Remote controlled kites to be introduced during ‘KITE 2017’

Saturday, January 07, 2017


Hyderabad: ‘KITE 2017‘, Telangana State’s 2nd International Kite Festival, to be held from January 12 to 17 here is going to introduce ‘Remote controlled kites’. “Traditionally kites are flown with strings. But, remote controlled flying of kites is something revolutionary which is not witnessed much in India. The joy of remote control kite flying offers …

Over 1,500 cases of drunken driving registered in Hyderabad

Monday, January 02, 2017


Hyderabad: Police have registered over 1,500 cases of drunken driving under the three Commissionerate limits here, even as the New Year celebrations in the city passed off without any untoward incident. Hyderabad City Traffic Police held a special drive to curb drunken driving, rash and negligent driving, overspeeding, triple seat riding on two-wheelers and booked …

Govt making efforts to make Telangana become ‘Cashless’: KCR

Friday, December 23, 2016


Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Friday said his government is putting in efforts to make the state take a lead in becoming “cashless“. “Telangana will soon become the first state in the country to fully go for cashless transactions and the government is making all efforts for it,” KCR said, addressing a …

I-T dept seizes Rs 66 lakh cash in new notes in Hyderabad

Sunday, December 18, 2016


The Income Tax department has seized Rs 66 lakh cash, all in new Rs 2000 notes, as part of the anti-black money crackdown operations in Hyderabad.. The first incident, that occurred on the night of December 16, was reported at the Telugu Academy in Himayatnagar when an I-T team intercepted few people who ran into …

Seven storey building collapses in Nanakramguda area of Hyderabad.

Friday, December 09, 2016


Seven storey building collapsed in  IT hub Nanakramguda area of Hyderabad.  Rescue operations continue, while two people including a child rescued from the collapsed building, were shifted to hospital. At least 10 people are feared trapped under the debris of the building. “We are certain that some workers are trapped inside. The debris clearing will take time and …

PhD student in UoH slits wrist, hospitalised

Saturday, November 19, 2016


A PhD student of the University of Hyderabad (UoH) today slit his wrist apparently due to exam pressure, varsity officials said. However, some students alleged that he took the step as he was humiliated by a faculty member. The incident took place this evening. “Moses Abhraham, a PhD student in the university’s ACRHEM department, suddenly took …

Stretcher denied, wife drags husband to first floor at Andhra Pradesh government hospital

Friday, November 18, 2016


A woman dragged her ailing husband from the ground floor to the first floor of the hospital. She was denied a stretcher to carry him. Srinivasa Chary, 45, suffered from symptoms of gastroenteritis. His wife, Sree Vani, 40, brought him to the hospital. The staff there bluntly told her that they did not have stretchers. …

Thanks to ‘SHE Teams’, crime graph against women dips by 20%

Wednesday, October 26, 2016


There is an overall reduction of around 20 per cent in offences against women in Hyderabad due to the strict vigil kept by ‘SHE Teams‘, which were set up in 2014 to keep a watch on those harassing women. Upto September this year, a total of 1296 cases of teasing and harassment among others were …

22-year old held for allegedly raping a dog

Tuesday, October 25, 2016


Hyderabad: In what could be a shocking incident, a 22-year-old has been caught in south Hyderabad for allegedly raping a dog who was found dead. The police is examining whether the man, identified as Aslam Khan, a native of Delhi, smothered the animal, or she died during the act. ALSO READ: World’s longest non-stop journey by …

KCR to offer golden crown worth Rs 3.70 Crores to goddess Bhadrakali

Saturday, October 08, 2016


Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao would offer a golden crown worth Rs 3.70 crore to Goddess Bhadrakali in Warangal for fulfilling his vow on the formation of separate Telangana state. The crown, weighing 11.7 kg, was specially made to order by the Telangana government. ALSO READ: 13-year-old minor dies after fasting for 68 Days in …

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