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20-Jul-2019 Hyderabad

Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurates NSG facility at CCMB

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the Next Generation Sequencing (NSG) facility at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology in Hyderabad today. The facility includes technology...

19-Jul-2019 Hyderabad

Pro Kabaddi League captains geared up for seventh season

The second most costliest league in country after the Indian Premier League -- the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) -- is all set to kick-off its seventh season on Saturday.On the eve of the opening match, all the twelve captains of the PKL came together to express...

11-Jul-2019 Hyderabad

'Arjun Reddy' star returns to familiar action zone

Telugu superstar Vijay Deverakonda, whose blockbuster romantic melodrama "Arjun Reddy" inspired Shahid Kapoor's "Kabir Singh", returned to the action avatar with his upcoming multi-lingual biggie, "Dear Comrade".The actor admitted feeling "super emotional",...

08-Jul-2019 Hyderabad

Telugu film ‘Oh! Baby' grosses Rs 17 crore in 3 days

Actor Samantha Akkineni-starrer Telugu comedy "Oh! Baby" has grossed Rs 17 crore in its opening weekend, according to a poster released by its makers on Monday.Directed by Nandini Reddy, the film is the story of a 70-year-old woman who wakes up one day to...

06-Jul-2019 Hyderabad

Union Home Minister Amit Shah Visits Hyderabad

Union Home Minister, Amit shah visited Hyderabad on Saturday, July 06, 2019 for the first time after assuming charge of the Ministry of Home Affairs.He was received at the airport by Governor of Telangana & Andhra Pradesh Shri ESL Narsimhan, former Union...

06-Jul-2019 Hyderabad

Telangana, Andhra, Kerala will become BJP strongholds: Amit Shah

 Union Home Minister and BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday exuded confidence that Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala will become the BJP's strongholds in near future.He said it was for people of Telangana to decide whether they want their state to emerge...

29-Jun-2019 Hyderabad

India needs no lesson on religious freedom : M. Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said thaat India needs no "lessons" from anybody on religious freedom as this is a fundamental right granted under the Constitution."We do not need lessons from anybody. Some countries off late started giving us...

28-Jun-2019 Hyderabad

Telangana, Andhra CMs hold talks on inter-state issue

The Chief Ministers of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Friday began talks on a wide-range of inter-state issues arising out of Andhra Pradesh's bifurcation five years ago.Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao and his Andhra Pradesh counterpart Y.S....

27-Jun-2019 Hyderabad

KCR lays foundation stone for Secretariat, Legislature complexes

Amid protests by opposition parties and ignoring appeals by descendants of a noble family to save a heritage building, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Thursday laid the foundation stone for the new Secretariat and Legislature complexes.While...

21-Jun-2019 Hyderabad

KCR launches world's largest lift irrigation project

The world's largest multi-stage, multi-purpose lift irrigation project Kaleshwaram was dedicated to the nation by Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Friday.The Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP), which promises to change the face of...

18-Jun-2019 Hyderabad

Minister of State for Home has become a joke : K. Chandrashekhar Rao

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Tuesday said that Union Minister of State for Home G. Kishan Reddy has become a joke by stating that Hyderabad is a "safe zone for terrorists"."People are laughing at him. He has become a joke," Rao said at a news...

15-Jun-2019 Dundigal (Hyderabad)

CAS Reviews Combined Graduation Parade at the Air Force Academy

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of the Air Staff was the Reviewing Officer for the Combined Graduation Parade at the Air Force Academy, Dundigal on 15 Jun 19.152 cadets were awarded the President’s...

14-Jun-2019 Hyderabad/Vijayawada

Doctors in Andhra, Telangana stage protests

Doctors in the government-run and private hospitals in Telugu states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Friday staged protests to express their solidarity with the protesting doctors in Kolkata.On a call given by Indian Medical Association (IMA), doctors at all...

10-Jun-2019 Hyderabad

Don't link crimes to religion : Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said the heinous crimes taking place in different parts of the country should not be linked to religion and the guilty, irrespective of their community, should be punished.The Hyderabad MP decried attempts by a section...

07-Jun-2019 Hyderabad

Venkatesh to star in Telugu remake of 'De De Pyaar De'

Actor Venkatesh will star in the Telugu remake of Ajay Devgn's latest release "De De Pyaar De", producer Suresh Babu announced on Wednesday.On the occasion of renowned production house Suresh Productions completing 55 years, its Managing Director Suresh Babu...

