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Hyderabad woman escapes sexual slavery in Saudi Arabia, seeks help from Indian embassy
Hyderabad woman escapes sexual slavery in Saudi Arabia, seeks help from Indian embassy

Most trafficking cases to the Gulf region are reported from southern Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala.

Hyderabad financiers who exploited people post-demonetisation detained

Police in the old city of Hyderabad on Friday detained 18 illegal financiers, who were exploiting the poor and needy by giving loans on high interest rates following demonetisation.

Denied wheelchair, patient forced to use son's toy cycle to reach hospital ward
Denied wheelchair, patient forced to use son's toy cycle to reach hospital ward

The incident comes as a big blow to the Telangana government which had sought to restore the confidence of the people in the public health care system.

Angry Muslims beat Asaduddin Owaisi's effigy with shoes, burn it for dividing minority votes in UP - WATCH
Angry Muslims beat Asaduddin Owaisi's effigy with shoes, burn it for dividing minority votes in UP - WATCH

Muslims beat Asaduddin Owaisi's effigy with shoes, burn it for dividing Muslim votes in UP election 

No GI tag for Hyderabadi biriyani, applicant fils to provide

The 'Hyderabadi Biryani' has failed to secure the Geographical Indications tag as the applicant for it could not prove the historical origin and data relating to the delectable dish with supporting documents, according to the GI registry in Chennai.

Kansas shooting: Slain Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla was an exceptional employee, recalls his former boss
Kansas shooting: Slain Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla was an exceptional employee, recalls his former boss

Srinivas Kuchibhotla, the Indian IT engineer shot dead in an apparent hate crime in the U.S., was the kind of job candidate that every hiring manager wanted on his team, as described by his former boss Rod Larson.

Kansas shooting: Here's why slain Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla's wife Sunayna Dumala wants to return to US
Kansas shooting: Here's why slain Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla's wife Sunayna Dumala wants to return to US

Sunayna Dumala, the wife of Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla who was shot dead in Kansas in a hate crime last week, has said that she will return to the US to fulfill his dream.

Hillary Clinton asks Donald Trump to speak out after shooting of Indian techie
Hillary Clinton asks Donald Trump to speak out after shooting of Indian techie

Former US Secretary of State and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has asked President Donald Trump to "step up and speak out" on rising hate crimes in the US, in the wake of the killing of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla in a Kansas City bar last week.

Indian engineer, shot dead in Kansas bar, cremated in Hyderabad
Indian engineer, shot dead in Kansas bar, cremated in Hyderabad

The last rites of Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was shot dead in the US last week in a suspected hate crime, were performed on Tuesday at Jubilee Hills.

Kansas shooting: Slain Indian engineer to be cremated in Hyderabad today
Kansas shooting: Slain Indian engineer to be cremated in Hyderabad today

Srinivas Kuchibhotla was killed and Alok Madasani was injured when Adam W Purinton shot them at the Austins Bar and Grill in Olathe, Kansas state, on Wednesday night.

Kansas shooting: Slain Indian techie's body to reach Hyderabad today
Kansas shooting: Slain Indian techie's body to reach Hyderabad today

Srinivas Kuchibhotla`s wife Sunayana Dumala, her brother, sister-in-law and another relative will accompany the body on Monday night.

Kansas shooting: US Navy veteran charged with killing Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla in possible hate crime
Kansas shooting: US Navy veteran charged with killing Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla in possible hate crime

A white U.S. Navy veteran has been charged with killing an engineer from India and wounding two other men when he opened fire in a Kansas bar in what federal authorities were investigating on Friday as a possible hate crime that shocked the victim`s home country. 

Kansas shooting: Donald Trump is the primary reason, says Srinivas Kuchibhotla's relative
Kansas shooting: Donald Trump is the primary reason, says Srinivas Kuchibhotla's relative

US President Donald Trump`s "America First" rhetoric on immigration and jobs has fuelled a climate of intolerance.

BPL category senior citizens to get wheel-chairs, hearing aids

The Union government has proposed to come out with a scheme to give assistive devices such as tripod walking sticks, wheel-chairs and hearing aids, to the elderly living below poverty line (BPL) from the coming financial year, a senior official said on Thursday.

Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu condoles deaths in Hyderabad fire
Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu condoles deaths in Hyderabad fire

Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday condoled the death of workers in a fire at a factory in Hyderabad that left six persons dead.

