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Special category status in Goa  manifesto gives TDP new ammo

Special category status in Goa manifesto gives TDP new ammo

Feb 23,2019 , 02:36 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The BJPs willingness to include the demand for special category status for Goa in its manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections has triggered a new controversy and has given enough ammunition to the TDP
President Ramnath Kovind urges youth, intellectuals to give back to society

President Ramnath Kovind urges youth, intellectuals to give back to society

Feb 23,2019 , 01:54 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
President Ramnath Kovind who attended 18th anniversary celebrations of Swarna Bharat Trust at Venkatachalam on Friday said that one should be ready to give back to the needy and underprivileged people
Amit Shah’s remarks: Chandrababu Naidu demands unconditional apology

Amit Shah’s remarks: Chandrababu Naidu demands unconditional apology

Feb 23,2019 , 01:51 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
TDP national president and Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu dared BJP president Amit Shah to prove the allegations levelled against himNaidu said if the BJP chief failed to prove his charges then he should tender unconditional apology to him in public
Waste management be given industrial status: Expert

Waste management be given industrial status: Expert

Feb 23,2019 , 01:20 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The biogenic waste which is generated in enormous quantity in India can be considered as potential feedstock for structuring the biobased economy, said by CSIRIndian Institute of Chemical Technology IICT Bioengineering and Environmental Sciences Lab Principal Scientist Dr S Venkata Mohan here on Friday at GITAM Deemed to be University
Voters enrollment drive to begin today

Voters enrollment drive to begin today

Feb 23,2019 , 01:07 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The district officials have made all arrangements for special voter enrollment drive on Saturday and Sunday With an aim to cover all sections of people, this programme was initiated by collector M Rama Rao
People’s welfare priority for TD govt: Minister Paritala Sunitha

People’s welfare priority for TD govt: Minister Paritala Sunitha

Feb 23,2019 , 01:03 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Women and Child Welfare Minister Paritala Sunitha said that she would identify backward villages in her constituency and develop them as model villages
Cops take out candlelight rally

Cops take out candlelight rally

Feb 23,2019 , 12:54 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The East Godavari police organised a candlelight rally late in the evening on Friday paying homage to the CRPF martyrs in Kashmir
Narmada invited to ‘PrajaPatrika’ fete

Narmada invited to ‘PrajaPatrika’ fete

Feb 23,2019 , 12:51 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Nomula Narmada Reddy, a resident of Habsiguda, in Hyderabad, who visited 154 countries across the globe mostly accompanied by her husband Indra Reddy and other family members has been invited to be the chief guest at the 92nd anniversary of a local daily PrajaPatrika, here, on March 9
58 selected for games meet to be conducted at Tadepalligudem

58 selected for games meet to be conducted at Tadepalligudem

Feb 23,2019 , 12:48 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
As many as 58 students were selected from JNTUK campus college for the twoday JNTUK zone intercollegiate games meet to be held at Sri Vasavi Engineering college, Tadepalligudem on February 23 and 24
Rich tributes paid to Uyyalawada

Rich tributes paid to Uyyalawada

Feb 23,2019 , 12:45 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Rich tributes were paid to freedomfighter Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy on his 172nd death anniversary on Friday
2,90,780 voters to exercise franchise

2,90,780 voters to exercise franchise

Feb 23,2019 , 12:40 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
In total 2, 90,780 voters enrolled for East and West Godavari Graduates Constituency of AP Legislative Council, said East Godavari Collector and Returning Officer of MLC polls Kartikeya Mishra
Palabhishekam to Jagan portrait performed in Rajamahendravaram

Palabhishekam to Jagan portrait performed in Rajamahendravaram

Feb 23,2019 , 12:37 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Members of fisher community performed Palabhishekam to the portrait of YSRCP president YS Jaganmohan Reddy in River Godavari at Pushkar Ghat here on Friday
PMK Choultry Trust Board members take oath

PMK Choultry Trust Board members take oath

Feb 23,2019 , 12:34 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The new trust board members of PMK Choultry takes charge in the presence of Godavari Urban Development Authority GUDA chairman Ganni Krishna here on Friday PMK Choultry executive officer and assistant commissioner GVSSR Subramanyan administered the oath of office with the trust board members
Vote is weapon in people’s hands: Sub-Collector Sai Kanth Varma

Vote is weapon in people’s hands: Sub-Collector Sai Kanth Varma

Feb 23,2019 , 12:31 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
SubCollector CM Sai Kanth Varma has said that vote is a weapon in the hands of the people to elect right persons in the elections and it is their duty to choose correct candidate
Lack of education a curse: MLA Badeti Bujji

Lack of education a curse: MLA Badeti Bujji

Feb 23,2019 , 12:28 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
MLA Badeti Bujji has said that people often blame it on fate for poverty, but the real curse is lack of education
Retail tariff boon to ryots, weaker sections

Retail tariff boon to ryots, weaker sections

Feb 23,2019 , 12:25 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Lakhs of farmers and weaker sections, mostly backward classes, will be benefited with the decision of the state government on power supply and concessions offered to various sections of people
Cops to play crucial role in ensuing polls: DRO N Satyanarayana

Cops to play crucial role in ensuing polls: DRO N Satyanarayana

Feb 23,2019 , 12:24 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
District Revenue Officer N Satyanarayana has said that the police will play a crucial role in the conduct of ensuing elections
Last chance to register vote today, tomorrow in Eluru

Last chance to register vote today, tomorrow in Eluru

Feb 23,2019 , 12:19 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
As a last opportunity for those who failed to find their name in voter list, the Election Commission EC is arranging for special voter registration camps in West Godavari district on Saturday and Sunday
DLSA asks AgriGold victims to submit claims

DLSA asks AgriGold victims to submit claims

Feb 23,2019 , 12:16 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The District Legal Service Authority DLSA chairman and district judge C Purushottama Kumar announced that they have charted out a mechanism to pay the money to the AgriGold victims who deposited Rs 10000 or less to the company
‘Laksha Gala Garjana’ for SCS organised in Ongole

