Mumbai: The President, BCCI, has convened an Emergent Working Committee meeting which is scheduled at 11:00 am on Sunday at the Park Sheraton Hotel in Chennai. The Working Committee will discuss, among other things, the fallout of the spot-fixing controversy in the ongoing Indian Premier League, in which three players including S Sreesanth were arrested [...]
Considering the difficulties, pet dog owners are not showing interests to obtain a licence. GHMC has now made it available in govt vet hospitals, Blue Cross and private vet clinics. Hefty fines await those ignoring it.
The rule, if implemented honestly, will augment civic revenue but many know builders and civic officials play hand-in-hand and deprive the civic body of its rightful dues. TDP floor leader accuses the Town Planning department of reeking with corruption. Hyderabad: With the GHMC aiming to raise its revenue by enforcing setback norms for even 100 [...]
Telugu Desam Party senior leader Yerrabelli Dayakarrao and Kadiyam Sri Hari, a party renegade, trade charges and make accusations. Hyderabad: Kadiyam Sri Hari, a TDP renegade who joined YSR Congress, on Sunday traded charges with his former colleagues, leaving the TDP leaders livid with rage. Kadiyam said he was numb with shock when the TDP’s [...]
Customs men allegedly thrashed him and snatched his gold chain because he refused to pay bribe. Hyderabad: A man who worked in Qatar and came on vacation was allegedly manhandled by a pesky posse of customs officials at the RGI airport on Saturday. The issue was that he was carrying 50 grams of gold biscuit [...]
The constitution of Standing Committees by Speaker gives elders in the Upper House a chance to participate in administration and governance for the first time. Hyderabad: They were a neglected lot vis-a-vis their counterparts in the Lower House. But from now on, the Members of Legislative Council (MLC) of AP will have a say in [...]
It was the longest chase by the City police in recent times. Finally, they caught up with the criminal and recovered most of the stolen gold, cash and vehicles. Chikalguda police had to give a 5,000-km chase across four states to collar Nikhilesh Kumar, a native of Allahabad, UP. When the law finally caught up [...]
Govt’s claim of growing literacy rate in the State is not borne out by facts. Despite open schools and a large budget for education, dropout in schools is high. It’s because of the govt’s inability to reduce poverty and tame the private players whose commitment to commercial gain outweighs desire for mass literacy.