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Swiss, French booster dose for Hyderabad biz

A month after it opened its integrated R&D and manufacturing facility in Hyderabads Genome Valley at an investment of Euro 30 million (approx Rs 250 crore), Swiss biopharma giant Ferring Pharmaceuticals is now gearing up to inject another Euro 60 million (approx. Rs 500 crore) in expanding its Hyderabad facilities over the next two to three years.

26 May 2022 6:17 am
Telangana records 49 new Covid cases, 34 from Hyd

The number of Covid-19 cases recorded in Telangana stood at 49 on Wednesday - one less than Tuesday's count of 50. The state continued to report zero deaths with the current death toll steady at 4,111. At present, the tally of Covid cases in the state is 7.93 lakh.

26 May 2022 5:52 am
PM Narendra Modi to visit Hyderabad today

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi touches down in Hyderabad on Thursday to celebrate 20 years of Indian School of Business (ISB) in the city, Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will be flying out to Bengaluru to meet former prime minister Deve Gowda and his son and JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy at their residence.

26 May 2022 5:49 am
Swiss co-Medha Servos Rs 1k cr coach unit in T'gana

Swiss railway rolling stock manufacturer Stadler Rail has entered into a joint venture with Hyderabad-based Medha Servo Drives Pvt Ltd for setting up a railway coach manufacturing facility in Telangana.

26 May 2022 5:38 am
Aliaxis group to invest Rs 500 crore in Hyderabad unit

A day after Lulu Group committed an investment of Rs500 crore in setting up an export-oriented food processing facility in Telangana, Brussels-based Aliaxis has now announced plans to invest Rs 500 crore in setting up a greenfield facility to make plastic pipes, fittings and accessories in Telangana.

25 May 2022 10:27 am
Sarpanch takes to job scheme as govt sits on Rs 8L bills

Vallepu Anitha's efforts to implement government schemes in her village has pushed her into poverty, so much so that the 32-year-old sarpanch of the newly-incepted gram panchayat, Vishwantha Colony in Hanumakonda district, has been compelled to work as a daily wage labourer to make ends meet.

25 May 2022 5:36 am
PM to be in Hyd tomorrow for ISBs 20th anniv fete

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Hyderabad on Thursday to participate in the celebration of the completion of 20 years of ISB-Hyderabad and address the graduation ceremony of the Post Graduate Programme (PGP) Class of 2022. Modi will directly fly into the city from Japan where he has gone to attend the Quad summit and take part in other events.

25 May 2022 5:32 am
T'gana records 50 new Covid cases, 35 from Hyderabad

While the number of Covid-19 deaths in Telangana continued to be zero, the count of positive cases increased from 27, recorded on Monday, to 50 on Tuesday. The cumulative tally of Covid cases in the state now stands at 7.93 lakh.

25 May 2022 3:18 am
Hyderabad on alert after 2nd man is B.A positive

Days after a South African national was found with BA.4 sub-variant of Omicron in a Hyderabad business school, another person has tested positive for BA.5 sub-variant in Hyderabad.

25 May 2022 3:18 am
Hyd: Man attacks bizman over WhatsApp message

Kachiguda police registered an assault case against a worker for using a sharp-edged weapon to attack a businessman at Ratna Nagar on Monday night.

25 May 2022 3:18 am
Gaining citizens' confidence a challenge: KTR

Participating in a panel discussion on 'AI on the Street: Managing Trust in the public square at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the minister said gaining public confidence is very important.

24 May 2022 8:54 pm
Hyd: Yasangi paddy procurement by June 10

Despite the Central government's non-co-operation in procurement of parboiled rice, chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has decided to bear an additional Rs 3,000 crore financial burden to procure Yasangi paddy.

24 May 2022 7:19 pm
T'gana CM back after Delhi visit, next stop Bengaluru

Concluding his tour to the national capital and Chandigarh, chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao returned to Hyderabad on Monday night. The CM was supposed to be in Delhi till Wednesday and leave for Bengaluru on Thursday, but he wound up his trip early and returned to the city.

24 May 2022 3:28 am
Ganja worth over Rs 1cr seized on Hyd outskirts, 10 held

In a huge haul, 470 kg of ganja worth Rs 1.2 crore was seized in eastern parts of Hyderabad at Pasumamula village in Rangareddy district on Monday. Ten inter-state smugglers, who were transporting the contraband from APs East Godavari to Mumbai, were caught by Hayathnagar police.

24 May 2022 3:27 am
Telangana records 27 new Covid cases in last 24 hrs

Continuing the declining trend, Telangana on Monday recorded 27 new Covid-19 cases, taking the tally to 7.92 lakh. The death toll stands at 4,111 as state recorded zero deaths on Monday. Out of the 27 cases, Hyderabad recorded 17 cases which is less than Sundays data of 24.

