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11 Sep 2018

Road Accidents

Telangana: 40 pilgrims feared dead as bus falls into gorge

At least 15 passengers died and 25 others were critically injured after a state-owned Road Transport Corporation bus fell into a valley in Telangana's Jagtial district on Tuesday, officials said.

11 Sep 2018

Animal Rights

Converting dump-yard, Telangana government builds country's first dog park

Pet lovers in Hyderabad have a reason to celebrate as the city is set to get country's first dog park near Radisson Hotel, Kondapur.

06 Sep 2018


Telangana's K Chandrashekar Rao calls Rahul Gandhi India's 'biggest buffoon'

Soon after recommending the dissolution of the Telangana Assembly, TRS chief K Chandrashekar Rao today announced candidates for 105 seats and called Congress President Rahul Gandhi the "biggest buffoon".

06 Sep 2018

Lok Sabha

Telangana: Early polls imminent as KCR-led Cabinet dissolves Assembly

Telangana is all set to enter early polls as the government led by K Chandrasekhar Rao passed a resolution to dissolve the State Assembly on Thursday.

29 Aug 2018

Andhra Pradesh

Actor-politician NTR's son Nandamuri Harikrishna dies in road accident

Former Rajya Sabha MP Nandamuri Harikrishna, the son of NT Rama Rao and brother-in-law of Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu, died in a road accident in Telangana's Nalgonda district today.

29 Aug 2018

Lok Sabha

Ready to face polls in Telangana anytime, says BJP

Amid speculation about the advancement of Assembly polls in Telangana, BJP's state unit President K Laxman yesterday said his party was ready to face polls whenever they are held.

20 Aug 2018

Times of India

Telangana: 'Changed' husband in photo for government advertisement anguishes family

32-year-old Nayakula Nagaraju and his 26-year-old wife Padma are upset as advertisements for government schemes of the Telangana government used their pictures without permission.

12 Aug 2018

Johnson & Johnson

Telangana attracts over Rs. 10,000cr in Life Sciences in 4yrs

Telangana, already home to pharma majors, attracted Rs. 10,222cr investments in the Life Sciences sector in the past four years, state IT and Industries Minister KT Ramarao said.

07 Aug 2018


Rs. 24,000 scholarship for poor girls from AP, Telangana, Karnataka

Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting today announced the third edition of Santoor Women's Scholarship program to help poor girl students pursue a degree of a minimum three-year period.

05 Aug 2018


Telangana farmers' Kiki Challenge trumps all, plus it isn't dangerous

The 'Kiki Challenge' or 'In My feelings Challenge' has taken the internet by storm, and given headaches to authorities who have been pleading to people to keep safety in mind.

02 Aug 2018


Telangana Police gets 'Face Recognition System' to identify criminals

Telangana Police is now equipped with another powerful tool, "Facial Recognition System" (FRS), that would help them prevent crime and identify criminals/suspects at lightning speed, the police said today.

01 Aug 2018

Human Trafficking

Telangana: 11 trafficked minors, given sex hormone injections, rescued

Telangana Police have rescued 11 minors, including girls as young as five, from sex traffickers in the temple town of Yadagirigutta in Yadadri Bhongir.

Telangana: 11 minor girls rescued from brothels, 11 traffickers arrested

Eleven minor girls have been rescued from brothels in a Telangana town and eight traffickers, including six women arrested.

28 Jul 2018


Telangana govt decides to take-up census of Backward Class population

The Telangana government has decided to take up a census of the state's backward class (BC) population.

Lynching won't stop until cow becomes 'Rashtra Mata': BJP MLA

Incidents of lynching will not stop till cow gets the status of "Rashtra Mata", a BJP MLA from Telangana has said, amid the outrage over the Alwar mob lynching of a Muslim man.

10 Jul 2018


Andhra Pradesh tops ease of doing business ranking, again

For the second year in a row, Andhra Pradesh has topped the list in terms of ease of doing business among all states and union territories (UTs), according to a list released by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion in collaboration with the World Bank.

08 Jul 2018

Sushma Swaraj

Indian-student shot dead in US restaurant, police rule out hate-crime

On Friday evening (local time), an Indian student was shot by miscreants inside a restaurant in United States' Kansas City.

05 Jul 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Telangana: Government teacher caught on camera getting head-massage from student

A video has surfaced where a Telangana teacher was seen getting a head massage from a student when she was supposed to teach them Physics.

04 Jul 2018


Telangana: Blaze in firecracker manufacturing unit kills 10, injures 2

A massive blaze erupted at a firecracker manufacturing unit in Telangana's Warangal district today, killing at least 10 workers and wounding two others.

04 Jul 2018

Madhya Pradesh

200 cops worked 24 hours to save kidnapped Hyderabad baby

Within 24hrs, a 6-day-old baby who was abducted from a Hyderabad government hospital got reunited with her parents yesterday.