‘Laksha Gala Garjana’ for SCS organised in Ongole

Feb 23,2019 , 12:14 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The Andhra Pradesh Vidyarthi Joint Action Committee organised a Laksha Gala Garjana programme, raising slogans for a total of one lakh times, in support of the Special Category Status SCS to Andhra Pradesh state on Friday
Srinivasa Kalyanotsavam at Darsi tomorrow

Srinivasa Kalyanotsavam at Darsi tomorrow

Feb 23,2019 , 12:09 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Minister for Forests, Environment, Science and Technology Sidda Raghavarao announced that the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam is organising Srinivasa Kalyanam at Darsi on Sunday and asked the public and devotees across the district to participate in the celestial marriage and Shobhayatra of the divine couple
Spl campaign to modify voter lists from today

Spl campaign to modify voter lists from today

Feb 23,2019 , 12:06 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Joint Collector of Prakasam district S Nagalakshmi said that the Election Commission EC ordered to organise special campaigns to create awareness on the importance of vote, new enrolments and receiving claims and modifications on February 23 and 24 Saturday and Sunday at all polling booths in the district
‘Ateetam’ impresses audience

‘Ateetam’ impresses audience

Feb 23,2019 , 12:02 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
As a part of 54th annual celebrations of Andhra Nataka Kalasamithi, playlet titled Ateetam was performed at Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao Government Music and Dance College on Thursday Threeday celebrations were commenced on Wednesday
Vacancies for doctors

Vacancies for doctors

Feb 22,2019 , 11:58 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The district Medical and Health department coordinating officer Dr B Vijayalakshmi on Friday said that they are going to fill vacant posts of five gynaecologists, three anaesthesiologists, two paediatrics, two medical officers besides three paediatric specialists
5-day week for HC from today

5-day week for HC from today

Feb 22,2019 , 11:56 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The High Court of Andhra Pradesh registrar Protocol has said that the High Court of Andhra Pradesh would function five days a week from February 23
Stress on ethical voting: Collector MD Imtiaz

Stress on ethical voting: Collector MD Imtiaz

Feb 22,2019 , 11:51 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
District Collector MD Imtiaz said that the district administration was gearing up with all arrangements and strict vigil for Ethical Voting for the forthcoming elections without the influence of money or gifts
Uyyalawada, Moulana remembered in Bapatla

Uyyalawada, Moulana remembered in Bapatla

Feb 22,2019 , 11:39 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
ZP chief executive officer P Surya Prakash urged the youth to draw inspiration from freedomfighter Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy who was like Veera Pandya Katta Bomman of South Tamil Nadu
Confluencia-2k19 on Feb 26

Confluencia-2k19 on Feb 26

Feb 22,2019 , 11:37 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The commerce and businesses management department of Kakaraparti Bhavanayayana College will organise Confluencia2k19 event on February 26, said collage chairman V Hema Chandra
Praveen assumes charge

Praveen assumes charge

Feb 22,2019 , 11:34 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The Telugu Desam Party TDP Chittoor district Christian Cell president Y Praveen was appointed as Andhra Pradesh Christian Finance Corporation director on Friday
SP Ch Vijaya Rao inspects security at CM’s residence

SP Ch Vijaya Rao inspects security at CM’s residence

Feb 22,2019 , 11:31 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Urban SP Ch Vijaya Rao on Friday inspected security arrangements at Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidus residence at Undavalli in Guntur district
All set for SI final exams today, tomorrow in Guntur

All set for SI final exams today, tomorrow in Guntur

Feb 22,2019 , 11:28 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The police department made all arrangements for conducting final examination for the candidates selected in the physical and preliminary tests for the recruitment of SIs
Students visit expo of sketches in Vijayawada

Students visit expo of sketches in Vijayawada

Feb 22,2019 , 11:26 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The IIT School visited the exhibition of 29 villages of Amaravati capital region done by Urban sketchers, Singapore displayed at the Cultural Centre of Vijayawada and Amaravati CCVA, Mogalrajpuram on Thursday
Nano tech mobile coating expo in April in Vijayawada

Nano tech mobile coating expo in April in Vijayawada

Feb 22,2019 , 11:22 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The Amaravati Nano Technology Association would organise a Nano Technology Mobile Coating Exhibition on April 5, according to Aqua PreCompany directors V Ganesh and K Vinay here on Friday
Delhi, Jharkhand teams win matches

Delhi, Jharkhand teams win matches

Feb 22,2019 , 11:20 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Two matches were played at Dr Gokaraju Laila Gangaraju ACA Cricket Complex, Mulapadu as part of Syed Mustaq Ali Men T20 Group A League tournament organised by the Andhra Cricket Association on Friday
APRERA receives Digital India award

APRERA receives Digital India award

Feb 22,2019 , 11:13 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh Real Estate Regulatory Authority APRERA chairman Velamati Ramnath received Digital India Award from Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology, Law and Justice Ravi Sankara Prasad on Friday in New Delhi The award was given for the exemplary online services from the National Informatics Centre NIC, Government of India
Analysts expect RBI to go for more rate cuts

Analysts expect RBI to go for more rate cuts

Feb 23,2019 , 03:31 AM IST | Business
The minutes of the last monetary policy committee meeting suggest that the RBI going dovish under the new governor Shaktikanta Das, and increases the possibilities of more rate cuts, says analysts The RBI had on Thursday released the minutes of the MPC, the first under the governorship of the career bureaucrat turnedcentral banker Das, which showed a tilt to accommodate growth concerns as infla
Asia Inc.500 hosts summit on quality in Hyd

Asia Inc.500 hosts summit on quality in Hyd

Feb 23,2019 , 03:27 AM IST | Business
Asia Inc 500, the digital platform for thought leaders in India, hosted its first Indian edition of the World Quality Summit, in the city on Friday The summit witnessed online participation by over 3,000 quality assurance professionals, senior vicepresidents of technology companies, senior QA experts and thought leaders from 19 countries across the globe
NCC donates 50 lakh to martyrs’ families

