Confirmed cases : 10,676,838

Deaths : 153,587

Recovered : 10,345,985


Confirmed cases : 99,866,335

Deaths : 2,144,594

Recovered : 55,207,309

WORLD WIDE – 25 Countries with Confirmed Cases and Deaths

Country Confirmed cases Deaths
US 25,306,581 421,890
Brazil 8,871,393 217,664
India 10,676,838 153,587
Mexico 1,771,740 150,273
United Kingdom 3,680,134 98,727
Italy 2,475,372 85,881
France 3,116,363 73,636
Russia 3,716,228 69,391
Iran 1,385,706 57,560
Spain 2,593,382 56,208
Germany 2,161,460 53,317
Colombia 2,027,746 51,747
Argentina 1,874,801 47,034
South Africa 1,417,537 41,117
Peru 1,093,938 39,608
Poland 1,482,722 35,665
Indonesia 1,012,350 28,468
Turkey 2,442,350 25,344
Ukraine 1,237,810 23,148
Belgium 694,858 20,814
Canada 759,314 18,919
Chile 706,500 18,023
Romania 715,438 17,938
Czechia 946,946 15,618
Ecuador 241,567 14,639
Global 99,866,335 2,144,594


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Milestones & Facts of TN’s Iron Lady Jayalalitha

The so called iron lady , inspiration for women , Our Honorable CM  Jayalalitha Jayaram is no more. Our Deepest condolence on unexpected demise of  Purahithalaivi selvi Dr.J.Jayalalitha , May her soul rest in peace.

Here comes some big facts from the Life of Dr.J.Jayalalitha collected from various media and interviews.

  • Jayalalitha learnt Bharatnatyam when she was just 3.
  • She was forced to join the Tamil Films by her actress mother Sandhya (Real Name-Vedavathi) at the age of 15 in spite of being a topper in studies.
  • Her first movie was rated ‘Adults only’, but the irony is she could not watch her own debut movie in theaters because she was not an adult!
  • Her first debut role in the ‘A’ grade movie was a young widow. How inappropriate debut role it was for a girl.
  • During her movie career, she fell in love with already married actor Shoban Babu. She was caught watching him through binoculars from her residence. Great love it was, but she never got married!
  • MGR, the actor, director, producer, and politician, who also served as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu successively for three terms, not only did dozens of hit movies with Jayalalitha, but also introduced her into politics.
  • Jayalalitha is a great reader of English books, she carries some of them whenever she travels.
  • Not only she governs, but she is a good writer in Tamil – has authored at least one novel. She was a regular writer in the yesteryear Tamil weekly by name “Thai”.
  • Jayalalitha holds the record for having been the Tamil actress with maximum silver jubilee hits in her career – 80 hits of 85 Tamil films and in addition, she also has all 28 films in Telugu as silver jubilee hits. Her one film in Hindi, ‘Izzat’, was also a hit.
  • On 24th June 1991, she became the second woman chief minister of Tamil Nadu of youngest age.
  • When she became the Chief Minister, she was given a cheque as her first salary. She said that she had “abundant source of income and she does not need a salary”. On being told that she should receive a salary as public servant, she accepted a salary of Rs.1/-.
  • Jayalalithaa’s Main Achievements in Political life are Free Cycle Scheme, Rainwater Harvest, Cradle Baby Scheme, and Amma Unavagam (Canteen) .

Milestones of Dr.J.Jayalalitha in Short :

1948- Born Feb 24, in Melukote town,Karnataka.
1961- Starts film career as a child actress.
1965- Debuts as the lead actress in movie Vennira Aadai.
1965- First time acts opposite MG Ramachandran
1982- Becomes a member of the MGR led AIADMK party.
1983- Appointed AIADMK propaganda secretary.
1984- Rift with MGR. Striped from part posts.
1985- AIADMK rift after MGR’s death. One faction supports Janaki, the wife of MGR and the other supports Jayalalitha.
1988- Janaki becomes TN’s CM but President’s rule is soon imposed on the state.
1989- AIAMDK loses election by a huge margin. Janaki quits party clearing the path for a new legacy. Jayalalitha vows to step inside assembly only as CM.
1991- AIADMK-Cong sweeps the polls by a huge margin. Jayalalitha becomes the CM for her first time.
1996- AIADMK Loses by a huge margin. Jayalalitha arrested after 48 cases stacked against her and 8 on Sasikala.
2001- Becomes CM for the second time but Supreme Court unseats her. O Paneerselvam named as CM.
2003- Allowed to contest election. Becomes CM after winning from Andipatti.
2006- Defeated by DMK-Congress alliance. Leader of opposition till 2011.
2011- Returns as CM for 3rd time.
2014- Convicted by the court for illegal pile of assets. Striped of her title as CM and O Paneerselvam was made CM again.
2015- Wins the case and returns as CM once again.
2016- Wins the state polls once again and becomes the CM for the fifth time, second consecutive time.
September 22,2016- Admitted to the Apollo hospitals owing to lung infection. Undergoes treatment for a month and half and is announced to be recovering soon and healthy by the start of November. Signed an official statement in the starting month of November. Expected to come back healthy soon and resume her reign as the undisputed CM.
December 4,2016- Suffers a heart attack late in the evening. Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit.
December 5,2016- Takes her final breath after being kept under life support for an entire day.

