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MP K Kavitha demand of special status to state of AP

Nizamabad MP K Kavitha on Thursday pledged support to the demand of special status to the state of Andhra Pradesh, but added that the benefits which would be given the neighbouring state should be extended also to Telangana. Replying to a question on the support of the TRS to the demand for special status to Andhra Pradesh during a press ... Read More »

GHMC hike residential and non-residential property tax

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation is contemplating to hike residential and non-residential property tax in the range of 5 per cent to 10 per cent. Besides this, the corporation would re-assess 4.5 lakh properties for which the property tax has been decreased from Rs 1,200 to Rs 101. According to a senior GHMC official, the state government has put about ... Read More »

Baby Born Mid-Air, Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Hyd

NEW DELHI:  A woman gave birth to a premature but healthy baby girl mid-flight while travelling from the United Arab Emirates to the Philippines, forcing the plane to carry out an emergency landing in Hyderabad. The mother, whose due date was two months away, went into labour on board the Cebu Pacific Air flight Sunday as it flew from Dubai ... Read More »

KTR: Centre should abide by Reorganisation Act

Hyderabad: Arguing against the Centre’s position that there is no proposal to increase the number of Assembly seats in two Telugu states, the Telangana government has asked the Union government to go in for a constitutional amendment to honour the promise on the issue. Ahir had also said that opinion of the Ministry of Law and Justice was sought on ... Read More »

KCR, Naidu meet at Governor’s ‘At Home’

Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan’s ‘At Home’, the ceremonial reception at the Raj Bhavan on the occasion of the 70 Independence Day raised several eyebrows as it saw Chief Ministers K. Chandrasekhar Rao (Telangana) and N. Chandrababu Naidu (Andhra Pradesh) spending nearly three hours together. Mr. Naidu flew in to the City and drove down to the Raj Bhavan minutes after Mr. ... Read More »

Police examine house ‘owned’ by Nayeem’s kin

The Wyra sub-division police on Saturday conducted an inquiry at a house believed to be owned by a close relative of slain gangster Nayeemuddin alias Nayeem at Gandhinagar Colony in Chintakani mandal. The slain gangster was believed to have bought the house from the family of a freedom fighter for Rs. 3.25 lakh in the name of his close relative ... Read More »

Four fall into open manhole, die in Hyderabad

Four people died after falling into a 25 feet deep open manhole in Telangana’s capital city Hyderabad on Saturday evening. The victims have been identified as Satyanarayana, Nagesh, Gangadhar and Srinivas. Incident at Ayyappa society in Madhapur area here with the civic officials suspecting that the toxic gases caused their deaths. An employee of 108 Ambulance service, who tried to ... Read More »

Krishna Pushkaralu off to a grand start

Krishna Pushkaralu began in Telangana on Friday morning with people taking holy dips at several pushkar ghats constructed in the districts of Mahbubnagar and Nalgonda districts along river Krishna. Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhara Rao, accompanied by his family members and a couple of his Cabinet Ministers, took a holy dip at the Pushkar ghat in Gondimalla of Mahbubnagar district around ... Read More »

CM to take holy dip at Gundimalla

Krishna Pushkaram will be launched at 5.58 a.m. on Friday by Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao who will leave for Alampur in Mahabubnagar on Thursday evening. Mr. Rao, along with his family, will take a holy dip in the bathing ghat at Gundimalla near Alampur, between 5.58 a.m. and 6.30 a.m., before which heads of four holy shrines will perform ... Read More »