HYDERABAD

  • 30-kg plastic can be found in every dead cow/buffalo in India: Prakash Javadekar 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: At least 30 kilograms of plastic can be found from the stomach of every cow or buffalo which dies in India, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Saturday, adding that a 'plastic carry-bag free India' campaign would be soon launched. "The problem with India is we have laws but...
  • Hyderabad: Writer Kona Venkat looted at knifepoint 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: Popular Telugu writer Kona Venkat and producer DVV Danayya were robbed at knifepoint when they were returning home from a party late at night. The incident happened at Shadnagar on Thursday. "A very shocking moment for me & our producer Danayya garu, when we got looted at knife point by some...
  • TDP legislators stopped from entering Telangana assembly 4 days ago

    Hyderabad: Tension prevailed in the premises of Telangana legislative assembly on Thursday when the security personnel stopped legislators of opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) from entering the building. Ten lawmakers, who were already suspended from the House for the entire budget session, faced embarrassing situation when the security staff did not...
  • Pietersen to miss the first phase of the IPL 8 to reignite England career 6 days ago

    London: Kevin Pietersen has been released from part of his contract with Indian Premier League side Sunrisers Hyderabad, enabling the batsman to play for an English county to improve his chances of an England recall. In a statement released on his official website, Pietersen says "I'm going to do everything in...
  • Amaravathi likely to be the new capital of Andhra Pradesh: reports 6 days ago

    Hyderabad: The N Chandrababu Naidu government is considering naming the new city Amaravathi as the capital of Andhra Pradesh. The new capital city is built between Vijayawada and Guntur. According to Indian Express, an official announcement is likely to be made shortly. The actual Amaravathi town is 35 kms away from...
  • UK court asks Pakistan to pay 150,000 pounds to India as legal fee March 22, 2015

    London: In a setback to Pakistan, a UK court has directed it to pay 150,000 pounds to India as legal fees in the 67-year-old Hyderabad Funds case involving the Nizam's money while terming Pakistan's behaviour as "unreasonable". Holding that Pakistan has no "sovereign immunity" in the case, the Judge ordered...
  • CCTV footage shows hotel owner being killed by 2 people in broad daylight March 21, 2015

    In a shocking incident in Hyderabad, a hotel owner was killed as he did not serve tea to a customer on time. The assailant tried to assault an employee of the hotel when he couldn't serve him tea on time. The hotel owner tried to intervene and a fight broke...
  • Hyderabad: Hotelier killed over delay in serving tea March 21, 2015

    Hyderabad: A hotel owner was stabbed to death by two unidentified assailants in a busy area in broad daylight following an altercation over tea here on Friday, police said. The incident occurred in the busy Begumpet area here, police said. Angry over the delay in serving tea, two men tried to assault...
  • Police case filed against MP Renuka chowdhury for taking bribe March 20, 2015

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad police have booked Congress MP Renuka Chowdhury for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 1.75 crore and promising an Assembly ticket to a woman. She has been booked for cheating and criminal intimidation. Renuka Chowdhury told CNN-IBN that the charges are false. "The charges are totally rubbish....
  • David Warner to captain Sunrisers Hyderabad March 19, 2015

    Hyderabad: Australia's swashbuckling opener David Warner has been appointed captain of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad. The Surisers confirmed late on Wednesday night, tweeting: "Congratulations @davidwarner31 on being the SRH captain for IPL 2015. We wish you all the best!" The left-hander had made it clear late last year that...
  • Hyderabad: Fire breaks out at workshop; no casualty reported March 15, 2015

    Hyderabad: A major fire broke out at a workshop and spread to a cluster of shops at Vijayanagar Colony, though nobody was injured in the incident, police sources said on Sunday. A thick cloud of black smoke engulfed the area even as fire and police department personnel swung into action...
  • Kevin Pietersen likely to give up IPL contract to play county March 14, 2015

    Bangalore: Kevin Pietersen is likely to give up his Indian Premier League contract as he intends to play county cricket in a bid to win an England recall in time for this year's Ashes, The Telegraph reported on Saturday (March 14). Although six counties have expressed an interest in signing Pietersen,...
  • Hyderabad: Eight held for betting on cricket matches March 11, 2015

    Hyderabad: Police on Wednesday claimed to have busted a cricket betting racket and arrested eight persons including "collection agents" who are working for the main accused. Police seized cash worth Rs 14.42 lakh from them, besides swords and air guns. On reliable information, sleuths of Special Operation Team raided a house...
  • Court sets April 9 as final date for verdict in Satyam case March 9, 2015

    Hyderabad: A special court in Hyderabad is trying the multi-crore accounting fraud in erstwhile Satyam Computer Services Limited (SCSL) on Monday said it will pronounce its judgement in the CBI-probed case on April 9. Citing voluminous documents in the case, Special Judge BVLN Chakravarthi said, "On April nine, the judgement will...
  • Japanese companies facing tax, regulations and red tape woes in India March 5, 2015

