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Double for Ballal at Autocross Championship


July 15th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 15 (IANS) Bangalore's Ranjith Ballal achieved a double in the second round of the National Autocross Championship here Sunday when he won the top honours in the Gypsy ... Read more...

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Rally of Odisha: Gaurav Gill fastest on day one


December 10th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 10 (IANS) Gaurav Gill (co-driver Musa Sherif) of Team MRF clocked the fastest time of two minutes, 30.72 seconds in the two-lap 1.5-km Spectator Special Stage on the ... Read more...

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Cop beats jeweller to death in Uttar Pradesh


November 24th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 24 (IANS) A police officer has been accused of beating a jeweller to death in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur district, police said Thursday.Ram Kumar, 48, died Wednesday after police ... Read more...

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PRP’s merger with Congress may benefit TDP, Jagan (News Analysis)


February 7th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Feb 7 (IANS) The merger of Telugu superstar K. Chiranjeevi's Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) with the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh has changed political equations in the state ... Read more...

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Chiru, a superstar whose political party proved a flop (Profile)


February 6th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Unlike his many super-hit films, the political party of Telugu superstar K. Chiranjeevi proved to be a flop.Two years and seven months after launching Praja Rajyam ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Common property resources crucial for livelihood of poor’


January 18th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Protection of common property resources, or commons, is becoming critical not just because of the pressure of increasing population but also because of the higher level ... Read more...

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A saga of chilling feud between two families of Anantapur


January 4th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Jan 4 (IANS) The killing of warlord Gangula Suryanarayana Reddy alias Maddelachervu Suri here brought an end to the chilling factional feud and a bloody saga of ... Read more...

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Andhra may be heading for political uncertainty (News Analysis)


December 28th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Dec 28 (IANS) With the movement for a separate Telangana gathering momentum again, Andhra Pradesh appears to be heading for another round of political uncertainty.Hunger strikes, boycott of ... Read more...

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Jaganmohan Reddy: Man in hurry to be chief minister (Profile)


November 29th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) His father, the late Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, struggled for over two decades to become chief minister. But son Jaganmohan Reddy, who Monday resigned from the ... Read more...

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Telangana will be acid test for Kiran Kumar Reddy


November 26th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) A host of challenges await former cricketer and Andhra Pradesh's new Chief Minister Nalluri Kiran Kumar Reddy as he begins a fresh innings in his ... 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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Jammu and Kashmir village residents complain about poor basic facilities


October 8th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz AhmadBelodarkon (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct.8 (ANI): Residents of Belodarkon village, which falls under the Keller block of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama District have complained about a lack of basic facilities ... 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...

Posted in Business |

Andhra recalls agonising day after YSR helicopter went missing


September 1st, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) As Andhra Pradesh remembers Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, one of its biggest mass leaders, on his first death anniversary, the occasion also brings back the agonising ... Read more...

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Year after YSR, political vacuum continues in Andhra


September 1st, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) It has been a year of unprecedented crises in Andhra Pradesh that remembers one of its tallest leaders Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy on his first death ... Read more...

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Judge who disposed of 111 cases in one day faces lawyers’ ire


August 29th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Aug 29 (IANS) When a judge in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district disposed of a record 111 cases in a single day last week, little did he realise that this ... Read more...

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Embarrassed University of Hyderabad apologises to Anand


August 24th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) The University of Hyderabad is embarrassed over the human resource development (HRD) ministry withholding clearance to its proposal to confer an honorary doctorate on world chess ... Read more...

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Only ceasefire can pave way for talks: Maoist sympathiser


August 18th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) The government is not sincere in talks with the Maoists and a simultaneous ceasefire by both sides alone can pave way for talks, said Left-wing sympathiser ... Read more...

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Toxicity in toys no child’s play for Indian scientists


August 1st, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Screening toys made in India and abroad for toxicity - as per the Supreme Court's direction - is turning out to be easier said than ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

World Cup rekindles hopes of Hyderabad’s football revival


June 24th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) The World Cup has rekindled interest among football fans in this city that has produced 15 Olympians and 150 internationals. Former Olympians feel that, if nurtured ... Read more...

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How an Andhra cop became a global anti-trafficking hero


June 18th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, June 18 (IANS) An Andhra Pradesh policeman, who has just been named by the US among nine anti-trafficking heroes worldwide, says a victim-centric approach, roping in NGOs and strict ... Read more...

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Shoaib Malik barred from playing at Hyderabad ground


May 7th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, May 7 (IANS) There seems to be no end to controversies surrounding Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik. Now the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) has banned his entry into Gymkhana Cricket ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Civilian injured in Kashmir stone pelting


May 1st, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 1 (IANS) A civilian was critically injured in stone pelting in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar Saturday, police said. "Miscreants hurled stones at a girls' school in Batmaloo area of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sania’s decision to marry Shoaib Malik baffles people


March 30th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, March 30 (IANS) The decision of Indian tennis star Sania Mirza to tie the knot with Shoaib Malik has baffled people in her home town and triggered a debate ... Read more...

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Two pilots die as navy plane crashes during aerobatics (Roundup)


March 3rd, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) An Indian Navy trainer aircraft crashed into a two-storied building in a densely populated area during an air show here Wednesday, killing the pilot and his ... Read more...

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Tiwari’s resignation victory of moral values, says channel


December 26th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Dec 26 (IANS) ABN Telugu news channel, which exposed the sex scandal allegedly involving Andhra Pradesh Governor N.D. Tiwari, has termed his resignation as a "victory of the moral ... Read more...

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Business interests, caste behind anti-Telangana protests (News Analysis)


December 16th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Dec 16 (IANS) If Hyderabad had not been the bone of contention, perhaps Andhra Pradesh would not have seen the kind of protests it is now ... Read more...

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Industry not bothered who gets Hyderabad (Lead)


December 12th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Dec 12 (IANS) Will the city of Hyderabad become the capital of the proposed state of Telangana or get the status of union territory? The business community and ... Read more...

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Business community not bothered about Hyderabad’s future


December 12th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Dec 12 (IANS) Will the city of Hyderabad remain with Andhra Pradesh or go to the proposed state of Telangana? The business community and industry are not bothered.But ... Read more...

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KCR achieved in 11 days what he could not in eight years (News Analysis)


December 10th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Dec 10 (IANS) In June, when then Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy asked Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) president K. Chandrasekhar Rao where he would hide after ... Read more...

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Separate state to fulfil aspirations of Telangana people


December 10th, 2009 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Dec 10 (IANS) The decision of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to initiate the process of the formation of a separate Telangana state fulfils the five-decade old ... Read more...

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A year after 26/11, their wounds are still fresh


November 26th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) A year after 26/11, the wounds of three families of Andhra Pradesh who lost their loved ones in the terrorist attacks in Mumbai are still fresh.The ... Read more...

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Rural job scheme turning wage seekers into entrepreneurs


October 20th, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 20 (IANS) What is common between a small farmer whose son is studying medicine, a smuggler of valuable wood who gave up the illegal activity ... Read more...

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No cases against Kobad Ghandy, says poet-associate


September 30th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Sep 30 (IANS) There are "no cases" pending against the arrested London-educated Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy anywhere in India but police could "concoct" them, claims revolutionary poet Varavara Rao.While ... Read more...

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Betrayal by courier led to Kobad Ghandy’s arrest: CPI-Maoist


September 29th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) Tuesday claimed that its London-educated leader and ideologue Kobad Ghandy was betrayed by his courier, leading to his arrest in ... Read more...

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