Four die in Hyderabad factory fire

At least four workers were killed and three went missing as fire broke out in an air cooler manufacturing unit here on Wednesday morning, police said.

Hyderabad: Duo put chilli powder in NRI banker's eyes, slit his throat and bury him over extra-marital affair
Hyderabad: Duo put chilli powder in NRI banker's eyes, slit his throat and bury him over extra-marital affair

A 35-year-old NRI working with the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, who had been missing from Falaknuma area since February 04, was found murdered and his body buried at an under-construction house in Bandlaguda area, police said on Friday.NRI working with the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, who had been missing from Falaknuma area since February 04, was found murdered and his body buried at an under-construction house in Bandlaguda area, police said on Friday.

Jagan protests at Vizag airport after being denied entry into city
Jagan protests at Vizag airport after being denied entry into city

Jagan, along with his party MPs Y Vijaysai Reddy, Y V Subba Reddy and senior leader Ambati Rambabu, staged a sit-in on the apron at the Vizag airport.

NIA arrests another member of Hyderabad IS terror module

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday arrested one more accused in Hyderabad IS conspiracy case.

Fire breaks out in Hyderabad hotel

A short-circuit is suspected to have caused the fire on the fourth floor of Katriya Hotel on Raj Bhavan Road.

Two killed, 11 hurt in explosion at AP cracker unit
Two killed, 11 hurt in explosion at AP cracker unit

The cause of the explosion is not yet known, District Superintendent of Police Vishal Gunni said.

Posing as CBI officials, four persons loot 46 kg gold from Muthoot Finance in Hyderabad
Posing as CBI officials, four persons loot 46 kg gold from Muthoot Finance in Hyderabad

Posing as CBI officials, four unidentified persons looted 45 kg gold from Muthoot Finance in Hyderabad on Wednesday, the city police said.

NIA files charge sheet against 8 in Hyderabad ISIS module case
NIA files charge sheet against 8 in Hyderabad ISIS module case

Eight persons were on Thursday named by NIA in a charge sheet for allegedly attempting to carry out a terror strike by using explosive devices similar to those used by ISIS cadres during last year's Paris attacks. 

Asaduddin Owaisi accuses National Investigation Agency of going slow on 'non-Muslim' blast cases
Asaduddin Owaisi accuses National Investigation Agency of going slow on 'non-Muslim' blast cases

Five key operatives of Indian Mujahideen, including the banned terror outfit's co-founder Yasin Bhatkal were sentenced to death in the 2013 Dilsukhnagar blast case.

Hyderabad Dilsukhnagar blasts: Five Indian Mujahideen terrorists sentenced to death; court calls case 'rarest of the rare'
Hyderabad Dilsukhnagar blasts: Five Indian Mujahideen terrorists sentenced to death; court calls case 'rarest of the rare'

A special NIA court on Monday said that all the five convicts including Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal will be hanged.

Dilsukhnagar blasts case: Will Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, 4 others be sent to gallows?
Dilsukhnagar blasts case: Will Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, 4 others be sent to gallows?

The special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court here is due to pronounce quantum of sentence in connection with 2013 Dilsukhnagar twin blasts case on Monday.

Hyderabad twin bomb blasts case: NIA court to decide on quantum of punishment today
Hyderabad twin bomb blasts case: NIA court to decide on quantum of punishment today

The twin blasts in Dilsukhnagar area in Hyderabad on February 21, 2013, claimed 19 lives and injured over 130 people.

Hyderabad: Insect found in saline bottle given to 6-year-old girl

A man on Thursday alleged an insect was found in a saline bottle administered to his six-year-old daughter who was undergoing treatment at the state-run Gandhi Hospital here.

Yasin Bhatkal convicted for Dilsukhnagar blasts: Here's is what we know about IM's top commander
Yasin Bhatkal convicted for Dilsukhnagar blasts: Here's is what we know about IM's top commander

Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and four other men were held guilty on Tuesday in connection with the 2013 Hyderabad twin bomb blasts case by a special NIA court, in the first ever conviction of banned outfit’s cadres in a terror case.

Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, 4 others convicted for 2013 Dilsukhnagar blasts; sentencing on Dec 19
Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, 4 others convicted for 2013 Dilsukhnagar blasts; sentencing on Dec 19

In a major development, banned terror outfit Indian Mujahideen's (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and four others were on Tuesday convicted for their role in 2013 Dilsukhnagar blasts in then Andhra Pradesh.