    Hyderabad: Japanese companies operating in India are facing problems arising out of complicated tax system, string of regulations and red tape, a senior official of that country said here on Thursday. "We must improve business environment in India. There are so many Japanese companies. Over 1,200 companies are operating in India...
  • Hyderabad & Pune beat Mumbai & Delhi in quality of life: Survey March 5, 2015

    London: A rapid rise in population has triggered a decline in the quality of life in India's commercial hub Mumbai and capital New Delhi, both of which are trailed by emerging Tier-2 cities of Hyderabad and Pune in a new global survey. The 'Mercer 2015 Quality of Living rankings' evaluated...
  • Hyderabad: Wife peels off skin of man's private parts with knife for suspecting her 'character' March 3, 2015

    Hyderabad: A 30-year-old woman allegedly peeled off the private parts of her 35-year-old husband with a knife after having an argument, police sources said on Monday. The alleged incident occurred on Saturday when the woman, who works at a hospital, took out a knife and peeled off the skin of her...
  • Heart harvested in Bengaluru, transplanted in Hyderabad March 1, 2015

    Hyderabad: In a swift operation, a heart harvested from an accident-victim was air-lifted on Saturday from Bengaluru in one-and-an-half hour and transplanted successfully in a 46-year-old woman at Yashoda hospital in Hyderabad. A 15-member team headed by Dr AGK Gokhale peformed the transplantation surgery on Padma, a home-maker from Kothagudem in...
  • 56 fresh swine flu cases detected in Telangana February 23, 2015

    Hyderabad: As many as 56 new cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana, where the H1N1 virus has claimed 51 lives so far this year. From January 1 till Sunday, 4,040 samples were tested, out of which 1,316 were found positive for swine flu. The number of deaths due...
  • 'If I were FM, I would allocate more budget for sports' February 21, 2015

    Karishma Asoodani, a second year student of mass communication in St Fransis college in Hyderabad, wants steps to be taken to improve sports facilities. She feels that schools and colleges do not have amenities and facilities to encourage students in sports. Karishma says, "I would allocate more budget in education,...
  • 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. ...
  • Swine flu scare: As death toll constantly rises, chemists report shortage of medicines February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Chemists are reporting a shortage of swine flu medication at a time when 39 people have died in the country over the last 24 hours and 624 people have lost their lives due to the deadly H1N1 virus in less than two months. However, the government is claiming...
  • Campus calling: What does young India want from Budget 2015? February 16, 2015

    Ahead of Budget 2015, CNN-IBN's Kajori Sen visits Indian School of Business in Hyderabad and asks students, how this Modi Budget will impact a common man. ...
  • Watch: What ISB Hyderabad students demand from 2015-16 Budget February 16, 2015

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will table the 2015-16 Budget on February 28, Saturday. Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, students demand focus on health care. Another student demands clarity on Goods and Service Tax even if it is not implemented immediately so that MNCs that are waiting and watching to invest...
  • Telangana: Death toll rises to 45 after 3 more die of Swine Flu February 13, 2015

    Hyderabad: Swine flu continues to claim lives in Telangana with three more people succumbing at a hospital on Friday. With this the toll due to swine flu rose to 45 since January 1, officials said. According to a bulletin by the health department on Friday, 89 samples were tested for H1N1 virus...
  • 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...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 9, Group C, Day 4: Hanuma Vihari's double ton highlight in Hyderabad-HP drawn affair February 9, 2015

    Hyderabad: Skipper Hanuma Vihari struck a career-best 263 to give Hyderabad the all-important first innings lead in their Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match against Himachal Pradesh that ended in a tame draw, here on Monday. Replying to Himachal's 511, Hyderabad rode on Vihari double ton to finish on 524 for...
  • Hyderabad Cricket Association set to rope in Wasim Akram as bowling consultant February 8, 2015

    Hyderabad: Seeking to strengthen its bowling department, the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) is set to rope in former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram as a consultant coach. The HCA has held preliminary talks with Akram on the proposal and he has agreed "in principle" to take up the assignment, according to HCA...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 9, Day 2 February 7, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) oung Turks Siddesh Lad and Nikhil Patil rescued Mumbai with counter-attacking, unbeaten half centuries and placed the hosts at a comfortable 342 for 5 at stumps on day 1 of the four-day Ranji Trophy Group A cricket match against defending...
  • Activist Sunitha Krishnan's car attacked after she shamed rapists by posting their videos online February 6, 2015

    Hyderabad: Hours after she shamed rapists by posting their video online, activist Sunitha Krishnan's car was attacked by unidentified men in Hyderabad on Thursday. The men attacked her car with stones and broke its rear window. "Yesterday I started a campaign against these rapists requesting all the people to trace...