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Cell tower woes reach HRC

Cell tower woes reach HRC

Feb 23,2018 , 02:52 AM IST | Warangal Tab
Finally, the Human Rights Commission (HRC) had to step in to resolve the issue of the residents of Katta Rampur locality (27th Division) who have been vociferous for the removal of a cell tower that has been reportedly emitting electromagnetic radiation jeopardizing their health since its installation.
Farmers pool money for healthcare

Farmers pool money for healthcare

Feb 16,2018 , 11:37 PM IST | Khammam Tab
Ever heard of farmers having an exclusive healthcare facility that too on par with the corporate hospitals? Certainly no, perhaps, but it’s true. And proudly, Khammam to have such a first-of-its-kind, christened as C Star (Cooperative Star) Hospital, and ready for set off on Saturday.
TSWREIS school on fast-track

TSWREIS school on fast-track

Feb 15,2018 , 11:47 PM IST | Warangal Tab
Even as the Central government’s proposed Sainik School in Warangal is yet to get off the blocks, the State has come up with its own; however, at a different location – Rukmapur in Karimnagar district – and put it on the fast track so that it gets underway from the upcoming academic year.
Planters at mercy of middlemen

Planters at mercy of middlemen

Feb 13,2018 , 11:51 PM IST | Khammam Tab
Caught in the vicious circle of multi-layered middlemen, cultivators of subabul and eucalyptus, which are used as raw material in paper manufacturing, are seeking the State’s intervention to provide them remunerative price. The last three years were tumultuous for the planters in Telangana due to the highhandedness of paper mills and their policies.
State unriddles market yard issue

State unriddles market yard issue

Feb 04,2018 , 04:30 AM IST | Telangana
Finally, it’s curtains for the long-pending tussle between those lobbied for and against shifting of Khammam Agriculture Market Yard with the State government finding a solution what it may be termed as a win-win for all.
Medaram soaks in devotion

Medaram soaks in devotion

Feb 01,2018 , 04:09 AM IST | Telangana
Religious fervour pervaded Medaram, a tiny tribal village 250km northeast of Hyderabad, as a sea of humanity soaked in devotion witnessing the arrival of Goddess Saralamma to the altars (locally called as Gaddelu) on Wednesday, the first day of four-day biennial jatara.
Get, set, go Medaram jatara!

Get, set, go Medaram jatara!

Jan 31,2018 , 12:31 AM IST | Warangal Tab
The famous biennial Sammakka-Saralamma jatara at Medaram is all set for a dazzling start on Wednesday. The pre-jatara crowds, numbering more than a million, already set the tone.
SCCL extends helping hand to Medaram

SCCL extends helping hand to Medaram

Jan 28,2018 , 04:00 AM IST | Latest News
Even the squirrel contributes its mite. So, the saying goes. When the religious event is as massive as Medaram Jatara, billed as one of the world’s biggest crowd-pulling congregation where more than one crore pilgrims diverge to, it needs a lot of support not just from the government,
Medaram missing its quintessence

Medaram missing its quintessence

Jan 25,2018 , 11:35 PM IST | Warangal Tab
Medaram, the abode of Sammakka-Saralamma jatara, once tucked in deep forest and hard to reach by, is now a ghost of its past glory, this despite the spread of ethnic identity of the aboriginals far and wide across the globe.
Pawan pulls off show amid anarchy

Pawan pulls off show amid anarchy

Jan 24,2018 , 11:37 PM IST | Khammam Tab
Already facing strong criticism for his softened stand on both both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana governments, the Jana Sena Party chief Pawan Kalyan, on the third day of his maiden political tour, had to taste the bitter side of politics when an unidentified person hurled a chappal at him that fortunately missed the target and landed on the actor’s car bonnet.
Tholi mokku at Vemulawada before Medaram jatara

