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Telangana gives entrepreneurs right to time-bound clearance

Hyderabad, Nov 27 : The Telangana government Thursday announced its new industrial policy, providing entrepreneurs right to time-bound clearance of business proposals, promising zero graft and proposing six industrial corridors and other initiatives.

Japan Bank keen to help Andhra in inter-city connectivity

Hyderabad, Nov 27 : The Japan Bank of International Cooperation (JBIC) Thursday said that it can help Andhra Pradesh in inter-city connectivity and water treatment in urban areas.

Sumitomo to develop Andhra capital as smart city

Hyderabad, Nov 27 : Sumitomo Corporation, a diversified business group of Japan, will help the Andhra Pradesh government in developing its new state capital as a world class smart city.

Telugu film industry workers to go on strike

Hyderabad, Nov 27 : As many as 14,000 workers from 24 crafts of Telugu filmdom will go on strike here Thursday over low wages and employment regulations. The strike is expected to severely affect many star-studded films that are on floors.

Andhra seeks Fuji Electric's help to build smart grid

Hyderabad, Nov 26 : Japan's Fuji Electric will send a team of its representatives to Andhra Pradesh by December-January to do a feasibility study for a smart grid project in the state.

Protests in Rajya Sabha over renaming of Hyderabad airport

New Delhi, Nov 26 : The Rajya Sabha Wednesday saw protest over renaming of Hyderabad airport for a second day Wednesday, even as the central government explained that the international airport continues to be named after former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.

BioAsia 2015 to be held Feb 2-4

Hyderabad, Nov 26 : BioAsia 2015, the 12th edition of the annual international life sciences conference, will be held here Feb 2-4.

Gates Foundation gives grants for Andhra cyclone relief

New Delhi, Nov 26 : The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, known for its philanthropic initiatives in developing countries, Wednesday granted $500,000 to an NGO for addressing the most pressing needs resulting from the cyclone Hudhud in Andhra Pradesh.

Would like to dedicate 'Rough' to Srihari: Aadi

Chennai, Nov 26 : Aadi Pudipeddi, who plays the lead in forthcoming Telugu actioner "Rough", which releases in cinemas Friday after much delay, says the film would be a fitting tribute to the late actor Srihari, who has played an important role in it.

'Malupu' inspired by true incident: Sathya Prabhas

Chennai, Nov 26 : Upcoming Telugu thriller "Malupu", which features Aadhi Pinisetty in the lead, is inspired by a real incident that happened over a decade ago, says its director Sathya Prabhas Pinisetty.

Telugu stars to come under one roof for fundraiser

Hyderabad, Nov 26 : Telugu film stars like Chiranjeevi, Akkineni Nagarjuna, Mahesh Babu and Pawan Kalyan will come under one roof here Sunday for Memu Saitham, an entertainment initiative by the filmdom to raise funds for victims of the Hudhud cyclone.

NHRC notice to Telangana over farmers' suicides

New Delhi, Nov 25 : The NHRC has issued notice to the Telangana government over media reports that 76 farmers have committed suicide in the state since its formation, a statement said Tuesday.

Andhra plans separate cell for Japanese investors

Hyderabad, Nov 25 : Andhra Pradesh plans to set up a separate cell for online clearance of investment proposals from Japanese firms.

Re-alignment of Hyderabad metro proposed at three points

Hyderabad, Nov 25 : The Telangana government Tuesday officially communicated to L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Ltd the changes in the alignment of Hyderabad metro rail project at three locations in the city.

Actress Jeevitha sentenced in cheque bounce case, gets bail

Hyderabad, Nov 24 : A city court Monday sentenced Telugu actress-filmmaker and BJP leader Jeevitha to two year imprisonments in a cheque bounce case.

TDP seeks disqualification of three Telangana legislators

Hyderabad, Nov 24 : The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has sought disqualification of its three members of Telangana assembly for defecting to ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS).

Chandrababu Naidu invites Japanese firms to invest in Andhra

Hyderabad, Nov 24 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu Monday invited Japanese investors to his state as he began his four-day visit to Japan.

Astounded by Telugu filmdom's professionalism: Raajpal Yadav

Chennai, Nov 24 : Actor Raajpal Yadav is currently shooting for Telugu comedy "Kick 2" with Ravi Teja. He says he's "astounded" by the professionalism with which the industry functions.

'Rudhramadevi' left Aditi Chengappa awestruck

Chennai, Nov 24 : Southern actress Aditi Chengappa, who plays an important role in upcoming Telugu period-drama "Rudhramadevi", says the experience of working in the film left her completely awestruck.

Period films are heroic: Rana Daggubati

Chennai, Nov 24 : Actor Rana Daggubati says he didn't mind working in two back-to-back Telugu period films "Baahubali" and "Rudhramadevi" because he finds them "heroic" and "powerful".

