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  • Hyderabad: 2 dead, 13 injured after explosion in Gulf Oil Corporation office 4 days ago

    Kukatpally: A major explosion in Gulf Oil Corporation office located at Kukatpally in Hyderabad killed two people and injured as many as 13 people on Monday. The accident happened due to explosion in reactor but the fire has now been brought under control. More information awaited. ...
  • Kiran Bedi joining BJP a mistake: Prashant Bhushan 6 days ago

    Hyderabad: Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan said on Saturday it was a mistake on the part of former IPS officer Kiran Bedi to join the BJP after being a part of the anti-corruption movement. "I think it was a mistake for her to join the BJP. Because we all know...
  • 'Love and support of Daggubati Ramanaidu's family kept him alive for so many years,' says his doctor Rajasekar February 19, 2015

    Chennai: Actor-cum-doctor Rajasekar, who was treating producer D. Ramanaidu for the last few months using Palliative care and alternative therapy, said it was the veteran's family support that gave him the strength to survive. Ramanaidu breathed his last Wednesday in Hyderabad. "The love and support of Ramanaidu's family kept him alive for...
  • Swine flu outbreak in Hyderabad, 30 suspected cases reported on Tuesday February 18, 2015

    Widening the swine flu scare, 3 new cases of the disease have been reported from Hyderabad on Tuesday. The government is hoping that the cases will go down in summer. ...
  • Sri Lankan President arrives at Tirumala in Andhra Pradesh February 17, 2015

    Tirupati: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday night arrived at nearby Tirumala amid tight security to offer worship at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara. Accompanied by wife Jayanthi Pushpa Kumari and officials, Sirisena arrived at the hills on a 12-hour pilgrimage, temple officials...
  • Amendments to Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act likely in Budget session February 15, 2015

    Hyderabad: Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday indicated that the Centre may take up the issue of introducing amendments to the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act 2014 during the forthcoming budget session of Parliament. "Regarding amendments in AP Reorganisation Act 2014, we are going to talk to both the state governments...
  • About fifty child labourers rescued in Hyderabad February 12, 2015

    Hyderabad: Continuing their special drive, the city police rescued around 50 child labourers, most of them hailing from West Bengal, who were being forced to work in hazardous industries here. "So far, about 50 children have been rescued and our special drive continues. Five persons who had employed them were...
  • Andhra MP K Geetha tests positive for Swine Flu; hospitalised February 2, 2015

    Visakhapatnam: Araku Lok Sabha MP K Geetha has tested positive for Swine Flu and is undergoing treatment at a private hospital here, health officials said on Monday. According to District Medical and Health Officer J Sarojini, the Andhra Pradesh legislator was admitted to the hospital four days ago after suffering from...
  • Tirupati: 184 CCTV cameras installed at major locoations to check theft, terror threats February 1, 2015

    Local police authorites in Tirupati have launched a mission to secure the Temple Town. A hundred and eighty four CCTV cameras have been installed at major locoations to check theft and terror threats. ...
  • Centre must come clear on Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act: CPM January 28, 2015

    Vijaywada: CPI (M) politburo member BV Raghavulu on Wednesday said that both the State and the Centre should clarify their stand on promises made in the Andhra Pradesh Re-organisation Act and demanded that Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu mount pressure on the Union Government over extending a special package to the...
  • Hyderabad Police rescues 200 child labourers, arrests local wrestler January 24, 2015

    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...
  • 25 new cases of swine flu reported in Hyderabad January 20, 2015

    Hyderabad: 25 new cases of swine flu have been reported in Hyderabad on Tuesday. The total number of cases reported from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh till now is 173 in January with 7 dead. Swine flu continues to spread its wings across the country with fresh cases being reported daily....
  • Hyderabad Police arrests engineer over suspected links with Islamic State January 17, 2015

    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 to...
  • Andhra Pradesh: School of Wonder Kids secures place in India Book of Records January 7, 2015

    Visakhapatnam: The School of Wonder Kids has secured a place in the India Book of Records after its senior kindergarten kids did 100 mathematical calculations in a matter of 10.2 minutes during a test conducted on Wednesday. Nearly 30 kids of the school participated in the event held in the presence...
  • MIM's Owaisi defends his remarks, says not threatening one to convert to Islam January 5, 2015

