Author : Thotla Chinna Anjaiah


Fate of 314 govt schools hangs in balance

Fate of 314 govt schools hangs in balance

May 19,2017 , 01:01 AM IST | Hans
In the name of rationalization, about 314 government schools are facing the threat of closure in Adilabad, Nirmal and Asifabad districts as the strength of students in these is less than 20.
Nirmal Fruit traders using carbide to ripen mangos

Nirmal Fruit traders using carbide to ripen mangos

May 16,2017 , 01:57 AM IST | Hans
Notwithstanding the warning by the government and raids by officials, the fruit traders throughout the district have been extensively using carbide to ripen fruits, thereby playing with the health of consumers. 
Sand smuggling continues unabated in Nirmal

Sand smuggling continues unabated in Nirmal

May 12,2017 , 11:31 PM IST | Hans
National Highway No 322 between Dharmabad and Nirmal is the busiest way between Maharashtra and Telangana. The busy is not pertaining to regular traffic but to the sand-laden trucks.
Pulling vultures back from brink

Pulling vultures back from brink

Apr 15,2017 , 03:23 AM IST | Telangana
Vultures, which are also known as scavengers, are almost extinct across the country.The Telangana State Biodiversity Board has identified that these avian species are on the verge of extinction in the two Telugu-speaking States. 
Bias alleged in fund allocation to Basara temple

Bias alleged in fund allocation to Basara temple

Apr 09,2017 , 03:43 AM IST | Telangana
Devotees have charged the State government with allocating huge sums to Yadadri and Vemulavada temples and discriminating Basara Saraswati temple. 
Parched times for tribals

Parched times for tribals

Apr 04,2017 , 03:22 AM IST | Telangana
Even as the summer is beginning to onset, people living in 14 habitats of Khandala village are reeling under acute drinking water crisis, let alone bathing and flushing toilets. 
Adilabad Drought-hit farmers making distress sale of cattle

Adilabad Drought-hit farmers making distress sale of cattle

Mar 29,2017 , 02:01 AM IST | Hans
Reeling under severe drought impact, farmers have been making a distress sale of their cattle including oxen and other beasts of burden. 
IIIT-Basara students deplore hostel food

IIIT-Basara students deplore hostel food

Mar 28,2017 , 03:11 AM IST | Hans
The threat of food poisoning to the students of IIIT at Basara is looming large as the food being served in all the three messes is of substandard quality. Students were reportedly threatened of dire consequences like failing in practicals and denying placements if they leak about the low-quality food to the media.  
Bangaraguda Colony residents dare govt

Bangaraguda Colony residents dare govt

Mar 25,2017 , 01:46 AM IST | Hans
About 200 families staying in huts in Bangaraguda Colony of Anukunta village for the last 11years have boldly resolved to resist the decision of the Revenue department officials by taking up a fight against the alleged attempts to evict them for making way for two-bedroom houses, even at the cost of losing their lives. They are extremely worried following official warnings that they would be forci
Kothaguda infamous as gudumba factory

Kothaguda infamous as gudumba factory

Mar 24,2017 , 02:12 AM IST | Hans
Kothaguda in Utnoor is rather infamous for the addiction of the residents to illicit liquor (gudumba) resulting in the death of 100 persons, both young and old, during the last three years of  liver and kidney ailments.
CRD seeks reports on missing tarpaulins

CRD seeks reports on missing tarpaulins

Mar 23,2017 , 03:30 AM IST | Telangana
Responding to The Hans India report on the disappearance of tarpaulin covers worth Rs.2 crore, officials of the Commissionerate of Rural Development (CRD), Hyderabad, who inquired into the episode, have asked the DRDA project directors to send them the list of 35,185 tarpaulin covers distributed to workers in four districts of Adilabad, Nirmal, Mancherial and Asifabad. 
Embezzlement of funds worth 2 crore alleged

Embezzlement of funds worth 2 crore alleged

Mar 16,2017 , 03:34 AM IST | Hans
 Large scale irregularities in providing tarpaulins, drinking water, first-aid kits to MGNREGS workers and extending them compensation to them in case of injury or death while on duty were alleged in Adilabad, Asifabad, Nirmal and Mancherial districts. 
Ginger rates fall suddenly

Ginger rates fall suddenly

Mar 11,2017 , 02:50 AM IST | Nizamabad Tab
With ginger rates suddenly falling, farmers are forced to sell, with no buyers, at Rs.10 to Rs.12 a kg from a once high of Rs.70. As such, they are seeking market facility to sell the commodity. 
12 border villages caught in crossfire

12 border villages caught in crossfire

Mar 08,2017 , 11:57 PM IST | Hans
The fight between Telangana and Maharashtra for 12 border villages, which started 40 years ago, is still continuing. The villagers of Parandoli, Anthapur, Isapur, Maharajguda, Mukaddhamguda, Shankar Lodhi, Kotaparandoli, Landijala, Lodhiguda, Jolapatar, Etapar and one another village are virtually caught in the crossfire between the two states losing out on infrastructure facilities. 
IIIT Basar students alarmed over spate of suicides

IIIT Basar students alarmed over spate of suicides

Mar 07,2017 , 02:37 AM IST | Nizamabad Tab
Students of the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Basar are worried about the series of suicide incidents of their peers. 
Plentiful resources, yet no cement industries in Adilabad