Cake mixing ceremony Visakhapatnam in hotel heralds advent of Christmas spirit

Visakhapatnam, Nov. 23 : In a fun-filled evening for tourists, guests, invitees and hotel staff, Christmas and New Year celebrations began with a cake mixing ceremony as 150 kilograms of dry fruits were mixed with 24 litres of the finest spirits in a hotel in Visakhapatnam.

World's tallest tower to come up in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Nov 22 : The Telangana government Saturday decided to build the world's largest tower and other skyscrapers at 40 places around Hussain Sagar lake in the heart of Hyderabad.

Mohan Babu dedicates 40 years in filmdom to fans, friends

Chennai, Nov 22 : Actor-producer Manchu Mohan Babu, who has completed four decades in Telugu filmdom, has dedicated the proud moment and his success to fans and friends who have stood by him in this journey.

Policeman used stolen AK-47 to extort Rs.10 lakh

Hyderabad, Nov 21 : The policeman, who opened fire from a stolen AK-47 at a top executive of a pharma company here Wednesday, had abducted "a person with luxury car" from the same area and extorted Rs.10 lakh in February, police said.

Hyderabad IT industry poised to reach $50 bn by 2025

Hyderabad, Nov 21 : The Information Technology industry in Hyderabad is poised to grow to $50 billion by 2025, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) said Friday.

Maintain status quo on naming Hyderabad airport: Telangana assembly

Hyderabad, Nov 21 : The move by the civil aviation ministry to name the domestic terminal at the Rajiv Gandhi international airport here after former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N.T. Rama Rao has sparked a row, with the Telangana assembly Friday passing a resolution to urge the centre to maintain status quo.

Osmania biscuits: Cookies with a unique taste (Foodie Trail-Hyderabad)

By Mohammed Shafeeq : They say Hyderabad is famous for biryani, sherwani and gandipet ka pani but the list many not be just confined to the mouth watering dish, the ethnic attire and the water from Gandipet, as the Osman Sagar reservoir is popularly known.

'Appuchi Graamam' director moves from sci-fi to action

Chennai, Nov 20 : Director Vi Anand, who made an impressive Tamil debut with sci-fi film "Appuchi Graamam", has now started working on his next film which is Telugu actioner titled "Tiger".

Emirates flight to Hyderabad diverted due to fog

Hyderabad, Nov 20 : Emirates flight from Dubai to Hyderabad was diverted to Chennai Thursday due to fog at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here.

Policeman behind Hyderabad shootout arrested

Hyderabad, Nov 20 : A constable who opened fire from a stolen AK-47 on a top executive of a pharma company here Wednesday has been arrested, police said.

HC asks Telangana junior doctors to end stir

Hyderabad, Nov 19 : The Hyderabad High Court has asked striking junior doctors in Telangana to end their protest and resume duties within 48 hours.

Ravi Teja to play Akshay's role in Telugu version of 'Special 26'

By Subhash K Jha, Mumbai, Nov 19 : Telugu superstar Ravi Teja is all set to play the role of actor Akshay Kumar in Telugu remake of "Special 26".

Gunman opens fire from AK-47 on top executive in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Nov 19 : In a sensational incident, an unidentified person opened fire from an AK-47 on a top executive of a pharma company in high-security KBR Park here Wednesday morning.

Public helped us release 'Naa Bangaaru Talli': Director

Chennai, Nov 19 : Filmmaker Rajesh Touchriver says it was the public's contribution that facilitated the release of the three National Awards winning Telugu-Malayalam bilingual "Naa Bangaaru Taali", which deals with human trafficking, in cinemas Friday.

Nagarjuna's new film launched

Hyderabad, Nov 19 : Akkineni Nagarjuna's next Telugu film tentatively titled "Soggade Chinni Nayana" was launched here Wednesday. The film features the actor in a dual role as grandfather and grandson.

Gunman opens fire on top executive in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Nov 19 : Armed with an AK-47, an unidentified person opened fire on a top executive of a pharma company in high-security KBR Park here Wednesday morning.

Urban development offers huge investment openings: M. Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi, Nov 18 : Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu Tuesday invited countries and corporates to invest in India's urban development sector where $140 billion could be invested over the next 20 years.

Marathon, cyclothon held in Visakhapatnam to cheer up cyclone-affected residents

Visakhapatnam, Nov. 18 : State government in Andhra Pradesh, lined up a string of events to boost the morale and cheer up cyclone Hudhud-affected victims in key port city of Visakhapatnam.

Burdwan blast: Myanmar man held in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Nov 18 : A Myanmar national was arrested here in connection with the death of two Bangaldeshi militants in Burdwan in West Bengal, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said Tuesday.