Tholi mokku at Vemulawada before Medaram jatara

Jan 23,2018 , 01:54 AM IST | Warangal Tab
Come Medaram jatara, the devotee influx to ancient Raja Rajeshwara Swamy temple invariably picks up. For that matter, pilgrims visiting any jatara in the erstwhile Warangal district like Komuravelli, Ainavolu, Kuravi etc., visit Vemulawada to offer prayers.
Sircilla goes extra mile to protect saplings

Sircilla goes extra mile to protect saplings

Jan 20,2018 , 02:50 AM IST | Warangal Tab
In a bid to give more fillip to the Telanganaku Haritha Haram, the government’s flagship programme envisaged to increase the green cover in the State from the present 24 per cent to 33 per cent, the Rajanna-Sircilla district administration, henceforth, took up go-green initiative in a mission mode.
Pleasure with piety

Pleasure with piety

Jan 18,2018 , 01:34 AM IST | Warangal Tab
Never harnessed to realise its full tourism potential, Koti Lingala, the abode of ancient Sri Koteshwara Siddeshwara Swamy temple, remained an unexplored destination until recently, despite it being a major pilgrim centre in north Telangana.
Sculpting, a way of life for Gopanna

Sculpting, a way of life for Gopanna

Jan 17,2018 , 12:01 AM IST | Warangal Tab
He is not the kind of boy next door; more was a sculptor in the making. Marri Gopal Reddy, popularly known as MG Reddy and Gopanna, would have gone places had he better focused on his academics, but the hammer, chisel and a piece of wood are what he has set his sight on.
Crowd management goes hi-tech for Medaram

Crowd management goes hi-tech for Medaram

Jan 09,2018 , 02:23 AM IST | Telangana
Crowd management is no easy task, especially when it comes to Sammakka- Saralamma Jatara at Medaram which draws millions of devotees. The pre-jatara rush that crossed two lakh devotees at Medaram on Sunday (January 7) is considered an indication of how much would be the crowd during the time of Jatara.
Warangal’s untapped potential

Warangal’s untapped potential

Jan 06,2018 , 01:25 AM IST | Warangal Tab
Notwithstanding the tall claims of the tourism department, the tourist footfall to the erstwhile district of Warangal, which has many architectural marvels of Kakatiya era and fantabulous weekend getaway locations, appears to be on the diminishing side if the stats provided by the authorities are to be believed.
SPM revival: A blink of hope for employees

SPM revival: A blink of hope for employees

Jan 04,2018 , 12:49 AM IST | Warangal Tab
The otherwise sleepy Sirpur Paper Mill (SPM) that fell sick more than three years ago is abuzz with hectic activity for the last couple of days with the employees and the local MLA himself clearing the overgrown bushes on the factory yard, expecting a buyer or two visiting the mill for a technical evaluation.
The man who left no ‘tone’ un-mimicked

The man who left no ‘tone’ un-mimicked

Dec 26,2017 , 03:46 PM IST | Telangana
Long before the present-day comedy shows became a rage on television, he held the audience captivated with his scintillating apery that not only catapulted him to popularity but also created a genre for mimicry in the country.
College dropout’s sculptures doll up GES venues

College dropout’s sculptures doll up GES venues

Nov 25,2017 , 01:43 AM IST | Khammam Tab
His is a remarkable tale - from the dusty lanes of Abbanikunta in Warangal city to the lofty corridors of fine arts, from introvertish silence to gaining international acclaim. Chiluveru Manohar, whose sculptures that form major attractions at the three-day Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES)-2017 to be held in Hyderabad from November 28, is someone who traversed across the world in his quest for
Vanishing landmark

Vanishing landmark

Nov 22,2017 , 12:27 AM IST | Warangal Tab
One of the famous landmarks of Hanamkonda, Moodu Chintala (three tamarind trees), is now, alas, on the verge of disappearance, being the victim of tides of the times. If the first one is the victim of a gale, the dried up second tree was removed by civic authorities as it was perilously poised to collapse on the road some time ago.
Piped water not far away

