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Fire in Telangana timber godown leaves 11 dead

Secunderabad: A massive fire that erupted at a timber godown in Secunderabad in Telangana early on Wednesday left at least 11 persons dead. The deceased were migrant workers from Bihar. According to police, the fire is suspected to have been caused by short circuit. Around 12 workers were trapped in the fire in Boiguda Timber...

Telangana: Minor drives car onto footpath, kills four women

Hyderabad: Four women in Telangana died after a minor driving a car ran over them. The car drove over a footpath where the women were sitting. The incident took place in Karimnagar district in Telangana on Sunday. According to police, the car was being driven by a 16-year-old. The teen reportedly lost control over the...

Cyclone Gulab coming; Odisha on high alert

Ganjam: The Odisha and Andhra Pradesh administration are bracing up for cyclone Gulab which is expected to hit the two states on Sunday evening. Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Chhatisgarh are likely to receive heavy rains due to the cyclone. The depression over Bay of Bengal has intensified and is likely to make landfall on...
Telangana Congress chief Revanth Reddy under house arrest

Telangana Congress chief Revanth Reddy under house arrest

Hyderabad: Telangana Congress President A Revanth Reddy was placed under house arrest on Monday morning. While police said that they had taken the step as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order as Reddy was planning to visit the Kokapeta land area, Congress has said he was to leave for Delhi to attend the...

Telangana techie returns home after four years in Pakistani jail

In an interesting case, a techie from Telangana who went missing four years ago has been found. He was detained in Pakistan while on his way to Switzerland, for illegally crossing the border. The techie, Vaindam Prashanth, was released by the Pakistani authorities on Monday and handed over to Indian authorities at the Attari-Wagah border....

BJP is the real winner in GHMC election

Even as TRS emerged as the largest party in the high-voltage Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections, it is the BJP that has emerged as the real winner dealing a major blow to the ruling dispensation. While the TRS won 56 seats, the BJP occupied the second spot with 46 seats pushing Asaduddin Owaisi’s AIMIM...

Not seen in public for over 10 days, activist moves HC to know whereabouts of Telangana CM

The ‘absence’ of Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao in Hyderabad for more than a week even as the state registers a rise in COVID-19 cases has the opposition gunning for him while an activist has moved the high court to know his whereabouts. Congress on Wednesday speculated that perhaps the chief minister had fallen...

Guj among five states to receive first batch Of COVID-19 drug

Gujarat is among the states that will receive the first batch of COVID-19 drugs. Hyderabad-based drugmaker Hetero has sent 20,000 vials to five states including Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Delhi. Telangana where the company is based will also get the drug. The company had won the approval to manufacture and market the generic version...

Man missing from Telangana reunited with family after cop’s Tik Tok video

A TikTok video shot by a cop about food being distributed to poor people hit by the coronavirus lockdown in Ludhiana has led to a missing person from Telangana being found. The reunion of the man with his family happened after the latter was shown a video by one of the villagers. Roddam Venkateswarlu of...

Bodies of nine migrants found from well in Telangana

In an incident that has sent shockwaves across the country, the bodies of nine migrant workers have been recovered from a well in Telangana’s Warangal district. Four of the nine bodies were found in a well located in the premises of a gunny bag manufacturing godown on Thursday while the rest were found on Friday....

PM Modi to again address the nation at 10 am on April 14

In a move that would put an end to all speculations related to the lockdown extension amid the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing the nation at 10 am on April 14—the last day of the 21-day countrywide lockdown announced by him on March 24. Ever since the prime minister’s meeting with...

COVID-19: India’s tally touches 8,356, death toll at 273

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India breached the 8,000-mark on Sunday, with the death toll due to the deadly virus slowly moving towards the 300-mark. The Union Health Ministry has informed that 909 new cases of the virus were reported in the past 24 hours taking the case tally to 8,356. Similarly,...