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Man jumps in front of T'gana CM's convoy, held

A person jumped in front of chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao's convoy on Tuesday, while the latter was returning after paying tribute to the martyrs of Telangana statehood movement at Gun Park area on the occasion of the state's formation day in Hyderabad.

2 Jun 2020 5:55 pm
T'gana: 4 coal mine workers killed in mishap

Four coal mine workers died in a mishap in Singareni Collieries in Peddapalli in the state. The mishap occurred on Tuesday morning when the workers were conducting blasting at a site. Misfiring during the blasting resulted in the death of the workers.

2 Jun 2020 4:15 pm
Unemployed youth intercepts T'gana CM's convoy

An unemployed youth, who suddenly intercepted Telangana Chief Minister K Chandra Sekhar Rao's convoy at Gun Park, was whisked away by security personnel on Tuesday morning. The youth from Devarakonda was trying to request the chief minister for employment and a government double-bedroom house.

2 Jun 2020 3:24 pm
When sarpanch's mango 'pachadi' plan turned sour

A sarpanch who distributed traditional mango pachadi (pickle) among 4,000 people has sent an entire village in Mahbubnagar's Nawabpet mandal into a tizzy.

2 Jun 2020 9:55 am
Covid: T'gana readies to test 280 junior doctors

Health authorities said the decision to test junior doctors was taken after seven PG doctors tested positive.There are 280 students in two separate hostels.

2 Jun 2020 9:55 am
Farming fiat aims to make T'gana self-reliant

While Telangana achieved record paddy output in the last few years, it still has a deficit of 56.65 lakh tonnes of 10 important essential commodities.An assessment report prepared by the government, available with .

2 Jun 2020 9:55 am
Hyd techie finds no love but loses Rs 1 crore

Less than a week after the arrest of 44-year-old Malavika Devati for allegedly duping a US-based NRI of 65 lakh in a matrimony fraud, a software engineer from the city has approached KPHB police alleging he was cheated of over Rs 1 crore by the same woman on the pretext of marriage.

2 Jun 2020 9:55 am
Hyderabad: Passport kendra reopens after 40 days

After being shut for 40 days, Tolichowki passport seva kendra resumed operations on Monday.

2 Jun 2020 7:48 am
Hyd: Passport services resume at Tolichowki PSK

After nearly a gap of one and half months, based on Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), the Regional Passport Office, Hyderabad, on Monday, resumed the passports operational services.

2 Jun 2020 1:22 am
Hyderabad: Man murders wife in SR Nagar

A 48-year-old woman was stabbed to death by her husband in SR Nagar on Monday during an altercation over personal issues at their house.

2 Jun 2020 12:32 am
BJP leader tests Covid-19 +ve in Telangana

A senior Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) leader in Telangana has tested Covid-19 positive and is undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospital in Hyderabad. His condition is stated to be stable.

1 Jun 2020 10:38 pm
Man killed for smoking & drinking during Ramzan

A youngster who ventured out of his residence along with three friends was found murdered in bushes near Mir Alam Tank in Bahadurpura on Saturday night.

1 Jun 2020 7:52 am
KCR opens inter-state travel, but mum on malls

Chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday extended the lockdown in containment zones up to June 30, while restrictions will be in place till June 7 for rest of the city but with more relaxation.

1 Jun 2020 7:41 am
Telangana Covid cases surge, 199 +ve in a day

Telangana on Sunday recorded 199 new novel coronavirus cases, the highest single-day surge in the twin states, even as five persons died, taking the death toll to 82.

1 Jun 2020 7:37 am
T'gana records 199 new Covid cases; tally 2,698

Telangana registered its largest single day spike of coronavirus cases with 199 fresh infections reported on Sunday, pushing the tally to 2,698 even as five fatalities due to the virus were reported in the state, taking the toll to 82.

1 Jun 2020 1:55 am
T'gana extends lockdown in containment zones

The Telangana government on Sunday extended the lockdown in containment zones till June 30 even as it lifted the restrictions on inter-state movement of people.

1 Jun 2020 1:55 am
Heavy rain lashes Hyd, other T'gana districts

Heavy rain lashed Hyderabad and nearby areas as well as several other districts of Telangana on Sunday, inundating roads and low-lying areas and throwing traffic out of gear in the city.

