Hyderabad

  • Telangana CM urges PM to implement 33% reservation for women 5 hours 27 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday to implement 33 per cent reservation for women in Parliament as well as state legislatures. In a letter written to the Prime Minister, Rao also sought 33 per cent reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBC) both...
  • AirAsia restarts Hyderabad-Kuala Lumpur route 2 days ago

    Mumbai: No-frills carrier AirAsia on Monday announced resumption of its flight services to Hyderabad from Kuala Lumpur and also offered a promotional all-inclusive fare of Rs 2,099 for a one-way journey. The airline had discontinued the route in 2011. "The recommencement of Hyderabad-Kuala Lumpur route will enable many guests to...
  • Hyderabad residents rate PM Modi's Madison Square speech 2 days ago

    Hyderabad residents give their ratings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address at Madison Square in New York. ...
  • Hyderabad, watch out! Traffic policemen will now have wearable cameras, iPads, tablets 5 days ago

    Hyderabad: If you are one of those who refrains from paying challans or tries to bribe a traffic policeman, then watch out. As part of new-age policing in Hyderabad, traffic police will be geared up with special body wearable cameras. These cameras record the conversation and visuals between a traffic...
  • Hyderabad boys set example September 21, 2014

    Three boys from Hyderabad set an example by informing the police about an ATM's cash door which was left open due to some technical snag. ...
  • Walmart to extend online wholesale platform reach from October 1 September 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Walmart India on Saturday said it will extend online wholesale platform to its members in Guntur and Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh from October 1. The USretail giant at present operates B2B ecommerce platform in two citiesHyderabad and Lucknow in the country. "Starting October 1, members of Best Price wholesale stores...
  • A few good men: 3 boys in Hyderabad find ATM door opened with Rs 25 lakh cash, inform police September 20, 2014

    Hyderabad: In a strange incident in Hyderabad, the cash door of a State Bank of Hyderabad ATM was found open due to technical problem. The incident was reported by three boys staying in nearby hostel on Friday night. The boys had gone to withdraw money from the ATM in SR...
  • Hyderabad: Woman arrested for trying to sell 15dayold daughter September 20, 2014

    Hyderabad: Three women and a man were arrested for allegedly trying to sell a newborn baby girl in Bansilalpet area in Hyderabad, police said. The 15dayold baby girl was rescued and handed over to the Child Welfare Department. According to Gandhi Nagar police, Venkatlakshmi, the girl's mother, was in need of money,...
  • Hyderabad: Minor girl forced into prostitution by mother, sister September 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: A 15yearold girl was allegedly forced into prostitution by her mother, sister and brotherinlaw for money, police said on Thursday. The minor girl, who managed to escape from her house in Yakatpura of Old City on Wednesday, approached the police and lodged a complaint with the help of NGO...
  • Telangana: BJP criticises TRS government over 'Hyderabad Liberation Day' issue September 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: The BJP on Thursday hit out at the TRS government in Telangana for not officially celebrating the 'Hyderabad Liberation Day' and preventing it from organising the event inside Golconda Fort. Police on Wednesday took BJP leaders and activists into preventive custody when they attempted to go to the historic Golconda...
  • BJP criticises TRS government on 'Hyderabad Liberation Day' September 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: The BJP on Thursday hit out at the TRS government in Telangana for not officially celebrating the 'Hyderabad Liberation Day' and preventing it from organising the event inside Golconda Fort here. Police on Wednesday took BJP leaders and activists into preventive custody when they attempted to go to the historic...
  • India signs 15 agreements with China, strengthens ties September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday signed a series of documents with India at the Hyderabad House in New Delhi, strengthening ties between the two countries. This is Xi's first visit to India as head of the state. Among the 15 MoUs signed between India and China is the...
  • Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal visits Chennai, Hyderabad to attract investors September 17, 2014

    Chandigarh: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal will be on a twoday visit to Chennai and Hyderabad from Thursday to meet leading industrialists with an intention to attract investments in the state. During the meeting with industry leaders, Badal will showcase investment opportunities in Punjab along with highlighting state as...
  • Sharjah tourism to conduct road shows in 5 Indian cities September 14, 2014

