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Three doctors team up to take healthcare to nation’s remotest corners

For their study, 1,835 individuals in two villages of Medchal district were screened for hypertension (blood pressure) and diabetes, the two biggest causes of heart diseases.

13 hours ago

Craving cake? Your local bakery may serve you a side of drug-resistant bacteria

Think twice before you grab a quick bite from your favourite bakery.

09 Feb 2019

AIPTA to begin quest for Hyderabad’s forgotten Persian past

Before the arrival of British and English becoming the official language of our country, Persian held the official status in the court and administration.

03 Feb 2019

Cable TV operators remain firm on plan to protest new tariff order

After that, we will provide paid channels only to those customers who are ready to bear the extra cost.

02 Feb 2019

Air pollution: Hyderabad's playgrounds safe no more?

Heavy metals are often released into the air by various industries and automobile exhaust.

01 Feb 2019

Nine other highly polluted cities also need clean air plan

According to the ambient air quality standards of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), PM10 annual average concentrations should not go beyond 60 micrograms per meter cube.

31 Jan 2019

Touchwood! Telangana government renews efforts to check smuggling

Forest officials working in Telangana pointed out that decades old large teak trees with huge girth were now limited to dense areas of very few teak forests in the State.

30 Jan 2019

Prejudice against Lambadi death knell for tribal tongue

In-depth interviews with fifty Lambada youth aged between 20 and 35 years belonging to middle-class families revealed 43 of them prefer conversing in Telugu, Hindi or English to Lambadi.

27 Jan 2019

Challenge for Pharma City as TRS-backed men lose

TRS-backed candidates lost elections in the four villages of Yacharam mandal — Kurmidda, Medipally, Nanaknagar and Thadiparthy.

26 Jan 2019

NTO: Cable operators to pull the plug on manoranjan

Cable TV operators are also demanding transparency in revenue sharing agreement between broadcasters and Multi-Systems Operators (MSO) along with a fair share in revenues for cable TV operators.

25 Jan 2019

Hyderabad’s extended IT corridor sees increase in office space leasing

It is still the tech industry that is boosting the growth in leasing of office spaces in Hyderabad, followed by engineering, manufacturing and BFSI sector.

22 Jan 2019

Much ado about millets in Telangana

Once regarded as the poor man’s food, millets have now come to occupy shelves in high-end supermarkets  of urban areas.

20 Jan 2019

Osmania University graduate leaves job to contest for sarpanch post in Telangana

Located around 50 kilometres from Hyderabad, Thadiparty finds itself in a battle with the Telangana government over land acquisition for the Pharma City project.

15 Jan 2019

Plazas collect toll despite Telangana Chief Secretary SK Joshi's order

It was only in the afternoon when people started crying themselves hoarse on social media, that the district collector concerned spoke to NHAI officials about the matter. 

14 Jan 2019

Hyderabad experience shows NCAP likely to be a non-starter

This is despite two NCAP-like plans enforced in Hyderabad. The erstwhile Andhra Pradesh government had implemented an air pollution control programme in Hyderabad from 2003 to 2010.

13 Jan 2019