Archive for: February, 2017


Hyderabad At least 10 passengers were drowned and several others injured when a private Volvo bus coming to Hyderabad from Bhubaneshwar met with a ghastly accident near Mullapadu village inKrishna district in the early hours of Tuesday. According to preliminary inquiry, the mishap occurred as the driver of the bus was in a sleepy and dozing condition while driving. The […]

Minister warns hospitals against needless surgical operations

Hyderabad Health & Medical Minister Dr C. Laxma Reddy today warned the hospitals of stern action in case they performed unnecessary operations. Speaking to mediapersons on Tuesday, the minister directed all the hospitals to submit their monthly reports on the operations performed by them every month. He also revealed that the State government was planning to set […]

Telangana tops economic growth: Etela

Hyderabad Stating that Telangana State occupied No. 1 place in the economic progress, Finance Minister Eatela Rajendar today exhorted the officials and employees of the State Treasury to strive to preserve the position.             Releasing the 2017 Diary brought out by State Treasury Employees’ Association here on Tuesday, the Finance Minister said the people in the State were elated […]

Cabinet panel favors distribution of 84 lakh sheep among 4 lakh families

Hyderabad The Cabinet Sub-Committee set up for the development of sheep and fisheries in the state has recommended the state government to distribute 84 lakh sheep worth Rs.5000 crore on 75 percent subsidy to the 4 lakh families living depending on rearing sheep in the state. The Cabinet Sub-Committee headed by Animal Husbandry Minister Talasani Srinivas […]

BJP resents Kodandaram demand for 12% quota to Muslims

Hyderabad BJP spokesperson Krishna Saagar Rao today strongly objected to the demand by Prof. Kodandaram to Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for implementing 12% reservations to Muslims. He also demanded Prof Kodandaram to clarify whether his demand was a collective decision of the JAC or a unilateral and hasty decision. In media statement here on Tuesday, the […]

Students protest against ABVP in Delhi University

New Delhi, Shouting “ABVP Go Back”, hundreds of students marched through Delhi University on Tuesday to denounce the RSS-affiliated body for attacking students, teachers and journalists in the campus. Some 2,000 students, both boys and girls, walked from Khalsa College at the edge of the university through the sprawling campus and later gathered at the […]

GST to come into effect from July 1: Das

New Delhi, The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be implemented from July 1 as all states have agreed on the implementation date, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said on Tuesday. “GST should be implemented by July 1. All states have agreed (on the date),” Das told reporters here. The government plans to get the […]

EPFO allows withdrawals from pension account without Aadhaar

Retirement fund body EPFO has allowed full and final withdrawal of funds by the subscribers from their pension account without providing Aadhaar number. “All those members filing claims for withdrawal of funds from their pension account would not be required to submit Aadhaar as mandated in an earlier order of the EPFO,” a senior official […]

Priyanka Gandhi will not campaign in UP elections: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Congress general secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday said that the party’s star campaigner Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will not campaign further in the Uttar Pradesh elections. Speaking to NDTV, Azad said that Priyanka had taken up “a role in election management that leaves her no time to campaign for the party.” The daughter of Congress […]

Iraqi troops make headway against Daesh in western Mosul

Iraqi government soldiers and their allied forces have made more achievements in their push to take back the western flank of the strategic northern city of Mosul from Takfiri Daesh militants. Commander of Nineveh Liberation Operation Lieutenant General Abdul Amir Rasheed Yarallah said soldiers from the 9th Armored Division had managed to recapture Tal al-Rumman village on the western outskirts of Mosul, Arabic-language al-Sumaria […]

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