24 May 2022 3:27 am
T'gana varsities expressed disinterest in joining CUET

While the Common University Entrance Test (CUET), which was started for admissions into central universities, is looking to expand its purview to state and private ones too, the varsities from Telangana are likely to skip it.

24 May 2022 3:21 am
Sri Lankan crisis: Gamblers from Hyd heading to Nepal

It's destination Nepal for Hyderabad's gamblers lately.While all roads led to Colombo until recently, the latest Sri Lankan crisis has pushed the venue for high stake games to India's other neighbour on the north.

24 May 2022 3:17 am
Telangana farmers waiting to defeat TRS: Cong

Addressing the farmers in a series of meetings in various villages in Nalgonda parliamentary constituency on Monday, Uttam said it took almost eight years for KCR to realise that no government could survive by neglecting farmers. Telangana is the only state which is not offering crop insurance.

23 May 2022 10:30 pm
3 dead as vehicle rams into auto in Bollikunta village

In a hit-and-run case, three people in an auto-rickshaw died when a heavy vehicle rammed it on the Warangal-Khammam highway at Bollikunta village on Sunday morning. The impact of the accident was such that the auto broke into pieces, police said.

23 May 2022 5:17 am
Move to slash fuel prices too little: T'gana minister

Telangana finance and health minister T Harish Rao on Sunday slammed the BJP government at the Centre for gradually increasing the prices of petrol, diesel and LPG gas by a huge margin over the last eight years but reducing it by a meagre margin now.

23 May 2022 5:14 am
T'gana among top 4 states in using RBI's overdraft facility

While Telangana's use of the Overdraft (OD) and Ways and Means Advance (WMA) facilities, extended by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), had started showing signs of strain over the last two years, in the 2022 fiscal it found its name among the top four states that have used these facilities.

23 May 2022 5:08 am
9pm-3am most dangerous time to drive in Hyd: Study

Heavy motor vehicles and the movement of vehicles during the time period from 9pm to 3am are identified to be the most important factors influencing fatal traffic crashes in Hyderabad, by researchers from Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani, Hyderabad campus.

23 May 2022 3:23 am
Telangana reports 29 new Covid-19 cases, 0 deaths

Telangana on Sunday recorded 29 new Covid-19 infections taking the total cases in the state to 7,92,871, a health department bulletin said.

22 May 2022 8:45 pm
In Delhi, KCR promises a sensation in natl politics

TRS president and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao promised a sensation in national politics after his trysts with Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and former Samajwadi Party national president Akhilesh Yadav in the national capital.

22 May 2022 4:25 am
Osmania University cancels 1,200 PhDs this year

Over 1200 long-pending PhDs have been cancelled this year by Osmania University as only 1280 students have submitted their PhDs before the deadline, said the vice-chancellor of the varsity.

22 May 2022 3:12 am
Rain likely in parts of Telangana for next 5 days

Summer rains have brought in much-needed relief for the denizens as the maximum temperature in the city has dropped to 34 degrees Celsius.

22 May 2022 3:11 am
'Look beyond Hyderabad, set up business in towns'

IT and industries minister KT Rama Rao has urged Indian diaspora in London to look beyond Hyderabad and consider Tier-II towns if they are thinking of setting up business in Telangana.

22 May 2022 3:10 am
Feelkhana murder: Four assailants held in K'taka

A day after 22-year-old Neeraj Panwar was brutally murdered in full public view in Begum Bazar, Shahinayathgunj police on Saturday arrested four persons, including a juvenile, while they were travelling in a bus near Gurumitkal in Karnataka.

22 May 2022 3:03 am
'KCR gave RS tickets to bizmen and not T'gana martyrs kin'

Telangana Congress working president and MLA T Jayaprakash Jagga Reddy on Saturday found fault with chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for giving Rajya Sabha tickets to businessmen rather than to the family members of those who gave their life for Telangana state achievement.

21 May 2022 10:31 pm
Set up your offices in tier II towns: KTR tells diaspora

Addressing Indian Diaspora Meet and Greet event in London, the minister said Indian diaspora had supported the Telangana movement and have always promoted Telangana wherever they are in the world and thanked them for their continued support.

21 May 2022 6:54 pm
T'gana raises age limit for police jobs by 2 years

Following mutiple appeals and days of protest by police job aspirants, the Telangana government on Friday decided to increase the upper age limit by two more years, for all recruitments to the state's police department.

21 May 2022 5:02 am
Hyd: 5 GST officials booked for detaining bizmans wife

Following a complaint by a businessmans wife, the Punjagutta police have registered a criminal case against five Goods and Services Tax (GST) officials on charges of manhandling, harassing and wrongfully detaining a woman.