NCC donates 50 lakh to martyrs’ families

Feb 23,2019 , 03:20 AM IST | Business
Citybased construction major NCC Ltd on Friday said it donated Rs 50 lakh to the families of the 40 CRPF martyrs The amount was given to the Bharat Ke Veer corpus fund which is managed by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India On behalf of NCC Ltd, Raghu Alluri, Director, NCC IHL, handed over the cheque to Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Director General, CRPF at New Delhi
Amaravati real estate on right track

Amaravati real estate on right track

Feb 23,2019 , 03:13 AM IST | Business
How the real estate is doing in AmaravatiReal estate in Amaravati, the new capital of Andhra Pradesh, is on right track Response is good for the projects which have been taken up in the locations and areas where there is requirement Like in any other market, there is oversupply in some locations For example, Guntur has some excess supply However, market is now slowly absorbing all the invent
director Kodi Ramakrishna with ‘head band’ no more

director Kodi Ramakrishna with ‘head band’ no more

Feb 23,2019 , 02:29 AM IST | Cinema
Seasoned director Kodi Ramakrishna who is known for hardhitting movies like Ankusam, Agraham and Arundhati breathed his last on Friday afternoon at a private hospital at Gachibowli in Hyderabad
a controversy-free fare

a controversy-free fare

Feb 23,2019 , 02:24 AM IST | Cinema
With the first part Kathanayakudu setting the mood for what one could expect in the second, Balayyas home production Mahanayakudu continues the buildup of the benevolent patriarch NTR, showing him achieving his leadership status in the hearts and minds of the Telugu diaspora, despite villainous interventions by powerhungry cotravellers
Mahesh Babu’s wax idol ready

Mahesh Babu’s wax idol ready

Feb 23,2019 , 02:21 AM IST | Cinema
The wax idol of leading star Mahesh Babu is all set for inauguration and whats surprising is that his idol will be brought to India and will be placed in AMB Cinemas for a day His wax statue will be flown back to Singapore soon after this
Kajal as producer not now?

Kajal as producer not now?

Feb 23,2019 , 02:13 AM IST | Cinema
Although reports about pretty actress Kajal Agarwal turning producer are making rounds, a source close to the actress denies these rumours
It’s high time for all Indians to stand together

It’s high time for all Indians to stand together

Feb 22,2019 , 11:55 PM IST | Editors Desk
Indias relentless diplomatic pursuit against Pakistan and its Statesponsored and trained terror modules, following the deadly Pulwama attack that claimed nearly two score lives of the Indian paramilitary force personnel, and the subsequent resolve of the Indian government to corner Pakistan on international fora, succeeded in getting the United Nations Security Councils assent to condemn the at
As polls near, political parties fall from grace

As polls near, political parties fall from grace

Feb 22,2019 , 11:43 PM IST | Editors Desk
Politics in Andhra Pradesh is taking several twists and turns and is even putting Tollywood potboilers to shame As the elections are drawing closer, one would witness more and more of verbosity and attempts to hit below the belt Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at every meeting, in his inimitable style dramatises the efforts of the Opposition parties to stitch an alliance and finds fault with them
DAV school launches cleanliness drive

DAV school launches cleanliness drive

Feb 23,2019 , 01:25 AM IST | Education & Careers
To promote PM Narendra Modis cleanliness drive, DAV Public school, Vijayawada NCC 4A girls Wing launched a campaign on segregation of dry and wet garbage in Kondapalli village to tackle the rising garbage disposal issues in the village With the efforts made by the NCC Care Taker, Sheeba Joseph, the NCC 4 ANDHRA GIRLS BN put forth the funds to buy the dustbins
NIT, Warangal  to host Smart India Hackathon on March 2,3

NIT, Warangal to host Smart India Hackathon on March 2,3

Feb 23,2019 , 01:20 AM IST | Education & Careers
Smart India Hackathon SIH, the worlds biggest open innovation platform, is a nationwide initiative by Ministry of HRD and a platform for the students to offer innovative solutions for pressing problems we face in our daily lives and this will inculcate a culture of product innovation and a mindset of problem solving It was started in 2017 by the government and includes Hardware and Software
Indian R&D, beacon of hope for third world countries

Indian R&D, beacon of hope for third world countries

Feb 23,2019 , 01:13 AM IST | Education & Careers
Chief guest Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Science Technology and Earth Sciences, Govt of India, delivered the Keynote Address, at the Special Session on the concluding day of the two day Global R D Summit 2019, organised by FICCI in partnership with the Department of Science Technology, Govt of India, at Hyderabad, on Friday
Learn about skeletons and bones

Learn about skeletons and bones

Feb 23,2019 , 01:03 AM IST | Education & Careers
Why do you need bones Bones give your body support Without them, you wouldnt even be able to walk Keep reading to find out how your bones and joints work together to allow your body to move What Makes Bones Strong Even though bones are very light, they are also very strong
Sister Nivedita School scores in international Karate championship

Sister Nivedita School scores in international Karate championship

Feb 23,2019 , 12:58 AM IST | Education & Careers
Two bright students of Sister Nivedita School Sai Pranav and G Sai Anhrik Raj of class IV have brought laurels by winning gold and silver medals in the individual kata category under 12 years at the recent All styles Invitational 3rd International Karate Championship 2019 held at Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium, Visakhapatnam organised by United Shotokhan Karate Do India recently
US final call on H1B visas could hit many Indians below the belt

US final call on H1B visas could hit many Indians below the belt

Feb 23,2019 , 02:11 AM IST | International
The White House has formally received the proposed changes in the existing regulations to end the work authorisation for certain categories of H1B foreign work visasThe move that would impact over 90,000 spouses of H1B visa holders, an overwhelming number of whom are Indians, was sent by the Department of Homeland Security to the White House Office of management for Budget, officials said
Limited vegan options? 5 dessert recipes to try

Limited vegan options? 5 dessert recipes to try

Feb 23,2019 , 01:21 AM IST | Life Style
Veganism is increasingly becoming mainstream across the globe By avoiding all sorts of animal products, one can lower their carbon footprint and help improve the current and future environmental conditions
New evidence confirms pre-continental sedimentsin Kutch and Cambay

