Sakshi Khanna

  • Modi visits cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam, Naidu likely to seek relief package for Andhra 14-10-2014 01:42 PM

    Visakhapatnam: Even as Vishakhapatnam is reeling under the aftermath of cyclone Hudhud, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached the city on Tuesday to get a first hand account of the damage. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu received the Prime Minister at the airport, which itself is in shambles. Vishakhapatnam airport...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: 26 dead in AP, 3 in Odisha; prices of essential goods soar 14-10-2014 08:15 AM

    Visakhapatnam: Almost 48 hours after Cyclone Hudhud, 12 districts in Andhra Pradesh remain in darkness. At least 26 people have lost their lives in Andhra Pradesh and three have been reported dead in Odisha while 4 lakh people have been evacuated. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit Visakhapatnam...
  • Cyclone Hudhud leaves behind destruction in AP, Odisha; PM to visit Vizag on Tuesday 13-10-2014 11:12 AM

    Visakhapatnam/Gopalpur: Cyclone Hudhud, which hit the Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coastline on Sunday, has left behind a trail of massive destruction. The death toll now stands at eight while nearly 4 lakh people have been evacuated so far. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tweeted saying he will visit the affected...
  • Watch: Hotel in Visakhapatnam completely damaged by Cyclone Hudhud 13-10-2014 09:38 AM

    CNN-IBN visited the worst-hit Bheemili in Visakhapatnam where a hotel was completely damaged by Cyclone Hudhud. The hotel authorities claimed that they were not issued any alert in advance. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: CNN-IBN OB engineer injured in Visakhapatnam 13-10-2014 09:09 AM

    CNN-IBN OB engineer was injured as the team reported from the remote town of Bheemili in Visakhapatnam, which bore the brunt of Cyclone Hudhud. "After the winds calmed down, we went out, but again the wind force increased and my hand got stuck in the door," CNN-IBN's Nukala Kishore said....
  • Watch: Heavy rains in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha as Cyclone Hudhud approaches 12-10-2014 08:55 AM

    Cyclone Hudhud is just 100 km away from Vishakhapatnam, according to the Met department and is expected to make landfall between Visakhapatnam and Srikakulam in a few hours. It is stormy in Visakhapatnam on Sunday morning and has been raining heavily. Trees have been uprooted and power cuts have been...
  • Split in Telangana TDP, 4 MLAs and 1 MLC set to join TRS 09-10-2014 01:56 PM

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu-led Telugu Desam Party (TDP) is facing a big threat to its very existence in the newly created state of Telangana. Four TDP MLAs and an MLC met Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhara Rao and extended their support and willingness to join the...
  • Hyderabad, watch out! Traffic policemen will now have wearable cameras, iPads, tablets 26-09-2014 09:51 AM

    Hyderabad: If you are one of those who refrains from paying challans or tries to bribe a traffic policeman, then watch out. As part of new-age policing in Hyderabad, traffic police will be geared up with special body wearable cameras. These cameras record the conversation and visuals between a traffic...
  • Hyderabad boys set example 21-09-2014 12:47 PM

    Three boys from Hyderabad set an example by informing the police about an ATM's cash door which was left open due to some technical snag. ...
  • A few good men: 3 boys in Hyderabad find ATM door opened with Rs 25 lakh cash, inform police 20-09-2014 03:23 PM

    Hyderabad: In a strange incident in Hyderabad, the cash door of a State Bank of Hyderabad ATM was found open due to technical problem. The incident was reported by three boys staying in nearby hostel on Friday night. The boys had gone to withdraw money from the ATM in SR...
  • Watch Mars Orbiter Mission in your room with 'Smartur Mangalyaan' app 20-09-2014 02:15 PM

    Hyderabad: As India's historical Mars Orbiter Mission will enter the last lap on September 24, Hyderabad based Neeraj Jewalkar has created a 3D application called 'Smartur Mangalyaan'. The application is created to spread awareness about the mission and it offers a three dimensional view of the spacecraft and rocket launcher....
  • Dress report row: Hyderabad stands up for Deepika Padukone 15-09-2014 02:40 PM

    Deepika Padukone has attacked a prominent national daily for posting her picture with an objectionable caption on Twitter. The media outlet had referred to the actress's low cut dress at a recent function. An angry Deepika tweeted back disparaging the outlet, saying it must not talk of women's empowerment if...
  • India's first ever eCabinet in Andhra Pradesh 15-09-2014 12:27 PM

    Hyderabad: For the first time ever in the country, Andhra Pradesh government had its first paperless eCabinet meeting on Monday. Using the app, eCabinet, the ministers accessed the entire agenda of the Cabinet meeting in electronic form. In the eCabinet, data can be accessed by ministers by logging into the...
  • Telangana education department orders schools to give free education to journalists' children under RTE 12-09-2014 02:07 PM

    Hyderabad: Facing criticism from journalists for threatening the media and not helping in uplifting unofficial ban on two Telugu news channels, the Telangana government has come up with an order that has given relief to many journalists. The district education officer in the state capital Hyderabad has directed private recognized...
  • Ganesha Visarjan: Hyderabad revels in festive spirit 08-09-2014 11:06 AM

    As the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi comes to an end today, Hyderabad residents prepare to bid farewell to the country's largest Ganesha idol. ...
  • Hyderabad prepares for visarjan of country's largest Ganesha idol 08-09-2014 09:01 AM

