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Aanand L Rai

Aanand L Rai was asked by a big producer to make the character of Manu a little macho so he could rope in a bigger star.

Rajkumar Hirani

Rajkumar Hirani's next is based on the life of actor Sanjay Dutt and stars Ranbir Kapoor in the lead role.

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Netflix in introducing three more Indian originals after Sacred Games.

Technology

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Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact are said to the company's first devices to feature 18:9 aspect ratio bezel-less display. 

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Airtel and Huawei have conducted India's first 5G network trial, which took place at Airtel's Network Experience Centre in Manesar, Gurugram.

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Android 8.0 Oreo update for Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ come with build numbers G950FXXU1CRB7 and G955XXU1CRB7 respectively.

Hyderabad News

Hyderabad: Fire at chemical factory in Jeedimetla industrial area, four trapped
Hyderabad: Fire at chemical factory in Jeedimetla industrial area, four trapped

Hyderabad fire: At least nine fire tenders were rushed to the spot. Four people were rescued and four more are currently trapped inside the factory, fire rescue personnel said.

Andhra Pradesh cabinet approves enhancement of DA to govt staff by 2.096%
Andhra Pradesh cabinet approves enhancement of DA to govt staff by 2.096%

The Andhra Cabinet also approved a draft Bill to grant statutory status to the AP Economic Development Board.

Hyderabad suicide: 21-year-old student hangs herself during video call with boyfriend
Hyderabad suicide: 21-year-old student hangs herself during video call with boyfriend

An official from Hyderabd’s Petbasheerbad police station said the woman hanged herself during a video call with her boyfriend Dakshit Patel. Police said the woman was apparently homesick and they were interrogating her boyfriend.

Hyderabad couple allegedly behead 3-month-old girl in human sacrifice, arrested
Hyderabad couple allegedly behead 3-month-old girl in human sacrifice, arrested

On the advice of a ‘tantrik’, Kerukonda Rajasekhar, a cab driver, abducted the baby girl and carried out the beheading on the night of the lunar eclipse.

Pregnant woman murder: Hyderabad cops solve case, lover among four arrested
Pregnant woman murder: Hyderabad cops solve case, lover among four arrested

Chopped pieces of the woman’s body was found stuffed in two sacks earlier on January 30.

Man allegedly kills wife, two children in Hyderabad
Man allegedly kills wife, two children in Hyderabad

This is a second triple-killing case to be reported in Hyderabad in the last few days. On January 29, a 25-year-old woman, her mother and five-year-old daughter were allegedly killed by her partner in Chandanagar police station limits. 

‘Favourable atmosphere for growth in tiger population in Telangana’
‘Favourable atmosphere for growth in tiger population in Telangana’

An official count of carnivores and mega-herbivores (plant-eating large animals, such as elephants), popularly known as tiger census, was conducted in Telangana from January 22 to 29.

Pregnant woman’s chopped body found in sacks: No headway, Hyderabad cops offer Rs 1 lakh reward for clues
Pregnant woman’s chopped body found in sacks: No headway, Hyderabad cops offer Rs 1 lakh reward for clues

Kondapur murder: Post-mortem revealed that the unidentified woman was in advanced stage of pregnancy, almost eight months.

Hyderabad teen suicide: 3 school officials, including teacher, arrested
Hyderabad teen suicide: 3 school officials, including teacher, arrested

K Sai Deepthi, a class 9 student of the Jyothi Model School, hanged herself after she was allegedly not allowed to attend the classes and sit for an exam as she had not paid the fees.

Yashwant, Shatrughan Sinha crossed all limits, should quit party: Telangana BJP
Yashwant, Shatrughan Sinha crossed all limits, should quit party: Telangana BJP

Telangana BJP spokesperson Krishna Saagar Rao said the party strongly believes there is a certain amount of decorum in the way the national party conducts its affairs and “these two leaders have crossed all the limits”.

Hyderabad: Police arrest man for murdering wife, daughter, mother-in-law
Hyderabad: Police arrest man for murdering wife, daughter, mother-in-law

He told police that he suspected Aparna of having an affair and so killed her and her mother and their daughter.

Hyderabad student selfie: Piyush Goyal urges all to not risk lives, channelise energy in more productive areas
Hyderabad student selfie: Piyush Goyal urges all to not risk lives, channelise energy in more productive areas

According to Railway Police, R Shiva Kumar was standing close to the railway track on Sunday afternoon and started capturing a selfie video even as an MMTS was fast approaching.

VIDEO: Hyderabad student selfie bid ends in horror, gets hit by approaching train
VIDEO: Hyderabad student selfie bid ends in horror, gets hit by approaching train

He was standing close to the railway track on Sunday afternoon and started capturing a selfie video even as an MMTS was fast approaching.

Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu meets PM Modi amid reports of strain in ties; seeks central aid
Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu meets PM Modi amid reports of strain in ties; seeks central aid

CM Naidu said Andhra Pradesh continued to depend heavily on agriculture and lagged behind other south Indian states in the services sector.