New evidence confirms pre-continental sedimentsin Kutch and Cambay

Feb 23,2019 , 01:13 AM IST | Life Style
Researchers have found the presence of thick sediment layers dating back to precontinental era in the Cambay and Kutch basins of Gujarat
‘Crash’ diets are potential health hazards

‘Crash’ diets are potential health hazards

Feb 23,2019 , 01:08 AM IST | Life Style
Crash diets often prescribed for quick weight loss are usually unbalanced and lead to health issues that can be dangerous in the long run, a new review of popular diets published in Indian Journal of Medical Research has warned
Diabetes linked to increased backache, neck pain

Diabetes linked to increased backache, neck pain

Feb 23,2019 , 01:04 AM IST | Life Style
People with diabetes are more likely to suffer from low backache or neck pain as compared to a healthy person, say researchers
Garlic, onion lower colorectal cancer risk: Study

Garlic, onion lower colorectal cancer risk: Study

Feb 23,2019 , 12:57 AM IST | Life Style
Consumption of allium vegetables including garlic, onion and leek, is associated with a reduced risk of colorectal cancer, researchers say
Encourage psychotherapy

Encourage psychotherapy

Feb 22,2019 , 11:36 PM IST | My Voice
Talk therapy also known as psychotherapy can be an important part of treatment for anxiety, depression etc A good therapist can help you cope with feelings, problems and change behaviour patterns that may contribute to your symptoms Talk therapy is not just talking about your problems it is also working toward solutions
Youth need counselling

Youth need counselling

Feb 22,2019 , 11:29 PM IST | My Voice
The youth of today hold the world in their palms Because of the feeling of inferiority, they are jealous of others and commit a crime in order to go ahead of others and are caught many times spoiling their relations with their family members, peer group and their status in the society eventually destroying their life
Pope’s comments noteworthy

Pope’s comments noteworthy

Feb 22,2019 , 11:22 PM IST | My Voice
Pope Francis has recently hogged the limelight with his eyeopening remark which is against the normal belief that the hell does not exist Even certain Biblebashers also vouch the fact that there is no hell at all Now, the Pope opened on Thursday a landmark summit at the Vatican on fighting child sex abuse that the world expected concrete measures on tackling paedophilia in the Catholic Churc
Abolish Legislative Councils

Abolish Legislative Councils

Feb 22,2019 , 11:15 PM IST | My Voice
It is a common knowledge that state Legislative Councils Vidhan Parishads are nothing but whiteelephants on stateexchequers to rehabilitate favourites and relations of political rulers at heavy publiccost, that too absolutely without any fruitful publicpurpose Vidhan Parishads in states which were gradually being abolished by many states in postemergency period after 1977 with just five re
Protect Kashmiri citizens

Protect Kashmiri citizens

Feb 22,2019 , 10:49 PM IST | My Voice
While there can be no second opinion as to the view that there shall be no compromise on the States and Centres responsibility to ensure the continued well being of the citizens outside the JK state,it is also but fair and equitable to ensure, with equal earnestness, safety and security for those citizens, and police and armed forces as well, who of late, are becoming the target of attack
‘We do not have Aladdin’s magic lamp’

‘We do not have Aladdin’s magic lamp’

Feb 23,2019 , 02:53 AM IST | National
Hitting out at an Aam Aadmi Party MLA who claimed that no new degree colleges were opened in some areas in Sangrur district, Punjab Higher Education Minister Razia Sultana on Friday said her department did not have the fictional Aladdins magic lamp, which, if rubbed, would set up a building in no time
Noida’s first evening ‘Raahgiri’ today

Noida’s first evening ‘Raahgiri’ today

Feb 23,2019 , 02:43 AM IST | National
Noidas first evening Raahgiri, initially scheduled to be held last week but deferred in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack, will be held on Saturday, officials said
Naqvi claims Sonia made indecent remarks during Kargil war

Naqvi claims Sonia made indecent remarks during Kargil war

Feb 23,2019 , 02:39 AM IST | National
Slamming Rahul Gandhi for his primetime minister jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Friday claimed the Congress president was following in his mother Sonia Gandhis footsteps who had made indecent remarks during the Kargil war
Karnataka accused of ‘backtracking’ from its commitment

Karnataka accused of ‘backtracking’ from its commitment

Feb 23,2019 , 02:31 AM IST | National
The Indian Railways has come down hard on the Karnataka government for backtracking from its commitment to the Bengaluru suburban railway project and alleged that despite having floated the proposal in 2013, the JDSCongress dispensation was creating roadblocks, an official statement said
NEERI, CPCB to inspect site for ‘waste-to-energy’ plant in Agra

NEERI, CPCB to inspect site for ‘waste-to-energy’ plant in Agra

Feb 23,2019 , 02:28 AM IST | National
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute NEERI and the Central Pollution Control Board CPCB to inspect the site where Agra Municipal Corporation has proposed to set up a wastetoenergy plant
Modi’s call to end terror

Modi’s call to end terror

Feb 23,2019 , 02:19 AM IST | National
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that the time has come for the global community to unite and act to completely eradicate terror networks and their financing supply channels as he identified radicalisation and terrorism as the biggest threats to global peace and security Modi, who was in Seoul on a twoday visit to South Korea, expressed his gratitude for South Koreas support follow
GCZMA asked to report on illegal activities

GCZMA asked to report on illegal activities

Feb 23,2019 , 02:14 AM IST | National
The National Green Tribunal NGT has directed the Gujarat Coastal Zone Management Authority GCZMA to submit a report within a month on the action taken against illegal expansion of the Kandala Port and unauthorised activities taking place around it
Clean dargah to get FIR quashed: HC

Clean dargah to get FIR quashed: HC

Feb 23,2019 , 02:12 AM IST | National
In an unusual order, the Bombay High Court on Friday directed four men from the city to clean the Mahim dargah on four Sundays next month in return for quashing an FIR registered against them
NDRF cop succumbs after saving a drowning man

NDRF cop succumbs after saving a drowning man

Feb 23,2019 , 02:08 AM IST | National
A constable of the National Disaster Response Force NDRF who sustained a severe spinal injury while saving a pilgrim from drowning in the Kumbh Mela died in a Delhi hospital on Friday, a senior NDRF official said
Don’t give retired judges offices of profit: AAP MP Sanjay Singh to PM Modi

