawl also interacted individually with everyone, complementing them for their achievement. 
The following sports persons met the CM:
Saina Nehwal (Badminton), PV Sindhu (Badminton), Srikanth Kidambi (Badminton), Rankireddy Satwik Sairaj (Badminton), N Sikkireddy (Badminton), G Ruthvika Shivani (Badminton), Hasamuddin Mohammed (Boxing), Aruna Budda Reddy (Gymnastics), Meghana Gundlapally (Gymnastics), Kynan Darius Cheni (Shooting), Gagan Narang (Shooting), HSK Prannoy (Badminton), Pranav Chopra (Badminton), Chirag Shetty (Badminton), Ashwini Ponnappa (Badminton), Sharath Kamal Achanta (Table Tennis) and Ragala Venkat Rahul (Weight Lifting) and Badminton Coach Pullela Gopichand also there who met the CM.
The CM had a word of praise for their participation and for bringing laurels to the country and state.

-Press note

Grand Ankurarpanam today for Pushpa Yagam at Sri Kodandarama Swamyvaari Temple


Tirupati 21 April 2018: Ankurarpanam was performed on Saturday evening for the unique Pushpa yagam festival of

Sri Kodandarama Swamy Temple.

The customary Senapadhi utsavam was performed ahead of Ankurarpanam for the Pushpa yagam festival aimed cleansing the temple of any lapses in rituals by the staff, devotees or priests during last Brahmotsavam and for Lok Kalyan (well being of world) and peace. 

On Sunday, Snapana Thirumanjanam in morning, Pushpayagam in the afternoon will commerce wherein  abhisekham will be performed for the utsava idols of Lord Kodandarama, Seetha and lakshmana with huge number of flowers. In the evening the utsava idols of  Sri Kodandarama swamy along with Sita, Lakshmana will be paraded on the mada streets of  Sri KRT. Couples keen on participating in Pushpa yagam could do so with purchase of Rs.500 ticket.

Legends say that with performance of this Yagam after the annual Brahmotsavam will avert all ill effects if any.

Grand Celebrations of Bhashyakarulu Satumora in Srivari Temple

Tirumala, 21 April 2018: The annual festival of Sri Bhashyakarula Sattumora was grandly celebrated at the Srivari Temple on Saturday at the birth star of Arudra in Visakha month, the birth star of Sri Ramanujacharya.

As part of the event grand Abhisekham was performed at the sannidhi of Sri Bhashyakarlu in the Alipiri footpath after colorful procession on the four mada streets this morning.

Later in the evening, the utsava idol of  Sri Bhashyakarlu were taken out again mada streets in a Tiruchi along with the Sri Malayappaswamy and his consorts on another Tiruchi after the Sahasra deepalankara seva and also pradakshina along the Vinama Prakasam.

The celestial event of sattumora performed in the night at the Sri Bhashyakarla sannidhi wherein special sallipu with ornaments was performed.

Among others Sri Sri Pedda Jeeyar swami and Sri Sri Sri Chinna Jeeyar Swami, temple officials and others participated in the event.

K Raghavendra Rao as New Chairman of SVBC

Tirupati, 21 April 2018: Sri K Raghavendra Rao has been appointed as the Chairman of Sri Venkateswara Bhakti Channel.

Social networking platform CelebKonect launched in Hyderabad!

CelebKonect, a social networking and engagement platform, has debuted in India.  That too in 'mana' Hyderabad.  A unique 'Konecting' platform, it seeks to bring together fans and followers with their idols, mentors, favourite celebs or influencers, be it in films, sports or any other field!

"CelebKonect provides a platform for celebs and their fans/followers, whereby the former can monetise their valuable time while fulfilling the dreams of their fans and connecting with them on a personal level," says Raja Jata, the company's Managing Director.

What are the forms in which the engagement can happen on CelebKonect?  "Possibilities are limited only by your imagination.  You can 'Konect' with your celebs for LIVE streams, audio calls, video calls, taking selfies on demand, and instant chat and messaging," he adds.

The platform has all the goodies from Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, etc.  With its unique features, the folks at CelebKonect must be looking forward to a great start.  "We are happy to see everyone excited and interested in our product.  They want to be with us not just as users but also as long-term investors.  Since CelebKonect is all about relationships, anyone who believes in relationships will find it very exciting.  Celebs have been very excited to join us.  It's one way they can give back to the society and to the ones who love them," the company says.  

For example, some international cricketers from India, West Indies, Bangladesh, etc have already joined the platform.  So have many badminton players.  

Experienced advisors and mentors from a range of backgrounds are building CelebKonect every day with great passion! 
A global platform, CelebKonect has deep connections with Hyderabad.  "This is the reason we are doing our first launch in this beautiful city.  This will be followed by a series of launches in each of the capital cities in India and abroad," the platform says.  In June and August respectively, it will be launched in Mumbai and Bengaluru.  In November, CelebKonect will be launched in New York.  Steven Spielberg will be the chief guest.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Mega Family Members at Fim Chamber to support Pavan Kalyan