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beyhadh actor piyush sahdev has been accused of rape

Piyush Sahdev was was arrested by the Mumbai police after a girl, said to be a model, filed a case against him. The Versova police have kept Piyush in custody until November 27.

indrajith stars Gautham Karthik, Ashrita Shetty, and is an adventure

Indrajith movie review: There is an air of innocence that Gautham Karthik has that increases his charm on-screen. But I really hope the young actor chooses better scripts.

12 strong starring chris hemsworth and michael shannon will release on january 19

War as a film genre may be overdone, but once in a while a film comes that manages to radically alter it. The trailer of Chris Hemsworth's 12 Strong suggests it is one of those films.

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Compulsory provision of GPS would have particularly hurt the sub-Rs 1,000 segment

Sony wireless headphones, Sony 1000XM2 price in India, Sony WF-1000X, Sony WI-1000X, Sony 1000XM2, Bose QC35 II, Apple Airpods

Sony promises to offer the best-in class experience with its new 1000X noise-cancelling headphones range

Artificial lighting at night is contributing to an alarming increase in light pollution, both in amount and in brightness, affecting places all over the world, including India, a study has found.

Hyderabad News

Hyderabad metro commuters can avail smart cards with top up
Hyderabad metro commuters can avail smart cards with top up

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the 30-km-long first phase of the HMR project.

Hyderabad: Strong drive against beggars from December 1, assures DG Prisons
Hyderabad: Strong drive against beggars from December 1, assures DG Prisons

The drive was started after the Director General (Prisons) V K Singh told the government that the prison department will take care of the rehabilitation of beggars on the lines of measures taken for the rehabilitation of prison inmates.

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Hyderabad Metro on Nov 28
PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Hyderabad Metro on Nov 28

HMR Managing Director NVS Reddy said it would be a record in the country because no other Metro has opened for public operations on such a long stretch at once

Smuggling bid foiled at Hyderabad airport, 2 held with foreign money
Smuggling bid foiled at Hyderabad airport, 2 held with foreign money

The bag was retrieved from the baggage belt of the airlines and the passenger was picked up for questioning, the principal commissioner said.

85-year-old man arrested for sexually abusing minor girls
85-year-old man arrested for sexually abusing minor girls

Police registered six separate cases under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code as well as Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, and arrested the accused.

First phase of Hyderabad Metro set to get operational soon
First phase of Hyderabad Metro set to get operational soon

Hyderabad: The metro rail, which will be elevated, has a total length of 72km.

Hyderabad: Two women set drunk husband on fire; held
Hyderabad: Two women set drunk husband on fire; held

“He was addicted to alcohol and used to allegedly daily harass his two wives, aged 38 and 33. At about 4 A.M, Mahender beat up his son in drunken condition,” a police official said.

Hyderabad Metro to have host of disabled-friendly features
Hyderabad Metro to have host of disabled-friendly features

Disabled commuters will have a ramp right at the road level so as to make wheelchairs accessible to lifts. These lifts would have operating buttons in Braille.

Telangana wants PM Modi to inaugurate Hyderabad metro project
Telangana wants PM Modi to inaugurate Hyderabad metro project

The state government has sanctioned Rs 3,000 crore to the Hyderabad Metro rail project of which Rs 2,240 crore has been spent so far.

Readying for Hyderabad Metro launch by November end: K T Rama Rao
Readying for Hyderabad Metro launch by November end: K T Rama Rao

Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao invited PM Modi to inaugurate the 30-km-long first phase of the HMR project, which is the world’s largest public-private partnership project (PPP) in the sector.

Congress stages walkout from Telangana Assembly over MSP to farmers
Congress stages walkout from Telangana Assembly over MSP to farmers

In the animated debate during Question Hour, CM K Chandrasekhar Rao and Agriculture Minister Pocharam Reddy countered the Congress members’ allegation by listing out the steps taken by the govt and said they are equally concerned about farmers’ welfare.

Telangana govt prepares draft policy on electric vehicles
Telangana govt prepares draft policy on electric vehicles

The draft policy has guidelines on facilitating the public transport to shift to the electric mode.

TDP MLA Revanth Reddy resigns from party
TDP MLA Revanth Reddy resigns from party

In his resignation letter, Revanth Reddy accused TDP leaders of hobnobbing with TRS while he fought against it.

Telangana’s first human milk bank set up at Niloufer hospital in Hyderabad
Telangana’s first human milk bank set up at Niloufer hospital in Hyderabad

Telangana Director of Medical Education, Ramesh Reddy said this human milk bank will have all the safety measures on par with international standards.

Hyderabad: Telangana Congress holds protest on the opening day of session
Hyderabad: Telangana Congress holds protest on the opening day of session

“They (TRS government) have completely failed in providing MSP and in fulfilling the promises made in the Assembly. The Telangana government still owes Rs 3,000 crore as interest to farmers as it only implemented farmers’ loan waiver in installments.”

Amid reports on Revant Reddy’s plans, TDP hints it expects explanation
Amid reports on Revant Reddy’s plans, TDP hints it expects explanation

Disciplinary action would be taken if anyone violated the party’s line on working with other parties, he said.

Congress invites Azharuddin to contest election from Telangana
Congress invites Azharuddin to contest election from Telangana

Reddy said he invited Azharuddin after the former cricketer expressed his readiness to play an active role in Telangana.

