Fruit and vegetable-rich diet may lower lung disease risk

Fruit and vegetable-rich diet may lower lung disease risk

Feb 25,2017 , 12:55 AM IST | Amaravati Tab
Consuming five or more daily servings of diet rich in fruit such as apples or pears and green leafy vegetables may significantly lower the risk of developing chronic lung disease in both former and current smokers, finds a research.
Human brain may help generate fructose

Human brain may help generate fructose

Feb 25,2017 , 12:52 AM IST | Amaravati Tab
Fructose - simple sugar found in fruits, vegetables, table sugar, and many processed foods - is converted in the human brain from glucose, according to a new study.25
Weight loss after pregnancy is a unique journey

Weight loss after pregnancy is a unique journey

Feb 25,2017 , 12:48 AM IST | Amaravati Tab
While you are feeling the pressure to squeeze into your old jeans, you also have a lot to think about your little one: when to feed, what would you do if she cries and the list goes on! So don’t be eager to look like your old self again,
RAM unveils poster for ‘Akram’

RAM unveils poster for ‘Akram’

Feb 25,2017 , 12:45 AM IST | Amaravati Tab
Primary poster release function of the film ‘Akram’ was held at the Andhra Pradesh Film Chamber Hall, Gandhi Nagar on Friday. The movie is made by MVR and Vissakoti Markandeyulu, under the banner Rajadhani Amaravathi Movies (RAM)
Baseball senior selections in Gudivada tomorrow

Baseball senior selections in Gudivada tomorrow

Feb 25,2017 , 12:43 AM IST | Amaravati Tab
Andhra Pradesh Baseball Association (APBA) state secretary MV Satya Prasad said the Baseball Senior teams selections trials will be held at NTR stadium, Gudivada in Krishna district on February 26.
Satwika performs the  revived dance form, Perini

Satwika performs the revived dance form, Perini

Feb 25,2017 , 12:38 AM IST | Amaravati Tab
The Perini dance flourished in the Kakatiya era and is also named as the 'warrior dance' as it was an inspirational art form to the warriors. Earlier this was performed only by male dancers as it was a Tandava lasya.
Vijayawada railway player wins gold medal

Vijayawada railway player wins gold medal

Feb 25,2017 , 12:35 AM IST | Amaravati Tab
South Central Railway (SCR) Vijayawada Division player K Sampath Kumar who represented the Indian Railway team bagged a gold medal in the 62nd Senior National Ball Badminton Championship which held at Moodbidri,
In festive spirits

In festive spirits

Feb 25,2017 , 12:10 AM IST | Amaravati Tab
Shiva temples reverberated to the chants of ‘Om Namah Shivaya’ as devotees thronged to celebrate Mahashivaratri on Friday. The shrines of Lord Shiva, filled devotional fervor, organised special prayers including ceremonies like Rudrayagam
Parksons Packaging plant opens

Parksons Packaging plant opens

Feb 25,2017 , 05:15 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Parksons Packaging, a leading manufacturer and exporter of printed and laminated folding cartons, on Friday inaugurated a new folding carton plant in Sri City in Chittoor district. 
PMGKY last chance to come clean

PMGKY last chance to come clean

Feb 25,2017 , 04:58 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Chief Commissioner of Income Tax SP Choudhary said that Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) was a last chance for people, who have not disclosed their income during the demonetisation period or the income disclosure scheme. He was speaking at a seminar on Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme (PMGKDS) 2016 in Tirupati on Friday. 
Judicial City in 3,300 acres: AP CM 

Judicial City in 3,300 acres: AP CM 

Feb 25,2017 , 04:47 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said that Justice City would be constructed in 3,300 acres of land in Amaravati as part of nine integrated cities. He also said the State government would extend support to the High Court to set up commercial courts at Visakhapatnam, Tirupati and Amaravati.
Special child’s battle to pursue education

Special child’s battle to pursue education

Feb 25,2017 , 03:12 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Muvala Eswar, an intellectual disability child of Balagudaba, has been forced to drop out from the government high school in Parvatipuram of Vizianagaram district just in the run up to the Class X public examinations allegedly for want of inclusiveness in school education. 
A barbecue summer ahead?

