Anna Hazare all set for day-long protest on Sunday

AnnaHazare 300x221 Anna Hazare all set for day long protest on SundayThe social activist Anna Hazare and his team members are all set to go for on-day long protest tomorrow in New Delhi at Jantar Mantar.

The Delhi Police is also gearing up to take all required measures of it. A senior police officer told media that around 1000 police personnel will be deputed at the location of protest tomorrow.

In the meantime, Delhi police have allowed conditional permission to Anna Hazare and Team Anna for the protest. Team Anna will be holding protest against the killing of honest men and officers by illegal activities, mafia people and other terror activities.

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Balwant Singh Rajoana Case: SAD calls emergency meeting tomorrow

balwant singh rajoana 268x300 Balwant Singh Rajoana Case: SAD calls emergency meeting tomorrowIn yet another interesting move in the Balwant Singh Rajoana case, the SAD Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal has called an emergency meeting of the party’s core committee on Sunday morning.

It is said in reports that the meeting is called after huge Sikh protest in the state and asking the state Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and the SGPC head to meet the President Pratibha Patil as to cancel the hang till death sentence to Balwant Singh.

Talking to media, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) secretary Daljit Singh Cheema said that Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar will also attend the meeting tomorrow.

Addressing to media, Mr. Cheema said, “The core committee would deliberate upon the directive of Jathedar, Akal Takht pertaining to the case of Rajoana, a convict in the former chief minister Beant Singh’s assassination.”

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Maruti Suzuki to invest Rs2600 crore on new diesel plant in India

As per the latest Auto news, Maruti Suzuki, the country’s largest car manufacturer has recently announced that it’s India branch will invest Rs 2,600 crore to establish a new diesel plant at its Gurgaon facility and to boost R&D activities at Rohtak by 2014.

Maruti Suzuki India’s Board of Directors, in a meeting took place on Friday, sanctioned the deal to establish a diesel plant in Gurgaon at an investment of Rs 1,700 crore. The company further announced to ramp up investment by Rs 900 crore at its upcoming R&D centre in Rohtak.

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Actress Celina Jaitley blessed with twin boys

Celina Jaitley Peter Haag 257x300 Actress Celina Jaitley blessed with twin boysOne time Bollywood actress Celina Jaitley and husband Peter Haag became proud parents of twin boys.

The baby boom is on in the industry, Celina Jaitley gave birth twin boys on Saturday in the early hours.

Soon after the birth of twin boys, father Peter posted on social networking site, Twitter, “I am so happy to inform you that @celinajaitly and myself have been blessed happy healthy twin boys, Winston and Viraaj. I am over the moon!(sic).”

Earlier, the actress secretly got married to Dubai based businessman Peter Haag in July last year. The actress shared her marriage news with media only in September last year.

Sometimes after her marriage announcement in September, she announced her pregnancy news on Twitter.

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Facebook asks employers not to ask for passwords

The most widely used social networking site, Facebook is warning its employers not to demand the passwords of job applications. Facebook said this would be an attack on privacy that opens firms to legal liabilities.

Further, Facebook also warned legal action against such violating acts in its long-standing policy against sharing passwords.

In the meantime, it is said in reports that under some cases of job application during the interview table, do ask for Facebook passwords so that they can check their backgrounds.

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Saif’s Agent Vinod needs Rs 30 crore to recover

agent vinod1 300x249 Saif’s Agent Vinod needs Rs 30 crore to recoverThe one of the most awaited film of the year, Agent Vinod, may have not got the expected opening at the box office but the filmmaker have said that the film needs just Rs 30 crore to hit the expected target.

It wouldn’t be wrong if we call this film as a dream project of Saif Ali Khan, who worked with his love-lady Kareena Kapoor.

The film is directed by Sriram Raghavan, and lead actor, Saif Ali Khan playing a role of a RAW agent while co-star Kareena is a Pakistani spy in the film.

The film was released allover yesterday and getting mixed reviews from the viewers as well as experts.

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PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi gets $17 million in compensation

The top stories from the business world state that the PepsiCo’s Indian-born chairman and chief executive Indra Nooyi had grabbed around $17.1 million in compensation in the last year, a growth of almost 5.8 percent compared to her 2012 package.

The hike is generally due to changes in the values of Indra Nooyi’s retirement benefits at PepsiCo. The statement was released by the Securities and Exchange Commission filing released on Friday.

Meanwhile, the 56-year-old, Nooyi, who has been the CEO of the company since 2006, received a 2011 annual incentive award of $2.5 million, which is 22 percent below her performance-based target. Nooyi got a last year long-term incentive award valued at $9.4 million.

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Cabinet finally brings 7% hike in DA of government employees

ManmohanSingh 300x260 Cabinet finally brings 7% hike in DA of government employeesOver four million workers of central government will go home with a growth pay packet from now, as the union cabinet has yesterday announced a growth in the dearness allowance [DA] to 65 percent of the basic salary from the present 58 percent with immediate effect from 1 January 2012.

The growth of about 7 percent from the existing rates will also be applicable to central government pensioners.

Meanwhile, the hike in the DA will cost the central government an extra burden of Rs 7,474.53 crore per year, as per the decision taken at the cabinet meeting headed by the Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh in New Delhi.

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Cabinet sanction women-friendly bill to make divorce easy

As per top stories, the Union cabinet has yesterday sanctioned important recommendations by a parliamentary panel to make divorce rules much easier for those couples who are not happy with their married life.

The new bill is women-friendly bill.

Further, it is said in reports that the Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill, sanctioned by the union cabinet on Friday, will support women with a share of their husband’s property if they want to take divorce.

The new bill also reveals that it helps to seek to give adopted children the same rights as those of biological children.

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Balwant Singh Rajoana Case: Makkar to meet President to save Balwant Singh

Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana 252x300 Balwant Singh Rajoana Case: Makkar to meet President to save Balwant SinghIn the latest twist in the Balwant Singh Rajoana case, the five Sikh high priests has announced that the Chief Minister of the state Parkash Singh Badal, SAD President and Badal’s son Sukhbir Singh Badal and Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Avtar Singh Makkar to quickly meet the President of India, Pratibha Patil.

The decision to immediately meet the President was taken as to take required steps by the state as well as central governments to make sure the ‘unconditional release’ of Babbar Khalsa International terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana.

Meanwhile, Balwant Singh, who is found guilty for the killing of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh and 17 others, has been sentenced to be hanged till death on March 31 by a Chandigarh Court.

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