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Cops sensitise people on law & order in villages

Feb 23,2019 , 11:49 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Police have started special awareness camps in rural areas in view of the forthcoming Assembly elections as unruly elements are likely to raise their ugly heads by taking advantage of the election fever and scope for factional rivalries to rise again

Voters’ enrollment, names verification drive today

Feb 23,2019 , 11:47 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Collector Md Imtiaz on Saturday called upon people to visit 3,968 polling stations set up in the district on Sunday for verification of their names and enrollment of new voters, who have crossed 18 years of age

Jyothi murder: Police arrest Chenchu Srinu, Pawan

Feb 23,2019 , 11:43 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Urban Superintendent of Police Ch Vijaya Rao said that Chenchu Srinu, the prime accused in Angadi Jyothi murder case, eliminated her when she mounted pressure on him to marry her

Muslim leaders against Jaleel Khan’s daughter

Feb 23,2019 , 11:39 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Vijayawada West MLA Jaleel Khan is getting stiff resistance from TDP Muslim leaders on his efforts to get ticket for his daughter Shabana Khatoon, who is aspiring to contest upcoming Assembly elections from West Assembly constituency

Constable recruitment drive held in kadapa

Feb 23,2019 , 11:37 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
On the second day of constable recruitment drive, 638 job aspirants attended the physical and fitness tests on Saturday

Brahmin coop society becomes saviour to TTD Potu workers

Feb 23,2019 , 11:33 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh Brahmin CoOperative Credit Society APBCCS Limited becomes a saviour to TTD Potu workers, who are in dire need of financial support, to meet the education, health and other requirements of their families

Vratam book in English released in Tirumala

Feb 23,2019 , 11:30 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The English version of Sri Venkateswara Vratakalpam released in Tirumala by a Srivari Devotee Sudhakar Pillai

SPMVV hostel inching towards self-sufficiency

Feb 23,2019 , 11:27 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The hostel staff of Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam SPMVV were stood by example by taking up vegetable cultivation with zeal They have been cultivating various vegetables and leafy greens in about one acre by using only organic fertilisers

‘Smugglers not leaving even roots of red sanders’

Feb 23,2019 , 11:24 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The Red Sanders AntiSmuggling Task Force RSASTF personnel recovered 8 red sanders logs that were left behind by smugglers while escaping from the combing party in the forest area of Nagapatla East range in Chandragiri mandal, in the early hours on Saturday

Collector PS Pradyumna inspects engg colleges to keep EVMs

Feb 23,2019 , 11:20 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
In the view of ensuing Assembly and Lok Sabha elections, District Collector PS Pradyumna, Joint Collector PS Girisha, Tirupati Urban SP KKN Anburajan and District SP Vikrant Patil jointly inspected various engineering colleges in and around of Tirupati as well as Chittoor city on Saturday

Kishore, Aneesha get nod to contest in polls

Feb 23,2019 , 11:13 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Chief Minister and TDP Supremo N Chandrababu Naidu has finalised the candidatures of N Aneesha Reddy from Punganur and N Kishore Kumar Reddy from Piler

Ganja cultivation goes unabated in Araku agency

Feb 23,2019 , 11:10 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
As the demand for ganja has been increasing steadily, the leaders in Agency areas are targeting jobless youth including women and deploying them in cultivating ganja on the sloppy hills

Poll Season : Excise dept to come hard on liquor sales

Feb 23,2019 , 11:07 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Prohibition and excise department is taking all steps to control flow of unlimited liquor in the ensuing elections

Yerrannaidu’s services to Srikakulam lauded

Feb 23,2019 , 11:04 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Former Union minister K Yerrannaidu dedicated for welfare of poor and worked hard for the development of backward Srikakulam district, said Transport Minister K Atchannaidu and MP K Rammohan Naidu

Music has power to ignite people’s mind: Sastry

Feb 23,2019 , 11:02 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Music can act as a stress buster in todays exhaustive and stressful lives of students, said IVL Sastry, Founder and Chancellor of Sangeeta Janakulam at the twoday national seminar on Global Perspectives of Veena, which was concluded here on Saturday in Visakhapatnam