A barbecue summer ahead?

Feb 25,2017 , 02:55 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The month of February is still on but the prelude of heat wave is already scorching both the Telugu States. Thermometers are tipped to hit 45 C in the coming days while long-range forecasts predict a heat wave across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and months of roasting weather. 
TPREL synchronises 15-MW solar plant in TS

TPREL synchronises 15-MW solar plant in TS

Feb 25,2017 , 02:54 AM IST | Business
Hyderabad: Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL), Tata Power’s wholly-owned subsidiary, on Friday announced the synchronisation of its 15 MW solar plant at Belampally in Telangana, thereby starting its commercial operations
Oxyloans  unveils loan scheme

Oxyloans unveils loan scheme

Feb 25,2017 , 02:50 AM IST | Business
Hyderabad: City-based alternative lending platform, Oxyloans, on Friday announced a new scheme ‘OxyLoans Challenge,’ under which it’ll disburse Rs 100 crore in 100 days starting from March 2017.
Seaways plans  expansion in Vizag

Seaways plans expansion in Vizag

Feb 25,2017 , 02:44 AM IST | Business
Hyderabad: Seaways Shipping and Logistics Ltd (Seaways) is planning to expand its operations in Visakhapatnam and other parts of the country.
Sharad Kelkar to do cameo in 'Sher-E-Punjab...'

Sharad Kelkar to do cameo in 'Sher-E-Punjab...'

Feb 25,2017 , 02:24 AM IST | Cinema
Sharad Kelkar will be seen doing a cameo in the upcoming historical periodic drama "Sher-E-Punjab: Maharaja Ranjit Singh". The actor says the reason he said yes is because it delves into the Sikh community.
Prince Narula refuses to play Lord Shiva on show

Prince Narula refuses to play Lord Shiva on show

Feb 25,2017 , 02:21 AM IST | Cinema
Actor Prince Narula, who is seen as Lucky in TV show "Badho Bahu", refused to play lord Shiva for an upcoming scene as he had consumed chicken. Prince was asked to play lord Shiva for one scene where his wife Badho
Neeti Mohan pays tribute to Govinda on 'The Voice India'

Neeti Mohan pays tribute to Govinda on 'The Voice India'

Feb 25,2017 , 02:18 AM IST | Cinema
Singer Neeti Mohan, who is seen as a coach on The Voice India Season 2, along with her team gave a tribute to actor Govinda when he appeared on the show to promote his upcoming film ‘Aa Gaya Hero’.
Tom Cruise to  reconnect with daughter Suri

Tom Cruise to reconnect with daughter Suri

Feb 25,2017 , 01:52 AM IST | Cinema
According to a source, Cruise "has some reprioritising in his life" after mourning the loss of his mother Mary Lee South, who died at age 80 earlier this month, reports aceshowbiz.com.
Lady Gaga obsessed with Barbra Streisand

Lady Gaga obsessed with Barbra Streisand

Feb 25,2017 , 01:50 AM IST | Cinema
Singer Lady Gaga reportedly wants to follow the footsteps of singer Barbra Streisand, the only artist to have number one albums in each of the last six decades.
Scarlett to host 'Saturday Night Live' for fifth time

Scarlett to host 'Saturday Night Live' for fifth time

Feb 25,2017 , 01:46 AM IST | Cinema
Actress Scarlett Johansson has been announced to host the TV show "Saturday Night Live" on March 11.This will be the fifth time she will host the late night sketch comedy, joining Ben Affleck, Candice Bergen and Justin Timberlake.
Too contrived