    Hyderabad: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday defended his remark on 'home coming' saying that he was not asking anyone to convert. The remarks came after he stirred off a controversy saying embracing Islam will be a real home coming. Owaisi said, "This is my belief, I...
  • AP CM's popularity rises across social networking platforms January 4, 2015

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is gaining in popularity on various social networking platforms, including garnering over 4.3 lakh followers on Twitter. "The number of followers of Naidu's Twitter page is 4,37,696, while the number of likes on his Facebook page is 3,38,114 and the number of likes...
  • Telangana: Encounter between Maoists, Greyhound forces in Khammam December 29, 2014

    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 the...
  • Watch: News that made headlines in Hyderabad today December 26, 2014

    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. ...
  • Vizag: Man allegedly rapes a 19-year-old as she goes to defecate December 25, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: A 19-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth under the Kothakota police station limits in the Visakhapatnam district, police said. The incident took place when the girl had gone out to answer nature's call. Her family members lodged a police complaint against A Rajasekhar (22), the accused. The...
  • Hyderabad: 63-year-old receptionist allegedly rapes minor girl December 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: A minor girl was on Monday allegedly raped by a 63-year-old man, working as a receptionist at her residential educational institute in SR Nagar in Hyderabad, police said. The accused, identified as Hargopal, was later arrested. The incident took place when the 11-year-old girl was going from one block of...
  • Andhra: Post graduate student throws acid on lecturer for not marrying her December 20, 2014

    Guntur: A post graduate student allegedly threw acid on her former lecturer outside a government polytechnic college at Nallapadu in Guntur district on Saturday, apparently to take "revenge" from him for reneging on his promise to marry her, police said. The incident occurred when the young woman, who is currently pursuing...
  • Pranab Mukherjee hails ISRO for 'landmark' GSLV-Mark III launch December 18, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday congratulated ISRO for its push in the direction of manned space missions with the successful launch of the GSLV-Mark III rocket as he hailed the feat as an "important landmark" in India's space programme. In his message to ISRO Chairman Dr K Radhakrishnan, the...
  • Hyderabad becomes second city to ban all operations of Uber December 10, 2014

    After Delhi, Hyderabad has become the second city to ban all operations of Uber. This decision came after the Centre asked states to stop operations of all unregistered cabs with immediate effect. ...
  • Two held for student's gangrape in Hyderabad December 4, 2014

    Two youths have been arrested in Hyderabad for the gang rape of a college student and blackmailing her with the pictures taken when she was in a compromising position with her boyfriend, police said Thursday. The incident took place Monday in Hayathnagar on the outskirts of Hyderabad but came to light...
  • Hyderabad: Sliding doors in buses to segregate men, women to stop harassment in public transport December 4, 2014

    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...
  • Chandrababu Naidu meets Japan PM to seek co-operation on developing AP November 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, currently on a visit to Japan, on Friday met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who expressed confidence that bilateral ties between India and his country would be strengthened further. During the meeting, Abe said Japan would extend full cooperation to Andhra Pradesh in building...
  • East Godavari district suffered Rs 507cr loss in Hudhud cyclone November 28, 2014

    Rajahmundry (AP): The East Godavari district suffered losses to the tune of Rs 507 crore in the cyclone 'Hudhud' which hit coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh last month. This was informed to a visiting Central team by District Collector Neetu Prasad on Friday. The Rs 507 crore figure was arrived at after...
  • Row over naming Hyderabad Airport DomesticTerminal after NTR, Telangana government says consent not taken November 26, 2014

    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...
  • Domestic terminal at Hyderabad airport named after TDP founder NT Rama Rao November 21, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Union Civil Aviation Ministry on Friday issued an order naming the domestic terminal at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad, after NT Rama Rao, the founder of the Telugu Desam Party, the ruling party of Andhra Pradesh. A senior official of the GMR Group, which manages the airport,...
  • Attack on business tycoon with AK-47 shocks Hyderabad November 19, 2014

    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...