Venkateswara

  • 5000 TTD staff stage peace rally for integrated Andhra Pradesh August 30, 2013

    About 5000 employees of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, which manages the hill temple of Lord Venkateswara, on Friday, went on mass leave and took out a rally demanding reversal of Centre s decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh. With a view not to inconvenience the pilgrims,the staff attending day shift at the hill...
  • Ram Charan shoots for 'Yevadu' in Dubai May 29, 2013

    Ram Charan starrer Telugu film 'Yevadu' is being planned to be released in Dubai, though it is not confirmed. The launch of the film will be done on June 20th. The film is directed by Vamsi while Shruthi Haasan and Amy Jackson have been roped as the heroines in the film....
  • Will Shaam be lucky for Surender Reddy? May 29, 2013

    Chennai: Director Surendar Reddy has roped in his lucky mascot Shaam for the third time for Telugu action-drama 'Race Gurram'. He is confident that Tamil actor will again bring him success. Shaam had previously acted in Surendar's two films - 'Kick' and 'Oosaravalli'. While the former was a blockbuster and will...
  • Allu Arjun shoots in Hyderabad for 'Race Gurram' May 25, 2013

    Allu Arjun is busy shooting for his upcoming film 'Race Gurram'. The shooting will commence from June 7th in Hyderabad. Shruthi Haasan will co-star Allu Arjun in the film. Surender Reddy will weild the megaphone for the film. The film is a commercial entertainer and is expected to garner a huge...
  • Watch with Hindu god Venkateswara image costs Rs 27 lakh February 22, 2013

    Hyderabad: Swiss luxury watchmaker Century Times on Thursday unveiled a limited edition of wrist watches with lord Venkateswara's image engraved on them, each costing a staggering Rs 27 lakh. Company officials said only 333 pieces, studded with precious gems, rubies, emeralds and diamonds, are available. Every piece of the limited edition...
  • Snapshot: Sachin Tendulkar visits Tirupati February 4, 2013

    Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar with TTD Chairman Bapiraju at the Lord Venkateswara temple at Tirumala in Tirupati on February 2, 2013 morning. PTI Photo. ...
  • Sachin Tendulkar worships at Lord Venkateswara temple February 2, 2013

    Tirupati: Star batsman Sachin Tendulkar offered worship at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara here in the wee hours on February 2. Tendulkar arrived on a 10-hour maiden pilgrimage on the hills at midnight. He offered worship in the traditional manner, wearing a white dhoti and...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Daggubati in anti-Kiran camp? September 22, 2012

    Hyderabad: Daggubati Venkateswara Rao, senior legislator and husband of Union minister of state for human resource development Daggubati Purandeswari, is the latest MLA to join the camp of the detractors of chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy. Panchayat raj minister K Jana Reddy and health minister DL Ravindra Reddy, who...
  • ISRO chief prays for success of PSLV-C21 launch September 7, 2012

    Tirupati: Ahead of India's landmark 100th space mission, ISRO Chairman K Radhakrishanan on Friday offered worship at the hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara near Tirupati praying for its successful launch. Radhakrishanan is a frequent visitor to the over 2000-year-old shrine before every mission, temple sources said. The mission, in which a 720-kg...
  • Wanted to make a family drama: Paruchuri June 4, 2012

    Paruchuri Murali is happy that Adhinayakudu is being described as a family drama. When he wanted to make a film with Balakrishna, he ventured out with the endeavour of presenting him in three different shades. "The character of Harischandra Prasad reminds one of Vivekananda. That's how much...
  • Lot of politics and masala in 'Adhinayakudu' May 24, 2012

    The release date of 'Adhinayakudu' has been fixed as June 1. Languishing for half-an-year now, the film had till recently seen no glimmer of hope at the end of the tunnel. So, Balayya's fans must brace up to receive the Yuva Ratna with full josh. That the film's climax scenes...
  • Telugu Review:'Neeku Naaku Dash Dash' disappoints April 15, 2012

    Cast: Prince, Nanditha, Benarjee, Teertha, Venu, Thanikella Bharani, Parachuri Venkateswara Rao and others Writer and Director: Teja Rating: ** After a four-year career hiatus, director Teja returns to the big screen with 'Neeku Naaku Dash Dash' with an all new cast. However, unlike his previous films 'Jayam' and 'Nijam' that worked wonders at...
  • DU's south campus to host 'book bazaar' November 2, 2011

    New Delhi: For the book worms of Delhi, this weekend will offer a new avenue to immerse in the culture of readings, with Delhi University's south campus hosting a three-day 'book bazaar'. The second such weekend outing by the National Book Trust, after the North campus hosted the first in March...
  • Rajinikanth offers prayer at Balaji temple October 20, 2011

    Tirupati: Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, who is on a thanks giving visit after recovering from ailment recently, offered prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala on Thursday. Rajinikanth, an ardent devotee of Lord Venkateswara, was accompanied by his wife Latha, daughters Aishwarya and Soundarya and sons-in-law Danush and...
  • Darshan on wheels at world's richest temple May 12, 2011

    Bangalore: A freewheeling darshan - that's what a Bangalore company is promising pilgrims at the famed Tirupati temple in a few months from now. No, it doesn't mean an end to the long queues at the temple that sees about 70,000 pilgrims per day but it'll at least mean a...
  • Tirupati: Gold plating of richest temple shelved May 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Tirumala Tirupati Devesthanam (TTD) on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it has shelved the controversial decision on gold plating of the sanctum sanctorum of the shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirupati, the world's richest temple. The decision to reconsider the move was taken in deference to the sentiments...
  • RTI application reveals foul play in DU sports quota June 6, 2009

    New Delhi: A Right To Information (RTI) application revealed foul play with the sports quota in Delhi University (DU). A national level football player was denied admission in 2008 to make way for someone of lesser merit. Eighteen-year-old Abhishek Chandran had just one goal - to pursue a Bachelor of...
  • Thousands witness celestial wedding June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: More than 50,000 devotees witnessed the celestial wedding of Lord Venkateswara with Goddess Padmavathi in Madurai on Saturday. The wedding had been jointly organised by the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) and the Mookambika Educational Trust at the Tamukkam grounds in the city. About 200 bhattars from the TTD —...