    Hyderabad:Hyderabad is all set to bid adieu to its favourite deity Ganesha. On Monday, the country's largest idol will be given a grand immersion during the Ganesh Visarjan ceremony. The immersion ceremony of the 60-feet high Ganesha in Hyderabad promises to be a grand affair. It took almost three months...
  • Hyderabad: After ice and rice, Ganesha visarjan bucket challenge gains fame 07-09-2014 03:56 PM

    Hyderabad: After ice and rice, "Ganesha visarjan" bucket challenge is gaining popularity in Hyderabad. In this challenge, people have to immerse Ganesha idol in an eco-friendly way, that is in a bucket, instead of polluting a natural water body to help save the environment. People can nominate their family, friends...
  • CM Chandrababu Naidu announces Vijaywada area as the capital of Andhra Pradesh 04-09-2014 11:30 AM

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday announced Vijaywada as the capital of Andhra Pradesh. The announcement was made in the state Assembly. Naidu said, "The Cabinet met on September 1 and resolved to locate the capital city in a central place of the state, around Vijayawada,...
  • Telugu actress Shweta Basu arrested as police bust prostitution racket 03-09-2014 03:39 PM

    Hyderabad: Telugu actress Shweta Basu has been arrested on charges of being involved in a prostitution racket in Hyderabad. She was arrested after a raid of the West Zone Special Task Force. A Hyderabad court sent the actress to a rescue home in Saroornagar. The alleged racketeer has been sent...
  • Rice Bucket Challenge a hit at Ganesha pandals 31-08-2014 04:57 PM

    Hyderabad: The Rice Bucket Challengem started by a Hyderabad journalist seems to be taking the world by storm. In 5 days, its official Facebook page has got more than 50,000 likes. Celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi with a difference, people in Hyderabad are taking this challenge to help the needy. After making...
  • Hyderabad: Ganesha goes green, ecofriendly clay idols flood the market 30-08-2014 11:12 AM

    Hyderabad: The Pearl City is all set to celebrate the Ganesh festival in an eco-friendly manner and with the tallest Ganesh idol in the country this year. The 60-feet high Ganesha in Hyderabad is drawing the attention of every passerby. The gigantic idol took almost three months and 200 artisans...
  • Telangana residents' survey sparks panic among sections of society 19-08-2014 07:54 PM

    Hyderabad: Roads lay deserted across Telangana as lakhs of people wait at home to participate in the state government's Intensive Household Survey. Amongst the many people flocking to Telangana to register their presence is Venkat Rama Rao who traveled back to Hyderabad especially to ensure he doesn't miss out on...
  • Telangana government calls for shutdown to undertake doortodoor survey 19-08-2014 07:52 AM

    Hyderabad: The life in Telangana is likely to come to a standstill as the government has called for a shutdown on Tuesday in order to undertake a door-to-door survey. 'Telangana Samagra Kutumba Survey' or 'Telangana Intensive Household Survey' will cover over 84 lakh households in the state. The enumerators will...
  • AP Assembly maiden session starts amidst uproar over 'killings' of YSR Congress workers 18-08-2014 12:31 PM

    Hyderabad: The maiden session of Andhra Pradesh assembly started amidst uproar. The opposition YSR Congress alleged that the TDP has started political killings of its workers. Leader of the Opposition and party chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy alleged that 11 of its members were killed after the TDP government took charge....
  • Will be Hitler or even worse, says Telangana CM; defends decision to hold residents' survey 17-08-2014 07:11 PM

    Hyderabad: In a bizarre defense of the government's move to hold a day-long survey in Telangana, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao sparked an uproar by saying that he would be like German dictator Adolf Hitler if the situation demanded. "If there is a problem and I have to become Hitler,...
  • Clean up India: Homes flooded with drain water 14-08-2014 11:51 AM

    In the run up to Independence day, CNN-IBN has begun a special initiative to clean up India. CNN-IBN brings to you the real picture of the streets of Hyderabad. Filthy roads and stinking locality is the harsh reality. Children are falling sick because there are a lot of mosquitoes. Roads...
  • I will cherish my CWG gold forever: Parupalli Kashyap 07-08-2014 09:06 PM

    Kashyap, who won India a men's singles badminton gold in Glasgow after 32 years, said he is proud of his achievement. ...
  • Hyderabad: Schools install CCTV, parents can access it via mobile application 02-08-2014 11:24 AM

    Hyderabad: In the aftermath of the gangrape of a six-year-old student in a Bangalore school, some schools in Hyderabad have taken high-tech measures to ensure safety of their students. Schools have installed closed-circuit television (CCTV) system and parents have been given access through a mobile application. Krishna Chaitanya, parent of...
  • Telangana: Poor rains, heavy debts push 25 farmers to commit suicide in Medak 29-07-2014 08:28 AM

    Medak: The government has claimed that it has got no SOS from any state over drought-like conditions. However, the situation is quite dire in Telangana's Medak district where 25 farmers have committed suicide in the past two months. Poor rainfall and heavy debts have pushed farmers to the edge. Fifty-five-year-old...
  • Medak: Two years and 16 deaths to install gates at unmanned railway crossing 27-07-2014 07:59 AM

    Medak: It is a double tragedy for a family in Medak where Neeraja and Veera Babu's 9-year-old daughter and 7-year-old son were on the school bus which was hit by a speeding train killing 16 school children. For a while there was a glimmer of hope as the family were...