Sea trade to Nepal gathers pace from Visakhapatnam Port

Feb 23,2019 , 10:57 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The sea trade business for Nepal is slowly increasing from Visakhapatnam Port Trust after declaring the Port as the second gateway to Nepal after the Kolkata port

Congress, TDP alliance hurt me a lot: Kruparani

Feb 23,2019 , 10:53 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The Congress and TDP are rivals from the beginning and the TDP launched by founder NT Rama Rao was against the Congress but the two parties, now, joined hands which hurt me a lot, said former Union minister and Congress leader Dr K Kruparani

‘Clear all pending dues to SHG members’

Feb 23,2019 , 10:21 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
With the general elections are around the corner, the State government has directed all the welfare departments particularly the District Rural Development Authority DRDA to clear all the pending dues to Self Help Group SHG members

A destination for global investments

Feb 24,2019 , 01:16 AM IST | Business
Hyderabad Airport City being developed by diversified GMR Group in the vicinity of the sprawling Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is fast becoming an ideal destination investments and ultramodern landscape, making its presence felt in the State of Telangana GMR is developing this Indias newest business leisure destination which offers an integrated ecosystem covering theme based, anchorled

This school girl’s startup creating waves

Feb 24,2019 , 01:11 AM IST | Business
AgriVeda, a Hyderabadbased agriculture startup, recently raised 8 lakh Rs 57 crore and undoubtedly, it is one of few startups from the City of Pearls, which could raise such a significant amount of funds But the better part of the story is that it was founded in 2017 by a sixthgrade student, Yukta Raghavendra The 11yearold CEO of Nirmoha Pvt Ltd, which owns the startup, has come out with

Be invested long for better returns

Feb 24,2019 , 01:03 AM IST | Business
The other day my friend has just made a new milestone in life He published his first book, he is a tad over 30 and I know hes brimming with many in head, maybe he would end up writing at least 10 in before he turns 60 So, after the launch over the dinner, his mom asked him to stay in the present to not just enjoy but relist the success But he seemed to be restless and planning to think of what

Land, a vital factor for attracting investments

Feb 24,2019 , 12:52 AM IST | Business
The availability and usability of land to many investment sectors are essential, and yet these are areas that do not get the attention they deserve while making investment decisions and formulating policies In the Indian context, this issue assumes greater importance, given the problems related to land that businesses and investors have faced in the past Regardless, some fundamental questions mu

Gen Y take ‘dark’ route to success

Feb 23,2019 , 11:15 PM IST | Cinema
After Tamil superstars like Rajnikanth Robot, Vikram Inkokkadu and Surya24 now its the turn of gennext Telugu stars to don roles with negative shades to showcase their hitherto unknown side and expand their fan base Breaking a new ground is noneotherthan crazy star Nani who is set to showcase his evil side in his upcoming film with Mohana Krishna Indraganti after attaining the image of

Glad not caught in image trap

Feb 23,2019 , 11:09 PM IST | Cinema
Actress Pallavi Sharda says she is glad that she did not get caught up in the archetype of the Bollywood heroine Being versatile has always been what is interesting to me Early on in my Hindi film career, people wanted to pigeonhole me into an understandable, manageable, quantifiable thing, Pallavi told IANS

Sexism not just confined to film industry: Vidya Balan

Feb 23,2019 , 11:02 PM IST | Cinema
Bollywood actress Vidya Balan who is making her debut as a radio jockey with a new show that talks about various social topics including sexism, bullying, body shaming etc on Friday said that sexism is a common phenomenon worldwideAsked about being an actress in Bollywood and if success helped her to make the journey easier or the pertaining sexism was still an obstacle, Vidya told the media her

