CBI seeks cancellation of Jagan’s bail

CBI seeks cancellation of Jagan’s bail

Mar 29,2017 , 04:36 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The CBI has moved the special CBI court in Hyderabad seeking cancellation of bail of YSR Congress president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy in a corruption case. 
8 bills passed amidst protests

8 bills passed amidst protests

Mar 29,2017 , 04:33 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Amidst protests over leakage of class X science question paper in Nellore by YSRCP legislators in the House, the government has passed eight bills on Tuesday. 
TDP supports amendment to NITSET bill

TDP supports amendment to NITSET bill

Mar 29,2017 , 04:26 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
TDP MP M Srinivasa Rao, here on Tuesday supported the amendment to the National Institutes of Technology, Science Education & Research (NITSET) (2nd Amendment) Bill, 2016 in the Lok Sabha. 
Rationale behind tax exemption to Gautamiputra Sathakarni, Rudrama Devi questioned

Rationale behind tax exemption to Gautamiputra Sathakarni, Rudrama Devi questioned

Mar 29,2017 , 04:19 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The High Court at Hyderabad on Tuesday issued notices to both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana State governments as also to cine hero Balakrishna and producers and exhibitors of Gautamiputra Sathakarni and Rudrama Devi movies to explain the rationale behind granting tax exemption, especially when the benefit of such exemption was not being passed on to the moviegoers. 
YSRC hails setting up of IISER in Tirupati

YSRC hails setting up of IISER in Tirupati

Mar 29,2017 , 04:13 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
YSRCP MP, B Renuka, here on Tuesday welcomed the setting up of Indian Institute of Science, Education and Research (IISER) in Tirupati, while suggesting the need for more investment on scientific research in the country. 
Wear dhoti on Ugadi: YSRC appeals to Naidu

Wear dhoti on Ugadi: YSRC appeals to Naidu

Mar 29,2017 , 04:10 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
While the ruling TDP and Opposition YSRC are trading barbs over various issues and involving in heated exchanges, YSRCP Mydukuru MLA S Raghurami Reddy appealed to Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu to adorn traditional Telugu attire (dhoti) at least on the occasion of Ugadi. He made a personal request to the Chief Minister on this front
Dangerous decibels

Dangerous decibels

Mar 29,2017 , 04:02 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The city of destiny, also having a tag of smart city and Vijayawada emerged as the noisiest cities in the residual Andhra Pradesh, according to the latest data available with the AP Pollution Control Board and traffic wing of the city police. Jagadamba Centre, Maddilapalem Junction, RTC Complex and Gajuwaka in Visakhapatnam, RTC Complex in both Vijayawada and Tirupati have recorded around 80 decib
Central medical team visits fluoride-hit Dharmavaram village

Central medical team visits fluoride-hit Dharmavaram village

Mar 29,2017 , 03:57 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The central medical team from Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and other institutions visited Dharmavaram in Marripudi mandal and interacted with the people suffering from flurososis and chronic kidney diseases.
Inter-state smuggling racket busted

Inter-state smuggling racket busted

Mar 29,2017 , 03:50 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The city task force personnel busted an eight member inter-state gang of smugglers and seized four country made pistols along with ammunition, here on Tuesday. Of the eight members, four belonged to Bihar.
YSRCP guns for scalps of Ganta, Narayana

YSRCP guns for scalps of Ganta, Narayana

Mar 29,2017 , 03:47 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
In an unprecedented manner in the history of the AP Assembly, the TD government with a comfortable majority in the House faced an uphill task while ensuring passage of the appropriation bill in the current budget session on Tuesday due to the ruckus created by the principal opposition of the YSRCP over the reported leakage of class SSC question paper.
Ten held with 3 cr scrapped notes

Ten held with 3 cr scrapped notes

Mar 29,2017 , 04:48 AM IST | Crime
Saifabad police arrested ten persons in connection with exchange of demonetized currency notes with new currency notes.  The recovered demonetized currency notes worth Rs 3 crore from their possession.
Four held for dowry harassment

