Sakshi Khanna

  • Hyderabad Police rescues 200 child labourers, arrests local wrestler 24-01-2015 01:01 PM

    Hyderabad: Hyderabad Police on Saturday rescued 200 child labourers in an early morning raid. The children are reportedly from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar and had been brought to Hyderabad to work as labourers in small scale units making bangles and slippers. They were reportedly under the custody of a local...
  • No to handshakes and hugs, only say 'Namaste' to prevent swine flu: Telangana government 24-01-2015 10:03 AM

    Telangana: With 11 swine flu deaths and 250 cases in January, Telangana is the worst hit state in the country. Alarmed with the situation, the Telangana government is putting effort in to control and treat swine flu cases in the state. To prevent the spread of the disease, the government...
  • Andhra Pradesh and Telangana worst hit by the swine flu virus 21-01-2015 10:17 AM

    Hyderabad: Three more deaths due to swine flu have been reported in Hyderabad on Wednesday. This has taken the death toll in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to 10 this year. Both the states remain worst hit by the swine flu virus. 49 fresh cases of swine flu, the highest in...
  • Hyderabad: Police launch 'Operation Smile' to reunite runaway or kidnapped children, parent 19-01-2015 09:27 AM

    The Hyderabad police have launched a month-long campaign called 'Operation Smile' to help reunite runaway or kidnapped children with their parents. In its first week the team rescued 31 children out of which 12 have been reunited with their families. ...
  • Uber Cab rape survivor hires New York-based lawyer to sue the company in US 17-01-2015 08:40 AM

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: The Uber Cab rape survivor on Friday hired a New York-based lawyer to sue the company in the United States as it continues to provide its services in Hyderabad despite being banned. Attorney Douglas H Wigdor confirmed that he has been retained by the woman. "Having met extensively...
  • Hyderabad Police arrests engineer over suspected links with Islamic State 17-01-2015 08:11 AM

    Hyderabad: Hyderabad Police on Saturday arrested a 22-year-old engineer over suspected links with the Islamic State. The engineer was arrested while attempting to fly to Dubai on Thursday. Police said Salman Moinuddin is a resident of Hyderabad's Asif Nagar and was planning to join his partner, a UK-national, and travel...
  • Swine flu scare across India, fresh cases reported in Delhi, Telangana 06-01-2015 02:11 PM

    New Delhi/ Hyderabad: Swine flu continues to spread its wings across the country with fresh cases being reported in Hyderabad. Six cases have also been reported from Telangana and one from Andhra Pradesh. Sixteen people have died from the virus in both the states. Meanwhile, four fresh cases have been...
  • Caught on camera: Firefighters drink, celebrate New Year on duty in Hyderabad 03-01-2015 01:34 PM

    Hyderabad: A shocking act caught on camera in which a group of firefighters in Hyderabad were caught drinking and celebrating while on duty. In the video, the firefighters are seen celebrating at the fire station on the night of New Year's eve. However, all the four firefighters have been suspended....
  • Government monitoring swine flu situation, arrangements in place: JP Nadda 02-01-2015 12:31 PM

    Hyderabad: Swine flu has claimed two more lives in Hyderabad in the last 24 hours. One of the deceased is a 29-year-old lady who was pregnant. This has become a big health concern for everyone. Over 80 cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in...
  • Journey of Professor Srivari Chandrashekar, winner of Infosys Prize 2014 in Physical Sciences 02-01-2015 09:49 AM

    Professor Srivari Chandrashekar's work to make healthcare more affordable has won him the Infosys Prize 2014 in Physical Sciences. Prof. Srivari Chandrasekhar synthesises scarce natural products to make molecules used to manufacture drugs. ...
  • Telangana: Encounter between Maoists, Greyhound forces in Khammam 29-12-2014 11:16 AM

    Hyderabad: The Maoists and greyhound commandos were on Monday engaged in an encounter near Satyanarayanapuram village under Cherala Mandal Khammam. The gunbattle started early on Monday morning. The Greyhounds encountered with 30-40 Maoists who were trying to burn the BSNL tower in Satyanarayanapuram village. Three weapons have been recovered from...
  • Hyderabad's 'kissing baba' arrested, referred to mental hospital 26-12-2014 04:04 PM

    Hyderabad: A fake godman who hugs and kisses devotees to "remove" their affliction and "solve" financial and domestic problems was arrested by Proddatur Police on Thursday. The bogus godman, popularly known as "kissing baba", has been "treating" people suffering from ill health with his hugs and kisses for the last...
  • Watch: News that made headlines in Hyderabad today 26-12-2014 03:22 PM

    CNN-IBN's Sakshi Khanna gives us the news that made headlines in Hyderabad today. Fraudsters pull out new tricks to con credit card holders and there has been an alarming rise in the fluoride content in the city's ground water. ...
  • Three people die of swine flu in Hyderabad; Telangana toll mounts to 8 18-12-2014 01:37 PM

    Hyderabad: Three people have succumbed to swine flu in Hyderabad in the last two days, taking the total number of deaths due to the disease in 2014 in Telangana to eight. Two persons infected with the H1N1 virus died late on Tuesday while the third patient passed away on Wednesday,...
  • Hyderabad: School students join peace march in solidarity with Pak terror attack victims 17-12-2014 03:30 PM