No problem doing multi-starrers: Riteish Deshmukh

Feb 23,2019 , 10:55 PM IST | Cinema
Apart from being multistarrers, there is another common thread which binds films like Masti, Housefull, Malamaal Weekly, Dhamaal and Apna Sapna Money Money together actor Riteish DeshmukhHaving started his career over 16 years ago with the standalone film Tujhe Meri Kasam, Riteish has mostly featured in multistarrers And he has no qualms about it Why should I have any problem

Kesari piques interest in Battle of Saragarhi

Feb 23,2019 , 10:51 PM IST | Cinema
With over 20 million views in 24 hours since its release, the trailer of Akshay Kumars Kesari has piqued interest about the historic Battle of Saragarhi of 1897The September 12, 1897 battle, in the NorthWest Frontier Province now KhyberPakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, is distinct as 21 Sikhs of the 36th Sikh Regiment now the 4th Battalion of the Sikh Regiment of British India, defended an army pos

I’m not ambitious: Kareena Khan

Feb 23,2019 , 10:46 PM IST | Cinema
Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan says she does not have ambitions like Priyanka Chopra, considered one of the popular global iconsOn the finale episode of Star Worlds talk show Koffe With Karan 6, Kareena and Priyanka took to the couch and spoke about different aspects of their lives

Inter-state burglary gang busted in Cyberabad

Feb 24,2019 , 02:30 AM IST | Crime
The Cyberabad police on Saturday claimed to have busted an interstate burglary gang which broke into an Amazon warehouse recently in Kompally under Petbasheerabad police station limits and stole 120 highend mobiles, all worth about Rs 16 lakhs During a joint operation with SOT of Balanagar, the Petbasheerabad police arrested five out of seven suspects

A message needs to be conveyed to Pak

Feb 24,2019 , 12:48 AM IST | My Voice
There is no doubt that lack of action to such a grave provocation like Pulwama terror attack on CRPF convoy would be seen as a sign of weakness amongst the decisionmakers in Pakistan Both Kargil and the surgical strike provide a model for a calibrated but sharp action from our part to stem the increasing lethality of crossborder terrorism

Modi wave, a thing of past

Feb 24,2019 , 12:39 AM IST | My Voice
Climbdown, aboutturn, volteface no matter what you call it, political parties are doing it all rather briskly in the countdown to the Lok Sabha elections After years of animosity and bitterness, the Shiv Sena has stitched a prepoll alliance with the BJP for the parliamentary and Assembly battles in Maharashtra Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, who had announced last year that his party would hav

Naidu pushing AP into economic crisis

Feb 24,2019 , 12:36 AM IST | My Voice
Despite the States poor financial situation, the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister is going on announcing a spree of sops The white paper on State finances and economic growth left with revenue deficit of Rs 16, 078 crore attributed to the unscientific and unjust bifurcation of united Andhra Pradesh The SocioEconomic Survey of 201718 says the States public debt has gone up to Rs 2, 25, 234 crore

Science education should be encouraged

Feb 24,2019 , 12:27 AM IST | My Voice
We are happy that India stands at the fifth position in the number of scientific publications as revealed by the Department of Science and Technology during the Global Research and Development Summit But right now, there are many gaps and loopholes in the science education Science is the systematic process of study in intellectual method of learning, which is scarce in our science education

Modi’s Seoul visit will strengthen ties between India, S Korea

Feb 24,2019 , 12:22 AM IST | My Voice
Prime Minister Narendra Modis visit to Seoul is reflective of the importance of relationship between the two countries He arrived in Seoul on Thursday on a twoday visit to strengthen strategic ties between India and South Korea

Growing women power in Indian armed forces

Feb 24,2019 , 12:10 AM IST | My Voice
The recent announcement by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to recruit 20 per cent women in the corpse of military police comes as a positive step towards women empowerment and will be a morale booster to women wanting to join armed forcesAs of now, the Indian Army has 380 of its work force as women, the Air Force has 1309 and the Navy 6 per cent The women are recruited in defence only i

