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After Hyderabad, Delhi Too Registers First Swine Flu Death

After Hyderabad, Delhi recorded its first swine flu death after a 51-year-old woman succumbed to the disease at a private hospital on Friday. Over 40 people have died of swine flu, caused by the H1N1 virus, across India this year. It claimed three lives and more than a dozen people were hospitalized in Hyderabad in December alone. The woman who ...

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Swine Flu Hits Hyderabad, Telangana on Alert

Hyderabad hospitals reported three deaths of swine flu in one day sending authorities to distribute Oseltamivir or the Tamiflu anti-viral vaccine drugs to people in and around the city. Since 2009, about 3,900 people have died of the deadly virus in India and 157 in combined Andhra Pradesh and Telangana region. Officials said a 30-year-old man from Padmavathi Colony in ...

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KCR Govt Bans Uber Taxi in Hyderabad, Entire Telangana

Following the Centre’s advisory, the Telangana Transport Department on Tuesday banned Uber Taxi services to operate in Hyderabad and the entire state and said no permission has been granted to the taxi operator in the state. Citing a message from the Union Government, an official release said a criminal case has been reported against the permit holder of a vehicle ...

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Cricket World Cup trophy showcased in Hyderabad by MoneyGram

MoneyGram, a leading money transfer and payment services company, Wednesday brought the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup trophy in Hyderabad as part of a six-city tour. The World Cup trophy, which India won in 2011, was showcased at the Inorbit Mall in Hitec City, providing the fans a chance to catch a glimpse of the world’s most coveted cricket ...

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Telangana to Build World’s Tallest Tower in Hyderabad Overlooking Husainsagar Lake

The Telangana government on Saturday decided to build the world’s largest tower and other skyscrapers at 40 places around Hussain Sagar lake in the heart of Hyderabad. A meeting presided over by Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao decided to build the world’s tallest tower in Sanjeevaiah Park abutting the picturesque lake. At the five-hour long review meeting, the chief minister ...

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From Bhutan to Brazil, they come to learn English in India

From Indian bureaucrats to executives from as many as 87 countries around the world, when it comes to gaining proficiency in English, it is not England they go to but India. Indian defence personnel to Indian Foreign Service (IFS) probationers, corporate executives and government officials from non-English speaking countries, they all look to English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU) to ...

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Salman Khan Sister Arpita Wedding Brings 121-year-old Falaknuma Palace Back to Glory

Tomorrow’s wedding at 121-year-old Faluknama Palace of the erstwhile Nizam will bring not only the past glory to the centre of attraction in Hyderabad city but also the glitterati attending the event will make it one of the most unnerving moments for the local police and government. Built in 1893 by Nizam’s Prime Minister Nawab Vaqar-ul-Umra, the palace was one ...

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Salman sister Arpita Khan’s Sangeeth ceremony: SRK Joins, Atul Clicks Famous Photo

Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan joined estranged co-star Salman Khan’s sister Arpita Khan’s sangeeth ceremony at their Galaxy Apartments on Sunday evening. Arpita Khan is all set to tie the knot with Aayush Sharma and had a complete family affair as the Mehendi ceremony started at her Galaxy residence in Mumbai on Sunday, ahead of the final ceremony at Falaknuma Palace ...

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Free Internet Wi-fi access in Delhi’s Connaught Place from Nov 16

Tata Teleservices Limited, in association with the New Delhi Municipal Council, will launch public wi-fi access in Connaught Place in the national capital Nov 16, a company statement said here Friday. The wi-fi service in Connaught Place will cover more than 4.5 sq. km. The deployment of wi-fi hotspot will ensure seamless connectivity in the inner and outer circles of ...

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Salman Khan Sister Arpita Wedding at Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad Makes Waves

​ Actor Salman Khan’s career took off with a wedding-based film “Hum Aapke Hain Kaun” though his debut film was “Maine Pyaar Kiya”, another hit. But his real wedding remained elusive while all his younger brothers and sisters got married off and settled in life. Making buzz now is his youngest sister Arpita Khan’s wedding in Hyderabad’s Falaknuma Palace and ...

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Hyderabad’s Lake Husainsagar to be Surrounded by Skyscrapers Soon

The Telangana TRS government plans to build skyscrapers around the picturesque Hussainsagar lake that divides the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, resembling global city Singapore at a time when his rival Andhra chief minister Chandrababu Naidu is on tour of the island nation. Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday reviewed with officials the proposals to build 60 ...

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‘Kiss of Love’: Students Protested With Hugs and Kisses against Moral Policing

After Hyderabad and Kerala, the students of Jadavpur and Presidency Universities in Kolkata have successfully hosted the “Kiss of Love” protest against the act of moral policing across the country. After there were arrests and charges in the “Kiss of Love” event held in Kochi Marine Drive, the protest held on Wednesday in Kolkata seemed to be peaceful while the ...

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Hyderabad ‘Kiss of Love’ Campaign by Free Thinkers Disrupted by ABVP, Police Intervene

Tension prevailed on the campus of Hyderabad Central University on Sunday over the “Kiss of Love” campaign arranged by Free Thinkers, a group of students from Kerala in conjunction with similar campaign arranged in Kochi against moral policing as some right wing students tried to disrupt it. Activists of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of the ...

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Ham Radio Operators Ready for ‘Nilofar’ Cyclone in Pakistan, India

After their laudatory efforts during cyclone ‘Hudhud’, amateur radio operators (hams) from West Bengal and Hyderabad are on alert and ready to roll their services to establish radio communication in case their help is sought in the wake of cyclone ‘Nilofar’ scheduled to hit Gujarat Friday. Cyclone ‘Nilofar’, which developed over the Arabian Sea, is likely to make landfall in ...

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Kochi Metro to be ready by Dec. 2015: Kerala CM Chandy

Kochi Metro, the Rs.5,180 dream project that is expected to solve the travel woes in Kerala’s commercial capital, would be completed in "a time bound manner", said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy. Chandy Monday went around the construction site, before taking part in the director board meeting of Kochi Metro Rail Limited. "The work is progressing well and would be completed ...

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Vijayawada Region to be new Andhra Pradesh Capital, Rayalaseema Up in Arms; Seeds of Another Division Sown Again?

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday announced the region between Vijayawada and Guntur (Mangalagiri) to be the new capital of the Andhra Pradesh in the state Assembly defending his move as popular sentiment, with opposition YSR Congress members shouting and staging strong protests for not including Rayalaseema people’s wishes to set it up in their region. YSR Congress ...

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Ganesh Chathurthi: 10-Day Celebrations Begin, Pandals Erected

India is gearing up for 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi beginning Friday, August 29 with road-side pandals coming up in every of all metros and towns across the country, heralding the festive season of the year as performing puja to Ganesh is mandatory for all Hindu festivals and functions. The festival, which is mainly observed in Maharashtra, Gujarat and South India, ...

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