• Biryani in Banka: Migrants bring taste of Hyderabad home 04 Jul 2020 01:40 PATNA: In the middle of last month, when senior officials of Bihar’s Banka district administration met with a group of skilled migrants who had returned to the state from Telangana, they had a pleasant surprise — and a lot else — served to them. There was …
  • Dues: SCB members claim win, opponents dub it election stunt 04 Jul 2020 01:10 Secunderabad: While the ruling party members of the Secunderabad Cantonment Board (SCB) are claiming the assurance given by the state government to clear Rs 80 crore dues as a major victory, their opponents are dubbing it as an election stunt. On Friday, …
  • Everest Apt takes inclusive route to beat Covid-19 blues 03 Jul 2020 00:39 Hyderabad: Residents of Aparna Oosman’s Everest, Secunderabad, rose to the Covid-19 challenge instead of fearing the pandemic. Empathy towards fellow residents and staff of their society, hygiene, yoga, meditation, ensuring social distancing and safety …
  • No mobile testing, RT-PCR gives better result: Govt to HC 03 Jul 2020 00:39 Hyderabad: A day after Telangana high court pulled up the state government for failing to control the spread of coronavirus and misleading the court on the number of tests done, the government on Thursday said it has no plans to introduce mobile testing …
  • Eye on polls, TRS govt to release SCB’s dues 03 Jul 2020 00:39 SCB workers re-carpet a stretch of road in Vikaspuri Secunderabad: The TRS government seems to be getting ready for the SCB elections. Though the elections (scheduled to be held in February this year) were postponed, it appears the ruling TRS has set its …
  • Private players to begin rail passenger services by April 2023, will run only 5% of trains: Railways 02 Jul 2020 18:25 (Representative image) NEW DELHI: Private players will begin rail passenger services by April 2023, and they will run only five per cent of the Railways' total mail and express trains, the national transporter said on Thursday. Addressing a press …
  • Only 5% operations by private players in rlys: Chairman 02 Jul 2020 13:03 New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A day after the Indian Railways announced a major push for the private sector by inviting request for qualifications for passenger train operations on 109 pairs of routes through 151 modern trains, Railway Board Chairman V.K. Yadav …
  • Why we can’t easily wipe out China from India’s silk weaving industry 02 Jul 2020 12:44 Written by Shiny Varghese , Edited by Explained Desk | Published: July 2, 2020 5:03:31 pm Nearly 80 per cent of the silk threads that weavers use across the country come from China. File/PTI Photo At a time when Chinese goods are frowned upon and …
  • Migrant workers from Bihar head back to former workplaces 02 Jul 2020 08:13 With economic activities picking up in urban areas and better wage rates in cities, migrant workers are heading back to their former workplaces from different parts of Bihar. Trains from Bihar to various places such as Jamshedpur (Jharkhand), Ahmedabad ( …
  • SCB urges T to clear pending dues, discusses key projects 02 Jul 2020 01:06 Secunderabad: Citing the due property and service taxes, elected representatives of the Secunderabad Cantonment Board (SCB) have asked the state government to clear Rs 80 crore funds that have been pending for the past five years. At a high level meeting …
  • Dearth of customers forces traders in Malkajgiri to down shutters by 6 pm 02 Jul 2020 01:06 Secunderabad: Grocery shops, vegetable and fruit outlets, auto-mobile workshops and other stores in Malkajgiri municipal limits have started pulling down their shutter by 6 pm as the customer footfall continues to be low. Shopkeepers in Mallikarjun Nagar, …
  • Letter to BS: Extension of free food grain scheme is a welcome step 01 Jul 2020 20:19 Apropos “Govt extends free food grain scheme for poor till Nov” (July 1), the kind of hype that was created by some television news channels, it seemed that the Prime Minister was about to make some big announcements, but it all ended as a damp squib. …
  • Three held for stealing Ferrari from businessman in Secunderabad 01 Jul 2020 04:41 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Karkhana police on Tuesday arrested three persons for stealing a high-end Ferrari car worth Rs 2 crore from a businessman’s residence in Secunderabad. The trio were shifted to judicial remand. Karkhana Inspector P …
