Ambani brothers,industry shower praises on PM;hail Digital Ind

The Ambani brothers, who were the first to see Narendra Modi’s role at the Centre, today showered lavish praises on the Prime Minister saying India has now got a decisive and visionary leader.

Speaking at the launch of Digital India Week here, Anil Ambani said the Indian story, which had been driven by 3-Ds – democracy, demographics and demand, added a fourth ‘D’ – Decisiveness.

Egypt approves new terrorism law after deadly attacks

In the wake of a spate of terrorist attacks this week that killed dozens, including Egypt’s top prosecutor, the cabinet on Wednesday approved a new anti-terrorism law, state-run Al-Ahram Online reported.

The cabinet also backed a new law to regulate parliamentary elections giving judges a longer period to rule on appeals against elections results, Al-Ahram said.

The terrorism and election laws were due to enter into force once they were signed by Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

US, India cinematic bond at Jagran Film Festival

Along with gems of Indian media and entertainment industry, the sixth edition of Jagran Film Festival promises to unfold American cinematic culture with the US as the official partner country at the film extravaganza.

John Degory, deputy spokesperson of US embassy, said that cinema binds the two countries together making the “Indo-US partnership special” in many ways.

He also delivered a message at the inaugural ceremony of the five-day film fest at Siri Fort Auditorium here on Wednesday in Bollywood style — “Yeh dosti hum nahi todenge.”

Six black churches burnt after Charleston church massacre

In the two weeks after a racially motivated massacre claimed lives of nine African-Americans, at least six predominantly African-American churches in south US had been burnt down, Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday.

The latest fire occurred on Tuesday night in the Mount Zion Church in Greeleyville, South Carolina, 20 years after it was set ablaze by the white supremacist group Ku Klux Klan.

The fire left the church roofless and given lightning and storms were reported overnight in the region, authorities said it was still too early to determine the cause of the fire.

Pradeep Kumar Saxena Posted as Incharge General Manager for SCR

Pradeep Kumar Saxena, General Manager, South Western Railway, Hubli has been posted as In-charge General Manager of South Central Railway today. He will be taking over charge subsequent to the superannuation of P.K.Srivastava, General Manager, SCR who retired on June 30.
P.K. Saxena belongs to the Indian Railway Service of Engineer (IRSE) of 1977 batch. He completed his Graduation in Civil Engineering from Rewa Engineering College, Madhya Pradesh in 1977 and started his career as Assistant Engineer in Khandwa of Central Railway in the year 1980.

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DGP bereaved; KCR consoles Anurag

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today condoled the death of Susheela, 65, mother of Director General of Police Anurag Sharma.
The Chief Minister visited the residence of the DGP and placed a wreath on the body. The Chief Minister consoled the DGP and extended sympathies to the bereaved family members on the occasion. (NSS)

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SHE Teams nab septuagenarian among four for eve-teasing

SHE Team of Hyderabad City Police has caught four persons for teasing women at four different places in the City.
In the first instance, one Mohammad Shadiq Ali, 71, of Valmikinagar under Armoor mandal, Nizamabad district was sitting at Koti bus stop and was trying to touch women inappropriately. The victims were frightened by his acts and shifted to other places. This scene was videographed by the SHE teams present there and the accused was caught. He was produced before the magistrate, who sentenced him to two days’ imprisonment.

None is leaving Congress, says TPCC chief

TPCC Chief N Uttam Kumar Reddy has said nobody, including former APCC Chief D Srinivas and CLP leader K Jana Reddy were leaving the Congress.

On Wednesday, Uttam Kumar responded to the news that both senior leaders — D Srinivas and K Jana Reddy — were leaving the Congress and made it clear that both would not leave the party. He said he didn’t know as to why Jana Reddy met TRS MP and senior leader B Vinod Kumar. He exuded confidence that there was no dearth of leadership in the Congress in Telangana State. The Congress will sweep the ensuing elections in the State, he added.

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Transco AE caught taking bribe

Assistant engineer attached to Vanasthalipuram power sub-station Ashok Kumar was trapped by the sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau in a raid conducted on Wednesday.
According to the information, the ACB sleuths arranged a trap and caught the AE red handed while he was accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000 from the complainant for doing an official favor of giving power connection to an apartment building. Ashok Kumar was caught in a raid conducted by the ACB on NGO Colony power sub-station, Vanasthalipuram. (NSS)

Allu Arjun calls on cancer-hit children

Tollywood actor Allu Arjun here on Wednesday consoled four children, who were suffering from cancer.

Knowing about the deteriorating condition of the cancer affected children through Make A Wish Foundation, Allu Arjun called on the kids and spent time with them to make them happy. He also talked to the doctors and parents of the children about the condition of the kids.

Speaking on the occasion, Arjun said fulfilling the wish of children on the death bed was a great thing. He also called upon people to lend cooperation to Make A Wish Foundation in its noble activity. (NSS)

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Gattu ridicules TD on Revanth release celebration

TRS leader Gattu Ramachandra Rao today ridiculed that even a mouse in Telangana State is not scared to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu’s rhetoric on section 8. Addressing a press conference here Rao slammed Naidu for pretending a law and problem in Hyderabad and pressing to invoke section 8 to diver cash for vote scam. He flayed that Naidu’s son Lokesh is just a twitter man and cannot dare to come outside. Terming the TDP as ‘Telivaina Dongala Party’ he said that none is afraid of to Lokesh and his father Naidu, he rebutted.

