TELANGANA

  • Former IAF fighter pilot becomes new Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee chief 6 hours 5 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: An NDA graduate, newly-appointed Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee president N Uttam Kumar Reddy served as a fighter pilot in the Indian Air Force before plunging into politics two decades ago. He had flown MIG-21 and MIG-23 aircraft in frontline fighter squadrons, and was decorated for gallantry in Siachen and other...
  • Telangana CM to relocate Secretariat to Hospital site citing poor vaastu conditions 9 hours 3 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: While Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao's belief in vaastu is well known, he has found himself in the middle of a controversy after the Opposition accused him of wasting state funds over shifting the state Secretariat citing vaastu as a reason. The Telangana government has decided to build a...
  • 57 fresh cases of swine flu in Telangana 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: Fifty seven fresh cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana, where the number of deaths due to the virus stands at 56 as of on Saturday. "In the current year, from January 1 till February 27, 4,673 samples have been tested, out of which 1,469 found to be...
  • Telangana: With two more dead, swine flu death toll reaches 56 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: Two more deaths and 27 new cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana, where the number of deaths due to the virus stands at 56 as on date. "In the current year, from January 1 till February 26, 4,483 samples have been tested, out of which 1,412 found...
  • 56 fresh swine flu cases detected in Telangana 1 week ago

    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...
  • Telugu actor Jai Akash joins Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) 1 week ago

    Chennai: Telugu actor Jai Akash who starred in films like 'Anandam' and 'Ready' has joined Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) party. He has no plans to leave acting. "I've officially joined TRS party. I'd like to juggle between politics and films, so I have no plans of quitting acting. "The TRS government...
  • Government battles swine flu outbreak, over 10,000 infected with deadly virus February 19, 2015

    Swine flu scare continues to spread across the country with 663 people having lost their lives in 2015 and more than 10,000 people having tested positive. On Wednesday, 12 people died in Gujarat taking the death toll in the state to 167 while 3 people succumbed to the deadly virus...
  • 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...
  • Bill soon to stop employment of kids below 14 years: Bandaru Dattatreya February 17, 2015

    Telangana: To ban employment of children below 14 years in any occupation, a Bill will be presented before the Cabinet soon, a Union Minister said on Tuesday. "To eradicate child labour under the age of 14, a Bill will be presented before the Union Cabinet and will later be introduced before...
  • Amendments to Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act likely in Budget session February 15, 2015

    Hyderabad: Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday indicated that the Centre may take up the issue of introducing amendments to the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act 2014 during the forthcoming budget session of Parliament. "Regarding amendments in AP Reorganisation Act 2014, we are going to talk to both the state governments...
  • 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...
  • Swine flu menace continues, 216 cases registered throughout the country February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The Health Ministry has stated that around 216 swine flu deaths have been registered throughout the country in just the first 10 days of February. But, the ministry has assured that there is adequate stock of medicines in most states. Five more people succumbed to swine flu in...
  • Telangana government not addressing drought conditions: BJP February 11, 2015

    Hyderabad: The Telangana government is not addressing drought conditions, state BJP president and MLA G Kishan Reddy said on Wednesday. "Some ministers are holding meetings on 'Mission Kakatiya' (restoration of tanks) programme, others on the water grid. But no one is talking about drought," he said. No reports have been...
  • Swine flu outbreak: 27 fresh cases reported in Telangana February 11, 2015

    Hyderabad: Twenty seven fresh cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana which recorded 42 deaths since January one this year, a bulletin issued by the state government said on Wednesday. "In the current year, from January 1 till February 10, 2,751 samples have been tested out of which...
  • Telangana: 49 fresh swine flu cases reported February 10, 2015

    Hyderabad: Telangana continues to reel under the menace of swine flu with 49 fresh cases being reported, a bulletin issued on Tuesday said. "In the current year, from January 1 till February 9, 2,677 samples have been tested, out of which, 880 were found to be positive and the number...
  • Swine flu outbreak: Two more deaths reported in Telangana; 36 victims so far February 4, 2015

    Hyderabad: Two more persons have succumbed to swine flu in Telangana, taking the total number of deaths due to the virus to 36 since January this year, the state government said on Wednesday. "In the current year, from January 1 till February 3, a total of 2,047 samples have been...
  • Telangana: Swine flu claims 31 lives in a month February 2, 2015