21 May 2022 3:19 am
BA.4 case: South African nat'l enrolled in Hyd biz school

A day after India's first case of BA.4 subvariant of Omicron was reported from Hyderabad, it has now emerged that the South African national, who tested positive for the variant, had enrolled himself under a corporate educational exchange programme in a city business school a week ago.

21 May 2022 3:15 am
Hyd: 3 of 4 Disha case accused were minors, says panel

The Supreme Court appointed commission of inquiry into the 2019 Disha encounter case concluded that three of the four rape and murder accused in the case were minors.

21 May 2022 3:12 am
Disha encounter fake, book 10 cops for murder: SC panel

The four accused in the 2019 Disha rape and murder case were killed in a fake encounter while in police custody and the 10 cops involved in it should be booked for murder, the Supreme Court-appointed commission to inquire into the killings has said in its report submitted to the apex

21 May 2022 3:10 am
T'gana CM to undertake week-long national tour from today

To meet several leaders and personalities and participate in various programmes, chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will undertake a week-long nationwide tour beginning Friday.

20 May 2022 5:06 am
Hyderabad: Boy attacked by pack of dogs near Musi, dies

A 12-year-old boy died soon after being attacked by a pack of dogs on the banks of Musi in Kulsumpura on Thursday. Police said the boys shirt was soaked in blood and he had multiple dog bite injuries.

20 May 2022 3:14 am
Covid-19: 36 of 47 fresh virus cases in Hyderabad

Telangana recorded 47 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, of which 36 were in Hyderabad. The current positivity rate is 0.3%.The total count of cases recorded so far in the state stand to 7,92,757. The death toll stands at 4,111 on Thursday, as no death was recorded for over two months now.

20 May 2022 3:14 am
At 60%, C-section deliveries alarmingly high in T'gana

The youngest state of the country may have achieved distinction in implementing various unique programmes, but it ranks top in the country pertaining to caesarean (c-sections) deliveries. Of the total deliveries, 60% of them were caesarean and the rest were normal.

20 May 2022 3:13 am
If Pb and Haryana can borrow, so can we: T'gana to Centre

After missing three market borrowing dates, the Telangana government has written to the Union finance ministry requesting permission to borrow during Reserve Bank of India (RBI) auctions.

20 May 2022 3:05 am
Teen made to stand on burning coal; one held

A 19-year-old woman with burns was hospitalised after a person claiming to be an exorcist allegedly made her walk and stand on burning coal to cure her of mental illness in Vikarabad district of Telangana, police said on Thursday.

19 May 2022 10:44 pm
KCR shock & awe: 3 bizmen to fill RS slots from T'gana

There was no Prakash Raj. There was neither Motkupalli Narasimhulu nor B Vinod Kumar. There was no mention of Ponguleti Srinivas Reddy either. After keeping everybody guessing in the last 2-3 days, TRS president and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday picked three new faces, including a pharma company honcho, to fill three vacant slots in Rajya Sabha from Telangana.

19 May 2022 4:59 am
Telangana hikes liquor prices to mop up revenue

At a time when the state is facing a severe funds crunch due to market borrowings being halted and loans hard to come by, the TRS government - in a late night development - increased the liquor prices to mop up revenues.

19 May 2022 4:57 am
SRK varsity V-C held by Hyd cops for sale of degrees

The Hyderabad police have arrested the vice-chancellor and a former vice-chancellor of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan University (SRKU), a private university in Bhopal, for their alleged involvement in the fraudulent degree certificate racket. The scam was busted by the task force police three months ago.

19 May 2022 4:50 am
Instant loan terror: Rape & blackmail in Hyderabad

Despite police crackdown, harassment of loanees through instant loan apps continues unabashed in the city. In the first two weeks of May, police have booked six cases against loan recovery agents for allegedly threatening to rape women, post nude photos online and circulate morphed pictures and videos among contacts, if they fail to repay loans.

19 May 2022 3:25 am
PM in Hyd on May 26 for ISB annual day function

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Hyderabad on May 26 for the Indian School of Business (ISB) annual day. He will reach Begumpet airport in a special flight.

19 May 2022 3:25 am
IB official dies after accidental fall in Hyd

An assistant director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB), based out of Hyderabad, died on Wednesday after an accidental fall from the dais of an auditorium here while reviewing security arrangements, police said.

18 May 2022 10:59 pm
Telangana: 5 die as tractor-trailer overturns

A group of 10 people were riding in the vehicle which skidded off a road near a pond and overturned in an open field.

18 May 2022 4:54 pm
Justice Ujjal Bhuyan new CJ of T'gana high court

Justice Ujjal Bhuyan will be the new chief justice of Telangana high court. Incumbent CJ Justice Satish Chandra Sharma has been transferred to the Delhi high court as its chief justice.

18 May 2022 4:51 am