Congress legislators suspended from Telangana assembly

Hyderabad, Nov 18 : Legislators of main opposition Congress party were Tuesday suspended from Telangana state assembly for a day for stalling the proceedings.

Burdwan blast: Myanmar national held in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Nov 18 : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a Myanmar national here in West Bengal's Burdwan blast case.

Burdwan blast: Myanmar national held in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Nov 18 : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a Myanmar national here in West Bengal's Burdwan blast case.

Trust brought Rohit, Krishna together for 'Rowdy Fellow'

Chennai, Nov 18 : Debutant filmmaker Krishna Chaitanya says trust played a crucial role in collaborating with actor Nara Rohit in forthcoming Telugu actioner "Rowdy Fellow", which releases in cinemas Friday.

'Gopala Gopala' set for Sankranti 2015 release

Chennai, Nov 17 : "Gopala Gopala", the Telugu remake of Hindi hit "OMG: Oh My God", will release in cinemas during Sankranti 2015. The makers are planning on releasing the film's first look soon.

Women are backbone of nation, says Sachin Tendulkar

Nellore (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 16 : On his first visit to a village which he has decided to adopt for development, cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar Sunday said women are backbone of all families in India and the nation.

Indo-Arab League team to visit Palestine

Hyderabad, Nov 16 : A delegation of the Indo-Arab League led by its chairman Syed Vicaruddin will visit Palestine and Jordan.

Nita Ambani, Juhi Chawla tour Annapurna Studios

Hyderabad, Nov 16 : A group of corporate women bigwigs such as Nita Ambani, Swati Piramal, Nawaz Singhania, Ananya Goenka, Leena Tiwari, Radhika Sheth, Anupa Sahney along with actress Juhi Chawla visited Annapurna Studios here.

Sachin Tendulkar visits adopted Andhra village

Nellore (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 16 : Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar Sunday morning began a visit to the village in Andhra Pradesh which he has decided to adopt.

Six skyways, several flyovers planned for Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Nov 15 : Telangana government plans to build five or six integrated skyways with multiple levels of flyovers in Hyderabad and improve the existing roads at a cost of Rs.25,000 crore to Rs.30,000 crore.

Sachin Tendulkar in Andhra to visit adopted village

Nellore (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 15 : Rajya Sabha member and legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar arrived at the Krishnapatnam port near here Saturday evening, on his way to a village which he has decided to adopt.

Central team to assess cyclone damage in Andhra

Hyderabad, Nov 15 : A central team will be visiting the cyclone-affected districts of Andhra Pradesh Nov 24-25 to collect data and assess the damage based on the enumeration done by the state government.

Nita Ambani donates Rs.11 crore for Andhra cyclone relief

Hyderabad, Nov 15 : Reliance Foundation chairperson Nita Ambani has donated over Rs.11 crore for relief works in cyclone-hit Andhra Pradesh.

Dubbed Telugu version of 'Vidiyum Munn' to release soon

Chennai, Nov 15 : Debutant Balaji K Kumar-directed Tamil thriller "Vidiyum Munn", which has been dubbed in Telugu as "Oka Ratrilo Iddarammayilu", is being readied for release in the language soon.

Andhra CM seeks Singapore's help to build state capital

Hyderabad, Nov 14 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu Friday invited investors from Singapore to invest in the state and participate in building the state capital.

Nehru's legacy belongs to nation: Naidu

Hyderabad, Nov 14 : Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu Friday paid rich tributes to Jawaharlal Nehru and said the legacy of India's first prime minister belonged to the entire nation and not to any particular political party.

Kollywood actors making inroads in Telugu filmdom

Chennai, Nov 14 : After impressing audiences and critics alike with their dubbed Telugu films, popular Tamil actors such as Suriya, Karthi and Vishal Krishna Reddy have finally decided to make their presence felt in Telugu filmdom by taking up projects in the language.

Close battles likely in JK Tyre Karting

Visakhapatnam, Nov 14 : The two-day fifth and concluding round of the JK Tyre-FMSCI National Karting Championship beginning here Saturday is expected to dish out plenty of action given that the titles in all three categories, Micro Max, Junior Max and Senior Max, are still to be decided.

Improve connectivity to Andhra, Naidu to Singapore air operators

Hyderabad, Nov 13 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu Thursday met airline operators in Singapore and urged them to improve connectivity to and from his state.

TDP legislators suspended from Telangana assembly for a week

Hyderabad, Nov 13 : Ten opposition legislators belonging to the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) were Thursday suspended from the Telangana state legislative assembly for a week for stalling proceedings.

Skyscrapers planned around Hussainsagar lake

Hyderabad, Nov 12 : The Telangana government plans to build skyscrapers around the picturesque Hussainsagar lake which divides the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad.

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