Hyderabad

Timelines
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.

Hyderabad encounter: Law did its duty, says Commissioner on criticism

06 Dec 2019

Hyderabad encounter: Law did its duty, says Commissioner on criticism

Hours after the four accused in the Hyderabad veterinarian's rape and murder were killed in an encounter, Cyberabad Police Commissioner VC Sajjanar said the law has done its duty.

Hyderabad encounter: What politicians said and why that doesn't help

06 Dec 2019

Hyderabad encounter: What politicians said and why that doesn't help

India woke up today to the news of an encounter in Telangana's Shadnagar, where the four accused in a Hyderabad veterinarian's rape and murder were gunned down.

Hyderabad encounter: Bollywood celebrities 'hail' police for killing the accused

06 Dec 2019

Hyderabad encounter: Bollywood celebrities 'hail' police for killing the accused

On Friday morning, India woke up to the news that all four accused in the gruesome rape-and-murder of a 27-year-old lady veterinary were killed in an encounter with police.

Hyderabad vet case: Cop Sajjanar and a curious 2008 encounter

06 Dec 2019

Hyderabad vet case: Cop Sajjanar and a curious 2008 encounter

Days after outrage erupted over the rape and murder of a 26-year-old veterinarian on the outskirts of Hyderabad, many bayed for the blood of the accused.

All 4 accused in Hyderabad vet's rape-murder killed in encounter

06 Dec 2019

All 4 accused in Hyderabad vet's rape-murder killed in encounter

In a shocking development in the Hyderabad veterinarian's rape and murder, all four accused have been killed in an encounter.

Filmmaker's mother ashamed over his "rape-victims should carry condoms" comment

05 Dec 2019

Filmmaker's mother ashamed over his "rape-victims should carry condoms" comment

A day after small-time Telugu filmmaker Daniel Shravan's outrageous comments over the country's growing rape culture sparked a massive controversy, his mother has expressed shock and said that she is ashamed of her son's sick comments.

Hyderabad-based Froogal raises $1 million in Pre-Series A round

04 Dec 2019

Hyderabad-based Froogal raises $1 million in Pre-Series A round

Froogal, a Hyderabad-based loyalty and engagement platform which rewards users for their shopping habits, has raised $1 million in a Pre-Series A funding round.

3 cops suspended for delaying probe in Priyanka Reddy's disappearance

01 Dec 2019

3 cops suspended for delaying probe in Priyanka Reddy's disappearance

On Saturday, Cyberabad Police suspended three cops in connection with the recent rape and murder of a 26-year-old veterinary doctor on the outskirts of Hyderabad.

Sent from one police station to another: Priyanka Reddy's father

30 Nov 2019

Sent from one police station to another: Priyanka Reddy's father

Days after the shocking rape and murder of a 26-year-old veterinary doctor on the outskirts of Hyderabad, her family has claimed that the police delayed the investigation.

Priyanka Reddy murder: Four arrested accused have confessed

30 Nov 2019

Priyanka Reddy murder: Four arrested accused have confessed

In the latest development in the rape and murder of a 26-year-old veterinary doctor on the outskirts of Hyderabad, the police have said that the accused returned to the scene of the crime to check if the victim's body had burned completely.

After vet's rape-murder, another woman's burnt body found in Hyderabad

30 Nov 2019

After vet's rape-murder, another woman's burnt body found in Hyderabad

A day after the gruesome rape and murder of a Hyderabad veterinary doctor sent shockwaves across the nation, another woman's charred body was found on Friday.