Piped water not far away

Nov 18,2017 , 01:30 AM IST | Warangal Tab
The 2018 summer will not be the same for those households living in textile and temple towns - Sircilla and Vemulawada - as the works relating to Sircilla-Vemulawada-Choppadandi (SVC) segment of the Mission Bhagiratha, a flagship programme of the State government envisioned at supplying safe and sustainable piped drinking water from surface water sources, are on the verge of completion.
Drones to tackle illegal sand trade

Drones to tackle illegal sand trade

Nov 17,2017 , 02:25 AM IST | Warangal Tab
Illegal sand dump operators, beware of flying camera drones. The Karimnagar Police Commissionerate, which is giving anti-social elements a run for their money through drone surveillance, is now stretching its eagle eye over tracing out illegal sand dumps as well.
Record jump in egg prices in Telangana

Record jump in egg prices in Telangana

Nov 14,2017 , 01:33 AM IST | Telangana
For the first time in the state, the price of an egg shot past Rs 6 following a jump in the wholesale market prices, and the reason for it was low supply of eggs, coupled with 20 to 25 per cent increase in demand in the wake of spurt in prices of vegetables.
Top cop is Khammam’s son of soil

Top cop is Khammam’s son of soil

Nov 10,2017 , 11:33 PM IST | Khammam Tab
Success doesn’t come on a platter, it is earned. True to these words, the proud son of the soil, the 1986 Batch IPS officer Mudireddy Mahender Reddy, the newly-appointed Director General of Police, has his hurdles en route to success that not many of Telanganites were able to reach the position.
Stubby palm trees to make their mark

Stubby palm trees to make their mark

Nov 07,2017 , 11:51 PM IST | Warangal Tab
The high yielding stubby palm trees, Girika thati chetlu in local parlance, will soon be an income-generating source to Gouda community. Although the plantation of stubby palm trees is being encouraged by the government through Haritha Haram, this is the first time that a district administration has come forward to promote it as a pilot project in a mission mode.
Warangal poised for interesting politics

Warangal poised for interesting politics

Nov 02,2017 , 01:32 AM IST | Warangal Tab
Amid speculation of more such prospects, the crossing over of senior TDP leaders to the Congress is being seen in the political circles as emergence of a new phase of politics in the erstwhile district of Warangal.
Travails of a two-year-old due to illegal adoption

Travails of a two-year-old due to illegal adoption

Oct 29,2017 , 03:59 AM IST | Telangana
Illegal adoption is not a new norm in India, but some stories which surfaced in the media in the recent times have surely grabbed the attention of one and all. One such story is of two-year-old Tanvitha of Mahabubabad, who did not have to wait long to face the pangs of life.
TRS makes early moves to strengthen base

TRS makes early moves to strengthen base

Oct 28,2017 , 12:20 AM IST | Warangal Tab
Notwithstanding the fact that it has 30 out of 35 Assembly seats, including the turncoats, spread across the undivided districts of Warangal, Karimnagar and Khammam in its kitty, the ruling TRS seems to be in a huddle to fortify its base ahead of next elections.
Reverse migration of weavers on the cards

Reverse migration of weavers on the cards

Oct 23,2017 , 02:15 AM IST | Telangana
The vortex of unemployment that led to the migration of lakhs of people to the western part of the country will soon be a sort of history with the Kakatiya Mega Textile Park (KMTP), touted as a one-stop shop for textile industry, commencing its operations next year.
Textile sector is on a growth curve

Textile sector is on a growth curve

Oct 22,2017 , 02:31 AM IST | Telangana
Finally, a giant step towards ‘Made in Telangana’. Barring the twin districts of Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy, industrial development in Telangana has always been like chasing a mirage. If people in the region had dearly missed the Azam Jahi Mills that went defunct in early 1990s, the upcoming Kakatiya Mega Textile Park for which Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will set the foundation stone on Sun

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