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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. 
Child labour still persists in Telangana districts

Child labour still persists in Telangana districts

Jan 11,2017 , 03:12 AM IST | Hans
In spite of launching ‘Operation Smile’ against child labour, the heinous practice of engaging children below 14 years of age in brick kilns  is still in vogue. 
Death of prisoner evokes protests

Death of prisoner evokes protests

Jan 08,2017 , 03:29 AM IST | Telangana
Death of an 80-year-old remand prisoner on Saturday sparked a series of protests by his relatives on Sunday holding the police responsible for his death. 
Standards in Government schools a cause of concern: DEO

Standards in Government schools a cause of concern: DEO

Jan 07,2017 , 05:47 AM IST | Hans
The DEO said that The results revealed that there was a deterioration of educational standards in the government schools and this isa great cause for worry.  The results indicated only 18 per cent students studying in primary schools could read Telugu. Remaining 82 per cent students don’t have minimum knowledge in Telugu alphabets. Only nine per cent students are able to reproduce what they have r
Delay in lifting of red gram worrying farmers

Delay in lifting of red gram worrying farmers

Jan 04,2017 , 01:53 AM IST | Hans
Encouraged by the state government, many farmers of the district have switched over from cotton to red gram but the minimum support price (MSP) for the red gram plummeted to Rs 5050 a quintal following bumper harvest. 
Collector vows to develop Komaram Bheem dist

Collector vows to develop Komaram Bheem dist

Jan 03,2017 , 01:20 AM IST | Hans
Cottages are being built there for the benefit of tourists. Efforts are on to create boating facilities in Komaram Bheem project and to develop Lingapur Sapta Gundala Waterfalls as a tourist spot. Kagaz Nagar forests, Komaram Bheem project and hilly area where vultures thrive are being developed as tourist spots as also cinema shooting spots.Excerpts: 
Spurious oil poses major threat

Spurious oil poses major threat

Dec 29,2016 , 04:10 AM IST | Hans
Moreover, selling the cotton seed oil without refining is a crime. The mischievous traders are selling the cotton seed oil, without refining it, in all the four districts passing it off as the palmolein oil. Speaking to The Hans India on Wednesday, a villager Lakshmi Narayana expressed concern over food poisoning being caused by the food prepared using the cotton seed oil. 
Kadile Papahareshwara temple drawing devout from far

Kadile Papahareshwara temple drawing devout from far

Dec 28,2016 , 12:20 AM IST | Hans
Kadile Papahareshwara temple is situated in the dense forest region around 6 km from Dilawarpur village in Nirmal town of  Adilabad district in the Telangana State This temple has a very serene and peaceful environment. 
Cotton traders evade taxes

Cotton traders evade taxes

Dec 27,2016 , 06:11 AM IST | Hans
Traders purchased 10 lakh tonnes of cotton in Adilabad district. According to the marketing rules the traders should pay one per cent tax and four per cent VAT on their purchases. It is estimated that traders purchased cotton worth Rs 2.5 crore in the past three days at the Adilabad market yard and evaded tax worth Rs 240 lakh. So is the case of the market yards in Boath, Ichoda, Indravelli, Jaina
Where Buddhism thrived once

Where Buddhism thrived once

Dec 23,2016 , 10:45 PM IST | Nizamabad Tab
Over a period of time, it became Badankurti. In fact, ancient name of Badankurti is Andakaratta.According to legend, Lord Buddha appeared before Bavari, a Buddhist monk who was 40 years elder to Buddha and lived more than 120 years, and urged him to spread Buddhism all over the world.
Kidney ailments beset village, 15 die

Kidney ailments beset village, 15 die

Dec 17,2016 , 02:42 AM IST | Telangana
At least 15 people have died due to complications arising out of kidney ailments in the last couple of years and 15 more are on their deathbed in the remote Guruja village of Gudi Hatnoor mandal in the district as the residents have access to only highly polluted groundwater and the authorities are unwilling to provide a water filtration plant that costs about Rs 5 lakh.  
RIMS plagued by staff shortage

RIMS plagued by staff shortage

Dec 16,2016 , 03:24 AM IST | Nizamabad Tab
In a hospital that receives not less than 1,200 to 1,500 out-patients every day, patients suffering from kidney-related ailments are being referred either to NIMS at Hyderabad or to some other private hospitals as the hospital has no qualified specialist. Also, the hospital has no qualified gynecologist and pediatrician. 
Tribal village adopts digital transactions

Tribal village adopts digital transactions

Dec 13,2016 , 02:22 AM IST | Telangana
Residents of Mokra-K village of Ichchoda mandal of the district has switched over to cashless mode of transactions. It is the second village in the state of Telangana to go cashless after Ibrahimpur village in Siddipet district.
Work on Lower Penganga at a snail’s pace

Work on Lower Penganga at a snail’s pace

Dec 08,2016 , 11:26 PM IST | Nizamabad Tab
The works of Lower Penganga project, the Telangana government’s prestigious project, has been progressing at a snail’s pace. So far, only 10 per cent of works were completed since it was started in April this year. 
Ginning mill workers lack basic amenities

Ginning mill workers lack basic amenities

Dec 08,2016 , 01:16 AM IST | Hans
Adilabad: Workers in ginning mills, mostly migrant labourers, are working 12 hours a day, 18 hours in some mills, for a paltry sum of Rs 170 a day for a male unskilled labourer and 120 a day for the female. The mill managements are exploiting them at every step violating the rules. As a result, they draw no overtime allowance, no holidays and no schools for their wards and no suitable quarters
Electric fences gobbling farmers

Electric fences gobbling farmers

Nov 26,2016 , 01:14 AM IST | Nizamabad Tab
It is not an easy task to undertake cultivation on hilly regions and on the periphery of the forests. A number of wild beasts including wild boars, antelopes, monkeys, deer and foxes raid the crops and cause immense damage to all types of crops other than maize, wheat, paddy, Sajja and cotton crops.
Note ban sparks hunger pangs for beggars

Note ban sparks hunger pangs for beggars

Nov 24,2016 , 03:43 AM IST | Telangana
Demonetisation has affected every spectrum of society, including beggars. In Adilabad, Mancherial, Asifabad and Nirmal districts, there are over 10,000 beggars living on alms donated by people visiting places of worship.
13 remote Adilabad villages still groping in darkness

13 remote Adilabad villages still groping in darkness

Nov 22,2016 , 03:56 AM IST | Telangana
The villages are: Dimmipur, Hanuman Nagar and Mediguda in Boath mandal, Newsurthapur in Neredigonda mandal, Telangraoguda, Upasnala and Vishnuguda in Chela mandal, Rajeev Nagar in Tamsi mandal, Lachchipur, Heerapur and Gangapur in Indravelli mandal, Baddunaik thanda in Bazarhatnur mandal and Kolamguda in Ichchoda mandal.