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  • IKEA eyes Hyderabad for first India store 09-07-2014 09:18 PM

    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...
  • Galaxy K Zoom: Samsung's new 20.7 megapixel cameraphone with 10x optical zoom launched in India at Rs 29,999 08-07-2014 05:47 PM

    New Delhi: Samsung has announced the launch of its new smartphone with a specialised camera, the Samsung Galaxy K zoom, in India. It is claimed to be a camera specialised smartphone that offers the control and functionality of a professional camera. The Galaxy K zoom is equipped with new retracting...
  • Hyderabad will need of two more airports in future: KCR 07-07-2014 06:35 PM

    Hyderabad: Hyderabad will require at least two more airports in the near future as the city's population is expected to touch three crore with the development of the Information Technology Investment Region, according to Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao. "Hyderabad's population in 2014 is 94 lakh. We are soon...
  • Vyapam scam: Police deny reports of RSS leaders' involvement 29-06-2014 08:28 PM

    Madhya Pradesh police on Saturday denied media reports that some top leaders of RSS had been found to be involved in the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam. "Available documents and data sourced from the seized hard disk have not revealed any such information....The published and transmitted news on...
  • Chennai building collapse: 10 dead, 40 feared trapped, police detain 4 29-06-2014 09:15 AM

    Chennai: Ten people have lost their lives while 26 others have been rescued as an under-construction building collapsed on the outskirts of Chennai on Saturday. Five people are said to be in a critical condition. Nearly 40 people are still feared trapped in the 11-storeyed building. Most of the victims...
  • Tamil Nadu Governor expresses shock over building collapse: Chennai 28-06-2014 11:12 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah on Saturday expressed " deep shock" over the building collapse in the city, which left one person dead and wished speedy recovery to the injured workers. "I am deeply shocked to hear that several construction workers were injured in the collapse of a eleven...
  • K. Chandrasekhar Rao demands Bharat Ratna for Narasimha Rao 28-06-2014 10:44 PM

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday called for conferring Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, on former prime minister, the late P.V. Narasimha Rao. Paying rich tributes to the late leader on his 93rd birth anniversary, the chief minister said the state cabinet would pass a resolution...
  • CPI asks government to lift ban on Maoists 28-06-2014 09:03 AM

    Visakhapatnam: Asserting that economic offences and communal violence is more harmful to society than the Left party's extremism, CPI today asked the Centre and state governments to lift the ban imposed on Maoists. "It is unfortunate that the government has been treating the Left wing extremists as law and order...
  • Murthy got cost equation right,successor to take it fwd:Kamath 27-06-2014 06:27 PM

    New Delhi: Commending the role of N R Narayana Murthy, veteran banker K V Kamath on Friday said the Infosys co-founder had "got the cost equation right" to improve topline growth. Kamath, who is also the non-executive Chairman, said it is now upon the "successor" Vishal Sikka to take that...
  • KCR asks officials to work out plan to tackle power shortage 26-06-2014 04:31 PM

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday asked the officials of energy department to draw up short term and long term plans to overcome the power deficiency in the state. "The Chief Minister reviewed the power situation in the state against the background of power crisis due to...
  • KCR asks officials to wage war against poverty in Dalits 24-06-2014 11:09 PM

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday asked district collectors to work hard to ensure that Dalits are lifted out of poverty and that their living conditions are improved. Addressing a meeting of collectors from ten districts of Telangana here, KCR also announced the launch of a special...
  • Workers fear uncertain future as UP Stock Exchange fails to comply with Sebi guidelines 23-06-2014 07:04 PM

    As the UP Stock Exchange faces the risk of de-recognition for not being able to comply with Sebi guidelines, workers at the 30-year-old bourse say they are looking at an uncertain future. According to Sebi regulations a bourse not having a minimum turnover of Rs 1,000 crore and a networth...
  • Advani deserves to be President of India: Gadkari 21-06-2014 05:33 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari has said party patriarch L K Advani deserves to be the President of India, a post commensurate with his stature. Appearing on Rajat Sharma's show 'Aap ki Adalat' on 'India TV', the Union Road Transport Minister said it would not...
  • Make dosa in a minute with DosaMatic 20-06-2014 11:46 AM

    New Delhi: Dosa lovers need not worry any more now about preparing one of the most difficult yet mouth-watering dishes. Dosa making, which is an art and requires skilled hands, can now be prepared with the press of a button. A dosa that costs Rs 30-40 in Bangalore set you...
  • UPA appointed Governors K Rosaiah, HR Bhardwaj prefer to quit: sources 19-06-2014 03:13 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress appointed Governors - Tamil Nadu's K Rosaiah and Karnataka's HR Bhardwaj have told party President Sonia Gandhi that they prefer to step down, said sources on Thursday. The remarks came in the backdrop of the Narendra Modi government planning to remove Governors appointed by the UPA...
  • Andhra Pradesh: HC quashes senior IAS officer's name from Jagan's case 18-06-2014 08:24 PM

    Hyderabad: The High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad (formerly Andhra Pradesh High Court) on Wednesday allowed a petition filed by senior IAS officer K Ratna Prabha requesting to quash her name from the case filed by CBI related to land allocation to Indu Techzone also allegedly involving YSRCP chief YS...
  • Saina wins; Sindhu, Srikanth, Kashyap lose in Indonesia 18-06-2014 02:25 PM

