Boyfriend killed in acid attack by ex-lover

Boyfriend killed in acid attack by ex-lover

May 25,2017 , 04:13 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
A newly-married man died in an acid attack by a girl, with whom he had an alleged affair for four years before the marriage, in Venigandla village of Guntur district. Sheikh Mohammed Ilyas (24), who suffered serious injuries in the attack, succumbed at the Government Hospital, Guntur. While in college pursuing graduation, Ilyas fell in love with Himabindu. Soon, their intimacy grew into physical r
AP CM to turn roller coaster ride with BJP to his advantage

AP CM to turn roller coaster ride with BJP to his advantage

May 25,2017 , 04:08 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
On a roller-coaster ride with the alliance partner, AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, known as a shrewd leader in his close-to-four-decade-long political career, is poised to turn the tide in his favour during the visit of BJP national president Amit Shah.
AP Congress appeals to Prez against assent to amendment of Land Acquisition Act

AP Congress appeals to Prez against assent to amendment of Land Acquisition Act

May 25,2017 , 04:06 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
APCC leadership appealed to President Pranab Mukherjee, here on Wednesday, not to give assent to the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Andhra Pradesh Amendment) Act, 2017 passed by the AP Legislative Assembly on March 28.
Holiday rush at Tirumala

Holiday rush at Tirumala

May 25,2017 , 03:36 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Tirumala, the abode of Lord Venkateshwara, witnessed a heavy turnout of pilgrims due to consecutive summer holidays. For the last five days more than 5 lakh pilgrims had Srivari darshan.  
Police restore abducted child to parents

Police restore abducted child to parents

May 25,2017 , 03:05 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The city police on Wednesday arrested four persons and restored an eight-month-old baby boy to its parents. The arrested were identified as Pachipulusu Bhimshankar, Kalla Sankar, Eluru Vijay Kumar and N Durga Prasad. The police said Natla Srinu, who sells phenol, was sleeping on the footpath on Kanchaparapelm flyover, along with his wife and five children.
Dalita Hakkula Porata  Samithi  leaders submit memo to State Mahila Commission

Dalita Hakkula Porata Samithi leaders submit memo to State Mahila Commission

May 25,2017 , 03:02 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Dalita Hakkula Porata Samithi (DHPS) demanded that the Andhra Pradesh State Mahila Commission initiate stringent action against all the gang rape accused occurred recently at Tajangi hamlet of Chintapalli mandal in Visakha agency by arresting them.
HPCL Visakh Refinery distributes scholarships

HPCL Visakh Refinery distributes scholarships

May 25,2017 , 02:59 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The Visakh Refinery of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, distributed scholarships worth Rs 3 crore to 5,231 students of SC/ST/OBC/ PWD (Persons with Disabilities) categories belonging to 16 government colleges in the district.
 Indira Gandhi National Open University admissions for July session

Indira Gandhi National Open University admissions for July session

May 25,2017 , 02:53 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) invites applications for July, 2017 session for admission into Masters, Degree, PG Diploma, Diploma and Certificate programmes before June 30 without late fee. IGNOU regional director Dr S Raja Rao told reporters here on Wednesday that as a part of going digital, the admissions are open through online mode for majority of the academic programmes exce
Heat wave taking a toll on newborns

Heat wave taking a toll on newborns

May 25,2017 , 02:48 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Heat wave taking a toll on the health of newborns and infants at King George Hospital and Victoria General Hospital as the authorities failed to provide uninterrupted power supply as per the guidelines.Situation in 100-year-old Victoria General Hospital, popularly known as Gosha Hospital
Farmers stall HNSS canal works

Farmers stall HNSS canal works

May 25,2017 , 02:42 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
 Handri Neeva Sujala Sravanthi (HNSS) canal works were stalled by the farmers in V Kota mandal in the district on Wednesday. Farmers including Srikanth, Ramesh and others belonging to Patrapalli village of V Kota mandal claimed that they have received only part payment of compensation for their lands which were acquired by the revenue authorities for HNSS canal.
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu focusing on  welfare of poor : Bhuma Akhila Priya

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu focusing on welfare of poor : Bhuma Akhila Priya