02 Jul 2018


Five lynched in Maharashtra over 'child-lifter' rumors, WhatsApp-toll reaches 19

Death of innocents is always tragic, but inexplicably, the pain of murdering one ordinary person after another doesn't seem to have hit India yet.

29 Jun 2018

West Bengal

Gujarat's Dahod tops NITI's Delta rankings on 'aspirational districts'

Gujarat's Dahod district topped the first Delta ranking released today by NITI Aayog that captures incremental improvements of aspirational districts on health, education and other development parameters.

29 Jun 2018

Crime Against Women

Tollywood sex-racket in US: Businessman's wife demanded $2,500 for "3-hrs-2-times"

US officials have revealed a barrage of evidence against a top Telugu businessman-turned-film producer and his wife, who were allegedly running a sex-racket with young Tollywood actresses.

22 Jun 2018


Why does this Telangana man worship Donald Trump?

Along with Hindu Gods, 31-year-old Bussa Krishna, from Telangana worships US President, Donald Trump, daily. He has a picture of what he describes as 'World's most powerful man', and does aarti after offering him flowers, turmeric and vermillion.

21 Jun 2018


Telangana IPS officer successfully controlling 'fake news' in 400 villages

India is in the grips of a 'fake news' epidemic, courtesy easily-accessible social media platforms. WhatsApp-related rumors have led to the lynching of at least seven people since May, in Assam, TN and Maharashtra.

19 Jun 2018

Andhra Pradesh

Eminent mimicry artiste Nerella Venu Madhav dies at 85

Renowned mimicry and ventriloquism artiste Nerella Venu Madhav, 85, died today at his residence in Telangana's Warangal.

10 Jun 2018


Bihar gets 20 specially-trained dogs to bust illegal alcohol trade

In a crackdown against liquor sale in the state, the Bihar government has requested 20 special dogs from Telangana to sniff out alcohol.

08 Jun 2018

Ram Nath Kovind

Telangana: KCR plans Rs. 66 crore iftar, activists approach court

An iftar party hosted by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao today evening has led activists approaching the High Court.

Telangana: Farmers to get free Rs. 5 lakh life insurance

The Telangana Government has announced it would soon implement a Rs. 5 lakh life insurance scheme for farmers in the state.

17 May 2018


Telangana Police rejects WhatsApp, creates own app for internal communication

WhatsApp's policy of allowing 256 members per group proved pretty limiting for the 60,000-strong workforce of Telangana Police, so they have developed an app for their internal communication.

14 May 2018

West Bengal

Lightning and thunderstorms claim 71 lives in 5 states

As many as 71 people lost their lives in five states, including 42 in Uttar Pradesh, due to lightning and thunderstorms since yesterday, the Home Ministry said today.

28 Apr 2018


Meet UPSC 2017 toppers Anudeep Durishetty and Anu Kumari

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) declared the much-awaited final results of the All India Civil Services Examinations 2017 on Friday.

21 Apr 2018


Heatwave likely to hit Telangana in next two days

Heatwave conditions are likely to prevail in parts of Telangana during the next two days with the mercury expected rise, the Meteorological office said today. It also forecast thunderstorms in some parts.

13 Apr 2018


All about Telangana intermediate first, second year exam results

The Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education (TSBIE) announced the results of first and second year exams on Friday.

08 Apr 2018


Telangana: Russian cyclist on world-tour mistaken for thief, beaten up

A Russian cyclist on a world tour was allegedly mistaken for a thief in Telangana's Kamareddy, and beat up by locals.

02 Apr 2018


'My brain is my enemy': Telugu-anchor Radhika Reddy kills herself

A newsreader of popular Telugu channel V6 allegedly jumped off from the roof of her Hyderabad apartment yesterday night, a couple of hours after returning from work.

01 Apr 2018

Andhra Pradesh

Telangana students start petition seeking ban on Chaitanya, Narayana institutes

Students of Telangana have started an online petition on demanding a ban on Sri Chaitanya and Narayana institutes.

31 Mar 2018


Telangana: 'Ration from Anywhere' portability scheme to be implemented state-wide

The Telangana Civil Supplies Department will implement the "Ration from Anywhere" (Portability) scheme from tomorrow to benefit as many as 2.75 crore beneficiaries in the state, a senior official said today.

28 Mar 2018

Andhra Pradesh

IDBI Bank now reveals fraudulent loans worth over Rs. 770cr

The latest Indian bank to reveal fraudulent loans is IDBI, which said Rs. 772cr had been issued as loans from five branches in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana against fake documents.

12 Mar 2018


Hyderabad: Anjani Kumar takes over as Police Commissioner

Anjani Kumar has been appointed as Hyderabad's new Police Commissioner.