Hyderabad

  • Hyderabad metro to have cost escalation of Rs 2,500-3,000 crore 6 hours 49 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Ltd, which is developing a 72-km elevated metro rail on Tuesday, said that the project is likely to see a cost escalation of between Rs 2,500 crore to Rs 3,000 crore. It also said that it was yet to get any communication from Telangana government on...
  • Rice Bucket Challenge a hit at Ganesha pandals 2 days ago

    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 its...
  • Hyderabad sends most Indian students to US for higher studies: report 2 days ago

    While foreign destinations continue to be favoured by Indian students for higher studies, a recent study by the Brookings Institute in Washington DC has revealed that Hyderabad tops the list of the cities from which Indians go to the United States. The study reveals that 94 foreign cities together accounted for...
  • Hyderabad: Ganesha goes green, eco-friendly clay idols flood the market 3 days ago

    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 at...
  • Trainee IPS officer drowns at police academy in Hyderabad 4 days ago

    Hyderabad: A trainee police officer drowned in a swimming pool at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (NPA) late on Thursday night, sources said. Manu Mukt Manav, a trainee Indian Police Service (IPS) officer belonging to Haryana, drowned in the swimming pool during a party of trainee officers in the academy...
  • Panel recommends Guntur, Vijaywada, Vizag shouldn't be made Andhra capital 5 days ago

    Hyderabad: The committee formed to decide on which city will be the capital of Andhra Pradesh has recommended against making a rushed decision. The Shivram Krishna Committee in its report to the Home Ministry has recommended that Guntur, Vijaywada and Machlipatnam shouldn't be the capital. The committee also recommends against...
  • Hyderabad Metro project to have 200 skywalks 1 week ago

    Hyderabad: Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) on Tuesday said that it will construct 200 skywalks which will be linked to various metro stations, on the lines of Bangkok model. HMR Managing Director NVS Reddy told reporters at the sidelines of an event that as many as 200 skywalks (pedestrians elevated walkspace)...
  • Hyderabad woman who launched Rice Bucket Challenge seeks your support 1 week ago

    Inspired by the ongoing "Ice Bucket' Challenge", a journalist from Hyderabad Manjulatha Kalanidhi is running a campaign called the "Rice Bucket Challenge". It urges people to donate a bucket full of rice to the poor and the campaign is fast gaining support across India. CNN-IBN asks people from across the...
  • Hyderabad woman starts 'Rice Bucket Challenge' to help the poor 1 week ago

    Hyderabad: Inspired by the ongoing "Ice Bucket' Challenge", a journalist from Hyderabad Manjulatha Kalanidhi is running a campaign called the "Rice Bucket Challenge". It urges people to donate a bucket full of rice to the poor and the campaign is fast gaining support across India. The "Rice Bucket challenge" has gone...
  • India's rice bucket challenge goes viral on social media August 25, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Ice Bucket Challenge may be making waves the world over, but the Rice Bucket Challenge is what is raging in India. In a bid to help the poor, Hyderabad-based Manju Kalanidhi has sparked off the latest trend- a Facebook initiative, called an Indian version for Indian needs- that...
  • Hindu not a religious concept;its a cultural identity: Venkaiah Naidu August 21, 2014

    Hyderabad: Amid a raging debate on RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's remarks, Union Minister and senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday slammed attempts to create controversies whenever there is a reference to the word "Hindu". "Hindu is a not a religious concept. Hindu is a cultural identity," the Urban Development...
  • Photos: Telangana witnesses total shutdown due to door-to-door survey August 19, 2014

    Telangana has witnessed a total shutdown on Tuesday in order to participate in 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 visit all houses in all 10 districts of the state. All business establishments were...
  • Badaun gangrape: Forensic report out, DNA of accused not found on victims' clothes August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The forensic report in the Badaun gangrape and murder case has given a new twist to the case. Sources said on Tuesday that the Hyderabad forensic report has been released and the DNA of the accused have not been found on the clothes of the victims. Sources added that...
  • Door-to-door survey begins in Telangana, brings life to a standstill August 19, 2014

    Hyderabad: The massive door-to-door survey by the Telangana government has begun in the newly carved state on Tuesday and has brought life to a standstill. 'Telangana Samagra Kutumba Survey' or 'Telangana Intensive Household Survey' will cover over 84 lakh households in the state. The enumerators will visit all houses in...
  • Clean up India: Homes flooded with drain water August 14, 2014

    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...
  • TRS MP Kavitha says Hyderabad, Kashmir forcibly merged into India, faces sedition charge August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Telangana Rashtra Samiti MP K Kavitha has been charged with sedition for saying that Hyderabad, Kashmir were forcibly merged into India. An FIR has been filed after a complaint was filed by a Hyderabad based lawyer who also serves as the convener of the BJP's legal cell. ...
  • Quid pro quo case involving Jagan posted to September 9 August 11, 2014