Seven caught, foreign liquor worth Rs 75 lakh seized in Hyderabad
Seven caught, foreign liquor worth Rs 75 lakh seized in Hyderabad

Manufacturing, selling, transportation and buying of liquor on which duty is not paid is an offence under 34(A) of Telangana Excise Act, punishable between three to ten years.

Muslims should avoid eating prawns, says a fatwa
Muslims should avoid eating prawns, says a fatwa

Some foods fall in the ‘prohibited’ category for Muslims, while prawns fall in ‘avoidable’ category, it said. Jamia Nizamia, a century-old seminary, is a highly-respected Islamic institution in the city.

Hyderabad: IAS officer who took on TRS MLA over land grab, transferred
Hyderabad: IAS officer who took on TRS MLA over land grab, transferred

Sri Devasena stood up to threats, insults and abuses by MLA Yadagiri Reddy, who had allegedly encroached upon 2000-sq yards of land around the Dharmoni Kunta lake and was trying to grab five mores acres surrounding the lake.

Hyderabad man dies in accident in New Zealand, family seeks Sushma Swaraj’s help
Hyderabad man dies in accident in New Zealand, family seeks Sushma Swaraj’s help

Telangana BJP president K Laxman also requested Swaraj for help in this regard.

Hyderabad: Video of cop assaulting short-film director goes viral
Hyderabad: Video of cop assaulting short-film director goes viral

Police sources said the director was summoned after a woman lodged a complaint, and when he misbehaved with the woman in front of police, the officer hit him.

Hyderabad: Two students killed, one injured in hit and run case
Hyderabad: Two students killed, one injured in hit and run case

Two other vehicles, which passed the accident spot, did not stop and the truck sped away.

Two budding actress rescued from prostitution racket in Hyderabad
Two budding actress rescued from prostitution racket in Hyderabad

On a tip-off that prostitution was going in a room at the hotel, North Zone cops raided and rescued the actresses. While one acted in a Telugu film, the other one is a Bengali TV serial actress.

CPM alleges Congress helping BJP in Kerala
CPM alleges Congress helping BJP in Kerala

Stating that the saffron combine was running a “hate-filled” campaign against her party, CPI(M) politburo member Brinda Karat asked Congress president Rahul Gandhi to spell out his party’s stand on Kerala.

Police rescue two women from flesh trade, organiser duo nabbed
Police rescue two women from flesh trade, organiser duo nabbed

Police said that two women have been rescued during the operation.

Venkaiah Naidu to inaugurate World Telugu Conference in Hyderabad tomorrow
Venkaiah Naidu to inaugurate World Telugu Conference in Hyderabad tomorrow

“There will be discussions and talks on Telugu literature and culture. A documentary on Telangana culture and heritage would also be screened.”

17,974 cases settled in Telangana during National Lok Adalat
17,974 cases settled in Telangana during National Lok Adalat

An amount of Rs 17.28 crore was awarded as compensation in these cases, the release added.

Woman techie hangs self alleging harassment over dowry, police questions husband
Woman techie hangs self alleging harassment over dowry, police questions husband

Officials at Uppal Police Station said that Garishma had quit her job at a top IT company on December 2 without citing any reason.

Osmania University student commits suicide, protests erupt on campus
Osmania University student commits suicide, protests erupt on campus

A suicide note purportedly found on the spot stated that he was ending his life as he feared he would fail in exams, police said.

Hyderabad couple arrested for searing girl with hot frying pan
Hyderabad couple arrested for searing girl with hot frying pan

The matter came to light when the couple took the child to ‘Bharosa’, an integrated support centre for women and children, claiming that they had found the child abandoned by the roadside.

Telangana govt to set up We-Hub for women entrepreneurs
Telangana govt to set up We-Hub for women entrepreneurs

The minister added that the government would change its procurement policy to enable the procurement of one fourth of the mandated 20 per cent purchases from SME sector.

Warangal woman found with burns on face and stab wound, cops suspect acid attack
Warangal woman found with burns on face and stab wound, cops suspect acid attack

The accused allegedly tied her hands and attacked her with a screwdriver before pouring acid all over her face, eyes and body.

Hyderabad Metro rail flagged off today: See fares, timings, routes and other features
Hyderabad Metro rail flagged off today: See fares, timings, routes and other features

Said to be the world’s largest public-private partnership project (PPP) in this sector, Hyderabad metro rail will be open to the commuters from Wednesday.

Woman declares herself ‘dead’ to claim insurance money; held
Woman declares herself ‘dead’ to claim insurance money; held

The woman’s husband Syed Shakeel Alam, a real estate agent who allegedly submitted “fake” documents declaring that his policy-holder wife had died, is on the run.

Hyderabad Metro: Friendly ride for the physically and visually challenged
Hyderabad Metro: Friendly ride for the physically and visually challenged

Among the highlights are road-level ramps for wheelchairs, extra wide automated fare collection gates, spacious lifts with Braille buttons and a tactile strip till the edge of the platform to help the visually challenged navigate better.

Hyderabad Metro Rail service to open for public from November 29
Hyderabad Metro Rail service to open for public from November 29

The metro rail project would be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, Telangana minister K T Rama Rao told reporters.

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.