Hyderabad

  • IPL's goal is to entertain fans, says Darren Sammy 14-04-2014 08:58 AM

    West Indies captain Darren Sammy has said that most players around the world look forward to play in the cash-rich Indian Premier League and their primary goal is to entertain fans. The exuberant cricketer from St. Lucia, known for his lively on-field celebrations, is a part of the IPL franchise...
  • LS polls: 267 candidates in fray for 17 LS seats from Telangana region 14-04-2014 12:01 AM

    Hyderabad: As many as 267 candidates are in the fray for 17 Lok Sabha seats besides 1,682 nominees for 119 assembly segments, in the Telangana region. According to official sources, 267 candidates remain in the fray after the deadline for withdrawal of nominations ended on Saturday. The highest number of...
  • LS polls: YSR Congress promises 'golden era' in Seemandhra, Telangana 13-04-2014 06:01 PM

    Hyderabad: Promising to bring back the 'golden era' of late YSR Reddy in Seemandhra and Telangana, the YSR Congress on Sunday released its separate election manifestos for the two states. The party promised that if voted to power, it would launch a new scheme called "Aamma Badi' under which Rs...
  • Ready for IPL after thoughts of quitting ODIs: Ishant Sharma 13-04-2014 08:22 AM

    India pacer Ishant Sharma almost quit one-day cricket after the ICC World Twenty20 snub following an average show against Australia, South Africa and New Zealand - he revealed while speaking at a function organised by his Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH). "It was a setback for me,"...
  • Wickets should be the same in UAE, believes Ishant 11-04-2014 05:57 PM

    Hyderabad: Having missed out on the recent World T20 and Asia Cup action, lanky pacer Ishant Sharma is fit and raring to go for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the seventh edition of IPL starting April 16 in Abu Dhabi. "Obviously, you feel bad when you are not part of the T20...
  • IPL 7: Sunrisers Hyderabad can emerge as the dark horse 11-04-2014 11:57 AM

    Come April 16, eight teams competing in the seventh edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) will become the cynosure of all eyes. No side is an underdog and to predict a winner early is close to impossible in IPL. A team boasting of top cricketing stars can crash like a...
  • IPL will be beneficial to my growth as a cricketer: Rasool 10-04-2014 03:45 PM

    New Delhi: After becoming the first Jammu and Kashmir player to be selected in an IPL team in 2013, Parvez Rasool is now ready for his second stint in the T20 league and reckons that the presence of star players in his team will help him grow as a cricketer....
  • IPL ideal platform to stage India comeback, says Irfan Pathan 09-04-2014 04:45 PM

    New Delhi: Irfan Pathan, who will be representing the Sunrisers Hyderabad in upcoming seventh edition of the Indian Premier League, said his aim is to play the 2015 World Cup. In his bit to get back that elusive seamer allrounder's slot, Irfan is expecting that Sunrisers' think-tank will make him...
  • LS polls: AAP fields Narasimha Rao's grandson from Malkajgiri 08-04-2014 06:37 PM

    Hyderabad: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is set to field former prime minister PV Narasimha Rao's grandson, Sudha Kiran from the Malkajgiri Lok Sabha constituency, after its candidate Chandana Chakrabarti withdrew from the electoral race. "Chandana Chakrabarti opted out due to her personal and health reasons and now Sudha Kiran,...
  • NIA, Delhi Police get into war of words over custody of Akhtar, Waqas 02-04-2014 03:33 PM

    The NIA and the Special Cell of Delhi Police on Wednesday got into war of words over the custody of top Indian Mujahideen operatives Tehseen Akhtar and Zia-ur-Rehman alias Waqas. The NIA on Tuesday demanded in a Delhi court to know that what the Delhi Police Special Cell has been...
  • Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad in world top 100 airports, Singapore best 27-03-2014 03:57 PM

    New Delhi: Three airports in India - Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad - have made it to the list of top 100 airports in the world. According to Skytrax World airport awards, the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) at Delhi run by the GMR group is at 59th place in the...
  • Shikhar Dhawan to lead Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 7 24-03-2014 08:19 PM

    Hyderabad: India opener Shikhar Dhawan will captain Sunrisers Hyderabad in the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which starts April 16. West Indian allrounder Darren Sammy will be the vice-captain, the franchise announced on Monday. "We wish both the talented players the very best in their new role...
  • AP: Enquiry ordered after 14-year-old found to be a poll officer 17-03-2014 11:14 AM

    Hyderabad: The appointment of a 14-year-old boy as a booth level polling officer (BLO) has caused a huge embarrassment for the Election Commission. According to local media reports, a 14-year-old boy Mohammad Shaik Yousuf has been appointed as a BLO at Chandrayanagutta assembly seat in the walled city of Hyderabad....
  • NIA chargesheet names Bhatkal, Akthar in Hyderabad twin blasts 14-03-2014 09:28 PM

