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  • Umesh: Difficult to contain lower-order with SG Test balls

    Hyderabad : Speedster Umesh Yadav on Friday joined the growing list of Indian players who feel ‘SG Test’ ball was not ideal, saying the bowlers are unable to run through lower-order when it gets old. India skipper Virat Kohli has already advocated the use of hand-made Dukes from England. “If you are saying that lower-order has scored runs, then you must realise that in India, with SG Test balls on these kind

  • Roston Chase : We have plans in place for Prithvi Shaw

    Hyderabad  : West Indies all-rounder Roston Chase says they are better-prepared to tackle young Indian batsman Prithvi Shaw, whose initial onslaught had set the tone for their embarrassing defeat in the first Test. Young Shaw scored a century on debut, playing a key role in India’s big win in the series-opener. “I am sure our guys would have learnt quickly from what happened in the first Test and we will know some

  • Flights to Lucknow, Hyderabad to be scrapped

    Bhopal: In a jolt to Bhopalites campaigning for better air connectivity to and from Bhopal, the airline on Wednesday decided to discontinue flights for Lucknow and Hyderabad. The flights to the two cities were though very irregular, but now they will be stopped altogether from October 28. These flights, run by Alliance Air, would now be diverted to Jaipur and Raipur with new timings, confirmed sources.

  • Under-prepared Windies eye to make full use of warm-up game

    Vadodara  : Denied adequate preparation time in India, the West Indies would look to utilise all their resources when they take on Board President’s XI in the only warm-up match, a two-day affair, starting here on Saturday, ahead of the two-Test series.

  • Unfortunate order, says Rao’s family

    Hyderabad : The Supreme Court’s refusal to interfere in the arrest of five rights activists is “unfortunate and unexpected”, a family member of P Varavara Rao, who is under house arrest here for his alleged links with Maoists, said on Friday.

  • IT searches Cong leader’s houses in Telangana

    Hyderabad : The Income Tax Department on Thursday conducted searches at the residences and offices of the Congress Working President in Telangana. The Congress called it an act of political vendetta by the TRS and BJP.

  • Hyderabad: Man hacked to death on busy road in front of police

    Hyderabad: A man was hacked to death in broad daylight on a busy road in Hyderabad on Wednesday even as policemen present nearby allegedly stood as mute spectators. Two men chased a man and hacked him to death with an axe on Attapur road under PVNR Expressway as people watched in horror.

  • 11-month-old baby dies on a Qatar Airways flight while travelling from Doha to Hyderabad

    Early today an 11-month-old baby died on the Qatar Airways flight, which was travelling from Doha to Hyderabad. The child reportedly had troubles in breathing on the plane while he was travelling with his parents from Doha to Hyderabad. As soon as the flight landed, the child who was identified as Arnav Verma, was taken to Apollo Medical Centre in the Airport. When the child was bought to the hospital he was

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    Hyderabad: Man attacks daughter, son-in-law over inter-caste marriage

    Hyderabad: A man attacked his daughter and son-in-law with a machete and baldy injured them here on Wednesday, in another case of assault for family honour. Madhavi, 22, was battling for life while her husband Sandeep, 24, too suffered grievous injuries in the attack by Manoharachary. The incident occurred in the busy SR Nagar area, police said.

  • Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: 580 kg ‘laddu’ offered to Lord Ganesha in Hyderabad

    Hyderabad: A “laddu” weighing about 580 kg, known as “maha prasadam”, was offered to the idol of Lord Ganesha installed at the Film Nagar Daiva Sannidhanam (Temple Complex) here on Thursday. The sweetmeat was prepared by Suruchi Food at Tapeswaram in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. “The laddu, which costs about Rs three lakh, will be offered to the devotees on the third day after performing puja,” Uppalapati Ramabhadra Raju, spokesperson of Suruchi

  • Cong, TDP, CPI form alliance in Telangana

    Hyderabad : In a major development, opposition Congress, TDP and CPI on Tuesday joined hands to form a grand alliance to take on the ruling TRS in Telangana in the ensuing Assembly elections.

  • Antiques stolen from Nizam’s Museum recovered, two held

    Hyderabad: A gold tiffin box and other antiques stolen from Nizam’s Museum here were recovered on Tuesday by Hyderabad police and two persons arrested in the case, Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar said on Tuesday. The men were arrested after they returned from Mumbai where they failed to find buyers for the antiques, he told a news conference here. Accused Ghouse Pasha and Mohammed Mubeen are residents of Rajendra Nagar in Hyderabad.

  • Telangana assembly election: AIMIM releases first list of candidates

    Hyderabad: All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) on Tuesday released its first list of seven candidates for the Telangana Legislative Assembly elections. According to the list, Mumtaz Khan will contest from Charminar, while Syed Ahmed Pasha Quadri will represent AIMIM from the Yakutpura constituency.

  • 2007 Hyderabad twin blasts case: Two convicts get death sentence

    Hyderabad: A metropolitan court here sentenced two terrorists convicted in the 2007 Hyderabad twin blasts case to death and another to life imprisonment on Monday.A metropolitan court here sentenced two terrorists convicted in the 2007 Hyderabad twin blasts case to death and another to life imprisonment on Monday.  Two powerful explosions had ripped through a popular eatery and an open air theatre here on August 25, 2007, killing 44 people and wounding

  • Another accused convicted in Hyderabad twin blast case

    Hyderabad: A court here on Monday convicted a third accused in the 2007 Hyderabad twin bomb blasts which had claimed 42 lives while the other two convicts are likely to be sentenced later in the day. The Second Metropolitan Sessions Court held Tariq Anjum, an alleged operative of the Indian Mujahideen (IM), guilty for providing shelter to the other accused. The quantum of punishment will be pronounced later. Two other accused, Farooq Sharfuddin and Sadiq

  • Flipkart deal may squeeze Walmart income this fiscal

    Hyderabad : The acquisition of Flipkart by Walmart may negatively impact the net income of the latter this fiscal and also the next, said Walmart in its recent regulatory filing. The giant had completed the 77 per cent stake purchase in Flipkart Group for approximately $16 billion. “We also expect the ongoing operations of Flipkart to negatively impact fiscal 2019 and 2020 net income, including additional interest expense due to the long-term

  • EC defers Telangana decision till Monday

    New Delhi : The Election Commission on Friday deferred until Monday any decision on the elections in Telangana only after getting a report from the state’s CEO (Chief Electoral Officer) on finalisation of the electoral rolls and other requirements.

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