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CPI condemns lathi-charge against left wing student leaders

Telangana State CPI has condemned the illegal arrest of Left Wing student leaders and lathi-charge on the student unions’ protesting program against the privatization of education and collection of donations in schools.
On Wednesday, several Left Parties student unions have taken up agitation protesting against the collection of donations by big educational managements from poor and middle class children.

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ABVP demands ban on Narayana and Chaithanya Colleges in ‘T’ State

Alleging that the Telangana Intermediate Board has turned as ‘Inti Board’ (Own Board), Akhila Bharathiya Vidhyarthi Parishath (ABVP) has demanded the State government to ban the corporate colleges– Narayana and Chaithanya, which were turning as death dens of the students in the name of ‘brand’ and protect the government Junior Colleges in the State.

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CPI-M calls farmers’ protest rallies in AP from Aug. 1

AP State secretary of CPI-M P. Madhu has said the crop loan burden of the farmers in Andhra Pradesh was increasing heavily year after year.

Speaking to mediapersons at Vijayawada, the CPI-M leader said the Rs 19,000 crore additional crop loan burden has risen to Rs 65,000 crore in a gap of two years. While this was so, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, who had proclaimed that he would waive crop loans of the farmers, has washed off his hands by waiving crop loans to the tune of just Rs 7,000 crore.

71-year-old man among four held for eve-teasing in Hyderabad

The roving ‘SHE Teams’ that keeps a hawkish eye on eve-teasers have arrested four men, including a septuagenarian, for allegedly teasing women in separate cases in the city, police said today.

According to police, all the four accused were arrested over the past couple of days.

“71-year-old Mohammad Shadiq Ali, a retired employee, who was sitting at Koti bus stop here and was trying to touch ladies inappropriately. The victims who were sitting at the bus stop beside him were frightened by his acts and were shifting to other places,” a release from Hyderabad Police said.

Download of TS.Ed.CET-2015 Rank Cards

TS Ed.CET-2015 Convener Prof. P.Prasad has informed that the candidates who have appeared for TS.Ed.CET-2015 held on 6-6-2015 can download their Rank Cards.

The Rank Cards can be downloaded from the website: by entering Hall Ticket Number of the candidate. (INN)

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Aunt murders 18-month-old baby girl

In a shocking incident, an 18-month-old baby girl was murdered by her aunt in Weaker Sections Colony of Bhavanipuram.

According to Chandanagar police, victim’s mother Renuka had an argument with her husband’s sister-in-law Rajya Lakshmi over some trivial issue on Tuesday evening. She reportedly abused her by taking the name of her child who died recently. A few minutes later, out of anger, Rajya Lakshmi took Renuka’s daughter Jyotsna and dumped her in the water sump and closed it.

A Head Constable commits suicide

A Head Constable attached to Vigilance Enforcement Office (Rural Unit) committed suicide at his office in Saifabad here on Wednesday.

The HC, V Devraj Naik, resorted to the extreme step by consuming some unknown poison. He was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead. Ill-health is suspected to have driven him to suicide. He was a residence of Siddarth Nagar in Balapur, according to Saifabad Sub-Inspector G Mahalakshmi Kant. (INN)

32 year Man succumbs to injuries

A 32-year-old man, who was attacked by some unidentified persons, succumbed to the injuries at the Osmania General Hospital.

According to Habeeb Nagar police, the victim, Shaik Ghouse of Vijaya Nagar Colony, was attacked by some unknown persons near Nampally Railway Station who tried to kill him by throwing a boulder on his head on May 30. He was admitted to the OGH where he succumbed on Wednesday.

Police began investigation after registering a case of murder under Section 302, said Inspector R Sanjay. (INN)

30 year old man killed in train accident

A 30-year-old man died on the spot after he was hit by a train while he was trying to cross the railway tracks.

The incident happened on Tuesday evening between Fateh Nagar and Nature Cure stations. The Nampally Railway Police later identified the deceased as E Srinivas, a resident of Ashok Colony of Sanathnagar. (INN)

Two persons commit suicide in different places

A 19-year-old girl committed suicide allegedly due to ill-health.

According to Hayathnagar police, the deceased, U Radhika, took the extreme step by hanging to the ceiling at her residence in Gandicheruvu on Wednesday morning. She was a student and was reportedly unwell for the past few months.

In another case, K Prabhakar, 39, committed suicide by setting himself ablaze allegedly due to domestic disputes. Prabhakar took the extreme step at his residence in Jawaharnagar on Tuesday and died at the Gandhi Hospital later in the night, according to Chikkadpally police. (INN)

World faces ‘bloodless’ cyber war threat: PM

Articulating global worries over cyber security, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India should come up with solutions to meet the challenge posed by this threat of “bloodless war” as he launched a digital campaign to which top companies pledged Rs 4.5 lakh crore.

Inaugurating ‘Digital India Week’ here, he pitched for a digital revolution in the country, saying it is necessary to deal with problems like corruption, help provide transparent and efficient governance and bridge the rich-poor divide.

Queen Victoria’s underwear to be sold at auction

A pair of Queen Victoria’s cotton underwear worn by her during the last 10 years of her life are to be sold at an auction in the UK and the 125-year-old apparel is expected to fetch several thousand pounds.

The pants, embroidered with the royal VR (Victoria Regina) monogram, are being sold on behalf of Yesterday’s World museum in Sussex.

“We’ve been able to date the pants by measuring the waistband and they are from the last 10 years of her life,” Auctioneer Richard Edmonds said, referring to the cotton pants with a 114 cm waistband.