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Tag: Hyderabad

Odia labourer dies in Hyderabad; kin allege murder

Bolangir: A migrant labourer from Odisha died under mysterious circumstances in Hyderabad. The deceased, has been identified as Bhajan Kata of Lathakenda village under Belpada police limits in Bolangir district. Bhajan had reportedly migrated to Hyderabad last month and died there two days back. His body reached the village in Bolangir on Saturday. Bhajan is […]

Owaisi slams minister for calling Hyderabad 'safe zone' for terror

Hyderabad: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday slammed Union Minister of State for Home G. Kishan Reddy for his statement that Hyderabad is a “safe zone for terrorists”. The Hyderabad MP termed the minister’s remarks irresponsible and said it was unfortunate that he has stooped so low. Kishan Reddy, who was elected from Secunderabad, one […]

Man arrested in Balasore for stealing 100 cycles from Hyderabad

Balasore: Telangana Police arrested a man in Balasore district yesterday and recovered around 100 high-end and expensive cycles from his possession that he had stolen from a Hyderabad-based cycle showroom recently. The accused has been identified as Deepak Jena of Kamarda area. According to reports, Jena was working in a cycle showroom in Hyderabad and […]

Planning to buy OnePlus 7 or OnePlus 7 Pro? 10 tweets you must go through

Premium smartphone maker OnePlus recently unveiled the latest generation of its smartphones – OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro priced Rs 32,999 onwards. The Chinese company, which competes with the likes of Apple and Samsung in the premium smartphone segment, said that it is aggressively expanding its retail presence in India and will set up […]

ISIS module case: NIA conducts searches in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted searches at two locations here Saturday in connection with an Islamic state module case, police said. The raids which began in the morning were still underway, they said. In August 2018, the NIA had arrested two alleged ISIS sympathisers –Mohammed Abdullah Basith and Mohd Abdul Qhadeer — from […]

Bairstow, Warner star as SRH beat CSK by 6 wickets in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Johnny Bairstow and David Warner struck blistering half-centuries to help Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) break their losing streak in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) as they defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by six wickets at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, here on Wednesday. SRH reached the 133-run target with 19 balls to spare to […]

Flight services resume at Jharsuguda Airport

Jharsuguda: Direct flight services resumed from Veer Surendra Sai Airport in Jharsuguda with the arrival of two planes of budget carrier SpiceJet at the airport this afternoon. The two planes were welcomed with the water canon salute at the airport. Later the first commercial flight (189-seater) took off from Jharsuguda airport to New Delhi whereas […]

Hyderabad man shot at in NZ massacre

Hyderabad: A man from Hyderabad was critically injured and another was missing in the horrific massacre at one of the two mosques in New Zealand’s Christchurch city on Friday. Ahmed Iqbal Jehangir, who was at the Al Noor Mosque for Friday prayers, was injured and taken to hospital, his brother Mohammed Khursheed Jehangir told IANS […]

Minor girl stripped, attacked with blade by boyfriend

Hyderabad: In a shocking incident a minor girl was stripped naked and attacked with a blade by her boyfriend, who also filmed the act, police said on Saturday. The incident occurred on Thursday near DBR Mills in Hyderabad city. The 16-year-old girl, who suffered several cuts on her body, was rescued by some passersby, who […]

1st ODI: Jadhav, Dhoni star in India's six-wicket win over Australia

Hyderabad: Kedar Jadhav sent a strong message to selectors before the World Cup with a street-smart 81 to guide India to a six-wicket win over Australia in the first ODI, here on Saturday. Jadhav, whose unbeaten 87-ball 81 was laced with nine fours and a six, was supported by Mahendra Singh Dhoni (59 not out […]

Doctors at Hyderabad's NIMS leave forceps in patient's abdomen

Hyderabad: In a shocking incident, doctors at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) here, left artery forceps in a patient’s abdomen during a surgery. This negligence by the doctors at the government-run super-speciality hospital came to light on Saturday when an X-ray revealed that a pair of forceps was embedded in the stomach of Maheshwari […]

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Hyderabad girl repeatedly raped for three years

Hyderabad: In a shocking incident, a minor girl was reported to being repeatedly raped here by a relative and a group of youths for the last three years, police said on Monday. Hyderabad Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar entrusted the case to Assistant Commissioner of Police K. Sridevi, after the relatives of the victim on Sunday […]

18 tribal girls from Koraput held captive in Telangana

Koraput: As many as 18 tribal girls from Narayanpatna area of Koraput have been allegedly held captive by the owner of a brick kiln in Hyderabad. According to sources, all the girls hail from Pipalpada panchayat who had gone to Hyderabad where they were engaged as bonded labourers at the kiln. The labourers have alleged […]