May 25,2017 , 02:37 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The TDP's Mini-Mahanadu held at MRC Convention here on Wednesday in which Minister Bhuma Akhila Priya, AP Housing Corporation Chairman Varla Ramaiah and other TDP leaders were present. The meeting passed 40 resolutions which include completion of pending irrigation projects, laying six-lane road, setting up textile parks and establishment of industrial corridor, airport and Urdu university.
Six held in double murder case in Allagadda

Six held in double murder case in Allagadda

May 25,2017 , 02:33 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The Allagadda police cracked the mystery behind the sensational murders of Induri Prabhakar Reddy and his brother-in-law Srinivasa Reddy who were hacked to death on May 6th at Govindapalle of Sirvella mandal in Allagadda constituency. DSP K Eshwar Reddy presented the accused before the media in Allagadda on Wednesday.
Government pursuing anti-farmer policies: Left parties

Government pursuing anti-farmer policies: Left parties

May 25,2017 , 02:25 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The Left parties sponsored Rayalaseema bandh called to focus attention on Rayalaseema problems including drought conditions, industrialisation and migration and payment of drought relief to farmers including input subsidy and crop compensation evoked near total response with shopkeepers downing their shutters and RTC buses partially shut down.
IFFCO Kisan SEZ comes under fire

IFFCO Kisan SEZ comes under fire

May 25,2017 , 02:15 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The TDP district leaders organised Mini-Mahanadu here on Wednesday in which Ministers Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy and Narayana took part. Speaking on the occasion, the Somireddy expressed dissatisfaction over the management of IFFCO Kisan SEZ for not allocating lands to the enthusiastic entrepreneurs.
Students shun law courses at Sri Venkateswara University

Students shun law courses at Sri Venkateswara University

May 25,2017 , 02:06 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Over the years, the Law department in the Sri Venkateswara University (SVU) has lost its prestige and good will due to scarcity of teaching staff, technical and administrative problems. Once the department used to be vibrant and churned out brilliant law graduates, who later became national repute legal experts and judicial officials.
Colour bedsheets in Ruia Hospital launched

Colour bedsheets in Ruia Hospital launched

May 25,2017 , 02:02 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Joint Collector Girisha, MLC G Sreenivasulu, Tirupati MLA M Suguna, Superintendent of Ruia Hospital Dr B Sidda Naik and Principal of SV Medical College Dr NV Ramanaiah have participated in the launch of colour bedsheets in Ruia Hospital with each colour is allotted for each day in a week.
Government failed to tackle drought: Left parties

Government failed to tackle drought: Left parties

May 25,2017 , 01:50 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Rayalaseema bandh call given by the Left parties on Wednesday did not evoke much response from people. The government and private offices, business establishments, hotels, theatres and petrol bunks have functioned normally. The APSRTC ran buses unmindful of bandh call. The Left parties gave bandh call protesting against the state government for its failure to protect interests of Rayalaseema regio
Two drown in Godavari River

Two drown in Godavari River

May 25,2017 , 01:44 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Two persons drowned while two others got injured when they entered into river Godavari for swimming on Wednesday. According to police of Atreyapuram, the incident happened at Pittchukallanka picnic spot where a 16-member family from Machilipatnam came to the place after attending a marriage in Hukumpeta in Rajamahendravaram town. After the marriage, some of them got into the river for swimming as
Cashless transactions at ration shops not must: Prathipati Pulla Rao

Cashless transactions at ration shops not must: Prathipati Pulla Rao

May 25,2017 , 01:41 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Minister for Civil Supplies Prathipati Pulla Rao has stated that cashless transactions at ration shops is not mandatory for all the beneficiaries and people can buy ration with cash also. He said that government will not tolerate any lapses in supply of ration from stock point or dealers to beneficiaries.
10,000 polling booth committee members to attend Amit Shah’s meeting at Siddardha  Medical College

10,000 polling booth committee members to attend Amit Shah’s meeting at Siddardha Medical College

May 25,2017 , 01:36 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
East Godavari BJP unit president Yenimireddy Malakondayya said that in total, 10,000 BJP activists representing polling booth committees in the district will be attending the party president Amit Shah’s meet at Siddardha Medical College grounds in Vijayawada on Thursday.
Detailed policy on rehabilitation of tribals soon :A S Dinesh Kumar