31 May 2020 9:06 pm
Mumbai bizman cons UAE traders, lands in Hyd

Leaving several UAE traders in a state of shock, an Indian businessman flew out of Abu Dhabi to Hyderabad in a Vande Bharat flight before they could even realise that they have been duped of three million dirhams (Rs 6.15 crore in Indian currency).

31 May 2020 9:01 am
6 deaths in T'gana in a day, 2nd time in a week

For the second time in a week, Telangana reported a sharp rise in Covid-19 deaths with six people succumbing to the deadly virus on Saturday.

31 May 2020 8:51 am
9 babies abandoned in Hyd since lockdown began

The two-month-long lockdown has pushed thousands of poor families into extreme poverty. And standing testimony to this are records of the Telangana womens child and welfare department that throw up a heart-wrenching trend: as many as 33 infants, all of them below the age of six, were abandoned in Telangana between January and May of which nine were given up by their families in Hyderabad all of them during the lockdown. Of the 33, 25 are girls.

31 May 2020 8:00 am
Thermal screening must for travel: SCR

With passenger trains set to resume from June 1, the South Central Railway (SCR) has installed thermal screening facilities across its railway stations to screen passengers before they board the train.

31 May 2020 8:00 am
Hyd: Pvt schools to begin online classes this week

With no clear guidelines from the Telangana government on reopening of schools, many city private schools are set to commence online classes from the first week of June. From Google meet-ups to pre-recorded videos and online tasks, schools are adopting new methods to engage students.

31 May 2020 7:45 am
Assistant professor kills son, self in Telangana

A 34-year-old assistant professor hanged her 10-year-old son, and later herself at their house in Narsingi on Friday. The deceased, N Bhargavi, a resident of Hydersakote, first hanged her son, Varenya, and then herself between 12pm to 3.30pm.

30 May 2020 8:17 am
Will unveil new scheme for farmers soon: CM

After keeping farmers at their wits end with his regulatory farming idea, chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday announced that the government would soon come up with a new scheme for farmers.

30 May 2020 8:16 am
UN steps in with food, medical kits for migrants

The United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) has been working with the state government and civil society partners to help migrant workers stranded on the Medchal highway. A monitoring mechanism has been set up to relay real time information on buses and snumber of passengers from the Medchal boarding point.

30 May 2020 8:09 am
Covid: Telangana breaks single-day record again

As Telangana broke its highest-single day Covid-19 spike for the third day in a row with 169 positive cases on Friday, health minister Eatala Rajender hinted at a serious surge in towns and villages.

30 May 2020 7:50 am
Jailed writer Varavara Rao hospitalised in Mumbai

Chikkadpally police at the behest of Mumbai police on Friday night informed the family members of revolutionary writer Varavara Rao, who is an under trial prisoner in a jail at Maharashtra, that the writer was shifted to a hospital in Mumbai due to ill-health. Varavara Rao is an accused in 2018 Elgar Parishad case, which is being investigated by National Investigation Agency.

30 May 2020 1:55 am
CM inaugurates Kondapochamma Sagar project

In yet another milestone in Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project, a flagship multi-purpose irrigation project, a Markook pump house, the last and vital one, was inaugurated on Friday. Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao inaugurated and released water to Kondapochammasagar reservoir.

29 May 2020 5:55 pm
Hyderabad man dies of Covid-19 in Saudi Arabia

An Indian from Hyderabad has died of Covid-19 in Saudi Arabia but the family has said despite giving a consent for his last rites to be performed there itself, this has not been done so far.

29 May 2020 3:26 pm
Leopard sighted on Hyd agri university campus

A leopard was spotted on the Professor Jayashankar Telangana State (PJTS) Agricultural University campus on Thursday night. Officials believe it is the same leopard that was spotted on the main road in the Katedan area on May 14. The big cat was first sighted sitting near the Road under Bridge at Katedhan after which it escaped into a private farmland near National Highway 44.

29 May 2020 2:19 pm
T'gana: Rescue fails, child dies in borewell pit

A 10-hour rescue effort failed to save 3-year-old Sai Vardhan who on Wednesday accidentally fell into an abandoned 150-feet borewell on his grandfather's farm in Medak district. Rescuers reached the spot around 4am on Thursday and rushed him to a local hospital, but he had died by then.