  • 47-km new railway line commissioned in Guntur 01 Jul 2020 04:31 By Express News Service GUNTUR: A new railway line between New Piduguralla–Savalyapuram for a distance of 46 km has been completed and commissioned for train operations. This new railway line is a part of Nadikudi– Srikalahasti new railway line project in …
  • GMM Pfaudler has entered into a binding term sheet with De Dietrich Process Systems India Pvt Ltd 30 Jun 2020 18:50 GMM Pfaudler Ltd (GMMP), a leading supplier of process equipment to the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, announced that it entered into a binding term sheet with De Dietrich Process Systems India Pvt. Ltd. ("DDPSI") for itemized sale of …
  • After Telangana Home Minister, now Dy Speaker tests positive for COVID-19 30 Jun 2020 06:02 Fuel price hike protest: Congress workers in Chattisgarh engage in spat T Padma Rao, Telangana Legislative Assembly Deputy Speaker, and his two children have tested positive for Covid-19. They have now been kept under home quarantine in Secunderabad. T …
  • Don’t panic if you sneeze! Could be flu, not COVID-19 30 Jun 2020 05:36 Express News Service HYDERABAD: With the ‘new normal’, experts see yesterday’s health concerns re-emerging, especially post-Covid-19. While Covid-19 continues to be a major contagion, experts advise to be watchful for influenza – a highly virulent …
  • 1st in India: T HC takes court to lawyers’ doors 30 Jun 2020 01:07 A mobile van equipped with videoconferencing facility was inaugurated by high court Chief Justice Raghvendra S...Read More HYDERABAD: In a first such initiative in the country, the Telangana high court has launched a mobile videoconference district court …
  • RWAs sanitise premises with own funds, buy machines 30 Jun 2020 01:06 Secunderabad: With a spike in Covid-19 cases in the city, residential welfare associations (RWAs) in Malkajgiri have taken up various safety measures, using their own funds. While the RWAs had knocked on the doors of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal …
  • Rickshaw, cab drivers head out of city 30 Jun 2020 01:06 Drivers going home wait outside Secunderabad railway station Hyderabad: Drivers of autorickshaws, taxis and app-based cab aggregators are leaving the city in droves as the lockdown has deprived them of their daily earnings and made repayment of loans, …
  • IRCTC terminates 500 hospitality supervisors on contract 29 Jun 2020 20:44 Written by Iram Siddique | Mumbai | Updated: June 29, 2020 11:37:07 pm Since a countrywide lockdown on March 23, nearly 1,200 long-distance passenger trains have remained suspended. Even with the present strength of 230 special trains, only pre-packed food …
  • Conduct at least 20000 tests in Hyderabad, Akbaruddin Owaisi tells Telangana health minister 29 Jun 2020 17:03 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: The AIMIM floor leader and leader of Opposition Akbaruddin Owaisi submitted a representation to State health minister Eatala Rajender requesting him to conduct over 20000 tests under the Hyderabad parliamentary …
  • Voluntary COVID-19 lockdown imposed at Secunderabad Cantonment 29 Jun 2020 07:11 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Gripped by fear over the increasing COVID-19 cases in the Secunderabad Cantonment area, its residents, on Sunday, began sealing areas and streets near cantonment zones, in an attempt to impose  a  voluntary lockdown. …
  • Nizam-era rail press closure deferred 29 Jun 2020 00:12 Hyderabad: The Railway Board, which decided to shut remaining printing presses across the country, including the Nizam-era printing press in Secunderabad, has deferred the closure by another six months. A decision to this effect has been taken after …
  • 695 stores get notice for sale of unstamped meat 29 Jun 2020 00:12 Hyderabad: Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) on Sunday served notices to 695 meat stores for selling unstamped meat. As per the norms, stores are allowed to sell meat procured only from notified slaughter houses. The same applies to hoteliers …
  • AOC roads shut after 10 +ve cases, detour for 3.5L 29 Jun 2020 00:11 Motorists stand before a civilian road closed by local military authority, towards Allahabad Gate on Sunday Secunderabad: Local military authorities at the Army Ordnance Corps (AOC) centre has blocked all four civilian roads Allahabad Gate, Wellington Road …
  • 14 new cases in district 28 Jun 2020 02:30 By Express News Service KOCHI:In what is viewed as bad tidings for the district, Ernakulam on Saturday witnessed 14 new positive cases. Raising concerns, a driver working at a private commercial establishment also tested positive for Covid-19 in the …
