Hyderabad Traffic Police has announced its plan to create a database of habitual drunken drivers in a bid to keep a close watch on habitual offenders.
C V Anand, Additional Commissioner of Police (Traffic), said the database of people often involved in drunken driving would be integrated with the help of hand-held Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) devices used by the traffic personnel.
Indian Premier League (IPL) franchisee team Deccan Chargers is on sale. Hyderabad-based Deccan Chronicle Holdings Ltd (DCHL), the current owner of the franchise team, has invited bids from potential buyers.
According to the recently issued tender notice, potential buyers will be able to place bids starting today, September 7th, and the last date for placing the bid has been pegged at September 13th. The winning bid will be made public on the same day.
The franchise team has been valued at Rs 6.5 billion, and 5 per cent of the valuation will go to Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI).
Aurobindo Pharma Limited has pocketed final authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to produce and sell lamivudine and zidovudine tabs USP 150/300mg (ANDA 202418).
Hyderabad-based pharma major said that it is ready to launch the Lamivudine and zidovudine pills in the market.
Lamivudine and zidovudine tabs, the generic equivalent of ViiV Healthcare firm's Combivir tabs, are prescribed as part of antiretroviral (ARV) combination therapy for the cure of HIV infected people.
Hyderabad, Oct 9 - All-rounder Chris Woakes, who played a key role in England's 56-run win in the warmup match against Hyderabad XI, feels it is an honour to open the bowling for his country.
Woakes made a useful contribution of unbeaten 46 and later chipped in with two wickets off successive deliveries to virtually end the home side's run chase late Saturday.
The 22-year-old from Warwickshire opened the bowling with Steve Finn.
Hyderabad, Oct 9 - A fine hat-trick by Steven Finn helped England defeat Hyderabad XI by 56 runs in their 50-over warm-up match at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here Saturday.
Chasing a target of 220 runs in the day-night match, Hyderabad were all out for 163 in 36.5 overs.
Finn's hat-trick folded up Hyderabad innings and ensured that the English team score a comprehensive win despite not so impressive performance by their batsmen.
Hyderabad, Oct 3 : Union Health Minister and Congress in-charge for Andhra Pradesh Ghulam Nabi Azad has appealed to demonstrators agitating for the creation of a separate Telangana state, to end their strike as it is causing massive inconvenience to the common people.
"The strike should be called off immediately as it would provide the common people of the state some much needed respite," Azad told the media here.
"If they call of their strike, the people of Telangana will be greatly relieved," he added.
Hyderabad, Sep 29 : Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader M. Venkaiah Naidu has attacked Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh over the 2G spectrum allocation scam by accusing him of having diverted the country''s attention from the massive financial scam.
Hyderabad, Sep. 16 : Former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin''s son Ayazuddin, died on Friday, five days after being critically injured in a road accident.
Confirming the nes, doctors at the Apollo Hospital in Hyderabad said Ayazuddin had sustained critical injuries after a high-end sports bike he was driving skidded off the road at Puppalguda on Outer Ring Road
(ORR) here last Sunday.
Hyderabad, Sep 13 : Coal production in the government-owned Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) came to a grinding halt Tuesday as its over 100,000 workers joined a 'people's strike' demanding a separate state of Telangana be carved out of Andhra Pradesh, an official said.
Work in 50 mines spread over Adilabad, Karimnagar, Warangal and Khammam districts in Telangana region came to a standstill as the employees began the indefinite strike Tuesday morning on the call of the Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC).
Hyderabad, Sep. 12 : Former Indian cricketer and Congress lawmaker of Moradabad Mohammad Azharuddin arrived in Hyderabad early this morning from London to visit his son, who is in critical condition at the Apollo Hospital after being involved in a high-speed motorbike crash.
Azharuddin would be visiting his son Mohammed Ayazuddin, 19, who is on ventilator support, later in the day.
Hyderabad, Sep 11 : Former Indian cricket captain Mohammed Azharuddin's son Mohammed Ayazuddin was critically injured in a road accident here in Andhra Pradesh Sunday, police said.
