Sakshi Khanna

  • 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, eco-friendly 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 door-to-door 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...
  • Telangana: Train hits school bus in Medak, at least 17 children killed 24-07-2014 11:14 AM

    Hyderabad: At least 17 school children have been killed and many others critically injured after a passenger train hit their school bus at a railway crossing in Medak district of Telangana. The tragic accident took place on Thursday morning at Masayipet of Veldurthi mandal in Medak. The injured have been...
  • NHRC sends notices to AP government over beating up of blind student 22-07-2014 01:21 PM

    Hyderabad: A day after a video surfaced showing three visually impaired students being beaten by their teacher and another unknown person. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday has sent notices to Government of Andhra Pradesh. A two-member team of the Child Rights Commission visited hostel near Hyderabad. The...
  • AP: Hostel sealed, students shifted after caning of visually impaired children 22-07-2014 10:34 AM

    Hyderabad: A day after a video surfaced showing three visually impaired students being beaten by their teacher and another unknown person in Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh, a two-member team of the Child Rights Commission visited hostel near Hyderabad. The hostel has now been sealed and the students will be moved...
  • AP: Teacher, one other arrested for caning visually challenged children 21-07-2014 05:33 PM

    Hyderabad: The teacher of a school for blind, another person, who were seen in a video mercilessly caning visually impaired children have been arrested by the police on Monday. The incident, which took place two days back, came to light on Monday after local TV channels showed a video footage...
  • AP: Video shows visually impaired children being caned by teacher 21-07-2014 03:48 PM

    Hyderabad: In a shocking incident from the town of Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh, a video has surfaced showing some visually-impaired children being beaten by their school principal and another unknown person. The children can be seen and heard screaming, begging to be spared in the video. While the children plead,...
  • Heat wave continues in North India, monsoon's progress slow 09-06-2014 09:02 AM

    New Delhi: North India is in the grip of a severe heat wave with temperatures crossing the 45 degree Celsius mark in several areas. In Delhi the maximum temperature touched a 62-year high at 47.8 degree Celsius on Sunday and the Meteorological Department says there is no relief in sight...
  • Delhi University admission procedure begins, forms go on sale 02-06-2014 12:43 PM

    New Delhi: The admission process for 54,000 Delhi University seats for the four-year undergraduate programme began on Monday. The sale of admission forms for the university have opened. Students can submit the centralised optical mark recognition forms both online and offline from Tuesday till June 16. The forms will be...
  • Police constable allegedly beaten to death by liquor mafia 29-12-2013 08:30 AM

    Delhi: A police constable on Saturday was allegedly beaten to death by suspected liquor mafia during a raid in Delhi. Two other policemen have also been injured in the attack. Both of them have been hospitalised. The constables were attacked during a raid in a forest area in Ghitorni village....
  • Rains lash Delhi, NCR again; waterlogging, traffic jams in many areas 22-07-2013 04:10 PM

    Heavy rains continued to lash New Delhi and NCR on Monday with waterlogging reported in many areas. The city still remains wary after torrential rain crippled the capital two days ago. ...