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Time to ‘know your HIV status’

AIDS Control Society to organise Red Ribbon Run Telangana State AIDS Control Society is organising Red Ribbon Run on the Necklace Road here on Saturday to create awareness on AIDS and HIV with a call to every one to know their HIV status on the occasion of World AIDS Day. Focus on prevention The awareness […]

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‘Candidate’s affidavit should be open to public scrutiny’

Central Information Commissioner Madabushi Sreedhar Acharyulu has stressed on the need to display the affidavits of the contesting candidates, pertaining to their education, properties and criminal history at all the polling stations, to ensure accountability and transparency among the contestants. Participating as chief guest at a seminar on ‘Role of Right to Information (RTI) Act […]

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SCCL plans to step up coal production

The Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL) has decided to step up coal production and transport in the wake of increasing demand for energy in the State as well as elsewhere in the country. Mining leases For this, the public sector coal company has prepared an action plan to pursue mining leases, and environmental and forest […]

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Electioneering takes a back seat in Adivasi villages

The rhythmic drum beats of the robust Dandari-Ghusadi dance of the Adivasis has drowned the cacophony of electioneering in the tribal belt of erstwhile undivided Adilabad district, especially in the Adivasi habitations. The aboriginal Raj Gonds and Kolams who are busy celebrating the colourful dance festival are not in a mood for electoral politics, at […]

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Grand alliance will work against TS interests: KTR

TRS senior leader K.T. Rama Rao visited the district on Saturday to address two public meetings in Mahabubabad and Dornakal constituencies, mainly aimed at placating the dissidents. His presence ensured that M. Kavitha, who has been sulking for a while for not getting the party ticket and also T. Ravinder, who expected Palakurthy ticket and […]

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Prototyping lab coming to Hyderabad in April

Come April and the first phase of T-Works, a well-stocked, 78,000 sq. ft prototyping lab will open in the heart of Hyderabad’s IT hub. A Telangana government initiative, for which leading tech-driven firms have pledged support, T-Works will be the largest in India providing an avenue for makers, be they established companies, start-ups, professionals, students […]

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Baig invited to stage two plays at Oxford

Hyderabad-based theatre revivalist Mohammad Ali Baig has been invited to the prestigious University of Oxford in UK where he will be performing two of his acclaimed heritage plays ‘Under an Oak Tree’ and ‘Quli: Dilon ka Shahzaada’. He will also address scholars. The plays are set against the backdrop of the Asaf Jahi era and […]

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Making ‘green’ more than a catchword

The Green Building Congress-2018, a part of the prestigious, flagship annual event focused on green building movement, got under way here on Thursday with speakers, led by Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, underscoring the prospects and significance of scaling up the work. Inaugurating the three-day Congress, comprising a conference and exhibition at HICC, Mr. Puri, […]

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Woman held for jewellery theft

The Chaitanyapuri police apprehended a woman working as a security guard from her residence in Moosapet and recovered four gold chains weighing over 147 grams from her possession. Police identified the accused as B Raka (20), who hails from Srikakulam district in Andhra Pradesh. The accused, police said, fell on hard times. In an attempt […]

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Man, teen found dead in separate incidents

Panjagutta police recovered the body of a 35-year-old man from his Srinagar Colony residence on Sunday night. Police suspect marital problems as the reason behind the death of the man, who was identified as T. Prashant. The private company employee was found hanging. The victim hailed from Kamareddy district, police said, adding that he suspected […]