Detailed policy on rehabilitation of tribals soon :A S Dinesh Kumar

May 25,2017 , 01:29 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
ITDA Project Officer (PO) A S Dinesh Kumar said that the state government had designed comprehensive policy for rehabilitation and resettlement of tribals who have lost their lands under different projects in Rampa chodavaram Agency area.
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu  interacts with inpatients through videoconference

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu interacts with inpatients through videoconference

May 25,2017 , 01:21 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu inaugurated the programme of changing bed sheets with a slogan “Swacha Saptavarna duppatla maripidi” (clean rainbow colored bed sheets changing) through video conference at Government hospital here on Wednesday.
SC, ST Commission to conduct surprise checks  in all 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh

SC, ST Commission to conduct surprise checks in all 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh

May 25,2017 , 01:15 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
AP SC, ST Commission chairman Karem Sivaji stated that the commission will conduct surprise checks in all 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh over the implementation of SC, ST rule of reservations and also the spending of SC, ST sub-plan funds for overall assessment from June.
Student drowns in Krishna River

Student drowns in Krishna River

May 25,2017 , 01:07 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
A 21 year old student drowned in Krishna river at Seetanagaram Padavala Revu near the Prakasam Barrage on Wednesday when he ventured into the river for swimming. According to Tadepali police, deceased Gautham (22) and his young brother entered the river for a swim. But, unfortunately, Gautham drowned in the river. The police said he was pursuing hotel management course at a private institution in
Ministers release wall posters on Colour Code Blanket Scheme

Ministers release wall posters on Colour Code Blanket Scheme

May 25,2017 , 01:02 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Minister for Women and Child Welfare Paritala Sunita, Minister for Social Welfare Nakka Anand Babu released wall posters on Colour Code Blanket Scheme (Swachh Sapta Varna Duppatla Pampini) at the Guntur General Hospital here on Wednesday.
Government issues notices amid protests on land acquisition for  Metro Rail

Government issues notices amid protests on land acquisition for Metro Rail

May 25,2017 , 12:54 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The state government is marching ahead with land acquisition for Metro Rail even though land owners are unwilling to give their assets in the city. The land acquisition works gained momentum immediately after B Lakshmi Kantham taking charge as Krishna District Collector.
Congress seeks Amit Shah’s arrest for cheating Dalits

Congress seeks Amit Shah’s arrest for cheating Dalits

May 25,2017 , 12:50 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee lodged a complaint with Governorpet police station here on Wednesday against BJP president Amti Shah alleging that the BJP leader was cheating Dalits in the name of participating in feast at their homes during his tour in Telangana and other states. The party also alleged that Amit Shah was giving false promises in order to gain political mileage.
Proposal for construction of Central jail pending

Proposal for construction of Central jail pending

May 25,2017 , 12:34 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Proposals for the construction of a Central jail in the capital region of Krishna and Guntur districts has been pending for more than two years as the government had failed to allocate land to the prisons department. The prisons department has been asking for the allotment of land after bifurcation of the state as the state had lost some big jails to Telangana state.
Demand for bribe drives man to attempt suicide

Demand for bribe drives man to attempt suicide

May 24,2017 , 11:29 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
A 42 year old person attempted suicide at Collectorate in Eluru on Wednesday, as he was allegedly harassed to pay bribe for release loan subsidy According to the statement given to police, Kommina Sudhakara Rao of Tadepalligudem secured a loan of Rs58 lakh loan from Andhra Pradesh State Finance Corporation and constructed a marriage hall in Tadepalligudem.
All set for BJP booth level workers meet today

All set for BJP booth level workers meet today

May 24,2017 , 11:22 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
All set for the state-level BJP booth workers meeting to be addressed by the party president Amit Shah at the Siddhartha Medical College grounds on May 25. The BJP state leaders are supervising the arrangements for the meeting, which begins at 4.45 pm on Thursday.
Prathipati lambasts Jagan for politicising Narayana Reddy’s murder

Prathipati lambasts Jagan for politicising Narayana Reddy’s murder

May 24,2017 , 11:16 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Minister for civil supplies Prathipati Pulla Rao lambasted YSRC chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy for politicising the murder of Narayana Reddy. Addressing leaders and cadre during Mini Mahanadu held at Goshpada Kshetram in Kovvuru on Wednesday, he said that the slain Narayana Reddy was a factionist and has cases foisted against him.
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu  vows support to students