Don’t give retired judges offices of profit: AAP MP Sanjay Singh to PM Modi

Feb 23,2019 , 02:05 AM IST | National
Aam Aadmi Party AAP MP Sanjay Singh on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him to stop appointment of retired judges of higher judiciary in offices of profit
‘Waste to Wonder Park’ wows Delhiites

‘Waste to Wonder Park’ wows Delhiites

Feb 23,2019 , 02:01 AM IST | National
A theme park featuring a 60ft Eiffel Tower, a 20ft Taj Mahal and replicas of five other wonders of the world built using 150 tonnes of industrial and other waste in south Delhi, was thrown open to the public on Friday
LG highlights Delhi govt’s achievements

LG highlights Delhi govt’s achievements

Feb 23,2019 , 01:57 AM IST | National
Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Friday listed the achievements of the state government saying it is committed to the welfare of the people and its actions have added impetus to the development process in the city
Coached 9-yr-old girl senses uncle’s inappropriate touch

Coached 9-yr-old girl senses uncle’s inappropriate touch

Feb 23,2019 , 01:51 AM IST | National
A nineyearold girl opened up to her teacher about being inappropriately touched by a man when the students were being taught good touch and bad touch at a school in the Vivek Vihar area of Shahdara district, police said on Friday
City govt launches 1st phase of route rationalisation

City govt launches 1st phase of route rationalisation

Feb 23,2019 , 01:47 AM IST | National
The first phase of route rationalisation under the Connect Delhi initiative was launched by the city governments transport department on Friday to improve public transport and feeder bus service in Najafgarh area of the national capital
Abuse survivors meet for justice

Abuse survivors meet for justice

Feb 23,2019 , 01:43 AM IST | National
Thousands of survivors of sexual abuse in India, who have formed a firstofitskind collective to seek justice and provide support to others, travelled from across the country to participate in a dignity march here on Friday to demand an end to such violence
Delhi cops donate 1 crore for Pulwama victims

Delhi cops donate 1 crore for Pulwama victims

Feb 23,2019 , 01:40 AM IST | National
Delhi Police has donated Rs 1 crore for the families of CRPF personnel who were killed in the Pulwama attack, a senior police officer said on Friday
NDMC to ease traffic by creating parking lots

NDMC to ease traffic by creating parking lots

Feb 23,2019 , 01:37 AM IST | National
The North Delhi Municipal Corporation NDMC has planned to ease traffic movement in Karol Bagh by creating parking space spread across the area, officials said on Friday
Govt gives teeth to fire safety laws

Govt gives teeth to fire safety laws

Feb 23,2019 , 01:28 AM IST | National
The Delhi government has approved amendments to its building bylaws banning rooftop as well as basement kitchens and stopping issuance of fire safety certificates to guest houses having more than four floors, days after a massive blaze at a hotel in Karol Bagh which killed 17 people
Artisans give modern flavour to traditional designs

Artisans give modern flavour to traditional designs

Feb 23,2019 , 12:11 AM IST | News Analysis
The Indian handmade products are not only venerated in our country but across the globe, which wouldnt have been possible without our gifted pool of artisan communities spread across 29 States and the seven union territories With each State having their own cultural legacy of art and craft, the diaspora of Indian handloom and handmade goods across the Indian soil is so enormous, that a lot of
Influencers manipulating social media in India

Influencers manipulating social media in India

Feb 22,2019 , 10:39 PM IST | News Analysis
If the Cobrapost investigation which exposed that several Bollywood celebrities were willing to pass views of political parties as personal opinion for money shook your conscience, there is not much you can do to restrict them from doing so because the relevant Indian law is silent on this matterThe investigation revealed that more than 30 Indian film and TV industry actors artistes have agreed
Vote-on-Account fulfils electoral promises

Vote-on-Account fulfils electoral promises

Feb 22,2019 , 10:34 PM IST | Opinion
Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao presented the VoteonAccount Budget of the Telangana State for the year 201920 on Friday in the State Assembly This is the sixth Budget of the new State of Telangana and first in the second term His budget speech for an hour touched every aspect of Telangana people and to put it in simple words, it is for the welfare of people There are special reasons for V
Balance your prayers and work

Balance your prayers and work

Feb 23,2019 , 12:02 AM IST | Spiritual
A beautiful German proverb says, Pray as though no work would help, and work as if no prayer would help This saying is referring to two different types of people One group prays for help from God, but in a halfhearted manner Another group feels that when things go wrong or they want something, they should merely pray to God and do nothing else This proverb is trying to bring about a balance
Indian sports stares at international isolation

Indian sports stares at international isolation

Feb 23,2019 , 02:46 AM IST | Sports
In a major setback for India, the International Olympic Committee IOC on Friday suspended all Indian applications to host future Olympicrelated events until New Delhi guarantees in writing the entry of all participants
Need to play spin better, says Knight

Need to play spin better, says Knight

Feb 23,2019 , 12:47 AM IST | Sports
Undeterred by the 66run loss in the opening womens ODI international against India, England skipper Heather Knight on Friday said the World Cup holders are capable of bouncing back in the threematch seriesThe total was perfectly chaseable We lost the fir0st game in the World Cup
No IPL opening ceremony this year

No IPL opening ceremony this year

Feb 23,2019 , 12:40 AM IST | Sports
The IPL will not have an opening ceremony this year after the Committee of Administrators CoA running Indian cricket on Friday decided to allocate the money set aside for it to the families of the CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama terror attack The opening ceremonies of the cashrich T20 league are a heady mix glitz and glamour with performances by Bollywood stars being the highlight
Can Blockchain technology ensure safety of clinical trial data?

Can Blockchain technology ensure safety of clinical trial data?

