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Ilaiyaraaja refuses to visit Prasad Studios after legal spat

29 Dec 2020

Ilaiyaraaja refuses to visit Prasad Studios after legal spat

Despite the Madras High Court's order in the matter, music maestro Ilaiyaraaja skipped visiting the Prasad Studios in Saligramam on Monday to collect his belongings.

Rajinikanth scraps plan to enter politics citing bad health

29 Dec 2020

Rajinikanth scraps plan to enter politics citing bad health

In a shocking twist, superstar Rajinikanth, who was all set to launch his political party, has now stepped back citing health issues.

Sonu Sood pays surprise visit to a fan's food stall

27 Dec 2020

Sonu Sood pays surprise visit to a fan's food stall

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, who emerged as a real-life hero for migrant workers amid the coronavirus pandemic, recently surprised one of his fans by visiting his roadside food stall named after him in Hyderabad.

Superstar Rajinikanth is progressing well, say hospital authorities

26 Dec 2020

Superstar Rajinikanth is progressing well, say hospital authorities

Actor and politician Rajinikanth, who was admitted to a hospital yesterday over "severe fluctuations" in his blood pressure, is now progressing well, said the hospital authorities in a medical bulletin.

Rajinikanth-starrer 'Annaatthe's shoot halted after crew members test COVID-19 positive

23 Dec 2020

Rajinikanth-starrer 'Annaatthe's shoot halted after crew members test COVID-19 positive

The shooting for superstar Rajinikanth-starrer upcoming movie Annaatthe has been suspended after four crew members tested positive for the novel coronavirus on the film's sets.

Hyderabad man reportedly shot at in US: Details here

22 Dec 2020

Hyderabad man reportedly shot at in US: Details here

A 43-year-old man from Hyderabad was fired upon and injured in Chicago in the United States, his family members said on Monday.

Several injured as fire erupts at Hyderabad chemical factory

12 Dec 2020

Several injured as fire erupts at Hyderabad chemical factory

A major fire broke out at a chemical factory in the Bollaram industrial area of Sangareddy district near Hyderabad, Telangana, on Saturday.

Sanjay Dutt, Yash shoot for 'KGF: Chapter 2' climax scene

07 Dec 2020

Sanjay Dutt, Yash shoot for 'KGF: Chapter 2' climax scene

The latest update from the sets of the much-awaited KGF: Chapter 2 is that the movie is in its final stages of filming.

Hyderabad GHMC election results: TRS leads, BJP finishes second

04 Dec 2020

Hyderabad GHMC election results: TRS leads, BJP finishes second

The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) emerged as the single-largest party in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) election results, as it won 55 out of total 150 seats.

A prestige battle: Counting begins for Hyderabad civic polls

04 Dec 2020

A prestige battle: Counting begins for Hyderabad civic polls

The counting of votes to announce the winner of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls began today at 8 am.

GHMC elections: 'Only Trump left to campaign,' Owaisi slams BJP

29 Nov 2020

GHMC elections: 'Only Trump left to campaign,' Owaisi slams BJP

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi took a jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for treating the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls as an election to pick the next Prime Minister

Indian sets world record for creating ring with 7,800 diamonds

25 Oct 2020

Indian sets world record for creating ring with 7,800 diamonds

An Indian jeweler has set the Guinness World Record for creating a ring with the most number of diamonds.

Hyderabad: No relief from heavy rains next week, says IMD

18 Oct 2020

Hyderabad: No relief from heavy rains next week, says IMD

The India Meteorological Department has issued a six-day rain alert for Hyderabad in Telangana even as at least 50 people lost their lives due to the heavy downpour across the state.

30 rain-related deaths in Telangana; showers lash Mumbai, Pune

15 Oct 2020

30 rain-related deaths in Telangana; showers lash Mumbai, Pune

After ripping apart Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, the deep depression moved toward Maharashtra, prompting the India Meteorological Department (IMD) to issue a red alert for the entire North Konkan region, that includes Mumbai and Thane, for Thursday.

