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Jumat-ul-Vida passes off peacefully in Hyderabad


August 17th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Jumat-ul-Vida or the last Friday of Muslim holy month of Ramadan passed off peacefully here with thousands of faithful offering the prayers.The police had made elaborate ... Read more...

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Hyderabad Industries to focus on dealer network in smaller towns


July 25th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Hyderabad Industries Limited (HIL), a complete roofing and building solutions provider, will continue focus on dealer and distribution network in smaller towns for deeper market ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed in riot-hit old Hyderabad


April 11th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 11 (IANS) The situation remained peaceful in the riot-hit areas of old city of Hyderabad Wednesday as police relaxed curfew for the first time in four days.No untoward ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in riot-hit old Hyderabad


April 10th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 10 (IANS) Curfew continued in the riot-hit areas of the old city of Hyderabad for the third consecutive day Tuesday, with the situation remaining tense but under control.People ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in old Hyderabad


April 9th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) The situation remained peaceful in riot-hit parts of the old city of Hyderabad Monday while the indefinite curfew continued for the second day, police said.According to ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in old Hyderabad


April 8th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 8 (IANS) Police imposed curfew in some parts of the communally sensitive old city of Hyderabad Sunday following clashes between two groups.The indefinite curfew was imposed in Madannapet ... Read more...

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Andhra government to start conservation work on Mecca Masjid


March 26th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to start chemical conservation and preservation work on the historic Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad.The work is to be carried out ... Read more...

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Engineer arrested for rape, cheating


September 14th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) A 32-year-old engineer from Hyderabad was arrested for allegedly raping a Delhi woman and cheating her of Rs.2.5 lakh on the pretext of marrying her, ... Read more...

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It’s time to be in Hyderabad — for Eid shopping!


August 28th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Hyderabad, with its rich Islamic heritage, has no parallels when it comes to Ramazan. While the pious observe fast for purification of their soul, it is ... Read more...

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High alert in Hyderabad, Tirupati


July 14th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) Police Wednesday night went on high alert in Hyderabad, Tirupati, Visakhapatnam and other major towns in Andhra Pradesh following the serial blasts in Mumbai.Police tightened security ... Read more...

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Shutdown in parts of Hyderabad on Babri anniversary


December 6th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Parts of Hyderabad Monday remained shut in response to a call given by Muslim organisations to mark the 18th anniversary of the demolition of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya.Shops, ... Read more...

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At this palace hotel, you feel like a Nizam


November 7th, 2010 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Imagine relaxing in the private chambers of the Nizam, sitting in the splendid Durbar Hall that hosted guests like King George V and Czar Nicholas II ... Read more...

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Report on police firing after Mecca Masjid blast submitted


October 16th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) The Justice Bhaskar Rao Commission submitted to the Andhra Pradesh government here Saturday its report on the police firing after a bomb blast at the historic Mecca Masjid ... Read more...

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Ganesh procession passes off peacefully in Hyderabad (Night Lead)


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The mammoth Ganesh procession passed off peacefully here Wednesday amid unprecedented security. The main procession, comprising hundreds of big idols, passed through the communally sensitive Old City ahead ... Read more...

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Ganesh procession in Hyderabad progressing peacefully (Lead)


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The mammoth Ganesh procession was progressing smoothly through the city Wednesday amid unprecedented security, with the army on stand-by to tackle any emergency, officials said. Thousands of ... Read more...

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Dubai-based chef replicates Karnataka assembly in chocolate


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
By SwetaBangalore, Sep. 22(ANI): A master chef has created a chocolate replica of Karnataka's 'Vidhan Soudha'.Adelbert Bucher, master chef at Hotel Lindt took three weeks to create this piece, using 600 kilograms ... Read more...

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Famous Hyderabadi Haleem set to get GI tag


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Hyderabad is famous for the Charminar, Salarjung Museum, Biryani and IT companies -- and the Hyderabadi Haleem is now all set to join the vaunted list.The ... Read more...

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Cop killed in suspected terror attack in Hyderabad (Second Lead)


May 14th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 14 (IANS) Four days ahead of the third anniversary of the Mecca Masjid blast, suspected terrorists Friday struck in the old city of Hyderabad , killing one policeman. Police said two ... Read more...

