India News | Written by Uma Sudhir | Friday July 10, 2015
A group of policemen wielded a new set of weapons today to ensure people's safety in Hyderabad. About 150 men in uniform took the broom in hand to clean up the area between Madina and Mecca Masjid in the Old City, with help from locals.
Hyderabad News | Reported by Uma Sudhir, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday May 11, 2015
A teenager died after allegedly sustaining injuries during a WWE-style neighbourhood wrestling match in Hyderabad's Old City area. The others present during the "match" passed it off as an accident -- and even staged one to fake the injuries, the police said.
Hyderabad News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 29, 2015
A 22-year old woman software employee died when the speedboat in which she was travelling rammed into another boat at the famous Hussain Sagar lake in Hyderabad tonight, police said.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday March 5, 2015
The contrast was stark and shocking. There was Parvadarajan, a 70 year old wheel chair bound passenger from Hyderabad who had just landed at Chennai airport. His son who had arranged a car to pick them up was stopped by the police from driving to the arrival area. Even after he explained that his father was wheelchair bound, they refused to relent...
Cities | Written by Uma Sudhir | Sunday February 1, 2015
Nearly 350 children from Bihar have been rescued from bangle-making units in the Old City are in Hyderabad in the last one week. The children, aged between 8 and 18, were kept as bonded labour. But even after a week of being rescued, the children are still waiting to see their families.
South | Written by Uma Sudhir | Friday January 30, 2015
Nearly 90 children from Bihar, some as young as 8, were rescued after multiple raids on bangle-making units in the old city area of Hyderabad on Thursday.
Chowder Singh | Wednesday November 5, 2014
Purani Haveli's known to be the place or origin of the square or char koni naan in Hyderabad. The place gets its name from the Haveli which was built for the Nizam of Hyderabad Sikander Jah III. It's located in the Old City of Hyderabad, which is a little...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 27, 2014
All old and abandoned jails in Telangana state will be converted into museums in a bid to link the prison department to society for its betterment, a top official said in Hyderabad today.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 19, 2014
The first session of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly will begin at 11.52 am, the auspicious muhurtam decided by Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, in the old Assembly building in Hyderabad on Thursday.
Hyderabad News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday April 20, 2014
A 61-year-old Omani national was on Saturday arrested for allegedly marrying two minor girls in the old city of Hyderabad within a week by paying money to their poor families, police said.
Hyderabad News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 11, 2013
A two-and-half year old boy kidnapped from the city on November 2 for ransom was rescued and his abductors, including a woman, were arrested from West Bengal.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Friday October 4, 2013
The cabinet on Thursday cleared major steps for carving out a separate Telangana state from Andhra Pradesh. Hyderabad will be shared for 10 years as the capital of the old and new state. Union ministers Pallam Raju threatens to quit; he was dissuaded by PM, sources said. Protests against the decision have begun in Seemandhra region.
Tuesday September 24, 2013
Watsa was born in 1950 in Hyderabad, and trained as a chemical engineer. The chief executive of Fairfax Financial Holding Ltd, which is the top BlackBerry shareholder, is an old hand at looking wrong today and right tomorrow.
South | Edited by Prasad Sanyal (with inputs from Agencies) | Tuesday September 3, 2013
Sources say that the ministry is considering a proposal to convert the IT hub of Hyderabad into a Union Territory; so far, the government has said that it will be a shared capital between the old and new state for 10 years, with it resting with Telangana after that.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 16, 2013
A one-and-a-half year old girl slipped from the arms of her father, an NRI doctor, and fell into the Musi river in Hyderabad and died on Thursday. The police recovered her body today.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 30, 2013
An aircraft carrying senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani made an unscheduled landing at the old airport at Begumpet in Hyderabad on Monday, after developing a technical snag.
Hyderabad News | Written by Uma Sudhir (With inputs from PTI); Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Saturday March 2, 2013
After Arab Sheiks, it seems Hyderabad has turned into a bride market for men from elsewhere as well. On Friday, a 44-year-old engineer from Sudan was arrested for allegedly marrying a minor girl from Moghalpura area in the old city area of Hyderabad.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Friday February 22, 2013
A man in Hyderabad has been detained in connection with yesterday's twin blasts which killed 16 people and injured 117 in the busy neighbourhood of Dilsukhnagar. The government will have to explain if the city was compromised because danger signs were ignored or missed, with innocent people paying with their lives for allegedly major lapses.
India News | Written by Uma Sudhir; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday December 26, 2012
The country has risen in support of the Delhi gang-rape survivor but for Sonal (NOT her real name) and her family, it has been a lonely and long frustrating battle for justice. Sonal was eight years old when she was sexually assaulted by her paternal aunt's brother-in-law. Sonal and her younger brother had been left with the aunt in Yavatmal distri...
Karnataka News | Sindhu Manjesh | Wednesday December 19, 2012
A 5-year- old child was reportedly raped last night at Balki Talook in Bidar district of Karnataka. Early reports say that the local hospital referred the case to Nilofer Hospital in Hyderabad where the child is battling for life. More details are awaited.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 18, 2012
Six Cessna aircraft and a helicopter which flies the Andhra Pradesh chief minister were gutted in a major fire at old Hyderabad airport late on Monday night, officials said.
South | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday December 18, 2012
The Andhra Pradesh government on Tuesday ordered a Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and CBI probe into the fire incident at Old Airport in Begumpet in Hyderabad on Monday night in which a government helicopter and four planes were mysteriously gutted.
South | Written by Uma Sudhir, edited by Samira Shaikh | Tuesday December 11, 2012
Gold ornaments, silver jewellery and artefacts, coins from the time of Shahjahan, Akbar and even the Roman Empire - all this was recovered from an old house being demolished in Doodhbowli area of Hyderabad's Old City.
South | Edited by Janaki Fernandes | Monday November 26, 2012
Six people, including a five month old baby were killed after a massive fire broke out in some sheds of a film set and spread to a nearby residential building at Manikonda on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Sunday night, police said.