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90 year old Kollidam bridge washed away by floodwater

90 year old Kollidam bridge washed away by floodwater

90 year old Kollidam bridge washed away by floodwater Build around 90 years ago replacing a brick arched structure which got washed away in the floods occurred in 1924, was collapsed on Sunday. A new viaduct was constructed and opened for traffic in February 2016, after which this bridge was closed to use. On Wednesday, due to strong currents, it had developed a crack and the crack got bigger a day later . “Three spans of the bridge, to a length of 99 metres had collapsed and got washed away in the Coleroon. The steel girder bridge, designed for 60 ...

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KTR appeals to Telangana immigrants to utilise UAE amnesty

KTR appeals to Telangana immigrants to utilise UAE amnesty

KTR appeals to Telangana immigrants to utilise UAE amnesty Minister for NRI Affairs KT Rama Rao on Sunday made an appeal to the Telangana immigrants in UAE make use of the ‘Amnesty-2018’ announced by the government of United Arab Emirates from August 1 to October 31 this year. Indian immigrants staying illegally in UAE can get their stay regularised during the amnesty period and people with valid passports can get their exit permit without the ban and return to India. Those who entered UAE illegally will be able to get exit clearance with two years ban and can re-enter UAE ...

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Sambasiva Rao elected as chairman of ACF

Sambasiva Rao elected as chairman of ACF

Sambasiva Rao elected as chairman of ACF Noted industrialist and Managing Director of Sravan Shipping Services Limited, and Chairman of AP Chamber of Commerce and Industry, G. Sambasiva Rao has been elected as the Chairman of Age Care Foundation of Sneha Sandhya. ACF is the only organisation rendering palliative care in the State is known for its free services to the poor, and geriatric care. The ACF is planning to enter into dementia care also. Other office-bearers elected ACF recently were: Dr. K. Kumara Raja, Vice-Chairman, Dr.N.S. Raju, Managing Trustee, and P. Kesava Rao, treasurer.

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19-yr-old hangs self after his Class 12 certificates get destroyed in Kerala rains

19-yr-old hangs self after his Class 12 certificates get destroyed in Kerala rains

19-yr-old hangs self after his Class 12 certificates get destroyed in Kerala rains Heartbroken on finding his class twelve certificates destroyed in the devastation caused by the deadly monsoon in Kerala, a 19-year-old boy, committed suicide, police said on Monday. With his house fully waterlogged in the downpour, the boy, Kailash, and his parents, hailing from Karanthur in Kozhikode district, had moved to a relief camp three days ago. Kailash had got admission for a course in the Industrial Training Institute (ITI) and had purchased new clothes and set apart some money for higher studies, they said. As the rains ...

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India wants change, Rahul Gandhi working very hard: Robert Vadra

India wants change, Rahul Gandhi working very hard: Robert Vadra

India wants change, Rahul Gandhi working very hard: Robert Vadra The country needs a change and that change will come, as my family and Rahul Gandhi are working very hard for it, Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra said on Sunday. He said the people of India have suffered a lot, but did not elaborate what he meant by that. Vadra, who is on a spiritual quest across the country, visited the Tirupati temple in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday morning and posted a message along with his photographs on Facebook. “A change is required and I feel the change will come. ...

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Varun Tej breaking new ground

Varun Tej breaking new ground

Varun Tej breaking new ground The first look and the title of Varun Tej’s upcoming movie, which is a space adventure were launched in Hyderabad on a few days ago. The ‘Antariksham 9000 KMPH’ has been finalised and Varun will be seen in the role of an astronaut in the first look. Produced jointly by Krish Jagarlamudi, Sai Babu Jagarlamudi and Ranjeev Reddy under the banner of First Frame Entertainments, the film, which is helmed by Sankalp Reddy, is all set to hit the screens worldwide on December 21.

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KTR’s intervention rescues two medical students stuck in Kerala

KTR's intervention rescues two medical students stuck in Kerala

KTR’s intervention rescues two medical students stuck in Kerala Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development KT Rama Rao has come forward to rescue two medical students from Telangana stuck in Kerala floods. Mourya Raghav from Kothagudem and Sravani from Warangal, both who are pursuing post graduation and also working at Government Medical College at Kottayam in Kerala have been stuck in the flood-ravaged Kottayam for the last 10 days. Following this, the parents of the students sought KTR’s help in rescuing them. The Minister intervened and spoke to the Warangal and Kothagudem Collectors who have contacted the Kottayam Collector ...

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Shahid opens up on Arjun Reddy, growing beard; praises original, Vijay Deverakonda

Shahid opens up on Arjun Reddy, growing beard; praises original, Vijay Deverakonda

Shahid opens up on Arjun Reddy, growing beard; praises original, Vijay Deverakonda Shahid Kapoor believes that his upcoming project, ‘Arjun Reddy’, provides a great opportunity to him as an actor and he looks forward to start shooting for the film. The 2017 Telugu film, directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga and featuring Vijay Deverakonda and Shalini Pandey in the lead, was a major money-spinner at the box office.Shahid Kapoor believes that his upcoming project, ‘Arjun Reddy’, provides a great opportunity to him as an actor and he looks forward to start shooting for the film. The 2017 Telugu film, directed by ...

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TRS to cash in on KCR’s popularity during polls

TRS to cash in on KCR’s popularity during polls

TRS to cash in on KCR’s popularity during polls The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) will prepare a ‘KCR-centric campaign’ for the ensuing Assembly elections to counter Opposition parties. Surveys carried out by independent agencies have revealed that TRS president and Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao enjoyed more popularity among the people than the welfare schemes implemented by the state government over the past four years. The surveys indicated that no other leader in any Opposition party at the moment matched the popularity and oratory skills of Mr Rao and the TRS wanted to utilise this to the maximum possible extent. ...

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CM H D Kumaraswamy briefs President, PM on Kodagu relief

CM H D Kumaraswamy briefs President, PM on Kodagu relief

CM H D Kumaraswamy briefs President, PM on Kodagu relief With picturesque Kodagu in south Karnataka battling the worst floods in recent times following incessant rains, the Centre rushed in to help with President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking over phone with Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, who is camping in the rain-battered district, to enquire about the situation. Mr Modi has assured all required assistance to the state to face the situation, the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said. “Extended all possible support in the rescue and relief operations. I pray for the safety and well-being of ...

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