Last Respect to Sridevi at Mumbai:
- Sridevi (54) last journey performed at Mumbai. A huge fan following arrived in Mumbai to pay great esteem to the Indian Actress. The entire film industry expressed their sorrow.
- She was born in Tamil Nadu, appeared in more than 300 films and received India’s fourth highest civilian honour “Padma Shri” for her service to the film industry.
- Husband Boney Kapoor and her daughters Khusi and Janhvi were spotted by her side before the procession began. Her body was covered in a Tricolour and would be cremated with state honours at Vile Parle Seva Samaj Crematorium.
- Police forces were deployed at the procession which traveled hundreds of kilometres as several people joined to pay their tributes to the superstar Sridevi.
Prohibition of Mobile Phones in Madura Meenakshi temple:
- Mobiles are banned for devotees inside the Meenakshi temple from March 3.
- The mobile ban was being enforced in line with the recent order of the Madras High court’s Madurai Bench and safety of the ancient memorial.
- After a fire accident happened near the temple on February 9, the court had banned people except the security officials from carrying mobile phones.
Karti Chidambaram arrested for INX Media case in Chennai:
- The CBI today arrested Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, in Chennai after probing the INX Media money laundering case.
- After detaining, he was brought to Delhi to produce in CBI headquarters for medical examination.
- The Enforcement Directorate(ED) filed a complaint against him in May last year for the irregular funding of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) permission to INX Media for receiving foreign investment of over Rs. 300 crores in 2007, when his father was finance minister.
- However, he has repudiated all allegations made against him.