04-Jun-2019 Hyderabad

Google Maps now offers live train status, bus data

Google Maps on Tuesday launched three new public transport features, including live train status, to help commuters in India.Google Maps users in 10 of the largest cities in India will be able to see bus travel times from live traffic, get live train status...

03-Jun-2019 Hyderabad

Ramdas Athawale urges TRS, YSRCP to join NDA

Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale has appealed to the TRS and YSR Congress Party to join the BJP-led NDA government at the  Centre in the interest of the people of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.Athawale told reporters...

02-Jun-2019 Hyderabad

Telangana is marching ahead : K. Chandrashekhar Rao

Telangana celebrated its fifth Formation Day on Sunday with Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao stating that it was marching ahead and progressing as a fruitful state.Addressing the main official function held at the Public Gardens her, the Chief Minister said...

30-May-2019 Hyderabad

G. Kishan Reddy : From ordinary worker to Union minister

G. Kishan Reddy, who was sworn in as Union minister on Thursday, is one of the prominent faces of the BJP in Telangana.A three-time MLA, Kishan Reddy is a first-term MP from Secunderabad, one of the Lok Sabha constituencies in Telangana state capital Hyderabad.Having...

27-May-2019 Hyderabad

Is it end of the road for Chandrababu Naidu?

With his worst-ever electoral defeat in Andhra Pradesh and losing relevance in national politics, Nara Chandrababu Naidu is facing the biggest challenge of his career.A leader, whose four-decade-long career saw his political pendulum swinging wildly from...

26-May-2019 Hyderabad

PM only paying lip service to minorities : Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was only paying lip service by saying minorities live in fear as he and his party BJP had been "practicing hypocrisy" for five years.A day after the Prime Minister stated that...

25-May-2019 Hyderabad

Modi quietly oversaw lynchings of minorities : Asaduddin Owaisi

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for removing fear among minorities, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday said that he "quietly oversaw" mob lynchings of minorities in his first term.Owaisi also reminded Modi that he was opposing the minority...

24-May-2019 Hyderabad

Prashant Kishor, I-PAC basking in glory of YSRCP victory

Political strategist Prashant Kishor and the I-PAC of which he is a mentor are basking in the glory of YSR Congress Party's landslide victory in the Andhra Pradesh elections.As the YSRCP stormed to power with 151 seats in 175-member Assembly, the India-Political...

23-May-2019 Hyderabad

KCR's Federal Front dream shattered with poll results

The crushing defeat of non-NDA parties in Lok Sabha elections shattered the dreams of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao, who was looking to play a key role at the Centre.The results came as a huge blow to the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS)...

23-May-2019 Hyderabad

Jagan's meteoric rise in Andhra politics

Yeduguri Sandinti Jagan Mohan Reddy, the man of the moment in Andhra Pradesh, has had a meteoric rise in politics.He has now reached his goal, nearly a decade after he aspired for the top post in the state following death of his father and then Chief Minister...

21-May-2019 Hyderabad

Venkaiah Naidu lauds Telangana town scheme for last rites

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday lauded the mayor of Karimnagar in Telangana for announcing a novel scheme to perform the last rites of the dead on token  payment of one rupee.Naidu tweeted to hail the announcement by Karimnagar Mayor S. Ravinder...

18-May-2019 Hyderabad

Girl, 3, dies as Telangana MLA's car rams bike

A three-year-old girl died and her parents were seriously injured when a Telangana legislator's car rammed their motorcycle on Saturday, police said.The accident took place in Jeedivagu area in Mulugu district.The car in which MLA Danasari Anasuya alias...

18-May-2019 Hyderabad

Stalin in role to rope in KCR, Jagan

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi is said to be in close touch with DMK leader M.K. Stalin on building the numbers for the UPA, if push comes to shove following the counting of votes on May 23.Stalin, whose party is an ally of Congress, is reportedly working...

16-May-2019 Hyderabad

Nuclear power can reduce greenhouse gases: M. Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Thursday that nuclear electricity as a reliable and safe energy option can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and that it has the potential to meet the ever-increasing energy demand in the country.Addressing...

14-May-2019 Hyderabad

Desperation showing on Modi's face: Asaduddin Owaisi

Predicting the defeat of the BJP in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday said desperation was showing on the faces of Prime Minister  Narendra Modi and other BJP leaders.Owaisi told reporters that the Bharatiya Janata Party...

13-May-2019 Hyderabad

Bumrah world's best bowler at the moment: Sachin Tendulkar

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar heaped praise on Jasprit Bumrah, who bowled brilliantly in the finals of the 2019 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which Mumbai Indians won by one run against Chennai Super Kings (CSK).Chasing 150 here in a thrilling...

