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Man murdered in broad daylight

A 40-year-old man was allegedly hacked to death on Thursday morning. Meerpet police identified the victim as Srinivas Goud. The victim, police said, hails from Kalwakurthy. According to Meerpet inspector N. Yadaiah, the victim and his friend Tirupati Goud were travelling together near Sagar Road. At around 8.45 am, a car with three people inside […]

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‘Constitutional values can win elections’

Independent contestant and retired IAS officer stresses need for voter awareness At 11.05 a.m. on November 12, when the Election Commission opened for nominations, Cholleti Prabhakar, a retired IAS officer, was the first one to file nomination papers in the State. Probably also the first retired bureaucrat to contest elections here, Mr. Prabhakar decided to […]

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Congress leaders losing respect in Telangana: KTR

The Telangana Rashtra Samithi went for premature dissolution of the Legislative Assembly as the Congress party was frequently putting up obstacles to the development activity taken up by the government, TRS leader and minister in the caretaker government K. Taraka Rama Rao said and exuded confidence that the party will return to power and resume […]

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Organic all the way

From farm to fabric, the idea behind Amouve is to provide organic products to customers, says its founder Ami Sata. Founded about a year-and-a-half-ago, Amouve has now ventured into the retail segment with its first store in Danube Home in the city. It offers a wide range of organic products such as towels, pillows, quilts, […]

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1,426 tipsy drivers booked in October

Despite efforts by the city traffic police to curb drunk driving through enforcement drives, as many as 1,426 persons driving under the influence of alcohol have been caught by the police in October. Nearly 450 tipplers were sent to jail and driving licenses of 79 persons who were driving the vehicle in drunken condition were […]

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BJP district president quits party

Kasala Butchi Reddy, district unit president of the BJP, who was with the party for more than 28 years, announced his decision of quitting the party at a press conference here on Thursday. “BJP has also become like other parties. Only money can do things in this party too. Despite working for more than two-and-a-half […]

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Trio nabbed for theft

Rachakonda police apprehended three persons on Tuesday for a string of thefts and seized a laptop and three mobile phones. Shaik Gigriya (24), J. Injappa (27) and C. Bramaiah (24) hail from Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh. Police said they received a complaint from P. Shivaparvathi, a resident of APIIC Colony, stating that her house […]

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Uttam promises slew of sops to minorities

Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president N. Uttam Kumar Reddy has made several promises, including Scheduled Castes status to Dalit Christians, free education to the children of pastors, priests and mauzams and construction of houses for all religious leaders. Speaking at a meeting with Christian associations and pastors here on Monday, Mr. Reddy alleged that […]

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Land oustees resolve to fight to the finish

“Can people continue agitations for years together, in support of their rights? Will they have so much patience? Can they remain united over the years without losing the spirit to fight for justice,” Baddam Yella Reddy, a resident of Gudatipally village in Akkannapet mandal of Siddipet district, rhetorically poses the questions. Yella Reddy is one […]

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Trees stand no chance when it comes to development

The saying ‘Right hand does not know what the left hand is doing’ has proven to be right. If one wing of a government department makes noise over planting more saplings and protecting environment, the other wing of the same department allows chopping of adult trees sans permission, without even giving a thought to their […]