Some Rare Photos of Dr.J.Jayalalitha


Many loves her , Many hates her , but none can ignore her . She is one of the finest example for women as she has faced , struggled and survived through out her life without any big support being a lady.




Rs.500 & Rs.1000Rs Currencies are Banned from tonight

“500 & 1000 rupee currencies are banned from tonight (November 8 , 2016)”

-These notes should be exchanged in banks and head post offices and sub post office within December 30, 2016, by providing a valid identity proof such as Aadhaar, PAN card or voter ID card.
-From midnight of November 8, 2016, Rs. 500 and Rs.1000 will cease to be legal tender. “These notes are just papers from tomorrow,” says the prime minister.
-Prime Minister says Rs. 500 and Rs.1000 are notes are mostly used in black money.
-Corruption, black money and terrorism can come in the way of a country’s robust economic growth, says the Prime Minister.
-You can use 500 and 1000 rupee notes at Petrol pumps and Government hospitals till Nov 11 midnight.
-All banks will be shutdown tomorrow (Nov 9)
-New 2000 & 500 rupee notes will be replaced with old currencies by Reserve Bank of India.
-50 days of time is allotted to exchange the old 500 and 1000 rupee currencies at bank and post offices. (Starting from Nov 11 to Dec 30, 2016)


Hope this sudden move will be a check for corruption.

Highlights of Railway Budget 2016 – 17

Railway Budget 2016 – 2017 , the plans made for development in Indian Railways and its achievements in recent times were  presented by Railway Minister, Suresh Prabhu at Lok Sabha Today. Here , We come up with all the Highlights and other details from the Rail Budget 2016-17

Highlights of RAIL BUDGET 

  • No hike in Railway Fares.
  • Bar-coded tickets to tackle ticket less travel.
  • 139 Helpline number for cancellation facility.
  • E-ticket facility for Foreign debit and credit card holders.
  • Catering Service managed by IRCTC.
  • Local Cuisine as choice made available to passengers.
  • Multi-purpose stalls to provide milk, medicines,etc.,
  • Toilet cleaning requests through SMS.
  • Sarthi Seva in Konkan Railways to help Senior Citizens.
  • New Railway Stations to Accessible India Guidelines.
  • CCTV networks provided at 311 railway stations.
  • 2000 tickets/ min by e-ticketing system will be increased to 7,200/min.
  • Redevelopment of Large and Medium Stations.
  • In 2016-17 we expecting Operating ratio of 92%.
  • The Capital Plan will be 1,21,000 Crore.
  • 2,800 Km of new tracks will be commissioned next year.
  • 100 Railway stations were connected with Wi-fi and 400 will be connected next year.
  • GPS- based digital display in coaches to show upcoming stations.
  • 1,600 Kms are electrified this year and 2,000 kms are proposed next year.
  • 17,000 bio-toilets and additional toilets be provided this year end.
  • 1,780 ticket vending machines introduced.
  • 50% increased for senior citizens seat quota.
  • Rs.1,84,820 Crore will be generated as revenue next year.