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed charge sheet against top Indian Mujahideen operatives, Yasin Bhatkal and Asadullah Akhtar in the February 2013 twin blast case. IM had hatched a high-level conspiracy to wage a war against India and carried out the blasts in Hyderabad to create terror in...
  • 3-day Indian Aviation show begins in Hyderabad 12-03-2014 01:39 PM

    Hyderabad: The five-day Indian Aviation show kick-started in Hyderabad on Wednesday amidst the who's who of the aviation industry. Inaugurated by the Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh, the show is expected to attract and engage investors in India's aerospace industry. The show will be open to public on the last...
  • Coal scam: SC raps CBI, asks it to file all chargesheets by March 28 10-03-2014 04:47 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to file all the chargsheeets in coal scam by March 28. The CBI sought four weeks time for filing all the chargesheets, which the Supreme Court refused. It is now likely that the investigation agency may file...
  • Feel insecure in Mumbai: Hyderabad techie's uncle 03-03-2014 03:55 PM

    23-year-old Esther Anuhya was found murdered on the outskirts of Mumbai over a week after she went missing in the city in January this year. Her uncle spoke of the trauma the family went through in the days after. ...
  • Petrol pumps in Hyderabad shut to protest raids 03-03-2014 11:50 AM

    Hyderabad: Petrol pumps in Hyderabad and other major cities and towns in Andhra Pradesh remained closed for the second day on Monday to protest the crackdown by legal metrology department against some outlets allegedly tampering dispensing units. The flash strike, which began on Sunday evening, continued in the twin cities...
  • Former BJP chief Bangaru Laxman, convicted in arms deal case, dies 01-03-2014 05:48 PM

    Hyderabad: Former Bharatiya Janata Party president Bangaru Laxman died on Saturday in Hyderabad after a prolonged illness. The 73-year-old was admitted to a private hospital in Hyderabad. Bangaru had to step down as the president of the BJP after a sting operation by Tehelka and was convicted by a court...
  • With Hyderabad gone, Seemandhra looks to Kurnool for new capital 26-02-2014 08:13 AM

    Kurnool: While Telangana is yet to stop its celebrations, in neighbouring Rayalaseema, the protests continue. Having lost the fight for a united Andhra Pradesh, locals and political leaders are now focusing on securing Kurnool as the capital for the new state - comprising Rayalaseema and Coastal Andhra. "Kurnool was the...
  • FTP: Telangana Chaupal from Hyderabad 21-02-2014 11:13 PM

    CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Hyderabad to gauge the mood of the public especially after the creation of Telangana. ...
  • After bomb threat, Hyderabad international airport on high alert 21-02-2014 03:36 PM

    The Hyderabad international airport was on Friday put on high alert after an anonymous letter threatening that explosives will be used and transported through a flight was received at the facility. Sources said the Chief Airport Security Officer (CASO) of the sprawling complex received the letter which threatened that "explosives"...
  • Watch: Mixed reactions in Hyderabad on formation of Telangana 21-02-2014 03:35 PM

    While there are celebrations in the Telangana region, there are mellowed down protests by people from the Seemandhra region. Many feel that it is now time to move on. ...
  • Andhra Pradesh stares at President's rule, government formation unlikely 21-02-2014 01:22 PM

    New Delhi: Though after many twists and turns, India is getting ready for its 29th state, Telangana but Andhra Pradesh is headed towards President's Rule. According to sources, the Ministry of Home Affairs has got the Governor's report which states that government formation by any political party is not possible...
  • Hyderabad airport put on red alert after threat letter 21-02-2014 12:39 PM

    New Delhi: The Hyderabad international airport was on Friday put on high alert after an anonymous letter threatening that explosives will be used and transported through a flight was received at the facility. Sources said the Chief Airport Security Officer (CASO) of the sprawling complex received the letter which threatened...
  • Watch: The new political map of Telangana, Seemandhra 21-02-2014 10:56 AM

    After Parliament cleared the contentious Telangana Bill, it is just a step way from reality. Andhra Pradesh will be divided into Seemandhra and Telangana which will have 13 and 10 districts respectively. Hyderabad will be the joint capital for 10 years. ...
  • Telangana erupts in joy, Seemandhra lawyers to move SC to abort new state 21-02-2014 07:58 AM

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: India is set to get its 29th state after the Rajya Sabha passed the contentious Telangana Bill amidst high drama on Thursday. Celebrations in Telangana followed even as Seemandhara lawyers are likely to move the Supreme Court against the creation of a separate state. After the Bill was...
  • Telangana Bill passed: Cheers for some, jolt for others 20-02-2014 09:45 PM

    India on February 20, 2014 got its 29th state, but not before a day-long debate in Parliament and a decades-long struggle for it. After prolonged debate and continued disruptions, the Upper House adopted the Bill through a voice vote. ...