Heavy rains pound Hyderabad, streets flooded, residents pray for relief

14 Oct 2020

Heavy rains pound Hyderabad, streets flooded, residents pray for relief

Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana reeled under heavy rainfall, triggered by a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal. The IT city's streets were flooded, cars floated in the water, and at least 15 people died in downpour-related incidents.

'Baahubali' actor Tamannaah tests positive for coronavirus, admitted to hospital

04 Oct 2020

'Baahubali' actor Tamannaah tests positive for coronavirus, admitted to hospital

Actor Tamannaah Bhatia has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Telugu TV actor dies by suicide; man booked for abetment

09 Sep 2020

Telugu TV actor dies by suicide; man booked for abetment

Prominent Telugu TV actor Sravani Kondapalli died by suicide late on Tuesday. The actor, who was 26, is best known for the TV series Manasu Mamata and Mounaragam.

Coronavirus: Shut for months, Metro trains back on track

07 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: Shut for months, Metro trains back on track

Metro services restarted in select parts of India today, as part of Unlock 4.0, months after they were shut due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Sexually exploited 5,000+ times over decade, Hyderabad woman files complaint

22 Aug 2020

Sexually exploited 5,000+ times over decade, Hyderabad woman files complaint

A 25-year-old woman in Telangana's Hyderabad has leveled shocking allegations of sexual exploitation against nearly 150 persons over several years.

BCCI to pay Deccan Chargers Rs. 4,800 crore: Here's why

18 Jul 2020

BCCI to pay Deccan Chargers Rs. 4,800 crore: Here's why

Former Indian Premier League franchise Deccan Chargers have won the arbitration case against the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Hyderabad jeweler dies of COVID-19; had hosted birthday party recently

05 Jul 2020

Hyderabad jeweler dies of COVID-19; had hosted birthday party recently

A top jeweler in Telangana's Hyderabad died due to COVID-19 on Saturday. The jeweler's death has led to widespread panic as he had recently hosted a party with over 100 guests.

Removed my ventilator: Coronavirus patient's last heartbreaking message to father

29 Jun 2020

Removed my ventilator: Coronavirus patient's last heartbreaking message to father

A 34-year-old man in Hyderabad, Telangana, succumbed to COVID-19 disease last week. In a heartbreaking video (his last) that he sent to his father, he said he couldn't breathe as hospital authorities allegedly removed his ventilator support.

#DoctorLivesMatter: Amid the pandemic, is India failing its doctors?

11 Jun 2020

#DoctorLivesMatter: Amid the pandemic, is India failing its doctors?

In a sad turn of events, some doctors were attacked at Hyderabad's nodal hospital for coronavirus patients, Gandhi Hospital, prompting them to stage a protest and boycott work on Tuesday.

ICU isn't good: Journalist's final message shows infrastructure is crippling

09 Jun 2020

ICU isn't good: Journalist's final message shows infrastructure is crippling

33-year-old D Manoj Kumar is one of the youngest people to have died due to fatal COVID-19 this month. A journalist by profession, he was undergoing treatment at state-run Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad, Telangana, and passed away on June 7.

Coronavirus: KCR extends lockdown in Telangana till May 29

06 May 2020

Coronavirus: KCR extends lockdown in Telangana till May 29

The countrywide lockdown necessitated due to coronavirus is scheduled to end on May 17, but Telangana has become the first state to extend it till May 29.

Karnataka man, who died of coronavirus, had hypertension and asthma

13 Mar 2020

Karnataka man, who died of coronavirus, had hypertension and asthma

A 76-year-old man in Karnataka died due to coronavirus and became the first COVID-19 fatality in India. The elderly also suffered from hypertension and asthma, the Health Ministry confirmed.

