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Tag: Hyderabad

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 […]

IPL-Final: Chennai ride Watson ton to lift third IPL crown

Mumbai: Shane Watson was back to his brutal best as the opener’s scintillating unbeaten 117 runs helped Chennai Super Kings lift their third Indian Premier League (IPL) title, thrashing Sunrisers Hyderabad by eight wickets in the summit clash here on Sunday. Making a comeback after serving two years of a ban, the Yellow Brigade stood […]

BJP MP Bandaru Dattatreya's 21-year-old son dies of heart attack

Hyderabad: Former Union Minister and BJP parliamentarian Bandaru Dattatreya’s only son Bandaru Vaishnav, 21, died of a massive heart attack on Wednesday, family sources said. Vaishnav, a third year medical student, collapsed while having dinner with his family at their Ramnagar residence in Hyderabad on Tuesday. The youth was rushed to a private hospital in […]

Odia labourers death: Hyderabad firm pays compensation after protests

Bhadrak: A Hyderabad-based pipe manufacturing company paid Rs 9 Lakh ex-gratia each to the kin of the three deceased Odia labourers after the villagers of Baghanata under Chandbali police limits of Bhadrak district detained three ambulances sent by the company to hand over bodies. After detaining the ambulances for more than 36 hours, the vehicles […]

IKEA's first India store may open in Hyderabad next month

Hyderabad: Leading Swedish home furnishings retailer IKEA is likely to open its first India store here next month. The store, spread over 13 acres with a built up space of 4,00,000 square feet, will feature over 7,000 IKEA products of which almost 2,000 will be priced below Rs 200. John Achillea, IKEA Telangana Managing Director, […]

Ollywood actor Debu Bose hospitalized in critical condition

Bhubaneswar/Hyderabad: Veteran Ollywood actor Debu Bose was admitted to a private hospital in Hyderabad today and his condition is stated to be critical. He is currently on ventilator support at the hospital, informed his elder son Sarthak. Bose, who has survived two heart attacks in the past, was staying with his younger son in Hyderabad. […]

Hyderabad MBA student hangs self during video call with boyfriend

Hyderabad: An MBA student hanged herself during a video call with her boyfriend at a hostel in Hyderabad, police said on Sunday. The incident occurred at the private hostel in the city’s Kompally area on Saturday night. According to the police, Hanisha Chowdhary resorted to the extreme step while talking to her boyfriend Dakshit Patel. […]

61 faculty posts vacant at ESIC medical colleges; here details

The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), New Delhi has invited applications for faculty positions at its two medical colleges. Online applications have been invited for posts of Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor for ESIC PGIMSR and Medical College, Joka, Kolkata and ESIC Medical Colleges, Sanathnagar, Hyderabad. ESIC PGIMSR & Medical College, Joka, Kolkata: Name […]

Delhi beat NE Warriors in PBL

Hyderabad: Delhi Dashers jumped to the third spot of the Vodafone Premier Badminton League (PBL) as they defeated North Eastern Warriors 4-1 at the Gachibowli Stadium here on Wednesday. Delhi won three matches, including the Trump tie, to garner four points and swell their points tally to 15 that saw them rise to the third […]

Hyderabad startup develops police robot

Hyderabad: H-Bots Robotics, a Hyderabad-based startup, has developed a smart policing robot which can take complaints, detect bombs and identify suspects. The company on Friday launched the Beta version of the robot, which will now be tested on ground over the next six months before its commercial deployment in July next year. A completely indigenous […]

Student-run start-ups from Hyderabad win TiE competition

Hyderabad: Two student-run start-ups have won the inaugural edition of TiE GRAD business plan competition, a notification said on Monday. Law School 101 from NALSAR-Hyderabad and WCB from BITS Pilani-Hyderabad, won the competition organised by The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE). Students from 9 prestigious colleges of Telangana participated in TiE GRAD: Education to Entrepreneurship. Pradeep Mittal, […]

IIT Hyderabad recruitment: Apply for 114 non-faculty posts

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad has invited applications for recruitment into 114 non-faculty posts. Interested candidates are asked to  download the appropriate application form from the links given in recruitment section of the official website of IIT Hyderabad – www.iith.ac.in. The vacancies mentioned by the premier institute are: Network/systems administrator- 4 […]

IIIT-Hyd launches programme on artificial intelligence

Hyderabad: The International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H) today launched a programme on artificial intelligence and machine learning for technology professionals. The ‘Foundations for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning’ would be executed in association with TalentSprint, a technology-driven organisation involved in skill development. “Every corporate, every company is investing very heavily into artificial intelligence […]

Siraj, Iyer included in Indian squad for NZ T20Is

Mumbai: The BCCI’s selection panel inducted Hyderabad pacer Mohammed Siraj and Mumbai batsman Shreyas Iyer in the India squad for the three Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) against New Zealand. Veteran Ashish Nehra has been selected only for the first T20I in New Delhi. “Iyer has been prolific across formats — in first-class, one-dayers, T20 — he’s been […]

IndiGo forays into regional markets

New Delhi: Low-cost carrier IndiGo on Monday announced its foray into regional markets and the airline will begin ATR – short-haul regional airliner – operations between cities on its existing network of Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru, Mangaluru, Madurai and Nagpur and two new tier-II cities -Tirupati and Rajahmundry. With an aim to enhance connectivity to these […]

Cricket betting racket busted in Hyderabad; two held

Hyderabad: Police today said they have busted a cricket betting racket and apprehended two persons for their alleged involvement in it. The racket was busted by a team of the Commissioner s Task Force, North Zone, along with the Bowenpally police, an official statement said here. The sleuths took the duo into custody yesterday and […]