Too contrived

Feb 25,2017 , 01:41 AM IST | Cinema
Kevin is living with 23 different personalities in his head. One of them, Denis, kidnaps three young ladies; two popular and well-adjusted friends (Haley Lu Richardson and Jessica Sula) and the introvert and troubled teen,
Chitra Shukla bags another project

Chitra Shukla bags another project

Feb 25,2017 , 01:38 AM IST | Cinema
Is romancing Raj Tarun in his film with Annapurna Studios Ever before her debut film ‘Maa Abbayi’ hits the screens; Chitra Shukla has bagged another plum opportunity. The North girl, we hear, is cast opposite Raj Tarun
Sharwaa is ‘Radha’

Sharwaa is ‘Radha’

Feb 25,2017 , 01:35 AM IST | Cinema
On Maha Shivaratri, producer BVSN Prasad announced the title of his film with Sharwanand as ‘Radha’. Barring a song, the film’s shooting has been wrapped up. Prasad is planning to release the film, which sees Lavanya Tripathi alongside
Release date locked for Mahesh-ARM film

Release date locked for Mahesh-ARM film

Feb 25,2017 , 01:32 AM IST | Cinema
For all the fans of superstar Mahesh Babu, here’s some good news for you, finally. In the making for a long time, his film with AR Murugadoss will be opening on June 23 in both Telugu and Tamil. Incidentally, this is the actor’s 23rd film of his career.
Balayya picks Puri over KS Ravikumar

Balayya picks Puri over KS Ravikumar

Feb 25,2017 , 01:29 AM IST | Cinema
For the past one week, there have been reports about Nandamuri Balakrishna, fresh off the triumph of ‘Gautamiputra Satakarni,’ green-signaling KS Ravikumar’s next. But sources close to the actor point out that he has picked Puri Jagannadh
Devil of a film

Devil of a film

Feb 25,2017 , 01:18 AM IST | Cinema
Yaman’ is a strange title for a commercial film, even if it is prefabricated to lionise the hero, end to end. With its English meaning as devil, director Jeeva Shankar mercifully avoids getting into the spooky trap and sticks to a typical political thriller
The hero Ram

The hero Ram

Feb 25,2017 , 01:13 AM IST | Cinema
Turf trauma. Our winner boy is waiting for the grand entry. In the meanwhile, we have the extended prologue (that went out of fashion with Manmohan Desai and Prakash Mehra). Fortunately, it is not about calf love but filial connect.
Woman lawyer, son end life in suicide pact

Woman lawyer, son end life in suicide pact

Feb 25,2017 , 05:03 AM IST | Crime
A 58-year-old lawyer Kunchuboina Bhagyalakshmi and her son K Phani Mahesh (42) committed suicide in a pact by setting themselves ablaze at their apartment in the city under the Two Town police Station limits on Friday.
Fake home loan racket busted

Fake home loan racket busted

Feb 25,2017 , 04:18 AM IST | Crime
The fake home loan racket involving retired government employees, who duped a State owned bank, was busted by police on Friday. Cheating cases were registered against 12 persons, amongst whom four including the prime accused were arrested.
Racial rants induce attacks

Racial rants induce attacks

Feb 25,2017 , 03:30 AM IST | Editors Desk
A renowned philosopher, Prof Kwame Anthony Appiah, a Professor of Philosophy at New York University Law School, predicted during the American Presidential elections that the US would go through a difficult period in many things including problems with race relations if the Republican Presidential candidate, Donald Trump, was voted as the President.
Conduct survey on handlooms: Jagtial Collector

Conduct survey on handlooms: Jagtial Collector

Feb 25,2017 , 01:18 AM IST | Hans
Following the orders by Telangana State Chief Secretary during a video-conference held on February 22, District Collector Dr A Sharath on Friday directed the officials to conduct survey about the handloom machinery available in the district.
Maha Sivarathri celebrated with religious fervour