    Dubai: Seeking to attract Indian tourists to some of its exotic locations, Sharjah will organise tourism road shows across five cities, including New Delhi and Mumbai, from Monday. Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority will conduct road shows in Mumbai, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai and Bangalore as part of its efforts...
  • Telangana education department orders schools to give free education to journalists' children under RTE September 12, 2014

    Hyderabad: Facing criticism from journalists for threatening the media and not helping in uplifting unofficial ban on two Telugu news channels, the Telangana government has come up with an order that has given relief to many journalists. The district education officer in the state capital Hyderabad has directed private recognized...
  • Women Farmers' Day to attract 1,000 attendees from 10 states September 11, 2014

    Hyderabad: About 1,000 women farmers from ten states, including Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, are expected to attend the Women Farmers Day to be hosted by the International Crops Research Institute for SemiArid Tropics (ICRISAT) on Friday. "About 30 women would be given golden awards and another 30 women silver awards as...
  • Telangana government completes 100 days in office September 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: An urge to break from the past, treading a new path and seeking to leave a Telangana stamp on different issues mark the tenure of the TRS government which completed 100 days in office on Tuesday. Having successfully led the agitation for formation of Telangana State, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar...
  • Hyderabad: Cyient to make 3,500 engineering students jobready September 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: The CSR arm of Hyderabadbased engineering services company Cyient Ltd on Tuesday announced the launch of two programmes related to skill development and digital literacy. Through the programmes, Cyient Foundation aims at skill development to make engineering graduates employable, and empower neighbourhood communities to participate actively in Digital India. It...
  • Caught on camera: Tempo carrying Ganesha idol, devotees overturns in Hyderabad September 8, 2014

    Festivities took a turn for the worse in Hyderabad on Monday when a tempo carrying a Ganesha idol and devotees turned turtle. The tempo was reportedly travelling at a high speed and was over loaded. The tempo had people on board and some of the children on it suffered minor...
  • Ganesha Visarjan: Hyderabad revels in festive spirit September 8, 2014

    As the 10day long Ganesh Chaturthi comes to an end today, Hyderabad residents prepare to bid farewell to the country's largest Ganesha idol. ...
  • Hyderabad prepares for visarjan of country's largest Ganesha idol September 8, 2014

    Hyderabad:Hyderabad is all set to bid adieu to its favourite deity Ganesha. On Monday, the country's largest idol will be given a grand immersion during the Ganesh Visarjan ceremony. The immersion ceremony of the 60feet high Ganesha in Hyderabad promises to be a grand affair. It took almost three months...
  • Hyderabad: After ice and rice, Ganesha visarjan bucket challenge gains fame September 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: After ice and rice, "Ganesha visarjan" bucket challenge is gaining popularity in Hyderabad. In this challenge, people have to immerse Ganesha idol in an ecofriendly way, that is in a bucket, instead of polluting a natural water body to help save the environment. People can nominate their family, friends...
  • Hyderabad scientist Mahipal Reddy gets Royal Society fellowship September 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: Chief scientist at the Council of Scientific and Industrial ResearchIndian Institute of Chemical Technology based here, has been honoured with the Fellowship of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRCS), London, in recognition of his outstanding research. Dr B Mahipal Reddy, the Chief Scientist and Head of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry Division,...
  • Hyderabad: Police foil attempts by four young men to join ISIS rank September 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: An alleged attempt by a group of four young men from the city to join the rank of ISIS, a Sunni jihadist group, has been foiled by the Hyderabad Police. The four, including two engineering students (all aged between 23 and 25), were tracked down to Kolkata last week from...
  • Case filed against actress Mallika Sherawat for 'insulting national flag' September 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: Hyderabad police on Thursday booked Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat for disrespecting the national flag. On the direction of a city court, a case against the actress was booked at Falaknuma police station in old city of Hyderabad. A police officer said a case under Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act,...
  • Hyderabad metro to have cost escalation of Rs 2,5003,000 crore September 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Ltd, which is developing a 72km 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 August 31, 2014

    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 August 31, 2014

    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, ecofriendly clay idols flood the market August 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Pearl City is all set to celebrate the Ganesh festival in an ecofriendly manner and with the tallest Ganesh idol in the country this year. The 60feet 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 August 29, 2014

    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...