De-addiction centres only on paper

De-addiction centres only on paper

Jul 22,2017 , 05:37 AM IST | Telangana
The six months old State government’s proposal to open five de-addiction centres, which would provide treatment for alcohol and drug addicts, remains on papers as the State Medical and Health department has been sitting on the proposal. 
Schools, colleges observe bandh

Schools, colleges observe bandh

Jul 22,2017 , 03:46 AM IST | Telangana
Many private and government educational institutions in Sangareddy remained closed on Friday after a call for State-wide bandh was given by various student organisations. The call for bandh was mainly by the left wing student organisations, with support from various other student organisations against the State government’s educational policies.
Harish 24-hr meet on water projects set to break records

Harish 24-hr meet on water projects set to break records

Jul 22,2017 , 03:17 AM IST | Telangana
Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao is all set to create a record of sorts. The minister will be holding a non-stop 24-hour meeting with top Irrigation officials at Jala Saudha, the head office of  Irrigation Department, on Saturday. 
TS Ministers are not linked with drug mafia: Mahender Reddy

TS Ministers are not linked with drug mafia: Mahender Reddy

Jul 21,2017 , 09:52 PM IST | Telangana
Transporat Minister Mahender Reddy on Friday claimed that the ministers do not have any links with the drugs racket in Telangana State.
Medak Excise gears up to fight drug menace

Medak Excise gears up to fight drug menace

Jul 21,2017 , 04:36 AM IST | Telangana
Excise Department of united Medak (Sangareddy, Medak and Siddipet) districts is gearing-up to fight the drug menace which has penetrated schools and college. 
30,495 aspirants to appear for TSTET

30,495 aspirants to appear for TSTET

Jul 21,2017 , 04:23 AM IST | Telangana
As many as 30,495 candidates will appear for Telangana State Teachers Eligibility Test (TSTET) which is scheduled to be held on July 23 at 107 examination centres in the city. TSTET will be held in two sessions, paper-I from 9.30 am to 12 pm and paper-II from 2.30 pm to 5 pm. 
Fresh law graduates can assist Hyd HC judges as 'law clerks'

Fresh law graduates can assist Hyd HC judges as 'law clerks'

Jul 20,2017 , 08:51 PM IST | Education & Careers
The Fresh law graduates of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, who are yet to enrol as advocates in state bar councils, can assist the Hyderabad High Court judges as "law clerks" for one year.
News channels destroyed my life: Puri Jagannadh

News channels destroyed my life: Puri Jagannadh

Jul 20,2017 , 04:11 PM IST | Cinema
Telugu filmmaker Puri Jagannadh, who was quizzed by Telangana's excise officials probing a drug racket, has lashed out at television news channels, saying they destroyed his life.
Police conduct raids; rescue two child labourers

Police conduct raids; rescue two child labourers

Jul 20,2017 , 04:42 AM IST | Telangana
The Police on Wednesday conducted raids on commercial establishments as part of Operation Muskan and rescued two children.
Meet on dist officers capacity building held

Meet on dist officers capacity building held

Jul 19,2017 , 04:54 AM IST | Telangana
Dr MCR HRD Institute of Telangana organised a one day ‘Reorientation and Capacity Building Programme’ for District Officers of Nizamabad, Kamareddy, Jagtial, and Peddapalle districts in the context of Telangana, here on Tuesday. 
Students relieved of bag burden

Students relieved of bag burden

Jul 19,2017 , 04:00 AM IST | Telangana
Providing a major relief to students from carrying heavy loads of books to school, the Telangana government on Tuesday issued guidelines on the weight of schoolbags, which needs to be implemented from the current academic year. 
Prakash Reddy new Advocate General for Telangana

Prakash Reddy new Advocate General for Telangana

Jul 18,2017 , 05:44 AM IST | Telangana
Senior advocate in the High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad, Desai Prakash Reddy, is the new Advocate General for the State of Telangana. The government has issued a G.O. to this effect on Monday. Prakash Reddy succeeds K Ramakrishna Reddy who resigned from the post after completing three years as the first AG.
Concept of Islamic financing makes its mark in Telangana

Concept of Islamic financing makes its mark in Telangana

Jul 18,2017 , 03:31 AM IST | Telangana
The concept of ‘Islamic finance’ has made its mark in Telangana. The Seva registered as Mutually Aided Cooperative Credit Societies (MACCS) started its operations in Sangareddy in 2012 and has helped thousands of small businessmen to come out of the clutches of the financiers, who otherwise charge hefty interest rates. 
Heavy rains lash hyderabad

Heavy rains lash hyderabad

Jul 17,2017 , 07:12 PM IST | Telangana
Heavy rains lash hyderabad,
Rice millers to speed up milling

Rice millers to speed up milling

Jul 15,2017 , 05:05 AM IST | Telangana
Joint Collector Ravinder held a meeting with members of Rice Millers Association regarding Custom Milling of Rice at his office here on Friday. 
Three held for extortion; Rs 2.5 lakhs seized