Four held for dowry harassment

Mar 29,2017 , 04:39 AM IST | Crime
Begumpet police on Tuesday arrested four persons including the husband of a woman who had committed suicide over alleged dowry harassment.
Aggression is fine, but…

Aggression is fine, but…

Mar 29,2017 , 03:40 AM IST | Editors Desk
In what can easily be termed as an incredible series and one that also boosts Test cricket as a whole, Team India reclaimed the Border-Gavaskar Trophy with a 2-1 verdict against Australia in Dharamsala on Tuesday. The seventh successive series triumph, which is a rarity these days, marked a surreal icing on the cake to what was India's busiest home season ever. 
Interpreting the Middle Class Mandate

Interpreting the Middle Class Mandate

Mar 29,2017 , 03:37 AM IST | Editors Desk
Notwithstanding the victory of the ruling combine-sponsored candidate in North Coastal Andhra, the discernible trend that cuts across several constituencies is clear rejection of TDP. Any consolidation of opposition vote will be a serious threat to TDP in 2019, given the fact that the difference in the vote share of TDP-BJP and YSR Congress in 2014 was slender. But, the TDP can heave a sigh of rel
Ethnic touch

Ethnic touch

Mar 29,2017 , 02:40 AM IST | Hans
Warangal Urban District Collector Amrapali Kata (fourth right-standing) with folk artists taking part in Lok Jan Pratha Utsav. The three-day tribal cultural fest concluded on Tuesday. Nearly 300 artistes from nine states took part in the event
Grama Sandarshana is to solve problems quickly: Jagtial Collector

Grama Sandarshana is to solve problems quickly: Jagtial Collector

Mar 29,2017 , 02:36 AM IST | Hans
Gram Sandarshana programme is being organised to suggest solutions to the problems of all sections of people in villages, said District Collector Dr A Sharath during Gram Sandarshana programme at Rechapalli village of Sarangapur mandal in the district on Tuesday.
TLF calls upon govt to resolve issues of private lecturers

TLF calls upon govt to resolve issues of private lecturers

Mar 29,2017 , 02:34 AM IST | Hans
The private teachers, who actively fought for the cause of separate Telangana, were being deprived of fruits of development, alleged Telangana Lecturer’s Forum (TLF) state president Kathi Venkata Swamy. 
Personal, professional skills improve job chances

Personal, professional skills improve job chances

Mar 29,2017 , 02:28 AM IST | Hans
Students with personal and professional skills have great job opportunities, said Dr K Srisailam, the Principal of University College of Pharmaceutical sciences.
Vehicles driven by minors will be seized: Kamareddy SP

Vehicles driven by minors will be seized: Kamareddy SP

Mar 29,2017 , 02:23 AM IST | Hans
If minors were found driving their vehicles would be handed over to Motor Vehicle Inspector (MVI), said district Superintendent of Police Swetha Reddy at an awareness programme conducted by district police here at police office on Tuesday.
Wheelchair not allotted to disabled student

Wheelchair not allotted to disabled student

Mar 29,2017 , 02:17 AM IST | Hans
Poverty coupled with born physical disability is driving a poor boy away from education. Though the government is enhancing facilities and monetary help to the students for seeking better education, the very motto is being diluted in some quarters. 
Complete 2BHK houses on time: Kamareddy Collector

Complete 2BHK houses on time: Kamareddy Collector

Mar 29,2017 , 02:12 AM IST | Hans
Contractors should get satisfaction of ensuring double bedroom houses to poor despite knowing that it would cause losses, said Siddipet Collector Venkatrama Reddy  while speaking at the orientation programme on implementation of double bedroom houses with engineers and contractors  held here at the Collectorate on Tuesday. District Collector Dr N Satyanarayana was also present. 
Nizamabad Collector urges SHE teams to ensure women’s safety

Nizamabad Collector urges SHE teams to ensure women’s safety

Mar 29,2017 , 02:08 AM IST | Hans
District Collector Dr Yogitha Rana said that the Sakhi-SHE teams were set up at the district, mandal and village levels to protect women from sexual harassments and assaults from their male counterparts. 
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. 
TDP accuses govt of protecting poachers

