Author : Adepu Mahender


All set for development of Kaleshwaram temple

All set for development of Kaleshwaram temple

Jul 23,2017 , 03:29 AM IST | Telangana
Finally, it seems that hurdles have been cleared for the development of Kaleshwara Mukteeshwara Swamy temple, said to be Dakshin Kasi, located on the banks of the confluence of rivers Godavari, Pranahita and Saraswathi. It has been more than 14 months since the Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao had promised to develop this unique temple where two Shiva Lingas are found on a single pedestal on the
Waranga Rural collectorate set to get new address

Waranga Rural collectorate set to get new address

Jul 22,2017 , 12:03 AM IST | Hans
It’s been almost 10 months since Warangal Rural district was carved out. The district administration which continues to work from the makeshift edifice located in the Warangal Urban district, is finally to get its own address. 
TSRTC bus driver to participate in Malaysian open Masters Championships

TSRTC bus driver to participate in Malaysian open Masters Championships

Jul 21,2017 , 04:43 AM IST | Commoner
What started as a morning walk aimed at keeping fit soon became a passion for this driver. Having won a bagful of medals in several national veteran athletic meets, the 51-year-old Salvadi Babu Rao, RTC bus driver, is warming up to demonstrate his prowess at the 31st Malaysian International Open Masters Athletics Championships to be held at Kuchik in Malaysia.
Karimnagar tops in C-section deliveries

Karimnagar tops in C-section deliveries

Jul 19,2017 , 04:45 AM IST | Telangana
As Karimnagar (undivided) district continues to hold the dubious record of topping the country in the number of women delivering through a surgical incision in the mother’s abdomen and uterus, known as caesarean section (C-section), neighbouring Warangal is not far behind in the race.
Parkal MLA's daughter duped of 57 lakh

Parkal MLA's daughter duped of 57 lakh

Jul 17,2017 , 11:06 PM IST | Warangal Tab
Trusting a turnaround in the fortunes through occult practices, here is an MLA’s daughter, who walked straight into the trap laid by two Koya priests. And it cost her whopping Rs 57 lakh. 
DCC bank caught in political crossfire

DCC bank caught in political crossfire

Jul 13,2017 , 11:39 PM IST | Hans
As the wicked game of political one-upmanship centering District Central Cooperative Bank (DCCB) reaching a crescendo, the needy sections especially those looking for crop and educational loans seem to be the ultimate sufferers. 
Rice shortage hits KGBVs in Mahabubabad district

Rice shortage hits KGBVs in Mahabubabad district

Jul 12,2017 , 02:11 AM IST | Hans
Lack of rice supply by the government to Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas (KGBVs) in Mahabubabad district has hit hard the students at the schools, since the reopening.   
2 pregnant women sharing a bed is no surprise at CKM Maternity Hospital

2 pregnant women sharing a bed is no surprise at CKM Maternity Hospital

Jul 10,2017 , 11:05 PM IST | Hans
The road to motherhood is fraught with high risk for those visiting the CKM Maternity Hospital, where two, at times three pregnant women sharing one bed is no surprise. The hospital, one of the three major ones in the city, is entangled in a host of problems ranging from shortage of staff to lack of adequate infrastructure.
SDC a boon for unemployed youth

SDC a boon for unemployed youth

Jul 08,2017 , 01:27 AM IST | Hans
In what is termed as a huge benefit for the local unemployed youth of the region, a skill development centre (SDC), funded by the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH), is coming up in Warangal.
A battle against all odds

A battle against all odds

Jul 07,2017 , 04:04 AM IST | Telangana
There seems to be no end to the misery of the contingent workers associated with the Medical and Health Department. From cleaning and maintaining hospital premises to assisting doctors and technicians, they do all the donkey work in the world, yet they get a paltry Rs 600 a month, while some others fortunate draw Rs 1,623. Even to get this pay, they have to wait for the release of budget that happ
Fund crunch cripples growth: Warangal Zilla Parishad

Fund crunch cripples growth: Warangal Zilla Parishad

Jul 06,2017 , 12:41 AM IST | Hans
In the face of acute fund crunch that is threatening to derail the local self-government institutions, it’s no exaggeration to say that the Zilla Parishads have been reduced to namesake entities. Warangal ZP is no different. 
Plans to promote ethnic tourism: Medaram jatara

Plans to promote ethnic tourism: Medaram jatara

Jul 05,2017 , 03:33 AM IST | Hans
With seven months to go for the biennial fest, the State government has begun efforts to put the Sammakka-Saralamma Medaram jatara, touted as the Asia’s biggest tribal fair, on global tourism map. 
KCR Kit Scheme: Rise in institutional deliveries

KCR Kit Scheme: Rise in institutional deliveries

Jul 03,2017 , 11:28 PM IST | Hans
Exactly a month after the initiation of KCR Kit Scheme, the managements of private hospitals started to feel the heat of the scheme with the pregnant women making a beeline to the State-run hospitals across Telangana. 
Exemplary feat by Warangal cops

Exemplary feat by Warangal cops

Jul 02,2017 , 05:15 AM IST | Telangana
Warangal Police Commissionerate once again proved that it means business and nothing auxiliary. The Commissionerate, which was first in the country to achieve the distinction of being free from pending Non Bailable Warrants (NBWs) in 2015, has made it three-in-a-row by repeating what is termed as an enviable feat.
Crime detection goes high-tech: Warangal Commissionerate

Crime detection goes high-tech: Warangal Commissionerate

Jun 29,2017 , 11:26 PM IST | Hans
With the Forensic Science reaching new heights, the onus is on the cops to be adept with the changing times. That’s what exactly Warangal Police Commissionerate is doing at the moment. 
Public money going down the drain