The accident took place on Outer Ring Road on the city outskirts when the upcoming cricketer was riding his two-wheeler.
Ayazuddin, 19, sustained head injuries and was taken to Apollo Hospital, sources told IANS.
Ayazuddin's relative, identified as Afzal, also sustained severe injuries.
Hyderabad, June 10 : Popular Telugu film actor Nandamuri Balakrishna, son of the late Telugu Desam Party (TDP) founder and former chief minister N. T. Rama Rao, Friday said he would soon join active politics.
"I will soon enter active politics," said Balakrishna, who campaigned for the TDP in the 2009 elections but did not participate in the party activities, on the occasion of his 51st birthday.
Hyderabad, May 25 : Vijayawada police Wednesday cancelled the permission for the shooting of eminent filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma's Telugu movie "Bezwada Rowdeelu" following an appeal by a group of lawyers from the city.
Vijayawada Police Commissioner Amit Garg issued orders to cancel the permission for filming of the controversial movie, which is said to be based on the tussle between two local politicians - Devineni Nehru and late legislator Vangaveeti Ranga.
Hyderabad, Feb 12 - General Motors (GM) India plans to launch six new models with 14 fuel variants in the next two years, a top company official said here Saturday.
The new models will include diesel-powered Chevrolet Beat, which is set to be launched in June this year, a new Captiva and BS-IV version of the Tavera.
"We plan to roll out a series of new products in the next 24 months," P. Balendran, vice president of GM India, said at a press conference to mark the launch of Chevrolet Beat LPG and SMARTECH engine.
According to reports, police officials have made progress in the inquiries into the murder of MaddelacheruvuSuryanarayana Reddy a. k. a. Suri, and they were almost near to naming the offenders.
Mr. A K Khan, City Police Commissioner stated, "There is progress in the (Suri murder) investigation. We are close to almost identifying the culprits and the motive behind the murder."
Mr. Khan stated that the police detectives have asked some people not to leave Hyderabad.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that Hyderabad has come forward as a knowledge and technology centre of status and it has been befittingly selected for launching the new campus of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR).
Today the foundation stone for TIFR’s Hyderabad campus was laid at Gachibowli. He emphasized the need for getting higher human resource in the area of science and technology to sustain competitive advantage in the knowledge economy.
Hyderabad, Aug 23 - Telugu film actresses Saira Banu and Jyoti and seven others were caught red-handed in a prostitution racket busted by Hyderabad police here Monday.
Saira, who played lead role in few Telugu films, and Jyoti, a supporting actress in many films, were arrested along with a woman from Uzbekistan and their customers from an apartment in the upscale Kundan Bagh neighborhood.
City-based automotive brakeling maker Rane Brake Lining will strengthen the capacity at its Hyderabad and Tiruchirapalli plants with the intention to meet up the export and after market demands.
The company's a top official made this declaration on Wednesday.
On the sidelines of the company's AGM, company's chairman L. Ganesh stated, "The expansion will be made at an investment of Rs. 30 crore. The funding will be a mix of debt and internal accruals."
In Hyderabad, a 4 day old female baby has donated her two organs and become the youngest donor.
The parents of the baby, mother Hymavathi, a school teacher and father Kishore Kumar, a revenue inspector has decided to donate two organs of the baby after her sudden death.
The baby was born on July 8 and two days later she developed certain complications and was put on the ventilator where she expired on July12.
Mohan foundation was contacted by the baby's family to proceed with the donation process. Mohan Foundation has shifted the baby to Innova Hospital in Secunderabad.
Hyderabad, July 11: The Indian fish festival, INFISH 2010, is being organized in Hyderabad, which is showcasing exotic and colorful varieties of fishes.
Organized by the National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB), INFISH 2010 is aimed to promote sales of ornamental fishes and showcase the state-of-the-art production and processing techniques in use in the country.
“Basically people come here to understand what fisheries are. Secondly, they are very fascinated looking at the ornamental fishes, and those who wish to keep an aquarium at home, it is a great opportunity,” said Vasu Devappa, Senior Executive Director of the NFBD.