Maha Sivarathri celebrated with religious fervour

Feb 25,2017 , 01:15 AM IST | Hans
Large numbers of devotees have thronged Shaivite temples in the erstwhile Warangal district on the occasion of Maha Sivaratri and offered special prayers.
Devotees throng Siva temples in four districts of Telangana

Devotees throng Siva temples in four districts of Telangana

Feb 25,2017 , 01:05 AM IST | Hans
Devotees made a beeline to the Shiva shrines in districts of Adilabad, Nirmal, Mancherial and Asifabad to celebrate Maha Shivaratri festival. The temples were full of people right from the morning, with women offering special ‘abishekam’ with milk to the deity, while chanting ‘Harahara Shambo’ ‘Shambo Shankara’. A tragedy marred the festivities in Mancherial district, when two youngsters of Jafarn
A bizarre ritual at Siva temple

A bizarre ritual at Siva temple

Feb 25,2017 , 12:57 AM IST | Hans
Generally, on the day of Mahasivarathri, ardent devotees fast the entire day and remain awake the entire night. They visit Siva temples and offer prayers, do abhishekam and follow the normal rituals. 
Vemulawada will be developed on a par with Yadadri: Eatala

Vemulawada will be developed on a par with Yadadri: Eatala

Feb 25,2017 , 12:46 AM IST | Hans
On the occasion of Maha Sivaratri festival, Finance Minister Eatala Rajender on Friday presented silk vastrams to Lord Rajarajeswara Swamy in Vemulawada temple on behalf of the State government.
Memorial complex to be built at Pothana Samadhi

Memorial complex to be built at Pothana Samadhi

Feb 25,2017 , 12:42 AM IST | Hans
The district administration has submitted a proposal worth Rs 50 crore to construct a memorial complex at the graveyard of great Telugu poet Bammera Pothana, informed District Collector A Devasena.
Basar railway station declared Swachh railway station

Basar railway station declared Swachh railway station

Feb 25,2017 , 12:37 AM IST | Hans
Basar Railway Station, the one and only railway station in the district has been selected as  swachh railway station by the Government of India. In the survey done by the Union Railway Ministry, the Basar Railway Station was declares as a clean railway station in the South Central Railway region
Temples reverberate with Siva chants

Temples reverberate with Siva chants

Feb 25,2017 , 12:34 AM IST | Hans
Maha Sivarathri was celebrated with devotion and spiritual fervour in erstwhile Nalgonda district. Thousands of devotees  thronged  famed Siva temples in Wadapalli, Cheruvugattu, Pangal, Eleshwaram, Nagarjunasagar in Nalgonda district, Someshwaralayam of Kolanpaka, Bheema Lingam of Valingonda mandal, Shivalayam of Yadadri, Pacchala Kaata Someswaralayam of Bhongir and  Pillamarri,
Priyanka Varghese calls for protection of planted saplings in Suryapet

Priyanka Varghese calls for protection of planted saplings in Suryapet

Feb 25,2017 , 12:28 AM IST | Hans
Priyanka Varghese, officer on special duty (OSD) at the CM's office and in-charge of monitoring the Haritha Haram programme, urged officials and people to protect the planted saplings till May in order to make them survive.
KCR Presents gold moustache to Lord Veerabhadra

KCR Presents gold moustache to Lord Veerabhadra

Feb 25,2017 , 12:23 AM IST | Hans
Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao seems to be ignoring Opposition’s criticism and continuing his thanks-giving missions by making holy trips to fulfill his vow of presenting gold ornaments to deities in various temples of late. 
Kodand arrest:­ Oppn intensifies tirade against KCR

Kodand arrest:­ Oppn intensifies tirade against KCR

Feb 25,2017 , 12:06 AM IST | Hans
Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president N Uttam Kumar Reddy has blamed the wrong policies of TRS government for the existing unemployment crisis in the State.
4 killed, 17 injured as TSRTC bus rams chemical tanker in Nalgonda