Fire breaks out at private hospital in Warangal, 1 dies
Fire breaks out at private hospital in Warangal, 1 dies

Smoke engulfed the four-storied hospital after an oxygen cylinder exploded apparently due to short circuit and minor flames erupted in one part of the building, though it was immediately extinguished, a senior police official said.

Two suicides in Hyderabad: A distraught student and an NEET aspirant
Two suicides in Hyderabad: A distraught student and an NEET aspirant

While Mounika hanged herself following an “argument” with her mother, the reason behind 17-year-old NEET aspirant’s suicide is unknown.

Photo of policeman pleading with repeat traffic offender goes viral
Photo of policeman pleading with repeat traffic offender goes viral

The photo of an Andhra Pradesh policeman with his hands folded in front of a man on a bike with four of his family members has gone viral

Heavy rains lash Hyderabad
Heavy rains lash Hyderabad

The heavy rain led to almost knee-deep water logging on some of the busy areas like Madhapur and Shaikpet. With roads inundated by water, traffic moved at a snail’s pace and motorists faced tough time in finding their way.

Hyderabad: Decomposed body of a 70-year-old man found
Hyderabad: Decomposed body of a 70-year-old man found

“The family members said that Murthy never used to talk much on the phone and also had hearing problem. So, they assumed that he was fine,” police said.

TRS backed union wins state-run SCCL trade union polls
TRS backed union wins state-run SCCL trade union polls

The outcome of the election is a shot in the arm for the TRS as opposition Congress and TDP had joined hands in the trade union poll. Hailing the victory of TBGKS, CM K Chandrasekhar Rao said all promises made to the employees would be fulfilled.

Relief operatios on to restore normalcy in rain-hit areas of Hyderabad
Relief operatios on to restore normalcy in rain-hit areas of Hyderabad

In low-lying areas, the intensity of water flow was such that motor vehicles and huts were swept away. Roads in the city suffered heavy damages and traffic was moving at a snail’s pace at some places this morning.

Hyderabad rains kill 3, inundate low-lying areas
Hyderabad rains kill 3, inundate low-lying areas

Heavy downpour, accompanied by thunderstorm for over three hours in the evening, inundated roads, bringing the traffic to a grinding halt during the peak hours. Officials said it was a cloudburst over the city as some areas recorded 7 cm to 12 cm rainfall.

10 patients die in AP hospital, doctors say they were critical
10 patients die in AP hospital, doctors say they were critical

YSR Congress Party and Left leaders joined the relatives to protest the deaths and demanded a compensation of Rs 10 lakh for the kin of the deceased.

Contract marriage racket: Hyderabad police arrests main accused
Contract marriage racket: Hyderabad police arrests main accused

With the arrest of Rifa, the police hopes to know how many illegal marriages he performed and also how wide the network of brokers, qazis, and agents involved in luring poor Muslim girls into contract marriages is.

Hyderabad Metro’s 30-km stretch likely to be operational in November
Hyderabad Metro’s 30-km stretch likely to be operational in November

The project, which started in July 2012, was initially scheduled to be completed by June this year (in all three corridors), but delays like land acquisition and other issues resulted in the project overshooting the deadline.

Rape case: Bollywood producer Karim Morani surrenders
Rape case: Bollywood producer Karim Morani surrenders

On January 18, an aspiring actress had lodged a complaint against Morani, accusing him of raping and assaulting her in a hotel in Hyderabad.

8 foreigners held in crackdown on fake marriages
8 foreigners held in crackdown on fake marriages

The police began raids on Tuesday night after gathering evidence. A 15-year-old was rescued at a guesthouse in Chandrayangutta area and the raids were still going on.

Telangana: 7 dead in tunnel collapse
Telangana: 7 dead in tunnel collapse

The project is being directly overseen by Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao. Construction work on the project started on May 2 last year.

Man poses as VIP to take over IT firm in Hyderabad
Man poses as VIP to take over IT firm in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: A 27-year-old man allegedly posed as a VIP and took over a city-based software company after threatening the firm’s two directors, Cyberabad police said.

‘Contract marriage’ racket busted in Hyderabad
‘Contract marriage’ racket busted in Hyderabad

The police have busted a racket of ‘contract marriage’ of local women and minor girls with men from the Middle East and Gulf countries.

TRS leader’s son arrested for harassing college girls on social media
TRS leader’s son arrested for harassing college girls on social media

To avoid detection or tracing of his mobile number, Abhishek Goud, 22, son of Malkajgiri municipal councillor N Jagdishwar Goud, allegedly used to make calls using VoIP. Police traced his IP address and arrested him.

Telangana: TRS, opposition spar over distribution of sarees for ‘Bathukamma’
Telangana: TRS, opposition spar over distribution of sarees for ‘Bathukamma’

The ruling TRS is engaged in a war of words with opposition Congress, TDP and BJP in Telangana over the state government’s scheme of free distribution of sarees to women for the upcoming ‘Bathukamma’ festival. The government on Monday had began the saree distribution programme all over the state. It plans to distribute about 1.04 […]

Hyderabad: Metro rail pillars to be linked with GPS, says official
Hyderabad: Metro rail pillars to be linked with GPS, says official

The 72-km elevated Hyderabad Metro Rail project, being developed by L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad, will have three corridors and 66 stations, an HMR official said.