12-May-2019 Hyderabad

Tahir becomes highest wicket-taker in IPL 2019

Imran Tahir became the highest wicket-taker in this season's Indian Premier League during the final between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians, here on Sunday.South African leg-spinner Tahir surpassed compatriot Kagiso Rabada with 26 wickets to his name....

12-May-2019 Hyderabad

Mahendra Singh Dhoni becomes most successful wicket-keeper in IPL

Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday became the wicket-keeper with most dismissals to his credit in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL). He now has 132 dismissals (94 catches and 38 stumping) to his name.Chennai Super Kings skipper Dhoni surpassed Kolkata...

11-May-2019 Hyderabad

What about Gujarat riots, Asaduddin Owaisi asks Narendra Modi

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday reminded Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the 2002 Gujarat riots after the latter called the 1984 anti-Sikh riots a "horrendous genocide".The Member of Parliament from Hyderabad asked Modi what would he call the Gujarat...

08-May-2019 Hyderabad

Haven't grown complacent as an actor: Mahesh Babu

Actor Mahesh Babu, whose 25th film "Maharshi" hits screens on Thursday, says he is glad he hasnt become complacent with his own work in his two-decade long career."I'm happy I haven't grown complacent as an actor. I still prefer working with directors who...

02-May-2019 Hyderabad

Vamshi waited three years to make 'Maharshi': Mahesh Babu

Actor Mahesh Babu has thanked director Vamshi Paidipally for waiting patiently for three years to make their forthcoming Telugu action drama "Maharshi", which hits the screens on May 9.At the pre-release event, Mahesh wholeheartedly thanked Vamshi for placing...

28-Apr-2019 Hyderabad

India gears up for biggest man management exercise abroad

With a record number of two lakh pilgrims from India set to perform Haj this year, efforts are on to organize the required manpower for the biggest man management exercise undertaken by India outside its border, officials said.The Ministry of Minority Affairs...

27-Apr-2019 Hyderabad

7-year-old survives on water for five days in bathroom

A seven-year-old girl survived for five days on water after falling into the bathroom of her neighbour's house while playing, police said.The startling incident took place in Makhtal town in Narayanpet district of Telangana, about 160 km from Hyderabad.The...

22-Apr-2019 Hyderabad

Telugu cinema's storytelling in its best time: Rana Daggubati

Actor Rana Daggubati has praised the Telugu film industry and said it is in its best form and time. "Telugu cinema's storytelling in its best time! 'Jersey' what a simple, beautiful story told with excellent craftsmanship," Rana tweeted on Monday.Telugu film...

20-Apr-2019 Hyderabad

Endogamy may up infertility risk in Indian men

A team of researchers have identified that deletions of the Y chromosomes, responsible for production of sperms, can cause infertility in Indian men.The study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, illustrates how the ethnicity, endogamy and long-time...

19-Apr-2019 Hyderabad

BJP insulting martyrs like Karkare : Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday alleged that the BJP is insulting martyrs like police officer Hemant Karkare who died fighting terrorists during the Mumbai 26/11 attack.Reacting strongly to Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur's remark...

14-Apr-2019 Hyderabad

Delhi Capitals ride bowlers' efforts to beat Sunrisers Hyderabad

Despite putting up a modest 155, Delhi Capitals' (DC) bowlers came out all guns blazing to defend the target as they folded Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) for 116 in 18.5 overs to script a comfortable 39-run victory in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the...

10-Apr-2019 Hyderabad

10 labourers buried under mound of clay in Telangana

At least 10 labourers were killed when a mound of clay fell on them during digging works in Telangana's Narayanpet district on Wednesday, police said.Five others, employed under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), were...

09-Apr-2019 Hyderabad

People have decided to make Modi PM again : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday claimed that people have decided to make Narendra Modi the Prime Minister again.Addressing an election meeting on the last day of the Lok Sabha election campaign here, he said during the last five years the Modi government...

09-Apr-2019 Hyderabad

Mob lynching is Modi's legacy : Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday said mob lynchings were a legacy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.He said Modi would be remembered in Indian history for mob lynching as the highest number of incidents occurred during his tenure."These incidents...

08-Apr-2019 Hyderabad

Police seize Rs 8 crore cash in Hyderabad

In a massive cash haul days before the Lok Sabha election, police here seized Rs 8 crore on Monday.The cash was seized in Narayanguda in the heart of the city, making it the biggest seizure so far in Telangana.Police initially seized Rs 2 crore cash from...

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