TDP accuses govt of protecting poachers

Mar 29,2017 , 01:58 AM IST | Hans
The State government was trying to protect the accused involved in the poaching of two spotted deer at Palimela in Mahadevpur forests of Bhupalpalli district on March 19, alleged TDP senior leader Seetakka.
Mallelamadugu ZPHS students highlight importance of Telugu language

Mallelamadugu ZPHS students highlight importance of Telugu language

Mar 29,2017 , 01:54 AM IST | Hans
As many as 50 students of Mallelamadugu Zilla Parishad High School in Aswapuram mandal recited 101 poems in Telugu Satakam (an anthology of poems) in 16 minutes and surprised everyone on Tuesday. 
Anganwadi centres run sans power, toilets

Anganwadi centres run sans power, toilets

Mar 29,2017 , 01:49 AM IST | Hans
No power supply, leaking roofs, lack of other basic facilities are the condition of the buildings in which anganwadi centres are housed. The rents of these buildings are in lakhs of rupees but sans facilities. 
Sports material to youth distributed: Suryapet SP

Sports material to youth distributed: Suryapet SP

Mar 29,2017 , 01:46 AM IST | Hans
Superintendent of Police Parimala Hana Nutan advised the students utilise to their summer holidays by taking training in their interested fields. The SP distributed sports material to school students and youth associations of the district during friendly-policing programme held at DPO office in Suryapet on Tuesday.
Khammam Municipal workers protest seeking hike in salaries

Khammam Municipal workers protest seeking hike in salaries

Mar 29,2017 , 01:42 AM IST | Hans
Protesting against the state government for not enhancing the salaries of Municipal workers, leaders of All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) and representatives of Municipal Workers Union burnt an effigy of the state government at Wyra bypass road in Khammam on Tuesday.
Tummala to inaugurate 2BHK houses in Khammam

Tummala to inaugurate 2BHK houses in Khammam

Mar 29,2017 , 01:36 AM IST | Hans
The district administration is all set to hand over the double bedroom houses to the beneficiaries on the auspicious occasion of Ugadi i.e., on Wednesday.
In awe of ornate Kalyana Mandapam

In awe of ornate Kalyana Mandapam

Mar 29,2017 , 01:32 AM IST | Hans
The ornamental, highly-decorated and imposing structure of the Kalyana Mandapam, where the celestial wedding of Lord Srisitaramachandra Swamy is held every year on the occasion of Sri Rama Navami, has successfully completed more than 50 years of existence.
Mob fight creates tension in Suryapet

Mob fight creates tension in Suryapet

Mar 29,2017 , 01:18 AM IST | Hans
A mob fight between persons of two political groups created tension at Miryala of Nutankal mandal in Suryapet district on Tuesday. 
Missing Canadian in Maoists hotbed staying with NGO?

Missing Canadian in Maoists hotbed staying with NGO?

Mar 29,2017 , 12:56 AM IST | Hans
A Canadian, John Schlazak, who went missing on Monday, is reportedly staying with an NGO working in Dandakaranya region. 
KU Academic Senate approves 230 cr budget for 2017-18

KU Academic Senate approves 230 cr budget for 2017-18

Mar 29,2017 , 12:53 AM IST | Hans
Kakatiya University Academic Senate has approved a budget of Rs 230.63 crore for the ensuing financial year 2017-18 with revenue surplus of Rs 29 lakh. 
Bhadradri Brahmotsavams from today

Bhadradri Brahmotsavams from today

Mar 29,2017 , 12:25 AM IST | Hans
The temple town is all set for Brahmotsavam celebrations to begin from Wednesday. Over 2 lakh pilgrims are expected to visit the temple town during the 13-day festivities. 
Why Aadhaar bill tabled as the money bill