4 killed, 17 injured as TSRTC bus rams chemical tanker in Nalgonda

Feb 24,2017 , 11:53 PM IST | Hans
Four killed and 17 others suffered injuries in a dreadful road accident at Atipamula village of Kattangur mandal in Nalgonda district on Thursday wee hours.
Demarketing and negative marketing-demystified

Demarketing and negative marketing-demystified

Feb 24,2017 , 11:48 PM IST | Hans
Most marketing practitioners and professionals, think of marketing as an activity that demands more and more selling. It is as if marketing is omnipresent and is compelling us to buy more and more and that too all the time. 
Spring coming sooner to Arctic due to climate change

Spring coming sooner to Arctic due to climate change

Feb 24,2017 , 11:44 PM IST | Hans
Nature's clock is running fast in the Arctic, thanks to climate change. Due to diminishing sea ice cover, spring is coming sooner to some plant species in the low Arctic of Greenland, while other species are delaying their emergence amid warming winters, says a study.
Rare luminous nebula poses cosmic puzzle

Rare luminous nebula poses cosmic puzzle

Feb 24,2017 , 11:36 PM IST | Hans
Astronomers have spotted an enormous, glowing blob of gas in the distant universe, with no obvious source of power for the light it is emitting.
Ancient giant penguin lived alongside dinosaurs

Ancient giant penguin lived alongside dinosaurs

Feb 24,2017 , 11:30 PM IST | Hans
Penguins are much older than previously thought and their evolution probably dates back to dinosaur times, said a study of a giant ancient penguin fossil found in New Zealand.
Tally launches online forum on GST

Tally launches online forum on GST

Feb 24,2017 , 11:26 PM IST | Hans
Tally Solutions Private Limited, announced the launch of an online forum dedicated to Chartered accountants in the country. The portal will host threads of discussion on the fundamentals of GST, its implications on different stakeholders and opinions shared by eminent CAs in the form of articles and interviews. Tax practitioners and business people will be able to view and follow these and prepare
Jobs outlook cautiously optimistic for next 6-months: Report

Jobs outlook cautiously optimistic for next 6-months: Report

Feb 24,2017 , 11:16 PM IST | Hans
Employers are cautiously optimistic about hiring outlook over the next six months, with 67 per cent of the recruiters expecting new jobs to be created, and maximum opportunities will be in 1-8 years experience range, says a survey. 
Know about Civil Services in India

Know about Civil Services in India

Feb 24,2017 , 11:06 PM IST | Hans
Civil Service is a heaven born service. The Civil Services of India runs the entire administration of the country. The elected ministers of India lay down the policies required to properly run the administrative machinery, which is then carried out by the civil servants in various central government agencies.
Showcasing contemporary lifestyle

Showcasing contemporary lifestyle

Feb 25,2017 , 02:09 AM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Icon Art Gallery is presenting an exhibition titled ‘Ready Made’ by artist KV Shivkumar on February 25.
Capturing the true essence of Telangana

Capturing the true essence of Telangana

Feb 25,2017 , 02:02 AM IST | Hyderabad Tab
The book titled ‘Telangana – The Kohinoor Of India – A Pictorial Souvenir’ by Varun Joshi is the first coffee-table book on Telangana. When you start turning pages you can see that the photographer captured the extraordinary legacies of Telangana.
Care Hospitals gets EHS, JHS info desk

Care Hospitals gets EHS, JHS info desk

Feb 25,2017 , 02:00 AM IST | Hyderabad Tab
V Srinivas Goud, Member of Legislative Assembly, Founder President and Chairman, TGO, inaugurated the Information Desk for Telangana State Government Employee Health Scheme (EHS) and Journalists Health Scheme (JHS) at
Nizam’s opulance has no takers