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu vows support to students

May 24,2017 , 11:11 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
D Neha, who bagged State first rank in Intermediate MEC group scoring 983 marks, is elated as Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu instilled confidence in her assuring assistance for her future education. She exuded confidence that she would fulfill her goal of becoming an IAS officer. Neha hails from Srikakulam and comes from a poor family. She has no father. Explaining her financial problems to th
First Municipal Junior College to be set up in Nellore soon

First Municipal Junior College to be set up in Nellore soon

May 24,2017 , 11:03 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Municipal Administration minister P Narayana assured that they would provide study material being supplied at Narayana Educational Institutions to the students who join the Municipal Junior College which would be started shortly. The minister interacted with students who excelled in SSC exams at Kasturba Kalakshetram here on Wednesday.
12 persons  arrested in YSRCP leader Narayana Reddy murder case

12 persons arrested in YSRCP leader Narayana Reddy murder case

May 24,2017 , 10:57 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Dhone police arrested 12 persons in connection with the killing of YSRCP leader Cherukulapadu Narayana Reddy and his close aid Boya Sambasivudu. All the accused were produced before the media in the presence of Deputy Inspector General of Police BV Ramana Kumar and Superintendent of Police Ake Ravi Krishna here on Wednesday.
Cops caught between the devil and deep sea

Cops caught between the devil and deep sea

May 24,2017 , 10:57 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
With two bigwigs of the ruling party engaged in all out war against each other, police department in Prakasam district, especially in Addanki Assembly constituency, is caught in a proverbial situation of devil and the deep blue sea. Karanam Balarama Krishnamurthy is a senior leader in the TDP, who is considered as a sort o f backbone of the party.
CRPF jawan attempts suicide

CRPF jawan attempts suicide

May 25,2017 , 12:37 AM IST | Crime
A CRPF jawan allegedly attempted suicide here on Wednesday. According to sources, head constable Jetti Srimannarayana attached to 141 Battalion tried to end his life by shooting himself with his service firearm. 
Govt silence on GM crops inexplicable

Govt silence on GM crops inexplicable

May 25,2017 , 04:00 AM IST | Editors Desk
The implications and repercussions of introducing genetically engineered seeds or crops is akin to an anecdote attributed to noted British playwright George Bernard Shaw. An acclaimed actress had once proposed to Shaw and told him that if they got married the couple would have a child with his brains and her beauty. 
OBOR: Hard choices before India

OBOR: Hard choices before India

May 25,2017 , 03:56 AM IST | Hans
The bottom line first: India’s relations with both Pakistan and China are in for a prolonged period of dip. Wordy war with China, but they will remain particularly volatile with Pakistan. One does not have to be a pundit of geopolitics to say this.
24,759 to take Lawcet on May 27

24,759 to take Lawcet on May 27

May 25,2017 , 01:56 AM IST | Hans
All arrangements are in place for the Lawcet-2017 to be held on May 27 across Telangana, said the convener Prof. MV Ranga Rao.  A meeting of the Lawcet regional coordinators is held at Kakatiya University here on Wednesday. 
Make Rahul meeting a grand success, Congress leaders tell cadre

Make Rahul meeting a grand success, Congress leaders tell cadre

May 25,2017 , 01:52 AM IST | Hans
The city Congress working president Rajanala Srihari has appealed the party workers in Warangal (East) assembly segment to make committed efforts for the success of party’s public meeting at Sanga Reddy. 
Fish become victims of sizzling heat

Fish become victims of sizzling heat

May 25,2017 , 01:48 AM IST | Hans
Fisheries Development Corporation Chairman Saibaba and Zilla Parishad Chairman Gangadhar on Wednesday inspected the dead fish. The fish died due to the scorching heat wave at Pedda Cheruvu in Mirjapur of Nasurlabad mandal. 
Woman dies of drug reaction after delivery at Nizamabad govt hospital

Woman dies of drug reaction after delivery at Nizamabad govt hospital

May 25,2017 , 01:40 AM IST | Hans
A housewife who had delivered a baby on Tuesday at the Government hospital here died soon after a nurse administered her some medicine through injection around 11 pm. She was identified as Akula Sunita hailing from Katepalli village of Kamareddy district. 
Village roads in Nizamabad are in bad shape, commuters facing hardships