Why Aadhaar bill tabled as the money bill

Mar 29,2017 , 12:03 AM IST | Hans
The Supreme Court will begin hearing final arguments next month on a writ petition challenging the validity of the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial & Other Subsidies, Benefits & Services) Act, 2016 — or the Aadhaar Act.
Stars born in winds from supermassive black holes spotted

Stars born in winds from supermassive black holes spotted

Mar 28,2017 , 11:58 PM IST | Hans
Astronomers have observed for the first time stars forming within powerful outflows of material blasted out from supermassive black holes at the cores of galaxies.
Earth-life planetary waves discovered around Sun

Earth-life planetary waves discovered around Sun

Mar 28,2017 , 11:55 PM IST | Hans
The same kind of large-scale planetary waves that meander through the atmosphere high above Earth's surface may also exist on the Sun, new research has found.
Bestselling cookbooks give bad advice on food safety: study

Bestselling cookbooks give bad advice on food safety: study

Mar 28,2017 , 11:41 PM IST | Hans
Bestselling cookbooks give little useful advice about reducing the risk of foodborne illness, especially in recipes involving meat products, say scientists who found that most of the information in the books are inaccurate and not based on sound science. 
Sands of Saturn's moon Titan are electrically charged

Sands of Saturn's moon Titan are electrically charged

Mar 28,2017 , 11:37 PM IST | Hans
The particles that cover the surface of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, are "electrically charged", show results of an experiment.
Summer Doon leadership programme

Summer Doon leadership programme

Mar 28,2017 , 11:31 PM IST | Hans
The Doon School, has announced its Residential ‘Summer @ Doon Leadership Programme’ from June 3 to 17 2017. The programme is open for all aspiring girls and boys in Classes IX to XII who are passionate about making a positive impact on the world around them.  
US body announces scholarship programme for Indian women

US body announces scholarship programme for Indian women

Mar 28,2017 , 11:28 PM IST | Hans
A top US body in international education and global investment banking has announced a scholarship and mentoring programme for the Indian women university students in science and technology-related fields. 
IIT-Madras signs MoU with Indian Army

IIT-Madras signs MoU with Indian Army

Mar 28,2017 , 11:23 PM IST | Hans
The Indian Army has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) to identify and enhance the critical technological areas that can be enhanced in the armed forces
ICFAI Law School to host Lex-Knot 2017

ICFAI Law School to host Lex-Knot 2017

Mar 28,2017 , 11:19 PM IST | Hans
ICFAI Law School, a constituent of the ICFAI University, Hyderabad, is organising a four-day law festival Lex-Knot from March 30th 2017 to April 2nd 2017 at ICFAI University Campus, Dontanpally said Prof A V Narsimha Rao, Dean, ICFAI Law School at a Press Conference to announce the festival. 
CJI expresses regret

CJI expresses regret

Mar 29,2017 , 04:05 AM IST | National
We are very sorry," Chief Justice J S Khehar on Tuesday told Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi when he submitted that despite assurance, the special bench did not assemble on Monday to hear pleas seeking modification of an order banning liquor vends along highways. 
Banks may lower savings account interest rates

Banks may lower savings account interest rates

Mar 29,2017 , 03:53 AM IST | National
Falling growth in loans is making banks to look at the possibility of lowering the interest rates on savings bank accounts so as to improve their pre-provision operating profits, investment banking firm Jefferies said.
Air India cancels Gaikwad’s ticket again

Air India cancels Gaikwad’s ticket again

Mar 29,2017 , 03:44 AM IST | National
Air India on Tuesday again cancelled a ticket of Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad who thrashed an airline official here last week. "Air India has cancelled Gaikwad's ticket for an 8 am flight on Wednesday from Mumbai to Delhi," said an airline official. 
Aussies are no more my friends: Kohli

Aussies are no more my friends: Kohli

Mar 29,2017 , 03:31 AM IST | Sports
Virat Kohli remained combative, declaring he was no longer friends with Australian cricketers, but Steve Smith struck a conciliatory note by apologising for letting his emotions slip as hostilities lingered at the end of an intense Test series. 
Kaiyani Khani open cast mining: Govt told to clarify on grama sabha meet