Feb 23,2019 , 01:17 AM IST | Technology
Using Blockchain technology, researchers, including one of Indian origin, have created a novel system that could help ensure the integrity of data in clinical trials
Ramraj Cotton opens 22nd branch

Ramraj Cotton opens 22nd branch

Feb 23,2019 , 03:28 AM IST | Telangana
The twentysecond showroom of Ramraj Cotton was inaugurated by Padma Shri K Vishwanath, a legendary director of Sankara Bharanam, Swati Muthyam, SiriVennela here on Friday
Minority Sangham felicitates MLA

Minority Sangham felicitates MLA

Feb 23,2019 , 03:23 AM IST | Telangana
TSRTC Jeedimetla Depot Muslim Minority Karmika Sangham presidentelect Abdul Khadir called on MLA KP Vivekanand and felicitated him at his residence here on Friday The MLA congratulated the newlyelected committee He lauded the Telangana government for working towards the welfare of the workers
Hoardings pulled down by cops

Hoardings pulled down by cops

Feb 23,2019 , 03:17 AM IST | Telangana
To make the NH44 clear from obstructions and distractions to the speeding motorists, the Alwal traffic police removed unauthorised hoardings on the highway In all 40 hoardings, wall posters located on the stretch from Suchitra junction to Medchal were removed, said M Ravinder Reddy, traffic inspector He also said by the end of February they would remove all the remaining hoardings in the areas
oman service by Sarva Jeeva Society

oman service by Sarva Jeeva Society

Feb 23,2019 , 03:13 AM IST | Telangana
At a time when none goes to the aid of injured persons, an NGO, the Sarva Jeeva Society in Defence Colony, here, is doing yeoman service to rescue birds and animals for the last 15 years
TSA chief condemns Pulwama attack

TSA chief condemns Pulwama attack

Feb 23,2019 , 03:09 AM IST | Telangana
Telangana Sahitya Akademi TSA Chairman Nandini Sidha Reddy has condemned attacks on CRPF jawans and opined that business secrets of developed nations were also behind Pulwama attack
State growing by leaps and bounds, says KCR

State growing by leaps and bounds, says KCR

Feb 23,2019 , 03:05 AM IST | Telangana
Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has projected buoyant growth rate of GSDP and State own revenues in new financial year 201920 in the Vote on Account presented by him in the Assembly on Friday He said the Telangana State is growing by leaps and bounds in its States Own Tax Revenue SOTR in comparison to other States The average SOTR growth rate in the first four years after formation
Banking sector adopting future-ready tech

Banking sector adopting future-ready tech

Feb 23,2019 , 03:04 AM IST | Telangana
A twoday national seminar was organised by AMS School of Informatics on Friday
Kavitha: Can’t influence my dad-CM to include woman in State Cabinet

Kavitha: Can’t influence my dad-CM to include woman in State Cabinet

Feb 23,2019 , 02:59 AM IST | Telangana
As Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao came under attack for not inducting a woman member into the Cabinet, his daughter and Telangana Rashtra Samiti Lok Sabha member K Kavitha said Friday she cannot influence her father to do soThe Chief Minister, who assumed charge on December 13 for the second time after TRS returned to power, has come under criticism for not giving representation to women
India, Africa vow to have greater collaboration

India, Africa vow to have greater collaboration

Feb 23,2019 , 02:56 AM IST | Telangana
India took a big step toward its cooperation with Africa in expanding its science and technology It has announced the IndiaEthiopia Innovation, Science and Technology Commercialization Programme here on Friday Ethiopia, the biggest country in Africa with a population of more than 100 million, becomes the second country in Africa to benefit from the programme that was first piloted in Rwanda in
Healthcare sector gets  5,536 crore as KCR showcases novel schemes

Healthcare sector gets 5,536 crore as KCR showcases novel schemes

Feb 23,2019 , 02:54 AM IST | Telangana
The TRS government has proposed Rs 5,536 crore budget for the Health sector for 201920 Making this announcement during the budget speech in Assembly on Friday, Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao made mention of Centres statement declaring Telangana as one of the three States in the country providing quality healthcareThe various initiatives and novel schemes undertaken by his government in the
Expansion works come to a grinding halt

Expansion works come to a grinding halt

Feb 23,2019 , 02:50 AM IST | Telangana
The delay in road expansion is causing serious hardships for the residents The works that began long back are in a shambles with no proper execution and planning The road to the HiTech City from Borabanda is very narrow and commuters find it difficult to negotiate, as a result it becomes time consuming to pass out from the entire stretch
Govt committed to provide quality edn, healthcare

Govt committed to provide quality edn, healthcare

Feb 23,2019 , 02:49 AM IST | Telangana
State government has proposed to start 119 residential schools for Backward Classes for 201920 fiscalPresenting Vote On Account budget in the State Assembly here on Friday, Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao said, his government firmly believed in the improvement the quality of life would be possible only when quality education and medical facilities are provided to one and all Hence his govern
Thermo Fisher gesture to underprivileged

Thermo Fisher gesture to underprivileged

Feb 23,2019 , 02:46 AM IST | Telangana
The employees of Thermo Fisher Scientific, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility CSR, sent 3,00,000 meal packets to the underprivileged in India
Wrong entry in patta passbooks deprives farmers of govt doles

Wrong entry in patta passbooks deprives farmers of govt doles

Feb 23,2019 , 02:45 AM IST | Telangana
While the majority of farmland owners are enjoying the benefits of Rythu Bandhu scheme, there are some farmers who are running pillar to post to get the annual input subsidy provided by the State government due some mistakes in their patta passbooks
KTR describes budget as balanced

KTR describes budget as balanced

Feb 23,2019 , 02:41 AM IST | Telangana
TRS working president K T Rama Rao on Friday said the budget presented by Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao was a balanced one Reacting on Twitter, on the voteonaccount budget, KTR said the 201920 budget is a balanced one He said KCR made required allocations to all sectors like agriculture, basic infrastructure, health, education, welfare sectors and others
Gun culture seen rising in city

Gun culture seen rising in city

Feb 23,2019 , 02:40 AM IST | Telangana
The gun culture in the city is growing by leaps and bounds as people are not hesitating to use firearms to their benefit While some of them are licensed, others are bought illegally
TSTDC offers one-day Srisailam tour package

