Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Mar. 28 : The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch India's latest navigation satellite, the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS)-1D from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota today.
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Mar. 28 : With the onset of blistering summers, zoo authorities in Visakhapatnam are making special arrangements to provide the animals a comfortable environment.
By Haricharan Pudipeddi : Film - "Jil"; Cast - Gopichand, Raashi Khanna, Kabir Singh, Harish Uthaman, Posani Krishna Murali, Brahmaji, Chalapathi Rao and Srinivas Avasarala; Director - Radha Krishna Kumar; Rating - **
Hyderabad, March 28 : Popular Telugu writer Kona Venkat and producer D.V.V Danayya were robbed at knifepoint here when they were returning home from a party late at night.
By Sanu George, Thiruvananthapuram, March 27 : If it was Goa that first decided to replicate the Kerala model of protecting its rich biodiversity, the newly formed state of Telangana is now following suit.
Chennai, March 27 : Actor Ram Pothineni, who is busy shooting for Telugu romantic-comedy "Pandaga Chesko", has signed two yet-untitled projects in the language.
Hyderabad, March 27 : Actress Nora Fatehi, who has worked in films such as "Roar: The Tigers of Sunderbans" and "Crazy Cukkad Family", has been signed for a special song in S.S. Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali".
Hyderabad, March 26 : The Andhra Pradesh assembly will have a special session on April 4 to take up a no-confidence motion moved by the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) against the speaker.
Hyderabad, March 26 : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday attached properties worth Rs.130 crore in connection with the money laundering probe against YSR Congress president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and businessman I. Syam Prasad Reddy.
Hyderabad, March 26 : Tension prevailed in the premises of Telangana legislative assembly on Thursday when the security personnel stopped legislators of opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) from entering the building.
Chennai, March 26 : Actor Sai Dharam Tej, who comes from megastar Chiranjeevi's clan, says he doesn't feel any pressure of belonging to the prestigious family. But he is aware of his responsibility of living up to the family's reputation.
Hyderabad, March 26 : The ruling TRS in Telangana received a jolt on Wednesday with the opposition BJP-TDP alliance bagging one of the two seats of the legislative council that went to polls on Sunday.
Hyderabad, March 25 : Hyderabad Software Enterprises Association (HYSEA) on Tuesday launched a new initiative to foster innovation by start-ups through design reviews and mentoring.
London, March 25 : Actor-politician Manchu Mohan Babu will be felicitated by Telugu Association of London (TAL) on Saturday here for his contribution to the field of entertainment for over four decades.
Chennai, March 25 : Director Praveen Sattaru, who was disappointed with the box-office prospects of his National Award-winning Telugu drama "Chandamama Kathalu", said the prestigious honour came at the right time and boosted his morale.
Hyderabad, March 24 : The Telangana government has come forward to extend financial assistance to Syeda Salva Fatima, one of the few Muslim women to hold a commercial pilot's license, for advanced training.
Hyderabad, March 24 : A Telangana court on Tuesday dismissed the petitions for a murder case against policemen involved in the alleged staged gunfight in which top Maoist Cherukuri Rajkumar alias Azad and journalist Hemchandra Pandey were killed.
Hyderabad, March 23 : Japanese automotive major Isuzu will start manufacturing pick-up trucks at its facility in Sri City in Andhra Pradesh by April 2016.
Hyderabad, March 23 : The Andhra Pradesh State Minorities Commission has taken serious note of a Muslim youth's death due to alleged torture in police custody in Telangana and has sought reports from the police superintendent and collector.
Hyderabad, March 23 : Two public sector banks have issued notices to leading Telugu actor Akkineni Nagarjuna's film studio to recover loans amounting to Rs.62 crore. The actor is hopeful of resolving the issue in a few days.
Hyderabad, Mar. 23 : Telangana Chief Minister Chandrasekhara Rao has urged the centre to increase the Haj slots allotted to the state for the current year.
Hyderabad, March 23 : The Andhra Pradesh assembly on Monday condoled the death of Lee Kuan Yew, the first prime minister of Singapore.
Chennai, March 23 : The style factor in Gopichand-starrer Telugu actioner "Jil" will differentiate it from the actor's earlier outings, says its director Radha Krishna, who adds he couldn't have pulled off the project without the support of his hero.
Chennai, March 23 : Actress Raashi Khanna has rubbished rumours that she's doing an item number in actor Akkineni Akhil's yet-untitled Telugu project.
Chennai, March 23 : Producer Dil Raju says he had suggested the title "Ok Bangaram" for the Telugu version of filmmaker Mani Ratnam's upcoming Tamil romantic-drama "Ok Kanmani", which will release in cinemas in April.
Hyderabad, Mar. 22 : BJP Telangana State president G. Kishan Reddy on Sunday expressed his concern over the MLC elections, saying 40 percent names in the voters list are fraud and not even a single person has the correct address.
Hyderabad, March 21 : The Rural Electrical Corporation (REC) Limited, a central government enterprise, has come forward to fund power projects in Telangana to a tune of Rs. 24,000 crore.
Hyderabad, March 21 : 'Ugadi', the Telugu New Year, was Saturday celebrated in both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh with traditional fanfare and enthusiasm.