Our fight is for Kashmir, not against Kashmiris

Feb 24,2019 , 01:55 AM IST | National
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the countrys fight was for Kashmir and not against the state as he condemned the attacks on Kashmiris in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attackPaying tributes to the CRPF jawans killed in the terror attack, Modi said at a rally in Rajasthans Tonk that it was of utmost importance to take along the youth of Kashmir in the battle against terrorism

Netaji’s spirit pervades museum in Red Fort

Feb 24,2019 , 12:11 AM IST | National
History echoes from these walls, the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose museum in Delhis Red Fort informs its visitors as they enter the reclaimed barrack building where brave soldiers of the Indian National Army INA, fighting for an undivided and free India, were once courtmartialled and tried for treason by the British over 73 years ago

Part of dilapidated building collapses in Delhi

Feb 24,2019 , 12:08 AM IST | National
A portion of a dilapidated building collapsed in central Delhis Karol Bagh area on Saturday, an official from the Delhi Fire Service said

Sisodia alleges graft under L-G's nose

Feb 24,2019 , 12:05 AM IST | National
The ruling AamAadmiParty and the opposition BharatiyaJanata Party traded barbs at each other in the Assembly on Saturday over alleged corruption

Naga students seek prompt ‘solution’

Feb 24,2019 , 12:00 AM IST | National
Scores of students belonging to the Naga Students Union Delhi NSUD held a protest rally on Saturday in the national capital demanding immediate political solution to the twodecadeold Naga peace talks

Financially troubled man strangulates son to death

Feb 23,2019 , 11:57 PM IST | National
A man allegedly strangulated his sixyearold son to death at his rented accommodation in Rohini on Saturday and claimed that he did it due to financial trouble, police said

Vadra moves Delhi court : Seeking copy of documents with ED

Feb 23,2019 , 11:53 PM IST | National
Robert Vadra, facing Enforcement Directorate ED probe in cases of alleged money laundering, moved an application in a Delhi court on Saturday, seeking a copy of documents seized by the agency in a raid conducted at his offices in 2018

Finances of SCS States vis-à-vis non SCS States

Feb 24,2019 , 12:01 AM IST | Opinion
The objective of this article is to examine the finances of State governments enjoying the Special Category Status SCS and those that are not having it or denied deliberately There has been a demand from States like Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Bihar, Odisha and many others for the grant of this status, in view of the purported advantages and benefits

Fiscal deficit AP sees spree of populist schemes

Feb 23,2019 , 11:39 PM IST | Opinion
Andhra Pradesh is facing a peculiar situation regarding debt and liabilities The residuary State is left with a lower revenue base but much higher commitments, resulting in the persistence of revenue deficit from 201415 onwards, according to recently released White Paper on State finances and economic growth details But, the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu with an eye on forth

Pulwama: A scribe and a politician first to speak up

Feb 23,2019 , 11:28 PM IST | Opinion
Prem Shankar Jhas column in The Wire caused my mind to wander in an unlikely direction Kanpur riots soon after the demolition of Babari Masjid Jhas piece headlined In Pulwama, Narendra Modi has found the trigger he needed before 2019 elections must be read keeping in mind that he was the first to push the barricades

The master storyteller!

Feb 24,2019 , 01:46 AM IST | Sunday Hans
Shelton Jackson popularly known as Spike Lee is a multifaceted Hollywood personality He dons the hats of director, actor, writer and producer Spikes production company 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks produced over 35 movies since 1983 Spike has also acted in 10 of his own films

Keith Sequeira returns to anchoring

Feb 24,2019 , 01:36 AM IST | Sunday Hans
He will be seen anchoring a show for the Australia tour of India, 2019, starting from SundayI have always been passionate about sports In fact, I have done cricket anchoring earlier in my career When the biggest aggregator in the digital space comes to you with something you love so much, theres no way of turning it down, Keith said in a statement

Vaidya in web series with references to US politics

Feb 24,2019 , 01:33 AM IST | Sunday Hans
Actor Omi Vaidya of 3 Idiots fame will be seen in a web series that will touch upon US politics and issues that Indian Americans faceThe upcoming Eros Now original web series titled Metro Park is an urban comedy but it will also deal with US politics