    The brutal killing of innocent children in Pakistan is being condemned all over the country. In Hyderabad, school children carried out a peace march to show their solidarity with Pakistan against the barbaric act. ...
  • Cyberabad Police Commissioner lists measures taken to ensure women's safety 15-12-2014 03:26 PM

    Cyberabad Police Commissioner CV Anand lists the steps taken by the department, including increase in CCTV cameras, more check posts, to ensure safety and security of women. Anand said, "Safety of women is of prime concern for which RTC buses have been introduced. There has been a check on private...
  • Telangana government launches special drive against illegal financiers 12-12-2014 03:03 PM

    Hyderabad: A special drive against the illegal financers has been launched by the South Zone Police to curb or to control unlawful finance business in the society. Under this special drive, 12 cases have been registered by police under Telangana State Money Lending Act and extortion case. It has come...
  • Hyderabad: Sliding doors in buses to segregate men, women to stop harassment in public transport 04-12-2014 07:50 AM

    New Delhi: Harassment of women in public transport is a growing menace. The tragic rape and murder of the Delhi braveheart in a moving bus was an incident that shook the nation. In an effort to stop such incidents and to ensure safety of women, the city buses in Hyderabad...
  • Hyderabad: Scuffle between college students turns fatal, one dead 30-11-2014 09:58 AM

    Hyderabad: A scuffle between students in a prestigious institute in Hyderabad turned fatal for one of them who died of head injuries on Saturday. The 20-year-old deceased got into a fight with his senior after the latter allegedly harassed one of his classmates. Police have registered a case against the...
  • After Congress, Telangana BJP objects to renaming of Rajiv Gandhi International Airport 28-11-2014 09:33 AM

    Hyderabad: The Aviation Ministry's decision to rename the domestic terminal at Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport after former CM NT Rama Rao has triggered a row and it is not just the Congress that is up in arms. The Telangana state BJP is also upset with the decision and plans...
  • Row over naming Hyderabad Airport DomesticTerminal after NTR, Telangana government says consent not taken 26-11-2014 03:43 PM

    Hyderabad: The Civil Aviation Ministry had last week issued an order naming of the domestic terminal at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad after the Telugu matinee idol, TDP founder and former AP chief minister N T Ramarao. Since then opposition party Congress has been opposing the move. The...
  • MMS in Hyderabad school, class 9th students make video of a class 2nd girl in washroom 24-11-2014 03:02 PM

    Hyderabad: There seems to be no end to cases of sexual assault across the country. In a shameful incident, a group of class 9 students allegedly made a video of a class 2nd girl while she was in the washroom. The incident took place on Saturday. Angry parents have been...
  • Attack on business tycoon with AK-47 shocks Hyderabad 19-11-2014 06:16 PM

    Hyderabad: On Wednesday morning, an unidentified person with an AK 47 opened fired at a top industrialist in the posh and busy locality of Banjara Hills. K Nityananda Reddy, vice chairman of Aurobindo Pharma, one of the top pharmaceutical companies in India, fortunately escaped unhurt. The police are investigating the...
  • Hyderabad: Students celebrate Children's Day with 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' 14-11-2014 01:14 PM

    Students in various schools of Hyderabad are celebrating Children's Day by taking up the broom and cleaning up their surroundings as a part of PM's Clean India mission. ...
  • Hyderabad: Pregnant woman washed away in rain 13-11-2014 01:05 PM

    Hyderabad: A 26-year-old pregnant woman, Satyaveni, died after she was washed away in an overflowing nala at the Secunderabad Uppal bus stop on Wednesday. The drain had been overflowing after heavy rainfall in the city. Police have registered a case against the Municipal Corporation officials under section 304. A few...
  • Andhra Pradesh: MIM leader allegedly rapes minor girl in Anatapur 11-11-2014 03:13 PM

    Hyderabad: A Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen leader has allegedly raped a minor girl in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. The class X student alleged that for the past three-four months the leader has been molesting her. When she informed her family about this, they approached an NGO, which further took them to...
  • 100 SHE teams deployed to check harassment of women in Hyderabad 11-11-2014 08:54 AM

    Hyderabad: In a first of kind, Hyderabad Police has set up 100 special teams to check harassment of women in public places. These teams are called SHE teams and are aimed to counter eve teasing, stalking, physical harassment at public places. Dressed as civilians and armed with video cameras, these...
  • Hyderabad: Two arrested for raping student in boys's hostel 04-11-2014 11:15 AM

    The police on Monday arrested the two people for raping a student in the boys' hostel of a prestigious university in Hyderabad. ...
  • Hyderabad: People protest against gangrape of girl in varsity 03-11-2014 01:28 PM

    Hyderabad: People are out on streets of Hyderabad protesting against the alleged gangrape of a student in a varsity. Womens activists and ABVP members condemned the incident and demanded steps be taken to ensure safety of women. A student at the English and Foreign Languages University was allegedly gangraped and...
  • Police arrest two people in gangrape of student of Hyderabad varsity 03-11-2014 08:14 AM

    Hyderabad: Two people were arrested on Monday in the alleged gangrape of a student of English and foreign language University in Hyderabad. One of the accused is a student in the University while other is the former student. One Nitin, studying Journalism at the university and Rajsimha, a former student...