  • As cases surge, Malkajgiri locals told not to visit markets 28 Jun 2020 01:11 The weekly market at Dayanand Nagar in Malkajgiri on Saturday Secunderabad: Residents of Malkajgiri and surrounding areas have been advised by the resident welfare associations (RWAs) to avoid visiting weekly vegetable markets as the Covid-19 cases …
  • Hyderabad: Controversial cleric Moulana Mohammed Naseeruddin dies 28 Jun 2020 01:11 Moulana Mohammed Naseeruddin HYDERABAD: Controversial Muslim cleric Moulana Mohammed Naseeruddin, founder president of Wahdat-e-Islami, died at his Saidabad residence on Saturday morning. While medical reports from a private lab (TOI has a copy) stated …
  • Residents suspect poisoning behind death of 2 dogs at Gunrock Enclave 27 Jun 2020 23:29 The dogs had been inhabiting the colony for eight years and were sterilised Hyderabad: The two dogs that died at Gunrock Enclave in Secunderabad on Thursday were suspected to have consumed food laced with poison. The incident came to light after the video …
  • Shops down shutters in GHMC commercial clusters 27 Jun 2020 04:23 A major portion of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) is gradually heading towards the next phase of lockdown, with traders of various commercial clusters in the city planning to voluntarily down their shutters. Though the government has …
  • Don’t tear down statues 27 Jun 2020 03:25 WINSTON Churchill was a terrible man. He authorised use of chemical weapons against Afghans and Kurds, called China “a barbaric nation”, spoke of the “great hordes of Islam” and wrote of Indians as “a beastly people with a beastly religion”. When informed …
  • Hyderabad traders to enter self-imposed lockdown 27 Jun 2020 02:48 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Trade and economy in Hyderabad is expected to be subdued during the next week as merchant associations trading in various commodities have decided to voluntarily shut their businesses till July 5 in order to control the …
  • Traders at Laad Bazaar opt for self-imposed lockdown 27 Jun 2020 01:18 Laad Bazar wore a deserted look on Friday as shops were closed Hyderabad: With the spike in coronavirus cases in Hyderabad, the bangle shop owners at Laad Bazaar on Friday decided to keep their shops closed for a few days. The businessmen of Laad Bazaar …
  • 60 British-era buildings in Cantt on verge of collapse, but demolition drive at snail’s pace 27 Jun 2020 01:18 Secunderabad: Notwithstanding the onset of monsoon, the Secunderabad Cantonment Board (SCB) has been sitting on demolition of nearly 60 structures built during the British-era in the Cantonment areas. The structures are dilapidated and could collapse at …
  • Ticket data hints at people returning to cities, Railways may start more trains 26 Jun 2020 23:07 Migrants from Kerala at charbagh railway station in Lucknow. Express photo by Vishal Srivastav As economic activities resume across the country, the data of railway ticket-booking indicates that people may be gradually returning to the big cities from …
  • Court helping poor can't be seen as sword over head, Telangana HC tells SCR 26 Jun 2020 20:55 Telangana high court (File photo) HYDERABAD: Turning down a request to close the cases against South Central Railway in respect of shifting the migrant workers to their native states, the Telangana high court on Friday objected to the usage of Damocles…
  • Telangana sees 920 fresh Covid cases; crosses 11-K mark 26 Jun 2020 09:48 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: COVID-19 cases crossed the 11-K mark in Telangana as the State recorded 920 fresh COVID-19 cases, its highest single-day spike, on Thursday. Of the fresh cases, 737 cases were reported from GHMC limits alone. The State …
  • Spiking Covid numbers forces merchant associations to go into self-imposed lockdown in Hyderabad 26 Jun 2020 06:20 HYDERABAD: As the number of Covid-19 cases rise exponentially in Greater Hyderabad region, associations of merchants from Hyderabad and Secunderabad trading in various commodities, from jewellery to cloths and groceries in the city are deciding to shut …
  • Low-key Bonalu begins at Golconda 26 Jun 2020 04:14 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: The state festival of ‘Bonalu’ began with a low-key procession with fewer devotees than usual at Golconda’s Jagadamba temple here on Thursday. Around 10-15 devotees offered the first ‘Bonam’ to Goddess Jagadamba. The …