Up close & personal with Vijay

Feb 24,2019 , 01:28 AM IST | Sunday Hans
Movies and their dialogues have always inspired the film buff inside us This stands true for south sensation Vijay Devarakonda as well The superstar, on the third season of Signature Masterclass, hosted by Viu in a big reveal discusses how the cult Sabka badla lega Faizal dialogue had a crucial part of play in the release of Pelli Choopulu

Murakami showcases ‘Gyatei2’ at annual Oscar bash

Feb 24,2019 , 01:24 AM IST | Sunday Hans
Japanese artist Takashi Murakami will showcase his artworks at the Gagosian Gallerys annual Oscar bash The show, that started on February 21 will continue through till April 13, is Murakamis first solo exhibition with the gallery

Treading a new path

Feb 24,2019 , 01:18 AM IST | Sunday Hans
After years of performing on concert platforms as a soloist and as well as accompanying famous dancers as a vocalist, Sweta Prasad, a muchrespected Carnatic musician has decided to begin her own organisation Last week, she inaugurated her own institution PRAAVINYA with a function titled VakGeyam, which showcased her vocal concert

Bharat Rang Mahotsav concludes

Feb 24,2019 , 01:14 AM IST | Sunday Hans
Japanese artist Takashi Murakami will showcase his artworks at the Gagosian Gallerys annual Oscar bash The show, that started on February 21 will continue through till April 13, is Murakamis first solo exhibition with the gallery

The voices unheard

Feb 24,2019 , 01:08 AM IST | Sunday Hans
Poet, writer Afsar Mohammeds book The Festival of Pirs Popular Islam and Shared Devotion in South India was a result of extensive research and documents the festival of Muharram in the Telugu States

The state of the planet

Feb 24,2019 , 01:03 AM IST | Sunday Hans
I am always being asked by people, Why is a spiritual leader, a yogi, planting trees Unfortunately, in human minds, we have compartmentalised our life in such a way that we are breaking up one and hoping that the other will live

Fortnite World Cup to feature $130m prize

Feb 24,2019 , 12:59 AM IST | Sunday Hans
The details of the first Fortnite World Cup have been announced by developer Epic Games After 10 online qualifiers, the finals will be held in New York from July 2628, where the top 100 solo players and the top 50 twoperson teams from around the world will compete for a prize pool of more than 30m The top solo player at the end of a weekend of battle will earn 3m

Nellore boy makes PUBG Telugu Anthem

Feb 24,2019 , 12:53 AM IST | Sunday Hans
ith the advent of technology video games have crossed leaps andbounds The high graphics games, which were only limited to consoles and computers, have now made a way into your mobile

Government jobs are back!

Feb 24,2019 , 12:45 AM IST | Sunday Hans
Subbu came to me with a serious face I am worried, he said We have a health issue I asked him if he needed to see a doctor Subbu said he did not want to see the doctor He had seen the morning news and got the fright of his life

A revelry called salary day!

Feb 24,2019 , 12:40 AM IST | Sunday Hans
The story of an average salaried man is simpleDay 1 of every month, he waits for the click of the message arriving in his inbox That sound which is the most musical in its melody for it is loaded with the salary, a sound that promises solutions to every problem in the worldWell, the promise doesnt necessarily mean it will be kept and we shall come to that later

Renowned Hindi author Namvar Singh dies at 92

Feb 24,2019 , 12:36 AM IST | Sunday Hans
Marking the end of an era, Hindi literary stalwart, poet and critic Namvar Singh passed away on Tuesday night at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences AIIMS in New Delhi following a monthlong illness He was 92

How 'Globotics' will change work life!