    Hyderabad: Swine flu has claimed 31 lives in the past one month even as 35 persons tested positive for the H1N1 virus, the Telangana government said on Monday. From January 1 to February 1, 1,854 samples were tested, of which 629 samples were found to be positive. The number of...
  • Government says swine flu situation is under control: Director at NIMS January 30, 2015

    "The government says swine flu situation is under control. Awareness drives are being carried out at various places. Government concerned as swine flu virus spreading even to the interiors of Telangana. said doctor H Thacker," Director at Noida Institute of Management Studies. ...
  • Swine flu outbreak: Three fresh deaths reported; 25 victims so far in Telangana January 27, 2015

    Hyderabad: Three more deaths from swine flu have been reported in Telangana, taking the total number of casualties due to the H1N1 virus this month to 16 in the state, a senior official said on Tuesday. With this, the total number of deaths during this season (from December last) rose...
  • Swine flu outbreak: 35 fresh cases reported in Telangana January 25, 2015

    Hyderabad: Thirty five fresh swine flu cases have been reported in Telangana on Sunday even as no fresh death due to the infection was reported in the last 48 hours, a senior health official said. The 35 were among 82 samples tested while another 112 samples are in the process of...
  • No to handshakes and hugs, only say 'Namaste' to prevent swine flu: Telangana government January 24, 2015

    Telangana: With 11 swine flu deaths and 250 cases in January, Telangana is the worst hit state in the country. Alarmed with the situation, the Telangana government is putting effort in to control and treat swine flu cases in the state. To prevent the spread of the disease, the government...
  • Kiran Bedi was critical of BJP just a year ago, says Digvijaya Singh January 22, 2015

    Hyderabad: Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Thursday took potshots at BJP's chief ministerial candidate in Delhi Kiran Bedi, wondering how she joined a party which she had "attacked just a year ago". The AICC general secretary in-charge of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh affairs sought to know whether the IPS...
  • Andhra Pradesh and Telangana worst hit by the swine flu virus January 21, 2015

    Hyderabad: Three more deaths due to swine flu have been reported in Hyderabad on Wednesday. This has taken the death toll in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to 10 this year. Both the states remain worst hit by the swine flu virus. 49 fresh cases of swine flu, the highest in a...
  • 25 new cases of swine flu reported in Hyderabad January 20, 2015

    Hyderabad: 25 new cases of swine flu have been reported in Hyderabad on Tuesday. The total number of cases reported from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh till now is 173 in January with 7 dead. Swine flu continues to spread its wings across the country with fresh cases being reported daily....
  • Hyderabad: Over 70 cases of swine flu reported; one dead January 14, 2015

    Hyderabad: A senior citizen on Wednesday died of swine flue after he was shifted from a private hospital to Gandhi hospital. The person was detected swine flu positive and was suffering from other illness too. While Andhra Pradesh and Telangana witnessed 16 deaths in 2014 this was the first death in...
  • Swine flu scare across India, fresh cases reported in Delhi, Telangana January 6, 2015

    New Delhi/ Hyderabad: Swine flu continues to spread its wings across the country with fresh cases being reported in Hyderabad. Six cases have also been reported from Telangana and one from Andhra Pradesh. Sixteen people have died from the virus in both the states. Meanwhile, four fresh cases have been...
  • Telangana CM vows to make Hyderabad global city, praises Nizam January 2, 2015

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday assured that the government would take all possible steps to make Hyderabad a global city free from congestion and traffic gridlocks. He was inaugurating the 75th All India Industrial Exhibition and platinum jubilee celebrations of the...
  • Government monitoring swine flu situation, arrangements in place: JP Nadda January 2, 2015

    Hyderabad: Swine flu has claimed two more lives in Hyderabad in the last 24 hours. One of the deceased is a 29-year-old lady who was pregnant. This has become a big health concern for everyone. Over 80 cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in 2014....
  • Telangana: Cybercrime cases in Cyberabad rose sharply during 2014 December 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: Cybercrime cases rose sharply under Cyberabad Police Commissionerate limits here during 2014 as compared to last year. A total of 256 cyber crime cases were reported this year as against 109 recorded in 2013, Cyberabad Police Commissioner CV Anand said at a press meet on Tuesday. Out of the...
  • Telangana: Rise in rape, molestation cases in 2014 December 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Cases of molestation ('outraging modesty') and rape increased in Telangana in 2014 compared with the previous year, though the overall crime graph showed a minuscule 0.41 per cent decline. "The overall crime situation is under control. A total of 93,392 cognisable cases have been reported in 2014 compared with...