Hyderabad

  • Walmart to extend online wholesale platform reach from October 1 1 hour 43 minutes ago

    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 US-retail giant at present operates B2B e-commerce platform in two cities--Hyderabad 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 3 hours 33 minutes ago

    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 15-day-old daughter 10 hours 33 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Three women and a man were arrested for allegedly trying to sell a new-born baby girl in Bansilalpet area in Hyderabad, police said. The 15-day-old 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 Yesterday

    Hyderabad: A 15-year-old girl was allegedly forced into prostitution by her mother, sister and brother-in-law 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 Yesterday

    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' 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    Chandigarh: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal will be on a two-day 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 5 days ago

    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 Semi-Arid 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 job-ready September 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: The CSR arm of Hyderabad-based 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 10-day 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 60-feet 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 eco-friendly 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 Research-Indian 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 2,500-3,000 crore September 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Ltd, which is developing a 72-km 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, eco-friendly clay idols flood the market August 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Pearl City is all set to celebrate the Ganesh festival in an eco-friendly manner and with the tallest Ganesh idol in the country this year. The 60-feet 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...
  • Panel recommends Guntur, Vijaywada, Vizag shouldn't be made Andhra capital August 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: The committee formed to decide on which city will be the capital of Andhra Pradesh has recommended against making a rushed decision. The Shivram Krishna Committee in its report to the Home Ministry has recommended that Guntur, Vijaywada and Machlipatnam shouldn't be the capital. The committee also recommends against...
  • Hyderabad Metro project to have 200 skywalks August 26, 2014

    Hyderabad: Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) on Tuesday said that it will construct 200 skywalks which will be linked to various metro stations, on the lines of Bangkok model. HMR Managing Director NVS Reddy told reporters at the sidelines of an event that as many as 200 skywalks (pedestrians elevated walkspace)...
  • Hyderabad woman who launched Rice Bucket Challenge seeks your support August 26, 2014

    Inspired by the ongoing "Ice Bucket' Challenge", a journalist from Hyderabad Manjulatha Kalanidhi is running a campaign called the "Rice Bucket Challenge". It urges people to donate a bucket full of rice to the poor and the campaign is fast gaining support across India. CNN-IBN asks people from across the...
  • Hyderabad woman starts 'Rice Bucket Challenge' to help the poor August 26, 2014

    Hyderabad: Inspired by the ongoing "Ice Bucket' Challenge", a journalist from Hyderabad Manjulatha Kalanidhi is running a campaign called the "Rice Bucket Challenge". It urges people to donate a bucket full of rice to the poor and the campaign is fast gaining support across India. The "Rice Bucket challenge" has gone...
  • India's rice bucket challenge goes viral on social media August 25, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Ice Bucket Challenge may be making waves the world over, but the Rice Bucket Challenge is what is raging in India. In a bid to help the poor, Hyderabad-based Manju Kalanidhi has sparked off the latest trend- a Facebook initiative, called an Indian version for Indian needs- that...