    Hyderabad: A special CBI court on Monday posted the case of alleged quid pro quo investments involving the firms of YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy, to September 9. Jagan, a legislator from Pulivendula Assembly seat in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh, who had earlier sought exemption from appearance in the...
  • Telangana: Man kills teenage daughter for marrying outside the caste August 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: In a case of honour killing, a man allegedly murdered his 19-year-old daughter on Saturday because she married a boy of another caste. The incident took place at Ganugabanda village under Thungathurthy police station limits in Nalgonda district of Telangana, police said. D Linga Mallu allegedly hacked his daughter to...
  • Two held for 'objectionable' Facebook post on MP August 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Police on Tuesday arrested two persons, including an MBA student, for allegedly creating and posting on a social networking site political cartoons with vulgar comments against YSRCP MP from Araku, K Geetha, police said. Crime Investigation Department (CID) of Andhra Pradesh Police arrested I Ravi Kiran of Mahabubnagar...
  • Panel on new Andhra Pradesh capital to meet CM on Saturday July 26, 2014

    Hyderabad: The expert committee constituted by the Centre to study various alternatives regarding the new capital for Andhra Pradesh, will hold further round of talks with Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday before finalising its recommendations. The five-member committee, headed by former Urban Development Secretary KC Sivaramakrishnan, had submitted its...
  • Flynas to operate Jeddah-Hyderabad flights from August July 25, 2014

    Hyderabad: Flynas, a low-cost airline from Saudi Arabia, has announced it will operate its first services to India beginning next month with two weekly flights each from Jeddah to Hyderabad and Jeddah to Kozhikode. The flights to Hyderabad will be operated Saturdays and Wednesdays starting Aug 16 and to Kozhikode (Calicut)...
  • Sania Mirza lacks credentials to be Telangana brand ambassador: BJP July 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana BJP leader K Laxman on Wednesday flayed the TRS government's decision to appoint tennis star Sania Mirza as brand ambassador of the newly carved-out state, terming her as "daughter-in-law" of Pakistan and questioning her credentials for the honour. Sania was born in Maharashtra and settled in Hyderabad only later...
  • Chandrababu Naidu, KC Rao visit temple to mark Bonalu festival July 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, his Telangana counterpart K Chandrasekhar Rao and several other leaders offered prayers at a famous temple in Secunderabad here on the occasion of Bonalu festival. The leaders visited the Sri Ujjaini Mahankali temple which is frequented by thousands of devotees during the festival. Rao...
  • IKEA eyes Hyderabad for first India store July 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: Swedish furniture retailer IKEA is expected to open its first outlet in India at Hyderabad and Telangana government has promised to fast-track all necessary clearances as the new state seeks to attract investments. After a meeting with top IKEA executives, Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao was quoted as saying...
  • Director-writer Habib Faisal taught Deccani Urdu to Parineeti Chopra for 'Daawat-e-Ishq' July 8, 2014

    Mumbai: The recently released trailer of Yash Raj Films' 'Daawat-e-Ishq' sees Parineeti Chopra and Anupam Kher speaking Deccani Urdu (Hyderabadi). The actress gives credit to director-writer Habib Faisal for helping them pick up the accent. "Habib sir knows Urdu well so half our job was done in the dialogues. Anupam sir...
  • Three Pakistani policemen killed in attack July 7, 2014

    Karachi: Three Pakistani policemen were killed on Sunday night after unidentified gunmen opened fire upon the vehicle they were travelling in at Hyderabad in Pakistan's Sindh province. The three policemen were killed and their colleague was injured when they were on patrol duty on Sunday night in the suburbs of...
  • If I were the FM, I would increase the budget allocation of education July 5, 2014

    IN CNN-IBN's Budget of Hope series, the citizens of Hyderabad said that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley should increase the budget allocation of education to six per cent of GDP. ...
  • Five drown in reservoir during sight-seeing in Hyderabad June 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: A sight-seeing trip turned tragic for a group of five persons, including two girls, when they drowned in Dindi reservoir in neighbouring Nalgonda district of Telangana on Monday, police said. The victims, all relatives, had come down to Dindi to attend the 12th day death rituals of a relative...
  • Ramazan begins in Hyderabad June 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Muslim holy month of Ramazan began Monday with the devout observing the first 'roza' or fast. This followed the sighting of moon of Ramazan. Moon sighting committee comprising Islamic scholars announced sighting of the new moon on Sunday. Sirens blared from hundreds of mosques across the city early on Monday...
  • Two officials held for accepting bribe June 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: Two government officials were arrested for allegedly taking bribe of Rs 80,000 in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials said. A Subba Reddy, assistant geologist and K Murahali, Royalty Inspector at the office of Assistant Director (Mines and Geology) in Nellore were caught red-handed by ACB...