Plentiful resources, yet no cement industries in Adilabad

Feb 28,2017 , 02:17 AM IST | Hans
Although there are abundant cement reserves in Adilabad district,  the State government has failed to set up related industries. Besides, it has been years since the Cement Corporation of India (CCI) unit has been shut down affecting many workers, despite the fact that there were many limestone reserves in Jainad, Bela, Thamsi, Talamadugu, Adilabad, Narnoor, Gudihathnur mandals, besides those of t
Irregularities alleged in Telangana police constable recruitment test

Irregularities alleged in Telangana police constable recruitment test

Feb 21,2017 , 01:23 AM IST | Hans
Some of the candidates who appeared for the recently-concluded police constable recruitment test alleged irregularities. The unsuccessful candidates alleged that some of those who have been shortlisted for selection have got lesser marks than that of the local candidates. Injustice was done to the genuine candidates, they lamented. 
Water crisis deepens in 4 districts of Telangana

Water crisis deepens in 4 districts of Telangana

Feb 15,2017 , 02:24 AM IST | Hans
Even before the onset of summer, people of Adilabad, Mancherial, Nirmal and Asifabad districts are reeling under acute drinking water crisis in February itself. 
Work of 1,227 crore Chenaka Korata Barrage being expedited

Work of 1,227 crore Chenaka Korata Barrage being expedited

Feb 09,2017 , 12:05 AM IST | Hans
The State government has decided expedite the work of the Chenaka Korata Barrage costing Rs. 1,227 crore for providing irrigation facilities for the Kharif crop in Thansi, Jainath and Bela mandals by June this year. 
People demand start of airport works in Adilabad

People demand start of airport works in Adilabad

Feb 04,2017 , 02:05 AM IST | Hans
The locals of Adilabad urged the government to initiate the construction works of airport in the district.
Steps to revive CCI unit Union Minister assured

Steps to revive CCI unit Union Minister assured

Feb 03,2017 , 01:11 AM IST | Hans
Union Minister Hansraj Gangaram said that the Centre will initiate steps to revive the Cement Corporation of India unit here. 
Major scam found in MGNREGS works

Major scam found in MGNREGS works

Feb 02,2017 , 01:02 AM IST | Hans
Irregularities up to Rs 6 crore have been detected in the execution of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) works in the district and a sum of Rs 1.20 crore has been recovered from the field assistants and officials. 
Thousands of tenant farmers denied bank loans

Thousands of tenant farmers denied bank loans

Feb 01,2017 , 01:20 AM IST | Hans
Thousands of tenant farmers in Adilabad district are leading a miserable life, experiencing problems in securing not only bank loans, but also not many subsidies from the government, although it professes that loans will be provided to all. But in reality, banks give credit to only a few farmers, in the process, causing severe hardship to them even though they are in possession of valid and authen
Fund crunch hits land distribution scheme

Fund crunch hits land distribution scheme

Jan 31,2017 , 01:35 AM IST | Hans
Inordinate delay on the part of allotment of funds by the State government for free land distribution programme has left the Dalit woman beneficiaries’ disappointed. They have been eagerly awaiting the distribution of three acres to each beneficiary under the land distribution programme to the landless poor. 
Week-long Nagoba Jatara begins in Keslapur village

Week-long Nagoba Jatara begins in Keslapur village

Jan 28,2017 , 01:54 AM IST | Hans
The week-long Nagoba Jatara, which drives away the darkness of Amavasya and ushers in Punnami Velugu, was launched in Keslapur village of Indervelli mandal on Friday midnight by the Mesram community elders. 
Cops get a day’s off to watch movie with boss

Cops get a day’s off to watch movie with boss

Jan 20,2017 , 06:00 AM IST | Telangana
Setting aside bossism in the police department, District Superintendent of Police M Sreenivas demonstrated that the police personnel are a single family, though they differ in ranks, and watched the film ‘Head Constable Venkatramaiah’ at Ganesh theatre here on Thursday along with 230 and head constables in the district. In fact, the SP gave a day’s holiday for the head constables to watch the movi
Killing of wild animals going unabated

Killing of wild animals going unabated

Jan 19,2017 , 12:32 AM IST | Telangana
Although the slaying of animals in deep woods by hunters, almost on a daily basis even during daytime, mostly for their flesh, in Jannaram (Mancherial), Kadem mandal (Nirmal) and Utnoor besides Ichoda (Adilabad) under the Kawwal forest division is continuing unabated, the Forest department officials are remaining as silent spectators even when tigers are targeted. This is causing anguish among ani
Bengal gram farmer repents for heeding Telangana govt advice

Bengal gram farmer repents for heeding Telangana govt advice

Jan 18,2017 , 01:21 AM IST | Hans
Short-weighing, denial of MSP, refusing to lift Bengal gram on the grounds of high moisture content, collection of hamali and coolie charges from farmers and traders forming into a syndicate are plaguing the farmers at various market yards in the district.  
Herbal park to come up in Mavala in Adilabad

Herbal park to come up in Mavala in Adilabad

Jan 14,2017 , 02:07 AM IST | Hans
The Forest department officials here are getting ready to set up a herbal park with 2,000 varieties in the Mavala area. They are taking special measures to develop the park. 
1,644 habitats in Telangana have no access to roads

1,644 habitats in Telangana have no access to roads

Jan 12,2017 , 01:22 AM IST | Telangana
Residents of the habitats in Telangana, especially expectant mothers, patients and school students, are facing many problems in reaching nearby towns and mandal headquarters.