TSTDC offers one-day Srisailam tour package

Feb 23,2019 , 02:37 AM IST | Telangana
elangana State Tourism Development Corporation TSTDC is offering oneday package tour between HyderabadSrisailam in its fleet of air conditioned minibuses and carsAccording to the TSTDC press release, the corporation has acquired new class of fleet Innova vehicles and 15seater luxury airconditioned minibus with air suspension
Photo exhibit on US consulate general

Photo exhibit on US consulate general

Feb 23,2019 , 02:34 AM IST | Telangana
As the US Consulate General in Hyderabad is celebrating its 10th year anniversary, the US Mission has partnered with Rajiv Gandhi International Airport to launch a photo exhibit chronicling the Consulates activities over the past decade
Babus vow to protect kids of migrant labourers

Babus vow to protect kids of migrant labourers

Feb 23,2019 , 02:31 AM IST | Telangana
Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh M Bhagwat and Rangareddy district collector Lokesh Kumar and Brick Kiln Owners Association collaborated with international NGO Aide et Action and organised a meeting on Friday to provide education and protection to migrant children, who are migrating to Telangana from neighboring Odisha State to work in the brick kilns
PCC to shortlist LS candidates next week

PCC to shortlist LS candidates next week

Feb 23,2019 , 02:25 AM IST | Telangana
The Pradesh Congress Committee would complete the preliminary exercise on selection of candidates for the Parliament elections in the next week by recommending names to the All India Congress Committee According to the party leaders the Pradesh Election Committee would meet on February 25 to shortlist the names of party candidates for all the Parliamentary Constituencies in the State after scruti
Call for sustainable development

Call for sustainable development

Feb 23,2019 , 02:23 AM IST | Telangana
There is an imperative need to strike a balance between conservation of environment and development, Telangana State Council of Higher Education TSCHE chairman Prof T Papi Reddy said, addressing the twoday national seminar on Ecology, Environment and Sustainable Development at Senate Hall in Kakatiya University KU on Friday
Story of a rabbi and his talking cat

Story of a rabbi and his talking cat

Feb 23,2019 , 02:10 AM IST | Telangana
Alliance Franaise Hyderabad is screening a French film The Rabbis Cat Le Chat du Rabbin on February 26 at 700 pm The film by Joann Sfar and Antoine Delesvaux was named Best Animated Film at the Csar Awards in the year 2012
Beyond Myth

Beyond Myth

Feb 23,2019 , 02:02 AM IST | Telangana
Dhi Artspace hosted an exhibition, Minotaur Beyond Myth by Yogesh Ramakrishna and Ryan Abreu The two young artists featured for the first time at the gallery
TS irrigation gets the lion’s share

TS irrigation gets the lion’s share

Feb 23,2019 , 01:59 AM IST | Telangana
Irrigation continued to get the lions share in the budget proposals in Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Raos dispensation For the consecutive fifth year, the irrigation sector has been earmarked with more than Rs 20,000 crore for the construction of projects and the revival of abandoned water bodies and tanks under Mission Kakatiya
`50 cr for welfare of advocates sought

`50 cr for welfare of advocates sought

Feb 23,2019 , 01:58 AM IST | Telangana
The Telangana Advocates Joint Action Committee JAC on Friday demanded allocation of Rs 50 crore for the welfare of advocates every year, as is being done by the Delhi government
Training on rare metals exploration underway

Training on rare metals exploration underway

Feb 23,2019 , 01:52 AM IST | Telangana
Ch Venkateswara Rao, Deputy Director General, Geological Survey of India Training Institute GSITI, inaugurated a training programme on exploration of Rare Earth Elements and Rare Metals, at GSITI here on Friday
KCR fields 4, leaves one for pal Asaduddin

KCR fields 4, leaves one for pal Asaduddin

Feb 23,2019 , 01:51 AM IST | Telangana
Chief Minister and TRS chief K Chandrashekar Rao on Friday announced four candidates for the MLC seats and left one for partys ally All India MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen As per the strength in the Assembly, the TRS is slated to get all five seats easily and hence the Chief Minister has declared candidates for four seats and left out one seat for ally MIM Home Minister Md Mahmood Ali gets secon
PDSU demands release of OU mess dues

PDSU demands release of OU mess dues

Feb 23,2019 , 01:48 AM IST | Telangana
The Progressive Democratic Students Union PDSU demanded the release of Osmania Universitys mess dues Under the leadership of PDSU vicepresident Nageshwara Rao, the members of the union registered their protest at the Arts College campus on Friday
Corporator inspects development works

Corporator inspects development works

Feb 23,2019 , 01:44 AM IST | Telangana
Corporator C Sangeetha Prashanth Goud on Friday inspected works pertaining to the laying of drainage pipelines and CC Road worth Rs 1530 lakh at New Ajay Nagar in the division She advised the officials concerned and the contractor to expedite the works without compromising on the quality
Vote for poll promises

Vote for poll promises

Feb 23,2019 , 01:38 AM IST | Telangana
According top priority to welfare and farming sector and with an objective to fulfil all promises made by TRS during 2018 Assembly elections, including implementation of the unemployment allowance, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Friday presented revenue surplus voteon account budget for 201920 with an outlay of Rs 1,82,017 crore in the Assembly on the first day of the budget se
Water woes unite 108 colonies in city

Water woes unite 108 colonies in city

Feb 23,2019 , 01:35 AM IST | Telangana
In a show of unity and power, the residents of 108 colonies under Nagaram gram panchayat came together to form a joint action committee to fight for the water needs in their locality Thanks to the apathy, negligence of the sarpanch, village secretary and officials concerned, the colony residents got united and embarked on a fighting path to get potable water so that the summer season
Excellence awards presented

Excellence awards presented

Feb 23,2019 , 01:28 AM IST | Telangana
Elets Techno Media gave away the Second Elects Healthcare Innovation Awards in Hyderabad on Friday to celebrate excellence in healthcare
Need to ensure parity in healthcare costs, norms