Nizam’s opulance has no takers

Feb 25,2017 , 01:55 AM IST | Hyderabad Tab
On the 50th death anniversary of the last Nizam of Hyderabad Mir Osman Ali Khan on February 24, a photo exhibition of rare photographs was held at The Nizam’s Museum. Save for a few old timers, the museum at Purani Haveli
66% indians face colour bias

66% indians face colour bias

Feb 25,2017 , 01:27 AM IST | Life Style
The largest global survey on people with psoriasis is released. Global findings reveal 84 per cent of people with moderate-to-severe psoriasis suffer discrimination and humiliation, with many being stared at in public
Select right jewellery for wedding functions

Select right jewellery for wedding functions

Feb 25,2017 , 01:03 AM IST | Life Style
It is important to choose the right jewellery for occassions like wedding as one wrong selection and the entire look will go for a toss. Try for large emeralds studded among diamonds in white gold for that cocktail look or opt for gold or yellow
Would love to work for films rooted in history: Anju Modi

Would love to work for films rooted in history: Anju Modi

Feb 25,2017 , 01:00 AM IST | Life Style
Ace designer Anju Modi, who designed costumes for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Goliyon Ki Raasleela - Ram Leela" and "Bajirao Mastani", says she is inclined to work on movies with historical characters.
Pay panel for 20% hike

Pay panel for 20% hike

Feb 25,2017 , 02:31 AM IST | National
The University Grants Commission (UGC) at a meeting held on February 22 reportedly cleared the recommendations of the 5-member committee that looked into the pay revision for university and college teachers across the country. The report is now with the Ministry of Human Resources Development for its approval. The ministry is yet to look into the report as the elections to several state assemblies
BJP still in the reckoning

BJP still in the reckoning

Feb 25,2017 , 03:25 AM IST | Opinion
The resounding victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Maharashtra municipal elections and its similar good performance in Odisha local body polls sure comes as a shot in the arm for the BJP leadership. This is bound to impact the outcome of the ongoing Assembly elections in the key state of Uttar Pradesh, too, where at least three more phases are yet to be completed. 
VNRVJIET Athletes clinch overall honours

VNRVJIET Athletes clinch overall honours

Feb 25,2017 , 04:03 AM IST | Sports
Principal of VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering & Technology, Dr CD Naidu, presenting the trophy to VNRVJIET players after they won the volleyball event in the ninth edition of Indian Open Inter-Engineering Collegiate Sports Fest held
Spurs exit Europa League

Spurs exit Europa League

Feb 25,2017 , 04:00 AM IST | Sports
London: Tottenham Hotspur's Europa League hopes were crushed by mid-table Belgian side Gent, who booked their spot in the last 16 with a 2-2 draw at Wembley on Thursday as the hosts paid the penalty for Dele Alli's first-half red card.
Batra calls for State support

Batra calls for State support

Feb 25,2017 , 03:58 AM IST | Sports
Chandigarh: Asserting that future of Indian hockey was bright, FIH president Narinder Batra has said that State governments too should do their bit to ensure that the sport further flourishes in this country.
Pooja clinches ISSF World Cup bronze

Pooja clinches ISSF World Cup bronze

Feb 25,2017 , 03:55 AM IST | Sports
New Delhi: Indian shooter Pooja Ghatkar made the country proud on Friday by clinching a women's air rifle bronze at the ongoing ISSF Shooting World Cup.
Ashwin lowers Kapil’s record

Ashwin lowers Kapil’s record

Feb 25,2017 , 03:53 AM IST | Sports
Pune: Record-making off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, on broke Kapil Dev's 37-year-old Indian record of most Test wickets in a domestic season on the second day morning of the first cricket Test against Australia here on Friday.
Hara-kiri at Pune

Hara-kiri at Pune

Feb 25,2017 , 03:50 AM IST | Sports
Pune: Left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe picked up a career-best six for 35 to help Australia take command of the first Test against India after 15 wickets fell on a bowler-dominated second day of the contest in Pune on Friday.
Truecaller joins  Facebook, Google in 100 mn impressions club