Village roads in Nizamabad are in bad shape, commuters facing hardships

May 25,2017 , 01:32 AM IST | Hans
Roads in several villages of Makloor mandal in the district are in a very bad shape making it difficult for people to commute.  It is not easy for people to go from one village to another, especially in the interior areas.  Several potholes have damaged the highways to a great extent.  This is the situation for several years now. 
Sircilla Collector directs shifting of Andhra Bank

Sircilla Collector directs shifting of Andhra Bank

May 25,2017 , 01:29 AM IST | Hans
The District Collector D Krishna Bhaskar, on Wednesday, asked the Manager of the Andhra Bank to shift the Bank to other place within four days since the Strong room (Locker room) and ATM centre of the bank are obstructing the road widening works in the town. 
Kinnarasani to be turned into tourist hub: Kothagudem MLA

Kinnarasani to be turned into tourist hub: Kothagudem MLA

May 25,2017 , 01:07 AM IST | Hans
The Kinnerasani Project would be developed as a tourism hub, said Kothagudem MLA Jalagam Venkat Rao here on Wednesday.  
KRID to provide aid to start industrial units

KRID to provide aid to start industrial units

May 25,2017 , 12:58 AM IST | Hans
Steps will be taken for issuing loans for the first time to people in towns and rural areas through Khadi and Rural Industries Department (KRID)  under  ‘Chief Minister Employment Generation Programme (CMEGP), informed the Chairman of the KRID of Telangana on Wednesday. Speaking to the media persons here, Md  Yousaf said that the Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao is determined for the development
Singareni to celebrate Telangana Formation Day on grand note

Singareni to celebrate Telangana Formation Day on grand note

May 25,2017 , 12:53 AM IST | Hans
Telangana State Formation Day will be conducted on a grand note in the Singareni area, said General Manager of Singareni M Masood here on Wednesday. 
Buttermilk distributed in Bhadrachalam

Buttermilk distributed in Bhadrachalam

May 25,2017 , 12:48 AM IST | Hans
Giving some respite to the people from the scorching heat, the Helping Hands organisation has distributed water packets, buttermilk and Ragi java at the Ambedkar centre here.  
Nalgonda girl to stretch with Modi on International Yoga Day

Nalgonda girl to stretch with Modi on International Yoga Day

May 25,2017 , 12:33 AM IST | Hans
Banda Nikitha of Gundrampalli village of Chityala mandal in Nalgonda has got a rare opportunity to participate in the Yoga programme with none other than Prime Minister Narendra Modi on International Yoga Day, to be held on June 21, in New Delhi.  
Except Note ban, Centre did nothing concrete: CPI

Except Note ban, Centre did nothing concrete: CPI

May 25,2017 , 12:21 AM IST | Hans
Lambasting the State and Central governments, CPI leader Puvvada Nageswara Rao stated that both did nothing great in their three years of ruling, except the demonetisation of high value currency notes.
Bike riding by minors, Parents to be held responsible

Bike riding by minors, Parents to be held responsible

May 25,2017 , 12:16 AM IST | Hans
Warning strictly, Deputy Commissioner of Police S Sai Krishna pulled up the parents of minors for allowing their kids to ride the vehicles. He said parents would be held responsible for wrong deeds and mistakes of their minor children. 
NCERT to establish Regional Institute of Education in Warangal

NCERT to establish Regional Institute of Education in Warangal

May 25,2017 , 12:13 AM IST | Hans
Warangal, touted as the next emerging education hub after Hyderabad, is likely to get the prestigious Regional Institute of Education (RIE), a constituent of the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT).
To tell or not to tell lies at job interviews: Collector Amrapali Kata

To tell or not to tell lies at job interviews: Collector Amrapali Kata

May 24,2017 , 11:56 PM IST | Hans
An interesting talk involving Warangal Urban District Collector Amrapali Kata and the Dy.CM K Srihari took place at the mega job mela organised by employment and training department in Warangal on Wednesday. The topic of the talk is telling lies in job interviews. 
Kadiyam Srihari advised youth to chose self-employment

Kadiyam Srihari advised youth to chose self-employment

May 24,2017 , 11:44 PM IST | Hans
The Dy.Chief Minister Kadiyam Srihari has advised unemployed youth to opt for self-employment by taking up entrepreneurship instead of looking for employment in government and private sectors.
Amit Shah hopes to start winning streak from Gundrampally