Kaiyani Khani open cast mining: Govt told to clarify on grama sabha meet

Mar 29,2017 , 05:13 AM IST | Telangana
The High Court at Hyderabad has directed the Telangana State government to confirm whether a ‘grama sabha’ was held to obtain consent for land acquisition for Kaiyani Khani Open Cast Mining project of Singareni Collieries  in Adilabad district. 
Govt decision not to revise value of lands challenged

Govt decision not to revise value of lands challenged

Mar 29,2017 , 05:11 AM IST | Telangana
A public interest litigation (PIL) petition challenging the validity of the decision of the Telangana State government in not revising and updating the market values of lands in the two State was admitted by the High Court at Hyderabad on Tuesday.
Schools told to set up Science, Maths clubs

Schools told to set up Science, Maths clubs

Mar 29,2017 , 05:07 AM IST | Telangana
School Education Department has directed all the schools in the State to establish Science and Mathematics Clubs in order to develop interest among students. 
2BHKs will bring qualitative change in people’s lives

2BHKs will bring qualitative change in people’s lives

Mar 29,2017 , 05:00 AM IST | Telangana
Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister K T Rama Rao said that the double bedroom houses would bring qualitative changes in the lives of weaker sections. 
Slo-mo water works irk KTR

Slo-mo water works irk KTR

Mar 29,2017 , 04:55 AM IST | Telangana
Expressing anger over the delay in Integrated Water Supply Scheme taken up under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) in Rajendra Nagar Circle, Municipal Minister K T Rama Rao directed the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply & Sewerage Board (HMWSSB) Managing Director to give a comprehensive report on it for seven long years delay in implementing the scheme and asked the offici
Every work at Petlaburj Hospital carries price tag

Every work at Petlaburj Hospital carries price tag

Mar 29,2017 , 04:51 AM IST | Telangana
No amount of hue and cry against bribery by government hospital staff is having an effect. The Petlaburj Maternity Hospital has now become notorious for bribery. The dayammas (ayahs) at the hospital demand Rs 1,000 to clean new born boy babies and Rs 800 for girl babies.
GHMC to build tunnel at IT corridors

GHMC to build tunnel at IT corridors

Mar 29,2017 , 04:45 AM IST | Telangana
In order to ease traffic in the IT corridors, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) had decided to construct a 400 metre tunnel near Khajaguda junction at an estimated cost of Rs 400 crore. 
Government to create more AEO posts

Government to create more AEO posts

Mar 29,2017 , 04:30 AM IST | Telangana
Creation of new districts has created a quandary for ascertaining the jurisdiction for Agriculture Extension Officers (AEO), some of whom are now in charge of 60,000 acres, when the actual criteria remain 5,000 acres (about 2,000 hectares). After reconsidering various factors and rationalising, the government has decided to come up with additional posts through fresh notification of TSPSC.
Govt determined to get Aseemanand’s bail cancelled

Govt determined to get Aseemanand’s bail cancelled

Mar 29,2017 , 04:21 AM IST | Telangana
The State government has resolved to take steps to get the bail of 2007 Mecca Masjid bomb blast accused Swami Aseemanand "cancelled," Home Minister N Narasimha Reddy reiterated on Tuesday. "We will definitely oppose (his bail) and make efforts in this regard. (MIM MLA) Akbaruddin Owaisi has already raised this matter in the Assembly," he told reporters. 
New Year holds mixed bag for Telangana, AP

New Year holds mixed bag for Telangana, AP

Mar 29,2017 , 03:27 AM IST | Telangana
The New Year for Telugus, Hevalambi Nama Samvatsaram, presents a mixed bag for people of the two states. Prices of rice wheat, sugar, edible oils, ghee and vegetables will rise sharply while chillies will become a bit cheaper, according to predictions in the Telugu Almanac prepared for The Hans India and HMTV by the famous astrologer Mulugu Ramalingeswara Varaprasad Siddhanthi.