Woman drops plan to join ISIS, returns to Hyderabad from Turkey
Woman drops plan to join ISIS, returns to Hyderabad from Turkey

Wanting to join the terror group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a 19-year-old woman from the city who was residing in Qatar had flown to Turkey from there, but changed her mind and came to her parents here, police said on Saturday.

'Socialist', 'Secular' should not be removed from Constitution: CPI

Noting that secularism reflected the "character" of India, Communist Party of India national general secretary Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy on Saturday decried what he termed were attempts to drop the word "secular" from the Preamble of the Constitution and demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi come clear on the issue.

'Vastu defect' a reason for shifting Telangana secretariat: CM

The Telangana government on Friday said it would be constructing a new state secretariat building in Hyderabad, leaving the present building for various reasons including 'Vastu defect'.

Woman, her two minor daughters killed as roof caves in Hyderabad

A 30-year-old woman and her two minor daughters were killed when the roof of their house collapsed on them at a town in Khammam district of Telangana early today, police said.

Andhra Pradesh: Bus catches fire, 35 passengers have narrow escape

Passengers of a private bus in Andhra Pradesh had a narrow escape when their vehicle caught fire in Prakasam district early Wednesday, police said.

Governor Narasimhan hoists Tricolour in both Telugu states

Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Monday celebrated the Republic Day with pomp and gaiety with the governor flying from one state to the other to hoist the national flag.

35 fresh swine flu cases in Telangana

Thirty five fresh swine flu cases have been reported in Telangana on Sunday even as no fresh death due to the infection was reported in the last 48 hours, a senior health official said here.

Ex-CEC Lyngdoh bats for doing away with candidates fighting polls

Holding that the present system of elections in which individuals contest for public office has certain flaws, former Chief Election Commissioner JM Lyngdoh has instead advocated the concept of proportional representation for political parties based on the percentage of votes they win.

50 more swine flu cases in Telangana

Fifty new cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana, officials said Saturday.

CPI activists detained for bid to protest against Obama visit

Thirty one activists of the Communist Party of India (CPI) were on Saturday detained for trying to stage protests in front of the US Consulate at Begumpet here against US President Barack Obama's visit.

250 child labourers rescued in Hyderabad, 15 persons held

As many as 250 children, including 10 girls from Bihar, who were forced to work as child labourers in hazardous industries were on Saturday rescued from Old City here, police said.


Gift for Michelle Obama: Indian weaver to gift sari in a matchbox

As the Obamas prepare to land in India on January 25, frenzied preparations grip not just the capital but even the weaving community of the temple town of Varanasi. According to reports, the weavers from Kashi will present US first lady Michelle Obama with over 100 Banarasi sarees.

Mild tremors felt in south Hyderabad

Mild tremors were felt in south Hyderabad late Friday night.

Naidu bumps into old friend MS founder Bill Gates at Davos

On the final day of his Davos trip, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu was taken by a surprise when he bumped into Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Friday at the World Economic Forum Annual Summit.

Naidu meets Malaysian PM in Davos

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, who is in Davos to attend the World Economic Forum, met Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak during which he explained the opportunities for investments in the state.

ED attaches railway engineer's properties worth Rs 2.9 cr

The Enforcement Directorate has provisionally attached properties valued at Rs 2.90 crore of a senior railway divisional engineer, against whom CBI had filed a chargesheet under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Central team calls for better hygiene, pro-active sample testing to reduce swine flu in Telangana

A team of health experts from Delhi has completed its assessment of the swine flu situation in Telangana and called for improving hygiene and pro-active testing of samples.

Swine flu situation has taken turn for worse in Telangana; Centre assures all help

Telangana Chief Minister K.Chandrasekhar Rao has said that the swine flu situation in the state is taking a turn for the worse despite the Center giving all assurances of help to prevent its spread.

Hyderabad: cab-driver arrested for filming sleeping woman passenger

A cab driver was on Tuesday arrested here on the charge of filming a lady passenger in an "indecent" manner, police said.

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