Saina, Kashyap tie knots in private ceremony

Hyderabad: Star Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap tied the knots in a simple ceremony here Friday. “Saina got married as per court rules today at about 11.30 (AM),” her father Harvir Singh told PTI. The wedding took place at Saina’s residence in Orion villas at Raidurgam in Cyberabad. “It was a small gathering […]

Journalist Jajati Karan’s ‘Traditional Healers’ bags 1st prize at National Film Festival

Bhubaneswar: Senior journalist from Odisha Jajati Karan has won the first prize in the third National Film Festival on Rural Development held in Hyderabad recently by the Government of India’s National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD&PR). Karan received a cash award of Rs 30,000, a trophy and citation. Among 90 shortlisted films […]

Uber to double down on hiring techies in India

Bengaluru: Online ride-hailing platform Uber has announced to double its workforce in the product and engineering departments — from over 500 to more than 1,000 ‘technologists’ — at its Bengaluru and Hyderabad facilities next year. Uber India aims to hire full-stack teams that include product managers, product designers, data scientists, user researchers, mobile, front-end and […]

Only BJP can turn Hyderabad into Bhagyanagar: Yogi

Hyderabad: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said if the BJP comes to power in Telangana, it will rename Hyderabad as Bhagyanagar. Addressing a series of election rallies in support of BJP candidates in the state on the last day of the campaign, he said only BJP could turn Hyderabad into Bhagyanagar. “Hyderabad […]

KCR worked only for himself and people close to him: Sonia

Hyderabad: UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi lashed out at Telangana’s TRS government, saying it neglected dalits, tribals, minorities, women and students with Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao working only for himself and those close to him. She also said the development that was expected following the creation of Telangana did not happen under Rao. “Chief Minister […]

Oops! Kajal Agarwal grabbed & kissed during teaser release event

Hyderabad: At a time when MeToo movement is gaining momentum in India, cinematographer of Telugu movie ‘Kavacham’, Chota K Naidu, has courted a controversy by kissing Kajal Agarwal on stage during the teaser release event of the movie in Daspalla, Hyderabad. The vulgar act came as a surprise for everyone present at the event as […]

IIT-Hyderabad students win Samsung Innovation Awards

New Delhi: Seven IIT-Hyderabad students won the 2018 Samsung Innovation Awards for developing a self-learning bot, a low-cost platform for personal healthcare and a smartphone-based early detection method for oral cancers. They were chosen out of the 22 teams who submitted entries. The winning projects were selected for their degree of implementation, prototype implementation, final […]

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Opposition alliance has neither leader nor policy: Amit Shah

Hyderabad: BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday said that the grand alliance of the opposition parties neither has a leader nor a policy and its only agenda is to remove Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said that Congress President Rahul Gandhi was neither acceptable as a PM candidate to other leaders of his parties, nor to […]

Rs 10 crore seized from car in poll-bound Telangana

Hyderabad: In a major haul, police in Telangana on Friday seized Rs 10 crore cash from a car. The cash was seized during checking of vehicles by the police in Adilabad district of Telangana, which is going to polls on December 7. Several wads of currency notes, all in Rs 500s, were recovered from the […]

2nd Test: India crush West Indies by 10 wickets, win series 2-0

Hyderabad: India won the Test series 2-0 by registering a comfortable 10-wicket victory over the West Indies in the second Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International stadium here on Sunday. Chasing a paltry 72-run target, openers Prithvi Shaw (33 not out) and KL Rahul (33 not out) guided India home with ease in just 16.1 […]

2nd Test: India bowled out at 367 runs, lead by 56 runs vs West Indies

Hyderabad: Riding on some top-class bowling, West Indies wrapped up India at 367 runs in their first innings at the Rajiv Gandhi international stadium here on Sunday. Resuming the third day at 308/4, the hosts lost five wickets in quick succession before Ravichandran Ashwin (35) and Shardul Thakur (4 not out) added 28 runs for […]

2nd Test: Rahane, Pant revive India on Day 2

Hyderabad: India rode on a defiant 146-run fifth wicket stand between half-centurions Ajinkya Rahane and Rishabh Pant to reach 308/4 and more importantly cut down the deficit to just 3 runs at stumps on Day 2 of the second cricket Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Saturday. At close of play, both Pant […]

2nd Test: Windies fightback against Indian bowlers after Tea

Hyderabad: West Indies rode on excellent half centuries by Roston Chase and skipper Jason Holder to recover from a middle order collapse and post a healthy 295/7 against India at stumps on the opening day of the second cricket Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Friday. Chase (98 not out) and tail-ender […]

2nd Test: India aim to be ruthless, WI seek redemption

Hyderabad: India’s ruthless home run is unlikely to be challenged when the team takes on a below-par West Indies in the second Test Friday in what threatens to be another lopsided contest. After the hosts won the first Test by a record innings and 272 runs, there are hardly any signs that there will be […]

