Nizam Museum DM Hyderabad Telangana 

Daring Nizam Museum heist was pulled off by school dropouts

Hyderabad: It was not an international or interstate gang, but two daily wage labourers, both who have not studied beyond Class 7, who pulled off the daring heist in the famous Nizam Museum here last week. Officials of the Hyderabad City Police Task Force, who cracked the case in a week’s time, said the two behind the heist of artefacts from the Museum, worth several lakhs in the international market, were arrested from near Himayat Sagar, with the stolen items being recovered intact. The arrested persons were identified as Mohammed Ghouse…

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hyderabad DM Hyderabad Telangana 

Three lakes to be restored in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: The Telangana government on Wednesday issued modified administrative approval for the restoration and comprehensive development of three lakes under the jurisdiction of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC). Mir Alam Tank will be restored at Rs 40.25 crore, Raisamudram Cheruvu in Ramachandrapuram at Rs 6.80 crore and Saroornagar large tank in Hyderabad at Rs 15.49 crore. The total amount to restore the three water bodies comes up to a total of Rs 62.54 crore. Earlier, authorities sanctioned the restoration and development of Durgam Cheruvu, Malka Cheruvu and Nallagandla Cheruvu. But, on…

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Higher Education DM Education Hyderabad Telangana 

Higher education in US to get costlier for Indians

Hyderabad: With the rupee hitting a record low against the dollar, students who are planning or already pursuing higher education in the United States of America have started to feel the pinch. As the rupee slipped all time low to 71.48 per dollar, pursuing higher studies in the US has become a tad more expensive for students and parents. This exchange rate would affect right from applying to the universities till the candidate touches the US soil and expenditure is likely to increase by Rs 1 lakh. The US universities enroll…

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nagarjuna sagar DM Hyderabad Telangana 

Nagarjuna Sagar crest gates likely to be lifted on Saturday

Hyderabad: The crest gates of Nagarjuna Sagar Project are likely to be lifted in the next 24 hours on Saturday, thanks to heavy inflows resulting in its water levels inching closer to Full Reservoir Level (FRL). The water level in the dam reached 582.7 feet on Friday evening, against the FRL of 590 feet. As against full storage capacity of 312 tmcft, current water storage in the dam stood at 290.8 tmcft on Friday evening. While inflows into the project were at one lakh cusecs, the outflow of water through the…

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rera DM Hyderabad Telangana 

RERA set to transform Telangana’s realty sector

Hyderabad: With Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) coming into effect, the real estate sector in the State, especially in Hyderabad, is set to undergo a transformation with an emphasis on protecting the interests of consumers. Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister KT Rama Rao inaugurated the RERA Office at the Directorate of Town and Country Planning Bhavan, AC Guards. The objective behind launching RERA was to regulate and promote the realty sector, protect the interest of consumers, promote fair play in real estate transactions, ensure timely execution of projects. More importantly,…

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sindhu DM Hyderabad Telangana 

Sindhu, Saina were phenomenally good: Gopichand

Hyderabad: It was a dream come true, literally, for chief coach Pullela Gopichand. It could have been a flawless script in women’s singles. Nevertheless PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal returned with Asian Games silver and bronze medals respectively. It was one of the memorable moments as the two sporting legends displayed their medals proudly along with a beaming coach at the Academy here on Thursday. A gold medal would have been a perfect icing on the cake, but the very fact that these badminton icons created history by becoming the first…

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harikrishna DM Hyderabad Telangana 

Wearing seat belt could have saved Harikrishna

Hyderabad: Would Nandamuri Harikrishna have survived the high speed crash had he been wearing a seat belt? And what could have been the reasons for the frontal airbags not being deployed when the Toyota Fortuner crashed into a road divider, flew into the air and flipped over a couple of times before coming to a rest about 20 metres from where it first hit the divider? Incidentally, Harikrishna’s companions – Arikepudi Shivaji and Raavi Venkat Rao – in the car, one in the passenger seat and the other in the back…

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cybercrooks DM Hyderabad Telangana 

Cybercrooks train guns on ‘money mules’

Hyderabad: Always on the lookout to evade the law, cybercrooks these days are increasingly depending on innocent youngsters to ensure that their fraudulent bank transactions are not traced back to them. This, according to Cybercrime officials, is done by trapping youngsters with ‘job’ offers or buying their bank accounts, or ‘taking on rent’ their bank accounts on a commission basis. These youngsters, known as ‘money mules’, are often from remote villages and economically weak backgrounds. They realise they have been taken for a ride only after being arrested. However, youth in…

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harikrishna DM Hyderabad Telangana 

Nandamuri Harikrishna dead in accident near Nalgonda

Hyderabad: Senior Telugu Desam Party leader and son of former chief minister NT Rama Rao, actor Nandamuri Harikrishna passed away while being treated for injuries sustained in a road accident on the outskirts of Nalgonda on Wednesday morning. Reports said his car met with an accident near Anneparthy and he was rushed to Kamineni Hospital in Narketpally. The accident took place when the Fortuner (AP 28 BW 2323) driven by Harikrishna turned turtle after hitting the road divider. It was said the vehicle was in a high speed and there were six others in…

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pragathi nivedana DM Hyderabad Telangana 

Pragathi Nivedana Sabha not aimed at elections, says KTR

Hyderabad: The Pragathi Nivedana Sabha, scheduled to be held on September 2, will be an extension of TRS Plenary to explain to people about the progress made by Telangana State under the TRS regime, said IT and Industries Minister KT Rama Rao. He maintained that the meeting was not aimed at the elections and there need not be any speculation until the Chief Minister makes an announcement with regard to polls in the State. He reiterated that TRS will fight the elections alone without any political alliance. Speaking to mediapersons at…

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