Shraddha felt 'at home' in Hyderabad

Mumbai: Actress Shraddha Kapoor has wrapped the first schedule of Prabhas-starrer “Saaho” in Hyderabad with “bittersweet feelings”. Shraddha tweeted on Tuesday: “First schedule wrap on ‘Saaho’. Bittersweet feelings.Have had an amazing time shooting with a fabulous team. Felt so at home in Hyderabad.” “Saaho” is being made in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi. During her shoot […]

Odia boxers punch their way to Gold, 6 Bronze at Nat’l Sub-Jr in Hyderabad

Bhubaneswar: Seven boxers from Odisha brought laurels to the State following their participation at the 29th Sub Junior National Boxing Championship held in Hyderabad from September 27 to 30, 2017. The State team bagged a Gold and six Bronze medals in the event in five weight categories. While Anil Kumar Jena won Gold in the […]

Woman ends life days before marriage

Hyderabad:Three days before her marriage, an engineering student committed suicide here, police said on Thursday. Pujita, an M.Tech student, hanged herself at her house in Attapur. According to police, the woman ended her life when she was alone at home as her parents and other family members had gone for shopping. The body has been […]

Spanish Chemo Group sets up manufacturing facility in Hyderabad

 Hyderabad: Spanish healthcare MNC Chemo Group today inaugurated its oral solids dosage manufacturing and R&D facility here with an initial investment of Rs 100 crore. Chemo Group managing director Lucas Segman said the Indian arm of the group, Chemo India Formulation will be investing Rs 400-500 crore in the next four to five years. “With this […]

Man held for killing 13-year-old daughter over 'character'

Hyderabad: A man had been arrested for allegedly killing his 13-year-old daughter as he was suspicious about her “character” and opposed to her “hobby of singing” in Nalgonda district of Telangana, the police said today. The mother of the deceased girl has also been arrested for allegedly causing evidence to disappear. The incident occurred in […]

More optometrists required to address blindness ailments in India

Hyderabad: As many as 10 crore Indians suffering from blindness-related ailments have no access to a pair of glasses, mainly due to lack of optometrists in tier III and tier IV cities and villages, said an expert. India Vision Institute (IVI) CEO Vinod Daniel said that although the cost of a pair of glasses is […]

Exploited for months, migrant family returns home from Hyderabad

Bolangir: After 11 months of torture and exploitation, a migrant family of Titlagarh in Bolangir district has finally returned home from Hyderabad. The family from Siker village under Titlagarh block of the district had moved to Hyderabad to work in a brick kiln as labourers. The brick kiln owner had assured them to pay Rs […]

Reddy, Narendran shine at national racing meet

Sriperumbudur (Tamil Nadu): Anindith Reddy from Hyderabad and Coimbatore’s Arjun Narendran provided a thrilling finale to the third round of the Indian National Racing Championship here on Sunday. Yash Aradhya, a 14-year old schoolboy from Bengaluru, also grabbed attention by chalking up his maiden win. Reddy finished the weekend on a high by chalking up […]

Teachers wear helmets to highlight poor state of school building

Hyderabad: Teachers wearing helmets inside classrooms may not be a common sight but those in a government school in Shakarampet mandal of Medak district are putting on the headgear to protect themselves from the “dilapidated” building. The teachers of Zilla Parishad High School allege that despite repeated reminders to the authorities, no steps have been […]

New Air India flights to connect Bhubaneswar to Kolkata, Hyderabad

Bhubaneswar: Air India announced new flight services connecting Kolkata, Bhubaneswar and Hyderabad today. The to and fro flights will commence services from June 10. The Air India flight AI-779 will fly between Kolkata and Hyderabad via Bhubaneswar. The flight will begin at 9.05 am from Kolkata and reach Bhubaneswar at 10.20 am. It will again […]

EFLU alumni conduct free English language camp in Odisha's Kalahandi

English Language Training for the Rural Youth, a one month long free residential English language training programme, organised by English Support – An English Language Teaching Forum, was inaugurated at Dantenswari High School at Behera under Dharamgarh Block of Kalahandi district on May 13. It is the season 2 of the free English language training […]

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11 dead, 30 injured as Bhubaneswar-Hyderabad bus falls off a bridge in AP

Vijayawada/Bhubaneswar: In a tragic incident, 11 passengers including 2 from Odisha were killed and more than 30 injured when Hyderabad bound private bus from Bhubaneswar, met with an accident at Mulapadu under Telugunchi panchayat near Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh on National Highway-16 in the wee hours today. While the bus driver and the helper among […]

Bangladesh 103-3, need 356 runs to beat India in one-off Test

Hyderabad: Bangladesh face a big test of saving the one-off cricket Test as they reached 103 for three in their second innings after India set them a target of 459 on the penultimate day here on Sunday. Middle-order batsmen Mahmudullah (9) and Shakib Al Hasan (21) were at the crease when umpires disloged the bails […]

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140 Odia minors rescued from Andhra brick kiln

Hyderabad: As many as 140 minors, including girls, who were working at a brick kiln on the city outskirts, have been rescued today, police said. All the children belong to Odisha, they said. The minors, all below 18 years of age and some even aged between 7 and 8, were working in a brick manufacturing […]

Central team assesses swine flu situation in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: A central team of experts Thursday assessed the situation here arising out of the spread of swine flu, which has so far claimed 21 lives in Telangana. The three-member team headed by Additional Director General of Health Ashok Kumar visited state-run Gandhi Hospital, the nodal centre for dealing with swine flu cases. The team […]

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AP CM set to resign, meets Seemandhra legislators

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, who is upset over the Telangana bill being passed by the Lok Sabha, is all set to resign today...