29 May 2020 10:05 am
HCQ shield: Doctors warn of unchecked use

With a spurt of Covid-19 positive cases in the police force, the men in khaki have started taking hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) as a prophylactic drug to safeguard themselves against the virus. As per the advisory of Union ministry of health and family welfare, IPS officers as well as field-level staff have been taking HCQ tablets under medical supervision. However, with the World Health Organisation (WHO) suspending use of HCQ for treatment of Covid-19 patients in view of high mortality rate, city d

29 May 2020 8:00 am
Monsoon action plan lacks clarity on waterlogging

Plans to prevent water logging on newly-laid roads is unclear, experts and residents said on Thursday, despite the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) allocating Rs 2.4 crore towards monsoon emergency teams.

29 May 2020 8:00 am
Telangana gets ready to thwart locust threat

Chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has directed the officials to take precautionary measures like keeping fire engines, jetting machines and pesticides to thwart the locust threat.

29 May 2020 7:53 am
Hyderabad: Man loses Rs 4.2L in KYC fraud case

A 70-year-old retired government employee lost Rs 4.2 lakh in a KYC (know your customer) fraud case. An unidentified man, posing as a Paytm employee, lured him into completing his Paytm KYC process, by stating that his account will be blocked if he doesnt do so.

29 May 2020 7:52 am
Lecturers protest over salary cuts, late payment

Demanding an explanation from the college authorities over its no work, no pay policy, around 150 lecturers of corporate junior colleges in the city held a protest at Dharna Chowk on Thursday morning.

28 May 2020 10:06 pm
Samaritan hires truck to transport migrants

About 23 men and women, apart from 10 children, have been walking from Bidar on their way to Raipur. It took them almost three days to reach Medchal on Thursday morning and the women were famished and the children almost dehydrated. When a team from Harvest Ministries gave them food, the women broke down in tears.

28 May 2020 10:06 pm
Hyd: Decomposed body of woman found in school

The locals noticed a foul smell emanated from the school at Ashoka Nagar of Amberpet and alerted the cops. The deceased is suspected to be between 40-45-year-old. We suspect the victim must have died almost three days ago, said Amberpet Inspector, B Mohan Kumar.

28 May 2020 9:43 pm
T'gana: Man held for theft, filing fake complaint

Meerpet police on Wednesday solved a case wherein Rs 8.5 lakh was allegedly stolen. The case was solved within 48 hours and the accused was arrested for trying to misguide cops by lodging a false theft complaint.

28 May 2020 2:32 pm
Exclusive ward for Covid-hit cops at Gandhi Hosp

In wake of policemen deputed on Covid-19 duties getting affected by the virus, the Hyderabad police have facilitated an exclusive ward for them at Gandhi Hospital.

28 May 2020 1:02 pm
Medak: Boy, 3, who fell into borewell found dead

Hyderabad, May 28 () A three-year-old boy who accidentally fell into a newly drilled open borewell in Telangana's Medak district was found dead in the early hours of Thursday, police said.

28 May 2020 10:06 am
'File FIRs against six women docs in Gadwal case'

A day after the state government assured to take disciplinary action against six women doctors, the Telangana high court on Wednesday directed it to register FIRs against the doctors responsible for the deaths of Gadwal woman R Janeela and her baby boy.

28 May 2020 9:32 am
HC directs Hyderabad CP to probe custodial death

The Telangana high court on Wednesday directed Hyderabad police commissioner Anjani Kumar to inquire into the Manthani lock-up death case and file a report, wondering the post-mortem on Seelam Rangaiah was done in the presence of a magistrate.

28 May 2020 9:24 am
Three-year-old slips into borewell in Telangana

A three-year-old boy fell into an abandoned borewell on his grandfathers farm in Podchanpally village in Medak district on Wednesday evening. Immediately, the the district machinery, including police and local officials, launched a rescue effort to save the child, Sai Vardhan.

28 May 2020 8:18 am
Locust attack: Officials in T'gana on high alert

Agriculture officials in Telangana said the locust invasion in northern India is likely to hit some districts in the state as well. Amaravati in neighbouring Maharashtra, which is already infested, is only 200 km away from Adilabad and officials are on their toes as it wont take much time for the locusts to head towards northern Telangana, if the wind speed is favourable.

28 May 2020 8:17 am