    Jakarta: Three-time champion Saina Nehwal started her campaign on a positive note with a straight-game demolition of Thailand's Porntip Buranaprasertsuk but it was early exit for P V Sindhu, K Srikanth and P Kashyap in the USD 750,000 BCA Indonesia Superseries Premier on Wednesday. A winner of the tournament in...
  • Satellite P50: Toshiba launches the 'world's first' Ultra HD 4K laptop in India at Rs 86,000 18-06-2014 11:34 AM

    New Delhi: Aiming to be among the top 3 tech players in India, Japanese giant Toshiba unveiled a range of devices, foraying into newer segments like 2-in-1s (tablet-cum-notebooks) and workstations, and launched the world's first ultra HD 4K laptop in India. "The Indian market itself has a lot of potential,...
  • Tamil Nadu: DMK restructures district units, party polls soon 16-06-2014 08:49 PM

    Chennai: DMK on Monday restructured its district-level units, almost doubling it to 65, in a bid to revitalise the party ahead of the assembly elections in 2016 in tune with the recommendations of a six-member committee. The decision to create new district units had been taken based on the recommendation...
  • Celkon Campus A35K: The cheapest Android KitKat-powered smartphone available online for Rs 2,999 16-06-2014 05:28 PM

    New Delhi: Affordable handset maker Celkon today launched its 'Campus A35K' smartphone in the country for Rs 2,999 in an exclusive partnership with online marketplace Snapdeal.com. Touted as the cheapest Android Kitkat-operating system based smartphone, the handset has dual-SIM slot and is powered by 1GHz processor with 256MB of RAM,...
  • Two taken into custody for threatening Tamil Nadu Minister 15-06-2014 09:16 PM

    Salem: Two persons were on Sunday taken into custody for questioning for allegedly sending SMSs to some officials threatening to kill Tamil Nadu Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy, two collectors and a former district judge, police said. The SMS were received by Salem Revenue Divisional Officer Lalithavathi and Tahsildhar Kannan, police...
  • 'Sedition charges against Subharti University's Kashmiri students based on complaint by officials' 14-06-2014 11:21 PM

    Police have said that sedition charges against the Kashmiri students of Subharti University had been applied on the basis of a complaint filed by the officials of the institution, a claim which the varsity has rejected. A report submitted by Meerut DIG K Satyanarayan to the IG, Meerut, states that...
  • Telangana: CM Chandrasekhar Rao swears by quota and waives loans of farmers 13-06-2014 08:15 PM

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) on Friday defended his government's proposal to provide up to 12 per cent reservation each in education and jobs to tribals and minorities. He also announced a waiver of loans availed by farmers. Replying to a debate in the Telangana Assembly here...
  • Defence Minister Arun Jaitley to visit J&K to review security situation 12-06-2014 08:53 PM

    New Delhi : Defence Minister Arun Jaitley will review the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir along with top Army commanders during his two-day visit to Srinagar starting on Saturday. In his first visit to the state after taking over as Defence Minister, he is also expected to discuss the...
  • Shuttler Srikanth drops 10 places in rankings 12-06-2014 02:11 PM

    New Delhi: Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth dropped a dramatic 10 places in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) men's singles rankings released on Thursday to be positioned at No. 23 currently. The 21-year-old Srikanth, who achieved a career high ranking of No.13 two weeks ago, suffered a first round exit...
  • Kashyap, Srikanth out of Japan Open; Tanvi grabs upset win 11-06-2014 05:15 PM

    Tokyo: Young Tanvi Lad put up a brilliant show to stun higher-ranked Kirsty Gilmour of Scotland on a mixed opening day for India during which top shuttlers K Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap bowed out of men's singles in the USD 250,000 Japan Open Super Series, here on Wednesday. World No...
  • Celebrations over, Telangana government gets down to business 11-06-2014 01:41 PM

    Hyderabad: After more than six decades of struggle, Telangana is finally a separate state. Celebrations are now over and it's time for the new government to get down to business. All eyes are now on Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and his team as they set the wheels of development...
  • Karnataka government to facilitate Maoists surrender 10-06-2014 05:12 PM

    Shimoga: Karnataka Government would consult legal experts on the proposal made by several organisations for the surrender of Naxals and dropping of cases against them to facilitate it, Minister of Home for Karnataka, K J George said today. George, who visited the Naxal-infected areas in Agumbe near Theerthahlli in this...
  • Watch: Psy, Snoop Dogg get drunk, dance amidst Seoul riots and party with Korean aunties in the new music video 'Hangover' 10-06-2014 07:11 AM

    You are most likely one of the 2 billion people who have clicked on Korean pop star Psy's 2012 hit 'Gangnam Style'. The song, which went on to make YouTube history with over 2 billion hits, has been the favourite of dance clubs, parties and clubs across the world. Now,...
  • Manali dam tragedy: TRS blames engineers, says helping students 09-06-2014 05:36 PM

    TRS leader K Kavitha said that Telangana state is working for the students who went missing from the Pandoh dam. "We are doing all that we can. This was an unavoidable loss because of the cruel negligence of the engineers who were manning the sirens for the dam. We hold...