Archive for: February, 2018

CM kept mum even as Centre ditched State

Hyderabad: Congress leader and former MP Ponnam Prabhakar today alleged that while the Telangana State was meted out gross injustice in the recent Union budget, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao remained unconcerned. Speaking to the media at Gandhi Bhavan here on Monday, Ponnam said the State government failed to fetch achieve projects like Bayyaram Steel Factory […]

City Panchayats, Municipalities in offing: KTR

Hyderabad: Municipal Administration Minister K T Rama Rao today said the State government has taken a decision to transform village panchayats with 15,000 population as city panchayats and municipalities. He said powers will be decentralized and adequate funds would be given for speedy development of towns and villages through municipalities and panchayats. Launching a Diary […]

Iran not to send pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for Umrah this year

Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance said the country will not send pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for Umrah (minor Hajj) this year. Seyed Abbas Salehi said the current conditions of the relations between Tehran and Riyadh do not allow for Iranians’ participation in Umrah pilgrimage. Umrah is an Islamic pilgrimage to the holy city […]

Pres. Rouhani: Iran has been civilisation before, after Islam

President Rouhani described the development of public transport and traffic control as a major factor in improving the environment, emphasising that the plan of modernising the public transport fleet is a major step by the government in improving the environment. Dr Hassan Rouhani attended the Conference on Modernisation of Public Transport and Job Creation on […]

SpaceX readies Falcon Heavy for first test flight on Tuesday

Washington: The much awaited first flight of SpaceX’s new heavy-lift rocket, Falcon Heavy, is set to take place on Tuesday, the company’s CEO, Elon Musk, has said. “Falcon Heavy remains go for launch at 1.30 pm on Tuesday,” Musk said in a tweet on Monday. When Falcon Heavy lifts off from NASA’s historic pad 39A […]

Bengaluru, DSK Shivajians to fight for final spot

Nagoa : Bengaluru FC and DSK Shivajians will face each other in their semi-final clash of the All India Football Federation (AIFF)-organised Nike Premier Cup at the Sports Complex here on Tuesday. Both teams qualified for the semi-finals after facing tough competition in the playoffs. Bengaluru pipped MSP Football Academy by the slightest of margins […]

RBI likely to hold interest rate at monetary policy review

Mumbai: With the annual retail inflation rate breaching the five per cent mark in December and going over the RBI’s median level of four per cent, the central bank is widely expected of keep its key interest rate on hold for the fourth time in succession at its final bi-monthly monetary policy review of 2017-18 slated […]

Only 3% corporate workers concerned about health: Assocham

New Delhi: Despite the increase in lifestyle diseases, only three per cent workers in the corporate sector are worried about their health, a survey by Assocham released on Monday said. People are not concerned about their health as “the majority of it (them) is hardly able to spare resources beyond meeting their daily needs and (due […]

Triple murder creates panic in Hyderabad

Hyderabad : A case of triple murder came to light from Hyderabad’s Jillelaguda area on Monday morning.  Harinder killed his wife Jyothi and two children. His son Abhijeet was 6-year-old and daughter Sahasra was 4-year-old.The police are suspecting that the wife was hit to a wall while the children were strangulated to death. “The police […]

‘Tortured’ by Husband, Mumbai Woman Takes to Twitter to Seek Police Help

Mumbai: A woman on Sunday through a video on Twitter sought police help against “torture” by her husband, an automobile businessman.  Police said they were looking into the matter and would take necessary action after investigations.In the video posted on Twitter by filmmaker Ashoke Pandit, the woman, a Khar resident, is seen weeping for “help […]

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