  • Constable arrested for raping 13-yr-old niece during lockdown 26 Jun 2020 00:36 COP BOOKED UNDER POCSO Hyderabad: A constable attached to a police station in the Hyderabad commissionerate limits was arrested on Thursday for allegedly raping his 13-year-old niece at his house at the peak of lockdown. The 13-year-old survivor, an …
  • Social distancing goes for a toss as people plant saplings, pose for pictures 26 Jun 2020 00:36 Secunderabad: Social distancing went for a toss in several parts of the city during the launch of the sixth phase of Telangana Ku Haritha Haram (TKHH) programme on Thursday. Cabinet ministers, deputy speaker, corporators and the GHMC top brass attended the …
  • SCR helps 94 migrants from Bihar leave for home 26 Jun 2020 00:36 Hyderabad: After the intervention of the Telangana High Court, 94 migrant workers from Bihar, who were stranded in temporary shelters near Secunderabad railway station, finally left for their native places by trains in the last two days. The High Court on …
  • German company Schwabe looks to satiate growing appetite for immunity-boosters 25 Jun 2020 17:00 Sanat acquisition adds to bouquet of nutraceutical and phyto-pharmaceuticals As the appetite for nutritional supplements and immunity-boosting products increases against the backdrop of Covid-19, the 150-year-old German company Dr Willmar Schwabe looks to …
  • Woman Gives Birth To Baby Boy Onboard Shramik Special Train 25 Jun 2020 14:28 A baby boy was born on a Howrah-bound Shramik Special train. A woman gave birth to a baby boy onboard a Shramik Special train on Wednesday, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced on Twitter. Sharing photos of the mother and the newborn baby - who was seen …
  • Goods train derails, catches fire over bridge across Musi river 25 Jun 2020 13:51 Four oil tankers of a goods train caught fire when it derailed between Surareddypalem and Tangutur in Prakasam district on the Howrah-Chennai main line in the wee hours of Thursday. As the train from Gangineni in Secunderabad railway division carrying …
  • Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: Central team to visit Gujarat, Maharashtra, Telangana 25 Jun 2020 11:16 Coronavirus LIVE updates: Migrant workers from other states wait to board trains to their home states at the Secunderabad Railway station in Hyderabad. (AP) Meanwhile, India is gearing up to install AI-based ‘Covid surveillance’ cameras that detect body …
  • CBI opens enquiry against DAVP officials for placing ads in out-of-circulation newspapers 25 Jun 2020 11:16 According to sources in the CBI, it is alleged that certain officials in the DAVP in connivance with owners of some newspapers, which now exist only in government records. (Representational Image/File) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has …
  • Kidnapped toddler rescued by Hyderabad police 24 Jun 2020 06:06 By Express News Service HYDERABAD:  Bowenpally police rescued a toddler who was kidnapped by a woman on Tuesday. The accused, 37-year-old G Nagamma, hailed from Nizamabad.  On Monday, she noticed a woman with a 3-year-old child begging at Secunderabad …
  • Will transport migrants, SCR official assures Telangana HC 24 Jun 2020 05:47 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: In a huge relief to the stranded migrant workers, the South Central Railway, Secunderabad, on Tuesday assured the court that it is ready to transport the workers to their native State by providing them seats under …
  • Kidnapped 3-yr-old rescued in 3 hours 24 Jun 2020 00:21 CCTV grab of the kidnapper boarding an RTC bus Hyderabad: A three-year-old girl’s kidnap case was cracked within three hours with the help of CCTV footage. Bowenpally police tracked the girl, travelling on a bus, and with the help of their Ramayampet …
  • SCR agrees to send Bihar migrants home 24 Jun 2020 00:21 The DRM assured the high court that SCR will do everything in its power to help stranded migrants travel back ...Read More Hyderabad: The wait to return home for 49 stranded Bihari migrant workers is over with the South Central Railway (SCR) agreeing to …
  • GHMC to widen road near Moula Ali Kamaan, work to begin in July 24 Jun 2020 00:20 GHMC will take up repair work on Moula Ali Kamaan Secunderabad: Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) is all set to commence road-widening work around Moula Ali Kamaan as the government has completed land acquisition on both sides of the historic …
  • Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: Delhi growing at fastest rate among top 10 states, may overtake Mumbai with maximum caseload 23 Jun 2020 21:43 Migrant workers from other states wait to board trains to their home states at the Secunderabad Railway station in Hyderabad (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.) There has been a sudden surge in novel Coronavirus cases in Telangana. The state has discovered …
  • Telangana finally increases testing, big surge emerges 23 Jun 2020 10:55 Written by Amitabh Sinha , Edited by Explained Desk | Pune | Updated: June 23, 2020 4:20:20 pm Migrant workers wait to board trains to their home states at the Secunderabad Railway station in Hyderabad, June 9, 2020. (AP Photo: Mahesh Kumar A.) India …
  • Hyderabad municipality set to withdraw from COVID containment clusters 23 Jun 2020 06:57 Hyderabad: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) is so peeved with the Telangana health department that it is all set to stop managing COVID-19 containment clusters in Hyderabad. This source of the corporation’s frustration with the state …
  • Secunderabad Cantonment board battles poor healthcare infrastructure amid coronavirus outbreak 23 Jun 2020 05:23
  • 70-year-old physician succumbs to Coronavirus 23 Jun 2020 04:29 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: A 70-year-old doctor from Narayanguda succumbed to Coronavirus on Sunday night. The septuagenarian, who was running clinics in Khairtabad and Jiyaguda, served as a general practitioner for nearly 30 years. This is the …
  • Lockdown triggers rise in domestic groundwater consumption 23 Jun 2020 01:01 Hyderabad: The coronavirus lockdown, combined with the dry weather, led to a surge in domestic consumption of groundwater and its depletion during the summer months. Even though commercial establishments remained shut due to the lockdown, the increased …
  • Nalas throw up mattresses, 22k tonnes garbage removed 23 Jun 2020 01:00 The GHMC deployed earth movers to clean the nalas in several areas of Secunderabad Secunderabad: To prevent flooding of low-lying areas during rains, officials of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), Secunderabad Zone, engineering wing, …
  • Why no bogies for migrants, asks court 23 Jun 2020 01:00 Trying times Hyderabad: Vexed with lame excuses put forth by South Central Railway (SCR) officials and their failure to help migrants stranded due the lockdown, the Telangana high court has directed the divisional railway manager (DRM), Secunderabad, to …
  • Monsoon plan in flow, GHMC continues its demolition drive 22 Jun 2020 00:29 Hyderabad: Of nearly 700 buildings identified as being structurally unfit, 56 were demolished and two houses were sealed as part of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation’s (GHMC) monsoon action plan. “The demolition drive started on Friday and will …
  • Now, Malkajgiri post office to provide citizen-centric services 21 Jun 2020 00:05 Secunderabad: The Secunderabad division of India Post in Malkajgiri is providing ‘citizen centric services’ (CCS) to facilitate the consumers of the Malkajgiri-Medchal districts. Though there are 73 services available in the CCS portal, the postal service …
  • Daily increase in fuel prices leaves commuters fuming 21 Jun 2020 00:05 Secunderabad: Consumers across the twin cities have expressed disappointment over the rising fuel prices. With the pandemic and the ensuing lockdown resulting in a decline in salaries, many have called for the Centre to cap fuel prices. “The everyday price …
  • HMDA sanctions Rs 2.95 cr to clean up Ramannakunta 21 Jun 2020 00:04 Secunderabad: Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) has sanctioned Rs 2.95 crore for laying sewerage network abutting the century-old Ramannakunta Lake at Bowenpally in Secunderabad Cantonment to prevent sewage from entering the water body. …
  • Unlockdown 1.0, Day 13: Amazon gets nod for liquor delivery in WB; Railways, UNICEF join hands to prevent child labour 20 Jun 2020 18:06 Temperature check before students enter class rooms to write board exams. ( PTI Photo) India on Saturday saw another record spike of 14,516 COVID-19 cases, pushing the total tally to 3,95,048, with over two lakh instances of the viral infection reported in …
  • HC asks railways to run trains with few bogies for migrants 19 Jun 2020 23:52 Hyderabad: Exhorting Indian Railways to think in terms of safety and welfare of people and not revenue during the current pandemic period, the Telangana high court on Friday sought to know from its South Central Railway (SCR) whether it would run shorter …