Three held for extortion; Rs 2.5 lakhs seized

Jul 14,2017 , 04:46 AM IST | Crime
City police on Thursday arrested three persons on charges of extortion and recovered Rs 2.5 lakh in cash and post dated cheques for Rs 25 lakh.
Farmers stage protest over land compensation

Farmers stage protest over land compensation

Jul 13,2017 , 04:36 PM IST | Telangana
Farmers from different mandals of Sangareddy district in Telangana today staged a protest at the collectorate here seeking proper compensation for their lands that are being used for laying of electricity cables. 
Yadadri power plant gets green signal

Yadadri power plant gets green signal

Jul 13,2017 , 05:25 AM IST | Telangana
The power generation under the government sector has got a shot in the arm in the form of environmental clearance from the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest to Yadadri Power Generation Station.
Telangana Advocate General quits

Telangana Advocate General quits

Jul 13,2017 , 04:37 AM IST | Telangana
Telangana Advocate General K Ramakrishna Reddy has resigned on Wednesday. He sent in his resignation letter to the Law Secretary. 
'Haritha Haram' is a big scam: Ponnam

'Haritha Haram' is a big scam: Ponnam

Jul 12,2017 , 07:32 PM IST | Telangana
Congress senior leader and ex-MP Ponnam Prabhakar has alleged that the Haritha Haram programme being implemented by the Telangana Government was a huge scam. Chief Minister K. Chadrashekar Rao has launched the third phase of Haritha Haram programme at Karimnagar today.
Rs. 8000 Cr paid to farmers through online: CV Anand

Rs. 8000 Cr paid to farmers through online: CV Anand

Jul 12,2017 , 06:52 PM IST | Telangana
The Civil Supplies Corporation recorded highest procurement more than the target in this 2016-17 year from farmers in Telangana history.
Centre gives 108 crore for school buildings

Centre gives 108 crore for school buildings

Jul 11,2017 , 05:58 AM IST | Telangana
The Union government has released Rs 108 crore for the construction of buildings for 61 Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas and two model schools for girls in the State.
SCCL, KPCL ink MoU for 80 lakh tonnes of coal supply

SCCL, KPCL ink MoU for 80 lakh tonnes of coal supply

Jul 11,2017 , 05:46 AM IST | Telangana
A MoU was signed at a programme held at ITC Kakatiya Hotel here on Monday by the Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) and Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) for the supply of 80 lakh tonnes of coal to the KPCL during the current year. 
INTACH roots for protection of forest and wildlife

INTACH roots for protection of forest and wildlife

Jul 11,2017 , 05:35 AM IST | Telangana
The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) is expanding its activities to forest and wildlife protection in Telangana. INTACH has its chapters in all major cities in the country with  focus on protecting monuments. The Hyderabad chapter, probably for the first time, is expanding its focus.
Deputy CM asks educational institutions to observe 'Green Day' on July 15

Deputy CM asks educational institutions to observe 'Green Day' on July 15

Jul 10,2017 , 08:54 PM IST | Telangana
Deputy Chief Minister Kadiyam Srihari has appealed to all educational institutions in the State to observe 'Green Day' on July 15 as part of third phase of Haritha Haram programme.
KCR pays tributes to Nawaz Jung Bahadur

KCR pays tributes to Nawaz Jung Bahadur

Jul 10,2017 , 08:00 PM IST | Telangana
Chief Minister K. Chandra Shekhar Rao said that people will never forget the great services rendered by the legendary engineer of Telangana, Late Nawab Ali Nawaz Jung Bahadur.
Teachers in govt music colleges get meagre salaries

Teachers in govt music colleges get meagre salaries

Jul 09,2017 , 04:35 AM IST | Telangana
Gross negligence on the part of Department of Culture in the State has been taking toll on the teaching in the government run classical music and dance colleges and schools in the State. What is most shocking is that they earn a meagre salary of Rs 1,500 per month which is much less than what a labourer earns under MGNREGA.
Centre to hike Haj quota for TS next year

Centre to hike Haj quota for TS next year

Jul 09,2017 , 03:27 AM IST | Telangana
Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi assured to increase Haj quota for Telangana next year, as the Centre would be coming up with new policy. He said that Haj aspirants will be able to visit Saudi Arabia by ships which would be much more affordable cutting the travel cost by half.
3,714-crore credit plan for Vikarabad

3,714-crore credit plan for Vikarabad

Jul 07,2017 , 04:48 AM IST | Telangana
District Collector Divya Devarajan on Thursday released Rs 3,714.43 crore credit plan for the financial year 2017-2018, at a meeting held at the Collectorate with the bank officials, Tahsildars and Agriculture department officials. 
Task Force to curb fake seed menace 

Task Force to curb fake seed menace 

Jul 07,2017 , 04:45 AM IST | Crime
The Department of Agriculture in coordination with the State police embarked upon controlling the menace of spurious seeds by forming a Task Force team at different levels in the State.