Woman dead, three hurt in Bengaluru blast

Woman dead, three hurt in Bengaluru blast

Bengaluru, Dec 29 (IANS) A woman died and three other people were injured in a low-intensity blast near a restaurant in the city centre Sunday, a top police official said.“The woman, identified as Bhavani, who suffered head injury in the blast, succumbed in a private hospital, while the injured are undergoing treatment in the same hospital,” […]

Pawan Kalyan’s Jana Sena now a registered political party

Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena now a registered political party

Hyderabad, Dec 11 (IANS) The Election Commission of India has registered Telugu actor-politician Pawan Kalyan’s Jana Sena as a political party. The poll panel registered the party with effect from Nov 24, 2014 under the section 29A of the Representation of People Act, 1951, the party said. Pawan, a popular actor and brother of actor-turned […]

#UberGate: Telangana, Andhra ban Uber

Telangana, Andhra ban Uber

Hyderabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Authorities in both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have banned cab service provider Uber. The transport departments in both the states said Uber has no permission to operate and advised people to refrain from hiring the app-based cab service. In Hyderabad and neighbouring Ranga Reddy district, special teams of Road Transport Authority […]

Protest against methane extraction

Protest against methane extraction

The State must not renew its January 4, 2011, MoU with Great Eastern Energy Company The Federation of Associations against Methane Extraction Plan has demanded that all agencies involved in oil and gas exploration leave the Cauvery delta districts. The federation will stage a series of agitations to oust them from the region, its chief […]

Andhra varsity professor held for suspected Maoist links

Andhra varsity professor held for suspected Maoist linksAndhra varsity professor held for suspected Maoist links

  Hyderabad, Nov 6 (IANS) An associate professor of Andhra University has been arrested for suspected links with the Maoists, Andhra Pradesh Police said Thursday. His family has, however, complained that he was kidnapped from his home.Police in Visakhapatnam arrested J. Appa Rao on receiving information that he has links with the Maoists. Visakhapatnam rural police […]

Andhra evacuates 400,000 people as cyclonic storm Hudhud nears

Andhra evacuates 400,000 people as cyclonic storm Hudhud nears

Visakhapatnam, Oct 11 (IANS) Authorities in coastal Andhra Pradesh began massive evacuation of nearly 400,000 people to safer places as cyclonic storm Hudhud is set to hit the coast Sunday. The people will be evacuated in five coastal districts, where the impact of the cyclone being felt from Saturday with heavy rains accompanied by squally […]

Hyderabad metro cost escalates by Rs.2,500 crore

Hyderabad metro cost escalates by Rs.2,500 crore

Hyderabad, Sep 2 Hyderabad Metro Rail project has escalated by Rs.2,500 crore to Rs.3,000 crore, said L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Limited (LTMRHL). LTMRHL chief executive and managing director V. B. Gadgil told reporters here Tuesday that the project is in a “very very critical mode”. He said they have completed 28 percent of the project […]