Amit Shah hopes to start winning streak from Gundrampally

May 24,2017 , 11:36 PM IST | Hans
BJP national president Amit Shah stated that Gundrampalli village boasts of rich history with as many as 160 villagers were massacred by Nizam’s army (Razakars) during the Telangana Armed Struggle. 
Conservation of Biodiversity

Conservation of Biodiversity

May 24,2017 , 09:56 PM IST | Hans
Conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity have been an integral part of Indian ethos. The varied eco-climatic conditions coupled with unique geological and cultural features have contributed to an astounding diversity of habitats, which harbor and sustain immense biological diversity at all levels. 
Soon, your clothes may power small electronics

Soon, your clothes may power small electronics

May 24,2017 , 09:32 PM IST | Hans
Researchers have invented a way to apply metal-free electrodes to fabric and off-the-shelf clothing so that it feels good to the touch and also transports enough electricity to power small electronics. Such clothes may one day power wearable electronic devices.
IIT Ropar ranks among the top new IITs in India

IIT Ropar ranks among the top new IITs in India

May 24,2017 , 09:24 PM IST | Hans
“The Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, had a successful academic year. The institute has witnessed various achievements and has actively made collaboration with national and international institutes to make a mark in the field of research, innovation and academics in the upcoming future”, says S K Das, Director, IIT-Ropar while talking about the achievement the IIT has achieved.
Here is  why eating chocolate may be good for your heart

Here is why eating chocolate may be good for your heart

May 24,2017 , 09:19 PM IST | Hans
Love to gorge on chocolates? According to a research, consuming up to six bars of chocolate a week may lower the risk of developing a common and dangerous type of irregular heartbeat linked with higher risk of stroke, heart failure, cognitive decline, dementia, and death by 20 per cent.
Online mechanism to verify students records with CBSE

Online mechanism to verify students records with CBSE

May 24,2017 , 09:12 PM IST | Hans
Students planning to go abroad for studies will not have to run around colleges and universities or approach "touts" for verification of their documents, with the government introducing an online mechanism for it. The External Affairs Ministry and HRD Ministry today launched the integration of "eSanad", used for online verification, with CBSE's "Parinam Manjusha", the academic repository of degree
Retired lecturer strives to improve groundwater through RHP

Retired lecturer strives to improve groundwater through RHP

May 25,2017 , 12:09 AM IST | Hyderabad
Inspired by the water harvesting initiative by the Government of Karnataka and Central GroundWater Department in Tumkuru district, P Ranga Reddy, a retired lecturer in Chemistry and former deputy secretary in the Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) has taken up rain harvesting on a mission mode.
TDP flays government for alleged injustice to farmers in  Land Acquisition

TDP flays government for alleged injustice to farmers in Land Acquisition

May 24,2017 , 11:59 PM IST | Hyderabad
Telangana TDP lashed at TRS government over the delay in the completion of irrigation projects. The party said KCR lacked foresight in projects. The party adopted resolution on Irrigation demanding justice to all the displaced people at project sites.
Madras HC stays NEET results till June 7

Madras HC stays NEET results till June 7

May 25,2017 , 03:33 AM IST | National
The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered an interim stay on the announcement of National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 results until June 7.
Goliwada Villagers get temporary relief on land acquisition

Goliwada Villagers get temporary relief on land acquisition

May 25,2017 , 12:27 AM IST | National
The Apex Court here on Wednesday gave temporary relief to the Goliwada villagers from land acquisition under the Kaleswaram Project proposed by the State Government. The court said it would hear the case in detail in June when the court assembles after its summer vacation. Justice Lavu Nageswara Rao heard the petition of the villagers.
Nominations for Padma Awards open now

Nominations for Padma Awards open now

May 25,2017 , 12:26 AM IST | National
Nominations for the Padma Awards 2018 are currently open and the last date for recommendation for nominations is September 15, 2017.The nominations/recommendations for the Padma Awards will be received online only through the Padma portal www.padmaawards.gov.in designed by MHA.
Bowlers are like second class citizens: Shane Bond

