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Rice-mill owner booked in Telangana under Preventive Detention Act for recycling PDS rice

A rice-mill owner in Jagtial was buying rice by paying Rs 8 to Rs 12 a kg (which is sold to public at Re 1) and sold it back to the government at Rs 25 under custom-milled rice scheme.

20 Feb 2018

Union government Chief Economic Advisor Aravind Subramanian during a discussion with Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao at Pragati Bhavan on Monday | Express
Land records purification at heart of good governance: CEA  Arvind Subramanian

Not just the Rs 4,000 per acre scheme, the CEA lauded various innovative initiatives of the state government.

20 Feb 2018

Telangana IT minister KT Rama Rao, along with dignitaries who have come from across the world to participate in the World Congress on IT, poses for the media in Hyderabad on Monday | express photo
'Governments do not have free run with public data'

Government can have access to data available with it but only for legitimate reasons, says a Facebook executive speaking on the company’s policy.

20 Feb 2018

Nasscom President R Chandrashekar
Half of India’s IT workforce to be upskilled by Nasscom

The inexorable rise of new technologies like Artificial Intelligence and Automation have been taking a toll on jobs in India’s flagship IT services industry.

20 Feb 2018

Artificial Intelligence dominates day one of World Congress on IT 

As Artificial Intelligence (AI) found a place in this year’s Union Budget and Niti Ayog is set to establish a programme on AI, the topic dominated most of the sessions and talks at the WCIT.

20 Feb 2018

Technology used for public good can deliver lasting prosperity: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Technology, if used well for public good, can deliver lasting prosperity to mankind and a sustainable future for our planet,” he said, delivering the inaugural address at the World Congress on IT.

20 Feb 2018

K T Rama Rao. (EPS | R Sathish Babu)
Telangana goverment appoints task force on urban mobility

The committee would suggest the corridors for phase-II and phase-III of the metro rail project and also propose best and most economical ways of transport.

19 Feb 2018

Hyderabad group filed complaint against viral 'Oru Adaar Love' song featuring Priya Prakash Varrier (Photo | Twitter)
'Oru Adaar Love' actress Priya Prakash Varrier moves SC, seeks to quash FIR against viral song

The criminal complaints have been instituted by various fringe groups based on a distorted and incorrect interpretation of the song in the states of Telangana, Maharashtra, she said in her plea.

19 Feb 2018

Beneficiaries using bio-metric system at a ration shop in Hyderabad on Sunday | r satish babu
Thanks to e-PoS machines, many ration card holders of Telangana are now ‘out of coverage area’

Fair price shops having over 600 card holders are able to provide ration to only 20-30 beneficiaries a day due to technical glitches.

19 Feb 2018

Pesticides aid rural suicides in Warangal?

Report points almost half the suicides reported at Warangal’s MGM hospital (2010-15) were by consuming pesticides.

19 Feb 2018

Government to enact law on Farmer grants

Farm loan waivers invariably figure in most political discussions across the country these days.

19 Feb 2018

Sikh devotees participating in the Mahaan Keertan Darbar organised at the Keyes High School  in Hyderabad on Sunday | Express photo
Mahaan keertan darbar held in Telangana

The two-day celebrations concluded on Sunday with a large number of devotees participating in the mass congregation by offering prayers to Guru Granth Sahibji.

19 Feb 2018

Image used for representational purpose. (Express File Photo)
No high security number plates: Travel in Telangana at your own risk

The administration has decided to take action against vehicle owners who do not have high security number plates on vehicles registered in and after 2013.

19 Feb 2018

Telangana excise department's revenue increases 40 per cent more than last year

While prices of all forms of liquor (except beer) were increased in December end, officials said more than price hike, policy changes brought more money to the State coffers.

19 Feb 2018

More districts from Telangana to be added in MHA’s Maoist affected area list

Currently, as many as 106 districts in ten states have been identified by the Central Government as Left Wing Extremism affected districts in the country.

19 Feb 2018

TJAC chief professor M Kodandaram. | Express File Photo
TJAC chairman Kodandaram likely to launch party on March 15

According to him, the TJAC will undertake “postcard campaign” on February 22 and 23 to exert pressure on the state government to fill all vacant posts in government departments.

19 Feb 2018

Telangana farmer committees’ regional meetings to be held on February 25, 26

With regard to the welfare schemes for farmers, the government will organise regional conferences with the mandal-level Farmers’ Coordination Committees on February 25 and 26.

19 Feb 2018

Increasing number of ticket aspirants likely to create trouble for Congress in Telangana's Nizamabad district

The reason for the growing demand for party tickets among leaders is that the success of some of the protest programmes recently organised by the party leadership.

19 Feb 2018

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By 2030, all vehicles across country would run on electricity: Southern Region Power Committee chairman Prabhakar Rao

Prabhakar Rao said that it has been brought to the notice of the Central Electricity Authority of India about the lack of adequate reserves of coal, which is essential for power generation.

18 Feb 2018

Literacy rate: Telangana just notches above Bihar; Srihari calls for overhaul

Education minister Kadiam Srihari has asked teachers to work towards improving and raising it by 15 per cent.

18 Feb 2018

TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao interacting with his deputy, Kadiyam Srihari | Express file photo
Telangana deputy CM Kadiyam Srihari proposes government schools as exam centres 

Currently, 9.5 lakh SSC students and 4.5 lakh degree students in the state were allocated private colleges and schools as their examination centres. 

18 Feb 2018