Need to ensure parity in healthcare costs, norms

Feb 23,2019 , 01:21 AM IST | Telangana
The onus is on the government to infuse a sense of parity in the healthcare system and ensure affordability There is no uniformity and there is a need to frame stringent rules so that private and government hospitals can provide good healthcare, said speakers at the oneday Healthcare Innovation Summit here on Friday
Technology & innovation must for better medicare

Technology & innovation must for better medicare

Feb 23,2019 , 01:14 AM IST | Telangana
Technology and innovation have been the two components for better healthcare delivery The efforts of several state governments were showcased at the Healthcare Innovation Summit here on Friday
People cautioned against fake firms

People cautioned against fake firms

Feb 23,2019 , 01:10 AM IST | Telangana
Inspector Hanumantha Rao advised people not to succumb to tempting offers of fake organisations which promise higher interests He said the agents of Sun Pariwar Organisation collected Rs 150 crore from innocent people by promising them higher interest rates in return
Child Protection Committee meets

Child Protection Committee meets

Feb 23,2019 , 01:06 AM IST | Telangana
Child Protection Committee members held a review meeting on childrelated issues at Gajapur on Friday They reviewed the performance of government organisations as regards children, progress of schools, health status, income and caste certificates, Kalyana Lakshmi and prevention of child marriages etc
Collector visits urban park, nurseries

Collector visits urban park, nurseries

Feb 23,2019 , 01:01 AM IST | Telangana
District Collector Krishna Bhasker directed forest volunteers and EGS employees to take care of saplings and ensure their proper growthBhasker inspected Marpadaga Urban Park, Central Nursery, Duddeda, and EGS nursery at Ravindranagar on Friday Forest Officer Sridhar and Kondapaka MPDO V Prabhakar were present
Collector makes surprise check at govt school

Collector makes surprise check at govt school

Feb 23,2019 , 12:54 AM IST | Telangana
District Collector Krishna Bhasker paid a surprise visit to Zilla Parishad High School at Lakudaram village in Kondapaka mandal on Friday Interacting with class x students, the Collector advised them to work hard for the upcoming public exams
20 polling centres  for MLC polls

20 polling centres for MLC polls

Feb 23,2019 , 12:46 AM IST | Telangana
State Election Commission is gearing up for MLC elections As part of it, officials prepared voter list The officials announced the final list of teachers and graduate constituencies on Wednesday
Selections held for teacher posts

Selections held for teacher posts

Feb 23,2019 , 12:42 AM IST | Telangana
The rural police of the town organised a camp to select candidates for the coaching of recruitment into Indian Army, here on Friday
Muslims pay rich tributes to jawans

Muslims pay rich tributes to jawans

Feb 23,2019 , 12:37 AM IST | Telangana
Paying rich tributes to the martyred jawans in Pulwama terror attack, Muslims on Friday took out a rally from Jamia Masjid to the Tahsildars office in the town on Friday They raised slogans demanding stringent action against the terrorists Later, they submitted a memorandum to the Tahsildar in this regard
15th ward gets new booth in-charge

15th ward gets new booth in-charge

Feb 23,2019 , 12:32 AM IST | Telangana
Kotte Indira was appointed as 15th ward booth incharge on Friday The appointment was made following directives of local MLA S Ramalinga Reddy and under the aegis of town panchayat president A Swamy
Konda, Rohit to meet Cong workers today

Konda, Rohit to meet Cong workers today

Feb 23,2019 , 12:27 AM IST | Telangana
Congress mandal president Narayana Reddy said that the meeting of party workers from Pudur, Doma and Pargi mandals will be held in the town on February 23 Addressing the press persons here on Friday, he said that the meet would be held at 11 am at Mini Stadium where Chevella MP Konda Vishweshwar Reddy, Tandur legislator Rohit Reddy and former legislator Rammohan Reddy will be the guests
Sajjanar inspects Moinabad PS

Sajjanar inspects Moinabad PS

Feb 23,2019 , 12:21 AM IST | Telangana
Cyberabad Commissioner of Police Sajjanar inspected the police station at Moinabad on Friday He enquired about the cases registered
Parishad draft list on display at Collectorates

Parishad draft list on display at Collectorates

Feb 22,2019 , 10:52 PM IST | Telangana
Three districts have been carved out from the erstwhile Rangareddy district, and only five months of term is left for Rangareddy Zilla Parishad
Discovering women artists

Discovering women artists

Feb 23,2019 , 12:35 AM IST | Womenia
Empower 2019, an exclusive exhibition by women NGO to support sustainable skill development was inaugurated at Novotel Hyderabad Airport The initiative is planned under ActingHere planet 21 an Accor Hotels program, to provide a platform for women to showcase their craft and exhibit their handmade items The Exhibition was inaugurated by Dr Mani Pavitra, orthodontist and an entrepreneur along
Not getting enough number of women for leadership roles: Shaw

Not getting enough number of women for leadership roles: Shaw

Feb 23,2019 , 12:30 AM IST | Womenia
Biocon chairperson Kiran Mazumdar Shaw has lamented that she is struggling to find enough women to play leadership roles, even though there is a significant rise in their number in junior management rolesThe comments come in the backdrop of the continuing calls for empowering and encouraging more women to take up leadership roles in companies and many other walks of life This is reflected in the
Creating space for art

Creating space for art

Feb 23,2019 , 12:23 AM IST | Womenia
Economist Joseph Alois Schumpeter says an entrepreneur is not necessarily motivated by profit but regard it as a standard for measuring achievement or success Bringing new meaning to this definition is Namisha Naidu, the founder of a design firm, Root Red Design, Director of Events for Association Designers of India ADI, Hyderabad Chapter, a visiting faculty, jury member and speaker at NIFT H
Celebrating 100 years of Khadi!

Celebrating 100 years of Khadi!

Feb 23,2019 , 12:16 AM IST | Womenia
Fashion designers such as Rohit Bal, Rajesh Pratap Singh and Rina Dhaka along with Bollywood actors Arjun Rampal and Aditi Rao Hydari celebrated the centennial of Khadi and presented the fabric as a style statement on the runway in New Delhi on Thursday Ficci Ladies Organisation FLO along with All India Womens Education Fund Association AIWEFA organised an event called Khadi Goes Global at