Bowlers are like second class citizens: Shane Bond

May 25,2017 , 03:44 AM IST | Sports
"Bowlers are pretty much second-class citizens in white-ball cricket," says former New Zealand pacer Shane Bond, who feels odds are stacked heavily against them in the limited-overs format.Writing for the International Cricket Council ahead of the upcoming Champions Trophy in England starting June 1, Bond said limited-overs cricket is "a batsman's game".
Australia cricketers intensify rebellion

Australia cricketers intensify rebellion

May 25,2017 , 03:39 AM IST | Sports
Australian cricketers on Wednesday unveiled plans to take back their own image rights, firing the latest salvo in an ongoing pay battle with the country's cricket board.It is the latest power play in an increasingly bitter stand-off between Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers' Association over a plan to scrap revenue-sharing.
Lionel Messi faces jail term

Lionel Messi faces jail term

May 25,2017 , 03:35 AM IST | Sports
Spain's Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by Barcelona soccer star Lionel Messi and stood by a Catalan regional court's 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud, court documents showed.Messi was found guilty by a Catalan court last July on three counts of tax fraud between 2007 and 2009.Messi's lawyer was not immediately available for comment.
Real Madrid net 16 year old forward Vinicius Junior

Real Madrid net 16 year old forward Vinicius Junior

May 25,2017 , 03:31 AM IST | Sports
Real Madrid reached an agreement with Brazilian side Flamengo to sign 16-year old forward Vinicius Junior in July 2018, the two clubs announced on Tuesday."Real Madrid and Flamengo have reached a deal for the transfer of Vinicius Junior from July 2018," a statement published on the Flamengo site said.
Pakistan tie is just like another game: Kohli

Pakistan tie is just like another game: Kohli

May 25,2017 , 03:26 AM IST | Sports
India captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday played down the hype surrounding their upcoming marquee clash with arch-rivals Pakistan in the Champions Trophy, saying it is just another game of cricket for the players.Defending champions India will be opening their campaign against Pakistan at the Edgbaston, Birmingham on June 4, amidst tense bilateral relations between the two nations.
Ravichandran Ashwin is CEAT’s player of the year

Ravichandran Ashwin is CEAT’s player of the year

May 25,2017 , 03:23 AM IST | Sports
India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Wednesday won the coveted International Cricketer of the Year award at the CEAT Cricket Rating International awards 2017.The award was presented to Ashwin by former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar at a function held at the Cricket Club of India in Mumbai.
Doped Indian athlete suspended

Doped Indian athlete suspended

May 25,2017 , 03:17 AM IST | Sports
A top Indian athlete has been handed a provisional suspension by the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) after testing positive for banned performance enhancing substance meldonium.Talking to a news channel, NADA Director General Naveen Agarwal said that the athlete was handed the provisional suspension on Monday but refused to disclose the athlete's name.
Indian badminton team  qualify for knockouts

Indian badminton team qualify for knockouts

May 25,2017 , 03:09 AM IST | Sports
The Indian badminton team sealed a place in the knockout stage of the Sudirman Cup mixed team championship, despite Indonesia pulling off a stunning 3-2 victory over Denmark in the last match of the Group 1D here on Wednesday. Ninth seeded India had kept themselves afloat for a quarter-final spot after shocking fifth seeded Indonesia 4-1 in a thrilling match on Tuesday.
HMWS&SB receives more than 500 complaints per day

HMWS&SB receives more than 500 complaints per day

May 25,2017 , 04:31 AM IST | Telangana
Laying new pipelines for more than 1000 kilometers under the recent Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO) project hardly solved the issue of irregular and contaminated water supply in places across the city. Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) receives more than 500 complaints everyday from different parts of the city. The problems are not solved despite re
HMWS&SB turns blind eye to contaminated drinking water problem

HMWS&SB turns blind eye to contaminated drinking water problem

May 25,2017 , 04:26 AM IST | Telangana
Tap water being supplied by the Hyderabad Metropolitan Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) is changing colours. But the authorities are accused of turning a blind eye to the problem though complaints are pouring in from several areas in the city.  
CPI (M) to take Hussainsagar Nala Problem matters to HMWSSB MD