Truecaller joins Facebook, Google in 100 mn impressions club

Feb 25,2017 , 01:10 AM IST | Technology
Mobile communication app Truecaller has become the only platform apart from Facebook and Google that delivers over 100 million impressions in a single day, a company statement said on Friday.
WhatsApp's new 'Status' feature available to all

WhatsApp's new 'Status' feature available to all

Feb 25,2017 , 01:08 AM IST | Technology
Popular mobile messaging service WhatsApp's new "Status" feature is now available to all users across the globe on iPhone, Android and Windows devices
Facebook to put ads amid live videos

Facebook to put ads amid live videos

Feb 25,2017 , 01:05 AM IST | Technology
Facebook Live videos will soon be interrupted by 20-second ads as the social media giant has decided to make money from all the live videos it shares on its network.
Telangana, AP in grip of devotional fervour

Telangana, AP in grip of devotional fervour

Feb 25,2017 , 04:44 AM IST | Telangana
On the occasion of Maha Sivarathri festival on Friday, all Shaivaite temples in both Telangana and residuary Andhra Pradesh reverberated with the chanting of ‘Aum Namah Shivayah’ in praise of the three-eyed lord. Devotees lined up in serpentine queues at Shiva temples since early morning for darshan of ‘Vishwanatha’ and performed Abhisekhams and special pujas.
KCR livid over criticism on offerings to Gods

KCR livid over criticism on offerings to Gods

Feb 25,2017 , 04:32 AM IST | Telangana
Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao tore into the Opposition parties for criticising presentation of golden ornaments to deities of various temples by him in the recent times.  
India may have to import milk by 21

India may have to import milk by 21

Feb 25,2017 , 04:25 AM IST | Telangana
India may have to import milk in four years, if it cannot increase fodder supply for its 299 million cattle, as rising pressure on land reduces pastures nationwide.
Job mela for women

Job mela for women

Feb 25,2017 , 04:22 AM IST | Telangana
Job Mela for Women will be inaugurated today by the Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya at Keshav Memorial High School Campus in Narayanaguda.
Early summer augurs well for roadside vendors

Early summer augurs well for roadside vendors

Feb 25,2017 , 04:11 AM IST | Telangana
The sweltering heat which has set in early this year and promises to be a very hot summer has come as a boon for street vendors selling watermelon, mint water, coconut water and buttermilk and sugarcane juice. 
Komatireddy brothers immature: Ponnala

Komatireddy brothers immature: Ponnala

Feb 25,2017 , 04:02 AM IST | Telangana
Former TPCC President Ponnala Lakshmaiah on Friday said MLA Komatireddy Venkat Reddy and his brother MLC Rajagopal Reddy were politically immature. 
Rejig of districts hits cab, bus operators hard

Rejig of districts hits cab, bus operators hard

Feb 25,2017 , 03:59 AM IST | Telangana
The delimitation of districts seems to have affected the livelihood of cab and bus operators in the city as they are made to pay taxes for the entire State even though they operate only within the GHMC limits resulting in a burden of Rs 15,000 to Rs 40,000 quarterly.
Discoms miss deadline to submit power tariff plans

Discoms miss deadline to submit power tariff plans

Feb 25,2017 , 03:54 AM IST | Telangana
The power utilities have yet again missed the deadline to submit the power tariff proposals to Telangana State Regulatory Commission (TSERC). The last deadline to submit the proposals was on Thursday.
Revanth’s open letter to KCR

Revanth’s open letter to KCR

Feb 25,2017 , 03:50 AM IST | Telangana
Telangana TDP working unit President A Revanth Reddy on Friday demanded the removal of State Housing Minister A Indrakaran Reddy from the cabinet. He alleged that the Minister committed irregularities in the execution of the joint venture housing projects in the State.
Human colony on moon certainly a possibility

