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Actor Ravi Teja at SIT Office ( Prohibition and Excise office) Nampally ahead of his interrogation in the drug case. (Express Photo | Vinay Madapy)
Tollywood drug case: SIT begins questioning actor Ravi Teja

Like other actors grilled over last two weeks, Ravi would be questioned about his alleged links with the accused arrested in the case.

2 hours ago

Narcotics Anonymous a way out for addicts

In the wake of the recent drug bust in the city, parents and families are now thinking about pulling their family members out of the vicious circle of drugs.

12 hours ago

Mumaith Khan being taken in for questioning. (Express Photo Service| Sayantan Ghosh)
Tollywood drug case: Actress Mumaith Khan appears before SIT

A four-member team of officials began questioning the actress at Abkari Bhavan, the office of Prohibition and Excise Department, around 10 a.m.

27 Jul 2017

Telangana honour killing case: Naresh's mortal remains found, Swathi’s father to be taken into custody

On Wednesday, when a farmer from Pallerla village was working on his agricultural field, he found skeletal remains while digging soil.

27 Jul 2017

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Engage techies in CSR activities: IT department to software companies in Telangana

IT department suggested the heads of all IT companies in the state,  particularly in Hyderabad, to start a team building exercise and also engage their respective employees under CSR.

27 Jul 2017

Hyderabad drug bust: Nanakramguda is the Dhoolpet of Hitec City

While Dhoolpet is considered a ganja hub in the old city of Hyderabad, for Hitec City residents it is Nanakramguda, officials said.

27 Jul 2017

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Telangana government likely to appoint senior IPS officer to monitor drugs case

The government is likely to appoint a senior IPS officer to monitor the progress of the ongoing investigation into the drug case being probed by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the excise depa

27 Jul 2017

Government hospitals also flouting waste disposal norms: Telangana State Pollution Control Board

They receive funds from state govt for proper waste disposal

27 Jul 2017

Mike Kamminga, a resident of Rotterdam, Netherlands, was nabbed by the sleuths of Telangana Prohibition and Excise department on Tuesday. | Express Photo Service
Dutch national arrested in Hyderabad for alleged connection with drugs

Mike Kamminga, a resident of Rotterdam, Netherlands, was nabbed by the sleuths of Telangana Prohibition and Excise department on Tuesday.

26 Jul 2017

Charmme Kaur at the SIT office. | Pictures by arrangement
Hyderabad drug racket: Charmme Kaur questioned by SIT for her links with Calvin

Charmee Kaur is the seventh Tollywood celebrity to be questioned by the SIT among 12 persons summoned so far. 

26 Jul 2017

Helping them to help themselves

“We operate a toll-free helpline to provide career guidance to the students. Some of the questions include “What courses should I do after class X to get early employment? 

26 Jul 2017

Walls drenched in watercolour

Five Calcutta-based artists bring three generations of Bengal School of  Art at Kalakriti Art Gallery with their watercolour artworks.

26 Jul 2017

Runners throw cool costume party

Relay Run by the Hyderabad Runners Society at Necklace road brought their creativity to the fore.

26 Jul 2017

T-Works: OU misses out on another opportunity

T-Works: OU misses out on another opportunity

26 Jul 2017

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Cylinder blast leaves three injured

Three workers of a scrap godown in the city were critically injured when a domestic gas cylinder exploded when one of them tried to break the cylinder on Tuesday. 

26 Jul 2017

No more homams, authorities warn doctors at Gandhi Hospital

Doctors at Gandhi Hospital in the city, who organised a ‘homam’ near the gynaecology ward on Monday, were warned by the hospital authorities not to repeat it.

26 Jul 2017

GHMC proposes NSSS for treating Upparpally lake

As operation and maintenance of sewerage treatment plants established for treatment of polluted water bodies in twin cities turning out to be a costly affair, GHMC on a pilot basis has been proposed.

26 Jul 2017

SIT draws a blank with art director Chinna

The sixth day of questioning of film personalities by the SIT team on Tuesday concluded in just three hours and 15 minutes.

26 Jul 2017

Film stars gulp Aloe Vera to ‘hoodwink’ SIT

Most of the Tollywood celebrities, who have so far been grilled by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) for alleged use of drugs, are learnt to have searched for aloe vera grass or juice.

26 Jul 2017

Students take to darknet to procure drugs

Excise department has found that the drug racket has been expanding its base into educational institutions in the city, parents of school and college-going students have become more worried.

26 Jul 2017

Drugs seized in 231 cases booked under NDPS Act go missing in city

It is not new that items seized by police officers often go missing. In a similar case, drugs seized in cases of Narcotic and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act have gone missing. 
 

26 Jul 2017