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Policeman killed in Hyderabad shootout


May 14th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, May 14 (ANI): Two assailants on motorcycle opened fire at a police picket here, killing a police constable and injuring two others on Friday.The two attackers came on a motorcycle and ... Read more...

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Cop shot dead in Hyderabad, terror attack suspected (Lead)


May 14th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 14 (IANS) A policeman was killed and two others were injured when two people on a motorcycle opened fire at a police picket in Hyderabad Friday. The police suspect involvement ... Read more...

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Cop shot dead in Hyderabad, high alert in city


May 14th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 14 (IANS) A policeman was killed and two others were injured when two people on a motorcycle opened fire on a police picket in the old city of Hyderabad Friday. ... Read more...

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Toll in Hyderabad riots rises to three


April 8th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 8 (IANS) The tension was back in the old city of Hyderabad Thursday with a person, stabbed during communal clashes last fortnight, succumbing to his injuries in a hospital. With ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxation gives relief to people in riot-hit Hyderabad


April 3rd, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 3 (IANS) The two-hour relaxation in curfew Saturday provided much-needed relief to the people in riot-hit areas of Hyderabad while the situation remained peaceful in the city. Thousands of men ... Read more...

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Hyderabad peaceful, curfew to be relaxed Thursday (Second Lead)


April 1st, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 31 (IANS) The situation in riot-hit parts of Hyderabad remained peaceful Wednesday and the police decided to relax curfew for two hours on Thursday in some areas. No untoward incident was ... Read more...

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Situation peaceful in riot-hit Hyderabad, curfew continues (Lead)


March 31st, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 31 (IANS) Barring minor incidents, the situation in riot-hit parts of Hyderabad remained peaceful Wednesday as curfew continued in 25 police station areas.Stray incidents of violence were reported from some ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in old Hyderabad after fresh clashes (Second Lead)


March 29th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 29 (IANS) An indefinite curfew was imposed in the old city of Hyderabad after communal violence continued for the third consecutive day Monday. The curfew came into force from 7 p.m. ... Read more...

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Fresh trouble in communally volatile Old Hyderabad (Lead)


March 29th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 29 (IANS) Communal violence broke out in the Old City of Hyderabad for the third successive day Monday as groups of people took to the streets to attack each other ... Read more...

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Yaum-e-Ashura observed with procession in Hyderabad


December 28th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 28 (IANS) Shia Muslims in this historic city Monday observed "Yaum-e-Ashura" or 10th day of Muslim month Muharram by taking out the traditional "tazia" (mourning) procession. It was all black and ... Read more...

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Girl pushed from Charminar by ‘boyfriend’ dies


June 12th, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) An 18-year-old girl who was injured after allegedly being pushed down from the historic Charminar by her 'boyfriend' died Friday, police said. Police said Sameera, a resident of Talabkutta ... Read more...

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Two years later, no breakthrough in Hyderabad blast case


May 18th, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) It is the second anniversary Monday of a blast at the historic Mecca Masjid here that killed nine people and injured dozens. The investigators are still groping ... Read more...

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MIM’s Asaduddin Owaisi to seek re-election from Hyderabad


March 24th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 24 (IANS) The Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) Tuesday announced that party president Asaduddin Owaisi will seek re-election from the Hyderabad Lok Sabha seat as it named candidates for one parliamentary and ... Read more...

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Shutdown in parts of Hyderabad to condemn attack on journalists (Lead)


January 24th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Parts of the Andhra Pradesh capital Saturday observed a shutdown in response to the call given by opposition parties to protest an attack by alleged Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) ... Read more...

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Andhra opposition calls for shutdown to protest attack on journalists


January 24th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh Saturday called for a shutdown here to protest an attack by alleged Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) activists on Zahid Ali Khan, the editor of ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Hyderabad to mark Babri demolition anniversary


December 6th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Shops and educational institutions were shut and roads wore a deserted look Saturday in the old city of Hyderabad as a day-long shutdown was observed amid tight security ... Read more...

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Thousands offer Ramadan’s last Friday prayers in Hyderabad


September 26th, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims offered special prayers here and in different parts of Andhra Pradesh to mark the last Friday of holy month of Ramadan.The biggest congregation was at ... Read more...

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