Other Developments & Achievements 

  • North-East India, Mizoram and Manipur to be connected through Broad Gauge.
  • 10.1% higher than revised target.
  • Rs.8,720 crore to saved for budget estimates of last year will be effected this year.
  • Elimination of unmanned level crossings by 2020.
  • 139 last year Budget announcements has been initiated.
  • Time tabled freight trains by 2020.
  • Generate 9 crore man-days employment 2017-18 and 14 crore man-days 2018-19.
  • LIC agreed 1.5 lakh crore investment over 5 years on favorable terms.
  • New Freight Corridors: Delhi – Chennai, Kharagpur – Mumbai, Kharagpur – Vijaywada.
  • Surpass target of Commissioning 2500 kms of broad gauge lines, 30% higher than last year.
  • Finalized bids for 2 locomotive factories.
  • Recruitment process online for railways will be 100% transparency.
  • Increase quota, Lower Berths for Women and Senior Citizens.
  • 20% accidents were reduced this year.
  • Railway University to be opened soon in Vadhora.
  • Deen Dayal Coaches for unreserved passengers in Long Distance trains.
  • Fully unreserved super fast trains on dense traffic routes.
  • Antyodaya Express to be named for Long Distance Super fast unreserved trains.
  • Broad Gauge Lumding-Silchar section in Assam, to connect Bark Valley to other parts of country.
  • Overnight Double-Decker trains for business travel routes.
  • Journalist get facility of e-booking tickets on concessional passes.
  • Front-end staff employed through service providers.
  • Children`s Menu, Baby foods, Baby Boards to be made available for travelling mothers.
  • Coolies called as SAHAYAKS.
  • Rail Bandhu Magazines to be published in all regional languages.
  • FM radio stations to be invited to provide train borne entertainment via PA systems.
  • Ring Railway redeveloped in partnership with Delhi Government.
  • Work with Karnataka state government for suburban rails.
  • Partner with Tamilnadu government to develop suburban network in Chennai through financial methods.
  • First Rail Auto Hub will come up in Chennai.
  • Special Focus to explore advertising potentials at big stations.
  • Increase advertising revenue by four times this year.
  • 33% sub-quota for women in all reserved categories.
  • Drones are used to monitor ongoing projects.
  • Setting 50 Crore to provide innovation grants to start-ups.
  • Two Dedicated freight corridors by 2019.

Headlines Today | 24-02-2016

  • National Chess champion #AnuradhaBeniwal requesting #Jat protesters to stop burning their home land, schools in the name of protest.
  • #IITMadras has expressed their concern on JNU row.Angry acadamic should not wage their ideological war.Ruin of our country is not acceptable
  • India is a haven of stability in an increasingly turbulent global economy. India became the world’s fastest growing economy #PranabMukherjee
  • A plane with 21 peoples went missing in #Nepal #TaraAir

Headlines Today | 23-02-2016

  • The mission of my visit is to clear the misunderstanding in the past few months following the promulgation of the constitution – Says Nepal PM Oli
  • JatQuotaWar violence erupts at #Haryana Killing 19 people. Rail engine and Railway station were burned down by Jat protesters.
  • Rajasthan MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja says thousands of condoms, cigarette packets, alcohol bottles and drugs were found inside the JNU campus.
  • Ready to discuss about all the issues whether it is Rail budget/General Budget or JNU row ,Says Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu
  • RahulGandhi says that government is trying to suppress the voice of youth.
  • Actor Sanjay Dutt will be released on Thursday. He was kept in prison for possession of illegal arms in 1993.

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Headlines Today | 22-02-2016

  • Even if ‪‎ADMK‬ offer more seats, ‪‎SMK‬ wil not be in alliance with #ADMK at this Assembly elections, says ‪‎Sarathkumar‬.
  • I appeal to all my brothers to give up violence n present their demands in a constitutional manner – Says ‪Sehwag‬ on ‪‎Jat Reservation
  • “If ‪‎Vijayakanth‬’s ‪#DMDK‬ join hands with our ‪#‎MDMK‬ party , we will be even more powerful” – says ‪Vaiko‬
  • Repeated questions on retirement , Ms Dhoni loses his patients  during press conference.
  • Xiaomi to launch Redmi Note 3 on March first week in India.

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Headlines Today | 21-02-2016


  • Hariyana , Jat Reservation is  getting serious and people’s normal life are affected.
  • Indian railways plans to introduce hostesses in trains to welcome passengers.
  • Militants attacked yesterday in Srinagar, killed Two soldiers and One civilian.
  • Two car Bombings in Syria killed 46.
  • With the resignation of 8 MLAs from Vijayakanth’s DMDK party , it loses the status of Opposition party in Tamil Nadu Assembly.
  • TVS Launched app for smartphones, using this app customers can track their Service schedules, Service Booking, News , updates and many more.
  • Gujarat Lion’s captain Raina says ” Someone from India should break the McCullam’s fastest test century record”
  • Charles replaces Bravo in West Indies WT20 team.

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News Of the Day – 20/02/2016


  • Freedom 251 Telecom Ministry says Smartphone would cost 2,300 Rupees with such specifications. The company “Ringing Bell” should give us the explanation soon.
  • Brendon McCullum scored the fastest test century against Australia. He scored 100 from 57 balls.

  • Wonderful to have PM Oli and his wife visit India. Am sure this visit will strengthen India and Nepal ties. – says Our Pm Narendra Modi.
  • Flipkart sets new record. Over 50 million users have installed Flipkart android app in India.

  • Supreme Court suggests JNU Student Leader Kanhaiya kumar to approach Delhi High Court for bail.