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Of flowers, food & festivities

Of flowers, food & festivities

Sep 21,2017 , 10:31 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
To mark the floral festival of Telangana (Bathukamma), Tourism Department along with Karampodi restaurant kicked off the ‘Telangana Food Festival and Bathukamma’ festivities recently.  Katherine B Hadda, the US Consul General Hyderabad; Arda Ulutas, Consul General, Turkey; Tourism Secretary, Burra Venkatesham, inaugurated the festival.                                  
Hyderabad to Leh solo ride: Kiran Morta

Hyderabad to Leh solo ride: Kiran Morta

Sep 12,2017 , 10:23 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Kiran Morta, an industrial psychologist and a leadership trainer from the city rode all the way from Hyderabad to Khardung La, more than 8,000 kilometres to mark her birthday as a special day. Last year, on her birthday, she rode from Kanyakumari to Kashmir in 50 days.
Making a mark in hip-hop

Making a mark in hip-hop

Aug 15,2017 , 11:37 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
The rap culture was introduced in India in the 90’s. Since then many hip-hop artistes made their mark in this arena. Afzal Minhaaj, city-based hip-hop artiste, was in awe of rapping since he first heard the track “One Love” by Blue. “We shifted from Visakhapatnam to Hyderabad 16 years ago.
This day, 70 years ago

This day, 70 years ago

Aug 14,2017 , 11:04 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
This year we will usher in the 71st India Independence Day. The celebrations have already started and a sense of patriotism is in the atmosphere. The Hans India spoke to a few senior citizens, who witnessed the first Independence celebrations on August 15, 1947.
Become a star

Become a star

Aug 10,2017 , 11:06 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Gleefie, an Hyderabad-based online discovery platform and marketplace for live entertainers has now came up with the new initiative, ‘Next Big Star’ to showcase the talent of budding artistes of various fields by providing them a right launchpad.
The Wonder Kid

The Wonder Kid

Aug 09,2017 , 11:43 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Class I student of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Picket, Secunderabad, Daniel Francis, holds the distinction of creating many records. The five-year-old from Bowenpally, has etched his name in ‘Telugu Book of Records’, ‘Genius Book of Records’, ‘Wonder Book of Records’, ‘Universal Record Forum Certificate’, ‘Golden Star’, ‘World Amazing Record’ and ‘Super Kids Record’ for his ability to recall the names of
Telugu students shine on global stage

Telugu students shine on global stage

Aug 03,2017 , 03:02 AM IST | Hyderabad Tab
The International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR) is a world’s leading theatre research organisation which has been created for the theatre research worldwide.
Pro Kabaddi League helping the  unsung heroes

Pro Kabaddi League helping the unsung heroes

Aug 03,2017 , 02:53 AM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Sachin Kumbhar is a Mumbai-based anchor and a voice over artist. He anchored high profiles for several brands including Femina Miss India, Star Network and more. Currently, he is hosting the ongoing Pro Kabbadi League in Star Sports.
Inspiring with stories

Inspiring with stories

Jul 26,2017 , 10:54 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Inspiration drives many to achieve success. To inspire people, Sakthi Swaroop, Hyderabad-based engineer, quit his job and started a blog ‘Stories of Common Man’, in 2016 to bring  the real-life stories of common people who defied all odds in the process of achieving success. 
Defying all odds

Defying all odds

Jul 26,2017 , 02:59 AM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Cinema is a great medium of communication and attracts many young people who either want to be a hero, villain or any other role than they can bag to settle in the field industry and in the process, come to the city to test their luck. 
Second innings of companionship

Second innings of companionship

Jul 24,2017 , 10:18 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Courtship is an integral part of humanity. Sharing of emotions and the feeling of togetherness makes one’s life blissful. As the adage goes in a marriage, man and woman are like two wheels of a vehicle, both have to be in tandem for a smooth sail of life.
Online platform for Telugu writers

Online platform for Telugu writers

Jul 23,2017 , 01:14 AM IST | Hans
Phani Krishna, Madhav Kandukuri and Naresh Kumar, alumni of BITS Pilani (Birla Institute of Technology and Science) started ‘Sukatha.com’ to encourage regional language writers to write stories and  improve their writing capabilities.
In the service of lonely parents

In the service of lonely parents

Jul 23,2017 , 12:51 AM IST | Hans
This is the generation where every graduate wants to settle down in countries like the USA, Australia, Canada, et al to fulfil their dollar dreams. Globalisation has given them a wide range of opportunities to study and settle anywhere in the world.
A model dream

A model dream

Jul 18,2017 , 10:46 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
All of 19, city-based model, Harshit Maheshwari is going places. He recently won the title ‘Mr India - Star Life 2017 First Runner-Up’ in New Delhi. Harshit is currently pursuing Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from Amity Global Business School.
Team 5 is about racing & friendship, says Sreeshanth

Team 5 is about racing & friendship, says Sreeshanth

Jul 06,2017 , 01:17 AM IST | Cinema
Former Indian cricketer Sreesanth is all set to make his debut as an actor with the movie ‘Team 5’ which is scheduled to release on July 14.In the film, Sreeshanth plays the role of a bike racer.
A sound legacy

