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Lack of women representation witnessed at polls

Caste and identity based politics has been the base of student politics at University of Hyderabad. This year, however, in the UoH student union elections, lack of women representation has managed to hog the limelight. 

22 Sep 2017

Students cast their vote at the Students’ Union Elections at University of Hyderabad in Gachibowli on Wednesday | Express
University of Hyderabad students’ union polls: Over  75% cast vote, results today

Ambedkarite and on-campus student organisations joined hands to fight agianst ABVP

22 Sep 2017

Omani and Qatari nationals along with Indian Muslim priests, who were arrested, in Hyderabad on Wednesday |  PTI
Hyderabad police cracks Gulf marriage racket, 20 held

In a major breakthrough, the Hyderabad police have busted a racket of trafficking women from the state to Gulf countries in the name of marriage.

21 Sep 2017

MNCs’ strict rules might cause road accidents

Cab drivers are compelled to drive fast as they will be penalised if the employees reach their office late

21 Sep 2017

Woman sells Bathukamma flowers on the Day-1 of the nine day floral festival in Hyderabad on Wednesday |  Vinay Madapu
Bathukamma: Flower trade blooms, prices skyrocket

Demand for Marigold and Chrysanthemum flowers has increased by four to five times and are being sold at Rs 80 to Rs 110 per kg in markets.

21 Sep 2017

A group of Muslim Rohingyas in Ghumdhum, Cox's Bazar weep as Bangladesh border guards (not pictured) order them to leave their makeshift camp and force them out of the country. | AP
What does it cost to keep the Rohingyas in India?

The little institutional support rendered to the Rohingyas is available only to those with UNHRC cards.

20 Sep 2017

High BP can cause organ damage in teenagers

Is your teenage son or daughter suffering from high blood pressure? Beware, if left uncontrolled the condition can lead to organ damage as in adults, according to a research.

20 Sep 2017

Brain activity may prevent insomnia-related depression

While lack of sleep is a major risk factor for depression, not everyone who tosses and turns at night becomes depressed.

20 Sep 2017

Refractive surgeries in vogue

Refractive surgeries can correct all errors like Myopia, Hypermetropia, Astigmatism and Presbyopia

20 Sep 2017

All I want to do is put smiles on people’s faces: RJ Vidya

Vidya Sivalenka - more popularly known as RJ Vidya, is more than what meets the eye... Or should we say ear? As wE chat with her, she opens up about her motivation, inhibitions and some random facts a

20 Sep 2017

Divine grace

In a bid to commemorate the Sahasrabdi anniversary (1017-2017) of great saint His Holiness Sri Ramanujacharya, his statue towering 216 feet the Statue of Equality will be constructed adjacent to JIVA Asramam in Sriramnagar, Samshabad.  

20 Sep 2017

Alzheimer’s disease: myths and facts

More than 4 million people in India are afflicted with some form of dementia, with Alzheimer’s being the most common cause.

20 Sep 2017

Is there help enough?

Is Hyderabad equipped to handle people who  suffer from Alzheimer’s?

20 Sep 2017

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Hyderabad Football League to commence on November 25

The third season of the Hyderabad Football League (HFL) would be held for 10 weeks beginning November 25, the organisers said here today.

20 Sep 2017

250 junior doctors boycott duties to protest assault on senior in Hyderabad

Around 250 junior doctors at the state-run Gandhi Hospital boycotted elective duties and held a protest condemning the alleged attack by attendants of a patient on a house surgeon.

20 Sep 2017

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TRS corporator's son held for harassing women online

Son of a TRS corporator here was today arrested for allegedly harassing three women, who were his school classmates, and stalking them on social media.

20 Sep 2017

Hyderabad Metro. (File Photo)
Trial run of Hyderabad Metro to commence after October 15

Trial run of Hyderabad Metro Rail in the 30 km stretch, which is proposed for opening in the last week of November this year, will commence after October 15 after completion of the rail works.

20 Sep 2017

Man poses as VIP to take over IT firm in Hyderabad

A 27-year-old man allegedly posed as a VIP and took over a city-based software company after threatening the firm's two directors.

20 Sep 2017

Artisan waits for customers to buy the Durga idols in Hyderabad  on Tuesday | Vinay Madapu
GST refuses to spare even durga and ganesh: idol sales at nadir

 Ahead of the Navaratri festivities, there has been a considerable drop in the sales of Durga idols this year and artisans are clueless as to the reason for the drop in demand. T

20 Sep 2017

Centre agreed to transfer bison polo grounds: TS to HC

TS government on Tuesday told Hyderabad HC that Central government, in principle, agreed to transfer Bison Polo grounds and Gymkhana ground in Secunderabad for the construction of the new Secretariat and other buildings.

20 Sep 2017

The yet-to-bloom Ganugu puvvu plants in a farmland on the outskirts of Hyderabad | Vinay Madapu
Bathukamma arrives 20 days in advance but whither Ganugu flower?

This year, the festival has arrived 20 days in advance when Ganugu puvvu is not in full bloom and, hence, is not available.

20 Sep 2017