Feb 24,2019 , 12:30 AM IST | Sunday Hans
The book is written in simple, accessible language, is footnoted with appropriate references and explanations, wherever required, and makes for an engaging read saket suman

Bid to expose fabricated news

Feb 24,2019 , 12:25 AM IST | Sunday Hans
Misinformation has been weaponised in recent times with the objective of sowing the seeds of division, prejudice and hate among citizens, says Pratik Sinha, who has edited a riveting volume of essays that aims to present the real picture

‘No substitute for great storytelling’

Feb 24,2019 , 12:20 AM IST | Sunday Hans
Publishing ones first novel is often more complicated than what the process may seem but Neel Mullick, whose Dark Blossom endorsed by veteran writer Ruskin Bond has just hit the stands, says that there is no substitute for great storytelling

Beverly Hills most sought after wine spots

Feb 24,2019 , 12:16 AM IST | Sunday Hans
From secret underground hotel wine cellars to 12,000 bottles of wine, Beverly Hills has some rare finds packed into its sixsquare mile radius Read why wine connoisseurs will travel whatever distance it takes to sip wine in 90210

Abu Dhabi to host special Olympics

Feb 24,2019 , 12:13 AM IST | Sunday Hans
Abu Dhabi is geared up to host the first ever Special Olympics World Games 2019 from March 1421 Meet the determined minds in the vibrant, innovative city of Abu Dhabi as 7500 inspiring special Olympics athletes from 129 nations will arrive in the United Arab Emirates to participate in the most unified games ever held

A cradle of Mahayana Buddhism

Feb 24,2019 , 12:06 AM IST | Sunday Hans
As an enthusiastic traveller, I had been lucky to have visited many of the significant monuments of Buddhism across India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Thailand and Bangladesh These excavated monuments are usually known as Bouddha Stupa or Maha Chaitya or great sanctuary

Transform your home instantly

Feb 24,2019 , 12:01 AM IST | Sunday Hans
If your home is due for a design update but you have a limited budget and even less time, then we have some home dcor ideas to help you start You can tackle each of these decorating ideas in one day, even though the results will look like it took way longer to pull off

Don’t just age gracefully, age beautifully!

Feb 23,2019 , 11:50 PM IST | Sunday Hans
Age is no longer what it used to be Getting older doesnt mean decline or despair Its a reason for celebration After all, with age comes experience, wisdom, peace and a certain level of respect and expertise

White Love

Feb 23,2019 , 11:38 PM IST | Sunday Hans
Winter has come and gone, and summer in on the anvil, which means its finally time to dress up in this seasons allwhite trend Whether youre headed for a beach or the city streets, theres something about this allwhite ensemble that keeps things simple, yet chic, and is an easy way to look fresh all season long

Bringing Afghani cuisine to Hyderabad

Feb 23,2019 , 11:35 PM IST | Sunday Hans
Born in Afghanistan and settled in Hyderabad, Habib Safi in order to give people the authentic taste of Afghani cuisine started the restaurant Ariana By Safi A dry fruit merchant Habib, who hails from Herat, the second largest city in Afghanistan, partnered with compatriot and business partner Abdul Malik Sayed, who shuttles from Dubai to Hyderabad

Strive for a healthy lifestyle

Feb 23,2019 , 11:31 PM IST | Sunday Hans
Just like a smoker faces a possible future of emphysema and lung cancer, if you neglect healthy eating habits you not only face a possible future of being overweight or obese, you also run the risk of depression, heart disease, diabetes, cancer, bowel complications and much more

Cactus, the new superfood

Feb 23,2019 , 11:28 PM IST | Sunday Hans
Cactus is one of the healthiest foods that you can include in your daily diet The crop from the arid region is abundant with health benefits Chevella Farms, a social enterprise, which aims to help farmers and create employment for rural women introduces Nopales Cactus, a valuable crop, especially for food and livestock feed in dryland areas

Creating a perfect combination of flavours

Feb 23,2019 , 11:24 PM IST | Sunday Hans
Celebrity chef Ranveer Brar in a freewheeling chat talks about the stint in the cooking world, favourite cooking ingredient and more

Be high on life

Feb 23,2019 , 11:20 PM IST | Sunday Hans
You dont drink alcohol You must be such a loser Please, I have to drink How much alcohol can I consume per week