Public money going down the drain

Jun 29,2017 , 03:16 AM IST | Telangana
Twenty-two years may have rolled by since the authorities seriously felt the need for underground drainage system in Municipal Corporation area, but there was no change in the misery of the denizens, this even after the city embraced the ‘Smart City’ tag. Adding more to the people’s woes was the failure of the authorities to free the nallas (drainages) from encroachment.
Even after 13 yrs, PV’s village lies in neglect

Even after 13 yrs, PV’s village lies in neglect

Jun 28,2017 , 12:08 AM IST | Hans
Forget about the demand for the Bharat Ratna to former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao, even the government’s promise to turn his ancestral home in Vangara into a museum and raising a garden in his memorial didn’t see the light of the day even 13 years after he had left the eternal world.
Kaloji Narayana Rao Health varsity in doldrums

Kaloji Narayana Rao Health varsity in doldrums

Jun 27,2017 , 01:23 AM IST | Hans
Three years down the line from its inception, Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences (KNRUHS) in Warangal is yet to get its permanent premises. With yet another academic year round the corner, the varsity that functions from a makeshift office located on the campus of Kakatiya Medical College (KMC) is without required staff and infrastructure as well.
Karimnagar third time lucky

Karimnagar third time lucky

Jun 24,2017 , 03:05 AM IST | Telangana
It was third time lucky for Karimnagar, third largest city in Telangana, as it joins the elite club of 90 cities that got selected so far under the Smart Cities Mission (SCM), the Centre’s flagship programme aimed at driving economic growth, improving the quality of life and harnessing technology that leads to smart outcomes.
IT Park, a promise yet to get off the blocks

IT Park, a promise yet to get off the blocks

Jun 23,2017 , 03:01 AM IST | Telangana
It’s been more than a decade since the State government has announced an IT Park in Karimnagar; however, the project remained an elusive dream for the locals. While the IT Incubation Centres in Warangal and Khammam, proposed much later than Karimnagar, have been making strides, the project still remains on paper only.
Crop loans still a far cry for tenant farmers in Telangana

Crop loans still a far cry for tenant farmers in Telangana

Jun 22,2017 , 03:46 AM IST | Telangana
Notwithstanding the fact that majority of cultivators who ended their lives were tenant farmers, the Telangana government, which boasts of being pro-agriculture, is yet to make a move to issue loan eligibility cards (LEC), a vital component to access crop loans from the banks, to the eligible farmers. 
Police on prowl for spurious seed

Police on prowl for spurious seed

Jun 21,2017 , 12:59 AM IST | Hans
Spurious seed sellers beware, the cops are on prowl. In a bid to support the farming community from the spurious seed menace, the Warangal Police Commissionerate has geared up to crack the whip against those indulge in the illegal trade by invoking Preventive Detention (PD) Act.
Telangana seeks fair deal in vote value

Telangana seeks fair deal in vote value

Jun 17,2017 , 02:16 AM IST | Telangana
In the wake of Election Commission (EC) decision to decrease the value of each MLA’s vote ahead of the Presidential elections scheduled to be held on July 17, Telangana urged the EC to ensure a fair and scientific method of arriving at the vote value of an MLA. 
Unions claim strike success; SCCL says impact minimal

Unions claim strike success; SCCL says impact minimal

Jun 16,2017 , 04:27 AM IST | Telangana
In sharp contrast to the claims of the trade unions that went on strike on Thursday demanding implementation of the dependent employment scheme, the State-owned Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) management says that there was no impact at all on mining operations spread across Khammam, Warangal, Karimnagar and Adilabad undivided districts.
Khammam set to become IT hub

Khammam set to become IT hub

Jun 15,2017 , 02:36 AM IST | Telangana
With the Telangana government looking to decentralise the IT sector through its Rural Technology Centres Policy-2016, cities like Warangal, Khammam, Nizamabad, etc have become potential hotspots for the IT industry.
Irrigation water continues to be elusive for farmers

Irrigation water continues to be elusive for farmers

Jun 14,2017 , 05:29 AM IST | Telangana
More than two-thirds of minor lift irrigation (LI) schemes, the lifeline of small and marginal farmers, in the State have become either defunct or obsolete thus diluting the very concept of the Irrigation Development Corporation established in 1974 with an aim to provide irrigation facilities to small and marginal farmers in upland areas.
Sircilla on a mission to save trees

Sircilla on a mission to save trees

Jun 09,2017 , 11:38 PM IST | Hans
Green activists have a reason to smile with Rajanna-Sircilla district administration taking up a huge task of translocation of trees that have become an obstacle in carrying out developmental works in Sircilla, represented by MA&UD Minister KT Rama Rao.
A surprise pit stop for truck drivers

A surprise pit stop for truck drivers

Jun 09,2017 , 01:07 AM IST | Hans
Law and order could be their top priority but the Warangal Commissionerate police are paying as much attention to the wellness of the driving community. 
Telangana tensed over safety of projects

Telangana tensed over safety of projects

Jun 08,2017 , 03:30 AM IST | Telangana
On the surface it may appear quiet, but underneath it it’s a battle of wits between the State and the outlawed CPI-Maoists. 
Adivasis livelihood at stake

Adivasis livelihood at stake

Jun 07,2017 , 05:39 AM IST | Telangana
Earning through tendu leaves collection, a major source of sustenance for the Adivasis which is already down in the dumps due to successive governments’ ineffective handling, and beedi wrapping is now staring down the barrel of the Goods and Service Tax (GST) with both beedi and tendu leaves proposed to come under the higher slab rate structure.