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Hyderabad gearing up for global bio-diversity meet


September 12th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 12 (IANS) Hyderabad is gearing up to host a global bio-diversity meet next month in which about 10,000 delegates from 193 countries, including heads of states and ... Read more...

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Media baron Ramoji Rao’s son dead


September 7th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Media baron Ramoji Rao's son Suman died here early Friday after prolonged illness, his family members said. He was 45.The managing director of Ushodaya Enterprises Private ... Read more...

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India tighten noose on Kiwis, rain curtails third day’s play (Second Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) India tightened noose on New Zeland but heavy rains in the post-lunch session forced the umpires to call off the play on the third day ... Read more...

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Heavy rains halt play in first Test (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Heavy rains disrupted play on the third day of the first cricket test between India and New Zealand at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium here ... Read more...

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18 injured in Srinagar bridge collapse


August 11th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) As many as 18 people, including four policemen, were injured as a wooden footbridge over a stream collapsed here Saturday, police said.Police here said a group ... Read more...

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Once bitten, Karnataka not shy to woo investors again


June 6th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 6 (IANS) Unfazed by the poor record of implementing the investment proposals that were flagged at the previous Global Investors' Meet (GIM 2010), the Karnataka government is ... Read more...

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Security further tightened in Hyderabad


May 26th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 26 (IANS) Police here Saturday further stepped up security following the arrest of three workers of YSR Congress Party who allegedly hatched a conspiracy to set afire 100 ... Read more...

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Neyattinkara to go to polls June 2


April 24th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 24 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday announced June 2 as the date for the by-election to Kerala's Neyattinkara assembly constituency.The last date for filing of nomination is ... Read more...

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Neyattinkara, land of uprisings, set for another battle (Kerala Newsletter)


April 20th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20 (IANS) Neyattinkara is a piece of land in Kerala that once saw many uprisings against British rule. But now it is set for a fierce battle of ... Read more...

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Indian Rotocraft starts building chopper production centre in Hyderabad


March 15th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) Indian Rotorcraft, a joint venture of Tata Sons and AugustaWestland, has started work on a helicopter production facility here to assemble, customise and flight test new ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Another Indian student stabbed in Britain, Krishna assures help (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) A 26-year-old student from Hyderabad was critically injured in an attack by unidentified assailants in London late Friday night. External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna spoke ... Read more...

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Indian student attacked in London


February 11th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) A student from Hyderabad was critically injured in an attack by unidentified assailants in London late Friday night, his family members said here Saturday.Praveen Reddy, an ... Read more...

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Hazare in Bangalore for treatment


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 2 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare arrived here Thursday for treatment at a private hospital on the city outskirts.Hazare, 74, who is leading a campaign for a ... Read more...

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After decades in Israel, Jews from Kerala come visiting


January 26th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 26 (IANS) Most of them left for Israel around 60 years ago from their Jewish settlement in Kerala for better prospects. But as this group of 21 visited ... Read more...

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Shutdown call by traders affects life in Srinagar (With Image)


January 6th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 6 (IANS) A complete shutdown called by traders and transporters Friday affected normal life in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital and other parts of the valley.Shops ... Read more...

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Wild celebrations in Hyderabad


January 1st, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 1 (IANS) Wild celebrations broke out in this city and other parts of Andhra Pradesh to welcome the New Year.The city lighted up with firecrackers and echoed with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Liver ailments rise in Kerala


December 21st, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 21 (IANS) Over the last two census periods, liquor consumption in Kerala has grown a staggering 140 percent. As a result, experts say, liver ailments are on the ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi’s son engaged


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Young Telugu actor and son of actor-turned-politician Chiranjeevi, Ram Charan Teja was engaged to his long-time girlfriend Kamineni Upasana at a lavish ceremony held at a ... Read more...

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Karnataka to use farm lands as equity in agri ventures (Lead)


December 1st, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 1 (IANS) The Karnataka government would make a new law to use agricultural land as equity in agro-based ventures but ensure that farmers retain the land ownership, ... Read more...

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China cracks down on bogus cigarette dens, 78 held


November 14th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 14 (IANS) Police in China have busted 122 criminal dens and arrested 78 suspects in a raid on a bogus cigarette manufacturing ring in nine provinces, the government ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP’s land scandals embroil RSS affiliates


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) land scandals in Karnataka that have landed its first chief minister in jail now seem to spread to affiliates of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Waste managers shove for elbow room in Kerala


October 5th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 5 (IANS) With Kerala turning into a dumping yard for waste, amid a visible absence of a proper disposal system, waste management companies are busy shoving for elbow ... Read more...

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Poor turnout marks CLT20 qualifying matches


September 20th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) The qualifying round matches of Champions League T20 failed to enthuse the crowds here Monday with poor attendance marking the inaugural match between Trinidad and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Peaceful Ganesh processions on amid tight security in Hyderabad


September 11th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Ganesh idol immersion processions were progressing smoothly here Sunday amid unprecedented security.The city wore a festive look amid drum beats and chants of 'Ganapati ... Read more...

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CPI leader gets taste of loan recovery agents’ methods


September 9th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) Communist Party of India (CPI) leader R. Nallakannu Friday got a taste of the tactics employed by loan recovery agents of a private bank when he ... Read more...

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Crowd relishes Messi show


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) They came to be mesmerised by Lionel Messi and the world's highest rated player did not disappoint, spearheading the Argentine attack with his individual brilliance Friday.The ... Read more...

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Hectic parleys in Karnataka BJP for new leader


August 1st, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 1 (IANS) Hectic parleys resumed Monday in the faction-ridden Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka to pick a new leader a day after scam-hit B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned ... Read more...

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Body of Telangana youth shifted to native village


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 21 (IANS) Amid tight security, police shifted the body of a Telangana youth who committed suicide in Delhi for a separate Telangana to his village in Moinabad ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Schulich business school to set up campus in Hyderabad


July 11th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Schulich School of Business of York University, Canada, has joined hands with India's leading infrastructure Group GMR to set up its campus here.The campus is coming ... Read more...

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Lucknow doctor’s murder solved, junior behind killing: police


June 17th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 17 (IANS) A junior of Lucknow's chief medical officer Dr. B.P.Singh, who was gunned down just outside his residence in the city's posh Indira Nagar April 2, was ... Read more...

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Mysore’s rogue tuskers whisked away to Bandipur forest


June 9th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 9 (IANS) The Karnataka wildlife division Thursday transhipped to the Bandipur reserve forest area the two elephants which trampled one person and a cow to death at Mysore ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Couple kills children, commits suicide


June 2nd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 2 (IANS) A couple jumped in front of a moving train after throwing their three children on the railway tracks on city outskirts early Thursday morning, police said. ... Read more...

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Pune’s monument to tragedy tolls again


May 31st, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 31 (IANS) As the refurbished clock tower in the busy and historic Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Market here strikes the hours, it reminds thousands of Pune families of ... Read more...

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Mumbai halts to watch India-Pakistan cricket clash


March 30th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Mumbai and other Maharashtra cities called it an early day Wednesday to watch the "mother of all cricket matches", the World Cup semifinal between India and ... Read more...

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Lawyer hacked to death in Hyderabad


March 26th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) A lawyer was hacked to death with swords and sickles in broad daylight on the city outskirts Saturday, said police who suspect that the murder is ... Read more...

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