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Gorati Venkannna to get Sri Kaloji Narayana Rao Award 2016

Gorati Venkanna

Hyderabad: The Telangana Government has approved the name of Gorati Venkanna, People’s Poet, for the prestigious “Sri Kaloji Narayana Rao Award – 2016” along with cash prize of Rs.1,01,116/-. The State Government had constituted a committee for selection of an eminent personality for the prestigious “Sri Kaloji Narayana Rao Award …

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Aruna, Ponnala to undertake hunger strike for new districts

D K Aruna

Hyderabad: Senior Congress leaders D.K. Aruna and Ponnala Lakshamaiah will undertake a two-day hunger strike over formation of new districts in Telangana State. Aruna, Ponnala and other Congress leaders who are demanding district-status for their areas will participate in hunger strike camp which will be held at 11 AM on …

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27% Telangana mandals receive deficit rainfall

Deficit rainfall

Hyderabad: The Telangana State Development Planning Society (TSDPS) on Friday informed that at the end of August, it was observed that, the Telangana State received -6% below normal rainfall during the period (June +50%, July -3% and August -42%). Out of Ten districts, nine districts Adilabad (+2%), Nalgonda (+1%), Ranga …

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TS Govt forms Task Force for new districts

Chief-Secretary-Dr Rajiv Sharma

Hyderabad: The Telangana Government formed a Task Force Committee to speed up the process of the reorganization of districts in the state. Accordingly, the state government has issued directives in this regard on Wednesday. The committee will be headed by Chief Secretary Rajiv Sharma, while Secretaries of General Administration Department, …

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1698 Pilgrims leave for Haj pilgrimage

Hajj House - Hyderabad

Hyderabad: As many as 1698 pilgrims have left for Jeddah by five Chartered Air India flights from Hyderabad through Telangana State Haj Committee. ACB DG A. K. Khan flagged off the fifth Haj batch today at Haj House. Speaking to the pilgrims, A. K. Khan advised them to eat and …

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First batch of 340 pilgrims leave for Haj 2016

Telangana State Haj Committee haj 2016

Hyderabad: The first batch of 340 pilgrims left for the holy journey of Haj 2016 through a chartered flight from the Haj Terminal of the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at Shamsabad here on Sunday. Earlier, the Haj pilgrims were given a warm send off at Haj House in Nampally by …

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Pilgrim numbers swell at Pushkaralu

Krishna Pushkaram

Hyderabad: On the 10th day of Krishna Pushkaralu on Sunday, lakhs of devotees took the holy dip in Krishna at pushkar ghats across AP and Telangana. Thousands of people thronged the Krishna pushkar ghats in Mahbubnagar and Nalgonda districts on Sunday. Serpentine queues were witnessed at pushkar ghat at Somasila …

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New T-TDP office inaugurated

Revanth Reddy

Hyderabad: Telangana TDP working president A. Revanth Reddy on Sunday inaugurated the new office of Telangana Telugu Desam in the NTR Trust Bhavan premises. Earlier, Revanth Reddy performed prayers at the Peddamma Temple in Jubilee Hill. Later, he, along with party leaders, rode to office on bicycles. The TD leader …

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Aruna demands district status for Gadwal

D K Aruna

Hyderabad: Congress senior leader and MLA D.K. Aruna reiterated the demand for inclusion of Gadwal in the list of new district proposed to be established by Telangana Government. Speaking to media persons here on Thursday, Aruna said that Gadwal qualifies to be a new district due to the availability of …

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Will oppose SBH merger into SBI: Etala

Etala Rajender

Hyderabad: Finance Minister Etala Rajender said that the TS government was opposed to the merger of SBH into the SBI. Eatala said that the SBH was a Telangana Bank and was in existence prior to 1956. Speaking to media persons here, the minister said that the SBH operated from the …

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