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Shanties submerged: Hundreds of daily wage workers homeless

About 100 shanties belonging to daily wage workers got submerged rendering them homeless as the water levels in Ramanthapur lake increased due to intermittent rainfall since past few days.

09 Oct 2017

Dark side of Hyderabad: Migrants live sans loos, power

A survey done on the living conditions of internal migrants by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has revealed a dark side of Hyderabad that challenges the “hi-tech” image of the city.

09 Oct 2017

Sri Venkateswara University and Andhra University among top 1,000 universities in world

Two state varsities — Andhra University (AU) and Sri Venkateswara University (SVU) —have made it to top 1,000 universities in the world as per the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

07 Sep 2017

Osmania University among top 1,000 universities in world

Osmania University is one of the 30 Indian universities to have made it to the top 1,000 universities in the world as per the Times’ Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 published Tuesday.

07 Sep 2017

Closure notice issued to 3 cement units in Telangana

Around 240 cement factories across the country have been sent either closure or show-cause notices.

23 Jun 2017

Land on rocky, hilly terrain to compensate land lost to Telangana govt's Kaleshwaram project?

The Site Inspection Report provides details of the forest areas that are to be diverted and nature of the non-forest lands being offered in compensation by the Telangana government. 

22 Jun 2017

Telangana lags behind in installing lightning prediction system

AP has started the system to minimise loss of lives due to lightning

17 Jun 2017

Shamshabad fire: will building owner be let off?

Officials’ inaction in the case of Katriya Hotel gives rise to question

15 Jun 2017

After rainfall, waves of toxic foam rise from Parka Cheruvu Lake in Hyderabad

Some of the locals say that contact with the foul-smelling foam caused skin irritation.

10 Jun 2017

Osmania University red-faced as President greets non-existent Executive Council

OU Teachers Association president says an Executive Council is supposed to have 19 members but only has five

27 Apr 2017

Former Osmania University professor keeps a dying language alive

K Ramesh Kumar tries to finalise a script for Remosam, a language spoken by 10,000 people

16 Apr 2017

Centuries-old language depts at Osmania varsity dying a slow death

Dearth of funding ensure shutting down of Russian, German, French and Tamil departments

15 Apr 2017

India lacks studies on exposure of mercury to humans

A recent study records exposure of mercury among vegetarians to be around 0.055 ppm while 0.501 ppm among those who eat fish twice a day

14 Apr 2017

Why not use plants to clean our waste water?

As half of sewage generated in TS ends up in rivers and lakes, untreated, bioremediation seems to be a cost effective way 

20 Mar 2017