CPI (M) to take Hussainsagar Nala Problem matters to HMWSSB MD

May 25,2017 , 04:22 AM IST | Telangana
The leaders of Communist Party of India (Marxist) city unit along with the local residents of Ashok Nagar and Dhobi Ghat decided to take the Hussainsagar nala problem to the notice of Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWSSB) MD M Dana Kishore for immediate action and also requested for Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister K Taraka Rama Rao to look into the
BJP calls KCR’s reactions juvenile and unwarranted

BJP calls KCR’s reactions juvenile and unwarranted

May 25,2017 , 04:19 AM IST | Telangana
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao’s outburst and overreaction on BJP national president Amit Shah was juvenile and unwarranted. In a statement issued here, BJP spokesperson Krishna Saagar Rao said the Chief Minister was clearly and heavily rattled with BJP president Amit Shah’s successful visit. 
Demolish dilapidated buildings or face action: GHMC

Demolish dilapidated buildings or face action: GHMC

May 25,2017 , 03:46 AM IST | Telangana
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has decided to file criminal cases against owners who did not demolish dilapidated structure prior to the onset monsoon. The civic body took this decision to minimise the life loss. The corporation will first issue notices to all property owners who have been residing in dilapidated structures.
KCR: Govt never asked for Parade Grounds

KCR: Govt never asked for Parade Grounds

May 25,2017 , 03:42 AM IST | Telangana
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday clarified that there was no threat to the Parade Grounds.
KCR nails BJP chief’s lies

KCR nails BJP chief’s lies

May 25,2017 , 03:29 AM IST | Telangana
Challenging the claims of BJP chief Amit Shah that the Centre had so far given Rs 1 lakh crore to the state, Chief Minister KCR said the official figures clearly indicate that the state government had contributed more to the Central kitty than what the state got from it. 
Amit Shah reiterates fund release to Telangana

Amit Shah reiterates fund release to Telangana

May 25,2017 , 03:25 AM IST | Telangana
Reacting to KCR’s comments, BJP national president Amit Shah on Wednesday said that he stands by the statement he had made on Tuesday and reiterated that the Centre had given more than Rs 1 lakh crore to Telangana.
Amit Shah, bas karo tamasha

Amit Shah, bas karo tamasha

May 25,2017 , 03:19 AM IST | Telangana
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday slammed the BJP national president Amit Shah for uttering “blatant lies” during his three-day visit to the state and demanded that he should apologise to the people of Telangana.
Resolutions on reforms in agri, other sectors adopted

Resolutions on reforms in agri, other sectors adopted

May 25,2017 , 12:01 AM IST | Telangana
TDP has resolved to intensify its fight against the TRS government on continued suicides by farmers in Telangana. The party sought to know the reasons for not implementing the Rs 4000 per acre per season scheme from this year.
TTWREIS inspection application launched

TTWREIS inspection application launched

May 24,2017 , 11:50 PM IST | Telangana
Minister for Tribal Welfare, Culture and Tourism Azmeera Chandulal on Wednesday launched the TTWREIS (Telangana Tribal Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society) inspection app, which is an Android tablet-based application.
23 petrol bunks booked for malpractices

23 petrol bunks booked for malpractices

May 24,2017 , 11:45 PM IST | Telangana
On receiving several complaints against petrol bunk dealers in the State, Civil Supplies Commissioner C V Anand took severe action immediately against petrol bunks for supply of less petrol and diesel to consumers. The complainants reported that petrol bunks were committing fraud by pouring less quantity of fuel to customers in various parts of the State.
Amit Shah’s tour a flop show:  N Uttam Kumar Reddy

Amit Shah’s tour a flop show: N Uttam Kumar Reddy

May 24,2017 , 11:35 PM IST | Telangana
Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president N Uttam Kumar Reddy described the visit of BJP national president Amit Shah to Telangana as a total flop show.Addressing party workers here on Wednesday, Uttam Kumar Reddy said Amit Shah had failed to draw any response from the common people and remained confined to a few programmes orchestrated by local BJP leaders.
Talent Search Examination on May 28

Talent Search Examination on May 28

May 24,2017 , 09:36 PM IST | Young Hans
Triumphant Institute of Management TIME is conducting its Talent Search Examination (TTSE) on May 28th, 2017. The TTSE is open to students who wish to prepare for CAT 2017/18. Based on performance, students writing this examination will become eligible for a certain amount of Scholarship on our CAT 2017/18 full course fee.