The musical odyssey

Feb 23,2019 , 11:15 PM IST | Sunday Hans
Music permeates nature The rustle of leaves, cascading streams, the buzz of insects and songs of birds, an intrinsic part of natures symphony are there to be enjoyed if we care to listen For those who live and breathe music, natures sounds, unheard melodies and even normal conversations are an extension of mellifluous sound embellished by musical notes

Eatala rebuts Oppn charges against govt

Feb 24,2019 , 02:57 AM IST | Telangana
Health Minister Eatala Rajender brushed aside the charges of the opposition benches that the State government has presented the voteonaccount budget with an eye on the ensuing parliament electionsReplying to the discussion on the budget in the State Legislative Council here on Saturday, he said, reasons for presenting voteonaccount budget have been given in the budget speech

New tech to curb malpractices & irregularities: Akun Sabharwal

Feb 24,2019 , 02:47 AM IST | Telangana
The Civil Supplies Department with new technology was taking steps to curb malpractices and irregularities The department was introducing eweighing machines at godowns with capacity of 5 tons and also Paddy Filling Machines at few Paddy Procurement Centers PPCs on pilot project from ensuing Rabi season From next Kharif season, they will be implemented at Statewide godowns and PPCs

Rachakonda She Teams book 64 cases against eve-teasers

Feb 24,2019 , 02:39 AM IST | Telangana
In the last six weeks Rachakonda SHE Teams booked 64 cases against eveteasers Of them, the police filed FIR in 31 cases and disposed of 25 other cases as petty cases A total of 64 persons, including 17 minors, were arrested, according ot the police All the accused attended the counselling session conducted by Rachakonda SHE teams at Commissioners Camp office at LB Nagar along with their famil

Congress walks out of House over Speaker’s attitude

Feb 24,2019 , 02:35 AM IST | Telangana
The Congress staged a walkout from the Assembly on Saturday protesting the attitude of the Speaker P Srinivasa Reddy towards the opposition during the debate on bills The leader of the opposition Bhatti Vikramarka demanded the Speaker to adjourn the debate on the Telangana Panchayat Raj Amendment Bill He said that the bill has lot of implications for the state and it should be debated thoroughl

TRS will win 16 Lok Sabha seats: KTR

Feb 24,2019 , 02:13 AM IST | Telangana
Telangana Rashtra Samithi will begin preparatory meetings for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from March 1 The party will release schedule for the constituencywise meetings on Sunday In an informal chit chat with the media at TRS Legislature Party office on Saturday, TRS working president K T Rama Rao said the party would release schedule for the constituencywise preparatory meetings on Sunda

KCR to induct two women into cabinet after LS polls

Feb 24,2019 , 02:01 AM IST | Telangana
Putting opposition parties continuous fault finding over the injustice meted out to women on their representation in the state cabinet to rest, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Saturday declared that he will induct two women ministers in his cabinet soon The representation of women in the KCRs government in the first term was zero

BJP senior leader Baddam Balreddy passes away

Feb 24,2019 , 01:48 AM IST | Telangana
BJP Senior leader Baddam Balreddy 73 died at a private hospital in the city while undergoing treatment here on Saturday A threetime MLA from Karwan Assembly constituency, Balreddy, dearly called by his admirers as Golkonda Lion had laid a strong base for the party in the old city

Go vroom!

Feb 24,2019 , 01:41 AM IST | Telangana
We have reached one month old to 2019, and its already looking like a more promising TV year than 2018, thanks to a combination of new shows and returning favorites

Padma Rao all set to be Deputy Speaker

Feb 24,2019 , 01:34 AM IST | Telangana
TRS senior leader and former minister T Padma Rao Goud is all set to become Deputy Speaker of the newlyelected Telangana State Assembly Goud, who was one of the close aides of Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, on Saturday filed nomination for the post of Deputy Speaker His name was proposed by TRS working president and MLA KT Rama Rao and Animal husbandry minister T Srinivas Yadav