A sound legacy

Jun 28,2017 , 10:49 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
The Bonalu festivities have commenced recently in Hyderabad. The city is decked up with pomp and gaiety. The month-long festival in the twin-cities is about worshipping goddess in forms of Mysamma, Pochamma, Yellamma, Peddhamma, Dokkalamma, Ankalamma, Poleramma, Maremma and Nookalamma.          
Expert advice at your fingertips

Expert advice at your fingertips

Jun 22,2017 , 12:18 AM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Teja Gudluru, a Hyderabad-based leadership and management trainer launched an app ‘UDo’, which enables people to seek expert advice in various fields. The app acts like a real buddy and provides advice on every dilemma of life. 
Haleem is my favourite dish

Haleem is my favourite dish

Jun 16,2017 , 12:12 AM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Celebrity Chef Kunal Kapur, who hosted and judged TV series ‘Master Chef India’ seasons 1, 2 and 3 on Star Plus, recently explored Hyderabad and tasted dishes from various restaurants in the city.
A storyteller’s tale

A storyteller’s tale

Jun 14,2017 , 12:00 AM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Deepa Kiran, who founded ‘Story Arts India’ to introduce the art of storytelling, was the first representative from India to participate in the ongoing 30th International Storytelling Festival (26 May-18 June) in Austria. Speaking with The Hans India, Deepa shares her story.
Telangana Utsavam

Telangana Utsavam

Jun 12,2017 , 11:08 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Over the weekend, the much advertised Telangana Utsavam had many Hyderabadis, who went to People’s Plaza to experience the great culture and food of Telangana.
 Funny take on cricket

Funny take on cricket

May 19,2017 , 10:49 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Cricket is the most revered sport in the sub-continent and taking forward the love for the game, stand-up comedians Hriday Ranjan and Rohit Swain created India’s first ever comedy show on cricket ‘Silly Point’. The duo will perform on May 20 at Hyderabadass Comedy Club, Heart Cup Coffee, Jubilee Hills.
The Hyderabadi Dabbawala

The Hyderabadi Dabbawala

May 05,2017 , 12:51 AM IST | Hyderabad Tab
With an objective to provide homemade food for the office-goers in Hyderabad, techies Chaitanya and Mukesh started an app ‘TinMen’. Launched in April 2015, TinMen delivers food cooked by home chefs directly to the customers’ offices at lunch and dinner. 
Of puppetry, laughs and realisation

Of puppetry, laughs and realisation

Jan 10,2017 , 01:53 AM IST | Hans
As a part of Krishnakriti Festival of Art and Culture, Jagdish Bhat, a famous Kathputli narrator mesmerised the audience with his puppets show at Rock Heights on Sunday.
Amalgamation of real and imaginary

Amalgamation of real and imaginary

Dec 10,2016 , 01:32 AM IST | Hans
Kolkata-based artist Tapati Chowdhury’s experiments with art forms like drawing, painting and installations are quite well-known. The artist is currently in the city showcasing her collection at Ailamma Art Gallery in Baghlingampally.Speaking to the CityTab about her love for art, Tapati says, “I had interest in art from my childhood.
Of endurance and agility

Of endurance and agility

Dec 02,2016 , 11:09 PM IST | Hans
Do you want to test your endurance and experience the military-type obstacles? Then the upcoming event ‘Devils Circuit’ in Ahmedabad on December 4 is the best option for you. 
Capturing essence of life

Capturing essence of life

Nov 17,2016 , 12:03 AM IST | Hans
Hyderabad-based photographer, Sreesailam Pasupula has won the prestigious ‘Timothy Allen Travel Scholarship Award’ for his works in travel photography through this he got an opportunity to participate in the ‘Frist Xposure International Photography Festival 2016’, which was held in Sharjah, UAE on October 11-16.
Burger mein Kebab

Burger mein Kebab

Oct 28,2016 , 02:50 AM IST | Hans
McDonalds launched its new products Chicken Kebab Burger, Kebab Wrap and Chicken Kebab Double Patty Burger in Hyderabad at City Centre Mall on Thursday. 
From stage to silver screen

From stage to silver screen

Oct 26,2016 , 01:41 AM IST | Hans
Actor Haleem Khan, who is excited about his upcoming film ‘Ame Atadaite’, is a Kuchipudi dancer. He performed more than 800 solo and group dance shows in India and abroad. Besides that he has vast experience in teaching dance, choreographing both conventional and fusion and he also conducts dance workshops. 
Sanskrit: An eternal language

Sanskrit: An eternal language

Sep 21,2016 , 01:05 AM IST | Hans
With an objective to propagate the greatness of the Sanskrit language, a book titled ‘Sphurthi Patham’ written by Bhamidipalli Subrahmanya Sarma, was launched recently at Mekaster Auditorium, Osmania University.
My mother’s work inspired me

My mother’s work inspired me

Aug 23,2016 , 01:46 AM IST | Hans
Uppalapu Sai Krishna (Nani Krish) is the son of the legendary music maestro, late Mandolin Srinivas. Sai Krishna is a creative visual effect (VFX) animator and he proved his artistic mettle by making a few short films. Now he is coming up with a scientific-mythological drama ‘The Oppera’, which involves snow boats and dragons which are created by using visual effects.