Khammam (Telangana), Mar. 21 : B Kalawati, the wife of a tribal leader from Telangana, on Saturday accused Congress MP Renuka Chowdhury of cheating after the latter allegedly took Rs. 1.10 crore to give a Congress Party ticket to her husband to enable him contest from the Wyra state assembly constituency.
Hyderabad, March 20 : A burnt body of a girl was found in Panjagutta area here on Friday, police said.
Hyderabad, March 20 : A hotel owner was stabbed to death by two unidentified assailants in a busy area in broad daylight following an altercation over tea here on Friday, police said.
New Delhi, March 20 : Parliament on Friday passed a bill providing for raising the number of members of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council from 50 to 58.
Hyderabad, March 20 : The toll due to swine flu in Telangana has risen to 75 with the death of one more person, officials said on Friday.
By Mohammed Shafeeq, Hyderabad, March 20 : The Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) here plans to offer a diploma course in Islamic finance from the next academic year to keep pace with the rising demand for the subject.
Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh), Mar. 19 : A lorry carrying liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders caught fire on the National Highway No.44 in the Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday.
Hyderabad, March 19 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has appointed a nodal officer to implement the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014.
Hyderabad, March 19 : The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) here on Thursday achieved a milestone by clocking 10 million passengers in one year.
Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh), Mar. 19 : A truck carrying 450 LPG cylinders caught fire on Thursday in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh.
Hyderabad, March 19 : Eight legislators of the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) were on Thursday suspended from the Andhra Pradesh assembly for three days for creating a ruckus and stalling the proceedings.
Chennai, March 19 : Filmmaker Sukumar's next Telugu outing with actor Junior NTR will go on the floors in London next month.
Chennai, March 19 : Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna has rubbished rumours about being part of the Telugu remake of recent Kannada hit "Mythri". Although he said he really liked the film, he's not doing the remake for now.
Hyderabad, March 18 : A Swedish company has proposed to establish plants in Telangana to produce power from garbage and organic waste.
Hyderabad, March 18 : Swine flu has claimed one more life in Telangana, taking the toll to 74 since January. The number of fresh cases, however, has come down.
Hyderabad, March 18 : Tension prevailed at Osmania University on Wednesday when students pelted stones and clashed with police while trying take out a march to Telangana state assembly, demanding the government to immediately fill one lakh job vacancies.
Hyderabad, March 18 : Police on Wednesday arrested activists of the Madiga Reservation Porata Samithi (MRPS) to foil their attempt to march towards the Andhra Pradesh assembly here.
Hyderabad, March 18 : The Telangana assembly on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution urging the central government to set up a separate high court for the state.
Chennai, March 18 : Popular Telugu comedian Brahmanandam, who has over 1,000 films to his credit, says he is cutting down on offers to concentrate on penning his autobiography, which he plans to finish by this year-end.
Chennai, March 18 : Director Nag Ashwin says actor Nani took a giant leap in terms of performance in forthcoming Telugu film "Yevade Subramanyam", which is not an easy film to accept as the story has no point of reference.
Hyderabad, March 18 : The Telangana Movie Chamber of Commerce has elected popular Telugu producer Dil Raju as its first president, assuring to strive for the upliftment of Telangana film industry in the coming years.
Hyderabad, March 17 : Malaysia has evinced interest in partnering with Andhra Pradesh for various projects.
Hyderabad, March 17 : Andhra Pradesh has sought special debt assistance from National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) for public-private partnership projects in the agricultural sector in the state.
Hyderabad, March 17: Swine flu has claimed 73 lives so far in Telangana, officials said on Tuesday.
New Delhi, March 17 : Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday accused the Narendra Modi government of "apathy" towards the people of Andhra Pradesh, saying that promises made to them have not been fulfilled.
Chennai, March 17 : Actress Saiyami Kher's long wait is finally coming to an end as her much-delayed Telugu debut project "Rey" is finally releasing. Although slightly disappointed about the delay, she says all good things take time.
Chennai, March 17 : Telugu actor Allu Arjun will be making his Hindi debut in upcoming dance film "AnyBody Can Dance 2". A proficient dancer, Arjun will be seen in a cameo appearance showcasing his dancing prowess.
By Fakir Mohan Pradhan, Research Associate, Institute for Conflict Management : After a protracted political slug fest and acrimonious protests, the new State of Telangana was created on June 2, 2014, bifurcating Andhra Pradesh. According to the arrangement, Hyderabad will remain the joint capital for both the States for ten years, after which Andhra Pradesh will have its own capital and Hyderabad will be transferred entirely to Telangana.
Hyderabad, March 16 : A little over 5,000 pilgrims from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh will perform Haj this year.
Hyderabad, March 16 : The merger of seven 'mandals' of Khammam district with Andhra Pradesh rocked Telangana assembly on Monday with ruling and opposition parties blaming each other.
Chennai, March 16 : Debutante director Srinivas says had it not been for the willingness of producer Sai Korrapati to experiment, his forthcoming Telugu action-drama "Tungabhadra" would not have been made.
Hyderabad, March 16 : An autorickshaw driver and three others gang raped a woman in Ranga Reddy district of Telangana.