Human colony on moon certainly a possibility

Feb 25,2017 , 03:34 AM IST | Telangana
Veteran space scientist K Kasturirangan has said decades of space research have only touched the tip of the iceberg understanding various planets, and continuous exploration of the solar system would throw light on possible options for humans to settle down. The former Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) also said that establishing a human colony on the moon is certainly possible
TRS govt is heading towards monarchism

TRS govt is heading towards monarchism

Feb 25,2017 , 03:22 AM IST | Telangana
Under the leadership of Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, the ruling of TRS government is heading towards monarchism like that of Jalagam Vengal Rao, alleged state secretary of CPM Pothineni Sudharshan Rao. 
Maharashtra results no referendum on note-ban

Maharashtra results no referendum on note-ban

Feb 25,2017 , 03:16 AM IST | Telangana
The results of civic polls in Maharashtra should not be considered a referendum on the demonetisation, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said on Friday. He also suggested that as with the sterilisation during the Emergency, people's anger may manifest itself later.
Tribal varsity plan on fast-track

Tribal varsity plan on fast-track

Feb 25,2017 , 03:07 AM IST | Telangana
The long-awaited tribal university dream of the Adivasis is finally inching closer to reality with the authorities on a move to acquire land on fast track near Mulug in Bhupalpally district. 
US shooting: Srinivas family grief-stricken

US shooting: Srinivas family grief-stricken

Feb 25,2017 , 03:02 AM IST | Telangana
A pall of gloom descended in the entire gated community of Praneeth Homes at Mallampet near Bachupally in Qutbullapur mandal when Srinivas Kuchibhotla’s parents and family learnt about his death in a shooting at a restaurant in Kansas, USA,  after an American navy veteran yelling "terrorist" and "get out of my country" opened fire on him and another two persons.
KCR approves salary hike for VRAs

KCR approves salary hike for VRAs

Feb 25,2017 , 02:49 AM IST | Telangana
Telangana government has announced several sops for Village Revenue Assistants (VRAs) who have been waiting for salary hike for years.   Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday announced the increase of salaries of VRAs by 64.61 per cent.   
Hyderabad techie shot dead by American

Hyderabad techie shot dead by American

Feb 25,2017 , 02:42 AM IST | Telangana
A 32-year-old Indian engineer was killed and another Indian man and an American were injured after a Navy veteran yelling "get out of my country" and "terrorist" opened fire on them at a bar in Kansas City in an apparent racially motivated hate crime. Srinivas Kuchibhotla, working at GPS-maker Garmin headquarters in Olathe, died of bullet injuries in a hospital. 
Lethal infectant on the rampage in hospitals

Lethal infectant on the rampage in hospitals

Feb 25,2017 , 02:40 AM IST | Telangana
The deadly fungus, Candida auris, which has been found in hospitals, is resistant to entire classes of antimicrobial drugs, limiting treatment options for those infected.
New polymer could revolutionise plastics recycling

New polymer could revolutionise plastics recycling

Feb 25,2017 , 02:37 AM IST | Telangana
When Geoffrey Coates, a professor of chemistry and chemical biology at Cornell University, gives a talk about plastics and recycling, he usually opens with this question: What percentage of the 78 million tons of plastic used for packaging
Novel gastric balloon treatment for obesity

Novel gastric balloon treatment for obesity

Feb 25,2017 , 02:34 AM IST | Telangana
Loyola Medicine’s comprehensive weight loss center is offering a new option to treat obesity – a grapefruit-size gastric balloon that takes up as much as half the volume of the stomach. The Orbera® gastric balloon is made of soft silicone.
App solutions to enable families, individuals cope with Dementia

App solutions to enable families, individuals cope with Dementia

Feb 25,2017 , 02:27 AM IST | Telangana
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing have developed a free mobile app for individuals suffering from dementia, their families and caregivers, as a way to improve the quality-of-life, well-being and knowledge