Telangan's Capital, Hyderabad secured 'World Green City" title at the International Association of Horticulture Producers (AIPH) World Green City Awards 2022 held in Jeju, South Korea. As per sources, Hyderabad is the only Indian city to make it to the list of World's Green City and win the award. With this, Hyderabad beat cities like Paris, Mexico City, Montreal, Fortaleza and Bogota to be adjudged the grand winner.
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The Central Government approved the pending cable-cum iconic bridge over the Krishna River, between the two states, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. On October 13, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari announced the same on Twitter, saying the Central Government will approve Rs 1,082.56 crore for the construction, which will be finished in a duration of a period of 30 months, which wil be second largest bridge in India.
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In a bizarre superstition, the Arnakonda village in Telangana stopped functioning, after a skunk entered the sarpanch's office. Notably, considering the skunk entry as bad luck, a symbol of negativity, the panchayat sarpanch Vidya Sagar Reddy stopped coming to the office, following which many officials also started avoiding going to the office citing ill health. Moreover, many villagers blamed the breaking the tradition of Alai-Balai on… read-more
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To avoid crime cases like snatching, kidnapping and hit-run accidents, the Rachakonda police installed approximately 116 closed-circuit cameras in Keesara. On October 12, police with assistance from the Nagaram Municipal Council and ICOMM Limited Company installed cameras, inaugurated by … read-more
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Telangana Govt Dismiss Dussehra Holiday Extension Rumours, Asks Students To Attend Classes From Oct 10
The Telangana Education Department dismissed all the rumours of extended Dussehra Holidays and said the educational institutions and schools are set to re-open from October 10. Notably, there were rumours that the K Chandrashekar Rao-led Telangana government extended Dussehra holidays for schools, colleges, and other educational institutions till October 26. However, Telangana Education Minister P Sabitha Indra Reddy said no such notice was… read-more
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After Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao announced TRS as a national party, the Bharat Rashtra Samithi, the party leaders went to Delhi to present the BRS resolution to the Central Election Commission. The team included Vice President of Planning Commission Boinapally Vinod Kumar and Party General Secretary MLC Srinivas Reddy handed over the copy to Central Election Commission Deputy Commissioner Dharmendra Sharma.
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After launching the national party, the Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS,) Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao announced the national party's activity. Notably, the BRS formerly known as the Telangana Rashtra Samithi will kick start expansion work from neighbouring state of Maharashtra. During the TRS General Body meeting, KCR confirmed to form a farmer's wing in Maharashtra, following which it will expand the BRS across India, making a strong… read-more
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The state government of Telangana has increased the reservation for Scheduled Tribe (ST) community by 4% in all educational institutions and government services. The new quota has come into immediate effect. The ST reservations in the state now stands at 10%, compared to the previous 6%. Reportedly, the move has been taken keeping in mind the 10% ST population in the state.
In Telangana, YS Sharmila, President of the YSR Telangana Party took a dig at the ruling TRS government and CM K Chandrashekar Rao. On September 21, during padayatra in Parigi region, Sharmila called the upcoming Munugode by-elections as "street dog fight" where the BJP and TRS are trying to show "muscle power" and win. She highlighted, KCR is using people as vote bank for elections and demanded growth of Telangana.
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Veteran actor in the Tollywood film industry and former union minister Uppalapati Venkata Krishnam Raju has passed away at the age of 82, in Telangana’s Hyderabad, on September 11. He was admitted to a private hospital following a brief illness, and passed away in the early hours of the day. Reportedly, he is survived by his wife Shyamala Devi and three daughters- Praseedi, Prakeerthi and Pradeepthi.
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