Telangana to sanitize Hyderabad Metro, TSRTC buses amid coronavirus outbreak

04 Mar 2020

Telangana to sanitize Hyderabad Metro, TSRTC buses amid coronavirus outbreak

As reports of novel coronavirus cases emerged from Telangana, the state government has decided to sanitize its public transport.

Telangana ministers eat chicken as coronavirus rumors impact poultry sales

29 Feb 2020

Telangana ministers eat chicken as coronavirus rumors impact poultry sales

In a bid to quell rumors about the novel coronavirus outbreak, Telangana ministers ate chicken on stage at an event spreading awareness about the disease in Hyderabad.

Five IAS officers who have launched eco-friendly initiatives in India

10 Feb 2020

Five IAS officers who have launched eco-friendly initiatives in India

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

Detained before CAA-protest in Hyderabad, Chandrashekhar Azad sent to Delhi

27 Jan 2020

Detained before CAA-protest in Hyderabad, Chandrashekhar Azad sent to Delhi

Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad, who has emerged as one of the loudest critics of the Citizenship Amendment Act, was sent to Delhi this morning from Hyderabad, where he was detained last evening before a planned peaceful protest.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Alexa suggests suicide, messaging app spying, WhatsApp fraud, more

29 Dec 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Alexa suggests suicide, messaging app spying, WhatsApp fraud, more

Even as the world celebrated Christmas this week, there were some interesting developments in the sphere of technology.

Uttar Pradesh: Internet shut in 21 districts, security beefed up

27 Dec 2019

Uttar Pradesh: Internet shut in 21 districts, security beefed up

The Uttar Pradesh government doesn't want to leave anything to chance and has made elaborate preparations to deal with protests which could spark after Friday prayers.

IPL 2020: Squad analysis of Sunrisers Hyderabad

25 Dec 2019

IPL 2020: Squad analysis of Sunrisers Hyderabad

Sunrisers Hyderabad roped in some promising youngsters in the ranks during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 auction last week.

Police complaint filed against Farhan Akhtar over anti-CAA tweet

21 Dec 2019

Police complaint filed against Farhan Akhtar over anti-CAA tweet

On Friday, a police complaint was filed against actor/director Farhan Akhtar for allegedly posting seditious content and distorting facts about the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

CAA: Section-144 imposed at Delhi's Red Fort, across UP, Bengaluru

19 Dec 2019

CAA: Section-144 imposed at Delhi's Red Fort, across UP, Bengaluru

As nationwide agitation over the Citizenship Amendment Act continues to grow, authorities moved to foil protests planned for Thursday.

Hyderabad rape convicts confessed to 9 similar crimes: Police

18 Dec 2019

Hyderabad rape convicts confessed to 9 similar crimes: Police

In a shocking development in the gang-rape and murder of a 26-year-old Hyderabad veterinarian, Dr. Disha (name changed), last month, the police have claimed that two of the four accused had confessed to being involved in nine similar crimes.

Supreme Court orders judicial probe into Hyderabad encounter

12 Dec 2019

Supreme Court orders judicial probe into Hyderabad encounter

The Supreme Court has ordered that the encounter of four men, accused of raping and killing a 26-year-old veterinary doctor on the outskirts of Hyderabad this month, will be probed independently.

Make in India to Rape in India: Congress slams PM

10 Dec 2019

Make in India to Rape in India: Congress slams PM

The flurry of rape cases in India and the stoic silence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi resonated in the Parliament on Tuesday, with Congress seeking answers.

Bengal: Man rapes 9-month-old niece on pretext of buying toys

06 Dec 2019

Bengal: Man rapes 9-month-old niece on pretext of buying toys

Even as a Hyderabad veterinarian's sensational rape and murder case has placed the issue of women's safety front and center, another shocking rape case has come to the fore.

Hyderabad encounter: Has justice been served?

06 Dec 2019

Hyderabad encounter: Has justice been served?

A 27-year-old girl was brutally raped, murdered and charred to death. For no fault of hers.