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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
Warangal techies for RoboGames, NASA challenge

Warangal techies for RoboGames, NASA challenge

Oct 13,2017 , 03:04 AM IST | Telangana
This Diwali has turned out to be a double bonanza for young techies of Warangal as they had an invite from the NASA’s Human Exploration Rover Challenge and as well as from the RoboGames, known as Olympics of Robots and said to be world’s largest robotics competition organisers.
Staff crunch stares at Enumamula market yards

Staff crunch stares at Enumamula market yards

Oct 10,2017 , 02:05 AM IST | Warangal Tab
Ahead of a hectic harvest season, the agricultural market yards in the erstwhile Warangal district are staring at a severe staff crunch with a yawning gap between sanctioned posts and existing strength of employees. It’s still early days with cotton arrivals yet to pick up and crops such as maize, red gram, green gram, chilli etc. are just trickling in.
Drone patrolling a game-changer

Drone patrolling a game-changer

Oct 05,2017 , 01:41 AM IST | Warangal Tab
The emergence of Drone, the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), surveillance is proving to be a game changer in crime prevention and its detection. Bhupalpally police has proved it; latest to join them was Karimnagar Police Commissionerate.
It’s tough to be a lensman indeed

It’s tough to be a lensman indeed

Oct 02,2017 , 12:18 AM IST | Warangal Tab
In an era of electronic media where digital content is a crucial component, it’s no easy task for the photo journalists of the print media, especially those working in towns and district headquarters, to stay on par with the television.
Rangalila ready for Ravan Vadh

Rangalila ready for Ravan Vadh

Sep 29,2017 , 11:09 PM IST | Warangal Tab
Ravana Vadh’, what started as a crusade nearly seven decades ago to withstand the atrocities of Razakars, has now become the pride of Ursu, Warangal.
A marvel in the wilds

A marvel in the wilds

Sep 27,2017 , 01:51 AM IST | Telangana
Tucked in a dense forest, the Devuni Gutta temple that looks like the miniature form of Cambodian sculpture is a surprise find of recent times that offers a lot of tourism potential. Located in the serene thickets near Kothur village under Mulugu mandal in Jayashankar-Bhupalpally district, 70km east of Warangal, the temple is a surprise pack for those wanting to figure out mysteries of history.
Operation Akarsh in full swing in Singareni elections

Operation Akarsh in full swing in Singareni elections

Sep 25,2017 , 11:55 PM IST | Telangana
Finally, the ‘conflict of interest’ caught the TS representative in New Delhi S Venugopala Chary, who is in a similar situation like running with the hares and hunting with the hounds. Chary, who also held the president post of the Hind Mazdoor Sabha (HMS), a major contender in the elections to the recognised trade unions of the Singareni, has been relieved from the post as he remained aloof so th
Battle lines drawn for Singareni polls

Battle lines drawn for Singareni polls

Sep 22,2017 , 01:08 AM IST | Telangana
Even as the battle lines are drawn and the coal fields are abuzz with hectic electioneering that likely to see a few pyrotechnics ahead of October 5 polling that decides Kaun Banega Coal Belt Raja being fought by the recognised trade unions of the Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL), it’s apparent that the TS Representative in New Delhi S Venugopala Chary, who is also the president of the
Historic stepwell reclaiming its glory

Historic stepwell reclaiming its glory

Sep 19,2017 , 02:39 AM IST | Telangana
A lot has been written about the Kakatiya dynasty that evolved and flourished between AD 1083 and 1323, but the imprints left by it in the form of temples and structures are yet to be explored fully. The historic stepwell, one of the architectural marvels of the Kakatiya era, believed to be the swimming pool of Rani Rudrama Devi, is one of the most overlooked landmarks.
Foresters swoop down on Gothi Koyas

Foresters swoop down on Gothi Koyas

Sep 17,2017 , 03:06 AM IST | Telangana
Little the hapless Gothi Koyas can do when 100-odd forest personnel swoop down on their hamlet that has around 30 huts in the thickets of Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary, 220 km from Hyderabad. Jalagalancha is one among those 40-odd habitations housing Gothi Koyas migrated from strife-torn districts of Chhattisgarh, the hotbed of Left Wing Extremism (LWE).
Revanth ready for Nalgonda bypoll

Revanth ready for Nalgonda bypoll

Sep 16,2017 , 03:58 AM IST | Telangana
Amid widespread speculation that Nalgonda Member of Parliament Gutha Sukender Reddy is likely to vacate his seat to take the reins of the State Farmers Coordination Council, the Telugu Desam-TS working president A Revanth Reddy has made no bones about contesting the bypoll, if at all such a situation arises.
Molangur Fort in a state of neglect

Molangur Fort in a state of neglect

Sep 10,2017 , 04:36 AM IST | Telangana
Long-neglected Molangur Fort of Kakatiya era is in shambles with the government turning a blind eye towards development of the fort, despite the tourism potential the place has. Located 30 km east of district headquarters, on the Karimnagar-Warangal highway, the fort built on a hillock was used as a stopover for the kings during their expeditions.
Hike in pay: Priests threaten agitation

Hike in pay: Priests threaten agitation

Sep 07,2017 , 03:16 AM IST | Telangana
It always appeared like that the priests in Telangana State have nearly achieved their long-pending demand for payment of salaries through the State treasury. But so much so it remained an elusive dream for the last three years. And what is holding up the government that vowed several times to fulfil the demand of the Archakas is baffling.
Citizenship row Chennamaneni to fight it out

Citizenship row Chennamaneni to fight it out

Sep 06,2017 , 02:20 AM IST | Telangana
In what is termed as a major setback to TRS Vemulawada legislator Chennamaneni Ramesh Babu, the Union Home Ministry on Tuesday clarified that he could not be treated as an Indian citizen. The development comes in the wake of SC directions to the Centre.
Telangana keeps a tab on LWE

Telangana keeps a tab on LWE

Sep 05,2017 , 12:39 AM IST | Telangana
At the height of separate statehood movement, a section of people, including the intelligence wing, raised a skeptical eye that Telangana would become a haven for the left-wing extremism (LWE) if the state is bifurcated.
Pandavulagutta comes to life with rock climbers

Pandavulagutta comes to life with rock climbers

Sep 03,2017 , 03:36 AM IST | Telangana
Pandavulagutta, the hillock that boasts engrossing rock paintings of pre-historic age to medieval times came to life on Saturday, thanks to the district administration that finally got its act right by organising rock climbing fiesta to promote tourism in the region.
Son of soil who made Telangana proud

Son of soil who made Telangana proud

Sep 01,2017 , 12:36 AM IST | Commoner
Back in the late sixties, Bahunoothula Ramesh Kumar was the boy next door for old-timers and his coevals in Huzurabad, his native town, where he was quite often seen hitting the cricket ball a fair distance with great aplomb.  
Nizam’s Anjuman Bank turns 100 years

Nizam’s Anjuman Bank turns 100 years

Aug 29,2017 , 03:02 AM IST | Telangana
The proud and historic building which once housed the Nizam government-run Anjuman Bank that turned 100 years recently is a symbol of its past glory and controversy-ridden present.
Amrapali-Ganesha idol goes viral

Amrapali-Ganesha idol goes viral

Aug 27,2017 , 03:00 AM IST | Telangana
Notwithstanding the fact that incarnating film stars and politicos as Gods or Goddesses is no new phenomenon in this country, idolising a bureaucrat is something that rarely heard of. Amid a collection of Ganesha idols of all hues, styles and sizes portraying the filmy themes such as Baahubali-2 that flooded the market, the one that depicted Warangal Urban Collector Amrapali Kata cuddling Bala Gan