Centre uses banks to violate states' space: Ex-RBI Governor

Hyderabad: The Central government uses banks as a weapon to penetrate into jurisdiction of states, said former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Y.V. Reddy on Saturday. He said by controlling the banking system, the government of India is having access to extra budgetary resources or unaccountable resources to penetrate into the policies which it […]

10 migrant labourers rescued while being taken to Hyderabad

Bolangir: Ten migrant labourers including three children were rescued by the Khaprakhol police in Bolangir district while being trafficked to Hyderabad last evening. As per reports, the rescued labourers are residents of Bargarh district and were being taken to Hyderabad of Telangana with the help of a middleman to work at a brick kiln. On […]

Angry over delay in serving food, youth kills mother

Hyderabad: Angry over the delay in serving the food, a youth killed his mother with a cricket bat and injured his sister here, police said on Thursday. The incident occurred in Nandinagar in Banjara Hills on Monday but came to light on Thursday after N. Sakkubai (55) succumbed to her injures in a hospital. According […]

Toll in Telangana bus tragedy mounts to 61

Hyderabad: The death toll in Tuesday’s bus tragedy in Telangana rose to 61 with three passengers succumbing to their injuries on Wednesday. As many as 58 people were killed when an overcrowded bus of state-owned Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) plunged into a gorge near Kondagattu in Jagtial district, about 190 km from Hyderabad, […]

45 killed as bus falls into gorge in Telangana

Hyderabad: In a ghastly tragedy, 45 people were killed and more than 20 others injured when a state-run bus fell into a gorge in Telangana’s Jagtial district on Tuesday, police said. The bus belonging to the Telangana State Road Transport Corp (TSRTC) fell off Kondagattu Ghat Road while returning from Anjaneya Swamy temple atop Kondagattu […]

Another accused convicted in Hyderabad twin blast case

Hyderabad: A court here on Monday convicted a third accused in the 2007 Hyderabad twin bomb blasts which had claimed 42 lives while the other two convicts are likely to be sentenced later in the day. The Second Metropolitan Sessions Court held Tariq Anjum, an alleged operative of the Indian Mujahideen (IM), guilty for providing […]

India to host FIBA 3x3 World Tour Masters event

Hyderabad: The first ever FIBA 3×3 World Tour Masters event in the country, Hyderabad Masters is scheduled to begin here on September 22, it was announced on Tuesday. Hyderabad Masters is the seventh stage of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour and it is the first time an international 3×3 basketball tournament is being played in […]

Two convicted in 2007 Hyderabad twin blast case

Hyderabad: A court here on Tuesday convicted two alleged Indian Mujahideen (IM) operatives in the 2007 Hyderabad twin bomb blasts which had claimed 42 lives. Two other accused were acquitted while the fate of a fifth accused will be decided next week. The Second Metropolitan Sessions Court held Anique Shafiq Syed and Akbar Ismail Choudhary […]

Gold tiffin box, artefacts stolen from Nizam's Museum

Hyderabad: A gold tiffin box weighing two kilogram, a cup, saucer, and spoon studded with rubies, diamonds and emeralds were stolen from Nizam’s Museum in Hyderabad, police said on Monday. Burglars allegedly broke into the museum located in Purani Haveli in the old city of Hyderabad late on Sunday night. The museum authorities lodged a […]

Very less time to prepare but hope to do better at Asiad: Sindhu

Hyderabad: P V Sindhu believes Indian shuttlers haven’t got enough time to prepare for the Asian Games but expects the team to deliver more than just the one bronze medal claimed in the 2014 edition. Indian women’s team had won a bronze medal at Incheon four years ago and Sindhu hoped they can change the […]

Hyderabad mosque welcomes non-Muslims to witness 'namaz'

Hyderabad: Standing on a balcony, a group of non-Muslims including women watched Muslims offer prayers at a mosque here which formally opened its doors for people of all faiths. It was an opportunity for followers of different religions to know how a mosque looks from the inside and how Muslims offer ‘namaz’. Visitors including heritage […]

Mentally disabled twins killed by uncle in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: In a shocking incident, mentally disabled twins were killed by their maternal uncle here, who wanted to relieve his sister from the hardships of looking after the them, police said on Saturday. Srijana Reddy and her twin brother Vishnuvardhan Reddy, both aged 12, were strangulated to death by Mallikarjun Reddy in his rented house […]

Hyderabad scientist arrested for sexually harassing Dalit student

Hyderabad: Hyderabad Police on Saturday arrested a senior scientist at the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) here for sexually harassing a Dalit student. K. Bhaskarachary (58), who was suspended by NIN last month, was arrested by police and later produced before a court, which sent him to judicial custody. Police said the scientist was booked […]